Show #157 - Tuesday, April 16, 1985

Single-player Final Jeopardy!


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Tom Smith, a marketing manager from Palo Alto, California

Matthew Hubbard, a computer game designer from Palo Alto, California

Marilyn Campbell, a technical writer originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
They waltzed through "Swing Time" & "Carefree"
    $100 1
"Ciao" can be either hello or goodbye in this language
    $100 6
A popular teen style of the '50s was skirts with a silhouette of this dog
    $100 16
After he first met Hitler, this Italian called him "a silly clown"
    $100 11
Airline originally called "Queensland & Northern Territory Aerial Services, Ltd."
    $200 2
COBOL, Fortran & BASIC
    $200 7
You always sent one of these along with a quarter to Battle Creek, MI
    $200 17
The "Daily News" said this president in effect told New York City to "drop dead" in 1975
    $200 12
Australian site of '56 Olympic games
    $300 3
Two countries besides Germany where German is an official language
    $300 8
Thomas Sperry began giving one of these for every 10ยข spent by a customer in 1896
    $300 18
He was quoting from the Bible when he said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand"
    DD: $700 13
This song by Rolf Harris was popular in the summer of '63:

"There's an old Australian stockman lying, dying. / And he gets himself up onto one elbow, / And he turns to his mates who are gathered around, / And he says, 'Watch me wallabies feed, mate / Watch me wallabies feed...'"
    $400 4
Word "boondocks" comes from Tagalog, spoken in this Asian island nation
    $400 9
He was the conductor of the "Royal Canadians"
    $400 19
"A silent majority & government by the people is incompatible" said this husband of Jane Fonda
    $400 14
What the swagman sat by when he sat beside a billabong
    $500 22
This famous Russian ballerina's last words were "Get my swan costume ready"
    $500 5
These people of northern Spain speak a language not clearly related to any other
    $500 10
Their baby chick still "hasn't scratched yet"
    $500 20
"No one can terrorize a whole nation unless we're all his accomplices," said Edward R. Murrow of him
    $500 15
It is by far the largest city on Australia's West Coast
    $500 23
Completes the slogan, "it's not what you say that counts..."

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

Marilyn Matt Tom
$200 $500 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Matt Tom
$700 $2,700 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
King Darius very reluctantly had him thrown into a lions' den
    $200 1
French author Alexandre Dumas said, "Nothing succeeds" like this
    $200 18
In 1040, Macbeth defeated Duncan & seized this country's throne
    $200 7
Texas city on the Rio Grande whose name in Spanish means "the ford" or "the pass"
    $200 6
Jack Nicholson was crazy about this Best Picture of 1975
    $400 16
Kings of Israel were anointed with this substance
    $400 2
A bye-bye for Bill Haley, it preceded "after while, crocodile"
    $400 19
Last fare-paying passengers ever to fly in a Zeppelin rode in this one
    $400 8
It was here that Wyatt Earp was a lawman & Glen Campbell "a lineman"
    $400 9
Though they never met, the writers won a screenplay Oscar for this 1970 WWII military biography
    $600 17
Of Protestant, Catholic & Jewish Bibles, books of 1st & 2nd Maccabees are only found here
    $600 3
In "The Muppet Movie", Kermit cleared the bar by yelling drinks were up there
    $600 20
For 30 years, 1878 to 1908, this African country was Belgian king Leopold's personal colony
    $600 14
About 1/3 of all U.S. books are published in this city
    $600 10
Woody Allen first wanted to call this '77 Best Picture "Anhedonia", the inability to feel joy
    $800 4
"All hell broke loose" is a phrase appropriately found in this Milton work
    $800 21
He made his brothers, Louis, Joseph & Jerome, kings of Holland, Spain & Westphalia, respectively
    $800 15
The met. area of this East Coast city has the highest average cost for a home, over $160,000
    $800 11
With this Oscar winner of 1956, Michael Todd brought "cameo player" into show biz vocabulary
    DD: $1,000 25
One of five prophetesses mentioned in the Bible
    $1000 5
From the practice of touching pieces of the Holy Cross, you say this so good luck will continue
    $1000 22
14th century "Babylonian captivity" of the papacy involved its being moved to this French city
    $1000 23
First state university in U.S., the Univ. of No. Carolina, began classes in 1795 in this city
    $1000 12
In this 1935 film, Clark Gable starred in an Oscar winner for the 2nd consecutive year
    $1000 24
Ancient pictures show this statue astride the harbor's entrance, ships passing under its legs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marilyn Matt Tom
-$500 $7,100 -$1,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Upon completion of his "Answered Prayers", this late author would have received $1 million

Final scores:

Marilyn Matt Tom
-$500 $12,100 -$1,900
2nd place: trip to Palm Springs + Crown Luggage luggage set New champion: $12,100 3rd place: Frigidaire refrigerator/freezer

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Marilyn Matt Tom
-$500 $6,700 -$900
3 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R,
12 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $5,300

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Game tape date: 1984-12-19
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