Show #2898 - Wednesday, March 19, 1997

Contestants

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Carole Smith, a regulations writer from Washington, D.C.

Martin Smith, a new home sales assistant originally from Leeds, Yorkshire England

Steve Douches, a high school math teacher from Fairfax, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
SONGS
THE THIRD
SPORTS
FASHION
SCIENCE
    $100 7
Prince Edward & Marion, 2 small islands of this country, lie about 1200 miles southeast of Cape Town
    $100 12
Bob Dylan asked him to "Play a song for me, in the jingle jangle morning I'll come followin' you"
    $100 17
Charles Conrad, Jr. was the third man to walk here
    $100 1
Tommy Lasorda managed this team to 4 National League pennants & 2 World Series championships
    $100 6
In ads, Jamie Lee Curtis has found "Nothing beats a great pair of" these
    $100 22
These respiratory organs of aquatic animals occur in oysters & some insect larvae as well as in fish
    $200 8
Numerous dikes cover the coast of Ijsselmeer in this country
    $200 13
The title of a 1942 Frank Loesser song said to "Praise the Lord and" do this
    $200 18
Our third president, for 4 years he had a Burr in his side
    $200 2
The Vancouver Grizzlies & the Toronto Raptors are the newest franchises in this professional sport
    $200 25
His rugged casual wear line, The Double RL, is named for his Colorado ranch
    $200 23
Used to control glaucoma, a trabeculectomy is a procedure that reduces pressure in this organ
    $300 9
A cedar tree is featured on this country's coat of arms
    $300 14
"You could have told me yourself that you loved someone else, instead I heard it" here
    $300 19
The third reindeer named in "A Visit From St. Nicholas", he follows Dancer & precedes Vixen
    $300 3
NHL teams that have moved to new, luxury box-filled arenas include the Boston Bruins & this city's Sabres
    $300 26
Claudia Schiffer is featured in ads for this lingerie store & catalogue's new "Underware" line
    $300 24
The number of these dark patches visible on the sun's surface varies from a few to several hundred
    $400 10
Bratislava, capital of this eastern neighbor of the Czech Republic, was known as Pressburg until 1919
    $400 15
2 words following "Don't know why there's no sun up in the sky..."
    $400 20
Based on an Erich Maria Remarque novel, it was the third film to win a Best Picture Oscar
    $400 4
On November 19, 1996, he announced his retirement as Notre Dame football coach after an 11-year stint
    $400 27
Hard Candy is a trendy new company making colorful types of this cosmetic
    $400 29
A phrase used to remember this planet's main moons is "Met Dr. Thip"; Titan is the second T
    $500 11
This country's territory on Borneo is over 50% larger than its territory on the Asian mainland
    $500 16
This Beatles song begins, "Close your eyes and I'll kiss you, tomorrow I'll miss you"
    DD: $800 21
He was the last king of the House of York
    $500 5
This golfing cup was presented by & named for a British seed merchant & was first awarded in 1927
    $500 28
This menswear designer has launched a Tommy line for women along with a new Tommy Girl fragrance
    $500 30
This drug marketed as Motrin was patented in Great Britain in 1964

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

Steve Martin Carole
$2,600 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Martin Carole
$4,000 $1,700 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
HOSPITALS
ART
9-LETTER WORDS
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
ENDINGS
    $200 17
In November 1620 John Carver was elected the first governor of this colony
    $200 8
The Cleveland Clinic tops U.S. News' 1996 ranking of hospitals in this, the study of the heart
    $200 3
A vortex or a jacuzzi
    $200 1
The protagonist of this H.G. Wells novel is known only as the Time Traveller
    $200 22
Some observers say this decade ended with the shootings at Kent State
    $400 18
In 1933 this Republican began serving the first of his 2 terms as governor of Kansas
    $400 9
In 1860 she founded her nursing school at London's St. Thomas's Hospital with funds raised by the public
    $400 27
Grime darkened the daytime setting of this artist's work, causing it to be misnamed "The Night Watch"
    $400 4
It's a place such as a tank or artificial lake where water is stored
    $400 2
"The Castle Of Otranto", a tale of evil, was the 1st English novel of this "architectural" genre
    $400 23
An underage partner can be grounds for this ending of a marriage, which usually happens within a year
    $600 19
While serving in this cabinet post, Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. signed the U.N. charter for the U.S. June 26, 1945
    $600 10
In 1978 Louise Brown, the first of these, was born in the UK's Oldham General Hospital
    $600 28
This Venetian master was born Tiziano Vecellio
    $600 5
Trees that shed their leaves annually are described by this adjective
    $600 13
Born Adeline Virginia Stephen, this "To The Lighthouse" author was a leader of the Bloomsbury Group
    $800 20
In June 1967 LBJ met with this Soviet premier in Glassboro, N.J. to discuss world problems
    $800 11
Children's Hospital in Boston is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of this university
    $800 16
This French impressionist's 1893 "Trapeze Artist At The Medrano Circus" was painted on cardboard
    $800 6
Named for a scientist, it means to coat metal with zinc
    $800 14
He wrote "A Little Tractate In Praise Of Dante" after finishing the "Decameron"
    DD: $3,600 26
Ending being celebrated in the Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph seen here:
[video clue]
    $1000 21
On September 14, 1847, this general led the American army into Mexico City
    DD: $1,400 12
The Knights Hospitalers trace their origin back to an 11th century hospital in this city
    $1000 25
While serving as art director of the Moscow State Jewish Theater, he painted murals & designed sets
    $1000 7
It's the derivation of a word, or the study of it
    $1000 15
This Scotsman's 19th century novel "The Master Of Ballantrae" is subtitled "A Winter's Tale"
    $1000 24
Eschatology is the theology of this event, which T.S. Eliot said would happen with a whimper

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Martin Carole
$8,600 $7,300 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OSCAR WINNERS
(Alex: The Academy Awards are coming up - how appropriate!)
The only person -- male or female -- to win Oscars in acting & screenwriting categories

Final scores:

Steve Martin Carole
$14,601 $5,200 $4,400
2-day champion: $19,200 2nd place: Trip to the Tryall Club Resort & Villas, Jamaica 3rd place: Meade Model 395 Telescope

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Martin Carole
$10,800 $4,500 $2,400
30 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,700

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