Show #2981 - Monday, July 14, 1997


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Nancy Baron, a medical writer and editor from Holliston, Massachusetts

Peter Fiske, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Jeff Pilgreen, a waiter from Woodbury, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(there is a theme there, my writing people tell me)
    $100 1
In 48 B.C., while pursuing Pompey into Egypt, this Roman dictator met Cleopatra
    $100 14
Situated at the outside corner of each eye, these glands secrete a salty solution for lubrication
    $100 6
This man's wife, the former Claudia Alta Taylor, was the mother of Lynda Bird & Luci Baines
    $100 11
About 220 miles at its widest point & 10,000' at its deepest, it's a wonder how the Israelites crossed it
    $100 18
Found in meteorites, ores of this metal include siderite, goethite & magnetite
    $100 26
The ever-popular salad made from this elbow-shaped pasta often contains celery, olives & chopped pimiento
    $200 2
This most powerful government body of Ancient Rome passed decrees & handled foreign policy
    $200 15
A 1996 story line on "Another World" involved the transplanting of these
    $200 7
The People Almanac reports this supermodel from Dusseldorf tripped during her runway debut in 1990
    $200 12
It's the sea surrounding Jamaica
    $200 19
The red, sometimes transparent crystals of cuprite are an ore of this metal
    $200 27
Raisins & nuts are traditional ingredients in the salad made from these grated orange veggies
    $300 3
With a population of about 750,000, this Egyptian city was the second largest in the Roman Empire
    $300 25
The irises of an albino look pink because the blood vessels in this part of the eye are visible
    $300 8
Lacey Chabert plays Claudia Salinger on this FOX series
    $300 13
One reason it's much saltier than the Atlantic is its narrow outlet at the Strait of Gibraltar
    $300 20
Incorporated in 1875, Carson City served as a processing center primarily for this metal's ore
    $300 28
Tabbouleh, a Middle Eastern salad, combines parsley, mint & lemon juice with the bulgur type of this
    $400 4
Sicily became the first Roman province after it was conquered in the first of these wars against Carthage
    $400 24
To see objects close up, this part of the eye thickens
    $400 9
It's reporter Claudia Cohen's specialty
    $400 16
During WWI the Russian fleet battled the Ottoman Turks in this sea
    $400 21
About 6% of the ore mined for this mineral contains usable fibers
    $400 29
Diced raw vegetables may be added to the tomato type of this molded gelatin salad
    $500 5
The Roman home was built around this spacious hall that had an opening in the roof to let in air & light
    $500 23
Causing abnormal pressure in the eye, it accounts for about 1/8 of the cases of blindness in the U.S.
    $500 10
In 1993's "Son of the Pink Panther", she played the mother of Clouseau's son
    DD: $1,000 17
Its arms are the Gulfs of Oman & Aden & its chief ports are Karachi & Bombay
    $500 22
Until WWII this ore was used only as a source for radium; then it became a source of uranium, too
    $500 30
Tomatoes, black olives & anchovies are featured in this salad prepared "In the style of Nice"

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

Jeff Peter Nancy
$1,500 $1,100 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Peter Nancy
$4,900 $1,700 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 1961 he became the first brother of a president appointed to a cabinet position
    $200 29
The Mandarin dialect of this language has 4 tones: high-level, rising, low-dipping & falling
    $200 13
19th century female star Giuditta Grisi created this role in "I Capuleti E I Montecchi"; surprise!
    $200 28
In 1910 Madame La Baronne de Laroche of this country became the 1st certitifed woman pilot
    $200 1
1954's winner was this man's book "The Spirit of St. Louis"
    $200 17
Chill Wills provided the voice of this talking mule in 6 films
    $400 9
On January 21, 1977 this president pardoned several thousand Vietnam War draft evaders
    $400 23
This language has over 12 million speakers in the Netherlands & about 5 million in Belgium
    $400 14
In Act II of this Bizet opera, Escamillo sings the "Toreador's Song"
    $400 16
6 years after Chuck Yeager, Jacqueline Cochran became the 1st woman to do this
    $400 2
Marquis James won for 1930 with "The Raven", a biography of this Texas freedom fighter
    $400 18
Rita Hayworth & this famous dancing partner of Fred Astaire were related by marriage
    $600 8
In 1915 this Hull House founder helped establish the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom
    $600 11
The prose of this ancient language was developed mainly in Ionia
    DD: $3,500 22
Composer who turned Victor Hugo's play "Le Roi S'Amuse" into "Rigoletto"
    $600 15
"For Better or for Worse", Lynn Johnston was the 1st woman to win this profession's Reuben Award
    $600 3
Walter Jackson Bate, not James Boswell, won in 1978 for a biography on this man
    $600 19
A West Hollywood nightclub called The Viper Room is co-owned by this star of "Edward Scissorhands"
    $800 6
On June 21, 1982 he was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the shooting of President Reagan
    $800 10
In its earliest form, this Old Testament language was probably identical to Phoenician
    $800 27
Euridice is a soprano role in Monteverdi's "The Fable Of" this man who went to hell & back for her
    $800 24
She's the 1st U.S. astronaut, man or woman, to spend 6 months in space
    DD: $1,800 4
In 1944 Carleton Mabee won for "The American Leonardo: The Life Of" this artist & inventor
    $800 20
Aaron Spelling's first wife was this actress who played Morticia Addams on TV
    $1000 7
In searching for the 7 Cities of Cibola, he & his men traveled as far north as present-day Lyons, Kansas
    $1000 12
Tallinn is the northern dialect of this European language
    $1000 30
The 1983 premiere of Olivier Messiaen's "St. Francis of Assisi" was led by this Japanese conductor
    $1000 25
Hazel O' Leary, the 1st woman to head this cabinet department, succeeded James Watkins in 1993
    $1000 5
The 1995 HBO film "Truman" was based on this man's 1993 Pulitzer Prize-winning book
    $1000 21
Anne Bauchens edited films for this director of "The Ten Commandments" from 1918 until his death in 1959

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Peter Nancy
$9,700 $9,300 $10,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The Spaniards named it for the Virgin of the Fair Winds for bringing them safely across the Atlantic

Final scores:

Jeff Peter Nancy
$0 $12,000 $399
3rd place: Minolta Vectis APS S-1 Camera New champion: $12,000 2nd place: Broyhill Ming Dynasty Dining Room Set & Ingrid Bohemia Crystal

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Peter Nancy
$9,200 $8,300 $7,200
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,700

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Game tape date: 1997-02-24
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