Show #3095 - Friday, January 30, 1998


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Kevin Welber, a lawyer originally from Ramat Gan, Israel

Piper Huguley, a graduate teaching assistant originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Corey Burke, a stage carpenter originally from Goshen, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

"C" THE U.S.A.
    $100 12
In 1927 Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs but this first baseman & Yankee teammate was league MVP
    $100 8
This composer of the opera "Siegfried" named his only son Siegfried
    $100 18
A variation of this footwear proverb says "If the glove fits, wear it"
    $100 6
This state has the most "depressing" place in the U.S., Death Valley
    $100 26
Introduced in 1953, it's considered America's first sports car
    $100 1
Amherst's Pratt Museum has the largest collection of these markings left by dinosaur strolls
    $200 13
Known as "Mr. Cub", he made the National League All-Star squad both as a shortstop & a first baseman
    $200 17
"Il Trittico" -- "The Triptych" -- is a trilogy of one-act operas by this composer of "Tosca"
    $200 19
It's been joked that "people who live in" these proverbial structures "should undress in the basement"
    $200 7
An old U.S. Mint building in this city houses the Nevada State Museum
    $200 27
Chevy's Camaro was GM's first car aerodynamically designed in one of these chambers
    $200 2
Along with the famous plates that ran down its back, it also had 4 tall, deadly spines on its tail
    $300 14
This Boston first baseman barely won the American League's 1995 MVP award over Cleveland's Albert Belle
    $300 23
This great Italian tenor made his official debut in 1894, in Naples, his hometown
    $300 20
"A closed" one "catches no flies"
    $300 9
Alexander once ruled Egypt, so it's appropriate that this Illinois city is in Alexander county
    $300 28
Even the Fresh Prince would want this 1957 tail-finned Chevy model; it's a collector's dream
    $300 3
Ash from an asteroid impact on this peninsula in Mexico may have covered the globe & killed off the dinosaurs
    $400 15
In both 1995 & 1996, this Dodger first baseman hit over 30 home runs & had over 100 runs batted in
    $400 24
The witch in this 1893 Humperdinck opera is sometimes played by a man
    $400 21
You have to "give" him "his due"
    $400 10
Cambridge, England is on the Cam River; Cambridge, Massachusetts is on this river
    $400 29
The Metro is from this line Chevrolet introduced in 1989
    $400 4
In 1922 the first of these to be discovered came from a mommy protoceratops
    $500 16
This Hall of Fame first baseman of the 1920s & '30s was known as "Double X" & "The Beast"
    DD: $600 25
She's the heroine of the Donizetti opera that features the famous sextet heard here:
    $500 22
"The difficult is done at once"; this "takes a little longer"
    $500 11
This historic road is also called "the national road"
    $500 30
Name given Chevy's Carryall station wagon introduced in 1935; it's now the name of a GMC SUV
    $500 5
This "king" of the carnosaurus wasn't from the Jurassic period, but the late Cretaceous

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

Corey Piper Kevin
$1,800 -$100 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Corey Piper Kevin
$2,900 $100 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
This nation in the British isles remained neutral throughout the war
    $200 6
In "Invictus", W.E. Henley is "The master of my fate" & "the captain of" this
    $200 1
Halle Berry was one of the models on "Living Dolls", a 1989 spin-off of this Alysssa Milano series
    $200 8
Term for the zygomatic bone or the prominance it forms, which is more prominent in fashion models
    $200 26
If you visit this Mongolian desert, you may see gazelles & sand rats
    $400 13
In 1942 this lieutenant colonel's 16 B-25 bombers not only raided Tokyo but Yokohama, Kobe & Nagoya as well
    $400 7
William Blake rhymed, "I was angry with" this person. "I told my wrath, my wrath did end"
    $400 2
"Facts of Life" came from "Diff'rent Strokes", & "A Different World" came from his series
    $400 11
Membranes called the oval & round windows form the boundary between its middle & inner parts
    $400 25
Audrey Hepburn's Holly
    $600 14
Fishing & pleasure boats were part of the flotilla used in the May-June 1940 evacuation from this port
    $600 9
She wrote, "Success is counted sweetest by those who ne'er succeed"
    DD: $2,000 3
(Hi. I'm Robert Guillaume.) My hit TV series "Benson" was a spin-off of this ground-breaking series that debuted in 1977
    $600 17
This soft central part of your teeth contains the nerves & blood vessels, & that's no fiction
    DD: $5,500 24
Title shared by a 1953 novel & the song heard here:
    $800 15
In the midst of the Potsdam Conference, this man became England's new prime minister
    $800 10
In "A Refusal To Mourn the Death" of a child, he wrote, "After the first death, there is no other"
    $800 4
"American Journal" was spun off from this newsmagazine now hosted by Deborah Norville
    $800 18
As in other electrical systems, the paths of signals in the brain are called these
    $800 23
The kind of intermediary mentioned in the title of a classic Joseph Losey film
    $1000 16
The main 1942 battle of this sea off Australia was the first naval battle waged entirely by air power
    $1000 21
In "Spring and Fall: To a Young Child" this "Manley" poet told Margaret, "It is Margaret you mourn for"
    $1000 5
Dick Van Dyke's character of Dr. Mark Sloan on this series was introduced on "Jake and the Fatman"
    $1000 20
The brown type of this fortified Spanish wine is darker & sweeter than the manzanilla
    $1000 22
Serotonin & dopamine are these chemicals that help move nerve impulses around the brain
    $1000 19
He burned the second volume of his novel "Dead Souls" before dying on the verge of madness in 1852

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Corey Piper Kevin
$8,700 $1,900 $1,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This resort island lent its name to a 1948 Bogart film; the African Queen is now moored there

Final scores:

Corey Piper Kevin
$10,200 $900 $2,200
2-day champion: $18,400 3rd place: a Motorola StarTac cellular phone 2nd place: a trip to Portland, Oregon

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Corey Piper Kevin
$7,300 $2,500 $6,600
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
7 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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