Show #2901 - Monday, March 24, 1997


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Pat Posner, an administrative assistant from Pikesville, Maryland

Max Jacobson, a writer from Long Beach, California

Robert Manuel, an analyst from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,950)

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Jeopardy! Round

"OVER" & "OUT"
(Alex: Sounds like a theme there in all those categories)
    $100 6
In 1918 Argentine lieutenant Luis C. Candelaria made the first flight over these mountains
    $100 19
A family moves into a haunted house in "Jeremiah of Jacob's Neck", written by this "Jaws" author
    $100 1
The average string quartet contains 2 of these instruments
    $100 9
On May 1, 1996 this national railway passenger service celebrated its 25th anniversary
    $100 14
From 1973 to 1985 he could say "The name is Bond, James Bond"
    $100 23
In baseball it consists of left, right & center
    $200 7
The name of this craft comes from 2 Greek words meaning "spiral" & "wing"
    $200 20
This playwright's movies "The Cheap Detective" & "The Goodbye Girl" were adapted as pilots for NBC
    $200 2
His Brandenburg Concertos 2 & 4 are noteworthy pieces for recorder
    $200 10
This Palestinian leader's status was confirmed in 1996 when President Clinton met with him
    $200 15
He's been the film critic at the Chicago Sun-Times since 1967
    $200 24
The remote part of Australia
    $300 8
Superfortress was another name for this type of plane that dropped the atomic bombs in 1945
    $300 28
A 1965 U.S. pilot of England's "Steptoe and Son" was recast & sold as this comedy show in 1972
    $300 3
The name of this stringed instrument is derived from Arabic al-ud
    $300 11
On May 1, 1937, 5 days after the town was bombed, he began sketching "Guernica"
    $300 16
After a shoulder operation he won the Cy Young Award in 1986 & 1987
    $300 25
One in business may be hostile
    $400 21
In 1988 a Greek cyclist pedaled 74 miles across the Aegean in an aircraft named for this father of Icarus
    $400 29
In a 1986 unsold pilot he starred as cop Popeye Doyle; in 1987 he was "Married... with Children"
    DD: $500 4
This triangular Russian instrument is normally played with the fingers or a leather plectrum
    $400 12
The Croats opened fire again May 1, 1995 after the ceasefire negotiated by this ex-U.S. president expired
    $400 17
He founded the first Baptist church in America in 1639
    $400 26
Pete Seeger & others added lyrics to the civil rights song "We Shall" do this
    $500 22
In 1962 the National Aviation Hall of Fame was established in this Ohio city
    $500 30
Barbara Stanwyck was a detective in 2 pilots that aired as episodes of this '60s Robert Stack series
    $500 5
Colloquially called a "sweet potato", the modern form of this instrument originated in 19th century Italy
    $500 13
He was ready & he fired May 1, 1898
    $500 18
If you gave him 4 minutes in 1954, he could run a mile & still have time remaining
    $500 27

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Robert Max Pat
$1,200 $0 $2,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Max Pat
$2,500 $1,200 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
It's an Irish form of William, as actor Neeson could tell you
    $200 1
In the 19th century it had co-capitals: Newport & Providence
    $200 11
His "Red Badge Of Courage" first appeared in shortened form in the Philadelphia press
    $200 4
On June 15, 1961 Walter Ulbricht assured journalists that "No one intends to build a wall" dividing this city
    $200 3
Also called the "Our Father", it begins "Our father, which art in heaven, hallowed be thy name"
    $200 30
The E & J in E & J Brandy stand for the names of these Gallo brothers
    $400 22
The 3 most common first names that are months, they follow each other in the calendar
    $400 2
Before closing in 1893, this Nevada city's mint made almost $50 million in silver dollars & other coins
    $400 13
He had one of his western novels in the Top 10 list every year from 1917 to 1924
    $400 7
He was "The Great", "Le Grand Monarque" & "The God-Given" as well as "The Sun King"
    $400 17
Traditionally, a minyan of 10 male adults is needed to conduct public prayer in this religion
    $400 29
From the French for "disguise", it's used by the military for concealing people or things from the enemy
    $600 23
The name Reed was once used for a person who had this feature
    DD: $1,500 5
In 1957 this capital's Central High School was under court order to integrate
    $600 14
Characters in this Hemingway novel include Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley & Pedro Romero, a bullfighter
    $600 8
She had about 300 heretics burnt during her reign over England 1553-58
    $600 18
It's the more common name for the religious Society of Friends
    $600 27
The name of this Russian monetary unit equal to 100 kopecks is from a word meaning a cut piece
    $800 24
This masculine name is derived from French for "The King"
    $800 6
It's home to Belmont, David Lipscomb & Vanderbilt universities
    $800 15
Some of the names in this 1915 Edgar Lee Masters work were taken from tombstones in a Lewiston, Illinois cemetery
    $800 9
When his nephew & heir was killed in 1914, this man had ruled the Austro-Hungarian Empire for 56 years
    $800 19
In Hinduism the greatest of all mantras is this sacred syllable
    $800 26
This American won her gymnastics gold medal in 1984 just 6 weeks after undergoing knee surgery
    $1000 25
Used for both men & women, the "Guinness Book of Names" calls it the "windiest name"
    $1000 12
This capital's population is 47.4% Hispanic
    $1000 16
This novel about love, marriage & regret earned Anne Tyler a 1989 Pulitzer Prize
    $1000 10
He gave his first Paris recital March 3, 1888; he became prime minister of Poland in January 1919
    DD: $3,000 20
This religious group held its 100th annual meeting in Boston in 1995
    $1000 28
It's the popular name for Bethlehem Royal Hospital, England's first hospital for the insane

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robert Max Pat
$8,600 $3,200 $9,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Not long after its development, Robert Boyle renamed the Torricellian Tube this

Final scores:

Robert Max Pat
$6,600 $500 $1,900
2-day champion: $17,550 3rd place: Service Merchandise $1,000 Gift Certificate 2nd place: Broyhill Home Theatre Cabinet & Daewoo TV & VCR

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robert Max Pat
$8,100 $3,200 $9,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,100

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Game tape date: 1996-12-11
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