Show #3404 - Thursday, May 27, 1999

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Amy Iman, a teacher from Rochester, New York

Alan Walters, a policeman from Georgetown, South Carolina

Pat Smith, a water treatment operator from Lake Worth, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
INCREDIBLE EDIBLES
SECRETARIES OF COMMERCE
NAME THE ROCKERS
AMERICANA
PUT A "CAP" ON IT
    $100 11
In a folktale, this yummy "man" runs away after he is baked & is later eaten by a sly fox
    $100 21
Australian chefs make soup from the long, muscular tail of this big marsupial
    $100 26
Though sworn in 7 months earlier, Lewis Strauss was denied confirmation by this body in 1959
    $100 6
"Please Please Me",
"Rubber Soul",
"Help!"
    $100 1
Literary magazine edited by O. Henry in 1894, or rock magazine founded in 1967
    $100 16
It's an espresso with steamed milk; make mine a double
    $200 12
In this Hans Christian Andersen story, a child observes, "He has got nothing on at all!"
    $200 22
Craig Claiborne loves to eat this farm animal's feet; he boils them with celery & onions
    $200 27
Last name of Reagan's commerce secretary Malcolm, or his sister, etiquette expert Letitia
    $200 7
"Strange Days",
"L.A. Woman",
"Morrison Hotel"
    $200 2
Pop Momond called his new comic strip in 1913 "Keeping Up with" this family
    $200 17
Family name of the Bard's Juliet
    $300 13
He's the character described in the audiobook heard here
(He liked to sit just quietly & smell the flowers)
    $300 23
Make sure you remove the thorns before eating nopales, the leaves of the prickly pear type of this
    $300 28
In 1903 George Cortelyou may have been over"worked" as both Secretary of Commerce & of this
    $300 8
"Incesticide",
"In Utero",
"Nevermind"
    $300 3
A Confederate camp fire song about "eating" these called them "Goodness how delicious"
    $300 18
A short description accompanying a photograph
    $400 14
Ichabod Crane & Brom Bones are rivals for the affections of Katrina Van Tassel in this story
    $400 24
These "soft-shell" animals are sometimes prepared & eaten without removing their eyes
    DD: $700 29
He was Secretary of Commerce for most of the 1920s, before he became president
    $400 9
"Rocket to Russia",
"Road to Ruin",
"Animal Boy"
    $400 4
The first Miss America he crowned was Lee Meriwether in 1954
    $400 19
Large web-footed rodent seen here
    $500 15
In a 1970 Judy Blume book, this title character asked, "Are you there God?"
    $500 25
This "masked" animal is sometimes stuffed with sweet potatoes, though we've never tried it
    $500 30
Harry Hopkins directed the WPA, this program, before becoming commerce secretary in 1938
    $500 10
"Colour by Numbers",
"Kissing to be Clever",
"From Luxury to Heartache"
    $500 5
It was incorporated as a city May 3, 1802 with its mayor to be appointed by the president
    $500 20
A nautical spool-shaped cylinder rotated to wind up a cable or rope

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

Pat Alan Amy
$1,200 $800 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Alan Amy
$1,900 $1,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD HISTORY
NUTRITION
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
ODD COUPLES
(Alex: Men & women with the same last name, by the way.)
NORSE
TO ALASKA
    $200 1
Ferdinand & Isabella promised to make him "Admiral of the Ocean Sea" if he was successful in his 1492 voyage
    $200 16
This "sunshine vitamin" is unique in that it functions not only as a vitamin but also as a hormone
    $200 6
Gilligan
    $200 11
Sexy hostess of MTV's "Singled Out" doubles up with1950s Commie hunter Joe
    $200 26
A synonym for Norseman, this term may come from a Scandinavian word meaning a pirate
    $200 21
This 2,000-mile river was the principal transportation route during the early mining days of Alaska
    $400 2
In 1455 Johann Fust won a judgment against this printer & took the type used to print his famous Bible
    $400 17
For proper colon health, it's been suggested that everyone get 20-35 grams per day of this, both soluble & insoluble forms
    $400 7
T.J. Hooker
    $400 12
"Birth of a Nation"'s director casts his matrimonial net over Antonio Banderas' wife
    $400 27
Bjarni Herjulfsson may have been the first to sight North America, but this Norseman's expedition was first to land
    $400 22
In 1942 this nation's forces occupied Attu & Kiska in the Aleutian Islands
    DD: $600 3
In 1795 Austria, Prussia & Russia partitioned this country, eliminating its existence
    $600 18
About 70% of the iron we absorb ends up in this protein in red blood cells
    $600 8
Theo Huxtable
    $600 13
Comedian-director much loved by the French says "I Do" with Lamb Chop's driving force
    $600 28
This Norse god led his brothers in an attack on Ymir, the first giant
    DD: $1,000 23
Number of Congressmen representing Alaska in the U.S. House
    $800 4
At the death of Cardinal Mazarin in 1661, this French king declared that he would serve as his own prime minister
    $800 19
Muscle spasms & leg cramps can be prevented with adequate amounts of this mineral, symbol Mg
    $800 9
Phyllis Lindstrom
    $800 14
"R-E-S-P-E-C-T" is all this singer wants from her kite-flying beau
    $800 24
At only 2 1/2 miles away, Little Diomede Island in this strait is the closest part of North America to Asia
    $1000 5
This ancient north African city-state was protected by a high wall about 23 miles in length
    $1000 20
A good antioxidant, it's also called tocopherol
    $1000 10
Joanie Cunningham
    $1000 15
"Old Hickory"'s wife & Lisa Marie Presley's ex tie the knot
    $1000 25
This Secretary of State bought Alaska from Russia in 1867 at about 2 cents an acre, a bargain price

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Alan Amy
$4,700 $9,200 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

DIRECTORS & THEIR FILMS
1 of the 2 '90s films by German director Wolfgang Petersen concerned with a U.S. president's safety

Final scores:

Pat Alan Amy
$50 $12,001 $11,990
3rd place: HP Jornada 820 Hand-Held PC New champion: $12,001 2nd place: Trip to Outrigger Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pat Alan Amy
$5,000 $9,200 $6,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,200

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