Show #2912 - Tuesday, April 8, 1997


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Beth Coughlin, a librarian from Danvers, Massachusetts

Darren Depuydt, a speech and language pathologist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Steve Cook, a medical student from San Mateo, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $34,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
He first wrote about Christopher Robin in the verse book "When We Were Very Young"
    $100 18
One of the world's largest equine museums is the Kentucky Derby Museum in this city
    $100 3
In Paris this American musical is known as "La Petite Boutique Des Horreurs"
    $100 10
Edmund Randolph's Virginia Plan was used as the basis for this important American document of 1787
    $100 1
Marty Hull invented Zoomers, a shorter, speedier type of this foot gear
    $100 23
The largest of this university's 13 campuses are in Madison & Milwaukee
    $200 8
He began his "Jabberwocky" poem, " 'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves..."
    $200 19
This singing movie cowboy's Western Heritage Museum in Los Angeles has memorabilia from his films
    $200 4
Treat Williams, Gary Sandy & Jim Belushi have all played the pirate king in this operetta
    $200 12
Some of Wells Fargo's stagecoaches came from a factory in this New Hampshire capital
    $200 2
In this stroke, not seen in competition, the head rests on the arm while the legs scissors-kick
    $200 24
Pistachio is a shade of this color
    DD: $300 9
Though written in 1906, her story of "The Sly Old Cat" wasn't published until 1971
    $300 20
This city's art museum in Forest Park was the Palace of Fine Arts at the 1904 World's Fair
    $300 5
Football star Joe Namath played baseball star Joe Hardy in a 1981 production of this musical
    $300 14
After the 1881 gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Virgil Earp lost his job as this city's marshall
    $300 28
It's the only major racing stroke where the swimmers start in the pool
    $300 25
The gastrocnemius is the most prominent of the 7 muscles making up this back part of the lower leg
    $400 11
Richard Adams originally told this rabbit tale to amuse his young daughters
    $400 21
Displays at the Southern Museum of Flight in Birmingham, Ala. chronicle such pilots as this "Red Baron"
    $400 6
Jack Cassidy & Carol Lawrence appeared in "Shangri-La", a 1956 musical based on this famous novel
    $400 15
In 1900 the Taft Commission supervised the transfer of military to civil govt. in these Pacific islands
    $400 29
Krisztina Egerszegi of this eastern European country has won gold at the last 3 Olympics
    $400 26
This creator of Ichabod Crane passed the bar exam in 1806 but never practiced much law
    $500 13
This author famous for her Mary Poppins books passed away in 1996
    $500 22
The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis has an exhibit on this city's 1955 bus boycott
    $500 17
This playwright adapted the 1993 musical "The Goodbye Girl" from his own screenplay of the 1977 film
    $500 16
The first major engagement for U.S. troops in this 20th century war was the Battle of Belleau Wood
    $500 30
It's the individual race in which 4 different strokes are used
    $500 27
This city's Newberry Library, a top research library, is located at Dearborn & Oak

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

Steve Darren Beth
$100 $900 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Darren Beth
$1,700 $2,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
This Reform Party candidate sued to join the presidential debates & lost
    $200 1
Known for its stampede, this largest Alberta city is called Canada's oil & gas capital
    $200 2
Jonathan Frid of TV's "Dark Shadows" starred in this "Platoon" director's first film, "Seizure", in 1974
    $200 12
While Stradivari was making violins, this author was fiddling with "Robinson Crusoe"
    $200 19
Like Noah's family in the Bible, the Greeks Deucalion & his wife were the only ones to survive this
    $200 7
As a verb, the word skirl means to play this Highland instrument
    $400 18
This cable network's '96 election coverage featured Tabitha Soren & the "Choose Or Lose" bus
    $400 3
General Motors Place is the home of this city's Canucks hockey team
    $400 26
As a child, this "Big" director performed with her mother's tap dance troupe on the "Original Amateur Hour"
    $400 13
In 1547 Hernan Cortes died & this Medici became queen of France
    $400 21
5 rivers flow through Hades: Acheron, Cocytus, Lethe, Phlegethon & this one
    $400 8
From the Latin word for "four", it's a poem or stanza of 4 lines
    $600 20
At a Washington fundraiser, this Republican congressman sang his hit "The Beat Goes On"
    $600 4
In North America this city's stock exchange is second in size only to the New York Stock Exchange
    $600 27
He earned his first Oscar nomination for his first film, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
    $600 14
While Charles Babbage was trying to build a computer in the 1820s, this Scot invented what would be a "Mac"
    $600 22
After killing the giant Pallas, this goddess flayed him & used his skin as armor
    $600 9
This word can mean a drop downward, or one's lineage
    $800 24
High school teacher Victor Morales challenged this incumbent Texas senator
    $800 5
Sites of interest in this city include the Old Market Square & the Manitoba legislative building
    $800 28
This playwright directed the 1990 film adaptation of his own play "Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead"
    $800 15
While Abelard was wooing Heloise in Europe, this Rubaiyat author was writing in the Mideast
    $800 23
This god of the west wind fathered 2 immortal horses: Xanthus & Balius
    $800 10
This alternate name for a werewolf is from the Greek for "wolf man"
    DD: $700 25
The Democratic Convention's keynote address was given by Evan Bayh, the governor of this state
    $1000 6
Province House, Canada's oldest legislative building, was completed in 1818 in this Nova Scotia city
    $1000 29
This Italian, father of actress Isabella, directed the acclaimed Neorealist film "Open City"
    $1000 16
While Gutenberg was setting his type, a duke in this family was setting his sights on Milan
    $1000 30
Calliope, one of the Muses, was the mother of this masterful lyre player
    DD: $1,000 11
This synonym for clumsy is from an old Norse word meaning "turned the wrong way"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Darren Beth
$5,600 $6,800 $6,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The first line of dialogue in this 1930 novel is spoken to secretary Effie Perine, "Yes, sweetheart?"

Final scores:

Steve Darren Beth
$5,600 $13,600 $13,601
3rd place: Helbros 14 Karat Gold Masterpiece Watch 2nd place: Trip to the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort, Longboat Key, Florida New champion: $13,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Darren Beth
$6,600 $6,800 $6,900
20 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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Game tape date: 1996-12-17
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