Show #271 - Monday, September 23, 1985


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Czerni Brasuell, a writer originally from New York City, New York

Susan Kiner, an investment banker from Singer Island, Florida

Joe Alley, a student originally from Huntsville, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co.'s stores are known by this name
    $100 10
Favorite alcoholic drink of Scotland
    $100 3
In 1954, this Dublin-based brewery hired the McWhirter twins to publicize world records
    $100 1
Though he works in California, Lee Horsley's character shares name with this Texas town
    $100 2
To a thug, it's a shiv; to us, a utensil
    $100 9
Said to have started the Great Chicago Fire
    $200 20
This company operates a museum of antique soup tureens in Camden, N.J.
    $200 11
This country's highest mountain range, Macgillycuddy's Reeks, only reach to 3,419 ft.
    $200 5
In this '76 flick, Olivier "drilled" Dustin Hoffman for information
    $200 4
Indication that a song has the right ammunition to make it to the top of the charts
    $200 12
Wife of Elmer, she's the Borden cow
    $300 22
Though it changed its name from Standard Oil of New Jersey, it's still headquartered there
    $300 21
Melted cheese & beer on toast dish named for country that made it famous
    $300 6
In "The Gods Must Be Crazy", this inanimate object has a "starring" role
    $300 13
Getting the 1st one from an Australian trainer; Batman now has 100 different kinds
    $300 16
The emotional state of Carnation Company's cows
    $400 23
Averaging over 16c per KW hour, this city's Con Edison has highest residential elec. rates in U.S.
    $400 25
Cats, dogs & budgerigars, an Aussie variety of these, are most popular English pets
    $400 7
In 1985, he got "Lost in America" with Julie Hagerty
    DD: $500 14
Military weapon which falls between flamenco & flamingo in the Funk & Wagnalls
    $400 17
1 of 2 breeds named for a British Channel island on which they were developed
    $500 24
America's 4th largest foundation derives from will of this bandage maker
    $500 8
David Bowie seemed at home portraying an alien in this "76 film
    $500 15
Greek mathematician who invented a mirror to focus sunlight & set fire to enemy sails
    $500 18
Cow seen in Mickey Mouse cartoons who shares her name with a male Howdy Doody character

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Joe Susan Czerni
$200 $200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Susan Czerni
$1,400 $1,500 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
1845 failure of this crop led to famine in Ireland
    $200 20
Winner of famed 1830 race between Peter Cooper's locomotive "Tom Thumb" & a horse
    $200 14
To achieve a balance in sound, Reagan now wears 2 of them
    $200 1
From family Engraulidae, no real Caesar salad is complete without them
    $200 16
S.C. statesman & diplomat Joel Roberts Poinsett brought this plant back from Mexico
    $200 6
The owl & pussycat's seagoing vessel
    $400 10
In 1493, Pope Alexander VI divided the New World between Spain & this country
    DD: $500 21
Mode of transportation in title of this song:
    $400 15
When opened, side of an English-language book the even numbered pages are usually on
    $400 2
A whale's tail fin, or an unexpected stroke of good luck
    $400 17
South Carolina is bordered by only this many other states
    $400 7
1st line of Kermit's musical complaint about his color
    $600 11
In 1938, he said he had achieved "peace with honor"
    $600 22
By FBI figures, it was the U.S. city with the greatest total number of car thefts in 1984
    $600 3
Among the most beautiful & most deadly of reef fishes, it could appropriately be called "King of the Ocean"
    $600 8
According to the folk song, "they're hangin'" Irishmen for this offense
    $800 12
1st black to win Nobel Prize, he negotiated 1949 Arab-Israeli truce
    $800 23
1924 creation of a general, you hear it on elevators & when put on hold by the Pentagon
    $800 4
Named for the salad vegetable it resembles, the Chinese use it as a food called trepang
    $800 25
State tree said to have helped American revolutionaries by "catching" British cannonballs
    $800 18
U.S. political party of 1800s that believed issuing more paper money would bring prosperity
    DD: $2,000 13
Bartlett's says this courtesan, not the king, said, "Apres nous, le deluge"
    $1000 24
Before he did this in '85, Prince Charles was asked if he was a homosexual or injected drugs
    $1000 5
The sand dollar is actually a species of this with tiny spines & flattened "shell"
    $1000 19
The 1st one on a label in 1925 was white, wore a bearskin, & scowled

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Susan Czerni
$3,700 $2,300 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

With a total of 20, this player holds record for most Wimbledon titles ever

Final scores:

Joe Susan Czerni
$7,399 $4,599 $5,600
2-day champion: $9,199 3rd place: American of Martinsville furniture 2nd place: Dresher brass bed & King Koil mattress set

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Susan Czerni
$3,500 $4,300 $3,800
11 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,600

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Game tape date: 1985-07-23
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