Show #2993 - Wednesday, September 10, 1997

Fred Ramen game 4.

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Gina Ruttle, a housewife from Palos Park, Illinois

Tom Stewart, an airline employee from Las Vegas, Nevada

Fred Ramen, an assistant editor from New York, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $37,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

HEADS OF STATE HEADLINES
FROM SOUP TO NUTS
NAME THAT MUPPET
LITERARY SECOND BANANAS
BAY WATCHING
THEM'S FIGHTIN' WORDS
    $100 16
March 14, 1997: His handicap goes way up after taking a spill down Greg Norman's stairs
    $100 6
Manhattan & New England-style are 2 varieties of this soup
    $100 1
He had a hit with "Rubber Duckie"
    $100 21
Robinson Crusoe had 24 years of solitude prior to rescuing this cannibal & teaching him English
    $100 26
It's the Florida bay that's home to the Buccaneers, the Lightning & the Mutiny
    $100 11
Body part you attempt to remove when knocking someone's block off
    $200 17
November 5, 1996: This country gives Benazir Bhutto the boot for a second time
    $200 7
Once the food of the Greek gods, today, it's a fruit salad
    $200 2
"The Muppet Show" debuted in 1976 with this Muppet as host
    $200 22
Charley Bates is the boisterous sidekick to this "Oliver Twist" pickpocket
    $200 12
A rough struggle like the one in a football game after the ball is snapped
    $300 18
April 19, 1956: He takes a gamble in Monte Carlo; makes American movie star his bride
    $300 8
It's the dish consisting of a meat fillet covered with pate de foie gras, baked in a pastry
    $300 3
This "Great" hooknosed Muppet has a hankering for chickens
    $300 23
Several Sherlock Holmes stories refer to Miss Mary Morstan, who marries this physician
    $300 27
In 1639 the East India Company founded the city of Madras on this bay
    $300 13
Boxing announcer Michael Buffer is known for the injunction "Let's get ready to" do this
    $400 19
January 1, 1946: This Japanese emperor tells his people he is not a god
    $400 9
Apple is the most popular filling for this pastry whose name is German for "whirlpool"
    $400 4
"Sesame Street"'s largest Muppet, his first name is Aloysius
    $400 24
This simple peasant became Don Quixote's squire after being promised an island to rule
    $400 28
This Atlantic seaboard state is home to the popular resort area of Buzzards Bay
    $400 14
It means to stick something with glue, or to stick your fist in someone's jaw
    $500 20
December 9, 1990: Poland shows its solidarity, voting this man president in a runoff election
    $500 10
Hazelnuts are also called these, for the saint on whose day they ripen
    $500 5
"Sesame Street" denizen who has appeared on a "got milk?" billboard
    $500 25
In "Huckleberry Finn", Tom Sawyer says that he & Huck Finn "have knowed" this slave "all his life"
    DD: $500 29
(Hello, I'm Donna D'Errico.) A glacier named for this American naturalist who sighted it in 1879 flows into Glacier Bay, Alaska
    $500 15
The Supreme Court has ruled that fighting words are not protected by this amendment

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

Fred Tom Gina
$600 $2,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Tom Gina
$2,300 $2,900 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL SCIENCE
NEW LATIN
BIG "MAC"s
FOREIGN FILMS
CAPITAL QUOTES
ALL ABOUT SRI LANKA
    $200 18
The "rex" in this dinosaur's name is Latin for "king", so you could say it's the "King of the Dinosaurs"
    $200 11
Commuters hate to be caught in this, a "fluxus interclusio"
    $200 1
In a 1956 film Takashi Shimura was one of these 7 warriors; John Belushi would have made 8
    $200 6
Mark Twain called this city "That grand old benevolent national asylum for the helpless"
    $200 13
Despite its name, this ocean in which Sri Lanka sits doesn't belong to the country's large neighbor
    $400 19
This doggone physiologist discovered that the vagus nerve controls the flow of digestive juices
    $400 12
December decoration dubbed "arbor natalicia"
    $400 2
1996 Oscar winner "Kolya" came from the Czech Republic; 1967's "Closely Watched Trains", from this country
    $400 7
It was Lord Byron who wrote, "When falls the coliseum", it "shall fall; and when" it "falls -- the world"
    $400 14
It's both a favorite beverage & a major export
    $600 20
In 1851 this "swinger" used a pendulum to show that the Earth rotates on its axis
    $600 23
"Autocinetorum lavatrix" is one of these that sometimes offers free wax on Wednesday
    $600 24
Starting with 1964's "The Deep Blue Good-By", all his Travis McGee mysteries have colors in their titles
    $600 3
This 1978 film with Michel Serrault as Albin was remade in 1996 with Nathan Lane as Albert
    DD: $1,500 8
In his poem "Hellas", Shelley wrote, "Let there be light!" said Liberty; and this city "Arose!"
    $600 15
Before Britain's Mrs. Thatcher, Mrs. Bandaranaike was the world's first woman in this post; she still holds it
    $800 21
On June 22, 1978 James W. Christy discovered Charon, a moon orbiting this distant planet
    $800 27
An "exemplum simillime expressum" is just one of these, ma'am
    $800 25
Highland outlaw Rob Roy was a member of this clan
    $800 4
In "The Seventh Seal", Max Von Sydow plays chess with this black-clad character
    $800 9
Field Marshal Montgomery said, "Rule 1, on page 1 of the book of war, is: 'Do not march on'" this Russian city
    $800 16
Since 1983 the Liberation Tigers of this minority group have fought for an independent state
    DD: $1,000 22
Hydrogen has 3 isotopes: protium, tritium & this one with a mass number of 2
    $1000 26
This poetic Archibald served as Librarian of Congress from 1939 to 1944
    $1000 5
This hero of 3 Satyajit Ray films shares his name with the Kwik-E-Mart proprietor on "The Simpsons"
    $1000 10
Disraeli described it as "A nation, not a city"
    $1000 17
Cinnamon Gardens is an upscale area of this largest Sri Lankan city & port

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Tom Gina
$11,000 $8,900 $400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WALL STREET
As part of 1997 changes to its industrial average group, Dow Jones replaced Woolworth with this retailer

Final scores:

Fred Tom Gina
$18,000 $11,000 $1
4-day champion: $55,500 2nd place: Trip to Maui, Hawaii 3rd place: Meade Model 395 Telescope

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Fred Tom Gina
$10,100 $8,900 $900
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
2 W
6 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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