Show #3403 - Wednesday, May 26, 1999


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Elton Bowen, a Navy physician from Chesapeake, Virginia

Pat Smith, a water treatment operator from Lake Worth, Florida

Eileen Tremblay, a marketing specialist from Boston, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
It's the Canadian province that borders Idaho
    $100 10
The dwarf variety of this cold-blooded killer is seen here
    $100 15
This Navy commander flew from a base at Little America to the South Pole & back Nov. 28-29, 1929
    $100 4
One of the few times she laughs in Wonderland is when she has to use a flamingo to play croquet
    $100 25
    $100 1
Singer Tom Jones is the son of one of these workers; Loretta Lynn is famous for being the daughter of one
    $200 22
One of the newer large cities in the world, it's located in the central plateau of Brazil
    $200 11
A river, a city & a hound all bear the name of this member of the deer family
    $200 17
Accused of accepting bribes, Francis Bacon was imprisoned in this forbidding complex in 1621
    $200 5
She ate the window pane of the witch's cottage
    $200 26
    $200 2
Tom hails from Pontypridd in this British Isles country
    $300 23
Since 1969 this Northern Ireland port city of 300,000 has been the site of violent religious conflict
    $300 12
The critter seen here is a symbol of this nation
    $300 18
More than 250,000 died in fighting before France granted this African nation independence July 3, 1962
    $300 6
She would have been popular in the '60s; she was always letting her hair down
    $300 28
    $300 3
Tom played -- who else? -- himself on the "Marge Gets a Job" episode of this animated TV series in 1992
    $400 24
This city located on the Rhine River became West Germany's capital in 1949
    $400 13
These predatory birds are named for a place they might dwell
    $400 19
In 1784 she founded the city of Sevastopol in her new domain of the Crimea
    $400 7
The Brothers Grimm gave no name for the miller's daughter who guessed the name of this little man
    $400 29
    $400 9
Tom played -- who else? -- in this 1996 Tim Burton film about invaders from outer space
    DD: $1,000 27
It's the capital of Catalonia
    $500 14
It's the genus & species of this animal
    $500 20
This Portuguese "Admiral of the Indian Seas" discovered & named the Amirante Islands
    $500 8
He wrote a little about women: "The Little Match Girl", "The Little Mermaid"...
    $500 30
    $500 16
It's not odd that this 1965 song is heard in the 1998 film "Little Voice"

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

Eileen Pat Elton
$1,000 $800 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eileen Pat Elton
$1,700 $1,400 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex; We want you to name the play these operas are based on.)
(Alex: A reference to the novel, not the singer.)
    $200 16
When Lenin moved to Paris in 1908, he naturally settled on this bank of the Seine
    $200 10
The Bing & other sweet varieties of this fruit are self-sterile; they cannot pollinate themselves
    $200 20
    $200 1
The French for "scandal" gave us the name of this high-kicking dance popular in music halls of the 19th century
    $200 5
This TV star played a senator who had his "Hawkeye" on Meryl Streep in "The Seduction of Joe Tynan"
    $200 26
In book 13 country boy Tom arrives in this metropolis, where the climactic action takes place
    $400 17
For speaking too "Candide"ly, he did time in the Bastille, but later lived in a mansion on Ile St-Louis
    $400 11
The Bartlett type of this fruit begins to ripen in summer; other varieties ripen later in the year
    $400 21
"Il Mercante di Venezia"
    $400 2
This phrase for taking a break from a long period of sitting goes back to 19th century baseball
    $400 6
This Beatle not only strarred in "Give My Regards to Broad Street", he wrote the screenplay & the score
    $400 27
This author of the novel based the heroine, Sophia, on his beloved late wife
    $600 18
The voice of this woman, born in Paris in 1915, evokes the city in songs like "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien"
    $600 12
This fruit often originates from peach seeds & peaches sometimes come from its seeds
    $600 22
    $600 3
An illustrated "girl" & a variation on the martini are named for this U.S. artist
    $600 7
"Titanic" tied this 1959 film's record of 11 Oscars but didn't overtake it
    $600 28
Tom finally learns the true identity of this person; he thought it was Jenny the maid
    $800 19
In the 1880s he introduced his brother & roommate, Vincent, to the Impressionists
    $800 13
A cluster, or hand, of this fruit consists of 10-20 fingers
    DD: $800 23
"Der Sturm"
    $800 4
From the Italian for "chatter", it's a person who claims knowledge or skill he doesn't have
    $800 8
Roy Rogers sang "Buttons And Bows" with Bob Hope & Jane Russell in this sequel to "The Paleface"
    $800 29
The benevolent Mr. Allworthy & the crude Mr. Western have this title given to English country gentlemen
    $1000 25
This saint taught at the University of Paris while working on "Summa Theologica" in the 13th century
    DD: $1,000 14
This hybrid of a tangerine & a grapefruit comes in 2 main varieties: Orlando & Minneola
    $1000 24
"Beaucoup de Bruit Pour Rien"
    $1000 15
2 Greek words for "long life" give us this word which refers to a diet or lifestyle said to prolong life
    $1000 9
As a child, this "Doctor Zhivago" co-star had a bit role in her father's film "Limelight"
    $1000 30
This "Kubla Khan" poet thought "Tom Jones" had 1 of the 3 best plots in all literature

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eileen Pat Elton
$1,900 $8,200 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On Nov. 20, 1953, in a Douglas D-558-2, Scott Crossfield reached this benchmark

Final scores:

Eileen Pat Elton
$1,900 $7,601 $3,800
3rd place: a Monorail desktop PC New champion: $7,601 2nd place: a trip to Radisson SAS Royal Viking Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eileen Pat Elton
$1,900 $8,200 $4,800
12 R,
3 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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