Show #2883 - Wednesday, February 26, 1997


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Amit Ray, a graduate student instructor from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Nancy Splane, a homemaker from Jacksonville, Florida

Jim Fahner, a pediatric oncologist from Grand Rapids, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1940s
(Alex: Not roles!)
(Alex: Jim, no comments!)
    $100 9
On the first weekend in August, a festival in Rockland, Maine honors this crustacean
    $100 1
He discussed the Four Freedoms in his State of the Union Address January 6, 1941
    $100 21
Caryn Richman & Sally Field have played the California girl nicknamed this
    $100 4
Bizcochitos are wine-laced cookies from this North American country
    $100 26
Setters & water spaniels were crossed with the St. John's Newfoundland, creating these "golden" dogs
    $100 16
Heating "effect" that's said to be at the root of global warming
    $200 10
Valparaiso, Indiana holds a popcorn festival since it was home to this father, or pop, of gourmet popcorn
    $200 2
The Allies' invasion of Normandy began on this date in 1944
    $200 22
Pert Kelton, Audrey Meadows, Sue Ann Langdon & Sheila MacRae played this "greatest" housewife
    $200 5
In Curacao this animal, the symbol of Capricorn, is the main ingredient in a stew
    $200 27
Despite its name, the Great Dane originated in this country, as did the Rottweiler
    $200 17
Heatstroke can occur when this process of eliminating the body's salts ceases
    $300 11
Don't hum "Don't Fence Me In" at the May festival for this fencing material in La Crosse, Kansas
    $300 3
In 1945 Charles De Gaulle became provisional president of France & he became head of Yugoslavia
    $300 23
In the 1990 hour-long series "The Bradys", Leah Ayres assumed this Maureen McCormick role
    $300 6
A favorite in the Middle East, laban is a drink made from this cultured dairy product
    $300 28
According to the AKC, hounds hunt all game except for this type hunted by sporting dogs
    $300 18
This unit of heat measurement is also used by nutritionists
    $400 12
A Japanese lantern lighting ceremony is part of this April festival in Washington, D.C.
    DD: $900 14
In 1948 she became director of Research in Contemporary Cultures at Columbia University
    $400 24
1 of 3 to play Catwoman on "Batman", she also played 1 of 3 Lily Munsters
    $400 7
Skordalia is a garlic, potato & olive oil dip from this Mediterranean country
    $400 29
A wrinkly-faced breed from China, or just its nose
    $400 19
This form of energy, defined as the Earth's natural heat, warms buildings in Klamath Falls, Boise & Reykjavik
    $500 13
The music festival held in Louisville the weekend after Labor Day is "strictly" this type of music
    $500 15
This Norwegian was elected the U.N.'s first Secretary-General
    $500 25
Sharon Acker played this legal secretary in the '70s; Barbara Hale played her in the '50s, '60s, '80s & '90s
    $500 8
Vouvray wines come from this valley noted for its chateaux
    $500 30
This Australian wild dog has been bred with Australian herding dogs
    $500 20
Temperature depends on the average kinetic energy of these; the more active, the more heat

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

Jim Nancy Amit
$1,700 $0 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Nancy Amit
$4,200 $1,200 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Ernest Morial was the first black mayor of this Louisiana city; his son Marc became mayor in 1994
    $200 1
This late-night talk show host titled his memoir "Leading With My Chin"
    $200 13
This Japanese photo film company outbid Kodak as a 1984 Olympics sponsor
    $200 26
This '80s 1st lady said "A woman is like a teabag. It's only when she's in hot water that you realize how strong she is."
    $200 2
Some say this city in India was named by the Portuguese "Bom Bahia", or "Good Harbor"
    $200 19
Arena theatre, in which the audience is seated on all sides of the acting area, is also called theatre-in-this
    $400 8
In 1908 he composed the "Fig Leaf Rag"
    $400 12
From the 1980s, "Cory: Profile of a President" was about her
    $400 14
In 1982 this aluminum foil company introduced its product plastic wrap
    $400 27
In his almanac Benjamin Franklin cynically wrote, "Where there's marriage without love, there will be" this
    $400 3
This city is the seat of the Roman Catholic archbishop of Venezuela
    $400 20
"Avian" term for the offstage area where the actors await their cues
    $600 9
The Associated Press named him Male Athlete of the Year after he won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympics
    $600 16
A 1928 biography on this religious figure was titled "Gotama The Man"
    $600 15
In 1962 this chain opened its first budget motel, a 52-unit complex in Santa Barbara, California
    $600 28
This late magazine publisher ascribed his success to "Sheer ability spelled I-N-H-E-R-I-T-A-N-C-E"
    $600 4
In 1995 the new World Trade Organization established its headquarters in this Swiss city
    $600 21
In ancient Greek drama, the Coryphaeus was the leader of this group
    $800 10
He played Mookie in the film "Do The Right Thing", which he also wrote & directed
    $800 17
In 1978 Bob Thomas wrote "Joan Crawford: A Biography" & Christina Crawford wrote this
    $800 22
Despite its name, this Wooster, Ohio housewares company makes most of its products from plastic
    DD: $1,900 29
In 1936's "An American And France", she wrote, "America is my country and Paris is my hometown"
    $800 5
The National Museum in this Somali capital was built in the 19th century by the sultan of Zanzibar
    $800 24
Ionesco's "The Bald Soprano" is an example of the unconventional theatrical form known as "Theater of"
    $1000 11
Ebony & Jet are among the magazines launched by this publisher
    DD: $600 18
Robert Shelton's "No Direction Home" covered the life of this rock music performer
    $1000 23
In 1922 it introduced the Gyrofoam, the first washing machine to clean with water action
    $1000 30
The saying "There's no such thing as a free lunch" is attributed to this Nobel Prize-winning economist
    $1000 6
The discovery of gold at Kalgoorlie in 1890 aided the growth of this capital of Western Australia
    $1000 25
"Everyman" is this kind of medieval play presented to teach lessons about good and evil

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Nancy Amit
$5,200 $4,800 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1788 Cyrus Griffin became its last president

Final scores:

Jim Nancy Amit
$9,601 $0 $5,599
3-day champion: $30,801 3rd place: Pair of Wittnauer Watches 2nd place: Trip to Swept Away, Negril, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jim Nancy Amit
$5,800 $4,800 $6,400
24 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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Game tape date: 1996-11-19
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