Show #2914 - Thursday, April 10, 1997


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Rachel Berson, a homemaker from Danbury, Connecticut

John Foster, a product manager originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Doug Szafran, a math teacher from Frederick, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1990s
    $100 2
On August 28, 1990 he declared that Kuwait was now Iraq's 19th province
    $100 16
Lumberjacks might like Felton, California's picnic & music festival for players of this musical tool
    $100 1
The top show of 1976-77 was "Happy Days"; the following season it was this "Happy Days" spin-off
    $100 15
It's the third rock from the sun
    $100 9
These little fish, which the French call anchois, are often served atop toast as an appetizer
    $100 4
In titles of films, these 2 words precede "Madam", "Mister" & "Bwana"
    $200 5
While visiting Ethiopia in 1995, this Egyptian president escaped an attempt on his life
    DD: $1,200 20
In '95 the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival in Florida had a group of snorkelers impersonating him:
[video clue]
    $200 3
In 1996 shows, Steve Harvey, Mitch Mullany & Tom Rhodes all starred as characters with this profession
    $200 21
In August 1996 NASA announced life may have existed on this planet, based on evidence from a meteorite
    $200 10
Combine minced shallots with this bread spread to make beurre d'echalote
    $200 14
Rodney Dangerfield wreaked havoc at a country club in this 1980 Chevy Chase comedy
    $300 17
The world's largest money-wiring service, it was sold in September 1994 for $1.15 billion
    $300 24
This state has a Banjo-rama in Davison & a fiddlers jamboree in Grand Rapids
    $300 6
She plays Dr. Michaela Quinn
    $300 22
In 1980 Voyager 1 revealed that 2 of this planet's rings are braided
    $300 11
Though French chefs most often make soup from this reptile, its flippers may be braised & served in sauce
    $300 23
Michael Crichton directed & wrote the screenplay for this medical thriller based on a Robin Cook novel
    $400 18
In 1996 MOMA in New York added a 1963 XK-E model of this sports car to its collection
    $400 29
In July this largest New Mexico city hosts a 3-day mariachi spectacular
    $400 7
In a classic episode of this show, Chuckles the Clown, dressed as a peanut, is killed by an elephant
    $400 27
It's named for a mythical sea god
    $400 12
Cerises a l'allemande are these fruits preserved in vinegar & sugar for at least 2 weeks
    $400 25
Cary Grant was "game" to co-star with Audrey Hepburn in this romantic 1963 thriller
    $500 19
In 1996 King Bhumibol Adulyadej of this country celebrated his 50th year on the throne
    $500 30
This Rhode Island city known for its jazz festivals also has festivals for folk music & rhythm & blues
    $500 8
Frances Lear, considered the inspiration for this TV title character, passed away in 1996
    $500 28
Astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovered this tiny planet in 1930
    $500 13
Canard sauvage, the "wild" type of this bird, may be covered with sauce chambertin
    $500 26
One of Garbo's last lines in this film is "I always look well when I'm near death"

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

Doug John Rachel
$800 $500 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug John Rachel
$1,200 $3,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Birnbaum's says there are over 10,000 of these in Ireland & 2,000 more in the north, a lot to "crawl" through
    $200 25
This one-time black Muslim leader was assassinated February 21, 1965 in New York City
    $200 1
This redheaded Aussie wife of Tom Cruise was actually born in Hawaii
    $200 19
James Hoban, the original architect, supervised the rebuilding of the White House after this war
    $200 15
This detective solved 1892's "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle", but didn't have the guilty party arrested
    $200 10
Neurons & glia are the brain's 2 main types of these basic biological units
    $400 7
Handel's "Messiah" had its premiere in this city that held its millennium celebration in 1988
    $400 26
This orator was born in 1817 in Tuckahoe, Maryland, the son of slave Harriet Bailey
    $400 3
At a 1971 benefit show, she was honored as the "Comedienne of the Century"
    $400 20
The South Lawn once contained a tree house where she played while her father was president 1977-1981
    $400 16
"Any Woman's Blues" was a 1990 novel by this "Fear Of Flying" author
    $400 11
Boron neutron capture therapy is an experimental treatment for these growths in the brain
    DD: $2,400 8
3rd-largest city in Eire/Of its sites we never tire/Just walk around/& you'll be bound/To see it in its entire
    $600 27
This former surgeon general interned at the University of Minnesota Hospital
    $600 4
This "Four Seasons" composer & ordained minister was nicknamed "Il Prete Rosso", the Red Priest
    $600 21
The Treaty Room, which Andrew Johnson used as his cabinet room, is next to this famous bedroom
    $600 17
1873's "A Pair Of Blue Eyes" was the first novel he put his name on; "Far From The Madding Crowd" was second
    $600 12
This hemisphere of the brain generally governs musical & artistic creativity
    $800 9
Most tourists come to this city to tour its glassworks; the original factory was founded in 1783
    $800 28
In 1988 this novelist won a Pulitzer Prize for her book "Beloved"
    $800 5
She had her say in a 1922 book, "Women, Morality And Birth Control"
    $800 23
A sofa once owned by this Massachusetts orator is in the Green Room; speak of the devil....
    $800 18
"To The Far Blue Mountains" was one of this western author's Sackett sagas
    $800 13
This "cerebral" layer has sensory, motor & associative areas, the latter helping you play "Jeopardy!"
    $1000 30
There's a cycle of stories from this ancient province that includes tales of heroes like Cu Chulainn
    $1000 29
This winner of the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize was a star on UCLA's basketball team in the 1920s
    DD: $2,400 6
He completed his last play, "Buoyant Billions", when he was 92
    $1000 24
This president lived in Blair House for 4 years while the White House underwent a $5.8 million renovation
    $1000 22
"The Weary Blues" is a collection of verse by this Harlem Renaissance poet
    $1000 14
To move messages around the brain, chemicals called neurotransmitters jump these 1/10,000,000-inch gaps

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug John Rachel
$7,600 $1,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a difficult situation George Dewey would ask himself, what would this man, his former commander, do?

Final scores:

Doug John Rachel
$15,200 $1,050 $15,200
2-day co-champion: $24,001 2nd place: Trip & Cruise to The Moorings, Tortola, British Virgin Islands New co-champion: $15,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doug John Rachel
$10,000 $2,400 $7,600
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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Game tape date: 1996-12-17
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