Show #170 - Friday, May 3, 1985

Ron Black game 4.
Missing one incorrect response in the Double Jeopardy! Round.


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Doug Hauser, a mathematician originally from Inwood, New York

Jack Pollack, a musician from San Diego, California

Ron Black, an attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina (whose 3-day cash winnings total $20,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
Number of times Franklin Roosevelt was elected president
    $100 19
Elizabeth Taylor & Shirley Jones both won Oscars playing members of this oldest profession
    $100 5
President Carter thought the lunch associated with this drink shouldn't be tax exempt
    $100 1
Both Norway's Trygve Lie & Sweden's Dag Hammarskjold have filled this U.N. post
    $100 3
While Bell invented the phone, Watson added this to it to let you know someone's calling
    $100 8
Done by a "little star" in rhyme
    DD: $900 24
Recent president who escaped 2 assassination attempts in one month
    $200 20
Spencer Tracy & Bing Crosby both won Oscars playing members of this honored profession
    $200 6
Though widely associated with potatoes, this colorless liquor is often made from grains
    $200 2
Narrow, shallow ocean inlets common to Norway
    $200 4
In 1832, William Hedley's "Puffing Billy" was on track as one of the first practical kinds of these
    $200 9
"Stupidly" destructive bullet named after the town near Calcutta where it was first made
    $300 25
Only 5 days after Lee surrendered at Appomattox, this event shook Washington. D.C. & the world
    $300 21
Both "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow" & "Day for Night" won this
    $300 7
From Dutch meaning "burned wine", it's an after-dinner favorite
    $300 13
Simple, up-to-date furniture style from the land of Hans Christian Andersen
    $300 16
In the 1st cent. B.C., Hero invented this device which today eats nickels in Vegas
    $300 10
A mumbled grumbling, troubled hearts do it
    $400 26
After only 30 days as President, he was the 1st to die in office
    $400 22
In 1948, it became the only Shakespearean play to win Best Picture
    $400 29
German for "billy goat" this type of dark beer is only available seasonally
    $400 14
Film director who vowed never to work in his native Sweden after being charged with tax evasion
    $400 17
Galileo kept going back & forth figuring out the principles which led to the invention of this clock part
    $400 11
Completes the title "Come back to the five and dime..."
    $500 27
The scandals that riddled his administration were not revealed until after his death, August 2, 1923
    $500 28
Father & son team that won directing & supporting actor Oscars for "Treasure of the Sierra Madre"
    $500 15
Over 90% of Scandinavians are of this religion
    $500 18
It was invented to bring the lateral thrust of the vaults of the Gothic cathedral down to the ground
    $500 12
Wham sings "Wake Me Up Before You" do this

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

Ron Jack Doug
$2,400 -$400 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Jack Doug
$6,100 -$400 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Though not always pronounced alike, the name of a liquor & this French royal family is the same
    $200 24
Meaning "news", it's the official paper of the Soviet government
    $200 1
The number of cells in an amoeba
    $200 4
English barons forced King John to affix his seal to it at Runnymede
    $200 9
Favorite soap opera syndrome characterized by memory loss
    $200 11
How a dentist & a manicurist might fight
    $400 20
What it means when you see the royal standard flying at 1 of the queen of England's residences
    $400 25
The Christian Science Monitor is published in this city
    $400 2
Science that uses biological principles to solve engineering problems, not Lindsay Wagner's
    $400 5
An apprentice knight
    $400 10
An EEG is a record of these
    $400 18
Only venue in the Summer Olympics with an "&" in its name
    $600 21
A Russian noodle dish shares its name with this last ruling family of Russia
    DD: $1,500 26
Newspaper for which John Philip Sousa wrote this march:

[Instrumental music plays]
    $600 3
An octopus can grow back a lost tentacle by this process
    $600 6
Term for early part of the middle ages marked by decline in classical learning
    $600 16
Side of your brain which controls language
    $600 17
Comic pair who discuss the pros & cons of a little blue nun
    $800 22
Churchman who crowns each new British monarch
    $800 7
A herpetologist studies one of these animal classes, not social diseases
    $800 12
Medieval associations of craftsmen sometimes considered forerunners of labor unions
    $800 15
Only 1 out of 50 is bright enough for membership in this int'l. organization of high I.Q.'s
    $1000 23
This queen headed the Dutch government in exile in London during WWII
    $1000 8
The body's circadian rhythms are based on this cycle
    $1000 13
Founded by Otto I in 962, this empire lasted until 1806
    $1000 14
Geniuses in one area, but mentally deficient in most others

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Jack Doug
$7,000 -$600 $6,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The closest state capital to the nation's capital

Final scores:

Ron Jack Doug
$13,300 -$600 $3,300
4-day champion: $34,001 3rd place: Bushnell telescope 2nd place: WhiteWestinghouse refrigerator/freezer + Vitamaster exercise machine

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ron Jack Doug
$7,800 -$600 $6,300
27 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
5 W
20 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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Game tape date: 1985-01-09
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