Show #3009 - Thursday, October 2, 1997

Contestants

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Ronda Barker, a customer service supervisor from Springfield, Illinois

Chad Pridgen, a high school science teacher from Camarillo, California

Jason Russell, a history student from Cleveland, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY'S MYSTERIES
NEW JERSEY BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
STUPID ANSWERS
SAY "WH"?
TV STARS ON FILM
THAT'S A WRAP!
    $100 1
In 1961 a phenomena investigation bureau was set up to find proof of this Scottish lake's "monster"
    $100 18
In 1968-69 Liechtenstein issued a series of stamps honoring prominent collectors of these
    $100 16
"Halt!" to a horse
    $100 3
He was playing Opie on TV when he played Eddie in the 1963 film "The Courtship Of Eddie's Father"
    $100 11
They're the embalmed, cloth-wrapped bodies of ancient Egypt; some of them were daddies
    DD: $500 2
(Hello, I'm Patrick Duffy.) According to Plato, Solon discovered the legend of this lost continent while on a trip to Egypt
    $200 29
Its trademark Rock of Gibraltar made its debut in 1896
    $200 19
Network on which you'd see David Duchovny play Fox Mulder & Matthew Fox play Charlie Salinger
    $200 17
They're the traditional 5 W's of journalism
    $200 7
Laurie Metcalf, who played Jackie on this sitcom, appeared as the landlady in "Leaving Las Vegas"
    $200 12
For breakfast this Mexican dish contains scrambled eggs, chorizo & beans wrapped in a tortilla
    $300 4
This 16th century doctor said he gazed into a bowl of water on a tripod to divine his prophecies
    $300 28
This world's leading brand of contact lenses comes from New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson
    $300 20
The first 2 words of the French version of the Canadian national anthem
    $300 23
It makes the sound heard here:
    $300 8
This creator of "Jeopardy!" appeared in the 1954 3-D horror film "Phantom Of The Rue Morgue"
    $300 13
15 to 21 feet long, it wraps around the body of a woman in India
    $400 5
The Cyclops was the 1st large U.S. vessel with radio equipment recorded lost in this "shapely" area
    $400 27
The initials A&P in the name of a Montvale-based company stand for this
    $400 21
After Mexico, it's the most populous country whose official language is Spanish
    $400 24
Ulysses' "Charybdis" or Poe's "Maelstrom"
    $400 9
We hope his "Friends' co-stars rushed out to see him in 1997's "Fools Rush In"
    $400 14
In 1947 this company introduced its aluminum foil "wrap"
    $500 6
In 1872 this ship was found in the Atlantic intact, but with no one aboard
    $500 26
In 1993 Morris Plains' Warner-Lambert bought Wilkinson Sword to go with this, its first line of razors
    $500 22
In 1981 this 9-letter word was added to the state flag of Wisconsin
    $500 25
Kids like to do them with their bikes, off the curb
    $500 10
She already had her own talk show when she played Kathleen Turner's daughter in "Serial Mom"
    $500 15
These "clothes" wrap up an infant so he can't move

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jason Chad Ronda
$1,500 $700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Chad Ronda
$3,500 $2,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

NOVELIST-PLAYWRIGHTS
BOTANICAL MEDICINES
MEDIEVAL WOMEN
BRITISH TRAVEL & TOURISM
POP ICONS
HOMOPHONIC PAIRS
    $200 1
Joseph Heller based his play "Clevinger's Trial" on Chapter 8 of this, his most famous novel
    $200 8
It not only may lower your blood pressure, it may stop blood loss by repelling vampires
    $200 16
A treatise on this feminine area of medicine from around the year 1000 is attributed to Trotula
    $200 25
The 1,000-ton Silver Sturgeon is the largest riverboat operating on this major river
    $200 21
In 1988 this superstar released his autobiography "Moonwalk"
    $200 3
A reasonable taxi charge
    $400 2
Years before the novel "Lolita", he published his verse play "Smerti" under a pseudonym in 1923
    $400 9
The juice of this bog fruit is sometimes used to treat urinary tract infections
    $400 17
This 12th c. queen was the granddaughter of one of the first troubadours, William, Duke of Aquitaine
    $400 26
This woman's cottage is an attraction in the village of Shottery, a suburb of Stratford
    $400 22
Known as the "Velvet Fog", he wrote the 1970 account of Judy Garland's life, "The Other Side Of The Rainbow"
    $400 4
A 7-day period that's not up to snuff
    $600 11
"Sheppey" is this "Of Human Bondage" author's play about a barber who wins the sweepstakes
    $600 10
Some consider ginger superior to dramamine in preventing symptoms of this
    $600 18
As empress of Japan in the 7th century, Suiko helped promote this religion at the expense of Shintoism
    $600 27
The house of the tailor in her "Tailor Of Gloucester" is now a gift shop devoted to her
    DD: $2,000 23
This artist was named Canada's Country Female Vocalist of the Year from 1979 to 1986:

"I'll always remember the songs they were playing..."
    $600 5
Chop up Certs
    $800 12
This British romance novelist was in her 20s when she wrote the 1925 play "Blood Money"
    $800 14
For centuries the Japanese have been using the maitake, a type of this fungus, to improve overall health
    $800 19
Passionate love letters by nuns include Marianna Alcoforado's in the 17th century, & hers in the 12th to Abelard
    DD: $1,000 28
Trinity Chapel in Canterbury is on the site of this man's tomb, destroyed in 1538
    $800 24
She co-starred as Aunty Entity in "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome"
    $800 6
It's a notation on a percussion score to clash
    $1000 13
A "Giant" among American women novelists, she wrote the play "Stage Door" with George S. Kaufman
    $1000 15
GBE, an extract from the leaves of this Chinese tree, may help in the treatment of senility
    $1000 20
Laura inspired the poems of Petrarch & this teenager inspired the poems of Dante
    $1000 29
Her 1987 album "Canciones de Mi Padre" went platinum, although it only reached No. 42 on the pop charts
    $1000 7
Totally missed the aquamarine question on a color test

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Chad Ronda
$8,100 $5,800 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
You can view the Jungfrau Peak from the main street of this town between the Brienz & Thun Lakes

Final scores:

Jason Chad Ronda
$4,599 $0 $5,800
2nd place: Trip to Doubletree Guest Suites, New York City 3rd place: Meade Model 395 Telescope New champion: $5,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Chad Ronda
$8,100 $5,800 $5,100
19 R,
0 W
16 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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