Show #3406 - Monday, May 31, 1999


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Jan Franck, an import specialist from Coarsegold, California

Frank Stokes, a financial analyst originally from Heber Springs, Arkansas

Melissa Koester, a library media specialist from Wixom, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
Each morning Doris logs onto, the interactive edition of this newspaper, to check her stocks
    $100 16
If Freddy, Wilbur or Babe indulged himself completely, he'd "go" this
    $100 8
Jane had some "dark times" as a camp follower of an expedition to these South Dakota hills
    $100 1
A 1996 Kiplinger's column found that $1 is a common amount left under pillows by this sprite
    $100 2
Halite is used as the "table" variety of this
    $100 11
A bridge named for this fictional snoozer crosses the Hudson at Catskill
    $200 5
Doris stays fit with her 3-times-a-week workout at one of this "Total Fitness" company's 320 centers
    $200 17
A completely fictitious tale is "made out of" this
    $200 21
Jane's job title of bullwhacker indicates she drove cattle with one of these implements
    $200 3
This mythic sculptor whose name became a Shaw play, made a feather pillow for his favorite creation
    $200 22
This organic rock is found in the Christmas stockings of people who've been bad
    $200 12
In 1802 a military academy was established at this site
    $300 6
Doris picked up a travel guide to the Kalahari; she plans to follow this Scotsman's 1849 route across it
    $300 18
In a joking W.C. Fields epitaph, these 3 words precede "I'd rather be in Philadelphia"
    $300 23
General George, whose troops Jane rode with, had this last name that Nixon said didn't apply to him
    $300 7
This molten stuff can harden into glassy "pillows" if it comes into contact with water
    $300 28
If shale has misbehaved, it can say, "My name is" this, 'cause that's what it was made from
    $300 13
In 1807 the first practical steamboat, commonly known by this name, was launched on the Hudson
    $400 9
For dinner, Doris tried her hand, or at least her fingers, with this staple dish of Hawaii made from taro
    $400 19
Shebeen, a word for an Irish tavern, may be the origin of this expression
    $400 24
A woman surfaced in 1941 claiming to be the daughter of Jane & this man who played one poker hand too many
    $400 26
As seen in Genesis 28 & in the name of a dance festival, he used stones for a pillow
    DD: $1,000 29
While some people can "talk" one, chalcanthite & azurite can leave one on a hard surface
    $400 14
This interstate park on the Hudson features 300-500 foot high cliffs
    $500 10
Doris ends her day walking Binky & Albert, these 2 breeds of dog seen here:
    $500 20
Completes the famous Alka-Seltzer ad line, "I can't believe..."
    $500 25
Jane's gig at the 1901 Pan-American Expo in this city was overshadowed by ths McKinley assassination there
    $500 27
In the second Shakespeare play named for him, this king sleeps with the crown on his pillow
    $500 15
It was on this ship that Henry Hudson was first sent up the river

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

Melissa Frank Jan
$600 $500 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Frank Jan
$1,400 $2,300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
It includes the foreshadowing line "Hedda darling--Don't touch those dangerous things!"
    $200 2
Irvin Feld founded a college in Venice, Florida in 1968 to train these performers for the circus
    $200 6
Jan Vermeer's "Young Woman with a Water Jug" is an example of genre painting from this country
    $200 15
"Schindler's List"
    $200 9
This general gained his famous nickname at the First Battle of Bull Run
    $200 1
His "Poor Richard's Almanac" says that "Cheese and salt meat should be sparingly eat"
    $400 27
He's the king or "Rex" who saves Thebes in an ancient work by Sophocles
    $400 3
Mesa State is a college in Grand Junction in this state
    $400 13
Take a look: He once smashed a Fifth Avenue window to rearrange a display of his work
    $400 16
    $400 10
In 1971 this Baptist minister founded Operation PUSH (People United to Save Humanity)
    $400 7
"Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese--toasted mostly", this author wrote in "Treasure Island"
    $600 28
Pierre Corneille wrote a 1637 play about this medieval Spanish hero
    DD: $3,100 4
A college of podiatry in Chicago is named for this doctor
    $600 20
Former Premier Georges Clemenceau attended the 1926 funeral of this "Water Lilies" painter
    $600 19
"Treasure of the Sierra Madre"
    $600 11
He closed nearly 5 decades of sportscasting at the end of January 1999's Fiesta Bowl
    $600 14
This French President asked how one could be expected to govern a country that has "265 kinds of cheese?"
    DD: $1,000 29
Shakespearean woman who asks "Where is the beauteous majesty of Denmark?"
    $800 5
The graduates of this Owatonna, Minnesota Baptist Bible college must be poppin' fresh (we couldn't resist the joke)
    $800 21
Although known for his Maine seascapes, he often traveled to the Adirondacks & Florida to paint
    $800 24
"You Can't Take It with You"
    $800 12
This British actress & Labour politician said, "Acting is not about dressing up" but "about stripping bare"
    $800 18
This Browning work says, "Rats! They fought the dogs and killed the cats...and ate the cheeses out of the vats"
    $1000 8
Located in Charleston, it's "The Military College of South Carolina"
    $1000 22
In this Renaissance master's "Madonna of the Goldfinch", the infants Jesus & John the Baptist are next to the Virgin Mary
    $1000 25
    $1000 17
In October 1973 he became the first black mayor of Atlanta, Georgia
    $1000 26
In his introduction to "A Tale of a Tub", this Irish-born satirist says that wisdom "is a cheese"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Frank Jan
$3,400 $8,600 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The fact that he didn't play September 20, 1998 made headlines

Final scores:

Melissa Frank Jan
$3,300 $9,801 $1
2nd place: trip on Taca Airlines to Guatemala & stay at Guatemala City Marriott New champion: $9,801 3rd place: Vivitar Z360ix camera & binoculars with accessories

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Melissa Frank Jan
$3,400 $5,500 $4,700
9 R,
1 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,600

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