Show #2953 - Wednesday, June 4, 1997

Wes Ulm game 1.


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Wes Ulm, a medical student from Alexandria, Virginia

Ellen Simmons, a marketing consultant from Warwick, Rhode Island

Stephen Heuser, an editor and writer from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
Carson City, the capital of this western state, is named for Kit Carson
    $100 18
It's the regular payment made to support an ex-spouse
    $100 2
Sappho once wrote, "No" this sweet "for me, if it comes with a bee"
    $100 23
This logger's griddle was so big it had to be greased by men skating with bacon on their feet
    $100 1
This international automaker opened a U.S. plant in 1978 to build Rabbits
    $100 26
Mike, Robbie & Chip to Steve Douglas
    $200 7
It's Alabama's first permanent European settlement as well as its only seaport
    $200 20
It's the money paid for the return of a kidnap victim
    $200 10
"One cannot have too large a party" is a line from her novel "Emma"
    $200 13
Some of the tales about this Tennessee congressman were spread by his Whig allies
    $200 4
In 1949 Chrysler pioneered starting a car with one of these rather than by pushing a button
    $200 30
In this series Staci Keanan had a pair of possible fathers played by Paul Reiser & Greg Evigan
    $300 3
Utah's Uinta Range is the only major range of these mountains in the contiguous 48 states that runs east & west
    $300 22
Of the 7 deadly sins, it's the one concerned with money
    $300 12
"We fluctuate long between love & hatred before we can arrive at a happy tranquility", she wrote to Abelard
    $300 16
Stormalong's soapy ship squeezed through the English Channel, leaving these cliffs clean & white
    $300 9
In 1968 a U.S. postage stamp was issued commemorating this automaker's 105th birthday
    $300 27
Claire Danes won high acclaim for this low-rated 1994 series
    $400 5
This state's least populous county, Grand Isle, lies mostly within Lake Champlain
    $400 25
It's a formal gift of funds given by, for example, a government to a scientist to "cary" on with research
    $400 14
Someone spied this dancer saying, "Life is an illusion" as she prepared to meet the firing squad
    $400 19
Annie Christmas, who unloaded boats in this Louisiana city, could carry a barrel of flour under each arm
    $400 11
Though the gov't considers it a truck, Motor Trend named this Dodge family vehicle 1996 "Car of the Year"
    $400 28
The story of a boy, Ken McLaughlin, & his horse, whose name is in the title
    $500 8
Chief cities on the banks of this Hudson River tributary include Rome, Utica & Schenectady
    $500 24
From a Latin word for "booty", it's the payment you make to keep your booty insured
    $500 17
"If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent", said this "Now, Voyager" star
    $500 21
This "King of the Keelboatmen" boasted of being half-horse & half-alligator
    DD: $400 15
GM division named for the son of a Swiss clockmaker
    $500 29
Uncle Martin to Tim O'Hara

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

Stephen Ellen Wes
$200 $800 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Ellen Wes
$700 $2,700 $4,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1877, a few years before his famous tower, he built a steel arch bridge over the Douro River in Portugal
    $200 23
"The Father of the Phonograph"
    $200 16
The role of Scrooge is sung by a baritone in this Thea Musgrave opera
    $200 26
She taught Black Studies at Jackson State College before she wrote "The Color Purple"
    $200 27
Grown in the northeast U.S., the round white or Katahdin type of this tuber is excellent for boiling
    $200 25
Strolling on the palm-lined Promenade de la Croisette is a must in this French film festival town
    $400 10
In May 1898 Portugal celebrated the 400th anniversary of this explorer's arrival in India
    $400 12
This Frenchman was "The Father of Bacteriology"
    $400 15
This Richard Strauss comic opera is named for Octavian, a young cavalier
    $400 3
In 1928 Elie Wiesel was born in Sighet, a Transylvanian village in this country
    $400 29
This computer maker's NASDAQ symbol is AAPL, not MAC
    $400 14
The government of the state of West Bengal lives in the Raj Dhavan, or Government House, in this city
    $600 9
This British army leader put the boot to the French in Portugal in 1808
    $600 18
Secretaries take note: he's "The Father of Modern Shorthand", not Isaac Pitman
    $600 2
This Mussorgsky opera was first performed at the Met in 1913 with Adamo Didur as Boris
    $600 5
Published in 1915, "The 'Genius' " is a semi-autobiographical novel by this author of "Sister Carrie"
    $600 24
Huitzilopochtli was the war & sun god of this civilization
    DD: $1,500 17
The Coptic Museum in this city is noted for its collection of ancient Coptic textiles
    $800 4
In an 1887 treaty, China recognized Portugal's sovereignty over this territory west of Hong Kong
    $800 19
This ancient Greek playwright is the "Father of Comedy"
    $800 6
Meyerbeer's "Les Huguenots" deals with the events around this massacre
    $800 11
This author of "The Alexandria Quartet" was the elder brother of zoologist & writer Gerald Durrell
    $800 28
This president's 1961 farewell address warned of the influence of "The Military-Industrial Complex"
    $800 20
It's the largest city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia
    $1000 7
When Napoleon threatened Portugal in 1807, the royal family fled to this country
    $1000 21
"The Father of Bluegrass Music"; he passed away in 1996
    DD: $1,400 8
He wrote both text & music for his 3-act opera "Tristan And Isolde"
    $1000 13
This author of "The Moonstone" was named for his father's friend Sir David Wilkie
    $1000 30
With a fan that circulates hot air, this type of oven cooks 25% faster than conventional ovens
    $1000 22
This city on South Island is named for a college at Oxford University

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Ellen Wes
$2,500 $5,100 $19,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That will please Ellen, I think!)
Added to the list in 1997 were the Quino Checkerspot & Laguna Mountains Skipper, types of these

Final scores:

Stephen Ellen Wes
$500 $1,100 $17,200
3rd place: Service Merchandise $1,000 Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Mexico City & Ixtapa New champion: $17,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Stephen Ellen Wes
$2,500 $5,100 $18,000
7 R,
0 W
12 R,
0 W
39 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 1997-01-28
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