Show #3079 - Thursday, January 8, 1998


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Bonnie Gluhanich, a homemaker from Muskegon, Michigan

Debbie Lander, a middle school science teacher originally from Atlanta, Georgia

Larry Blair, a software engineer from Palo Alto, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This is Elvis Presley's birthday.)
    $100 1
The White House's Diplomatic Reception Room was the site of his famous "Fireside Chats"
    $100 3
"Well since my baby left me, I've found a new place to dwell..."
    $100 18
His 1930 book "Little America" is an account of his flight to the South Pole
    $100 10
On the Great Seal of the U.S., the eagle holds this many arrows in its left talon
    $100 17
In March 1997 he got a new costume: hot white & blue, no cape & an S like a lightning bolt
    $100 2
Hubbard's cupboard condition
    $200 11
Amos Alonzo Stagg was no dummy; he invented the football tackling dummy at this New Haven university
    $200 5
"You know I can be found, sitting home all alone..."
    $200 19
On Dec. 17, 1911 he left the South Pole, leaving behind a tent & the Norwegian flag
    $200 27
As a "Wild & Crazy Guy", he used props such as bunny ears & an arrow through the head
    $200 22
Simon Templar's initials give you an abbreviation for this, his nickname
    $200 4
Bell tower for bats
    $300 12
This memorial that proves that 4 heads are better than one is also called the Shrine of Democracy
    $300 7
"Spider Murphy played the tenor saxophone, Little Joe was blowin' on the slide trombone..."
    $300 20
An Antarctic sea & ice shelf are named for this man who discovered the North Magnetic Pole
    $300 28
This 1992 event began in July with a flaming arrow igniting its symbolic flame
    $300 24
This Dumas hero who left home at age 16 to be a Musketeer was based on a real person
    $300 6
He'll "meat" you anywhere
    $400 13
It's the reason Kansas has 34 stars on its state seal
    $400 15
"A-well-a bless my soul what's wrong with me..."
    $400 21
In the 1950s this New Zealand mountaineer blazed a trail for Sir Vivian Fuchs, the first to cross Antarctica
    $400 25
Trapped by a cave-in after World War I, gases preserved him & he awoke in the 25th century
    $400 8
Girl or quail group
    $500 14
The eastern part of this "Palmetto State" is the Low Country, & the western part is the Up Country
    $500 16
"I gave a letter to the postman, he put it in his sack..."
    DD: $1,000 23
The last entry in this Briton's diary, dated March 29, 1912, ended, "For God's sake look after our people"
    $500 26
First names of detective Fenton Hardy's adventurous sons
    $500 9
To surprise attack with shrubbery

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

Larry Debbie Bonnie
$1,000 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Debbie Bonnie
$3,500 $1,900 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Formed in 1918, it's the newest of the 3 British armed services
    $200 16
He not only developed the first practical telegraph, he also devised the "code" to go with it
    $200 1
This ex-"Grease"r hosted the 1997 Tonys 3 weeks after winning her first Emmy, for her talk show
    $200 17
The tiny nation of Andorra is located in the Pyrenees Mountains between France & this country
    $200 6
He began a correspondence with Elizabeth Barrett in 1845 & a year later they were married
    $200 11
For luck Kate will only knock on this wood
    $400 2
1997's best play, "The Last Night of Ballyhoo", opens in Atlanta on the eve of this 1939 film's premiere
    $400 18
Lake Disappointment is a dry salt lake on the edge of this country's Gibson Desert
    $400 7
He must have had a "Howl"ing good time performing on one of the Clash's albums
    $400 12
Stewart pulls one out when a fly goes by
    $600 26
He came from Scotland to the U.S. in 1842 & in 1850 became the first detective on the Chicago police force
    $600 3
Christopher Plummer won for his magnificent portrayal of this actor known as the "Great Profile"
    $600 19
The name of this area of the Pacific is from the Greek for "many islands"
    $600 8
He completed a sonnet "On His Blindness" circa 1655 & one "On His Deceased Wife" in 1658
    $600 13
Carole consults one of these each time she visits Greece
    DD: $2,000 27
The first Jewish member of the British Parliament was a member of this banking family
    $800 25
He revolutionized breakfast with his creation of a coffee substitute & Grape Nuts cereal
    DD: $1,000 4
Proving it was no disaster, this show won 1997's Best Musical Tony; it features the song heard here:

["I Must Be On That Ship"]
    $800 20
Sharing its name with a seaport in Yemen, this gulf provides a link between the Red Sea & the Arabian Sea
    $800 9
A bit of an eccentric, this poet & sister of astronomer Percival was often seen smoking cigars
    $800 14
For a question to this answer, Gustave doesn't even have this kind of idea
    $1000 23
In celebration of George III's birthday in 1805, the horse guards performed this ceremony for the first time
    $1000 24
This woman from Nantucket is often cited as America's first female astronomer
    $1000 5
11 nominations but no wins for "Steel Pier", which dramatized a 1930s dance marathon in this city
    $1000 21
The city of Nizhny Novgorod in Russia was formerly known by this name, after a famous Communist writer
    $1000 10
"Double Persephone" was the first book of poetry by this Canadian author of "The Handmaid's Tale"
    $1000 15
Rosaline adjusts these before landing her Cessna

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Larry Debbie Bonnie
$2,100 $3,100 $9,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1980 he hosted a 10-part PBS series & co-authored the companion book, both titled "Free to Choose"

Final scores:

Larry Debbie Bonnie
$3,101 $4,300 $8,600
3rd place: Pair of Eilesse Sports Watches 2nd place: Trip to Kauai Coconut Beach Hotel, Hawaii New champion: $8,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Larry Debbie Bonnie
$3,600 $3,100 $9,100
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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