Show #2926 - Monday, April 28, 1997

1997 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 1.


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Mark McEwen, a weatherman from CBS This Morning

Robin Quivers, a radio personality from The Howard Stern Show

Rob Schneider, an actor from Men Behaving Badly

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Don't cry for her: she won a Golden Globe for "Evita"
    $100 2
Ancient Greek historian Herodotus said, "Egypt is the gift of" this river
    $100 15
Ben Franklin was 70 years old when he signed this document in 1776
    $100 7
This U.S. travel document usually has 24 pages, but a 48-page one is available for frequent travelers
    $100 13
When you "hit" this "bone", the ulnar nerve creates the "unamusing" sensation in your elbow
    $100 18
In most states, this holiday is observed on the last Monday in May
    DD: $500 3
This singer, seen here in concert, is the subject of a 1997 film:
    $200 10
The section of this river near London Bridge is called the Pool
    $200 8
These establishments nicknamed B&B's don't always have private baths, so inquire in advance
    $200 16
Term for a group of nerves; among the most famous is the "solar" one
    $200 21
Named for its surveyors, this "line" was once considered the boundary between slave & free states
    $300 4
Her mother & former partner, Naomi Judd, has sung harmony on some of her solo albums
    $300 11
This river has hundreds of tributaries, including more than 200 in Brazil alone
    $300 9
If you travel by train in this country, you can save money with a Canrailpass
    $300 17
As part of his "drill", this doctor often anesthetizes the mandibular & lingual nerves
    $300 24
He's Kirk's kid
    $400 5
This star of "Moesha" shares her name with a potent potable she's too young to drink
    $400 12
The basin of this sacred river in India lies between the Himalayas & the Vindhya range
    $400 22
Fodor's suggests carrying this common seasoning if you think you'll encounter leeches
    $400 19
The olfactory nerve is the nerve of this sense
    $400 25
He monkeed around with Davy Jones, Peter Tork & Mike Nesmith
    $500 6
"Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves" was her first solo No. 1 hit
    $500 14
The longest river west of the Rockies, it enters Mexico near Yuma, Arizona
    $500 23
This company was the first to offer travelers cheques for two
    $500 20
Running from the lower back down the leg, the sciatic nerve holds this distinction among the body's nerves

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 6):

Air Rob Robin Mark
$0 $800 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Air Rob Robin Mark
$800 $2,500 $4,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
This 18-year-old boy king of Egypt to be buried in a 220-pound solid gold coffin; hieroglyphics at 11
    $200 3
Husband & wife Oscar winners, he won for "The Color of Money", she for "The Three Faces of Eve"
    $200 2
Baked ham may be topped with rings of this tropical fruit for which Hawaii is famous
    $200 19
The part of the Sistine Chapel on which Michelangelo painted Adam's fall
    $200 9
National elections in the U.S. are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of this month
    $200 1
He wrote "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" as a sequel to "Tom Sawyer"
    $400 4
With 10, he's won more Emmys as Best Game Show Host than anyone else -- 8 more than you-know-who
    $400 15
Tuna-noodle is a common variety of this dish named for the dish it's baked in
    $400 23
In this Italian's "Virgin & Child with Saint Anne", both women wear smiles rather like his Mona Lisa's
    $400 10
This California city was the site of the 1996 Republican Convention
    $400 11
In George Orwell's "1984", Big Brother represents this Soviet dictator
    $600 5
Patricia Wettig won Emmys for Best Actress & Supporting Actress for the same role in this series
    $600 16
This device with a rotating spit gives its name to a style of chicken roasted in it
    DD: $300 24
Dutch artist Anton Mauve was a relative & counselor of this "Sunflowers" painter
    $600 12
In 1996 Sam Brownback won the Kansas Senate seat vacated by this presidential candidate
    DD: $1,000 20
In this Charlotte Bronte novel, Edward Rochester is the moody master of Thornfield Hall
    $800 6
He won an Obie for his role in "Driving Miss Daisy" & received an Oscar nomination for the film version
    $800 17
This slowly braised beef dish is called "Yankee" when it's cooked with vegetables
    $800 25
Beds & couches are common props in the paintings of this psychoanalyst's grandson Lucian
    $800 13
Don Young, the congressman from this state, once operated a tugboat on the Yukon River
    $800 21
In 1949 she adapted her novel "The Fountainhead" for the big screen
    $1000 7
From 1991-93 this country star won 3 straight CMA Songwriting Awards, the last for "I Still Believe in You"
    $1000 18
Served over fettuccine, this sauce combines butter, cream, Parmesan cheese & plenty of pepper
    $1000 26
In a 1996 movie Jeffrey Wright played this Haitian-American, a star of the 1980s art world
    $1000 14
This current Chief Justice of the United States is the 16th man to serve in that post
    $1000 22
His 1925 novel "An American Tragedy" was based on a real life murder case

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Air Rob Robin Mark
$700 $6,500 $11,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Range of mountains where Danny Kaye, Alan King & Rip Van Winkle gained fame

Final scores:

Air Rob Robin Mark
$0 $0 $21,700
3rd place: $10,000 for Laguna Salada School District Music Foundation 2nd place: $10,000 for the Child Abuse Prevention Program in New York City Winner: $26,700 for Community Services for Autistic Adults & Children in Rockville, Maryland

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Air Rob Robin Mark
$2,000 $6,500 $11,400
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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