Show #3062 - Tuesday, December 16, 1997

First game to use the "Bonus" category.


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Nancy Schwartz, an insurance company manager from Thousand Oaks, California

Tim Surdyk, an undergraduate student from Seattle, Washington

Holly Highsmith Abrams, a project marketing manager from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

'80s ROCK
    $100 8
In August 1974 he returned to his home in San Clemente, California, reportedly in a deep depression
    $100 2
Cow's meow
    $100 1
In 1988 they released the concert tour documentary "Rattle And Hum"
    $100 24
Sewing aids include a cushionlike "roll" to press these & a "ripper" to remove them
    $100 14
Oscar Wilde was born in this city in 1854 & given the middle names Fingal O' Flahertie Wills
    $100 15
This oath was once sworn before the goddess Panacea, whose name means "cure all"
    $200 9
When completed in 1936, it was the world's tallest dam
    $200 3
Hiawatha's honey
    $200 4
They had 2 No. 1 hits in 1980: "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" & "Another One Bites The Dust"
    $200 27
The direction of threads in a fabric is called this, like the pattern of fibers in wood
    $200 20
Wilde's first stage success was the tale of this woman's fan in 1892
    $200 16
The president of Iran takes his oath of office "In the presence of" this book "and the people"
    $300 10
During every decade from the 1920s to 1960, some member of this family was governor of Louisiana
    $300 12
False face festivity
    $300 5
In 1986 she was in "Control" with a hit album that included "What Have You Done For Me Lately?"
    $300 28
French term for the technique of "applying" a fabric design to a contrasting fabric
    $300 21
Passing through customs in New York, Wilde declared, "I have nothing to declare except" this
    $300 17
In 1996, on behalf of 10,000 others, Teresa Edwards took this oath of sportsmanship in Atlanta
    $400 11
In 1912, in Savannah, Georgia she organized the first troop of Girl Scouts
    $400 25
Enormous, like a woolly mammal
    DD: $600 6
In 1984 they leaped to the top of the charts with the song heard here: ("Jump")
    $400 29
To make the turnback type of this, start by putting a wide hem on a sleeve
    $400 22
Wilde served almost 2 years in gaol in this town 38 miles from London
    $400 18
Term for Cold War-era oaths required of federal employees, union leaders & teachers
    $500 13
In 1987, 30 years after they were expelled, the Teamsters were permitted to rejoin this group
    $500 26
Gloomy, like the blues
    $500 7
After going "Roundabout" this group returned to the charts in 1983 with "Owner Of A Lonely Heart"
    $500 23
This fellow playwright & wit said that in hard times Wilde maintained his "gaiety of soul"
    $500 19
This 1789 oath by the National Assembly served notice on Louis XVI & left the ball in his court

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

Holly Tim Nancy
$2,100 $1,200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Tim Nancy
$3,600 $1,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There are 2 correct responses. If you select and respond correctly to one of the clues, you'll earn that amount; you can then elect to try for the 2nd half of it, in which case, you would double your score if you're right, but if you're wrong, you lose it all.)
    $200 4
This city on the Danube was originally a Celtic settlement called Vindobona
    $200 1
A big broken one of these may be stabilized by an intramedullary rod
    $200 21
Snakes, steam kettles & displeased audiences do this incessantly
    $200 2
Coretta Scott met this future husband while at the New England Conservatory of Music
    $200 19
By definition, it's what a full bathroom has that a half bath doesn't
    $400 8
He played Mr. Banks, the "Father of the Bride"
    $400 7
Some Moscow-set movie scenes have been filmed in this Finnish capital
    $400 3
Hearing happens in the cochlea; your sense of this in the nearby semicircular canals & vestibule
    $400 23
As a verb, this musical instrument means to proclaim loudly
    $400 13
Training by the Suzuki method your child can become a famous one of these, like Midori
    $400 26
Going to the very core of construction, it's the underlying base or substructure of a building
    $400 9
Dan Aykroyd starred in this film based on characters from "Saturday Night Live"
    DD: $1,000 10
On Sept. 1, 1939 it became the first capital city targeted in an attack by Germany in WWII
    DD: $1,000 5
Take a deep breath & name the only artery that carries deoxygenated blood
    $600 24
To descend a mountain while secured with a double rope
    $600 16
In 1956 she made $3 million as the last of the original United Artists partners to sell their stock
    $600 27
These overlapping blades or slats may be fixed or adjustable in a window to let in air & light
    $600 14
Late '80s Kevin Costner film whose subject was baseball
    $800 11
Napoleon met his Waterloo just 12 miles from this capital
    $800 6
In the duodenum, your stomach contents mix with juices from the liver, gallbladder & this organ
    $800 25
Water does this to become snow, & thoughts do it to become an idea
    $800 17
1 of the 2 Harriets in the Women's Hall of Fame, they both are associated with slavery
    $1600 15
She won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actress
    $1000 12
Fed by steaming hot springs, the name of this capital means "Bay of Smokes"
    $1000 22
Above the larynx, this 3-segment passage leads from the back of the nose down to the esophagus
    $1000 18
Upset over the Senate's treatment of Anita Hill, this Illinoian ran for the U.S. Senate in 1992 & won
    $1000 20
Woody Allen film with "sex" in the title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Holly Tim Nancy
$3,400 $11,400 $1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Among those who eulogized him on July 29, 1997 was his successor, David Souter

Final scores:

Holly Tim Nancy
$3,270 $9,800 $1,600
2nd place: Trip to Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada New champion: $9,800 3rd place: Motorola StarTac Cellular Phone

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Holly Tim Nancy
$3,200 $11,000 $2,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1997-09-30
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