Show #3417 - Tuesday, June 15, 1999


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Mike Scott, an organic farmer from Janesville, Wisconsin

Shannan Cvitanovic, a graduate student from New Orleans, Louisiana

Sarah Gold, a bank teller from Albany, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the film.)
(Alex: Each correct response will consist of 2 words: a 2-letter word & a 4-letter word.)
    $100 26
In 1609 this settlement had about 500 people, but disease & starvation cut the number to 60 by spring 1610
    $100 1
This famous brand of "100% Pure Petroleum Jelly" is sometimes used as a moisturizer
    $100 7
St. Etheldreda's, built in 1251, survived Henry VIII & is London's oldest church of this faith
    $100 2
Newspaper tycoon dies; no one knows meaning of his last word
    $100 21
Ghosts may account for a mysterious chill in cell 14-D of this former California island prison
    $100 16
Alternative to "by crook"
    $200 27
In 1614 this husband of Pocahontas sent the first export cargo of tobacco to England
    $200 3
Origins makes a product called "Underwear for Lashes" that's meant to be applied under this cosmetic
    $200 8
Milan's Santa Maria Delle Grazie features what's left of this mural masterpiece by Leonardo
    $200 12
Girl welder dreams of being a ballerina
    $200 22
The father of Jennie Wade, the lone civilian casualty of this PA. battle, haunts the home in which she was killed
    $200 17
Status of a doctor available by phone or beeper
    $300 28
In 1635 the Public Latin School, the first public school in British America, was established in this city
    $300 4
Some women use a gel instead of a pencil to shape & contour these & hold them in place all day
    $300 9
It's a synonym for a tomb, & Jerusalem's "Church of the Holy" one is said to stand over Jesus' tomb
    $300 13
Nurse tries to learn identity of man burned in Saharan plane crash
    $300 23
Some say the ghost in this city's Hilton Hotel may be a murder victim or the volcano goddess Madame Pele
    $300 18
On November 8, 1977 he was elected mayor of The Big Apple
    $400 29
On January 5, 1665 the New Haven colony was formally annexed by this colony
    $400 5
It may be Paris' most famous street; maybe that's why Guerlain named a perfume for it
    $400 10
The domes seen here top the Church of the Deposition of the Virgin's Robe in this world capital
    $400 14
Women play pro baseball during World War II
    $400 24
The Shaft Alley Spectre is one of many ghosts haunting this Long Beach luxury liner first launched in 1936
    $400 19
This negative response also describes a craps table without important equipment
    $500 30
On April 9, 1682 this Frenchman reached the mouth of the Mississippi River & claimed the region for Louis XIV
    $500 6
Sri Lanka's former name, or an exotic floral fragrance from Robert Isabell
    $500 11
Even Scrooge might have enjoyed services at this Atlanta church where Martin Luther King was co-pastor
    $500 15
2 brothers fly-fish
    DD: $1,700 25
The white-haired ghost of this fiery leader walks alongside a black dog at Harpers Ferry in West Virginia
    $500 20
As one word it's part of the foot; as 2, it means you're conforming with the troop

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

Sarah Shannan Mike
$400 $2,700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Shannan Mike
$900 $7,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the short version; we want you to give us the long version.)
    $200 1
In Italy, a kindly witch called Befana delivers Christmas gifts, riding from house to house on one of these
    $200 7
0 degrees longitude, this line passes through Greenwich Observatory in England
    $200 17
On radio, William Conrad played this rugged Dodge City marshal; James Arness got the role on TV
    $200 6
In 1999 Brian Dennehy played Willy Loman on Broadway in a 50th anniversary production of this play
    $200 16
One of the 2 days on which summer can begin in the Northern Hemisphere
    $200 20
In a courtroom:
    $400 2
The Bharata Natyam is a highly stylized dance that originated in this country
    $400 8
In 1752 Great Britain imposed this calendar on all its possessions, including the American colonies
    $400 18
He started playing LAPD detective Joe Friday on radio in 1949
    $400 12
A ritzy New York hotel provides the setting for this program of 3 1-act comedies by Neil Simon
    $400 25
This war began with an attack across the 38th Parallel on June 25, 1950
    $400 21
In a letter:
    $600 3
Azeri is the official language of this country
    $600 9
Timepiece mentioned in the introduction to "Days of Our Lives"
    $600 19
Irwin Shaw was a writer on the adventures of this Chester Gould comic strip detective
    $600 13
Leapin Lizards! This Tennessee Williams play takes place at the Costa Verde Resort in Mexico
    $600 26
After a revolt in Algeria, this man became premier of France in June 1958 with almost unlimited authority
    $600 22
To an auto mechanic:
    $800 4
Assiniboine Park in this capital of Manitoba boasts a miniature railway
    DD: $1,500 10
The world is divided into 23 full time zones & 2 half zones; the half zones are separated by this
    $800 29
This crime fighter's faithful companion was Kato
    DD: $2,000 14
Part I of "Murder in the Cathedral" begins with the return of this archbishop after 7 years in exile
    $800 27
The Romans named the month for Juno, patron goddess of women & this social rite
    $800 23
In the physics lab:
    $1000 5
Miss Universe 1992, Michelle McLean, founded a children's trust in this country once known as South West Africa
    $1000 11
Time in the U.S. is determined by the National Institute of Standards & Technology whose atomic clock is in this Colorado city
    $1000 30
Santos Ortega & Sydney Greenstreet both played this stout detective
    $1000 15
Malicious rumors ruin the lives of 2 teachers in this Lillian Hellman play
    $1000 28
On June 4 this country honors Carl Gustaf Mannerheim, a leader in its fight for independence from Russia
    $1000 24
In medicine:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Shannan Mike
$1,900 $6,800 $6,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A hot stock in 1999, this internet site began as a place to buy & sell Pez dispensers

Final scores:

Sarah Shannan Mike
$3,799 $999 $3,900
2nd place: Trip to St. James's Club, Antigua 3rd place: Bushnell Astronomical Reflector Telescope New champion: $3,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sarah Shannan Mike
$1,900 $5,600 $7,600
10 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,100

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