Show #2995 - Friday, September 12, 1997

Pam Mifflin game 1.


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Vartan Merjanian, an actor and musician from Encino, California

Pablo del Real, a substitute teacher originally from Acton, Massachusetts

Pam Mifflin, a computer trainer from Brookfield, Wisconsin

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Footage of Raymond Burr was added to this 1954 Japanese classic, maybe to make it scarier
    $100 16
Deer flesh, commonly known by this term, is so lean that experts advise inserting fat before cooking
    $100 11
Rhea Perlman fell for him when she saw him play a demented stableboy in a play called "The Shrinking Bride"
    $100 6
In what may be a forensic first, Paul Revere used these records to help identify Joseph Warren's body
    $100 1
Dreaded by students, it follows the order, "Books under your desk, take out a pencil & paper"
    $200 22
A documentary film crew in the Amazon encounters a giant snake in this 1997 film
    $200 17
When a deer ruminates, it's not thinking but chewing this mass of food
    $200 12
Rent "Psycho II" & you'll see Dennis Franz as Toomey, who runs this infamous establishment as an "adult" motel
    $200 7
Col. Lewis Nicola led a movement to make this man king of America
    DD: $500 2
Song associated with the following object:
    $300 27
Some say it's best after it's been aged in a pot for 9 days
    $300 23
Improbably, in 1958 Steve McQueen played a teenager being chased by this improbable giant amoeba-like mass
    $300 18
Term for a female red deer, or for 2 of her legs
    $300 13
While a student at Oxford, Hugh Grant tried out for this role in the film "Greystoke"
    $300 8
In 1832 he became the last American general of the war to die; a Civil War fort was named for him
    $300 3
Mr. Owl says it's "3"; a study done at Swarthmore claims it's an average of 142.18
    $400 24
In 1935 Elsa Lanchester played this doctor's hair-raising second creation & was meant to wed the first
    $400 19
Deer range in shoulder height from 1' in the pudu to 6' 6" in this, the largest
    $400 14
George Cukor directed Meg Ryan's 1981 film debut & this actress' 1932 debut, "A Bill of Divorcement"
    $400 9
A June 14, 1777 Congressional resolution determined what should be on this, but didn't set the design
    $400 4
It's the Pillsbury Doughboy's given name
    $500 26
Not a chicken, but this lay in the house that Jack built
    $500 25
George Clooney & Quentin Tarantino wound up in a bar full of these creatures in 1996's "From Dusk Till Dawn"
    $500 20
This name for the male of a small, nimble Eurasian deer has appeared on many catalogs, after "Sears"
    $500 15
Alan Ladd appeared as a reporter in this 1941 Orson Welles masterpiece
    $500 10
It's unclear whether Israel Putnam or William Prescott commanded this June 17, 1775 battle
    $500 5
This cartoon trio was named for what milk makes Rice Krispies do

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Pam Pablo Vartan
$1,100 $300 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Pablo Vartan
$1,100 $600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
This Hoosier, elected to Congress at age 29, was put on the vice-presidential ticket in 1988
    $200 26
Danish writer Peter Hoeg had a bestseller about her "Sense of Snow"
    $200 8
We heard it through the grapevine that it's the largest island in Massachusetts
    $200 19
Bob Mackie sewed up a Costume Design Emmy for her variety special "Men, Movies and Carol"
    $200 2
Like a rock this dependency voted to remain solidly under British control
    $200 1
"There is nothin' like" one
    $400 13
These 2 unelected vice presidents follow each other in the sequence of vice presidents
    $400 27
Active as a lawyer from age 21, he used a dictating machine to write his Perry Mason novels
    $400 10
Formerly known as St. Thomas, this capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands had a sex change
    $400 20
The Christopher Lloyd who won for writing "Frasier" is not the man who won for playing Jim on this sitcom
    DD: $1,000 3
In September they reached the Top 40 with the song heard here:

"I dig rock & roll music and I love to get the chance to play..."
    $400 7
Oven or uncle preceder
    $600 14
He was the last vice president to act as president of the Senate over 4 congresses: 97, 98, 99 & 100
    $600 24
In this Ray Bradbury novel, fireman Guy Montag doesn't put out fires, he starts them
    $600 11
Famous for its large parks & lush landscapes, it's Canada's "Garden City"
    $600 21
Kathy Bates & Ray Walston picked up Emmys in 1996 for their work on this series cancelled in 1996
    $600 4
On Sept. 6 this French president arrived in Poland on one of his first visits to an east European communist nation
    $600 9
Wealthy widow
    $800 17
Prior to becoming a Republican in the 1850s, Schuyler Colfax belonged to this party
    DD: $3,000 25
This "Humboldt's Gift" author won both the Pulitzer & Nobel Prizes in 1976
    $800 22
Andrea Martin & Martin Short were among winners in 1983 for writing for this comic "network"
    $800 5
On September 10 the White House announced the engagement of Lynda Bird Johnson & this future senator
    $800 15
Off with their heads!
    $1000 18
He was the only vice president between Millard Fillmore & Chester Arthur to become president
    $1000 28
The British born & bred Evelyn Waugh set this satirical 1948 novel in California
    $1000 23
Michael Lembeck won a 1996 Directing Emmy for this sitcom's "The One After the Superbowl" episode
    $1000 6
Michigan governor George Romney charged that during a trip to this country he was brainwashed by officials
    $1000 16
German's Germany

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Pablo Vartan
$8,700 -$1,200 $8,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Boy, do I need help!)
This police force developed from bands of Indian fighters who protected American settlers in Mexico

Final scores:

Pam Pablo Vartan
$17,300 -$1,200 $14,900
New champion: $17,300 3rd place: Wittnauer International watches 2nd place: a Zenith 35" big screen TV + a Bose Lifestyle home theater system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pam Pablo Vartan
$7,500 -$700 $8,100
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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