Show #3160 - Friday, May 1, 1998

1998 Celebrity Invitational game 5.


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Jerry Orbach, from Law & Order

Cheech Marin, from Nash Bridges

Mark McEwen, from CBS This Morning

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Cheech, easy!)
    $100 1
His eldest son, also named Theodore, was governor of Puerto Rico from 1929 to 1932
    $100 6
Chapter 7 of this Louisa May Alcott novel is entitled "Amy's Valley of Humiliation"
    $100 8
In 1997 Mrs. O'Leary's cow was exonerated of starting this city's 1871 fire
    $100 7
This nutty comic won a 1996 National Society of Film Critics award for his role as "The Nutty Professor"
    $200 2
The Louisiana Purchase, made during his term, doubled the size of the U.S.
    $200 10
His "Jungle Book" prose begins, "It was seven o'clock of a very warm evening in the Seeonee Hills..."
    $200 9
After this city's "Great Fire" of 1666, Nicholas Borbon opened one of the first fire insurance companies
    $200 15
Barbara Walters' "20/20" co-host, in 1998 he was awarded the Children's Champion Award from UNICEF
    $200 20
You can "NBC" this bird showing off its spectacular fan of tail feathers
    $300 3
He was the first California native to become vice president & the first to become president
    $300 25
Lucy Westenra is the first English woman to fall victim to him in Bram Stoker's novel
    $300 14
"I believe you think me a fiend!" says Heathcliff "with his dismal laugh" in this novel
    $300 16
Fires raged for 3 days after this city's 1906 earthquake
    $300 13
While president of the Philippines, she received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Nonviolent Peace Prize
    $300 19
Judy's traditional puppet partner
    DD: $500 4
Taking office in 1869, he was the first West Point graduate to become president
    $400 22
In this novel, Sancho Panza is described as a poor, honest man "without much salt in his brain-pan"
    $400 21
Steve McQueen played fire chief Michael O'Hallorhan in this 1974 disaster epic
    $400 12
Category for which James Tobin, Gary Becker & Milton Friedman all won Nobel Prizes
    $400 18
It was filled to the brim with evils; then it was opened & mankind was in trouble
    $500 5
After leaving office in 1837, he retired to the Hermitage, his Tennessee plantation
    $500 26
Ralph Fiennes leaves Kristin Scott Thomas in a cave in this tragic romance directed by Anthony Minghella
    $500 23
This Tolstoy epic of Russian society between 1805 & 1815 contains more than 500 characters
    $500 24
This Italian cruise ship, that was hijacked by guerrillas in 1985, caught fire in 1994 & sank
    $500 11
This Spanish cellist was among the first recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $500 17
In Marxist theory, this group is exploited by the bourgeoisie

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 8):

Mark Cheech Jerry
-$300 $200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Cheech Jerry
$1,200 $3,700 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
Reflecting Wall Street fears, Business Week's 1/26/98 cover asked "What to do About" this continent
    $200 3
This Jonathan Larson musical set in New York's East Village made the May 13, 1996 cover of Newsweek
    $200 23
This 1815 battle ended Napoleon's career
    $200 11
This monument seen here is considered the national war memorial of France
    $200 1
This 6'9" Utah Jazz forward was named the NBA's MVP for the 1996-97 season, the first Jazz player so named
    $200 16
Horsefeed, or what soldiers are to cannons
    $400 8
On March 3, 1998 it hit a fifth consecutive all-time high of 8,584.83 points
    $400 10
New York's Club Expo was transformed into Berlin's Kit Kat Club for the 1998 revival of this musical
    $400 24
This British queen was named empress of India in 1876
    $400 17
I've got a "hunch" you can name this Paris cathedral
    $400 2
On November 5, 1994, he regained the heavyweight boxing title he lost 20 years & 30 pounds earlier
    $400 18
Things got hairy for this actor as Cornelius in the "Planet of the Apes" movies
    $600 9
This synonym for "choice" is a contract to buy or sell an asset at a given price
    $600 12
1993 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical that featured the following song
    DD: $600 26
In 1896 the first modern Olympics were held in this city
    $600 25
From either bank, it's the body of water seen here
    $600 4
This 304-pound Packers defensive end has played in the NFL's Pro Bowl a record 12 straight years
    $600 19
This Connecticut senator is the son of a senator
    $800 14
If you're not in this biggest mutual fund, you missed the boat -- it closed to new investors in 1997
    $800 13
"High Society" features some of this composer's best-loved songs, including "True Love" & "Let's Misbehave"
    $800 27
29-year-old slave Harriet Tubman escaped in 1849, went north & became a "conductor" on this
    $800 28
Simone de Beauvoir met Jean-Paul Sartre at this Paris institution of higher learning seen here
    $800 5
On Sept. 20, 1997, 270-pound Dorian Yates won this top bodybuilding title for the sixth straight year
    $800 21
He was Goldfinger's deadly assistant; watch out for his hat!
    $1000 15
2-word term for an anti-takeover tactic, or something a spy might carry
    DD: $2,400 20
This historical 1969 musical, revived on Broadway in 1997, features the following
    $1000 29
In 1889 France's Compagnie Universelle du Canal Interoceanique went bust trying to build this
    $1000 6
Weighing just over 600 pounds, Hawaiian-born Konishiki is the heaviest athlete in this Japanese sport
    $1000 22
Born Avrom Goldbogen, this producer of "Around the World in 80 Days" was once married to Liz Taylor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Cheech Jerry
$8,800 $5,700 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Merrythought is an old, chiefly British term for this part of a chicken

Final scores:

Mark Cheech Jerry
$11,800 $0 $7,600
Winner: $15,000 for the Community Services for Autistic Adults & Children 3rd place: $10,000 for the Lo Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center 2nd place: $10,000 for The Bide-A-Wee Home Association, Inc., The Animal Medical Center, and the Berkshire Humane Society

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Cheech Jerry
$8,800 $6,200 $2,400
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,400

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