Show #2928 - Wednesday, April 30, 1997

1997 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 3.

Contestants

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Benjamin Salisbury, an actor from The Nanny

Kirsten Dunst, an actress from Jumanji

Joey Gordon-Levitt, an actor from 3rd Rock from the Sun

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Jeopardy! Round

WHEN THEY WERE TEENAGERS
WORLD CAPITALS
POP MUSIC
NOVELS
HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCES
CROSSWORD CLUES "K"
    $100 10
In his early teens, this "E.T." director won a contest with his short war movie "Escape to Nowhere"
    $100 24
It's no longer forbidden to visit the Forbidden City in this capital of China
    $100 2
This leader of the Heartbreakers backed Stevie Nicks on her 1981 solo album "Bella Donna"
    $100 1
Sea creature that's the title character of an 1851 Herman Melville novel
    $100 9
Bears, badgers & this mammal have been known to predict the weather on Candlemas, February 2
    $100 8
Barbie's beau
(3)
    $200 11
She may have honed her vampire-interviewing skills while working on her Texas high school paper
    $200 3
Selections from this Irish group's "Pop" CD were available on the internet prior to its March 1997 release
    $200 7
Margaret Mitchell novel in which Sally Fontaine changes Paul Revere's cry to "The Yankees are coming!"
    $200 21
Every December, Bostonians put on disguises & reenact this 1773 act of defiance
    $200 12
Christmas Kriss
(7)
    $300 18
This leading lady of "The Bridges of Madison County" was homecoming queen at her New Jersey high school
    $300 4
He won a 1996 Grammy for Best Male Rock Performance for "Where It's At" from his "Odelay" CD
    $300 15
Profession of the heroes of Steve Martini's "Prime Witness" & John Grisham's "The Firm"
    $300 13
Smooch synonym
(4)
    $400 19
This Microsoft mogul was just 17 when he became president of his first company, Traf-O-Data
    $400 5
This group won a 1996 Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance for "Bullet With Butterfly Wings"
    $400 17
Holden Caulfield, the hero of this Salinger novel, hates movies, phonies & his classmate Ernest Morrow
    $400 25
This Jewish holiday that celebrates the new year occurs in the fall before Yom Kippur
    $400 14
A bride & groom tie it
(4)
    $500 23
This magician was still in high school when he taught a magic course at NYU in 1972
    $500 6
Her self-titled debut album, which included the hit "Vision of Love", reached the top of the charts in 1990
    $500 20
In sequels to this novel, Lucy Maud Montgomery's first, Anne grows to be a woman & a mother
    DD: $200 22
On March 26, this state honors Prince Jonah Kuhio, who became a delegate to Congress
    $500 16
Geisha garment
(6)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Joey Kirsten Benjamin
$200 $0 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Kirsten Benjamin
$1,400 $500 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

BEFORE YOU WERE BORN
COLORS
U.S. PRESIDENTS
YOUNG STARS
GENERAL SCIENCE
(Alex: And a little bit of everything in...)
HODGEPODGE
    $200 24
This war that began in the 1950s was widely protested in the 1960s & 1970s
    $200 2
In a famous Gainsborough portrait, Jonathan Buttall wears this color associated with baby boys
    $200 15
The teddy bear was named in his honor
    $200 1
Jonathan Taylor Thomas of "Home Improvement" supplied the voice of the young Simba in this film
    $200 8
This 3-letter substance that carries the genetic code directs the production of RNA
    $200 7
One of the first cable cars from 1873 sits on a pedestal in this California city's Cable Car Museum
    $400 27
In 1955 2 of the largest labor organizations in the U.S. merged, the AFL & this one
    $400 21
From the French for "brown", this term for a person with brown hair is almost always applied to women
    $400 18
As head of the Union Army, this future president accepted Lee's surrender at Appomattox
    $400 5
Twins Tia & Tamera Mowry play this title pair, pair
    $400 9
This tiny center region of an atom consists of protons & neutrons
    $400 13
The name of this certificate conferring a degree is from the Greek for "folded paper"
    $600 19
This made headlines when it crashed October 29, 1929; ask your broker, it's healthier now
    $600 22
Orange, a secondary color, is a mixture of red & yellow, 2 colors classified as this type
    $600 26
Living to the age of 90, this president was able to see his son become president as well
    $600 6
If you don't know Haley Joel Osment survived this sitcom's move from ABC to NBC, you might be a redneck
    $600 10
The science of acoustics studies how these waves are created, transmitted & received
    $600 14
During a Q & A session on this cable network in 1994, Bill Clinton revealed that he usually wears briefs
    $800 25
In 1967 Thurgood Marshall became the first black American appointed to this legal body
    $800 23
The Latin word talpa, meaning "mole", gave us this word for a shade of brownish gray
    DD: $800 29
He was president during WWI
    $800 3
"All My Children" star Sarah Michelle Gellar has a stake in this title TV role based on a Kristy Swanson film
    $800 11
Of Venus, Mars or Saturn, the planet whose mean distance from the sun is 67,230,000 miles
    $800 16
The USA's largest independent maker of upholstered furniture, its name is synonymous with recliner
    $1000 20
In 1972 this scandal named for a Washington, D.C. hotel was in the news
    $1000 30
The color of someone with a deep tan is often compared to this metal alloy
    $1000 28
His library in Independence, Missouri opened to the public in 1957
    DD: $1,300 4
Actress seen here in the close-ups only; she never left the ground during filming
    $1000 12
In the chemical formula for propane, C3H8, the H stands for hydrogen & the C stands for this element
    $1000 17
Nickname of the team that won the 1997 NCAA men's basketball title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joey Kirsten Benjamin
$4,600 -$700 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE INSECT WORLD
The ancient Romans gave it its name, which means "hairy cat"

Final scores:

Joey Kirsten Benjamin
$0 $0 $1
2nd place: $10,000 for Zero Population Growth 3rd place: $10,000 for the Pediatric AIDS Foundation Winner: $15,000 for the Alzheimer's Association

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Joey Kirsten Benjamin
$4,600 -$700 $5,800
17 R,
6 W
2 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $9,700

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