Show #2959 - Thursday, June 12, 1997

Arthur Phillips game 3.


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Mindy Eakin, an administrative assistant from Arlington, Massachusetts

Fritz Gray, a reservation sales representative from Torrance, California

Arthur Phillips, a speechwriter from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 30
These organs that produce eggs stop functioning as glands between ages 45 & 55
    $100 29
General Motors & General Electric are among the 30 stocks in this, abbreviated DJIA
    $100 6
Once the site of a famous prison, this California island was named for its large pelican population
    $100 13
This actor's father, poet laureate Cecil Day Lewis, wrote detective novels under the name Nicholas Blake
    $100 8
The first translation of this book printed in America was John Eliot's 1661-63 Algonquian one
    $100 1
In the children's game, Heigh-Ho, the Derry-O, the farmer is here
    $200 28
Colorblindness is rare in women as they have 2 of these dominant gene-carrying chromosomes
    $200 19
This major stock exchange is known as "The Big Board"
    $200 7
All 5 Rhode Island counties have shorelines on this bay
    $200 14
Last name shared by tennis player Rosemary & cellist Pablo; he was her great-uncle
    $200 9
In October 1996 the Pope told scientists this theory was sound if they accept it as God's work
    $200 2
Wat tha righter duz two evry wurd inn thiss klue
    $300 25
This grows the fastest in women ages 16-24 & its length also affects its growth
    $300 11
It's a share of a company's profits distributed to a class of its shareholders
    $300 20
This river that winds through Wyoming, Idaho & Oregon is the main tributary of the Columbia River
    $300 16
This country singer once starred on a TV variety series with her younger sisters Louis & Irlene
    $300 10
On June 14, 1992 this world leader returned to the Russian Orthodox church after years as an atheist
    $300 3
Jean Harlow was a blonde one
    $400 26
Shallower & wider than a man's to allow for childbirth, its bones are fused in a ring to give support
    $400 12
Term for the scroll of prices on the electronic board; it comes from the time when it was printed on paper
    $400 21
The Connecticut River forms Vermont's entire border with this state
    $400 23
Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky, was an ancestor of this Civil War historian
    $400 17
The Persian poet Rumi was a Sufi, a member of the mystic sect of this religion
    $400 4
You can walk for miles on one of these & never leave the same spot
    $500 27
Estrace is a synthetic version of this hormone sometimes prescribed after menopause
    $500 15
It's the short-term interest rate banks charge their best customers; all other rates are measured by it
    $500 22
Waimea is a famous canyon on this "Garden Isle" of Hawaii
    DD: $400 24
This actress' daughter Natasha Gregson Wagner appeared in the 1992 film "Buffy The Vampire Slayer"
    $500 18
This "Tao Te Ching" author attracted many admirers, including a young Confucius
    $500 5
The 2 words that fit the category for the slow, solemn ring of a bell

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

Arthur Fritz Mindy
$2,400 $100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Fritz Mindy
$3,400 $1,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 17
Thor Heyerdahl spent 101 days sailing this raft from Peru to Polynesia
    $200 21
His Pieta was exhibited at the 1964 New York fair, the only time it left Italy since it was sculpted in 1499
    $200 11
In 1996 this country star's career U.S. album sales, including "Ropin' The Wind", reached 60 million
    $200 6
This body of Congress has the power to draw up impeachment charges against federal officials
    $200 24
Creole cream cheese, a specialty of this U.S. state, may be eaten for breakfast with sugar & fruit
    $200 1
Varro, Clitus, Claudius, Strato, Lucius & Dardanius are all servants to Brutus in this play
    $400 18
On November 20 they were married in a dazzling ceremony in Westminster Abbey
    $400 22
Montreal's Expo 67 was built on 2 islands in this river
    $400 12
Then-husband James Taylor played guitar on her 1974 hit "Haven't Got Time For The Pain"
    $400 7
In 1964 Walter Mondale was appointed to replace this man as U.S. Senator from Minnesota
    $400 26
This country is known for its double Gloucester cheese, which is similar to cheddar
    $400 2
Edgar disguises himself as a mad beggar in this tragedy about a mad king
    $600 16
On October 14, in the experimental X-1, he broke the sound barrier
    $600 23
With over 64 million in attendance, this Japanese city's 1970 World's Fair was the largest ever held
    $600 15
Called by some the "Epitome of Cool", this 70-year-old's 1994 CD "MTV Unplugged" won him 2 Grammys
    $600 8
This Cabinet department registers trademarks & issues patents
    $600 29
Often ball-shaped & coated with red wax, this cheese originated in a town north of Amsterdam
    $600 3
In "Othello", Brabantio tells him, "Thou art a villain"; he retorts, "You are--a senator"
    $800 19
The "New Look" this designer introduced in 1947 returned Paris to fashion dominance
    $800 28
Cyrus McCormick's reaper was exhibited at London's 1851 expo in this "Palace"
    $800 14
1 of the 3 singers on the 1993 No. 1 hit "All For Love" from the film "The Three Musketeers"
    DD: $2,000 9
Presidential candidates from this party have included Ron Paul, Andre Marrou & Harry Browne
    $800 30
This extremely strong-smelling cheese is named for a province in Belgium
    $800 4
She tells Oberon, "I know when thou hast stolen away from fairyland... versing love to amorous Phillida"
    $1000 20
This "Threepenny Opera" playwright returned to Europe shortly after interrogation by HUAC
    DD: $1,600 27
He was the only president assassinated at a World's Fair
    $1000 13
Singer Neil Tennant & keyboardist Chris Lowe form this duo
    $1000 10
Philip F. LaFollette served as governor of this state both as a Republican & as a Progressive
    $1000 25
Originally, this country's Scamorze cheese was made only from water buffalo milk
    $1000 5
In "Henry VIII", this cardinal's first line is "The Duke of Buckingham's surveyor? Ha!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Fritz Mindy
$10,400 $5,900 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Something we can all relate to!)
This 1946 holiday classic was based on "The Greatest Gift", a short story by Philip Van Doren Stern

Final scores:

Arthur Fritz Mindy
$11,801 $11,800 $7,799
3-day champion: $29,202 2nd place: a Bassett Legend dining room set + Retroneu flatware 3rd place: a Panasonic 27" diagonal Superflat TV system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Arthur Fritz Mindy
$10,800 $6,000 $3,900
29 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,700

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Game tape date: 1997-01-29
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