Show #154 - Thursday, April 11, 1985

Mike Day game 3.


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Melody Cadillac, a nursing student from Upland, California

Kevin Eisenberg, an elementary school teacher from Mar Vista, California

Mike Day, a finance and marketing MBA student from Columbus, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
"The Juice"
    $100 12
The British spell this dessert "J‑E‑L‑L‑Y"
    $100 16
Benjamin Siegel was called this nickname, but never to his face
    $100 6
In January, more people watched this number 1 sitcom than watched Eisenhower's inauguration
    $100 10
    $100 8
Dick's dog; see him run; see him run fast
    $200 2
Highest moneymaker ever in this sport, El Cordobes is also considered the most daring
    $200 13
In England, someone would be as slow as "treacle", not this, in January
    $200 18
His middle name of Riddle aptly describes disappearance of this former Teamsters' boss
    $200 7
In '53, one year after the U.S., this country exploded its 1st hydrogen bomb
    $200 11
To shorten a wd.
    $200 15
Hansel & Gretel would have become this cookie in the witch's oven
    $300 3
His 2,130 consecutive baseball games earned him the nickname "Iron Horse"
    $300 17
The British call them "monkeynuts"
    $300 19
As a result of Watergate, he became only U.S. Cabinet member imprisoned for a criminal act
    $300 9
Filmed in this process, "Bwana Devil" was 1st to promise "a lion in your lap & a lover in your arms"
    $300 14
Unlike love, this means having to say you're sorry
    $300 21
Sequel to "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
    $400 4
Only 1 in modern tennis history to win 5 straight Wimbledon singles titles
    $400 27
"Cream cheese" to British weight watchers
    $400 20
"Fortunate" mafioso deported to Italy in '46, but allowed back into the U.S. in '62 for burial
    $400 23
Her release of "There'll Be Some Changes Made", came a year after her sexual change was made
    $400 22
A Latin "Hail, Mary"
    $400 24
It's what Gulliver found wrong with the people of Brobdingnag
    DD: $500 5
In '84, Daley Thompson took the decathlon Olympic record away from this "gold"en boy
    $500 28
The British wouldn't smoke a "joint"; they'd cook it this way
    $500 26
A good "case" can be made for these assistant diplomats
    $500 25
Disney owed both Cinderella & Snow White to this collaborating pair

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Mike Kevin Melody
$1,700 -$100 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Kevin Melody
$4,300 $1,600 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
From east to west, this desert covers parts of 10 countries
    $200 9
Common name for the timpani
    $200 1
Hollow muscle at the center of the Baby Fae controversy
    $200 13
Sandburg's "City of Big Shoulders"
    $200 5
Son of Venus, he played matchmaker with a bow & arrow
    $200 12
First teamed in 1926, their trademarks were tie twiddling & head scratching
    $400 18
Angola formerly belonged to this country
    DD: $1,500 10
Perfect pitch producer that sounds like this when used
    $400 2
Teeth in front of the canines used for biting
    $400 14
Fred Allen called it "a place where people from Iowa mistake each other for movie stars"
    $400 7
As her name implies, this nymph could only repeat the last word she heard
    $400 22
In the '79 prequel, Tom Berenger & William Katt played these lovable rogues
    $600 19
South Africa's vast open grasslands
    $600 11
Russian guitar, it comes in six sizes that together constitute a band
    $600 3
Every day, this has to filter, humidify & warm or cool about 500 cubic feet of air
    $600 15
"The home of the bean & the cod, where the Lowells talk to the Cabots, & the Cabots talk only to God"
    $600 8
A youth loved by Aphrodite, this name now refers to any handsome young man
    $800 24
Instrument played by Jack Benny in his famous 1945 film
    $800 4
Set of 3 tiny bones which are the only ones fully developed at birth
    $800 16
JFK called it "a city of southern efficiency & northern charm"
    $800 20
He agreed to hold up the sky while Atlas got the Golden Apples of the Hesperides for him
    $1000 6
1 of 2 areas, aside from the underarms, with the largest concentration of sweat glands
    $1000 21
According to "Mad" Magazine, it's "not really dull", just overshadowed by exciting Camden, NJ
    $1000 23
Water god & lord of the "great river encircling the earth" that was named for him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Kevin Melody
$9,200 $2,200 -$3,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Besides "A Midsummer Night's Dream", the other Shakespearean play with a season in title

Final scores:

Mike Kevin Melody
$10,000 $4,300 -$3,700
3-day champion: $26,600 2nd place: Speed Queen washer & dryer and Vitamix bread maker & home yogurt factory 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & hers watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Kevin Melody
$8,100 $2,200 -$3,700
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
9 R,
4 W
9 R,
11 W

Combined Coryat: $6,600

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Game tape date: 1984-12-18
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