Show #3356 - Monday, March 22, 1999

1999 Celebrity Jeopardy! Sports Anchors Night.


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Keith Olbermann, an anchorman from Fox Sports News

Robin Roberts, an anchorwoman from ESPN

Bob Costas, a commentator and anchorman from NBC Sports

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Steel companies that raised prices $6 a ton were forced to roll them back by this president
    $100 6
In 1997, his first full year on the PGA Tour, he became the first to exceed $2 million in earnings for a season
    $100 21
A 4-wheel drive vehicle that tows planes into gates is called this, like a boat that tows ships
    $100 11
Ladies' Home Journal named this "Like A Virgin" singer one of the 100 most important women of the 20th century
    $100 16
This city is the home of Golden Gate University's main campus
    $100 22
A spotless putting area
    $200 2
This Warrior scored 100 points in one game
    $200 7
In June 1998 he set a major league record by slugging 20 home runs in a month
    $200 12
Their rock opera albums "Tommy" & "Quadrophenia" were both turned into films
    $200 17
It's Tennessee's state flower, not its state part of the eye
    $200 23
An aquamarine rod for billiards
    $300 3
It wasn't until almost 2 months after his coverage of John Glenn's flight he got the CBS Evening News anchor seat
    $300 8
From 1952 to 1955 this Phillie led the National League in wins, complete games & innings pitched
    $300 13
The group that finished the '80s as Starship first took off in the '60s under this name
    $300 18
The National Museum of American Art is in this city's Old Patent Office Building
    $300 24
A boxing arena monarch
    $400 4
This Space Age animated family made their network debut in the fall of '62
    DD: $500 9
In 1973 he became the first & only horse to break the 2-minute barrier in the Kentucky Derby
    $400 28
A folding weapon gave us this term for a rig's dangerous "bending" when it stops abruptly
    $400 14
This '60s singer-guitarist called "Foxy Lady" "about the only happy song" he'd ever written
    $400 19
The name of this island near Martha's Vineyard may mean "sandy, sterile soil tempting no one"
    $400 25
Your father's protective football gear
    $500 5
In June 1962 the Supreme Court ruled that this in schools violated the First Amendment
    $500 10
In his 26 years in pro football, this quarterback-kicker scored a record 2,002 points
    $500 27
Appropriately, Bigfoot is a famous one of these "scary" trucks whose tires are 5 1/2 feet across
    $500 15
This group was reeling in the '70s with hits like "Reeling in the Years", "Peg" & "Do It Again"
    $500 20
Founded in 1850, The Deseret News is the oldest continuously operating business in this U.S. state
    $500 26
A plump Louisville Slugger

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

Bob Robin Keith
$2,600 $800 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Robin Keith
$4,800 $1,300 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yeah, I'm sorry about that, Robin!)
    $200 14
In April 1960 Rio de Janeiro was replaced as capital of this country
    $200 9
This NBA player's $33 million for 1997-98 was the highest single-season salary in sports history
    $200 4
If you find John maddening his partner, this ex-placekicker, may calm you down
    $200 22
Rossini's "William Tell" Overture was used as the theme for this classic TV western
    $200 1
In 1940 Pat O'Brien played this "All American" Notre Dame coach
    $200 21
Barbie, for example
    $400 15
Muammar al-Qaddafi is this country's head of state but has no official title
    $400 10
In 1997 Paul Allen, who made billions as co-founder of this software giant, bought the Seattle Seahawks for $200 million
    $400 5
After a time out for some legal troubles, this play-by-play man returned to the Knicks in 1998
    $400 27
In this opera based on a Grimm fairy tale, the witch lures 2 kids into her gingerbread house
    $400 2
In 1969, the same year he played the Sundance Kid, he played an egotistical skier in "Downhill Racer"
    $400 23
An infant
    $600 16
Country in the name of the species seen here
    $600 11
On 2/23/94 more U.S. households tuned in to watch Nancy & Tonya in this sport than any other Olympic sportscast ever
    $600 6
He gained fame doing sports on radio station WHO Des Moines, moved into actng & later tried politics
    DD: $600 28
Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" takes place in the early 1900s in this country
    $600 3
James Caan had a "ball" as the champ of a violent future sport in this 1975 flick
    $600 24
A little bird, or sportscaster Hearn
    DD: $1,300 17
The island of Corsica belongs to France; Sardinia, 7 miles away, belongs to this country
    $800 12
Once upon a midnight dreary, Art Modell moved this NFL team to Baltimore & gave it this new nickname
    $800 7
From 1965 to 1984 this annnouncer & avid fisherman was the host of TV's "The American Sportsman"
    $800 19
This film's title is the second half of an old boxing expression
    $800 25
A knight's wife; there's "Nothing Like" one
    $1000 18
This cradle of civilization was conquered by Macedonia in 338 B.C. & wasn't independent again until 1830
    $1000 13
In July 1998, after serving as acting baseball commissioner for 6 years, he was officially given the job by owners
    $1000 8
She won 2 Olympic gold medals in swimming in 1964 & has covered the games for ABC
    $1000 20
This 1957 biopic told of the Red Sox' Jimmy Piersall & his bout with mental illness
    $1000 26
Not narrow

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Robin Keith
$15,000 $4,600 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Before the first winter games in 1924, this sport was played in the summer games; Canada won gold in 1920

Final scores:

Bob Robin Keith
$20,000 $0 $5,900
Winner: $20,000 for Bob Costas Cancer Center 3rd place: $10,000 for The Genesis Foundation 2nd place: $10,000 for Jesuit Jamshedpur Mission

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Robin Keith
$15,600 $4,000 $3,400
33 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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