Show #173 - Wednesday, May 8, 1985


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Bill Bauss, a sales representative from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Martha Gordon, a teacher from Mansfield, Texas

Dorian Ellis, a chef from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Marx brother named for his instrument
    $100 2
The counterpart to the Kentucky Derby for this type of horse racing is called the "Hambletonian"
    $100 20
Tear from book, close cover before striking against rough strip
    $100 1
Italy has set $324 million aside to start to repair this water ravaged canal city
    $100 7
In football cheer it usually follows "rah rah rah"
    $200 16
He adapted Scott Joplin's ragtime music for "The Sting"
    $200 3
In this sport's freestyle flight shooting, you lie on your back & strap the bow to your feet
    $200 21
Put 2 all-beef patty special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, & onions on a sesame seed bun
    $200 8
Country whose southernmost point is Middle Island, Lake Erie
    $200 12
It picks up the sounds that the movie stars utter
    $300 17
She "picks my ties out, eats my candy, drinks my brandy"
    $300 4
From the Latin for "one who fights with his fists" comes this name for boxing
    $300 22
Shut eyes and touch nose with finger, walk straight line, or breathe into a balloon
    $300 9
River which joins with the Euphrates to form the Shatt-al-Arab before emptying into the Persian Gulf
    $300 13
Whenever you got his Irish up, Clancy would do this
    $400 18
From Italian for "little book", it's the text of an opera
    $400 5
In January '62, he tied for 50th in the L.A. Open; in June '62, he won the U.S. Open
    $400 23
When your name's announced really loud, come out from curtain & tell joke about Doc's clothes
    $400 10
Diggings on this Greek island have unearthed 4 magnificent 3500-year-old Minoan palaces
    $400 14
Trivial Pursuit has this edition for post WWII people
    $500 19
Because it's played with the hands, this is the name for the keyboard of an organ
    $500 6
She went against Bobby Riggs before Billy Jean did
    DD: $500 24
Rest bottom 1 against base of thumb and 4th finger, move top 1 with thumb, index, & middle fingers
    $500 11
The Curzon Line, rejected as boundary between Poland & this country in 1919, now is the boundary
    $500 25
Clark Gable & Spencer Tracy struck it rich in the oil fields in this 1940 film

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Dorian Martha Bill
$400 $100 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dorian Martha Bill
-$800 $600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
In 1954, the Supreme Court ruled that schools should do this "with all deliberate speed"
    $200 6
She solved the "Secret of the Old Clock" in 1930, but is still a teenager today
    $200 1
To get to the point, a saguaro, for example
    $200 7
Kid who blew it when it came to blowing his horn
    $200 21
In 1938, German chemists Hahn & Strassmann were 1st to do this to the atom
    $200 15
Worn over the hair, it's where a magician produces hares from
    $400 17
His crew defeated the British ship, the "Serapis", while his own was sinking
    $400 12
Ross McDonald's detective Lew Archer's name was changed to this for '66 Newman film
    $400 2
From the Latin for "to look at", it's something you don't really see
    $400 8
The 1st gift you get by being a hushed little baby, not saying a word
    $400 22
The effects of a nuclear bomb dropped on Lawrence, KS were the subject of this 1983 TV movie
    $400 16
Lee Falk, creator of "The Phantom", also created this comic strip prestidigitator
    $600 13
G.K. Chesterton's crime-solving Roman Catholic priest
    $600 3
Soil particle considered larger than silt but smaller than gravel
    $600 9
What all the best Wee Willy Winkies wear about town
    $600 24
With 92 protons, 146 neutrons, & 92 electrons, it's the heaviest atom found in nature
    DD: $700 18
Movie the following was from:

"You have to believe we are magic / Nothin' can stand in our way / You have to believe we are magic / Don't let your aim ever stray"
    $800 23
Star of TV series "The Blue Knight", he now writes mystery novels starring... himself
    $800 4
Early Spanish explorers called this Arizona spot "el desierto pintado"
    $800 10
He went to bed to mend his head with vinegar and brown paper
    $800 25
The first full-scale nuclear power plant began operating in 1956 at Calder Hall in this country
    $800 19
Magician classification of performers such as Dunninger & Kreskin
    DD: $1,000 5
The only populated continent without a desert
    $1000 11
In the A.A. Milne rhyme, it's "the stair where I always stop"
    $1000 20
French "father of modern conjuring", he once stopped a rebellion in Algeria with his tricks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dorian Martha Bill
$2,000 $1,800 $5,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Cornelia was his 1st wife; Calpurnia his 2nd

Final scores:

Dorian Martha Bill
$4,000 $3,000 $6,000
2nd place: Action Lane recliner + Bausch & Lomb binoculars 3rd place: Vitamaster exercise bike New champion: $6,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dorian Martha Bill
$2,500 $1,800 $5,600
11 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $9,900

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Game tape date: 1985-01-21
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