Show #143 - Wednesday, March 27, 1985

Steven Rogitz game 4.
Missing one response in Final Jeopardy.


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John Anderson, a railroad ticket agent from Chicago, Illinois

Sue Yabroff, a homemaker originally from Bellerose, New York

Steven Rogitz, a letter carrier from Gardena, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $27,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '70s
    $100 8
Motown's first movie venture was this '72 film starring Diana Ross as Billie Holiday
    $100 4
The "cute" stars of "Beach Blanket Bingo"
    $100 27
French cap that became symbol of Vietnam corps
    $100 11
Insect comedians frequently find in their soup
    $100 1
George Harrison's "All Those Years Ago" was a tribute to this late singer
    $100 5
Lions & tigers & Manx, not bears
    $200 9
In 1st major decision as President, Carter pardoned about 10,000 of them so they could come out of hiding
    $200 21
They played the 2 writers under Dick Van Dyke on the "The Dick Van Dyke Show"
    $200 18
From Latin "caballus", meaning horse, comes this word for a unit of soldiers on horseback
    $200 2
Top-selling Carole King album you could find hanging on a castle wall
    $200 14
Comes in loving, Dixie and A through D
    $300 10
Significant date New York City's "Operation Sail", the tall ship parade, took place
    $300 23
The 40th president & 43rd vice-president of the United States
    $300 19
They are the only insects to produce a food commonly eaten by man
    $300 3
In Shaun Cassidy hit it followed "I met her on a Monday & my heart stood still..."
    $300 15
From the French meaning "younger son", a student at West Point
    $400 12
In 1978, she was 1st rookie to be Player of the Year in golfing
    $400 25
Art Carney picked up an Oscar for this '74 film, which might be called "Travels with My Cat"
    $400 20
Type of mammal that provides cashmere wool
    $400 6
Because Dolly Parton had already used the title, this singer's "9 To 5" was called "Morning Train"
    $400 16
Partner of lithographer Ives
    DD: $1,200 13
In 1978, a House select committee reopened hearings on these two assassination victims
    $500 26
Cosell's departure from "Monday Night Football" left this pair to carry the ball
    $500 24
Unlike the haberdasher, this person makes women's hats
    $500 22
While a quagga is a zebra, a quahog is this
    $500 7
Everly Bros. hit that Roy Scheider died to in "All That Jazz"
    $500 17
Where a spelunker spelunks

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

Steve Sue John
$1,300 $0 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Sue John
$3,200 $900 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Tbilisi, not Atlanta, is the capital of this Russian Republic
    $200 16
Sauciers Lea & Perrin's culinary concoction
    $200 1
In a song of sixpence, total blackbirds baked in a pie
    $200 11
Of "Hamlet", "Macbeth" & "King Lear", the one not set in the British isles
    $200 8
President who sounds like he's laundering 2000 pounds
    $200 2
After being married to Hitler for only 1 day, she committed suicide
    $400 12
N'Djamena is the capital of this African country which could be paired with singer Jeremy
    $400 17
When first patented, farmers wouldn't use it, thinking its iron metal would poison the ground
    $400 9
Measure of a mile in feet
    $400 21
This cheese is "made" backwards
    $400 3
One of three Baltic states annexed by Soviets in 1940
    $600 13
Both Hong Kong & British Columbia have a capital with this name
    $600 18
Seismologist who developed most common system for measuring earthquakes
    $600 10
In 1978, California voters passed this proposition limiting & cutting property taxes
    $600 22
The shortest known to do this with common words is "Waltz, nymph, for quick jigs vex Bud."
    DD: $2,000 4
Country which sank the subject of this song:

"We'll find the German battleship that's makin' such a fuss / We gotta sink the Bismarck cause the world depends on us / Hit the decks a-runnin' boys and spin those guns around / When we find the Bismarck we gotta cut her down"
    DD: $1,500 14
The only U.S. state capital with 3 words
    $800 19
"The Digester", invented by Denis Papin later became this, used for cooking with steam
    $800 5
Hitler's "last territorial claim in Europe", the Sudetenland, was in this country
    $1000 15
Capital with de la Madrid in the Capitol
    $1000 20
Fastening device invented during the Bronze Age, lost, then reinvented by Walter Hunt in the 1840s
    $1000 23
A magnum's liquid metric measure
    $1000 7
Southeast Asian road that was "back door" to China during WWII

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Sue John
$4,600 $1,500 -$1,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Second longest river in Europe, it flows through or borders eight countries, more than any other

Final scores:

Steve Sue John
$3,000 $2,950 -$1,000
4-day champion: $30,599 2nd place: Broyhill sofa + Frigidaire microwave oven 3rd place: Landes coffee & tea set

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Sue John
$4,400 $1,500 $500
31 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
0 W
10 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $6,400

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Game tape date: 1984-12-11
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