Show #3051 - Monday, December 1, 1997

Contestants

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Toni McLaurin, an orthopedic surgeon from Atlanta, Georgia

Rod McCarvel, an attorney from Seattle, Washington

Heather O'Neill, a program assistant from Tarboro, North Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE BIBLE
ON STAGE
EVERYONE'S A CRITIC
DINING OUT IN EUROPE
HORRORS!
LAST WORDS
    $100 20
This boy escaped Pharaoh's order to kill all male Hebrew babies
    $100 3
Whoopee for Whoopi Goldberg, who took over Nathan Lane's role as Pseudolus in this musical
    $100 15
As "The Couch Critic", Jeff Jarvis airs his views in this magazine
    $100 1
Diners enjoy Baroque era cuisine while listening to Baroque music at Barokk in this Hungarian capital
    $100 9
Despite its title, this 1980 film had enough box office luck to produce 7 sequels by 1989
    $100 2
"Crito, I owe a cock to Aesculapius; do not forget to pay it"
    $200 21
Because he was short, Zacchaeus climbed one of these to see Jesus over the crowd around him
    $200 22
"Long Day's Journey Into Night" was the first of his plays produced on Broadway after his death
    $200 16
In 1974 critic Jon Landau called this man "Rock & Roll's Future", & later co-produced "Born to Run" with him
    $200 4
As you can tell from its name, Paris' Au Pied de Cochon specializes in these porcine extremities
    $200 10
John Larroquette narrated this 1974 film in which lumbering tools are put to new use
    $200 8
"How were the circus receipts...at Madison Square Garden?"
    $300 26
Herod had this apostle, the brother of John, killed with a sword
    DD: $800 23
International troupe seen here in a performance at Radio City Music Hall
    $300 17
This Cowardly Lion actor's son & biographer, John, writes on comedy for The New Yorker
    $300 5
The Ubiquitous Chip in this largest Scottish city features fine Scottish cuisine
    $300 11
This 1960 Hitchcock classic was partly based on real-life murderer Ed Gein, who skinned his victims
    $300 14
"What is the answer?" (Alice B. Toklas was silent.) "In that case, what is the question?"
    $400 27
David & this prince became good friends after routing the Philistines
    $400 24
In 1996 Fiona Shaw made her N.Y. debut in a theatrical rendering of this lengthy T.S. Eliot poem
    $400 18
Movie critics heavily influenced by her work have been dubbed "Paulettes"
    $400 6
Quadri on this city's Piazza San Marco opened in 1775; its neighbor, Caffe Florian, is even older
    $400 12
He's the monstrous doll in the 3 "Child's Play" movies
    $400 28
July 4, 1826:
"Thomas Jefferson still survives"
    $500 25
In 1982 Harvey Fierstein wrote & starred in this Tony-winning 3-part comedy
    $500 19
This novelist reviewed films from 1935 to 1940 & later wrote the script for "The Third Man"
    $500 7
This town, a playwright's birthplace, has dining spots called Arden & Mistress Quickly
    $500 13
You won't find this hook-handed slasher of a 1992 film taking a sunrise & sprinkling it with dew

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

Heather Rod Toni
$1,500 -$300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Rod Toni
$2,400 $200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY POTPOURRI
TRANSPORTATION
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS
EXPLORERS
WHERE ARE WE?
(Alex: We'll give you clues, you tell us in what city we would find ourselves.)
THE "END" IS NEAR
    $200 2
In "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight", Sir Gawain is this king's nephew & feasts with him at Camelot
    $200 9
Accommodating 3,000 passengers, this "Festive" company's new cruise ship Destiny is the world's largest
    $200 19
Brett Hull led the U.S. to victory over this country, his birthplace, in the 1996 World Cup of Hockey
    $200 26
In 1820 Fabian von Bellingshausen may have become the first to see this continent that he thought was just ice
    $200 14
The Woodland Park Zoo,
The Rainier Brewery,
The Space Needle Lounge
    $200 1
It's to hang by a support from above, or bar a student from school
    $400 3
This fictional place was known as Sansculottia until a man named Utopos gave it a new name
    $400 10
The Natural Gasser II, this type of car, can travel a quarter-mile in 8.9 seconds on natural gas fuel
    DD: $1,000 20
Led by Bill Tilden, the U.S. won this trophy a record 7 straight times from 1920 to 1926
    $400 27
In 1853 Richard Burton -- the other one -- visited this city in disguise & made a sketch of the Kaaba
    $400 15
Vermont College,
The Vermont Historical Society Museum,
The Vermont Supreme Court Building
    $400 5
Make-believe
    $600 4
The meter for his poem "The Song of Hiawatha" was inspired by the great Finnish epic "Kalevala"
    $600 11
In August 1995 this company introduced the Outback, a hybrid station wagon & sport utility vehicle
    $600 21
In 1994 a penalty kick goal by Dunga gave this country its fourth World Cup
    DD: $1,500 28
In 1770 this British sea captain nearly wrecked the Endeavour on the Great Barrier Reef
    $600 16
Marble Arch,
Mayfair,
Madame Tussaud's
    $600 6
Fight back or protect one's turf
    $800 24
The narrator of his 1983 novel "Ancient Evenings" is reborn as a harem master & a grave robber
    $800 12
This military vehicle got its name from a British codeword when "Landship" never caught on
    $800 22
Led by Isiah Thomas, this team's "Bad Boys" won the NBA title in 1989 & 1990
    $800 17
Goethe House,
Fort Tryon Park,
The Fulton Fish Market
    $800 7
Nab or grab a suspect
    $1000 25
This Mississippi-born novelist published his 2nd & last book of poems, "A Green Bough", in 1933
    $1000 13
Arab ships called dhows are lateen rigged, meaning their sails are roughly this shape
    $1000 23
In 1979 this team's theme song was "We Are Family" & Willie Stargell, known as Pops, was their hero
    $1000 18
The Museum Van Loon,
The Zuiderkerk,
Dam Square
    $1000 8
Worthy title for a member of the clergy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Rod Toni
$5,000 $3,900 $1,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICAL ANAGRAMS
20th century world leader whose name is an anagram of "THAT GREAT CHARMER"

Final scores:

Heather Rod Toni
$2,199 $2 $0
2-day champion: $12,800 2nd place: Trip to Volcano House in Hawaii 3rd place: Pair of Wittnauer Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Heather Rod Toni
$4,500 $4,000 $1,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $9,900

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