Show #163 - Wednesday, April 24, 1985

Contestants

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Marcia Yaross, a biologist from Irvine, California

Albert Powell, a bank employee from Brooklyn, New York

Doug Miller, an assignment editor from Houston, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE '20s
ROCK 'N ROLL
INDIA
FASHION
ASTRONOMY
STUFFED
(Alex: And something new and unusual for Jeopardy!: [*].) [Laughter] (Alex: As in "Get...")
    $100 6
Pronoun possessed by Clara Bow
    $100 1
You can do anything to Elvis, but don't step on these
    $100 10
In Nov. 1982, this Oscar-winning film had its world premiere in New Delhi
    $100 20
This mounted figure appears on Ralph Lauren products
    $100 13
3rd planet from the Sun
    $100 18
Their caps are stuffed as an appetizer
    $200 7
Shipwreck Kelly excelled at sitting on these
    $200 2
"Yummy, Yummy, Yummy" explemplified this "sugary" pre-teen rock style of the late '60s
    $200 11
He sought & taught Nirvana in India 500 years before Christ
    $200 21
Thin model who wound up dancing to Tommy's tune
    $200 14
From Greek "to omit", the partial or total obscuring of one celestial body by another
    $200 19
Stuffed at Roy's museum along with Trigger is this, the family dog
    $300 8
Vernon Castle's dancing partner who originated the bob hairstyle
    $300 3
Popular '50s D.J. who coined the term "rock 'n' roll"
    DD: $500 12
This Lawrence Welk chart-topper is named for a city in India:
    $300 22
Ankle stockings that '40s teen-agers wore & were named for
    $300 15
Theory that a massive explosion started the universe
    $400 9
Car company that also owned the 1st airline to carry mail
    $400 4
In February '61, he had a "Runaway" hit
    $400 23
Medicinal name of Jackie Kennedy's Halston hats
    $400 16
Approximately 5.88 trillion miles
    $500 5
Manager of the most successful group in rock history, which broke up 4 years after his death
    $500 24
Menswear used to symbolize conformity in '56 Gregory Peck film title
    $500 17
From Greek "long-haired", they have tails up to a hundred million miles

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

Doug Albert Marcia
$900 -$200 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Albert Marcia
$1,600 -$100 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

MATHEMATICS
LABOR UNIONS
FIRST LINES
ISLANDS
SIGHT & SOUND
RELIGION
    $200 3
By definition, a number is odd if it's not divisible by this
    $200 6
In August 1981, President Reagan fired them for striking illegally
    $200 5
Trio onstage as "Macbeth" begins with "When shall we three meet again?"
    $200 1
Napoleon escaped from this island to fight another hundred days
    $200 7
Light, sound & the sea all travel in them
    $200 8
The belief that old souls return to Earth in new bodies
    $400 4
Number above the denominator
    $400 12
For nearly 40 years, Australian-born Harry Bridges led this dockworkers' union
    $400 11
Man-on-the-street Louis Nye greeted him each week with "Hi-ho, Steverino!"
    $400 2
In 1972, the United States returned this island to Japan
    $400 16
Early version of a hearing aid named for the musical instrument it resembled
    $600 10
In pi, digit which follows 3.1
    DD: $1,200 20
Construction trade of first AFL-CIO chief, George Meany
    $600 13
Famous document that opens, "When in the course of human events"
    $600 9
Large Canadian city on a St. Lawrence River island of the same name
    $600 17
Electronically recorded visual record of the human voice now used for identification of criminals
    $800 21
The side of a right triangle opposite the right angle
    $800 14
Before this series self-destructed, it opened, "Good morning, Mr. Phelps"
    DD: $1,000 23
For over 200 years, Knights of St. John ruled this Med. island for which they are also named
    $800 18
Kind of vision used to see object to the side while looking straight ahead
    $1000 22
Number represented by 10 in a binary system
    $1000 15
Poet whose "Sonnet on His Blindness" begins, "When I consider how my light is spent"
    $1000 19
This part of the eye operates like the diaphragm of a camera to regulate the amount of light received

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Albert Marcia
$3,600 $700 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ROYALTY
Queen Elizabeth II's father, he became this king when his brother abdicated the throne

Final scores:

Doug Albert Marcia
$2,300 $100 $1,401
2-day champion: $5,200 3rd place: Oneida Silversmiths gift certificate 2nd place: the Eastman recliner furnished by Action Industries, Inc. (Action by Lane) + Kelvinator range

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Albert Marcia
$5,300 $700 $3,400
16 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
6 W
11 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,400

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