Show #288 - Wednesday, October 16, 1985


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Maria Mercado, a law student from Pico Rivera, California

John Gallogly, an actor originally from Snug Harbor, Rhode Island

Keith West, an engineer from Altadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Ironically, this symbol of American independence was cast in London in 1752
    $100 6
This nation's bibliotheque nationale has a collection of ½ million magazines
    $100 13
It makes for a long day at the ball park
    $100 18
She was accused of breaking & entering & willful destruction of Baby Bear's chair
    $100 23
Also called the Egyptian cobra, it was the kiss of death for Cleopatra
    $100 8
Of "Frankie & Johnny", the girl
    $200 2
Andrew Jackson pushed a bill through congress to push all the Indians west of this natural border
    $200 7
This national library was burned during the War of 1812
    $200 14
A flabby facial feature
    $200 19
"Fruity" professor in "Clue" who could have done it in the kitchen with a wrench
    $200 24
The heaviest of all poisonous snakes, this rattler isn't "a girl's best friend"
    $200 9
Neil Sedaka wrote "Oh, Carol" for this singer/ songwriter whom he'd dated in high school
    $300 3
In 1861, it carried Lincoln's inaugural address from Missouri to Nevada in its best time ever
    $300 25
Books developed because parchment could not be easily joined into roll, like this reed material
    $300 15
"I don't know nothing", for example
    $300 20
He sent a bloody valentine to Bugs Moran's gang in 1929
    $300 28
A spitting cobra aims its poison at this part of a victim
    $300 10
Girl to whom the Beach Boys pleaded, "help me get her out of my heart"
    $400 4
President who served as architect for much of the University of Virginia
    $400 26
Britain's 2nd largest library, the Bodleian, is at this university
    $400 16
Eye doctors call it "diplopia"
    $400 21
An orangutan was the killer in this classic Poe story set in Paris
    $400 29
Small horned desert rattler named for its unique twisting method of locomotion
    DD: $300 11
Girl Tony Orlando was singing to here:

"The stars won't come out if they know that you're about"
    $500 5
Along with tea, this liquor was 1 of the 2 staple drinks of the American colonies
    $500 27
This ancient Egyptian marvel had a copy of every existing scroll known to its librarians
    $500 17
A marching pace of 180 steps per minute
    $500 22
In the Disney version, she betrays Peter Pan's hiding place to Capt. Hook
    $500 30
"Red & yellow, kill the fellow" refers to coloring pattern found on this dangerous U.S. snake
    $500 12
Just 1 month after Lesley Gore cried, "It's My Party", it was this girl's "Turn to Cry"

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

Keith John Maria
$400 $1,300 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Keith John Maria
$2,500 $2,600 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Most popular name in the Islamic world today
    $200 14
This popular cotton cloth was 1st brought to England from Calicut, India
    $200 4
It might have been called "Henriettaland", for King Charles named it after his queen, Henrietta Maria
    $200 1
The 3 states of H2O
    $200 3
He's been Rambo twice & Rocky 3 times
    $200 17
Calling him an anti-red rebel, E. Berlin schools banned this rodent's comic books in 1954
    $400 22
Members of this Indian minority killed Indira Gandhi
    $400 15
From Ceres, goddess of grain & harvest, we get this name for a popular breakfast food
    $400 5
Called "America's breadbasket", it leads the nation in wheat production
    $400 2
Of hot to cold, cold to hot, or maintaining stasis, how heat will always flow on its own accord
    $400 9
Despite a name that sounds like foul weather, she had 4 years smooth sailing as "Oh! Susanna"
    $400 18
In 1923, 500 copies of this James Joyce novel were burned by the U.S. Post Office
    DD: $1,000 23
Investigative writer David Yallop claims that in September 1978 this Pope was murdered
    $600 16
In 1823, the 1st really waterproof raincoat was produced by this Scottish chemist
    $600 12
While many states have bays, only this one is "The Bay State"
    $600 6
Electrically speaking, it's what AC & DC stand for
    $600 10
From Chachi to Charles, this actor is definitely "in charge"
    $600 19
Published only in the West, "Dr. Zhivago" won him Nobel Prize, which he was forced to refuse
    $800 25
A child will say in public what his parents say at home, says this book of Jewish wisdom
    $800 24
World's largest chocolate factory is in this state
    $800 7
Property acting to slow objects in motion, it can also cause sparks to fly between 2 lovers
    $800 11
Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, & Ally Sheedy were 3 of the 5 "members" of this Saturday library group
    $800 20
Published in 1900, his "Sister Carrie" was still banned in Vermont in 1958
    $1000 27
Artemus Ward described this 19th century church leader as "the most married man I ever saw"
    $1000 26
This New England state has no cities at all with over 40,000 people
    DD: $1,500 8
2 of the 6 gases that are mistakenly called "inert gases"
    $1000 13
Though many play him on & offscreen, Edmund Gwenn was only actor to win an Oscar for the role
    $1000 28
Banned in St. Paul in 1946, this E. Caldwell novel was readily available across river in Minneapolis

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Keith John Maria
$7,200 $6,600 $2,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 pieces of U.S. currency on which an automobile is shown

Final scores:

Keith John Maria
$3,400 $13,200 $700
2nd place: Buck Stove house heating system + Benchmark carpeting New champion: $13,200 3rd place: Chinon 35FA camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Keith John Maria
$8,300 $6,600 $2,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1985-07-30
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