Show #18 - Wednesday, October 3, 1984

Elise Beraru game 3.
Elise sets a new single-day cash winnings record of $23,800.


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Margaret Magnus, a waitress from Burbank, California

Roger Gerhardstein, a teacher originally from Bellevue, Ohio

Elise Beraru, an insurance underwriter from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $12,250)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Education's "3 R's"
    $100 16
Manager Casey Stengel considered retiring until they won 5th-straight World Series
    $100 1
Sauteed egg-dipped bread
    $100 6
Only Oscar winner sung by a cricket, it's Disney's theme
    $200 12
Red, blue & yellow pigments
    $200 17
Hillary & Tenzing were the 1st to go there, but only stayed 15 minutes
    $200 2
Campfire confection
    $200 7
She sang '80's "Fame" & '83's "What a Feeling"
    $300 13
The rub-a-dub guys
    $300 18
Sang "Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend", then married a baseball star
    $300 3
Original name of "The Ed Sullivan Show"
    $300 8
'38 winner that became Bob Hope's theme song
    $400 23
Mustachioed painter who could be knighted "Sur Real"
    $400 14
For a troika, you'd put this behind 3 horses
    $400 19
Chief Justice appointed by Eisenhower, he served until the Nixon era
    $400 24
T. Jefferson popularized this French side-dish, now America's favorite vegetable
    $400 4
"Rank" of George Jessel
    DD: $500 9
1960 song named for day Melina Mercouri rested:
    $500 22
Don Quixote's creator, he was the real "Man from La Mancha"
    $500 15
3 rulers ruling
    $500 20
Now nation's best-selling magazine, 1st cover featured Lucy & her baby
    $500 21
Gable taught Colbert how to do it; now even Emily Post says it's correct
    $500 5
Named for an Australian soprano, it's thin, crisp bread
    $500 10
This 1st winner, from "Gay Divorcee", is also a Lincoln luxury car

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Elise Roger Margaret
$1,200 $900 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Roger Margaret
$3,800 $2,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Colloquial term for current president's economic policies
    $200 12
Dickens' character known for saying "God bless us every one!"
    $200 7
Because 1st was named Thespis, they're known as thespians
    $200 1
Cuckoo family-member Geococcyx Californianus ; goes "Beep beep" in cartoons
    $200 21
It wasn't until 1818 that it was painted this color
    $200 2
It begins a boxer's round or starts Pavlov's dog salivating
    $400 13
You bet your life he believed "A man is as young as the woman he feels"
    $400 8
Wrote for Sgt. Bilko before fathering "The Odd Couple"
    $400 22
Bird named after bright red robes of a Roman Catholic clergyman
    $400 20
East lawn Easter tradition
    $400 3
In swimming, a race without a compulsory stroke
    $600 14
Dumas quote translated from "Tous pour un, un pour tous"
    $600 9
Matinee idol whose familiarity with Ford's Theatre let him pass through security there
    $600 23
While ostriches lay the largest eggs, these birds lay the smallest
    $600 19
FDR added one indoors as a therapeutic aid
    $600 4
Throughout his NBA career, this star known as "The Stilt" never fouled out
    $800 15
Someone somewhere in the country says it before David Hartman & Joan Lunden do
    $800 10
He planted "The Cherry Orchard" & hatched "The Sea Gull"
    $800 24
Member of India's starling family, famous for ability to mimic voices
    $800 18
Instead of bowing, Jefferson the libertarian encouraged this form of address
    $800 5
Won gold medal for rowing in '24 Olympics but better known as baby doctor
    $1000 16
'36 Olympian who said "I came along when the black American needed an image"
    $1000 11
Sophocles' "complex tragedy"
    DD: $5,000 25
With both eyes facing forward, it has greatest range of binocular vision in birds
    $1000 17
His inaugural bash became a brawl when his backwoods pals vandalized the White House
    $1000 6
Mary Queen of Scots is said to have been 1st woman to play this sport

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elise Roger Margaret
$13,800 $800 $600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In the 1860 election for his 1st term, more Americans voted against him than for him

Final scores:

Elise Roger Margaret
$23,800 $1,600 $1,199
3-day champion: $36,050 2nd place: Speed Queen washer and dryer & set of Crown luggage 3rd place: Botany 500 men's clothing

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Elise Roger Margaret
$13,800 $5,700 $600
31 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1984-08-15
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