Show #2900 - Friday, March 21, 1997


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Ned O'Rourke, a restaurant owner from Los Angeles, California

Robert Manuel, an analyst from San Francisco, California

Steve Douches, a high school math teacher from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

ON "Q"
    $100 21
During World War II this company invented an infrared filter; the instant cameras came later
    $100 11
Scitrek is the science and technology museum of this Georgia capital
    $100 1
This "Kickboxer" star was a champion in the European Professional Karate Association
    $100 6
This 1803 territorial acquisition gave the U.S. free navigation of the Mississippi River
    $100 22
This little Roman love god performs his matchmaking job with a bow & arrow
    $100 13
Made with eggs, cheese & other fillings in a pastry shell, it's what real men don't eat
    $200 27
Made of bronze in Biblical times, today they're often glass with a backing of a silver solution
    $200 12
You can ride a real trolley at the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport in this state
    $200 2
His "Streets of Philadelphia" won him 4 1994 Grammys, including Song of the Year & Best Male Rock Vocal
    $200 7
At age 26 Jonathan Dayton of New Jersey was the youngest signer of this 1787 document
    $200 23
The Munchkins toiled as slaves for this woman until a house fell on her
    $200 14
Five of a kind siblings, like the Dionnes
    $300 28
At the bottom of the Encarta article on this device are links to "optics" & "submarine"
    $300 18
Bill Clinton may know there's an oil and brine museum in Smackover in this state
    $300 3
In 1996 this strikeout king became the first player to have his uniform number retired by 3 teams
    $300 8
On December 6, 1976 this congressman was chosen to replace Carl Albert as Speaker of the House
    $300 24
To find a leprechaun, follow the tapping of his hammer as he busies himself making these
    $300 15
It's the term for the result when you divide one number by another
    $400 29
Segments for reading, intermediate & distance make up this type of eyeglass lens
    $400 19
Naples in this state is home to Frannie's Teddy Bear Museum, which boasts more than 1,500 bears
    $400 4
Guitarist Richie Sambora of this group co-wrote Cher's hit "We All Sleep Alone"
    $400 9
In 1973 L. Patrick Gray resigned as head of this agency because he destroyed Watergate records
    $400 25
In the "Dilbert" comic strip, he's the evil director of human resources
    $400 16
He wanted to ring Esmeralda's bells
    $500 30
Fujitsu, NTT & Bell Labs have sent data down a strand of this at a rate of 1 trillion bits per second
    $500 20
If you're crazy about quilts, you'll enjoy the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell in this state
    $500 5
Pharaoh, Levi & Reuben are characters in this 1973 Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical
    $500 10
Successor to the Manhattan Project, this agency, the AEC, was established in 1946
    DD: $750 26
Describing his job, this Shakespearean sprite says, "I jest to Oberon and make him smile"
    $500 17
Legally speaking, this Latin phrase means "something for something"

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

Steve Robert Ned
$2,200 $300 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Robert Ned
$3,600 $2,950 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to give as your response the title of a novel)
    $200 13
Benjamin Franklin "Beast" Butler was dismissed in 1862 as military governor of this Louisiana city
    $200 2
This "Messiah" composer's 1735 opera "Alcina" was based on the epic poem "Orlando Furioso"
    $200 29
These birds are called homers for short
    $200 15
"Edelweiss" from "The Sound Of Music" was the last song they wrote together
    $200 7
An airport in the coastal city of Callao serves this Peruvian capital
    $200 1
Buck has unfamiliar yearnings & stirrings when he hears it
    $400 14
During Leonard Wood's 1899-1902 term as military governor of Cuba, this disease was brought under control
    $400 12
Pietro Mascagni wrote his 1935 opera "Nerone" to glorify this dictator
    $400 28
The African gray species of this talkative bird is a popular pet
    DD: $1,200 17
In early 1996 they celebrated their 15,000th live performance: [video clue]
    $400 8
Avenida 18 de Julio runs through the main business district of this Uruguayan capital
    $400 3
It's a bloody head wound from being struck with a rifle butt
    $600 16
Term for the military governor of Japan; the last one resigned in 1867
    $600 19
Act I of this composer's "Don Giovanni" features the famous "Champagne Aria"
    $600 26
These birds that return to San Juan Capistrano in March are of the cliff variety
    $600 18
Born of Chinese parents in 1811, they died in 1874, having literally lived their whole lives together
    $600 9
This city just south of the Equator is the oldest of all South American capitals
    $600 4
Kill an old lady pawnbroker, get sent to Siberia
    $800 24
He was military governor of Judea 26-36 A.D.
    $800 21
This Leoncavallo opera ends with the words "La commedia e finita" -- "The comedy is ended"
    $800 27
You win the "prize" if you know this seabird was named for its stupidity in being easily caught
    $800 20
This British pair won 4 consecutive ice dancing world championships 1981-84
    $800 10
Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira was the leader of the 1950s movement to build this capital
    $800 5
Al Manheim wonders this about an eager kid named Glick
    $1000 25
Appointed military governor of this Canadian city in 1760, Thomas Gage was made a major general in 1761
    $1000 22
Like "Carmen", Prokofiev's opera "The Duenna" takes place in this Spanish city
    $1000 23
This standard encyclopedia first issued in 1912 was named for a pair of Lutheran ministers
    $1000 11
Fueled by the oil industry, this capital has sprawled into the state of Miranda
    DD: $600 6
Philip Marlowe isn't ready to say it to his friend Terry Lennox

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Robert Ned
$9,400 $6,950 $1,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Before the Monitor, John Ericsson designed a screw-driven steamboat & named it for this ancient Greek

Final scores:

Steve Robert Ned
$4,800 $10,950 $1,300
2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Victoria, Palma de Majorca, Spain New champion: $10,950 3rd place: Panasonic Palmcorder Camcorder

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Robert Ned
$9,200 $6,700 $1,300
28 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
7 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 1996-12-04
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