Show #2860 - Friday, January 24, 1997

Contestants

Pat Ostenburg, a chemistry teacher from Ocala, Florida

Chad Curtis, a satellite news producer from Charlotte, North Carolina

Laura Glassman, a freelance editor and proofreader from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

PUERTO RICO
TELEVISION
GUINNESS RECORDS
4-LETTER WORDS
SCIENCE & NATURE
POT CLUCK
(Alex: A whole category devoted to birds.)
    $100 1
His 1493 stop at Puerto Rico is the foundation for the claim he "discovered America", meaning the U.S.
    $100 3
After 12 seasons, Angela Lansbury closed the book on this series in 1996
    $100 21
Carolyn Ann Ash wrote the longest of these religious songs published -- the 754-verse "Sing God's Song"
    $100 13
In "God Bless America" "The oceans" are "white with" it
    $100 2
The Columbia, one of these between Valdez & Anchorage, Alaska can move about 65 feet per day
    $100 22
The dish of chicken wings in a hot sauce & blue cheese dressing was named for this city, not for an animal
    $200 8
This country surrendered Puerto Rico to the U.S. in the 1898 Treaty of Paris
    $200 4
Erika Slezak has played the role of Victoria Lord on this daytime soap since 1971
    $200 27
The longest of these ended after 67 years when Octavio Guillen & Adriana Martinez were married in 1969
    $200 14
To kick a football
    $200 10
In 1909 Dutch botanist Wilhelm Johannsen first proposed this name for the unit of heredity in living things
    $200 23
Roy Harper of Van Camp Sea Food is credited with naming this brand of tuna
    $300 9
About 85% of Puerto Ricans profess this faith; most others are Protestants
    $300 5
This cable network's "Biography" won a 1995 Cableace Award for best documentary series
    $300 28
Red Rock, the top bucking one of these, threw 312 before Lane Frost rode him to the 8-second bell in 1988
    $300 15
It means to drive an airplane on the ground
    $300 18
The largest living reptile is probably the saltwater species of this animal, which may weigh more than a ton
    $300 24
It's the rock referred to in the name of the Rock Cornish game hen
    $400 11
Puerto Rico is the smallest & easternmost of the islands of this "greater" group
    $400 6
He spent 8 years on "Saturday Night Live" before starring as anchorman Bill McNeal on "NewsRadio"
    $400 29
The largest fronton, or stadium, for this sport seats 6,000 in West Palm Beach, Florida
    $400 16
It's a spot on a radar screen
    $400 19
This Russian physiologist's major published work was "Conditioned Reflexes" in 1926
    $400 25
An old person isn't one of these seasonal items anymore
    $500 12
Puerto Rico is sometimes called the "Island Of" this; New Mexico is the "Land Of" it
    DD: $500 7
This sitcom is set at Tom Nevers Field
    $500 30
The 1994 race in which she defeated Michael Huffington was the most expensive Senate campaign ever
    $500 17
To cover with clothing
    $500 20
His first law of planetary motion states the planets' orbits are ellipses with the sun at one focus
    $500 26
It's the part of a chicken in rumaki

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

Laura Chad Pat
$800 $1,700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Chad Pat
$1,400 $2,900 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART
WORLD WAR II
THE WOMEN OF COUNTRY MUSIC
ANNUAL EVENTS
THE BIBLE
AUTHORS
    $200 17
Coptic art, which developed in this river valley, was inspired by the Hellenistic style of Alexandria
    $200 22
The second time this U.S. general lost patience with combat fatigued soldiers, he nearly lost his command
    $200 2
Record producer Billy Sherrill suggested that Virginia Wynette Pugh change her name to this
    $200 4
A Sept. festival in Seaside Heights, New Jersey features hundreds of these silly circus performers
    $200 11
Elah, the valley where he killed Goliath, was protected by the cities of Libnah & Azekah
    $200 1
Nadine Gordimer, born in the Transvaal in this country, had her 1st story published when she was 15
    $400 18
Encaustic painting, practiced by the ancient Greeks, uses this melted insect substance as a binder
    $400 23
As chief of staff to this man, General Joseph Stilwell urged him to fight the Japanese, not the Communists
    $400 27
Vince Gill's wife Janis sings duets with her sister Kristine as The Sweethearts Of this
    $400 5
Pecos in this state has a world championship bar-b-q contest & a cantaloupe festival
    $400 13
Matthew 1:19 shows him as a just man by his refusal to divorce & humiliate the pregnant Mary
    $400 3
Douglas Southall Freeman won a Pulitzer Prize for his 4-volume biography of this Confederate general
    $600 19
This muralist was only 10 when he began studying at Mexico City's Academy of San Carlos
    DD: $1,000 24
About 40,000 men were left in this French port after the last evacuation ship left June 4, 1940
    $600 28
Her big sister Loretta Lynn wrote her 1st single, "I've Cried The Blue Right Out Of My Eyes"
    $600 6
An April festival in Independence, Kansas honors this playwright; we hope they have a "Picnic"
    $600 14
The musical instrument called a shofar was made from this part of a ram
    $600 8
Born Edith Newbold Jones, she published "The House of Mirth" under this, her married name
    $800 20
Giovanni Antonio Canal was the real name of this artist known for his paintings of Venice
    $800 25
This Japanese admiral & Pearl Harbor strategist was shot down by U.S. forces April 18, 1943
    $800 7
Drivers race Model Ts while holding pigs in their laps at the Tillamook County Fair in this state
    $800 15
She was busy with her housework while her sister Mary sat at Jesus' feet & listened to his teachings
    $800 9
This author of "The Group" based the heroine of her book "The Company She Keeps" on herself
    DD: $1,000 21
The Bronze Family Group sculpted by this Englishman in the 1940s is in the Museum of Modern Art
    $1000 26
In May 1941 this deputy to Hitler flew to Britain as a self-appointed peace emissary
    $1000 10
A conch shell blowing contest is held annually in this southern Florida city whose people are called Conchs
    $1000 16
When the United Monarchy failed, Rehoboam became head of this kingdom in southern Palestine
    $1000 12
He dedicated his 1888 book "Plain Tales From The Hills" "To the wittiest woman in India"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Laura Chad Pat
$5,600 $5,700 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CURRENCY
(Alex: Get the money out!)
Of men pictured on currently printed paper money, he's the one most recently deceased

Final scores:

Laura Chad Pat
$11,199 $100 $100
2-day champion: $29,400 2nd place: Broyhill Entertainment Armoire & Service Merchandise Gift Certificate 3rd place: Carey Limousine Service

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Laura Chad Pat
$5,600 $5,300 $5,100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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