Show #44 - Thursday, November 8, 1984

John Genova game 2.
Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Gregory Proops, a retail sales clerk from San Francisco, California

Roberta Martinez, a music historian from Pasadena, California

John Genova, a court reporting student from North Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This household pest doesn’t eat your sweaters, its larvae do
    $100 26
Pirates’ favorite as a yo-ho-ho & a bottle of it
    $100 6
Baseball team named for how its Brooklyn fans evaded trolley cars
    $100 9
Half of a half note
    $100 13
The highest number of TV’s VHF dial
    $100 18
TV’s first Felix Unger
    $200 2
Unlike its turtle relatives, this animal always stays on land
    $200 7
With his return as player/coach, the Reds are really in the pink
    $200 11
It sounds different from a harpsichord because its strings are hit, not plucked
    $200 14
Police questioning, or a very severe burn
    $200 20
Louis Nye greeted him with “Hi-ho, Steverino!”
    $300 3
Its family unit includes a boomer, a flyer & joeys
    $300 8
First U.S. gold medalist in women’s all-around gymnastics
    $300 12
Rams 10, 49ers 7, or printed music a conductor uses
    $300 15
An excellent grade, a Barbara Feldon role or a Toto tune
    $300 21
In the ’70s, Barbara Carrera played this singing fruit spokeswoman in commercials
    $400 4
Stinging insect that’s a tarantula’s worst enemy
    $400 10
After a year in Southern California, this military feud is returning to Philadelphia
    $400 17
Strummed instrument that sounds like it wouldn’t tell the truth
    $400 16
The most common sizes of these cards are 3x5, 4x6 & 5x8
    $400 22
She played Sam on “Richard Diamond, Private Eye” & was shown only from the waist down
    $500 5
“Bovine” is to cattle as “ovine” is to these
    $500 23
The Dallas Cowboys’ first coach
    $500 19
The speed of a composition
    DD: $1,000 25
Total number of gifts given on the 5th day of Christmas:

"On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me /
Five golden rings /
Four calling birds /
Three French hens /
Two turtledoves /
And a partridge in a pear tree..."
    $500 24
Anchored the “Camel News Caravan” until Huntley & Brinkley replaced him

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

John Roberta Gregory
$400 $500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Roberta Gregory
$900 $900 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Israeli who shared ’78 Nobel Peace Prize with Sadat
    $200 6
Nationality of children in “Lord of the Flies”
    $200 23
Deposits & withdrawals from this bank consist of white & red cells
    $200 9
Italian city built on over 120 islands
    $200 1
He was such a sadist, they coined the word for him
    $200 17
He wanted a heart
    $400 8
She’s head of state of Australia, New Zealand & Canada, too
    $400 19
Country in which Hemingway’s “The Sun Also Rises” & “For Whom the Bell Tolls” is set
    $400 24
Word for widespread outbreak of a disease
    $400 10
Spanish city that lent its name to a variety of oranges
    $400 2
In ’27, this gangster set all-time record for highest gross income in a year, some $105 million
    $400 18
Silent film, radio & TV dog star
    $600 14
Deputy foreign minister under Stalin; still Russia’s foreign minister today
    $600 20
In this novel, Starbuck is the first mate & Stubb the second
    $600 25
A minor inflammation, also a word for “impetuous”
    $600 11
Beethoven, Brahms, but not Bach, made music here
    $600 3
His fellow prisoners at Alcatraz altered his nickname to “Pop Gun”
    DD: $1,200 28
Oscar-winning foreign film about a boy who refuses to grow
    DD: $2,300 15
Not president, premiere or party chief, he is still China’s top leader
    $800 21
Married name of Tolstoy heroine Anna Oblonsky
    $800 26
Finger which should not be used in taking someone’s pulse
    $800 12
Nevada’s lively ghost town near the mythical Ponderosa
    $800 4
Torquemada, who headed the Inquisition, was also confessor to this Spanish queen
    $800 29
The sound of Poe’s bells
    $1000 16
Though not a physician like his father Papa Doc, this Haitian leader is known as “Baby Doc”
    $1000 22
Nationality of Christopher Mahon, “Playboy of the Western World”
    $1000 27
Term for broken bone which breaks the skin
    $1000 13
North America’s 2nd-largest Chinatown is in this Canadian city
    $1000 5
’63 Christine Keeler affair with this war minister rocked the government of Great Britain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Roberta Gregory
$6,200 $2,300 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Along with president, these 2 must sign a bill for it to become law

Final scores:

John Roberta Gregory
$12,395 $0 $2,500
2-day champion: $21,495 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Roberta Gregory
$5,900 $2,300 $7,300
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,500

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Game tape date: 1984-09-04
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