Show #263 - Wednesday, September 11, 1985

Returning champions were placed at the far right lectern.


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Sara Trautner, a publisher's assistant originally from New Ulm, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,100)

Richard Chamberlain, a traffic accident investigator from Shelby, North Carolina

Alan Jackowitz, an accountant originally from Brooklyn, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And, by the way, that OSCARS category has to do with the 1985 Oscar telecast.)
    $100 11
Spicy, icy Spanish tomato soup
    $100 20
They say it's bad luck to put this shoe on 1st
    $100 13
An Easton, or a Queen of the Jungle
    $100 1
He anchored the Oscar telecast on March 25, 1985
    $100 4
Her sheep will come home, wagging their tails behind them
    $100 25
Though we call America's the original 13, ants lived in these long before that
    $200 12
Term for pasta that remains firm "to the teeth's" touch
    $200 21
Supposedly, a bee can't do this while you're holding your breath
    $200 14
French for "again"
    $200 2
His "Philadelphia Story" Oscar now has a matching honorary bookend
    $200 5
Breed of Strongheart, 1st movie dog of "star status"
    $200 26
Since the queen has but one mating flight, she has no need for these afterwards & chews them off
    $300 18
Meat-in-pastry combo named for Napoleon's nemesis
    $300 22
Placing this beneath the bed will cut the pain of childbirth
    $300 15
It can be found in a mixing bowl or a baseball box
    $300 3
Surgeon Haing S. Ngor won for his acting debut in this film which paralleled his life
    $300 6
Location of Little Boy Blue's sheep
    $300 28
The echidna, pangolin, & aardvark, for example
    $400 19
The "poivre" in steak au poivre
    $400 23
Sticking a piece of this on the top of a baseball cap brings good luck to the team
    DD: $500 16
6-letter word in the title of the following:

"Every single day /
Every word you say /
Every game you play /
Every night you stay /
I'll be watching you /
Oh, can't you see /
You belong to me?..."
    $400 8
Though he played the title role in "Amadeus", he lost the Oscar to co-star F. Murray Abraham
    $400 7
Jesus was a descendant of this shepherd king
    $400 29
Antennae serve ants as organs of all senses except this
    $500 24
Main dish ordered most often in American restaurants
    $500 27
Dark-colored socks with this color toes protect you from being tripped by elves
    $500 17
A niche in the wall, or a pause in the class
    $500 10
1984's Best Documentary Feature featured his life & "Times"
    $500 9
Famous sheepherders of N. Spain, their language is related to no other known language
    $500 30
Unlike termites, these ants don't eat wood, only chew out holes big enough to "build" their nests

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Alan Richard Sara
$900 $2,500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Richard Sara
$1,300 $1,900 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1700s
    $200 9
In 1796, the population of this Asian nation was 275 million
    $200 1
He took "A Peep at Polynesian Life" before he took a stab at "Moby Dick"
    $200 19
During the '60s & '70s, U.S. gov't. objected to Canada's policy of accepting these fugitive Americans
    $200 18
Of a high or low pressure system, the one you'd prefer if you wanted to get a tan at the beach
    $200 6
Pres. Reagan's younger daughter Patti goes by this, mother Nancy's maiden name
    $200 7
Of 6, 10, or 100, a perfect score in figure skating
    $400 10
In 1755, an earthquake killed 30,000 people in this Portuguese city
    $400 2
He wrote biographies of Columbus & Washington as well as Rip Van Winkle
    $400 20
Northernmost North American city of over ½ million, it's home to hockey's "Oilers"
    $400 26
Their names for '85 include Nana, Bob, Claudette, & Danny
    $400 8
At 24, she married a senator; at 34, she was a president's widow
    $400 11
Italy & this South American nation have won the most World Cups in soccer
    $600 12
In 1709, Russian prisoners were sent here for the 1st time
    $600 3
Tutored by Ralph Waldo Emerson & Henry David Thoreau, her works include "Jo's Boys"
    $600 21
Canada is the world's leading producer of this metal used in magnet alloys & coins
    $600 14
Nickname her black nurse gave to Claudia Alta Taylor as a child
    $600 23
This great middleweight's real name was Walker Smith, Jr.
    $800 13
In 1764, London introduced the practice of numbering these
    $800 4
In his spare time as a bookshop owner, he compiled his "Famous Quotations" in 1855
    $800 22
The Grand Banks, among world 's best fishing grounds lie off this, Canada's newest province
    $800 15
Her 54-year marriage to our 2nd president has been called a "love feast"
    $800 24
This NFL Central Division team has lost the most Superbowls, 4
    $1000 17
Year the U.S. Congress met for the 1st time under the Constitution
    $1000 5
1965 book Alex Haley co-authored with the former Malcolm Little
    DD: $500 25
The 3 Canadian Prairie Provinces
    DD: $1,300 16
1 of 4 widower presidents who did not have a First Lady during their term

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Richard Sara
$2,700 $4,200 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Of Columbus' 3 ships on his 1st voyage, the one that never returned to Spain

Final scores:

Alan Richard Sara
$1,100 $6,200 $200
2nd place: Frigidaire 18 cu. ft. frost-proof refrigerator/freezer + Hitachi integrated black-rack stereo system New champion: $6,200 3rd place: Carrera Action recliner by Lane

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alan Richard Sara
$2,700 $6,000 $4,700
8 R,
1 W
20 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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Game tape date: 1985-07-01
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