Show #3020 - Friday, October 17, 1997

Peter Scott game 5.

Contestants

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Maribeth Swiatek, a graduate student originally from Chicago, Illinois

Greg Ellis, a law student from San Pedro, California

Peter Scott, an advertising manager from Washington, D.C. (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,803)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
THEY ALMOST STARRED IN...
LOUISIANIANS
CORN FED
ART SUPPLIES
OXYMORONS
    $100 6
When Ferdinand VII died in 1833, his 3-year-old daughter Isabella II ascended this country's throne
    $100 1
He was such a hit in "Dracula" that he was offered the role of Frankenstein's monster before Boris Karloff
    $100 11
This fitness guru who grew up big in Louisiana now urges, "One should eat to live; not live to eat"
    $100 18
The utensils seen here are used to serve corn in this style
    $100 19
A mop, one of these made from camel hair, is used for watercolors
    $100 13
Colossal & jumbo are oxymoronic sizes of this crustacean
    $200 7
In 1191 this "Lion-Hearted" king of England captured Cyprus & Acre during the Crusades
    $200 2
Anne Bancroft turned down the role of Nurse Ratched in this film; Louise Fletcher must be grateful
    $200 12
"My Favorite Martian" on TV, he's really from New Orleans
    $200 27
Maple syrup or molasses can be used to form sticky balls of this puffy snack food
    $200 20
It refers to any drawing material in stick form, not just the ones made of wax
    $200 14
The word "oxymoron" comes from 2 Greek words meaning "sharp" & this
    DD: $900 8
This dictator's last battle was his defeat of Pompey's sons at Munda in 45 B.C.
    $300 3
Director George Stevens considered starring Grace Kelly in this 1956 film based on an Edna Ferber novel
    $300 15
Goodness, gracious, great balls of fire! He hails from Ferriday
    $300 28
Although some modern renditions are baked, traditional johnny cakes are cooked on these flat surfaces
    $300 21
You may execute your oil painting on a wooden panel or on one of these, a primed, heavy fabric
    $300 24
Some football teams use an aggressive "attacking" one
    $400 9
In 1584 William I of Orange was assassinated in this Dutch city known for its blue & white pottery
    $400 4
The role of Joe Buck in this film made Jon Voight a star, but it was originally meant for Michael Sarrazin
    $400 16
This sportscaster & former QB from Shreveport led the Steelers to Super Bowl titles in '75, '76, '79 & '80
    $400 29
Like clams, corn can also be the basis of recipes for this thick, chunky soup
    $400 22
Carrara is an Italian type of this material popular with sculptors
    $400 25
George Romero made his 1968 horror classic "Night Of" these creatures in Pittsburgh
    $500 10
This battleship on which the WWII Japanese surrender terms were signed saw combat during the Gulf War
    $500 5
Liam Neeson might have "seized the day" in this 1989 film but Robin Williams starred instead
    $500 17
This Texas doctor famous for his advances in heart surgery is a transplant from Lake Charles, LA
    $500 30
Legend has it this deep-fried cornmeal dumpling was named for its ability to quiet hungry dogs
    $500 23
It's the clear plastic sheet on which a cartoon image is painted
    $500 26
A woman of unconventional beauty may be called Jolie-Laide, French for "pretty-" this

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

Peter Greg Maribeth
$1,000 $500 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Greg Maribeth
$3,000 $200 $4,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

COUNTIES BY STATE
POP MUSIC
"A" IN SEX EDUCATION
INSURANCE
THEATER ALFRESCO
LETTER TO ADD
(Alex: We will ask you to add a letter in order to come up with the correct response)
    $200 7
Skagit,
Skamania,
Spokane
    $200 2
This former lead singer of the Police sang the line "I Want My MTV" on Dire Straits' "Money For Nothing"
    $200 17
Appropriately, this word from Latin for "growing up" entered the language before its relative "adult"
    $200 1
Unanticipated claims led to losses of more than 5 billion pounds for this British company from 1988 to 1990
    $200 19
Schiller's 1804 play about this hero is presented outdoors every summer in Interlaken, Switzerland
    $200 12
Add this letter to make ink red, or at least a shade of it
    $400 8
Rockingham,
Rappahannock,
Roanoke
    $400 3
In 1997 Babyface tied this performer's 1983 record of 12 Grammy nominations in one year
    $400 21
A plant sending out a slender growth called a runner is an example of this lonely form of reproduction
    $400 18
The great poet Wallace Stevens spent 39 years handling claims in this Connecticut & insurance capital
    $400 23
If you want to see a play about this trailblazer, blaze a trail to Harrodsburg, Kentucky
    $400 13
Add this letter to turn ire into something else that burns
    $600 9
Lea,
Luna,
Los Alamos
    $600 4
"Have I Told You Lately", a 1993 Top 10 hit for this singer, was written by Van Morrison
    $600 22
Rare in nature, monogamy is the rule with this sea bird, obviously misnamed "wandering"
    $600 20
Doctors, lawyers & accountants protect against charges of professional error with this type of insurance
    $600 24
If you're in this Scandinavian country in July, don't miss the ever-popular "St. Olav Play" in Stiklestad
    $600 14
Add this letter to lack to get what a taut rope lacks
    $800 10
Saluda,
Spartanburg,
Sumter
    DD: $1,200 5
Person to whom the following request is directed: [audio clue]
    DD: $1,500 27
From the Greek for "seed container", it's a flowering plant that packs pistils for reproduction
    $800 25
Over 45 million Americans are now enrolled in these groups that function as both insurers & care providers
    $800 29
Performed beside the Willamette River, "Champoeg!" is this state's official pageant of statehood
    $800 15
Add this letter to turn all into a place to buy all things
    $1000 11
Seneca,
Summit,
Sandusky
    $1000 6
During his long career, he had only 2 No. 1 hits: "Travelin' Man" & "Poor Little Fool"
    $1000 28
A steroid hormone that controls masculine characteristics
    $1000 26
This term for an insurance company owned by policyholders is found in the name of an Omaha company
    $1000 16
Add this letter to rook to get someone who might rook you

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Peter Greg Maribeth
$6,000 $4,300 $10,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CONGRESSMEN
He was the chief sponsor of the Self-Employed Individuals Tax Retirement Act of 1962

Final scores:

Peter Greg Maribeth
$1 $0 $8,999
2nd place: Trip to Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club, Carmel, California 3rd place: Motorola StarTac Cellular Phone New champion: $8,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Peter Greg Maribeth
$6,000 $5,400 $9,900
16 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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