Show #2997 - Tuesday, September 16, 1997

Pam Mifflin game 3.

Contestants

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John Carroll, an international security consultant from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Lisa Doak, an accountant from Chicago, Illinois

Pam Mifflin, a computer trainer from Brookfield, Wisconsin (whose 2-day cash winnings total $39,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS MOUNTS
(referring to horses, of course)
"STICK"S & "STONE"S
NAME CALLING
SCIENCE
ETIQUETTE
UNUSUAL TV CHARACTERS
    $100 1
Astride this steed the Lone Ranger led the fight for law & order in the early western United States
    $100 17
It's where an industrious person keeps his nose
    $100 6
This name means a follower of Dionysus; appropriate in the case of Mr. Rodman
    $100 28
This green plant pigment is also found in algae & in some bacteria
    $100 9
This red gem, July's birthstone, is the traditional gift for a 40th wedding anniversary
    $100 16
As Jonathan on "Highway To Heaven", Michael Landon was one of these beings on probation
    $200 2
Film cowboy who was "Trigger" happy
    $200 18
The form of physical comedy associated with Charlie Chaplin, The Keystone Kops & The Three Stooges
    $200 7
Ironically, this first name of a famous blind woman born in 1880 means "light"
    $200 29
In 1875 this plant breeder moved to California using profits earned on his potato
    $200 10
In a business, this abbreviation should precede a woman's name when her marital status is unknown
    $200 20
As Jeannie she could blink you back to Baghdad in, well, the blink of an eye
    $300 3
Marengo & Copenhagen were their mounts at Waterloo
    $300 19
These springy stilts with pedals will have you moving in leaps & bounds
    $300 8
A comedian's son, actor-director Albert Brooks was born with this "scientific" name
    $300 26
It's defined as an atom or group of atoms that has an electrical charge
    $300 11
"Emily Post's Etiquette" says this should never be viselike, nor should it feel like a jellyfish
    $300 21
Jamie Sommers' bionic dog was Max, short for this, from the cost of 4 new bionic legs & a jaw
    $400 4
After this hero of Spain died in 1099 no one was allowed to ride his horse Babieca
    $400 24
Paired with "fire", it "rained" upon Sodom & Gomorrah
    $400 12
He named a character in a 1951 novel for 1940s movie star Joan Caulfield
    $400 27
A 1991 photo of Gaspra taken by the Galileo probe was the first close-up of one of these minor planets
    $400 14
At a formal dinner, this object is often made of damask & placed on the guest's plate, not beside it
    $400 22
Lisa is the computer-generated woman in the USA series based on this John Hughes film
    $500 5
White Surrey was the favorite horse of this king once quoted as saying he'd trade his kingdom for one
    $500 25
3' 9" high, 2' 4 1/2" across & nearly 1' thick, it was key to deciphering hieroglyphics
    $500 13
Nintendo immortalized this first name of one of the company's landlords
    DD: $1,700 30
In the 1940s this Nobel Prize winner & vitamin C advocate studied the structure of antibodies
    $500 15
A Catholic archbishop is addressed as "Your Excellency" while a cardinal is "Your" this
    $500 23
Like Lysette Anthony on 1991's "Dark Shadows", Corinne Bohrer on 1989's "Free Spirit" was one of these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Pam Lisa John
$1,200 $600 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Lisa John
$1,800 $3,400 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS MOUNTS
(refers to mountains)
FOOD
HISTORY
ONE-HIT WONDERS
GOD-LIKE ADJECTIVES
WRITERS NAMED WILLIAM
    $200 6
You can take it for granite that this South Dakota landmark has four 60' heads carved into it
    $200 11
To make red-eye gravy, you need a well-cured one of these meats
    $200 19
As a result of the Six-Day War of 1967, this Middle East canal remained closed until 1975
    $200 23
In the 1975 Morris Albert hit this 2-letter word is repeated 3 times after "Feelings"
    $200 1
Quick & shrewd, like the messenger of the Roman gods
    $200 14
He was baptized in the parish church of Stratford-On-Avon April 26, 1564
    $400 7
Between 1823 & 1831 the artist Hokusai created a series of 36 views of this
    $400 12
They're the 2 main vegetables in succotash
    $400 20
It was the last Indian empire in Mexico & Central America
    $400 27
Breaker, breaker, good buddy! This song by C.W. McCall topped the charts in 1976
    $400 2
The passionate type of love favored by the Greek god of love
    $400 15
"A Rose For Emily" is a well-known short story by this author of "The Sound And The Fury"
    $600 8
Noah was probably the first to climb down this mount without first climbing up it
    $600 13
Served in a Mexican soup, albondigas are spicy ones
    $600 21
England's first encounter with this fleet occurred off Plymouth July 31, 1588
    $600 28
Before reaching No. 1 with "Eve of Destruction", he sang lead on the New Christy Minstrels' "Green, Green"
    $600 3
It describes a task that takes a lot of effort, like the labors of a demigod strongman
    $600 16
In 1996 this "Exorcist" author published "Demons Five, Exorcists Nothing: A Fable"
    DD: $2,000 9
George Vancouver named this NW peak after a British rear admiral, not for the local weather
    $800 22
In 1863 Prince William of Denmark ascended this country's throne as King George I
    DD: $3,000 26
No. 1 for 6 weeks, the song heard here was this duo's only Top 40 hit:

"In the year 2525, if man is still alive..."
    $800 4
Jovial means jolly, like those under the astrological influence of this planet
    $800 17
His newspaper column "On Language" is syndicated around the world
    $1000 10
Until June 1991 this Philippine landmark had been inactive for about 600 years
    $1000 24
This treaty that created the European Union is named for the Dutch city where it was drawn up in 1991
    $1000 25
1955's "Earth Angel" was the only earthly hit for this ornithological quartet
    $1000 5
As virginal as the followers of the Roman goddess of the hearth
    $1000 18
In 1990's "Darkness Visible", this "Sophie's Choice" author wrote of his struggle with depression

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Lisa John
$3,200 $8,200 $7,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

NEW ENGLAND COLONISTS
(Alex: Think back, contestants--think way, way back!)
Thomas Morton of Merry Mount was arrested in 1628 by this neighbor & pilgrim he called "Captaine Shrimp"

Final scores:

Pam Lisa John
$2,400 $2,199 $0
3-day champion: $42,300 2nd place: Trip to Costa Rica 3rd place: Daniel Mink Bolero Watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pam Lisa John
$6,200 $5,800 $7,100
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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