Show #2919 - Thursday, April 17, 1997


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Bruce Lamott, a teacher and conductor from San Francisco, California

Linda Fabrizio, a high school teacher from Denver, Colorado

Sue Keller, a ragtime piano player from Staten Island, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $28,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That is the television commercial hall of fame. I'll give you the ad or campaign, you have to identify the product)
    $100 3
This "Liberty or Death" orator declined an offer to be U.S. minister to Spain
    $100 18
The Copts celebrate this holiday on January 7, 13 days after we've roasted all our chestnuts
    $100 14
If you want to see Jack Palance play this famous Hun, look for "Sign of the Pagan" on the late show
    $100 10
If you include all the fjords & peninsulas, this country's coastline is more than 13,000 miles in length
    $100 26
The record for the greatest number of these found in one hen's egg is 9
    $100 1
"Does She or Doesn't She?"
    $200 4
In October 1836 he took the oath of office as the first president of the Republic of Texas
    $200 22
International Boss' Day Off was proclaimed for this day on which Julius Caesar was offed
    $200 15
He played Billy the Kid in "The Left-Handed Gun" in 1958, 11 years before he starred as Butch Cassidy
    $200 11
Oman, Yemen & Kuwait lie on this large peninsula
    $200 27
Iodine is part of the hormone thyroxine, produced by this gland
    $200 2
"In The Driver's Seat"
    $300 5
This Puritan's first wife, Maria Cotton, was also his stepsister
    $300 23
The Virgin Islands' Thanksgiving, usually in Oct., celebrates the end of this disastrous weather season
    $300 16
In "Tarantula" he played the pilot of a plane that napalmed a giant spider; talk about "Magnum Force"
    $300 12
Lajes Field is a U.S. Air Force base in this Portuguese island group in the Atlantic
    $300 28
This martial art whose name means "The Way of Softness" was developed from jujitsu
    $300 8
"Mean Joe Greene" & "Buy The World"
    $400 6
This famous frontierswoman cared for the sick during the 1878 smallpox epidemic in Deadwood, S.D.
    $400 24
Take a letter: the Wednesday of the last full week of April is devoted to these people; get your own coffee
    $400 17
Carrie Fisher's parents, they co-starred in "Bundle Of Joy" in 1956, the year Carrie was born
    DD: $300 13
The name of this country on Hispaniola is from an Indian word meaning "Land of Mountains"
    $400 29
This U.S. crime figure was born Maier Suchowljansky in 1902
    $400 9
"Three Brothers --- Mikey"
    $500 7
The first president who had been a U.S. senator, he represented Virginia from 1790 to 1794
    $500 25
The national day for this toy is celebrated on Donald Duncan's birthday
    $500 19
As a teenage actress, this co-star of TV's "Coach" appeared in "Marjorie Morningstar" with Natalie Wood
    $500 21
This small Mideastern country's Bekaa Valley is a fertile farming area
    $500 30
In 1879 the discovery of this artificial sweetener was announced
    $500 20
"Acapulco Diver" & "Watch On Propeller"

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

Sue Linda Bruce
$700 $500 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sue Linda Bruce
$1,200 $2,500 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
This "60 Minutes" correspondent hosted "Street Stories" on CBS 1992-93
    $200 21
He killed Abel because God rejected his offering of crops yet accepted Abel's firstborn sheep
    $200 16
The largemouth species of this fish has a dark band along its side; the smallmouth species does not
    $200 11
Led by Mick Jagger, this group has been called the "World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band"
    $200 1
In 1994 Kenzaburo Oe became the second novelist from this country to win the Nobel Prize
    $200 6
Referring to the seeming color of nearby hills, this Texas capital is "The City of the Violet Crown"
    $400 27
William Raspberry won a 1994 Pulitzer for his column in this D.C. newspaper
    $400 23
To build the temple, Solomon used wood from the fir, the olive & this tree of Lebanon
    $400 17
The giraffe is the world's tallest mammal; this is the second tallest
    $400 12
This manager of The Beatles managed Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
    $400 2
The idiot of "The Idiot" is this Russian author's attempt to portray a truly good man
    $400 7
"The Bluegrass Capital"
    $600 28
From 1910 to 1934 W.E.B. Du Bois edited Crisis, the magazine of this organization
    $600 24
Rachel became jealous of Leah's fertility & told this husband, "Give me children, or else I die"
    $600 18
Unlike wolves, this "prairie wolf" has expanded its range in this century
    $600 13
In the 1965 film "Ferry Cross The Mersey", this group sang several songs, including the title tune
    $600 3
1994's "The Island of the Day Before" is the latest novel by this Italian professor
    $600 8
It's "The Hoosier Capital" & "The Railroad City"
    DD: $700 29
Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune is a regular member of this G.E.-sponsored TV "group"
    $800 25
This disciple's name may mean "Man of Kerioth"
    $800 19
The Phoenicians used a liquid from several species of this gastropod to make Tyrian purple dye
    $800 14
This British act, whose first U.S. hit was "Glad All Over", appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" 12 times
    $800 4
In 1982 a bust of this author was unveiled in Dublin to commemorate the centenary of his birth
    $800 9
It's the "Golden City" of the "Golden State"
    $1000 30
In 1983 Robert Maynard bought this northern California city's Tribune newspaper
    $1000 26
After Ahab married Jezebel, he adopted her worship of this god
    $1000 20
This large South American rodent is also called a water pig
    $1000 15
This duo's 1964 hit "A World Without Love" was written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
    $1000 5
This female South African's novels include "My Son's Story" and "A Sport of Nature"
    DD: $1,000 10
"The Charter Oak City"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sue Linda Bruce
$7,500 $7,700 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And 3 teachers up there, but none of them teaches math!)
Of ancient people, only the Hindus, Babylonians & Mayans invented a symbol for this; the Mayans' is seen here:

Final scores:

Sue Linda Bruce
$7,500 $12,700 $4,300
2nd place: Trip to the Whaler Hotel/Resort in Kaanapali Beach, Maui, Hawaii New champion: $12,700 3rd place: Pair of Belair Seapearl Lithium 2000 Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sue Linda Bruce
$9,300 $7,700 $4,300
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
1 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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Game tape date: 1996-12-18
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