Show #262 - Tuesday, September 10, 1985

Returning champions were placed at the far right lectern.
Numerous scorekeeping errors made throughout the game.


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Susan Blum, an attorney from Fairfield, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

David Sang, a law clerk from San Francisco, California

Sara Trautner, a publisher's assistant originally from New Ulm, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
A gravedigger hands Hamlet this person's skull
    $100 1
Though a she, on screen this collie was always played by a he
    $100 28
Both the U.S. & Canada draw electricity by harnessing this natural wonder on their border
    $100 13
The livers of chickens & these gilled animals are good sources of vitamin A
    $100 8
It means "dancing" in Hawaiian
    $100 10
Fairies like privacy & respect people who can keep one of these
    $200 7
Hamlet says, "Let Hercules himself do what he may, the cat will mew & the dog will have" this
    $200 2
This dolphin was played by Mitzi, the 1st one trained to work in water with people
    $200 14
Parsley, turnip greens, & guava have a much higher content of this vitamin than oranges do
    $200 15
Because they were taken down in small fast writing, notes of a meeting were called this
    $200 19
Brownies wear brown but pixies wear this color
    $300 9
He won Best Actor Oscar for 1948 film version of "Hamlet", which also won Best Picture
    $300 3
Cowboy actor Chill Wills made sort of a jackass of himself doing this voice
    DD: $500 26
The 2 utilities in "Monopoly"
    $300 23
A sunscreen when applied externally, B vit. para-amino benzoic-acid is better known as this
    $300 16
From Spanish "juzgado", meaning courtroom, comes this nickname for jail
    $300 20
According to Elwood P. Dowd, this 6 ft. rabbit is a pooka
    $400 11
Tom Stoppard wrote a version of Hamlet in which these 2 minor characters are central & "Dead"
    $400 4
Borrowing him for "Our Gang", they did this to Pete the pup to change his looks
    $400 24
A lack of protein & this mineral contribute to anemia
    $400 17
Meaning "cord fit for a king", it's now a fabric for us commoners
    $400 21
Leprechauns supposedly make these items for fairies to wear
    $500 12
He advises his son Laertes, "Neither a borrower nor a lender be"
    $500 5
This 1965 film starred a big cat with an ocular oddity
    $500 27
World's largest landfill, receiving 10,000 tons of new garbage daily, is in this NYC borough
    $500 25
Lack or this B vitamin causes pellagra in humans & black-tongue in dogs
    $500 18
Scottish "twill" pronounced "tweel", was misread by a London cloth merchant & became this
    $500 22
Some fairies don't like this common expression of gratitude

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

Sara Dave Susan
$500 $1,300 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Dave Susan
$2,500 $600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Pharaoh Ikhnaton caused an uproar by allowing the worship of only this many gods
    $200 9
St. Ambrose advised St. Augustine to live this way "when in Rome"
    $200 6
Until 1964, only this network offered a regular schedule of programs in color
    $200 1
Its popular calls include "promenade" & "swing your partner"
    $200 10
Both South Dakota & Florida have this same nickname
    $400 13
According to Noel Coward, they "go out in the midday sun"
    $400 7
Long before Muhammad Ali claimed the title, she was "The Greatest" to Jackie Gleason
    $400 2
Nationality of Nijinsky & Pavlova
    $400 15
State usually called 1st at presidential conventions because it's 1st in alphabetical order
    $600 14
"There is no substitute for hard work", said this inventor
    $600 8
Wo Fat was this Hawaiian policeman's archenemy
    $600 3
Originally called the "weller" or "spinner", this dominated 19th c. ballroom dancing
    $600 16
With NYC & Philadelphia in mind, Ben Franklin called this state "a rum keg tapped at both ends"
    $600 19
This paraphrased line from "The Star Spangled Banner" 1st appeared on coins in 1864
    DD: $1,000 21
Phrase 1st used in 1461 to proclaim death of French king & arrival of his successor
    $800 11
Crime show which ran 21 yrs. on radio, but only 1 year on TV, failing to "come on like" its name
    $800 4
Musical for which Agnes DeMille created a dream sequence danced by doubles of Curly & Laurey
    $800 17
State with highest average wage, $9,000 higher than 2nd-highest state
    $800 20
The Bessemer method is the oldest modern process for making this
    $1000 24
His riches didn't prevent this last king of Lydia from being subjugated by the Persians
    $1000 22
The first 7 words ever spoken over a telephone
    $1000 12
Nickname of Dr. Tom Reynolds, as played by Jon Hall
    $1000 5
He designed decor for ballet "The 3-Cornered Hat" in 1919, before painting the "3 Musicians" in 1921
    DD: $1,000 18
State in which this song takes place:

"And I dreamed about them cottonfields 'n' home /
I dreamed about my mother /
Dear old sister and papa and brother /
Dreamed about that sweetheart who's been waitin' for so long /
I wanna go home..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sara Dave Susan
$6,100 $3,800 $1,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His daughter & grandson have also served as India's prime minister

Final scores:

Sara Dave Susan
$9,100 $7,500 $4,498
New champion: $7,800 (because of scorekeeping errors) 2nd place: Buck wood-burning stove + Knight of New Zealand four-lambskin rug 3rd place: Skyway luggage

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sara Dave Susan
$5,900 $3,800 $2,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,100

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Game tape date: 1985-07-01
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