Show #3355 - Friday, March 19, 1999


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Linda Ferrazzara, a network administrator from Randolph, Massachusetts

Scott Tarapczynski, a writer from Niagara Falls, New York

Jeff Grimes, a history teacher from Paris, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, if you're at the theatre...)
    $100 17
The flag might clue you in that Clinton's speaking to this country's parliament
    $100 26
When a girl got "pinned" in college, it was one of these pins that she received
    $100 1
The U.S. flag flies 24 hours a day over his Frederick, Maryland grave
    $100 7
This device that tests drivers to see if they're sober came into use around 1960
    $100 12
"Fat man, you shoot a great game of pool"
    $100 2
This country produces most of the popcorn consumed in the world
    $200 18
That's the President in the fur in this world capital
    $200 27
The British call these bulletin board items drawing pins
    $200 3
It's the only color on the flag that's also mentioned in the song
    $200 8
This word for a white wine & soda drink first appeared in Webster's in 1961
    $200 13
"I am big. It's the pictures that got small"
    $200 22
In 1995 some Boy Scouts in Wisconsin produced a Guinness-record 2,377-pound one of these
    $300 19
The President is seen here early in a 1998 six-nation tour of this continent
    $300 28
You'll need over 360 needles to insert one in every meridian point on your body in this medical art
    $300 4
Mary Pickersgill's house in this city is known as "The Star-Spangled Banner House"; she made the famous flag
    $300 9
Kodak coined this word for its self-loading camera in the early '60s
    $300 14
"Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes?"
    $300 23
In Disneyland vendors sell this man's gourmet popping corn
    $400 20
The President's on holiday on this island about 5 miles from Cape Cod
    $400 29
"Here's looking at" the first needles to have these stamped into them, in 1826
    $400 5
At the 1996 Olympics, it was the first official event at which "The Star-Spangled Banner" was played
    $400 10
A clause in a document making a condition or restriction; you may have heard of the Wilmot one
    DD: $600 15
"I think it would be fun to run a newspaper"
    $400 24
Popcorn pops because this inside the kernel expands when heated
    $500 21
Clinton's in this country embracing one of its legendary athletes
    $500 30
It can hold a wheel on an axle or act as the piece that holds everything together
    $500 6
In 1968 he "Lit a Fire" under traditionalists with his bluesy version at the World Series
    $500 11
A harsh expression substituted for a more neutral one is a dysphemism & this is the opposite
    $500 16
"She's my sister. She's my daughter. My sister. My daughter... she's my sister and my daughter!"
    $500 25
Legend says that in 1621 this chief's brother Quadequina brought popcorn to the first Thanksgiving

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jeff Scott Linda
-$100 -$100 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Scott Linda
$1,100 $1,000 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "A" and end with the letter "Y".)
    $200 23
His November 18, 1998 "Double Line" NBC special was performed live 3 times to accommodate time zone differences
    $200 16
Indications you may have one include a rash, sneezing & itching
    $200 11
Let us pause to reflect upon this vain youth who was fatally attracted to his own reflection
    $200 21
Pius IX convened the "First Vatican" one of these & it declared him infallible
    $200 1
In Genesis 11 this structure of bricks & mortar is meant to reach heaven
    $200 2
Unstable thorium-230 breaks down into the 226 isotope of this Curie-ous element
    $400 27
She had 8 Top 10 country hits with George Jones, 4 of them after their D-I-V-O-R-C-E
    $400 17
Winston Churchill, as First Lord of this from 1911 to 1915, kept things shipshape
    $400 12
Oops! This famous "Heel" fell for Penthesilia the Amazon a little too late -- he'd already killed her
    $400 22
Little is known of the second pope who bore this name, but we doubt he sucked his thumb & carried a blanket
    $400 7
In the song "High Hopes", an ant has this type of "hope" -- apple, to be specific
    $400 3
In 1960 the wavelength of light from krypton-86 was used to define this measurement, also 39.37"
    $600 26
"There's a Tear in My Beer" was a 1989 duet hit by this man & his father who had died 36 years earlier
    $600 18
A really big birdcage
    $600 13
We often wax nostalgic about this young man who flew too close to the sun
    $600 28
The photo of John Paul I seen here shows how he earned this nickname
    $600 8
If you're too optimistic, you're "dreaming in" this process introduced on film around 1915
    $600 4
Isotopes are 2 forms of an element with the same number of protons but different numbers of these particles
    $800 25
In 1995 this bluegrass fiddler was named the CMA's Female Vocalist of the Year
    $800 19
Info on the aurora australis & eclipses are included in this section of the World Almanac
    DD: $1,000 14
Jason's new wife Creusa shouldn't have tried on the gown this sorceress sent her: it was poisoned
    $800 29
Paul VI's anti-birth control encyclical was called "Humanae Vitae", or "On" this
    $800 9
The Roman auspices, divination by the flight of birds, gave us this adjective meaning "promising"
    $800 5
As in planetary sequence, neptunium-239 emits a beta particle & becomes isotope 239 of this element
    $1000 24
Until he was 11 years old, he wasn't aware that Mets pitcher Tug was his father
    $1000 20
Bobby Burns noted "The best laid schemes o' mice and men gang aft" this
    $1000 15
The Pierides were turned into magpies after they challenged these "artsy" sisters to a singing contest & lost
    $1000 10
It's a pattern of runaway financial speculation, like the "South Sea" one that "burst" in 1720
    DD: $1,000 6
The hydrogen isotope called this was discovered in 1932, 2 years before tritium

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Scott Linda
$4,100 $1,400 $7,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1608 its inventor offered it exclusively to the Dutch government for military use

Final scores:

Jeff Scott Linda
$7,700 $2,500 $6,300
2-day champion: $8,400 3rd place: Daewoo 25" Color TV & Advent Speaker System 2nd place: Trip to Mexico City & Ixtapa

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Scott Linda
$4,100 $1,400 $8,900
14 R,
4 W
13 R,
5 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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