Show #150 - Friday, April 5, 1985


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Pete Kraeger, an advertising agency representative originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

John Sweeney, a doctoral student originally from Lincoln, Nebraska

Ezra Litwak, a writer originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '60S
    $100 1
In '64, to Marshall McLuhan it was "the message"
    $100 6
Major league which uses a "designated hitter" to bat for the pitcher
    $100 14
This bird can pull a sulky or be saddled and ridden
    $100 11
In '83, this N.Y. suspension bridge celebrated its 100th birthday
    $100 12
After playing Opie on this series, Ron Howard found a mother on "Happy Days"
    DD: $500 2
The Flower Children's "Mamas & Papas" gave birth to this hit in '66:

"All the leaves are brown / And the sky is gray"
    $200 7
In '83, yachtsmen from this country made the America's Cup theirs
    $200 22
Subways & Els operate on this type of energy
    $200 16
El Capitan & Half Dome Tower above this 2nd oldest national park
    $200 13
Dad's frequent "heart attacks" kept his son at home amidst the junk in this sitcom
    $300 3
T.E. Lawrence's book came to the screen in '62 as this Oscar-winning film
    $300 8
NFL club that's been called "America's Team"
    $300 23
Interstate highways have now completely replaced this celebrated L.A. to Chicago U.S. route
    $300 17
Builders of this English rock circle, thought to be astronomical calendar, are still unknown
    $300 15
Show in which tycoon becomes father overnight to pint-sized dynamo & his brother
    $400 4
She was spotlighted singing "Happy Birthday" at JFK's Madison Square Garden bash
    $400 9
He founded football equivalent of Little League
    $400 20
London's equivalent of New York's Times Square
    $400 18
In it, real "mothers" to Mike, Robbie & Chip were "Bub" and then "Uncle Charley"
    $500 5
Leader of the American Nazi party killed by an aide in '67
    $500 10
The Tampa Bay Rowdies, Chicago Sting & Tulsa Roughnecks have all been champs in this sport
    $500 21
The Winter Palace of the Czars is now this city's Hermitage Museum
    $500 19
Contending now with 2 wives, John Forsythe might long for this old series with Noreen Corcoran

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

Ezra John Pete
$1,400 $1,400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ezra John Pete
$1,900 $1,200 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
The Madeira & Negro are part of the 200 plus tributaries which flow into this mighty river
    $200 4
Letter dialed "for murder" in Knott play & Hitchcock film
    $200 13
A Marco Polo brought back to Italy these Oriental, slatted window shades
    $200 1
"Quicksilver" planet whose year is only 88 days
    $200 2
"Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with a shepherd's staff", this Philistine mocked David
    $200 22
About half of all the world's radios are in this country
    $400 26
"Cordillera" shared by 7 of the 13 countries
    $400 5
Amphibious animals in title of Aristophanes comedy
    $400 7
From '63 to '73 it was called Cape Kennedy
    $400 3
King Solomon commanded a baby be sliced in half in order to decide this
    $400 23
Term for bribes some late '50s DJ's took to promote certain records
    $600 25
A Spanish navigator got to Uruguay 1st, but it was this country that established the 1st settlement
    $600 8
French farce master who penned "Tartuffe" & "The Imaginary Invalid"
    $600 11
In Nov. 1984, the Space Shuttle "Discovery" became the 1st to bring any of these back to Earth
    $600 6
From Prince Shelumiel, said to have lost battles while others won, it's Yiddish for "born loser"
    $600 24
Maximum power wattage at which an AM station can broadcast legally in the U.S.
    $800 21
The Galapagos islands, where Darwin studied evolution, belong to this country
    DD: $2,000 9
His collaborators in satire included Edna Ferber, Morrie Ryskind & Moss Hart
    DD: $1,500 14
They were named Intrepid, Antares, Falcon, Orion, Challenger and Eagle
    $800 12
In the New Testament, this Roman governor asked "what is truth?"
    $800 19
Radio station operated by the U.S. Information Agency
    $1000 20
The world's largest copper-exporting country
    $1000 10
Praised, but not "peerless", Ibsen drama with incidental music by Edvard Grieg
    $1000 15
U.S. equivalent to the Russian Salyut space station
    $1000 17
Jesus rebuked this disciple saying "get thee behind me, Satan"
    $1000 18
First station to ever broadcast election returns, KDKA, still operates in this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ezra John Pete
$5,300 $1,600 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As early as 1862, federal troops occupied this largest city in the Confederacy

Final scores:

Ezra John Pete
$2,599 $100 $5
2-day champion: $6,399 2nd place: La-Z-Boy sofa + Frigidaire washer/dryer 3rd place: a Smith Corona electric typewriter

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ezra John Pete
$3,800 $1,600 $3,300
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
14 R,
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $8,700

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Game tape date: 1984-12-12
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