Show #293 - Wednesday, October 23, 1985


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Mark Jaffe, a computer graphic designer originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Vicki Reed, a housewife from Upland, California

Ginny Crispell, an English teacher from Port Jefferson, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

'50's TV
    $100 2
Shakespeare described them as "a pair of star-crossed lovers"
    $100 3
Mode of transportation Jesus used entering Jerusalem on Palm Sunday
    $100 5
Ozzie & Harriet's 2 sons
    $100 11
Winners of the All-Star Game 21 out of the last 23 times
    $100 20
Linda Ronstadt sang about a blue one
    $100 1
A space from which all or most of the air has been removed, or a Hoover
    $200 4
Title character who said, "The play's the thing wherein I'll catch the conscience of the king"
    $200 15
The IRT, IND, & BMT are its 3 divisions
    $200 6
Ricky Ricardo's fictional & Desi Arnaz' original homeland
    $200 12
Courts have upheld local ordinances banning night games in this team's ball park
    $200 21
Named for the Greek nymph, Io, this sea is the deepest part of the Mediterranean Sea
    $200 16
In fish restaurants, restrooms are often marked "gulls" & this
    $300 8
"Cry 'havoc!' and let slip the dogs of war", he said, angered at the murder of Caesar
    $300 7
In 1956, they teamed up to co-anchor NBC's evening news
    $300 22
Of Buck Rogers, Flash Gordon, & James T. Kirk, the 1 who currently manages the Expos
    $300 25
Rudolf, Albert, & Victoria are 3 of the great lakes of this continent
    $300 17
Word always used to describe Al Yankovic, who "Lost On Jeopardy"
    $400 9
Shakespeare's acting company, or '60s rock group noted for "Louie Louie"
    $400 13
In 1954, mysterious periodic rises in Toledo, Oh. water usage were finally linked to these times
    $400 23
A young boy supposedly said these words to "Shoeless" Joe Jackson after Black Sox Scandal
    $400 18
To spell in an incorrect way
    $500 10
American Shakespeare Festival Theater is in Stratford "on Housatonic", a river in this state
    $500 14
In 1956-57, he was last black to host network variety show until 1966 when Sammy Davis did
    $500 24
In 1920, Cleveland shortstop Ray Chapman became only Major Leaguer to whom this happened in a game
    $500 19
From the French, a person employed to drive a motor vehicle

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

Ginny Vicki Mark
$700 $300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ginny Vicki Mark
$2,300 $1,700 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Hitler invaded Russia almost 129 years to the day that this conqueror did
    $200 12
America's oldest fraternity, founded in 1776, in the 1830s it became an honor society
    $200 6
Green leaves turn carbon dioxide & water into sugar & this
    $200 1
What "Bread" wanted to do in 1970
    $200 9
Named for the wife of the infamous King George III, it's N.C.'s largest city
    $200 11
Advice columnist who took 1st name from the Bible & last name from our 8th president
    $400 8
Veterans of this volunteer air corps for China started a cargo airline of the same name
    $400 13
Most tragic U.S. campus demonstration on record occured in 1970 at this school
    $400 18
Honey is made from this scented sugary substance secreted by flowers
    $400 2
In 1959, "24 little hours" were important for Dinah Washington in this, her biggest hit
    $400 10
Secret formulas of both Old & New Coca-Cola are kept in a bank vault in this city
    $400 14
"I have learned my lesson, judge, the hard way", said this husband of Geraldine Ferraro
    $600 24
What Churchill said "Men will still say...if the British Empire & its Commonwealth last 1000 years"
    $600 22
In 1948, Dwight Eisenhower accepted the presidency of this Ivy League university
    $600 19
Partially decomposed plant material found in bogs & fens
    $600 3
The "Mary Tyler Moore Show" theme song
    $600 15
While St. Louis is in Missouri, East St. Louis is in this state
    $800 25
"Guns will make us powerful, butter will only make us fat", said this fat lieutenant of Hitler's
    DD: $800 23
1 of 3 major social advances in which Oberlin College of Ohio was 1st
    $800 20
The union of 2 gametes to form a zygote, or putting horse manure on a plant
    $800 4
This 1976 Leo Sayer song seemed to express his joy at having a 2nd Top 40 hit
    DD: $1,000 16
City in which this opera takes place: Instrumental music plays... "Summertime, and the livin' is easy..."
    $1000 21
In 1839, Mary Ann Smith grafted & budded her way into creating this fruit strain
    $1000 5
This 1963 hit was 1st in a long series of hits for the Bacharach/David/Warwick triumvirate
    $1000 17
Largest U.S. city in area outside Alaska & largest in population in Florida

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ginny Vicki Mark
$6,100 $2,700 $700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of the "heroes" of the Alamo, he was also a slave-trader, land-swindler, & notorious brawler

Final scores:

Ginny Vicki Mark
$5,500 $5,400 $50
2-day champion: $13,100 2nd place: trip to Palm Springs & stay at Royce Resort Hotel + Radio Flyer Town & Country Wagon + Row Cart 3rd place: Silver-Reed typewriter

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ginny Vicki Mark
$6,100 $3,700 $700
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,500

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Game tape date: 1985-08-05
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