Show #2889 - Thursday, March 6, 1997


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Timothy Hsieh, a physician from Elk Grove, California

Jenna Jackson, a writer and consultant from El Cerrito, California

Jim Diggins, a legal editor from South Euclid, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $19,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1910s
    $100 16
On December 10, 1915 this automaker's one millionth car rolled off the assembly line in Detroit
    $100 7
Pink Floyd & the Velvet Underground were inducted into this at a January 1996 ceremony
    $100 21
In Idaho this overland pioneer trail roughly followed the Snake River
    $100 1
In 1957 this Cleveland team's Lou Groza became the first to lead the NFL in scoring without a touchdown
    $100 3
This constellation abbreviated Sgr is best seen in August
    $200 17
In 1916 this company introduced its All-Bran cereal as a source of dietary fiber
    $200 8
This Miss America had a 1995 hit with "Colors of the Wind"
    $200 22
Part of this road was explored by Thomas Walker 19 years before Daniel Boone's 1769 explorations
    $200 2
Fielding positions in this British game include wicketkeeper, square leg & gully
    $200 29
This term for deer meat also applies to meat from caribou, antelope & reindeer
    $200 12
Among the horse constellations in the sky are one with a horn, the unicorn & this one with wings
    $300 18
In the 1912 Olympics he won the decathlon with a then-record 8,412 points
    $300 9
Born David Thomsett, this British-born singer sang for Blood, Sweat & Tears under this name
    $300 26
Begun in 312 B.C., it was known in Antiquity as the "Queen of Roads"
    $300 4
In 1995 the NHL's Quebec Nordiques moved to this city & became the Colorado Avalanche
    $300 23
To make steak au poivre, cover your meat with this seasoning before broiling or sauteeing
    $300 13
The star Spica marks a stalk of wheat in this maiden's hand
    $400 19
On May 13, 1917 3 children reported a vision of the Virgin Mary near this Portuguese city
    $400 10
These 2 singers, with 4 first names between them, had the 1991 No. 1 hit "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me"
    $400 27
This highway links 17 Latin American capitals
    $400 5
This Houston Rockets center won the NBA's Most Valuable Player award in 1994
    $400 24
Back bacon is also known by this geographic name
    $400 14
Seen between the stars of Orion's sword is M42, one of these clouds of hydrogen gas
    $500 20
With the October 1911 death of this man, Frank Cobb became the editor of the New York World newspaper
    $500 11
He's been paired musically with Roberta Flack, Celine Dion, Regina Belle & Kenny G on top 40 hits
    $500 28
During WWII, the Stilwell Road served as an alternate route for this Asian road occupied by the Japanese
    $500 6
With 30 tournament wins, Lisa Wagner is the women's career leader in this sport
    $500 25
This dish of beef, onions, & mushrooms in a sour cream sauce is named for a 19th century Russian diplomat
    DD: $600 15
The Beehive Cluster is on this zodiac constellation's carapace

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

Jim Jenna Timothy
$1,300 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Jenna Timothy
$2,800 $1,200 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(and in this case, these are not the stars in the sky, but they are the stars in the entertainment industry)
    $200 5
At least 3 1/2 miles of skyways link the downtown buildings of this Minnesota capital
    $200 12
In 1891 this ex-chancellor of Germany was elected to the Reichstag
    $200 2
Studies show Lovastatin can reduce the level of this fatlike substance by 18-34%
    $200 21
In Hanoi the Romanized writing system of this language is called Quoc Ngu
    $200 30
It includes the line, "I'll make him an offer he can't refuse"
    $200 1
This "Seinfeld" co-star was born Jay Greenspan
    $400 6
Boeing's military airplane division is in this Kansas city, home to Cessna & Glen Campbell's lineman
    $400 13
In 1529 this conqueror of the Aztecs was made Marques Del Valle de Oaxaca by Charles V
    $400 3
Corticosteroids are associated with this condition characterized by reduced bone mass
    $400 22
It's Panama's official language
    $400 29
002 of his '60s bestsellers were "You Only Live Twice" in 1964 & "The Man With The Golden Gun" in 1965
    $400 17
She has a baker's dozen of kids, including Seamus, Moses & Soon-Yi
    $600 7
St. Petersburg is home to Florida's annual tournament in this game popular on shipdecks
    $600 14
On his post-Boer War lecture tour, this future British prime minister was once introduced by Mark Twain
    $600 4
Recombinant alpha interferon has proved effective in chronic cases of the C type of this liver inflammation
    $600 23
In Kenya, Parliamentary bills are drafted in both Swahili & this language
    $600 26
For many years Guinness cited this Jacqueline Susann book as the bestselling novel of all time
    DD: $1,000 18
Actor seen here in his Oscar-winning role:
    $800 8
This city in the center of the Valley of the Sun is home to the Arizona Hall of Fame Museum
    DD: $2,000 15
The father of this U.N. Secretary-General was Sweden's prime minister 1914-17
    $800 10
Now sold over the counter, Rogaine is the brand name of this thinning hair remedy
    $800 24
Kyrgyz, Kyrgyzstan's official language, is written using this alphabet
    $800 27
This Irving Stone book about Michelangelo was the fiction bestseller of 1961
    $800 19
He met his wife Kelly Preston in 1987 when they filmed "The Experts"
    $1000 9
This Montana city was founded in 1882 by the Northern Pacific Railroad & named for its president
    $1000 16
This Dutch humanist's 1524 work "On Free Will" was an attack on Martin Luther
    $1000 11
Salvarsan, Dr. Ehrlich's treatment for this disease, contained arsenic
    $1000 25
This language of Jesus is still spoken in some Syrian villages
    $1000 28
His book "The Confessions of Nat Turner" earned him a Pulitzer Prize
    $1000 20
This star bought the island of Teti'aroa which he'd seen while filming a 1962 motion picture

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Jenna Timothy
$6,400 $7,400 $5,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

She worked as a model, caterer, cooking columnist & food stylist before starting her own magazine in 1990

Final scores:

Jim Jenna Timothy
$11,801 $12,801 $7,501
2nd place: Ashley dining furniture + Amana range New champion: $12,801 3rd place: Daewoo color TV

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Jenna Timothy
$6,400 $7,800 $5,900
20 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,100

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Game tape date: 1996-11-20
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