Show #2971 - Monday, June 30, 1997

Kim Worth game 2.


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James Oldham, an electronics engineer originally from Jonesboro, Arkansas

Natalia Mayer, a library selection specialist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kim Worth, a waiter and writer from Venice, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Launched on April 24, 1990, it was the first general-purpose orbiting telescope
    $100 8
Popular in Jamaica, ackee is a tropical fruit that, when cooked, tastes like these scrambled items
    $100 2
Debbie Reynolds, Jane Powell & George Grizzard share this birthday -- no fooling
    $100 26
Ben Franklin would find his portrait on this bond just "grand"
    $100 4
The High Roller, the highest of these rides in the world, careens around the top of the Stratosphere
    $100 11
This song calls the U.S. "The land of the free and the home of the brave"
    $200 3
Fog may form when air cools to this "point" or when moisture is added to air near the ground
    $200 10
You might begin a German meal with aalsuppe, a soup made from this snake-like sea creature
    $200 9
March 1 is the "Day-O" this calypso singer celebrates his birthday
    $200 27
It's an easy guess; he's on the lowest denomination, the $50
    $200 21
Lance Burton works his magic at this new resort & casino named for Monaco's gambling town
    $200 12
"A hero is brave in deeds as well as words" is the moral of one of his fables
    $300 5
Cinnamon & cork are obtained from this part of a tree
    $300 16
Romesco, a classic Catalan sauce from this country, contains tomatoes, garlic, red peppers, nuts & olive oil
    $300 18
This Dane could tickle the ivories for Robert Loggia January 3, their mutual birthday
    $300 28
The Romans would have given Hamilton's portrait on this denomination a "D"
    $300 23
You'll find the Flying Monkey Bar & the Oz Buffet in the Emerald City area of this "grand" hotel
    $300 13
"It is hard to be brave", said this friend of Winnie-The-Pooh, "when you're only a very small animal"
    $400 6
This tusked pinniped takes clams into its mouth & sucks the flesh from the shell
    $400 17
Pastitsio, a popular noodle dish from this Mediterranean country, may feature lamb or feta cheese
    $400 19
On July 12 this U.S. skater of Japanese descent should have lots of "ice"ing on her birthday cake
    $400 29
For $5,000 everybody sing! "We got the bond right here, on it is..."
    $400 24
Remind this Las Vegas headliner that he's nicknamed "Mr. Excitement" & he might say, "Danke Schoen"
    $400 14
In his "Plea For" this abolitionist, Thoreau asked, "When were the good and the brave ever in a majority?"
    $500 7
In the 1550s Fleming Ogier de Busbecq introduced this garden flower to Europe from Turkey
    DD: $1,000 22
Basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese & olive oil go into this sauce that originated in Genoa
    $500 20
People with animal names born November 27 include Eddie Rabbitt, Robin Givens & this pal of Howdy Doody
    $500 30
This president considered "The Father of the Constitution" is on the $200 bond
    $500 25
It's no "illusion": an elevated tram connects Treasure Island to this hotel & casino next door
    $500 15
This 20th century novelist defined "guts" as "grace under pressure"

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

Kim Natalia James
$1,100 $1,100 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Natalia James
$3,100 $1,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Well, by coincidence, Natalia, you're from Canada and we have a Canadian category up there; it's a potpourri of Canada category; you want to start there or somewhere else?)
    $200 8
About 7,000 years ago Mexican Indians improved this crop, notably the size of its ears
    $200 1
As their official birds, Alberta chose the great horned; Manitoba, the great grey; & Quebec the snowy one of these
    $200 19
In baseball this player changes his signals to the pitcher when there's a runner on second
    $200 16
"It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World" marked the film debut of this madcap comic, later Mork & Mindy's TV son
    $200 26
This country's flag features a solid red disk on an all-white background
    $200 6
Scholars have long sought the identity of the "Dark Lady" who tortures Shakespeare in these poems
    $400 9
In 280 B.C. King Pyrrhus used these animals to trample the Roman infantry, perhaps giving Hannibal ideas
    $400 2
Talks began in 1995 to include Chile in this Canadian-U.S.-Mexican agreement
    $400 20
Services like DirecTV compete with cable by beaming signals into the home from these on high
    $400 17
Former Oscar nominee whose "Hot Lips" were first seen onscreen in the teenage classic "Reform School Girl"
    $400 27
The 3 stars on its flag represent the Visayas, Mindanao & Luzon
    $400 7
They're the main rivers of the 2 cities where Shakespeare spent most of his life
    $600 10
This war dated to the 12th century B.C. has inspired writers from Homer to the present
    DD: $1,000 3
With 6, it's the province with the greatest number of area codes
    $600 21
Often employed by governments, this form of spreading doctrines or rumors sometimes uses "The Big Lie" as a weapon
    $600 18
Jennifer Grant, the daughter of Cary Grant & this actress, made her feature film debut in '96 in "The Evening Star"
    $600 28
In 1699 this czar created Russia's flag based on that of the Netherlands
    $600 13
Shakespeare's daughter Susanna was born 6 months after his marriage to this woman
    $800 11
In Palestine, the Sadducees, who believed in strict Torah, opposed this group who let the law evolve
    $800 4
This Canadian news magazine publishes a Chinese edition 6 times a year
    $800 23
Letters that are pronounced similarly, like P & B, limit this method of understanding speech
    $800 22
As a teenager, Woody Harrelson appeared in this film based on a song sung by Jeannie C. Riley
    DD: $1,000 29
It's the constellation seen on the flags of Papua New Guinea & Western Samoa
    $800 14
Will helped his father obtain one of these, with the motto "Non Sanz Droict", "Not Without Right"
    $1000 12
Ur, Tyre & Athens were examples of this political unit centered on an urban community
    $1000 5
National days, including Canada Day, are proclaimed by the person in this post, not by the P.M.
    $1000 25
Developed by Edward Hall, proxemics is the study of this "language", such as crossing one's legs
    $1000 24
He made his debut in a walk-on role in "Irma La Douce" 9 years before he played Sonny Corleone
    $1000 30
In 1947 a spinning wheel on this country's flag was replaced by the Dharma Chakra or Wheel of Law
    $1000 15
Perhaps written by Shakespeare himself, it ends, "Curst be he that moves my bones"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Natalia James
$11,100 $8,000 $6,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

A new theory says this author died of rabies, not alcoholism or drug abuse, October 7, 1849

Final scores:

Kim Natalia James
$16,100 $15,998 $12,800
2-day champion: $34,900 2nd place: Trip to Roseland Ranch, Stanfordville, New York 3rd place: Swintec SF 1205 Single-line Fax Machine

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kim Natalia James
$10,000 $8,000 $6,400
26 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
15 R,
0 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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Game tape date: 1997-02-11
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