Show #305 - Friday, November 8, 1985

Harvey Becker game 4.
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Elizabeth Kirby, a homemaker originally from San Diego, California

Tim Hedges, a media specialist from Vancouver, Washington

Harvey Becker, an attorney turned writer from Old Bridge, New Jersey (whose 3-day cash winnings total $50,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
Technical term for a vegetarian animal
    $100 7
Famed for its strength, its symbol is a bulldog
    $100 1
He was their guru
    $100 6
Deep Throat provided Woodward & Bernstein with secret info about this scandal
    $100 25
Of Latka Gravas, Louie De Palma & Elaine Nardo, the one who regularly drove a taxi on "Taxi"
    $100 17
An offense or slight
    $200 18
In the wild, gorillas eat the tree itself as well as this yellow fruit found on it
    $200 8
British term for a truck
    $200 2
In 1971 he organized 2 concerts for Bangladesh at Madison Square Garden
    $200 12
Trying to move MOVE police in this city burned down 61 houses
    $200 21
After Jessica Savitch's death Judy Woodruff replaced her on this PBS documentary series
    $300 19
This extremely common, small tropical fish was discovered by a minister in 1866 on Trinidad
    $300 9
Division of Chrysler Corp. that makes pickup trucks
    $300 3
Though "Love Me Do" was their first hit single in Britain, this song was their first to top the U.S. chart
    $300 13
1980 scandal where congressmen were caught taking bribes from bogus sheiks
    $300 27
Line from "You're In The Army Now" that provided original title for the 1950s "Phil Silvers Show"
    $300 22
You go there to visit Tom Sawyer's Island & ride on Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
    $400 20
Most animals have enzymes that convert this nutrient group into vitamin C
    $400 10
Tractor trailers are often called this, for the number of wheels they have
    $400 4
He was The Beatles drummer before Ringo
    $400 14
Claiming fraud & exploitation she's suing Tom Chiapel & Bob Guccione's magazine for a reported $400 million
    $400 26
She played Robert Young's oldest girl & Andy Griffith's best one
    $400 23
An illustration preceding the title page in a book
    DD: $500 11
This Dave Dudley number is considered the granddaddy of truck driver songs:

"Well, I pulled out of Pittsburgh, rolling down the eastern seaboard / I've got me diesel wound up and she's running like never before / There's a speed zone ahead but it's all right, I don't see a cop in sight..."
    $500 5
Only Beatle never to have been divorced
    $500 15
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall took the fall in this 1920s scandal
    $500 24
After an in-house battle she stands as sole owner of the L.A. Rams

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

Harvey Tim Elizabeth
$1,000 $400 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harvey Tim Elizabeth
$1,900 $2,200 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
He insisted on repaying an $1,100 debt though it took years to earn him this nickname
    $200 21
A recent year as seen by George Orwell
    $200 26
The Pep Boys
    $200 15
He said, leaving for Vietnam, "Pres. Johnson says the war isn't really a war without my jokes"
    $200 10
Though known for stage work he wrote the film "The Misfits" for wife, Marilyn Monroe
    $200 1
You can learn a great deal about this card game from Charles Goren
    $400 6
Because biographers say she made his life a hell on earth some consider her the worst first lady
    $400 22
Jason makes this a very unlucky day
    $400 27
Director's traditional 3 commands before the actors act
    $400 16
System of Communist supply route through Laos named for leader of North Vietnam
    $400 11
He wrote "Hay Fever" in the '20s, "Private Lives" in the '30s & "Blithe Spirit" in the '40s
    $400 2
Whether he was called Percival, Perceval or Parsifal, his quest was still this cup
    $600 7
In the election of 1860 he won none of this, his native state's, electoral votes
    $600 23
It wasted millions & some feel the talents of Aykroyd, Belushi & Spielberg
    $600 28
Rock group that had the hit "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" in 1969
    $600 17
Year in which the first ticker tape parade for Vietnam vets was held in New York
    $600 12
"Six Characters in Search of an Author" presumably never found him, their author
    $600 3
Dropping sulfur-treated rubber on a hot stove he accidentally discovered vulcanization
    DD: $1,000 8
1 of 3 Democrats who ran against him for president
    $800 24
Roy Scheider plays midwife at the birth of a new sun
    $800 29
Meaning the entirety, it's derived from the main parts of a rifle
    $800 18
First American military advisors were sent to Vietnam by this president
    $800 13
This Athenian's "The Frogs" was revived 2,375 years later with music by Stephen Sondheim
    $800 4
17th century short-pointed beard style named for the artist who used them in his portraits
    $1000 9
Lincoln was a member of this political party until it dissolved in 1856
    $1000 25
Half a weekend with a young Albert Finney
    $1000 30
Sparkly stuff extolled in "Kismet" song
    DD: $1,000 19
Besides South Vietnam, 2 other countries that fought alongside us in Vietnam
    $1000 14
He, "looked back in anger" 1956
    $1000 20
Name by which we better know the crystallized mineral halite

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harvey Tim Elizabeth
$7,300 $4,400 -$1,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

More Miss Americas have come from this populous state than any other

Final scores:

Harvey Tim Elizabeth
$4,600 $0 -$1,100
4-day champion: $55,400 2nd place: trip to Trinidad 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harvey Tim Elizabeth
$7,300 $5,900 -$100
21 R,
3 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
6 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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Game tape date: 1985-08-12
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