Show #337 - Tuesday, December 24, 1985

First game to have a Video Daily Double.


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Pamela Norris, a writer from Sandy Springs, Georgia

Alexis Colicchio, a director of customer service originally from Oceanside, California

Andrea Ladik, a theatrical production manager from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
He was the original voice of Mickey Mouse
    $100 2
Eric the Red lied, calling his discovery this to attract settlers
    $100 19
Comes between "In the valley of the Jolly" & "Green Giant"
    $100 9
He had Tallulah Bankhead in mind when he wrote the part of Blanche DuBois
    $100 1
Their 1st movie
    $100 24
He systematized the rules for whist, then backgammon, then chess...
    $200 15
Tweetie Pie "t'awt" he "taw" this "puddy tat"
    DD: $300 5
He took this famous picture of Buzz Aldrin standing on the Moon:
    $200 20
You do it to your boat, gently down the stream
    $200 10
1961's "Come Blow Your Horn" was this playwright's 1st Broadway hit
    $200 3
"It was 20 years ago today" that this person "taught the band to play"
    $200 25
Under the laws of physics, when raised to 100° C. at sea level, water will do this
    $300 16
In "Mouse Musketeers" this cat & mouse speak with French accents
    $300 6
Let go by English Muscovy Co., Dutch East India Co. hired him to captain the "Half Moon"
    $300 21
In "The King and I", Yul Brynner's famous line that fits the category
    $300 11
Biblical character whom Archibald MacLeish called J.B.
    $300 4
Popular name for their double album titled "The Beatles"
    $300 26
His detective Holmes scrupulously followed the rules of deductive reasoning
    $400 17
"Dad" to Alvin, Simon, & Theodore
    $400 29
Later renamed this, Bartolomeu Dias called it "Cape of Storms"
    $400 22
According to The Teddy Bears' 1958 hit "To know, know, know him is" this
    $400 12
Where children play, or an Edward Albee play
    $400 7
1969 album recorded after "Let It Be" but released before it
    $400 27
According to the rules of fencing, this sword's target area is only the torso
    $500 18
Kids would draw on plastic sheet over TV screen to help this '50s animated hero
    $500 30
Lincoln Ellsworth explored this region by airplane, dirigible, & submarine
    $500 23
While the trolley went "clang, clang, clang" my heartstrings went this
    $500 13
What an audience should "willingly suspend"
    $500 8
Beatle whose 1968 movie soundtrack, "Wonderwall Music" was 1st album released by Apple Records
    $500 28
Under Jewish law, he is the person who performs the circumcision ritual

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

Andrea Alexis Pamela
$1,800 $100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andrea Alexis Pamela
$3,400 $1,100 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
Disc jockey heard on the radio in "American Graffiti"
    $200 2
Its sweet varieties are the common, the blood, & the navel
    $200 1
The deuterium to fuel fusion reactors is found in this water covering ¾ of earth's surface
    $200 26
It was state capital before Lincoln
    $200 21
"Ask & it shall be given you; seek", & this will happen
    $200 7
Site of the All-England Lawn Tennis Club
    $400 13
Film famous for the line "You ain't heard nothin' yet, folks"
    $400 17
According to legend, this tree's leaves clothed Adam & Eve after they ate their fateful fruit
    $400 3
The ancient Greek Democritus gave us this word meaning "something that can't be cut"
    $400 27
Nebraska is the only state in which legislators are chosen on this apolitical basis
    $400 22
What the Christ child was wrapped in before being laid in the manger
    $400 8
He says, "I would gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today"
    $600 14
Blonde & beautiful Elsa, who weighed 400 lbs., was this
    $600 18
Continent which grows over 75% of the world's grapes
    $600 4
Antiprotons, antineutrons, & positrons combine to form this negative substance
    $600 28
A Pulitzer Prize was won for reports on how poorly this charitable home handled its huge endowment
    $600 23
While Moses was away, the Hebrews played at worshipping this idol
    $600 9
Formerly a fashion item, it's still worn today by nuns as a head covering
    DD: $2,000 15
The two masked heroes Clayton Moore played on the screen
    $800 19
After Louis XIV cut his lips on this unpeeled Caribbean fruit, he forbade French cultivation
    $800 5
To show the paths of charged particles, they're sent through this fog-filled enclosure
    $800 29
In 1867, Congress overrode this President's veto to make Nebraska our 37th state
    $800 24
The book of Genesis refers to the promised land by this ancient name
    $800 10
Ian Carmichael portrayed this aristocratic detective created by Dorothy L. Sayers
    $1000 16
President portrayed by Brian Keith in "The Wind and the Lion"
    DD: $2,000 20
Two fruits that combine to breed tangelos
    $1000 6
Mousetraps loaded with ping-pong balls show this effect in Disney's "Our Friend the Atom"
    $1000 30
Golden-voiced editor of the "Omaha World-Herald" who ran for President 3 times
    $1000 25
When giving alms, you shouldn't let your left hand know this
    $1000 11
Where Robert Browning went to visit his fiancee at home, sometimes on a whim

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andrea Alexis Pamela
$2,400 $2,700 $8,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 sports which, in order to avoid injuries, ban left-handed playing

Final scores:

Andrea Alexis Pamela
$5 $1 $7,600
2nd place: trip to New York 3rd place: Olympus OM-2S camera New champion: $7,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andrea Alexis Pamela
$6,400 $3,000 $8,300
21 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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Game tape date: 1985-09-03
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