Show #2864 - Thursday, January 30, 1997


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Rick Geyer, a wine merchant from Bethesda, Maryland

Ellen Jacobs, a librarian from Somerville, Massachusetts

Davia Worthen, a teacher's aide from Lafayette, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
Some say Cervantes wrote a portion of this 1605 novel in jail
    $100 1
His sitcom is admittedly about "nothing", just little things people experience but never see on TV
    $100 26
These engineless aircraft have longer & narrower wings than powered aircraft
    $100 12
The 16th letter of the Greek alphabet; in math it has the approximate value of 3.14
    $100 11
These slip-ons make "cents", as each shoe has a slot for a coin
    $100 21
Japanese for "empty orchestra", this device allows you to sing along with Mitch-san
    $200 6
This commander of the Nautilus was actually an Indian prince named Dakkar
    $200 2
This Will Smith sitcom ended its 6-year run in 1996
    $200 27
Formerly, team members on these vehicles would lean back & snap forward in unison, "bobbing"
    $200 13
A lens that curves inward is concave & one that curves outward is this type
    $200 17
It's a heavy low-heeled shoe or an Irish accent
    $200 22
This term for selling goods by phone dates to the 1980s
    $300 7
In an Edward Lear poem, the owl & the pussycat go to sea in a boat of this color
    $300 3
This sitcom ended the 1995-96 season with Jamie discovering she's finally pregnant
    $300 28
Term for the one-wheeled passenger carrier attached to a motorcycle
    $300 14
This wax obtained from sheep wool is composed largely of cholesterol esters
    $300 18
These racquet-shaped frames allow the wearer to walk without sinking, if you get our drift
    $300 23
Political aides who put a positive slant on an event or the group who sang "Two Princes"
    $400 9
Aunt Chloe is his wife & Arthur Shelby is his master in Kentucky
    $400 4
When it returned in June of '96 with Raquel Welch & Gerald McRaney, it was retitled "CPW"
    $400 29
This, the most prestigious bicycle race, takes 25-30 days to complete
    $400 15
Highly flammable & once used for photographic film, it was the first commercial synthetic plastic
    $400 19
This soft leather shoe's name goes back to Virginia Algonquian
    DD: $700 24
It's the 2-word "clear barrier" keeping women from promotion into upper management
    $500 10
Harry Haller is the title character of this Herman Hesse novel
    $500 8
Late '60s undercover police unit made up of Pete Cochrane, Linc Hayes & Julie Barnes
    $500 30
These vehicles named for a Pennsylvania region had a freight capacity of about 6 metric tons
    $500 16
Emeralds & aquamarines are forms of this mineral
    $500 20
What Witt wears when working
    $500 25
In 1986 Americans learned 2 Russian words: glasnost, meaning "openness", & this, meaning "restructuring"

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

Davia Ellen Rick
$1,600 $1,000 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Davia Ellen Rick
$2,100 $4,200 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
He not only founded the University of Virginia, he also chose its first professors
    $200 16
Michael Graves' Dolphin Hotel at this Florida theme park is topped with 2 55'-high dolphin sculptures
    $200 2
Perrier-Jouet's Belle Epoque brand of this sparkling wine comes in a special painted bottle
    $200 7
Mel Gibson used members of the Irish army for the battle scenes in this Best Picture of 1995
    $200 17
Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Great Britain, is located in this country
    $200 18
This "Pygmalion" author wrote his 1913 play "Great Catherine" for actress Gertrude Kingston
    $400 3
At 5' 6" he was nicknamed "Little Van"
    $400 27
Eliel Saarinen moved to the U.S. after placing second in the competition to design this city's Tribune Tower
    $400 12
As many as 40 herbs & flavorings go into this wine-based martini ingredient
    $400 8
This movie taught us that life is like a box of never know what you're gonna get
    $400 19
Of the 10 longest rivers in the world, 1 of the 3 that flow into the Atlantic
    $400 23
Plautus was the leading comic playwright of this ancient empire
    $600 4
In 1906 he became the first president & the first American to win a Nobel Prize
    $600 28
Renzo Piano & Richard Rogers designed this Parisian cultural center noted for its controversial industrial style
    $600 13
The name of mead goes back to madhu, the Sanskrit word for this mead ingredient
    $600 9
This 1941 Best Picture centered on a Welsh mining family
    $600 20
Bratislava, Belgrade & Budapest all lie on this river
    $600 24
His comedy "The Star-Spangled Girl" is set in a duplex apartment overlooking San Francisco Bay
    $800 5
In 1849, less than a week before his death, this first "dark horse" president was baptized
    $800 29
Designed by Johnson & Burgee, this glass church in Calif. is higher & wider inside than Notre Dame
    $800 14
This country makes retsina as welll as mastika, a gin-like drink flavored with resin
    DD: $500 10
"Consider yourself" smart if you know it won Best Picture of 1968
    $800 21
A breed of sheep is named for this range of hills in western England known for it beautiful villages
    $800 25
This Swede satirized Stockholm society in his first novel, "The Red Room", published in 1879
    $1000 6
The Cincinnati home of this President & Chief Justice is now a national historic site
    $1000 30
Built in 1968, this architect's New National Gallery in West Berlin exemplifies his "less is more" style
    $1000 15
Alborg on the Jutland peninsula is a center for the manufacture of this spirit, Denmark's national drink
    $1000 11
Based on an Edna Ferber novel, it was the first western to win the award
    DD: $1,000 22
Swaziland is bounded on one side by Mozambique & on 3 sides by this country
    $1000 26
"Lonely people talking to each other can make each other lonelier", she wrote in "The Autumn Garden"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Davia Ellen Rick
$7,700 $7,600 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Called the church's first theologian, a quarter of the books in the New Testament are credited to him

Final scores:

Davia Ellen Rick
$10,599 $4,801 $2,500
2-day champion: $19,998 2nd place: Trip to Spain on Air Europa at the Hotel Melia Victoria 3rd place: Franchi Menotti sports watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Davia Ellen Rick
$7,700 $7,300 $2,900
19 R,
0 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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Game tape date: 1996-11-13
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