Show #2985 - Friday, July 18, 1997

Dan Melia game 1.
Last game of Season 13.


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Brian Keliher, a museum educator from San Diego, California

Dan Melia, a professor from San Francisco, California

Patrick Friel, a teaching assistant originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,021)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
This fossilized resin from prehistoric pines can preserve an insect forever
    $100 14
In "The Wizard of Oz", Billie Burke told Judy Garland, "Never let those" items "off your feet for a moment"
    $100 7
Shoppers, take note: the Potomac Mills discount mall is this state's No. 1 tourist destination
    $100 1
On May 5, 1981, Irish nationalist Bobby Sands died after a 66-day-long one of these
    $100 26
One of these devices stocked with thistle seeds may attract goldfinches
    $100 19
When it breaks, the cradle will fall
    $200 3
Most icebergs in the north Atlantic come from about 20 glaciers on this island's west coast
    $200 15
This 1996 animated & live action sports film featured the songs "Fly Like an Eagle" and "I Believe I Can Fly"
    $200 8
Midwesterners know it's the "Sioux State", as well as the "Flickertail State"
    $200 10
An order was given in October, 1961 to remove this man's body from Lenin's tomb
    $200 27
It's a good idea to regularly test the pH & chlorine levels of the water in one of these
    $200 20
A goon, a bruiser, a heavy, or a thug
    $300 4
Around 1840 chemist John William Draper took the first photograph of this heavenly body
    $300 16
He not only directed "The Doors" & "JFK", he co-wrote the screenplays
    $300 9
Known for its Victorian homes, Cape May in this state celebrates Victorian Week every October
    $300 11
2 British destroyers were sunk during this 1982 war
    $300 28
Children help spread this common lawn weed when they blow off its white, puffy seeds
    $300 21
It's similar to batter, but it's too stiff to pour
    $400 5
Birds & bees perform this transfer of gametes from anthers to stigmas
    $400 17
In movie titles, this pop artist's name precedes "Bad", "Dracula", & "Frankenstein"
    $400 23
Tahlequah, in this state, is the capital of the Cherokee nation, so it's home to the Cherokee national museum
    DD: $500 12
This country withdrew from the League of Nations in 1933 after the league condemned its attacks on China
    $400 29
A craze in the '50s, these bunkers were built in case of nuclear war
    $400 22
To truly eat like a pig, put your food in one of these
    $500 6
Einstein said measurements of this depend on whether the observer is moving; it's not absolute
    $500 18
This actor played a scarred ex-teacher in his directorial debut, "The Man Without a Face"
    $500 24
The world's oldest Zydeco festival takes place annually in Plaisance, near Opelousas in this state
    $500 13
A 1993 car bomb explosion in Florence, Italy damaged priceless works of art from this gallery
    $500 30
This game played across a net became a medal sport at the 1992 Olympics
    $500 25
It's a political division of New York City; Queens is one

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Patrick Dan Brian
$1,500 $300 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Dan Brian
$3,100 $3,400 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Until 1990 it was the capital of West Germany
    $200 1
This common Catholic prayer to Mary, the mother of Jesus, is often set to music
    $200 17
This term for a powerful business leader comes from the Latin for "great"--magnus
    $200 11
The Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Mass. capital is the setting for Moss Hart's comedy "Light Up the Sky"
    $200 12
During the Spanish-American War, his unit first saw action June 24, 1898 at Las Guasimas, Cuba
    $200 24
This region, the namesake of a blues style, is a plain hundreds of miles from the Mississippi's mouth
    $400 7
Poland's third-largest city, its name can be spelled with 2 K's or with 2 C's
    $400 2
In Hinduism the ashes of the dead are cast into this river to insure safe passage from this life
    $400 20
A quint has at least this many siblings
    $400 13
Female impersonator Charles Busch called his 1996 New York show "Flipping My" this
    $400 18
Referring to his initials, classmates at West Point began calling him Uncle Sam
    $400 30
A famous 1914 composition by W.C. Handy or Missouri's professional hockey team
    $600 8
1 of only 2 Asian cities that hosted the Summer Olympics
    $600 4
This term used to designate all monks in Tibetan Buddhism means "superior one"
    DD: $1,000 21
Synonyms for this adjective include evil, unlucky, & to the left
    $600 14
James Earl Jones appeared as Lennie in a 1974 revival of this play based on a Steinbeck novel
    $600 19
He was the first president to serve 2 terms in office
    $600 27
In the 1960s this still-rocking British rock band took its name from a Muddy Waters blues classic
    $800 9
After Rhodesia became this country, Salisbury, its capital, became Harare
    $800 5
One symbol of this Japanese religion is the Torii, a large gate traditionally made of wood
    $800 22
In 1907 humorist Gelett Burgess coined this word for the praising quotes on book jackets
    $800 15
Charlie Chaplin's son Sydney earned a Tony nomination for playing Nick Arenstein in this 1964 musical
    DD: $1,000 25
In 1832 this president vetoed the recharter of the Second Bank of the United States
    $800 28
With his band Double Trouble, this Texas guitar wizard led a blues revival until his death in 1990
    $1000 10
A church in this Italian city contains the tomb of Saint Anthony
    $1000 6
On May 1, 1738, he & some friends began a "little society" that prefigured later Methodist societies
    $1000 23
It's a term or expression used in place of an indelicate or taboo term
    $1000 16
His expressionistic 1922 play "The Hairy Ape" opens in the firemen's forecastle of an ocean liner
    $1000 26
On March 4, 1853 this president gave his inauguration address from memory without notes
    $1000 29
Known as the "Empress of the Blues", this singer often recorded with jazz great Louis Armstrong

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Dan Brian
$9,100 $8,800 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Murders in the Rue Morgue and The Mystery of Marie Roget are mentioned in the 1st paragraph of this 1845 story

Final scores:

Patrick Dan Brian
$599 $12,800 $8
2nd place: Vacation to Tahiti New champion: $12,800 3rd place: Motorola Star Tac Cellular Phone

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Patrick Dan Brian
$9,000 $8,400 $4,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 1997-02-24
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