Show #3063 - Wednesday, December 17, 1997


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Chris Koehler, a substitute teacher from Medford, Oregon

Zinie Chen, a journalist from Richmond, Virginia

Tim Surdyk, an undergraduate student from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yeah, the writers get cute every once in a while!)
    $100 21
When buying this fruit, the pina in a pina colada, don't judge it by its color
    $100 5
About this title pair, Sammy Cahn wrote, "You can't have one without the other"
    $100 7
Lemmon made his directorial debut with 1971's "Kotch", starring this man, his "Out To Sea" co-star
    $100 4
Home to the Knicks & Rangers, it's NYC's largest indoor sports arena
    $100 1
In 1945 May 7 was called V-E Day & September 2 was called this
    $100 23
When you do this, the stopper ball lifts to allow water from the tank to flow into the bowl
    $200 22
Its seeds can be roasted, salted & eaten as snacks, & have been spit for a Guinness record
    $200 10
In "Hey! Diddle, Diddle", these 2 left the scene together
    $200 8
In 1996's "My Fellow Americans", Lemmon, James Garner & Dan Aykroyd played men who held this office
    $200 6
Both located in Queens, they're NYC's 2 major airports
    $200 2
On the French Revolutionary calendar, this 1789 date of the Bastille's fall might have been 25 Messidor
    $200 24
Doing this to a pipe, unlike doing it to a needle, involves special cutting tools
    $300 28
Ounce for ounce it has more potassium than any other fruit except the avocado
    $300 18
After this singing duo split, she won an Oscar & he was elected to Congress....& the beat goes on
    $300 12
In "The China Syndrome", Lemmon played the executive of this type of plant
    DD: $400 9
"(Hi, I'm Sharon Lawrence) At 42nd Street & Fifth Avenue you'll find this great institution, guarded by 2 lions"
    $300 3
The thousand-year Byzantine Empire ended May 29, 1453 when this city fell to the Turks
    $300 25
You may run your dishwasher's drain line under the sink into this other labor-saving device
    $400 29
The pink seedless & ruby red seedless types of this citrus fruit were developed from the marsh seedless
    $400 19
An April 1997 auction of Clyde Barrow's belongings raised money to fund moving his grave next to hers
    $400 14
In "Some Like It Hot", Lemmon & this actor joined an all-girl band to escape the mob
    $400 13
The answer is "Practice, Practice, Practice"
    $400 11
He had a historic date with Nora Barnacle June 16, 1904, the day on which "Ulysses" is set
    $400 26
This rhyming device sucks up water to prevent basement flooding
    $500 30
This fruit's name may be from the Greek word for a "Drink of the Gods"
    $500 20
These Siamese twins, last name Bunker, married sisters in 1843 & fathered a total of 22 children
    $500 16
In this 1992 film based on a David Mamet play, Lemmon portrayed a loser of a real-estate salesman
    $500 17
Named for a Danish settler, it's the only borough on the mainland
    $500 15
The Russian Revolution began Nov. 7, 1917, or Oct. 25 on this calendar named for Caesar
    $500 27
This L-shaped "hex" wrench was named for a Hartford, Connecticut manufacturer

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

Tim Zinie Chris
$900 $1,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Zinie Chris
$2,500 $3,000 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: They are all women!)
    $200 1
From the surface of this innermost planet, the sun appears 2.5 times as large as it does from Earth
    $200 11
    $200 20
This "Lullaby" composer was instrumental in getting Dvorak's "Moravian Duets" published
    $200 16
This one-eyed monster had some sheep, E-I-E-I-O, but he preferred to dine on Odysseus' men
    $200 6
In the late 1940s, this firm began the practice of selling underwear in cellophane bags, 3 to a bag
    $200 24
A baby bear, or a novice reporter
    $400 2
The name of this element comes from iris, "rainbow", & refers to its multi-hued compounds
    $400 12
Tallulah Belle
    $400 21
3 of his most famous works, "Rigoletto", "Il Trovatore" & "La Traviata", were published between 1851-1853
    $400 17
E-I-E-I-Ouch! On a hunting trip, young Odysseus was scarred by one of these tusked terrors
    $400 7
On July 19, 1970, after 70 years of business, this chocolate company ran its first consumer ad
    $400 25
A cat might take this short sleep
    $600 3
In computers or audio amplifiers, it's the process in which part of the output returns to the input
    $600 13
(whose real name was Eric)
    $600 22
This "Rite Of Spring" composer was commissioned to write the "Circus Polka" to be danced by circus elephants
    $600 18
Old King Priam had this wooden animal, E-I-E-I-O, & it was full of trouble
    $600 8
In 1992 Playskool overhauled this toy by replacing its wooden rods & spools with plastic parts
    $600 26
Mimic, simian style
    $800 4
This basic aerodynamic force acts on a wing, putting greater pressure on its lower surface than on its upper
    $800 14
Beatrice Elizabeth Mary,
Eugenie Victoria Helena
    $800 29
When this composer's opera "La boheme" premiered in Turin, Arturo Toscanini conducted the orchestra
    $800 19
Soldiers couldn't see the heron this wise goddess sent for luck, but heard it squawk here & squawk there
    $800 9
In 1949 this German small appliance firm introduced the world's first electric foil shaver
    $800 27
A tarboosh resembles this tall, red brimless cap
    $1000 5
The 3 basic bacterial types are the coccus, the spirillum & this type that causes TB
    $1000 15
    $1000 30
From 1835 to 1863 this "Symphonie Fantastique" composer wrote music criticism for "Journal des Debats" ("Journal of Debates")
    DD: $1,500 23
On this sorceress' island, Aeaea, it was here a pig, there a pig, everywhere a pig, pig
    DD: $500 10
This athletic shoe company was named for an African gazelle admired for its swiftness
    $1000 28
It's a lyric poem usually addressed to a person or thing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Zinie Chris
$9,400 $4,200 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Legend says Saint Rule brought this saint's relics to the coast of Fife in 368

Final scores:

Tim Zinie Chris
$8,900 $200 $3,000
2-day champion: $18,700 3rd place: Trip on Amtrak 2nd place: Trip to Kauai Coconut Beach Hotel, Hawaii

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Zinie Chris
$9,900 $4,100 $5,700
21 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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Game tape date: 1997-09-30
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