Show #285 - Friday, October 11, 1985


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Jim Rondoni, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, California

Jeff Carnes, a classics professor from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Lynn Stark, a lawyer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ’60S
(Alex: We have high hopes for that last category.)
    $100 7
On Jan. 7, 1963, its rate was raised from 4¢ to 5¢
    $100 25
From Greek for “life writer”, it’s an author of a book on someone else’s life
    $100 20
Beer, cards, & wolves come in them
    $100 2
His appearance on covers & title pages of books of maps got them named for him
    $100 10
After months of Bill Cosby’s telling us it’s less sweet, they reformulated it to make it sweeter
    $100 1
Stage name of Phoebe Butler, professional markswoman of the Wild West
    $200 8
He established the Pres. Medial of Freedom, picked the 1st recipients, but never got to give them
    $200 28
Strong harem guards who were the human equivalent of oxen
    $200 21
If “12-day” Christmas song contained more than 1 of these, they would have formed a covey
    $200 3
During the winter this continent is said to double in area
    $200 16
The word “salary” comes from early Roman soldiers being paid with this prized seasoning
    $200 13
She had her 1st his in 1975 with “Poetry Man”
    $300 9
Author of 2 books on guerrilla warfare, he was killed in 1967 by the Bolivian Army
    $300 22
At an NBC convention you might see a muster of these
    $300 4
1 of 2 provinces Labrador is part of
    $300 17
1st created in Budapest, not France, Burger King serves breakfast on them
    $300 14
Even the fast times she spend at Ridgemont High pale to her life as Lili in “Lace”
    $400 11
Along with its erection in 1961 came a shoot-on-sight order
    $400 26
Odd job in bowling alleys phased out in 1952 by introduction of an automated machine
    $400 23
A group of swine or a 1972 Cicely Tyson film
    $400 5
Mt. Sinai is on this peninsula
    DD: $500 18
Satisfied w/single serving of over 9 tons, Guinness won’t accept new records for this food:
    $400 15
Co-founder of Nat. Congress of Mothers, early kindergarten supporter, & mommy to Wm. Randolph
    $500 12
In 1967, China & France refused to sign a treaty on peaceful use of this area
    $500 27
“Illuminating” profession Edison eliminated
    $500 24
You're in big trouble if you fall into this group of vipers
    $500 6
Mountain range you’d be in if you were sanctioned to climb the Eiger
    $500 19
From Latin meaning “to fry”, it’s any object dipped in batter & fried in hot oil

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

Lynn Jeff Jim
$100 $1,800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Jeff Jim
$0 $3,500 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Our categories for this round have already elicited some humorous responses from our three contestants...)
(Alex: Something that's very new to our program...)
(Alex: Words that sound alike but are spelled differently and mean different things.)
    $200 1
To supplement his income, this M.D. wrote “A Study in Scarlet”
    $200 23
In 1979, Pioneer II revealed its rings to be composed of ice-covered rocks
    $200 11
At age 21, Dwight Filley Davis donated this sport’s famous cup
    $200 2
The “Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp” was this Dutch master’s 1st large-scale portrait
    $400 12
Pseudonym of poet George William Russell, or 1st initials of poet Housman
    $400 24
The magazine “Gleanings in Bee Culture” published the 1st complete account of their early flights
    $400 7
It’s front line could be abbreviated LE, LT, LG, C, RG, RT, RE
    $400 25
Department store featured in the films “Splash” & “Moscow on the Hudson”
    $400 18
It can come in apple, coconut cream, or 3.14
    $400 3
Marcel Duchamp is famous for jokes like exhibiting a urinal & putting this on the Mona Lisa
    $600 16
Her father assumed the name Barrett when he inherited slave plantations in the West Indies
    DD: $4,000 26
90,002 Americans currently hold Pan Am reservations to this destination, & they’re not taking any more
    $600 8
On Mar. 11, 1986, this paper will celebrate its 100th anniversary
    DD: $1,100 13
Loaning money to a young auto maker got this Detroit store owner a car named for him
    $600 20
A habit-forming drug, or the brave female lead in a movie
    $600 4
King Tut’s tomb door, an oriental ballet, & Cubism led to this art style of the ’20s
    $800 17
Angered by American piracies of his novels, he put down the U.S. in his “Martin Chuzzlewit”
    $800 27
Hughes pres. Steven Dorfman told NASA they’d be reimbursed for trying to save one with a “fly swatter”
    $800 9
Shoichi Nakajima did it from Korea to Japan & plans to try it from Hawaii to San Francisco
    $800 14
At the turn of the century, this Chicago merchant was the world’s largest dry goods retailer
    $800 21
An herb, Morris Day’s group, or a quarter to three
    $800 5
Somber Spanish artist famous for his “The 2nd of May” & its sequel, “The 3rd of May”
    $1000 19
His “Modest Proposal” of 1729 was to cure Ireland’s overpopulation by using babies as food
    $1000 10
With a win in this April tourney, Bernhard Langer became most famous German golfer since Hermann Tissies
    $1000 15
While many chains started in New York or Chicago, his began in Kemmerer, Wyo.
    $1000 22
Masticates, or select
    $1000 6
To distinguish himself from his father, Bernardo, Giovanni Canal signed his work this way

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Jeff Jim
$2,800 $11,800 $9,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For 2 years, NBC didn’t call it “Saturday Night Live” because of 18 wk. ABC “SNL” series starring him

Final scores:

Lynn Jeff Jim
$0 $5,195 $5,700
3rd place: his & hers Jules Jurgensen Classic Series diamond dial watches 2nd place: Buck Stove "whole-house heating system" + Knight of New Zealand rug of 4 joined matched lambskins New champion: $5,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lynn Jeff Jim
$2,800 $11,300 $5,700
9 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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Game tape date: 1985-07-29
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