Show #121 - Monday, February 25, 1985


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John Martin, a government budget analyst from San Diego, California

Leo Cullum, a magazine cartoonist originally from North Bergen, New Jersey

Michael Wing, a minister originally from Roseburg, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '70s
    $100 10
Vehicle an Irish policeman uses to take suspects into custody
    $100 1
Black sportscaster drafted as quarterback for the "Today" show
    $100 22
What Gerald Ford's W.I.N. buttons stood for
    $100 6
Sailing ship platform that gives the lookout a "bird's eye view"
    $100 7
Fashioned by fingers or manually manufactured
    $200 11
Stew of whatever meat, fish or vegetables are on hand, named for an Irishman
    $200 3
This "high voltage" version of "Sesame Street" is aimed at older kids
    $200 14
The Double Eagle II was the 1st of these to cross the Atlantic
    $200 16
Cargo ships with no set schedules or routes, they're the vagrants of shipping
    $200 8
According to Flip Wilson, Geraldine's excuse for outrageous behavior
    $300 12
Seat of ancient Irish kings & name of O'Hara family plantation
    $300 4
Grand prize of Chuck Barris' zany beauty pageant
    $300 9
One of two countries with American-born queens in the '70s
    $300 17
The side away from the wind, or Grant's opposition
    $300 21
Phrase describing nuptials of the perfect couple
    DD: $400 15
Irish group that this song is about:

"Oh! the drums go bang, and the cymbals clang, and the horns they blaze away /
McCarthy pumps the old bassoon while I the pipes do play /
And Hennessey Tennessey tootles the flute, and the music is somethin' grand..."
    $400 19
Comic who has his own "Place" on Saturday morning TV this season
    $400 5
1972 controversy over ordination of rabbi S.J. Priesand centered around this characteristic
    $400 18
The part of the ship that's traditionally painted the same colors as the house flag
    $500 20
After losing his commission as "Captain Kangaroo", he stayed on as host of "CBS Storybreak"
    $500 2
In 1978, he became youngest jockey ever to ride a Triple Crown winner
    $500 13
Charles Dickens traveled to U.S. on this magnate's first liner, the "Britannia"

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

Michael Leo John
$400 $300 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Leo John
$2,000 $1,000 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 25
Of an earthworm, an elephant or you, the one with the highest percentage of water in it
    $200 11
Indians used this ax as both tool & weapon
    $200 7
Charlie Daniels likes just a pinch of it between his cheek & gum
    $200 21
Sculptor of the Pieta, he designed the dome for St. Peter's
    $200 20
He was Max in "Mad Max" & "The Road Warrior"
    $200 4
1869 completion of this waterway separated Africa from Asia
    $400 13
Sacajawea, the bird woman, guided these American explorers
    $400 8
In 1961 song, "The kids in Bristol were sharp as pistols when they did the Bristol" this
    $400 22
These "castles" of the Loire valley are examples of French renaissance architecture
    $400 14
His last performance was as misfit Jett Rink in "Giant"
    DD: $1,000 5
Two of the four countries facing Italy across the Alps
    $600 15
Though only Massasoit was invited to this, he showed up with 90 hungry warriors
    $600 12
Every month starts on this day
    $600 23
Modern equivalent to the Renaissance job of "dictatore"
    $600 3
Title character in classic '22 documentary of Eskimo life
    $600 6
A Washington city, a Canadian city & a Canadian island all share this explorer's name
    $800 18
Northern Plains tribe known to other Indians as "Children of the Large-Beaked Bird"
    $800 16
You can give one to a book, but you get one when you buy a house
    $800 24
During the Great Schism, 2 Italians & a Frenchman all claimed this post
    $800 2
He was Doris Day's "Teacher's Pet"
    $800 9
Largest inland body of salt water in the world
    $1000 19
King James complained a commoner had married royalty w/out permission when this man wed Pocohontas
    $1000 17
A way to take things lying down
    DD: $1,000 26
Century in which writers first called the Renaissance "the Renaissance"
    $1000 1
He played the 8 murder victims of Dennis Price in "Kind Hearts and Coronets"
    $1000 10
Formerly an Italian colony, 90% of it is covered by the Sahara desert

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Leo John
$1,400 $5,600 -$1,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In '61, President Kennedy began the custom of having this diplomatic ofcr. take part in Cabinet meetings

Final scores:

Michael Leo John
$1 $6,600 -$1,900
2nd place: recliner + answering machine New champion: $6,600 3rd place: exercise bench

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Leo John
$1,400 $5,000 -$900
15 R,
8 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
12 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $5,500

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Game tape date: 1984-11-13
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