Show #286 - Monday, October 14, 1985


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Sherri Lipman, a bookkeeper and a household executive from Fullerton, California

Neil Bright, a teacher and a writer from Mongaup Valley, New York

Jim Rondoni, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...awards that are presented each year to animals in the entertainment industry.)
    $100 6
History says M. Fox introduced this game to America in 1885, not "fore"
    $100 11
What Anni-Frid, Benny, Bjorn, Agnetha were better known as
    $100 7
A German prison camp, Holden's was "17"
    $100 1
Minnesota's mathematically inaccurate nickname
    $100 26
Green & quartered, it can provide protection against fairies
    $100 21
Cheetah, his chimp, won in 1952
    $200 16
Begun on July 4, 1848, this monument in Washington was finally dedicated
    $200 12
Like The Beach Boys before him, he sings the praises of "California Girls"
    $200 8
Spanish for "black", it's a term Americans now seldom use for Blacks
    $200 2
Frostbite Falls, Minn., is supposed home of this cartoon pair
    $200 22
1 of 3 Walt Disney title dogs who won the big screen Patsy
    $300 17
This women's magazine celebrated its centennial in 1985, a seal of America's approval
    $300 13
"Rolling Stone" & composer of "Like A Rolling Stone" who've tied for most individual covers
    $300 9
Latin phrase for when a stiff becomes stiff
    $300 3
By law, only they are allowed to quarry the unique red stone at Pipestone Nat'l Monument
    $300 23
TV winner of 1962 & '63, "Of course, of course"
    $400 18
The 2nd volume of his "Das Kapital" was published
    $400 14
After a 6-month separation & repeated reconciliation attemps, she's divorcing Steve Craig
    $400 10
Hindi for an underpaid laborer, applied to Chinese railroad workers in U.S.
    $400 4
Minnesota provides the nation with more than 60% of this mineral
    $400 24
Kim Novak's cat Pyewacket won for her bewitching work in this film
    $500 19
A vine from Napoleon's grave was planted at this U.S. president's tomb
    $500 15
Asked why she chose 1984 as her comeback year, she said, "I don't have much time left!"
    $500 20
French for "noble gesture", or French legionnaire films of '26, '39, '66, & '77
    DD: $500 5
By cargo weight, 1 of 15 largest U.S. ports, even though it's more than 1000 miles from the ocean
    $500 25
Samantha became the only goose to get 1 for this gentle Gary Cooper classic film

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

Jim Neil Sherri
$900 $500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Neil Sherri
$2,100 $1,100 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
This insect-catching plant is found in nature only in the area of Wilmington, N.C.
    $200 5
Number of shots fired in gun salute given a president of the U.S.
    $200 1
A bird abode
    $200 2
Maximum amount of money backed by F.D.I.C. for each depositor of a bank
    $200 8
Huge, grass-covered plain in Central Argentina, it was home to the gaucho
    $400 19
Turpentine comes from this kind of tree
    $400 9
At the Republican 1884 & 1888 conventions, his son, Robert Todd, had name put in nomination
    $400 12
These "diamonds" are a foot's best friend
    $400 3
This Milwaukee-based firm is only U.S.-founded company still making motorcycles
    $400 10
Named in 1869 by geologist Powell, it's only official natural wonder found in U.S.
    $600 20
The 2 plants which supply nearly all of the world's sugar
    $600 16
Congress has given presidents' widows "franking", or free use of this, for their lives
    $600 21
According to Darwin's accepted theory, it's a barrier reef before it becomes this
    $600 4
Company founded in 1906 by door-to-door salesman Alfred C. Fuller, now owned by Sara Lee Corp.
    $600 11
Not until 1963 did this country complete its 5,000-mile transcontinental highway
    $800 23
Smuts, molds, mildews, & yeasts belong to this plant group
    DD: $1,500 17
Only 2 presidents to bear the same surname & not be related
    $800 22
Numerically, it's supposedly represented by 666
    $800 6
Company that's removing its trademark from products due to rumors logo is linked to satanism
    $800 14
In Louisiana, they're French-speaking whites; in Mexico, whites of pure Spanish extraction
    $1000 18
It's what the banner reads that's held in the mouth of the eagle on the presidential seal
    $1000 7
Wausau Insurance headquarters is not in Poland but in this state
    $1000 15
Founded in 1961 by JFK, this development program greatly aided South America's economy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Neil Sherri
$3,400 $1,300 $700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Only 1 of the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse specifically named in text of King James or Douay Bible

Final scores:

Jim Neil Sherri
$3,500 $1,175 $0
2-day champion: $9,200 2nd place: Panasonic TV + Lane recliner 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & hers watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Neil Sherri
$4,900 $1,300 $700
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
3 W
7 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $6,900

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Game tape date: 1985-07-30
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