Show #3045 - Friday, November 21, 1997

1997 Power Players Week game 5.
From DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C.


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Bill Maher, a comedian and author from Politically Incorrect

Andrea Mitchell, a foreign affairs correspondent from NBC News

Oliver North, a radio talk show host from the Oliver North radio show

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This could be called POTENT POTABLES, but we refer to it as...)
(Alex: Here's a tribute to you, Bill...)
(Alex: This is not a tribute to anyone...)
    $100 8
In 1974 this organization granted the PLO observer status & suspended South Africa
    $100 15
The title fawn in Disney's 1942 film is this deer
    $100 14
On St. Patrick's Day, customers clamor for Joe's Irish Shillelagh, which features this "Irish" liquor
    $100 3
R.J. Reynolds dropped this drawn character after drawing complaints it drew kids to cigarettes
    $100 7
In her book "My Turn", she points out that Eleanor Roosevelt was criticized for ordering new china, too
    $100 1
The American Heritage Dictionary defines this word as "one who digs graves"
    $200 9
The Braves tried to bench this player so he'd break the Babe's record in Atlanta, but was ordered to play him
    $200 19
Monstro is the monstrous whale who swallows Geppetto in this beloved film
    $200 4
From its start in 1993, this Steven Bochco show has been attacked by the Christian Family Network
    $200 11
She donated the net proceeds of her dog Millie's book to her Foundation for Family Literacy
    $200 2
Queensland & New South Wales cover eastern Australia & this state covers western Australia
    $300 10
The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnapped this heiress & demanded food for the poor as a ransom
    $300 20
Mowgli finds out it's a jungle out there in this film based on Kipling's classic
    $300 5
In July 1997 the National Federation for the Blind urged a halt to a live-action version of this cartoon
    DD: $600 13
First Lady seen here when she was a young girl:
    $400 17
John Connally "got" trouble from campaign contributions he "got" from producers of this product
    $400 21
The Mickey Mouse version of this Dickens classic features Goofy as the ghost of Jacob Marley
    $400 6
A 1989 protest by a Michigan housewife against this Fox sitcom only boosted its popularity
    $400 16
This Texas-born conservationist headed the First Lady's Committee for A More Beautiful Capital
    $500 22
The Western Hemisphere's first female head of state was this country's Isabel Peron
    $500 23
Famous voices in this film include Ed Wynn as the Mad Hatter & Jerry Colonna as the March Hare
    $500 12
Ira Zimmerman led a protest of the mocking of Michael Palin's stuttering in this 1988 film
    $500 18
She started wearing those famous bangs while living in the Panama Canal Zone with her military husband

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Oliver Andrea Bill
$600 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Andrea Bill
$100 $2,600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
He was born in the capital Nov. 25, 1960, 17 days after his dad was elected president
    $200 8
A spare on a car, or an extra person on a double date
    $200 2
Robert De Niro, for "Cape Fear";
Anthony Hopkins, for "The Silence of the Lambs";
Warren Beatty, for "Bugsy"
    $200 1
In "Paper Lion" George Plimpton reported on his attempt to play this sport
    $200 17
Seattleites Bill Gates & Paul Allen started this company in Albuquerque, then moved home to Washington
    $200 21
Middle initial of John Public, or of sixth president John Adams
    $400 4
Lisa Halaby, born in D.C. in 1951, married King Hussein & became Queen Noor of this country
    $400 13
On the fifth day God created these, like the one that swallowed Jonah
    $400 19
Rosie Perez, for "Fearless";
Holly Hunter, for "The Firm";
Anna Paquin, for "The Piano"
    $400 9
A 1996 history of this substance includes sections on bakelite, polyethylene & cellophane
    DD: $1,700 18
The Melvins, heard here, were an early band in this rock genre that swept America in 1992:
    $600 5
He was born in Washington on Jan. 1, 1895 & became the FBI's director at 29
    $600 14
On this date in 1776 the Declaration of Independence was mailed to towns across the colonies
    $600 20
Vanessa Redgrave, for "Howards End";
Joan Plowright, for "Enchanted April";
Marisa Tomei, for "My Cousin Vinny"
    $600 10
Frank McCourt put his mother's name in the title of this bestselling memoir
    $800 6
This TV journalist, who longed for parenthood, is the 10th child of a Chinese diplomat
    $800 15
A fifth of liquor is one-fifth of this measure
    DD: $2,000 11
The title of this 1994 book about group differences in intelligence refers to a shape on a graph
    $1000 7
Washington-born "Crossfire" host & 1996 presidential candidate
    $1000 16
In 1967 they rose to the Top 10 singing "Up, Up And Away In My Beautiful Balloon"
    $1000 12
Song that's the title of Robert Dallek's book on "The Making and Unmaking of American Presidents"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Oliver Andrea Bill
$100 $6,600 $3,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And it's not a set-up!)
In September 1997 this branch of the U.S. Armed Services celebrated its 50th anniversary

Final scores:

Oliver Andrea Bill
$200 $7,100 $6,000
3rd place: $10,000 for the Freedom Alliance (scholarship fund), Joe Gibbs' Youth for Tomorrow, and the Salvation Army Winner: $15,000 for the University of Pennsylvania 2nd place: $10,000 for the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Oliver Andrea Bill
$700 $5,400 $4,700
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $10,800

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Game tape date: 1997-11-01
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