Show #304 - Thursday, November 7, 1985

Harvey Becker game 3.
Harvey Becker sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $25,400.
Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


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Bill Hendrickson, a college student from Lincoln, Nebraska

Karen Brown, a financial editor originally from Carlsbad, New Mexico

Harvey Becker, an attorney turned writer from Old Bridge, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
Cookie character who finally fell victim to the wily fox
    $100 17
A freebie at most restaurants, you can use the contents to read a menu in the dark
    $100 3
Baseball pitcher who won the most lifetime Major League games, 511
    $100 19
This sport uses a Salchow, Lutz, Walley & Axel jump
    $100 1
The pickled pepper Peter might have picked for stuffing green olives
    $100 2
Country bred star of "Carrie" & "Coal Miner's Daughter"
    $200 13
Some like it in the pot, 9 days old
    $200 18
According to Guinness, Joseph Hruby of Ohio has the largest collection of these stogie wrappers
    $200 4
This television father figure was born the same day as the "Father of Our Country"
    $200 20
204.824 miles per hour was the speed of the slowest car qualifying for this 1985 race
    $200 10
Often called a cross between a plum & a peach, it's actually an unfuzzy variety of peach
    $200 6
She's had the title roles as Agatha, Isadora & Julia
    $300 14
Charles & Mary Lamb simplified this author's works in their "Tales"
    $300 26
What a numismatist amasses
    $300 5
She successfully sued NBC for circulating her 1950 shows without her okay
    $300 21
In 1956, Eddie A. Rommel became the 1st Major League umpire to wear these
    $300 11
The Chinese consider it good luck to receive gifts of this tiny orange-like fruit
    $300 7
The only non-Russian to play a Russian in this comedy was Robin Williams
    $400 15
Their chubby chum Chet Morton often went along with them to follow up clues
    $400 27
These souvenirs from Europe might include a cuchara from Spain & a cuillère from France
    $400 22
Command given in a fencing match before "Are you ready?" & "Play"
    $400 24
Once considered an aphrodisiac, it's now the pale unpopular cousin to the carrot
    $400 8
At the age of 28 he played the teenager trying to warn everybody about the blob
    $500 16
His hat was made of an oak leaf, his shirt of spider web & his trousers of tiny feathers
    $500 28
In a 1965 movie they're what "The Collector" collected before collecting Samantha Eggar
    $500 23
Ashley Whippet, 3-time champion of this sport, died in March 1985 at the age of 13, or 91 in human years
    $500 25
Cousin to the cabbage that's an essential ingredient in chicken Divan
    $500 9
She was Mrs. Charles Laughton as "The Bride of Frankenstein"

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

Harvey Karen Bill
$1,000 $1,300 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harvey Karen Bill
$2,800 $2,000 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Queen Victoria affectionately called this powerful advisor "Dizzy"
    $200 12
"Time gentlemen please" is the closing cry in these British bars
    $200 13
At 14 his magic show paid him $3, now he makes millions on "Tonight"
    $200 11
Over 1/2 of the marijuana and 3/4 of the cocaine consumed in the U.S. comes from this country
    $200 6
Proper plural for the mother of spouses
    $200 25
First 3 words of the Bible
    $400 2
The great charter of English liberty
    $400 22
Percent of alcohol in 80 proof liquor
    $400 18
Australian-American called "The Sexiest Man Alive", but sorry, he's married & the father of 4
    $400 14
South America's ABC powers
    $400 7
Another name for the interrogation point
    $400 28
"When in the course of human events"
    $600 3
Now people post it, but 12th c. knights wore it
    $600 23
Sherry brandy flamed for cherries jubilee
    $600 19
Looking too much like Hayley Mills cut short this pint-sized composer's acting career
    DD: $2,500 15
While no Old World monkeys can do this, many South American ones can
    $600 8
The 17th letter of the English alphabet or a Chinese braid
    DD: $5,000 27
Proper title of the poem that begins, "'Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house"
    $800 4
Explorer who was knighted by Queen Elizabeth aboard his ship the Golden Hind
    $800 24
Drink supposedly named for California surfer who lost coordination by drinking screwdrivers with Galliano
    $800 20
7 years after disappearing from a Detroit area restaurant, his obituary appeared in the N.Y. Times
    $800 16
In 1911, Hiram Bingham discovered ruins of great medieval city Machu Picchu in this country
    $800 9
Repeating the same initial sound several times in close succession such as "Win with Willkie"
    $800 26
Beatles song that begins, "You think you've lost your love"
    $1000 5
Wellington supposedly said the Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of this school
    $1000 21
Occupation of Robert W. Davis whose wife Marty sent sexy swimsuit pictures to a Washington magazine
    $1000 17
With season from October to February, the only South American country whose national sport is baseball
    $1000 10
A verb form ending in -ing that is used a noun, such as smoking

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harvey Karen Bill
$18,300 $3,200 $1,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The only positive whole number that is the sum of the two whole numbers before it

Final scores:

Harvey Karen Bill
$25,400 $6,399 $3,300
3-day champion: $50,800 2nd place 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harvey Karen Bill
$12,000 $3,200 $1,700
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
13 R,
3 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,900

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Game tape date: 1985-08-12
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