Show #138 - Wednesday, March 20, 1985


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Gayle Pemberton, a college professor originally from St. Paul, Minnesota

Roger Golden, an attorney from Encino, California

Steve Grant, a sales consultant originally from Newton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And those of you with good memories will recall that some time ago we had a category called WOOD. We're bringing back, by popular demand, [*]. By the way, the popular demand came from the researcher who prepared the answers in this category. We'll find out soon enough how well it works.)
    $100 1
The saltiest as well as the lowest body of water on Earth
    $100 19
This vowel is 6th letter from the end of the alphabet
    $100 6
World premiere for "Gone with the Wind" was held in this city
    $100 11
Houston mayor Kathy Whitmire & actor Dustin Hoffman tied for 10th place on his worst-dressed women list
    $100 14
In "Jack & the Beanstalk", what the ogre smelled
    $100 24
Jed Clampett whiled away the hours with this hobby on his front porch
    $200 2
The George Washington Bridge spans it
    $200 20
A person's initials combined in one design
    $200 7
Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Oddjob & Dr. No
    $200 12
Newsweek ran these diaries one week & a "stern" rebuke the next
    $200 16
Items other than porridge that Goldilocks sampled
    $300 3
Rapid U.S. river which empties into Mexico's Gulf of California
    $300 21
Middle initial of silent star Francis Bushman
    $300 8
Wall coating that WWII Oscars were "cast" in
    $300 13
'83 World Series champs
    $300 17
James, a Shriner, or construction occupation of the 3rd little pig
    $400 4
The sacred Ganges river flows into this bay
    DD: $800 22
Word formed by the postal abbreviations of Delaware, Massachusetts & North Dakota
    $400 9
Though best known as an actor, he directed "The Alamo" & "The Green Berets"
    $400 15
In January he made news by resigning from the Joffrey Ballet
    $400 18
A statue of the 4 "town musicians", a dog, cat, rooster and donkey, stands in this German town
    $500 5
Lake Baikal, deepest in the world, is in this East Block country
    $500 23
'84 Fall TV series with the shortest title
    $500 10
Movie that begins with Jane Fonda stripping out of her spacesuit while floating in air
    $500 25
A Santa Monica jury ruled he was defrauded by companion Erin Fleming

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Steve Roger Gayle
$2,100 -$700 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Roger Gayle
$3,600 $0 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
While Britain was preoccupied with the war, 1916 Easter Rebellion broke out there
    $200 1
Seismology is the study of this
    $200 15
In his "farewell" to this island, Harry Belafonte's "heart was down, his head was turning around"
    $200 12
"There is no joy in Mudville" because "mighty Casey" has done this
    $200 4
The "Bluegrass Capital"
    $200 9
"Clowns" in Jason Robards movie, or years in a millenium
    $400 3
Feminine nickname of 2 famous German long-range guns
    $400 16
These limestone deposits rise from the ground of caves
    $400 21
Besides this, Rodgers & Hart "took the Bronx and Staten Island, too"
    $400 17
What Ralph Waldo Emerson suggested you "hitch your wagon to"
    $400 5
Oldest capital in U.S., today it's popular artist colony in the Southwest
    $400 10
In a perfect game of baseball, the pitcher faces this many batters
    $600 22
In '69, The Ventures had a #4 hit with this theme of TV's longest continuous-running police show
    $600 18
WWI poet Alan Seeger did indeed "have a rendezvous" with it
    $600 6
Last capital on Mississippi before it empties into Gulf of Mexico
    $600 11
Dante constructed his epic "Divine Comedy" on this mystical number
    $800 23
Where Bertie Higgins "had it all just like Bogey & Bacall"
    $800 19
Lucasta was told "I could not love thee, dear, so much, loved I not" this more
    $800 7
Franklin made 1st proposal to unite colonies at this "Cradle of the Union" capital
    DD: $800 13
According to the song, it's the number of girls singing this chorus:

"Keep your mind on your driving, keep your hands on the wheel / Keep your snoopy eyes on the road ahead / We're having fun, sitting in the backseat / Kissing and a-hugging with Fred "
    $1000 24
"Twas on this island" that Billy Vaughn "found her"
    $1000 20
Herrick suggests they "gather ye rosebuds while ye may"
    DD: $1,400 8
It has more nat'l & regional headquarters of fed. agencies than any other city except Washington
    $1000 14
Amount of pay raise the workers wanted in Broadway's "Pajama Game"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Roger Gayle
$5,400 -$1,600 $2,700
(lock-tie game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

As result of 20th Amendment, his 2nd inauguration was the 1st to be held Jan. 20th, not March 4th

Final scores:

Steve Roger Gayle
$10,700 -$1,600 $5,399
2-day champion: $18,200 3rd place: Smith-Corona portable electronic typewriter 2nd place: trip to Palm Springs + Jetzon radial tires

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Roger Gayle
$7,200 -$1,600 $2,700
26 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
3 R,
4 W
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $8,300

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Game tape date: 1984-12-05
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