Show #2731 - Monday, June 17, 1996

Mary Hirschfeld game 1.

Contestants

Brock Putnam, a high school teacher from East Litchfield, Connecticut

Mary Hirschfeld, a professor of economics originally from Pullman, Washington

Steve Hafner, a church sexton from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEMOIRS
COOKING
REPTILES
12-LETTER WORDS
SPORTS LEGENDS
EUROPEAN NATIONAL ANTHEMS
(Alex: I give you the anthem, you identify the country.)
    $100 11
He gets right to the point, the ear point, in "I Am Spock"
    $100 21
Croutons may be substituted for breadcrumbs in this traditional Thanksgiving side dish
    $100 18
This American bayou dweller can survive a wider range of temperatures than most other crocodilians
    $100 12
During the Depression in 1932, it exceeded 20%
    $100 1
Known as the "Say Hey Kid", he played 2,843 games in center field
    $100 3
The third stanza of "Deutschlandlied"
    $200 15
She tells of life before & after Burt in "My Life in High Heels"
    $200 24
Joy of Cooking suggests serving slices of this guacamole ingredient with chutney as an hors d'oeuvre
    $200 19
For the tuatara, these take 15 months to hatch
    $200 13
A magazine, or a French miss
    $200 2
This late Green Bay Packers coach has the highest winning percentage in NFL history --- .740
    DD: $500 6
"Wilhelmus van Nassouwe"
    $300 20
Her book is "After All", after all, her show's theme song ended "You're gonna make it after all"
    $300 25
Sugar or molasses may be added to this salt & water solution used in pickling
    $300 22
This largest monitor lizard carries bacteria in its mouth, sometimes making its bite fatal
    $300 14
It's the formal church procedure that declares a person a saint
    $300 4
In the 1960s & 1970s, she won 20 Wimbledon titles: 6 singles, 10 doubles & 4 mixed doubles
    $300 7
"Marcha Real"
    $400 26
"Palimpsest" is "A Memoir" by this "Burr" author
    $400 28
Craig Claiborne uses yellow tomatoes to make a "golden" type of this cold Spanish soup
    $400 23
The king snake is this type of snake that kills by coiling around its prey & squeezing
    $400 16
It's the type of dentist who specializes in treating diseases of the gum & tissues
    $400 5
In 1986 at age 46, this "Golden Bear" became the oldest man to win the Masters golf tournament
    $400 8
"La Brabanconne"
    $500 27
"A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures" is by this former Washington Post editor
    $500 30
Grated for flavoring, it's the thin outer layer of a citrus fruit, or a synonym for gusto
    $500 29
Though called a "toad", this North American desert creature is actually a lizard & subsists mainly on ants
    $500 17
A public street open at both ends, or any major boulevard
    $500 10
A 1951 playoff series homer by Bobby Thomson won the National League pennant for this team
    $500 9
"Land der Berge, Land am Strome"

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

Steve Mary Brock
$800 $1,600 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Mary Brock
$2,700 $4,700 -$500

Double Jeopardy! Round

JOANS
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
FAMOUS NAMES
ROCKS & MINERALS
PLAYS & PLAYWRIGHTS
    $200 9
From 1983 to 1986 she was the permanent guest host of the "Tonight Show"
    $200 2
Iran's richest oil deposits lie in the Khuzistan Plain just north of this gulf
    $200 16
He's the only U.S. president inaugurated in New York City
    $200 19
This co-founder of the Chinese Communist Party worked as a library assistant at Beijing University
    $200 26
Heating values of the bituminous type of this range from about 5,600 to 8,000 calories per gram
    $200 1
This Norwegian's play "Bygmester Solness", or "The Master Builder", was published in 1892
    $400 12
After watching her on "Good Morning America", you can exercise to her video "Workout America"
    $400 7
The island republic of the Comoros lies near Madagascar in this ocean
    $400 17
This independent agency, the GSA, manages the U.S. government's equipment & property
    $400 20
7 U.S. counties are named for this steamboat pioneer
    $400 29
This ore of aluminum was named for Les Baux, a place in southeast France
    $400 3
This "Virginia Woolf" playwright's one-act "The Zoo Story" is set on a Central Park bench
    $600 13
"The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" was her only hit to reach the Top 10
    $600 8
At least 1500 islands make up this group in the St. Lawrence River
    $600 18
Of the 9 current members of the U.S. Supreme Court, this chief justice has served the longest, 24 years
    $600 21
In January 1991, this First Lady broke her leg while sledding at Camp David
    $600 27
The name of this hard igneous rock comes from Latin for "grain"
    $600 4
Jean-Louis Barrault directed the first production of this playwright's "Rhinoceros"
    $800 14
She appeared in "Addams Family Values" & opposite her brother John in "Say Anything"
    DD: $1,000 10
Most of Sri Lanka's shipping comes through this port
    $800 24
This U.S. government agency administers the Fair Packaging & Labeling Act, among others
    $800 22
This 1st Indian prime minister was born to a Kashmiri family of Brahmans, the most aristocratic caste
    $800 28
Amethyst is an example of this mineral, nearly pure silicon dioxide
    $800 5
The subject of his play "The Emperor Jones" was suggested to him by Haitian history
    $1000 15
Laurence Olivier's widow, she was featured in the movies "Enchanted April", "Avalon" & "Dennis the Menace"
    $1000 11
Vatnajokull Glacier in this country is bigger than all continental Europe's glaciers combined
    DD: $3,000 25
2 of 7 states with only 1 member in the House of Representatives
    $1000 23
In 1817, with Laurent Clerc, he established what became the American School for the Deaf in Hartford
    $1000 6
This Pirandello play about a sextet of strange personages premiered in 1921

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Mary Brock
$8,100 $8,300 $7,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ARTISTS
(Alex: If you didn't select an American artist, you're in deep trouble!)
His "Young Corn" painting is featured on a 1996 stamp celebrating the 150th anniversary of Iowa's statehood

Final scores:

Steve Mary Brock
$16,000 $16,201 $14,900
2nd place: Broyhill Fontana living room set New champion: $16,201 3rd place: Service Merchandise Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Mary Brock
$8,100 $7,800 $5,500
22 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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