Show #2858 - Wednesday, January 22, 1997


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Nina Ostrovitz, a law enforcement analyst from Washington, D.C.

Tim Rosendale, a graduate student and college English teacher from Evanston, Illinois

Breck Jeffery, a research analyst from Kailua, Hawaii (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,002)

Jeopardy! Round

MAY 1996
    $100 16
Mrs. Marie Louise Shew inspired this poet to write about the bells that annoyed him
    $100 1
Kansas Lieutenant Governor Sheila Frahm was named to take his seat in the Senate until November's election
    $100 11
This country sold what's known as Seward's Folly
    $100 6
This state's motto is "Agriculture And Commerce", but it could be "The Home Of Country Music"
    $100 26
In hockey this player can't go to the bench to replace a broken stick until a stop in play
    $100 21
    $200 17
In 1876 we saw "The Adventures Of" this character; in 1894 he went "Abroad" & in 1896 became a "Detective"
    $200 2
It wasn't nose to the grindstone, but Grindstone by a nose in this race May 4, 1996
    $200 12
A gowk is a person who is tricked on the Scottish equivalent of this U.S. observance
    $200 7
The Jackson Zoo Blues is an annual music festival at the zoo in this state's capital city
    $200 27
If a "lost ball" is called in this British favorite, 6 runs minimum are scored
    $200 22
Rome Beauty
    $300 18
Like Jann Wenner, O.Henry ran a magazine called this
    $300 3
The Keck II telescope sitting on an inactive volcano in this state was dedicated in May
    $300 13
Iron pyrite
    DD: $500 8
Appropriately, this Pine Tree State has a pine tree on its state flag
    $300 28
On an American football team, the only person not required to wear these is the kicker
    $300 23
    $400 19
In his 1823 book "The Pioneers", Judge Temple was based on his father William
    $400 4
Evidence from an old diary seems to invalidate his claim of being first to fly over the North Pole
    $400 14
Proper name of what's been called Fulton's Folly
    $400 9
Built in 1876, the Flying Horses Carousel on this Massachusetts island is a national historic landmark
    $400 29
In this sport, if a fault is committed by the serving team, a side-out is called
    $400 24
    $500 20
This tough Irish-American lead character of 3 James T. Farrell novels of the '30s dies in the third one at 29
    $500 5
The Sears Tower was bested in May 1996; the tallest building in the world is now in this Malaysian capital
    $500 15
He wrote the songs for the 1971 musical "Follies"
    $500 10
Exeter, capital of this state during the Revolutionary War, has an American independence museum
    $500 30
Dives that begin in this acrobatic way are allowed only in platform events, not off boards
    $500 25
Brown Turkey,

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

Breck Tim Nina
$800 -$500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Breck Tim Nina
$2,000 $100 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
Cheops' father, Snefru, had the first true one of these structures built at Dahshur
    $200 17
This organization named for an ornithologist maintains more than 80 wildlife sanctuaries
    $200 3
Japan's imperial capital for over 1,000 years, its name is an anagram of Tokyo
    $200 26
Known as "Lady Day", she began her recording career with Benny Goodman in November 1933
    $200 13
This slow-moving South American mammal eats, sleeps, mates & gives birth while hanging upside down in a tree
    $200 1
He probably studied the classics, but Ben Jonson implied he had "small Latin and less" this language
    $400 9
The body of this wife of Akhenaten has never been found, but her bust is in Berlin
    $400 18
It's what NATO stands for
    $400 4
The Nobel Foundation, which oversees the awarding of the Nobel Prizes, is located in this capital
    $400 27
In 1938 she had her first smash hit with Chick Webb's band, "A-Tisket A-Tasket"
    $400 14
A zedonk is the hybrid of these 2 animals
    $400 2
Peter Brook's unusual 1970 production of this comedy featured Oberon & Puck on trapezes
    $600 10
Imported from Punt, this sacred incense carried by the Magi was used for embalming
    $600 19
Until 1950 this philanthropic org. founded by father & son automakers benefited mainly Michigan-based groups
    $600 5
Canada's main naval base on the eastern seaboard is in this Nova Scotia capital
    $600 28
The father of this "Don't Worry, Be Happy" singer provided Sidney Poitier's singing voice in "Porgy And Bess"
    $600 15
Having tiny eyes & poor vision, these small, flightless New Zealand birds hunt by scent
    $600 23
In "The Merchant of Venice", his daughter Jessica elopes with Bassanio's friend Lorenzo
    $800 11
Women used galena & later kohl as this part of their makeup kit
    $800 20
Al-Anon was co-founded in the 1950s by the wife of one of the founders of this group
    $800 6
This Ugandan capital was once the headquarters of the British East Africa Company
    $800 29
In 1970 Janis Joplin helped pay for a gravestone for this "World's Greatest Blues Singer"
    $800 16
When this fish first leaves fresh water for the sea, it's called a smolt
    DD: $1,000 24
Laertes' last line in this play is "Mine and my father's death come not upon thee, nor thine on me!"
    DD: $1,000 12
This flower was the symbol of rebirth & of the god Re
    $1000 21
The United Daughters of the Confederacy is headquartered in this state capital
    $1000 7
Johann Sebastian Bach is buried in a church in this German city whose name is Slavonic for "lime tree"
    $1000 30
This jazz guitarist has had several pop vocal hits including "This Masquerade" & "Give Me The Night"
    $1000 22
Named for a people of Siberia, this pet pooch has been called "the white dog with the smiling face"
    $1000 25
"Umabatha", a Zulu production of this "bewitching" tragedy, appeared in London in 1972

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Breck Tim Nina
$3,200 $4,900 $3,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This country won independence from Spain in 1821 & from France in 1867

Final scores:

Breck Tim Nina
$6,400 $1,400 $6,900
2nd place: Trip to Branson, Missouri 3rd place: Integra Lifeshaper Plus Fitness Machine New champion: $6,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Breck Tim Nina
$3,700 $4,700 $3,500
18 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $11,900

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Game tape date: 1996-11-12
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