Show #266 - Monday, September 16, 1985

Jay Rosenberg game 2.
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Capt. Kimberly Power, an Air Force officer originally from Manhasset, New York

Missy Williamson, a student originally from Phoenix, Arizona

Jay Rosenberg, a professor from Chapel Hill, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 13
Though thought of as an early car, it was built by the Stanley Twins Company until 1924
    $100 5
January 8, 1985 was the 50th anniversary of this "king"'s birth
    $100 16
Out standing in his field, he frightens birds, but not television's Mrs. King
    $100 1
Billy Scudder plays this classic Chaplin character as non-speaking spokesman for IBM
    $100 21
It took its first vacation from New York in 100 years to appear in the '85 Rose Parade
    $100 8
South Dakota region named for its poor farmland, not for rough frontiersmen
    $200 14
Yep. He & Clark Gable bought the only 2 SSJ Duesenbergs sold
    $200 6
Highest paid of all opera singers, tickets to this tenor's performances were often auctioned off
    $200 17
Valued at over $16.5 billion, this illegal substance is America's 2nd largest cash crop
    $200 2
"The nighttime sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, fever, so you can rest medicine"
    $200 22
In 1984, the Space Shuttle's arm was used not only to retrieve a satellite, but to fix this clogged item
    $200 9
What the Hatfields & McCoys had between them, or a Neil Sedaka 1975 hit
    $300 15
In 1908, the Model K of this luxury car was the first to use standard interchangeable parts
    $300 18
During the Middle Ages, oxen were replaced by this animal, which can pull a plow 3-4 times faster
    $300 3
Campaign begun in 1954, it featured a doorbell's ding-dong followed by these 2 words
    $300 23
Established in 1908 by Attorney General Charles Bonaparte, "Federal" wasn't added to its title until 1935
    $300 10
The four most common strokes in this sport are the lob, drop, drive & smash
    $400 19
Large single-crop farms in tropical & subtropical areas are often called this
    $400 4
It's what Choo-Choo Charlie used to make his engine run
    DD: $400 24
In 1918, the Post Office issued stamps in 6¢, 16¢ & 24¢ denominations for this new service
    $400 11
To tease unkindly, word from practice of placing this animal in a barrel & sending a dog in after
    $500 20
Farmland covers about this fraction of the U.S.
    $500 7
Claim of the Cross Your Heart bra
    $500 12
In the military, what being AWOL or in prison is referred to

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

Jay Missy Kimberly
$100 $1,400 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Missy Kimberly
$1,300 $1,200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Fleet-footed Jack Dawkins earned this nimble nickname in "Oliver Twist"
    $200 7
State flower of Texas, it's the name of a Houston football bowl
    $200 1
All men must serve in the militia or pay a tax in this nation known for its neutrality
    $200 17
Moon Unit Zappa's big hit, for sure
    $200 8
Now with the Padres, his father drove the Dodger team bus when he was a boy
    $200 12
The name "France" is derived from this Germanic tribe
    $400 3
One time tour manager to an actor, he's best remembered for his 1897 tale of a Romanian count
    $400 11
Tropical flowering household plant in colors from white to purple named for its native continent
    $400 25
In a club or organization, this military officer keeps order
    $400 18
Though he had no comment, this new prince made headlines & magazine covers in mid-June
    $400 9
Versatile athlete who still holds the women's world record for a baseball throw of 296 feet
    $400 13
It extends along the Mediterranean beginning at Hyeres eastward to the Italian border
    $600 4
It recounted Rudolf Rassendyll's rule of Ruritania
    $600 22
Lightning-fast symbol of Floral Transworld Delivery found on florists' front doors
    $600 19
She caused fashion controversy with black satin knickers worn at a summit meeting
    $600 10
It's said he said, "It isn't over 'til it's over"
    DD: $1,000 14
1964 film opera shot on location in a French port city & remembered for this theme

"If it takes forever / I will wait..."
    $800 5
Epic poem that's considered the first great work of English literature
    $800 23
Flower once sacred to India, China & Egypt which shares its name
with mythical plant of daydreams
    DD: $1,700 20
Top grossing film of 12 sequels released that year, it even outdrew its two predecessors
    $800 15
In 1958, he gave France a new constitution establishing the Fifth Republic
    $1000 6
According to Alexander Pope, this is the proper study of mankind
    $1000 24
Greek for "star", name for the flower with many ray-like petals
    $1000 21
Colorful Texas-based airline, it was the first major one to file for bankruptcy
    $1000 16
French marechal proclaimed a hero after WWI, but branded a traitor after WWII

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jay Missy Kimberly
$9,800 $2,000 $1,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Though better known for TV work, she won an Oscar for 1971's "The Last Picture Show"

Final scores:

Jay Missy Kimberly
$9,000 $4,000 $1,900
2-day champion: $24,400 2nd place: Panasonic 25" monitor receiver + Stiffel lamps 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jay Missy Kimberly
$8,900 $2,000 $1,400
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
8 R,
1 W
6 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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Game tape date: 1985-07-02
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