Show #2884 - Thursday, February 27, 1997


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Martha O'Malley, a downsize accountant from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Laurent Ruseckas, a part-time consultant from New York City, New York

Jim Fahner, a pediatric oncologist from Grand Rapids, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $30,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
She was created from a single rib
    $100 23
Maraschino liqueur is flavored with the pits & pulp of the marasca kind of these
    $100 13
"You can lead" one of these "to water, but you can't make him drink"
    $100 5
The Adriatic & Ionian Seas are arms of this larger sea
    $100 3
The 1956 Chrysler had an under-dash phonograph; a 1987 Lincoln offered the 1st factory-installed player of these
    $100 1
The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia calls The Artist Formerly Known As this "Symbol Man" or just "Formerly"
    $200 19
This husband of Mary may have died while Jesus was still a child
    $200 25
The Yukon Gold variety of this vegetable has a moist texture & is good mashed
    $200 14
According to Edison, "There's no substitute for hard" this
    $200 6
The Potomac & Patuxent Rivers flow into this bay
    $200 4
In 1908 the federal government taxed this for the 1st time
    $200 2
She's noted for dropping the last name Judd, but she also dropped her original name: Christina Ciminella
    $300 20
Romans & Thessalonians were among the people he addressed in his epistles
    $300 26
To make Poile Helene, place a poached one of these atop vanilla ice cream & top with chocolate sauce
    $300 15
"There is a black" one of these animals "in every flock"
    $300 7
During its 1980s war with Iraq, Iran threatened to block this strait to all traffic
    $300 24
In 1932 this motor city laid the 1st mile of concrete pavement; in 1914 it erected the 1st stop sign
    $300 10
Andrew Clay was "game" to drop this middle name before starring on the sitcom "Bless This House"
    $400 21
After her husband died, Ruth moved to Bethlehem with this woman, her mother-in-law
    $400 27
The most common mandarin orange in the United States, it was named for a city in Morocco
    $400 16
"A shut" one of these "catches no flies"
    DD: $500 8
Lake Neuchatel is the largest lake entirely within this European country's boundaries
    $400 29
These seats were first offered in 1953 on Corvettes
    $400 11
This late Tejano singer was known by one name: she dropped her family & married names, Quintanilla & Perez
    $500 22
Though advanced in years, she gave birth to John The Baptist
    $500 28
Many consider the French fraise des bois the most flavorful type of this fruit
    $500 17
"There's no" one of these "like an old" one
    $500 9
The longest river in Italy has this short name
    $500 30
It sold its 1st car in the U.S. in 1957; in 1969 it became the 1st Japanese car maker to sell 100,000 here in a year
    $500 12
Singing is the forte of this ex-teen idol who dropped the last name Forte in the 1950s

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Jim Laurent Martha
$2,400 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Laurent Martha
$4,200 $700 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
Known as the Beer Capital of the U.S., this largest Wisconsin city is home to several major breweries
    $200 2
Captain John Smith became president of this Virginia colony's council in September 1608
    $200 6
This aviator liked to be called A.E.
    $200 26
2 nebulae lie within this constellation, the Hunter: the Great Nebula & the Horsehead Nebula
    $200 11
He wrote the "1812 Overture" to commemorate Napoleon's retreat from Moscow
    $200 13
    $400 19
This city has Wisconsin's only National Football League franchise
    $400 1
He served as the first chief justice of New York before he became first chief justice of the U.S.
    $400 7
In 1995 this Nobel peace laureate visited the U.S. & helped open an AIDS hospice for women & children
    $400 27
According to Boyle's Law, when a gas is compressed to half its size, this doubles
    $400 12
In 1713 this oratorio composer wrote a "Birthday Ode for Queen Anne"
    $400 14
    $600 20
The name of this city, an early logging center, is French for "clear water"
    $600 3
It was necessary for George Washington to surrender Fort Necessity July 3, 1754, during this war
    $600 8
This beloved jazz singer, "The First Lady of Song", passed away in 1996
    $600 28
All amino acids contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen & this element
    $600 23
His symphony "From The New World" premiered at Carnegie Hall in 1893
    $600 15
Ward Stradlater,
Robert Ackley,
Holden Caulfield
    $800 21
In 1836 Judge James Doty persuaded the legislature to move the capital from Belmont to this city
    $800 4
This president's political enemies referred to him as the "Beast of Buffalo"
    $800 9
Many believe her 1985 murder was in retaliation for her trying to stop the poaching of gorillas in Africa
    $800 29
This instrument is used to check the density of liquids, such as the acid in a storage battery
    $800 24
This Austrian's "Quintet In A Major" is better known as "Die Forelle" or "Trout Quintet"
    $800 16
Nathan Zuckerman,
Trick E. Dixon,
Alexander Portnoy
    $1000 22
Industry in this seat of Winnebago County produces transportation equipment, corrugated boxes & overalls
    $1000 5
Aaron Burr & Molly Pitcher distinguished themselves at the June 28, 1778 battle of this
    DD: $1,000 10
In 1904 this American impressionist painter was awarded the French Legion of Honor
    $1000 30
In 1905 this physicist proposed that photons were the carriers of electromagnetic energy
    $1000 25
Completed in the 1930s, this Hungarian's work "Mikrokosmos" consists of 153 piano pieces for children
    DD: $1,300 17
Moses Elkanah Herzog,
Eugene Henderson,
Von Humboldt Fleisher

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Laurent Martha
$9,400 $6,400 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

As a senator, he shared lodgings with future vice president William Rufus Devane King

Final scores:

Jim Laurent Martha
$5,999 $6,395 $100
2nd place: Trip to Antigua New champion: $6,395 3rd place: Peoploungers Chaise Lounger

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Laurent Martha
$9,300 $6,100 $2,400
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1996-11-19
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