Show #3371 - Monday, April 12, 1999

1999 Celebrity Jeopardy! Correspondents Night.


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Jeff Greenfield, a journalist from Newsstand: CNN & Time

Star Jones, an attorney, correspondent and co-host from The View

Al Franken, an actor and political satirist from Lateline

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the film.)
    $100 1
In 1998 he came out of retirement to help cover John Glenn's return to space, "And that's the way it is"
    $100 2
"I'll be back"
    $100 11
This phrase on American coins has been jokingly followed by "All others pay cash"
    $100 16
Pitt's bachelor apartments
    $100 21
Around the start of WWI, the turkey trot's popularity was surpassed by this other animal "trot"
    $200 4
This lass who co-anchor's ABC's "20/20" was born in Glasgow -- Glasgow, Kentucky that is
    $200 3
"As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again!"
    $200 12
Now meaning trivial, this phrase once referred to the cheapest type of poker game
    $200 17
Damon's rodents
    $200 22
Introduced around 1910, the "Boston" & "Hesitation" were new forms of this dance in 3/4 time
    $300 5
He was co-editor of "60 Minutes" until 1981 when he left to anchor the "CBS Evening News"
    $300 6
"Thus sayeth the Lord God of Israel: Let my people go!"
    $300 13
It's not "hard", it's the phrase for campaign donations not regulated by the FEC
    $300 18
Kinnear's beer barrels
    $300 23
A companion to the twist was this hip-swivelling dance that you might serve with meat
    $400 8
For the latest on foreign affairs Alan Greenspan can ask this correspondent, his wife
    $400 7
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me"
    DD: $500 14
This phrase for cash set aside for trifles goes back to what was a luxury item for 14th century seamstresses
    $400 19
Springsteen's evergreens
    $400 24
The movements of the paso doble represent this sporting event, with the lady as the "cape"
    $500 10
Her father Hale Boggs was a congressman; her mother Lindy is ambassador to the Vatican
    $500 9
"What we've got here is failure to communicate"
    $500 15
This type of fund began with Navy ships selling their trash for cash; now it's a fund for bribes
    $500 20
Danes' rockers
    $500 25
Composers like Haydn & Mozart established this French court dance as the third movement of the symphony

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Al Star Jeff
$1,800 $400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Al Star Jeff
$2,300 $900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not "news".)
    $200 8
According to Matthew, he hanged himself in remorse after betraying Jesus
    $200 2
Anything faster than the speed of sound
    $200 1
Something found before "of limitations", it means a law enacted by a governmental legislature
    $200 13
Pope John Paul II was born in the city of Wadowice in this country
    $200 26
You'll find this famous store with "Fifth Avenue" in its name at 611 Fifth Avenue
    $200 21
In 1962 this "King of Swing"'s band became the first U.S. jazz band to visit the Soviet Union
    $400 9
Regrettably, a Loyalist cousin may have caused this patriot to lose his one life for his country in 1776
    $400 6
A common one of these is "break a mirror & you'll have 7 years bad luck"
    $400 3
Usual word for an interval when a court suspends business, but doesn't adjourn
    $400 14
Beginning in the mountains of Queensland, the Darling River flows 1,700 miles as this continent's longest river
    $400 27
Of Fred's, Wilma's or Barney's, the one that debuted on NYC's 17th Street in 1923
    $400 22
Keyboard virtuoso nicknamed "Fatha"
    $600 10
For his role in Nazi Germany's mass murder of the Jews, he was hanged in Israel May 31, 1962
    $600 7
Fine examples include Rebecca Romijn, Heidi Klum & Kate Moss
    DD: $1,500 4
Habeas corpus is one of these orders whose name implies they're down in black & white
    $600 15
Cities in this country include Baguio, Quezon City & Manila
    $600 28
Hmm...the garnet heart ring in this actor's Sundance catalog might be perfect for an "Indecent Proposal"
    $600 23
On April 29, 1986 many fans probably took the "A Train" to the post office to get stamps with his likeness
    $800 11
A convicted war criminal, this Japanese leader who ordered the attack on Pearl Harbor was hanged in 1948
    $800 19
Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber turned Jesus Christ into one in 1971
    $800 5
When it's planned, this synonym for evil intent is often said to be "aforethought"
    $800 17
This imaginary line that circles the globe is also known as 0 degrees latitude
    $800 24
Eleanora Fagan was the real name of this singer whom Diana Ross played in a 1972 film
    DD: $1,500 12
Killers Perry Smith & Dick Hickock, whose crime inspired this Truman Capote book, were hanged in 1965
    $1000 20
The sound of this nonsense word "is something quite atrocious", but Mary Poppins wanted you to say it anyway
    $1000 16
From the Latin for "none", it's a jury's decision to acquit though the law points to conviction
    $1000 18
3 of the 7 countries that make up Central America
    $1000 29
Located at 333 Canal Street, Canal Place is one of the most beautiful shopping centers in this Southern city
    $1000 25
Paul Desmond is the alto saxophonist heard on this other jazz legend's 1961 hit "Take Five"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Al Star Jeff
$7,500 $1,900 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
On January 20, 1981 the U.S. released about $8 billion of this country's assets it had frozen

Final scores:

Al Star Jeff
$15,000 $3,700 $18,000
2nd place: $15,000 for the Congressional Hunger Center 3rd place: $10,000 for The East Harlem School at Exodus House Winner: $18,000 for Rheedlen Centers for Children and Families

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Al Star Jeff
$8,000 $1,900 $13,000
18 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
3 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $22,900

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