Show #340 - Friday, December 27, 1985


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Brenda Parks, a marketing sales manager from Yorba Linda, California

Dan Alves, an engineering supervisor from Santa Maria, California

Pamela Norris, a writer from Sandy Springs, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $23,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
When his name is used to describe a brandy, it usually means it's over 5 years old
    $100 24
This general used playing cards as ration cards during the French Revolution
    $100 2
Recently revived 1927 Abel Gance film, so big it takes 3 screens to show it all
    $100 13
He said, "I have never loved anyone for love's sake, except perhaps, Josephine -- a little"
    $100 1
When the cat's away, what the mice will do
    $100 14
Rich treat composed of layers of puff pastry filled with cream, custard, or jelly
    $200 4
The sweeter these are originally, the higher the alcoholic content of the wine will be
    $200 25
Popular 5-card game with an ante but no uncle
    $200 6
Its sequels were "Damien" & "The Final Conflict"
    $200 22
1st to rule all of Britain, probably best remembered for bible translation he sponsored
    $200 5
As you make your bed, so must you do this
    $200 18
Fruit usually set afire in a "Jubilee"
    $300 8
Kamchatka, Popov, or Mr. Boston, for example
    $300 26
This country's card makers tried replacing the standard suits with stars, shields, eagles & stripes
    $300 7
The 2 parts of E.T. that glowed
    $300 23
1st Russian ruler to be called "czar", he annexed Siberia &, in 1580, killed his son
    $300 15
Said Francis Bacon, "If the mountain will not come to Muhammed, Muhammed will" do this
    $300 19
Weapon featured in the Laurel & Hardy comedy "The Battle of the Century"
    $400 9
2 products which merge in a "Seven and Seven"
    $400 11
In 1983, Mr. T took a break from "The A-Team" to drive a cab in this city
    $400 27
Longest reign ever, 94 years, was that of Pepi II, who ruled this country about 2300 B.C.
    $400 16
"Man proposes", but God does this
    $400 20
Italian for "pressed out", machines to make this dessert drink can run up to $500
    $500 10
Classic formula for this rum drink is "1 of sour, 2 of sweet, 3 of strong, & 4 of weak"
    DD: $400 12
1972 comedy, it's Woody Allen's only film based on a best seller
    $500 28
2 of 3 Arab countries currently ruled by kings
    $500 17
"A bad workman quarrels with" these
    $500 21
Obtained from drying cassava starch, it's used in puddings

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

Pamela Dan Brenda
$200 $500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pamela Dan Brenda
$3,200 $1,500 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
U.S. participation in Korean War was under sponsorship of this organization
    $200 1
A biting satire, Harvard's went "National"
    $200 18
Fundamentally, a fundamentalist believes in the literal truth of this book
    $200 11
Surname shared by singers Johnny, Brenda & Dickey
    $200 10
Most major stars' names are from Greek, Latin, or this Middle Eastern language
    $200 26
In 1803, this French emperor's younger brother, Jerome, was married in Baltimore
    $400 5
Though shot by 12-man French firing squad, only 3 bullets hit & killed this WWI spy
    $400 2
One writer's deliberate theft of another's literary material
    $400 20
"Trembling" sect that's now almost extinct due to celibacy
    $400 12
For more than 10 years, they've been hosting "Hee Haw" together
    $400 16
Neighbor of Uranus, it's only about 1/2 as dense as Earth
    DD: $3,000 27
Baltimore-reared "King of Hi De Ho" who wrote this:
    $600 6
Within 1, the year in which number of U.S. servicemen in Vietnam reached peak, 543,400
    $600 3
Not a spectral but a surrogate author
    $600 21
Despite handling these, no Hopi priest is known to have been killed in snake dance ceremony
    $600 13
These "Brothers" have been countin' money in their pockets since "Countin' Flowers on the Wall" in 1966
    $600 17
Because of planetary pull, all comets travel in orbits of this oval shape
    $600 28
Mysterious circumstances led to this poet's 1849 death in Baltimore
    $800 7
This country lost its only seaport in 19th century war with Chile
    $800 9
Whether Shakespearean, Spenserian, or Petrarchian, they have but 14 lines
    $800 22
Term for Pentacostalists sometimes known to writhe on the ground in religious ecstasy
    $800 14
At age 14, in 1972, the career of this singer dawned with "Delta Dawn"
    DD: $3,000 24
Most asteroids are found between the orbits of these 2 planets
    $1000 8
After Spanish-American War, Congress created the rank of Admiral of the Navy for him
    $1000 19
Most similes begin with one or the other of these 2 words
    $1000 23
America's largest Protestant denomination
    $1000 15
"Kentucky Rain", Presley's 50th gold record, was written by this Brooklyn boy who "Loves a Rainy Night"
    $1000 25
A solar eclipse can only take place when the moon is in this phase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pamela Dan Brenda
$7,600 $12,700 $1,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the 6 current standard U.S. coins, the number that feature U.S. landmarks

Final scores:

Pamela Dan Brenda
$15,099 $15,700 $900
2nd place: La-Z-Boy recliner & Alsy Corp. lamps New champion: $15,700 3rd place: Olympus OM PC camera

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pamela Dan Brenda
$7,600 $8,300 $1,000
19 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1985-09-03
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