Show #3476 - Monday, October 18, 1999


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Barry Levine, a screenwriter from Atlanta, Georgia

Keith Lorasch, a music educator from Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Melanie Smith, an office manager from Modesto, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,650)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
Deuteronomy 8:3 cautions, "Man doth not live by" this "only"
    $100 4
On "Seinfeld" these characters were Jerry's 3 closest friends
    $100 21
The USA's emergency 911 system was developed & first used in this "presidential" city
    $100 11
This large bird was once found as far as the deserts of Arabia & Syria but is now confined to parts of Africa
    $100 7
Depictions of Pilgrim hats are featured on the signs for this Bay State's turnpike
    $100 1
Toad in training
    $200 26
Ecclesiastes 1:9 points out "There is no new thing under" this
    $200 16
The 3 sisters on "The Brady Bunch"
    $200 22
This man organized his famous "Wild West Show" in 1883 at his ranch near North Platte
    $200 12
About the size of a chicken, it's strictly protected by New Zealand law
    $200 8
Near the Snake River in Idaho, the California Trail split from this trail & terminated in Sacramento
    $200 2
Tried's partner
    $300 27
I Corinthians 15:52 warns things can change "In the twinkling of" one of these
    $300 17
The first names of the 3 sons on "Bonanza"
    $300 23
In 1948 Nebraska's Offutt Air Force Base became home to SAC, which stood for this
    $300 13
The Adelie species of this bird is distinguished by the white spectacle-like ring around each eye
    $300 9
This Midwestern city's Madison & State Streets form the basis for its address system
    $300 3
Algonquin ax
    $400 29
Isaiah 2:4 foretells that "They shall beat" these "into" these
    $400 18
The 3 occupants of 704 Hauser Street before Mike Stivic moved in
    $400 24
The U. of N. College of Agriculture helped develop the technology for this McDonald's McPork sandwich
    $400 14
Native to Mauritius & now extinct, it's known mainly by early drawings & body fragments in museums
    $400 10
This street in New Orleans' French Quarter was named for an 18th century French royal family, not the whiskey
    $400 5
Headdress, in Hyderabad
    $500 30
In II Timothy 4:7 Paul recounts, "I have finished my course, I have kept" this
    $500 19
First & last names of the 3 bandmates of Peter Tork
    $500 25
The childhood home of Willa Cather, this colorfully named town inspired the setting for her 6 Nebraska novels
    DD: $900 15
It's Australia's national bird
    $500 28
Michigan's Upper & Lower Peninsulas are connected by this suspension bridge that's 1.58 miles between anchorages
    $500 6
Neptune's spear, or his chewing gum

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

Melanie Keith Barry
$2,000 $1,100 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melanie Keith Barry
$3,700 $1,000 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give the location of the main campus, we'll give you the university)
    $200 1
In 1823, 5 present Central American countries broke away from this nearby one
    $200 7
Before playing Jim on "Taxi", Christopher Lloyd debuted as a mental patient in this 1975 Jack Nicholson film
    $200 5
The University of Florida
    $200 20
The letter from him to Mrs. Bixby on the loss of her 5 sons in the Civil War is a classic
    $200 15
To cut class or skip school
    $400 2
In 1954 this organization headed by Allen Dulles helped overthrow the government of Guatemala
    $400 8
Her first film was the 1951 drama "Fourteen Hours"; her second was another "timely" movie, "High Noon"
    $400 6
The University of Michigan
    $400 22
In the "body" of his Nov. 30, 1859 letter to his family from a Virginia prison, he says farewell
    $400 16
It's a 3-word synonym for a pun
    DD: $600 3
A 1969 war between Honduras & El Salvador followed a qualifying match for this sporting event
    $600 9
Julie Harris was in her mid-20s when she debuted as 12-year-old Frankie in this film based on a Carson McCullers novel
    $600 12
Pepperdine University
    $600 23
In 1610 he wrote Belisario Vinta, "The moon is most evidently not at all even, smooth and regular surface"
    $600 17
A person who doesn't date anyone exclusively does this; so do some baseball players
    $800 4
Former Nicaraguan chief of state & newspaper publisher seen here
    $800 10
She debuted opposite Jerry Lewis in "The Geisha Boy" in 1958, long before she was Bob Newhart's TV wife
    $800 13
Howard University
    $800 24
In a 1980s letter this Soviet leader said Samantha Smith reminded him of "Becky, Tom Sawyer's friend"
    $800 18
A detailed verbal account of an event, not necessarily a sporting event
    $1000 21
In 1991 Guatemala ended its claims of sovereignty over this country, independent of Britain since 1981
    $1000 11
Jeremy Irons' first film role was as choreographer Michael Fokine in the 1980 bio of this great Russian ballet star
    $1000 26
No Sir! In 1918 this author of "The Forsyte Saga" refused a knighthood
    $1000 14
Vanderbilt University
    DD: $1,200 25
The January 13, 1898 issue of L'Aurore printed this author's letter of accusation on the front page
    $1000 19
New ideas that please the regular folk in Illinois are said to do this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melanie Keith Barry
$4,100 $7,000 $900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1916 he said, "The only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history we make today"

Final scores:

Melanie Keith Barry
$8,200 $8,201 $0
2nd place: Trip to Regal Kowloon Hotel, Hong Kong New champion: $8,201 3rd place: 1-800-GIFT CERTIFICATE

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Melanie Keith Barry
$4,900 $7,000 $900
20 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
9 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $12,800

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Game tape date: 1999-08-03
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