Show #2982 - Tuesday, July 15, 1997


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Greg Chernack, a law student from New Haven, Connecticut

Penny Willis, an editor from Flushing, New York

Peter Fiske, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
Casanova was director of this gambling game in Paris; it's now state-run in most of the U.S.
    $100 17
She plays the dastardly Cruella de Vil in the 1996 remake of "101 Dalmatians"
    $100 22
A rough definition of a small business is one with fewer than 500 of these
    $100 10
He cried, "Sic Semper Tyrannis! The South is avenged!" at Ford's Theater
    $100 6
This state has a woodchopper's jamboree in Encampment & a primitive weapons contest in Casper
    $100 1
"American Bandstand" debuts,
Federal troops sent to Little Rock,
Alaska becomes a state
    $200 18
She not only starred in & directed "The Mirror Has Two Faces", she composed its love theme
    $200 23
Tax relief for small businesses was part of the 1996 legislation raising this to $5.15 an hour
    $200 11
On seeing the valley of the Great Salt Lake in 1847, he said, "This is the place!"
    $200 7
The 1st Monday in October is Zoo Founders Day in this Calif. city, so admission to its world-famous zoo is free
    $200 2
Watergate break-in,
55 mph speed limit,
"Frampton Comes Alive!"
    $300 19
In a dictionary you'll find her name next to the definition "An inflatable life jacket vest"
    $300 24
Common term for a store owned & run by a married couple
    $300 12
On toppling Ferdinand Marcos in 1986, she said, "I'm sure no one ever thought it would happen"
    $300 8
The Crescent City Classic, a 10K run held in the spring in this Louisiana city, is followed by a huge celebration
    $300 3
Rh factor discovered,
Pentagon opens,
Tokyo Rose tried for treason
    $400 28
Besides writing his popular autobiography, Casanova translated this Homer war work in 1775
    $400 20
In "Mommie Dearest" Faye Dunaway portrayed this famous actress
    $400 25
Many companies stay open 24 hours & take credit cards to provide this money for the just-jailed
    $400 13
He's credited with the remark "L' etat C'est Moi", "I am the state"
    $400 15
Headquarters of the Yakima Indian nation, Toppenish in this state celebrates Yakima Treaty Day in June
    $400 4
Peace Corps founded,
The Gambia gains independence,
Armstrong moonwalks
    $500 27
In 1755 he was denounced as a magician & sent to prison under the roof of the doge's palace in this city
    $500 21
This Oscar winner has made several TV guest appearances as "Roseanne"'s grandmother Nana Mary
    $500 26
There's nothing gained by this type of "capitalist" if he doesn't finance a start-up company
    $500 9
Victor Cousin wrote, "We need religion for religion's sake, morality for morality's sake" & this
    $500 16
Cheraw State Park is the site of this state's annual Palmetto Regatta
    DD: $500 5
"O Canada" is made national anthem,
Konstantin Chernenko dies,
Ford buys Jaguar

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

Peter Penny Greg
-$200 $2,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Penny Greg
$900 $3,600 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
Executed in 1587, she was the last reigning queen of Scotland
    $200 6
It describes the mouth of the ancient hadrosaur & the mouth of the modern platypus
    $200 30
In June 1995 he released "HIStory: Past, Present And Future, Book One", a solo double-CD set
    $200 16
Important mining centers in this range include Leadville, Colorado & Kimberley, British Columbia
    $200 11
In 1922 he published "The Red House Mystery"; in 1928 "The House At Pooh Corner"
    $200 25
It's Sunday for Placido
    $400 4
In 1894 he succeeded his father, Alexander III, as czar of Russia
    $400 7
The name of the Ichthyornis comes from the Greek for "bird" & this type of animal
    $400 29
His 1966 No. 1 hit "Strangers In The Night" was released on his own Reprise Records label
    $400 17
Since 1980 most of this Indonesian island known for its giant monitor lizards has been a national park
    $400 12
Mr. Kurtz is an agent of a Belgian Congo trading station in this Joseph Conrad novella
    $400 22
Socialite ball girls, or a Socialist Party presidential candidate
    $600 1
This Portuguese patron of exploration was the grandson of England's John of Gaunt
    $600 8
It was similar to the mammoth but it had different teeth
    $600 27
Her 1994 hit "All I Wanna Do" won a Grammy for Record of the Year
    $600 18
Pest is this European country's most popular county
    $600 13
This western author stopped using pen names soon after the publication of "Hondo " in 1953
    $600 21
Another term for the 10 Commandments
    DD: $1,500 2
In 1900 he became head of a U.S. Army commission in Havana to study yellow fever
    $800 9
Continent that was home to the albertosaurus
    $800 28
She was the woman in the title of the 1977 album "Allman And Woman: Two The Hard Way"
    $800 23
This sea between the Dardanelles & the Bosporus was once called Propontis
    DD: $1,000 14
"The Big Knockover", a collection of his stories & short novels, was edited by Lillian Hellman
    $800 20
Sung by Marlene Dietrich, "See What The Boys In The Back Room Will Have" is from this 1939 Western
    $1000 3
Famous for his sonnets, he was crowned poet laureate of Rome in 1341
    $1000 10
The fossils of these common 3-lobed primitive arthropods are useful date markers
    $1000 26
Shortly after Eric Burdon joined the Alan Price Combo, the group changed its name to this
    $1000 24
In 1897 Swiss climber Mattias Zurbriggen became the first to scale this Argentinian peak
    $1000 15
His novel "Cancer Ward" originally was banned in the Soviet Union
    $1000 19
This term for the female side of the family comes from the rod used by Roman women to spin flax

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Penny Greg
$6,400 $13,000 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On his mother's side, he was a descendant of Scottish Protestant reformer John Knox

Final scores:

Peter Penny Greg
$12,800 $13,100 $6,401
2nd place: Trip/cruise to Costa Rica New champion: $13,100 3rd place: Broyhill Entertainment Armoire

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Penny Greg
$5,700 $13,000 $4,900
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
14 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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Game tape date: 1997-02-24
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