Show #2849 - Thursday, January 9, 1997


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Alan Kwaselow, a physician from West Bloomfield, Michigan

Kathy Eckenroth, a library assistant from Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Kim Mihalick, a bartender from Merrillville, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
In Roman mythology Luna was a goddess of this heavenly body
    $100 1
Alfred Hitchcock wanted her to make a comeback in "Marnie" but the people of Monaco disapproved
    $100 3
The Metro Red Line, which began service in L.A. in 1993, is this form of transportation
    $100 14
"Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are" this is attributed to Sir James Dewar
    $100 15
Supermodel & L'Oreal spokeswoman Hunter Reno is this attorney general's niece
    $100 9
This felonious stealing can be "by trick" or "grand"
    $200 25
They were the twin founders of Rome
    $200 5
Cary Grant refused to play Henry Higgins in this film, saying he wouldn't even see it unless Rex Harrison starred
    $200 4
It's the auto company that makes the Maxima & the Altima
    $200 21
Scottish-born steel magnate who wrote, "Upon the sacredness of property civilization itself depends"
    $200 17
This founder of a Washington, D.C. institution was descended from King Henry VII
    $200 10
Generally, the results of one of these tests, aka polygraphs, are not admissible evidence
    $300 26
In Norse myth a she-goat called Heidrun provides mead for the slain heroes of this hall
    $300 6
MGM wanted this dimpled darling to play Dorothy in "The Wizard Of Oz" but Fox wouldn't loan her out
    $300 16
France's high-speed trains are known by this 3-letter abbreviation
    $300 22
Beatrix Potter wrote, "Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were..." these
    $300 18
Dennis Hopper's daughter Marin is the fashion director of this magazine whose name is a French pronoun
    $300 11
It's the type of defamation expressed by print, writing, pictures or signs
    $400 27
The name of this "complex" king is Greek for "swollen foot"
    $400 7
Robert Evans planned to star this actress, then his wife, in "The Great Gatsby", but she left him for Steve McQueen
    $400 29
It was the nickname of the Curtiss JN4, once used to carry air mail
    $400 23
He told the manager of his Chicago department store, "Give the lady what she wants!"
    $400 19
This lyricist's father owned a chain of dress shops; there might be one "On The Street Where You Live"
    $400 12
In court this type of question suggests to a witness what answer is desired
    $500 28
This Olympian taught Greek mortals how to cultivate grapevines & make wine
    $500 8
Mitzi Gaynor, not Marilyn Monroe, was Billy Wilder's 1st choice for the role of Sugar Kane in this comedy
    $500 30
They were the 2 largest passenger ships afloat when they were retired in 1967 & 1968
    $500 24
In "Ben Hur" he wrote, "A man is never so on trial as in the moment of excessive good fortune"
    DD: $1,000 20
Former First Lady Barbara Bush is a great-great-great-niece of this president from New Hampshire
    $500 13
These people procure the passage or defeat of pending bills from legislators

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

Kim Kathy Alan
$1,800 $100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Kathy Alan
$6,500 -$200 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(my staff is laughing at me!)
THE 1970s
    $200 1
"Within A Budding Grove", the 2nd part of his "Remembrance of Things Past", won the Goncourt Literary Prize
    $200 6
On July 1, 1971 the 182-year-old Post Office Department was reorganized into this corporation
    $200 13
This "Puff The Magic Dragon" trio split up in 1970 & re-formed in 1978
    $200 11
All distances in Spain are measured from kilometer 0 on the Puerta Del Sol in this capital city
    $200 19
With hind legs reaching up to 10 inches, it's the largest frog in the U.S.
    DD: $500 2
This story of a courtesan who sacrifices her happiness for a lover's good was Dumas Fils' first novel
    $400 7
On Christmas Day 1974, a cyclone damaged 90% of the buildings in this country's city of Darwin
    $400 14
In 1893 Francisco Fanciulli succeeded this man as leader of the U.S. Marine Band
    $400 12
Cuernavaca is the capital of this North American country's state of Morelos
    $400 20
This cobra killer was introduced into the Western Hemisphere to kill rats but has done more harm to birds
    $600 3
She collaborated on 4 novels with husband Henri Gauthier-Villars before writing "Gigi"
    $600 8
To avoid default, the House of Representatives reset this to a temporary $830 billion on April 2, 1979
    $600 15
This song associated with Yale was popularized by Yale alumnus Rudy Vallee
    $600 16
A large statue of Christ The Redeemer looks down on this city on Guanabara Bay
    $600 21
Species of this mammal living in South America include 6-banded, 3-banded & giant
    $800 4
This Algerian-born novelist's "The Stranger" is based on his essay "The Myth of Sisyphus"
    $800 9
The trustees of this union's $1.4-billion pension fund resigned in 1977 under charges of mismanagement
    $800 27
Popular operettas he wrote in the 1920s include "The Desert Song" & "The Student Prince"
    $800 17
This country is home to the University of Bergen & the University of Trondheim
    $800 22
The name of this primate confined to Madagascar & the Comoros is from the Latin for "nocturnal spirits"
    $800 26
Arthur Mitchell & Karel Shook co-founded the Dance Theatre of this place
    $1000 5
This master of short stories like "Ball Of Fat" also wrote 6 novels
    $1000 10
In 1978 these 2 South American countries almost went to war over 3 islands in the Beagle Channel
    $1000 25
Tenor sax man Tex Beneke sang on this orchestra leader's hit "Chattanooga Choo Choo"
    $1000 18
Curacao lies in the southern Caribbean, about 40 miles north of this South American country
    DD: $2,000 23
The marabou type of this bird may have a wingspan greater than 9 feet
    $1000 24
He was 4 1/2 years old when he became Sweden's crown prince in 1950; now he's king of Sweden

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Kathy Alan
$7,300 $2,300 $2,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'd do well on this one, I think!)
The Micmac Indians called it Abegweit, which means "cradled on the waves"

Final scores:

Kim Kathy Alan
$7,300 $1 $1
2-day champion: $12,100 3rd place: a Bush executive desk 2nd place: a Dynamark home security system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kim Kathy Alan
$8,800 $2,200 $2,600
28 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $13,600

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Game tape date: 1996-11-05
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