Show #2980 - Friday, July 11, 1997


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Steve Muni, a cooking writer from Jackson, California

Jeff Pilgreen, a waiter from Woodbury, Minnesota

Kim Simkins, a paralegal from Santa Barbara, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1800S
    $100 4
When Stonewall Jackson was fatally wounded, he had this French emperor's "Maxims of War" in his haversack
    $100 26
On November 30, 1996 this Bulls player became the 10th in NBA history to reach 25,000 career points
    $100 1
This hair color of Elizabeth I was quite fashionable in 16th century England
    $100 10
In 1956 it was discovered that hamsters could be infected with this "common" human malady
    $100 15
It's West Virginia's capital, not its state dance
    $100 21
It's the "sport" of changing from NBC to TNT to CNN to GSN to HBO...
    $200 5
Eleonora Duse starred in the title role in the play "Denise" by this famous French "fils"
    $200 27
This German won 7 of 9 Wimbledon women's singles titles from 1988-1996
    $200 2
In the 1930s, loose pants outfits worn for lounging were known by this "sleepwear" term
    $200 11
Many American breeds of this animal, like the rambouillet, are raised more for their fleece than for meat
    $200 16
The Henry & Edsel Ford Auditorium is part of this city's civic center
    $200 22
Our web address isn't read "Sony period com", but this way
    $300 6
His pen-&-ink drawings of his famous "girl" came to represent the ideal young American woman
    $300 28
In 1996 Emmitt Smith, with $16.5 million, & this Dolphins QB, with $11.7 million, led the NFL in total earnings
    $300 3
Named for the modest wife of Pepin the Short, a bertha is a wide one of these blouse features
    $300 12
This crab's habit of waving its big claw gave it a musical name
    $300 18
In the 19th century, folks called it Tulsey Town
    DD: $600 23
Name for the computer-aided process seen here:
    $400 8
A near-riot ensued when Boito's opera "Mefistofele" premiered at this Milan opera house in 1868
    $400 29
1 of 4 California stadiums that have hosted a Super Bowl
    $400 7
The full pants worn by these cowboys of the Pampas became popular for women in the 1960s
    $400 14
In 1996 158 of these endangered marine mammals died in a red tide of toxic algae in Florida
    $400 19
Norfolk in this state was home to Johnny Carson & George L. Carlson, pioneer of artificial insemination
    $400 24
If you're engaging in wishful thinking, you may want to perform this type of "check"
    $500 13
Some say rum was sneaked into White House refreshments while she was First Lady 1877-1881
    $500 30
In 1941 this Red Sox star led the major leagues in both batting average, .406, & home runs, 37
    $500 9
Introduced around 1912, this skirt was so tight at the bottom women could barely walk in it
    $500 17
The Canadian government has blamed the decline of this Atlantic food fish partly on the harp seal
    $500 20
A town in Minnesota is named for this capital of Uruguay, its sister city
    $500 25
A smart car has a small screen that displays this

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

Kim Jeff Steve
$1,000 $200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Jeff Steve
$2,800 $3,600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In a month an observer can see 59% of this heavenly body's surface
    $200 1
What we call french fries the British call these; they go with "fish"
    $200 6
This archaeologist played by Harrison Ford is called Indy for short
    $200 11
A herd of rare native red deer inhabits this country's Killarney National Park
    $200 16
In the U.S., it's the education of immigrants in their own language as well as in English
    $200 17
It begins, "'Tom!' No answer. 'Tom!' No answer. 'What's gone with that boy, I wonder? You, Tom!'"
    $400 27
In 1996 scientists mapped a large lake on this continent covered by over 2 miles of ice
    $400 2
It's the Italian term for shrimp cooked in garlic & butter
    $400 7
He befriends a young human named Elliott
    $400 12
Canada's Wood Buffalo National Park was created as a refuge for bison & other animals, like this rare crane
    $400 22
This term for the study of household work was coined at an 1899 conference in Lake Placid, NY
    $400 18
He published "Marjorie Morningstar" 16 years before "The Winds of War"
    $600 29
When a seed germinates, its radicle breaks out & grows downward to become this part of the plant
    $600 3
The portobello, a type of this which can measure 6" in diameter, makes a great stuffed appetizer
    $600 8
In a 1996 film, Julia Roberts in this title role kept house for Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde
    $600 13
Fiordland National Park, this country's largest, lies on the southwestern coast of South Island
    $600 23
Since the 1960s many communities have replaced junior high with this for the 6th-8th grades
    $600 19
He set "The Last Picture Show" & "Texasville" in the fictional town of Thalia
    $800 30
Common types of these organisms combining algae & fungi can be fructose, foliose or crustose
    $800 4
This Hawaiian dish made from cooked taro is eaten traditionally using the fingers
    $800 9
Jenny Curran had been the love of his life since they were kids growing up in the South
    $800 14
Bialowieza National Park straddles the border of Belarus & this western neighbor
    DD: $1,000 24
In 1996 California schools eased out "whole language" for this letter-by-letter way of teaching reading
    $800 20
This novel of high society made Edith Wharton the first female winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
    $1000 28
It's an insoluble solid that separates from a solution
    $1000 5
From Russian for "small pie", it's a pastry turnover filled with meat, cheese, mashed potatoes, etc.
    $1000 10
A special potion transforms Jerry Lewis & Eddie Murphy's "Nutty Professor" into this ladies' man
    $1000 15
Cambodia's Angkor National Park was created to protect the ruins of this empire's former capital
    $1000 25
In English it's a large room for sports; in German it's a secondary school focusing on academics
    DD: $2,000 21
The title of this Ralph Ellison novel refers to its nameless narrator & protagonist

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kim Jeff Steve
$7,400 $15,000 $1,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He died November 15, 1996, having outlived his accuser by 35 years

Final scores:

Kim Jeff Steve
$7,400 $15,199 $3,400
2nd place: Trip to Braco Village Resort, Jamaica New champion: $15,199 3rd place: Klipsch Rebel Speakers

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kim Jeff Steve
$8,100 $14,000 $1,700
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $23,800

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Game tape date: 1997-02-12
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