Show #2897 - Tuesday, March 18, 1997

Contestants

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Sandy Lowe, an attorney from Austin, Texas

Steve Douches, a high school math teacher from Fairfax, Virginia

Liz Klausky, a registered nurse from Port Orange, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
EXPLORERS
1980s ROCK MUSIC
JAPAN
HODGEPODGE
ANIMAL PHRASES
    $100 16
Shrinking or not, this flower symbolizes modesty
    $100 11
Francisco Pizarro was with him when he claimed the Pacific Ocean for Spain September 29, 1513
    $100 1
His song "Starting Over" became a transatlantic hit just after his December 1980 murder
    $100 17
In 1953 this broadcasting medium was inaugurated in Japan by Nippon Hoso Kyokai or NHK
    $100 6
"Currency" used to pay for the delivery of "letters" in the kids' game of Post Office
    $100 22
Proverbially speaking, they "flock together"
    $200 27
A white one of these says "silence"; a red one says "I love you"
    $200 12
In 1962 this future Apollo 11 commander was chosen by NASA as the first civilian astronaut
    $200 2
Before reaching stardom with "You Give Good Love", she had a short career as a model
    $200 18
This equivalent of Mr. or Ms. is commonly added to a name as a sign of respect
    $200 7
In 1971 Volvo introduced a warning light to remind you to do this
    $200 23
To prevent trouble, it's best if you "let" these "dogs lie"
    $300 28
Since oleander means this, you can post a warning sign, "Oleander Of The Dog"
    $300 13
In addition to claiming Virginia for England in 1584, he led 2 expeditions to the Orinoco River
    $300 3
Exposure on "Family Ties" in 1985 repopularized "At This Moment" by Billy Vera & this group
    $300 19
This ceremony is called chado, chanoyu or sado in Japanese
    $300 8
Spelling of the kitchen tool whose phonetic spelling is "SPACH-oo-luh"
    $300 24
To ward off hunger is to keep this animal "from the door"
    $400 30
Used in chains, these field flowers mean "I will think of it"; give me your question, do
    $400 14
This conqueror of Mount Everest was in the first group to climb the southern face of New Zealand's Mount Cook
    DD: $500 4
In the 1980s this pair heard here surpassed the Everly Brothers as the rock era's top charting duo: [audio clue: "You're out of touch..."]
    $400 20
Japan's first railway line ran for 18 miles from Tokyo to this city, Japan's largest port
    $400 9
Category on this board that's a synonym for gallimaufry
    $400 25
This feline expression means to look guilty but smug
    $500 29
Both naturally & mythically, this flower symbolizes egotism or self-love
    $500 15
In 1605 this Frenchman wrote a detailed account of the Cape Cod area
    $500 5
1 of 3 duet partners with whom Kenny Rogers reached the Top 10 on the pop charts in the '80s
    $500 21
In the Kyoto area one of these floor mats generally measures 6.3 by 3.1 feet
    $500 10
A number with factors of only 1 & itself; a 1742 theory says all even numbers over 2 are the sum of 2 of them
    $500 26
This 2-word rhyming phrase is used to describe a highly skilled or clever lawyer

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

Liz Steve Sandy
$1,300 $1,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Steve Sandy
$4,100 $2,300 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
THE 1950s
AMERICANA
ADVERTISING
EARTH SCIENCE
MOVIES ABOUT THE MOVIES
    $200 16
Charles Dickens ended this story with the line "God bless us, every one!"
    $200 12
In 1950 a live version of this symbol for forest fire prevention was found
    $200 2
Grand Island in this Cornhusker State is home to an annual event called Husker Harvest Days
    $200 24
An advertiser who buys time on a TV show, sometimes the whole program
    $200 27
This central part of the Earth is larger than the planet Mars
    $200 7
In this "M*A*S*H" star's 1986 film "Sweet Liberty", he plays a professor whose historical novel is filmed
    $400 18
"The Last Temptation Of Christ" has this many chapters, the traditional number of years of Jesus' life
    $400 13
Completes the 1952 presidential campaign slogan of a Walt Kelly comic strip star "I Go..."
    $400 3
The large star in the center of its state seal is adorned with symbols of the 5 Civilized Tribes
    $400 25
Effective Jan. 2, 1971 ads for these were banned from U.S. TV
    $400 20
The epicenter is the point on the Earth's surface directly above where one of these occurs
    $400 8
This Carrie Fisher book about movie actresses was made into a movie in 1990
    $600 19
In "The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow", Abraham Van Brunt, a rival of Ichabod Crane, is better known by this name
    $600 14
On Sept. 23, 1952 Richard Nixon admitted his family had received this one gift from his life in politics
    $600 4
The Virginia Film Festival unspools at the University of Virginia in this city
    $600 1
Ranking below anthracite, it's the most common type of coal
    $600 9
In this 1992 Robert Altman film, Tim Robbins gets angry messages from a screenwriter he's snubbed
    $800 21
To research this novel, Irving Stone stayed in Van Gogh's asylum cell
    $800 15
In November 1959 Ford announced it was ending production of this car that caused a $250 million loss
    DD: $900 5
From late Oct.-Dec. thousands of bald eagles gather at the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in this state
    $800 29
10-letter term for the person who prepares the text of an ad
    $800 23
In 1990 scientists discovered hydrothermal vents on the floor of this Russian lake
    $800 10
Spalding Gray relates his experiences making this 1984 film in 1987's "Swimming To Cambodia"
    $1000 22
Paul Riesling, this Sinclair Lewis realtor's one true friend, shoots his wife & is sent to prison
    $1000 17
5 days before the statute of limitations ran out, the FBI solved this Jan. 17, 1950 robbery
    $1000 6
This Hawaiian island near Molokai was once called the world's largest pineapple plantation
    $1000 28
This type of advertising that works below one's level of awareness was much discussed in the 1970s
    DD: $1,400 26
The broad, craterlike basin of a volcano is referred to by this Spanish term
    $1000 11
This French director played a director in his 1973 film "Day For Night"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Liz Steve Sandy
$4,700 $7,000 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
This European city is alphabetically last among the world's national capitals

Final scores:

Liz Steve Sandy
$4,200 $4,599 $1
2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Don Pepe, Costa Del Sol, Spain New champion: $4,599 3rd place: Franchi Menotti Sports Watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Liz Steve Sandy
$4,700 $7,800 $3,700
18 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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