Show #261 - Monday, September 9, 1985

First game of Season 2.
Returning champions (for this week only) were placed at the far right podium.
The new "buzz-in" (after Alex finishes reading the clue) rule was introduced.

Contestants

Alan Lefkowitz, an advertising consultant from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,900)

Susan Blum, an attorney from Fairfield, Connecticut

Steve Bowie, an engineer from Lancaster, California

Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL TRIVIA
DOGS IN LITERATURE
FOREIGN CUISINE
PROVERBS
CARTOONS
ALPHABETICALLY FIRST
    $100 1
At various times, he & all 5 of his brothers were nicknamed "Ike"
    $100 15
Sherlock Holmes novel about a devilish dog
    $100 7
No matter how you slice it, it's "brot" in German
    $100 6
The appropriately named Pepe Le Pew is this animal
    $100 19
Alphabetically 1st of the days of the week, it's usually last of the work week
    $200 2
Springtime ritual started by Pres. Hayes on the White House lawn
    $200 16
He knocked over the screen concealing the Wizard of Oz
    $200 8
From the Latin meaning "to serve", it's the soup that starts an Italian meal
    $200 10
This super hero was originally called "Super Mouse"
    $300 3
For the presidential portraits, Gilbert Stuart stuffed his sunken cheeks with cotton
    $300 20
In this book, Nick Charles' Asta is a schnauzer, but in films was played by a wire-haired terrier
    $300 9
Cookie from northern France made of sugar, egg white & almonds; it got its name from Italian for macaroni
    $300 11
Name of George of the Jungle's pet ape
    DD: $500 4
(Audio -- musical clue)
President who preferred Chopin's waltzes to this, his musical "trademark":
    $400 21
Garryowen is the "bloody mangy mongrel" in the "Cyclops" episode of this James Joyce novel
    $400 14
The distinctive starchy ingredient in Chinese dishes with "mein" in the name
    $400 12
Though he never married, Paramount's Popeye had this many "nephews" who all looked just like him
    $400 22
Alphabetically 1st of the planets, it can be seen without a telescope
    $500 5
In 1908, 5 years before getting the job, he wrote a book titled "The President of the United States"
    $500 17
Tropical fruit called "The Fruit of India", it's the main ingredient in a popular chutney
    $500 13
Helen Kane sued Max Fleischer, claiming this character's name & voice were copied from her
    $500 18
Alphabetically the 1st signer of the Declaration of Independence, he's also first alphabetically of presidents

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Steve Susan Alan
$1,200 $300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Susan Alan
$1,900 $1,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FASHION DESIGNERS
THE RENAISSANCE
4-LETTER WORDS
LAW
NEW ENGLAND
GHOSTS
    $200 19
His "signature" is an elegantly scripted YSL
    $200 26
The term "renaissance" is from a French word meaning this
    $200 23
A Marine Corps camp, or appropriate footwear for one
    $200 13
Use of reasonable force to protect oneself is called this
    $200 5
This New England state is about the same size as the other 5 combined
    $200 9
In the U.S., it's traditionally the best night of the year to see ghosts
    $400 18
This American costumer revealed the mysteries of Cher's navel weekly on "The Sonny & Cher Show"
    $400 27
A 1490 census of Rome showed 15% of the female population registered in this "profession"
    $400 22
You try to do it to a putt or an enemy boat
    $400 10
For only time in U.S. history, he had Congress suspend habeus corpus during the Civil War
    $400 4
Shortest state motto, "Hope!", appropriately belongs to this New England state
    $400 11
He, not the president, is said to haunt Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
    $600 15
Austrian princess who created the look of the simple wrap jersey dress of the '70s
    $600 28
Some say he based the ruthless ruler in "The Prince" on Cesare Borgia
    DD: $1,600 14
1st four-letter word in the Lord's Prayer
    $600 6
Court session when a prisoner hears charges against him & enters plea
    $600 1
The first & last of 6 New England-born presidents both had this first name
    $600 12
At Windsor Castle, this Tudor queen supposedly haunts the queen's library
    $800 16
American designer Willi Smith's ready-to-wear label
    $800 20
The 9th letter in the Greek alphabet, it's come to mean "a small amount"
    DD: $1,200 7
The Supreme Court said electrocuting someone again after the chair failed once wasn't this
    $800 2
In '64, it became the 1st in the nation to have a state lottery
    $800 24
Shakespearean monarch visited by 11 ghosts of his victims before the Battle of Bosworth Field
    $1000 17
Although over 80, she's still consulting editor of Vogue magazine
    $1000 29
His brilliant 16th century translation of the Bible into German became the basis for modern German
    $1000 21
Spelled forward it's how you feel, backwards it spells disaster
    $1000 8
Specific purpose stated in 2nd Amendment for right to bear arms
    $1000 3
Sikorsky built 1st one-rotor helicopter in this state, which still makes most helicopters
    $1000 25
A hideous Arabian ghost who steals corpses, it's come to mean any grave robber

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Susan Alan
$3,100 $12,800 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN IN SPORTS
Among the women prominent in this sport are Rachel McLish, Lori Bowen & Cory Everson

Final scores:

Steve Susan Alan
$900 $18,000 $1
2nd place: Panasonic compact disc player & Action Spoiler recliner by Lane New champion: $18,000 3rd place: Jules Jurgensen his & her watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Susan Alan
$3,000 $11,400 $2,200
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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