Show #3416 - Monday, June 14, 1999


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Sarah Gold, a bank teller from Albany, New York

Chuck Lee, a business consultant from Superior, Colorado

Ryan Thiel, a sign language interpreter from Minneapolis, Minnesota (whose 3-day cash winnings total $34,702)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of Flag Day.)
    $100 12
This Canadian province's flag shows the setting sun & wavy blue bars representing the Pacific Ocean
    $100 16
Betsy shared an aptitude for fine needlework as a schoolgirl in this city of her birth
    $100 17
His later career included intoning that Paul Masson would "Sell no Wine Before Its Time"
    $100 3
It's the Central American stripe-kneed variety of this hairy species seen here
    $100 1
The Bangles hit about an "eternal" one lit up the No. 1 spot on the charts in 1989
    $100 7
A nursery rhyme's "merry old soul"
    $200 13
France's tricolor flag features red & blue -- the colors of Paris -- & this, the royal color of the Bourbon kings
    $200 27
According to the legend, Robert Morris, George Ross & this man asked Betsy to make the first Stars & Stripes
    $200 18
This actress from an acting family is the wife of Nicolas Cage
    $200 23
There are striped-tailed as well as ruby-throated varieties of this species seen here
    $200 2
Fictional candy maker who created the Everlasting Gobstopper
    $200 8
A PBS series once hosted by Bob Vila
    $300 14
This U.S. commonwealth's flag is patterned after that of Cuba
    $300 28
This religious group was not so "amiable" when it banned Betsy for marrying out of meeting
    $300 19
After a 1980 contract dispute, this actress only appeared in "Three's Company" talking on the phone
    $300 24
Hey, steer clear of the fellow seen here who's known down south by this "feline" nickname
    $300 4
It's a theoretical device that once running goes forever without any additional inputs of energy
    $300 9
A 1952 Hemingway novella
    $400 15
This state's flag features a mother pelican with its young
    $400 29
The story that Betsy made the flag was made public in 1870 by William Canby, who was this relative of Betsy's
    $400 20
Having emerged as a star in "Apollo 13" & "Twister", he gets confused with Bill Pullman less often
    $400 25
The striped species seen here is believed to have originated on this continent
    $400 5
Zeus condemned him to the hellish region of Tartarus & an eternity of pushing a rock up a hill
    $400 10
General George Patton's visceral nickname
    $500 22
The staff & hat of the Bishop of Urgel can be found on this tiny Pyrenees country's flag
    DD: $500 30
Betsy's dad helped build Pennsylvania's old state house, better known by this name
    $500 21
This Broadway, movie & TV actor wasn't related to "The Duke"
    $500 26
The striped menu favorite seen here derives this name from the sound it makes when taken out of the water
    $500 6
Michael Ende's story of a boy who enters a fantasy world when he reads a book about it
    $500 11
Also the title of a 1595 play, it's a traditional belief or story that's often superstitious

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

Ryan Chuck Sarah
$1,300 $1,500 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Chuck Sarah
$3,100 $3,700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category devoted to women who might become...)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "A" & end with "Y". Why are they laughing? It's not a funny category.)
    $200 13
In 1998 he brought back ex-Navy SEAL & former CIA agent John Clark in the techno-thriller "Rainbow Six"
    $200 24
Her background includes studying law at Yale & over a decade as first lady of Arkansas
    $200 18
Among the themes he composed for Blake Edwards were "Peter Gunn" & "The Pink Panther"
    $200 1
The hepatic portal vein connects the intestine to this organ
    $200 7
Addis Ababa
    $200 3
First name of TV's McBeal
    $400 14
This John Grisham bestseller about corruption in the insurance business was turned into a 1997 film
    $400 27
"Red Cross my heart & hope to be president" may be a motto of this ex-Secretary of Labor
    $400 19
His backup band is the Buckaroos
    $400 2
It's been proposed that sulfate aerosols from these geological phenomena killed off the dinosaurs
    $400 9
    $400 8
This word for a payment to a former spouse is from the Latin for "sustenance" or "nourishment"
    $600 15
His 1950 classic "I, Robot" contains 9 related stories about (what else?) robots
    $600 28
This senator nicknamed Di Fi could have her eye on the White House pie
    $600 20
The 1998 album "Painted from Memory" paired this composer & Elvis Costello
    $600 4
The internodes on the stem of a cabbage plant are very short, so these are stacked close together
    $600 10
    $600 23
According to a 1992 song title, it's the 2-word description of Billy Ray Cyrus' heart
    DD: $1,000 16
She's written about her father & "Women of Courage" as well as of "Murder in Georgetown"
    $800 29
Some would like to see her move from the New Jersey governor's house to the White House
    $800 21
Frank Sinatra recorded this song first, but it was Dean Martin's version that went to No. 1 in 1964
    DD: $1,000 5
Night blindness may come from a deficiency in this vitamin, also called retinol
    $800 11
    $800 25
The Yeti, a notorious Himalayan snowman, has a reputation for behaving this way
    $1000 17
This Camus novel is known in French as "La Peste"
    $1000 30
One woman being suggested for the job is Mae Jemison, who's famous for having this job
    $1000 22
Veronica Bennett fronted this "Be My Baby" group
    $1000 6
Filter feeders include flamingos & these whales named for their filters
    $1000 12
    $1000 26
A cerebral hemmorhage, or a fit of rage

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ryan Chuck Sarah
$5,700 $7,500 $8,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Reaching for the Note" was the subtitle of a 1998 film about this American music legend who died in 1990

Final scores:

Ryan Chuck Sarah
$1 $3,500 $15,001
3rd place: Samsung 28" stereo TV 2nd place: a trip to Hong Kong Hotel New champion: $15,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ryan Chuck Sarah
$5,700 $7,500 $7,800
19 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,000

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