Show #2961 - Monday, June 16, 1997

Arthur Phillips game 5.


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John Kiernan, a computer programmer and writer originally from Stamford, Connecticut

Lee Morgan, a voice teacher & accountant from Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Arthur Phillips, a speechwriter from Boston, Massachusetts (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,603)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
In June 1987 she became the first British prime minister in the 20th c. elected to 3 straight terms
    $100 21
The largest of these red gemstones ever discovered was a 400-carat one found in Burma
    $100 1
Chuck Berry told this composer to "Roll Over" & "Tell Tchaikovsky the News"
    $100 26
A 1996 Business Week survey called this soup company's board of directors "America's Best"
    $100 16
This Czech-born tennis star was the world's No. 1 ranked women's player 7 times, 1978-79 & 1982-86
    $100 11
Australia's National Library in this city overlooks Lake Burley Griffin
    $200 7
On September 23, 1949 President Truman announced that this country had detonated a nuclear device
    $200 22
Like South Africa's, Namibia's economy is based in part on exports of gem-quality ones of these
    $200 2
He "walks in the classroom, cool and slow" & "calls the English teacher 'Daddy-O'"
    $200 27
In 1996 companies that produce these consumables announced an end to their ban on TV & radio ads
    $200 17
In 1996 this Barry Switzer-coached team won a record fifth straight NFC East division title
    $200 12
The name of this Welsh capital may mean "Fort on the Taff"
    $300 8
In 338 B.C. this country's Philip II defeated Thebes & Athens at the Battle of Chaeronea
    $300 23
Iron & titanium give this corundum gem its rich translucent blue color
    $300 3
The CCR song about her begins, "Left a good job in the city, workin' for the man every night and day"
    $300 28
This battery maker introduced the Copper Top tester in 1990
    $300 18
1 of 2 L.A. Lakers players to win the NBA's regular season MVP award
    $300 13
The Chinese city of Guangzhou, better known to westerners as this, is also called Yangcheng, "City of Goats"
    $400 9
In 781 he persuaded Pope Adrian I to crown his sons Pepin & Louis kings of Italy & Aquitaine
    $400 24
Malachite & peridot are gems of this color
    $400 4
In a Bryan Adams hit, it follows, "Everything I Do"
    $400 29
In August 1995 this nation's first stock exchange, based in Ulan Bator, began trading
    $400 19
On July 17, 1994 this nation won a record fourth World Cup soccer title by beating Italy, 3-2 on penalty kicks
    $400 14
You'll find El Teniente, the world's largest underground copper mine, in this South American country
    $500 10
"The Thousand" was a novel written by this Italian guerrilla leader based on his 1860 Sicilian expedition
    $500 25
Chinese scholar Hsu Shen attributed human virtues to this gem
    $500 5
In this 1984 hit, Cyndi Lauper sang, "If you're lost you can look and you will find me"
    $500 30
This firm owned by the Seagram Company is the leading seller of pasteurized orange juice
    $500 20
This Florida quarterback won the Heisman Trophy in 1996, 30 years after his coach Steve Spurrier won it
    DD: $2,300 15
The Malebo Pool, also known as the Stanley Pool, is a shallow lake formed by this river

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

Arthur Lee John
$4,600 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Lee John
$5,800 $2,600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: About presidents, obviously.)
    $200 22
According to Hesiod, there were only 3 of these one-eyed giants: Brontes, Steropes & Arges
    $200 1
William Howard Taft is 1 of only 2 presidents buried in this cemetery outside Washington, D.C.
    $200 6
1979 film in which Robert Duvall loved "the smell of napalm in the morning"
    $200 13
His father, Pap Finn, is the town drunk
    $200 8
Some vegetarians choose not to eat this product because it is made by bees
    $200 21
The theoretical tachyons are said to exist only at speeds faster than the speed of this
    $400 23
He was a god of earthquakes & water before he became supreme ruler of the sea
    $400 2
He's the first president who wasn't a signer of the Declaration of Independence
    $400 9
Bob Fosse won a Best Director Oscar for this 1972 Liza Minnelli musical, which he also choreographed
    $400 14
Dickens orphan Philip Pirrip is better known by this nickname
    $400 15
This white sweetener is excluded from recipes when animal bone char has been used to bleach it
    $400 24
Term for the intrisnic angular momentum of a particle, or more simply, rapid rotation
    $600 25
The Romans referred to this pipe-playing god as Faunus
    $600 3
He had 4 sons & 2 daughters & his eldest son became governor of Texas
    $600 12
This all-star murder mystery takes place in 1934 aboard a train traveling from Istanbul to France
    $600 7
Lassiter is the gun-slinging hero of this Zane Grey novel & appears in its sequel "The Rainbow Trail"
    $600 16
Cooking sauces in this type of pot will increase levels of the mineral needed for hemoglobin
    $600 28
To get an element's mass number, add its protons & these
    $800 26
Orion became a constellation after he was stung to death by one of these creatures, also a constellation
    $800 4
He remembered the Maine; it blew up during his time in office
    $800 10
In this 1976 thriller Laurence Olivier displayed his dental skills while asking Dustin Hoffman, "Is it safe?"
    $800 18
Kidnapped as a child, this R.D. Blackmore title heroine grew up to be quite a cookie
    $800 17
A mashed banana or a quarter cup of applesauce can replace oil or a single one of these in a cake recipe
    $800 29
Some say particle physics goes back to the discovery of this particle in 1897
    $1000 27
After the Trojan War ended, it took Odysseus 10 years to return home to this island
    DD: $2,000 5
The only Secretary of Commerce to become president
    DD: $3,000 11
This 1971 film featured the memorable debut seen here:

"Whatcha all comin' back here in the dark?"
    $1000 20
This orchid-loving detective made his first appearance in Rex Stout's "Fer-de-Lance"
    $1000 19
Nicknamed "Wheat-Meat", seitan is made from wheat gluten rich in this compound essential to life
    $1000 30
Color is a property of these fundamental particles that come in strange & charm types

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Lee John
$15,200 $5,600 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Before its independence, this country was known as the Netherlands East Indies

Final scores:

Arthur Lee John
$18,400 $5,500 $300
5-day champion: $63,003 2nd place: a trip to Bahamas Princess Resort & Casino 3rd place: a Samsung 27" color television

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Arthur Lee John
$11,400 $5,600 $5,000
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 1997-02-04
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