Show #3108 - Wednesday, February 18, 1998

J.J. Todor game 2.


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Michelle Power, a homemaker from Oregon City, Oregon

Jesse Moises, a voice actor from Daly City, California

J.J. Todor, a law student from Pataskala, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,089)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 15
Contour flying is when a pilot flies low, following the Earth's contours, to avoid this
    $100 1
Slim & the others may feed this fund made up of a portion of each pot
    $100 13
An exclamation point was warranted for the "End Of" This! in 1918
    $100 11
On their 1997 Popmart tour this Irish band covered the Monkees' "Daydream Believer"
    $100 3
These insects "chirp" by rubbing their 2 front wings together
    $100 5
This for life in the U.S. is currently about 76 years
    $200 25
No armed forces are allowed in this area between North & South Korea
    $200 2
According to Hoyle, before Slim deals, the player to his right has to do this with 5 to 47 cards
    $200 19
"Shot Dead By Federal Men In Front Of Movie Theatre" read his 1934 front-page obituary
    DD: $500 12
He's the singer heard here:

"In dreams, I walk..."
    $200 4
This bloodsucking insect, Cimex lectularius, is often found in mattresses; don't let 'em bite
    $200 6
The three members of our staff, seen here, are all in this condition
    $300 30
A period of guard duty; in the Navy one may be 4 or 8 hours long
    $300 7
When Slim gets this hand it reminds him of Bob Saget, Lori Loughlin, & the Olsen Twins
    $300 20
"Thousands Trapped In The Subways; Looters And Vandals Hit" were banners when this hit NYC in July 1977
    $300 16
It's the Aerosmith tune that encourages you to "dream until your dream comes true"
    $300 14
This large hairy spider is named for a wolf spider found near the Italian town of Taranto
    $300 8
Loitering in a town & not having any visible means of support, you may get picked up for it
    $400 29
It's an order for aircraft to get off the ground ASAP or an egg order to the mess hall cook
    $400 23
Slim's numerical term for a bluffer who doesn't have the fifth card to fill out a hand of all the same suit
    $400 21
Oct. 2, 1962: "3,000 Troops Put Down... Rioting And Seize 200 As Negro Attends" this school
    $400 17
"The only trouble" with this Everly Brothers hit is "Gee whiz, I'm dreaming my life away"
    $400 26
These small, stinging ants were introduced into the U.S. at Mobile, Alabama
    $400 9
Derringer or Butler
    $500 27
Whether general or ready, they're the troops held close by
    $500 24
To do this in stud poker, Slim turns all his cards face down
    $500 22
The Times made its own front page in 1971 when the Supreme Court upheld its publication of these documents
    $500 18
In 1975 this outlaw released "Dreaming My Dreams" & his wife Jessi Colter released "I'm Not Lisa"
    $500 28
Also known as a devil's darning needle, it may have as many as 28,000 lenses in its compound eyes
    $500 10
Janet Leigh was sorry she found one of these at the Bates Motel

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

J.J. Jesse Michelle
$900 $500 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

J.J. Jesse Michelle
$2,700 $1,600 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1682 he founded the "City of Brotherly Love"
    $200 21
    $200 1
His wife Lauren Bacall was his leading lady in the 1946 film noir "The Big Sleep"
    $200 3
Henry VIII imported an executioner from France just to behead this second wife on May 19, 1536
    $200 26
Of this deaf composer she wrote, "Sweet sounds, oh beautiful music, do not cease!"
    $200 10
In the classic sitcom he's the patriarch of "The Addams Family"
    $400 11
Nearly 13,000 homes & 100 churches were destroyed in this city's Great Fire of 1666
    $400 22
    $400 2
7 years after "The Wizard of Oz" Ray Bolger co-starred with her again, in "The Harvey Girls"
    $400 4
On May 15, 1996 he announced he would soon become "a private citizen, a Kansan, an American, just a man"
    $400 27
Later in life she wrote that, like the lonely tree, this season "sang in me a little while, that in me sings no more"
    $400 8
Port Said is this waterway's northern terminus
    $600 18
In his 1613 "Letters on Sunspots", he openly supported the Copernican theory
    $600 23
    $600 12
Meryl Streep & this actress were acclaimed for playing sisters in the 1996 film "Marvin's Room"
    $600 15
Oliver Lewis rode Aristides to victory in the inaugural running of this horse race on May 17, 1875
    DD: $3,000 28
Cynically she wrote that this "Is not all; it is not meat nor drink nor slumber nor a roof against the rain"
    $600 5
One of the large, flat triangular muscles of the shoulder & upper back region
    $800 19
Cheers to this Benedictine monk who pioneered the making of champagne in 1698
    $800 24
    $800 13
"Ransom" reunited her with her "Lethal Weapon 3" co-star Mel Gibson
    $800 16
On May 10, 1941 this deputy to Hitler parachuted from a plane over Scotland with a "peace plan"
    $800 29
Edna wrote that this "burns at both ends; it will not last the night"
    DD: $1,000 6
This Frenchman painted the self-portrait seen here:
    $1000 20
In 1673 this pair explored the Mississippi River all the way to the mouth of the Arkansas
    $1000 25
    $1000 14
Montgomery Clift & Shelley Winters were nominated for Oscars for this 1951 film; Elizabeth Taylor was not
    $1000 17
On May 6, 1984 Jose Napoleon Duarte won this country's presidential election with 54% of the vote
    $1000 30
"We were very tired, we were very merry -- we had gone back and forth all night on" this conveyance
    $1000 7
Columbus' first landing on the mainland of the Americas was on the coast of what is now this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

J.J. Jesse Michelle
$8,100 $2,800 $10,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He claimed that as a Pinkerton detective, he had worked the Fatty Arbuckle & Nicky Arnstein cases

Final scores:

J.J. Jesse Michelle
$5,999 $5,600 $4,100
2-day champion: $8,088 2nd place: Sears gift certificates 3rd place: Sears gift certificates

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

J.J. Jesse Michelle
$7,900 $2,800 $7,500
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
13 R,
3 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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