Show #149 - Thursday, April 4, 1985

One response in Final Jeopardy! entered from audiorecording.


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David Shane, a systems analyst from Santa Ana, California

Ezra Litwak, a writer originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Susan Taggart, a claims representative from Burbank, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
What NCO stands for
    $100 2
Mary Martin & Sandy Duncan were wired for action when they played him on the stage
    $100 15
To the French it means "Michael", & to the Beatles it meant a hit
    $100 7
British "Congress" dating back to 13th century
    $100 1
"Deliver the letter, the sooner the better" was plea the Marvelettes addressed to him
    $100 20
Stealing a Tom Petty album would be this kind of misdemeanor theft
    $200 3
Ado Annie "caint say no" in this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical
    $200 16
"Crown" in Greek, it's an appropriate name for horror author King
    $200 8
In 1588 this explorer commanded a squadron against the Armada
    $200 10
'63 song that Peter, Paul & Mary insisted was not about marijuana
    $300 4
Albee play in which George & Martha & Nick & Honey play "Humiliate the Host"
    $300 17
From Greek for "downy-bearded", though this Caesar wore no beard
    $300 9
Among their reasons for revolting were the "Intolerable Acts" of 1774
    $300 12
First question asked in chorus of Joe Dolce's "Shaddup you face"
    $400 5
Shaw's Major Barbara was an officer in this "Army"
    $400 18
Not a nickname for Henry, this is the name's original English form
    $400 11
In 1963, Britain was rejected for membership in this European group
    $400 13
Hollywood Argyles' "Man in the funny paper we all know"
    $500 6
Clifford Odets' left-wing drama left people "Waiting for" him
    $500 19
"Lily" in Hebrew, a Biblical name, perhaps from Susa in Persia where many lilies grew
    $500 21
Through the '60s & '70s, Britain refused this nation independence until Blacks were given more control
    $500 14
Rama Lama Ding Dong was this

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

Susan Ezra David
$200 $2,100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Ezra David
$1,600 $900 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Jane Fonda and Arnold Schwarzenegger seem living proof of this Darwin theory
    $200 7
It's a complete blank before a muralist starts painting
    $200 1
Amount of time it normally takes to cook a 3-minute egg
    $200 2
"Royal" borough of the Archie Bunker family
    $200 21
Corsage flower that can take 5 to 7 years to bloom
    $200 22
What you'd be practicing if you put off questioning this answer until tomorrow
    $400 13
Used in "Boys from Brazil", it's a process of reproducing genetically identical organisms
    $400 8
Nationality of painters Utrillo & Pissarro
    $400 14
Number of wall clocks you'd need to have one for every standard time zone
    $400 3
These Twin Towers are large enough to require two separate ZIP codes
    $400 23
In the role of Emily, Julie Andrews went through this process in '64
    $600 18
"Lettered" chromosomes which must appear in duplicate to determine female sex
    $600 9
Though his last name was Buonarroti, this Italian artist is best known by just his first name
    $600 15
The next in sequence of: year, decade, century...
    $600 4
"South of Houston" Street, it's an arty place to live with a "loft" to offer
    $600 24
John McEnroe was recently fined & grounded for this kind of unprofessional conduct
    $800 19
Hereditary condition resulting in absence of pigment
    $800 10
Completed in 1960, Frank Lloyd Wright designed the building for this N.Y. gallery
    DD: $1,000 16
From 1949-1971 it occurred on TV almost every Sunday night at 8 PM ET
    $800 5
After 50 years at Forest Hills, the U.S. tennis championships moved here in 1978
    $1000 20
Number of pairs of chromosomes in normal humans
    DD: $1,000 11
Title of Francois Millet painting in which women gather grain left by reapers
    $1000 17
When it's 9 PM in Tokyo & 2 am in Hawaii, the entire world shares this for an instant
    $1000 6
This avenue is Manhattan's dividing line for east/west addresses

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Ezra David
$1,600 $1,900 $1,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1969 film was the last time the Best Actor Oscar was awarded for a western

Final scores:

Susan Ezra David
$2,200 $3,800 $3,600
3rd place: La-Z-Boy recliner New champion: $3,800 2nd place: WhiteWestinghouse refrigerator/freezer + Noritake dinnerware collection

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Ezra David
$1,600 $1,900 $3,800
9 R,
4 W
17 R,
7 W
12 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $7,300

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Game tape date: 1984-12-12
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