Show #37 - Tuesday, October 30, 1984

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


John Noble, a bank manager originally from Hershey, Pennsylvania

Mary Landra, a former naval officer from Calabasas, California

Peter Lalos, a fundraiser from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,800)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
Swiss national hero known for shooting apple off his son's head
    $100 5
When James Naismith invented it in 1891 he used peach baskets
    $100 17
Will Rogers said it has made more liars out of the American people than golf
    $100 22
Fairy tale animal usually referred to as big & bad
    $100 6
He's smarter than the average bear
    $100 8
The Irish kind has an E, the Scottish doesn't
    $200 24
Johanna Spyri's children's classic about a mountain girl
    $200 4
In a perfect game in this sport you score 300
    $200 18
You pay it when buying a yacht or playing Monopoly
    $200 21
Nosferatu, Dracula & Barnabas
    $200 7
He was Samantha's Uncle Arthur & "Hollywood Squares" center
    $200 9
From "voda", meaning water in Russian
    $300 25
2 of its 4 national languages
    $300 1
Joan Benoit's road race
    $300 19
American colonists insisted on having this with their taxation
    $300 11
Family name of the kings who ruled Palestine at the time of Jesus
    $300 14
Call letters aired by Venus Flytrap & Dr. Johnny Fever
    $300 10
Slaves, molasses & this liquor made up the colonial triangular trade
    $400 26
The gnomes of Zurich
    $400 2
The Smurfs catch passes while the Hogs block for this NFL team
    $400 20
What the taxing IRS examination of your returns is called
    $400 12
He shot the man who shot JFK
    $400 15
Primates played by Nesmith, Jones, Tork & Dolenz in a '60s series
    $500 3
After surviving car wreck this former Dodger catcher wrote, "It's Good to Be Alive"
    $500 13
The accused in these trials included von Ribbentrop, Goering & Hess
    $500 16
City that was the original home of American Bandstand

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Peter Mary John
$1,000 $500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Mary John
$2,400 $1,000 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
What early 19th c. abolitionists wanted to abolish
    $200 13
Time of day one can see newswomen Sawyer, London & Pauley
    $200 1
Capital city 60 miles from Mt. Fuji
    $200 11
Color of ink used for negative entries in an account ledger
    $200 24
'50s kid show featuring Princess Summerfall Winterspring
    $200 21
Captain of the Jolly Roger & enemy of Peter Pan
    $400 8
War fought by the Doughboys
    $400 5
They ended their newscast with "Goodnight, Dave. Goodnight, Chet".
    $400 2
It's the largest river of the Sahara Desert
    $400 22
Their goods go under the hammer
    $400 27
The four seasons of "Scarborough Fair"
    $400 20
Christopher Plummer played this "Sound of Music" patriarch
    $600 3
They were released the day Carter left office
    $600 14
He was and you weren't
    $600 6
2 of its states are Victoria & Queensland
    $600 23
Check cashing term meaning to sign on the back
    $600 17
Some believe this legendary English pirate's treasure is yet to be found
    $800 4
Most historians consider this backwoodsman, not Jefferson, the 1st Democratic president
    $800 15
Correspondent we go "On the Road" with Sunday morning
    $800 10
The continent Israel is on
    $800 25
The practice of hiring more workers than a job needs, or furnishing grandma's sleeping quarters
    $800 18
He discovered Australia, New Zealand & Hawaii
    $1000 7
In 1767 all Townshend Act taxes were repealed except the one on this
    $1000 16
He began his shows with, "Good evening Mr. & Mrs. North America and all the ships at sea"
    $1000 12
Only North American country to touch South America
    DD: $100 26
Word said to be derived from the practice of trimming coins held in trust with a bezel
    $1000 28
Alan Alda's film "The Four Seasons" used this composer's "Four Seasons"
    $1000 19
Walt Whitman poem lamenting Lincoln's death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Mary John
$7,900 $2,600 $5,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Members of this acting family starred in "Grand Hotel", the Dr. Kildare films & "E.T."

Final scores:

Peter Mary John
$11,805 $5,200 $11,800
3-day champion: $32,605 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Peter Mary John
$8,000 $2,600 $5,900
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1984-08-29
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