Show #2911 - Monday, April 7, 1997


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Linda Triegel, a writer and editor from Palm, Pennsylvania

Rod Jackson, a high school history teacher from Jacksonville, Florida

Steve Cook, a medical student from San Mateo, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I will give you a number of parts and you have to identify the system that these parts belong to.)
    $100 16
This red-breasted state bird of Connecticut lays 3 to 6 blue eggs 2 or 3 times a year
    $100 26
A short, chunky race horse rider
    $100 21
The L.A. Times reports 1875 was the first & only time 1 peso equaled this amount in U.S. funds
    $100 6
In the Beatles hit, "I said something wrong, now I long for" this
    $100 11
French for an appetizer, it literally means "outside the main work"
    $100 1
the heart,
    $200 17
This "crazy" state bird of Minnesota is also called the great northern diver
    $200 27
Cozy corner in which to store your bestsellers
    $200 22
In 1931 the Mexican government took the pesos made of this metal out of circulation
    $200 7
It includes the lines "What a glorious feeling, I'm happy again, I'm laughing at clouds..."
    $200 12
Traditionally, this pocket bread is served with hummus
    $200 2
Salivary glands,
    $300 18
In 1943 South Dakota selected the ring-necked species of this game bird as its state bird
    $300 30
It's what you might call a smart-mouthed young Scottish woman
    $300 23
The peso is divided into 100 of these
    $300 8
Springsteen sang, "You can't start a fire without a spark, this gun's for hire, even if we're just" doing this
    $300 13
As an appetizer, prosciutto is usually accompanied by this fruit
    $300 3
    $400 19
This pouched state bird of Louisiana has been designated an endangered species in North America
    $400 29
A stain from a hot chocolate sundae
    $400 24
The peso is now symbolized N$, meaning this
    $400 9
Jimmy Buffett sang of "Wasting away in" this place "searching for my lost shaker of salt"
    $400 14
Collective term from the French for pieces of raw celery, carrots, etc. served with dip
    $400 4
brain stem
    DD: $600 20
This New Mexico state bird is noted for its swiftness of foot & the ability to lower its body temperature
    $500 28
Official penman for the Pima or Navajo
    $500 25
This Austrian archduke was the first to have the peso coin inscribed "1 Peso"
    $500 10
Question asked by Alanis Morissette, "It's like rain on your wedding day, it's a free ride when you've already paid"
    $500 15
Mee Krob is a sweet, crispy noodle dish from the cuisine of this country
    $500 5
Pituitary gland,
adrenal gland,
thyroid gland

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

Steve Rod Linda
$2,600 $1,100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Rod Linda
$3,400 $900 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
She called her autobiography "First Lady from Plains"
    $200 6
Mykelti Williamson played Bubba Blue in this Oscar-winning 1994 Tom Hanks film
    $200 11
The Raj Path, a tree-lined avenue in this world capital, leads to the home of India's president
    $200 22
Arny Freytag shot this magazine's 40th anniversary centerfold, Anna-Marie Goddard
    $200 16
In 1844 Horace Wells became the first to have a tooth pulled while under the influence of this gas
    $200 17
In a Longfellow poem, Minnehaha marries this Indian hero
    $400 2
Michael Jackson's "Moonwalk" was among the many books she edited while working for Doubleday
    $400 7
Mercedes McCambridge performed the demonic dubbing in this 1973 film
    $400 12
An orange tree on this country's coat of arms symbolizes the Orange Free State
    $400 23
These lens attachments include polarizing star & neutral density
    $400 18
This poisonous gas, CO, is about 3% lighter than air
    $400 30
His story "MS. Found in a Bottle" was the prize-winning entry in an 1833 newspaper contest
    $600 3
During WWI, rather than waste manpower on mowing the White House lawn, she grazed sheep
    DD: $600 8
Ronald Reagan said this film most affected his life:
[video clue]
    $600 13
Punta Arenas, the world's southernmost mainland city, lies on this strait
    $600 24
Term for the opening of the lens through which light enters
    $600 19
This noble gas has 92% of hydrogen's lifting power even though it's twice as dense
    $600 29
In "White Fang", Jack London reversed the theme of this earlier novel
    $800 4
Ida Saxton, the daughter of a Canton, Ohio banker, married this future president in 1871
    $800 9
Alan Alda played Hawkeye on TV's "M*A*S*H"; this actor played him in the film
    $800 14
A catfish is one of the indigenous species of fish that inhabit this highest navigable lake
    $800 25
Like his paintings, this Belgian surrealist's photos have included men in bowler hats
    DD: $1,400 20
When liquefied, this form of oxygen with 3 atoms in each molecule is deep blue
    $800 28
In 1990 his "Stranger in a Strange Land" was reissued with 60,000 words that had been cut from the original
    $1000 5
In 1898 she became the first woman in America to earn a degree in geology
    $1000 10
Based on a James A. Michener novel, this 1957 film earned Red Buttons & Miyoshi Umeki Oscars
    $1000 15
This abbey in Gwent County, Wales inspired a famous poem by Wordsworth
    $1000 26
The Nat'l Gallery of Art has a print of every negative printed & kept by this husband of Georgia O'Keeffe
    $1000 21
This gas is the chief component of firedamp, an explosive gas found in mines
    $1000 27
John Steinbeck first came to prominence with this 1935 novel about a group of Mexican-Americans

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Rod Linda
$11,400 $4,300 $3,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The swan that pulls this title character's boat is actually Elsa's enchanted brother, Gottfried

Final scores:

Steve Rod Linda
$8,601 $2,200 $1
3-day champion: $34,401 2nd place: Bassett Bedroom Suite Furniture & DuPont Comforel Bedding Products 3rd place: Amana Freestanding Smoothtop Range

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Rod Linda
$10,800 $4,300 $3,100
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
11 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1996-12-17
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