Show #174 - Thursday, May 9, 1985


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Carole Blatchford, a dental assistant from Tomball, Texas

Randy Conry, a social studies teacher from La Mesa, California

Bill Bauss, a sales representative from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 10
Colors most associated with the American Civil War
    $100 23
This flower is appropriately nicknamed "mum"
    $100 17
Fire experts recommend installing them on the ceiling of each floor of your home
    $100 1
It could have been called "So Long, Ohio's Capital"
    $100 6
In the well-known song, it's tea for this many
    $100 7
Number of digits in the "new" 1981 "zippier" ZIP codes
    $200 20
Steak, lamb chops and hamburger are all this type of high protein, high fat food
    $200 24
Carnivorous plant, or WKRP DJ
    $200 18
Fuzz balls found on clothes in the dryer
    $200 2
Luise Rainer won her 2nd Best Actress Oscar in a row for this '37 film about life & survival in China
    $200 8
Ice skaters memorize this number pattern with their feet
    $200 13
No one knows exactly why it's called the Hoosier State
    $300 21
Sick-out staged by policemen, named for the color of their uniform
    $300 26
Holland's tulip, Ireland's shamrock, or England's rose
    $300 19
Control panel that "blows it" when it gets overworked
    $300 3
Some say the ruthless producer Kirk Douglas played in this '52 expose was based on David O. Selznick
    $300 9
Once in bottles in cardboard carrier, now cans in plastic, or a Kenny Rogers' movie
    $300 14
Ford's running mate in '76, he's currently the Secretary of Transportation's mate
    $400 22
Pneumoconiosis, it's the miner's disease caused by habitually inhaling coal dust
    $400 27
Type of tree used for annual "ritual" of decoration, followed by inglorious disposal
    $400 29
According to Erma Bombeck, the grass is always greener here
    $400 4
S. Tracy was the stranger who "single-handedly" uncovered a town's buried secret in this '55 film
    $400 11
For Frank Sinatra "it was a very good year", but Janis Ian was melancholy "at" it
    $400 15
The Federal Reserve banks do this to worn out $1 bills
    $500 25
"Metallic" nickname for motion pictures
    $500 28
"Babe in the woods", or a young forest tree not over 4" in diameter
    DD: $500 30
These two helpful hint ladies have both "cleaned up" with best-sellers that use only their first names
    $500 5
Respectively, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef & Eli Wallach
    $500 12
Official fruit beverage of '84 Olympics was this "numeric" citrus blend
    $500 16
Though popularized in WWI, "Uncle Sam" originated in this war

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

Bill Randy Carole
$1,500 -$300 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Randy Carole
$3,500 -$100 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Name for a group of hounds, or 20 cigarettes
    $200 1
Stone, Ice or Space
    $200 9
De Soto the discoverer of this main U.S. river, was buried in it
    $200 16
A ballerina's shoes that take her to the ends of her feet
    $200 3
"Animal" who's around when the stock market turns down
    $200 20
The color of weathered bronze or copper
    $400 12
Named for white hairs in their brown coats, these bears may be N. America's most dangerous animals
    $400 4
Time limit for entering a contest, or April 15 for income tax
    $400 10
He introduced to Europe paper money & coal as fuel which he brought back from China
    $400 22
The "Dance of the Hours" was performed by tutu-ed ostriches & hippos in this Disney film
    $400 5
According to John Houseman, Smith Barney makes money this "old-fashioned" way
    $400 21
A lungful of this gas gives your voice a lift
    $600 13
Called elk in Europe & Asia, & this in North America, it's the largest living deer
    $600 17
The most accurate type of clock, it won't gain or lose a second in 300 years
    $600 11
English explorer & translator of "Kama Sutra", he shared name with late Welsh actor
    $600 23
French for "spinning top", it's full turn executed on one foot
    $600 6
Since 1972, Louis Rukeyser has hosted this popular PBS stock market program
    $600 24
The added "I" in table salt
    DD: $1,000 14
The female of this 9-banded native U.S. animal always gives birth to 4 young of the same sex
    $800 18
Time zone in Nova Scotia & New Brunswick, it's an hour east of the "Eastern" time zone
    $800 25
Legendary Russian dancer of early 1900s, his career was cut short when his mind took a flying leap
    $800 7
The 6 hour "good buy" period, or the hours in N.Y. that the N.Y. Stock Exchange is open for business
    $1000 15
Even with 4 knees, it's the only mammal that can't jump
    DD: $1,500 19
To the nearest minute, the length of time for sunlight to reach your house
    $1000 8
Preferred stock is given a preference for this profit sharing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Randy Carole
$5,700 $1,000 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Mideast city gave its name to a type of cloth, steel & a jeweler's technique

Final scores:

Bill Randy Carole
$2,600 $1,999 $8,799
2nd place: Sunray range + Bernardaud de Limoges dinnerware set 3rd place: Botany 500 fashions New champion: $8,799

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Randy Carole
$6,700 $2,500 $4,900
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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Game tape date: 1985-01-21
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