Show #2821 - Monday, December 2, 1996

Contestants

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Helen Andrews, an antique games dealer from Brookline, Massachusetts

Harry Barker, a computer applications specialist originally from Bloomington, Indiana

Marv Macintyre, a development director from Nashua, New Hampshire (whose 3-day cash winnings total $28,699)

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Jeopardy! Round

INSPIRATIONS
SCIENCE & NATURE
THE 68th OSCARS
SOUTHERN COOKING
GEOGRAPHY
"W"ORDS
    $100 15
He inspired Clare, a girl from a rich & noble family of Assisi, to become a nun
    $100 6
It's the largest & most economically important family of conifers
    $100 26
Paul Sorvino wept with joy when this actress, his daughter won for "Mighty Aphrodite"
    $100 18
Craig Claiborne's recipe for deep-fried catfish calls for 1/2 cup of the white kind of this meal for coating
    $100 1
The Highland Lakes are a chain of artificial lakes in & around this Texas capital
    $100 7
It precedes omelet, saddle & Samoa
    $200 16
The rushing of diphtheria medicine from Nenana to Nome in 1925 via this form of transport inspired a race
    $200 12
This term refers specifically to a tornado that forms over a lake or ocean
    $200 27
This Oscar host, a winner for "Ghost" called herself "The Might Afro Deity"
    $200 19
It's thought the name of this Creole dish comes from jambon, French for "ham"
    $200 2
Peoria, Illinois is surrounded by rich deposits of this solid fuel
    $200 8
It's a synonym for revere
    $300 21
A battle during this war inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner"
    $300 13
This bird, "laughing jackass", is often heard on soundtracks to represent jungle sounds
    $300 28
Christine Cavanaugh, the voice of this pig, carried a jeweled handbag shaped like a pig to the Oscars
    $300 20
An oyster dish was named for this wealthy family, perhaps because of the "green stuff" that tops it
    $300 3
The city of Thon Buri was incorporated into this Thai capital in 1971
    $300 9
To sharpen a tool, or to stimulate the appetite
    $400 22
While Dante has inspired many writers, this woman was his love & inspiration
    $400 14
Nelumbo nucifera is the scientific name of this sacred flower of Buddhism
    $400 29
His "Maverick" co-star Jodie Foster hired a bagpiper to serenade him at Oscar night parties
    $400 23
Benne wafers, crackers made of this seed, are a popular Charleston, South Carolina treat
    $400 4
The main street of Interlaken in this country affords a spectacular view of the Jungfrau peak
    $400 10
It can mean to distort, or the threads running lengthwise on a loom
    $500 25
Film director whose life was the inspiration for the Clint Eastwood film "White Hunter, Black Heart"
    $500 17
In 1920 Betelgeuse in this constellation became the first star whose size was measured
    DD: $500 30
Ironically, the envelope was missing when this film from Italy won a 1995 Oscar for its musical score
    $500 24
The dough for the "beaten" type of this quick bread needs at least 200 strokes
    $500 5
The name of this bay between Brittany & Spain comes from the Spanish name vizcaya
    $500 11
The American elk is something referred to by this Indian name meaning "white rump"

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

Marv Harry Helen
$1,000 $1,600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marv Harry Helen
$2,700 $3,200 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

MEN OF NOTE
MOUNTAINS
U.S. PRESIDENTS
GODS & GODDESSES
'80s LIT
PARTS
    $200 21
Korean conductor Myung-Whun Chung was named music director of this city's Opera de la Bastille in 1989
    $200 6
In 1794 a violent eruption of this volcano destroyed the city of Torre Del Greco on the Bay of Naples
    $200 27
He reduced U.S. troop strength in Vietnam from about 540,000 in 1969 to 25,000 in 1972
    $200 9
He became the supreme Roman deity after he overthrew his father, Saturn
    $200 12
1989's "The Russia House" was written by this master of spy fiction
    $200 1
Seen curbside, its parts include a violation flag, a vault & a dome
    $400 22
Tracy Marrow is the real name of this rap singer whose stage name is a tribute to the novelist Iceberg Slim
    $400 7
This Sicilian volcano is also called Mongibello
    $400 28
On March 4, 1801 he slipped out of town early to avoid Jefferson's inaugural
    $400 13
Dis & Orcus are alternative names for this god of the underworld
    $400 17
In 1987 his "The Bonfire of the Vanities" lit up the bestseller charts
    $400 2
It's found on the head of a monarch and on the end of a watch stem
    DD: $500 24
Country singer married to the actress seen here:
    $600 8
In the early 1860s the Bisson brothers climbed to the top of this highest peak & took photos
    $600 23
During this bachelor's administration, his niece Harriet Lane served as White House hostess
    $600 14
This chief goddess of Egyptian myth is often described as wearing the horns of a cow
    $600 18
This 1984 J.G. Ballard novel about WWII Shanghai, was turned into a film by Steven Spielberg
    $600 3
The ridges on a column are called fluting; on the edge of one of these, they're called milling
    $800 25
This composer is always good company; his 1971 musical "Company" was revived on Broadway in 1995
    $800 10
This mountain range forms most of Georgia's northern border with Russia
    $800 30
In the Federalist No. 51, he put forth a case for the separation of powers & a system of checks & balances
    $800 15
Persephone's mother, she was the goddess of agriculture
    $800 19
"Music for Chameleons" is a collection of his writings
    DD: $500 4
It has a bottom stop, teeth, a slide & top stops
    $1000 26
This flutist, a native of Belfast, played in the Belfast military band as a child
    $1000 11
The Flinders Ranges in this country extend about 300 miles from near Port Pirie to near Lake Eyre
    $1000 29
From 1895 to 1897 he served as president of the New York City police board
    $1000 16
In Hinduism Vishnu is the preserver & he's the destroyer
    $1000 20
His 1983 book "The Anatomy Lesson" completed his "Zuckerman" trilogy
    $1000 5
A train doesn't have a derailleur, but this form of transportation may

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marv Harry Helen
$7,700 $10,400 $3,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NUMBER, PLEASE
Number of lines in the Elizabeth Barrett Browning poem that begins, "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways"

Final scores:

Marv Harry Helen
$1 $5,399 $3,100
3rd place: a Franchi Menotti watch New champion: $5,399 2nd place: a Broyhill dining room

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marv Harry Helen
$7,700 $11,400 $3,100
18 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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