Show #311 - Monday, November 18, 1985

1985 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.

Contestants

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Ric Moser, a printing broker from The Woodlands, Texas

Steve Rogitz, a letter carrier from Gardena, California

Larry Floyd, an accounting clerk originally from Bridgeton, Maine

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
OSCAR SONGS
GHOSTS
HOMOPHONES
SMOKING
BLOOD
    $100 8
Demonstrators were kicked out of this city's Lincoln Park August 27, 1968
    $100 2
As Dr. Dolittle, Rex Harrison sang this 1967 Oscar-winner to people too
    $100 17
The 999 ghosts at the mansion in this Anaheim landmark tell visitors “There's always room for 1 more”
    $100 21
Achilles died because his wound here would not do this
    $100 7
Both North Carolina's capital & a brand of cigarettes are named for him
    $100 1
A strikebreaker, or a blood clot on surface of one's skin
    $200 10
Though he left the service after WWII as a captain, today he holds the highest rank possible
    $200 3
1942 Irving Berlin classic that's sold more records than any other
    $200 18
Creators of “Casper” say this film's logo plagiarized 1 of their characters
    $200 22
Only a few of these in the Pennsylvania coal fields are under 18 years old
    $200 9
Our country has plenty of good 5¢ cigars, but they charge 15¢ for them, said this “cowboy philosopher”
    $200 13
Of blood type, dental work, & tattoos, the subject not queried of Red Cross blood donors
    $300 12
Country to which the U.S. began beaming Radio Marti in May 1985
    DD: $500 4
1 of 2 Oscar winners sung in the films by Doris Day
    $300 26
Silver City, Idaho & Bodie, California for example
    $300 23
A big kiss upon parting, or the Greyhound that carries you away
    $300 11
General Cigar Company brand & national poet of Scotland
    $300 14
When routinely measuring systolic blood pressure, a stethoscope is used to listen for this
    $400 15
Though popular in early 1800s this Tennessee congressman was even more popular in the 1950s
    $400 5
In “Going My Way”, Bing Crosby asks “Would you rather” be doing this title task or be a fish
    $400 27
In the Superman TV series, editor Perry White frequently invoked this spirit
    $400 24
Vacationing on a ship, or people that staff them
    $400 19
'50s brand that advertised with 2 leggy cigarette boxes dancing
    $500 16
This president vetoed more legislation than any other
    $500 6
This 1st winner, from “Gay Divorcee”, is also a luxury car
    $500 28
In Shakespeare's play, ghost who sat in Macbeth's place at the banquet table
    $500 25
Emotional state of a cow who bellowed
    $500 20
A cigarmaker by trade, he founded the American Federation of Labor (AFL)
    $500 29
Septicema & saprema are 2 types of it

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

Larry Steve Ric
$100 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Steve Ric
$500 $4,200 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LITERATURE
RELIGION
BRIDGES
RADIO HEROES
WEATHER
“GUT”s
    $200 1
A.E. Housman “heard a wise man say , give crowns & pounds & guineas but not” this away
    $200 17
100 years ago the now-dead philosopher Nietzsche claimed this being was dead
    $200 11
It connects the 3 boroughs of Manhattan, Queens, & The Bronx
    $200 6
“Bring 'em Back Alive” guy, played by Bruce Boxleitner on TV but by himself on radio
    $200 19
Daily newspaper illustration that shows isobars & temperatures
    $200 3
Name for street urchin, probably derived from where they are said to live
    $400 2
Poet who relived his boyhood in “A Child's Christmas in Wales”
    DD: $1,000 28
[Audio DD] Name of bridge mentioned in the following song: Bobbie Gentry: It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty...
    $400 7
This all-American boy's theme began “Wave the flag for Hudson High, boys”
    $400 20
The 2 main types are polar-orbiting & geostationary
    $400 4
Adjective describing sounds of German, & to non-English speakers, English
    $600 12
William Golding novel in which English school boys stranded on an island turn savage
    $600 27
Peruvian bridge which collapsed Friday July 20, 1714 in Thornton Wilder novel of the same name
    $600 8
12 beats of a gong & an airplane swooping down signaled his arrival on radio
    $600 24
Name of wind which flows down eastern slopes of Rocky mtns. raising temp. as much as 40° in 3 hours
    $600 5
U.S. naval officer famous for saying “Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead”
    $800 13
Family name of Laurence Sterne's characters Walter, Toby, & Tristram
    $800 23
Baby Fae heart transplant occurred in a hospital run by this denomination
    $800 15
Named not for lovers but sorrowful prisoners crossing it to Venetian prison
    DD: $1,000 9
He usually drove the Black Beauty
    $800 25
The average weather conditions of a region over a long period of time
    $800 18
He, along with Joel Cairo & Brigid O'Shaughnessy, sought the Maltese Falcon
    $1000 14
1 of the 2 18th century periodicals in which Addison & Steele published their essays
    $1000 22
Though Shi'ites have been getting the headlines, most Muslims belong to this sect
    $1000 16
From Latin “way”, it's a bridge that crosses mainly over dry land instead of water
    $1000 10
Later a foil for Lucy as Harry Carter, he foiled Ming on radio as Flash Gordon
    $1000 26
Name for temperature at which water vapor in the atmosphere begins to condense
    $1000 21
Botanical name for “plant sweat”, from Latin word for “droplet”

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Steve Ric
$3,700 $7,600 $2,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 50 STATES
Aside from the Dakotas & Carolinas, # of states with 2 words in their names as commonly used

Final scores:

Larry Steve Ric
$0 $7,600 $0
2nd place Finalist 3rd place

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Larry Steve Ric
$3,700 $7,400 $2,400
9 R,
1 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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