Show #3028 - Wednesday, October 29, 1997


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Liza Marshall, an attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Joe Spencer, a Ph.D. entomologist from Urbana, Illinois

Shelley Smith, a video and film editor from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Jim Morin's editorial cartoons for this Miami newspaper won a Pulitzer in 1996
    $100 2
In 1997 the Patriots & this New York football team both had Bill Parcells as their coach
    $100 9
Concerns over the environment led to the first national observance of this day on April 22
    $100 12
Types of beans & peas are called this for the sound they make when broken
    $100 14
He called his steamboat launched August 17, 1807 "The Steamboat", not "The Clermont"
    $100 13
This Australian capital's tallest landmark, Telecom Tower, towers 600' atop Black Mountain
    $200 3
This "Dilbert" creator is possibly the most successful cartoonist ever "downsized" by Pacific Bell
    DD: $500 5
(Hi, I'm Greg Gumbel.) In '97 this Chicago Bulls player set an NBA record by leading the league in rebounds for the 6th straight year
    $200 22
After "dropping out" of a California prison, he "tuned into" Algeria, where he was granted asylum
    $200 16
Regarding marriage, Jesus said, "What therefore God hath joined together, let no man" do this
    $200 15
At a 1947 meeting of the Optical Society of America, he took 2 instant photos of himself
    $200 26
These Pacific islands named for an explorer became a British protectorate in the late 1880s
    $300 4
She quit her job as an advertising executive 9 months after "Cathy" premiered
    $300 6
In 1997 Scotty Bowman of this Detroit team became the only coach in the NHL with 1,000 wins
    $300 23
He donated some 800 of his works to a Barcelona museum
    $300 19
In a Tennyson poem, the Lady of Shalott's mirror did this "from side to side" when Lancelot appeared
    $300 17
In 1864 this Swede founded the Nitroglycerin Corporation
    $300 27
Henry Kissinger described this long, narrow country as a blade "pointed at the heart of Antarctica"
    $400 7
It's the title of Bill Amend's comic strip featuring the Fox family
    $400 10
In 1997 this former world heavyweight champ entered the Marine Reserves & quit 11 days later
    $400 24
This Osaka event lasted March 15-Sept. 13 & had as many as 835,000 visitors in one day
    $400 20
Alliterative term for a contest in which the last car still running wins
    $400 18
Eureka! He invented the compound pulley & proved the law of the lever
    $400 28
Great Sand Dunes National Monument in this U.S. state changes its shape because the sand shifts
    $500 8
This "Steve Canyon" creator earned the nickname "The Rembrandt of the Comic Strip"
    $500 11
This gold medal U.S. swimmer won an ESPY Award as best female athlete for 1996
    $500 25
Walter Reuther, president of this union since 1946, died in a plane crash in May
    $500 21
This word meaning to reduce to dust is etymologically related to "pollen"
    $500 29
This air brake inventor developed a safe system for transporting natural gas into homes
    $500 30
The name of this African country comes from camaroes, a Portuguese word for shrimp

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Shelley Joe Liza
$200 $500 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shelley Joe Liza
$2,400 $400 $4,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
It's "When you may see a stranger, you may see a stranger across a crowded room"
    $200 13
The superior vena cava transports blood from the head, neck, chest & arms to this organ
    $200 21
Legal pad,
caution light
    $200 8
Published in 1931, "Safe Conduct" is an autobiographical work by this "Doctor Zhivago" author
    $200 1
In the early 1960s her hair-do became fashionable for women
    $200 26
This is by far the most useful, versatile & fascinating figure of speech in the whole wide universe
    $400 3
In "Paint Your Wagon", "the rain is Tess, the fire is Joe and they call the wind" this
    $400 14
The liver is located directly below this dome-shaped muscle that separates the chest & abdomen
    $400 22
the Red Sea,
a fool & his money
    $400 9
"God Knows", a 1984 novel by this "Catch-22" author, is a satire narrated by King David
    $400 4
She studied interior decorating at Georgia Southwestern College
    $400 27
Killer bees, beefalos & tangelos, for example
    $600 5
Song from "Phantom" that includes the lyrics, "Slowly, gently night unfurls its splendour..."
    $600 15
The visible outer portion of this organ is called the pinna or auricle
    $600 23
    $600 10
Enid Bagnold wrote this classic tale of a young equestrian & the horse she wins in a raffle
    $600 18
This future first lady sometimes served as White House hostess for Jefferson
    $600 30
The handsome young Greek god of marriage
    DD: $1,000 6
"Fiddler on the Roof" song that begins with the lyrics heard here:

"Is this the little girl I carried, is this the little boy at play..."
    $800 16
These chisel-shaped front teeth are the first primary teeth to erupt
    $800 24
    $800 11
1990 bestsellers included Sidney Sheldon's "Memories of Midnight" & this author's "Four Past Midnight"
    DD: $1,000 19
1 of 2 first ladies named Edith
    $800 28
Greek for the upper abdomen, supposed seat of melancholy, gave us this word for anxiety about health
    $1000 7
In "A Chorus Line", they're the first 3 words of "What I Did For Love"
    $1000 17
As opposed to the iris or colored part, it's the white portion of your eye
    $1000 25
    $1000 12
In 1997 this author of "Watchers" & "Intensity" published a new thriller, "Sole Survivor"
    $1000 20
She was born in 1864, the daughter of a Buffalo, New York attorney
    $1000 29
Someone excelling in multiple show business crafts like a writer-producer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shelley Joe Liza
$6,800 $2,400 $9,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 founders of a textbook publishing house, or the pair who sang the country hit "It's Your Love"

Final scores:

Shelley Joe Liza
$0 $50 $13,601
3rd place: Pinseeker Golf Clubs & Bag 2nd place: Panasonic 31" super-flat system TV & Bush Industries Home Theater Armoire New champion: $13,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Shelley Joe Liza
$6,800 $2,400 $8,400
18 R,
2 W
13 R,
4 W
21 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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