Show #2899 - Thursday, March 20, 1997


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Linda Johnson, a reading teacher from Wilmington, Illinois

Scott Knecht, a teacher of religion from Chino, California

Steve Douches, a high school math teacher from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 19
To make these lighter & more efficient, the Mesopotamians added spokes
    $100 1
The church of Trinita Del Monti soars high above the Spanish Steps in this city
    $100 16
Within 7 months of this colony's founding in 1607, 73 colonists had died of disease & starvation; 32 survived
    $100 6
Dorothy was the nickname of a data collection device placed in the vortex of a tornado in this 1996 film
    $100 11
Holiday celebrating the first of the fifth month, or an S.O.S.
    $200 20
Homo habilis is considered the first of our ancestors to fashion these items
    $200 2
6 golden domes were added to this capital's Annunciation Cathedral during the reign of Ivan the Terrible
    $200 17
By 1665 the New Haven Colony was absorbed by this colony
    DD: $800 7
The action seen here occurs one day before this holiday: [video clue]
    $200 12
To disdain an eared vegetable
    $300 21
The first of these contests, held in 776 B.C., consisted only of a 200-yard foot race
    $300 3
You can see the Black Prince's knightwear, as well as his tomb, at this English cathedral & pilgrimage site
    $300 18
In 1636 he established Rhode Island's first permanent European settlement at Providence
    $300 25
American hog maw is similar to this Scottish dish
    $300 8
In November 1995 this second "Ace Ventura" film had the biggest 3-day opening of any comedy in history
    $300 13
It's where Pele stores his ball
    $400 23
The Phoenicians were famous for hair dye of this color
    $400 4
St. Andrew's Church in this Ukranian city stands on a site where St. Andrew reputedly erected a cross
    $400 22
The Mennonites were the first from this country to found a permanent settlement in America
    $400 26
In Spanish, Mexico's salsa borracha means "drunken sauce", as it contains this potent potable
    $400 9
In "Mission: Impossible", Jon Voight played this role that Peter Graves had played on television
    $400 14
A perch platter
    $500 24
The chew stick of ancient Egypt was a primitive form of this modern hygienic implement
    $500 5
Many Polish kings are buried in Wawel Cathedral on Wawel Hill in this city, once the capital of Poland
    $500 28
On April 6, 1650 he granted Maryland a bicameral legislature
    $500 27
The 2 meats in saltimbocca
    $500 10
Her role as Connie Doyle in "Mrs. Winterbourne" was her first since becoming a talk show host
    $500 15
It's the second of 3 violins in a row

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

Steve Scott Linda
$2,800 -$300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott Linda
$4,900 $1,200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Tom Matano designed this automaker's sporty Miata
    $200 1
The famous Tournament of Roses Parade was first held in this California city in 1890
    $200 25
Besides discovering a comet's orbit, he theorized the Aurora Borealis was of magnetic origin
    $200 11
In 1909 this pair became the first to receive the Smithsonian Institution's Langley Medal for Aviation
    $200 16
His running mate was Pat Choate
    $200 6
Edgar Stillman Kelley's symphony "Gulliver" was inspired by a novel by this satirist
    $400 22
She wrote corporate reports before having the joy to luck into the bestselling novelists club
    $400 2
This Utah city originally had the word "great" in its name, like the body of water
    $400 26
In 1926 Drs. Murphy & Minot fed patients a half pound of this organ meat a day to treat pernicious anemia
    $400 12
In 1966 this St. Louis structure was awarded the Henry Bacon Medal by the American Institute of Architects
    $400 17
From 1974 to 1978 she was an assistant district attorney in Queens, New York
    $400 7
Charles Ives named the fourth movement of his "Concord Sonata" for this man who pondered a pond
    $600 23
Seiji Ozawa appeared on an old "What's My Line", with this as his profession
    $600 3
Kansas City, Kansas is the twin city of Kansas City in this state
    $600 27
Correctly, John Dalton said all matter was made of these; incorrectly, he claimed they were indivisible
    $600 13
His "New Hampshire: A Poem With Notes and Grace Notes" won a 1924 Pulitzer Prize
    $600 18
His vice presidential candidates were John J. Sparkman in 1952 & Estes Kefauver in 1956
    $600 8
Donizetti wrote an opera based on this British lord's poem "Parisina"
    $800 24
In 1973 this former helmsman of the starship Enterprise ran for a seat on the L.A. city council
    $800 4
This Mississippi city is home to the Elvis Presley Park & Memorial Chapel
    $800 29
Around 1784-85 Henry Cavendish discovered that when he combined hydrogen & air it exploded & produced this
    $800 14
This African country established an award called The Order of the Queen of Sheba
    DD: $1,300 19
In 1972 this man replaced Thomas Eagleton as George McGovern's running mate
    $800 9
This "Pomp & Circumstance" composer named an overture for the 14 C. author Froissart, whom he admired
    $1000 28
In March 1988 this David Henry Hwang play debuted on Broadway
    DD: $2,000 5
From Spanish, the name of this Texas city refers to the yellowish banks of a nearby stream
    $1000 30
Antoni Van Leeuwenhoek, who made these devices, willed 26 of them to the British Royal Society
    $1000 15
His cookbook of "Favorites From The New York Times" won R.T. French's Tastemaker Award
    $1000 20
In 1980 Patrick J. Lucey was this independent candidate's vice presidential running mate
    $1000 10
Each movement in this 1888 suite by Rimsky-Korsakov is based on a tale spun to enthrall a sultan

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Scott Linda
$13,200 $2,000 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The state silver serving pieces in Augusta's executive mansion were salvaged from this ship

Final scores:

Steve Scott Linda
$10,800 $4,000 $1,400
3-day champion: $30,000 2nd place: Trip to Grand Hotel Bahia Del Duque, Tenerife, Canary Islands 3rd place: Amana E-Z Reach Refrigerator/Freezer

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Scott Linda
$12,900 $2,000 $3,400
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W
6 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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Game tape date: 1996-12-04
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