Show #2998 - Wednesday, September 17, 1997

Pam Mifflin game 4.

Contestants

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Deb Abbey, a substitute teacher from Patterson, North Carolina

Elizabeth Salinas, a historic interpreter from Silver Spring, Maryland

Pam Mifflin, a computer trainer from Brookfield, Wisconsin (whose 3-day cash winnings total $42,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

FEMINISM
CITIES
(Alex: I'll give you a number of cities, you have to tell me the country these cities are found in.)
TV THEMES
WHAT'S THE PITCH
(Alex: We're dealing with commercials here--we'll give you the pitch, you identify the product.)
THE BIBLE
"A" MEN
    $100 21
This pun on the word "History" is the title of a 1995 book about women who changed the world
    $100 1
Acapulco & Cancun
    $100 4
[instrumental]
    $100 11
"Like a rock"
    $100 22
Number of the psalm that begins "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want"
    $100 16
He's Japan's current emperor
    $200 23
Title IX of a 1972 education law led to greater female participation in this activity in schools
    $200 2
Basra & Baghdad
    $200 5
[instrumental]
    $200 12
"Where's your mustache?"
    $200 24
The Wise Men, sent to Bethlehem by this king, were warned by God not to return to him
    $200 17
Though best known for his bird drawings, his last project was a multivolume work on mammals
    $300 25
Reformer Lucy Stone is perhaps best remembered for refusing to do this when she got married in 1855
    $300 3
Tampere & Helsinki
    $300 8
[instrumental]
    $300 13
"Bo knows"
    $300 28
It's the book in which Pharaoh says, "Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river"
    $300 18
Both he & son Michael are among the top 20 money earners on the Indy Car circuit
    $400 26
It passed Congress in the 1970s by a combined 438-31 but was never ratified by 3/4 of the states
    $400 6
Marrakesh & Rabat
    $400 9
[instrumental]
    $400 14
"Don't leave home without it"
    DD: $1,000 29
The book of Acts is also known by the longer title "The Acts of" these men
    $400 19
In 1994 "Three Tall Women" earned this "Seascape" playwright his third Pulitzer Prize
    $500 27
A heralded 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" ended 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in her favor
    $500 7
Riga & Jelgava
    $500 10
[instrumental]
    $500 15
"Mom's other little helper"
    $500 20
This photographer known for his celebrity portraits learned his craft while in the Merchant Marine

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

Pam Elizabeth Deb
$100 $2,100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Elizabeth Deb
$2,000 $4,100 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

DEPT. OF THE INTERIOR
THE TROPHY CASE
THE LOWELLS
TREES
U.S. PRESIDENTS: WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
AROUND THE HOUSE WITH PIERRE
    $200 24
Liquid substance that's the Bureau of Reclamation's main concern
    $200 11
Originally, it was called the DAC Trophy, for Downtown Athletic Club
    $200 14
Percival Lowell built an observatory in Flagstaff, Ariz. to study this planet's "canals"
    $200 15
They say that "great" ones "from little acorns grow"
    $200 6
Monticello, in Virginia
    $200 1
Pierre, not his tante, used this, a plume, when he invited you to the house
    $400 25
Clinton thought this former Arizona governor superior; he made him Secretary of the Interior
    $400 12
This trophy was donated by the governor-general of Canada & first presented in 1893
    $400 20
One of the first literary tributes to this president is in an 1865 ode by James Russell Lowell
    $400 16
Thor Heyerdahl used the lightweight wood of this tree to build his Kon-Tiki raft
    $400 7
A rose garden in Hyde Park, New York
    $400 2
If you fail to compliment the view, Pierre just might throw you out of the fenetre, this
    $600 26
In 1946 the Grazing Service was combined with another office to form the BLM, this
    $600 13
A regulation size sterling silver football adorns the top of this Super Bowl trophy
    $600 21
Created from money left by John Lowell, the Lowell Institute founded this Boston PBS station
    DD: $2,000 17
Saint-John's Bread is another name for this tree that yields a chocolate substitute
    $600 8
Riverside Park, New York City
    $600 3
Pierre lets Mimi run around the house without any clothes on, because Mimi is a chienne, this
    $800 27
This service runs Yellowstone & Yosemite
    $800 29
An NBA trophy is named for this commissioner & DNC chairman whose office was the Watergate burglars' target
    $800 22
Among the works translated by Robert Lowell was Aeschylus' tale of this hero "bound"
    $800 18
These "bald" trees are especially plentiful in the Everglades
    $800 9
Kinderhook Cemetery, Kinderhook, New York
    $800 4
If you sample too much from Pierre's well-stocked wine cellar; you might end up on the plancher, this
    $1000 28
Originally part of the Department of War, this bureau is concerned with the how & where of Native Americans
    $1000 30
Originally called the International Lawn Tennis Challenge Trophy, it weighs an incredible 436 pounds
    $1000 23
Her "What's O'Clock" collection of verses won the Pulitzer Prize in 1926
    $1000 19
This nutty tree of the South is the largest of the hickories
    DD: $3,000 10
The corner of Delaware Avenue & Vernon Heights Blvd. in Marion, Ohio
    $1000 5
As you're leaving, you're relieved that Pierre offers you this, his main & not the back of it

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pam Elizabeth Deb
$2,600 $14,100 $3,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1997 FILMS
(Alex: Boy, there's some I have yet to see!)
At the end of this 1997 film, the dedication "For Carl" appears onscreen

Final scores:

Pam Elizabeth Deb
$1,600 $13,200 $1,000
2nd place: Sony VAIO Desktop PC & Bush Computer Desk New champion: $13,200 3rd place: Meade Model 395 Telescope

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Pam Elizabeth Deb
$5,000 $12,700 $3,500
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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