Show #54 - Thursday, November 22, 1984

Game entered from audiorecording. Missing prizes.


Alan Weiner, a newspaper reporter from Seattle, Washington

Veronica Gonzalez Rubio, an apprentice film director originally from Ecuador, South America

Richard Landon, a restaurant manager from Santa Cruz, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Name of French national anthem comes from the name of this French city
    $100 22
French word for a drink or wine taken as an appetizer
    $100 4
At the theater they should still take the aisle seat
    $100 10
Traded his female finery on "M*A*S*H" for a suit & tie on "AfterMASH"
    $100 9
Since '64 it's waved for Richard Petty 7 times at Daytona
    $100 19
Chapeau-ed Dr. Seuss' hero
    $200 2
Noted for its Harbour Bridge & shell-shaped opera house
    $200 23
It's what makes a whiskey sour, sour
    $200 5
2-letter title many modern women prefer
    $200 13
Meredith Baxter Birney is hippie mom to straight-laced Michael Fox in this series
    $200 11
Monochromatic flag appropriate for Lee at Appomattox & Napoleon at Waterloo
    $200 20
Fingered game with a loop of string
    DD: $100 3
Its baseball team is named for '67 World's Fair held there
    $300 6
Standard tip for a flight attendant
    $300 14
Left his "Prairie" home for a "Highway to Heaven"
    $300 12
The only state flag with a picture of George Washington
    $300 21
Felonious felines, Batman! She's been played by 3 different actresses
    $400 7
Black urban complex outside Johannesburg, acronym of South Western Townships
    $400 15
Toothsome twosome who are "Partners in Crime" this season on NBC
    $400 17
It bears the crosses of St. Andrew, St. George & St. Patrick
    $500 8
Chinese city that's a Portuguese colony
    $500 16
Though she lost her "Hart", she stars in miniseries "Mistral's Daughter"
    $500 18
System of signaling using handheld flags

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 7):

Richard Veronica Alan
$700 $300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Veronica Alan
$1,900 $400 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Boiling point of H2O on the Celsius scale
    $200 1
Second A-bomb used in the war used on this city
    $200 16
Newsweek described her as proving gymnasts don't all have to be anorexic
    $200 2
Number of games to win a normal set in tennis
    $200 15
Number of presidents born outside North America
    $200 26
Barnum's famous pachyderm he said died on railroad tracks to save a friend
    $400 12
Primary gas component in air
    $400 3
In '43 this country quit the Axis & declared war on Germany
    $400 19
Molly Pitcher was awarded a pension for having fought in this war
    $400 7
Indoor sport dominated by Willie Mosconi from 1941-57
    $400 18
William Henry Harrison's grandson who was also a president
    $600 13
Chart of elements arranged by atomic number
    $600 4
It took 5 destroyers, 2 battleships, a cruiser & air assistance to sink this German battleship
    $600 20
Earned law degree at age 54 after having founded an Eagle Forum & stopped ERA
    $600 8
Number of completed innings which make a baseball game official
    $600 23
When the Gregorian calendar was adopted his birth date changed from Feb. 11 to Feb. 22
    $800 14
Sodium hydroxide used in making pretzels & unclogging drains
    $800 5
Under Hitler Joseph Goebbels was minister of this
    DD: $1,000 21
Largest American city to ever have a woman mayor
    $800 9
Though goaltending in hockey is essential, in this sport it's illegal
    $800 24
1st president to wear a beard
    $1000 17
Neutral number on the pH scale
    $1000 6
After betraying Norway to the Nazis, his name became synonymous with traitor
    $1000 22
Author of "The Feminine Mystique"; many consider her the founder of women's lib movement
    $1000 10
Length of a polo field
    DD: $1,500 25
"Rough & Ready" president whose son-in-law was pres. of the Confederacy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Veronica Alan
$8,600 -$400 $2,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Balanchine called him "the most interesting, inventive & elegant dancer of our time"

Final scores:

Richard Veronica Alan
$9,000 -$400 $5,300
2-day champion: $17,400 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Veronica Alan
$8,100 $700 $2,700
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
8 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,500

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Game tape date: 1984-09-11
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