Show #162 - Tuesday, April 23, 1985


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Doug Miller, an assignment editor from Houston, Texas

Dorian Ellis, a chef from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Bruce Rhodewalt, a musician from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,050)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
While a cannon shot may be heard 50 or more miles away, this rarely heard beyond 20
    $100 16
The "Hollywood Squares" board symbol for the male contestant
    $100 17
Oct. 10, 1985 marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of this Gershwin opera
    $100 5
This Beatle gave his music & regards to Broad Street
    $100 11
The covering of a mattress, or the sound of a clock
    $200 2
Direction of spin of a cyclone in the Northern Hemisphere
    $200 20
On "Captain Video", the imaginatively named "Tobor" was this
    $200 18
Founded in 1935, it's concerned with helping people achieve & maintain sobriety
    $200 7
There's something fishy about John Williams' score for this 1975 film
    $200 12
In football or pulleys, it pairs with block
    $300 3
Term for frozen dew
    $300 21
Knighted by the queen, this familiar PBS host can't be called "Sir" because he's now a U.S. citizen
    $300 19
If you were working when this gov't prog. was started 50 years ago, you're probably on it now
    $300 8
Bernard Hermann scored 1st with "Citizen Kane" & last with this '76 De Niro film about a cabbie
    $300 13
Completes "All the little birdies on Jaybird Street, love to hear the robin go..."
    $400 4
This Italian's invention of the wind vane about 1500 changed the direction of forecasting
    DD: $500 22
Tom Lehrer songs were a feature of this mid-'60s news satire nicknamed TW3
    $400 24
Founded by John L. Lewis, 1985 is the 50th anniversary of this association of labor groups
    $400 9
Appropriately, this diminutive singer wrote the score for "Bugsy Malone", an all-kids musical
    $400 14
Headaches & hearts do it
    $500 6
It happened to W.C. Fields when he opened his door & said, "It ain't a fit night out for man nor beast"
    $500 23
He was fired from Abbott & Costello show after biting Costello
    $500 10
His uncle Alfred won an Oscar for "Alexander's Ragtime Band" while he was nominated for "Ragtime"
    $500 15
In British rhyming slang, a "tea-leaf" is one; on television, Alexander Mundy is one

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

Bruce Dorian Doug
$1,400 $100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Dorian Doug
$1,200 $400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
According to 1 Timothy, it's "the love of money" that is this
    $200 13
St. Basil's church towers over this Moscow plaza
    $200 2
Studs Terkel calls it "The Good War" in his recent best-seller
    $200 3
Benjamin Harrison was this relation to William Henry Harrison
    $200 15
What you traditionally place in your loafer for luck
    $400 20
Nickname given South Vietnam's Madame Nhu, derived from a character in "Terry & the Pirates"
    $400 22
Used as money in Canada from 1685 to 1755, they were as valuable as diamonds, hearts clubs & spades
    $400 14
Russian for "union", it's also the name of their space program
    $400 12
After spinning his "Wheels", this author now prescribes "Strong Medicine"
    $400 4
Only president to be impeached
    $400 16
When thrown instead of eaten, it ensures a couple will have many children
    $600 1
First woman elected to both houses of Congress, she represented Maine in Senate for 24 years
    $600 23
England has announced during 1985 it will be replacing this with an equivalent coin
    $600 25
In 1977, he became Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet & remained so until his death in 1982
    $600 11
Alice Adams' new novel "Superior Women" does to Radcliffe grads what this Mary McCarthy book did to Vassar
    $600 5
Our 28th president's last, or President Reagan's middle name
    $600 17
It's never mentioned during a no-hitter
    $800 24
Amount of crooked money the crooked man found in children's rhyme
    $800 26
These mountains form the natural boundary between European Russia & Asian Siberia
    $800 10
In this Mario Puzo #1 best-seller, the hero is an independent outlaw who bucks the Mafia
    $800 6
Only president elected to a Congress other than that of U.S., John Tyler was elected to this one
    $800 18
"Port Wine" or "Strawberry", some say these are caused by a pregnant woman eating the wrong things
    $1000 8
Indira Gandhi's aunt, Madame Pandit, was 1st woman president of this body
    DD: $1,000 27
Part of the Central Committee, it is the most powerful body in the Soviet Union
    $1000 9
In the latest in a list of best-sellers, this humorist gives us "Pieces of My Mind"
    $1000 7
First incumbent president ever to publicly debate his opponent
    $1000 19
As shown in "The Dresser", it's Shakespeare's not-to-be-quoted-from, bad luck play

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Dorian Doug
-$800 $1,400 $1,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first university in the Western Hemisphere was founded in 1553 in this Latin American capital

Final scores:

Bruce Dorian Doug
-$800 $1 $2,900
3rd place: La-Z-Boy recliner rocker chair 2nd place: Pinseeker golf clubs & Wimbledon tennis rackets New champion: $2,900

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Dorian Doug
$200 $1,400 $1,500
16 R,
11 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
11 W

Combined Coryat: $3,100

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Game tape date: 1985-01-08
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