Show #158 - Wednesday, April 17, 1985


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Marcia Friedman, a graphic artist from Rolling Hills Estates, California

John Pendleton, a substitute teacher from Ventura, California

Matthew Hubbard, a computer game designer from Palo Alto, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Common name of the patella, often knocked against the coffee table
    $100 10
In a standard deck, the number of red face cards
    $100 18
A well-intentioned untruth
    $100 1
Nickname sea Capt. William Driver gave to the U.S. flag
    $100 2
For over 150 years, this state ranked 1st in population
    $100 4
Motorized sledding
    $200 16
A man walking places pressure of up to 2000 lbs. per sq. inch on the bones in this
    $200 11
According to The Who, that deaf, dumb & blind kid, Tommy, plays a mean game of this
    $200 19
Streetwalkers' turf named for the lanterns that once beckoned from their windows
    $200 3
Until 1600s, diners brought these weapons to the table to use as utensils
    $200 22
Greatest single source of water power in U.S., the Grand Coulee Dam, is in this state
    $200 5
To do this, you put 2 "baskets" on your feet & take three giant steps
    $300 17
Covered with mucous membrane, this muscle lies on the floor of the mouth
    DD: $1,900 12
Toy title of the following: "I should have known /
You'd bid me farewell / There's a lesson to be learned from this / And I learned it very well /
Now I know you're not the only starfish in the sea /
If I never hear your name again..."
    $300 20
French for "Turkish stone", this gem came to name the color it represents
    $300 7
Due to falling cosmic dust, this "mother" gains up to 30,000 metric tons a day
    $300 6
The diagonal stride is the basic move in this popular form of Nordic skiing
    $400 13
Stunts in this game include downs & ups, eggs in a basket, sweeps, scatters & over & back
    $400 21
Metaphoric tongue color of an eloquent orator
    $400 8
As a cartoonist he created the clown Weary Willie, then went on to play him in the circus
    $400 25
This number of nations have flown "flags over Texas"
    $500 14
Number of dice thrown in a 1st roll of Yahtzee
    $500 23
Name for cowboys on their 1st cattle drive, it's come to mean any inexperienced person
    $500 9
It falls on the 1st Sunday after the 1st full moon after March 21
    $500 24
2 of 4 states named after kings

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Matt John Marcia
$1,700 -$800 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Marcia
$1,400 -$300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Controversy has raged since 6th century over this unknown creature in a Scottish "lake"
    $200 1
The naked truth about this calendar girl is that her given name was Norma Jean Baker
    $200 10
It's the largest Russian city in Europe
    $200 13
An idle mind is said to be his workshop
    $200 6
In 1984, he filed a $225 million lawsuit against MGM/UA for breaking their "Bond" with him
    $200 3
Getting stuck in an elevator might trigger this fear of closed places
    $400 12
Day of the week named for the chief Teutonic god, called Odin or Woden
    $400 2
I just called to say his real name is Stevland Morris
    $400 19
The smaller half of Berlin in both population and area
    $400 14
What "He that troubles his own house will inherit"
    $400 22
Coleco infuriated parents all over the country by sending out late birthday cards for these
    $400 4
Rich Little's specialties
    $600 18
Legendary cowboy who used a rattlesnake as a whip & taught broncos how to buck
    $600 7
Born Anna Maria Italiano, she's now sometimes known as Mrs. Mel Brooks
    DD: $2,000 20
This pair of daily astronomical events never occurs in Hammerfest, Norway between May 14th & July 28th
    $600 16
According to many, "The only place where success comes before work" is in this book
    $600 5
These kinds of differences can be grounds for divorce
    $800 25
According to Hebrew legend, dark & mysterious Lilith was his 1st wife
    DD: $1,000 8
For Ethel Zimmerman & Ermes Effron Borgnino, their marriage was a very brief encounter
    $800 17
Columnist Walter Morrow's "Economics in Eight Words" says, "There's no such thing as" this
    $800 15
Duddy Kravitz went through his in 1974
    $1000 24
At Venus's order, Cupid made this hard-to-please queen of Carthage fall in love with Aeneas
    $1000 9
Once Arnold Dorsey, he took the name of an opera composer
    $1000 21
It's "how the tree inclines"
    $1000 23
Representing the purest essence, or most typical example of something

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt John Marcia
$9,000 $3,500 -$3,300
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CBS soap opera which is the only soap left on the air which began on radio

Final scores:

Matt John Marcia
$7,600 $3,500 -$3,300
2-day champion: $19,700 2nd place: Benchmark carpeting & La-Z-Boy sleep sofa 3rd place: Hardwick grill

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Matt John Marcia
$9,300 $3,500 -$3,300
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
7 W
8 R,
9 W

Combined Coryat: $9,500

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Game tape date: 1984-12-19
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