Show #2878 - Wednesday, February 19, 1997

Grace Veach game 3.


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Sophia Schwarz, a homemaker and missionary originally from Buffalo, New York

Scott Pearson, a computer game designer from San Francisco, California

Grace Veach, a librarian from Decatur, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
(Alex: According to the Muslim tradition)
    $100 25
In 1986 scientists had their first chance to explore in depth this sunken luxury liner
    $100 26
Asia's first subway opened in this Japanese capital in 1927
    $100 6
This star of "Honeymoon in Vegas" & "Leaving Las Vegas" married Patricia Arquette in 1995
    $100 9
The Ilogano people of northern Luzon are this country's 3rd-largest cultural-linguistic group
    $100 1
If a word is octosyllable, it has this many syllables
    $100 20
The largest animal in paradise is this biblical one that swallowed a person whole
    $200 15
In 1988 it was revealed that Joan Quigley, one of these, had been advising Nancy Reagan for years
    $200 27
The Sebring & LHS have replaced the Le Baron & New Yorker in this auto company's line
    $200 7
People magazine said she dyed her veil in coffee to match her beige dress when she married Arthur Miller in 1956
    $200 10
The name of these ancient South American people came from Quechua for "prince" or "male of royal blood"
    $200 2
From the French meaning "for drink", a pourboire is this left for a waiter – perhaps 20%
    $200 21
A bird called the Hoopoe of Bilquis is on the list, Bilqis being a name for the biblical queen of this place
    DD: $500 14
1983 movie that inspired the fashion seen here
    $300 28
The dandy horse was a forerunner of this vehicle, but without the pedals
    $300 8
Chynna Phillips, whose mama & papa are John & Michelle, married this Baldwin with his brothers in attendance
    $300 13
The people of this small duchy speak a Moselle-Franconian dialect called Letzeburgisch
    $300 3
Add 2 letters to megapolis to get this word that means the same thing
    $300 22
Solomon talked to this industrious insect that was later allowed into paradise
    $400 16
In the 1984 Presidential election, he carried only the District of Columbia & Minnesota
    $400 29
These canal boats of Venice are traditionally painted black because of a 1562 ordinance
    $400 11
Bart Conner must think she's a perfect 10; he married her in Romania in 1996
    $400 18
Letts make up about 52% of this country's population while 34% of the people are Russian
    $400 4
Natator is a synonym for this kind of athlete
    $400 23
The ram he sacrificed instead of his son is in the fold
    $500 17
In 1985 this anti-nuclear protest ship was sunk in a New Zealand harbor by the French secret service
    $500 30
A hovercraft is also called an ACV, which stands for this type of vehicle
    $500 12
This "Mayflower Madam" wore pale pink at her wedding, saying, "White would have been ludicrous"
    $500 19
It's the religion of most Slovenes
    $500 5
It may refer to fruit stewed or cooked in syrup, or to a long-stemmed dish that holds fruit or candy
    $500 24
His mount Al-Buraq was allowed into heaven

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

Grace Scott Sophia
$2,200 $600 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Scott Sophia
$4,300 $2,000 -$800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Renee Taylor, who plays Fran Drescher's mom on this sitcom, writes plays with her husband Joseph Bologna
    $200 14
This colony founded by the Pilgrims was governed as a branch of the Separatist Church
    $200 22
The U.S. Poet Laureate is officially a poetry consultant to this Washington, D.C. library
    $200 27
At over 150 lbs., The Welcome Stranger, discovered in Australia, is the largest pure nugget of this
    $200 1
Nathan Road on Kowloon is one of this British colony's best-known shopping streets
    $200 10
This novelist's brother Alec Waugh wrote the novel "The Loom of Youth" at the youthful age of 17
    $400 7
This movie "Jerk" won 2 Outer Critics Circle Awards for his 1995 play "Picasso at the Lapin Agile"
    $400 15
It was the name of FDR's domestic program to end The Great Depression
    $400 23
With over 3 million volumes, the Carnegie Library in this city is one of Pennsylvania's largest
    $400 28
This element found in coal derives its name from the Latin word for "coal"
    $400 3
Plaza Las Americas in this U.S. commonwealth is the largest shopping mall in the Caribbean
    $400 11
In the early 1500s Sir Thomas Wyatt introduced this type of 14-line lyric poem to England
    $600 8
She wrote her play "One Night Stands of a Noisy Passenger" 1 year before starring in "The Poseidon Adventure"
    $600 16
Before leading his famous expedition, Meriwether Lewis was this President's private secretary
    $600 24
Included in this London library's collections are 2 copies of the Magna Carta
    $600 20
This second-lightest gas has the lowest boiling point of any element
    $600 4
Miyawaki Baisen-An, a famous shop in Kyoto, has sold these fluttering objects since 1823
    $600 12
"Das Schloss" is the German title of this Kafka novel
    $800 9
In 1995 this wife & comedy partner of Jerry Stiller debuted her first play, "Afterplay"
    DD: $1,000 17
On Dec. 16, 1773 60 members of this patriotic group dressed as Mohawk Indians & dumped tea into Boston Harbor
    $800 25
This city is home to the Mayo Patient Health Education Library
    $800 29
A molecule of ammonia is made up of 3 hydrogen atoms & 1 atom of this element
    $800 5
You'll find Gucci's original store on Via Tornabuoni in this Tuscan city
    $800 13
Catholic priest Alexis Kagame is known for writing in Kinyarwanda, the language of this, his native country
    $1000 19
This co-star of "Jaws" & "The Sting" adapted the play "The Man in the Glass Booth" from his own novel
    $1000 18
In August 1995 this labor leader stepped down as president of the AFL-CIO
    $1000 26
Washington, D.C. school that houses the Moorland-Spingarn & Channing Pollock collections
    $1000 30
Terbium & Yttrium were both named for the village of Ytterby in this Scandinavian country
    DD: $900 6
This country is famous for its hand-knit woolen sweaters, which you can purchase with its Krona, abbreviated Ikr
    $1000 21
Chapter XII of his novel "Sons and Lovers" is entitled "Passion"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Scott Sophia
$7,700 $2,300 $2,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only person to hit the Billboard Top 40 with "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Final scores:

Grace Scott Sophia
$6,700 $4,001 $1,699
3-day champion: $30,200 2nd place: Aroma spa and Klipsch speakers 3rd place: Hobie Float Cat

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grace Scott Sophia
$7,700 $4,200 $2,500
25 R,
3 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
7 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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Game tape date: 1996-11-14
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