Show #3056 - Monday, December 8, 1997


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Michael Noonan, a finance manager from Washington, D.C.

Marilyn Cuca, a homemaker from Arlington Heights, Illinois

Ron Seide, a general manager from Aliso Viejo, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Marseille, this country's main seaport, is on its Mediterranean coast
    $100 14
Hector Elizondo is chief of staff at this title hospital
    $100 30
This type of transmission has been making stop-and-go driving easier since 1904
    $100 12
In 1783 two Frenchmen became the first to get a rise out of this Montgolfier invention
    $100 3
Year after year tourists faithfully turn out to see Old Faithful Geyser at this national park
    $100 7
In England, a "cuppa" is a cup of this
    $200 2
The Casa Rosada, residence of this country's president, stands on the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires
    $200 13
Title of a '70s series, it's what Michael Douglas as inspector Steve Keller used to "hit"
    $200 16
If you can read this clue, you can name this station wagon part that means to follow too closely
    $200 22
Rodgers & Hammerstein wrote its "wheels are yeller, the upholstery's brown"
    $200 26
People were jazzed when a park named for Louis Armstrong was dedicated in this city of his birth
    $200 8
The British call a tire a tire, but they spell it this way
    $300 4
Natives of this largest island call it Kalaallit Nunaat
    $300 15
Art Garfunkel sang the theme to this series that featured Marion Ross as a Jewish grandmother
    $300 17
Alliterative term for anticipating & avoiding dangers while on the road
    $300 23
The "RR" logo on this auto's radiator plate changed from red to black in 1933 after one of the founders died
    $300 27
You need a doctor's okay to enjoy some of the baths at this Arkansas national park
    $300 9
If you got a new brolly as a gift on Boxing Day, you received one of these
    $400 5
The Kuril Islands separate the Sea of Okhotsk from this ocean
    $400 20
Howard Hesseman & Loni Anderson returned for cameos on the '90s revival of this 1978-1982 series
    $400 18
Term for the type of skidding in which a car rides on a film of water, losing traction
    $400 24
Models of this motorcycle have included the Hydra-Glide, Duo-Glide, Electra-Glide & Super Glide
    DD: $2,000 28
A line of cannon once used to defend Manhattan's shoreline gave this New York park its name
    $400 10
On a road map the M in M1 or M2 stands for this
    $500 6
Uzbekistan shares the inland Aral Sea with this neighboring "Stan" to the north
    $500 21
Hammer -- Jan, not M.C. -- hit No. 1 with the theme to this cop series
    $500 19
Modern convex side-view mirrors give wider angles of vision, but need this caution printed on them
    $500 25
As well as kayaks, Eskimos use these open vessels whose name means "woman's boat"
    $500 29
This 48-acre tract in Massachusetts was set aside in 1634 as a "cow pasture & training field"
    $500 11
It's a military officer's servant, not a caped crusader

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

Ron Marilyn Michael
$600 $200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Marilyn Michael
$1,700 $1,500 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And there were a lot of them!)
    $200 8
"Burning Times" refers to the 15th-18th century persecution of women for this crime
    $200 29
It's the return of a spaceship into the Earth's atmosphere
    $200 30
It's impossible to create a perfect one of these, a volume of space with no matter in it
    $200 1
Muhammad Ali used this superlative as the title of his 1975 autobiography
    $200 10
In the early 1800s these were so high & starched the points might cut a man's ears if he moved too quickly
    $200 27
This container holds about 1 1/2 ounces of fluid
    $400 24
Lise Meitner made atomic energy possible with her 1938 co-discovery of this nuclear process
    $400 25
For a doctor it means to prepare for an operation; for an astronaut it means to cancel the operation
    $400 22
The uncertainty principle states that a particle's momentum & this cannot be known at the same time
    $400 2
Country boy Joe Jackson got this nickname by playing barefoot, not even wearing black sox
    $400 11
Worn in the 1500s, chopines, an exaggerated style of these, could make the wearer 18 inches taller
    $400 9
Common phrase for a ceremony implying that a soon-to-be grampa is packing heat at the altar
    $600 18
The wife of TV's Starsky, she devoted her last 6 years to fighting pediatric AIDS
    $600 6
It's the chamber between the outer hull & an inner door; it can be pressurized & depressurized
    $600 23
In 1864 James Clerk Maxwell showed light travels in these waves that combine 2 types of fields
    DD: $3,000 3
Best-known nickname of the player seen here:
[Karl Malone]
    $600 12
These 18th century dandies "noodled" around in extremely high wigs topped with tiny little hats
    $600 15
In a very real sense it's a "put-down", but it's also an Olympic event
    $800 21
Beatrice Webb was a leader of this Socialist society to which G.B. Shaw also belonged
    $800 7
An instrument-filled, unmanned spacecraft; its name means to search into
    $800 26
It can mean to transmit heat, electricity or an orchestra's directions
    $800 4
ESPN broadcaster known for giving out impromptu nicknames like Bert "Be Home" Blyleven
    $800 13
The bustle noted for this "Jersey Lily" collapsed when a lady sat down & sprang back when she stood up
    $800 16
It's the only one of Peter Sellers' 5 "Pink Panther" films without "Pink Panther" in the title
    DD: $3,800 19
In a 1973 landmark Supreme Court case, 25-year-old Norma McCorvey was known by this name
    $1000 20
It "panes" us to tell you it's the limited period during which a craft can take off to accomplish its mission
    $1000 28
A recent theory says fundamental particles aren't points but these extended objects you might want to save
    $1000 5
Fair-haired 235-pound linebacker Karl Mecklenburg was rhymingly dubbed "The Albino" this
    $1000 14
Talk about fashion risks: she wore a scarf so long it actually strangled her in 1927
    $1000 17
Emerson's line following "Here once the embattled farmers stood"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ron Marilyn Michael
$8,100 $6,900 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Name shared by characters that Derek Jacobi played in a PBS miniseries & in Kenneth Branagh's film of "Hamlet"

Final scores:

Ron Marilyn Michael
$0 $11,900 $16,201
3rd place: Samsung 8mm Compact Hi-Fi Stereo Camcorder 2nd place: 7-Night Caribbean Cruise on Costa Cruise Lines New champion: $16,201

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ron Marilyn Michael
$5,300 $6,900 $9,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R,
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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