Show #2976 - Monday, July 7, 1997


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Debbie Beers, a lawyer from Glen Echo, Maryland

Chris Morse, a chemist originally from Amherst, New Hampshire

Peter Braxton, a math teacher from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
The villagers come when the boy cries "Wolf!" because they think these animals are in danger
    $100 16
In 1860 L.O. Colvin invented one of the first machines that performed this farm chore, but it annoyed the cows
    $100 11
Citizen Kane's last word; the object it refers to isn't revealed until the end of the film
    $100 1
In Santeria, which combines Catholicism & African ritual, this apostle once named Simon is called Oggun
    $100 21
Vibrissae are the short stiff hairs that line this organ of smell
    $100 26
Scarlett O'Hara's favorite Butler
    $200 7
The children in this 1981 Chris Von Allsburg book play a jungle board game that turns real
    $200 17
In 1870 Mattie Knight patented a machine that folded flat bottoms on these grocery carriers
    $200 12
In 1978's "Superman", Lex Luthor obtains a glowing chunk of this mineral, Superman's weakness
    $200 2
Quaker gatherings for either business or worship are called these
    $200 22
When a woman is born, these reproductive organs contain about 2 million potential eggs
    $200 27
While the reddish stalks of this plant may be eaten, the leaves are highly poisonous
    $300 8
The illustrator of 1902's "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"
    $300 18
Murray Spangler invented the modern type of this device & his relative William Hoover sold them
    $300 13
This director called objects that drive the plot "MacGuffins", like the engine plans in "The 39 Steps"
    $300 3
In the 1500s this German movement claimed all people, not just Catholic priests, had access to divinity
    $300 23
Melatonin is secreted by this gland named for its resemblance to a pine cone
    $300 28
These 2 important European rivers differ by only one letter
    $400 9
While living on a Maine farm, he wrote "Charlotte's Web", which is set on a farm
    $400 19
After his sweetheart's ice cream melted as he rowed it to her, Ole Evinrude invented this type of engine
    $400 14
In "A Very Brady Sequel", Tim Matheson struggles to steal the Bradys' statue of one of these animals
    $400 4
In the 500s B.C. this religion claimed all people, not just Brahman priests, had access to divinity
    $400 24
Hypoglycemia occurs when this organ secretes too much insulin
    $400 29
This parallelogram with 4 equal sides resembles a slanted square
    $500 10
Alice couldn't tell if this ovoid "Looking Glass" character was wearing a cravat or a belt
    $500 20
It took Dr. Wilson Greatbatch 2 years to develop this heart regulator first implemented in 1960
    $500 15
In "Cool Hand Luke", Paul Newman is put on a chain gang for vandalizing these mechanical devices
    DD: $500 5
This term for the Christian belief that denies the trinity lent its name to a denomination
    $500 25
Prone to inflammation, this clear membrane covers the front of the eyeball & lines the eyelids
    $500 30
In mythology she's the wife of Cronus & the mother of Zeus

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

Peter Chris Debbie
$1,300 $1,300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Chris Debbie
$2,000 $2,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(about the president, obviously!)
    $200 12
Billy Graham presided over his funeral services April 27, 1994 in Yorba Linda, California
    $200 30
Completed in 1931, it rises over 1,400 feet at 350 Fifth Avenue in New York City
    $200 1
He began his Sistine Chapel work with the Noah scenes over the entrance door
    $200 6
Tennis balls & pool tables are covered by this material made from wet woolen fibers
    $200 7
Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett won a Pulitzer Prize for their adaptation of this girl's diary
    $200 21
It's the German equivalent of a motor expressway
    $400 13
During WWII this future president was supreme commander of the Allies in Europe
    $400 28
This state's Hilton Head Island offers golf & other recreational activities year round
    $400 2
In 1921, after 10 years of self-imposed exile, this muralist returned to Mexico
    $400 17
Mummies were wrapped in this fabric for which your house may have a "closet"
    $400 8
His "Brighton Beach Memoirs" & "Biloxi Blues" are autobiographical
    $400 22
Used to mean "To your health", it's most often said after someone sneezes
    $600 14
For his work in establishing the League of Nations, he was awarded the 1919 Nobel Peace Prize
    $600 27
Built in 1672, Vincent House in Edgartown is the oldest known house on this Massachusetts resort island
    $600 3
While still in his teens, this artist, for whom a trim pointed beard is named, was Rubens' chief assistant
    $600 18
Generic tradenames for this synthetic include Comfort Fiber, Hollofil & Fortrel
    $600 9
"The Gladiator", an 1831 play by Robert Montgomery Bird, was based on the life of this Roman slave
    $600 23
In a 1963 address, John F. Kennedy took pride in uttering this 4-word phrase
    $800 15
They're the 2 presidents born in Braintree, Massachusetts
    $800 26
Like a fairy tale come true, Solvang, California mirrors a quaint town in this Scandinavian country
    $800 4
"The Supreme Poster Artist of the 19th Century", he was famous for his Parisian nightlife scenes
    $800 19
Term for the process of mechanically taking the seeds out of a boll of cotton
    DD: $1,500 10
Nora Helmer is the heroine of this Ibsen play
    $800 24
The name of this psychology movement is German for "form" or "shape"
    $1000 16
He had 8 children, the oldest named Birchard
    $1000 29
You can visit D.H. Lawrence's ranch & shrine in this New Mexico town, home to many writers & artists
    DD: $1,000 5
He signed one of his earliest works, the Modena Triptych, "Master Domenikos"
    $1000 20
Sailcloth, canvas, rope & twine are made from this fiber plant grown in warm regions
    $1000 11
An eccentric young man takes up with a woman nearing 80 in this off-beat comedy based on a film
    $1000 25
It's the ghostly double of a living person, or a literary device used to reflect good & evil

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Chris Debbie
$8,800 $6,900 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Henck Arron was prime minister of this country when it gained its independence in 1975

Final scores:

Peter Chris Debbie
$13,801 $13,700 $10,400
2-day champion: $33,402 2nd place: Zenith 35" big-screen TV & Lane Chippendale Game Table & Chairs 3rd place: Whirlpool Dishwasher & Trash Compactor

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Chris Debbie
$8,800 $6,200 $6,400
21 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 1997-02-12
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