Show #24 - Thursday, October 11, 1984


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David Ulmer, Jr., an art store assistant manager from Redondo Beach, California

Donna Levin, a writer from New York

Jon Scott, a kindergarten teacher from Los Osos, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Despite only 3 months of formal schooling, he patented 1,093 inventions
    $100 17
“The House That Ruth Built”
    $100 11
As a ballplayer, he's a “Natural”
    $100 15
French province known for sparkling wine 1st made there
    $100 3
Number in common to blind mice, bags of wool, & men in a tub
    $200 2
Alfred Nobel established the Nobel Prizes out of remorse for having invented this
    $200 18
Only Stadium to host 2 modern Olympiads
    $200 12
Gizmo is a good one, but Stripe is scary
    $200 21
When you’re on the Left Bank in Paris, you’re “left” of this river
    $200 4
“Immensely” popular Cosby cartoon character
    $300 8
Inventor of the revolver, his “Peacemaker” helped win the West
    $300 19
Major League Baseball’s first domed stadium
    $300 13
English actor who educated Rita
    $300 22
Since ’81, Francois Mitterand has held this office
    $300 5
Show which features Alistair Cookie’s “Monsterpiece Theatre”
    $400 9
Unable to make money on his patent for vulcanized rubber, he died $200,000 in debt
    $400 20
Chicago Cubs can only play day games at this North Side facility
    $400 14
Oscar-winning boyfriend of “The Goodbye Girl”
    $400 23
University of Paris, known by name of its most famous college
    $400 6
Janet & Mark today replace this classic reading primer pair
    $500 10
Italian inventor of the thermometer, better known as Renaissance period astronomer
    DD: $500 16
Spoke to her parents in sign language while picking up her Oscar for “Cuckoo’s Nest”
    $500 24
Founded about 600 B.C. by Greeks, it is France’s main seaport
    $500 7
This fairy-tale cat could fill J.R.’s shoes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Jon Donna Dave
$400 $300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Donna Dave
$1,400 $2,000 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Convicts were first British settlers on this island-continent
    $200 1
Felix Unger &
Oscar Madison
    $200 2
An artist mixes his paint on this board
    $200 9
Golfers’ warning cry
    $200 15
S.F. attraction that despite “ups & downs” reopened in time for the Democratic Convention
    $400 19
In 1918, Communists moved Russian capital from Petrograd back to this city
    $400 3
Summer camp class where you make lanyards & leather wallets
    $400 4
Gainsborough’s portrait of Master Jonathan Buttall all dressed up in a satin suit
    $400 6
The Beatles’ second film
    $400 16
Hollywood eatery named for the hat Al Smith wore there
    $600 11
They revived Neil Sedaka’s career with their hit of “Love Will Keep Us Together”
    $600 10
Country whose painters first impressed with Impressionism
    $600 5
It precedes: rush, fever, finger, & in them thar hills
    $600 17
One of the Big 3 of the Confederacy carved on Stone Mountain in Georgia
    DD: $1,900 12
As the Wedding March is to weddings, this is to graduations:
    $800 7
It’s wrong to put it before the horse
    $800 18
“The Shot Heard ’Round the World” was fired in this Massachusetts town
    $1000 13
Last czar & czarina of Russia, they had to deal with a mad monk & revolting Bolsheviks
    $1000 20
Highest price ever for a painting, over $10,000,000, was paid for his “Seascape: Folk Stone”
    DD: $1,200 8
The Declaration’s 1st inalienable right
    $1000 21
Color of the “Hills” that hold Mt. Rushmore

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jon Donna Dave
$1,800 $5,200 -$600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He successfully argued Brown vs. Board of Education before Supreme Court, then became its 1st black justice

Final scores:

Jon Donna Dave
$3,576 $6,000 -$600
2nd place: Armstrong bedroom furniture + 2 Vitamaster Slender Cycles with book racks New champion: $6,000 3rd place: LouverDrape vertical blinds

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jon Donna Dave
$3,000 $5,200 $1,300
13 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,500

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Game tape date: 1984-08-21
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