Show #3099 - Thursday, February 5, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.


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Sahir Islam, a Teen Tournament winner from Somers, New York

Pam Mifflin, a computer trainer from Brookfield, Wisconsin

Arthur Phillips, a speechwriter from Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
It's a trademarked chemical tear gas, or a heavy club with a spiked metal knob
    $100 15
To avoid joining the victims of this hockey-masked killer, stay away from Camp Crystal Lake
    $100 13
Unless we receive other instructions, we'll tell you the Literary Guild was among the first of these
    $100 8
A person suffering from dysphagia has trouble doing this... gulp!
    $100 21
An exotic dancer & WWI secret agent, her name is a synonym for a seductive female spy
    $100 26
"I've come to help you."
"We'll, it's about time somebody did!"
"The Witch Doctor is a bad man."
"You can say that again!"
    $200 3
It's a nuclear power's capability of a preemptive attack, or one-third of an out in baseball
    $200 16
Neve Campbell is threatened by a killer a year after her mother's murder in this 1996 film
    $200 14
This trade magazine has been listing the nation's bestselling books since 1912
    $200 9
Dedentition is just the loss of these; an odontectomy removes them
    $200 22
Demi Moore bares more than her soul in this 1996 film about a woman short on funds & clothes
    $200 27
"Like sands through the hourglass, so are..."
    $300 4
The B-29s that dropped atomic bombs on Japan were made by this Seattle-based company
    $300 5
In 1996 he co-starred as the customer victimized by "Cable Guy" Jim Carrey
    $300 1
Last name of Richard, who co-founded a publishing house in 1924 & fathered a singer named Carly in 1945
    $300 10
Several disorders that affect this organ are grouped under the term strabismus
    $300 23
She was Playmate Of The Year before becoming playmate of the last years of oil tycoon Howard J. Marshall
    $300 28
"With a name like Smucker's..."
    $400 6
In the 1930s, France built this elaborate barrier as a permanent defense against German attack
    $400 17
In "The Pink Panther Strikes Again", Dreyfus plots revenge against this inspector, his tormentor
    $400 19
In 1997 Harper Collins canceled 100 new titles but let the authors keep these up-front payments
    DD: $500 11
The stapedius in the middle ear is one of these that moves the stapes
    $400 24
Otto Preminger only admitted after her death that he'd had a child with this burlesque queen
    $400 29
From Chapter 10 of "Animal Farm" comes "All animals are equal, but some animals..."
    $500 7
Made by Raytheon, these antimissile missiles intercepted scuds in the Gulf War
    $500 18
In "Fatal Attraction", one of these small creatures succumbs to the culinary skills of Glenn Close
    $500 20
An unsold book left in the publisher's inventory, or a number left over in division
    $500 12
Tom Brokaw's Broca's area is in this organ; so is yours
    $500 25
A rocky relationship with exotic dancer Fanne Foxe ended this powerful congressman's career in 1974
    $500 30
"We gotta get out while we're young 'cause tramps like us, baby..."

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

Arthur Pam Sahir
$300 $500 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Pam Sahir
$700 $300 $4,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Goya protested this emperor's invasion of Spain with "Third of May, 1808"
    $200 16
The name of this vast region of northern Russia means "sleeping land"
    $200 6
Beth finds it apt that this taxing process' name comes from Latin for "to hear"--she's heard some whoppers
    $200 30
This word derived from "nose" means the projecting spout of a hose
    $200 12
This actor wore tights on the big screen in 1991 as the "Prince Of Thieves"
    $200 19
Fannie Farmer recommends spicing this traditional Thanksgiving jelly with cinnamon, cloves & allspice
    $400 2
In September 1981, 44 years after it was painted, this anti-war mural was returned to Spain
    $400 17
The location of this moving point en"compass"es an area around latitude 76 deg, N., longitude 101 deg. W.
    $400 7
Beth opposed this publisher & GOP candidate's flat tax as bad policy, not because it would hurt CPAs
    $400 29
Ground dry dog food, or what you do to prepare it
    $400 13
Nicknamed Misha, he defected to the West in 1974 while on tour in Canada
    $400 20
Ancient Romans prized the shaggy mane, an ink cap type of this fungus
    $600 3
He took the famous photograph of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J Day
    $600 18
A line called the 50 deg. summer isotherm closely follows this northern limit of forest growth
    $600 8
When Beth sees pluses & minuses, she calls them these, the 2 columns of a double-entry ledger
    $600 23
FM radio broadcasts at 88 to 108 of these units, each one equal to 1 million cycles per second
    $600 11
In a TV ad, Joe Namath wore this brand of pantyhose to show they'd even improve his legs
    $600 28
This pliable mixture of almond paste, sugar & egg whites is often molded into fanciful shapes
    DD: $500 4
Marcel Duchamp's painting, seen here, was part of this movement, a reaction against WWI:
    $800 21
In this country 200,000 people live in Bergen & fewer than 5,000 live way up north on the island of Spitsbergen
    DD: $1,000 9
A rise in an asset's value, or what Beth feels she doesn't get for staying late calculating it
    $800 26
2-word term for a woven container capable of holding a 4-peck measure
    $800 14
His autobiography is appropriately titled "Boy Wonder: My Life in Tights"
    $800 27
Black pepper & cinnamon flavor these spicy cookies whose name is German for "peppernuts"
    $1000 5
His 1896 illustrations of Aristophanes' anti-war classic "Lysistrata" were considered licentious
    $1000 22
This explorer gave his name to a bay & an island south of Greenland, but died in the Persian Gulf
    $1000 10
In 1989 Beth kept her name after marriage, while this firm where she worked joined its name to Ernst's
    $1000 24
It means improbable, remotely linked or perhaps brought from a great distance by Rover
    $1000 15
A leading actor of Shakespeare's time, he probably wore tights as the very first Hamlet
    $1000 25
Oysters Bienville is named for the founder of this Louisiana city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arthur Pam Sahir
$6,100 $1,100 $7,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

A capital in the West Indies is named for this family name of William of Orange, King of England

Final scores:

Arthur Pam Sahir
$2,201 $100 $7,787
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Arthur Pam Sahir
$6,100 $2,100 $8,000
15 R,
2 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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