Show #2851 - Monday, January 13, 1997

Paul Gutowski game 2.


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Scott Miskimon, an attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina

Marlene Reiss, a product developer & designer from New York City, New York

Paul Gutowski, a substance abuse counselor from Rockford, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The Central Shield of this continent is a plateau that sinks toward Hudson Bay at its center
    $100 6
Mel Gibson sang 2 songs as Captain John Smith in this animated Disney film
    $100 16
Tonyu is the liquid left over when this bland substance is made from soybeans
    $100 11
Members of Coronado's expedition were amazed at these native fowl "With Great Hanging Chins"
    $100 17
This vice president quipped that he's so boring his Secret Service code name is Al Gore
    $100 22
It's the part of a racetrack from the last turn to the finish line
    $200 2
From west to east, this continent's major language groups are Romance, Germanic & Slavic
    $200 7
In the title of a 1995 film, this actress' name follows "To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything...."
    $200 27
It's traditional for the host to serve a meal called kaiseki before this ceremony
    $200 12
In 1606 England chartered 2 companies, the London Company for south Virginia & this for the north
    $200 18
On Dec. 12, 1995, his 80th birthday, the top of the Empire State Building was lit with blue lights to match his eyes
    $200 23
On Nov. 8, 1972 this subscription cable TV service began transmitting
    $300 3
The world's largest desert fills nearly all of this continent's northern part
    $300 8
In this 1996 film, Sean Connery played the only known escapee from Alcatraz
    $300 28
Tendon is a one-dish meal of rice topped with this mix of battered & fried seafood & vegetables
    $300 13
The land granted to Sir George Calvert's son Cecilius was named this after Queen Henrietta Maria
    $300 19
The 1st Canadian journalist to arrive at the scene of JFK's assassination, he's now an anchorman
    $300 24
This 1862 act gave ownership of 160 acres to anyone who lived & worked on them for 5 years
    $400 4
This continent is the world's largest wool producer, accounting for about 30% of the total
    $400 9
Billy Zane played the title role of this Lee Falk comic strip character, "The Ghost Who Walks"
    $400 14
This colony of James Oglethorpe banned the importation of rum & brandy, & forbade slavery
    $400 20
Patty Hearst had a good laugh when this lawyer began serving a jail term in March 1996
    $400 25
It's an insubstantial plan subject to imminent collapse
    $500 5
Birds found only on this continent include hoatzins & rheas
    $500 10
This 1996 remake of "La Cage Aux Folles" was the first film on which Mike Nichols & Elaine May worked together
    DD: $500 15
The words spook, cruller, boss & crib were introduced to America from this language
    $500 21
After dropping out of the 1996 presidential race, this wealthy Republican guest-hosted "Saturday Night Live"
    $500 26
In 1960 James Agee's book "A Death In The Family" was dramatized into this Pulitzer-winning play

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

Paul Marlene Scott
$1,800 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Marlene Scott
$3,000 $900 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Founded by Sweden's Gustav I Vasa in 1550, this city, Finland's largest, moved to its present site in 1640
    $200 6
Many major auto racing stars bypassed this race to drive in CART's new U.S. 500 the same day
    $200 21
He originally wrote his equation as L=mc(squared), before he crossed out the L & replaced it with an E
    $200 24
Igor Youskevitch was noted for playing Stanley in the ballet version of this Tennessee Williams play
    $200 11
The Tayelet, or Promenade, runs along the shores of this sea, beginning at Gordon Street in Tel Aviv
    $200 16
A person who always looks busy for no apparent reason is compared to this Lewis Carroll rabbit
    $400 2
Tradition says Dido founded this north African city that suffered "Punic"tive damages from Rome
    $400 7
The world learned of a dinosaur larger than this one usually thought the biggest carnivore
    $400 22
He crossed the oxeye, European & Japanese daisies to produce his famous Shasta daisy
    $400 12
These fried chickpea balls served with salad in a pita are popular Israeli fast food
    $400 17
A glamorized overestimation of oneself is called Bovarism in honor of this fictional heroine
    DD: $1,000 3
The American Colonization Society founded this African city in 1822
    $600 8
He resigned from the Senate June 11, 1996 to devote himself to running for a higher office
    $600 23
At his death in 1727, he became the first scientist buried in Westminster Abbey
    $600 13
Degonia Alef was the first of these communities based on equality & subservience to community needs
    $600 18
A broken-down old nag is called a Rosinante in honor of this Spanish character's scrawny horse
    $800 4
French explorer Pierre Savorgnon de Brazza founded this current republic's city of Brazzaville in 1880
    $800 9
His 2-week sabbatical as mayor of Washington, D.C. made headlines
    $800 25
In 1600 this German astronomer became an assistant to Tycho Brahe
    $800 28
When Robert Helpmann's "Hamlet" ballet premiered in 1942, Margot Fonteyn danced this ingenue role
    $800 14
Tiberius is the largest town on the shore of this "sea" the Israelis call Yam Kinneret
    $800 19
A state of depression is called a Slough of Despond after a deep bog in this John Bunyan classic
    $1000 5
Historians believe the Roman gen. Pompey founded this Spanish city known for the running of the bulls
    $1000 10
An ecclesiastical court of this U.S. denomination found Bishop Walter Righter not guilty of heresy
    $1000 26
This Hungarian-American physicist was the principal architect of the hydrogen bomb
    $1000 27
In 1991 ballerina Darci Kistler married this U.S. ballet company's director, Peter Martins
    $1000 15
In Sde Boker, you can visit this first PM's desert house where he drank tea with Dag Hammarskjold
    DD: $1,100 20
The title of the novel "Brave New World" comes from a line spoken by Miranda in this Shakespeare play

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Marlene Scott
$9,200 $2,700 $3,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Full & correct title of the post held by the person seen here:

Final scores:

Paul Marlene Scott
$8,400 $1 $5,401
2-day champion: $22,801 3rd place: DeLonghi Cappucino Machine 2nd place: Bush Home Theater Cabinet & RCA 32-inch TV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul Marlene Scott
$9,200 $3,700 $2,900
24 R,
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 1996-11-06
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