Show #329 - Thursday, December 12, 1985


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Mary Matthews, a writer and editor from Washington, D.C.

Michael Moffett, a United States Marine Corps officer from Manchester, New Hampshire

Rocky Schmidt, an attorney originally from Edmore, North Dakota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
A Rudyard Kipling series of "Stories" is "Just" this
    $100 11
Explorer believed to have landed at Salt River Bay, St. Croix in 1493
    $100 20
Kate Jackson,
Farrah Fawcett,
& Jaclyn Smith
    $100 13
"Good afternoon", whether it is or not, is the proper greeting until this time
    $100 1
The Americana or the World Book, for example
    $100 6
Grandson named after 2 term Boston mayor, John "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald
    $200 16
Named for the type of lettuce in the witch's garden , we'd climb her hair if she'd let us
    $200 12
October holiday which celebrates end of the hurricane season, not the Plymouth Pilgrims
    $200 21
Spun glass strands used to decorate Christmas trees
    $200 14
Of a male secretary, female office mgr., or male V.P., the one who should go thru a door 1st
    $200 2
Medically speaking, it's what the "P" in "GP" stands for
    $200 7
This Nobel Prize winning Soviet emigre author now lives in Vermont
    $300 17
In the British version their sizes are "little, small, wee", "middle--sized", & "great, huge"
    $300 26
Entire U.S.V.I. is 30 times smaller than largest single island of this U.S. island group
    $300 22
In "She Done Him Wrong" & this other 1933 movie, Mae West got her 1st star billings
    $300 3
What the U.S. celebrated for the 1st time July 4, 1976
    $300 8
Since this famed scientist was in Calif. when Nazis took power, they stole his house & sailboat
    $400 18
Mr. & Mrs, Brown adopted this bear, named for the Railway station where they met him
    $400 23
In 1980, Juice Newton remade this 1968 Merilee Rush hit
    $400 4
Colorless preservative that evokes memories of dissections in 7th grade biology class
    $400 9
President Nixon's secretary who claimed responsibility for gap in White House tapes
    $500 19
Edith Fellows played Polly in the films about this family's 5 kids & how they grew
    $500 25
While the "3 Saints" belong to the U.S., Tortola & Virgin Gorda belong to this country
    DD: $300 24
According to religious tradition, these are 3 of the 9 choirs of angels
    $500 5
At exam time, students wish their memory was this kind, able to recall things in precise detail
    $500 10
It's believed she spoke to Peter Lawford right before she died

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Rocky Mike Mary
$2,100 $900 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rocky Mike Mary
$3,700 $1,500 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Blond long-haired general who assisted in Lee's surrender to Grant
    $200 1
It's "where I first met you, with your eyes so blue"
    $200 17
A brain bruise
    $200 2
Stowe, Vermont is now home to this family portrayed in "The Sound of Music"
    $200 11
Categories of them include gopher, barking mink, & green tree
    $200 22
Clubs were carried under the arm until this was developed in the 1870s
    $400 12
1st Jew to hold a Cabinet post, Judah P. Benjamin served under this president
    DD: $700 8
Title of the following Elton John song:

"I can't find..."
    $400 18
Common name for chronic disease involving lack of insulin
    $400 4
In "National Velvet", Velvet was this
    $400 16
Stage of an amphibian's life when it has a tail & gills
    $400 23
Once called a "feathery", since it was a leather bag stuffed with feathers
    $600 13
After a 47-day siege, this "Gibraltar of the Confederacy" on the Mississippi fell
    $600 9
One of the year's Top 40 songs, it's where "poor" B.J. Royal was in 1965
    $600 19
U.S. mass production of this drug became possible by discovery of a mold on cantaloupe
    $600 5
Both as director and on the sound track he was "voice of God" for 1964's "The Bible"
    $600 25
This "mud eel" doesn't look at all like the sailor-snaring singing nymphs that share its name
    $600 24
Of the Walker, Curtis, & Ryder Cups, the 1 played for by U.S. & British women
    $800 14
Last state to secede & 1st to be readmitted to the Union
    $800 10
The story of impending divorce, it's what Cher told the children to do in 1967
    $800 20
About 1 in 5 U.S. doctors received all or part of education in this Midwest city
    DD: $600 6
Possession of the Wicked Witch of the West that Dorothy brings back to the Wizard of Oz
    $1000 15
On Oct.19,1864, 22 Confederates in uniform raided town of St. Albans in this New England state
    $1000 21
In 1600s, his book on blood circulation started modern physiology
    $1000 7
Before becoming a comedian, Lou Costello had this movie job

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rocky Mike Mary
$4,800 $4,100 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Year when 1st test-tube baby was born, Oscar turned 50, & John Paul II became pope

Final scores:

Rocky Mike Mary
$8,300 $8,100 $3,800
2-day champion: $12,000 2nd place: Hitachi stereo system + Action Recliners by Lane recliner 3rd place: Helbros his & hers watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rocky Mike Mary
$4,700 $4,300 $3,900
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,900

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Game tape date: 1985-08-19
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