Show #2880 - Friday, February 21, 1997

Grace Veach game 5.


[<< previous game]

Claudia Traudt, a humanities lecturer and artist from Chicago, Illinois

Michael Grinde, a retired letter carrier from Redondo Beach, California

Grace Veach, a librarian from Decatur, Illinois (whose 4-day cash winnings total $41,601)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 23
In 1775 David Bushnell built the first of these underwater craft used by the military
    $100 19
After it molts this colorful crab is the most popular soft-shell variety in the U.S.
    $100 2
He served as FBI director under every president from Coolidge to Nixon
    $100 7
He told Walter Matthau in "The Sunshine Boys", "You know what you are, Willie? You're a 73-year-old schmo"
    $100 1
When visiting this New England capital, stop at Charlestown Navy Yard to see "Old Ironsides"
    $100 13
The flood & the birth of Isaac are covered in this book
    $200 24
In 1812 Congress denied his patent renewal for the cotton gin
    $200 20
Named for its consistency, it's a beverage made by blending fruit with yogurt, milk or both
    $200 3
She received her nickname "Little Sure Shot" from Sitting Bull
    $200 8
Film in which Jimmy Stewart told Henry Travers, "Well, you look about like the kind of angel I'd get"
    $200 12
This Washington D.C. theater has been restored to appear as it did on the night of April 14, 1865
    $200 15
Obadiah, the shortest Old Testament book with 21 verses, is the fourth of the 12 "minor" ones of these
    $300 25
This Italian established wireless communication across the English Channel in 1899
    $300 28
To top off a French meal, you might try this pancake dish served flaming in an orange sauce
    $300 4
In 1948 he became the first Democrat elected to the Senate from Minnesota
    $300 9
He remarked to Esther Muir in "A Day At The Races", "If I hold you any closer, I'll be in back of you"
    $300 14
Open to the public, the U.S. Mint in this city stands near the site of its original 1792 building
    $300 16
These 2 books chronicle the monarchs of Israel & Judah, beginning with David & ending with Jehoiachin
    $400 26
In 1925 this frozen food developer began marketing packaged frozen fish
    $400 29
Lamb served in a pita & topped with onions, peppers & sauce makes up this Greek sandwich
    $400 5
This photographer was a director of the Sierra Club from 1936 to 1970
    $400 10
In this film Vivien Leigh cracked, "Stanley Kowalski, survivor of the Stone Age"
    $400 21
This bronze symbol of Copenhagen, located in its harbor, was designed by Edvard Eriksen
    $400 17
Chapters 8-10 of this Old Testament book continue the narrative from Exodus 29
    $500 27
In 1953 he was commissioned to design a rotunda dome in Dearborn, Michigan
    $500 30
Lynchburg, Tennessee is home to the distillery that makes this brand of sour mash whiskey
    $500 6
This man famous for his classification system founded Columbia Univ.'s School of Library Economy
    $500 11
Elizabeth Taylor said to James Dean in this film, "Money isn't all, you know, Jett"
    $500 22
The graves of Wild Bill Hickok & Calamity Jane can be seen at Mount Moriah Cemetery in this South Dakota city
    DD: $500 18
You'll find the quotation "To every thing there is a season" in Chapter 3 of this book

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

Grace Michael Claudia
$2,100 $1,000 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Michael Claudia
$5,000 $1,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
In 146 B.C. what's now Greece was conquered by this western Mediterranean power
    $200 10
This high female voice may be classified as lyric, dramatic or coloratura
    $200 1
Canada's James Bay was named for Thomas James, who explored it while looking for this passage
    $200 9
In March 1996 this husband of Kim Basinger was acquitted of battering a photographer
    $200 21
This country's University of Havana was authorized by the Pope in 1721 & founded 7 years later
    $200 23
In 1996 this master of horror turned to serial fiction with a 6-part thriller called "The Green Mile"
    $400 4
Around 430 this large temple on the Acropolis was converted into a Christian church
    $400 11
Parlando is a direction to sing with clear enunciation as if doing this, as its name implies
    $400 3
It flows around the Ile de la Cite
    $400 17
On Oct. 25, 1993 John Shalikashvili became the first foreign-born chairman of this group
    $400 22
The Meadows Museum at this church-founded Dallas school houses a large collection of Spanish art
    $400 24
This Peter Benchley book about a giant killer squid was turned into a 1996 TV miniseries
    $600 5
This city-state's men were required to eat in the soldiers' barracks until age 60
    $600 12
The name of this type of sailors' work song is derived from the French word for "sing"
    $600 6
Ulm in this country is home to the cathedral with the tallest spire in the world
    $600 18
Christine Todd Whitman was elected the 50th governor of this state in 1993
    $600 28
The Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is located at this Boston-area "institute"
    $600 25
He dedicated his bestseller "The Rainmaker" "To American Trial Lawyers"
    $800 7
This civilization flourished on Crete beginning around 1900 B.C.
    $800 13
In 1910 "The Pipe of Desire" became the 1st American opera performed at this American opera house
    $800 15
The Golden Gate of Yaroslav the Wise can be seen in this largest city in the Ukraine
    $800 19
This PBS late night talk show host previously worked for Bill Moyers on 3 series
    $800 29
This Hanover, New Hampshire college was established in 1770 when Eleazer Wheelock erected a single log hut
    DD: $1,000 26
Newsweek's Joe Klein turned out to be the "Anonymous" author of this 1996 "Novel of Politics"
    $1000 8
This plain northeast of Athens was the site of the Athenians' victory over the Persian army in 490 B.C.
    $1000 14
A fado is a type of melancholy song closely associated with this European capital
    DD: $1,000 16
You can find the Wilhelmina Mountains in this South American country
    $1000 20
In 1989 Daniel Arap Moi named this paleo-anthropologist head of the Kenya Wildlife Service
    $1000 30
This De Land, Florida university is named for a 19th century Philadelphia hat maker
    $1000 27
Betty J. Eadie touched many lives with this 1992 mega-bestseller about her near-death experience

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Michael Claudia
$10,400 $3,400 $4,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1940 eulogy of this man, Churchill spoke of his "Love of peace... toil for peace... strife for peace"

Final scores:

Grace Michael Claudia
$10,000 $3,400 $2,399
5-day champion: $51,601 2nd place: Whirlpool Appliances & Wolfgang Puck Cookware 3rd place: Samsung 27-inch Color TV

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Grace Michael Claudia
$10,200 $3,400 $4,600
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
0 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

Game tape date: 1996-11-14
The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. Scraping, republication, monetization, and malicious use prohibited; this site may use cookies and collect identifying information. See terms. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at