Show #161 - Monday, April 22, 1985


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Rob Sabin, from Oklahoma

Elaine Afable, a lawyer originally from Dearborn, Michigan

Bruce Rhodewalt, a musician from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,450)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And a brief explanation on that last category, REVERSE A WORD, it's a new one for us here on Jeopardy! What it means simply is that the important word in the question is found in the answer as well, but reversed.)
    $100 21
American Legion officials ruled these members of K-9 corps couldn't join
    $100 26
On Jan. 1, 1942, this was played in Durham, N.C. instead of Pasadena
    $100 16
Actor who takes well to being a "Fall Guy"
    $100 3
Chemical symbol for oxygen
    $100 1
Some kinds are military, motorcycle, football & pith
    $100 8
Another name for the lid of a pot
    $200 22
He "was here" in graffiti on the bathroom walls of the world
    $200 17
Duke Ellington once called this singer "the Queen"
    $200 4
Ferrous refers to this metal
    $200 2
Kimono country
    $200 9
In "Willard", the star befriended these
    $300 23
One writer said, "unlike a white player", this first black in a major sport "can never afford an off day"
    $300 18
Never known to smoke, drink or swear, in 1852 he became Supt. of West Point
    $300 5
Use of chemical agents to treat disease; for example, cancer
    $300 13
Early 17th c. collar, or a dog's bark
    $300 10
A sinister way to live
    $400 24
Winner of British contest on "What To Do With this leader" said, "Let him live with my in-laws for a month"
    $400 19
"Colorful" kid-show host of the '50s
    $400 6
H2O2; without it, Harlow wouldn't have been "the blonde bombshell"
    $400 14
Numerical name for knickers
    $400 11
One of the parts of a purse
    $500 25
Alger Hiss was secretary-gen. of San Francisco conference to set up this international organization
    $500 20
One of the actresses Warren Beatty "Shampoo"ed
    $500 7
Though people don't laugh under influence of this anesthetic, it's still called "laughing gas"
    $500 15
From Latin for "sheath", a tight military jacket with a high collar
    $500 12
When you're reimbursed for a diaper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Bruce Elaine Rob
$2,200 $700 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Elaine Rob
$2,900 $1,800 -$500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Though N.E. was a center of the revolution, only this N.E. state was the site of major battles
    $200 2
"Tom!" is opening line & entire 1st paragraph of this Mark Twain novel
    $200 15
In the late 1830s this painter invented the telegraph
    $200 8
Rimsky-Korsakov began composing while still an officer in this country's navy
    $200 3
A member of mint family used in soups & salads, this herb can make a feline kittenish
    $200 1
Prequel to "The Empire Strikes Back"
    $400 20
Later first Secretary of the Treasury, he was a colonel & aide to George Washington
    $400 9
First name of authors Donne, Dryden & Dos Passos
    $400 16
Geo. Washington invented a "barrel pow", with a barrel that dropped these at a steady rate
    $400 11
Composer whose name sounds like he was in the footwear business
    $400 4
Related to celery & parsnip, it puts the pucker in pickles
    $400 24
Epic movie in which Kirk Douglas plays a revolting slave
    $600 21
Tired of hearing this melody during retreats, Brit. gen. Gage said, "I hope I never hear that song again"
    $600 10
Free verse is like "playing tennis with the net down", said this author of "The Mending Wall"
    $600 12
One of the "3 B's", as a youth he made money playing piano in Hamburg bordellos
    $600 5
English for Petroselinum crispum, Salvia & Rosmarinus officinalis & Thymus vulgaris
    DD: $2,000 25
[Instrumental music plays]

Theme for this film about Harry Lime sparked brief popularity of zither music:

[Different instrumental music plays]
    $800 22
In 1783, the last Redcoats finally left the 13 states, sailing from this port
    $800 17
He drew on his imagination for "The Portrait of a Lady"
    $800 13
Schubert's incomplete orchestral sonata
    $800 6
A mixture of dried flowers, herbs & spices kept in a jar & used for scent
    $1000 23
First major wartime use of rifles was by Americans at this battle near Albany, NY
    $1000 18
This British lord wrote of the Spaniard, Don Juan, to satirize English life & customs
    $1000 14
Inspired by a friend's paintings, Moussorgsky wrote these piano sketches
    $1000 7
Not a blend of spices, it's the dried berries of the pimento tree

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bruce Elaine Rob
$7,100 $600 $900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Since the Bill of Rights' ten amendments, only this many more have been added to the Constitution

Final scores:

Bruce Elaine Rob
$5,600 $0 $1
2-day champion: $14,050 3rd place: World Book Encyclopedia 2nd place: Speed Queen washer & dryer + Broyhill curio cabinet

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bruce Elaine Rob
$7,100 $2,600 $900
23 R,
5 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,600

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Game tape date: 1985-01-08
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