Show #3192 - Tuesday, June 16, 1998

Dave Abbott game 1.


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Dave Abbott, a musician and contract manager from Cincinnati, Ohio

Chris Carson, a newspaper editor from Tacoma, Washington

Natalie Segal, a teacher and legal proofreader from Weathersfield, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In the 1520s this conquistador founded a hospital in Mexico City, perhaps for the Aztecs he wounded
    $100 10
Its National Museum of American History has General Washington's field tent
    $100 11
You can't call snakes spineless: they may have over 300 of these bones, compared to humans
    $100 16
While in this city's famous rocker you may enjoy its famous baked beans
    $100 17
It's the 1990 story of an 8-year-old boy accidentally abandoned at Christmas
    $100 25
People with a hidden agenda often have this "to grind"
    $200 2
In 1816 French physician Rene Laennec invented this device used to listen to the heart & lungs
    $200 6
A WWI troop train is at Fort Benning's National Infantry Museum in this state
    $200 12
This type of catfish can generate a 450-volt shock, less than the "eel" of the same name
    $200 22
President credited with inventing the swivel chair
    $200 18
Title character who says, "This is my ninth sick day this I better make this one count"
    $200 27
"Collect $200" if you can name this Japanese game played with black & white counters on a checkered board
    $300 3
In 1895 this scientist could see right through his wife; he took X-rays of her hand
    $300 7
Fort McClellan has a museum devoted to this distaff branch of the Army, disestablished in 1978
    $300 13
The scientific name of the "mute" type is Cygnus olor
    DD: $1,000 23
(Hi, I'm Catherine Crier) Chairs I've filled include one as a judge on the bench & one as a substitute for this man on "Nightline"
    $300 19
Hughes co-wrote the screenplay for this 1992 movie about a slobbering St. Bernard
    $300 28
As a prefix, it can mean "not including"; by itself, it means "former", like a former spouse
    $400 4
Still associated with doctors today, its text is seen here in a 12th century version:
    $400 8
Cadets can visit its artillery museum that dates back to 1854, with a collection that began about 1779
    $400 14
An endangered north African deer is called this, like an ape found on Gibraltar
    $400 24
Popular in the Victorian era was outdoor furiniture made of the cast type of this
    $400 20
Steve Martin & John Candy use these title modes of transportation to try to get home for Thanksgiving
    $400 29
Yes, it's Russian for yes
    $500 5
This symbol of the physician is derived from the wand of Aesculapius, the god of medicine
    $500 9
The U.S. Army Field Artillery Museum in Oklahoma has mementoes of this Apache chief who is buried nearby
    $500 15
The river, not the sea type of this critter, is seen here:
    $500 26
From 1594 to 1600 Johannes Kepler held the chair of this & mathematics at the University of Graz
    $500 21
Molly Ringwald's family forgets her birthday while preparing for her sister's wedding in this 1984 film
    $500 30
It's used to mean very, or what's your point?

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

Natalie Chris Dave
$0 $2,800 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Chris Dave
$400 $3,900 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Under this name, Charles Dodgson imagined traveling down the rabbit hole with Alice
    $200 26
In this 1997 Dustin Hoffman film, the U.S. wages a fictional war with Albania
    $200 16
The Columbus Quest & the Seattle Reign are teams of the ABL, a new women's league in this sport
    $200 18
Appropriately, a musical about this composer is presented every summer in My Old Kentucky Home State Park
    $200 11
To the nearest 100, number of years the United States of America has been an independent nation
    $200 1
Flirting by using one's tootsies is called "playing" this
    $400 7
Don't tell his big brother, but Eric Blair was his real name
    $400 30
Albania is located on the eastern shores of the Ionian Sea & this sea
    $400 17
Group who recorded the 1982 Top 10 hit heard here:
    $400 19
Alabama's official outdoor drama is this play, enacted in the summer at Helen Keller's birthplace
    $400 12
To the nearest foot, the height of Wilt "The Stilt" Chamberlain
    $400 2
It's a humorous term for comic strips, or the section in which you find them
    $600 8
Look in the dark recesses of your heart & tell me Jozef Korzeniowski's pen name
    $600 20
Albania's capital, it centers on Skanderbeg Square
    $600 29
All 3 of these monster sisters had snaky hair, not just Medusa
    DD: $3,000 21
He's the former resident in the title of the Nauvoo, Illinois pageant "City of Joseph"
    $600 13
To the nearest hour, flight time of the Concorde from London to New York
    $600 3
Shark part that's slang for a 5-dollar bill
    $800 9
Mystery writer Nicholas Blake, in reality a "My Left Foot" star's father
    DD: $3,000 25
After Albania broke with the USSR, it turned to this country which gave it billions until a tiff in 1978
    $800 28
They go for their ride at the beginning of act III in this Wagner opera named for them
    $800 22
As a young man, Andy Griffith spent several seasons playing this Elizabethan courtier in "The Lost Colony"
    $800 14
To the nearest billion, number of Cokes you'd need to buy to give one to everyone in the world
    $800 4
Thomas Gray wrote, "Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis" this "to be wise"
    $1000 10
Francois Marie Arouet chose this best of all possible pseudonyms
    $1000 24
King Zog I ruled from 1928 until 1939, when this country annexed Albania
    $1000 27
Formed in 1920 this group grew out of the National American Woman Suffrage Association
    $1000 23
Featuring a cast of hundreds, the "Ramona" Pageant has been an annual event in Hemet in this state since 1923
    $1000 15
To the nearest light year, the distance between Earth & Alpha Centauri
    $1000 5
Some folks call this island country the "Crossroads of the South Pacific"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Natalie Chris Dave
$5,600 $5,500 $13,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It can refer to the host used in the Eucharist, or a city southwest of Houston

Final scores:

Natalie Chris Dave
$4,000 $10,999 $16,200
3rd place: Warner Brothers Publications 2nd place: Zenith 32" TV & Bush Home Theater Center New champion: $16,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Natalie Chris Dave
$5,600 $5,500 $8,400
14 R,
2 W
19 R,
3 W
22 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1998-03-04
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