Show #2923 - Wednesday, April 23, 1997

Contestants

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Bryan McKown, an archivist from Columbia, South Carolina

Roger Bauman, a financial analyst from St. Paul, Minnesota

Pam Storm, a lawyer from Hingham, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

18th CENTURY EUROPE
FAMILIAR PHRASES
PEOPLE ON STAMPS
PESTS
POT LUCK
COMPLETES THE '60s HIT
    $100 9
On Nov. 1, 1755 an earthquake devastated this Portuguese capital, killing tens of thousands
    $100 17
It follows "When in Rome..."
    $100 6
The small green light on this writer's stamp represents a symbol he used in "The Great Gatsby"
    $100 26
East of the Rocky Mountains malaria is spread by the anopheles quadrimaculatus species of this insect
    $100 14
Catoctin Mountain Park in northern Maryland is the site of this presidential retreat
    $100 1
The Four Seasons' "Big Girls Don't..."
    $200 10
In 1717 Danes settled on St. John in this Caribbean island group; 16 years later Denmark bought St. Croix
    $200 22
Long ago this was "as good as an ell"; now it's "as good as a mile"
    $200 7
Amelia Earhart appears on a 1963 issue of this type of special purpose stamp
    $200 27
Guinness says this cat pest has been known to jump a height of 34 inches
    $200 15
Clark Mills' statue of this U.S. president stands in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter
    $200 2
Herman's Hermits' "Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely..."
    $300 11
As early as the 1730s cuckoo clocks were made in this "woodsy" region of southwest Germany
    $300 23
It precedes "And master of none"
    $300 8
Though living presidents can't appear on U.S. stamps, this living 40th president is on Grenada's stamps
    $300 28
In the colonies of these "white ants" 3 principal castes exist: workers, soldiers & reproductives
    $300 19
This breed of chicken is Rhode Island's state bird
    $300 3
Tommy James & The Shondells' "Hanky..."
    $400 12
In 1719 this small principality was formed by consolidating the counties of Vaduz & Schellenberg
    $400 24
It's another way to "add insult to injury" using a common seasoning
    $400 16
On June 24, 1996 this actor's stamp premiered on the Warner Bros. lot, where he made "East of Eden"
    $400 29
Encarta says this light-sensitive household insect can start to flee from danger within .054 seconds
    $400 20
This Latin motto on our coins can be traced back to Virgil's "Moretum" in the first century B.C.
    $400 4
Steam's "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Them..."
    DD: $500 13
In 1745 she became the mistress of Louis XV, serving as his executive secretary for about 20 years
    $500 25
The phrase "Hope springs eternal in the human breast" sprang from his "Essay on Man"
    $500 18
Tanzania wanted to print stamps honoring this Steven Tyler band but didn't, at the band's request
    $500 30
This wingless household pest with 3 appendages at its tail eats anything containing paste, glue or starch
    $500 21
In 1955 he was elected to the first of 12 2-year terms as president of the AFL-CIO
    $500 5
Elvis Presley's "Suspicious..."

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

Pam Roger Bryan
$1,300 $1,100 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Roger Bryan
$1,900 $1,400 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

MONARCHS
MY NAME IS BARBARA
RELIGION
THEATRE HISTORY
MOUNTAINS
EDGAR ALLAN POE
    $200 1
In 1976 he became the first reigning king of Spain to visit the Americas
    $200 20
This celebrity interviewer grew up around celebrities; her father owned NYC's Latin Quarter nightclub
    $200 12
It's the religion of most of Guatemala's people
    $200 16
Kuan Han-Ch'ing was a leading playwright of this country's Yuan dynasty
    $200 6
This Greek mountain's peaks include Mytikas, Skolio & the Throne of Zeus
    $200 11
A 1949 book on Poe's life & works had an introduction by this psychoanalyst who died in 1939
    $400 2
She ascended the British throne in 1837 upon the death of her uncle, King William IV
    $400 21
Her roles include Glennis Yeager in "The Right Stuff" & Mary Magdalene in "The Last Temptation of Christ"
    $400 13
Practiced by the Soto sect, Zazen is a type of seated meditation in the Zen form of this religion
    $400 18
Laurence Olivier played the Button-Moulder in a 1944 revival of this playwright's "Peer Gynt"
    $400 7
Nepal's Sagarmatha National Park bears the local name of this peak which it surrounds
    $400 17
In 1835's "The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall", Hans balloons 231,920 miles to this place
    $600 3
Saudi Arabia's King Fahd is a half brother of this monarch who was murdered in 1975
    $600 22
She earned a 1996 Emmy nomination for playing prosecuting attorney Miriam Grasso on "Murder One"
    $600 14
Compiled in 712, the Kojiki, "Records of Ancient Matters", is one of this religion's oldest texts
    $600 26
This "Antigone" author starred in his own play "Nausikaa" but later gave up acting
    $600 8
Of the summits of this Tanzanian mountain, Kibo is covered with ice & snow; Mawensi is usually clear
    $600 23
In "A Predicament", a woman's head becomes stuck in a large clock & the minute hand finally does this
    $800 4
In 1961 this current queen earned a doctorate in law from the University of Leiden
    $800 29
She appeared with Lassie in the 1949 film "The Sun Comes Up" before she played Beaver's mother on TV
    $800 15
The Granth Sahib is the holy book of this religion known for its golden temple in Amritsar
    $800 27
In the 1500s the Gelosi troupe became famous for performing this Italian form of improvised comedy
    DD: $600 9
Pico Bolivar, about 40 miles south of Lake Maracaibo, is this country's highest peak
    $800 24
This tale ends, "The Inquisition was in the hands of its enemies"
    $1000 5
Under Communist pressure, this country's King Michael abdicated in 1947 after a 7-year reign
    $1000 19
This major Hindu god known for his avatars has a lucky curl of hair, called the Srivatsa, on his chest
    $1000 28
He wrote his 1st play, "The Beloved Bandit" , by himself, before he teamed up with George S. Kaufman
    $1000 10
Mount Hermon, Syria's highest point, lies on its western border with this country
    DD: $1,000 25
Name shared by the prince who held the masque of the red death & Miranda's father in "The Tempest"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Roger Bryan
$3,900 $10,800 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CONTEMPORARY AMERICANS
In December 1996 his reference to "Irrational Exuberance" sent stock prices plunging around the world

Final scores:

Pam Roger Bryan
$6,100 $14,800 $12,800
3rd place: Pair of Daniel Mink Bolero Watches New champion: $14,800 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Don Pepe, Costa Del Sol, Spain

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pam Roger Bryan
$3,900 $11,000 $6,400
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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