Show #2950 - Friday, May 30, 1997

Lyn Payne game 3.

Contestants

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Chris Moylan, a scientist originally from Pleasantville, New York

Rick Rodgers, a biochemist from Palo Alto, California

Lyn Payne, a librarian from Orlando, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

MIRACLE SITES
TV SITCOMS
ARCHITECTURE
AMERICAN HISTORY
OLD WEST DOGS
LAST NAME'S THE SAME
    $100 12
In Exodus the burning bush was found at this "Mountain of God"
    $100 9
Fonzie lived above the Cunninghams' garage in this long-running sitcom
    $100 7
These structures that provide disabled access should rise no more than 1" for every 12" of length
    $100 17
In 1912 this "Bull Moose" spoke for about 50 minutes with a would-be-assassin's bullet lodged in his chest
    $100 19
This cavalry leader left a pack of about 40 dogs behind when he went to the Little Bighorn
    $100 22
Ed,
Eugene,
Tip
    $200 13
The miraculous revelation of the Koran began in a cave on Mt. Hira near this holy city
    $200 11
Before starring in his own show, he played Dan Fielding on "Night Court"
    $200 10
The retro look of the town of Celebration, built near Orlando by this company, is an example of neo-urbanism
    $200 8
The siege of the Alamo gave this Texas general time to prepare for the Battle of San Jacinto
    $200 23
Catch dogs & heelers helped humans drive these animals along the Chisholm Trail
    $200 25
Harry,
Henry,
Jesse
    $300 14
Jesus fed thousands of people with 7 loaves & fishes on the shore of this sea
    $300 15
On his "show", Kathy Kinney plays Mimi, a contentious co-worker in blue eye shadow
    $300 18
Hyatt Hotel designer John Portman revived these Roman inner courtyards on a grand scale
    $300 4
This Public Enemy No. 1 robbed Midwestern banks until 1934 when he was done in by the Woman in Red
    $300 24
In the novel Old Yeller catches this viral disease from a wolf's bite
    $300 1
Andrew,
Robert,
Gig
    DD: $400 21
Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego found themselves in need of a miracle in this Babylonian hot spot
    $400 16
In the '60s, this character was Camp Henderson's new recruit from Mayberry
    $400 20
Concert hall designers study the architectural branch of this science of sound
    $400 5
Lawrence, Kansas was founded by people opposed to this practice
    $400 29
In May 1805 Scannon, a Newfoundland, saved this expedition from a charging buffalo
    $400 2
Amy,
John,
Washington
    $500 28
This village where Juan Diego twice saw the Virgin Mary in 1531 is now part of Mexico City
    $500 27
This series featured Jimmie Walker as J.J. Evans, also known as "Kid Dyn-O-Mite"
    $500 26
The preservationist movement was spurred by the 1960s demolition of this NYC railroad station
    $500 6
In 1960 black sit-ins at segregated lunch counters started in Greensboro in this state
    $500 30
Developed by Plains Indians, this device consisted of a frame on 2 poles dragged by a dog
    $500 3
Johnnie,
Satyajit,
Man

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

Lyn Rick Chris
$1,900 $600 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Rick Chris
$3,100 $900 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

LETTERS
FOREIGN FILMS
THE ELEMENTS
FEMINISM
POETS & POETRY
FAMOUS RUFFOS
    $200 11
In 1790 this president wrote a letter on religious toleration to the Jews of Newport, Rhode Island
    $200 6
The 1995 pig film "Babe" was shot on a farm in this down under country
    $200 1
Borax, used as a water softener, is a compound of this lightweight, brownish element
    $200 30
In the 1960s this familial relationship became a symbol of feminist bonding
    $200 22
This world leader & author of the "Liitle Red Book" was also a poet
    $200 23
Roman Catholic cardinal Fabrizio Ruffo helped lead a 1799 revolt in Naples against this French emperor's army
    $400 12
This letter-answering columnist got 30,000 letters of support when she split with her husband Jules
    $400 7
Actress Gong Li has appeared in many films from this country, including 1991's "Raise The Red Lantern"
    $400 4
As a diamond, this element melts at about 6500 degrees F.; as graphite, it changes directly to a gas
    $400 29
Co, Po & Na are proposed alternatives to this male pronoun traditionally used when gender is unknown
    $400 28
In Robert Browning's "Pippa Passes", "God's in" this place -- "all's right with the world"
    $400 24
Architects Pietro Solario & Marco Ruffo bulit the wall around this Moscow landmark circa 1490
    $600 19
Having completed his dictionary, he spurned Lord Chesterfield's belated offer of patronage in a 1755 letter
    $600 13
1994's "Bandit Queen" told the story of Phoolan Devi, a hero to the poor people of this country
    $600 5
This element, chemical symbol V, was named after the Scandinavian goddess of beauty
    $600 16
Feminists have linked this eating disorder to society's preoccupation with physical beauty
    $600 10
In 1996 this "Howl" poet released a CD called "The Ballad of the Skeletons"
    $600 25
His 1653 painting "Aristotle Contemplating The Bust Of Homer" was produced for Don Antonio Ruffo
    $800 20
In 1885 he wrote to his brother Theo, "There is a school....of impressionists. But I know very little about it"
    $800 14
Fernando deserts this country's army after the abdication of Alfonso XIII in 1992's "Belle Epoque"
    DD: $1,600 8
Until 1940 this element had the highest known atomic number
    $800 17
In a 1970 book Kate Millett criticized the "sexual politics" of Norman Mailer & this "Women In Love" author
    $800 3
Plato referred to this Greek woman poet of the 7th century B.C. as the "Tenth Muse"
    DD: $1,500 26
Albert II, current king of this country, married Paola Ruffo, an Italian princess, in 1959
    $1000 21
This world leader's letters from a Czech prison to his wife Olga were published in 1983
    $1000 15
Poet Pablo Neruda befriends the title character of this recent film set in Italy
    $1000 9
In 1827 Friedrich Wohler produced this metal, the Earth's most common, as a powder
    $1000 18
In the early 1970s a Boston collective began publishing this best selling book on women's health
    $1000 2
Shelley's poem about this character "unbound" contains characters like Ione & Hercules
    $1000 27
In 1912 tenor Titta Ruffo made his American debut as this Verdi hunchbacked jester

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Rick Chris
$10,700 $8,000 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ANGELS
Slaves rowing off South Carolina's coast often invoked the help of this patron angel of the Jews

Final scores:

Lyn Rick Chris
$16,001 $15,900 $6,100
3-day champion: $39,802 2nd place: Zenith 35" Big Screen Color TV & Bose Lifestyle Home Theatre System 3rd place: Meade Model 395 Telescope

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lyn Rick Chris
$10,700 $6,500 $6,500
23 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,700

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