Show #3458 - Wednesday, September 22, 1999


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Susan Harrison, a communications consultant from Washington, D.C.

Dylan McKenna, an actor from Los Angeles, California

Ken Sandler, an environmental protection specialist from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll name the group, you tell us who they backed up.)
(Alex: As a tribute to our 16th season of Jeopardy! programming.)
    $100 9
Like Saturn, Neptune has a series of these & they're mainly made up of dust particles
    $100 2
The News
    $100 1
In 1999 Oscar Goodman, once a lawyer for Tony "The Ant" Spilotro, was elected mayor of this Nevada city
    $100 3
It's the "relative" synonym for Ben-Franklin-style glasses
    $100 15
This sixteenth president of the U.S. followed James Buchanan into the White House
    $100 20
It's an annual publication documenting the preceding months at a high school
    $200 11
If the planet had been named for the Greek equivalent of Neptune, it would have been called this
    $200 5
The Pacemakers
    $200 4
In 1993 Thomas Menino became the 1st non-Irish American since 1929 elected mayor of this city
    $200 10
A string of the black or Tahitian type of these is particularly striking
    $200 16
The sixteenth film to win the Oscar for Best Picture, it teamed Claude Rains, Ingrid Bergman & Humphrey Bogart
    $200 21
Climbing to No. 8 in 1977, it was Al Stewart's biggest hit
    $300 27
Neptune's Great Dark Spot was named for its resemblance to this on Jupiter
    $300 6
The Imperials
    DD: $500 17
In 1999 Mayor Wellington Webb of this state capital asked the NRA to cancel its convention there
    $300 12
The trademark of '20s socialite Nancy Cunard wasn't baubles or beads, but these ivory bracelets
    $300 25
In 217 A.D. Callistus I became the sixteenth man to hold this lofty post
    $300 22
Collaborating with Garth won her a 1997 Grammy
    $400 28
This astronomer's notes show he may have seen Neptune in 1609; he just didn't recognize it as a planet
    $400 7
The Blue Belles
    $400 18
It was a historic event when this man was sworn in in 1990
    $400 13
From a Catalan word, it's a belt worn over the shoulder that has loops to hold cartridges
    $400 26
In Super Bowl XVI this team led by Joe Montana defeated the Bengals, 26-21
    $400 23
Troubled 1965 Indonesia is at the heart of this Mel Gibson film
    $500 29
Neptune's largest moon, it orbits the planet in the opposite direction of the rest of the moons
    $500 8
The Detroit Wheels
    $500 19
Ed Rendell was elected mayor of this city when Frank Rizzo died after the primary
    $500 14
Founded in 1837 to make saddles, this French firm is renowned for accessories like scarves & handbags
    $500 30
In music, it's what the British call a sixteenth note
    $500 24
This novel won 1939's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

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

Ken Dylan Susan
$100 $1,200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Dylan Susan
$2,100 $2,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
He received his famous nickname when General Bee told his men to look at him "standing like a stone wall"
    $200 6
2 anatomical features common to all insects are 6 mouth parts & 6 of these appendages
    $200 17
Sean was born in this capital city in 1930
    $200 1
Many of the Protestant denominations got their start during this 16th century movement
    $200 19
Pickled condiment/
also a former Spice Girl/
topper of sushi
    $200 13
FCC chairman Mark Fowler called it "just another appliance...a toaster with pictures"
    $400 4
His march to the sea began in Atlanta in November 1864 & ended in Savannah about a month later
    $400 7
The females of these insects lay their eggs only in water
    $400 20
It was Sean's first James Bond film
    $400 2
Brooke Shields may say nothing comes between her & this early Protestant born in Noyon, France in 1509
    $400 25
Found in old carvings/
not seeing, hearing, speaking/
these animals pose
    $400 18
She told Vanity Fair in 1991 "I didn't... vote against my father but I couldn't vote for him"
    $600 5
Although the charge up Cemetery Ridge in Gettysburg is named for him, it was commanded by Gen. Longstreet
    $600 14
Bees feed on both nectar & this granular dust-like substance necessary for germination
    $600 21
Like Bond, Sean spent time in this military branch in his youth
    $600 8
This Anabaptist offshoot related to the Amish was named for its leader, a Mr. Simons
    DD: $1,000 26
World War II fighter/
nothing equaled its value/
Air Force "less than" one
    $600 24
He told Boswell, "No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money"
    $800 11
Known as "Young Napoleon" & "Little Mac", he served as governor of New Jersey after the war
    $800 15
The 3 basic body parts of an insect are the head, abdomen & this part
    DD: $1,500 22
Sean won his Oscar for his work on this 1987 Kevin Costner film
    $800 9
This movement whose roots go back to Kansas in 1901 took its name from a day disciples spoke in tongues
    $800 29
Top soy sauce maker/
Coke, Ragu, Lea & Perrins/
it distributes too
    $800 27
Gen. Curtis Lemay wanted to tell the North Vietnamese to draw back or "We'll bomb them back" to this
    $1000 12
Before his Civil War service, this "bewhiskered" general invented & manufactured a breech-loading carbine
    $1000 16
Insects are members of this largest animal kingdom phylum that also includes spiders & crustaceans
    $1000 23
This 1964 film was the only time Sean worked with Alfred Hitchcock
    $1000 10
This edict in effect from 1598 to 1685 allowed the Huguenots in France the freedom of worship
    $1000 30
Using no weapons/
only arm strikes, thrusts & kicks/
karate means this
    $1000 28
Former governor Al Smith is credited with remarking in 1936, "No matter how thin you slice it, it's still" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ken Dylan Susan
$4,100 $9,100 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This fast food magnate subtitled his 1991 autobiography "A New Approach to Old-Fashioned Success"

Final scores:

Ken Dylan Susan
$3,300 $8,300 $8,200
3rd place: Polaroid PhotoMax Digital Camera Creative Kit New champion: $8,300 2nd place: Sony Home Entertainment System featuring Webtv

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ken Dylan Susan
$3,900 $9,400 $4,900
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1999-07-14
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