Show #274 - Thursday, September 26, 1985


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Diane Cope, a railroad telegrapher originally from Palatine, Illinois

Dane Garrett, a lawyer from Collinsville, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,200)

Rob Lai, an insurance investigator from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Airline that the koala says it hates
    $100 4
In the '76 remake, he fell from the World Trade Center
    $100 3
Daniel Boone's Cherokee chum played by Ed Ames
    $100 7
Siam, 1st of this cat breed in the U.S., was a gift to Pres. Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878
    $100 20
Under Russian rule, Sitka was its capital
    $100 11
Edd "Kookie" Byrnes' "working address"
    $200 2
Though they have no engine & are heavier than air, they can fly in air currents
    $200 5
In Japan, he's known as "Gojira"
    $200 9
Planet Flash Gordon saved the Earth from
    $200 16
Buddy, the 1st dog trained as this, came to the U.S. in 1928
    $200 21
Originally called "Waterloo", it's the capital of Texas
    $200 12
In '60s sitcom, officers Toody & Muldoon patrolled the Bronx in this vehicle
    $300 17
It's the only SST currently operating commercially in USA
    $300 6
Affliction that made monsters of Grant Williams in '57 & Lily Tomlin in '81
    $300 10
Native to India, this tree of the sumac family is prized for its fruit
    $300 22
In 1961, Enos, a chimp became the 1st to do this for the U.S.
    $300 13
Number of lives led by Richard Carlson while portraying Herbert Philbrick
    $400 8
Bram Stoker popularized this monster, the one most often portrayed in movies
    DD: $100 19
Goes with "Jerrie" for a T.S. Eliot cat or "Jerry" for singers of following

"In the summer time when the weather is high / You can stretch right up and touch the sky / When the weather's fine"
    $400 23
In 1947, "Islero", a fierce bull, killed & was killed by him, perhaps the world's greatest bullfighter
    $400 14
Each day, Art Linkletter interviewed this many children on his "House Party" show
    $500 18
They were "Them!"
    $500 15
Number of Sgt. Friday's badge, under which name "Dragnet" went into reruns

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

Rob Dane Diane
-$300 $1,200 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Dane Diane
-$400 $2,900 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

'60s SONGS
    $200 6
In 1790, mutineers from this ship settled on Pitcairn Island
    $200 16
It claims to provide "All the news that's fit to print"
    $200 8
He rode the "3rd boxcar, midnight train, destination, Bangor, Maine"
    $200 3
It's been recently revealed that the gov't paid out $30 million to people in this condition
    $200 19
From French for "marriage", it's a strolling group of troubadours
    $200 2
Dante's trip here was sheer hell
    $400 13
The term "Cold War" was used in '30s to describe this country's conquering of nations with little fighting
    $400 18
Syndicated advice columnist whose poll indicated 72% of women prefer cuddling to love making
    $400 1
Of "Do Wah Diddy Diddy", "Oogie Boogie", & "Um Um Um Um Um", 1 not a hit in '64
    $400 4
This federal department has over a million civilian employees, more than any other
    $400 20
Aztecs founded city of Tenochtitlan on site where they saw an eagle with this in its beak
    $400 11
Term created by non-Indians to describe their mistaken idea of Native Americans' afterlife
    $600 14
Forcing a treaty in 1883, this nation gained control of Vietnam for almost 70 years
    $600 17
"Jingo journalism" promoted our going to war against this country in 1898
    $600 7
While Paul Anka was a "Lonely Boy" in the '50s, this singer was "Mr. Lonely" of the '60s
    DD: $600 5
1 of 2 Cabinet departments Pres. Reagan has tried unsuccessfully to eliminate
    $600 21
This political foe of Santa Anna 1st met him while waiting on him in a restaurant
    $600 12
Plato's ideal state, it was not a democracy
    $800 15
China's 1st treaty with this neighbor fixed its border with this country in 1689
    $800 9
Group that got around in the '60s, being "Up on the Roof", "Under the Boardwalk", & "On Broadway"
    $1000 10
John Sebastian said explaining this "is like try-in' to tell a stranger about rock and roll"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Dane Diane
-$200 $3,700 $2,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1 word most frequently found in the center square of a bingo card

Final scores:

Rob Dane Diane
-$200 $4,000 $4,000
2nd place: Merillat modular shelving system 2-day co-champion: $11,200 New co-champion: $4,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rob Dane Diane
-$200 $4,400 $2,000
6 R,
4 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $6,200

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Game tape date: 1985-07-23
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