Show #2968 - Wednesday, June 25, 1997


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Andrew Lueder, an attorney from Martinez, California

Ellen Kolb, a homemaker from Merrimack, New Hampshire

Cris Molles, a finance manager from Lomita, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
When Iraq invaded this neighbor, its emir, Sheik Jabir Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, fled to Saudi Arabia
    $100 17
Don't like doing this? You can use a sponge in a saucer or just lick the corner of the envelope instead
    $100 7
Experts suggest you begin this game by moving 1 or 2 pawns before bringing knights into play
    $100 11
This building in Albany is bounded by Washington Avenue & Swan, State & Eagle Streets
    $100 19
On June 10, 1996 her syndicated talk show debuted with George Clooney & Susan Lucci as guests
    $100 3
Romanians call this day Joi, while Swedes know it as Torsdag
    $200 2
Of 10, 100 or 1000, the length of the ground war in hours
    $200 18
Heloise suggests filling this in your car with potpourri; it smells nice & keeps others from using it
    $200 13
Rich Uncle Pennybags is the name of the mustached character on this game's box, board & cards
    $200 23
Troy, New York was home to the meatpacker who inspired this national symbol
    $200 20
The theme song to this Tim Daly sitcom is based on the fourth movement of Schubert's Piano Sonata in A Major
    $200 4
When sightsseing in France, you should know that entree libre means this
    $300 8
As chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, he played a leading role in directing the coalition war effort
    $300 28
Don't have one in your hotel room? Use a hot light bulb or hang your clothes in the bathroom while you shower
    $300 14
Among this company's games are Boggle, Risk & Sorry
    $300 24
A N. Tarrytown bridge named for this Washington Irving rider once stood where US9 crosses the Pocantico River
    $300 21
This Phil Silvers character was master sergeant of the motor pool at Fort Baxter, Kansas
    $300 5
In Portuguese these 2 antonyms are cedo & tarde
    $400 9
This general who commanded the Allied forces is the son of a brigadier general
    $400 29
After buying flour, store it here for at least a week to destroy any infestations
    $400 15
In one version of this game, 108 tiles are grouped into 3 suits: dots, bams & craks
    $400 26
Val-Kill in Hyde Park was this first lady's retreat
    $400 22
In 1996 he won the first acting Emmy for a cable TV series for playing Artie on "The Larry Sanders Show"
    $400 6
In Spain you might go shopping for una chaqueta -- a jacket -- made of cuero, this
    $500 10
Saddam Hussein's elite military force, reportedly the best trained & best equipped of the Iraqi army
    $500 30
To remove an excess of this from soup add slices of raw potato to absorb it
    $500 16
In 1931 architect Alfred M. Butts developed this board-&-tile game, calling it Crisscrosswords
    DD: $1,500 27
The top of the Skylon Tower soars 775' above this natural landmark
    $500 25
In this 1950s sitcom Theodore's classmates at Grant Ave. School included Larry Mondello, Gilbert Bates & Whitey
    $500 12
In the Netherlands this popular winter sport is called schaatsenrijden

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

Cris Ellen Andrew
$1,000 $600 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Ellen Andrew
$1,000 $4,500 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
In 1749 he was appointed surveyor of Culpeper County, Virginia
    $200 17
In 1996 this popular star directed his first feature film, "That Thing You Do!"
    $200 30
This duke of jazz composed an original score for Alvin Ailey's brilliant modern ballet "The River"
    $200 3
According to the title of Flannery O'Connor's first book of short stories, this kind of "man is hard to find"
    $200 16
This term for meat-eating mammals encompasses fish eaters like seals
    $200 6
In October 1996 its peso fell to 8 to a dollar
    $400 1
On June 16, 1858 he said, "A house divided against itself cannot stand"
    $400 18
David Lean's sweeping saga of this British adventurer was reissued in 1989 with previously unseen footage
    $400 29
"Concerto Barocco" is danced to a concerto for 2 violins by this great Baroque composer
    $400 8
This "Lolita" author remembers his childhood in St. Petersburg in his memoir "Speak, Memory"
    $400 20
This group of mammals lost out to placental mammals in much of the world but hung tough in Australia
    $400 7
If you're off on the road to this north African country take some dirhams, its currency
    $600 2
While he was vacationing at his father's Vermont home, word reached him that Harding had died
    $600 19
In this 1995 comedy Damon Wayans starred as an ex-Marine hired to train junior ROTCs
    $600 26
In 1998 she performed with the Kirov Ballet for the first time since her defection 18 years earlier
    $600 10
This English poet's "Ode On Indolence" wasn't published until after his death
    $600 23
Using feelers on its snout, the star-nosed type of this nearly blind mammal finds food underground
    $600 9
After it broke from Yugoslavia in 1991, Greece objected to its use of Hellenic symbols
    $800 4
While governor of New Jersey, he enacted the state's first workmen's compensation law
    $800 21
It's the film in which Tom Cruise played up-&-coming lawyer Mitch McDeere
    $800 27
Eugene Loring played the devil in this female choreographer's 1941 ballet "Three Virgins and a Devil"
    $800 11
She published "Exit To Eden" under the pen name Anne Rampling
    $800 24
The pygmy species of this amphibious mammal reaches a mere 3' high, 6' long & 400 lbs.
    DD: $3,000 13
It's been ruled by the Phoenicians, Romans, Arabs, Normans, Knights, France, Britain & since 1964, itself
    DD: $2,000 5
The last Whig elected president, he was James Madison's distant cousin
    $1000 22
Liam Neeson won critical acclaim for his recent portrayal of this Irish revolutionary
    $1000 28
George Balanchine created 10 ballets for this impresario's Ballets Russes
    $1000 12
He wrote "I, Claudius" for adults & "The Poor Boy Who Followed His Star" for children
    $1000 25
Bush babies are tree-dwelling members of this order that includes human babies
    $1000 14
Formerly the Caroline Islands, its name sounds like it's the smallest country in the world

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cris Ellen Andrew
$6,400 $14,500 $2,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Well now, we'll be back with the clue in a moment.)
In the 1830s settlers gave this city its name in the hope of having the University of Mississippi placed there

Final scores:

Cris Ellen Andrew
$5,400 $12,801 $1
2nd place: Trip to the Tryall Club, Jamaica New champion: $12,801 3rd place: Meade Model 390 Telescope

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cris Ellen Andrew
$5,400 $11,300 $2,300
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1997-02-05
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