Show #2975 - Friday, July 4, 1997


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Barb Fuson, an American studies teacher from Decatur, Illinois

Peter Braxton, a math teacher from Fairfax, Virginia

Brick Barrientos, an accountant from Gaithersburg, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the characters, you identify the sitcom.)
    $100 16
Oceanus Hopkins was born at sea in 1620 aboard this pilgrim ship
    $100 11
Before hotels, J.W. Marriott made his money operating one of this rootbeer company's stands
    $100 21
In the 1950s Hans Scharoun designed 2 Stuttgart apartment complexes: Romeo & this mate
    $100 6
She not only carries a torch, she holds a law book inscribed with the date "JULY IV MDCCLXXVI"
    $100 26
The Metropolitan Museum of Art paid a record $143,352 for the oldest hand-painted complete deck of these
    $100 1
    $200 17
The nuclear submarine Nautilus was in this ocean when it sailed under the North Pole
    $200 12
In October 1996 this hockey player became the first real person pictured on a Campbell's soup label
    $200 22
4 pyramids were erected 1984-89 between this museum's Pavilion Denon & Pavilion Richelieu
    $200 7
On July 4, 1982 Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado was elected president of this North American country
    $200 27
This Jerry Garcia band, once called The Warlocks, holds the record for most documented rock concerts
    $200 2
Philip Banks,
Carlton Banks,
Will Smith
    $300 18
On May 5, 1961 the Freedom 7 capsule splashed down in the Atlantic with this man inside
    $300 13
In 1972 Frito-Lay introduced its nacho cheese flavor of these chips
    $300 23
He used a snail spiral design for the Guggenheim Museum & for the V.C. Morris Gift Shop in San Francisco
    $300 8
The cornerstone for this monument was laid July 4, 1848 with a trowel once used by our first president
    $300 28
In 1970 Roy Dean completed this London Times feature in a record 3 minutes, 45 seconds
    $300 3
Christine Armstrong,
Luther Van Dam,
Hayden Fox
    $400 19
On January 23, 1968 this country seized the U.S.S. Pueblo & detained its crew for espionage
    $400 14
In 1833 Abraham Lincoln sold this company's packaged chocolate in his Salem, Ill. country store
    $400 24
In the 1980s Benjamin Thompson & Associates updated this city's Faneuil Hall Marketplace
    $400 9
The first U.S. flag with this many stars was flown July 4, 1960
    $400 29
Guinness gives the record for this language's longest word to chi-n-chi-ku-ri-n, slang for a short person
    $400 4
    $500 20
In June 1942 U.S. dive bombers sank 3 Japanese aircraft carriers at this central Pacific battle
    $500 15
In 1958 this company introduced its "Pick-A-Mix" concept
    $500 25
In 1963 this airline building opened over Grand Central Station
    DD: $800 10
On the day of the bicentennial, this president said, "We lead because our whole history says we must"
    $500 30
These folklorists compiled the largest dictionary, the "Deutsches Worterbuch", 1st published in 1854
    $500 5
Dave Nelson,
Lisa Miller,
Bill McNeal

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Brick Peter Barb
$700 $1,600 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brick Peter Barb
$2,800 $2,700 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 1803 Luke Howard coined names for types of them, including cumulus & stratus
    $200 11
She introduced her DKNY Kids line in 1992
    $200 21
From Burundi to the Mediterranean, this longest river flows through 35 degrees of latitude
    $200 16
In June 1996 Trent Lott succeeded him as Senate majority leader
    $200 1
The last work of 15th century poet Christine de Pisan celebrates the military victories of this woman
    $200 6
Shakespeare's moor
    $400 27
Atoms of this lightest element make up about 90% of the universe
    $400 12
This Polo designer's 1978 westernwear line featured flounced prairie skirts & fringed buckskin jackets
    $400 22
Productive farmland in this European country lies in the polders, land reclaimed from the sea
    $400 17
Relentless in his pursuit of conservative ideals, he was named Time's Man of the Year for 1995
    $400 2
In a preface to "Paradise Lost" he called rhyme "The invention of a barbarous age, to set off...lame meter"
    $400 7
The first 3 Holy Roman emperors, father, son & grandson, shared this name
    $600 29
This element, symbol Ir, is one of the most corrosion-resistant metals known
    $600 13
Oscar de la Renta was born in Santo Domingo in this country, & studied art there in the '50s
    DD: $1,700 23
This sea provides most of Turkey's northern border
    $600 18
This longtime Arizona senator retired from Congress after the 1986 session
    $600 3
In a 1648 poem Robert Herrick urged reluctant maidens, "Gather ye" these "while ye may"
    $600 8
It's a long, dramatic musical piece, usually on a religious theme
    $800 30
It's the branch of physics that deals with light & vision
    $800 14
Frenchwoman whose ever-chic suit features a boxy jacket with a weighted metal chain sewn into the inside hem
    $800 24
Arhus is the largest city on this Danish peninsula
    $800 19
This Ohio senator & son of a president was known as "Mr. Republican"
    $800 4
This midwestern American poet gained new fame in 1990 with "Iron John: A Book About Men"
    $800 9
This river that flows through Venezuela is South America's northernmost major river
    DD: $3,000 28
From the Latin for "whip", they're the whiplike parts by which certain protozoa move about
    $1000 15
Italian whose last name follows "Emporio" in a worldwide chain of stylish boutiques
    $1000 25
This "great" Canadian lake lies on the Arctic Circle
    $1000 20
In 1948 Thomas Dewey "commissioned" this California governor as his vice presidential running mate
    $1000 5
This 19th century author of "Les Fleurs du Mal" translated Poe's tales into French
    $1000 10
Similar to Turkish raki, it's perhaps Greece's best-known aperitif

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brick Peter Barb
$9,800 $10,500 $2,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of this Russian's best-known works is the fiendishly difficult Piano Concerto No. 3 of 1909

Final scores:

Brick Peter Barb
$5,600 $19,601 $3,800
2nd place: Trip to Philadelphia New champion: $19,601 3rd place: Ducane 2004SS Gas Grill

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brick Peter Barb
$7,800 $10,200 $4,500
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,500

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Game tape date: 1997-02-11
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