Show #2964 - Thursday, June 19, 1997


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Brian Nafziger, a graduate student from Urbana, Illinois

Joy Luckabaugh, an index editor from Germantown, Maryland

Chris Szymanski, a farmer from Marathon, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Tableware from the battleship Florida is a highlight of the governor's mansion in this city
    $100 9
This "Good Morning America" hostess' "Healthy Cooking" cookbook was a 1996 bestseller
    $100 19
This Christian holiday can fall as early as March 22 or as late as April 25
    $100 12
An EEG records the electrical activity of this organ
    $100 20
This oblong seat without a back holds baseball players
    $100 1
They have breathing room
    $200 5
This city, central Florida's largest, is one of the world's top tourist destinations
    $200 10
"3rd Rock From The Sun" is this Oscar nominee's first sitcom
    $200 23
Shelley, Idaho celebrates this tuber each September
    $200 13
Human beings normally have 46 of these in most of their cells
    $200 25
Part of the house that precedes "clock", "chair" & "tree"
    $200 2
Paul Bunyan, for one
    $300 6
Miami is the seat of this county, which is entirely within Miami's metropolitan area
    $300 11
This actor who plays Dr. Mark Greene on "ER" became the first cast member to direct an episode
    $300 24
Each June Grand Rapids, Minnesota honors this "Wizard of Oz" star with a 4-day festival
    $300 16
This second-lightest metal, symbol K, is so soft it can be cut with a knife
    $300 26
The Boston type of this chair has a spindle back & arms that match the curve of the seat, & sits on curved slats
    $300 3
Bagel topper
    $400 7
John Ringling exerted major influence on the development of this city where he made his home in the 1920s
    $400 14
This former "Entertainment Tonight" co-host covered gymnastics for NBC at the 1996 Olympics
    $400 29
Jerry Lewis' annual Labor Day telethon raises money to fight this disease
    $400 18
He's been called the "Father of Modern Rocketry"
    $400 27
Any "birdbrain" knows these are the small compartments for papers in a desk
    $400 21
Tetanus woe
    DD: $800 8
Florida city in which the group seen here is headquartered:
    $500 17
Caroline on "Baywatch", she was a Johnson & Johnson baby at age 6 months
    $500 30
The Fiesta Bowl Parade & Prescott Bluegrass Festival are annual events in this state
    $500 15
According to his law, resistance in a DC circuit is the ratio of volts to amps
    $500 28
This French term for a tall cupboard with doors goes back to what it originally held -- weapons
    $500 22
Dictionary compiler

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

Chris Joy Brian
$900 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Joy Brian
$2,900 $1,800 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
This Dane's first novel "The Improviser", was published the same year as his first book of fairy tales
    $200 11
Claiming he was innocent, Captain Kidd was hanged in 1701 in this English capital for murder & piracy
    $200 21
A fine series of these paintings on fresh plaster in Assisi is tentatively attributed to Giotto
    $200 1
If you're out in this European mountain range you may find the Inn Valley
    $200 25
The inventor of this substitute named it after the Greek word for "pearly"--margarites
    $200 3
Friar Lawrence urges her to join "a sisterhood of holy nuns" but she ignores him & kills herself
    $400 17
In this first Tom Clancy novel, the captain of a Soviet sub decides to defect with his ship
    $400 12
This first prime minister of independent India was educated in England at Harrow & Cambridge
    $400 22
His father, Auguste Manet, worked for the Ministry of Justice & wanted him to become a lawyer
    $400 7
Bayern is the German name of this German state known for its beer
    $400 26
Ancient Greeks used this pressed oil from the fruit of the Olea Europaea for skin lotion & anointings
    $400 4
This comedy ends in Lucentio's house, not in Petruchio's
    $600 18
Sherwood Anderson helped this Mississippian find a publisher for "Soldier's Pay", his first novel
    $600 13
For health reasons, this founder of the Boy Scouts spent his last years in Kenya
    $600 23
As an art student in Madrid he met director Luis Bunuel with whom he later made the film "An Andalusian Dog"
    $600 8
Though Bornholm is a Danish island, it's much closer to this Scandinavian country than to Denmark
    $600 28
This type of fat found in plum pudding can be used to make tallow candles
    $600 5
The last scene of this tragedy takes place in a pavilion in Titus' garden in Rome
    $800 19
He introduced intelligence agent George Smiley in 1961's "Call for the Dead"
    $800 14
King Haakon I of this country was killed in battle while fighting Erik Bloodax' sons
    $800 24
He was 24 when he first painted Spain's Philip IV who became his patron
    $800 9
An island called the Calf of Man lies southwest of the Isle of Man in this sea
    $800 29
The name of this oil was changed from "rapeseed oil" by the Canadian oil-seed industry
    $800 6
This prince of Tyre discovers the wife he believed was dead has become a priestess of Diana
    $1000 20
Later a Bertolucci film, this first novel by Paul Bowles is considered a model of existential fiction
    DD: $1,000 15
William H. Seward negotiated the Alaska Purchase during this president's administration
    $1000 27
In 1906 Rodin invited this Romanian sculptor to work in his studio, but he refused
    $1000 10
At 7,339 feet, Mount Orohena on this island is the highest point in the Society Islands
    $1000 30
Found in fish, omega-3 oils are thought to lower the level of this bad cholesterol
    DD: $3,100 2
Shortly before he dies this king laments, "And my poor fool is hang'd!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Joy Brian
$12,200 $1,400 $4,100
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Last name of 2 brothers, one currently a cabinet secretary & one mayor of a city of several million

Final scores:

Chris Joy Brian
$11,400 $11 $8,200
2-day champion: $24,000 3rd place: Panasonic 27-inch diagonal Superflat TV system 2nd place: Softub Portable Spa & Lloyd/Flanders Patio Furniture

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chris Joy Brian
$10,100 $2,400 $4,900
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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Game tape date: 1997-02-04
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