Show #3060 - Friday, December 12, 1997


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Linda Zee, a professor of Spanish originally from Peekskill, New York

Gardner Linn, an undergraduate student from Calhoun, Georgia

Jennifer Hopens, a college student from Temple, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 29
This Wyoming capital is home to the annual Frontier Days celebration
    $100 1
    $100 30
When this Mouseketeer starred in "The Monkey's Uncle", she sang the title tune with The Beach Boys
    $100 14
She talks about Soon-Yi & former flame Woody Allen in her 1997 memoir "What Falls Away"
    $100 25
He said to his captain, "Before I let your steam drill beat me, I'd die with this hammer in my hand"
    $100 10
It's a song of praise, like "Rock Of Ages"
    $200 28
It's the only Maryland city not located within a county
    $200 16
    $200 27
Robert Guillaume provided the voice of Rafiki, the wise old baboon, in this 1994 film
    $200 6
"In Her Sister's Shadow" is a biography of Lee Radziwill, sister of this woman
    $200 5
Up to a few years ago it was the emblem of the Soviet Union
    $200 3
Take off the top, or milk from which the cream has been removed
    $300 9
Principal routes through this capital include Ala Moana Boulevard & Pali Highway
    $300 15
    DD: $500 2
This Rene Russo film about an eccentric & her pets is based on a true story; it features the following:
    $300 4
Isak Dinesen reflected on her years in Kenya in this book, later the title of a film about her
    $300 7
Goods being sold "under the hammer" are found at these events
    $300 19
It's the edge of a hat, or the topmost edge of a cup or bowl
    $400 24
This Arizona city's name comes from Chuk Son, Papago for "Spring at the foot of a black mountain"
    $400 17
    $400 8
It's the island where Fay Wray first encountered King Kong; to think of its name, use your "head"
    $400 13
Despite its title, "The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas" is a book by & about this woman
    $400 11
A 1st century B.C. maxim of Publilius Syrus says it's when you should hammer your iron
    $400 18
An arm or leg
    $500 26
This Rhode Island resort city is the site of the U.S. Navy Undersea Warfare Center
    $500 23
    $500 22
1968 classic with the ad line "Somewhere in the universe, there must be something better than man!"
    $500 12
Extra! Extra! Read all about this retired Washington Post publisher in "Personal History"
    $500 20
Paul McCartney said this song "epitomizes the downfalls in life"
    $500 21
Gloomy & forbidding, like a certain "reaper"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jennifer Gardner Linda
$700 $1,900 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Gardner Linda
$2,000 $3,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 27
Danae gave birth to Perseus after Zeus visited her in the form of a shower of this precious metal
    $200 1
Andrea del Sarto's 1527 version of this Biblical banquet is similar to that of Leonardo, a man he admired
    $200 30
The times they were a-changin' when this folk icon went electric at the 1965 Newport Festival
    $200 28
Leap day date
    $200 7
Code of behavior for a knight to remember
    $200 29
Ask a Dutchman "Spreekt U Engels?", which means this, & he'll probably say, "Yes"
    $400 22
In Australian myth, Ngunung-Ngunnut, one of these flying mammals, created the first woman
    $400 21
Gentile da Fabriano used the international Gothic style for his painting "The Adoration Of" this trio
    $400 19
In his hard youth, this Oklahoman who fathered Arlo & the Folk Revival had a job washing spittoons
    $400 25
In 1954 Armistice Day was renamed this
    $400 3
This adjective, a synonym for "wandering", describes the type of knight satirized by Cervantes
    $400 26
This relative is "de oom", whether or not he's a "Dutch" one
    $600 2
Daphnis, who invented pastoral poetry, was the son of this Greek messenger god & a Sicilian nymph
    $600 12
For her 1997 calendar, singer Gloria Trevi recreated this artist's "Birth Of Venus" with herself as Venus
    DD: $1,200 17
Her famed soprano is heard here in a '60s recording:
    $600 10
In the U.S. the Jewish festivals of Hanukkah & Passover each last this many days
    $600 4
A young boy between 7 & 14 who trained as a knight, or his hairdo
    $600 14
The dairy is "de melwinkel" while "de kaaswinkel" specializes in this kind of dairy product
    $800 8
This Norse god known for his great strength was a protector of peasants & farmers
    $800 13
"Pumpkin Head" is a 1420s sculpture of a bald man by Donato di Niccolo, better known as this
    $800 11
Peggy, sister of this co-founder of The Weavers, wrote the feminist anthem "Gonna Be An Engineer"
    DD: $1,000 15
Many European countries celebrate the equivalent of this American holiday on May Day
    $800 5
Women given the rank corresponding to knighthood are called this
    $800 24
Driving through the Netherlands? You should know a sign that says "Parkeerverbod" means this
    $1000 9
These fiendish feathered females swooped down over Phineus & befouled his food
    $1000 20
In 1533 this Venetian was made court painter by Emperor Charles V, who also ennobled him
    $1000 18
Born Michelle Johnston, she "stunned" the industry in 1994 by selling her new album only at her shows
    $1000 16
The British have a real blast on this day, November 5
    $1000 6
In the 12th c. these French minstrels began composing songs about knights called chansons de geste
    $1000 23
It's a cinch you know the Dutch call this fashion accessory "een ceintuur"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Gardner Linda
$2,200 $6,800 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Formulated in 1953, its first purpose was "water displacement" to prevent corrosion on missiles

Final scores:

Jennifer Gardner Linda
$2,200 $0 $1
2-day champion: $12,200 3rd place: a Panasonic digital disc (DVD) player 2nd place: a trip to Eden Roc Resort & Spa, Miami Beach, Florida

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jennifer Gardner Linda
$2,200 $6,600 $7,800
10 R,
2 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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