Show #2989 - Thursday, September 4, 1997

Dan Melia game 5.


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Hap Erstein, a theater critic from West Palm Beach, Florida

Barbara Findley, a math teacher from Hurley, New York

Dan Melia, a professor from San Francisco, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $51,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
According to Leviticus 20:10, it's death to both parties involved who committeth this
    $100 10
The owner of the stud farm where this "talking" horse was bred is seeking landmark status for the site
    $100 9
The usual color of the flesh of a honeydew melon
    $100 21
"Superstition" singer that builds strong bodies 12 ways
    $100 6
During World War II, the Russian species of this yellow lawn weed was used as a source of rubber
    $200 2
Blasphemeth his name & it's bye-bye you
    $200 13
"Men Are Pigs", Tim Allen's Showtime special about men's love for hardware, inspired this series
    $200 12
The scallion is also known as this "onion"
    $200 22
Outdoor magazine that says "You like really like me"
    $200 29
Elvis Presley Enterprises owns several gift shops in this city; they're all close to Graceland
    $200 15
This U.S. city has been called "The Rubber Capital of the World"
    $300 3
Exodus 21:12 says if you smiteth a man so much that he does this, so do you
    DD: $500 7
(Hi, I'm Chris Hardwick.) In 1985 MTV launched this sister channel to play adult contemporary & soft-rock videos for an older generation
    $300 17
It's also called a snap bean from the sound it makes when broken in half
    $300 14
Walt Whitman poem about Mr. Green Jeans' buddy
    $300 20
This Las Vegas hotel-casino is known for its Appian Way plaza shops as well as its Forum shops
    $300 28
In the 1830s this inventor bought the rights to a process for treating rubber with sulfur
    $400 4
St. Stephen became the first Christian martyr after being killed by this method
    $400 8
"Laverne & Shirley" was the top show of 1977-78; this series from which it was spun off was No. 2
    $400 18
Term for the edible leaves of the turnip, beet & collard
    $400 16
Daily newspaper of the group founded by Mary Baker Eddy's Komodo dragon
    $400 24
Now a trendy shopping area, this marketplace near Boston's Faneuil Hall dates from 1826
    $400 26
In 1823 he cemented 2 pieces of wool with a rubber compound to create the garment now named for him
    $500 5
According to Exodus, "Thou shalt not suffer" one of these "to live"
    $500 11
In "Newhart"'s final episode, Bob Newhart woke up with this former TV wife by his side
    $500 19
A mature Rome beauty apple has skin of this color
    $500 23
"Atlas Shrugged" atlas maker
    $500 25
This L.A. street noted for its Mexican handicrafts is named for Los Angeles' first county judge
    $500 27
In 1770 this oxygen discoverer found that rubber could be used to erase pencil marks

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

Dan Barbara Hap
$2,400 $100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Barbara Hap
$5,600 $300 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
The camera might travel on this wheeled platform to track a character down Madison Ave.
    $200 12
On August 2, 1964 a U.S. destroyer was attacked by the North Vietnamese in this gulf
    $200 19
Wind 12-18" of it around your index fingers, slip it between 2 teeth to the gum & scrape both sides
    $200 1
"Before I left the castle I so fixed its entrances that never more can the Count enter there un-dead."
    $200 11
Big ones first held in the 1860s include Canada's Queen's Plate & the Belmont Stakes
    $200 7
In this football play, linebackers rush a quarterback to sack him
    $400 21
The best man attends the groom & this person assists the head electrician
    $400 27
On Oct. 30, 1995 voters in this Canadian province narrowly rejected a proposal for independence
    $400 23
Put the point at the center of the desired circle & swing the pencil around it
    $400 3
"Four legs good,
two legs bad!"
    $400 14
1890s outfielder Louis Sockalexis of the Penobscot tribe inspired this name of Cleveland's baseball team
    DD: $2,000 8
Song title that follows the line heard here:

"If you're blue and you don't know where to go to why don't you go where fashion sits..."
    $600 13
This term for a handler of animals on the set can also mean a cowboy
    $600 28
On April 6, 1909 he & his assistant Matthew Henson reached 90 degrees N. latitude
    $600 24
To add 14 to another number, shift 4 beads on the 1s wire & 1 bead on the 10s wire
    $600 4
"I have told you, reader, that I had learnt to love Mr. Rochester: I could not unlove him now"
    $600 16
In 1875 the All England Croquet Club added this other lawn sport to its activities
    $600 2
Skiers who fall on their derrieres leave this German "mark" in the snow
    $800 20
Medical term for one who revises a script without credit; writer Robert Towne is a "specialist"
    $800 25
Hammer it into a crack in the rock & clip a carabiner to its eye through which to run rope
    $800 5
"Lennie said, 'I might jus' as well go away. George ain't gonna let me tend no rabbits now.'"
    DD: $3,000 17
They were successively stuffed with feathers, molded of gutta-percha & wound with rubber
    $800 9
John F. Kennedy's maternal grandfather sported this "sweet" nickname
    $1000 22
A jump one is an abrupt transition; a rough one is a stage in editing
    $1000 26
Place the electric pads to the chest, press down, yell "Clear!" & hit the button
    $1000 6
"'What a pretty little Nell!' cried Quilp."
    $1000 18
Jackson Haines, previously a teacher of this art, introduced its moves to figure skating
    $1000 10
Synonymous with "meddle" or "snoop", this Yiddish word means to offer unsolicited advice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Barbara Hap
$20,600 $1,300 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He died in Topeka October 12, 1987, a month after his 100th birthday

Final scores:

Dan Barbara Hap
$24,000 $100 $2,700
5-day champion: $75,600 3rd place: Aroma Spa 2nd place: Trip to Amsterdam

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Barbara Hap
$16,800 $1,300 $3,800
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
7 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,900

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