Show #2983 - Wednesday, July 16, 1997


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Kim Haase, a technical writer from Arlington, Massachusetts

Patrick Friel, a teaching assistant originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Penny Willis, an editor from Flushing, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In the legends of this country, Hsi Wang Mu keeps the peaches of immortality
    $100 21
This unit used for measuring diamonds originally equalled the weight of 1 carob seed
    $100 6
This imaginary line separates the north Pacific from the south pacific
    $100 24
The Arnold Palmer Award is given for the highest annual earnings in this sport
    $100 11
Leading dailies in this state include the Providence Journal-Bulletin & The Times in Pawtucket
    $100 16
Historian Daniel J. Boorstin states Magellan took 35 spare magnetized needles for this device on his voyage
    $200 2
This great Norse god is sometimes known by the epithet Baleygr, which means "flaming-eyed"
    $200 22
In the military, 1300 hours is equivalent to this time of day
    $200 7
This continent occupies about 30% of the Earth's total land area
    $200 25
On January 6, 1997 Peter O'Malley announced this baseball team was for sale
    DD: $400 12
It's the magazine whose trademark is seen here:
    $200 17
In 1849 Walter Hunt patented this diaper device which he made by twisting some wire
    $300 3
In the mythology of these people, Yacatecutli was the god of traveling merchants
    $300 23
This measurement of cloth is equal to 40 yards
    $300 8
This country's Queen Charlotte Islands lie south of the USA's Prince of Wales Island
    $300 26
This Atlanta team's Lenny Wilkens is the only active coach with more than 1,000 career NBA victories
    $300 13
Founded in the mid-1800s, this Paris daily is named for a comic opera barber
    $300 18
This kitchen utensil, basically a cylinder with handles, can be made of wood or marble
    $400 4
He had a wife, Isis & an evil brother, Set, who was sometimes represented as an ass
    $400 29
You'd need this number of correct test answers to score a perfect "score"
    $400 9
Cape York Peninsula stretches northward from this continent's mainland
    $400 28
1 of 2 teams that have won 5 Super Bowls
    $400 14
In circulation, it's the leading magazine for fans of daytime serials
    $400 19
Name shared by ancient Egyptian obelisks in New York & London
    $500 5
In early Greek art, these singing water nymphs had the bodies of birds & the faces of beautiful women
    $500 30
There are 2 pints in a quart, or this many ounces
    $500 10
The Gulf of Fonseca is this Central American country's only direct access to the Pacific Ocean
    $500 27
The U.S.O.C. named Dot Richardson this Olympic sport's 1996 Female Athlete of the Year
    $500 15
Russian for "news", it was the official national publication of the Soviet government until 1991
    $500 20
This religious sect known for its simple furniture invented the clothespin

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

Penny Patrick Kim
$1,100 $500 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Penny Patrick Kim
$2,800 $2,100 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
After its own war with Iraq, this country opposed both Iraqi & U.S. policy during the Gulf War
    $200 1
The 1995 TV movie "Tad" starred Kris Kristofferson in this historic role, Tad's dad
    $200 25
The Baltimore Oriole is also called a hangbird because it builds a hanging one of these structures
    $200 29
Azerbaijani dishes like shashlik in pomegranate sauce are served at Baku in this Russian capital
    $200 6
Henry Petroski chronicles methods of encasing graphite in wood in a 1989 history of this writing implement
    $200 12
This word meaning "to sharpen" comes from Old English for rock
    $400 20
Drugs called protease inhibitors show great promise in the fight against this disease
    $400 2
Bette Midler sang in the chorus of this Broadway musical before she moved up to the role of Tzeitel
    $400 26
The bullhead, a type of this fish, has hornlike barbels near its mouth that look like whiskers
    $400 30
This country's Ruthin Castle in Clwyd County is known for its sumptuous medieval banquets
    $400 7
This term for an instructional book precedes "Avoid Probate" & "Win Friends And Influence People"
    $400 13
Jesus, Mary & Joseph
    $600 21
On Dec. 17, 1996 a 14-foot piece & a 5-foot piece of this space shuttle washed ashore at Cocoa Beach, Florida
    $600 3
Eddie Fisher had a bit role as a stage manager in this Bette Davis film about a Broadway star & her young rival
    $600 16
Like Tasmanian Devils, bandicoots belong to this order of mammals
    $600 24
If you visit Mozart's birthplace in this city, you may dine at Hagenauer Stuben; it's in the same building
    $600 8
Learn about opening one of these establishments "inn" your home from expert Barbara Notarius
    $600 11
It's medicine based on the concept that an organism is more than the sum of its parts
    $800 22
He struggled to consolidate power in North Korea after succeeding his father, Kim Il Sung, in 1994
    $800 4
Country music's reigning redhead, she made her film debut in 1990, killing monsters in "Tremors"
    $800 17
Standing about 4 1/2 feet tall, the Sumatran is the smallest species of this large, horned land mammal
    $800 27
D' Vijff Vlieghen, or "The 5 Flies", is an elegant restaurant that occupies 5 canal houses in this Dutch city
    DD: $1,000 9
This onetime Supreme Court candidate judges America in "Slouching Towards Gomorrah"
    $800 14
The candy made from this member of the mint family can help relieve coughs
    $1000 23
In February 1996 Mexico's government signed an accord to resolve the conflict in this state
    $1000 5
This jazz/pop singer & pianist from New Orleans appeared as Capt. Jimmy Wilder in "Independence Day"
    $1000 18
The spectacled bear, the only bear native to this continent, weighs only 200-300 pounds
    $1000 28
Put, Vejni, whose name means "Blow, Wind!", is one of the finest restaurants in this Latvian capital
    $1000 10
This 1946 John Hersey book about WWII begins, "At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning...."
    DD: $700 15
They're the Arkansas cities where Bill Clinton was born & where he grew up

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Penny Patrick Kim
$3,900 $9,300 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was named for Britain's last Stuart monarch, who gave the city its charter in 1708

Final scores:

Penny Patrick Kim
$0 $16,401 $12,499
3rd place: Wittnauer Montego Watches New champion: $16,401 2nd place: Trip to Friends International Resort, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Penny Patrick Kim
$4,400 $9,300 $8,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
0 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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Game tape date: 1997-02-24
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