Show #2863 - Wednesday, January 29, 1997


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Davia Worthen, a teacher's aide from Lafayette, Indiana

Randy Cohen, a Ph.D. student originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bob Combs, an investigator from Athens, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...according to the Jobs Rated Almanac.)
    $100 6
Dmitry Mendeleyev & Julius Meyer independently proposed a principle that led to this table
    $100 24
The 3 primary wine-growing regions of this state are Columbia Valley, Yakima Valley & Walla Walla
    $100 19
Wicker furniture maker Harry Shill built the rolling chairs used on this city's Boardwalk
    $100 10
The third of these military expeditions was led by Frederick I Barbarossa, Philip II & Richard the Lion-Hearted
    $100 1
Police officers rank No. 8; this occupation "heats up" at No. 2
    $100 7
The Grand Duke,
Prince Charming,
the Fairy Godmother
    $200 8
Brimstone is another name for this light yellow nonmetallic element
    $200 25
By U.S. law this spread must be at least 80% milkfat; the rest is water & milk solids
    $200 20
This Lake Havasu City landmark had to be trimmed 53 feet from its original length
    $200 14
In 1513 he reached & named Florida
    $200 2
No. 9 on the list is this profession; no wonder Joe Greene was so mean
    $200 11
the crocodile,
Mr. Smee
    $300 9
It's the branch of chemistry that studies compounds containing carbon
    $300 26
In China, this dish of fried egg & vegetable patties is never served with sauce
    $300 21
In Arkansas you can visit the Daisy International Air Gun Museum in Rogers & Daisy Mae in this Al Capp theme park
    $300 15
In 1718 the British tracked down & killed this "dark" pirate in a North Carolina inlet
    $300 3
It's ranked as America's most stressful job; only one person at a time holds it
    $300 12
Governor Ratcliffe,
    $400 27
Chemists use this whirling device to separate solids from liquids or one liquid from another
    $400 29
This lunch meat is named for the Italian city that's also home to mortadella
    $400 22
Houses you can visit in this city include Babe Ruth's & H.L. Mencken's
    DD: $300 17
In 1946 the Ivory Coast was made an overseas territory of this country; in 1960 it gained its independence
    $400 4
No. 7 is this job that's been held by a Cooper, a Shepard & a Schweickart
    $400 13
Prince Philip,
Princess Aurora
    $500 28
It's 1 or 2 or more atoms of the same element that differ in atomic weight
    $500 30
Sogrape, this country's largest wine company, produces Mateus Rose & Ferreira Port
    $500 23
At his birthplace at 224 S. 2nd St., Winterset, Iowa, you can see the eye patch he wore in a 1969 film
    $500 18
The treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War in 1905 was named for this New Hampshire city
    $500 5
At No. 10 the list takes off with these airport personnel
    $500 16

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

Bob Randy Davia
$1,800 $200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Randy Davia
$3,200 $400 $3,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 1604 this king appointed 54 scholars, including Sir Henry Savile, to retranslate the Bible
    $200 1
This capital is the home of the Bourbon Palace, the meeting place of the French National Assembly
    $200 9
If a weasel pops by for lunch in the cold winter, you'll notice its coat is this color
    $200 12
This star of "Born On The Fourth of July" was actually born on the third of July in 1962
    $200 18
In 1728 this Philadelphian & partner Hugh Meredith bought a printing press
    $200 13
10 years after its 1956 debut, it was reworked into a musical & its title was shortened to "Mame"
    $400 7
In 1667 Jonathan Swift was born & this poet published "Paradise Lost"
    $400 2
Once the chief town of the Ligurian tribe of the Taurini, it was Italy's first capital, 1861-65
    $400 27
Dabbling types of these include the pintail & teal
    $400 19
This country singer could serve his sausage to Rosanna Arquette on their mutual birthday, August 10
    $400 20
This Naval hero helped outfit the Alfred, the first ship bought by the Continental Congress
    $400 14
The 1974 musical "Mack And Mabel" was about this Keystone Kops director & star Mabel Normand
    $600 8
His "Compleat Angler" went through 5 editions during the 17th century
    $600 3
The Gothic cathedral in this southern Polish city was once the site of the coronation of Polish kings
    $600 28
The word mouse is from a Sanskrit word for this, because they stole people's food
    DD: $1,000 24
On March 7, 2034 he can wish himself a happy 100th birthday:
    $600 21
This man, "Old Tippecanoe", was elected the Northwest Territory's delegate to Congress in 1799
    $600 15
In a Christopher Marlowe play, Barabas is "The Jew Of" this island
    $800 10
In 1680 this "Pilgrims Progress" author published "The Life And Death of Mr. Badman"
    $800 4
This capital of Liechtenstein has a postal museum & a museum of the royal family's art collection
    $800 29
If you spot several servals slinking south of the Sahara, you'll see slender types of these animals
    $800 25
She celebrates her "official" birthday in June; her real birthday is April 21
    DD: $1,000 22
Although called the "Great Dissenter", this jurist's dissents numbered only about 3% of some 6,000 cases
    $800 16
Hot Dog! He's the villain of "The Rocky Horror Show"
    $1000 11
The first classical work translated in Colonial America was this Ovid work by George Sandys in 1626
    $1000 5
It's the hub of the British metal goods industry
    $1000 30
Found in all oceans, they have the widest distribution of any whale & use echolocation to hunt
    $1000 26
This actor who played Bobby Ewing on "Dallas" was born on St. Patrick's Day
    $1000 23
In 1887 this future Democratic presidential nominee moved to Lincoln, Nebraska
    $1000 17
The starting team of the Chicago Bulls could fill the cast of this 1972 Jason Miller play; it only has 5 parts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Randy Davia
$9,000 $1,000 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 5 U.S. presidents who played football for their college teams

Final scores:

Bob Randy Davia
$6,599 $1,500 $9,399
2nd place: Towle Silver Flatware & Glass Bowl 3rd place: Whirlpool Dishwasher & Trash Compactor New champion: $9,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Randy Davia
$9,600 $1,000 $5,800
29 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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Game tape date: 1996-11-13
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