Show #2861 - Monday, January 27, 1997


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Bob Combs, an investigator from Athens, Ohio

Mauricio Rivero, a tax auditor from Hialeah, Florida

Laura Glassman, a freelance editor and proofreader from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Not only do these birds hover, they're the only ones capable of flying backwards
    $100 9
Saint Adalbert, the "Apostle of the Prussians", became bishop of this Czech capital in 982
    $100 4
This Swiss capital is the headquarters for the International Copyright Union
    $100 1
The National Air & Space Museum in Washington is the largest museum of this institution
    $100 23
With little wind resistance, these domes housed the radar equipment along the DEW line
    $100 11
"Come'n listen to my story 'bout a man named Jed"
    $200 16
This tallest Australian bird stands 5 to 6 feet high
    $200 10
This archangel is the patron saint of messengers
    $200 5
The name of this capital of Bosnia & Herzegovina is from the Turkish for "palace"
    $200 2
A southwestern Pennsylvania museum is devoted entirely to this 1889 disaster
    $200 24
Sales were slow for cellophane Scotch Tape until John Borden invented one of these for the roll
    $200 22
"Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got"
    $300 17
The young of this "wandering" seabird have brown plumage which becomes white as they grow
    $300 12
Saint Victor I replaced this language with Latin as the official language of the church
    $300 6
The street that runs along this city's western dike is known as Nieuwendijk, or New Dike
    $300 3
This Chicago museum houses more than 19 million artifacts & specimens
    $300 28
After his 3-year-old was impatient to see the photo he'd taken, he set out to invent an "instant" camera
    $300 25
"Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale"
    $400 18
In some parts of the U.S. the "ruffed" species of this bird is referred to as a pheasant or partridge
    $400 20
Legend says Saint Sylvester I cured this first Christian Roman emperor of leprosy
    $400 7
During the Roman & Byzantine Empires, this Jordanian capital was known as Philadelphia
    $400 13
Paducah in this state is home to the Museum of American Quilters
    $400 29
In 1892 Henry Perky invented a machine to shred this grain & form it into little pillow-shaped biscuits
    $400 26
"Boy the way Glenn Miller played songs that made The Hit Parade"
    $500 19
Nutcrackers & magpies belong to this bird family
    $500 21
She immigrated to New York from Italy in 1889 & in 1946 was the first U.S. citizen canonized
    $500 8
It's located on Liberia's Bushrod Island & Cape Mesurado
    DD: $800 14
Wesley Peters, Frank Lloyd Wright's son-in-law, designed a 4-story annex to this NYC art museum
    $500 30
In 1949 he created a machine to shave an ice rink, scoop up debris & spread fresh water
    $500 27
"Meet Cathy who's lived most everywhere, from Zanzibar to Berkeley Square"

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

Laura Mauricio Bob
$2,000 $400 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Mauricio Bob
$2,500 $1,700 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Arthur I. Boreman was the first to hold this office after West Virginia's admission to the Union
    $200 18
He was 21 when he debuted as Jean Simmons' boyfriend in "The Actress"; 7 years later, he went "Psycho"
    $200 24
This island in New York Harbor began operating as an immigration station January 1, 1892
    $200 8
A seismometer aboard the Viking 2 lander failed to detect any quakes on this red planet
    $200 12
The "Olympia" variety of this seafood is a favorite for eating on the half shell
    $200 1
She introduced Hercule Poirot in her very first novel, "The Mysterious Affair At Styles"
    $400 3
This first person to fly faster than the speed of sound was a fighter ace during WWII
    $400 19
His burning desire to act led to his debut in "The Burning" in 1981, 9 years before he played George Costanza
    $400 25
In 1856 John C. Fremont became this political party's first presidential nominee
    $400 9
The total mass of these minor planets in the solar system is less than that of our moon
    $400 13
The Maui & Vidalia are 2 of the sweeter varieties of this vegetable
    $400 6
This "Lord of the Flies" author was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1983
    $600 4
Jerry West played in 932 regular-season NBA games, all for this team
    $600 20
Meg Tilly made her screen debut in a bit role in this film about NYC's High School for the Performing Arts
    $600 28
By 1857 he was producing 10,000 steel plows per year
    DD: $1,700 14
In 1610 he published his discovery of 4 moons of Jupiter in "The Starry Messenger"
    $600 21
This "steak" is basically a seasoned hamburger without the bun & sometimes served with gravy
    $600 7
In 1990 this "Satanic Verses" author published the children's book "Haroun & the Sea of Stories"
    $800 5
Labor leaders from the state include UMW head Arnold Miller & Walter Reuther, who headed this group
    $800 22
This "Indochine" actress was just 13 when she made her film debut in 1956 in "Les Collegiennes"
    $800 29
The Black Hawk War of 1832 was an attempt by the Fox & this Indian tribe to regain land in Illinois
    $800 16
In 1572 this Danish astronomer discovered a supernova in the constellation Cassiopeia
    $800 26
This Mexican dish made with seafood, chilies & tomatoes is marinated in lime juice rather than cooked
    $800 10
This "A Passage to India" author co-wrote the libretto for Benjamin Britten's opera "Billy Budd"
    $1000 15
This Carter Secretary of State had been deputy chief delegate to the Vietnam peace talks
    $1000 23
He bounced onto the big screen in "The Big Bounce" in 1969, the year his TV series "Peyton Place" ended
    $1000 30
This religion that promotes a universal faith was introduced to the U.S. from Persia around 1893
    $1000 17
Famous ones of these include the Perseids in August & the Leonids in November
    $1000 27
Goldschlager, a spicy schnapps of this flavor, contains flakes of 24 karat gold leaf
    DD: $1,500 11
She was famous for her mystery novels featuring Lord Peter Wimsey

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Mauricio Bob
$9,200 $2,300 $5,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

His rise began when he upset Robert M. La Follette, Jr. in a 1946 Senate primary

Final scores:

Laura Mauricio Bob
$7,599 $1 $10,700
2nd place: Trip to Costa Del Sol, Spain 3rd place: Daniel Mink Watches New champion: $10,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Laura Mauricio Bob
$8,400 $2,300 $7,100
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
10 R,
2 W
21 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1996-11-13
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