Show #2909 - Thursday, April 3, 1997


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Matt Wehling, a composer originally from Tampa, Florida

Steve Cook, a medical student from San Mateo, California

Christian Stallsmith, a naval engineer from Arlington, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
The tiger swallowtail & zebra swallowtail are species of this insect
    $100 1
Hunter S. Thompson's first book was about this motorcycle gang
    $100 2
Introduced to Ireland in the 1600s, a 6-ounce one, without butter & sour cream, has about 130 calories
    $100 11
Some trace this American dance back to the musical theatre star Harry Fox
    $100 8
Kids compete in the Little Britches Rodeo in High River, near this city known for its "Stampede"
    $100 24
The name of this, the world's largest desert, means "desert"
    $200 19
These medicinal worms were once used to treat headaches & mental illnesses
    $200 3
In 1982 this magazine company condensed the Bible
    $200 7
Tokay or emperor ones of these have about 40 calories; 10 Thompson seedless ones, about 35
    $200 17
The czardas is the national dance of this country & Liszt used it as a basis for his rhapsodies
    $200 9
The Bat Cave in this capital of Ontario displays 3,000 life-like vinyl & wax bats in a walk-through tunnel
    $200 25
The phrase "ATM machine" is redundant because ATM stands for this
    $300 20
This rodent in the genus Neotoma is named for its habit of hoarding small objects
    $300 4
D.J. Alan Freed received partial composer credit on this singer's "Maybellene"
    $300 13
Depending on the variety, you may find 8-24 rows of kernels on one of these
    $300 18
"Que alegria es cosa buena", this Los Del Rio dance hit has taken the world by storm
    $300 10
Victoria, B.C. boasts a replica of the famous thatched cottage of this woman, Shakespeare's wife
    $300 26
We admit there's some redundancy in the "Jeopardy!" category title "U.S." these
    $400 21
Also called a warrigal, this wild dog is one of the few nonmarsupial mammals of Australia
    $400 5
Founded in 1934, this corporation provides recorded music to subscribers like restaurants & supermarkets
    DD: $1,000 15
Florence's Catherine de Medici supposedly liked this; that's why dishes with it are "a la Florentine"
    $400 28
A fierce competition in this Mideast specialty might be called "navel warfare"
    $400 12
The Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in this Quebec city spawned its own museum of humor
    $400 27
The name of this site includes the Spanish word for tar, so L.A. tourists are visiting the the tar tar pits
    $500 22
This catlike carnivore of Africa is valued for its musk
    $500 6
In 1996 she "Singled Out" guys & gals in an MTV game show
    $500 23
Ache is a wild variety of this vegetable that when eaten "raw, develops the jaw"
    $500 30
First popular in Paris music halls around 1840 & considered vulgar, its name is French for "gossip"
    $500 14
Tea leaves are read at the 1918 Chocolate Shop, the oldest restaurant in this Manitoba capital
    $500 29
It's an opinion reached by a group as a whole; adding the word "general" is superfluous

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

Christian Steve Matt
$1,300 $1,100 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christian Steve Matt
$4,000 $2,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The 1902 Spooner Act authorized the purchase of this "zone" from Colombia
    $200 1
Paranormal investigators Egon Spengler, Raymond Stantz & Peter Venkman were this title group
    $200 11
Founded in 1611, the University of Santo Tomas in Manila is this country's oldest
    $200 13
Displacement, denial & rationalization are examples of these mechanisms
    $200 21
It's the slant or bias reporters give their stories
    $400 7
Under the 1783 Treaty of Paris, this river became the western boundary of the U.S.
    $400 2
This silent comic played the title role in "The Saphead" & "Sherlock Jr.", but not in "The General"
    $400 12
Before it received its present name, this "colorful" South African river was called the Groot
    $400 17
Extroverts & introverts are opposing types in this Swiss psychiatrist's theory
    $400 22
This procedure, an X-ray of blood vessels, can tell you if you have a blood clot or aneurysm
    $600 8
In 1972 he resigned as attorney general to head CREEP, the President's reelection committee
    $600 3
In a 1996 release, they're the 2 lions Val Kilmer & Michael Douglas hunt down
    DD: $1,000 14
Known for its lovely beaches, Peter Island lies near Tortola in this island group
    $600 27
The trylon & perisphere are on the jacket of David Gelernter's book about this 1939 event
    $600 18
Early psychologists identified 4 basic skin sensations: warmth, cold, pressure & this
    $600 23
It's one of the few types of cakes not loaded with fat
    $800 9
His "Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas & Japan" was published in 1856
    $800 4
In 1993 Wes Studi played this Apache, "An American Legend"
    $800 15
This European language is official in Togo, though Ewe, a Kwa language, is more commonly spoken
    $800 26
Jacob Bronowski punned on a Darwin title in this book & TV series about the history of science
    $800 19
Abrreviated PTSD, it can affect anyone who has survived any terrible ordeal
    $800 24
Last name of the Updike character nicknamed "Rabbit"
    $1000 10
This Denison, Texas native had never held elective office before he was U.S. president
    DD: $1,000 5
In a 1941 classic he dictates: "Dear Wheeler, you provide the prose poems. I'll provide the war."
    $1000 16
Quetzaltenango is a major city in this Central American country whose national bird is the quetzal
    $1000 20
Ritalin use for children has increased greatly for the treatment of this hyperactive disorder
    $1000 25
Jimmy Porter represents the English class system in this John Osborne play

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christian Steve Matt
$6,000 $11,600 $200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Bush poet A.B. Paterson, who died in 1941, wrote the words to this internationally famous song

Final scores:

Christian Steve Matt
$399 $12,001 $100
2nd place: Whirlpool range, refrigerator & dishwasher + Krups home appliances New champion: $12,001 3rd place: Panasonic 27" Superflat System TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Christian Steve Matt
$6,000 $13,200 $200
18 R,
0 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
5 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1996-12-12
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