Show #155 - Friday, April 12, 1985

Mike Day game 4.
Single-player Final Jeopardy!


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Carol Lubin, a legal secretary from Silver Spring, Maryland

Richard Topp, a real estate developer from Raleigh, North Carolina

Mike Day, a finance and marketing MBA student from Columbus, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $26,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Largest Central American country in area & least friendly with U.S.
    $100 17
During the Depression, "Boxcar Bertha" claimed there were 1½ million of them riding the rails
    $100 6
A blueprint called a cartoon shows artists how to put together these colored windows
    $100 11
Imaginary line which runs around the middle of the earth
    $100 21
A whale's nostrils
    $100 14
Originally sewn on a knight's surcoat, it's what a heraldic design is called
    $200 2
All countries beginning with the letter "Z" are on this continent
    $200 18
His own negligence may have caused 1900 collision which killed this legendary engineer
    $200 7
Though he's also this country's hero, Arnold von Winkelried never got an overture like William Tell
    $200 12
It's in the middle of rare & well-done, or small & large
    $200 22
Don't look for Eskimo "ice cream" at Baskin-Robbins, because it's made from this
    $200 24
Heraldry dates back to ancient times when the Old Testament referred to the 12 symbols of these
    $300 3
Switzerland's largest French-speaking city
    DD: $300 19
Title of this well-known tune refers to a N.Y. subway line
    $300 8
While a moccasin is a shoe, a water moccasin is this
    $300 13
It's the black hole in the middle of the iris of the eye
    $300 23
1 of 2 major countries responsible for more than half of all whales killed
    $400 4
The southernmost point of mainland Europe is in this country
    $400 20
The 13-mile Dai-Shimizu tunnel, world's longest, serves trains in this country
    $400 9
Animal with a snood, wattle & gobble
    $400 15
Nabisco calls the creme filling in the middle of this cookie "stuff"
    $500 5
Though larger than Boston & Philadelphia combined, this Russian port is further north than Juneau, AK
    $500 25
Inventor of the engine now powering nearly all American locomotives
    $500 10
The "stain" stainless steel avoids
    $500 16
Viewed from above, the number of the middle bowling pin in a standard rack

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

Mike Rick Carol
$1,900 -$800 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Rick Carol
$2,500 -$600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Director of public health service whose title appears on cigarette packages
    $200 18
What Picasso got when he mixed yellow & blue
    $200 2
Italian for "little opera", it's come to mean "light opera"
    $200 12
These "dogs" hunt celebrities' "John Hancocks"
    $200 15
On April 4, 1951, Truman relieved him of his military command in Korea
    $200 1
This "Rhinestone Cowboy" hosts an L.A. golf tournament
    $400 8
According to slogan in "1984", what Big Brother was always doing
    $400 19
Color of Prince's "Rain"
    $400 25
The flute, oboe & clarinet are all members of this instrumental family
    $400 13
If you were at least this old, you'd be an antique, too
    $400 16
At Fulton, MO in '46, Winston Churchill said this had spread across Europe
    $400 3
Famed New York racetrack located in Elmont
    $600 9
Speech delivered by the President each Jan. to a joint session of Congress
    $600 26
Unnaturally high vocal range popularized by Tiny Tim
    DD: $500 14
Ash from these added to white clay gives fine translucent china its name
    $600 17
In 1951, this country took over Tibet
    $600 4
"I forgot to duck" he said, after losing heavyweight crown to Gene Tunney
    $800 10
Ineffective precursor to the U.S. Constitution
    $800 24
What the Hardy-Rand-Rittler test tests
    DD: $1,200 27
Simultaneous sounding of 3 or more tones
    $800 21
50,000 lives were lost when this country rose in revolt against Soviets in '56
    $800 5
"There's no commitment in relationships anymore", a fan lamented when this team left NY for NJ in '83
    $1000 11
They number 535
    $1000 22
His calculations led to discovery of the spectrum
    $1000 23
Copied from a nun's sketches in the early '30s, these porcelain figurines of boys & girls are made in W. Germany
    $1000 20
Though still a NATO member, this country withdrew its forces from NATO command in 1966
    $1000 6
Only NBA player to win most valuable player award 6 times

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Rick Carol
$8,400 -$3,000 -$200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1806, France was 1st major Eur. country to forbid this profession from practicing surgery

Final scores:

Mike Rick Carol
$12,000 -$3,000 -$200
4-day champion: $38,600 3rd place: Vitamaster exercise bike 2nd place: a Broyhill sofa + Andis personal care appliances

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Rick Carol
$8,500 -$3,000 -$200
32 R
(including 1 DD),
10 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
7 W
4 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $5,300

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Game tape date: 1984-12-18
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