Show #284 - Thursday, October 10, 1985

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The heavyweight class in wrestling is 220 lb.s or this round number of kilograms
    $100 6
Millionaires Benjamin Guggenheim & John Jacob Astor went down with this ship
    $100 22
Reach for the sky
    $100 7
Process of printing through a piece of fine cloth, usually silk
    $100 13
According to John Donne what "No man" is
    $100 18
The "Ties" that bind Michael J. Fox
    $200 2
In this event you can snatch, jerk or press
    $200 27
In film it's been captained by Charles Laughton, Trevor Howard & Anthony Hopkins
    $200 23
Redeye was only one term for it
    $200 8
The art of molding paste & pulp, or a 1970 Dionne Warwick song
    $200 14
2000 years ago the Roman poet Lucretius wrote that "One man's food can be" this "to another"
    $200 19
They played "Saturday Night Live's" two wild & crazy guys looking for foxes
    $300 3
Gold medalist Johnny Weissmuller was the 1st to swim this distance in less than 1 minute
    DD: $1,000 28
Comic opera where you hear this song:

"We sail the ocean blue / And our saucy ship's a beauty / We're sober men and true / And attentive to our duty / When the balls whistle free / O'er the bright blue sea / We stand to our guns all day / When at anchor we ride / On the Portsmouth tide / We have plenty of time for play / Ahoy! Ahoy!..."
    $300 24
A sodbuster was a farmer, but a sinbuster was this
    $300 9
Named for an 18th century French finance minister, these black paper cutouts came to mean "cheap portraitures"
    $300 15
Town in which "There was no joy because Might Casey has struck out"
    $300 12
Famous literary figure eaten by Foxy Loxy
    $400 4
Appropriately, flying Dutchman is one event in this sport
    $400 25
Hobble your lip
    $400 10
Display case of memento-filled compartments, sound like sparring with imaginary opponents
    $400 16
"My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing" these
    $400 20
Film where Richard Farnsworth played an Old West outlaw learning about modern times
    $500 5
In 1968, a West German attacked his horse in frustration during this 5-event sport
    $500 26
Oklahoma rain meant this kind of storm
    $500 11
From French, meaning "noose", it's what every kid makes at camp
    $500 17
He wrote, "All hope abandon ye who enter here"
    $500 21
This flower is the source for the heart-stimulating drug digitalis

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

Michael Kim Lynn
$900 $500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kim Lynn
$900 $1,300 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
New York City dentist whose "Riders of the Purple Sage" made him a popular Western novelist
    $200 1
Galileo attempted to measure its speed by having men with lanterns on hills flash each other
    $200 26
In song, Johnny Cash says he does this because "you're mine"
    $200 9
It opens with Tevye touting, "Tradition"
    $200 15
Hers was the longest reign in English history
    $200 19
Dancers in a 1796 ballet performed this feat later made famous in a Peter Pan production
    $400 7
Punning author of light verse who wrote, "Cats have kittens, bats have bittens"
    $400 2
Nature, according to ancient scientists, abhors it
    $400 27
Railroad in Monopoly that fits this category
    $400 12
John Van Druten's "I Am a Camera" developed into this musical picture of pre-war Germany
    $400 17
In 19th c. Garibaldi helped King Victor Emmanuel unite this peninsula
    $400 20
In 1944 this Caribbean ruler appeared as an extra in Esther Williams' film "Bathing Beauty"
    $600 8
"Cuckoo's Nest" author whose lifestyle was the subject of Tom Wolfe's "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
    $600 3
Prepared from alcohol by the action of chloride of lime, it can put you to sleep
    $600 13
In "I'd Rather Be Right" George M. Cohan played him, the first sitting president to be featured in a Broadway musical
    $600 18
Louis XVIII became of France after this ruler's exile in 1814
    $600 21
It was the instrument of E. Power Biggs
    $800 10
She chronicled her lover Dashiell Hammett's battle with McCarthyism in "Scoundrel Time"
    $800 4
Avogadro's number is the total of these atom groups in a mole of any substance
    $800 14
A Pulitzer-prize winning book by James Michener became this Pulitzer-prize winning show
    $800 24
Illiterate himself, this great Frankish ruler founded a palace school which he attended with wife & children
    $800 22
As 1 word it's an American Indian sport, as 2 a city in Wisconsin
    $1000 11
"A Place in the Sun" with Montgomery Cliff & Elizabeth Taylor was based on this Theodore Dreiser classic
    DD: $900 5
As the word implies, every carbohydrate contains these 3 common elements
    $1000 16
Gene Kelly originally played this cad who bewitched, bothered & bewildered the ladies
    $1000 25
To learn about building a navy, this great czar worked as a ship's carpenter in Holland
    $1000 23
The odds are 35-1 against throwing either of these 2 numbers in a single toss of the dice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Kim Lynn
$5,600 $300 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Though a leader in wheat production, this country also imports more wheat than any other

Final scores:

Michael Kim Lynn
$11,199 $1 $12,000
2nd place 3rd place New champion: $12,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Kim Lynn
$6,700 $300 $9,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
21 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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Game tape date: 1985-07-29
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