Show #3001 - Monday, September 22, 1997

Contestants

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Jon Bourgault, a law student from Brooklyn, New York

Wendy Middleton, a teacher from Barrie, Ontario Canada

Elizabeth Salinas, a historic interpreter from Silver Spring, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $31,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
TRANSPORTATION
MOVIE DEBUTS
REALLY LONG RIVERS
GONE FISHING
"ET" AL.
    $100 6
In 1970 the world said "Hello, Goodbye" to this group whose film "Let It Be" documented their breakup
    $100 11
French authorities may build another airport for this city already served by Orly & De Gaulle
    $100 1
Bridget Fonda knows this "Easy Rider", her dad, made his film debut in "Tammy and the Doctor"
    $100 21
While cruising down this river in 1542, Francisco de Orellana was attacked by female warriors; thus, its name
    $100 26
Control of thumb pressure & wrist position are keys to this motion that puts the line in the water
    $100 16
Stones do it to tools & smells do it to appetites
    $200 7
After it broke up in 1991, 11 of its former republics joined the Commonwealth of Independent States
    $200 12
The icebreaker "Nathaniel B. Palmer" has carried scientists to study the Ross Sea off this continent
    $200 2
This Belgian first flexed his movie muscles in "Missing in Action" with Chuck Norris
    $200 22
Ptolemy guessed the area of the source of this river almost 2,000 years before it was found
    $200 27
In catching trout, these insects have largely given way to decanter hooks with the same name
    $200 17
In proofreading it means "don't delete"
    $300 8
In 1982 this communications giant agreed to divest itself of its Baby Bells
    $300 13
A new research submarine, Deep Flight I, includes these airplane features turned upside down
    $300 3
"Taking Off" was her first film, but her film career really took off when she won an Oscar for "Misery"
    $300 23
This Chinese river is really "long" since its alternate name, Chang Jiang, means "long river"
    $300 28
Varying eye locations identify the blue, flathead & channel types of this bottom feeder
    $300 18
It can mean a temporary bed or a movers' platform
    $400 9
In 1938 2 Germans became the first to split this, producing barium & krypton from uranium
    $400 14
Before the 1960s these vehicles that carry the injured were rarely stocked with medical equipment
    $400 4
This director did the right thing & cast Rosie Perez in her first film, "Do the Right Thing"
    $400 24
During high water, this river was once navigable from Fort Benton, Montana to St. Louis
    $400 29
It's the type of fishing in which bait or lines are towed behind a boat
    $400 19
It used to mean to hinder, as in a serve that grazes the net
    $500 10
Ancient supercontinent that many believe broke up, creating Laurasia & Gondwanaland
    $500 15
Fleetwood Enterprises makes these vehicles under the names Jamboree, Pace Arrow & Tioga
    DD: $500 5
This young director made his feature film debut as an actor in his own movie "Reservoir Dogs"
    $500 25
At Khone Falls on the Cambodia-Laos border, this river is 6 1/2 miles wide
    $500 30
This prized game fish of the Great Lakes is the largest member of the pike family
    $500 20
Owners of these pets usually remove the animals' scent glands

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

Elizabeth Wendy Jon
$1,800 $500 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Wendy Jon
$3,200 $2,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE ON MONEY
MYTHOLOGY
ANIMALS
1996 OLYMPIC WOMEN
AUTHORS
GUERRILLAS IN THE MIST
(Alex: Check the spelling on this one!)
    $200 1
This hero's sixth labor involved cleaning the Augean Stables, which were a disgusting mess
    $200 16
This lizard of the Southwest is the USA's largest poisonous lizard
    $200 21
When Ghada Shouaa won this 7-event competition, she became Syria's 1st gold medalist in Olympic history
    $200 6
"David Copperfield" is considered his most autobiographical novel
    $200 11
Known by this 4-letter name, Josip Broz led the partisan resistance against Hitler in Yugoslavia
    $400 29
Jesus affirmed this man's right to tribute because his image was on Roman coins
    $400 2
Jason spurned her for a king's daughter named Creusa
    $400 17
It's the only living mammal in the order Proboscidea
    $400 22
Dominique Moceanu's parents came from this country, like her coach, Bela Karolyi
    $400 7
He wrote his 1982 novel "The Running Man" under the pseudonym Richard Bachman
    $400 12
Subcomandante Marcos leads this Mexican group named for another guerrilla leader
    $600 28
Recent Fr. coins commemorated this art form, with pictures of Gaumont, Renoir, Lumiere & Montand
    $600 3
This Roman god of sowing & harvesting had a planet named for him
    $600 18
This mollusk, also called a devilfish, may inject a poison to paralyze prey
    $600 23
6' 5" Lisa Leslie of this gold medal-winning U.S. team is also centered on a modeling career
    $600 8
The success of "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" allowed him to quit the foreign office to write full time
    $600 13
Ethan Allen first led this band of Vermonters against the government of New York
    $800 27
This man, president during 2 Black Friday financial panics, is on the $50 bill
    $800 4
In Norse myth, this god known for his trickery is the father of Hel, goddess of the underworld
    $800 19
The fur of this aquatic rodent has been sold as "Hudson seal"
    $800 24
The first women's Olympic gold medal in this, the world's most popular team sport, went to the U.S. team
    $800 9
This author of "The Cardinal Sins" was ordained a Catholic priest in 1954
    DD: $2,000 14
After the Cuban revolution, this Argentine wrote a manual on guerrilla warfare
    DD: $2,200 26
That's Count Volta on a bill worth 10,000 of these monetary units:
    $1000 5
This youth was so handsome he was carried off to Mt. Olympus to serve as cupbearer to the gods
    $1000 20
A toad named for this small South American country carries its eggs on the skin of its back
    $1000 25
Time called her "The best woman distance swimmer the world has ever seen" in a story headlined "One Last Splash"
    $1000 10
This author of the "Kent Family Chronicles" wrote mystery novels under the pen name Alan Payne
    $1000 15
In January 1997 this Chechen capital was renamed in honor of rebel leader Dzhokhar Dudayev

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Wendy Jon
$3,200 $5,000 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOOD & DRINK HISTORY
Its original name meant "bitter water" & it was made palatable to Europeans after the Spaniards added sugar

Final scores:

Elizabeth Wendy Jon
$6,400 $2,399 $10,001
2nd place: a trip to Almond Beach Club, Barbados 3rd place: a Meade Model 395 telescope New champion: $10,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Wendy Jon
$2,000 $5,000 $6,400
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
17 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,400

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