Show #3023 - Wednesday, October 22, 1997


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Laura Hansen, a political consultant from Washington, D.C.

Jimmy Crain, a civil engineer from Leesburg, Virginia

Betty Altruda, an English professor from Manalapan, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
    $100 26
After seeing the Israelites dancing around this idol, an angry Moses broke his tablets
    $100 2
It's traditional to cut this religious symbol into the top of Irish soda bread
    $100 17
1972 film re-released in 1997; its last line is "Don Corleone"
    $100 12
In 1985 the PMRC wanted these labeled for "Parental Guidance" if they contained explicit lyrics
    $100 6
A Spokane library named for this "White Christmas" singer has many of the crooner's records & memorabilia
    $100 1
George Bernard's rules
    $200 27
At the party for the Prodigal Son, there was music & dancing & this was killed for the catering
    $200 3
French dishes described as argenteuil feature this vegetable -- sometimes just the tips
    $200 18
As Carl Denham, Robert Armstrong calls this 1933 title character "The Eighth Wonder of the World"
    $200 15
In 1987 small bunches of his "Irises" & "Sunflowers" sold for a total of $93.8 million
    $200 7
The Greater Amman Public Library is one of the major libraries in this Middle Eastern country
    $200 11
Austen's walking sticks
    $300 28
Mark 6:22 says his stepdaughter's dance pleased him so much he offered her anything she wanted
    $300 4
Goatwater stew, made with goat & vegetables, is a specialty of Montserrat, an island in this sea
    $300 19
In "The Jerk" he said, "I slit the sheet. The sheet I slit. And on the slitted sheet I sit"
    DD: $700 23
Hungarian professor for whom this object is named:
    $300 8
The Theodore M. Hesburgh Library is located at this university
    $300 13
Shakespeare's pens
    $400 29
2 of these that mention dancing are Number 30 & Number 149
    $400 5
Boil these tubers in salted water & you'll have the German dish salzkartoffeln
    $400 20
This star says in "The Alamo", "Republic. I like the sound of the word"
    $400 24
Phrase from a commercial most associated with Clara Peller
    $400 9
Founded in 1701, this university's library is Connecticut's oldest
    $400 14
Pearl's mallards
    $500 30
Adapted from Ecclesiastes, the line "A time to dance, a time to mourn" is part of this Pete Seeger song
    $500 22
Turkish cooks know that midye tavasi are these bivalves fried in batter
    $500 21
In a 1994 action film this actress said, "Oh, sure, it's just like driving a really big Pinto"
    $500 25
On March 23, 1989 2 chemists in Utah announced they had perfected this process -- n"ice" try
    $500 10
This Waco school's Armstrong Browning Library has items relating to poets Robert & Elizabeth
    $500 16
Ian's Scandinavian rodents

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

Betty "Jimmy" Laura
$500 $1,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Betty "Jimmy" Laura
$3,000 $1,200 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "And I'll cry if I want to!")
    $200 1
He's the only British prime minister to win a Nobel Prize for Literature
    $200 18
The name of this Belgian resort once visited by royalty is now a generic term for mineral bath
    $200 2
This love goddess is the Roman equivalent of Aphrodite
    $200 9
"Book" that requires a "balancing act" every month
    $200 7
Robert La Follette called it the Progressive party, but it was nicknamed this after Teddy Roosevelt joined
    $200 22
He wrote, "You are the sun, I am the moon, you are the words, I am the tune: play me"
    $400 13
In 1901 he won the first prize for Physics for his discovery of x-rays
    $400 23
The Ross Sea, which reaches far into this continent, is the southernmost bay of the Pacific
    $400 3
Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory, was the mother of these 9 goddesses of the arts
    $400 14
In a 1958 hit record, the Monotones asked, "Tell me, tell me, tell me, oh, who wrote" this
    $400 8
It's Nelson Mandela's party that was once outlawed, but now rules South Africa
    $400 27
Wild Cherry's No. 1 request to "White Boy" in September 1976
    $600 15
This 1952 Peace Prize recipient used his prize to expand his hospital & found a leper colony in Gabon
    $600 24
At 5,305 feet, Mount Ossa is the highest point on this "devilish" Australian island
    $600 4
The first mortal woman, her name in Greek means "all gifts"
    $600 19
Steve McGarrett's command to Danny Williams at the end of a "Hawaii Five-O" episode
    $600 10
The 1997 election victory of Britain's Labour Party won this member the office of prime minister
    $800 16
Gerard Debreu won this prize in 1983 for his mathematical model proving the law of supply & demand
    DD: $1,000 25
Nova Scotia's Lake Bras D'Or is a corruption of this name that now refers to a large part of Newfoundland
    DD: $500 5
She's best remembered for being turned into a spider
    $800 20
In 1962 he led the MG's to a Top 10 hit with "Green Onions"
    $800 11
William Jennings Bryan was nominated for president in 1896 by both the Democrats & this "People's Party"
    $1000 17
The Royal Caroline Institute in Stockholm awards the Nobel Prize in this category
    $1000 26
The Bight of Bonny lies over the ocean off the coasts of Cameroon & this "equatorial" country
    $1000 6
She promised Paris wisdom & victory in all battles if he judged her the fairest goddess
    $1000 21
This ancient Egyptian collection was literally "The Chapters of Coming-Forth-By-Day"
    $1000 12
Daniel Ortega's party takes its name from this man who fought for the Nicaraguan liberals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Betty "Jimmy" Laura
$3,600 $1,600 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This group consisted of the Chief Justice, 4 members of Congress, & ex-heads of the CIA & the World Bank

Final scores:

Betty "Jimmy" Laura
$100 $0 $8,500
2nd place: a Sony VAIO desktop PC + a Bush Industries office armoire 3rd place: a Meade Model 395 telescope New champion: $8,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Betty "Jimmy" Laura
$3,600 $2,100 $6,300
20 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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