Show #2903 - Wednesday, March 26, 1997


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Scott Masters, a high school teacher from Toronto, Ontario Canada

Joel Rayburn, an Army captain originally from Crescent, Oklahoma

Matt Radulski, an industrial repair representative from Branford, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
Travelling 171 MPH in a Lockheed Vega, she set a record for women January 15, 1930
    $100 15
British singer Robyn Hitchcock is known for his tunes about these animals, including "Bass" & "Aquarium"
    $100 9
The Old Medina is the oldest section of this largest city in Morocco, sweetheart
    $100 1
This gas, symbol Xe, is used in stroboscopes & high-speed camera flashes
    $100 17
In the 1930s this cereal maker introduced Bisquick; Cheerios came along in 1941
    $100 22
To use this common household device, remove the handset from the cradle
    $200 3
These cream-filled shortcakes were introduced by Continental Baking
    $200 30
R.E.M.'s "The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite" borrows from this hit by The Tokens
    $200 10
Shopping for summer hats & handbags? Head for the Straw Market in Nassau in this island group
    $200 4
Nearly twice as sweet as sucrose, this fruit sugar is the main sweetener in honey
    $200 18
The automotive safety products division of this salt maker is one of the USA's leading air bag makers
    $200 23
This landmark is called "The Cradle of Texas Liberty"
    $300 6
An underwater tunnel connecting Detroit & this Canadian city opened November 3, 1930
    $300 29
The Beatles urged it to "Take these broken wings and learn to fly"
    $300 11
Gastown, a popular area of this B.C. city, is named for saloonkeeper "Gassy" Jack Deighton
    $300 5
An archipelago is a group of islands & this is a ring of coral islands like Bikini in the Pacific
    $300 19
Some of this toy retailer's stores have in-store specialty shops, including the Lego Store & The Learning Center
    $300 24
U.S. city called "The Cradle of Jazz"
    $400 7
Written in 1930, this Stuart Gorrell - Hoagy Carmichael classic is now a state song
    DD: $800 28
Animal mourned in the following: [audio clue: "Go tell Aunt Rhody..."]
    $400 12
Some visitors to this country drive the Trollstigveien -- Troll's Path -- to Geiranger Fjord
    $400 14
Developed by Edward Jenner, the first true vaccine was designed to protect against this disease
    $400 20
The smallest of the big 6 accounting firms, it's well-known for tallying the votes for the Oscars
    $400 25
These 2 rivers were the cradle of civilization in Mesopotamia
    $500 8
In August 1930 this judge made headlines when he disappeared
    $500 27
In 1971 these animals couldn't drag Mick Jagger away from his lady
    $500 13
When in Prague, you can visit the chapel of this "Good King" of Christmas carol fame
    $500 16
They're the 2 lines of latitude lying 23 1/2 degrees north & south of the Equator
    $500 21
This drugstore chain once known for its soda fountains leads U.S. retailers in filling prescriptions
    $500 26
Incorporated in 1819, this current state capital was once the cradle of the Confederacy

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

Matt Joel Scott
$1,400 $900 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Joel Scott
$2,500 $600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
The Penguins, the Pirates & the Steelers represent this city, Pennsylvania's second-largest
    $200 18
This wild west showman's 1872 Congressional Medal of Honor was revoked in 1917 but restored in 1989
    $200 6
This club's first emblem was a 3-leaf clover; a fourth leaf for "health" was added later
    $200 9
Reminiscent of "Big", the 1996 film "Jack" featured this comic as a 10-year-old boy in a man's body
    $200 1
When Edward VII died at this London palace May 6, 1910, he had reigned only 9 years
    $400 14
This second-largest city of Minnesota is the twin of the largest
    $400 7
It often goes by its initials ROTC
    $400 10
"The Producers", starring Zero Mostel & Gene Wilder, was his first feature film as a director
    $400 2
He defeated Saladin's forces in the battle of Arsuf in 1191, during the third Crusade
    $600 15
The "Oil Capital of the World", it's also Oklahoma's second-largest city
    $600 27
In 1971 this West German chancellor won the Nobel Peace Prize for easing East-West tensions
    $600 8
A team from Williamsport, PA. won this athletic organization's first World Series in 1947
    $600 19
In this classic, Cary Grant plays a paleontologist involved with Katharine Hepburn & her pet leopard
    $600 3
This Scotsman, the first Stuart king of England, was called "The Wisest Fool in Christendom"
    $600 25
Because of gambling, Little Nell's grandfather loses this title business to the evil dwarf Quilp
    $800 16
This city is home to the University of Oregon
    $800 22
For her work directing the Salvation Army effort in WWI, she received the Distinguished Service Medal
    DD: $1,000 11
For over 75 years this group has taught applied economics with the help of the business community
    $800 20
Referring to the uniforms in this film, Goldie Hawn asks, "Is green the only color these come in?"
    $800 4
George IV first visited this seaside resort in 1783 & later built his royal pavilion there
    $800 23
Though T.S. Eliot wrote it, the title says it's this character's "Book of Practical Cats"
    DD: $1,500 17
The natural features that gave this Montana city its name now provide hydroelectric power
    $1000 26
This Civil War historian won a 1954 Pulitzer Prize for his book "A Stillness At Appomattox"
    $1000 12
Named for a Knight Templar, this club for young men is sponsored by the Masons
    $1000 21
A Kalahari Bushman recovers a Coke bottle with hilarious consequences in this film from South Africa
    $1000 5
King Edward VI was persuaded to will his crown to this "lady" rather than to one of his half-sisters
    $1000 24
In a 1979 Allan Gurganus bestseller, 99-year-old Lucy Marsden "tells all" as this title character

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Joel Scott
$5,700 $3,200 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1914 Jan Smuts wrote of this man's departure, "The saint has left our shores, I hope forever"

Final scores:

Matt Joel Scott
$3,100 $5,701 $4,999
3rd place: Ducane 2004SS Gas Grill New champion: $5,701 2nd place: Softub Portable Spa & Lloyd Flanders Patio Furniture

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Joel Scott
$5,500 $3,200 $8,500
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
4 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 1996-12-11
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