Show #2988 - Wednesday, September 3, 1997

Dan Melia game 4.


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Wayne Weil, a management consultant from New York, New York

Beth Reardon, a school librarian from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Dan Melia, a professor from San Francisco, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 25
In 1983 only 7% of U.S. homes had one of these; in 1996 40%, 18% with modems
    $100 13
He released "Earthling" in 1997, 25 years after telling us of Ziggy Stardust
    $100 1
A prisoner doing a stretch in the dungeon may be stretched out on one of these
    $100 7
As the Moon changes from new to full, it's said to be doing this; then it wanes
    $100 5
The ringhals, or spitting type of this snake, can spit venom about 7 feet
    $100 12
This type of boat lets you view undersea life while keeping your feet dry
    $200 26
This red planet will be visible in the sky all year long; keep an eye on it if you're worried about invasions
    $200 14
This guitarist came "Alive!" to millions of new fans in a 1976 No. 1 album
    $200 2
This small device puts a little pressure on your
hitchhiking digit
    $200 8
41% of the Moon's surface, it was unseen by humans until the USSR's Luna 3 photographed it in 1959
    $200 22
Like kangaroo, the young of the koala are referred to by this term
    $200 15
It's your net profit or loss as shown on an income statement
    $300 27
Born Feb. 27, 1980, this White House resident is among the "Widely Known Americans of the Present"
    DD: $500 19
Self-titled album including the song heard here:

"How will I know if he really loves me /
I say a prayer with every heartbeat..."
    $300 3
A flogging with this multi-colored whip may leave you with a different type of scratch fever
    $300 9
The second named lunar mission, it crashed its module to test lunar seismography
    $300 23
Species of this hovering bird range in size from 2" to 8"
    $300 16
This '60s TV series was set aboard the Seaview, an atomic sub built by Harriman Nelson
    $400 28
According to the U.S. treasury, as of March 1996 there were 6,046,024,130 of these in circulation
    $400 20
There's no doubt that this album title refers to the bandmembers' upbringing near Disneyland
    $400 4
It's a hollow spike-filled statue or coffin in which a victim is enclosed
    $400 10
Term for a September full moon that rises soon after sunset, giving farmers more hours to work
    $400 24
A member of this family, although without a long neck, the okapi was discovered in the Congo rain forest
    $400 17
Miners first adapted this term for a hard place to mean as low as one can get
    $500 30
Among the top stories is the flare-up of violence over a tunnel entrance in this Mideast city
    $500 21
This album by Sheryl Crow originated with weekly L.A. jam sessions
    $500 6
From the Latin for "little hand", they're handcuffs
    $500 11
Serenity, Fertility & Tranquility are 3 of these large, smooth areas
    $500 29
The black-footed ferret, a member of this family, was once thought extinct, but a few were discovered in 1981
    $500 18
Contradicting its foreboding name, this feature of Mammoth Cave is only 105 feet deep

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

Dan Beth Wayne
$1,900 $600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Beth Wayne
$3,300 $1,200 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
After realizing they were naked, Adam & Eve sewed these leaves together & made aprons
    $200 1
The face of Maris, Niles' wife on this sitcom, has never been seen
    $200 6
A machine used for weaving: your underwear may be the fruit of it
    $200 8
As Rick, Bogart said he came to this city, Morocco's main port, for the waters
    $200 14
His first millions from Standard Oil came from oil mainly used in kerosene lamps
    $200 19
Giant footprints in the snow are thought to support the existence of this Himalayan creature
    $400 27
Envious of Joseph, his brothers stripped him of this garment & cast him into a pit
    $400 2
In 1996 Jack Larson guest-starred on "Lois & Clark" in this role he played on the original TV "Superman"
    $400 7
This crustacean turns bright red when boiled, not when embarrassed
    $400 10
Like London, this capital of Northern Ireland was damaged by WWII German bombs
    $400 15
Asked how his business acumen would affect the public, he said, "The public be damned!"
    $400 20
Wartime British pilots coined this term for the goblins messing with their airplanes
    $600 30
Achan admitted to Joshua that from the spoils of this city he took a "Goodly Babylon Garment"
    $600 3
It starred Louise Lasser, Louise Lasser in the title role
    $600 9
The prime meridian meets the equator at 0 degrees latitude, 0 degrees this
    $600 11
To party, Canada's civil servants often cross the river from this city to Hull, Quebec
    $600 16
When salaries were cut at his Homestead steel mill & workers struck, he was on vacation in Scotland
    $600 21
Sinbad the Sailor had trouble with a one-eyed giant similar to the one Ulysses called this
    $800 29
It was the garb of the penitent & those in mourning & was often worn with ashes
    $800 4
"General Hospital" is set in Port Charles & "All My Children" is set in this fictional town
    $800 24
Petty this (stealing property) is usually a misdemeanor; grand is usually a felony
    $800 13
Site of a huge U.S. airbase in the '60s, this central Vietnamese port is now a city of over 300,000
    $800 17
He arranged a $65 million loan to the U.S. government & guaranteed New York City $30 million
    $800 22
An Irish man's greatness can be gauged by how many of these moaning spirits foretell his death
    $1000 28
Golden bells & pomegranates were to adorn the hem of the robe of this brother of Moses
    $1000 5
On "I Love Lucy", it was Lucy Ricardo's maiden name
    DD: $1,500 25
Instrument seen here:
    $1000 12
In March 1997, rebels against the Mobutu regime captured Kisangani in this country
    DD: $1,200 18
Reportedly, this partner of Lynch once sold newspapers for men to hide behind in a red-light district
    $1000 23
16th century France was plagued with reports of these shape-shifters the French call loups-garous

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Beth Wayne
$10,100 $3,200 $6,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The phrase "Flower Power" was coined by this poet in the 1960s

Final scores:

Dan Beth Wayne
$7,100 $6,200 $2
4-day champion: $51,600 2nd place: Trip to Mexico City/Ixtapa 3rd place: Motorola StarTac Cellular Phone

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Beth Wayne
$9,900 $3,200 $6,500
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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