Show #151 - Monday, April 8, 1985

Three-way tie at zero.

Contestants

John Voorhuis, a songwriter from Watertown, Massachusetts

Bill McKeever, a naval officer and flight instructor from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Ezra Litwak, a writer originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $6,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

FIRST LADIES
GARDENS
WEAPONS
BUTLERS
VIRGINIA
POP QUIZ
    $100 3
Her marriage to a Mass. senator in '53 was Society's "Wedding of the Year"
    $100 21
Not flowers but hotels & houses grow on this Monopoly board "garden"
    $100 2
Movie name given to the theory of weapons in space debated by Reagan & Mondale
    $100 10
6'9" TV butler, he always entered the room with a deep "You rang?"
    $100 11
You go there to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    $100 1
In 1886, the 1st batch of this "Real Thing" was concocted in Atlanta
    $200 4
He was introduced to his future first lady, Dolley Todd, by Aaron Burr
    $200 22
Robert Louis Stevenson's masterpiece of children's literature
    $200 8
A bubble gum or a rocket launcher
    $200 23
William Powell & David Niven both played this bum-to-butler role
    $200 12
Now a restored tourist attraction, this city became Colonial Virginia's capital in 1699
    $200 9
Reynolds created the 1st one for pop in 1963
    $300 5
From 1945 to 1951, Eleanor Roosevelt was a delegate to this U.N. body
    $300 25
'72 hit that summed up Rick Nelson's feelings about being considered only a rock 'n' roller
    $300 13
Said to have been created in Bayonne, France in 1641, soldiers have been stuck with it ever since
    $300 24
He received '81 Oscar for playing "Arthur's" butler
    DD: $500 14
It's 1 of America's best-loved square dances
    $300 19
This sweetener has all but replaced saccharin in sodas
    $400 6
Since she was raised in Kentucky, many accused her of disloyalty to the Union cause
    $400 17
Instrument of death used in the cult "Texas... Massacre" film
    $400 26
The valet given to Bertie Wooster by P.G. Wodehouse
    $400 15
Virginia Senator Harry F. Byrd's brother was this polar explorer
    $400 20
Suggested drinking times of this soda were 10, 2 & 4
    $500 7
She was an extra in 1936's "Becky Sharp" & "Small Town Girl"
    $500 18
The city of Damascus was noted for making this curved sword
    $500 16
In 1862, "Stonewall" Jackson fought his way through this beautiful Virginia valley

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

Ezra Bill John
-$300 $0 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ezra Bill John
$400 $1,100 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT LEGENDS
INVENTIONS
ANIMALS
ART
NUMBER PLEASE
BRITISH HISTORY
    $200 2
King of Phrygia who received the golden touch from Bacchus
    $200 17
Cyrus McCormick invention that made farmers' lives less "grim"
    $200 16
One of the longest dams in existence, over 2,200 feet long, was built by these
    $200 1
Cliche about paintings that ends "but I know what I like"
    $200 22
Number of equal sides in an isosceles triangle
    $200 11
The only British Prime Minister to win the Nobel Prize for Literature
    $400 3
Daedalus & Icarus escaped from prison this way
    $400 18
Type of camera invented by Edwin Land
    $400 7
"Soup can" artist who did drawings for "Amy Vanderbilt's Etiquette"
    $400 23
Total "swans a-swimming" in the familiar Christmas carol
    $400 12
Ritualistic sport in which knights with blunted lances attempted to unhorse each other
    $600 4
As Venus was to the Romans, she was to the Greeks
    $600 19
Russian-American Vladimir Zworykin invented the iconoscope & kinescope, both used in this
    $600 8
Duchamp's descended a staircase
    $600 24
In track & field, it's known as a metric mile
    DD: $2,000 13
On Aug. 24, 1814, the British invaded this country's capital
    $800 5
The principal river of the nether world
    $800 20
Elias Howe won the sewing machine patent rights in a dispute with him
    $800 9
A picture or pattern made by inlaying pieces of colored material
    $800 25
The number of hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
    $800 14
Henry VIII outlawed the payment of "Peter's pence" to him
    $1000 6
Shaw named a play for this woman-hating sculptor who came to love the statue he created
    $1000 21
Except for patents on design only, they expire after this much time
    $1000 10
This American city's Art Institute is home to "American Gothic" by Grant Wood
    DD: $800 26
187 mL. of champagne
    $1000 15
Government official & diarist who gave us 1st-hand account of London's Great Fire

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ezra Bill John
$600 $2,500 $2,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CALENDAR
In 1984, the Cotton, Fiesta, Orange, Rose & Sugar Bowls were all played on this date

Final scores:

Ezra Bill John
$0 $0 $0
Loser: Berkline Wall Away recliner Loser: vacation to Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs + Skyway luggage Loser: vacation to Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs + Skyway luggage

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ezra Bill John
$2,600 $3,100 $2,500
19 R,
13 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $8,200

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Game tape date: 1984-12-18
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