Show #3311 - Monday, January 18, 1999


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Michael Angel, a student from Champaign, Illinois

Rich Hendricks, a cleaning company administrator from Amherst, New York

Jennifer Hawthorne, a writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the line, you identify the film.)
(Alex: All of the readings are from the works of the classic poet Homer, but they will be delivered by Homer Simpson--how appropriate, isn't it?)
    $100 15
While studying at Boston University, Martin met this woman who became his wife
    $100 1
In 1941, after the National Labor Relations Act, Henry Ford had to accept these groups in his factories
    $100 11
One might urge her intended "to tie" one of these
    $100 6
Funnyman Cornelius Chase
    $100 14
Hero speaking here:

"Nine days I drifted on the teeming sea... upon the tenth we came to the coastline of the lotus eaters... mmmm, lotus!"
    $200 24
King is seen here at his March, 1964 meeting with this civil rights leader
    $200 2
On Oct. 20, 1997 the Justice Dept. filed a petition accusing this high-tech company of anticompetitive acts
    $200 12
If one plans a church wedding, one may invite his intended to "walk down" this
    $200 7
Movie star Walter Matuschanskayasky
    $200 16
He's the god hitting the hay here:

"Going up to the bed he slept and Hera of the gold throne beside him"
    $300 23
In 1968 King was planning a second march on this city, to unite poor people
    $300 3
Approved in the 1950s, this compound has been added to the drinking water of about half of the U.S. population
    $300 13
One might ask for this body part (assuming the rest will come with it)
    $300 8
Mr. "Impossible" Peter Aurness
    $300 17
She's the subject of the following:

"Surely there is no blame on Trojans... if for long time they suffer hardship for a woman like this one--va va va voom!"
    $400 22
At age 15, Martin graduated from a high school named for this first head of Tuskegee Institute
    $400 26
"You talkin' to me?
You talkin' to me?
You talkin' to me?..."
    $400 4
In 1971 the Senate turned over a new leaf & got its first females in this job, including Ellen McConnell
    $400 18
One might "plight one's" this, but one's intended might not get one's meaning
    $400 9
The Mighty "Quinn", Joyce Frankenberg
    DD: $800 19
Monster speaking here:

"Can you be grieving over your master's eye? That carrion rogue and his accurst companions burnt it out."
    $500 21
The night before his death King said he had gone up to the mountain, looked over & seen this
    $500 25
"Nature, Mr. Allnut, is what we are put in this world to rise above"
    $500 5
These towns, like the one seen here, were named for a 1950s builder
    $500 10
1970s action hero Lee Yuen Kam
    $500 20
Sorceress working her magic here:

"Scarce had they drunk when she flew after them with her long stick, and shut them in a pigsty."

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jennifer Rich Michael
$300 $1,300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Rich Michael
$2,000 $2,100 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh boy - the writers are going to terrible lengths!)
    $200 6
Home to no Fortune 500 companies, its name is Aleut for "mainland"
    $200 1
"The Great One", indeed, this Canadian is the only hockey player to score over 200 points in one season
    $200 11
The author of "The Color Purple" takes on a Chuck Norris TV role
    $200 27
Unlike most cats, a cheetah can't completely retract these, so be careful when shaking its paw
    $200 23
Even if your insurance is the no-this type, never admit it at the scene of an accident
    $200 12
Prospero is the hero of the play "The Tempest", possibly the last by this playwright
    $400 7
In this state whose name means "Gem of the Mountain", Boiseans will be Boiseans
    $400 2
This Nigerian-born athlete who rocketed to fame playing center for the Rockets became a U.S. citizen in 1993
    $400 14
Hawthorne used one of these when unsealing fan mail about his Hester Prynne novel
    $400 28
In an African fable, Cheetah's facial lines are stains from these, caused when a mother found her cubs missing
    $400 29
Never write your PIN, which stands for this "number", on the back of your ATM card
    $400 13
In act IV, Prospero tells us "We are such stuff as" these "are made on"
    $600 10
Person for whom the Evergreen State was named
    DD: $2,000 3
(Hi, I'm Martina Navratilova.) Before coming to America, I was co-ranked No. 2 in 1972 in this country
    $600 15
She wrote "Interview with the Creamy Grain Dessert"
    $600 22
Of 35, 70 or 140 mph, it's a cheetah's top speed in bursts of a few hundred yards
    $600 30
If you have this kind of "bite" on your fingers, you can warm the hand under your arm, but never rub it
    $600 16
As a magician Prospero was lucky to have this airy sprite as a lovely assistant
    $800 8
The name of this state & its "Big Muddy" river, may mean "owners of big canoes"
    $800 4
This "Shark" from Australia is the all-time leading money winner on the PGA Tour
    $800 25
Play based on the Scopes Monkey Trial that inspires Bette Midler to "fly higher than an eagle"
    $800 21
These deerlike animals, such as duikers & impalas, often can't lope fast enough to escape cheetahs
    $800 24
In removing stains, do not mix chlorine bleach with this substance, NH3; the mix can create these fumes
    DD: $2,000 17
This king commanded a performance of "The Tempest" to celebrate the 1613 wedding of his daughter
    $1000 9
This state's name was first used for what's now called the Columbia River
    $1000 5
In 1998 this beautiful German figure skater played the mistress of a Russian mobster in the movie "Ronin"
    $1000 26
"Cantos" poet's Saturday morning cartoon series based on stuffed dog toys
    $1000 20
The imperiled cheetah has a refuge in this 5,700-square-mile park in northern Tanzania
    $1000 19
In "plain" language, Benjamin Disraeli used to say, "Never complain and never" do this
    $1000 18
Not everyone liked Prospero; Trinculo, Stephano & this island native plotted to kill him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jennifer Rich Michael
$6,800 $8,700 $1,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Lauren Bacall coined this name for a carousing group including Humphrey Bogart, Judy Garland & Frank Sinatra

Final scores:

Jennifer Rich Michael
$4,600 $13,601 $3,000
2nd place: Trip to Fiesta Americana Hotel & Resort, Cancun, Mexico New champion: $13,601 3rd place: Pair of Festina Tour Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jennifer Rich Michael
$8,400 $7,300 $1,500
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 1998-11-17
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