Show #3196 - Monday, June 22, 1998

Dave Abbott game 5.


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Colleen McMahon, a technical writer from College Park, Georgia

Jason Quick, a student from Omaha, Nebraska

Dave Abbott, a musician and contract manager from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 4-day cash winnings total $55,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
In 1969 this future vice president joined the Indiana National Guard
    $100 4
Founded by Jerry Falwell in 1979, this conservative group was soon a major political force
    $100 1
Prince Eric,
King Triton,
    $100 21
Prue made these out of beeswax & bayberry wax as well as tallow
    $100 22
Prior to fountains people dropped coins & pins in wells & did this... hopefully
    $100 11
"Senora Peron"
    $200 17
75,000 National Guardsmen were called up in this 1991 operation
    $200 5
A book by Jim O'Donnell chronicles July 6, 1957, the day these 2 Beatles first met
    $200 2
    $200 27
Prue brought the family's one of these to every fire in town & passed it down the line to the fire
    $200 23
In 1859 Edwin L. Drake drilled one of these wells near Titusville, Pennsylvania & started an industry
    $200 12
"Apartment Payment"
    $300 18
During peacetime each state's National Guard is commanded by the person in this post
    $300 7
In 1989 the name of this locale was made famous by footage like the following:
[In the middle of Beijing]
    $300 3
Governor Ratcliffe,
    $300 28
Prue liked the way these meeting-house benches folded up for hymn singing
    $300 24
The name of this largest city in Lebanon is from an ancient word for "wells"
    $300 13
    DD: $600 19
In 1824 a New York unit took the name National Guard to honor this Frenchman's "Garde Nationale"
    $400 8
In 1963 this French president rejected Britain for membership in the European Economic Community
    $400 6
Shere Khan,
    $400 29
Prue liked going up to the mill on the hill to get a free glass of this pressed apple drink; any traveller would
    $400 25
In a nursery rhyme, little Johnny Green put this animal in the well
    $400 14
"Yours Truly's Good-Looking Wife"
    $500 20
They are the 2 military services the National Guard augments
    $500 9
Event that erupted aboard the Potemkin in 1905 & at the Kiel Naval Station in 1918
    $500 10
    $500 30
Prue's husband Sherman had to register the design he used for earmarks on these, which he calls "kine"
    $500 26
Abraham's servant found her at a well & picked her to be Isaac's bride
    $500 15
"The Way to Reach the Top of the Commerce Field Sans True Effort"

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

Dave Jason Colleen
$1,500 $1,300 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Jason Colleen
$3,100 $3,800 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Associated with this large Romanian region, Vlad the Impaler was actually from neighboring Walachia
    $200 6
Billy Joel's "Sleeping With the Television On" samples this song played by TV stations at sign-off
    $200 1
From 1845 to 1847 he lived in a cabin he built on the shore of Walden Pond
    $200 26
It's the rhyme about 4 things a bride should wear
    $200 16
When you've reached this Buddhist heaven, you've broken the cycle of rebirth
    $200 21
This Civil War general didn't just say that war is "hell", he said it was "all hell"
    $400 12
Krakow, Poland was the first city in eastern Europe to have this "festive" hotel chain
    $400 7
Making a list & checking it twice, we find Bing Crosby & Bruce Springsteen had hits with this song
    $400 2
First editions of his "The Portrait of A Lady" & "The Bostonians" each have 3 voulmes
    $400 30
These cookies are named for a suburb of Boston, not for a physicist
    $400 17
Welcome! Odin receives the souls of slain heroes in this heavenly hall
    $400 22
Decorated WWII hero who titled his autobiography "To Hell and Back"
    $600 13
The resort of Parnu, Estonia has been called the "Pearl of" this sea, due to its white sandy beaches
    $600 8
Rodgers and Hart classic heard here:
    $600 3
This "Animal Farm" author hated his job as a police officer in Burma
    $600 27
'80s New Wave band heard here:
    $600 18
The "white man"'s name for the Native American heaven where there's plenty of fish & game
    $600 23
This Roman epic poet was Dante's guide through the inferno in the "Divine Comedy"
    $800 14
In the spring of 1992, this peninsula declared its independence from Ukraine & then rescinded it
    $800 9
This somewhat obsessive love song was a No. 1 hit for the Police in 1983
    $800 4
Last name shared by "Invisible Man" author Ralph & "A Boy and His Dog" author Harlan
    DD: $4,000 28
He's the only U.S. vice president who fits the category
    $800 19
To the ancient Greeks, these fields were the home of the blessed dead
    $800 24
The capital city of Hell, according to Milton; it was a riot!
    DD: $3,000 15
A statue of Bohemian theologian Jan Hus graces the center of Old Town Square in this capital
    $1000 10
In a 1976 Grammy-nominated song, Bobby Bare asked Jesus to "Dropkick Me" through these
    $1000 5
An inheritance from his great-aunt allowed this "Howards End" author time to pursue his writing
    $1000 29
Medal given for "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children"
    $1000 20
In Islam, it's the numerical heaven where the most high live
    $1000 25
It's the even worse Hell below Hades where Zeus confined the Titans

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Jason Colleen
$11,900 $5,200 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1867 the U.S. bought this island group named for a Russian captain & leased it to seal hunting companies

Final scores:

Dave Jason Colleen
$13,399 $2,400 $100
5-day champion: $68,599 2nd place: a trip to 5th Avenue Suites Hotel, Portland, Oregon 3rd place: a pair of Jaguar Friendship Collection watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Jason Colleen
$9,900 $9,000 $3,800
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,700

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Game tape date: 1998-03-09
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