Show #2894 - Thursday, March 13, 1997


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Charlotte Travieso, a management consultant from Washington, D.C.

John Hammond, a marketing director originally from New Orleans, Louisiana

Brian Hamill, a chemical engineer from Nahant, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,550)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1880s
(Alex: This is a new category for us; it's a little bit like anagrams; the correct response will be the reverse of one of the words in the clue)
    $100 16
Sigurd, also known as Siegfried, was famous for slaying one of these creatures
    $100 6
This 1972 movie begins with a funeral director telling Don Corleone, "I believe in America"
    $100 12
Fannie makes a relish from these dark red root vegetables, horseradish, lemon juice, sugar & salt
    $100 14
De Beers Mining Company was established in 1880 to mine these gems
    $100 11
The bank may offer this type of protection if your check exceeds the amount in your account
    $100 1
This tool was used by lumberjacks in days of yore
    $200 17
The name of this creature comes from the old English for "man-wolf"
    $200 7
It's John Goodman's first onscreen line in "The Flintstones"
    $200 15
The cookbook suggests using both green & red types of this fruit in Waldorf salad
    $200 19
In 1887 this explorer was sent back to Africa to rescue Mehmed Emin Pasha
    $200 13
This term for a top quality stock comes from the gambling world
    $200 2
Food you'll find in a small western burg
    $300 18
In the legends of these people, Chalchihuitlicue, a water deity, is the wife of Tlaloc, the rain god
    $300 8
Clint Eastwood film with the line "I see you, Frank. I see you standing over the grave of another dead president"
    $300 20
To make 20 pints of this suet-laden pie filling, Fannie adds a quart of brandy
    $300 27
Put these 3 letters, the date, the amount & the debtor's signature on paper & it's a legal debt
    $300 3
A lawyer may trot down to the court to pursue one of these actions
    $400 23
Legend says this doomed spectral ship, an omen of ill luck, can be seen off the Cape of Good Hope in stormy weather
    $400 9
"My dreams are pure rock 'n' roll", says Lou Diamond Phillips while playing this singer
    $400 21
This paste, an ingredient in marzipan, may be made in a blender or in a food processor
    $400 26
Cash is a current type; patents are intangible types; & plants, land, & machinery are fixed types of these
    $400 4
In ancient Greece seeing this god was a sight for sore lovers' eyes
    $500 24
This queen of Carthage who fell in love with Aeneas is also known as Elissa
    $500 10
In it, nanny Rebecca De Mornay hisses, "When your husband makes love to you, it's my face he sees"
    $500 22
Cleveland dressing contains oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, paprika & the "dry" type of this condiment
    $500 25
It's the Tokyo Stock Exchange's equivalent of the NYSE's Dow Jones Average
    $500 5
This kind of poll could determine how many Americans believe you get warts by touching a frog

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

Brian John Charlotte
$1,300 $1,200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian John Charlotte
$1,500 $2,400 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 24
This entertainer, "The Divine Miss M", was born in Honolulu, where her father was a Navy house painter
    $200 1
The DeVry Institute of Technology with campuses in several states began in 1931 in this Illinois city
    $200 10
Some species of this marsupial in South America have a rudimentary pouch or no pouch at all
    $200 9
In 1993 she teamed up with Beavis & Butt-Head for a new recording of "I Got You Babe"
    $200 6
Several currents flow through this ocean, including the Brazil Current & the Labrador Current
    $200 18
This U.S. publishing family originally spelled its last name Scrivener
    $400 25
Pres. Clinton's 1994 tribute to veterans of the WWII campaign in Italy included this Hawaiian senator
    $400 2
Named for William Jennings Bryan, Bryan College was founded in this Tennessee city in 1930
    $400 11
Varieties of this bulbous member of the lily family include the Darwin & the Duc Van Tol
    $400 12
This "Blue Bayou" singer recently released an album of rock lullabyes called "Dedicated To The One I Love"
    $400 7
Kuwait's largest island, Bubiyan, lies in this gulf
    $400 19
Editor Maxwell Perkins accepted his "Look Homeward, Angel" when others thought it unpublishable
    $600 28
Joseph De Veuster was the original name of this Belgian priest
    $600 3
This Cambridge, Mass. college was incorporated as the Soc. for the Collegiate Instruction of Women
    $600 23
This container named for a Dutch city was one of the first devices used to store electricity
    $600 13
Singing sisters Ann & Nancy Wilson formed this group in the 1970s
    $600 8
The valley of this river is also called the North Italian Plain
    $600 20
This writer's great-grandfather, the inspiration for his John Sartoris, wrote "The White Rose Of Memphis"
    $800 4
Utica College is affiliated with this university in upstate New York
    $800 26
The order caudata consists of newts & these tailed amphibians, including mudpuppies
    $800 14
Released in 1995, her "The Woman In Me" is now the all-time best-selling album by a female country artist
    $800 16
The lowest point in Iran is 92 feet below sea level at the shore of this body of water on its northern border
    DD: $1,700 21
He succeeded Margaret Fuller as editor of the transcendentalist journal The Dial in 1842
    $1000 29
This 3-time Olympic gold medalist popularized the flutter kick
    $1000 5
In 1996, after lifting a ban, this Waco, Texas university held the 1st on-campus dance in its 151-year history
    $1000 27
Van Maanen's Star, one of these small stars, is only about the size of Earth
    $1000 15
In 1995 she won a Grammy for Female Rock Vocal for her hit "Come To My Window"
    DD: $1,000 17
It's the only Central American country that does not border the Caribbean
    $1000 22
Eddie Rickenbacker scattered this "Guys and Dolls" author's ashes over Broadway

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian John Charlotte
$1,900 $8,400 $600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Popular subject for us and I hope for you!)
The first & last to preside over exactly 48 states

Final scores:

Brian John Charlotte
$0 $4,400 $50
3rd place: Michael C. Fina Co. silverplate flatware New champion: $4,400 2nd place: Lane Chippendale game table & chairs + University Games board games

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian John Charlotte
$1,900 $8,400 $2,300
13 R,
8 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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Game tape date: 1996-12-03
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