Show #3314 - Thursday, January 21, 1999


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Laura McShane, an administrator and outreach officer from Greenbelt, Maryland

Mark Whittinghill, a computer technician and musician from Fayetteville, Arkansas

Debra Bricker, a dance teacher from Columbia, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,699)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the group that made the song a hit originally.)
    $100 7
The National Baseball Hall of Fame was founded there in 1939
    $100 12
Don won 5 Emmys in the '60s for playing this jittery comic sidekick
    $100 24
Used to wrap pieces of sushi, this substance is called nori
    $100 1
"Monday, Monday"
    $100 17
Students put together this, also called an annual, with photos of class members & school activities
    $100 6
Be careful who you talk to in these online "rooms" -- people may not be who they say they are
    $200 8
Founded in 1652, it's South Africa's oldest city established by Europeans
    $200 22
Jack & Chrissy could tell you Don slayed 'em as new landlord Ralph Furley on this sitcom
    $200 27
Named for a U.S. state, this item is also popular in Japan
    $200 2
"Another Brick In The Wall"
    $200 18
Psi Chi is an honor society in psychology; Chi Psi is one of these Greek letter societies
    $200 13
Like a doomed plane, it describes system failure due to software or hardware malfunction
    $300 9
Guyana's capital, or a historic section of our own capital
    $300 23
Don played a magical TV repairman in this 1998 fantasy in black & white -- & color
    $300 28
Sushi connoisseur Shigo Ito refreshes her palate with pickled strips of this root
    $300 3
"Walk Like An Egyptian"
    $300 19
Teams engage in the Lincoln-Douglas & Parliamentary types of these
    $300 14
It doesn't mean "to continue with wood", it means to type in your I.D. & password in order to get started
    DD: $700 10
A theatrical group from this Mass. seaport community helped launch the career of Eugene O'Neill
    $400 25
In the classic "The Ghost And Mr. Chicken", Don sought a news scoop by spending the night in one of these
    $400 29
The topping seen here is ikura, made of these from a salmon
    $400 4
"U Can't Touch This"
    $400 20
Free room & board are perks of being a dorm's R.A., which stands for this
    $400 15
When you find those wacky 1970s photos of me online, it's time to do this, meaning transfer them to your computer
    $500 11
This industrial city & surrounding area in eastern Pennsylvania provided the title of a 1982 Billy Joel hit
    $500 26
Don remarked "I am cursed with an abnormal sexual magnetism" as bird watcher Abner Peacock in this epic
    $500 30
As an appetizer, you may serve this fish dish that's been called "sushi without the rice"
    $500 5
    $500 21
Write letters on behalf of prisoners of conscience when you join a chapter of AI, this organization
    $500 16
Inputting cyberheads take note: G.I.G.O. stands for this

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

Debra Mark Laura
$800 $1,000 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Debra Mark Laura
$1,800 $2,300 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A category that everyone has been waiting for!)
    $200 6
This hard-sided U.S. frigate destroyed the Java off South America on December 29, 1812
    $200 15
The 1st phonograph, a hand-cranked model, was devised by the Wizard in 1877 at this lab site
    $200 11
He crowded onto the stage with his 11 brothers for the "Dad Likes You Best" show
    $200 22
Nickname of the female fashion designer born in France's Loire Valley region in 1883
    $200 17
During this fall celebration in Germany, drinkers consume some 10 million pints of beer!
    $200 1
In 73 B.C., Spartacus & other gladiators escaped training school & fled to this volcano near Pompeii
    $400 7
This engagement of January 8, 1815 has been called "the needless battle"
    $400 27
Edison marveled at the machine's ability to do this, perhaps making him the first to hear "Paul is dead"
    $400 12
These 2 were rather circumspect when Seth's letter got them on "Fig Leaf Makeovers"
    $400 23
"La boheme", "Rent" & "The Drew Carey Show" all have a character with this name
    $400 18
By an act of Congress, it falls on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November
    $400 2
For walls & vaults, the Romans invented a superior type of this material made of cement, water & gravel
    $600 8
On June 1, 1812 he asked Congress to declare war on Great Britain; Congress did so on June 18
    $600 28
In 1878 Edison gave up working on his "favorite invention" to develop a practical one of these
    $600 13
Samson brought the house down when she tricked him into appearing on the "No More Secrets!" show
    $600 24
1976's "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" was a No. 1 duet by Elton John & this woman
    $600 19
Can't wait for Christmas? In Europe, this saint "visits" on Dec. 6, his feast day, with gifts in hand
    $600 3
Nearing death, he asked that his "Aeneid" be burned, but Augustus refused to have it destroyed
    DD: $1,000 9
On the night of Sept. 13-14, 1814, this Washington attorney was detained aboard a British ship
    $800 29
Edison thought the phonograph should be used for this in an office, not for music & entertainment
    DD: $3,000 14
Miriam & Aaron answered this man's questions on the "Who's My Real Mother?" episode
    $800 25
A nickname for Josephine, this name is stereotypically used for French poodles
    $800 20
Every fall this Arizona town raises hell with Helldorado Days, an Old West gunslinging celebration
    $800 4
Latin name for the period of stability & peace that began in 27 B.C. & lasted about 2 centuries
    $1000 10
After his flagship the Lawrence was disabled in Lake Erie, he transferred via small boat to the Niagara
    $1000 30
On December 7, 1877 Edison demonstrated the phonograph to the editors of this journal
    $1000 16
David was hidden offstage when Jonathan told this man "Dad, Leave My Friends Alone!"
    $1000 26
Richard Pryor played this title character in a 1986 film; his life was calling
    $1000 21
During this Jewish harvest festival, many families take meals in homemade huts
    $1000 5
After Caligula's assassination, this stammerer was found hiding behind a curtain & made emperor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Debra Mark Laura
$8,000 $8,900 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1998 America's second-largest federal building was named in his honor

Final scores:

Debra Mark Laura
$7,000 $17,799 $6,300
2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Victoria, Majorca, Spain New champion: $17,799 3rd place: Coleman Camping Equipment

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Debra Mark Laura
$7,800 $8,900 $7,000
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
18 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $23,700

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Game tape date: 1998-11-17
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