Show #3485 - Friday, October 29, 1999


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Mike Sharkey, a management consultant originally from Albany, New York

Brenda Shafer, a writer from Glendale, California

Janet Leach, a production control specialist from Greenland, New Hampshire (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, guess what day it is?)
(Alex: One or the other or perhaps both will come up in each correct response.)
(Alex: We're referring to the summer of 1998.)
    $100 1
This prime minister was assassinated by one of her own security guards October 31, 1984
    $100 21
When this doctor's monster first appeared on screen in 1931, some moviegoers ran screaming from the theater
    $100 4
Also called an ace, it's what every golfer dreams of getting
    $100 16
A U.S. court ruled in August 1998 that sampling would not be allowed during the one of these conducted in 2000
    $100 19
This ex-partner appears in chains to warn Scrooge to shape up
    $100 11
In a December 1997 speech in Miami, President Clinton quoted this Chicken Little line
    $200 2
On October 31, 1938 he expressed "deep regret" for shocking the nation with his radio broadcast the night before
    $200 22
On June 17, 1998 at 5:00 A.M. it was sighted by 4 men in Scotland who reported a "large object with long tail"
    $200 5
George Washington's Mount Vernon home lies on the banks of this river
    $200 17
The "list" of this director's awards includes Germany's National Medal of Merit given in 1998
    $200 20
Halloween brings tourists to the possibly haunted Baltimore house of this macabre writer
    $200 12
It's the moral of the fable about the maid & the milk pail
    $300 3
George Dufek became the first American to land here on October 31, 1956
    $300 23
Name shared by a green-skinned Marvel Comics monster & a wrestler also nicknamed "Hollywood"
    $300 6
The title of their 1983 "Synchronicity" album was inspired by the theories of Carl Jung
    $300 18
In 1998 this Mideast group got its status at the U.N. upgraded
    $300 26
A ghost appeared to Brutus before the Battle of Philippi; according to Shakespeare, it was this man's
    $300 13
In a 1928 campaign slogan prosperity was defined as having a chicken here
    $400 9
After what he did October 31, 1517 the Wittenberg Palace Church may have had to put up a "Post No Theses" sign
    $400 24
(Hi, I'm Jeff Probst, host of Rock & Roll Jeopardy!) He had a howling good time as the announcer on the late-night rock music show "The Midnight Special"
    $400 7
It's the proper term for a foot doctor
    DD: $500 29
Ralph Lauren donated $13 million to the Smithsonian, with most of it going to restore this piece of cloth
    $400 27
Meryl Streep & Winona Ryder appeared in the movie version of this ghostly Isabel Allende novel
    $400 14
John Wayne played him twice, in 1969 & 1975
    $500 10
Poet born October 31, 1795; his parents may have found him "a joy forever"
    $500 25
This creature that terrorized Tokyo began life as a giant caterpillar
    $500 8
He helped found the French Communist Party, as well as the Vietnamese one
    $500 30
In 1998 this country not only hosted the World Cup of men's soccer, it won it
    $500 28
This Methodist leader, a believer in the Holy Spirit, had a spirit in his home, Epworth Rectory
    $500 15
4-word phrase for an overbearing & strutting man

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

Janet Brenda Mike
$1,800 $700 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Brenda Mike
$2,200 $1,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are all famous faces carved in pumpkins by Hugh McMahon. You'll love it!)
    $200 14
The first word of the first book of the King James Version of the Bible
    $200 9
Head of the former head of the country, seen here:
    $200 21
Henry Pu-Yi
    $200 2
This "Star Wars" actor's also been a futuristic bounty hunter in "Slipstream" & a fighting machine in "The Guyver"
    $200 4
Classic 3-word palindrome that could have been the world's first introduction
    $200 1
This unfinished F. Scott Fitzgerald work about an exec was an indictment of Hollywood's film industry
    $400 18
The first man to run 1.609 kilometers in under 4 minutes
    $400 10
He's the first-born of a "2nd":
    $400 3
As the evil Sgt. Barnes in "Platoon", this actor mirrored the dark side of Charlie Sheen's soul
    $400 5
Completes a palindrome appropriate for Napoleon: "Able was I..."
    $600 19
Henry VIII's first wife
    $600 11
She's got a lot of "Living" to do:
    $600 15
1927's "Putting Pants on Philip" was a silent success for this first great comedy team of talking films
    $600 6
An engineering feat in Central America inspired "A man, a plan," these 3 words
    $600 22
Larry McMurtry introduced characters in this work who turn up again in "Duane's Depressed" & "Texasville"
    $800 20
It's the first country in the world alphabetically
    $800 12
If you want to "Bob" for pumpkins, use his:
    $800 16
Mary Tyler Moore & Donald Sutherland were mom & dad in this 1980 drama about a troubled suburban family
    $800 7
We have no idea what it means, but "Tarzan raised" this entertainer's "rat"
    DD: $1,000 23
Martin Scorsese brought this controversial Kazantzakis work to the big screen in 1988
    $1000 13
They're the "Starr" witnesses seen here:
    $1000 17
As The Denver Kid in a 1978 western spoof, Don Knotts was armed with "Hot Lead" & these title appendages
    $1000 8
The whimsical coinage "aibohphobia" means this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janet Brenda Mike
$4,000 $2,000 $600
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This title horror character was created by its author at 6 Royal Crescent in the resort of Whitby in Yorkshire

Final scores:

Janet Brenda Mike
$4,000 $0 $500
3-day champion: $29,800 3rd place: Yamaha Clavinova Digital Piano 2nd place: Trip to England courtesy of Ghost Expeditions

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Janet Brenda Mike
$3,800 $2,500 $600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $6,900

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Game tape date: 1999-08-04
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