Show #3012 - Tuesday, October 7, 1997


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Yolanda Diaz, a financial service representative from Atlanta, Georgia

Diane Shafer, a homemaker from Hampton, Virginia

James Fraleigh, a senior journal production editor from Hackensack, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
This Canadian province's largest lake is Lake Mistassini, about 350 miles north of Montreal
    $100 1
"The milk chocolate melts in your mouth--not in your hand"
    $100 2
In 1932 he pointed to the stands & hit the ball there--or maybe he just gestured at the Cubs' bench
    $100 26
Jan Vermeer, who made only about 40 of these in his life, gave 2 to a baker in exchange for credit
    $100 12
The name of this enclosure where chickens are confined comes from a middle English word for "basket"
    $100 13
Audio player that came between reel-to-reel & CD
    $200 8
Namibia's coastline is provided by this body of water
    $200 4
"Quality is job one"
    $200 17
The 1989 "Bay Bridge Series" between these 2 teams sadly became the "Earthquake Series"
    $200 27
On Jaunuary 1, 1660 this Englishman began his diaries in shorthand; he stopped 9 years later
    $200 22
New Hampshires & Rhode Island reds usually produce eggs of this color
    $200 14
Don't ever play the "Russian" version of this casino game
    $300 9
An agricultural area through which this Scottish river flows is the home of a breed of horse
    $300 6
"Be all that you can be"
    $300 18
This team's Pat Borders was the series MVP in 1992 as the championship crossed the border
    $300 28
Real playwright who wrote "The Imaginary Invalid"
    $300 23
Chickens are often given grit to replenish the supply of stones in this digestive organ
    DD: $500 15
Object seen here:
    $400 10
This river rises in the Black Forest & flows easterly about 1,770 miles, where it empties into the Black Sea
    $400 3
"Life is not a spectator sport"
    $400 19
Career .242 hitter Ron Swoboda hit .400 & made an amazin' catch in this team's 1969 Series win
    $400 29
This Dutch explorer discovered & named Van Diemen's Land, an island now named for him
    $400 24
This term is used to refer to a miniature member of a standard chicken breed
    $400 16
Howdy Doody was one of these, so you had to pull the right strings to get him to do something
    $500 11
The Ucayali & Maranon rivers converge near Nauta, Peru, forming this river
    $500 7
"A mind is a terrible thing to waste"
    $500 20
In Game 2 of the 1956 series, he was gone in the second inning; in game 5, he was perfect
    $500 25
Tyson Foods could tell you that this state leads the USA in broiler production
    $500 21
Last name of acting sisters Rosanna & Patricia, & grandpa Cliff

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

James Diane Yolanda
$0 $900 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Diane Yolanda
$1,800 -$300 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I will give you a location & a date and you tell me what big b-boom happened there.)
    $200 3
The U.S. government gets over 100,000 requests a year for these documents that protect inventors
    $200 9
Novel in which Hawthorne wrote, "On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth,...appeared the letter A"
    $200 22
Around 1500 he sketched not only a flying machine, but a parachute
    $200 16
Havana Harbor February 15, 1898
    $200 4
He co-starred in "True Lies" in 1994, the year his marriage to Roseanne ended
    $200 1
To sibilate is to do this, like a snake or a disapproving audience
    $400 10
This vice president is the title character of a 1973 novel by Gore Vidal
    $400 23
This Reagan administration plan included anti-missile lasers & particle beams
    $400 17
Cascade Range May 18, 1980
    $400 5
This cross-dressing diva plays the title role in the music video "Supermodel (You Better Work)"
    $400 2
Though a lummox is a stupid person, this word with one more letter would confuse anyone
    $600 27
A "living" one gives family members the right to end treatment of a dying person
    $600 11
He won a 1951 Pulitzer for his "Complete Poems" & one in 1940 for "Abraham Lincoln: The War Years"
    $600 24
A machine that achieved this type of motion would violate at least one of the laws of thermodynamics
    $600 18
Trinity Site July 16, 1945
    $600 6
Savion Glover put his "stamp" on 1996's "Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk", a chronicle of this dance form
    $600 12
To decaudate is to do this, as a farmer's wife in rhyme did
    $800 28
In countries under civil law, they can be real estate lawyers; in the U.S., they seal documents
    $800 14
When featured on "Oprah", her 1977 novel "Song of Solomon" returned to the bestseller list in 1996
    $800 25
In 1993 Congress killed this Texas project that would have shown physicists subatomic impacts
    DD: $1,000 19
Indonesia August 26, 1883
    $800 7
This "Saturday Night Live" "Opera Man" has since starred on film in "Billy Madison" & "Happy Gilmore"
    $800 13
Now meaning "drivel", it used to be a trick to gain applause
    $1000 29
This synonym for "arranged" refers to documents designed as secret
    $1000 15
Francis Phelan an ex-baseball player, is the main character in this author's "Ironweed"
    $1000 26
Around 1900 he built a 12-million volt electric coil, but fell short with a worldwide radio transmitter
    $1000 20
Just north of Kiev April 26, 1986
    DD: $1,200 8
This single-named singer heard here combines New Age music with Irish folk:
    $1000 21
In an ancient Roman house the impluvium was a basin in the atrium set up to receive this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Diane Yolanda
$9,200 $1,900 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Hebrew title of this 2-part Old Testament book can be translated as "the events of the days"

Final scores:

James Diane Yolanda
$0 $1 $2,000
3rd place: Ducane 2004SS Gas Grill 2nd place: Trip to Jamaica New champion: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James Diane Yolanda
$9,000 $2,900 $6,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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