Show #3004 - Thursday, September 25, 1997


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Abby Aronson, a foreign service officer originally from Englewood, New Jersey

Mushtaq Kapasi, a management consultant from Hurst, Texas

Bob Willoughby, a computer programming student from Madison, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You're all too young to remember that year.)
(Alex: A whole category about mistakes.)
    $100 1
These include Cod, Horn & of Good Hope
    $100 16
In January this former president & his wife Bess were presented with the first 2 Medicare cards
    $100 6
This "modern stoneage family" was "from the town of Bedrock, they're a page right out of history"
    $100 21
This barbed spear attached to a rope is used to kill or capture large fish & whales
    $100 26
Trinity Broadcasting dropped his show after he appeared on the American Music Awards dressed this way:
    $100 7
It's customary to toast these soft confections on sticks over a campfire
    $200 2
Spanish for "tube", there's a grand old one in Arizona
    $200 17
The U.S. Treasury discontinued this currency, though it made a comeback in 1976
    $200 12
Acoording to the theme song, this bumbling Tarzan-like hero needs to "Watch out for that tree!"
    $200 22
An onager is an ancient one of these devices used to hurl stones
    $200 27
45,000 students' scores were raised on this test given 10/12/96 after a math question was found flawed
    $200 8
It's Kellogg's "toaster pastry"
    $300 3
A small ravine; a heavy rainstorm is a "washer" of it
    $300 18
On the 67th anniversary of his birth, a bronze bust of this author was unveiled near Sun Valley, Idaho
    $300 13
"He will sleep 'til noon, but before it's dark, he'll have ev'ry picnic basket that's in Jellystone Park"
    $300 23
An arbalest is this type of archery weapon
    $300 28
For an overdue bill of $214,500, a Philippine electric co. turned off power to this man's tomb in 1997
    $300 9
Parisians call it "pain perdu", or "lost bread"
    $400 4
From the Latin for "almost an island", Florida is one
    $400 19
Rumored gravely ill in Las Vegas, he sold his interest in TWA for $566 million
    DD: $500 14
Character whose theme song is heard here:
    $400 24
The Spencer repeating rifle was this type, the opposite of a muzzle loader
    $400 29
Oxford, Miss. created a furor when it cut down a magnolia tree to erect a statue of this hometown author
    $400 10
This company brought the toaster "to life" in 1909
    $500 5
3 of these we've never mentioned are Quandary in Colorado, Ulugh Muztagh in Tibet & Lister in Antarctica
    $500 20
She won her third consecutive U.S. Figure Skating Championship & her first world title
    $500 15
This ape is "for sale, won't you buy 'im, take 'im home and try 'im"
    $500 25
Battery operated, it fires electric darts to immobilize the person attacking you
    $500 30
American Family Publishers' letter to a Florida church said this addressee was in the running for $11,000,000
    $500 11
It's thin, dry & can sing arias

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

Bob Mushtaq Abby
$2,500 $100 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Mushtaq Abby
$3,600 $100 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
This trail's western terminus was the valley of the Willamette River
    $200 12
Title of a 1979 Allen film, or where he set his 1993 "Murder Mystery"
    $200 7
Unlike monkeys, apes lack this often prehensile appendage
    $200 2
In "The World According To" this character, he's killed by Pooh Percy
    $200 1
Baptiste Androuet du Cerceau designed the Pont Neuf across this river
    $200 17
This Eagle Scout film director depicted Indiana Jones as a Boy Scout in "The Last Crusade"
    $400 23
You can "trace" the history of this road between Nashville & the Mississippi through museums & wayside markers
    $400 13
In this comedy Allen discovers that a hooker played by Mira Sorvino is the mother of his adopted son
    $400 25
Genetically, this ape is man's closest living relative
    $400 8
Stingo narrates this 1979 William Styron book
    $400 3
Eduard Schaubert helped guide the rebuilding of this Greek capital under King Otto
    $400 18
This Eagle Scout & former "Entertainment Tonight" host trained on the piano as a youth
    $600 28
The importance of the Mohawk Trail in New York was diminished after this waterway opened in 1825
    DD: $2,000 14
Movie that features the following scene:

- "As if that were possible. Ha!"
- "It don't say 'Ha!'"
    $600 26
Noted for their long arms, they're the smallest & most agile of the apes
    $600 9
This Twain hero's feminine disguise fails after he can't remember if his name is Mary or Sarah
    $600 4
His original middle name was Lincoln; he changed it to Lloyd
    DD: $1,000 19
In 1927 this future politician became an Eagle Scout of Grand Rapids Boy Scout Troop 15:
    $800 29
In 1775 30 axmen under the leadership of Daniel Boone hacked this route through the Cumberland Gap
    $800 15
Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts & Drew Barrymore were featured in this zany 1996 musical
    $800 27
Referring to its hair color, the dominant male within a group of gorillas is called this
    $800 10
This Thomas Berger book is the reminiscences of Jack Crabb, a survivor of Little Big Horn
    $800 5
While teaching at Harvard, this Bauhaus founder helped design the Harvard University Graduate Center
    $800 20
As a youth this commander of Apollo 13 was interested in scouting & rocketry
    $1000 16
Woody & Mia Farrow's own relationship fell apart during the making of this film about marital breakups
    $1000 24
1 of 2 islands on which the orangutan is found in the wild; it was once found in mainland Asia as well
    $1000 11
In "Ulysses" Marion Tweedy Bloom is better known by this nickname
    $1000 6
Charles Bulfinch served on this city's Board of Selectmen from 1791 to 1817
    $1000 21
This Boy Scout & former Secretary of Education published "The Moral Compass" in 1995

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Mushtaq Abby
$7,800 $100 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Requested by Ulysses S. Grant in the 1870s, it was first used by Bill Clinton August 11, 1997

Final scores:

Bob Mushtaq Abby
$12,801 $100 $9,000
3-day champion: $36,001 3rd place: Panasonic 27-inch diagonal Superflat Color TV System 2nd place: Trip to Swept Away Resort, Negril, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Mushtaq Abby
$7,700 $1,100 $5,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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