Show #78 - Wednesday, December 26, 1984

Jerry Frankel game 3.
Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Randy Thompson, a sales representative from Thousand Oaks, California

Maggie Sokolik, a linguistics student originally from Olympia, Washington

Jerry Frankel, a musician originally from Buffalo, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $8,900)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Name for Niagara Falls on Canadian side derived from this shape
    $100 3
These largest of spiders are becoming increasingly popular as pets
    $100 4
Fish called dolphins in the Caribbean; it's called this in Hawaii
    $100 7
Freckle-faced Little Rascal named for a kind of clover
    $100 18
A slot machine's nefarious nickname
    $200 2
Folk pop artist who's Canada's heavyweight troubadour
    $200 5
Also called a police dog though it's never been known to arrest other canines
    $200 12
She came of age in Samoa in 1928
    $200 8
Ryan O'Neal's daughter who shined in "Paper Moon"
    $200 19
Lawbreakers fear this lengthy legal appendage
    $300 25
Hockey star Wayne Gretzky plays for this slick team
    $300 6
Arnold's pet, Abraham, on "Diff'rent Strokes"
    $300 13
French performer who's too good for words
    $300 9
Youngest actress of a famous family; her hot career includes "Firestarter"
    $300 20
Frank Sinatra starred in this hard-hitting film about drug addiction
    $400 24
Located between New Brunswick & Nova Scotia its tides are among the highest in the world
    $400 16
Dalmatian dogs are named for a district in this country
    $400 14
A hodgepodge
    $400 10
Kidney problems have kept this teenage TV star pint-size
    $400 21
Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland were title tots in this 1939 musical
    DD: $600 23
Less than 1% of the population lives in these remote territories
    $500 17
In '75 the FDA banned sale of these as pets because they carry salmonella
    $500 15
This singer should hear how they talk about her
    $500 11
Though she hardly spoke in it, she won an Oscar for "The Miracle Worker"
    $500 22
The British College of Arms decides who may bear this family crest

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

Jerry Maggie Randy
$600 -$300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Maggie Randy
$1,300 $400 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Roman emperor who renamed Byzantium, Constantinople
    $200 19
Fruit grown in soggy soil that shows up on Thanksgiving tables
    $200 9
Its sequel was titled, "But Gentlemen Marry Brunettes"
    $200 14
At 6'4" he was our tallest
    $200 23
Wise men do it before they leap
    $200 1
Canada's 2 official languages
    $400 4
Ancient Egypt boy king
    $400 20
In Japan, it's celebrated in a religious ceremony, but in the U.S. it's thrown at one
    $400 10
This clothing was "Cruel" for Steve Martin
    $400 15
President who gave part of his own silver plate for the first coins struck in a U.S. mint
    $400 24
If winter comes this can't be far behind
    $400 2
The world's largest trees are named for this inventor of the Cherokee alphabet
    $600 6
Site of Babylon was on this river
    $600 21
Named for French village, sheep milk cheese injected with penicillin mold
    $600 13
Parodying Joyce's title "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", Dylan Thomas wrote this
    $600 16
Only president to be outlived by both his parents
    $600 25
What you should avoid doing to the hand that feeds you
    $600 5
International Jewish language derived from High German
    $800 7
In the First Triumvirate the partner of Pompey & Crassus
    $800 22
While you had to beware of the Jabberwock & the jubjub bird, you had to shun this
    $800 17
President who took the oath of office using his nickname
    DD: $1,200 26
His quotations comprise the world's second most widely read book
    $800 11
Only French-speaking independent nation in Latin America
    $1000 8
He founded the Persian Empire
    $1000 18
Only president who ever fought duels; he killed one man, Charles Dickinson
    $1000 12
American Indian language never cracked when used by the U.S. as a WWII code

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jerry Maggie Randy
$5,100 $600 $1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Carat for carat, these corundum gems are the most expensive in the world

Final scores:

Jerry Maggie Randy
$6,200 $5 $95
3-day champion: $15,100 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jerry Maggie Randy
$5,000 $600 $2,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
7 W
16 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $7,800

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Game tape date: 1984-10-03
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