Show #3426 - Monday, June 28, 1999

Armed Forces Week game 1.


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Michael Greer, an Air Force information manager originally from Chicago, Illinois, now stationed at Ramstein, Germany

Jennifer Junnila, an Army family practice physician originally from Seattle, Washington, now stationed at Heidelberg, Germany

Jeff Krause, a Navy aviator originally from Allentown, Pennsylvania, now stationed at Sigonella, Italy

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The military is not familiar with these, usually!)
    $100 1
After his 1959 discharge, he moved to the Dallas area & got a fateful job at the Texas School Book Depository
    $100 12
At the time of his assassination on April 14, 1865, he had a Confederate $5 bill in his pocket among other items
    $100 13
Mo Vaughn,
Greg Vaughn,
Mike Piazza
    $100 2
Most people are born with 12 pairs of these; some have more & Adam wound up one short
    $100 3
Cancerians might feel like marching sideways because Cancer is the sign of this animal
    $100 11
According to the riddle, when is one of these not one of these? When it's ajar
    $200 6
In 1994 ex-Marine Charles Robb defeated this controversial ex-Marine in the Virginia senatorial race
    $200 17
From 1798 to 1804 this seventh president served as a judge on Tennessee's Superior Court
    $200 21
Chris Sanders,
Barry Sanders,
Deion Sanders
    $200 4
Normally the cervical & lumbar sections of this curve forward & the thoracic section curves back
    $200 15
General Patton had a "stinging" slap, so you can figure out that this was his sign
    $200 14
Send off a missile or an employee
    $300 7
His dozens of country hits have included "He Stopped Loving Her Today" & "She Thinks I Still Care"
    $300 18
From 1935 to 1937 he served as director of the National Youth Administration in Texas
    $300 22
Luc Robitaille,
Eric Lindros,
Brett Hull
    $300 5
Nearly half your body weight comes from these, which include the omohyoid, the brachialis & the deltoid
    $300 26
Harsh criticism is characteristic of this "chaste" sign (Hmm...maybe your drill sergeant was born under it)
    $300 16
As a verb, it's the past tense form of the title of a Sandra Bullock-Keanu Reeves film
    $400 8
A veteran of 4 shuttle missions, Norman Thagard spent 115 days aboard this Russian space station in 1995
    DD: $600 19
After attending the 1909 inauguration of his successor, he went on a year-long African safari
    $400 23
Lindsey Davenport,
Jana Novotna,
Michael Chang
    $400 9
They're the microscopic blood vessels that connect arteries & veins
    $400 27
Admiral George Dewey was born under this sign, but we bet no one dared call him an "old goat"
    $400 25
A small, secluded valley that's home to a famous derry-o operator
    $500 29
A WWII Marine, this director earned the nickname "Bloody Sam" with films like 1969's "The Wild Bunch"
    $500 20
The son of a president, he was the first of the few presidents who were bald
    $500 24
Tom Lehman,
Tom Watson,
Tom Kite
    $500 10
To cure a cataract, this part of the eye is replaced with an artificial one
    $500 28
Purple is a harmonious color for this "centaur" sign, so a purple uniform would look great on you

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Jeff Jennifer Michael
$100 $1,800 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Jennifer Michael
$1,500 $2,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
It's not only the greatest Great Lake, it's also the largest body of fresh water in the world
    $200 2
TV's Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III
    $200 1
Before his 1948 assassination, this father of modern India spoke of "The willing sacrifice of the innocent"
    $200 16
In a 1964 Italian film, Clint Eastwood was after "A Fistful of" these
    $200 23
The city was named for Francis Nash, a general in this 18th century war
    $200 21
It follows "I'm strong to the finich 'cause I eats me spinach..."
    $400 12
It's the "Gulf" in the Gulf War of 1991
    $400 3
Basketball's Lew Alcindor
    $400 4
So cruel & tyrannical was this country's Czar Paul I that his own son approved of his 1801 assassination
    $400 17
Campfire beans help fuel the comedy of this Mel Brooks western
    $400 24
Sony, MCA & Curb are 3 of the record companies on this famous street
    $400 22
They were marching onward "As to war, with the cross of Jesus going on before"
    DD: $1,000 13
According to the New Testament, it was the site of Jesus' baptism
    $600 5
The silver screen's Ruth Elizabeth Davis
    $600 7
A heavy oak table prevented this leader's assassination by a briefcase bomb on July 20, 1944
    $600 18
"Rooster Cogburn" was a 1975 sequel to this 1969 John Wayne film
    $600 27
Nashville's building a football stadium for this team, formerly the Oilers, to call home in 1999
    $600 25
In 1962 the Shirelles remained at the top of the charts for 3 weeks with this hit
    $800 14
Phnom Penh in Cambodia & Vientiane in Laos are the largest urban centers along this river
    $800 6
Actress-director Carole Penny Marscharelli
    $800 8
This president's September 6, 1901 assassination was inspired by the killing of Italy's King Umberto I the year before
    $800 19
4 of the members of this title group, including James Coburn, die in the film's big gunfight
    $800 29
This commodore, not Lionel Richie, got a Nashville university named for him
    $800 28
An old sea shanty asks, "What shall we do with" one of these "early in the morning"
    $1000 15
This Swiss-French lake was formed by a natural damming of the Rhone River
    $1000 9
Opera's Maria Kalogeropoulos
    $1000 10
He's the French revolutionary assassination victim seen here, in a famous painting:
    DD: $2,000 20
Kevin Costner played this lawman in 1994, less than a year after Kurt Russell
    $1000 30
Built for the state's centennial expo in 1897, this replica of an Athenian temple turned 100 itself in 1997
    $1000 26
A wealth seeker, or a military adventurer for hire

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Jennifer Michael
$9,300 $5,000 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This current U.S. TV show is shown in France as "Aux Frontieres du Reel" ("At the Borders of Reality")

Final scores:

Jeff Jennifer Michael
$18,000 $1,500 $14,400
Winner: $18,000; week's big winner has total doubled 3rd place: Panasonic 13" Color TV & VCR Combo & LCD Palmcorder 2nd place: Intel Create & Share Camera Pack & Micron Millennium Max Computer

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Jennifer Michael
$8,100 $5,000 $8,200
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
0 W
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,300

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