Show #2994 - Thursday, September 11, 1997

Fred Ramen game 5.

Contestants

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Scott Davidson, an electrical engineer from Fremont, California

Karen Douglas, a librarian from Manassas, Virginia

Fred Ramen, an assistant editor from New York, New York (whose 4-day cash winnings total $55,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

HOLLYWOOD 90028
THE KOREAN WAR
FAMOUS FREDS
KNOW YOUR EARTH
ACTOR-DIRECTORS
"EASY" QUESTIONS
    $100 6
The Roosevelt Hotel on Hollywood Blvd. hosted the first of these ceremonies in 1929
    $100 16
Between August 5 & Sept. 6, 1953 Operation Big Switch was the final exchange of these
    $100 1
He's a dino operator at a quarry in Bedrock
    $100 21
It's the length in hours of a mean solar day
    $100 11
2 years after a riding accident left him paralyzed, he directed the HBO drama "In the Gloaming"
    $100 26
It "makes oven cleaning easier"
    $200 7
This series of plaques lets you walk through Hollywood stepping on stars
    $200 17
During the war the standard one of these for army use was the M-1
    $200 2
"Bronco Buster" in 1895 was his first bronze
    $200 22
Follow this line & you'll travel almost exactly 24,900 miles to get back to your starting point
    $200 12
"Star Trek"'s Mr. Spock, he showed his comedy side with his direction of "Three Men and a Baby"
    $200 30
Avenue of affluence
    $300 8
Musso & Frank's, Hollywood's oldest restaurant, is renowned for this "dry" vermouth cocktail
    $300 18
The 8225th was a real one of these units; the 4077th was a fictional one
    $300 3
Craven graven image played by Robert Englund
    $300 23
Filling this reservoir behind Hoover Dam caused earthquakes in the area until the land settled
    $300 13
He cast Debbie Reynolds as his "mother" in a 1996 film
    $300 27
New Orleans
    $400 9
The Alto Nido Apartments on Ivar were William Holden's home in this movie named for a nearby street
    $400 19
A monument called the Tower of Ten Human Bombs stands near this zone between North & South Korea
    DD: $400 4
Group that had the following hit:

"I'm too sexy for my shirt, too sexy for my shirt, so sexy it hurts /
I'm too sexy..."
    $400 24
The book "The Earth" calls this the most potent geomorphological agent there is, causing the most damage
    $400 14
In 1990 he directed himself in the title role of "Dick Tracy"
    $400 28
One of the 2 "Easy" hits by The Eagles that flew into the Top 40
    $500 10
A street & a "Gulch" are named for this rancher who came to town in 1869
    $500 20
On October 7, 1950 the U.N. approved the use of its troops north of this parallel
    $500 5
His Polonaise in A-Flat Major, Opus 53, is called "Heroic"
    $500 25
Just above the troposphere is this ozone-containing layer of the atmosphere
    $500 15
Forest Whitaker of "The Crying Game" made his directorial debut with this Whitney Houston film about 4 friends
    $500 29
In other words--"simple import, simple export"

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

Fred Karen Scott
$1,400 $0 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Karen Scott
$4,600 -$400 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

POETS & POETRY
SHELL GAMES
SHAKE YOUR BOOTY
MUSIC HONORS
BACK TO SCHOOL
"HARD" QUESTIONS
    $200 11
William Blake tells of this animal "burning bright in the forests of the night"
    $200 16
Of giant clam, giant crab or giant cockroach, it's the one with the largest shell
    $200 19
This pirate whose name means "red beard" paid the sultan of Tunisia 1/5 of his booty to use Tunis as his headquarters
    $200 20
The RIAA certifies a record that has sold 500,000 or more copies as gold & 1,000,000 or more as this
    $200 6
Noah Webster's studies at Yale were interrupted by this war, but he did go back to graduate
    $200 1
The title of this first Beatles film may have come from a line in John Lennon's book "In His Own Write"
    $400 12
Odd thing, but she "heard a fly buzz when" she "died" & "felt a funeral in" her "brain"
    $400 17
Of chestnuts, peanuts or walnuts, the one whose shell is actually a pod
    $400 24
If you're going to plunder & pillage the Spanish Main, you'd better be in this sea
    $400 21
1993's best alternative music album Grammy went to this group's "Zooropa"
    $400 7
This Dallas running back went running back to Florida to get his degree in 1996
    $400 2
Stubborn
    $600 13
His classic 1946 poem "Fern Hill" was inspired by a relative's farm in Wales
    $600 18
Of an oyster, a cockle or a snail, the one that sports a univalve shell
    $600 25
The name of this "merry" pirate flag may have come from the title "Ali Raja", "King of the Sea"
    $600 30
Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 was this trio composed of Barry, Maurice & Robin
    $600 8
Expelled from Harvard in 1913, he went back only to be thrown out on his geodesic dome again in 1915
    $600 3
This biscuit made with just flour & water was once used aboard ships & for army rations
    $800 14
Katherine Anne Porter could tell you the title of the 1494 German poem "Das Narrenschiff" means this
    $800 22
Of ladybugs, house flies or yellow jackets, they're the ones with a shell covering their wings
    DD: $1,000 26
His treasure on Gardiners Island was recovered & became part of the endowment of Greenwich Marine Hospital
    $800 29
September 4, 1996 was a "Tonight, Tonight" to remember for this group; it won MTV's Video of the Year Award
    $800 9
After leaving school to foment unrest, Castro returned to get a degree in this
    $800 4
As he lay dying at the Battle of Trafalgar, Horatio Nelson made this command to the flag captain
    $1000 15
Emma Lazarus is best known for this sonnet inscribed on the Statue of Liberty's base
    $1000 23
Of cetology, conchology or cacology, it's the study of shells
    $1000 27
Jack Rackham, who sported this nickname due to the colorful clothes he wore, had 2 women among his crew
    DD: $1,000 28
Singer seen here, she was the CMA's Female Vocalist of the Year in 1989 & 1990:
    $1000 10
He graduated from West Point in 1915 & returned to school in 1948 as president of Columbia University
    $1000 5
This squire in "She Stoops to Conquer" likes "Old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Karen Scott
$10,000 -$2,400 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

TELEVISION
A 1997 episode of this series guest-starred Philip Michael Thomas & Tommy Chong

Final scores:

Fred Karen Scott
$5,500 -$2,400 $50
5-day champion: $61,000 + Jeopardy! scorekeeper 3rd place: a Magnavox 25" color TV + a Maganov HiFi stereo VCR + Jeopardy! scorekeeper 2nd place: a trip to Quail Lodge Resort & Golf Club in Carmel, California + Jeopardy! scorekeeper

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Fred Karen Scott
$10,000 -$400 $5,100
33 R,
3 W
3 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,700

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