Show #147 - Tuesday, April 2, 1985


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Sal Manna, a freelance journalist originally from New York City

Kathleen Ragunas, a budget analyst originally from Newport News, Virginia

Dan Staub, a retail manager originally from Highland Park, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Donovan found it "mellow"
    $100 1
Of Simon & Garfunkel, the one known as a songwriter
    $100 4
Danish captain hired by Russia who made a "strait" line to Alaska
    $100 7
According to Christian dogma, the unity of the father, son & Holy Spirit
    $100 14
Warning found on all mattresses, pillows and cushions sold in the U.S.
    $200 11
The 5th or little finger
    $200 2
Though of Irish-Italian ancestry, this New Jersey boy was indeed "Born in the U.S.A."
    $200 8
"That's what little girls are made of"
    $200 16
Follows "Be sure brain is engaged before..."
    $300 12
This "is the color of my true love's hair"
    $300 3
Title tune of his new album, "L.A. Is My Lady" is contender for that city's song
    $300 9
"One night" they "sailed off in a wooden shoe"
    $300 17
When you remove your money from a 30 year IRA account after 2 years, you incur this
    $400 13
Hand color of someone caught "in flagrante delicto"
    $400 5
Sexy soul singer who asks #1 musical question, "What's Love Got To Do With it?"
    $400 18
Gaspar, Melchior & Balthasar
    $400 20
Warning on the handling of IBM cards
    $500 15
Tie color at the most formal affairs
    $500 6
Elvis' rank at the time of his discharge
    DD: $800 19
The 3 warnings on the care & feeding of Gremlins
    $500 21
Contest rule meaning you can't play it in certain places

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

Dan Kathleen Sal
-$100 $500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Kathleen Sal
$1,100 $200 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
President about whom Mort Sahl supposedly asked "would you buy a used car from this man?"
    $200 22
2-letter "factor" inherited in red blood cells
    $200 2
Kind of play where "Oliver" sings for his supper
    $200 7
Africa's only permanently frozen peak, Hemingway wrote of its snows
    $200 10
Any flat, level surface, like a runway or a carrier deck
    $200 1
Bad luck for a skier, good luck for an actor
    $400 19
Karl Marx said it's "the opium of the people"
    $400 23
The Frenchman Laennec invented this instrument to listen for sounds inside a body
    $400 5
Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude" is divided into 9 of these
    $400 14
For over 50 yrs. he operated a jungle hospital in Lambarene, Gabon
    $400 11
Schoolchild's instrument used for measuring & constructing angles
    $400 3
In legal terms, forcing unauthorized entry into another's home
    $600 20
He said, "I took the Canal Zone & let Congress debate & while the debate goes on, the canal does too"
    $600 24
Muslims use a red crescent, Israel a red star of David to symbolize their versions of this health org.
    $600 8
Civic location of Ireland's Abbey Theatre
    $600 15
In 1822, freed American slaves named this country's capital Monrovia, after U.S. pres.
    $600 12
A closed curve in which every point is equidistant from the center
    $600 4
A Bert Parks game show, or what you want to do in Monte Carlo
    $800 26
In 1939, he called Russia "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma"
    DD: $1,000 25
The "sunshine vitamin"
    $800 16
The women in "Lysistrata" swear to be celibate until this is brought to an end
    DD: $1,500 18
The celebrated South African folksinger who is probably best known for this song:

"Igqirhha lendlela nguqo ngqothwane / Igqirhha lendlela kuthwa nguqo ngqothwane / Igqirha lendlela kuthwa nguqo ngqothwane"
    $800 13
An equilateral, equiangular tetrahedron
    $800 6
A '79 Best Film nominee about a biking boy who wanted to be Italian
    $1000 17
He wrote "Private Lives" in just 2 weeks
    $1000 27
His "Elements" is the basis for the modern science of geometry
    $1000 21
Flatt & Scruggs' blue grass theme song for the film "Bonnie & Clyde"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Kathleen Sal
$2,300 $2,400 $3,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Only Olympic events in which women compete directly with men

Final scores:

Dan Kathleen Sal
$2,300 $0 $4,800
2nd place: Action Recliner + Benchmark carpeting 3rd place: Kelvinator range New champion: $4,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Kathleen Sal
$2,100 $3,200 $4,700
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
19 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $10,000

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Game tape date: 1984-12-12
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