Show #2949 - Thursday, May 29, 1997

Lyn Payne game 2.


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Jeff Barlow, an attorney from Sacramento, California

Emily Scott, an independent graphic designer from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Lyn Payne, a librarian from Orlando, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

'60s TV
(Alex: All three of you look too young to remember '60s television!)
    $100 9
The largest cell is the 3-inch diameter yolk of this bird's egg
    $100 16
This all-American pie also has Dutch & deep-dish varieties
    $100 25
St. Paul is famous for its winter carnival, & this city, its twin, has an aquatennial festival
    $100 5
The artists known as The Four Wangs rose to prominence under this country's Ch'ing Dynasty
    $100 21
In 1892 a Dr. Sheffield first put this hygiene product in a tube
    $200 10
In Latin this metal is known as aurum
    $200 18
These treats can be baked bite-size & served as appetizers if the Knave of Hearts doesn't get them first
    $200 17
Egg Harbor, a town in this dairy state, may be named for an egg-throwing battle fought there in 1825
    $200 4
Delacroix' dramatic historical painting of the "Massacre At Chios" is in this Paris museum
    $200 24
On March 6, 1996 Detroit Red Wings goalie Chris Osgood did this, the first for an NHL goalie since 1989
    $200 26
In 1966 "T.H.E. Cat" followed "The Man From" this organization on NBC
    $300 11
On a weather chart this line connects places that have the same barometric pressure
    $300 27
Eggs Benedict are traditionally built on top of this type of bread
    $300 15
You can see fossilized fish at the Badlands Petrified Gardens in Kadoka in this state
    $300 3
It's the shape of a tondo, a type of painting popular in the 15th century
    $300 20
This country just south of Niger is 25% smaller & 2 letters longer
    DD: $500 6
A prime time animated series in 1964, it was revived in 1996 with an updated cast seen here:
    $400 12
On June 29, 1994 the temperature reached 125 degrees in Laughlin, the highest ever recorded in this state
    $400 28
Originally a trademark, it refers to a tube pan with fluted sides or the cake baked in it
    $400 8
North Platte in this state was once the home of Buffalo Bill & an annual rodeo there is named for him
    $400 2
Once a cubist, this Spaniard from Figueras turned to surrealism after going to Paris in 1928
    $400 22
The CMA, this group, gives awards for, among others, "Vocal Event of the Year"
    $400 14
According to the show's title, the "Kiwi" was "The Wackiest Ship In" this
    $500 13
This organ removes excess glucose from the blood & stores it as glycogen
    $500 29
Frosted with pecans & coconut, this cake is named for an ingredient, not for its country of origin
    $500 7
Tennessee Williams lived in this Florida city for decades, & a fine arts center there is named for him
    $500 1
This word that often precedes expressionism is derived from the Latin for "drawn off" or "drawn away"
    $500 23
The blade of the "shinai", the sword used in kendo, is made of this plant material
    $500 19
Only 2 CBS shows remained on Sunday nights for the entire decade: "Lassie" & this variety show

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

Lyn Emily Jeff
$500 $400 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Emily Jeff
$800 $1,200 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 20
On July 4, 1828 construction began on this pioneering U.S. railroad, the B&O
    $200 1
Steven Spielberg compared this Thalberg Award winner & "Star Wars" director to Luke Skywalker
    $200 8
Less than 5,000 square miles in area, The Gambia is the smallest independent mainland country on this continent
    $200 27
Whittier's "Barefoot boy, with cheek of" this color is clothed in "turned-up pantaloons"
    $400 21
In 1839 the village of Waterloo was chosen as the Texas capital & its name was changed to this
    $400 2
When he won his Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "The Fugitive", his head was shaved for his role as Ty Cobb
    $400 15
Limousin & Blonde D'Aquitaine are popular breeds of cattle imported to the U.S. from this country
    $400 18
Lake Hula is not in Hawaii but just west of the Golan Heights in this country
    $400 28
This Japanese car company's first U.S. built Accord was produced in 1982
    DD: $500 26
A Whittier poem inspired by this novel begins, "Dry the tears for holy Eva, with the blessed angels leave her"
    $600 9
On January 24, 1848 carpenter James Marshall discovered gold on this man's California property
    $600 3
The 2 actors nominated for their performances in this 1995 film were Ed Harris & Kathleen Quinlan
    $600 12
The Saanen & Toggenburg are among the top milk-producing breeds of this animal in the U.S.
    DD: $1,500 6
1 of Denmark's 2 overseas regions
    $600 22
In 1959 this company sold its billionth can of Spam
    $600 16
"The Angels of Buena Vista" is Whittier's tribute to the women who cared for the wounded during this war
    $800 10
Known as the "Pathfinder", he was urged to run against Lincoln in 1864 but eventually stepped aside
    $800 4
At age 79 he became the oldest person ever nominated for Best Director, for "Prizzi's Honor"
    $800 13
This llama relative, scientific name Lama pacos, is grown mainly for its fine wool
    $800 7
English towns include Stratford-on-Avon, Stoke-on-Trent & Henley-on- this river
    $800 23
In 1992 this company acquired Security Pacific in the biggest bank merger in U.S. history
    $800 17
Sculptor mentioned in the title of Whittier's 1886 poem about the Statue of Liberty
    $1000 11
In 1815 Congress purchased this ex-president's 6,000-book library for the Library of Congress
    $1000 5
The first movie nominated for Best Foreign Language Film & Best Picture, its title is just 1 letter
    $1000 14
This largest deer may weigh up to 1,800 pounds
    $1000 19
This small Newfoundland city is a major air traffic control center for north Atlantic flights
    $1000 24
In 1992 the Ritz-Carlton hotel company won this cabinet dept's Malcolm Baldridge Quality Award
    $1000 25
A few weeks before his own death, Whittier wrote his last poem "To" this "Old Ironsides" poet

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Emily Jeff
$9,800 $3,600 $2,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This heroine is murdered on the island of Cyprus, as is her waiting-woman

Final scores:

Lyn Emily Jeff
$10,800 $4,200 $5,000
2-day champion: $23,801 3rd place: Pinseeker Golf Clubs 2nd place: Trip to Friends International Resorts, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lyn Emily Jeff
$8,600 $3,600 $2,500
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
12 R,
4 W
12 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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Game tape date: 1997-01-15
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