Show #3381 - Monday, April 26, 1999


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Shannon Poole, a customer support specialist from North Attleboro, Massachusetts

Scott Lewis, a director of judicial affairs from Columbia, South Carolina

Lindsay Peet, a plumbing contractor from Studio City, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,212)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
The spots on a spotted salamander are a warning to predators that the salamander is this
    $100 2
    $100 20
In 1793 Adams said of it, "My country has in its wisdom contrived for me the most insignificant office"
    $100 18
On a 1616 trip to England, she had a touching reunion with John Smith
    $100 1
Leontyne Price, Beverly Sills, or their singing voice
    $100 16
"Billie Jean" & "Beat It" are part of his "HIStory", a 1995 collection
    $200 9
A bee does it about 200 times a second; a mosquito, 500 times a second
    $200 4
    $200 21
"You and I ought not to die before we have explained ourselves to each other", Adams wrote him years before July 4, 1826
    $200 27
Cindy Crawford is one of "The Most Unforgettable Women in the World" who wear this makeup brand
    $200 3
It's a speech given by a character in a play while alone -- "To Be or Not to Be", for example
    $200 17
Madonna told these "stories" on a 1994 CD
    $300 10
This kingdom is commonly divided into vascular, including cycads, & nonvascular, including hornworts
    $300 5
    $300 22
In 1779 Adams wrote to her, "I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman"
    DD: $800 28
(Hi, I'm Tara Lipinski ["World Class Skater"]) In 1998 I broke a 70-year-old record when I replaced her as the youngest Olympic figure skating champ ever
    $300 13
Elegant & refined, like Duke Ellington's "Lady"
    $300 19
On the cover of this duet's boxed set "Old Friends", a cigarette has been airbrushed out of Paul's fingers
    $400 11
The whelk, a carnivorous marine gastropod, has a shell of this shape
    $400 6
550 Spyder,
    $400 25
"Facts are stubborn things", Adams said in defense of British soldiers involved in this 1770 clash
    $400 30
Once a member of the "Brat Pack", she returned to the big screen as a heroin-addicted photographer in 1998's "High Art"
    $400 14
It's a glassed-in room or gallery where you can catch some rays
    $400 23
On a Nirvana CD, this title follows the words "Oh well, whatever..."
    $500 12
In a popular science experiment iodine on a piece of potato turns it dark, indicating this substance is present
    $500 7
    $500 26
Adams wished for one "Of laws, and not of man", but felt that "fear is the foundation of most"
    $500 29
This unfortunately named woman who founded the Houston Symphony never had a sister named Ura Hogg
    $500 15
In 1992 supermodel Iman returned to this country of her birth for a documentary on the famine there
    $500 24
"Personal Jesus" & "Enjoy the Silence" are on a 1998 compilation by this English band with a French name

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

Lindsay Scott Shannon
$2,400 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Scott Shannon
$2,700 $2,900 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Like England's William I, Aragon's Jaime I won this nickname, in part by taking over Valencia
    $200 12
As Kermit could tell you, this man created "Fraggle Rock" too
    $200 18
In 1992 Bill Clinton said, "I still believe in a place called" this, his Arkansas hometown
    $200 1
    $200 6
Threats of prosecution for the use of explicit language delayed an 1881 edition of this Walt Whitman collection
    $200 24
This pink sparkling wine from Germany originally included champagne
    $400 13
He was "Mr. Magoo" as well as Thurston Howell III
    $400 19
In 1976 Soweto, near Johnannesburg, was the site of protests against the forced use of this language
    $400 2
    $400 7
In 1929 U.S. Customs officials seized copies of this satiric Voltaire novel bound for Harvard
    $600 14
In 1918 this Irish author penned in a letter, "Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised..."
    $600 20
Fighting broke out in 1998 in this Serbian-ruled province that's 90% ethnic Albanian
    $600 3
    $600 8
The government of this country, AKA Burma, has banned all translations of the Bible into local languages
    $800 23
In January 1986 this dictator threatened the U.S. with a "Line of Death" across the Gulf of Sidra
    $800 15
This "Wild Wild" character played by Robert Conrad was partnered with Artemus Gordon on '60s TV
    $800 21
In 1958 the islands of Quemoy & Matsu in the Formosa Strait were bombarded by this country
    $800 4
    $800 9
AKA the "Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure", this 1749 John Cleland work has been frequently suppressed
    DD: $1,000 25
Once a railway company lawyer, he resigned during an 1894 strike & became a defense attorney
    $1000 17
Carthage once controlled this Sicilian city, known in ancient times as Panormus
    $1000 16
Despite his name, this man did quite a lot in leading a bombing raid over Tokyo in April 1942
    DD: $1,809 22
Arbil, designated the capital of the Kurds, was seized by this country's troops in 1996
    $1000 5
    $1000 10
"The Canterbury Tales" & "The Arabian Nights" were banned for decades from U.S. mails under this 1873 law
    $1000 26
He wrote the following in the 1890s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lindsay Scott Shannon
$7,509 $5,500 $2,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Which letter of the alphabet will it be?)
The name of this show performed in a 1.5 mil.-gallon tank at the Bellagio in Vegas is a homophone of a French word

Final scores:

Lindsay Scott Shannon
$4,009 $1,000 $1
2-day champion: $11,221 2nd place: Panasonic 32" Color TV & DirecTV Satellite Service 3rd place: Panasonic Large Color LCD Palmcorder

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lindsay Scott Shannon
$6,700 $5,500 $2,700
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
2 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 1999-02-17
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