Show #3456 - Monday, September 20, 1999


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James Wu, a store manager from Medford, Massachusetts

Theresa Marketti, a stay-at-home mom from Homewood, Illinois

Deanna Walton, a tax consultant from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the show.)
    $100 14
It's what Louis Pasteur used to kill bacteria in his process now known as pasteurization
    $100 21
An active sportsman, this revolutionary leader seen here is also an adept ping-pong player
    $100 26
The ides of this month was special; it honored not only Jupiter but the goddess Anna Perenna, too
    $100 8
The French serve it with vinaigrette; the Germans serve it hot; we make it with great gobs of mayonnaise for picnics
    $100 1
Capt. Roger Healey,
Dr. Bellows,
Capt. Tony Nelson
    $100 6
This outdoor Hawaiian feast often features a roast pig
    $200 15
In 1999 the FDA approved Xenical, a pill that stops the body from absorbing 30% of this that a person eats
    $200 22
A woman named Butterfly perched for over a year in one of these large Calif. trees to protest logging
    $200 27
It's a cinch you'll know this toxic metal was used for water pipes
    $200 12
It gets its name because it contains the wax, green & kidney types
    $200 2
Aunt Hilda,
Aunt Zelda,
Salem the Cat
    $200 7
From the Latin for "castle", it's a French castle or manor house
    $300 16
Originally used to check for flaws in machine parts, this device was first used on pregnant women in the 1950s
    $300 23
In Earth's history, this field has flipped over many times switching its north & south poles
    DD: $500 29
During a siege the Romans might have used an aries, one of these, to break into the enemy's fortifications
    $300 13
This salad topped with crumbled cheese is named for a restaurateur, not a Detroit Tiger legend
    $300 3
Det. John Kelly,
Det. Bobby Simone,
Det. Danny Sorenson
    $300 9
Off-the-cuff, without preparation, such as a speech
    $400 17
This procedure to correct myopia was first performed in Japan in 1955
    $400 24
While president of the Royal Society in 1895, this lord remarked "Heavier-than-air flying machines are impossible"
    $400 28
Under Julius Caesar there were 900 of these, 9 times as many as Clinton has to deal with
    $400 19
National name of the tomato-&-feta salad also called horiatiki
    $400 4
Bobby Donnell,
Lindsay Dole,
Ellenor Frutt
    $400 10
In 1932 Australia tried to eradicate this large flightless bird by using machine guns -- didn't work
    $500 18
Testing this anesthetic on himself, Sir Humphry Davy found it made him dizzy & euphoric
    $500 25
Now you know -- borborygmus is the technical term for the noises made by these long organs, not the stomach
    $500 30
In 20 B.C. the Curatores Viarum was a board set up to manage these
    $500 20
Kitchen personage whose "salad" includes hard-boiled eggs & strips of meat & cheese
    $500 5
Chris Stevens,
Maggie O'Connell,
Dr. Joel Fleischman
    $500 11
This stubby yellow-green winter pear has a blander taste than most other varieties

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Deanna Theresa James
$2,300 $200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deanna Theresa James
$3,000 $2,500 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There's a-theme a-building!)
    $200 11
St. John's, Newfoundland has Signal Hill; this state capital is home to Beacon Hill
    $200 1
Last name of Old West brothers James, Warren, Virgil & Wyatt
    $200 16
In "Nuts" she was a hooker accused of murder who fought to stand trial rather than be declared insane
    $200 17
Starbuck serves as chief mate aboard the Pequod in the most famous work by this author
    $200 27
260 seamen perished when this battleship was sunk by an explosion in 1898
    $200 6
In New York City, if you order "regular coffee", you'll get it with these 2 items added
    $400 12
The Beatles' Rocky Raccoon was raised in them
    $400 2
Last name of British brothers William & James who began marketing their wrapped soap bars in 1885
    $400 22
A feisty prisoner enters an insane asylum, stirs up the other inmates & gets lobotomized in this 1975 film
    $400 18
Starbuck openly spoke against this captain's mad quest
    $400 7
A superior coffee variety is named for this district on the island of Hawaii
    $600 13
What Teddy Roosevelt called the greatest day of his life was spent on San Juan Hill on this island
    $600 3
Ballplayer Jay Dean was nicknamed Dizzy & his brother Paul was nicknamed this
    $600 23
1986's "Manhunter" featured the brilliant but criminally insane Hannibal Lecter, also seen in this 1991 movie
    $600 19
Because Starbuck was a member of this religious group, anyone on board could call him "Friend"
    DD: $1,400 8
This plant related to & sometimes confused with endive has been used to flavor coffee since the 18th century
    $800 14
Extending northeast from Bath, these limestone hills were home to a thriving wool trade
    $800 4
(Hi, I'm Rebecca Herbst from "General Hospital".) I was a regular on "Brotherly Love", a sitcom that featured these real-life brothers
    $800 24
Nick Nolte reveals horrific childhood memories to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist in this 1991 film
    DD: $1,200 20
Starbuck was a native of this Massachusetts island, like that man in the limerick
    $800 26
In 1956 this Italian liner sank after a collision with the Swedish liner Stockholm
    $800 9
For the taste of coffee with a kick, try this Jamaican coffee liqueur with a rhyming name
    $1000 15
Across Victoria Harbor from Hong Kong, its name meaning "Nine Dragons" refers in part to its hills
    $1000 5
Brothers who designed the 1st hot air balloon to carry people; they got 2 other, people to try it
    $1000 25
In "Crazy People" he played an ad exec whose brutally honest ad campaigns land him in an insane asylum
    $1000 21
"I will have no man in my boat", said Starbuck, "who is not afraid of" one of these
    $1000 10
This corporation bears the first name of a German housewife who invented the drip coffee filter in 1908

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deanna Theresa James
$8,400 $3,900 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He began his political career by defeating Jerry Voorhis in 1946 for a California house seat

Final scores:

Deanna Theresa James
$13,000 $2,199 $9,100
2-day champion: $24,300 3rd place: a pair of Calypso Key Largo watches 2nd place: a trip to Fantasyland Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Deanna Theresa James
$7,600 $3,700 $5,200
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1999-07-14
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