Show #167 - Tuesday, April 30, 1985

Ron Black game 1.
Game partially missing introductions.


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Ron Black, an attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina

Martin Lee, from Van Nuys, California

Mark Singer, an attorney and Sunday school teacher from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $7,350)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
Up to 10% of the U.S. pop. have this seasonal sneeze & wheeze allergy
    $100 5
Every year this agency handles over 140 million tax returns
    $100 1
This '83 role was a good decision for Meryl Streep who won Best Actress
    $100 12
Fruit that puts the green in guacamole
    $100 19
In 1812, William Monroe began manufacturing them using his own formula for ground lead
    $200 4
Alleged cures for it are swallowing sugar, blowing in a bag, or being suddenly surprised
    $200 7
Of half, one or three percent, the gov't. cost of collecting income tax
    $200 2
With thirteen nominations & 4 acting Oscars, she's a double record holder
    $200 14
The skin of this common salad vegetable is often waxed to prevent water loss
    $200 20
Theophilus van Kannel patented this roundabout way out in 1888
    $300 6
Anorexia nervosa is an obsessive fear of becoming this
    $300 8
In 1794, Washington had to send in troops to stop the rebellion caused by a tax on this kind of liquor
    DD: $500 16
'68 film of romance & robbery whose winning theme song was the following:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $300 15
By weight & dollar value, the U.S. produces more of this fruit than any other
    $400 9
Associated with musty, bad smelling swamps, the name of this sickness means "bad air"
    $400 10
When asked if one should pay taxes, Jesus replied this way
    $400 17
Her Oscar-winning role in "The Year of Living Dangerously" was a real drag
    $500 13
1st and 2nd human recipients of an artificial heart
    $500 11
To finance the fighting, the government 1st tried an income tax in this war
    $500 18
Maximilian Schell went through trials and tribulations to get Best Actor for the '61 film
    $500 21
A group of tilling tools, or a single watering tool

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Mark Martin Ron
-$200 $700 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Martin Ron
-$200 $1,100 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
"Dream realized" reported the L.A. Times, when this "world of fantasy" opened in 1955
    $200 20
Shakespeare described her as Antony's "Egyptian dish"
    $200 16
This ocean provides about 49% of the world's yearly catch of fish & shellfish
    $200 4
Juan Valdez grows his coffee there
    $200 2
Ann Arbor school that has largest U.S. college stadium
    $200 11
Congress established this department in 1789 & made a mint out of it
    DD: $1,600 22
Papers reported incorrectly "patient will recover" when this pres. was shot at 1901's Pan-Am. Expo.
    $400 26
North African who described himself as "one that loved not wisely, but too well"
    $400 17
Not salt, but this element is most abundant in sea water, & quite likely in your swimming pool, too
    $400 7
Country that's South America's biggest oil producer by far
    $400 3
Two-thirds of the entire town can fit into Lambeau Field in this smallest NFL city
    $400 12
The 1st American novel was published in this city and, fortunately, wasn't banned
    $600 23
1925 headline, "Scopes declared guilty" referred to trial in this state
    $600 18
Spine-bearing relatives to the starfish, or Fagin's street waifs
    $600 8
This South American capital didn't exist until 1956
    DD: $700 5
Baseball and football were played in this defunct NYC park named for another sport
    $600 13
Galvani was ridiculed when he made these animals' legs twitch by electricity
    $800 24
1964 headline "104 feared dead in quake area" referred to this state
    $800 19
In the comic strip "B.C.", they "got feet", "can talk" & are used for money
    $800 9
Capital city whose name means "I see the mountain"
    $800 6
Political figure for whom Minneapolis' Metrodome is named
    $800 14
Begun in 1789 as benevolent institution in NYC, it later became a corrupt political machine
    $1000 25
On Sept. 7, 1909, the newspapers displayed his wire, "I have the old pole"
    $1000 27
After the death of good queen Bess, he became Shakespeare's king & patron
    $1000 10
Bernardo O'Higgins is this country's national hero
    $1000 1
1959 Yankee/Dodger game drew 93,103, largest crowd in Major League history to this stadium
    $1000 15
This Benelux country's independence from Austria lasted only a year

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Martin Ron
-$2,000 $5,000 $6,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

According to Samuel Johnson, it "is the last refuge of a scoundrel"

Final scores:

Mark Martin Ron
-$2,000 $500 $3,100
3rd place: La-Z-Boy recliner 2nd place: set of Pinseeker golf clubs + Wimbledon tennis rackets New champion: $3,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Martin Ron
-$1,500 $4,500 $6,600
7 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
8 W

Combined Coryat: $9,600

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Game tape date: 1985-01-09
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