Responses for Show #274 - Thursday, September 26, 1985

Contestants

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Diane Cope, a railroad telegrapher originally from Palatine, Illinois

Dane Garrett, a lawyer from Collinsville, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,200)

Rob Lai, an insurance investigator from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,599)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

AVIATION
MOVIE MONSTERS
STARTS WITH "M"
NOTABLE ANIMALS
STATE CAPITALS
TV NUMBERS
    $100 1
Qantas

Rob
    $100 4
King Kong

Dane
    $100 3
Mingo

Triple Stumper
    $100 7
Siamese (cats)

Rob
    $100 20
Alaska

Dane
    $100 11
77 Sunset Strip

Dane
    $200 2
gliders

Dane
    $200 5
Godzilla

Dane
    $200 9
(Rob: Who is Ming the Merciless?)

Mongo

RobDiane
    $200 16
a seeing-eye dog

Rob
    $200 21
Austin

Dane
    $200 12
Car 54

Dane
    $300 17
the Concorde

Diane
    $300 6
(Rob: What is chemical exposure?)
(Diane: What is giantism?)
(Dane: What is [*] due to radiation exposure?)

shrinking

RobDaneDiane
    $300 10
(Alex: You people think about that category, STARTS WITH M, and see what you come up with.)

mango

Triple Stumper
    $300 22
(Rob: What is to go into outer space?)
(Alex: Be more specific.)
(Rob: Go into space. Ride a rocket. What is ride a rocket?)
(Dane: What is to go around the earth in a rocket?)
(Alex: [*]. That was the important part of the response there. Sorry, Rob.)

orbit the Earth

RobDane
    $300 13
three

Dane
    $400 8
(Alex, doing his [*] impersonation: [*], you are right, you get to select again.)

(Count) Dracula

Dane
    $100 19
(Dane: I have a tin ear, I'll bet $100.)
...
(Alex: Have you got a question for me?)
(Dane: No, sir. That's why I bet $100.)
(Alex: Well, it's [*] Jerry, singing "In The Summertime".)
...
(Alex: We've got less than a minute to go in the round.)

Mungo

Dane
    $400 23
(Dane: Who is El Cordob├ęs?)
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Manolete

Dane
Triple Stumper
    $400 14
four

Diane
    $500 18
(Dane: What were giant [*]?)

ants

Dane
    $500 15
714

Dane

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

Rob Dane Diane
-$300 $1,200 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Dane Diane
-$400 $2,900 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

HISTORY
JOURNALISM
'60s SONGS
U.S. GOVERNMENT
MEXICO
UNREAL ESTATE
    $200 6
the HMS Bounty

Rob
    $200 16
The New York Times

Rob
    $200 8
Roger Miller

Diane
    $200 3
(Alex: A computer check revealed the error.)

people who had died

Triple Stumper
    $200 19
mariachis

Rob
    $200 2
the Inferno

Dane
    $400 13
(Dane: What is the Soviet Union?)
(Alex: We've got a minute to go in the round.)

(Nazi) Germany

DaneDiane
    $400 18
(Rob: Who is Dear Abby?)

Ann Landers

RobDane
    $400 1
[Alex did say "Um" six times, even though only five appeared on screen.]

"Oogie Boogie"

Diane
    $400 4
(Diane: What is the U.S. Post Office?)
(Dane: What is the Internal Revenue Service?)

the Defense Department

DaneDiane
Triple Stumper
    $400 20
a snake

Dane
    $400 11
the happy hunting grounds

Triple Stumper
    $600 14
France

Dane
    $600 17
Spain

Dane
    $600 7
Bobby Vinton

Diane
    $600 5
(Dane: What is the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare?)
(Alex: No, that is wrong. What are the [*] & the [**]? [**] alone, not Health [**].)

Dept. of Energy & Dept. of Education

Dane
    $600 21
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Benito Juarez

Triple Stumper
    $600 12
(Diane: What is utopia?)

a republic

Diane
Triple Stumper
    $800 15
the Soviet Union

Triple Stumper
    $800 9
the Drifters

Diane
    $1000 10
(Alex: The song we're referring to is "Do You Believe In [*]?", so what is [*]?)

magic

Triple Stumper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Dane Diane
-$200 $3,700 $2,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

GAMES
(Alex: [To Dane] You did it again! You wound up tied, and so for two days in a row, we have co-champions, Diane and Dane!
We've gotta go. They'll be back on our next show to face one new challenger. This is wild!)
DianeWhat is Free?
$2,000
DaneWhat is Free
$300
Free

Final scores:

Rob Dane Diane
-$200 $4,000 $4,000
2nd place: Merillat modular shelving system 2-day co-champion: $11,200 New co-champion: $4,000

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Rob Dane Diane
-$200 $4,400 $2,000
6 R,
4 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $6,200

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Game tape date: 1985-07-23
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