Show #292 - Tuesday, October 22, 1985


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Ginny Crispell, an English teacher from Port Jefferson, New York

Lee Aronsohn, a writer originally from White Plains, New York

Larry Zelenak, a professor originally from Tacoma, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Until Emma Nutt said "Number, please" in 1878, it was a men-only occupation
    $100 1
If you order a BLT sandwich, you'll get this
    $100 4
Counting its chirps in 14 seconds & adding 40 should give you the current temp., by Jiminy
    $100 17
The term "yam" is commonly but incorrectly applied to this vegetable
    $100 11
In 1971, when People's Republic was admitted to U.N., how U.S. voted
    $100 16
"Circus" is Latin for these, of which most large American circuses have 3
    $200 9
Sadie Orchard was one of few women drivers of this old transport
    $200 2
Much-transferred employees of this company say that IBM can also stand for "I've been moved"
    $200 5
To replace "it looks like a big duck", in 1803 Luke Howard classified them as cirrus, stratus, etc.
    $200 18
To a botanist, Prunus avium; it garnishes sundaes & slot machines
    $200 21
Henry P'u-Yi, last person to hold this office, obtained it at age 2 & lost it in 1912 when he was 6
    $200 20
1982 audiences flipped, flipped, flipped, flipped over 1st person to complete this trapeze feat
    $300 10
NYC's Lorna Kelley was 1st female art auctioneer for this London-based auction house
    $300 3
A dispatch from UPI comes from this organization
    $300 12
Formed by refraction & reflection of light by water droplets, 2 people can never see the same one
    $300 19
State which produces more plums than all others combined, though many reach market in different form
    $300 27
Semimilitary organizations of young people formed during Mao's Cultural Revolution
    $300 22
In 1826, Howe & Turner were 1st to present their shows in one of these
    $400 14
In 1876, Juliet Corson opened 1st American school to teach this domestic art
    $400 6
Some 2 million youngsters participate in these P.A.L. programs across the country
    $400 13
About 1/3 of all lightning victims lose their lives when seeking shelter under these
    DD: $500 24
Food referred to in title of this tune:

["Instrumental music plays"]
    $400 28
During this war, Gen. Joseph Stilwell became 1st American ever to command a Chinese army
    $400 23
As a funambulist, this performer needs a well-balanced disposition
    $500 15
1920's "Winnie Winkle" was 1st of these to feature a career-girl as central character
    $500 8
These ATM's are becoming more & more common at banks
    $500 26
Gallegos, Santa Anas, & cockeyed bobs for example
    $500 25
Though winter quarters have moved to Venice, Fla., this site of Ringling Museum is still "Circus City"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Larry Lee Ginny
$900 $500 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Lee Ginny
$1,900 $2,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In 1793, this country's Committee of Public Safety instituted the Reign of Terror
    $200 24
When it flows above the ground, magma is called this
    $200 2
After being forced to kill a Union soldier, she says, "I'll think about that tomorrow"
    $200 16
Experimental animal whose name has come to mean the subject of any experiment
    $200 1
A synagogue official who sings liturgical music, played in "The Jazz Singer" not by Eddie but Al
    $200 10
What newsboys shout so you'll "read all about it"
    $400 21
Threatened with excommunication, this Reformation leader publicly burned the bull
    $400 25
Archbishop Ussher said it occurred on Sun., Oct. 23, 4004 B.C., but geology proves the date was wrong
    $400 6
Actor so good in "This Gun for Hire", he was asked to "come back" in "Shane"
    $400 17
Wild Aussie dog who feeds on the wallaby
    DD: $1,000 4
Famous traditional American hymn, or what some call "A View to a Kill's" Ms. Jones
    $400 11
It "takes a licking & keeps on ticking"
    $600 22
In power until 1975, after the axis defeat he was labeled "last of the fascist dictators"
    $600 27
Created by perpetual snow, they move when weight on top causes bottom to turn plastic & flow
    DD: $600 7
In "42nd Street", she was told, "You're going out a youngster, but you've got to come back a star"
    $600 18
Mild-mannered at Sea World but fierce in the wild, attacking seals, penguins, & even blue whales
    $600 5
In Latin this famous church piece is called "Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus"
    $600 14
Arthur's supernatural sword
    $800 23
It was the middle rank between apprentice & master workman in a 17th century craft guild
    $800 8
"Let's get outta here" is said to hold this record
    $800 19
Sleepy "Alice in Wonderland" partygoer who was served as a delicacy at Roman parties
    $800 12
He sang, "Let's Stay Together", but left soul singing for gospel & preaching
    $800 15
French for "chessboard", it's the British version of our treasury
    $1000 9
Film of theater life in which Katharine Hepburn croons, "The calla lilies are in bloom again"
    $1000 20
When the males spar with one another, it's called "necking"
    $1000 13
General name for music played during the passing around of the money plate
    $1000 26
Excellent authors Henry James, James Joyce, & James Jones also chose to be this "ex"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Lee Ginny
$5,100 $3,000 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th century engineering feat whose slogan was "the land divided, the world united"

Final scores:

Larry Lee Ginny
$6,100 $3,000 $7,600
2nd place: Maytag washer & dryer & Radio Flyer Town & Country wager & row cart 3rd place: Panasonic TV New champion: $7,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Larry Lee Ginny
$4,500 $3,500 $6,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1985-08-05
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