Show #3021 - Monday, October 20, 1997


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Joel Zuckerman, a financial analyst originally from Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Betty Altruda, an English professor from Manalapan, New Jersey

Maribeth Swiatek, a graduate student originally from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Francisco Lopez found this precious metal in California in 1842, before the rush
    $100 8
This stimulant found in coffee can ease headaches by constricting blood vessels
    $100 1
This hero "of the Apes" later hung out with ant men, lion men & leopard men
    $100 2
This Brit won twice for playing Southern belles, Scarlett & Blanche
    $100 21
It's the often fancy apartment occupying a building's top floor
    $100 13
In case you were wondering, FYI stands for this
    $200 27
In 1843 Congress allocated $30,000 to string one between Baltimore & Washington; it was completed in 1844
    $200 9
Cappuccino is this coffee drink mixed or topped with steamed milk
    $200 3
Like the hero, the author of the 1817 novel "Rob Roy" was of this nationality
    $200 4
He picked up an Oscar for his "Theme From Shaft"
    $200 22
From Swiss French for "shelter", it's a wooden cottage or lodge with overhanging eaves
    $200 14
Fans of this film classic commonly refer to it as "GWTW"
    $300 28
In 1873 President Grant proclaimed this city the site of the Centennial Exposition of 1876
    DD: $700 18
In a cantata by this composer heard here, Lieschen sings of her need for coffee:
    $300 5
In a Dumas novel, the "Man in" this uncomfortable piece of apparel is Louis XIV's brother
    $300 10
Academy listings have "The Seven Samurai" nominated under this name, what it was first titled for the U.S.
    $300 23
Manhattan is known for these handsome sandstone buildings named for their dark hue
    $300 15
In computerese, when referring to capacity, MB is short for this
    $400 29
Before cotton became king, this plant that yields a violet dye was a popular southern crop
    $400 19
The coffee tree's red berries, which contain the beans, also bear the name of this fruit
    $400 6
In a Kipling story, this mongoose heroically battles a cobra
    $400 11
She was nominated for 1964's "Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte" & began "Bewitched" that same year
    $400 24
Though born to wealth, William Henry Harrison used this humble dwelling as a campaign symbol
    $400 16
This metric unit can be abbreviated cg or cgm
    $500 20
"Coffee" comes from this language's "qahwah", which meant "wine"
    $500 7
David Foster Wallace is the author of this 1996 comic novel whose title might refer to its vast length
    $500 12
For 1969 "Midnight Cowboy" won for its screenplay; for 1978 this "Midnight" movie won
    $500 25
In Malaysia several families may live in this type of "house", also built by the Iroquois
    $500 17
In the game of chess chm. is an abbreviation for this move

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

Maribeth Betty Joel
$1,500 $800 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maribeth Betty Joel
$2,800 $1,500 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
This niece of Cecil B. De Mille choreographed a ballet based on John Ford's classic film "The Informer"
    $200 11
Alfred E. Neuman's standard rhetorical query
    $200 18
A valley in Nova Scotia as well as the capital of Maryland are named this after a royal lady
    $200 20
The informal name of the Religious Society of Friends, which has orthodox & conservative sects
    $200 1
Discovered in 1928, this antibiotic was first used to treat Alexander Fleming's assistant in 1929
    $200 6
1997 marks the 35th anniversary of when Mick Jagger & this group first got together
    $400 14
This "West Side Story" composer wrote the music for Jerome Robbins' ballet "Dybbuk"
    $400 7
E.B. Browning answers this question with "I love thee with the breath, smiles, tears, of all my life!"
    $400 19
With a narrow valley between 2 mountain masses, this second-largest Hawaiian island is the Valley Isle
    $400 21
In the 16th century the Druze, a Syrian sect, ruled this city, now Lebanon's capital
    $400 2
Sold under the name Rogaine, this hair-growth drug was originally used to treat high blood pressure
    DD: $1,900 8
New Wave group heard here in a 1979 hit:
    $600 29
Kirk Douglas may know that the ballet about this gladiator who led a slave revolt includes an orgy scene
    DD: $1,200 15
In this drama's last line, Martha finally answers the title question with, "I am, George, I am."
    $600 22
As a lay preacher for the nonconformists, this "Pilgrim's Progress" author delivered sermons
    $600 3
Parents are advised not to give their children aspirin because of its link to this potentially fatal syndrome
    $600 9
Steven Tyler is the lead singer for this group
    $800 24
Called "the first psychedelic ballet", Robert Joffrey's "Astarte" premiered in this decade
    $800 16
Question answered with "When the hurlyburly's done, when the battle's lost and won"
    $800 27
West Point guards this river valley
    $800 23
This man who joined the Separatists in the early 1600s was re-elected Plymouth Colony governor 30 times
    $800 4
This ointment claims to be the "No. 1 doctor recommended brand for infection protection"
    $800 10
Michael McDonald was a member of Steely Dan before joining this group in 1975
    $1000 25
This Russian composer's favorite of his own ballets was "The Sleeping Beauty"
    $1000 17
In "Marathon Man", it's the repeated query of Nazi dentist Christian Szell
    $1000 26
David Jenkins & Carol Heiss won 1960 Olympic figure skating gold medals in this California valley
    $1000 28
This sect's melody, "'Tis A Gift To Be Simple" was used by Aaron Copland in his "Appalachian Spring"
    $1000 5
From the Greek for "without pain", it refers to drugs used to treat headaches & muscle soreness
    $1000 12
Remixes from her "Post" album are featured on this Icelandic pop star's 1996 album "Telegram"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maribeth Betty Joel
$7,200 $6,900 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Her career began with the silent "An Unseen Enemy" in 1912 & ended with "The Whales of August" 75 years later

Final scores:

Maribeth Betty Joel
$299 $13,800 $12,150
3rd place: Samsung His & Hers Evoca 115 Compact Zoom Cameras New champion: $13,800 2nd place: Trip to Memphis Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maribeth Betty Joel
$6,800 $6,300 $4,700
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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