Show #23 - Wednesday, October 10, 1984


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Sandy Boyden, an assistant sales manager from Anaheim, California

Jon Scott, a kindergarten teacher from Los Osos, California

Diane McCain, a student from Van Nuys, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Kissing game that sounds like it’s played by mailmen
    $100 19
Dutch footwear also known as “klompen”
    $100 6
Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee & Peter Sellers all played this oriental villain
    $100 11
Fish travel in these “educated” circles
    $100 13
Tyrone Power, Guy Williams & George Hamilton all played this foxy Spanish Robin Hood
    $200 2
“King me” is the cry in this simpler version of chess
    $200 20
Holland’s best-known varieties are Edam & Gouda
    $200 7
In it, Jolson appropriately said, “You ain’t heard nothing’ yet”
    $200 12
The King James Bible says his captor was a “great fish”
    $200 14
His “follies” made him rich
    $300 3
Pool without pockets
    $300 21
Holland’s official name, meaning “lowlands”
    DD: $1,500 8
Vamp who changed her name from Theodosia Goodman to an anagram for “ARAB DEATH”
    $300 18
Good eating fish that comes with a “smallmouth” or a “largemouth”
    $300 15
Hope & Crosby's road led to this E. African island
    $400 4
Called “naughts & crosses” long before it went “Hollywood Squares”
    $400 22
Statue near Haarlem of this boy “symbolizes struggle of Holland against the sea”
    $400 9
Of historical characters, this French conqueror has been “captured” on screen most often
    $400 16
TV's senior F.B.I. agent who's also a junior
    $500 5
Yellow ghost gobbler who is first video game hero with his own TV show
    $500 23
This airline is the oldest in the world still in operation
    $500 10
What Sam Goldwyn said “a verbal contract isn’t worth”
    $500 17
When in Rome, his name was Jupiter

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Diane Jon Sandy
$100 $3,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Jon Sandy
$1,000 $4,700 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
Robert W. Bunsen’s hot item invented in 1855
    $200 1
Though his leading actors were a mouse & a duck, this producer won more Oscars than anyone
    $200 10
U.S. won gold in this Olympic event with Oscar Robertson & Jerry West
    $200 15
The “Iron Lady” of 10 Downing Street
    $200 20
Before the auto, their daily litter on N.Y.C. streets was 2 ½ million pounds
    $200 6
According to Ogden Nash, though “candy is dandy”, this “is quicker”
    $400 2
Country that has won the most medals in modern Olympic history
    $400 11
Lerner & Loewe musical that provided theme for the Kennedy years
    $400 16
She led Israel through the Yom Kippur War
    $400 21
Favored vehicle for going over Niagara Falls
    $400 7
Dante advised, “All hope abandon, ye who enter here
    $600 3
Gaylord Perry was the only pitcher to win this award in both leagues
    $600 12
He supplied the key to the Oscar-winning “Apartment”
    $600 17
“The Saint of the Gutters”, this nun received 1979’s Nobel Peace Prize
    DD: $3,000 22
Mode of transportation this tune’s about:
    $600 8
Said “there’s no room for deathless prose in the novel”; she proved it with “Valley of the Dolls”
    $800 4
Mystery Writers named their award for this early author of the eerie
    $800 13
Sedentary demonstration against lunch-room segregation
    $800 18
Though a registered Democrat, she’s Reagan’s U.N. ambassador
    $800 9
Long before Perry Como sang “put it in your pocket”, Donne said “Go and catch it”
    $1000 5
Germany’s highest military honor or a ring maneuver in gymnastics
    $1000 14
The commoner Princess Margaret married
    $1000 19
She leads the world’s most populous democracy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Jon Sandy
$5,200 $6,300 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Introduced in 1650 at court of Louis XIV, it’s a slow, dignified dance done in 3/4 time

Final scores:

Diane Jon Sandy
$1 $3,300 $100
3rd place: Teletec Systems, Inc. Touch Two 2-line telephone New champion: $3,300 2nd place: Westnofa USA Inc. Balans Tripos reclining chair + Landes Silver 4-piece Lighthouse coffee & tea set with matching serving tray

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Diane Jon Sandy
$5,200 $5,100 $3,600
15 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1984-08-21
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