Show #2879 - Thursday, February 20, 1997

Grace Veach game 4.


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Erik Cansler, a student & writer from Fort Collins, Colorado

Julie Connery, a writer & editor from San Francisco, California

Grace Veach, a librarian from Decatur, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $30,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 3
In 1981, just minutes after President Reagan was sworn in, the 52 hostages in this country were released
    $100 1
A gephyrophobic won't burn these behind him; he's afraid to cross them in the first place
    $100 14
You may "put" this "on the line" or "where your mouth is"
    $100 11
This Arkansas capital is nicknamed "The City of Roses" for its many gardens
    $100 26
Vin Santo, a sweet specialty of this country's Tuscany region, is made with semi-dried grapes
    $100 17
This former lead singer of the Commodores wrote Kenny Rogers' 1980 hit "Lady"
    $200 4
In 1950 2 Puerto Rican nationalists made an attempt on this president's life
    $200 2
A frigophobic is afraid of this, so a Frigidaire would be off limits
    $200 22
Those who play cricket know an awkward situation is this kind of "wicket"
    $200 12
The historic Natchez Trace Parkway runs about 10 miles north of this Mississippi capital
    $200 27
Qualitatswein Bestimmter Anbaugebiet is in the middle of this country's 3 quality classifications
    $200 18
He formed the Miracles, then called the Matadors, while in high school
    $300 5
Robert McNamara served in this post 1961-68
    $300 8
Alektorophobia is the fear of this & we don't know if it comes before or after a fear of eggs
    $300 23
David Copperfield knows to accomplish something that seems impossible is to "pull" this "out of the hat"
    $300 13
More crayfish are produced in this state than any other
    $300 28
Most of this state's vineyards lie along Lake Erie's shores, from Sandusky to the Pennsylvania border
    $300 19
Her first solo chart topper came in 1970 with "Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
    $400 6
Philanthropist Gerrit Smith helped finance this man's 1859 raid on Harper's Ferry
    $400 9
A sciaphobic would jump at his own one of these, not just at Lamont Cranston's
    $400 24
Something superior is said to be "head and" these above the rest
    $400 15
It's Alabama's oldest city & its only seaport
    $400 29
This famous chateau releases some wine under its second label, Les Carruades de Lafite
    $400 20
His biggest U.S. hit record, "The Dock of the Bay" wasn't released until after his 1967 death
    $500 7
This 1890 act was designed in part to prevent monopolies
    DD: $500 10
He's probably the Bible's most famous tonsurphobic
    $500 25
A bright person knows "never" do this to "my door again" means stay away forever
    $500 16
This fertile valley was called "The Granary of the Confederacy"
    $500 30
This fortified wine is produced in the Iberian Peninsula's Douro Valley
    $500 21
She made 3 albums with the Stone Poneys before beginning a solo career

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Grace Julie Erik
$1,900 $300 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Julie Erik
$4,400 $2,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
In 1923 Angora, now called Ankara, succeeded this city as its country's capital
    $200 1
This "Striptease" star provides the voice of Esmeralda for Disney's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
    $200 6
Due to stormy weather, this ship arrived at Cape Cod instead of Virginia November 21, 1620
    $200 29
This jiggly dessert was introduced in 1897 by Pearl B. Wait
    $200 14
This famous chef's sister Enola Prudhomme has her own Cajun cafe in Carencro, Louisiana
    $200 9
Saul Bellow said this "Jazz Age" author "couldn't distinguish between innocence and social climbing"
    $400 20
Island that's home to the picturesque Mount Fujiyama
    $400 2
In 1988 she showed her flair for comedy as Wanda Gerschwitz in "A Fish Called Wanda"
    $400 7
On May 7, 1915 the Germans sank this British liner because of the 173 tons of rifle ammunition & shells on board
    $400 17
California Fat's in this state capital isn't named for its caloric content; it's owned by the Fat family
    $400 10
Ambrose Bierce described this "Earnest" playwright as "That sovereign of insufferables"
    $600 21
These 2 largest rivers of the Asian portion of the Mideast flow to the Persian Gulf
    $600 3
Julia Ormond played "Sabrina" in the 1995 film, & this actress played her in the original
    $600 8
In November 1609 the British seized this Henry Hudson ship but later returned it to the Dutch East India Co.
    $600 22
This leader of the Nation of Islam, or Black Muslims, was born Elijah Poole in 1897
    $600 18
The Trellis in Williamsburg, VA. is run by Marcel Desaulniers, who hosts the TV series "Death By" this sweet
    $600 11
This poet said of Ezra Pound, "mr. pound is humane, but not human"
    $800 25
During the rainy season the Mekong backs into the Tonle Sap, flooding the central part of this country
    $800 4
Abby Bradford on "Eight Is Enough"; today she's one of Broadway's leading divas
    $800 15
Jacques Cousteau's ship; John Denver sang about it
    $800 23
The Vladivostok to Khabarovsk section of this Russian railroad opened to traffic in 1897
    $800 27
This pirate-themed Las Vegas hotel has a restaurant called The Plank; hope they don't make you walk it
    DD: $1,000 12
In a 1931 issue of The New Yorker, she quipped, "Theodore Dreiser should ought to write nicer"
    DD: $1,000 26
2 of the 4 countries bordering Afghanistan whose names also end in "stan"
    $1000 5
This British star won acclaim for her roles in "Enchanted April", "Damage" & "The Crying Game"
    $1000 16
Brothers Martin & Vincente Pinzon commanded these 2 ships on Columbus' first voyage to the New World
    $1000 24
In this French artist's 1897 painting "The Sleeping Gypsy", a woman sleeps while a lion examines her
    $1000 28
Poi pancakes & taro hash browns are served for breakfast at Bali Hai on this, Hawaii's "Golden Isle"
    $1000 13
Sean O' Casey sniped that this author of "Jeeves" was "English literature's performing flea"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Julie Erik
$10,200 $2,300 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Ah, something we're going to be doing with our hands, probably!)
Supposedly made by William the Conqueror's wife, there's a 230' long copy of it in the V&A Museum

Final scores:

Grace Julie Erik
$11,401 $0 $11,400
4-day champion: $41,601 3rd place: Pierre Cardin Classique watches 2nd place: a trip to Braco Village Resort, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Grace Julie Erik
$11,000 $2,300 $5,700
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1996-11-14
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