Show #3418 - Wednesday, June 16, 1999


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Tim Lynch, a science teacher from Van Nuys, California

Wendi Harrell, a secretary and bookkeeper from Carthage, Illinois

Mike Scott, an organic farmer from Janesville, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
Boomtown 1910 is a recreated frontier street at a museum in Saskatoon in this Canadian province
    $100 9
This country is thought to have invented gunpowder, as well as soy sauce
    $100 14
In January 1935 she became the first woman to fly solo from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland
    $100 21
A marshmallow placed inside the bottom of the cone will help keep this treat from dripping through
    $100 1
In a 1956 episode of "I Love Lucy", the Ricardos visited this country, Ricky's birthplace
    $100 2
"Or Live!"
    $200 23
The Efik people of this continent are closely related to the Ibibio
    $200 10
Clement Ader created this type of sound system that used 2 mikes feeding separate headphones
    $200 15
His final regret was "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"
    $200 27
Heloise hints that you can add a scrambled egg to the classic sandwich of peanut butter & this
    $200 3
Ray Walston played an inventive alien stranded on Earth in this 1960s TV sitcom hit
    $200 7
    $300 24
Costa Rica's name translates to this in English
    $300 11
The German Heinkel He-280 of 1941 was the first jet fighter to have one of these in case of emergency
    $300 16
On April 22, 1889 "Sooners" staked claims hours ahead of schedule in Guthrie City in this territory's land grab
    $300 28
Some of Heloise's readers remove these items from old compacts & hang them on fruit trees to scare birds away
    $300 4
With a bit o' luck, squire, you'll know he played Corporal Peter Newkirk on "Hogan's Heroes"
    $300 8
    $400 25
This Scandinavian country is quite flat: its highest point, Yding Skovhoj, is just 568 feet high
    DD: $700 12
He first determined that energy equals mass times the velocity of light squared
    $400 17
This 1,500-mile-long mountain system divided the Civil War into the eastern & western theaters
    $400 29
Heloise recycles these by taking them out of old dresses & inserting them in her bras as "enhancers"
    $400 5
"JAG"'s David James Elliott starred in the TV series version of this 1987 film that starred Kevin Costner
    $400 19
"Repent Pa"
    $500 26
If you're a native Maldivian, you hail from an island country in this ocean
    $500 13
In 1965 Stephanie Kwolek developed this material used in bulletproof vests
    $500 18
In 1910 Victor Berger of Wisconsin became the first of this party of Eugene Debs elected to Congress
    $500 30
To make your laundry soft & fluffy, add the "white" type of this salad dressing liquid to the final rinse
    $500 6
Gung-ho Major John D. MacGillis was the spit-shined head of the family in this comedy favorite
    $500 20
"Go Sin Amiss"

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

Mike Wendi Tim
$1,500 -$100 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Wendi Tim
$2,900 $1,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a toughie!)
(Alex: We'll give you a list.)
    $200 22
Its architect, William Van Allen, was "driven" to create the world's tallest building at that time
    $200 8
This Dickens novel has been filmed several times, most recently in 1998
    $200 3
    $200 21
Texas statehood,
North Dakota statehood,
Michigan statehood
    $200 20
Ergotamine, introduced in the 1920s, helps control the migraine & vascular types of these
    $200 6
Sept. 20, 1999 is the 15th anniversary of the premiere of this TV show with Tony Danza as a domestic
    $400 23
This building, John Lennon's last residence, was so named because 72nd St. seemed like the Far West
    $400 9
John Barrymore spoofed himself in this 1940 movie whose title reflected his nickname
    $400 4
Herbert Walker
    $400 17
Hadrian's Wall,
the Wailing Wall,
the Berlin Wall
    $400 25
Best-known brand name of diazepam, an anti-anxiety drug introduced in 1963
    $400 7
This title musical question asked by Elvis Presley & Donny Osmond has been around since the '20s
    $600 24
The old RCA building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza is now called this "building", one initial shorter
    $600 10
Robert Duvall is an authoritarian Marine at war with his family in this film based on Pat Conroy's novel
    $600 1
    $600 16
"The Tempest",
"Romeo and Juliet",
    $600 28
Available as a liquid & a tablet, it maakes the claim "No. 1 Heartburn Brand in Hospitals"
    $600 13
Cops ask this of someone in a hurry; in 1871 a good answer would have been "Chicago"
    DD: $1,000 26
The building named for this retailer includes a sculpture of him counting nickels & dimes
    $800 11
Simon Ward played James Herriot as a young apprentice to an eccentric veterinarian in this 1974 film
    $800 2
    $800 18
Taft-Hartley Act,
Voting Rights Act,
Sherman Antitrust Act
    $800 29
This "colorful" herb, Hydrastis canadensis, is combined with echinacea to boost the immune system
    $800 14
Freud called it the great question he couldn't answer "despite 30 years of research into the feminine soul"
    $1000 27
Named for its developer, this Midtown tower has an atrium with a waterfall instead of a mere lobby
    $1000 12
Charlie Chaplin played on the physical resemblance of Hitler & the Little Tramp in this 1940 satire
    $1000 5
    $1000 19
Byzantium falls to the Turks,
Saladin captures Jerusalem,
Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown
    DD: $400 30
Prescriptions for this drug, also called methylphenidate, "A.D.D." up to a 700% increase in the '90s
    $1000 15
It's the Latin phrase of St. Peter's traditional question to Jesus, "Whither goest thou?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Wendi Tim
$4,100 $3,200 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

During WWI this American showed off her talents in a play called "The Western Girl"

Final scores:

Mike Wendi Tim
$8,100 $3,200 $500
2-day champion: $12,000 2nd place: Trip to Radisson Jakarta, Indonesia 3rd place: His & Her Jaguar Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Wendi Tim
$5,700 $3,200 $3,700
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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