Show #3129 - Thursday, March 19, 1998


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Jeff Chrzanowski, a computer engineer originally from Marlton, New Jersey

Kathy Currid, a trade compliance specialist from Valley Stream, New York

Christopher Ruth, a musician and songwriter from New London, Connecticut (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, a theme.)
(Alex: I've never been up there.)
    $100 3
On Oct. 30, 1954 the 24-second clock was first used in an NBA game when the Royals defeated this Boston team
    $100 22
This term for a crude or unfair tribunal was first recorded in mid-19th C. America, not in Australia
    $100 1
When you're in this country, if you overeat in a Delhi deli, you may come down with "Delhi belly"
    $100 15
In 1997, this actor joined the board of the NRA and was elected vice president
    $100 10
If the target of this children's game were real, it might bray & kick when you stick it
    $100 20
Most of these are in the troposphere & there are over 100 different types, such as cumulonimbus
    $200 6
This action by 2 opposing players & a referee begins a basketball game
    $200 23
Many of these small-town magistrates have recently been abolished in favor of larger courts
    $200 2
If you're a U.S. citizen, you'll need one of these to visit China & we don't mean the credit card
    $200 16
Roy E., son of one of this entertainment company's founders, is its vice chairman
    $200 11
It's a type of passkey that sounds like it might be made of bone
    $200 25
Term for the moisture of the air, it's given in relative terms in forecasts
    $300 7
In 1979 the NBA adopted the 3-point shot used earlier by this competing league
    $300 24
In 1996-97 the Supreme Court reversed 28 of 29 rulings by the 9th Circuit, 1 of these 12 federal courts
    $300 4
Some travellers get a gamma shot as protection against the "A" type of this liver disease
    $300 17
The Chief Justice & Vice-President of the U.S. are "institutionalized" on its board of regents
    $300 12
It's the dance done to the music heard here:
    $300 26
In the 1970s it was discovered that CFCs may be affecting this layer of atmosphere
    $400 8
Type of infraction signaled by the official seen here:
    $400 27
In law school, it's convened for would-be lawyers to try imaginary cases
    $400 5
Families enjoy the Boudewijn Park & Dolphinarium in this European low country
    $400 18
In 1991, Ben Bradlee retired as the editor of this newspaper & joined its board of directors
    $400 13
Evan Bayh & Susan Molinari gave speeches of this type at the 1996 political conventions
    $400 28
It's about .03% of the air; you breathe a little in & a lot out
    $500 9
In the 1961-62 season, this Warrior had games of 100, 78 & 73 points
    $500 30
London's historic central criminal court, it's on the site of notorious Newgate Prison
    $500 21
Remember, it's illegal to leave this African country with any of its schillings, abbreviated Ksh.
    $500 19
A city in Northern Indiana was named for this chairman of the board of U.S. Steel
    DD: $1,600 14
Named for the studio that produced their films, it's the group seen here:
    $500 29
About 80% of this gas in the air comes from decomposition in rice paddies, swamps, and animal intestines

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

Christopher Kathy Jeff
$400 -$600 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Kathy Jeff
$2,000 $300 $6,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1977 David Frost interviewed this former president on television
    $200 6
It's from the Scottish for sweetheart, which makes the tune "Skip To My Sweetheart"
    $200 7
Peninsulas in this country include the Zamboanga & Bataan
    $200 1
In 1847 Anne Bronte's "Agnes Grey" & this Emily Bronte book were published at the same time
    $200 19
In the 19th C. play "Rip Van Winkle", actor Joseph Jefferson made this toast later associated with Mr. Spock
    $400 14
In 1820 at age 85, he served as a delegate at Massachusetts' Constitutional Convention
    $400 10
Columbus' ship whose name is Spanish for "little girl"
    $400 8
This river's name is Sanskrit for "Son of Brahma"
    $400 2
Eudora Welty's first novel "Delta Wedding" takes place in the delta of this river
    $400 20
A Satchel Paige rule for staying young is "don't" do this; "something might be gaining on you"
    $600 17
Congress helped this strapped ex-president by restoring his rank of general with full pay
    $600 15
The seat of ancient Irish kings, the O'Hara family plantation was named for it
    $600 11
In 1861 this island with its Port of Cagliari was "squeezed" into the Kingdom of Italy
    DD: $2,000 28
The heroine of this musical tells of her life in the following:

"I was born in a ditch by a /
Mother who left me there /
Naked and cold and too hungry to cry..."
    $600 3
Amandine Aurore Lucile Dudevant adopted this pseudonym for her 1832 novel "Indiana"
    $600 21
It concludes the Sophie Tucker quote that begins, "I've been rich and I've been poor"
    $800 22
Taft reconciled with this man, his predecessor, after a chance meeting in a Chicago restaurant
    $800 16
This candy bar wasn't named for a ballplayer, but for Cleveland's daughter or the maker's granddaughter
    $800 12
The "amiable" former name of the Tongan archipelago
    $800 27
Dr. Pangloss,
    $800 4
"Alias Grace" is the latest bestseller from this Canadian author of the "Handmaid's Tale"
    $800 24
The one written by George Eastman in 1932 said, "My work is done. Why wait?"
    $1000 23
He wrote a defense of his "Administration on the Eve of Rebellion", published in 1866
    DD: $1,500 18
Award named for the image orthicon tube
    $1000 13
Bigfoot walks the Pacific Northwest; this area, whose name means big foot, is in Argentina
    $1000 26
Richard Henry Lee, Martha Jefferson, John Hancock
    $1000 5
Her novel "The Book of Ruth" won the 1989 Hemingway Foundation Pen Award for best first fiction
    $1000 25
The last words of this 1922 novel are Molly's "Yes I said yes I will yes"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Kathy Jeff
$6,200 $1,900 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Founded in the early '50s, in 1995 it moved its headquarters from Munich to Prague

Final scores:

Christopher Kathy Jeff
$0 $1,900 $3,199
3rd place: Ducane's 2004SS Gas Grill 2nd place: 6-night stay at Volcano House in Hawaii New champion: $3,199

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Christopher Kathy Jeff
$6,200 $3,900 $6,200
16 R,
2 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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