Show #3147 - Tuesday, April 14, 1998


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Jane Preston, a director of fraud detection from Brookfield, Wisconsin

Sam Harley, a substitute teacher from Ventura, California

Phil Ray, a graduate student from Lexington, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
Specific term for an investigator of insurance claims
    $100 21
Samuel Clemens first used this pseudonym on February 3, 1863 in Virginia City's Territorial Enterprise
    $100 16
In 1990 York reinstated this age-old job of calling the local news through the city
    $100 11
Grip which often seals a verbal agreement
    $100 6
Beginning with "Where Did Our Love Go", this group has 12 No. 1 hits, more than any act on the Motown label
    $100 1
Pizza cheese
    $200 25
In L.A. County jails, "inmate worker" has replaced this term that's a synonym for "reliable"
    $200 22
His "Tropic of Capricorn" was first published in France in 1939; its U.S. release came 23 years later
    $200 17
You can't miss York Minster, England's largest church in this style named for a Germanic tribe
    $200 12
Found on the edge of a workbench, it grips items to hold them in place
    $200 7
"You Are the Sunshine of My Life" was the first of his 19 Grammys, a record for rock performers
    $200 2
Perry Mason's secretary, or "Touched by an Angel"'s Reese
    $300 26
A carnival worker whom customers try to dunk, or a Larry Harmon clown
    $300 23
The town of Red Cloud, Nebraska has a historical center devoted to this author
    $300 18
York is a hub of this type of transportation & has a national museum dedicated to it
    $300 13
The part of a tire that gives it the power to grip a road in wet weather
    $300 8
This lead singer of the Miracles wrote "My Guy" for Mary Wells & "My Girl" for the Temptations
    $300 3
Bacteria often found in contaminated food, not just a certain fish
    $400 27
Type of "banker" who buys issues of stock & resells them to the public
    $400 29
This author's 1943 novel "The Human Comedy" was largely autobiographical
    $400 19
Alas, poor York! It was burned by this new ruler of England in the 11th century
    $400 14
The 3 main grips used on your mashie in this sport are the baseball, the interlocking & the overlapping
    DD: $400 9
Martha Reeves & the Vandellas provided backing vocals on this singer's 1963 hit heard here:
    $400 4
Name shouted in the conclusion of the film "A Streetcar Named Desire"
    $500 28
Business of the Loizeaux family, known for their work on the Pruitt-Igoe housing project & the Sands Hotel
    $500 30
The Gibbsville of many of his novels & short stories is based on his own hometown of Pottsville, Penn.
    $500 20
These medieval plays, none by Agatha Christie, are performed in a cycle at York every 4 years
    $500 15
Spock once claimed that he used this to "kill" Kirk
    $500 10
Renaldo Benson, Abdul Fakir, Levi Stubbs & Lawrence Payton performed under this name, starting in 1956
    $500 5
Although located near the femur & the fibula, it's not directly connected to either bone

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

Phil Sam Jane
$2,500 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Sam Jane
$4,000 $1,500 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Some people raise baby foxes, called these; some build model cars from sets of parts, also called these
    $200 12
This ruler rarely, if ever, leaves his domain, the underworld
    $200 6
In "Part VIII" of this horror series, "Jason Takes Manhattan"
    $200 1
Middle name of baseball pitcher Lynn Ryan Jr.
    $200 8
Glenn Seaborg, a discoverer of this deadly element, said it was given the symbol Pu "as a joke"
    $200 26
If he'd kept his family name, he would have printed the Gensfleisch Bible
    $400 22
Type of hobbyist who keeps a "life list" that may include vireos & tanagers
    $400 13
Perseus proved this Gorgon wasn't immortal
    $400 7
The French film "Les Comperes" was turned into this 1997 film with Robin Williams & Billy Crystal
    $400 2
Middle name of songwriter James McCartney
    $400 15
Gasoline is made up of hundreds of these, the simplest organic compounds
    $400 27
It didn't make French rolls, it made French heads roll
    $600 23
If you haven't tried this hobby whose name includes "working", you may be a lathe bloomer
    $600 14
As goddess of this, Eos had a palace in the East
    DD: $1,000 9
(Hi, I'm Vanessa Marcil.) In a "break out" role for me, I played Nicolas Cage's girlfriend in this 1996 film
    $600 3
Middle name of director Ernst Bergman
    $600 16
It's defined as the chemistry of substances that lack carbon bonds
    DD: $1,500 28
The 1992 Tony for Best Revival went to this musical, heard here:
    $800 24
This type of fishing requires a "tip-up" device to signal a bite; mittens are also useful
    $800 19
Add one more letter to Eos & you'll get this god of love
    $800 10
In titles, 4-letter word that precedes "for Life", "in the Dust" & "for a Vampire"
    $800 4
Middle name of civil rights leader Leroy Cleaver
    $800 17
This colorless gas is the VC in PVC
    $1000 25
In this dextrous hobby, a "cascade" moves balls or plates in a figure 8; a "shower" moves them in a circle
    $1000 20
King of Ephrya who was the first rock & roll star
    $1000 11
With 14 Oscar nominations, "Titanic" tied the record of this 1950 Bette Davis film
    $1000 5
Middle name of Canadian educator Herbert McLuhan
    $1000 18
The Greek prefix meaning "equal" is used in this term for 2 forms of the same element
    $1000 29
The name of this thick soup is akin to the Tshiluba word for "okra"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Sam Jane
$9,400 $3,000 $1,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1634 a Spanish royal decree recognized it as the "Key to the New World and the Bulwark of the West Indies"

Final scores:

Phil Sam Jane
$12,400 $1,800 $3,399
2-day champion: $27,401 3rd place: Jeep Electronics Portable Boombox 2nd place: Trip to Doubletree Guest Suites, New York City

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Phil Sam Jane
$9,400 $4,500 $3,100
22 R,
0 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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