Show #2987 - Tuesday, September 2, 1997

Dan Melia game 3.

Contestants

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Karen Rhodes, a history teacher from Dalton, Georgia

Atish Choudhury, an undergraduate student from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,800)

Dan Melia, a professor from San Francisco, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $29,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

18th CENTURY AMERICA
EGGS-ACTLY!
THE NFL
RESORT CITIES
NAME THAT TOON
ODD PLURALS
    $100 9
He published his "Poor Richard's Almanack" at the new printing office near the market in Philadelphia
    $100 24
An egg fried on both sides is flippantly described as this
    $100 2
In 1940 the Pittsburgh Pirates chose this new team nickname
    $100 21
In 1986 voters of this California resort made Clint Eastwood's day by electing him mayor
    $100 16
1943's "Der Fuehrer's Face" starring this Disney quack-up won an Oscar
    $100 1
Louse
    $200 10
As a result of this December 16, 1773 incident, England closed the port of Boston
    $200 27
It describes a Scotch egg or a tough detective
    $200 3
(Hi, I'm Reggie White!) In 1982 I was named Southeastern Conference player of the year while playing for this school's Volunteers
    $200 22
This fashionable Colorado ski getaway was named by prospectors for the trees in the area
    $200 17
Until his death in 1959, Arthur Q. Bryan was the voice of this "Wabbit Hunter"
    $200 5
Ox
    $300 11
In 1789 this future president was elected to Congress from Virginia, defeating James Monroe
    $300 28
To hatch, or to shed one's shyness
    $300 4
On January 5, 1996 this Miami Dolphins coach retired with a record 347 career wins
    $300 23
This resort's famous boardwalk was built in 1870 to keep sand out of hotel lobbies & railroad cars
    $300 18
He starred in 1948's "Symphony in Spinach"
    $300 6
Alumnus
    $400 12
In 1776 this future Secretary of the Treasury served as a captain of a New York artillery company
    $400 29
What's known as the prairie one of these is actually a raw egg with condiments
    $400 7
Now on ABC's "Monday Night Football", he was the NFL's MVP for 1956
    DD: $700 25
This resort known for its spa was capital of occupied France from November 1942 to August 1944
    $400 19
He was the sidekick of the "smarter than the average bear"
    $400 14
Squid
    $500 13
On Feb. 5, 1736, this Methodist founder arrived in Georgia at James Oglethorpe's invitation
    $500 30
One isn't used to mend a holy cow but a holey sock
    $500 8
During the 1995 season, this expansion team played its home games at Clemson Memorial Stadium
    $500 26
This Crimean health & vacation resort was the site of an important World War II conference
    $500 20
1948's "Magpie Madness" starred this Terrytoon pair
    $500 15
Erratum

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

Dan Atish Karen
$300 $1,800 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Atish Karen
$3,300 $2,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICA
THAT'S RANK!
NICOLAS COPPOLA, AKA CAGE
BIG BOOKS
INVENTORS
ANAGRAMS
    $200 1
On February 6, 1899 the Senate ratified the Treaty of Paris, ending this conflict
    $200 5
As generals of the army, Dwight Eisenhower & Omar Bradley wore this many stars, the most for a general
    $200 2
Kathleen Turner went back to the past in this film & met up with Cage, the director's nephew
    $200 12
Webster's 3rd defines it "a reference book containing words usually alphabetically arranged..."
    $200 16
He found his assistant, electrician Tom Watson, in a store where he bought electrical supplies
    $200 22
Members who don't pay these may be sued
    $400 3
He served as governor of the Utah territory until President Buchanan removed him in 1857
    $400 8
It's the highest title in the British peerage, pilgrim
    $400 27
The 1996 Cage film about a "hard place"
    $400 13
It took Edward Gibbon 15 years to chronicle the "Decline and Fall of" this ancient empire
    $400 17
In 1919 this "Father of Wireless Telegraphy" represented Italy at the Paris Peace Conference
    $400 23
People groan when Bob sits down to play this
    $600 4
In 1888 this suffragette organized the International Council of Women
    DD: $1,000 9
Ranking above cherubim, it's the highest order of angel
    $600 29
In a 1987 film, it was the last name of the infant Cage kidnapped to raise
    $600 14
Building & penal are types of these collections of laws
    $600 19
Built in 1831, his first mechanical reaper resembled a 2-wheeled horse-drawn chariot
    $600 24
Bubba barely ever eats this grain -- he drinks it
    $800 6
To extend his influence over the Pacific Northwest, he founded the Pacific Fur Company in 1810
    $800 10
This woman is the highest ranking member of President Clinton's cabinet
    $800 30
Cage appeared in this 1984 film about a Harlem hot spot, directed by his uncle Francis
    $800 15
This Englishman's 900-page novel "Nicholas Nickleby" became a 9-hour play & a miniseries
    $800 20
This Russian-American TV pioneer developed the iconoscope in 1923 & kinescope in 1924
    $800 25
Sam taught himself this language
    $1000 7
His flagship, the Lawrence, was destroyed by British gunfire, September 10, 1813
    $1000 11
In the U.S. it's the highest rank a Cub Scout can achieve before he becomes a Boy Scout
    $1000 28
Cage was billed as Coppola in this 1982 Sean Penn film based on a Cameron Crowe book
    DD: $2,000 18
The remembered taste of a cake provides a turning point in this Proust work about memory
    $1000 21
In 1895 they invented the cinematographe, which combined a movie camera with a printer & a projector
    $1000 26
It's the religion a former Maoist might practice

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Atish Karen
$7,500 $8,100 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RELIGION
Written in 1517, the 62nd of these is "The true treasure of the church is the holy gospel of... God"

Final scores:

Dan Atish Karen
$14,900 $1,199 $6,903
3-day champion: $44,500 3rd place: Pair of Wittnauer Watches 2nd place: Trip to Tahiti

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Atish Karen
$6,800 $8,100 $3,900
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
23 R,
3 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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