Show #287 - Tuesday, October 15, 1985

Introductions entered from audiorecording.


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Keith West, an engineer from Altadena, California

Dorothy Korber, a newspaper reporter from Long Beach, California

Jim Rondoni, a freelance writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $9,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In July in L.A., he was named on the 1st ballot as the Democratic presidential candidate
    $100 2
Cleavon Little played a Black lawman out to tame the west in this Mel Brooks film
    $100 12
This Boston park where young Ben Franklin grazed the family cow is America's oldest
    $100 7
Jefferson Starship's name before taking off for space in '74
    $100 23
Direction taken by Christian soldiers when marching as to war
    $100 10
In 1981, this amount of commercial time during the Super Bowl cost $275,000; in 1985, it was $525,000
    $200 3
On July 4, this flag was officially flown for the 1st time over the U.S. Capitol
    $200 4
William Boyd's foresight in buying TV rights to this film role of his made him a millionaire
    $200 13
Baseball's first ever All-Star Game was played in 1933 in this Chicago stadium
    $200 8
British group whose logo features fat red lips & a lascivious tongue
    $200 24
Most cats will do this "upon" most mice
    $200 11
TV's longest-running soap, or looking for a hit from "Annie"
    $300 14
Motorola introduced a completely transistorized version of this, weighing just 40 pounds
    $300 5
Tonto's equivalent of the Lone Ranger's "Hi-yo silver, away!"
    $300 25
Al Pacino's 1st starring role dealt with "Panic in" a NYC park nicknamed this
    $300 17
Roy Orbison's "optical" trademark
    DD: $700 15
What's happening to the times in title of the following:

"Come gather 'round people, wherever you roam"
    $400 21
Name of the son born to Queen Elizabeth II & the Duke of Edinburgh on February 2, 1960
    $400 6
Show which featured Wild Eagle, chief of the Hekawis, & Roaring Chicken, their medicine man
    $400 26
London's Speakers' Corner, where people voice opinions on everything, is in this park
    $400 18
Surprisingly, Stars on 45's "Beatles' Medley" includes this #1 hit by The Archies
    $400 16
Amount of time it takes Ron Harris' girls to give you a workout on TV
    $500 22
Premier who charged in a TV speech April 22nd that the U.S. was plotting to overthrow his government
    $500 9
Occupation of Gunsmoke's half-Indian Quint Asper, played by Burt Reynolds
    $500 27
1 of 5 national parks in Utah
    $500 19
"Catch My Soul" was a rock version of this Shakespeare tragedy
    $500 20
As of Aug. 28, 1981, this "great" Briton has the world record time for running the mile

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

Jim Dorothy Keith
$0 $1,400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Dorothy Keith
$2,400 $1,900 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Spanish for "conqueror", Cortes was one
    $200 26
In the basic stance, right-handed & some left-handed boxers keep this foot forward
    $200 2
Author J. D. Wyss marooned this Swiss family on an island in 1813
    $200 20
In "Goldfinger", James Bond drove a modified version of this British car
    $200 1
There are nearly 13,000 people per square mile in this S.E. Asian British colony
    $200 10
A law that sets a time frame for filing lawsuits or prosecuting crimes
    $400 8
In 1099, this group under Godfrey of Bouillon captured Jerusalem
    $400 27
After knocking an opponent down a boxer must go to this for the count
    $400 4
Hemingway short story about demise of "the Swede"
    $400 21
Company that builds cars for Chrysler & sells under its own name, too
    $400 3
What a Swiss state is called, or the name of a large city in south China
    $400 11
Testimony of witness unable to appear in court
    $600 9
In 911, these "North men", or Normans, gained control of Normandy
    $600 28
In 1889, John L. Sullivan went 75 rounds to win the last heavyweight championship fought this way
    $600 5
Characters in this Dickens' novel include Uriah Heep & Mr. Micawber
    $600 22
The 3 little pigs would have avoided this city that's Volkswagen's German headquarters
    $600 17
"Land's End" is the westernmost point of this country
    $600 12
Latin for "you shall have the body", its application protects against illegal imprisonment
    $800 15
This 13th C. Mongol ruler of China couldn't conquer Japan when his armada was destroyed by a typhoon
    $800 29
When any part of a boxer's body except his feet is touching the floor
    DD: $700 6
It was the woman's gift to her husband in "The Gift of the Magi"
    $800 23
Nash, Kelvinator, & Hudson are its corporate ancestors
    $800 18
Country where you'd find Kalgoorlie, Ballarat, & Toowoomba
    $800 13
Name for British lawyers who represent their clients in superior courts
    $1000 16
Brit. conqueror of India, through sickness he became an opium addict & committed suicide in 1774
    $1000 30
In the WBA, neither the jr. flyweight nor, surprisingly, this division has a minimum weight requirement
    $1000 25
Last name of Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy, & Marmee in "Little Women"
    $1000 24
Currently, this model from one of U.S. Big 3 carmakers is best-selling single model in the world
    $1000 19
Most of "Zorba the Greek" takes place on this largest Greek isle
    DD: $1,200 14
From Greek for "writing", it's an unwitnessed will written by a person in his own handwriting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Dorothy Keith
$6,600 $1,200 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Worldwide, more of this fruit is produced for food & drink than any other

Final scores:

Jim Dorothy Keith
$4,600 $1 $6,600
2nd place: a cruise to the Bahamas 3rd place: Frigidaire washer & dryer New champion: $6,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Dorothy Keith
$7,800 $1,500 $3,600
21 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,900

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Game tape date: 1985-07-30
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