Show #2877 - Tuesday, February 18, 1997

Grace Veach game 2.


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Bruce Wiley, a police officer from San Jose, California

Jeannine DuBois, a junior high school teacher from Rockford, Illinois

Grace Veach, a librarian from Decatur, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
In July the first oil to flow through this conduit arrived in Valdez on Prince William Sound
    $100 13
D.C. building on the back of the $50 bill; its bicentennial was commemorated with a silver dollar in 1994
    $100 1
This director's brother Ingo Preminger produced the film M*A*S*H
    $100 3
This South American country grows twice as much coffee as Colombia
    $100 8
The Bacardi factory in Puerto Rico can make 100,000 gallons of this liquor a day
    $100 14
A big hug (7)
    $200 23
Airing over 8 nights in January, it was the most watched miniseries in TV history
    $200 27
Of about $1,500, $15,000 or $150,000, the amount of U.S. money in circulation per capita
    $200 2
Her sister Michie Mader sings backup for her whether she's performing with Regis or without him
    $200 4
Tradition says this small republic was founded by a Christian stonecutter named Marinus
    $200 9
Oyster plant, a root vegetable is also known as this biblical baby "-on-a-raft" or "-in-the-bulrushes"
    $200 15
Social dos & don'ts (9)
    $300 24
On March 4, a 7.5 earthquake devastated this Romanian capital
    $300 28
The dollar bearing his likeness was minted from 1971-78
    $300 19
Early in their careers, these brothers appeared on the TV series "Sea Hunt" with their father, Lloyd
    $300 5
In population, Brandon is the second-largest city in Manitoba; this is the largest
    $300 10
A twilled fabric often used to cover pillows, or what a clock is doing when it's working properly
    $300 16
2 - 2 = 0 (8)
    $400 25
These Italian immigrants, executed in 1927, were vindicated by Michael Dukakis
    $400 29
A July 1996 bill proposes that this coin receive 50 new faces, 5 a year over 10 years
    $400 20
He debuted in "King of the Gypsies" in 1978, 10 years before his sister Julia served a "Mystic Pizza"
    $400 6
The sultan of this country on the island of Borneo is also his country's minister of defense
    $400 11
In 1996 this "vampire" cereal from General Mills added swirled ghost marshmallows
    $400 17
Dry up (9)
    $500 26
The first woman governor in the U.S., Nellie Tayloe Ross, who held office in this state, died at 101
    $500 30
1943 pennies were coated with this metal, now used as the penny's core
    $500 21
"Drop Zone" director John Badham is the brother of Mary Badham, who played Scout in this 1962 film
    DD: $500 7
Though popular, Noninke & Wolof are also spoken there, this is the official language of Mauritania
    $500 12
Lenox makes a set of thimbles shaped like these structures, including the one at Cape Hatteras
    $500 18
Historic period (5)

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

Grace Jeannine Bruce
$300 $500 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Jeannine Bruce
$1,800 $2,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The Consumer Products Safety Commission has no authority over motor vehicles or this pair covered by the FDA
    $200 22
This larval stage of a frog or toad is also called a polliwog
    $200 7
These gathering places called thermae contained a laconicum or steam room
    $200 12
On his third voyage this title character of a 1719 Defoe book is shipwrecked
    $200 15
The Turpan Depression in the Xinjiang uplands is this country's lowest point
    $200 1
In 1996 this musical set in Vietnam celebrated its fifth year on Broadway
    $400 23
In 1940 the Bureau of Fisheries & the Bureau of Biological Survey merged & became this
    $400 26
The size of your eye's pupil is controlled by this muscular colored membrane
    $400 8
The Flavian Amphitheater got this name from a large statue of Nero that once stood nearby
    $400 13
Princess Elizabeth Tverskoy acts as a go-between for Count Vronsky & this title heroine
    $400 16
Finland's 2 largest cities are Espoo & this
    $400 2
Barry Bostwick was the original Danny Zuko in this musical & Adrienne Barbeau was Beth Rizzo
    $600 24
This Treasury agency began making postage stamps in 1894
    $600 27
This yellowish-green secretion of the liver helps in the digestion of fat
    $600 9
In 146 B.C. Scipio Aemilianus captured this African city & destroyed its walls
    $600 14
This character sends Alice to his house for a fresh pair of gloves & a new fan
    $600 17
The closest international airport to this country is about 15 miles away in Nice, France
    DD: $800 3
Lucy Simon, Carly's sister, wrote the music for this show based on a Frances Hodgson Burnett book
    $800 25
In 1981 this agency of volunteers who perform social services overseas became independent
    $800 28
Our sense of balance is centered in these loop-shaped canals of the inner ear
    $800 10
This stammering emperor, once thrown into the Rhine by Caligula, succeeded him
    $800 20
A police archivist's memoirs were the source for this 1844 Dumas work about a falsely imprisoned man
    $800 18
This Belarusian capital was once a part of Lithuania & later part of Poland
    $800 4
Songs from this show include "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" & "Ascot Gavotte"
    $1000 30
Abbreviated USGS, its top priority is topography
    $1000 29
These reproductive cells, such as a sperm & an egg, unite to form a zygote
    $1000 11
Lucius Aelius Sejanus served as prefect in these imperial guards from 14 to 31 A.D.
    DD: $1,000 21
The last name of this Jane Austen title character is Woodhouse
    $1000 19
A river in central Chile & the tallest peak in South America share this name
    $1000 5
"Smokey Joe's Cafe" features the music of this songwriting duo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Jeannine Bruce
$12,000 $3,200 $1,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of only 2 movies since "It Happened One Night" to win Oscars for Best Picture, Actor, Actress & Director

Final scores:

Grace Jeannine Bruce
$13,000 $2,200 $100
2-day champion: $23,500 2nd place: Trip to St. Martin at the Bel Air Beach Hotel 3rd place: Panasonic 27" Super Flex System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Grace Jeannine Bruce
$11,800 $3,200 $1,500
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
10 R,
2 W
19 R,
10 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1996-11-14
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