Show #303 - Wednesday, November 6, 1985

Harvey Becker game 2.


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Tom Saitta, a lawyer originally from Buffalo, New York

Mary Clare O'Grady, a full-time mother and part-time underwriter from Chicago, Illinois

Harvey Becker, an attorney turned writer from Old Bridge, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 17
He may have won the race with the hare but the eagle & the crow had him for lunch
    $100 1
While casino gambling is legal throughout Nevada, in New Jersey it's legal only there
    $100 2
An action doll & adult vitamins are among merchandizing of this Stallone character
    $100 9
In museums this is controlled to keep paintings & fabrics from fading
    $100 12
To get to the other side
    $200 19
Hercules & the wagoner tells us, "The gods help them that" do this
    DD: $500 3
The 2 New Jersey boys heard here:

"Say you walk into a restaurant... you know what that cow gives... you gotta take it away..."
    $200 5
In 1984 this moppet was a "Firestarter"
    $200 18
In 1683, the 1st public museum, the Ashmolean opened at this British university
    $200 13
To hold up his pants
    $300 25
Called "king of the meat eaters" since was the largest meat eater ever, on land
    $300 22
In exchange for not being eaten it later freed the lion from a trap
    $300 4
In 1783 this university town served briefly as U.S. capital
    $300 7
In 1985 as Brewster he had "Millions"
    $300 20
Of the approximately 18,000 museums in the world 1/3 are in this nation
    $300 14
A newspaper or a sunburned zebra
    $400 26
Though the Archaeopteryx had teeth & bony tail, it is considered the earliest of these
    $400 23
Killing this proved greed often overreaches itself
    $400 6
Nationally televised annual event that takes place in New Jersey each September
    $400 10
The "Raging Bull" who wanted to be "The King of Comedy"
    $400 21
Museum is from Greek for a "shrine sacred to these"
    $400 15
Take away his credit card
    $500 27
Most dinosaur fossils found in the western U.S. are of this one whose name means three-horned face
    $500 28
How the bundle of sticks was broken to prove unity in strength
    $500 8
Heavyweight champ Arnold Cream was better known by this name which links him with his home state
    $500 11
He was court-martialed as General Billy Mitchell
    $500 24
Visitors were once required to wear court costume at this Leningrad museum
    $500 16
Why we serve everyone, sir, sit down

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

Harvey Mary Clare Tom
$1,600 -$300 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harvey Mary Clare Tom
$3,200 -$800 $3,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
About 31,000 Tennesseans fought on this side
    $200 17
Used for malting in beer, this cereal was grown by the ancient Egyptians
    $200 9
On the 1950s "Today Show" Dave Garroway was often upstaged by this chimp
    $200 25
In Greek myth the princess of Ethiopia or in Michael Crichton's book, a "Strain"
    $200 6
Tradition says Peter was crucified this way
    $200 16
The original Mouseketeers were introduced at this park's opening in 1955
    $400 2
Later president, he was only senator from a Confederate state who stayed loyal to the Union
    $400 20
The genus Ficus includes fig trees, the banyan tree & this latex laden shrub
    $400 10
The Smithsonian now displays the red cardigan of this PBS children's star
    $400 27
According to legend the 1st to arrive to celebrate his birth was an Ethiopian named Balthazar
    $400 7
Taoism began as a reaction against this Chinese religious philosophy
    $400 18
The "Big Mooseketeer", he also designed the hats
    DD: $1,700 3
A popular Yankee song calls for hanging Jeff Davis from this type of tree
    $600 21
In the 17th & 18th centuries only this mineral was more desired than sassafras as a New World export
    $600 11
Knighted by the queen this discount airline pioneer may yet start another airline
    $600 26
He was Ethiopia's last emperor
    $600 8
In 1553 this Protestant reformer had radical theologian Michael Servetus burned in Geneva
    $600 19
The incantation for Moose Cartoon Time to begin
    $800 4
The 1st shots of the Civil War were fired by cadets at this South Carolina military college
    $800 22
This aquatic sandwich & salad green belongs to the nasturtium family
    DD: $1,000 12
Also known as Baldemar Huerta, this country singer is perhaps best known for "Wasted Days & Wasted Nights"
    $800 14
The Muslim calendar dates from the 622 A.D. flight of Mohammed to this 2nd holiest city in Islam
    $800 24
These characters last names were Evans & Markham
    $1000 5
Bloodiest single day's battle in American history occurred at this Maryland creek
    $1000 23
This very expensive spice produces a yellow dye which was once the royal color of ancient Greece
    $1000 13
German legend says this Holy Roman Emperor never died but sleeps until his red beard circle the table
    $1000 15
Controversial theology of some Catholic priests who hold Catholicism & Marxism are compatible

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harvey Mary Clare Tom
$3,700 $1,800 $4,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 Great Lakes that border on Wisconsin

Final scores:

Harvey Mary Clare Tom
$7,400 $91 $2,300
2-day champion: $25,400 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harvey Mary Clare Tom
$3,300 $1,800 $4,900
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $10,000

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Game tape date: 1985-08-12
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