Show #2886 - Monday, March 3, 1997


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Jim Diggins, a legal editor from South Euclid, Ohio

Steven Lane, an association coordinator from Fairfax, Virginia

Greg Mayer, a university professor from Racine, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,290)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
After years of construction, this canal finally opened for business August 15, 1914
    $100 21
Examples of this July birthstone found in Sri Lanka are typically a pale shade of red
    $100 13
In 1930, 2 years after divorcing Archibald Christie, she married archaeologist Max Mallowan
    $100 11
"Living In America" from "Rocky IV" helped revive the career of this "Soul Brother Number One"
    $100 19
This soft drink company once owned "Jeopardy!"
    $100 6
This tall bird is the only living land animal that has larger eyes than the horse
    $200 2
In 1794 this hero of Trafalgar lost the sight in his right eye due to a wound suffered while taking Calvi, Corsica
    $200 24
The best tiger's-eye comes from Griqualand West in this country also known for its diamonds
    $200 14
She wrote "Sense and Sensibility", "Pride and Prejudice" & "Northhanger Abbey" between 1795 & 1798
    $200 12
Funk major Robert Bell is better known by this name, especially when working with "The Gang"
    $200 20
In the 1980s it adopted the slogan "We Run the Tightest Ship in the Shipping Business"
    $200 7
Name shared by a complete turn performed by a horse in dressage & a turn performed by a ballerina
    $300 3
Around 1605 Dutchman Willem Jansz became the first European to sight this continent
    $300 25
This violet quartz gem was one of the most precious until large deposits were found in South America
    $300 15
In 1969 & 1970 this "Andromeda Strain" author was a fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
    $300 16
She sang her hit song "Think" in 1980's "The Blues Brothers Movie"
    $300 27
It was the official airline of the 1996 Summer Olympics
    $300 8
Racing fans know this date is a racehorse's official birthdate
    $400 4
In February 1825 this "liberator" was elected president of Peru
    $400 26
When this kind of opal is red, it's also known as cherry opal
    $400 22
The Burr Oak, Iowa hotel in which this "Little House on the Prairie" author briefly lived is a museum
    $400 17
He was a disc jockey on San Francisco's soul station KSOL before teaming on records with the Family Stone
    $400 28
He's the T of TBS
    $400 9
This 2-wheeled carriage pulled by a horse in a harness race has a "moody" name
    $500 5
Founded in 1933, this Spanish political party was named for a Greek military formation
    DD: $500 30
Because of its resemblance to another golden gem, citrine is nicknamed "false" this
    $500 23
This author of "She" was an advisor to the British government on agriculture
    $500 18
David Ritz' "Divided Soul" is a biography of this "Sexual Healing" singer
    $500 29
This papermaker owns or controls 6.2 million acres of woods in the U.S. & Canada
    $500 10
It's the native country of the Connemara pony, an excellent jumper

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

Greg Steven Jim
$2,400 $0 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Steven Jim
$4,100 $400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
This name of one of the low countries means "low country"
    $200 26
In 1996 this star of "The Net" snagged the role of an ambitious law student in "A Time to Kill"
    $200 4
In 1986 it was discovered that this comet's nucleus was about 9 miles long & about 5 miles across
    $200 9
In his 1913 inaugural address he said, "The firm basis of government is justice, not pity"
    $200 14
Alpo sponsors annual international races for these vehicles each January in Saranac Lake, N.Y.
    $200 17
"Never marry for" this; "ye'll borrow it cheaper"
    $400 2
Often slathered with mayonnaise, this dish called frites is a Belgian favorite
    $400 27
She studied mime in Paris & danced at the Opera Comique before starring in films like "Blue Sky" & "Tootsie"
    $400 5
It's the completely darkened phase of the moon
    $400 10
In January 1961 this Republican took his seat as a Congressman from Kansas' 6th district
    $400 18
The Jackson Hole Shootout in this state features a stagecoach robbery reenactment
    $400 22
"Fields have eyes and woods have" these; "walls have" them, too
    $600 3
In 1995 Dutch peacekeeping troops were taken hostage at Srebrenica in this country
    $600 28
In 1981 she left the cast of "Barnum" to star in her first film, "The World According to Garp"
    $600 6
In the early 17th century this German discovered that the planets orbit the sun in ellipses
    $600 11
In 1993 the Senate confirmed him as the first black Secretary of Agriculture
    $600 19
Tofino in this Canadian province celebrates the migration of whales during its Pacific Rim Whale Festival
    $600 23
"Punctuality is" this "of business" as "brevity" is this "of wit"
    DD: $2,000 15
"We Wish to Remain What We Are" is a national motto of this smallest low country
    $800 29
For a time this star of "Beaches" & "Hannah And Her Sisters" went by the last name of Seagull
    $800 7
A line drawn from Merak to Dubhe in this constellation points to Polaris, the North Star
    DD: $1,500 12
On April 6, 1841, 1 month after being sworn in as vice president, he took the presidential oath of office
    $800 20
Annual events in this state include the Wild Horse Stampede in Wolf Point & the horse show in Missoula
    $800 24
It specifically "tries truth" as well as generally "tries all things"
    $1000 16
The Concertgebouw, or concert hall, in this capital city is known for its superb acoustics
    $1000 30
This actress who swam the "Sea of Love" with Al Pacino was once married to Gabriel Byrne
    $1000 8
At -235 degrees C. the surface of this planet's moon Triton is the coldest known place in the Solar System
    $1000 13
This 1964 GOP vice presidential nominee helped prosecute German war criminals at the Nuremberg trials
    $1000 21
Every August, Gresham, Oregon holds a jazz festival named for this mountain
    $1000 25
This proverb sometimes ends, "The fewer the better fare"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Steven Jim
$9,300 $3,000 $8,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There have been many, many of them!)
In 1815 he was appointed Surveyor General of Roads in Bristol, England

Final scores:

Greg Steven Jim
$2,399 $3,300 $6,100
3rd place: Magnavox Stereo 25-inch Color Monitor Receiver TV 2nd place: Trip to Mexico City New champion: $6,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Steven Jim
$8,100 $3,000 $7,900
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1996-11-20
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