Show #2978 - Wednesday, July 9, 1997


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Dan Dean, a public affairs director originally from Hackettstown, New Jersey

Diane Tabbott, a communications manager from Jacksonville, Florida

David Smith, an attorney originally from Norwich, England (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
In a 1996 book Sophie & Michael Coe trace the 3,000-year history of this sweet
    $100 16
In 1954 it became the first nationally televised beauty contest
    $100 21
In 1992 she put on a great act in "Sister Act" & in 1996 starred in "The Associate"
    $100 1
If you visit this "colorful" Wisconsin city, "pack" in a visit to the National Railroad Museum
    $100 26
As you might imagine, Rice Krispies Treats is a registered trademark of this cereal company
    $100 6
A B.B., a Billie Jean or a Boleslaw I
    $200 12
In a 1995 work Gar Alperovitz questions "The Decision To Use" this weapon
    $200 17
Colonists got their first taste of popcorn at a dinner celebrating this holiday in 1621
    $200 22
Andrew's big sister, she earned an Oscar nomination for "Leaving Las Vegas"
    $200 2
This "Silver State"'s longest river, the Humboldt, is named for explorer Baron Von Humboldt
    $200 27
Swanson & Healthy Request are among brand names owned by this soup company
    $200 7
One may be found around a boxer or a bathtub
    $300 13
"Faith And Treason" is Antonia Fraser's 1996 book about this 1605 "plot" to blow up Parliament
    $300 18
In 1908 the Superior Hotel in Montana became the first to have bibles placed there by this organization
    $300 23
As newsman Warren Justice, he got "Up Close & Personal" with Michelle Pfeiffer
    $300 3
The Muscle Shoals area of this state includes the cities of Sheffield & Tuscumbia
    $300 28
The mayonnaise called Best Foods in the western U.S. is sold under this brand name in the east
    $300 8
Type of hardware nut, an extension on a building, or a part of a grackle
    $400 14
According to their subtitles, Studs Terkel's "Hard Times" & "The Good War" are this type of history
    $400 19
Nicknamed "Little Mo", she was the first woman to win the Grand Slam of tennis
    $400 24
He played the title roles in "Nixon" & "Surviving Picasso"
    $400 4
You can keep the gems you find at Crater of Diamonds State Park in this "Land of Opportunity"
    $400 29
This leading maker of processed turkey products was acquired by Oscar Mayer in 1979
    $400 9
He's the merciless foe of Flash Gordon
    $500 15
Benzion Netanyahu, father of Israel's PM, wrote "The Origins Of" this tribunal "In 15th Century Spain"
    $500 20
On November 2, 1889, these 2 states, the 39th & 40th, became the first pair admitted to the Union simultaneously
    DD: $600 25
2 of the movie roles she's played are Ethel Thayer & Rose Sayer
    $500 5
The Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival is an annual event in this New England state
    $500 30
In 1996 this female country singer, a pitch person for Fritos, helped launch its new Texas Grill corn chips
    $500 10
Zest, or the sound of the strings of Judy Garland's heart

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

David Diane Dan
$1,800 $500 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Diane Dan
$3,400 $600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
This goober accounts for about one-sixth of the world's vegetable oil production
    $200 24
Walt Kelly created this philosophical possum for "Animal Comics"
    $200 2
Hokkaido is the largest & northernmost of this country's 47 prefectures
    $200 1
In 1996 the Screen Actors Guild chose this "Murder, She Wrote" star for a lifetime achievement award
    $200 9
Amenhotep III, who ruled this country for 37 years, was nicknamed "The Magnificent"
    $200 14
This constellation is abbreviated Psc
    $400 16
This gas is produced by plants during photosynthesis
    $400 27
This Dust Bowl balladeer was born July 14, 1912 in Okemah, Oklahoma
    $400 4
This small nation borders Spain's California region
    $400 3
Recently on tour, "Tharp!" is a program of 3 dances choreographed by this woman
    $400 10
During the Boer War, she said, "We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat; they do not exist"
    $400 17
It's the indirect object in "John gave Mary a kiss."
    $600 19
The dry fruits of a species of this flower contain such alkaloids as morphine & codeine
    $600 28
The Beardstown Ladies earned their business sense through running this type of club
    DD: $1,000 5
The Masai Mara & Marsabit Game Reserves in this African nation were created to protect animals from poaching
    $600 8
She still has "The Look" & in 1996 showed it off as Barbra Streisand's mom in "The Mirror Has Two Faces"
    $600 11
This current king of Jordan was a cousin of King Faisal of Iraq, who was assassinated in 1958
    $600 18
The last cabinet position in the line of presidential succession, it handles former soldiers
    $800 20
In most flowers, it consists of the anther & the filament
    $800 29
Mark Twain title lawyer whose adages also appear in "Following The Equator"
    $800 6
Aland Island, Finland's largest island, lies at the entrance to this gulf
    $800 25
In the 1920s, her home at 27 Rue de Fleurus in Paris was a gathering place for other writers & artists
    DD: $1,400 12
In the 1770s this archduchess of Austria pioneered a national system of elementary education
    $800 22
It's the number of fluid ounces in 1 liquid quart
    $1000 21
Books 12-19 of this "elder" ancient Roman's "Natural History" are devoted to botany
    $1000 30
This humorous Georgia columnist had a black labrador named "Catfish"
    $1000 7
The highest point on Iwo Jima lies at the summit of this extinct volcano
    $1000 26
This playwright's "The Sisters Rosensweig" opened off-Broadway in 1992
    $1000 13
Gustav III was king of this country during the American Revolution
    $1000 23
Hats off to this city, Italy's second largest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Diane Dan
$9,800 $5,200 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the USA's greatest novelists, he lived most of his life, from 1876 to 1916, in England

Final scores:

David Diane Dan
$17,601 $1 $2,800
2-day champion: $27,602 3rd place: Panasonic IQ Series Palmcorder 2nd place: Bassett Eden House Bedroom Suite & Waverly Place "Rosewood" bedsheets

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Diane Dan
$10,400 $4,600 $8,400
23 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,400

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Game tape date: 1997-02-12
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