Show #2990 - Friday, September 5, 1997

Fred Ramen game 1.

Contestants

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Fred Ramen, an assistant editor from New York, New York

Cathi Pedersen, a transcriptionist from Key West, Florida

Shawn Askew, a Space Camp counselor and student from Huntsville, Alabama

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
BORN IN THE '60s
SKYSCRAPER CITIES
JACKIE ROBINSON
HOT WHEELS
RUNNING ON "M.T."
    $100 8
"The Autobiography of Malcolm X" was "told to" this deeply rooted author
    $100 7
NYC minister Joseph Simmons is better known as "Run" of this rap group
    $100 6
John Hancock Tower
    $100 1
Jackie's historic major league debut came April 15, 1947 at this Brooklyn Dodgers home park
    $100 21
In 1964 this movie spy was driving an Aston Martin DB5; in 1995, a BMW Z3
    $100 26
He was always "A-Team" player
    $200 9
This legendary fruit tree planter was the subject of a work by Vachel Lindsay
    $200 13
After the 1996 election, this 35-year-old Clinton adviser moved to ABC News
    $200 17
Westin Peachtree Plaza
    $200 2
Jackie played most of his career at this position, next to shortstop Pee Wee Reese
    $200 22
It promotes its wide track Grand Prix as "wider is better"
    $200 27
This P.M. of England said her objective was to "destroy Socialism"
    $300 10
Title of Tom Wolfe's 1979 book about men he described as "single-combat warriors"
    $300 14
In 1996, he beat a chess-playing IBM computer called Deep Blue; in 1997 the tables were turned
    $300 18
Chrysler Building
    $300 3
Jackie, born in Georgia, grew up around L.A. & starred in 4 sports at this university
    $300 23
Country in which Toyota builds most of its Camrys
    $300 28
In 1989 he was the WBC's, WBA's, & IBF's heavyweight champ
    $400 11
As the first, it jump-started John Updike's series of novels about Harry Angstrom
    $400 15
1 of the 2 30-something female leads of "The English Patient"
    $400 19
USX Tower
    $400 4
At age 28, Robinson won the very first of these awards for first-year players
    $400 24
In the same class are the Ford Contour SVT, the Saab 900S & this company's Jetta GLX
    $400 30
Author who had Tom cruise on the Mississippi
    $500 12
This famous tale of Christmas presents isn't one in a million, but one in O Henry's book "The Four Million"
    $500 16
29-year-old Melinda French, a manager at this company, married its chairman January 1, 1994
    $500 20
Pillsbury Center
    $500 5
Hall of Fame executive who went out on a "limb" to bring Robinson to the majors
    $500 25
The 1997 Boxster was the first new sports car from this 911 maker in 19 years
    DD: $1,000 29
(VIDEO Daily Double): 1995 film seen here: (clue: Wesley Snipes)

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

Shawn Cathi Fred
$1,500 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shawn Cathi Fred
$3,600 $1,900 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT NEWS BULLETINS
SCIENTISTS
PERSONAL PRODUCTS
THE QUOTABLE COOLIDGE
MOVIE SEQUELS
"PARA"GRAPHS
    $200 12
This Roman leader reforms the calendar; will wife Calpurnia be Miss July? Scroll at 6
    $200 2
In the 16th C., Konrad von Gesner published perhaps the first illustrations of these petrified animal remains
    $200 24
A fig-flavored version of this "Excellent Laxative" didn't go over, so the company stuck with chocolate
    $200 21
"The... business of America" is this
    $200 11
Paul Newman reprised his role as Fast Eddie Felson in this 1986 sequel to "The Hustler"
    $200 1
Attorney assistant
    $400 13
Hannibal on way to attack Rome leads battle elephants over these mountains; the full history at 11
    $400 7
In 1887 this German was "in the driver's seat" on the subject of electromagnetic waves
    $400 25
In 1971 flavors were added to this lip balm invented by Dr. C.D. Fleet in the 1880s
    $400 22
When asked what a clergyman preaching about sin had said, Coolidge said this
    $400 17
In 1991 the Mousekewitz family was re-animated for this sequel to "An American Tail"
    $400 3
A professional dinner guest in ancient Greece, or a tick
    $600 14
Chinese monopoly on this fabric ended in 6th century as 2 monks smuggle out worms; new material at 11
    $600 8
These 3 letters brought together Francis Crick & James Watson, 2 scientists at the Cavendish laboratory
    $600 26
Deciding in the 1950s to expand its line, Gillette left competitors behind with this men's deodorant
    $600 23
About the famous sin quote, Coolidge once said it would be funnier if it were this
    $600 18
In 1990 Jack Nicholson directed & starred in this sequel to "Chinatown"
    $600 4
Barbara Frietchie might tell one of these soldiers to "Chute if you must"
    $800 15
Philip II assassinated, this son takes the throne; the not-so-great news on Macedonian Journal Tonight
    DD: $2,000 9
In 1783 these brothers were walking on air after being named to the French Academy of Sciences
    $800 27
This "Clean Makeup" used ingredients of Noxzema as its base
    $800 29
His reply to a woman who said she'd made a bet she could get more than 2 words out of him
    $800 19
Nearly 20 years after "The Last Picture Show", many of the cast members reunited for this sequel
    $800 5
Robert E. Service is currently in service as the U.S. ambassador to it
    $1000 16
This sixth king of Babylonia codifies laws; we'll tell you what will get you killed tonight at 11
    $1000 10
In 1791 Galvani published "Commentary on the effect of" this "on muscular motion"
    $1000 28
In 1948 Bristol-Myers added antacids to aspirin & created this product
    DD: $2,000 30
"There is no right to" do this "against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time"
    $1000 20
It's all "Crystal" clear, the sequel to "City Slickers" was subtitled "The Legend of" this
    $1000 6
All the equipment used for a particular activity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shawn Cathi Fred
$12,800 $5,100 $6,400
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. STAMPS
Its anniversary was honored with the following:

Final scores:

Shawn Cathi Fred
$12,800 $0 $12,800
New co-champion: $12,800 2nd place: a trip to the Canary Islands New co-champion: $12,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Shawn Cathi Fred
$10,100 $5,100 $6,400
23 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
2 W
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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