Show #3174 - Thursday, May 21, 1998


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Bob Cameron, a computer operator from Columbia Station, Ohio

Kathy Lester, a claims processing manager from Virginia Beach, Virginia

Louis Cohen, a language teacher from Waterford, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In 1989, at age 52, he became the youngest man ever to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    $100 19
This Dilbert canine's "Top Secret Management Handbook" is a humorous guide for executives
    $100 9
Anguagelay okenspay isthay ayway
    $100 2
With 16, this team has won more NBA titles than any other
    $100 11
English is also widely spoken in this largest French-speaking city outside of Paris
    $100 15
Seuss' Horton hears one of these
    $200 5
This Montgomery seamstress was thrown off a bus one other time before her famous Dec. 1, 1955 incident
    $200 20
"A Simple Path" is a compilation of this Nobel Prize-winning nun's thoughts & experiences
    $200 10
In 1982 this Muppet was featured in her own "Great Lovers Of The Silver Screen" calendar
    $200 3
Brothers Phil & Tony Esposito were both named to the hall of fame for this sport
    $200 12
The North Saskatchewan River divides this Albertan capital in half
    $200 26
It's the first word in the preamble of the Declaration of Independence
    $300 6
This author of "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" won the NAACP's Spingarn Medal in 1994
    DD: $700 21
For the week of October 12, 1997, 3 of the top 4 New York Times paperback bestsellers were about her
    $300 23
This "Peanuts" character is usually illustrated enveloped in a cloud of dust
    $300 4
"Angel From The Outfield" seen here: (a.k.a. "Mr. October")
    $300 13
The CFL's B.C. Lions play their home games in this city
    $300 27
In the Abbott & Costello baseball routine, he's on second base
    $400 7
This TV talk show host, seen here, once served as a Navy intelligence officer
    $400 22
In "Into Thin Air" Jon Krakauer said climbing this mountain "was primarily about enduring pain"
    $400 24
This porcine "Green Acres" star was a real ham; he won 2 Patsy Awards as TV Animal Of The Year
    $400 16
The Nabisco Dinah Shore is one of the 4 events making up the Grand Slam of this sport for women
    $400 14
Whitehorse replaced Dawson as capital of this territory in 1953
    $400 28
"Ou", "Donde", or "Wo", but in English
    $500 8
Once White House director of public liaison, she became the USA's first black Secretary of Labor in 1997
    $500 30
This slugger praises the "Oriole Way" of teaching baseball in "The Only Way I Know"
    $500 25
The Walrus said it was time "To talk of many things", about "why the sea is boiling hot and whether" this
    $500 17
This NFL quarterback is a great-great-great-grandson of Brigham Young
    $500 18
This Ontario city's underground walkway system can get you from Eaton Centre to Union Station
    $500 29
In a word, it was the last No. 1 hit for Frankie Avalon in 1959

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

Louis Kathy Bob
$2,000 $1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Louis Kathy Bob
$3,500 $2,300 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
On July 24, 1858 he issued a formal challenge to debate U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas
    $200 5
Judge Ito, or a weapon
    $200 17
At London Bridge this river is about 800 feet wide; at its mouth more than 5 miles
    $200 10
You may call him Rocky or Rambo, but his friends call him Sly
    $200 1
This noble gas is ideal for balloons, as there is no fire risk
    $200 24
This type of word often ends with -ly, but not in phrases like "often ends"
    $400 12
In 1849 stagecoach mail delivery service was introduced on this trail between Missouri & New Mexico
    $400 6
The "heavenly" Ms. Bassett
    $400 18
It's the only major African river emptying into the Mediterranean Sea
    $400 11
Elsa Lanchester played this title character, seen here, who had the worst bad hair day of all time
    $400 2
This element is always in a carbide
    $400 25
The prohibition on splitting these may derive from the fact that in Latin they're one word
    $600 15
On Dec. 15, 1893 this Dvorak work, heard here, was performed for the first time by the N.Y. Philharmonic:
    $600 7
December-born playwright Coward
    $600 19
This river is formed 15 miles SE of Cumberland, MD. by the confluence of the north & south branches
    $600 13
This star of "The Age Of Innocence" is the goddaughter of '60s guru Dr. Timothy Leary
    $600 3
Brine is defined as water containing this in concentrated form
    $600 27
A clause that modifies a main clause, or term for a soldier of lower rank than another
    $800 16
On Mar. 29, 1882 this first fraternal society of Catholic men was founded in New Haven, Connecticut
    $800 8
"Flowery" novelist Murdoch
    $800 20
About 60% of this "mother" river of Russia's water flow is from snow; the rest is from groundwater & rain
    $800 14
Jamie Lee Curtis wasn't born yet when these actors, her parents, co-starred in "Houdini" in 1953
    DD: $700 4
A black solid that gives off a purple vapor when heated, this element has an egotistic symbol
    $800 29
Sometimes ignored in English, it's the mood of hypothetical statements, as in "If I were king"
    DD: $2,000 22
This 1803 case was the first in which the Supreme Court declared an act of Congress unconstitutional
    $1000 9
A mighty warrior, like football's Payton
    $1000 21
Columbus first sighted this Venezuelan river in 1498, but it wasn't explored until 33 years later
    $1000 28
Her fiery performance as Nick Nolte's daughter in "Cape Fear" earned her an Oscar nomination
    $1000 26
A symbol resembling an equal sign means a double one of these exists between atoms
    $1000 30
This word for sentences like "You've grown another foot" comes from Latin for "to go around"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Louis Kathy Bob
$11,300 $3,500 $10,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That kind of narrows it down, doesn't it?)
Besides Great Britain, the 2 European countries through which the Greenwich Meridian passes

Final scores:

Louis Kathy Bob
$21,801 $2,000 $1
2-day champion: $32,202 2nd place: Trip to Sheraton Grande Torrey Pines Hotel, La Jolla, California 3rd place: Pair of Festina Megaquartz Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Louis Kathy Bob
$10,300 $3,500 $10,600
22 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
11 R,
0 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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