Show #282 - Tuesday, October 8, 1985


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Barbara Dubb, a teacher from Detroit, Michigan

Les Preston, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Chris Golden, a policy service representative originally from Winston-Salem, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
Its nicknames include eggbeater, flying windmill, & whirlybird
    $100 9
Peter Rabbit's 3 sisters
    $100 2
Numerically, nothing
    $100 1
Each year this auto maker's foundation awards more money than any other in the U.S.
    $100 6
Full name of "ELO"
    $100 15
Wood & losing fighters are beaten into it
    $200 23
The Civil War's Gatling gun was the 1st practical version of this
    $200 3
Bob Dylan before he became Dylan
    $200 13
It was formed in 1935 when Bill W., a stockbroker, & Dr. Bob S. helped each other stay sober
    $200 7
Dave Stewart/Annie Lennox group named for the art of harmonious bodily movement
    $200 16
Fort Wood is the base this famous statue stands on
    $300 24
1 of 2 metals used for tools in ancient times before iron came into vogue
    $300 4
The condition in which birth rate equals the death rate, known by the initials ZPG
    $300 14
Youth group founded by Curtis Sliwa in 1979 to patrol NYC's most dangerous subway lines
    DD: $500 10
"Material" girls who sang the following:

    $300 17
Portuguese for "wood", it's the name of their islands famous for wine, my dear
    $400 25
From 1801-1885, forerunners of the automobile had this low-pollution engine
    $400 27
Major was a boar whose deathbed speech led to revolution in this 1946 George Orwell novel
    $400 5
First name of 12th president of the U.S.
    $400 20
It was formed on Lincoln's birthday in 1909 to improve living conditions of Black Americans
    $400 11
Because she sounds "Black", but is white, Motown left her photo off this "Lovergirls" 1st album
    $400 18
Measure of wood which can produce 7.5 mil. toothpicks, 30 rocking chairs, or 61,370 envelopes
    $500 26
Tool designed by London blacksmith Charles Moncke
    $500 8
From a subordinate clown who mimics the tricks of his leader, it means amusingly absurd
    $500 21
Prince & Stevie Wonder won awards from this org. March 25, 1985
    $500 12
Like in their hit "Spinning Wheel", fame for them went up in the '60s & came down in the '70s
    $500 19
The Temple of Solomon was built of this wood

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

Chris Les Barbara
$300 $400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Les Barbara
$1,800 $1,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1731, he founded America's 1st circulating library
    $200 14
Alternating between Victorian & WWII settings, Basil Rathbone played this sleuth in 14 films
    $200 1
3 oz. of this pickled cabbage has only 18 calories
    $200 3
Alexander Pope wrote, it "springs eternal in the human breast"
    $200 8
19th c. writer Christopher North said, "The sun never sets on" it
    $200 16
The 4 basic operations with numbers
    $400 15
Spanky, Alfalfa & Darla appeared in films under these 2 group names
    $400 2
By weight, most common mineral in the body is this, which forms teeth & bones
    $400 4
Herrick wrote "to virgins, to make much time", "gather ye" these "while ye may"
    $400 10
John Gunther called it "the only country deliberately founded on a good idea"
    $400 17
Total number of humps of 1 Bactrian camel & 2 dromedaries
    $600 19
A primary food type along with proteins & carbohydrates, they help the body prevent viral infections
    $600 5
Milton said this of those "who only stand & wait"
    $600 11
Russian leader who said, "The capitalists will sell us... the rope with which we will hang them"
    $600 18
A googol is the number written as 1 followed by this many zeroes
    DD: $2,400 26
King James I gave this title to George Calvert, founder of Maryland
    $800 20
There are 2 types of vitamins, fat-soluble & this kind
    $800 6
Coleridge character who cries, "Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink"
    $800 12
Pres. who said the Americas "...are not to be considered as subjects for future colonization"
    DD: $1,000 21
1.73 is the approximate square root of this number
    $1000 24
The only 1 of 13 colonies established by Swedes
    $1000 25
Made 5 years before "Psycho", this French suspense film scared audiences out of the bathtub
    $1000 23
Starches are complex forms of these simple carbohydrates
    $1000 7
Concludes this Browning verse, "The larks's on the wing; the snail's on the thorn: God's in his heaven--"
    $1000 13
"We should keep the Panama Canal: after all, we stole it fair & square", said this Cal. senator
    $1000 22
The next number in the series of 1, 3, 6, 10, ____

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Les Barbara
$6,400 $4,800 $1,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Other than North America, the continent closest to South America

Final scores:

Chris Les Barbara
$9,700 $9,599 $1,000
2-day champion: $16,600 2nd place: Broyhill sofa + LouverDrape vertical blinds 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & hers watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Les Barbara
$6,900 $3,200 $1,200
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $11,300

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Game tape date: 1985-07-29
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