Show #2977 - Tuesday, July 8, 1997


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Fazal Khan, a medical and law student from Champaign, Illinois

David Smith, an attorney originally from Norwich, England

Peter Braxton, a math teacher from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
While in the VA. legislature, this 3rd president introduced his religious freedom statute
    $100 15
The 1996 Thanksgiving episode of this Tim Allen sitcom featured a claymation dream sequence
    $100 11
Use these bristly implements to butter pastries or to keep meat moist on the grill
    $100 1
Though it's currently Polaris, Vega will become this directional star around 14,000 A.D.
    $100 25
The Federation of Fly Fishers, Harvard's Hasty Pudding Club & Time Magazine all name one of these
    $100 20
    $200 3
Founded in 1607, the Popham colony on the Kennebec River was this state's first English settlement
    $200 16
Al Bundy is head of the household on this TV sitcom
    $200 12
Waffles are made in an iron & muffins are made in an implement named for this metal
    $200 7
In 1996 one of these minor planets the size of Pikes Peak was named for newsman Walter Cronkite
    $200 26
A silver medal goes to totally blind men who score over 185 in this indoor sport
    $200 21
Arabie Saoudite
    $300 4
In 1952 composer Stuart Hamblen was the presidential candidate of this anti-liquor party
    $300 17
Dick Van Patten played Tom Bradford, father of many, on this ABC drama
    $300 13
Used to keep food warm, this "dish" is a container with a pan of hot water beneath it
    $300 8
America's first weather satellite, its name stood for Television & Infrared Observation Satellite
    $300 27
The developers of this sound system, in common use since the '70s, received an Academy Award in 1989
    $300 22
    DD: $500 5
On Dec. 23, 1921 President Harding pardoned this Socialist so that he could have Christmas dinner with his wife
    $400 18
Stephen Collins plays a minister & father of 5 on this WB Network drama
    $400 14
When using this short, axlike butcher's knife, keep your other hand out of the way
    $400 9
Corvus, a small constellation south of Virgo, is said to represent this black bird
    $400 28
His innovative poems like "The Waste Land" earned him the 1948 Nobel Prize for Literature
    $400 23
    $500 6
This soldier & frontiersman won important victories over the British in the Northwest Territory
    $500 19
She played Kate Lawrence, mother of 4, on the '70s series "Family"
    $500 30
The mandoline, resembling a washboard, eases this process of cutting potatoes into matchlike strips
    $500 10
In 1973 Alan Bean spent nearly 2 months aboard this U.S. space station
    $500 29
The MacArthur Foundation's 6-figure awards to brilliant people in various fields are known as these "grants"
    $500 24

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

Peter David Fazal
$2,400 $300 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter David Fazal
$2,500 $1,800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A little bit of everything.)
    $200 6
Peach County is the center of this state's peach-growing belt
    $200 1
From Miranda v. Arizona, before interrogation one must be told of the right to remain this
    $200 16
Readers in 1860-61 picked up copies of "All the Year Round" to read installments of his "Great Expectations"
    $200 21
Before marrying Jackie Kennedy, he was linked romantically with Maria Callas
    $200 11
According to the title of a Victor Herbert operetta, it's where the "Babes" are
    $200 26
It's the only continent occupied by a single nation
    $400 7
Theodore Roosevelt Island in the District of Columbia lies in this river
    $400 2
In 1962's Engel v. Vitale the Supreme Court eliminated this practice in New York State's public schools
    $400 17
Time in this futuristic Aldous Huxley novel is measured from the invention of the Model T Ford
    $400 22
In 1951 she was nominated for vice president of Argentina, but was forced to withdraw from the race
    $400 12
This bandmaster probably knew his operetta "The Free Lance" so well he could "phone" it in
    $400 27
The red marking on a black widow is described as this shape
    $600 8
This site of the U.S. Immigration Depot was called Oyster Island by the Dutch
    $600 3
Founded in 1920, this organization has been involved with the Scopes trial & Brown v. Board of Education
    $600 18
This 1975 E.L. Doctorow novel relates the story of Coalhouse Walker Jr., who's harassed by local firemen
    $600 23
Though best known for his popcorn, this late entrepreneur also pioneered the use of liquid fertilizer
    DD: $900 13
The 1879 operetta about this title group ends with the song heard here:
    $600 30
A fool or madman card is among the 78 cards that make up this special fortune telling pack
    DD: $2,000 9
At one point this state is less than 2 miles wide between its borders with Pennsylvania & West Virginia
    $800 4
In December 1996 the 1993 federal conviction of this S&L operator was thrown out
    $800 19
Saul Bellow's title character whose "gift" to Charlie Citrine was a sense of hope
    $800 24
From 1942 to 1956 he headed the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University
    $800 14
By the end of this Sigmund Romberg operetta, the title pupil has become the King of Karlsberg
    $800 29
Reigning from 1449 to 1453, Constantine XI Palaeologus was this empire's last emperor
    $1000 10
The U.S.A.'s strongest surface wind, 231 mph, was recorded on this New Hampshire mountain
    $1000 5
F. Lee Bailey took the case of this Ohio doctor & convicted murderer to the Supreme Court in 1966 & won
    $1000 20
Willa Cather's "My Antonia", "O Pioneers!" & "A Lost Lady" are set on the frontier in this Midwestern state
    $1000 25
Though she became queen of the Netherlands in 1890, she wasn't crowned until September 6, 1898
    $1000 15
Johann Strauss fans are just batty over this operetta whose German title means "The Bat"
    $1000 28
3 U.S. presidents died on this date & one, Calvin Coolidge, was born on it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter David Fazal
$9,800 $6,400 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This word meaning an expert commentator is derived from the Sanskrit for "learned man"

Final scores:

Peter David Fazal
$6,799 $10,001 $9,880
3rd place: a Franchi Menotti elegant watch New champion: $10,001 2nd place: a trip to Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter David Fazal
$8,200 $6,400 $5,000
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
15 R,
1 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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Game tape date: 1997-02-12
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