Show #2891 - Monday, March 10, 1997


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Jim Selth, an attorney from Glendora, California

Linda Slyer, a homemaker originally from Saddlebrook, New Jersey

Jeff Horton, a school board member from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,100)

Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Scientists who study these mammals in caves wear respirators to protect themselves from ammonia fumes
    $100 16
You can visit the Victorian home of this unsinkable heroine at 1340 Pennsylvania Street in Denver
    $100 2
Once known as the Country Cut-Ups, they're nicknamed the Oaks
    $100 1
While olfactology is concerned with smell, audiology deals with this sense
    $100 8
On an analog clock the hour hand will make this many revolutions a day
    $100 25
Hindu priests toss this into a fire during the ceremony as an offering; we toss it at departing couples
    $200 22
Cavers use special dyes to track the flow of these
    $200 17
The Gibson House on Beacon Street in this city is named for its original 19th century furnishings
    $200 3
Randy Traywick is the real name of this man who was a singer & a short order cook at the Nashville Palace
    $200 7
Biology is generally divided into 2 branches: botany & this study of animals
    $200 12
Continent on which the highest recorded air temperature, 136 degrees F., was recorded
    $200 28
The person in this post makes the first toast
    $300 23
Explorers enjoy cave systems inside these ice masses because they constantly change
    $300 18
Hulihee Palace on this large island was once the summer home of monarchs, including King Kalakaua
    $300 4
When Mary Chapin Carpenter sang "Shut Up And" do this to "me" on 1994's CMA Awards show, Little Richard complied
    $300 9
Areology is the observation & study of this planet
    $300 13
This country has the largest crude oil reserves, about a quarter of the world's total
    $300 29
Tradition says this guest will be the next woman to marry
    $400 24
Cave diving combines spelunking with this other sport
    $400 19
Moss-draped oak trees surround Shadows-On-The-Teche, one of this state's most famous plantations
    $400 5
Supermodel Kate Moss played the lead in this "Man In Black"'s video "Delia's Gone"
    $400 10
A person who specializes in Sinology would be an expert on this country's history & customs
    $400 14
In 1996 this card game with a 108-card deck, most numbered 0-9, turned 25 years old
    $400 27
Meteorologically speaking, it completes the old English saying "Blest be the bride that..."
    $500 30
In 1879 Marcelino de Sautuola discovered the Stone Age paintings in this country's Altamira Cave
    DD: $500 20
Woodlawn in Virginia was the home of this president's step-granddaughter Nellie Custis
    $500 6
This blonde who was "Country When Country Wasn't Cool" has her own Nashville museum
    $500 11
It's the science that deals with water & its properties
    $500 15
The elevator ride costs $12 to the observation deck at the 1,136' level of this 1,815' Toronto landmark
    $500 26
In a Jewish wedding it serves as a reminder of the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem

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

Jeff Linda Jim
$600 $2,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Linda Jim
$1,100 $3,500 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: They're coming up in a couple of weeks)
THE 1930s
    $200 21
This term for the scholarly elite of the Sung dynasty's civil service came to mean any high official
    $200 2
At its widest north-south point, this large sea stretches 1,000 miles from Libya in Africa to Croatia in Europe
    $200 1
In 1922 the South Bend Tribune established WSBT, this state's first radio station
    $200 16
The Best Song Oscars for 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994 & 1995 went to songs from this company's animated movies
    $200 5
A factory to make these "People's Cars" was dedicated May 26, 1938 in Wolfsburg, Germany
    $400 22
Under this 1966 law that opened government files to the public, civil servants' personnel files may be withheld
    $400 3
This country's highest peak, 7,828' high Mount Maglic, is located about 50 miles southeast of Sarajevo
    $400 12
Name shared by newspapers in Lincoln, Kansas City & Toronto
    $400 17
For 1986 this director's film won a whole "Platoon" of Oscars
    $400 6
When Howard Hughes set an air speed record August 13, 1935, she was flying by to help confirm it
    $400 29
It's the occupation of Bartleby, the title character of a Herman Melville story
    $600 23
In 1995 Pres. Clinton urged this 50-year-old organization to trim its bloated bureaucracy
    $600 4
This European grand duchy has 2 distinct land regions: the Ardennes & the Bon Pays
    DD: $1,000 13
This paper has the largest Sunday circulation in New England
    $600 18
Clint Eastwood won for directing "Unforgiven" & this man won for acting in it
    $600 7
Harbour Bridge, one of the largest arch bridges in the world, opened in this city in 1932, mate
    $600 28
"Cruising Paradise" is a 1996 collection of short stories by this "True West" playwright
    $800 25
In this "system" rampant in the 19th C., election winners filled the government with their supporters
    DD: $1,000 9
The King George VI falls drop 1,600 feet in this small South American country
    $800 14
"The Sierra In Peril" series by Tom Knudson won this Sacramento paper a 1992 Pulitzer Prize
    $800 19
One of the few women directors to have their films nominated for Best Picture, she did it with "Awakenings"
    $800 8
On April 7, 1939 this country invaded Albania & about a week later formally absorbed it
    $800 27
She began writing short stories while working for the W.P.A. in Mississippi
    $1000 24
This U.S. asst. Secretary of State was in the news in 1995, running the Balkan peace talks
    $1000 10
The Kerch Strait connects the Sea of Azov & this larger sea
    $1000 15
This Des Moines paper is Iowa's largest daily
    $1000 20
It was the first color film to win a Best Picture Oscar
    $1000 11
In September 1933 he led a military coup against the government of Cuba
    $1000 26
Saul Bellow translated this writer's Yiddish short story, "Gimpel The Fool" into English

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Linda Jim
-$1,300 $7,900 $4,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

As staff director of the Florida House Judiciary Committee, she helped revise the state constitution

Final scores:

Jeff Linda Jim
-$1,300 $9,900 $9,799
3rd place: Samsung 19-inch Color TV/VCR Combo New champion: $9,900 2nd place: Trip to Le Montrose Hotel, Hollywood, California

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Linda Jim
$200 $7,900 $4,500
16 R,
10 W
(including 2 DDs)
20 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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Game tape date: 1996-12-03
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