Show #2930 - Friday, May 2, 1997

1997 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 5.


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Mike Piazza, a catcher from the Los Angeles Dodgers

Donna D'Errico, a model and actress from Baywatch

Reggie White, a minister and defensive end from the Green Bay Packers

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Obviously, we have a category for all of you out there.)
    $100 1
The gospel according to Mark doesn't mention this husband of Mary by name
    $100 2
This hotel's pink & white big top is home to acrobats, daredevils & trapeze artists
    $100 15
In 1997 she became the 1st first lady to win a Grammy, for "It Takes a Village"
    $100 20
Celebrated May 1, Lei Day is a statewide holiday in this state
    $100 7
Foot warmer
    $200 3
The book of Ecclesiastes is traditionally ascribed to this wise king
    $200 12
You enter this hotel's castle via the drawbridge over its moat
    $200 16
This British rocker proved himself a "Phenomenon", winning 2 Grammys for "Change The World"
    $200 21
Pella, Iowa celebrates its heritage from this country during its Tulip Time Festival in May
    $200 8
Members of a church, or a group of birds
    $300 4
David was instantly taken with this woman after he saw her bathing
    $300 13
Its 10 "Fantasy Suites" feature Roman, Egyptian or Pompeian decors
    DD: $100 17
Singer seen here, she won 2 Grammys, including Best New Artist:
    $300 23
Lent begins on this day of the week
    $300 9
A tress of hair
    $400 5
He was the Bible's first murder victim
    $400 14
In 1996 this hotel shut down its King Tut's Tomb to move it, so you'll have to wait to see your mummy
    $400 18
With good reason, her "Give Me One Reason" won the award for Best Rock Song
    $400 10
A type of coat, or another word for a smock
    $500 6
In Acts 15:14 this apostle is referred to as Simeon
    $500 22
This new hotel's Coney Island Pavilion is home to a Nathan's Hot Dogs; mmmmmmmmmmm
    $500 19
Nominated for 12 Grammys, he picked up 3 for Producer of the Year, Record of the Yeat & Best R&B Song
    $500 11
This strong, sweet German beer can be light or dark

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

Reggie Donna Mike
$200 $1,300 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Reggie Donna Mike
$700 $1,400 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This western state sent its first refrigerated trainload of oranges back east February 14, 1886
    $200 26
"Oh! What a lovely war" marked the film debut of this lovely actress, now TV's "Dr. Quinn"
    $200 16
Steffi Graf posed in a bikini for this magazine's 1997 swimsuit issue
    $200 6
Venezia is the Italian name for this city
    $200 8
This nutritious outer layer of kernels of grain is lost in refining but is found in raisin cereals
    $200 21
"I'm Only One Man!", as co-host Kathie Lee Gifford can attest, & he tells all about it in his autobiography
    $400 2
On December 6, 1847 this future president took his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for Illinois
    $400 27
This "Dirty Dancing" star did some dirty skating in his first film, "Skatetown, U.S.A."
    $400 17
With scented ads for 4 of these, the February 1997 Elle could have been called Smelle
    $400 7
Famous for its pyramids, Giza is a suburb of this city
    $400 9
Helping the body use protein, the B6 type of this is as least half as important as B12
    $400 22
You can read all about the way it was with this former CBS anchor in his recent book "A Reporter's Life"
    $600 3
In 1956 Jonas Salk & Leonard Scheele said Salk's vaccine should eliminate this disease within 3 years
    $600 28
He had hair in his 1st movie, "Port of New York", but not in his 2nd released film, "The King and I"
    $600 18
A story on lower death rates from heart disease brightened a recent issue of the journal of this, the AMA
    $600 13
You'll find this highest mountain in the world about 100 miles northeast of Katmandu
    $600 10
Starches like potatoes are the "complex" type of these compounds
    $600 23
In 1996 this former Lakers center shared his love of history in "Black Profiles in Courage"
    $800 4
This president commuted Patty Hearst's jail sentence & was instrumental in a Mideast peace treaty
    $800 19
The cover of its 1995 Hollywood issue showed actresses in their underwear; for 1997's, they wore gowns
    DD: $1,000 14
This country borders every other country in South America except Ecuador & Chile
    $800 11
Reputed to be aphrodisiacs, these shellfish are rich in zinc, which is crucial to testosterone production
    $800 24
You'll find the largest aquarium & the tallest woman in this book that's celebrating its 40th anniversary
    $1000 5
Name given to the module that landed the first men on the moon July 20, 1969
    $1000 20
Publications named for people include Forbes, Harper's & this woman's magazine founded by a man named James
    $1000 15
Montego Bay has been called the resort capital of this Caribbean island
    DD: $3,000 12
Antioxidants like beta carotene prevent cell damage by these products of oxygen breakdown
    $1000 25
Between his novels "Congo" & "Sphere", he published "Electronic Life: How to Think About Computers"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Reggie Donna Mike
$900 $3,200 $6,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Announced by Ole Romer in 1676, the first measurement of this was 140,000 miles per second

Final scores:

Reggie Donna Mike
$1,500 $200 $12,900
2nd place: $10,000 for Urban Home 3rd place: $10,000 for Olive Crest Homes for Abused Children Winner: $17,900 for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Reggie Donna Mike
$1,000 $3,200 $9,700
7 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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