Show #3499 - Thursday, November 18, 1999

1999-B Celebrity Jeopardy! game 4.
From the Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City.


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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 12
This Texas city that spells its name like a NYC street is the USA's fourth largest
    $100 7
Kids get a kick out of these high-kicking dancers at Radio City Music Hall (dads like them, too)
    $100 13
Michael Isikoff of this Time magazine rival nearly broke the Monicagate story, but his editors held it back
    $200 8
If your kids want to know who's buried in this tomb, take them to see it at Riverside Drive & 122nd Street
    $200 14
The magazine is a mix of lifestyles & sex; the cocktail of the same name is a mix of vodka, cointreau, lime & cranberry juice
    $200 4
I heard it through the grapevine that she appeared in "Smokey Joe's Cafe" without her famous "Pips"
    $300 17
He hops in & out of Margaritaville on a seaplane
    $300 9
Make Sunday a fun day by visiting the Congo Gorilla Forest at this world-famous zoo
    $300 3
Kevin Spacey gave us a Hickey to remember in the brilliant revival of this Eugene O'Neill drama
    $300 19
The head of a faculty, school or administrative division of a university bears this title
    $400 16
He's logged over 3,000 hours in the air & probably even more on the radio airwaves
    $400 10
Take its famous ferry to this island, which has a children's museum
    DD: $500 2
Stockard Channing reigned as Eleanor of Aquitaine in a 1999 revival of this "seasonal" play
    $400 6
It can be the spoken lines in a script or a conversation between 2 people
    $500 15
This duchess used the helicopter she trained in as the subject of her book for kids
    $500 11
Even landlubbers love to climb aboard historic ships like the schooner Pioneer at this street's "seaport"
    $500 18
"An ounce of" this leading health magazine "is worth a pound of cure"
    $500 1
A broken foot delayed her, but Sandy Duncan finally joined the cast of this murderous musical in August 1999
    $500 5
On the big screen Rex Harrison did quite a lot playing this medical man who could "Talk to the Animals"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 9):

Nathan Meredith James
$1,900 $400 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Meredith James
$2,700 $700 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Reference to the newspaper, of course.)
(Alex: We'll give you the person & the hello, you have to ID the birthplace.)
    $200 5
The Post calls this entertainer "Wacko Jacko", as in "Wacko Jacko Backo"
    $200 2
He romances 17-year-old Mariel Hemingway in his 1979 movie "Manhattan"
    $200 16
He played the Devil in the 1984 film "Oh, God! You Devil" (by the way, he also played God)
    $200 1
Useful in cocktails, it's carbonated water
    $400 6
In 1977 the Post sold 1 million papers instead of the usual 600,000 when this NYC serial killer was "Caught!"
    $400 3
In 1949's "White Heat" he reaches the "top of the world" before blowing up
    DD: $1,900 17
(Alex: And to help set up the clue, please welcome Broadway's "Phantom of the Opera", Howard McGillen) Act I of "Phantom of the Opera" ends with this fixture crashing to the stage
    $400 12
On 1950s TV its members included Darlene Gillespie & Annette Funicello
    $600 7
Reporting a scandal, the Post put "Dis-" before this name of the NYC mayor's residence
    $600 4
In "Pride of the Yankees", Gary Cooper played this proud but ailing Yankee
    $600 18
In 1974 he tied Babe Ruth's record in his first at-bat of the season
    $600 13
As Claire Standish, Molly Ringwald endures detention in this 1985 film
    DD: $3,400 23
In Julio Iglesias' hometown: Hola!
    $800 8
The Post smelled the blood of this tabloid rival with August 7, 1992's "Save-the-News Talks in Chaos"
    $800 10
Peter Graves spies on William Holden & the other G.I.s in this 1953 P.O.W. film
    $800 19
Employees say "Thank God it's" this, especially when a dress code makes it "casual"
    $800 14
They're the Boy George band heard here in 1983 with their first U.S. Top 10 hit
("Do You Really Want to Hurt Me")
    $800 22
In Yitzhak Rabin's hometown: Shalom!
    $1000 9
The Post created this alliterative appellation for escort service boss Sydney Biddle Barrows
    $1000 11
Oscar-winning political drama seen here
(with Broderick Crawford speaking)
    $1000 20
The albums "So" & "Us" made a megastar of this first lead singer of Genesis
    $1000 15
This very first multi-use credit card was originally used in New York City restaurants in 1950
    $1000 21
In Akira Kurosawa's hometown: Kon-nichi Wa!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Meredith James
$7,100 $6,800 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Appropriately, this hotel on West 44th Street has a Round Table Suite

Final scores:

Nathan Meredith James
$14,200 $10,000 $1
Winner: $15,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS 2nd place: $10,000 for Larchmont Friends of the Family 3rd place: $10,000 for the 52nd Street Project

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nathan Meredith James
$7,000 $2,500 $4,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1999-10-08
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