Show #2913 - Wednesday, April 9, 1997


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Doug Szafran, a math teacher from Frederick, Maryland

Brad McNiff, a computer software developer from Auburn, New Hampshire

Beth Coughlin, a librarian from Danvers, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
On July 9, 1776 this state's legislature met in White Plains & ratified the Declaration of Independence
    $100 15
Led by Lew Alcindor, Power Memorial in NYC won 71 straight games in this sport 1962-65
    $100 6
In 1965 he called the Chevrolet Corvair "Unsafe at any speed"
    $100 8
You can take a 45-minute cruise on the paddle-wheeler Pride of the Susquehanna in this capital city
    $100 26
At a health club, this person will rub you the right way
    $100 7
Some credit college coach Red Sanders with saying this "Isn't everything, it's the only thing"
    $200 2
On April 4, 1949, the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, France & 8 other nations signed this mutual defense pact
    $200 16
This L.A. high school attended by Lana Turner & other stars stands on famous Sunset Boulevard
    $200 22
In September 1967 Mattel introduced a doll of this famous model whose friends called her "Sticks" as a kid
    $200 11
Its old city hall housed the U.S. Supreme Court from 1791 to 1800
    $200 27
From the Greek for "adorned", it's a professional applier of blush & other makeup
    $200 9
William Cowper wrote this is "The very spice of life, that gives it all its flavor"
    $300 3
8 Americans were killed April 24, 1980 in a failed attempt to rescue American hostages held in this city
    $300 19
Sidwell Friends School, attended by Chelsea Clinton, was founded by members of this religious group
    $300 23
Daughter of the president-elect & grandson of a former president who wed December 22, 1968
    $300 12
Scranton's iron industry used nearby deposits of this hard coal to fuel its blast furnaces
    $300 28
Like a pharmacist, this person who dispenses eyeglasses can't write prescriptions
    $300 10
First name of the girl who asked the Sun newspaper in 1897, "Please tell me the truth; is there a Santa Claus?"
    $400 4
After answering a NASA newspaper notice in the '70s, she became America's first woman in space
    $400 20
A baseball bat was one of Joe Clark's unusual tools in this post at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey
    $400 24
A 1966 book was entitled this person "Teaches Chess"
    $400 13
Zion's Church in Allentown houses a replica of this patriotic item temporarily hidden there in 1777
    $400 29
A glazier doesn't work on donuts, but installs these
    $400 17
On July 21, 1969 newspapers quoted his "The Eagle Has Landed"
    $500 5
In 1919 this future pres. mobilized the Mass. Militia to restore order in the Boston police strike
    $500 21
New England's Deerfield Academy, Phillips Academy & Groton are noted schools of this type
    $500 25
He donated his 1964 Nobel Prize money, over $54,000, to the civil rights movement
    $500 14
You can get a panoramic view of this city's Golden Triangle from the top of Mount Washington
    $500 30
A chandler may wax philosophic about making these items
    DD: $1,000 18
She's usually credited with the 18th century quote, "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche"

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

Beth Brad Doug
$600 $100 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Beth Brad Doug
$1,500 $1,000 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
King Edgar was famous for giving King Murcertach of Ireland a gift of one of these ships of the desert
    $200 2
You may remember there are 3 melting watches in his "The Persistence of Memory"
    $200 30
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. is also known as this, for its popular floor-care products
    $200 5
This head Heartbreaker provided the songs & score for the 1996 movie "She's The One"
    $200 16
His 1904 horror novel "The Jewel of Seven Stars" is much less famous than his "Dracula"
    $200 15
Kings Peak is this state's highest point, Beaverdam Creek its lowest
    $400 12
Malcolm III, also called Canmore, or Big Head, promised loyalty to this conqueror in 1072
    $400 3
On October 4, 1669 he died in poverty in Amsterdam
    $400 29
The Brown Shoe Company debuted this comic strip spokesman in 1904
    $400 6
Max Steiner wrote the score for this 1942 film, but it was Herman Hupfeld who gave us "As Time Goes By"
    $400 19
"Invitation to a Beheading" is an anti-utopian novel by this author of "Lolita"
    $400 17
A crested crane is the national bird of this country whose capital is Kampala
    $600 13
James VI granted the charter for this city's university in 1582
    $600 4
Famous for his mobiles, he painted a DC-8 in 1973 & a 727 in 1975
    $600 26
This company's washers and dryers come with an ol' lonely warranty
    $600 7
Love themes from "St. Elmo's Fire", "A Star Is Born" & this 1972 Coppola classic have been Top 40 hits
    $600 21
This author of "My Antonia" set her last novel, "Sapphira And The Slave Girl", in Virginia, her home state
    $600 20
Thermometer scale inventor Anders Celsius was a professor of astronomy at this Swedish city's university
    $800 14
Believed to be Jacob's Pillow, the "Lia Fail" is called the Stone of this; Kenneth I took it to that village
    $800 10
Berenice Abbott made her name in this field; she began as Man Ray's assistant
    $800 27
In August 1996 this chain, the world's largest retailer, opened its first outlets in China
    $800 8
Director John Carpenter wrote music for this Jamie Lee Curtis horror film & its 4 sequels
    DD: $2,000 23
Sinclair Lewis could have called this 1925 novel "Martin": that's the title physician's first name
    $800 22
It has 7 states, including 'Ajman & Abu Dhabi, & you have to hum its anthem -- it has no words
    $1000 18
In 1306 this house had its first of only 2 kings, Robert I
    $1000 11
For the White House, Jackie Kennedy chose "Houses of Squam Light" by this "Nighthawks" artist
    $1000 28
Brothers Tom & David Gardner started this America Online investment guide in 1994
    DD: $1,000 9
1968 Oscar winner for special visual effects that includes the piece heard here:
[audio clue]
    $1000 24
After moving to Europe, this New Yorker wrote his 1890 novel "The Tragic Muse" about the art world of Europe
    $1000 25
Now the second-largest country in Europe, it hosted the Yalta Conference in 1945

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Beth Brad Doug
$4,100 $4,400 $10,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Before this word came to mean an extraterrestrial, it was used as an adjective meaning "warlike"

Final scores:

Beth Brad Doug
$100 $8,201 $8,801
3rd place: Meade Model 395 Telescope 2nd place: Trip to the Inn at Semi-Ah-Moo, Blaine, Washington New champion: $8,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Beth Brad Doug
$4,100 $6,400 $11,200
14 R,
1 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1996-12-17
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