Show #2973 - Wednesday, July 2, 1997

Kim Worth game 4.


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David Achar, a video buyer from Teaneck, New Jersey

Susan Lee, a housewife from Glencoe, Illinois

Kim Worth, a waiter and writer from Venice, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $47,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Let me give you a little bit of an explanation about this category: each correct response will be an anagram of one of the words in the category, in this case it will be "least", so all you have to do is rearrange some letters.)
    $100 7
Wheat was introduced to the New World by this explorer in 1493
    $100 4
Sting rose to fame in this new wave trio
    $100 22
In Hannibal, Missouri's fence painting contest, judges favor entrants who dress like this character
    $100 1
In the title of an old comedy, it's paired with "Old Lace"
    $100 8
Made of beans & eggs, ful medames has been eaten in this country perhaps since the time of the pharaohs
    $100 20
Michener wrote these "of the South Pacific"
    $200 13
On Sept. 3, 1996 the U.S. launched cruise missiles against this country for attacking Kurd territory
    $200 17
Ric Ocasek's head was put on a fly's body in this group's video "You Might Think"
    $200 27
The University of Michigan & MIT have won the Sunrayce, a competition for this kind of vehicle
    $200 2
This element found in limestome derives its name from the Latin word for lime, calx
    $200 9
In Ghana a dumpling called fufu is served with a soup made of the groundnut known here as this
    $200 23
Used for roofing & blackboards, it's best to start with a "clean" one
    $300 14
Last name of the brothers who made an overland trek in the 1260s from Bukhara, Uzbekistan to China
    DD: $1,000 18
Group heard here performing the theme to "American Gigolo":
    $300 28
12-year-old Wendy Guey of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida won this contest with "vivisepulture"
    $300 3
Of the metallic elements, it's the one most strongly attracted to a magnet
    $300 10
Mtori, a Tanzanian plantain soup, can also be made with this similar fruit
    $300 24
To take a base during a pitch
    $400 15
This personal guard of Roman emperors consisted of 9 cohorts of 1,000 soldiers each
    $400 19
She wrote reviews for New Musical Express before singing with The Pretenders
    $400 30
As a part of the Highland Games, this long wooden pole is tossed end over end
    $400 5
Sometimes used to make explosives, it's the most plentiful gas in the air
    $400 11
Almond milk is enjoyed in this country, where it is sold on the streets of Marrakesh
    $400 25
With "mate", it means nobody wins the chess game
    $500 16
In April 1992 Pres. Alberto Fujimori suspended this country's constitution & dissolved the legislature
    $500 21
This group from Sheffield, England topped the U.S. charts with 1982's "Don't You Want Me"
    $500 29
For writing "It was a dark and stormy night", this Victorian has a bad prose contest named for him
    $500 6
Symbolized Ac, it's alphabetically first among the elements
    $500 12
In Zimbabwe, bowara refers to the leaves of this large gourd that is carved in the U.S.
    $500 26
It's an inscribed pillar or slab used for commemorative purposes

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Kim Susan David
$2,600 $400 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Susan David
$4,300 $1,600 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Joshua Tree National Monument near Palm Springs in this state was made a national park in 1994
    $200 11
In his 1520 "Address to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation", he called for church reform
    $200 16
Nominated by Ronald Reagan as a conservative, she's moved to the center while on the Supreme Court
    $200 26
We have a "hunch" you'll know Antoine Coulon was the first to dance this role in "La Esmeralda"
    $200 1
A museum in Rutland, Vermont displays many of his illustrations, including covers of The Saturday Evening Post
    $200 21
First lady who was the subject of Irving Stone's "Love Is Eternal"
    DD: $1,800 3
The Rio Grande forms part of the border between these 2 U.S. states
    $400 12
In Russian this czar's nickname was Grozny, "The Dread"
    $400 17
The same-named grandfather of this conservative radio host practiced law in Missouri at age 104
    $400 27
Jules Perrot's short ballet "Pas de Quatre" requires this many ballerinas
    $400 7
The Longyear Museum in Brookline, Mass. displays memorabilia of this Christian Science founder
    $400 22
At Mark Twain's urging, this Civil War general wrote his "Personal Memoirs"
    $600 4
In 1970, while this country was still a British dependency, Belmopan became its capital
    $600 13
This third wife of Henry VIII died in 1537 after giving birth to Edward VI
    $600 18
Geoffrey Fieger, whose brother sang "My Sharona", is the lawyer for this controversial Michigan doctor
    $600 28
In 1958 this grande dame of British ballet was acclaimed for playing a water sprite in "Ondine"
    $600 8
The Hillerich & Bradsby Museum in Louisville, Kentucky displays this athletic equipment used by famous players
    $600 23
The top-rated miniseries of the 1985-86 season was based on this John Jakes novel
    $800 5
Lake Nicaragua is connected to this smaller Nicaraguan lake by the Tipitapa River
    $800 14
During his "magnificent" reign over the Ottomans, he conquered Hungary & much of Mesopotamia
    $800 19
O.J. Simpson's lead criminal defense attorney, he was once a prosecutor for the L.A. city attorney
    $800 29
This "Rodeo" choreographer's 1940 ballet "Black Ritual" featured an all-black cast
    $800 9
The Prince of Wales Museum of Western India in this city has large collections of jade & china
    $800 24
Bruce Catton began his Civil War studies in the 1950s with a trilogy on this Union army
    $1000 6
Provinces of this Central American country include Chiriqui, Veraguas & Darien
    DD: $1,300 15
In 1578 this Flemish cartographer engraved a new set of maps for Ptolemy's "Geography"
    $1000 20
This flamboyant Western defense lawyer wrote the 1995 bestseller "How to Argue and Win Every Time"
    $1000 30
The dramatic ballet "Las Hermanas" is based on this Spaniard's play "The House of Bernarda Alba"
    $1000 10
The Drake Well Museum in Titusville, Penn. is dedicated to the history of this industry
    $1000 25
MacKinlay Kantor's books include "Arouse and Beware" & this one set in a Confederate prison

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Susan David
$10,000 $1,600 $7,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of 2 men who served as U.S. vice president & also won a Nobel Peace Prize

Final scores:

Kim Susan David
$17,000 $100 $15,000
4-day champion: $64,000 3rd place: a Samsung 8mm compact camcorder 2nd place: a trip to Fiesta Americana, Mexico City

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kim Susan David
$9,900 $1,600 $7,200
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 1997-02-11
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