Show #142 - Tuesday, March 26, 1985

Steven Rogitz game 3.
Single-player Final Jeopardy!


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Dolores Kimball, a computer operator from Hollister, California

Bill Houck, a radio broadcast producer originally from McHenry, Illinois

Steven Rogitz, a letter carrier from Gardena, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

P’S & Q’S
(Alex: In quotation marks. ... Speaking of HOLD IT, I got ahead of myself, there. P’S & Q’S are not in quotation marks, but they should be, and you know what that means. They will appear in the answers.)
    $100 3
World’s first human heart transplant operation was performed in this country
    $100 26
What “a bird in the hand is worth”
    $100 4
What you do to a thirst to stop it
    $100 1
Today they’re Bruce Wayne & Jason Todd
    $100 12
Most inhabitants of this country speak a form of German called Schwyzerdutsch
    $100 19
Type of moustache, or where you hold on to a bicycle
    $200 8
In May, this country ordered U.N. peace-keeping forces out of Sinai Peninsula
    $200 15
Part of a novel you follow to find out whodunit
    $200 2
Psychiatrist Wm. Marston developed the lie detector & this well-developed Amazon
    $200 13
This country’s Princess Caroline library specializes in children's literature
    $200 20
Sport where you might put a half Nelson hold on Ricky Nelson
    $300 9
North American city that staged Expo ’67
    $300 16
With a capital “P”, a Slavic language, but without one, nail gloss
    $300 5
Underwater city once ruled by Aquaman in D.C. comics & Submariner in Marvels
    $300 14
Day of the year the French celebrate “le jour de l’an”
    $300 21
It holds 9 candles on the 8th day of Hanukkah
    DD: $1,900 10
In ’67 it became 1st Asian country to explode an H-bomb
    $400 17
The answer to a division problem
    $400 6
Woozy Winks was partner to this “Sultan of Stretch”
    $400 24
Every European nation except Andorra & Albania signed this in Finland in 1975
    $400 22
Pepperdine University in Malibu holds this semi-annual TV competition
    $500 11
Argentine-born doctor, later Guatemalan & then Cuban official, killed in Bolivia
    $500 18
French for “tail”, it’s a braid of hair
    $500 7
Where Superboy lived with Ma & Pa Kent
    $500 25
Number of oceans touched by Europe
    $500 23
It holds the saddle on the horse

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Steve Bill Dee
$200 $0 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Bill Dee
$1,300 $400 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
It “goeth before destruction & a fall”
    $200 2
New York “Knicks” is short for this
    $200 13
After Battle of Little Bighorn, Sitting Bull & his followers fled to this country
    $200 7
Soviet premier who said “We will bury you”
    $200 21
$148,500 was paid at a 1983 Sotheby’s auction for a Warhol silkscreen of this late singer
    $200 18
The world’s largest living thing is the General Sherman Tree in this U.S. state
    $400 10
“A fair woman without discretion is as a jewel” in this animal’s snout
    $400 3
Hockey star who won 1st of 5 consecutive MVP awards at age 19
    $400 14
Algonquin tribe for whom New York City’s central island is named
    $400 8
Only kings left will be “of England, hearts, diamonds, clubs & spades”, this last king of Egypt foresaw
    $400 22
Del Castagno, Tintoretto & da Vinci have all made masterpieces out of this “meal”
    $400 19
Though its outer wood is white, its dark inner wood is used for black piano keys
    $600 4
Denny McLain was last Major League pitcher to win 30 games in a season, in ’68 for this team
    $600 15
Before whites introduced horses, this animal was Plains Indians’ main beast of burden
    $600 9
Orator Wendell Phillips said “Eternal vigilance is the price of” this
    $600 23
Hand Blue Boy holds his hat in
    $600 20
Cork comes from this tree
    $800 5
In ’51 Joe Louis lost the last fight of his career to him
    $800 16
Last Indian war battle took place at this S. Dakota site
    DD: $3,100 11
“If you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost,” said this ’50s Secretary of State
    $800 24
It runs the Freer Gallery of Art & the National Portrait Gallery
    DD: $1,800 25
“Botanical” name of this Scott Joplin tune:
    $1000 6
’52 & ’56 Olympic pole vault champ, he was 1984 minor party presidential candidate
    $1000 17
Shawnee chief who tried to unite Indians against whites and died helping British in War of 1812
    $1000 12
A record album issued by this former congressman was called “Keep the Faith, Baby”

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Bill Dee
$7,400 -$1,600 -$600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Since vaccinations are not yet available, it’s most widespread of communicable childhood diseases

Final scores:

Steve Bill Dee
$1,800 -$1,600 -$600
3-day champion: $27,599 3rd place: 30" Kelvinator Appliance Company electric range with continuous cleaning oven 2nd place: Eastwind Action recliner by Lane + Benchmark Carpet Mills Shadowdance Collection carpeting

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Bill Dee
$8,800 -$1,600 -$600
37 R
(including 1 DD),
12 W
(including 2 DDs)
3 R,
4 W
3 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $6,600

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Game tape date: 1984-12-11
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