Show #3455 - Friday, September 17, 1999


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Rachel Schneider, an undergraduate student from Bergenfield, New Jersey

Deanna Walton, a tax consultant from Arlington, Virginia

John Hill, a farmer from Ashton, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The TV series.)
    $100 1
Visiting Cornwall? You'll find this wizard's cave near Tintagel Castle, the legendary site of King Arthur's birth
    $100 3
James Welch named this candy in 1949 after a play he saw, "Junior Miss"
    $100 23
An edible type of this seaweed seen at low tide grows up to 10 feet long on the Atlantic coast
    $100 12
Founding Father Franklin's writing implements
    $100 9
Sam Houston's Indian "wife" Tiana Rogers was related to this famous humorist
    $100 16
The main setting for the show was this ranch just outside Dallas
    $200 2
Edgar Allan Poe's room at this Charlottesville school is kept the way it was when he studied there in 1826
    $200 4
From 1949 to 1968 it was the only Pillsbury product you were required to use in its Bake-Offs
    $200 24
Blubber & the tufts at the base of their densely packed feathers keep them warm while diving
    $200 13
Dukakis' Harleys
    $200 22
It took less than 20 minutes for Houston's forces to defeat this Mexican's troops at San Jacinto
    $200 18
As Lucy Ewing, this petite star seduced her uncle Ray Krebbs, among others
    $300 5
The home of this "Ivanhoe" author is a tourist attraction in Abbotsford, Scotland
    $300 8
In 1902 Nabisco introduced these under the Barnum's label
    $300 25
The American species of this crustacean has a 6-segmented tail
    $300 14
Roman emperor Augustus' refrigeration units
    $300 28
The highest post Sam held in the Republic of Texas
    $300 19
Pitched to the network before "Dallas", it wound up being the "Dallas" spin-off
    $400 6
George Bernard Shaw's recently restored birthplace is a tourist attraction in this capital city
    $400 10
General Foods introduced this "Fortunate" cereal in 1964
    $400 26
They hang around in bars, feed on plankton & produce those famous little spheres of nacre
    $400 15
Auto industry pioneer Henry's surfing equipment
    $400 29
Of 10 years after his death, 1 year after or while he was alive, it's when Houston, Texas was named for him
    $400 20
1980 event that made Bobby acting head of Ewing Oil
    DD: $500 7
The museum devoted to this playwright is a short walk from the National Theatre in Oslo
    $500 11
During WWI this side dish was known as Liberty Cabbage
    $500 27
Scallops swim for their lives when they sense these 5-armed creatures approaching
    $500 17
Sen. LaFollette's door handles
    $500 30
In 1861 Houston refused to swear allegiance to this government
    $500 21
This leading lady of the "Naked Gun" films played Bobby's old flame Jenna Wade

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

John Deanna Rachel
$100 $800 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Deanna Rachel
$700 $3,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Premiering in 1598, "Dafne" was the first of these musical dramas
    $200 7
George Nissen invented this, a "bouncing table", after seeing how circus performers bounced into safety nets
    $200 1
On March 13, 1999 this heavyweight fought Lennox Lewis to a controversial draw
    $200 6
The Rolling Stones' "Sticky Fingers" album featured a working one of these on the cover
    $200 13
To denote the afternoon
    $400 22
A town in Saskatchewan is named for this "Don Giovanni" composer & its streets for other famous composers
    $400 26
In 1999 Cruz Bustamante was sworn in as this state's first Hispanic lt. gov. in over 120 years
    $400 8
Just after 1500 Peter Henlein built the first spring-driven one of these that fit in a pocket
    $400 2
In 1998 this L.A. Laker became the youngest NBA All-Star ever at age 19
    $400 12
These shoes that sometimes had a 3" cork sole sound like they were made to be worn waiting for a train
    $400 14
In a letter's afterthought
    $600 23
His "Water Music" is composed of 2 instrumental suites
    $600 25
Actor seen here casting a vote, perhaps for himself, in Panama's 1994 presidential election:
    $600 9
Using this form of propulsion, trains can travel by you at about 250 MPH & you can hardly hear them
    $600 3
In the 1990s both Kurt Browning & this other Canadian have won 3 men's world figure skating titles
    $600 18
Disco-friendly fabric seen here:
    $600 15
In the name of a retail store on an Army installation
    DD: $500 24
He died in Bayreuth, Germany on July 31, 1886 during the festival honoring his son-in-law
    $800 10
The oldest way to refine oil, this process heats the oil until its component parts vaporize
    $800 4
This American won her first Wimbledon singles title in 1999, beating Steffi Graf in the final
    $800 19
This 1977 film popularized baggy tailored trousers, hats with upturned brims & vests for women
    $800 16
In the initials of James Anthony Bailey's partner
    DD: $1,200 11
Radiation belts that surround the Earth are named for this expert on cosmic rays
    $1000 5
She tore off her shirt in excitement after scoring the goal that won the U.S. women the 1999 World Cup
    $1000 20
This Welsh designer's cotton dresses based on late Victorian & Edwardian styles featured ruffles & lace
    $1000 17
In the symbol of an element used to fuel reactors -- its atomic number is 94

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Deanna Rachel
$3,800 $6,800 $800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Hillary Clinton would translate the Swahili "Mkono mmoja haulei mwana" to this 8-word phrase

Final scores:

John Deanna Rachel
$800 $11,300 $700
2nd place: Trip to Outrigger Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii New champion: $11,300 3rd place: Seiko Electronic Products

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Deanna Rachel
$4,100 $6,800 $800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,700

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Game tape date: 1999-07-13
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