Show #2844 - Thursday, January 2, 1997

Claudia Perry game 2.

Contestants

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Kurt Bodden, an industrial designer from San Francisco, California

Nancy Senter, a medical administrator from Los Angeles, California

Claudia Perry, a pop music critic from San Jose, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
SWEETS
SCIENTISTS
POP MUSIC
TRAVEL U.S.A.
TV CHIEFS
    $100 16
Of the 63 members the league had over the years, this was the only one expelled, for attacking Finland
    $100 2
This pale-color "chocolate" contains no chocolate liquor & therefore is not true chocolate
    $100 23
Chemist Paul Lecoq de Boisbaudran named gallium after the Latin word for this country
    $100 1
Her best-selling autobiography was titled "I, Tina: My Life Story"
    $100 10
Commander's Palace is an elegant restaurant in this Louisiana city's Garden District
    $100 18
In 1995 this secret agent played by Don Adams was promoted to chief of CONTROL
    $200 17
After Italy invaded Ethiopia in 1935, this emperor made a vain plea for the league's help
    $200 3
Chocolate-covered boysenberry squares are a specialty of this theme park in Buena Park, CA
    $200 24
In 1877 American astronomer Asaph Hall discovered this planet's moons, Phobos & Deimos
    $200 6
B.B. King joined this band on "When Love Comes To Town" on their "Rattle And Hum" album
    $200 12
Children can dress up in old clothes in The Dress Up Shop, part of this Mass. city's Children's Museum
    $200 19
Looking for the Enterprise's chief Miles O'Brien? He's been transferred to this Star Trek station
    $300 25
The committee that drafted the league's covenant included this U.S. president
    $300 4
Schnecken are spiral-shaped sweet rolls; their name is German for these gastropods
    $300 27
Astronomer Sosigenes advised this Roman on the development of the calendar named for him
    $300 7
This 1960s pop & country star opened a hotel in Nashville called King Of The Road
    $300 13
See where Johnny Weissmuller swung as Tarzan on the Lost River Voyage at Silver Springs in this state
    $300 20
He starred as Chief Petty Officer Otto Sharkey
    $400 26
Like the U.N., the league's administrative branch was headed by a person with this title
    $400 5
This "trivial" English dessert is made with sponge cake, wine, jam & custard
    $400 29
In 1661 Isaac Newton entered this university's Trinity College as a subsizar, a student with domestic duties
    $400 8
Elvis' one appearance on this WSM country music program, October 2, 1954, was considered lackluster
    $400 14
This Las Vegas hotel named for a Robert Louis Stevenson novel is home to Cirque Du Soleil's "Mystere" show
    DD: $500 21
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE):
PBS children's game show that features the following chief: (picture of Lynne Thigpen)
    $500 28
On September 5, 1929 Aristide Briand presented a plan to create a "United States Of" this
    $500 11
Mascarpone, a rich type of this dairy product, is an ingredient in tiramisu
    $500 9
In 1969 this lead singer of Paul Revere & The Raiders began pursuing a solo career
    $500 15
Not far from Lahaina, Kaanapali Beach on this Hawaiian island is noted for its luxury resorts
    $500 22
This San Francisco chief of detectives was assisted by Ed Brown & Eve Whitfield

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

Claudia Nancy Kurt
$2,500 $500 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Nancy Kurt
$3,300 $400 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

DANCE, MYTH & LEGEND
WORLD CITIES
NOTABLE NAMES
PLANTS & TREES
THE SUPREME COURT
CONTEMPORARY NOVELISTS
    $200 18
Martha Graham's "Night Journey" tells the tragic tale of Jocasta & this "complex" man, her mate
    $200 1
This Italian Adriatic seaport is situated on 118 islands formed by about 180 canals
    $200 7
In 1876 Elisha Gray tried to file for a telephone patent just hours after this inventor
    $200 12
Queen Anne's Lace is a wild variety of this orange vegetable, but its woody roots aren't good to eat
    $200 26
Before joining the court Lewis F. Powell was president of this lawyers' group abbreviated ABA
    $200 3
"The Eagle Has Flown" was Jack Higgins' 1991 follow-up to this novel
    $400 22
The ballet "Apollo" features Polyhymnia, Terpsichore & Calliope, 3 of these 9 sister-goddesses
    $400 2
In 1788 Agha Mohammad Khan made this city the capital of Persia; it's now the capital of Iran
    $400 8
This "divine" actress of the French stage & screen was known to travel with & sleep in a coffin
    $400 13
Sugar & snap are edible podded varieties of this vegetable
    $400 17
In 1992 this "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" author published "Sailor's Song", his first novel in 28 years
    $600 23
In a Michel Fokine ballet, this heroine, Daphnis' beloved, is kidnapped by pirates
    $600 4
In the 1960s Europoort, a large harbor area, was built in this Dutch city
    $600 9
At his death in 1995, this polio vaccine developer was working on another vaccine to prevent full-blown AIDS
    $600 14
The deodar type of this tree is straight grained but the Lebanon is usually knotty
    $600 27
In 1924 justice Owen J. Roberts first came to national attention as a prosecutor in this scandal
    $600 19
"The Great Santini" was the first novel by this "Prince of Tides" author
    $800 24
A cigarette poster depicting this Egyptian goddess inspired Ruth St. Denis to specialize in Oriental dance
    $800 5
The tomb of Dom Pedro I stands on the grounds of Ipiranga Park in this largest Brazilian city
    $800 10
This carver of Mt. Rushmore also sculpted the apostles outside NYC's cathedral of St. John the Divine
    $800 15
The boojum tree was named for the mysterious monster in his poem "The Hunting of the Snark"
    DD: $800 28
This Vienna-born justice placed many of his former students, dubbed "Hot Dogs", in jobs in the New Deal
    DD: $800 20
The movie "Get Shorty" was based on a 1990 book by this crime novelist
    $1000 25
Maria Tallchief played this mythological wife in her husband George Balanchine's ballet "Orpheus"
    $1000 6
This capital of Hong Kong lies on the northern shore of Hong Kong Island
    $1000 11
As Chopin could tell you, it was the pen name of Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin
    $1000 16
Some of these bearded flowers bloom once in spring & again in late summer or fall
    $1000 29
This future chief justice played a key role in securing the GOP nomination for Eisenhower
    $1000 21
Published in 1996, "The Flaming Corsage" is the latest in his Albany cycle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Claudia Nancy Kurt
$10,300 $6,600 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
This word is from the Old English for "the farmer who lives near you"

Final scores:

Claudia Nancy Kurt
$13,201 $13,100 $11,000
2-day champion: $23,302 2nd place: Broyhill Home Theater & Panasonic 27-inch Color TV 3rd place: Daniel Mink Bolero Watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Claudia Nancy Kurt
$10,800 $6,600 $5,500
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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