Show #2893 - Wednesday, March 12, 1997


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Eileen Davenport, a graduate student from Chicago, Illinois

Brian Hamill, a chemical engineer from Nahant, Massachusetts

Mike Davison, a TV producer from Studio City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
This strongman was killed destroying a Philistine temple & was interred in his father's burying place
    $100 12
Members of the DAR are descended from men & women who participated in this event
    $100 18
Glutamic acid from wheat is used to produce this flavor enhancer
    $100 1
The G in MGM, he was excluded from the 1924 deal forming that company
    $100 23
There are fountains beyond the outfield at the stadium of this Kansas City baseball team
    $100 11
To knock down General George S.
    $200 5
Zechariah, father of this forerunner of Christ, lost his voice for doubting God's word
    $200 15
This organization abbreviated OA is dedicated to helping those who constantly binge on food
    $200 19
South America's main wheat-growing area is the Pampa in this country
    $200 2
Tim Burton, director of the 1989 smash about this comic book hero, also co-produced the 1992 sequel
    $200 24
Ottorino Respighi wrote a symphonic poem about the "Fountains Of" this Italian capital
    $200 13
A really big southpaw
    $300 6
Abraham was 100 years old & Sarah was 90 when this child was born to them
    DD: $500 16
Act it out if you wish; it's the organization sung about in the following: [audio clue: "Young man, there's a place you can go, I say young man, when you're short on your dough..."]
    $300 20
This embryo of the wheat seed is a rich source of vitamin E
    $300 3
Albert R. Broccoli produced 17 James Bond films & this kids' movie also based on an Ian Fleming book
    $300 28
You'll find the Fountain of the Centaurs on the Missouri capital grounds in this city
    $300 14
A humorous Scandinavian dwarf of folklore
    $400 7
His son Ham was the father of the Canaanites
    $400 17
You don't have to be a genius to know its name is Latin for "table", but you do have to be one to belong
    $400 21
Types of wheat are grouped according to these 2 seasons
    $400 9
He acted opposite Mary Pickford before starting the Keystone Company to produce comedies
    $400 29
Lorado Taft's Fountain of the Great Lakes is now at this city's Art Institute
    $400 25
A person who teaches you to imitate an owl
    $500 8
When informed that this king & his son Jonathan had been killed, David said, "How are the mighty fallen"
    $500 27
The Max Planck Society is one of this country's chief organizations for scientific research
    $500 22
Pasta is made from this coarsely-ground grain of durum wheat
    $500 10
Julia Phillips was the first woman producer to win a Best Picture Oscar, for this 1973 con game film
    $500 30
Andrea Del Verrocchio sculpted his bronze "Boy With" this sea creature for a Medici villa
    $500 26
A pumpkin suffering from ennui

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Mike Brian Eileen
$1,000 $1,200 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Brian Eileen
$1,300 $3,300 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 30
Linguists have debunked the common belief that Eskimos have dozens of words for this substance
    $200 1
This city's Independence Nat'l Historical Park has been called "The most historic square mile in America"
    $200 8
This Arctic bear's feet are webbed & have hairy soles
    $200 26
This Alberta capital is called the Gateway to the North
    $200 6
"A Tale of Two Cities" opens as Dr. Alexander Manette is released after 18 years in this prison
    $200 7
It's one's partner in crime
    $400 24
These systems of communication that use the hands can be as rich & complex as spoken tongues
    $400 2
Pompey's Pillar, a rock formation in Montana, was named by Capt. William Clark for the son of this Indian guide
    $400 11
Large feral populations of the "mute" species of this long-necked bird inhabit the Mid-Atlantic coast
    $400 22
A ferry & 2 suspension bridges connect Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with this capital
    $400 9
At one point in this 1862 novel, Jean Valjean owns a factory
    $400 20
It means to set free, as from slavery
    $600 23
Sentence diagrams called these may include lines called branches
    $600 3
Dating from the early 1700s, the Gonzalez-Alvarez House in this city is the oldest house in Florida
    $600 14
The silver dollar fish resembles this feared fish of the Amazon basin but is strictly herbivorous
    $600 17
Commercial cod fishing, long a mainstay of this Newfoundland capital, declined to almost nothing by 1990
    $600 10
In "Through The Looking Glass", Humpty Dumpty explains to Alice the meaning of this nonsense poem
    $600 21
Literally meaning "all powerful", it's often used to describe God
    $800 25
Considered part of grammar, it's the study of the interrelation of words in a sentence
    $800 4
Carmel Mission in Carmel, Calif. was the headquarters of this Franciscan priest until his death in 1784
    $800 15
A pocket gopher's pockets are fur-lined & located in these
    $800 18
This Manitoba capital annexed the adjacent community of Saint Boniface in 1972
    $800 12
In the final scene of "Rebecca", this stately mansion of Maxim De Winter burns
    $800 27
Lionel Hampton's instrument
    $1000 29
This famed M.I.T. scholar has proposed that humans have the inborn ability to learn language
    $1000 5
Sunflower Landing near Clarksdale, Miss. is believed to be where he found the Mississippi River in 1541
    $1000 16
Scientists divide these toothless whales into 3 groups: right whales, gray whales & rorquals
    $1000 19
This British Columbia capital was the capital of the colony of Vancouver Island 1848-1866
    DD: $500 13
The title of this 1965 Frank Herbert novel refers to the desert planet of Arrakis
    DD: $1,000 28
From the Latin word for "tear", it describes someone mournful, who cries easily

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Brian Eileen
$5,500 $5,300 $2,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1996 Chemistry Prize went to the discoverers of a 60-carbon atom molecule called this

Final scores:

Mike Brian Eileen
$5,001 $5,550 $2,500
2nd place: Trip to Bahamas Resort & Casino, Grand Bahama Island New champion: $5,550 3rd place: Vivitar Sport Kit

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Brian Eileen
$5,500 $5,300 $2,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
20 R,
8 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $13,600

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Game tape date: 1996-12-03
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