Show #3010 - Friday, October 3, 1997

Last show in which set changes from blue to red in Double Jeopardy! Round, apart from #3090.


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Kate Rogers, a veterinarian from Seattle, Washington

Alberto Cangahuala, an aerospace engineer from Pasadena, California

Ronda Barker, a customer service supervisor from Springfield, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
In 1918 Roald Amundsen was attacked by one of these large white animals
    $100 18
"Never laugh at live dragons", warned this author in "The Hobbit" -- good advice
    $100 26
Russell Simmons & Rick Rubin founded Def Jam, the '80s' premier record label for this type of music
    $100 11
Ford, '57, flop, 'nuf said
    $100 2
It's the time of life when a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of... sex
    $100 1
In 1968 this future presidential candidate's stock in E.D.S. made him a billionaire
    $200 5
In 1848 Johannes Rebmann became the first European to see & describe "the snows" of this African mountain
    $200 19
The novel that gave us the famous phrase "Tous pour un, un pour tous"
    $200 27
In 1994 Pearl Jam complained to the Justice Dept. that this company held a monopoly
    $200 16
This former NFL linebacker's show "Lawless" was sacked in March 1997 after one airing
    $200 3
Oscar De La Hoya or Evander Holyfield
    $200 7
This billionaire fashion designer introduced Polo jeans in 1996
    $300 6
Meriwether Lewis fed her ground rattlesnake rattle to speed up her labor & the birth of her child
    $300 22
Its less famous second line is "It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness"
    $300 28
Legendary promoter who ran the Fillmore West in the Bay Area & the Fillmore East in NYC
    $300 17
With teams including the Florida Blazers, this football league lasted for 1 1/2 seasons in '74-'75
    $300 12
It's another name for the cougar or mountain lion
    $300 8
A 1994 book details the "way" he became "the world's greatest investor"
    DD: $800 9
Louis Antoine de Bougainville arrived at this island in 1768 & natives gave him fowls, fruit & naked women
    $400 23
"Great men can't be ruled", she wrote in "The Fountainhead"
    $400 29
Stanley Durwood of AMC pioneered these cinemas, putting his first in a shopping mall in 1963
    $400 20
Roger Ebert called this 1980 Michael Cimino film "Painful & unpleasant to look at"
    $400 14
It means downright rotten
    $400 13
The William who runs this chewing gum company is the grandson of the William who founded it
    $500 10
His family friend Tyrker found vines & grapes in the new land, so he called the area Vinland
    $500 24
"...They ought to find a way of being inoculated against love" is a line from his "Anna Karenina"
    $500 30
When you buy a Sunset book, a Tom Petty CD or People magazine, you're supporting this conglomerate
    $500 25
"La Traviata", his modern-dress opera version of "La Dame Aux Camelias", flopped in its 1853 premiere
    $500 15
The third of these wars wiped Carthage off the map, though it was later rebuilt
    $500 21
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen owns this Portland sports team

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Ronda Alberto Kate
$1,000 $2,100 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ronda Alberto Kate
$1,700 $4,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Grammatical error committed by the Rolling Stones when they sang, "I Can't Get No Satisfaction"
    $200 26
"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" to keep music fans from visiting this record co.'s Detroit museum
    $200 6
The new 23,500-seat U.S. Tennis Open Stadium is named for this star who died February 6, 1993
    $200 9
You'll find this Frenchman's name on almost all milk cartons
    $200 13
Alexander VI was formerly a high-living nobleman of this family & the father of Cesare & Lucrezia
    $200 7
He drank up the money he got for songs like "Oh! Susanna" & died with 38c in his pocket
    DD: $1,500 2
Action seen here:

[Curly Howard]
"Hey you, this is no time to play games--ewww!"
    $400 27
MoMA Mia! It houses such masterpieces as "Starry Night" & Cezanne's "Bather"
    $400 19
Except for 1995, the NHL scoring title has gone to either Wayne Gretzky or this Penguins star the past 16 years
    $400 14
By then living in the U.S., he was offered the presidency of Israel in 1952
    $400 16
Giovanni Ganganelli was educated by this teaching society; as Clement XIV, he suppressed it
    $400 8
Despite help from Engels in the 1850s, he & his family often subsisted on bread & potatoes
    $600 3
In this form of jumping rope, 2 people twirl 2 jump ropes in the opposite direction simultaneously
    $600 28
This British museum received its present name in 1899, though many refer to it as the V & A
    $600 20
On Oct. 19, 1924 Grantland Rice wrote of this team's backfield "The Four Horsemen Rode Again"
    $600 15
In 1993 he made a "brief" appearance as himself on an episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
    $600 21
This pope who called the Second Vatican Council was a quiet church conformist until his 1958 election
    $600 10
He spent years in poverty after selling his sewing machine invention to corset maker William Thomas
    $800 4
In "1984" George Orwell coined this term for the acceptance of 2 contradictory ideas at the same time
    $800 29
Before going "Out Of Africa", you might visit the museum devoted to this author near Nairobi
    DD: $1,000 22
(Hi, I'm Mike Piazza.) I was the NL's '93 Rookie of the Year; in '68 this Cincinnati Reds player became the 1st catcher to win the award
    $800 17
Good Lord! With absolute zero heirs at his death in 1907, this physicist's peerage became extinct
    $800 24
This Dutch Renaissance humanist was a pupil of Adrian VI, the only Dutch pope
    $800 11
This Russian's 1866 novel "The Gambler" is based on his own ruinous passion for roulette
    $1000 5
Line preceding "Fire burn and cauldron bubble"
    $1000 30
The Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia houses his original manuscript of "Ulysses"
    $1000 23
Earl Anthony rolled on to a record 41 titles in this sport, Mark Roth is second
    $1000 18
"Father of the A-Bomb" who recalled the Hindu line "I am become death" after the first atomic explosion
    $1000 25
Pius XII previously held this Vatican office that, like its U.S. cabinet counterpart, requires travel
    $1000 12
She fled her rich Assisi family to found an order of "poor" nuns

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ronda Alberto Kate
$6,000 $10,800 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh boy! A lot of history there.)
Napoleon's plans to invade England were dashed by this October 21, 1805 battle

Final scores:

Ronda Alberto Kate
$0 $6,800 $12,400
3rd place: a pair of Daniel Mink Bolero watches 2nd place: a Sony VAIO desktop PC + a Bush computer desk New champion: $12,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ronda Alberto Kate
$4,900 $10,200 $7,400
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,500

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