Show #3055 - Friday, December 5, 1997


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Ron Seide, a general manager from Aliso Viejo, California

Carol Tierney, an administrative assistant originally from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Denise Mikrut, a high school teacher from Manteno, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I will give you the initials of something that's familiar on television, you have to give the entity.)
    $100 1
Whidbey Island in Washington state is the largest island in this inlet
    $100 11
    $100 4
Number of bulbs in the Magicube that replaced a battery-powered flash on cameras
    $100 6
In the Andersen tale, at age 15 she swims to the ocean's surface & views the world above for the first time
    $100 23
These antonyms that follow names are abbreviated "Sr." & "Jr."
    $100 21
Cleo disguised herself as a slave to carouse with Antony in the streets of this city, her capital
    $200 2
This Texas island was named for a priest, Father Nicholas Balli
    $200 12
    $200 5
The IBM "computer" of 1928 stored its data on these
    $200 8
In this H.G. Wells novel, the first Martian spaceship lands near the town of Woking
    $200 24
It's just a frown turned upside down
    $200 22
When Cleo barged into Tarsus to seduce Antony, she was suitably dressed as this Roman goddess
    $300 3
With an average elevation of 6,800 feet, it's the highest of all the states
    $300 16
    $300 7
Laser beams are "directed" by these optical devices
    $300 13
Tom Canty, born in a slum called Offal Court, & Edward Tudor are the title characters in this Twain novel
    $300 27
In business, it's the opposite of boom
    $300 25
In another great entrance, Cleo was carried to Caesar rolled up in one of these, perhaps wearing nothing but lint
    $400 19
Look out for Capes Lookout, Hatteras & Fear when sailing along this state's coast
    $400 17
    $400 9
This brand of garbage disposer invented by John Hammes is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 1998
    DD: $1,000 14
In this novel, Mr. Charrington, who runs an antique shop, is actually a member of the Thought Police
    $400 28
A judge may never hold you in awe, but he can hold you in this antonym of awe
    $400 26
This animal that spelled the end for Cleo was a symbol of divine royalty in ancient Egypt
    $500 20
Coeur d'Alene Lake in this state is at the heart of a popular resort area
    $500 18
    $500 10
In 1908 a carbon tetrachloride gas type of this was invented; in 1917 a foam type
    $500 15
Leora, the wife of this Sinclair Lewis doctor, dies of bubonic plague on the island of St. Hubert
    $500 29
With an "I" it's the antonym of expose; with a "Y", it's the antonym of Jekyll
    $500 30
To impress Antony with her extravagance, Cleo dropped 2 of these mollusk gems in wine & drank them

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Denise Carol Ron
-$300 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Denise Carol Ron
$800 $2,500 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1930s
(Alex: Don't remember those!)
    $200 3
After Pope Pius XI died in February 1939, Eugenio Pacelli was elected to the post & took this name
    $200 1
"Golden Legend", a book from the late Middle Ages, popularized his dragon-killing prowess
    $200 21
Brooklyn's Ruth Bader Ginsburg & this El Paso lass are among millionaires on the Supreme Court
    $200 11
In a 1973 film Edward Fox, as an assassin with the code name of this other canine, tried to kill de Gaulle
    $200 16
For Peter Gabriel & Phil Collins, this group was indeed a "beginning"
    $400 6
His short reign as King of England fell in in 1936
    $400 2
Legend says a procession with St. Agatha's veil in it stopped eruptions of this Sicilian volcano
    $400 22
To fly in this stage role, it might help to be born in Texas; Sandy Duncan & Mary Martin were
    $400 26
This flightless bird of Australia may weigh up to 120 pounds
    $400 12
In "Space Jam" the alien Nerdlucks kidnap Looney Tunes stars, who turn to this man for help
    $400 17
The film version of "Anna Christie" was advertised with the line she "Talks"
    $600 7
When created in 1933 it insured bank accounts up to $2,500 in the case of bank failure
    $600 4
This female mystic from Avila was a contemporary of El Greco
    $600 23
In 1966 she became the first black woman elected to the Texas Senate
    DD: $600 27
The largest free-flying flock of this wading bird in the U.S. is kept at Hialeah Racetrack in Florida
    $600 13
Rebecca de Mornay, not Fran Drescher, uses this job to get revenge in "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle"
    $600 18
It used to be a sailor; in plural, it could be a lot of sailors
    $800 8
Gen. Emilio Mola said this group of Fascist supporters in Madrid would help him take the city
    $800 5
Relic dealers credit this major find to Saint Helena, who found it in Palestine
    DD: $1,500 24
It's not news she was born in Bryan, Texas:

"Sometimes the best way to keep time is by trying to have a good one. This is 'Nick News'"
    $800 28
The mute species of this bird is not entirely mute; it makes a hoarse, wheezing sound
    $800 14
1988 film in which Alan Rickman takes over a high-rise building to steal bonds
    $800 19
You can run it as a challenge, or throw it down as a challenge
    $1000 9
In 1933 the New York Society for the Prevention of Vice wanted his "God's Little Acre" declared obscene
    $1000 10
This brother of Methodius created a Slavic alphabet; his followers may have created the one named for him
    $1000 25
This Miss Texas went on to become Miss America of 1971 & first lady of Kentucky in 1980
    $1000 29
The Arctic species of this bird migrates farther than any other--about 11,000 miles each way between the polar regions
    $1000 15
1996 film in which John Travolta takes time out from his job as an Air Force pilot to steal bombs
    $1000 20
Known by the acronym "GUT", physicists have been working on it for decades, but may never be able to prove one

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Denise Carol Ron
$1,600 $6,400 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Campbell Soup launched this flavor in 1990 with a recipe contest bearing President Bush in mind

Final scores:

Denise Carol Ron
$2,900 $10,100 $12,801
3rd place: Meade Model 395 Telescope 2nd place: Trip to San Francisco Marriott New champion: $12,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Denise Carol Ron
$1,600 $7,300 $7,700
11 R,
6 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,600

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