Show #267 - Tuesday, September 17, 1985

Jay Rosenberg game 3.


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Janet Batchler, a writer researcher from Beverly Hills, California

Alan Rubin, an attorney originally from Queens, New York

Jay Rosenberg, a professor from Chapel Hill, North Carolina (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '40s
    $100 1
The number of senators divided by the number of states
    $100 11
The soap operas "Rituals" & "All My Children" ran contests in '85 to solve mysteries involving this crime
    $100 12
"Every time it rains, it rains" these
    $100 4
Jim Henson's puppet creations
    $100 18
This inventor's sealed desk was opened in 1947, 16 years after his death
    $100 21
A popular misconception is that porcupines can do this with their quills
    $200 2
Total of chairs, bowls of porridge, & beds Goldilocks tried
    $200 17
Clues to the killer's identity were hidden in TV Guide ads for this Angela Lansbury series
    $200 13
What Teresa Brewer asked someone to do when she wanted "Music! Music! Music!"
    $200 5
Number of tiles in a "hand" of Scrabble
    $200 19
New models of these in '48 included the Tucker Torpedo & the Frazer Manhattan
    $200 22
Another widely used name for a porcupine
    $300 3
In a crash between a Mercedes 450SL & a Datsun 240Z, the numerical total "totaled"
    $300 23
Begun in 1941, this mystery magazine hit issue number 500 in January 1985
    $300 14
Reason The Beatles said, "I don't care too much for money"
    $300 6
The gyroscopes used to stabilize boats & planes are based on principle of this simple toy
    $300 20
Sold by NBC in '43 to a candy manufacturer, in '85 it was sold to Capital Cities Communcations
    $300 24
Member of the 3 Stooges nicknamed "Porcupine"
    $400 9
Sum of the fingers & toes on your hands & right foot minus the toes on your left foot
    $400 15
This Glen Campbell character had $1.00 & a subway token tucked in his shoe
    $400 7
The "box" or "Hargrave" variety have been used to test the atmosphere by the Weather Bureau
    $400 25
Residents were moved off this atoll before the atomic weapons test of July 1946
    $400 26
Only continent other than Antarctica to which porcupines are not native
    $500 10
1/2 of 1/2 of 1/2
    $500 16
Lefty Frizzell said, "We'll go honky tonkin"', but only under these terms
    $500 8
In snooker you have 7 various colored balls & 15 all of this color

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

Jay Alan Janet
$1,300 -$500 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Alan Janet
$2,300 -$100 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Joyce Kilmer wrote, "Poems are made by fools like me, but only God can" do this
    $200 24
Roving "rodent" attached to some computers
    $200 8
Killed by the Italians he'd ruled, his body was publicly hung in Milan
    $200 1
All 20 Black members of Congress belong to this party
    $200 17
Highest mountain in Greece, which the ancients believed was home of the gods
    $200 4
Cathy Lee Crosby preceded Lynda Carter as Diana Prince in this '74 TV movie
    $400 13
Sandburg wrote, "The fog comes on" these, but Brautigan said no, cats do, Carl
    $400 27
Invented by Bell Labs in 1947, its name comes from its function, "transfer resistor"
    $400 2
Only it can approve or reject treaties with other nations
    $400 18
Retsina wine is flavored with resin of this type of tree
    $400 9
In this '66 French film, Jean-Louis Trintignant & Anouk Aimee were, respectively, these
    $600 14
Said Ralph Waldo Emerson, "All mankind loves" this type of person
    $600 26
In 1970, an individual atom was 1st seen by using this device
    $600 5
Retirement age for federal judges
    DD: $500 19
This theme is from a 1964 film starring a Mexican-born actor: instrumental music plays
    $600 10
Film which featured the '84 Oscar-winning song "I Just Called To Say I Love You"
    $800 15
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to" do this
    $800 25
In a Greek temple in 200 B.C., one dispensed holy water; today they give candy & cigarettes
    $800 6
Appointed by Pres. Truman in 1947, Kenneth C. Royall was last person to fill this cabinet post
    $800 20
In 1830, Greece gained its independence from this country
    $800 11
In '74, Gena Rowlands played a mad, lower-class housewife who was definitely this
    $1000 16
Expression "The glory that was Greece & the grandeur that was Rome" is by this gloomy poet
    $1000 23
Leo Hendrik Baekeland's invention of Bakelite in 1909 began this modern industry
    $1000 22
How Willie Sutton responded when asked why he robbed banks
    DD: $1,000 7
Conservative Supreme Court Justice Byron White was appointed by this president
    $1000 21
Though a former American citizen & U.S. Navy vet, he's now prime minister of Greece
    $1000 12
In this '54 film, June Allyson, Lauren Bacall & Arlene Dahl proved big business was not for men only

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Alan Janet
$6,600 $2,300 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Then called Decoration Day, Memorial Day was 1st observed after this war

Final scores:

Jay Alan Janet
$8,600 $2,300 $2
3-day champion: $33,000 2nd place: Frigidaire refrigerator + Stylette wicker dining room set 3rd place: Vitamaster Pro 1000 electronic fitness system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jay Alan Janet
$6,700 $2,300 $4,100
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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Game tape date: 1985-07-02
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