Show #179 - Thursday, May 16, 1985


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Mary Abbott, a homemaker from Chula Vista, California

Bob Strong, a student from Arlington, Texas

Guy Wynn, a technical instructor from Mentor, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Bruno Richard Hauptmann was convicted & executed for kidnap-murder of this man's son
    $100 6
In 1899, George F. Grant patented this to hold up your ball
    $100 7
It's the defining ingredient in vinaigrette dressing
    $100 21
Of "Men at Work", "Men Without Hats" & "Men of La Mancha", group to not have a hit in the '80s
    $100 22
Part of speech which frequently ends in "ly"
    $100 11
When giving a purse or wallet as a gift, it is a custom to include this
    $200 2
According to a U.S. Senate report, his regime in China killed 32-62 mil. people
    $200 8
The 2 positions in baseball which use different gloves from the other 7
    $200 12
What the potage du jour is
    $200 27
This Joan Jett hit from 1981 was parodied by Weird Al as "I love Rocky Road"
    $200 23
Word which is the subject in the film title "The Subject Was Roses"
    $200 17
On Dec. 13, 1984, Nancy Reagan broke a ritual started with Coolidge by doing this instead of Ron
    $300 3
"Arthur is president now," shouted Charles Guiteau as he shot this president
    $300 9
America's first organized sport, it can be "tracked" back to New Amsterdam in 1664
    $300 13
"Foie gras" typically refers to a pate or terrine of this fowl organ
    $300 28
His first of many hits in the '80s was "She's Out Of My Life"
    $300 24
20 years to life, or a series of words arranged as a meaningful unit
    $300 18
For orthodox Jews, eating, work, washing, sex & wearing leather are forbidden on this holy day
    $400 4
Though Incas paid him largest ransom in history, this conquistador had their leader killed
    $400 10
In 1905, this team sport produced 18 fatalities & 159 serious injuries
    $400 14
A la the city of Nice, it's a salad of tomatoes, green beans, potatoes, ripe olives and anchovies
    $400 25
This language has a larger vocabulary than any other
    $400 19
Primitive performance done before battle to whoop up courage as well as scare the enemy
    $500 5
Alternate name for the Mafia meaning "our thing"
    DD: $800 16
Total number of face-off spots on an NHL rink
    $500 15
"Parmentier" refers to dishes prepared with this vegetable
    $500 26
Celebrities and government officials complain when their quotes are "taken out of" this
    $500 20
In a lounge show it's "instrumental" that this follows almost any joke or one-liner

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

Guy Bob Mary
$500 $1,100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Guy Bob Mary
$600 $2,500 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And that's Edgar Allan.)
    $200 6
When excited, this gas glows red, which means our Jeopardy! sign gets excited often
    $200 7
The family we learn about in "First Lady from Plains"
    $200 12
Appropriately, it was Poe's first writing form
    $200 1
Colors associated with the 2 armies that opposed each other in Russian Civil War
    $200 18
From 1930-79, he led the Boston Pops
    $200 24
William Frawley role on "I Love Lucy"
    $400 8
From his NJ lab at the turn of the century, he advertised "inventions to order"
    $400 13
First child born to President or President-elect in office since 1893, he's recently studied in India
    $400 14
American director famous for series of Poe films in the early '60s
    $400 2
Lenin took power promising to pull Russia out of this war
    $400 19
Boston's largest ethnic group
    $400 25
"Yabba dabba doo"
    $600 9
Renaissance anatomist Gabriello Fallopio discovered these human oviducts
    $600 20
This couple is the grandson of one president & the daughter of another
    $600 15
Last name of twins Roderick & Madeline, together they brought down the house
    $600 3
Fed enough poison to kill a cow, then shot & stabbed, Rasputin finally died of this
    $600 23
Both Harvard & M.I.T. are in this Boston suburb
    $600 26
Noted for sexy lingerie by catalogue, they also operate 194 stores in 34 states
    $800 10
Number of points where a tangent line touches a curve
    $800 21
Presidential daughter who's earned good reviews for her books, but once got bad reviews for her singing
    $800 16
Double relation to Poe of Virginia Clemm
    $800 4
Though they were only a small minority, the Communists took this name which means "majority"
    $800 28
Term for east Indian or Boston elite
    DD: $300 27
Rock 'n' roll star who did this version of a 1922 jazz hit:

"Well, way down yonder in New Orleans / In the land of the dreamy scenes / There's a Garden of Eden, / Ah, you know what I mean"
    $1000 11
The three main parts of the Earth are the lithosphere, the hydrosphere & this
    $1000 22
Last name of John, an Ohio farmer who was son of one pres. & father to another
    DD: $1,500 17
Title referring to Prince Prospero's plague party
    $1000 5
John Reed's eyewitness account

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Guy Bob Mary
$2,200 $6,600 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Only "M·A·S·H" regular to really serve in Korea, he also served in "AfterMASH"

Final scores:

Guy Bob Mary
$0 $11,000 $3,800
3rd place: Botany 500 suit & sport coat New champion: $11,000 2nd place: Sunray range + Bernardaud de Limoges dinnerware set

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Guy Bob Mary
$2,200 $8,900 $5,700
12 R,
5 W
25 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1985-01-22
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