Show #3013 - Wednesday, October 8, 1997


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Phil Ackerman, a law student originally from Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

Ellen Conlon, a chemist from New Britain, Connecticut

Yolanda Diaz, a financial service representative from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
On Oct. 17, 1977 the U.S. Supreme Court cleared this plane to land at New York's Kennedy Airport
    $100 11
After tiling a floor, let the adhesive set before applying this between the tiles
    $100 1
Carole King wrote "You've Got A Friend" & this man, her friend, sang it & made it a No. 1 hit
    $100 6
In an 1804 duel Aaron Burr shot this man who had insulted him
    $100 18
This outer part of the Earth shares its name with the outer part of a pie
    $100 24
What a kid "cries" on the playground to get a bully off his back
    $200 17
The Wright Brothers connected these to the engine with bicycle chains
    $200 12
When "hanging" this, be sure to draw a chalk plumb line so that the rolls align properly
    $200 2
He left his friend Michael Eisner at Disney & joined his new friends in Dreamworks SKG
    $200 7
During a U.N. Assembly session in 1960 this Soviet premier banged his shoe on a desk
    $200 19
From the Latin for "track", it's the path of the Earth around the Sun
    $200 25
He usually has the first--& the last--word in a baseball game
    $300 20
The home base for JAL is in this city
    $300 13
This type of paint whose resin was once rubber-based is the top choice for most home paint jobs
    $300 3
Carrie Fisher is a close friend of this actress who played the main character in "Postcards from the Edge"
    $300 8
This public enemy No. 1 bragged that he had escaped from jail using a fake gun carved from wood
    $300 23
This satellite of the Earth is a whopping 2,160 miles in diameter--a lot bigger than it looks
    $300 26
"There's no need to fear", he "is here"
    $400 21
Some say he was inspired by Paul Cini, who hijacked a plane & tried to escape by parachute 2 weeks earlier
    $400 14
To prevent drafts around a door frame, install this; spring metal & rolled felt are popular types
    $400 4
Dizzy Gillespie, a close friend & bandmate of this bebop saxophonist, survived him by 38 years
    $400 9
In 1868 George Hull had this fake "fossil" man buried on an upstate New York farm
    $400 30
The highest temperature ever recorded on earth was 136° F. at Al-Aziziyah on this continent
    $400 27
Thomas More's perfect place
    $500 22
In 1984 this Richard Branson-owned airline began flying with a fleet of one
    $500 15
Tools needed to lay this include a knee kicker, power stretcher & trimmer
    $500 5
This "Designing Women" creator & her husband Harry Thomason became known in 1992 as friends of Bill Clinton
    DD: $500 10
[Video] Hi, I'm Rob Schneider. 2 outlaws who behaved badly were Robert Leroy Parker & Harry Longabaugh, better known as this pair
    $500 29
Some theorize that the Earth once had just one of these, called Panthalassa
    $500 28
This earthly color may be raw or burnt

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Yolanda Ellen Phil
$400 $1,500 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Yolanda Ellen Phil
$1,200 $3,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

1940S TV
    $200 26
Wordsworth attended St. John's College at this university but was only a mediocre student
    $200 16
During the 1988 primary campaign, he quipped, "What's wrong with being a boring kind of guy?"
    $200 6
Despite its somnolent name, this kind of party is likely to keep teenagers up all night
    $200 9
If Dan Marino went to San Marino he'd find it surrounded by this country
    $200 21
Martin & Lewis headlined the June 20, 1948 premiere of his really big shew
    $200 1
This banishing of demons is part of Catholic baptism
    $400 27
During a visit to this country, he had a passionate affair, & a child, with Annette Vallon
    $400 17
Georges Clemenceau said God almighty was satisfied with ten commandments; he requires fourteen points
    $400 7
A doe party would be the female equivalent of this boisterous bachelor bash
    $400 11
The Danube divides this Magyar country, with the Alfold to the east & Transdanubia to the west
    $400 22
A commercial from the '40s featured the "men from" this oil company who worked "from Maine to Mexico"
    $400 2
In its strictest sense, it opposes violence even in self-defense
    $600 28
Dorothy, this relative of his, was such a close companion she even lived with him after his marriage
    $600 18
Our heaviest president at 332 pounds, he trimmed down to 244 after he left office in 1913
    $600 8
John Belushi & his frat brothers throw a wild toga party in this film, a campus comedy classic
    $600 13
Its capital of Katmandu uses Indian & Chinese ports to receive materials
    $600 23
Jackie Gleason starred in this series in 1949-50; when it returned in 1953, William Bendix had the lead
    $600 3
Critic Roger Fry coined this term for art like Cezanne's, which developed from a previous French style
    $800 29
Wordsworth was appointed to this post in 1843, succeeding his friend Robert Southey
    $800 19
Although he lost the popular vote to Cleveland in 1888, he won in the electoral college, 233 votes to 168
    $800 10
At a 1903 dinner party in a chic N.Y. restaurant, guests ate from feedbags while sitting astride these
    DD: $2,000 14
Landlocked country highlighted here:
    $800 24
"Time for" this pal of Cecil the Seasick Sea Serpent won the 1949 Emmy for Best Children's Show
    $800 4
Ain't is one of these words that ain't as appropriate in writing as in speaking
    DD: $800 20
In 1900 the GOP claimed his reelection would give people "four years more of the full dinner pail"
    $1000 12
Edith Head said she helped this "It" girl of the silent screen give a party for the whole USC football team
    $1000 15
Timbuktu is the legendary out-of-the-way stop in this landlocked African country
    $1000 25
This former Frankenstein monster hosted & acted in a mystery anthology series
    $1000 5
It's the practice of preparing for war by retreating to remote areas & storing food & weapons

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Yolanda Ellen Phil
$3,400 $6,000 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A special 1996 comic book put Superman in the world of this classic 1926 German film

Final scores:

Yolanda Ellen Phil
$799 $5,199 $5,400
3rd place: a Magnavox 25" TV & VCR 2nd place: a Caribbean cruise New champion: $5,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Yolanda Ellen Phil
$3,400 $6,800 $5,000
10 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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