Show #3228 - Wednesday, September 23, 1998


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Colin Sheldon, a legislative assistant from Vienna, Virginia

Hans Krimm, a college professor from Hampden Sydney, Virginia

Sharona Nelson, a technical writer from Marlborough, Massachusetts

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh, dear!)
    $100 6
    $100 1
Della Reese has won 3 NAACP Image Awards as outstanding lead actress for playing Tess on this series
    $100 22
When a politician declares his candidacy, he "throws" this "into the ring"
    $100 16
The U.S. city with the most police officers, it has about 4 times as many as L.A.
    $100 9
In area, it's the smallest Central American country
    $100 21
In the novels, Horatio Hornblower spends over 20 years of his life battling this Corsican tyrant
    $200 7
    $200 2
In 1994-95 this medical series finished second in the ratings, the highest ever for a first-year drama series
    $200 23
It's a cinch you know that to "tighten" this accessory means to economize
    $200 17
7 women have made this list; the first was Ruth Eisemann-Schier in 1968
    $200 12
Marty Robbins went to No. 1 with a song about this town, & won a Grammy for it in 1960
    $200 27
Gene Roddenberry used Hornblower as a model in creating this captain of the Enterprise
    $300 8
    $300 3
This NBC crime drama is the 1st TV drama series executive produced by film director Barry Levinson
    $300 24
If you chuckle secretly to yourself, you're "laughing up" this part of a garment
    $300 18
Of 1 in 20, 1 in 50 or 1 in 100, the average number of people who will serve time in their lifetime
    $300 13
The orangutans on Borneo are in peril due to drought & fires blamed on this weather phenomenon
    $300 28
Creator C.S. Forester gave Horatio this date & year of birth, also found on the Declaration of Independence
    $400 10
    $400 4
Tom Hanks was the executive producer of this 1998 HBO miniseries about the Apollo space program
    $400 25
An insufferably arrogant, conceited bloke is "too big for" these
    $400 19
For 1996 this model of Honda was the top car on the most stolen list
    $400 14
In the 1540s German adventurer Philipp Von Hutten searched South America for this fabled city
    $400 29
In the first Hornblower novel, Horatio falls for Barbara Wellesley, sister of this duke
    $500 11
    DD: $200 5
(Hi, I'm Ollie North, and) I've played a mysterious intelligence operative named Ollie on 2 episodes of this CBS series about naval lawyers
    $500 26
A cravat soiree, or an old west term for a hanging
    $500 20
In 1997 the Boston FBI reported a 24% increase in these crimes, but 1 person pulled off almost 2 dozen
    $500 15
He captured Valencia in 1094 & ruled it until his death on July 10, 1099
    $500 30
Hornblower is 17 when he joins the H.M.S. Justinian with this rank named for part of a vessel

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Sharona Hans Colin
$800 $900 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sharona Hans Colin
$2,000 $2,000 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Mount Haltia, this country's highest point, lies near its borders with Norway & Sweden
    $200 2
In 1996 a fire badly damaged the Atlanta apartment house where this 1936 bestseller was written
    $200 21
Every year the Clark's nutcracker pries thousands of seeds from these cones & buries them
    $200 12
Corned beef is hashed to make corned beef hash; these are hashed to make hash browns
    $200 7
To knock a knight off his nag
    $200 22
In this family trombonist Delfeayo is the kid brother of the higher-profile Wynton & Branford
    $400 8
This 4,000-mile-long mountain system is only about 200 miles wide except in Bolivia where it's about 400
    $400 3
She focused on lonely young girls in "The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter" & "The Member Of The Wedding"
    $400 24
This bird seen here gets its name by running along the beach uttering merry cries
    $400 13
Caviar is salted roe, which are these items from female fish
    $400 14
The Andrews Sisters sang, "Don't Sit" here "with anyone else but me"
    $400 23
Nickname of trumpeter Oran Page, or of a "M*A*S*H" nurse
    DD: $1,000 9
Not surprisingly, Kansas' highest point, Mount Sunflower, lies nearest to its border with this state
    $600 4
Laurie Garrett's 1994 science book about "The Coming" one of these makes the bubonic one sound mild
    $600 25
Grebes are famous for pulling these off their own bodies & eating them by the hundreds
    $600 18
An old myth says never to eat these bivalves in months without the letter "R" in them
    $600 15
This title character of a Chekhov play has a niece named Sonia
    $800 10
At the Danube River near Vienna, the Carpathians become an eastern continuation of this chain
    DD: $1,200 5
Judith Rossner's book about the month when psychoanalysts go on vacation & patients fend for themselves
    $800 26
Known for flying off with trinkets, this crow relative is more Hyde than Jeckle
    $800 19
From Italian for "elder", this liqueur is set aflame & served with 3 coffee beans on top
    $800 16
Any hoofed mammal, whether it's a hog or a hippo
    $1000 11
The Georgian Military Highway is the only highway crossing this range that divides Asia from Europe
    $1000 6
S.E. Hinton published this young adult novel about Greasers & Socs when she was only 17
    $1000 27
Also called the fish hawk, it hovers over water & dives to seize its prey
    $1000 20
Anchovies, mayonnaise & tarragon go into this colorful dressing created at a San Francisco hotel
    $1000 17
When you're badly shaken or distraught, you become this, just like a door that has come loose

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sharona Hans Colin
$4,400 $7,800 $700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's what we need more of!)
Its formula is C27H46O & its name is from Greek for "solid bile"

Final scores:

Sharona Hans Colin
$2,000 $6,799 $0
2nd place: a trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico New champion: $6,799 3rd place: a Sony Wireless Sprint PCS phone

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sharona Hans Colin
$4,400 $7,600 $1,900
14 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1998-07-21
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