Show #3007 - Tuesday, September 30, 1997


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Jason Russell, a history student from Cleveland, Tennessee

Shari Kenny, an aspiring dance caller from Walden, New York

Naomi Rose, a marine mammal scientist from Gaithersburg, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1880s
    $100 26
On January 27, 1880 he received a patent for his incandescent light
    $100 13
1997 marks the 40th anniversary of their first No. 1 hit, "Wake Up Little Susie"
    $100 21
30-second TV ads for this January 26, 1997 sporting event sold for an average of $1.2 million
    $100 2
This term for a jungle gym dates back to the 1950s
    $100 1
On January 7, 1997 he became the first Republican in 68 years to win successive terms as House speaker
    $100 8
It describes a fried egg with the yolk on top
    $200 27
She represented the U.S. at the 1884 Red Cross conference in Geneva, Switzerland
    $200 14
In the 1980s they had several hits, including "I'm So Excited" & "He's So Shy"
    $200 22
The 1997 model of this Chevrolet sports car is only the 4th redesign since its 1953 introduction
    $200 4
It follows "Ab-a, dab-a, dab-a, dab-a, dab-a, dab-a, dab"
    $200 3
In 1996 this "Green Mountain" state's Bernie Sanders was re-elected as the lone independent in the House
    $200 9
Its official name, "Nihon", means "Land Of The Rising Sun"
    $300 28
On February 21, 1885 this 555' memorial was dedicated in the nation's capital
    $300 15
He & half-brother Shaun appeared together on Broadway in the musical "Blood Brothers"
    $300 23
In December 1996 Steve Jobs returned to this company as a consultant when it bought NeXT Software, Inc.
    $300 5
Usually "thrown", it's an obstacle that gets in the way of one's plans
    $300 18
This Mass. senator was chairman of the Senate Labor & Human Services Committee from 1987 to 1995
    $300 10
Shamash, Mithras, Sol & Ra
    $400 29
According to the 1880 census, it was the first state with a population exceeding 5 million
    DD: $500 16
Trio heard here in a No. 1 hit from the '70s:

"Nobody gets too much heaven no more, it's much harder to come by..."
    $400 24
In the 1940s Benjamin Green used his own bald head to test this suntan lotion
    $400 6
Film in which Groucho Marx declares, "Love flies out the door when money comes innuendo"
    $400 19
The Bill Of Rights says, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of" this
    $400 11
The Earth's northern & southern lights result in part from the effects of these solar prominences
    $500 30
At 12:00 noon April 22, 1889 settlers began the rush to claim former Indian land in this territory
    $500 17
Their 1979 hit "We Are Family" became an anthem for many groups of people
    $500 25
This company, the owner of Radio Shack, closed its Incredible Universe stores in 1997
    $500 7
John T. Scopes was the subject of it
    $500 20
A bill is introduced in the House by giving it to the clerk or by placing it in this box
    $500 12
Around 1610 Galileo determined the sun's rotational rate by watching these dark areas shift position

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Naomi Shari Jason
$500 $1,900 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Naomi Shari Jason
$2,100 $2,700 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
You can check the papers; paper goes back to this country around 105 A.D.
    $200 20
"He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream..."
    $200 6
Focaccia bread is brushed or drizzled with this oil before baking
    $200 11
It's Hawaii's "Big Island"
    $200 1
No. 25:
In 1996, after 60 years with NBC, he called it quits
    $200 3
Plutarch wrote of this queen, "Plato admits four sorts of flattery, but she had a thousand"
    $400 27
Today we'd be Bic-less without this 1938 invention from Hungary's Ladislao Biro
    $400 21
"The Salinas Valley is in northern California."
    $400 7
As opposed to the whipped type, the Devonshire style of this dairy product is clotted
    $400 12
This Canadian island province also includes the smaller islands of Lennox & Saint Peters
    $400 2
No. 15:
TV Guide says the term "anchor" was coined for this man
    $400 4
An alphabetical list of this empress' lovers might end with Zubov -- but we can't be sure
    $600 28
The turbojet airplane & the diesel engine were invented in this country
    $600 22
"It was Wang Lung's marriage day."
    $600 8
Of the snow pea, chickpea & goober pea, the number that are legumes
    $600 13
This large Alaskan island was once known as Kikhtak, Eskimo for "island"
    $600 15
Once Lance White on "The Rockford Files", a good P.I. will find him at No. 19 on the list
    $600 5
A civil war known as The War of a Thousand Days broke out in this South American country in 1899
    DD: $1,800 29
The aqua-lung was invented in this country in 1943
    $800 23
"Half-way down a by-street of one of our New England towns, stands a rusty wooden house..."
    $800 9
Last name of opera singer Luisa, who had a turkey dish named for her
    $800 14
Napoleon's wife Josephine spent her first 15 years on this island whose capital is Fort-De-France
    $800 16
Nos. 11 & 23:
1 of the 2 "female" animals on the list; they were both played by males
    $800 18
This grandfather of Charlemagne "hammered" Burgundy in 733
    $1000 30
The miner's safety lamp & the lawn mower were invented by people from this country
    $1000 24
"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen."
    $1000 10
This hors d' oeuvre is a piece of chicken liver & a water chestnut wrapped in bacon
    DD: $1,000 25
It's the second largest of Spain's Balearic Islands
    $1000 17
Nos. 32 & 48:
1 of 2 male cartoon characters on the list who are voiced by females
    $1000 19
Bassianus was the original name of this Roman emperor known for his baths

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Naomi Shari Jason
$4,900 $4,300 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Shakespeare's only play named for a Tudor monarch

Final scores:

Naomi Shari Jason
$399 $8,600 $9,400
3rd place: Samsung 8mm Compact Hi-Fi Stereo Camcorder 2nd place: Trip to the Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch, Tuscon, Arizona New champion: $9,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Naomi Shari Jason
$3,800 $5,300 $4,700
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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