Show #3030 - Friday, October 31, 1997

Bob Harris game 1.
Alex is dressed as the Statue of Liberty in honor of Halloween.


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Mark Dickerson, a radiological controls technician from Port Orchard, Washington

Bob Harris, a writer originally from Cleveland, Ohio

Matt Mann, an operations manager from Carpinteria, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we are indebted to Universal City here in Southern California for all of the clues in this category, and you must take those clues in order, gentlemen, please.)
    $100 1
He pioneered the novel with "Robinson Crusoe" & the ghost story with "The Apparition of One Mrs. Veal"
    $100 10
Not one but two of this king's six wives are said to haunt Hampton Court Palace
    $100 4
Cavities in the skull called orbits house these organs
    $100 26
In 1997 this ex-Senate majority leader agreed to loan Newt Gingrich money for his ethics violation fine
    $100 16
To ruin carefully laid plans is to do this
    $100 9
(Good evening!) Men who've played me on Broadway & screen are Frank Langella in the '70s & this man in the '20s & '30s
    $200 2
He wrote the ghost tale "The Turn of the Screw", while his brother William studied spiritualism
    $200 11
Glamis Castle in this U.K. country has several ghosts, including an earl who gambled with the devil, & lost
    $200 5
This liquid makes up about 20% of a bone's weight, as opposed to about 60% of the weight of the entire body
    $200 27
With his real-life show on home improvement, he proves you can go "Home Again"
    $200 17
In song, Ida was as sweet as this
    $200 15
Monthly occurrence that caused the transformation seen here:
    $300 3
In the Wagnerian version, this ghost puts into port every 7 years to seek true love
    $300 12
Screaming ghosts have been heard at the old Lalaurie House on Royal Street in this section of New Orleans
    $300 6
Also called the kneecap, it's an example of a sesamoid bone because it's encased in tendons
    $300 28
Eric Clapton's hit "I Shot The Sheriff" was actually written & recorded earlier by this reggae star
    $300 18
Singularly, it's a brandy; in the plural, a Kellogg's cinnamon toasty cereal
    $300 23
(Here's the Frankenstein Monster.) In a 1935 film Elsa Lanchester played my bride & in the prologue, this author
    $400 20
In his book "Without Feathers", a ghost reports that the next world resembles Cleveland
    $400 13
This magician who died on Halloween is said to haunt the ruins of his Hollywood Hills estate
    $400 7
Osteoblasts, osteocytes & osteoclasts are types of these basic units that make up bones
    $400 19
If everything is just so or perfect, it's in this kind of order
    $400 24
(Here's the Phantom.) City in which I made my home
    $500 21
The ghost in an Oscar Wilde tale doesn't haunt Canterbury but this home near Ascot
    $500 14
A violent ghost called the Bell Witch allegedly murdered John Bell in this "Volunteer State" in 1820
    $500 8
This long, flat bone is made up of 3 parts with the most ribs attached to the middle part
    DD: $500 22
This PBS science series tells viewers the gravity of the situation
    $500 25
(The Creature.) Body of water in which I first saw Kay Lawrence, the love of my life

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Matt Bob Mark
$200 $2,300 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Bob Mark
$1,200 $3,500 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Ethnic Uzbeks make up 9% of Turkmenistan, 24% of Tajikistan & 71% of this country
    $200 19
"Take The 'A' Train" was Duke Ellington's theme & "One O'Clock Jump" was this "noble" bandleader's
    $200 6
The last "Stars & Bars" flag of the Confederacy had this many stars; it must have been unlucky
    $200 11
St. Mary's College, just north of South Bend, is about a mile from this larger Catholic school
    $200 16
The story of this unfinished ziggurat was once used to explain the origin of languages
    $200 28
Ice cream flavor seen here in an astronaut version:
    $400 2
In 1942 this nation controlled all or part of a dozen present-day eastern Asian countries
    $400 22
'90s jazzmen like Joshua Redman play '30s music in Robert Altman's film set in this Missouri city
    $400 7
Gen. Buckner unconditionally surrendered Fort Donelson to this Union general
    $400 12
Eureka College in Illinois is the alma mater of this U.S. president born not far off in Tampico
    $400 17
After his death, his final lines in the film "Giant" were dubbed by Nick Adams
    $400 26
James Boswell was Samuel Johnson's
    $600 3
As a large & geographically distinct part of Asia, India is often called one of these
    DD: $1,000 21
Sax great heard here in a 1960 recording:
    $600 8
The announcement of the Union's victory at Vicksburg was made on this summer national holiday
    $600 13
Coed schools in Ohio include Dyke, Malone & this first U.S. coeducational college
    $600 25
Despite its popular name, Schubert may not have planned it to have more than 2 movements
    $600 27
Derived from Greek, it's another term for pharmacist
    $800 4
Cape Baba, jutting into this arm of the Mediterranean, is Asia's westernmost mainland point
    $800 20
A slightly lowered unit of the scale, or a label that has recorded Thelonious Monk & Herbie Hancock
    $800 9
The only person executed after the war for his war crimes was Henry Wirz, commander of this prison
    $800 14
Beloit, in this state, is one of the USA's most respected small colleges
    $800 24
The biggest mystery in "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" is how this author planned to finish it
    $1000 5
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is the major city of this peninsula in far eastern Russia
    $1000 18
This 1960s style pioneered by Ornette Coleman "liberated" improvisers from set melodies
    $1000 10
This blond soldier lost control of his horse during the End of the War Parade, May 23, 1865
    DD: $2,000 15
(Here is a video clue I recorded far, far away from here.) Beneath me is the Vasa, launched by this 17th century Swedish king for whom a St. Peter, Minn. college is named
    $1000 23
"A person on business from Porlock" kept Coleridge from finishing this opium-induced masterpiece

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Bob Mark
-$1,600 $9,100 $4,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How appropriate!)
Mythical Halloween being in the title of the oft-repeated animated TV special that debuted October 27, 1966

Final scores:

Matt Bob Mark
-$1,600 $9,600 $50
3rd place: his & hers Samsung Evoca 115 Compact Zoom cameras New champion: $9,600 2nd place: Ghost Expeditions trip to Hollywood, California

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Bob Mark
-$600 $11,100 $4,300
5 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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