Show #2946 - Monday, May 26, 1997


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Michael Berman, a writer originally from Williston Park, New York

Elin Gaynor, a secretarial school teacher from Chicopee, Massachusetts

Doug Antoniazzi, a test systems analyst from Hyde Park, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Unlike these honey makers, most butterflies don't eat the pollen they collect
    $100 7
Many women have their eyelashes dyed so they don't have to apply this cosmetic
    $100 1
The home of Mary Pickersgill, who made the star-spangled banner that waved over Fort McHenry, is in this MD. city
    $100 6
Romulus & this twin brother were grandsons of Numitor, King of Alba Longa
    $100 18
The next full census of the U.S. will be conducted in this year
    $100 10
Type of craft piloted by Roger E. Mosely on “Magnum, P.I.” & James Farrentino on “Blue Thunder”
    $200 27
Tulips are said to have tepals because these colorful flower parts look just like the sepals
    $200 8
This whirling, dizzy feeling is usually caused by a disturbance in the inner ear
    $200 2
The first brick home in Portland, Maine was built by Gen. Peleg Wadsworth, this author's grandfather
    $200 14
To these early people of Mexico, Ueuecoyotl was the god connected with revelry
    $200 19
Each year a flock of these birds travels between Goya, Argentina & a mission in California
    $200 11
Before “Coach” he played Air Force colonel Raynor Sarnac on “Call To Glory”
    $300 28
It ranks second only to sugarcane as the major source of the world's sugar
    $300 9
“Dirty Dancing” reached new heights in 1990 with this ballroom dance supposedly from Brazil
    $300 3
The birthplace of this founder of the American Red Cross is now a museum in North Oxford, Massachusetts
    $300 15
We don't know if Tim Allen has a pet name for this tool, but Thor called his Mjollnir--Thunderbolt
    $300 20
1997 names for these including Ana, Bill & Claudette, will be used again in 2003
    $300 16
Fighter pilots on this sci-fi series that debuted in 1978 included Starbuck & Apollo
    $400 29
These slender coils that vines use for support & climbing are actually modified leaves
    $400 12
It's a specially designed container or room for keeping cigars & tobacco moist
    $400 4
The home this president lived in while he served on the Supreme Court is now the Syrian embassy
    $400 24
In post Homeric stories, this sorceress bore Odysseus a son named Telegonus
    $400 21
The Floralies is a festival held every 5 years in Ghent in this country
    $400 17
On this '60s series Betty Jo Bradley married pilot Steve Ellliott
    $500 30
These plants & trees are named for the fact that they keep their color & foliage throughout the year
    $500 13
As opposed to nocturnal, it means active during the day
    $500 5
This Scottish castle, a private residence of the Queen of England, stands on the right bank of the River Dee
    $500 25
Some say she was reunited with her husband Menelaus after the fall of Troy
    DD: $500 22
Every 4 years the U.S. Electoral College meets in this month
    $500 23
After a training flight accident, this American astronaut was rebuilt with new parts costing $6 million

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

Doug Elin Michael
$2,300 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Elin Michael
$4,600 $2,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
After signing the surrender, he told his Confederate troops to go home & resume their occupations
    $200 26
In America, hat sizes increase in size by this fraction of an inch
    $200 21
This 10-armed mollusk ranges in size from a couple of inches to more than 55 feet
    $200 16
Sir Richard Burton translated “The Thousand And One Nights” from this language
    $200 11
In this novel, Jo March becomes a writer & marries Friedrich Bhaer, a middle-aged professor
    $200 1
In 1991 he married his backup vocalist Patti Scialfa
    $400 7
Horace Greeley lost many subscribers after he helped post bail for this Confederate president
    $400 27
Some types of this head covering can use up to 50 yards of material
    $400 22
Named for a type of ship, this jellyfishlike creature has a sting almost as powerful as a cobra's venom
    DD: $600 17
Name shared by a Siberian people, their Uralic language & their dog, seen here: [Video - elegant white dog]
    $400 12
This 1848 Thackeray work is subtitled “A Novel Without A Hero”
    $400 2
He may be an expert on “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover”, but in 1992 he married singer Edie Brickell
    $600 8
This famous detective headed the Union secret service under McClellan
    $600 28
In the 19th century this man's hat was known as the “hat that crowned the west”
    $600 23
Like abalone, the shell of the chambered nautilus is lined with this
    $600 18
Language in which the Bible's New Testament was written
    DD: $1,000 13
Her husband, a physician, assumed the name Roger Chillingworth
    $600 3
Their first hit, 1975's “Love Will Keep Us Together”, was written by Neil Sedaka
    $800 9
Nearly 25,000 men died or were wounded in the 2-day Battle of Murfreesboro in this state
    $800 29
This term for a woman's hat tied under the chin with a ribbon can also be used for men's hats
    $800 24
The American species of this crustacean is classified as Homarus Americanus
    $800 19
Fiji doesn't have an official religion, but it does have this as its official language
    $800 14
In this Hemingway novel, Robert Jordan falls in love with Maria
    $800 4
During the '70s, he & Rita Coolidge released 3 duet albums including “Full Moon”
    $1000 10
The Emancipation Proclamation was made public in September 1862 after the Union victory in this Maryland battle
    $1000 30
The distinctive hat worn by this group that guards the Tower of London has a narrow brim & a pleated crown
    $1000 25
This primitive fish was believed extinct until caught off the African coast in 1938
    $1000 20
To read the Mahabharata in its original language, you have to know this tongue
    $1000 15
This Thomas Hardy novel about Bathsheba Everdene was first published anonymously in 1874
    $1000 5
“You Can't Lose Me” is something she might sing to fellow country star Tim McGraw; they married in 1996

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Elin Michael
$10,200 $5,100 $5,100
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This “Best Picture” of 1970 was based in part on the memoirs of General Omar Bradley

Final scores:

Doug Elin Michael
$10,200 $10,199 $10,200
2-day co-champion: $23,199 2nd place New co-champion: $10,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Doug Elin Michael
$10,200 $5,900 $5,100
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1997-01-15
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