Show #175 - Friday, May 10, 1985


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Dennis Rickman, a research associate originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Elaine McCauley, a dance instructor from Walnut, California

Carole Blatchford, a dental assistant from Tomball, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: World War II.)
    $100 7
Disney character name used as password by Allies on D-Day
    $100 2
This fatherless musical family might be found in a pear tree
    $100 17
The Gettysburg Address
    $100 9
Wild & crazy comic who sang "Maxwell's Silver Hammer" in "Sgt. Pepper" film
    $100 1
A giant gyroscope, or the largest tent in a circus
    $200 12
Name for the alliance of Germany, Japan & Italy
    $200 3
The title of this current series describes how Ted Knight & family coexist
    $200 18
In opening narration of his TV series, what Superman was "more powerful than"
    $200 13
Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show got their song wish Mar. 29, 1973 when they made this magazine's cover
    $200 8
What Californians call the creature Canadians call Sasquatch
    DD: $300 14
His followers were known as "Black Shirts"
    $300 4
Robert Young had all the answers in this '50s show symbolizing the "typical American family"
    $300 19
Flatt & Scruggs opened this series each week with, "Come'n listen to my story 'bout a man named Jed"
    $300 22
Name of the taxi driver in 1972 Chapin hit, "Taxi"
    $300 10
Where the Barkleys bunked in this '60s family western
    $400 15
French city that was scene of miraculous Brit. evacuation in 1940
    $400 5
Pat Harrington was a "super" father surrogate in this series
    $400 20
Elizabeth Browning's poetic question whose answer begins, "let me count the ways"
    $400 23
The group Chicago began in 1968 with this longer name
    $400 11
1938 film in which Bob Hope first sang "Thanks for the Memories"
    $500 16
His cartoon GI's Willie & Joe gave the real GI's something to laugh at in WWII
    $500 6
Where Judy Carne & Peter Duel found the heights of love from '66-'71
    $500 21
Shakespearean title character who enters on the line, "So foul & fair a day I have not seen"
    $500 24
This ex-Monkee's "Elephant Parts" was the first video to win a Grammy
    $500 25
Last great wilderness area of Texas, it's a national park by the Rio Grande

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Carole Elaine Dennis
$800 -$100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carole Elaine Dennis
$1,100 $500 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE '60S
(Alex: And in the last round we had "BIG", why not follow it with...)
    $200 1
'20s novel in which Nick narrates the tragedy of Jay & Daisy
    $200 16
In '67, this actor didn't have to "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner", since he was the one they meant
    $200 22
Famed aviator who helped create an artificial heart in 1936
    $200 6
England, Scotland & Wales are on this island
    $200 18
After 6 days of creation, what God did on the seventh
    $200 11
He's gone from "Good Golly Miss Molly" to gospel
    $400 2
This Harvard grad based "The Naked & the Dead" on his own war experiences
    $400 17
Boxer indicted May 9, 1967 for refusing induction into the army
    $400 27
Timepiece invented by Dietrich Winkle, it keeps the beat like a pianist's feet
    $400 7
In 1960, Archbishop Makarios became 1st president of this country
    $400 23
"The bread" which the Lord provided to the Israelites starving in the desert
    $400 12
The North Star is in its handle
    $600 3
Russian novel in which Inspector Petrovitch hounds Raskolnikov, a destitute student
    $600 19
65-year-old Sir Francis Chichester took 9 months to do this in the Gipsy Moth IV
    $600 8
In 1799, Capt. James Cook was killed there
    $600 24
His father killed "the fatted calf" to welcome him home
    DD: $1,300 13
Broadway musical from which the following song comes:

"Isn't it rich? / Are we a pair?"
    $800 4
He wears a red hunting hat through most of "The Catcher in the Rye"
    DD: $1,000 20
June 5-11, 1967
    $800 29
The original use of the umbrella
    $800 9
Islands of this island nation include Long, Crooked, San Salvador & Paradise
    $800 25
Jesus said of them, "Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like 1 of these"
    $800 14
Mothers imitating dandified styles of this novel's hero made boys of the 1880s suffer
    $1000 5
This Evelyn Waugh novel was made into a movie featuring Liberace as a coffin salesman
    $1000 21
After this event on night of 11/9/65, Johnny Carson predicted that in 9 months, "a lot of kids will be named Otis"
    $1000 28
In 1883, Oscar Hammerstein's uncle patented this machine, putting Cuban women out of work
    $1000 10
Location of Italy's Blue Grotto
    $1000 26
Ruth's mother-in-law
    $1000 15
In his "Essay on Criticism", Alexander Pope actually wrote this "is a dangerous thing"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carole Elaine Dennis
$9,000 -$4,900 $2,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Of the six different chess pieces, the only two which can make the opening move

Final scores:

Carole Elaine Dennis
$7,000 -$4,900 $5,799
2-day champion: $15,799 3rd place: Panasonic car radio 2nd place: Vitamaster exercise machine + Skyway luggage

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carole Elaine Dennis
$8,300 -$4,900 $2,700
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R,
14 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $6,100

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Game tape date: 1985-01-21
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