Show #3054 - Thursday, December 4, 1997


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Denise Mikrut, a high school teacher from Manteno, Illinois

Cathy Shaffer, a deputy prosecuting attorney from Shoreline, Washington

Tom Castelazo, a middle school teacher originally from Fresno, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $14,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
In a matter of minutes, a school of these South American fish can reduce a large mammal to a skeleton
    $100 2
In 1934 & 1935 this Chinese Communist leader led the Red Army on the "Long March"
    $100 1
In January 1997 he bid a tearful farewell after almost 15 years as "Today" Show co-host
    $100 26
When a simple salad won't do, a cannibal might feed on "Hearts of" this tree
    $100 21
Encarta says this Massachusetts school has the largest private endowment of any university in the world
    $100 16
It's the contraction for "am not" & it is in the dictionary
    $200 8
A popular performer at aquariums, this dolphin is named for the shape of its snout
    $200 3
In 1826 this Low Country established its first tea plantations on Java
    $200 12
Formerly Rhoda's sister Brenda, Julie Kavner now provides the voice of this Simpson matriarch
    $200 27
After a hard day, a cannibal might kick off his shoes & dine on filet of this fish
    $200 22
This Baltimore university is noted for its medical school & the Peabody Conservatory of Music
    $200 17
Under calmer circumstances, this interjection is a word for the male human being
    $300 9
These swift felines of Africa & Asia are also known as "hunting leopards"
    $300 4
Before the Battle of Trafalgar, he told his fleet, "England expects every man will do his duty"
    $300 13
In 1996 Anthony Edwards & Eric Roberts starred in a TV adaptation of this Truman Capote tale
    $300 28
A well-stocked cannibal kitchen would be armed with this tubular pasta, a favorite with cannibal kids
    $300 23
This university near Palo Alto, California was founded by a railroad magnate & named for his son
    $300 18
This expression of gratitude also refers to one's grateful feelings
    $400 10
The name of this graceful antelope may remind you of a classic Chevy
    $400 5
Stephen I, the son of a Magyar prince, became king of this country in 1000 A.D.
    $400 14
Premiering in 1997 & set in a California coastal community, it's Aaron Spelling's first daytime soap
    $400 29
For dessert a cannibal might indulge on ice cream & this delicate sponge cake shaped like a feminine digit
    $400 24
This Canadian region's Aurora College, formerly Arctic College, has its main campus in Yellowknife
    $400 19
This slang noun for a painful injury comes from what you say when you get hurt
    $500 11
These Arctic rodents famous for their mass migrations are a favorite food of the snowy owl
    $500 6
In 1920 the League of Nations gave this country a mandate to administer the territory of Namibia
    $500 15
From 1985 to 1992 Richard Dean Anderson played this resourceful agent for the Phoenix Foundation
    DD: $500 30
A favorite among cannibals is this sausage or jellied meat called fromage de tete in France
    $500 25
This country had no university until 1986, when Sultan Qaboos University opened in the Muscat area
    $500 20
An expression of disdain, or a "Bear of very little brain"

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

Tom Cathy Denise
$1,000 $1,100 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Cathy Denise
$2,400 $1,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Molly Ringwald played Cordelia in Jean-Luc Godard's unique version of this tragedy
    $200 16
The addition of chromium to this alloy makes it extra strong & "stainless"
    $200 2
This Spaniard painted religious works like the "Madonna of Port-Lligat" & those famous melting watches
    $200 1
"Pehea oe?" means "How are you?" in this language spoken in the 50th state
    $200 8
Mark Twain used the tall tale form in his book about "Life on" this river
    $200 17
As this substance is denser than the human body, you may drown in it, but you won't sink
    $400 23
He took time off from playing Barney Fife to hook the title role in "The Incredible Mr. Limpet"
    $400 27
Amalgams are alloys of this liquid metal combined with other metals
    DD: $1,500 3
In 1892 this French artist painted the nightclub waltzers seen here:
    $400 7
This language whose native speakers call it Svensk has some loanwords from French
    $400 9
He wrote "A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys" to capitalize on the success of "The Scarlet Letter"
    $400 18
In the 1980s the Supreme Court approved the use of these in hiring to remedy past discrimination
    $600 24
In a 1975 film Sally Kellerman & Mackenzie Phillips are the "Gold Dust Twins" who kidnap this title character
    $600 28
The pewter used to make bowls & tea services is at least 90% this metal
    $600 4
"The Oxbow" is one of the most famous paintings produced by this Landscape "school" named for a river
    $600 13
It's the language you'd expect a native Rhodian to speak
    $600 10
He described the setting of "Cannery Row" as "A poem, a stink...a habit, a nostalgia, a dream"
    $600 19
For convicted British traitors of yore, this procedure followed drawing, or disembowelment
    $800 25
Francis Ford Coppola followed "The Godfather" with this film starring Gene Hackman as a wiretapper
    $800 5
Francois Boucher, known for his portraits of Mme. de Pompadour, was named first painter to this king in 1765
    $800 14
Mazovian is one of the major dialects of this eastern European language
    $800 11
The books of his "U.S.A." trilogy contain "newsreels" made up of headlines & catchphrases
    DD: $1,500 20
[Hello, I'm Robin Quivers] This marquess who wrote a set of boxing rules also helped bring down Oscar Wilde
    $1000 26
The title character of this 1991 Coen Brothers film is a caricature of writer Clifford Odets
    $1000 6
This famous series of paintings by Edward Hicks depicts animals living together in peace & harmony
    $1000 15
Hiligaynon, a Bisayan language of this country, is closely related to Tagalog
    $1000 12
He wrote the short story "Nightfall", a science fiction classic, in 1941 when he was 21 years old
    $1000 21
Some of these objects are the size of one solar system, but brighter than a thousand galaxies

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Cathy Denise
$8,500 $3,600 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Inductees into the Hall of Fame for these include Bob Keeshan, Oleg Popov & Red Skelton

Final scores:

Tom Cathy Denise
$3,700 $100 $10,700
2nd place: Zenith 35" Big Screen Television & Bush Home Theater Center 3rd place: Monorail Desktop PC New champion: $10,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Cathy Denise
$7,400 $3,600 $5,000
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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