Show #3024 - Thursday, October 23, 1997


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Chris Hackett, a computer graphic designer from New York City, New York

Eileen Heckel, a homemaker from Whittier, California

Laura Hansen, a political consultant from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
When Sir Kay needed a sword, this young man, his foster brother, fetched him the sword in the stone
    $100 7
On April 13, 1997 this 21-year-old golfer became the youngest to win the Masters
    $100 27
This man designed it in 1908
    $100 12
It's the land where the Emerald City is located
    $100 6
This "Sultan of Swat" left 10% of his estate to a foundation he created for needy children
    $100 21
Named for the Roman who began its construction, it stretched 350 miles from Rome to Brindisi on Italy's "heel"
    $200 2
The children of Izanagi & Izanami include the islands of Japan & deities of this religion
    DD: $500 16
"(Hi, I'm Nick Van Exel) After winning 5 NBA championships, the Lakers moved to Los Angeles in 1960 from this city"
    $200 13
Mildendo, a metropolis in this country in "Gulliver's Travels" was only 500 feet square
    $200 8
He appointed "Beloved Wife, Yoko Ono" to act as executor of his last will & testament
    $200 22
Scientists estimate that it's 588 quadrillion miles across
    $300 3
This Texas legend was raised by coyotes after falling out of the family wagon
    $300 17
Gordie Howe's 1,687 games with this team is the most by a player on one team in the NHL
    $300 29
In 1927 this model replaced the T
    $300 14
J.R.R. Tolkien created Middle Earth; this author created Middlemarch
    $300 9
In his will he called himself a "printer" & "late minister plenipotentiary" to the court of France
    $300 23
Paul Anka song that includes "I've lived a life that's full, I traveled each and every highway"
    $400 4
This evil Norse trickster god became blood brother to Odin
    $400 18
The Johnny Petraglia Open & the AMF Dick Weber Classic have been major tournaments in this sport
    $400 26
In other words, this nickname is Sn Elizabeth
    $400 15
In Sinclair Lewis' "Main Street", Main Street is in the town of Gopher Prairie in this state
    $400 10
She bequeathed a friend a copy of her husband's inaugural address signed by Robert Frost
    $400 24
This House committee is charged with raising revenues to run the government
    $500 5
In Greek myth this 3-headed snake-tailed dog guarded the gates of Hades
    $500 19
This winter Olympic sport is contested in 2-man & 4-man events
    $500 28
The 1910 T featured a rear seat nicknamed for this relative acquired through marriage
    $500 20
In a Samuel Butler novel, the hero & his girlfriend escape from this land via hot-air balloon
    $500 11
This former Chief Justice's self-written will of 1994 made no provisions for estate taxes
    $500 25
"Paul Revere's Ride" is one of these collected "tales" by Longfellow

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

Laura Eileen Chris
$200 $500 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Eileen Chris
$1,300 $1,300 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
This capital of Seychelles shares its name with the capitals of British Columbia & Hong Kong
    $200 8
A Babylonian goddess of love & fertility, or a movie bomb for Warren Beatty & Dustin Hoffman
    $200 26
Burt attended college on a scholarship for this sport
    $200 21
Gabriel Prosser & Nat Turner led slave insurrections in this state
    $200 16
The hot dog takes its name from a 1906 cartoon depicting this dog on a long bun
    $200 1
The pine & fir are among trees bearing pointed leaves called these
    $400 3
The Grimaldis rule over this country's capital, nicknamed "The Rock" due to its position on a rocky promontory
    $400 9
It'll get your motor running, your car's motor, that is
    $400 29
In the April 1972 issue of this magazine, Burt filled out the foldout
    $400 22
Robert Wilcox led a revolt against the 1887 "Bayonet Constitution" U.S. businessmen forced on these islands
    $400 17
Reaching 34" in height, the tallest dog is the Irish variety of this
    $400 7
The processed fruit of the plum tree, it also means to cut back branches to aid growth
    $600 4
This Trinidadian capital was called Puerto de Espana by the Spanish; the British anglicized the name in 1797
    $600 10
This legal term describes a person who leaves no will at the time of death
    $600 27
Burt appeared in 2 "Cannonball Run" films & in 3 installments of this car chase series
    $600 23
On April 24, 1916 Michael Collins participated in this Dublin insurrection
    $600 18
Though barkless, this African dog does make a sound resembling a yodel
    DD: $1,000 13
Its resemblance to a Biblical person gave this tree, seen here, its name: [video clue]
    $800 5
With a population of 2,300 the capital of this republic lying within Italy is one of the world's smallest
    $800 11
Pressing your hands palm-to-palm is an example of this form of exercise in which there's no movement
    $800 30
Burt's musicals include "At Long Last Love" with Cybill Shepherd & this 1982 one with Dolly Parton
    $800 24
After Dewey defeated the Spanish in these islands, the islanders there rebelled against U.S. rule
    $800 19
An excellent guard dog, it's the national dog of Japan
    $800 14
A tree of the magnolia family is named for the resemblance of its yellow flowers to this bulb flower
    $1000 6
Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands, lies on this island, a WWII battle site
    $1000 12
In a proverb, it's "no excuse" for breaking the law
    DD: $400 28
This 1972 film set in the South is considered Burt's dramatic breakthrough film
    $1000 25
McKeesport, Penn. was home to dissidents in this 1794 insurrection against excise taxes on liquor
    $1000 20
You shouldn't bite the hand that feeds you, but in 1991 one of these pets bit Queen Elizabeth II
    $1000 15
The Latin sempervirens, found in the scientific name of the redwood, means this kind of tree

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Eileen Chris
$3,700 $6,100 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On June 11, 1997 the Army deactivated the 43rd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, its last, in this country

Final scores:

Laura Eileen Chris
$3,700 $8,400 $400
2nd place: Trip to Mount Airy Lodge in the Pennsylvania Poconos New champion: $8,400 3rd place: Monorail Desktop PC

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Laura Eileen Chris
$4,100 $5,800 $6,000
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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