Show #2907 - Tuesday, April 1, 1997

April Fools' Day show with Pat Sajak as host.

Contestants

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Christian Stallsmith, a naval engineer from Arlington, Virginia

Lori Drummond, a high school teacher from Rockford, Illinois

Paul Roder, a systems engineer from Tinton Falls, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,550)

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Jeopardy! Round

BUY A VOWEL
LOSE A TURN
BOOK & AUTHOR
HUSBAND & WIFE
BEFORE & AFTER
(Pat: Now I want to warn you about [*]. We stole that from another show, and, uh, you'll, you'll understand it as, as we play it. Don't worry about a thing.)
SAY "JACK"
    $100 16
This "A" word means to relinquish power or give up the throne
    $100 17
In 1991, after 8 years as the AKC's top dog, the cocker spaniel lost the No. 1 ranking to this dog called a lab
    $100 1
Upton Sinclair wrote "The Jungle" & he wrote "The Jungle Book"
    $100 6
Bruce Willis can toast her with a demitasse when they celebrate their tenth anniversary November 21, 1997
    $100 22
Maid of Orleans with a monument at the end of the Champs Elysees
    $100 11
This man's Chicago-based Rainbow/PUSH action network is a merger of 2 earlier political groups
    $200 24
We're looking for an "I"; it's an animal without any backbone
    $200 18
Chillicothe was this state's capital twice, losing out to Zanesville once & finally to Columbus
    $200 2
Much of "Fools Die", a novel by this "Godfather" author, centers on gambling & Las Vegas
    $200 7
Queen Victoria exulted over her honeymoon night with him, "I never, never spent such an evening!!!"
    $200 23
Jerry Garcia's ancient Biblical texts from Qumran
    $200 12
On TV he played Steve McGarrett, head of Five-O, a special Hawaiian police unit
    $300 25
This "O" is the medical branch that deals with the anatomy & treatment of the eye
    $300 19
Only twice between 1949 & 1964 did this team fail to win the American League pennant
    $300 3
Arthur C. Clarke wrote this 1968 sci-fi novel in collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick
    $300 8
Her cousin Maria Shriver was her matron of honor when she married Edwin Schlossberg in 1986
    $300 13
He played for the Kansas City Monarchs before he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947
    $400 26
It's what the Greeks call the letter "E"
    $400 20
After a 3-year ride at the top in U.S. sales, this Honda model lost its No. 1 position to the Taurus in 1992
    $400 4
She dazzled readers with "Dazzle" & "I'll Take Manhattan"
    DD: $500 9
Daniel Day-Lewis married this playwright's daughter Rebecca after starring in the film version of "The Crucible"
    $400 14
This actress who now plays Lisa Landry on "Sister, Sister" won an Emmy for "227"
    $500 27
"U" may not be aware that this Florentine palace was originally built for Cosimo I de Medici
    $500 21
This orator was the Democrats' presidential nominee twice, lost a turn & was nominated again in 1908
    $500 5
Lt. Joe Leaphorn & Navajo policeman Jim Chee return in this author's 1996 mystery "The Fallen Man"
    $500 10
This "Fantasia" conductor was a vigorous 63 when he married 21-year-old Gloria Vanderbilt in 1945
    $500 15
Formerly a special advisor to LBJ, he's presided over the MPAA since 1966

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

Paul Lori Christian
$1,000 $2,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Lori Christian
$2,300 $3,600 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

HOAXES & FRAUDS
APRIL
FUELS
SHAKESPEAREAN FOOLS
FOOL'S ERRANDS
"FOOL"ISH SONGS
    $200 20
P.T. Barnum exhibited a monkey sewn to a fish as one of these female sea creatures from "Feejee"
    $200 7
On April 8, 1974 this Brave hit his 715th home run
    $200 1
Term for material, like dry wood or newspaper, used to start a fire
    $200 4
The humans in this play inspire Puck to say, "Lord, what fools these mortals be!"
    $200 12
Alchemists once searched for the philosopher's stone, said to transmute base metals into this substance
    $200 14
This happens "Where angels fear to tread" & "where wisemen never go"
    $400 21
A 1985 April Fools' issue of this magazine told of Sidd Finch, the pitcher with the 168 mph fastball
    $400 8
It was lullaby & goodnight for this composer who died in Vienna April 3, 1897
    $400 2
A carboniferous solid fuel for blast furnaces, or a carbonated liquid fuel for people
    $400 5
Though this historical play contains a clown, it's the heroine who makes an asp of herself
    $400 19
Former astronaut James Irwin led 5 expeditions to this mount to recover Noah's Ark
    $400 15
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 had a hit with this Beatles tune from the "Magical Mystery Tour" album
    $600 22
in 1678 England panicked at false rumors of a takeover plot by this order founded by Loyola
    $600 9
Filipino chieftain Lapu-Lapu & his forces killed this Portuguese explorer April 27, 1521
    $600 3
This partly-decayed plant matter is a common fuel in areas without much coal
    $600 6
Trinculo is a jester in this "stormy" drama
    $600 26
Although Plato pointed toward Gibraltar, many modern scientists place this mythical island near Crete
    $600 16
This question precedes "Who never fell in love, it seems that I'm the only one that I have been thinking of"
    $800 23
David Hampton's exploits posing as this actor's son inspired the play & film "Six Degrees of Separation"
    $800 10
This invasion occured from April 17-19, 1961
    $800 25
Also called lamp oil, this petroleum product was once the chief source of artificial lighting
    $800 11
Dogberry & Verges are 2 foolish officers in this comedy whose title may mean "nada" to you
    $800 27
John Franklin was lost at sea searching for this American waterway
    DD: $750 17
In 1981 Diana Ross cracked the Top Ten with a remake of this 1956 Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers hit:

"Why do birds sing so gay /
And lovers await the break of the day..."
    $1000 24
On April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagarin blasted off in a capsule called this, Russian for "east"
    DD: $1,600 13
Speed is a clownish servant to Valentine in this comedy set in Romeo's town
    $1000 28
Following Jacob Waltz' hints, treasure hunters have searched this SW state for the Lost Dutchman Mine
    $1000 18
Michael McDonald co-wrote this 1979 Doobie Brothers hit with Kenny Loggins

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Lori Christian
$6,650 $6,200 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TRINIDADIAN AMATEUR ICHTHYOLOGISTS
(Pat: Don't let it throw you, folks!)
This common aquarium fish was named for a Trinidadian clergyman

Final scores:

Paul Lori Christian
$650 $1 $1,000
2nd place: a trip to Jamaica on Air Jamaica + the Jeopardy! Challenge scorekeeper 3rd place: a trip to Las Vegas, at Excalibur + the Jeopardy! Challenge scorekeeper New champion: $1,000 + the Jeopardy! Challenge scorekeeper

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul Lori Christian
$6,700 $7,700 $5,500
16 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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