Show #3003 - Wednesday, September 24, 1997


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Roxanne Smith, a government worker from Silver Spring, Maryland

Phil Turnbull, a newspaper district manager from Renton, Washington

Bob Willoughby, a computer programming student from Madison, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're not looking for numerals here. Ordinals have to do with the order of things. Richard III, that's an example.)
    $100 21
This Iraqi president attended Cairo Law School in 1962 & 1963 while in exile
    $100 1
It's where Washington was in war, in peace & in the hearts of his countrymen
    $100 3
In 1996 Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy & other actors from this series reunited for a TV movie
    $100 30
Nearly 90% of all malaria cases occur on this continent
    $100 16
This state with the most people is home to the largest living tree
    $100 11
This sound can be emitted by an auto horn or by a wild goose
    $200 22
During the Gulf War, foreign journalists used this city's Al-Rashid Hotel as their base of operations
    $200 2
"Nervous Breakdown" the Rolling Stones suffered in the '60s
    $200 4
On a 1995 episode of this sitcom, JFK Jr. dropped by the offices of "FYI"
    $200 29
Scientists have reported that this tofu legume may lower cholesterol
    $200 17
With about 1,040 people per square mile of land, life in this most densely populated state is a real garden party
    $200 12
From the Latin for "kitchen", you literally cook ceramics in one of these
    $300 23
The ancient Greeks gave the area between the Tigris & Euphrates this name, which means "between rivers"
    $300 8
Shakespeare's "Night" to remember
    $300 5
Carol Burnett & Carroll O'Connor have appeared as Jamie's parents on this sitcom
    $300 28
This clouding of the eye's lens is common in people over the age of 65
    $300 18
This "Beef State" is No. 1 in commercial red meat & great northern beans
    $300 13
During the American Revolution, this term referred to an American who favored the British side
    $400 24
Living mostly "whey" up north, they are Iraq's largest ethnic minority
    DD: $400 9
Street in the title of the following:
    $400 6
This British comedy troupe's "Flying Circus" landed on American TV in 1974
    $400 27
Outbreaks of this form of food poisoning are often the result of improper home canning
    $400 19
The nation's highest flat-top mountain, Grand Mesa, is in this state
    $400 14
"Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also" this
    $500 25
The name of this Iraqi currency is derived from a Latin word for "ten"
    $500 10
In "The Music Man", the penultimate trombonist in "The Big Parade"
    $500 7
"Dragnet"'s Jack Webb also developed this police series starring Martin Milner & Kent McCord
    $500 26
The cause of this disorder characterized by sudden sleep attacks is unknown
    $500 20
The deepest gorge in the U.S. is this state's Hells Canyon
    $500 15
To incline, or to thrust a lance, perhaps at a windmill

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Bob Phil Roxanne
$1,100 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Phil Roxanne
$3,500 -$200 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "Big shoes!")
    $200 1
On October 4 Russia launched this first satellite into space
    $200 21
You'll find the largest one in Mexico, not Egypt; its base covers nearly 45 acres
    $200 26
This type of shoe has a slot in the strap across each vamp into which a coin can be inserted
    $200 6
Bill Clinton awarded this political rival the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1997
    $200 11
It's based on the memoir "Anna and the King of Siam"
    $200 16
Both England's King George V & FDR put their stamp of approval on this "king of hobbies"
    $400 2
When Wham-O introduced this toy in 1957, it was called the Pluto Platter
    $400 22
Longer than 2 football fields, it was launched at Friedrichshafen, Germany in 1936
    $400 30
The lad who's the symbol of a line of Sherwin-Williams paints wears this type of shoes
    $400 7
Indiana's current governor, Frank L. O'Bannon, ran against Stephen Goldsmith, the mayor of this city
    DD: $1,600 12
(Hello, I'm Marla Maples Trump.) In 1992 I made my Broadway debut in the musical about this humorist who never met a man he didn't like
    $400 17
For many years Andre Previn conducted one
    $600 3
As the Teamsters' vice president, he was indicted for bribery, conspiracy & obstruction of justice
    $600 23
Growing over 20 feet, it's the largest predatory fish
    $600 29
These boots named for a British general became popular during the Napoleonic Wars
    $600 8
Now a Tennessee senator, he appeared in the films "Die Hard 2" & "The Hunt For Red October"
    $600 13
In January 1997 Liza Minnelli returned to Broadway, filling in for Julie Andrews in this musical
    $600 18
You beta know that this letter follows upsilon in the Greek alphabet
    $800 4
He ended his brief retirement to become chairman & president of Occidental Petroleum
    DD: $2,400 24
Greenland is more than 2 1/2 times the size of this next largest island
    $800 27
Miranda, Spectator & d'Orsay are types of this slip-on women's shoe
    $800 9
This champion stock-car racer lost the 1996 race for North Carolina's Secretary of State
    $800 14
The rock opera "Rent" is a reworking of this Puccini opera, set in modern times
    $800 19
This Olivia Newton-John recording spent 10 weeks at No. 1, the longest of any single in the 1980s
    $1000 5
The first explorer to fly over both poles, he passed away in March
    $1000 25
With its supporting roots & trunks, a single one of these trees in India covers some 3 acres
    $1000 28
This flat shoe normally has a cloth upper & a flexible rope sole
    $1000 10
In November 1996 Rep. Maxine Waters was elected chairwoman of this caucus
    $1000 15
This Stephen Sondheim musical was based on the Ingmar Bergman film "Smiles of a Summer Night"
    $1000 20
The name of this Egyptian island is Greek for "lighthouse"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Phil Roxanne
$10,100 $1,800 $4,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1853 novel "Clotel, or The President's Daughter" alleges that this man had an affair with a slave

Final scores:

Bob Phil Roxanne
$11,799 $3,500 $8,300
2-day champion: $23,200 3rd place: a Minolta S1 APS camera 2nd place: a trip/cruise to The Moorings, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Phil Roxanne
$10,500 $1,800 $5,400
26 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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