Show #269 - Thursday, September 19, 1985

Jay Rosenberg game 5.


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Gail Duncan, a ventriloquist's assistant originally from Blacksburg, Virginia

Ron Kars, a student from Van Nuys, California

Jay Rosenberg, a professor from Chapel Hill, North Carolina (whose 4-day cash winnings total $39,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The Pocono Mts. have special resorts with heart-shaped tubs that cater primarily to this group
    $100 11
The first commercially produced was Pong
    $100 4
Actors' good luck phrase which might come from fact that Sarah Bernhardt had only 1 "gam"
    $100 26
Country where Madame Butterfly flitted
    $100 18
In '68, Richard Nixon was one of many who spoke this "Laugh-In" line
    $100 16
African desert over 3 times larger than the neighboring Mediterranean Sea
    $200 2
Not in Ohio but in this Spanish city can you visit El Greco's home
    $200 12
As Cubs are to Boy Scouts, as Brownies are to Girl Scouts, these are to Camp Fire
    $200 5
"Getting up on the wrong side" reflects belief that all good forces were on this side of the body
    $200 27
Male vocal range between a bass & a tenor
    $200 21
As his "Army" cheered, he was named Associated Press' "Athlete of the Decade"
    $200 17
At age 37, Peter Hodgson invented Silly Putty & Michelangelo finished this project
    $300 3
These ticket holders anxiously await no-shows & cancellations so they might board the plane
    $300 13
Its championship games are held in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, where it was founded
    $300 6
Meaning "innocent as a babe", it comes from part of newborn animals that takes longest to dry
    $300 28
Puccini opera translated "The Bohemians", based on the novel "Scenes from Bohemian Life"
    $300 23
This futuristic cartoon show was appropriately 1st series broadcast by ABC in color
    $300 19
If a man could proportionally lift as much as this insect, he'd lift 8,100 lbs.
    $400 9
CP Air's home country
    $400 14
Superboy's "Dog of Steel"
    $400 7
This "all inclusive" phrase comes from Old English "bottel", meaning bundle, & kit, a soldier's bag
    $400 29
One film version of this opera was titled "The Cigarette Maker of Seville"
    $400 24
Practice given a national plan by the Uniform Act of 1966
    $400 20
The smallest created had 4 clues; the largest, 25,614
    $500 10
This large resort island off the Yucatan Peninsula was setting for movie "Against All Odds"
    $500 15
When kids play it in England, they jump on 2 legs instead of 1 & hold the "puck" between their feet
    DD: $1,000 8
Referring to one who has a brief moment of glory, it comes from the misfire of a musket
    $500 25
Carol Doda made entertainment history by dancing in 1 of this designer's topless swimsuits
    $500 22
Asian nation over 12 times larger than the U.K., its former ruler

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Jay Ron Gail
$2,700 $300 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Ron Gail
$3,700 $2,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
In 1945 Clement Attlee defeated him, becoming British prime minister
    $200 18
This biblical king is enjoying a revival in both a Joseph Heller novel & a Richard Gere film
    $200 1
"The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T" minus "5 Easy Pieces"
    $200 26
In 1964 he offered voters "A Choice, not an Echo"
    $200 3
Though closely related, they are generally larger & have longer ears than rabbits
    $200 13
    $400 9
On July 3, 1962, this country proclaimed Algeria's independence from it
    $400 19
Having "phoned home", his adventure continues in "The Book of the Green Planet"
    $400 2
Sum of the digits in "THX-1138"
    $400 27
In '74, he became only U.S. president ever to appear on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry
    $400 4
Livestock, not humans, are the most common victims of these bats who feed on blood
    DD: $1,000 14
The bird whose distinctive call is the following:
    $600 10
Briton who from 1577-80 performed the feat Magellan missed, circling the globe
    $600 20
In 1983, Thomas J. Peters & Robert H. Waterman, Jr. went "In Search of" this in Amer. businesses
    $600 23
"The 7 Year Itch" plus "10 North Frederick" divided by "2 for the Road"
    $600 5
Females of this mammal order found mainly in Australia have twin wombs & birth passages
    $600 15
Aunt Emma's green & purple glass bowl, or anything else of dubious value passed over at garage sales
    $800 11
Prominent Cent. European country not unified until 1871
    $800 21
"So Long, & Thanks for All the Fish" is the 4th book in this Douglas Adams trilogy
    DD: $1,100 24
"Friday the 13th" times its sequels
    $800 6
Wolves help maintain healthy herds among their prey by eliminating these
    $800 16
Kipling poem about supposed responsibility of whites to govern world's non-whites
    $1000 12
In 1936, his "General Theory of Employment, Interest, & Money" changed world economics
    $1000 22
By its 3rd week out in '84, this work of 88-year-old Helen Hooven Santmyer was #1
    $1000 25
"The Faces of Dr. Lao" plus "The Faces of Eve"
    $1000 7
Deepest divers of all whales, this kind has been found at depths of 3,700 feet
    $1000 17
A hazard for winter sportsmen, marked by invisible horizon & absence of shadow

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Ron Gail
$8,200 $1,800 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Date of the final day of the 20th century

Final scores:

Jay Ron Gail
$10,000 $1 $0
5-day champion: $49,600 2nd place: Buck Stove fireplace & Norelco pocket recorder 3rd place: Lane Action recliner

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jay Ron Gail
$8,800 $1,800 $1,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
6 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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Game tape date: 1985-07-02
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