Show #3378 - Wednesday, April 21, 1999


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Susan Hawks Wheeler, a communications director originally from Blackfoot, Idaho

Edgar Smith, Jr., a math instructor from Houston, Texas

Maria Valgenti, an administrative assistant from Boston, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
Locally, this world capital is spelled W-I-E-N
    $100 17
In the 20th anniversary production of "Annie", John Schuck played this billionaire
    $100 2
On Oct. 26, 1825 the Seneca Chief left Buffalo on this waterway & became the first boat to travel its entire length
    $100 16
This South American native has been domesticated for more than 4,000 years
    $100 24
"Do not go gentle into" Vesuvio, a favorite watering hole of the Beat generation & of this Welsh poet
    $100 1
    $200 12
The strategic importance of the Black Sea is not lost on this country that occupies its southern rim
    $200 18
The Pollitts celebrate Big Daddy's 65th birthday & fight over inheriting his plantation in this drama
    $200 3
Discovered in 1806, this Colorado peak was first climbed in July 1820 by 3 members of Major Long's expedition
    $200 21
This shaggy load-bearer is also an important milk & food source
    $200 27
Hey, birdbrain: John's Grill on Ellis Street is famous because Sam Spade dined there in this novel
    $200 7
    $300 13
You'll find Reindeer Lake covering over 2,400 square miles in this country
    $300 19
"Oh Daddy" is one of the songs on this band's "Rumours" album
    $300 4
On June 17, 1825 this Frenchman laid the cornerstone of the Bunker Hill Monument
    $300 23
The average day of this wild canine is spent hunting & scavenging
    $300 28
When you visit the City Lights Bookstore, look for the nearby street named for this "On the Road" author
    $300 8
"Bare Act"
    $400 14
Located in the southwestern part of the continent, it's the second-largest desert in Africa
    DD: $800 20
The name of this '50s TV show came from a phrase used in Danny Thomas' house when he returned from the road
    $400 5
On Aug. 10, 1821 it entered the Union as a slave state with Thomas Hart Benton representing it in the Senate
    $400 25
"Snow" creature seen here
    $400 29
Oscar Wilde & this "Gunga Din" author both stayed in the Palace Hotel -- presumably not together
    $400 9
"Boot Wash"
    $500 15
Ukraine, Germany & the Baltic Sea all border this country
    $500 22
"Big Daddy from the Pedernales" is a biography of this Texan
    $500 6
In 1829, in his 1st annual message to Congress, he questioned the constitutionality of the Bank of the U.S.
    $500 26
Forest dweller seen here
    $500 30
He detailed the high life in Haight-Ashbury in his '60s opus "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
    $500 10
"Itchy Sweater"

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

Maria Edgar Susan
$600 $1,800 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Edgar Susan
$1,400 $3,400 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
This object in a spectrometer spreads a beam of light into separate colors
    $200 15
The basic pitch of this small flute is usually A-flat
    $200 6
In his first stories, he was able to "leap tall buildings at a single bound"; he didn't fly until later
    $200 26
The cancha or walled court of jai alai can have no more than this many walls
    $200 21
The staple food in the north of Thailand is the sticky or glutinous type of this
    $200 1
She wept in 1998 when President Clinton agreed to settle her harassment lawsuit
    $400 8
The part of a tree from which quinine & aspirin's salicyclic acid are extracted
    $400 16
This car company was established in Turin in 1899
    $400 12
A flat one needs a tail to supply drag & to keep it pointed to the sky
    $400 27
A popular sport in Spain & the Philippines, jai alai first became popular in the U.S. in this state
    $400 22
Tom Kha Kai is a chicken soup flavored with the "milk" of this
    $400 2
Messner is now the last name of this televangelist known for putting on mascara & shedding tears
    $600 9
Crowbars, nutcrackers & ice tongs are different types of this simple machine
    $600 17
It's the last "Jeopardy!" in the game
    $600 13
"He flies through the air with the greatest of ease"
    $600 28
Jai alai players know it's called the pelota
    $600 23
In the names of noodle dishes this word precedes "Thai", "see ew" & "woon sen"
    $600 3
In 1961 Jimmy Stewart wept while accepting an Oscar for this terminally ill "High Noon" star
    $800 10
This order of mammals is divided into prosimians & anthropoids
    $800 19
This adjective denotes a certain known number of possibilities
    $800 14
In the 1954 World Series, this Giants center fielder made a memorable running catch of a Vic Wertz fly ball
    $800 29
Surprisingly, some historians believe jai alai was invented by this founder of the Jesuit order
    $800 24
You might wish this skewer of chicken or beef served with peanut sauce was "just a little bit longer"
    DD: $1,000 4
His apparent tears during a New Hampshire campaign stop damaged his 1972 presidential bid
    DD: $1,810 11
In a chemical process, monomers, small molecules, link in chains to form these large molecules
    $1000 20
In computer security, this device blocks unauthorized access to a LAN, a local area network
    $1000 18
This "Arctic" bird, Sterna paradisaea, breeds on the coasts of North America but makes its winter home in the Antarctic
    $1000 30
Jai alai means "merry festival" in the language of this ethnic group of Spain
    $1000 25
Like Southern cooking, Thai-American cuisine features this be"whiskered" creature, deep-fried
    $1000 5
The anti-pollution commercial in which an Indian sheds one tear featured actor Oscar Cody, nicknamed this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maria Edgar Susan
$2,600 $9,610 $4,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1913 prima ballerina Ellen Price inspired the look of this famous statue by Edvard Eriksen

Final scores:

Maria Edgar Susan
$1 $10,000 $5,300
3rd place: a Bushnell Astronomical reflector telescope New champion: $10,000 2nd place: a Techmedia desktop computer + a Broyhill home office armoire

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maria Edgar Susan
$2,600 $8,400 $5,500
9 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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