Show #2890 - Friday, March 7, 1997


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Jeff Horton, a school board member from Los Angeles, California

Jude Theriot, a graduate student originally from Catahoula, Louisiana

Jenna Jackson, a writer and consultant from El Cerrito, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
He represented Mississippi in the Senate for 8 years before becoming president of the Confederacy
    $100 2
These 2 vegetables were crossed to produce the broccoflower
    $100 1
"Hasta la vista, baby" is a memorable line uttered by this actor in "Terminator 2 - Judgment Day"
    $100 15
Knute Rockne urged his team to win one for the Gipper at this "House That Ruth Built"
    $100 23
1997 is the tenth anniversary of the opening of this Egyptian capital's subway
    $100 10
One Granny Smith within one 24-hour period prevents a medic's arrival
    $200 9
In Fort Wayne, Indiana you can visit the grave of this legendary fruit planter
    $200 3
To make provolone, use milk from this animal
    $200 7
In "Batman Returns" Paul Reubens played the father of this Danny DeVito character
    $200 22
A game was rained out at this enclosed Houston ballpark in 1976 because 10" of rain flooded the nearby area
    $200 24
It's 50 years since he became the first black player in the modern major leagues
    $200 11
That man's pumping organ has a correct location
    $300 12
During her crusades against liquor, this saloon smasher was arrested at least 30 times
    $300 4
To test if an egg is fresh, put it in a bowl of cold water; if it does this, it's old
    $300 16
Kurt Russell & William Baldwin played bickering firefighting brothers in this 1991 Ron Howard film
    $300 28
Scenes for Disney's "D2: The Mighty Ducks" were filmed at this Anaheim arena
    DD: $700 25
1997 marks the 75th anniversary of Sir Frederick Banting & Charles Best's discovery of this pancreatic hormone
    $300 19
A single grasping appendage bathes your alternate grasping appendage
    $400 13
Brother of Naval hero Oliver, he commanded the Navy's first steamship, the Fulton, in 1837
    $400 5
From a Nahuatl word meaning "chili sauce", it contains chocolate & is often served over chicken
    $400 17
Michelle Pfeiffer film based on "My Posse Don't Do Homework" by ex-Marine Louanne Johnson
    $400 26
1997 marks the 25th anniversary of this American's defeat of Boris Spassky in chess
    $400 20
Inspect using one closely-spaced men's hair arranger
    $500 14
This "Battle Hymn of the Republic" author was the first woman elected to the American Academy of Arts & Letters
    $500 6
Boil cane sugar to get light molasses; boil it again to get dark molasses; a third boil yields this
    $500 18
Although set in England, this 1996 Robin Wright film based on a Daniel Defoe novel was filmed in Ireland
    $500 27
1997 is the millennium of this saint's becoming the supreme Magyar prince of Hungary
    $500 21
Inter one's skull among grains of quartz

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

Jenna Jude Jeff
$0 $500 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jenna Jude Jeff
$2,100 $1,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
The Sopwith F1 was nicknamed this from the hump-shaped cover over the breeches of its twin machine guns
    $200 3
The Egyptians called this great goddess Eset; we know her by this, the Greek form of her name
    $200 2
He wrote "William Tell" for the Paris Opera
    $200 11
Known in Arabic as Halab, Aleppo is this country's second-largest city, Damascus is first
    $200 17
William Manchester's 1983 book about this president is titled "One Brief Shining Moment"
    $200 1
This weapon used for hacking through the jungle growth is also called a panga
    $400 23
The Germans tried out this new weapon they called a "flammenwerfer"
    $400 4
The name of this gruesome Gorgon means "queen" or "ruler"
    $400 6
The flute plays an important role in this composer's "Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune"
    $400 12
The name of this capital city found in the Andes means "the peace"
    $400 18
He was living in Italy when he wrote "Lady Chatterley's Lover"
    $400 30
This comic "Lion King" pair have their own CD-ROM called "Jungle Games"
    $600 24
According to the Treaty of Versailles, all German colonies would become mandates of this organization
    $600 5
Name shared by the mother of the Harpies & Clytemnestra's "complex" daughter
    $600 8
The first symphonies of Prokofiev & Rachmaninoff premiered in this city 21 years apart
    $600 13
This Taj Mahal city on the Yamuna River is also home to the beautiful marble tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah
    $600 19
The hero of this prime minister's 1846 novel "Coningsby" is the orphaned grandson of a lord
    $600 29
In addition to starring as Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle, he also played Jungle Jim
    DD: $700 25
Later a marshal, on April 14, 1918 he was named commander of all Allied forces in France
    $800 7
1 of the 2 Muses with "terp" in their names
    $800 9
This German composer of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" overture was a child prodigy
    DD: $500 14
Explorer James Clark Ross named 2 of this continent's volcanoes Erebus & Terror, for his ships
    $800 20
"Bad Man From Bodie" was the British title of this "Ragtime" author's first novel "Welcome To Hard Times"
    $800 28
90 years after "The Jungle" exposed this industry, Pres. Clinton said inspectors work the same old way
    $1000 26
On October 12, 1915 this British nurse was executed by a German firing squad in Brussels
    $1000 16
This king pursued Britomartis, a Cretan goddess, for 9 months; she leaped into the sea to escape him
    $1000 10
Death plays a merry dance on the violin in this Frenchman's "Danse macabre"
    $1000 15
Africa's Rusizi is one of the few rivers that drains into this, the world's longest freshwater lake
    $1000 21
Tolstoy fought in the siege of Sevastopol during this war, which inspired his "Sevastopol Sketches"
    $1000 27
Kinshasa in this country was home to the 1974 Ali-Foreman "Rumble In The Jungle"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jenna Jude Jeff
$3,500 $3,100 $8,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Performed in England since the restoration of Charles II, shows featuring this pair often include a dog named Toby

Final scores:

Jenna Jude Jeff
$6,201 $2,600 $9,100
2nd place: Trip to Carmel Valley, California & Ricardo Luggage 3rd place: Croton Swiss Ladies' Watch New champion: $9,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jenna Jude Jeff
$3,100 $3,400 $8,200
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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Game tape date: 1996-11-20
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