Show #3429 - Thursday, July 1, 1999

Armed Forces Week game 4.


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Wayne Byron, an Air Force logistician originally from Trinidad, British West Indies, now stationed at Ramstein, Germany

Beth Sanfilippo, a Navy lab technician originally from Oceanside, California, now stationed in San Diego, California

Ben Connable, a Marine company commander originally from Roslyn, New York, now stationed at Okinawa, Japan

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will name a country, you have to name the country on its southern border.)
    $100 11
    $100 16
To figure the ratio of its circumference to its diameter is as easy as pi
    $100 6
Hemingway's "A Farewell to Arms" recounts the Italian retreat from Caporetto during this war
    $100 21
In 1862 Don Facundo Bacardi built a distillery in Cuba to make this
    $100 1
"A Few Good Men" was set partly in Cuba, & it also featured this actor named Cuba
    $100 12
Over the years, products from this manufacturer have included Buicks, Cadillacs & Oldsmobiles
    $200 14
    $200 17
From the Greek for "eight", it's the shape of the sign seen here
    $200 7
In this Joseph Heller novel, Captain Yossarian pleads insanity in an attempt to get grounded from flying
    $200 22
It's the part of your body that Aim is made to be used on
    $200 2
Eileen Brennan earned an Oscar nomination for playing Captain Lewis in this Goldie Hawn comedy
    $200 13
In 1929 U.S. companies Postum & Birdseye combined to form this conglomerate
    $300 15
    $300 18
"Promenade" & "women star right" are calls in this type of American folk dancing
    $300 8
Paul Baumer is a raw 18-year-old recruit at the beginning of this Erich Maria Remarque novel
    $300 23
In 1880 Chesebrough Manufacturing Company began marketing this petroleum jelly
    $300 3
Harve Presnell appeared as General George C. Marshall in this 1998 Spielberg epic
    $300 26
G.P. stands for this kind of doctor
    $400 29
    $400 19
Shape or name of the most famous building in the 20301-1400 zip code
    DD: $1,100 9
In "Slaughterhouse Five", Billy Pilgrim survives the firebombing of this German city
    $400 24
Talon is a trademarked name for these hookless fasteners
    $400 4
Remember this film, the first one John Wayne directed -- it was set in Texas in 1836
    $400 27
"Towering" P.T. Barnum talent seen here
    $500 30
    $500 20
It's the shape formed in the center of the sign seen here:
    $500 10
In a series of novels, Richard Sharpe fights the Peninsular War under the command of this historical duke
    $500 25
An Indian was on this suntan lotion's first bottles in 1945 with the slogan "Don't Be A Paleface"
    $500 5
Jack Warden played Sgt. Welsh in the 1964 film of this James Jones novel, Sean Penn in the 1998 remake
    $500 28
Title of the chief medical officer in the U.S. Public Health Service

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ben Beth Wayne
$2,300 -$100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Beth Wayne
$2,300 $1,600 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
It took us 10 years, from 1904 to 1914, to build a canal through it
    $200 24
The Fox network made it glow to attract viewers to televised hockey
    $200 19
At 7,242 feet Harney Peak is the highest point in these South Dakota hills
    $200 9
In July 1990 he said of the West, "Yours is a society which cannot accept 10,000 dead in one battle"
    $200 1
Havelock Ellis' 7-volume work on "The Psychology of" this was at first considered pornographic & only for doctors
    $200 4
It's a common name for a Wild West cemetery
    $400 15
The Sabor is the legislative body of Croatia, which was part of this country until it broke away in 1991
    $400 25
Whether single, double or triple, this oldest major figure skating jump is launched while moving forward
    $400 20
Color common to the names of a mountain range of southeast Washington & a mountain range of West Virginia
    $400 10
In 1959 he said his revolution began "With 82 men. If I had to do it again, I'd do it with 10 or 15 and absolute faith"
    $400 2
Before Howard Florey & Ernest Chan purified this antibiotic around 1940, it did more harm than good
    $400 5
It's an unauthorized concert recording of your favorite rock band
    $600 16
Of Togo, Tonga or Tunisia, the one not in Africa
    $600 26
This basketball ploy, when a player sets a screen & then receives a pass, includes 2 4-letter words
    $600 21
One of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the U.S., it was founded as Rhode Island College in 1764
    $600 11
About the bombing of Pan Am 103 he said, "The evidence against Libya is less than a laughable piece of fingernail"
    $600 3
"And They Shall Walk" is the autobiography of Sister Kenny, who devised treatment for kids with this disease
    $600 6
It's what a self-made man has pulled himself up by
    $800 17
A few islets in the Pescadores, Quemoy & Matsu & this larger island form the Republic of China
    DD: $1,200 27
(Hi, I'm wide receiver Curtis Conway of the Chicago Bears) This type of pass pattern gets its name because I head for the uprights
    $800 22
Home to the N.C. Agricultural & Technical State University, this large city's main industry is textiles
    $800 12
At a reception in Moscow in 1956 he bragged to Western ambassadors, "We will bury you"
    $800 29
During his career, goiter surgery pioneer Emil Kocher performed over 5,000 operations on these glands
    $800 7
This legendary cat helped his master amass a fortune; what has yours done for you?
    $1000 18
This country with a royal embassy in Washington is ruled by Queen Margrethe II
    $1000 28
In diving & gymnastics, it's the somewhat fetal "position" with the thighs held against the chest
    $1000 23
U2's first live album, "Under A Blood Red Sky", contains music recorded at this Colorado site
    DD: $1,000 13
In 1988 this religious figure warned, "Leave the Persian Gulf drown in quagmires of death"
    $1000 30
In 1873 William Osler gave us the "dish" on this third type of blood corpuscle
    $1000 8
City name for the device that keeps a parked car from going anywhere

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Beth Wayne
$7,500 $4,800 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FDR called it the Sacred Cow; for Truman it was Independence; for Eisenhower, the Columbine; & from JFK on, this

Final scores:

Ben Beth Wayne
$7,401 $3,000 $0
Winner: $7,401; week's big winner has total doubled 2nd place: Intel Create & Share Camera Pack & Micron Millennium Max Computer 3rd place: Panasonic 13" Color TV & VCR combo & LCD Palmcorder

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben Beth Wayne
$6,800 $6,000 $3,700
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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