Show #2951 - Monday, June 2, 1997

Lyn Payne game 4.


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Pete Kearns, an attorney from Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Jim Melberg, a lobbyist from Washington, D.C.

Lyn Payne, a librarian from Orlando, Florida (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,802)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
In 1502, during his last voyage to the Americas, he sighted what is now Nicaragua
    $100 30
Kendal & Kelly are shades of this
    $100 17
For a contra dance, couples form 2 of these & face each other
    $100 4
This Buffalo team is the only team to lose the Super Bowl 4 straight years
    $100 19
The Nat'l Museum of African Art is housed in an underground building in this Washington, D.C. museum complex
    $100 25
A bibliomaniac is obsessed with collecting these items
    $200 3
As this dictator's minister of education, Giovanni Gentile reformed Italy's school system
    $200 26
It's the reddish color, as well as the name of a popular bog fruit that's "relish"ed on holidays
    $200 16
This "Viennese" ballroom dance was considered scandalous because couples seemed to be embracing
    $200 5
In 1997 this team's Desmond Howard returned a kickoff 99 yards, a new Super Bowl record
    $200 21
This French city known for its mustard houses a museum of mustard
    $200 20
It's the female equivalent of chanteur, a term for a male cabaret singer
    $300 7
In 1875 Yale graduate Daniel Coit Gilman became the first president of this Baltimore university
    $300 27
Marisa Berenson must like the "shocking" shade of this because her grandmother Elsa Schiaparelli introduced it
    $300 13
In the film "True Lies" Arnold Schwarzenegger performed this sensual Argentine dance
    $300 6
This 49ers quarterback is the only man named Super Bowl MVP 3 times
    $300 22
A bank museum in Liberty, MO. has memorabilia relating to this man & his gang who robbed it February 13, 1866
    $300 1
Laymen rarely use this word that means abnormally swollen unless they're referring to veins
    DD: $600 8
Before he became king of England, George VI served in the Royal Navy & fought in the Battle of Jutland during this war
    $400 28
This tan color shares its name with a humped quadruped ruminant
    $400 14
The Minangkabau candlelight dance of Sumatra is one of the most beautiful from this country
    $400 11
The last 2 Super Bowls in this city were played at Joe Robbie Stadium
    $400 23
This financier's art museum in Malibu, California was originally housed in his home
    $400 10
The adjective anserous means as silly as one of these birds of the subfamily anserinae
    $500 9
This country's King Harold III was the half-brother of St. Olaf
    $500 29
French for "unbleached", the name of this pale color is derived from the Latin for "crude" or "raw"
    $500 15
This Andalusian gypsy dance may be accompanied by a cante chico, a "small song", or by a cante hondo, a "deep song"
    $500 18
This current analyst for FOX TV's NFL telecasts coached the Oakland Raiders to victory in Super Bowl XI
    $500 24
The Hayden Planetarium is a part of this New York City museum
    $500 12
In the U.S. it's a synonym for pancake; in England it's a compact that might hold pan-cake makeup

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

Lyn Jim Pete
$2,900 $800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Jim Pete
$3,600 $1,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
The Sumerians' pottery was the first made on this device
    $200 25
Piled high with cold cuts & condiments, the Dagwood Sandwich is named for a character in this comic strip
    $200 24
In 1893 she earned a physics degree from the Sorbonne, ranking first in her class
    $200 1
In 1996 the Pont Charles de Gaulle, a new bridge spanning this river, opened in Paris
    $200 13
Karen Lynn Gorney, the first Tara on "All My Children", played his dance partner in "Saturday Night Fever"
    $200 6
"The Mirror Crack'd" is one of several of her novels to feature Miss Jane Marple
    $400 22
Ezekiel prophesized for the Israelites during this "captivity"
    $400 27
These Southern pecan patties are named for a French diplomat
    $400 23
Hermann Muller won a 1946 Nobel Prize for proving that these rays can cause genetic mutations
    $400 7
In 1973 Queen Elizabeth II dedicated a new one of these bridges; the old one's in Arizona
    $400 16
Accompanied by this boyfriend, Gwyneth Paltrow watched her film "Emma" in the White House with Pres. Clinton
    $400 5
Living in South America, Josef Mengele clones 94 potential Hitlers in this Ira Levin novel
    $600 10
This city's different ages are given Roman numerals; it's believed the "Homeric" one was VIIa
    $600 28
There are 2 distinct varieties of this bean: the Fordhook & baby
    $600 17
While a professor at Stanford in 1970 he published "Vitamin C And The Common Cold"
    $600 14
The Bosporus Bridges I & II connect the European & Asian parts of this country
    $600 12
She played a dual role in the 1991 thriller "Dead Again", directed by her then-husband, Kenneth Branagh
    $600 4
In the title of Sue Grafton's latest murder mystery "M Is For" this
    $800 9
Persia kept switching sides in this 424-405 B.C. war depending on who was winning , Sparta or Athens
    $800 29
What we call a Polish sausage is also known by this Polish name
    $800 18
In 1871 he issued a new version of his periodic table, leaving gaps for elements not yet known
    DD: $500 20
Named for an explorer, it's the longest suspension bridge in the U.S.
    $800 8
Janine Turner of "Cliffhanger" was once engaged to this actor who's now married to Kim Basinger
    $800 2
"The Laws of our Fathers" is a 1996 legal thriller by this author of "Presumed Innocent"
    $1000 11
The Incas called their area Tawantinsuyu, The Land of the 4 Quarters, with this Peruvian city as its center
    $1000 30
Cassareep, a condiment used in west Indian cookery, is made from this root, as is tapioca
    $1000 19
In 1955 this Danish physicist organized the 1st Atoms For Peace conference in Geneva
    $1000 21
Venice's most famous bridge, it was built about 1600 to link the Doge's palace with the new prisons
    $1000 15
Lauren Bacall called this ex-husband "The greatest interpreter of O'Neill in anyone's memory"
    DD: $2,000 3
Novels by Olivia Goldsmith include "Bestseller" & this book about 3 vengeful spouses

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Jim Pete
$14,600 $400 $3,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This world leader was the recipient of an Obie Award in 1984

Final scores:

Lyn Jim Pete
$15,200 $400 $4,700
4-day champion: $55,002 3rd place: Panasonic Palmcorder Camcorder 2nd place: Trip to Almond Beach Club, Barbados

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lyn Jim Pete
$13,400 $700 $3,700
32 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,800

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Game tape date: 1997-01-28
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