Show #3076 - Monday, January 5, 1998


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Michelle Martinez, a sports agate clerk from Chalmette, Louisiana

Adam Brower, a graphic artist from Chicago, Illinois

Bill Unterborn, a visual merchandiser from Palmyra, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

A LITTLE "R" & "R"
    $100 20
Modern synthetic diamonds were first produced in 1954 by compressing this element under extreme pressure
    $100 1
This U.S. city was formerly known as New Amsterdam
    $100 9
    $100 14
It was in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy that he wrote nothing is "Certain except death & taxes"
    $100 2
In 1987, before Madonna straightened him out, he served time for assault & reckless driving
    $100 22
Dale Evans might enjoy this nonalcoholic cocktail of cola & grenadine
    $200 27
1971 James Bond film in which Jill St. John played Tiffany Case
    $200 7
It's the "Land of Enchantment"
    $200 10
    $200 15
Filmmaker who said, "It's not that I'm afraid to die. I just don't want to be there when it happens"
    $200 3
In 1990 this ballplayer was "hustled" away to prison for failure to report income from gambling
    $200 23
While attending Eureka College, this future president served as a reporter for the Pegasus, the school paper
    $300 28
It's equal to 200 milligrams
    $300 8
Alphabetically, it's the last "New" entry in Merriam Webster's "Geographical Dictionary"
    $300 11
    $300 16
In a June 1897 issue of the New York Journal he quipped, "The report of my death was an exaggeration"
    $300 4
In the 1960s this future "Love Story" star served 51 days for assault
    $300 24
This cavalry unit left its horses in Florida when it went to fight in Cuba
    $400 29
Mae West's reply to the comment "Goodness, what beautiful diamonds!"
    $400 18
Over 1/3 of the residents of this former whaling port of Mass. are of Portuguese ancestry
    $400 12
    $400 17
He was quoted by Plato as saying, "No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death"
    $400 5
Charged with bigamy with Carlo Ponti, she later served time in Italy for tax evasion
    $400 25
A play area for very young children, or a franchised children's show begun in 1953
    $500 30
Where you might find a diamond pendant on a woman, or the tendency of diamonds to split among lines
    $500 19
The name of this Virginia city near where the Monitor met the Merrimac sounds like a local daily
    $500 13
    $500 21
Emily Dickinson wrote, "Because I could not stop for death he kindly" did this
    $500 6
This "Gift Of The Magi" author served 3 years in an Ohio prison for embezzlement
    DD: $1,000 26
In 1962 Nat King Cole sang the following to this title female:

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

Bill Adam Michelle
$400 $1,600 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Adam Michelle
$2,400 $1,500 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
It completes the proverb "One man's meat is..."
    $200 16
The Hilton Hotel in this Hungarian capital was built around 13th century ruins
    $200 1
As this Stephen Crane novel opens, Henry Fleming looks forward to proving himself in battle
    $200 11
His first Top 40 album was 1970's "Sweet Baby James"
    $200 17
By the dawn's early light of Sept. 14, 1814, the U.S. flag was still flying over this Baltimore fort
    $200 6
The only one of Snow White's dwarfs who fits the category
    $400 23
It precedes "weep and you weep alone"
    $400 18
If you scream for ice cream, you'll want to tour this duo's factory in Waterbury, Vermont
    $400 2
This Alice Walker novel tells Celie's story through letters she writes to God & her sister
    $400 12
"Born to Run" only took the Boss to No. 3 on the album chart; this 1984 "Born" album took him to No. 1
    $400 24
On June 1, 1812 this president asked Congress for a declaration of war against Great Britain
    $400 7
A piece of sand or of common sense
    $600 28
It's said that "everything has" one, & "all good things must come to" one
    $600 19
Crow Haven Corner, a witchcraft shop, is owned by the daughter of this city's official witch
    $600 3
A literary critic & a poet are rescued at sea by ruthless Capt. Larsen in this Jack London classic
    $600 13
His 1985 album "No Jacket Required" produced the No. 1 hits "One More Night" & "Sussudio"
    DD: $1,300 25
Shot was seen bouncing off the sides of this American frigate during its battle with the Guerriere
    $600 8
In a familiar phrase, you do it to your loins to prepare for action
    $800 20
This country on Hispaniola has rich deposits of amber; you can shop for it in Puerto Plata on the Amber Coast
    $800 4
In this novel, Carson McCullers' first, townspeople confide in John Singer, a deaf-mute
    $800 14
This 1973 Pink Floyd album has sold over 20 million copies
    $800 26
Most of the ships in Commodore Perry's fleet were built & equipped at this port
    $800 9
Nokomis kept her wigwam "By the shores of" this
    DD: $1,400 29
This proverb about taking a spill is attributed to heavyweight boxer Robert Fitzsimmons
    $1000 21
Queen Mary's Dollhouse, on display in this castle, has real running water & real wine in its wine cellar
    $1000 5
Harvey Birch runs sneaky errands for George Washington in this James Fenimore Cooper novel
    $1000 15
He went solo to record albums like "All Things Must Pass" & "Dark Horse"
    $1000 27
Negotiators for the U.S. in Ghent included John Quincy Adams & this Speaker of the House from Kentucky
    $1000 10
Avarice, as in the title of an Erich Von Stroheim film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Adam Michelle
$6,600 $5,200 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 5 presidents buried west of the Mississippi River

Final scores:

Bill Adam Michelle
$10,500 $10,000 $9,100
3-day champion: $31,899 2nd place: Trip to the Hilton at Short Hills Hotel & Spa, New Jersey 3rd place: Monorail Desktop PC

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Adam Michelle
$6,600 $5,900 $4,100
18 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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