Show #3098 - Wednesday, February 4, 1998

1998 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.


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Jeopardy! Round

'60s NO. 1 HITS
    $100 1
Among this capital's 32 boroughs are Tower Hamlets, Hackney & Westminster
    $100 5
Sittin' on the top of the charts in 1968 was this hit by the late Otis Redding
    $100 11
It wasn't incorporated as a city until 1836; perhaps witchcraft was to blame...
    $100 14
When Dana Andrews used this term for women in "Laura", he didn't mean they'd been knighted
    $100 21
After 1979 some of these powerful Atlantic storms were given male names too
    $100 26
Much-married CNN talk show host who took a shine to Fay Wray
    $200 2
The Szechenyi Chain Bridge is the oldest one linking the Danube's banks in this capital
    $200 6
This group's last No. 1 hit in the '60s was "Honky Tonk Women"
    $200 12
He compiled an 1850 volume of his photographic portraits called "A Gallery of Illustrious Americans"
    $200 15
Change one letter in "champ" to get this word for a fool or patsy
    $200 22
Not far from Roanoke, this military school broke a 158 year tradition & admitted women in 1997
    $200 27
Breakfast dish with Hollandaise prepared by a traitor
    $300 3
A square museum & office building in this capital are named for Simon Bolivar, who was born there in 1783
    $300 7
A line after this Doors title is "Won't you tell me your name?"
    $300 13
This great French actress made her triumphant New York debut in 1880 in "Adrienne Lecouvreur"
    $300 16
Slang name of Philip Marlowe's job in "Murder, My Sweet", or first name of actor Powell, who played him
    $300 23
In the 1950s she was the outcome of the world's first publicized sex change
    $300 28
The Sultan of Swat makes it to the Supreme Court
    $400 4
In late winter northwesterly winds from the Gobi Desert shroud this city in yellow dust storms
    DD: $600 8
The No. 1 "word" in September 1966 was this hit's title:

" many times I've wished that I had told you..."
    $400 19
This general's 1868 presidential campaign slogan was "Let Us Have Peace"
    $400 17
You might "case" one of these to see if it's the "clip" type
    $400 24
Don't let the pearls fool you, these lady bivalves can change into males when it suits them
    $400 29
A hardbound copy of Margaret Mitchell's book is thrown through the front window of your car
    $500 10
The Muslim section of this north African capital is dominated by the Casbah, a 16th century Turkish fortress
    $500 9
1965 had 3 songs with exclamation points: "Stop! In the Name of Love", "Turn! Turn! Turn!" & this Beatles hit
    $500 20
This "golden" era following the Civil War took its name from a novel by Mark Twain & Charles Dudley Warner
    $500 18
Meaning small time con men, it's the title of a neo-noir film with Anjelica Huston & John Cusack
    $500 25
She continued the tennis career begun by Richard Raskind
    $500 30
Hemorrhoid remedy for an old Baltimore Sun essayist

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dan Peter Craig
-$100 $700 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Peter Craig
$1,500 $1,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
These half-horse creatures were thrown out of Thessally after acting like horses' derrieres at a wedding
    $200 13
In 1948 Whittaker Chambers testified that this State Department official was a Communist
    $200 3
On Aug. 31, 1997 the Oilers played their first home game in this city's Liberty Bowl, defeating the Raiders, 24-21
    $200 6
Jonathan Swift called this Crusoe creator "So...dogmatical a rogue, that there is no enduring him"
    $200 22
Stephen Decatur helped an inexperienced friend win a duel by shortening the distance to 4 of these, about 12'
    $200 27
The 4-stringed banjolele is a "Hawaii"brid of the banjo & this musical instrument
    $400 12
If he hadn't stolen fire from heaven, he wouldn't have been chained to a rock on Mount Caucasus
    $400 17
This performing complex' Alice Tully Hall is home to its chamber music society
    $400 4
This Chicago Bear finished his career in 1987 with an NFL record 16,726 rushing yards
    $400 7
When she died, Edward Fitzgerald sniped, "No more Aurora Leighs, Thank God!", not counting the ways to love her
    $400 23
London duelists would "seek" each other in this park, the home of Speakers' Corner
    DD: $1,200 28
The banjo player heard here, he's the second half of a famous duo:
    $600 14
Ixion must have been an airhead: he made love to a magic cloud, believing it was this wife of Zeus
    $600 18
The rhyme about this bird includes the line "Upstairs, downstairs, in my lady's chamber"
    DD: $1,100 1
(Hi, I'm Al Michaels.) Super Bowl MVPs from the 49ers include J. Rice, S. Young & this quarterback who won a record 3 MVP awards
    $600 8
Amy Lowell wrote that this "Prufrock" poet "lives like a snail in his shell, pen protruding"
    $600 24
A duelist hoped these assistants weren't sloppy in aiding & preparing him
    $600 29
Banjoist Uncle Dave Macon was the 1st big star on this radio show that debuted in 1925
    $800 15
Oops! He looked back at Eurydice as he led her out of the underworld & lost her forever
    $800 19
In this device used to track particles, liquid hydrogen is superheated to just above its boiling point
    $800 2
On Jan. 3, 1983 Tony Dorsett set the record for longest run from scrimmage, running this many yards
    $800 9
D.H. Lawrence said this writer of "The Bells" "sounded the horror and the warning of his own doom"
    $800 21
One "de grace" is a final blow; one "de Jarnac" is a stab in the back, after a sneaky duelist
    $800 26
In its original form the banjo was a hollowed-out fruit of this type that includes the bottle variety
    $1000 16
This god of music loved Hyacinthus but accidentally killed him with a discus
    $1000 20
Creature whose shell is seen here:
    $1000 5
On July 29, 1986 this league won $3 in an antitrust suit against the NFL & folded 6 days later
    $1000 10
Ironically, it was Gertrude Stein who observed of this Irishman, "People like him because he is incomprehensible"
    $1000 25
General Lachlan McIntosh mortally wounded this Georgia signer of the Declaration of Independence
    $1000 30
Fancy name from ancient Greek for the device used to pick a banjo's strings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Peter Craig
$9,100 $5,300 $5,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

In a September 18, 1978 speech, he said, "Blessed are the peacemakers"

Final scores:

Dan Peter Craig
$8,100 $10,599 $2,300
2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Peter Craig
$8,300 $4,800 $5,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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