Show #2952 - Tuesday, June 3, 1997

Lyn Payne game 5.

Contestants

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Brad Miliauskas, a claims representative from Woodbridge, Virginia

Stephen Heuser, an editor and writer from Boston, Massachusetts

Lyn Payne, a librarian from Orlando, Florida (whose 4-day cash winnings total $55,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS FIRSTS
U.S. GEOGRAPHY
WOMEN IN SPORTS
ROCK COLLECTING
THE 1940s
"X", "Y", "Z"
    $100 4
Arriving in 1947, Edith Ronne & Jennie Darlington were the 1st U.S. women to spend a year on this continent
    $100 19
This state's largest cities lie within its Bluegrass Region
    $100 28
Kerri Strug & the rest of the women from this 1996 Olympic team appeared on boxes of Wheaties cereal
    $100 2
The crack, chisel & sledge types of these tools are useful in the field
    $100 8
In 1942 the Selective Service Act was changed to make this the minimum draft age
    $100 21
This part of an egg contains the cholesterol
    $200 14
Introduced in 1832, the John Mason, New York City's first street car, was powered by these
    $200 12
This state's Upper Peninsula has 2 land regions: the Superior Upland & the Central Lowland
    $200 27
Some know her as "Flo Jo", others call her Dee Dee; her real name is Delorez
    $200 3
It's the canine nickname for an amateur geologist
    $200 7
Its New York City headquarters was dedicated October 24, 1949
    $200 16
Tradition says an Indian monk named Bodhidharma introduced this form of Buddhism into China
    $300 23
In 1907 Anna Jarvis proposed wearing a carnation on the second Sunday in May to honor these people
    $300 18
Some ocean-going vessels can sail up the Connecticut River as far north as this capital
    $300 9
In 1988 Golf Magazine named this Mexican-American "Woman Golfer of the Decade"
    $300 30
Diluted in water, this chemical, HCI, can be used to dissolve calcite deposits on specimens
    $300 1
A believer in Gandhi's nonviolence philosophy, A.J. Muste helped found C.O.R.E., this group
    $300 17
Its students are nicknamed Elis, after the school's benefactor
    $400 15
He introduced his Grape-Nuts in 1897 & followed that with "Elijah's Manna", which became Toasties
    $400 11
The parishes in this state's East Gulf Coastal Plain are called the "Florida Parishes"
    $400 10
A top-ranked tennis star, this Argentine player called it quits at 26 in October 1996
    $400 26
This finishing process can be done by hand with silicon carbide or with a tumbling machine
    $400 5
This PM was Time Magazine's Man of the Year for the first & last years of the 1940s, 1940 & 1949
    $400 20
In Saint-Saens' "Danse Macabre", this instrument is made to sound like bones rattling
    $500 24
The first continuous one of these in the Senate ran for over a week in March 1841
    $500 13
Cadillac Mountain, the highest peak on the Eastern Seaboard, lies in this Maine national park
    $500 25
In 1993 she became the first woman jockey to win the Belmont Stakes or any of the U.S. Triple Crown races
    $500 29
A mineral has this property if it glows under ultraviolet light
    $500 6
On August 3, 1948 Whittaker Chambers testified before this committee
    DD: $1,000 22
About 60 miles below this river's confluence with the Linyanti River, it forms Victoria Falls

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

Lyn Stephen Brad
$1,400 $1,000 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Stephen Brad
$3,000 $2,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
WORD ORIGINS
MAGAZINES
ANIMALS
REGIONS OF THE WORLD
BOOKS INTO MOVIES
    $200 30
After finding this man, Henry Morton Stanley spent the next 4 months traveling with him
    $200 29
The name of this wild horse is from the Spanish word for a stray animal, "mesteno"
    $200 25
Vassar Quarterly & Trojan Family are university news magazines for these people
    $200 28
This extremely venomous snake, the largest of the mambas, is green when young
    $200 10
It's the Mideastern river whose west bank is the famous West Bank region
    $200 16
"The Bible", with George C. Scott as Abraham, restricts itself to this Biblical book
    $400 12
Around 1240 this mongol's grandson Batu founded the Golden Horde
    $400 18
From the Greek for "treasure", this type of book contains a trove of synonyms
    $400 24
Founded in 1912, the magazine named for this literary genre has published Wallace Stevens & T.S. Eliot
    $400 27
The Beluga type of this fish may weigh over 2,800 pounds
    $400 8
The region once known as Alsace-Lorraine is part of these 2 countries
    $400 3
Book 9, chapter 5 of this Fielding novel became a famous erotic eating scene in the movie
    $600 13
The famous regional defensive alliance treaty creating this organization was signed April 4, 1949
    $600 11
These photographers take their name from a character in Fellini's "La Dolce Vita"
    $600 20
This short form of the word "magazine" refers to personal & electronic publications
    $600 7
Tiny crustaceans are a favorite food of this wading bird with an eating utensil in its name
    $600 5
Mexicali & La Paz are capitals of states on this peninsula
    $600 1
This Lorenzo Carcaterra book that became a 1996 movie was published as a true story; some doubted it
    $800 14
Amsterdam was chartered as a city in 1300 & joined this confederation of cities 69 years later
    $800 17
In the late 1880s Americans borrowed this title for powerful businessmen from Japanese shoguns
    $800 21
National Review advocates this political attitude; Commentary Magazine stands for the "neo" type
    $800 23
This lapdog associated with a Mediterranean island was highly prized by ladies of the Elizabethan court
    $800 6
Liguria is a resort area on this country's Riviera
    $800 2
Cameron Crowe returned to high school to research the book that became this 1982 Sean Penn film
    DD: $2,000 15
While Richard the Lion-Hearted was on a Crusade in the 1190s, this youngest brother tried to usurp the crown
    DD: $1,500 19
The word for this legal defense comes from the Latin for "elsewhere"
    $1000 22
Flashy journal of cyberspace that shares its name with a biography of John Belushi
    $1000 26
Native to Asia Minor, the "golden" type of this chubby-cheeked rodent is a popular pet
    $1000 9
The Qing dynasty which ruled China until the late 19th century forbade development of this region
    $1000 4
Francois Truffaut based 2 films on Henri-Pierre Roche love triangle tales: "Two English Girls" & this one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lyn Stephen Brad
$6,200 $7,100 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN BALLET
Characters in this 1942 ballet include the head wrangler & the champion roper

Final scores:

Lyn Stephen Brad
$7,200 $12,401 $8,600
3rd place: a Motorola Star-Tac Cellular Phone New champion: $12,401 2nd place: a trip to Couples Resort, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lyn Stephen Brad
$5,700 $8,600 $3,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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