Show #3317 - Tuesday, January 26, 1999


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Alex Huemer, an economics instructor from Claremont, California

Tonya Duus, a radio traffic manager from Cleveland, Ohio

Zach Biggs, a market researcher from Eugene, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,190)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
From beautiful downtown Culver City, it's the name of the studios where "Jeopardy!" is taped
    $100 16
Mikhail Gorbachev
    $100 17
In the 1970s this "Rocket Man" founded Rocket Records
    $100 1
Dewaele won the Tour de France, Coco Chanel was the toast of Paris & Sacre Bleu!, the market crashed in this year
    $100 11
He played a box of lemon chiffon pie mix in a TV commercial long before playing Sam on "Cheers"
    $100 26
The "Jerry Maguire" star who automatically maintains your vehicle's speed
    $200 7
He was the host of the first version of "Jeopardy!" in the '60s
    $200 19
Nadine Gordimer
    $200 18
The 3 double CDs of the Beatle "Anthology" series are on this label founded by the Beatles
    $200 2
This year saw Hitler hit Moscow, Yamamoto hit Pearl Harbor & DiMaggio hit in 56 straight games
    $200 12
This actor starred as Tom Dooley in the film seen here in 1959, the same year he hit it big on TV
    $200 27
The brand of reclining chair that never made it past tenderfoot
    $300 8
Of $183,000, $283,000 or $383,000, it's closest to the highest amount you can win in one regular game
    $300 20
Alexander Fleming
    $300 22
He do be the founder of Reprise, yes he do be do be do
    DD: $500 3
(Hi, I'm Tyler Christopher of General Hospital.) In this year, ABC gave "G.H." a shot on TV, "He's So Fine" shot up to No. 1 & JFK visited the Berlin Wall
    $300 13
This star of "Suddenly Susan" disguised herself as a man in the 1984 film "Sahara"
    $300 28
Ointment for an arthritic but festive "City Of Light"
    $400 9
Including Final Jeopardy!, it's the total number of possible questions in one game
    $400 21
Max Planck
    $400 23
Alanis Morissette's "Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie" is on Maverick, this Material Girl's label
    $400 4
In this year, "Rock Around The Clock" was recorded, Roger Bannister beat the clock & Henri Matisse clocked out
    $400 14
Once Miss U.S.A., Laura Harring played a police officer on this, Aaron Spelling's first daytime soap
    $400 29
This '40s Latin actress in a tutti frutti hat is made aware of her constitutional protections when arrested
    $500 10
Frequent viewers know my hometown of Sudbury is in this Canadian province
    $500 24
Linus Pauling
(the first time)
    $500 25
He's the best seller of all the artists in his own Paisley Park stable
    $500 5
In this year, Teddy became president, Eddie became king & Nicky became father of Anastasia
    $500 15
In her last years, this chic star of the 1954 film "Sabrina" was a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF
    $500 30
Movie biography about Shirley Muldowney that starred Pat & Vanna

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Zach Tonya Alex
$400 $200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Tonya Alex
$1,100 $1,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
He's best known for his "Cien Anos de Soledad", or "100 Years Of Solitude"
    $200 6
Colorized clips of this director from his old '50s & '60s series were used to "present" new stories on a new series in 1985
    $200 21
The Kelvin is the base unit for this, though most people use degrees
    $200 12
More of this goulash spice used in the U.S. comes from Spain than from Hungary
    $200 11
Spanning the Akashi Strait, the world's longest suspension bridge links this country's Honshu & Shikoku Islands
    $200 1
Any minute spot
    $400 27
Chilean poet to whom Massimo Troisi delivered mail as "The Postman"
    $400 7
This Rod Serling series that "hung around" NBC was cut from 60 minutes to 30 in 1972
    $400 22
In a metric nursery rhyme, a crooked man would go a crooked 1.609 of these
    $400 17
This Indian spice blend commonly includes chili peppers, cumin, turmeric & coriander
    $400 13
Since 1994 rail traffic has been running in the Eurotunnel under this narrow strait
    $400 2
Better-known name for dionaea muscipula, a carnivorous plant native to the coastal regions of the Carolinas
    $600 28
"Aphrodite: A Memoir Of The Senses" is a 1998 novel from this "House Of The Spirits" author
    $600 8
This movie monster man hosted a self-titled anthology series in 1949 & "Thriller" in 1960
    $600 23
If you're looking for the basic capacity unit for liquids, "follow" this
    $600 18
Long a symbol of rememberance, its name comes from a Latin word for "sea dew"
    DD: $1,000 14
Prior to the Panama Canal, ships either traveled around Cape Horn or through this nearby strait
    $600 3
This term for an unreliable or transient business dates back to the late 19th century
    $800 9
In addition to hosting, he authored many of his theatre's presentations
    $800 24
The prefix meaning one billionth, it's often seen before "second"
    $800 19
The orchid seed pod from which this spice is extracted is about 8 inches long
    $800 15
The Strait of Juan de Fuca flows between Washington state & this Canadian island
    $800 4
Michael J. Fox played this character in 3 "Back To The Future" films
    $1000 10
A 1959-1961 series based on true incidents took you this far "beyond"
    DD: $3,200 25
The kilogram is the unit of this, which unlike weight, is independent of gravity
    $1000 20
An important herb in French cuisine, it's also known as estragon
    $1000 16
The ferry from Villa San Giovanni in Calabria, Italy to Sicily crosses this strait
    $1000 5
Claire Chennault's volunteer aviators who fought in China & Burma in World War II

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Zach Tonya Alex
$7,700 $2,600 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This musical that premiered in 1975 & was revived in 1996 is set in part in the Cook County Jail

Final scores:

Zach Tonya Alex
$2,599 $2,800 $5,050
3rd place: DirecTV Satellite System 2nd place: HP Pavilion Multimedia Desktop PC & Broyhill Home Office Armoire New champion: $5,050

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Zach Tonya Alex
$7,800 $2,600 $4,200
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
6 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,600

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Game tape date: 1998-11-18
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