Show #3483 - Wednesday, October 27, 1999


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Bill Tomber, a truck driver from St. Louis, Missouri

Janet Leach, a production control specialist from Greenland, New Hampshire

Kathy Trice, a media buyer from Columbia, South Carolina

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the family, you name the show.)
    $100 26
This symbol perverted by the Nazis is seen on ancient Greek coins
    $100 1
The Clampetts, formerly of the Ozarks
    $100 2
The Gulf War was triggered by the occupation of this country
    $100 17
Rhode Island College was renamed this in 1804 after a colorful grad of the Class of 1786
    $100 7
Measuring volume, not weight, Gay-Lussac & Humboldt found the proportions in this formula for water
    $100 12
Porpoises don't need diplomas to swim in groups called these (neither do fish)
    $200 27
"Athletic" name of this 5th century B.C. sculpture by Myron:
    $200 22
The Keatons of Columbus, Ohio
    $200 3
In May 1995 Dow Corning declared bankruptcy, saying suits over these were making it go bust
    $200 18
This Boston college was named for preacher Charles Wesley, not poet Ralph Waldo
    $200 8
Common adjective for water whose dissolved salts make it difficult to lather
    $200 13
Lions must have a lot of self-esteem because this is the term for a group of them
    $300 28
This alloy was the favorite of sculptors in the Classical period, but few original examples survive
    $300 23
The Carringtons of Denver, Colorado
    $300 4
Introduced in 1990, it's the bestselling SUV of the decade
    $300 19
In 1967 Mellon Institute merged with the college founded by this industrialist
    $300 9
From the Latin for "water", it's the type of structure seen here:
    $300 14
Of a winter, a spring or a summer, the correct term for a group of teals
    $400 29
The Temple of Zeus at Olympia included a 12-part series depicting these mythical efforts
    $400 24
The Taylors of Mayberry & the Taylors of Detroit
    $400 5
In September 1995 the Washington Post published the manifesto of the terrorist nicknamed this
    DD: $500 20
You can study everything from theater to theology, but not dentistry, at the Tulsa university he founded in 1963
    $400 10
The "radiation" type of this condensed water vapor is formed by cooling of the earth & burns off quickly
    $400 15
Every Capricorn should know a group of these ruminants is called a tribe
    $500 30
The Parthenon was a major source for the marble works this lord brought back to England
    $500 25
The Robinsons of the Jupiter II
    $500 6
ESPN's X Games debuted in 1995 under this slightly longer title
    $500 21
In 1982 this former U.S. president founded his own center at Emory University
    $500 11
From Dutch for "salt", it's a term used of standing water with a salty, unpleasant taste
    $500 16
It's the "homicidal" term for a flock of crows

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

Kathy Janet Bill
-$600 $2,500 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Janet Bill
-$200 $3,900 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify authors known by their initials, primarily.)
(Alex: Now each response will contain the spoken letter "F"; for instance, "RAF", not "Royal Air Force" - we would not accept "Royal Air Force"; as long as you understand that.)
    $200 26
Standing 630 feet high, it's the tallest structure in St. Louis
    $200 11
"The Virginia Company",
"Colors of the Wind"
    $200 1
Elwyn Brooks...
    $200 6
Launched in 1974, this tasty spirit combines fresh dairy cream with triple-distilled Irish whiskey
    $200 16
It's the traditional "rock" for an engagement ring
    $200 21
It was the Selective Service System classification for a person who was unfit for active duty
    $400 27
The attack on Pearl Harbor killed 2,403 Americans, almost half of them on this ship that's now a memorial
    $400 12
"You're Gonna Lose That Girl",
"You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"
    $400 2
Alfred Edward...
    $400 7
Traditionally, they're the 2 sauces that spice up a Bloody Mary
    $400 17
This rock seen here makes for a nice set of beads:
    $400 22
The spice he added to the role of Salieri won him an Oscar
    $600 28
John Wilkes Booth's diary is on display at this Washington, D.C. theatre
    $600 13
"I'm Every Woman",
"I Will Always Love You"
    $600 3
Edgar Laurence...
    $600 8
This cognac-based "Grand" liqueur is flavored with bitter orange peel
    $600 18
It's shiny & black & the hardest of all coals
    $600 23
Just one of these aerosol or refrigerant molecules can destroy up to 100,000 ozone molecules
    DD: $800 29
Family memorabilia can be found at this author's parents' "Little House" in De Smet, South Dakota
    $800 14
"I Heard It Through the Grapevine",
"Good Lovin'",
"Joy to the World"
    $800 4
Edward Morgan...
    $800 9
Mix vodka & Kahlua & you'll have this colorful classic
    $800 19
Lazurite is the chief mineral of this decorative blue rock used since ancient times
    $800 24
Pieces he scribbled for magazines like Scribner's were collected in his "Flappers and Philosophers"
    $1000 30
Castle Clinton National Monument was originally a fort renamed in 1815 for this New York City mayor
    $1000 15
"Don't Worry Be Happy",
    $1000 5
Vidiadhar Surajprasad...
    DD: $1,500 10
The rhyming name of this tropical cocktail means "out of this world" in Tahitian
    $1000 20
This rock formed from hardened lava formed the Hawaiian Islands
    $1000 25
As president of South Africa, he ended the ban on the African National Congress

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Janet Bill
$3,400 $11,600 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, hockey teams for this lady?)
This National Hockey League team regularly practices for fans at the world's largest mall

Final scores:

Kathy Janet Bill
$400 $15,000 $8
2nd place: a Sony home entertainment system featuring WebTV New champion: $15,000 3rd place: Pinseeker golf clubs

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kathy Janet Bill
$3,900 $11,100 $3,900
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,900

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Game tape date: 1999-08-04
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