Show #3237 - Tuesday, October 6, 1998


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Chuck Moul, a graduate student from Chicago, Illinois

Linda Zusman, a foreign language teacher from Albany, New York

Heather Bell, a writer from Trenton, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Is there a theme building here?)
    $100 1
Asked to play Bond in 1986, he couldn't play the role until 1995's "GoldenEye"
    $100 6
As you'd expect, it's the term for bifocals modified with an additional lens for intermediate distance
    $100 10
In one past life, this actress was Asana, the princess of the elephants
    $100 14
If you were born in this month, the diamond is your traditional birthstone -- no foolin'
    $100 26
Prussia's longtime capital, it became capital of a unified Germany in 1871
    $100 18
Famed medical examiner Dr. Noguchi was a model for this Jack Klugman TV character
    $200 2
Lois Maxwell played this role, M's secretary, in 14 films but her total time on screen was less than an hour
    $200 7
Visual aid worn in the photo seen here (Colonel Klink of "Hogan's Heroes")
    $200 11
Some take this psychological phenomenon, French for "already seen" as evidence of reincarnation
    $200 15
Stolen in 1792 but later recovered, the Regent Diamond is on display in this French museum
    $200 27
The first Prussian king of this name, who died in 1713, was pretty good; his grandson was "great"
    $200 19
Dr. Noguchi autopsied this actress whose death in August 1962 is still the subject of debate
    $300 3
Actor Richard Kiel "chewed up" the scenery as this villain in 2 Bond films
    $300 8
The soft toric type of these is used to correct astigmatism
    $300 12
This religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard includes engrams, negative images from past lives
    $300 21
Carol Channing introduced the song "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend" in this Broadway musical in 1949
    $300 28
After WWI once-mighty Prussia became just another state under this "republic"
    $300 20
Criticized for flamboyance, in 1982 Noguchi issued a terse statement on the death of this "SNL" comedian
    $400 4
David Niven played James Bond in this 1967 spoof
    $400 9
If this membrane lining the back of the eye is "detatched", it may be fixed in place by the use of lasers
    $400 13
In Plato's dialogue "Phaedrus", this philosopher discourses on the rebirth of the soul
    $400 22
One of the plane surfaces of a cut diamond; the brilliant cut has 58
    $400 29
This term for a Prussian aristocrat is spelled like a term for a broken-down car
    $400 24
The appropriate one-word title of Dr. Noguchi's 1983 bestseller
    $500 5
In 1979 this Bond film featured a stolen space shuttle -- 2 years before the launch of Columbia
    $500 16
This word that precedes "keratotomy" refers to the placement of cuts made in the cornea
    DD: $500 17
Followers of this ancient philosopher from Samos spread the "hypotenuse" about reincarnation
    $500 23
A 41.94 carat diamond is named for this emperor; we assume his wife Carlotta was mad about it
    $500 30
In the 13th century, the name of Prussia's ruling house was lengthened from Zollern to this
    $500 25
Dr. Noguchi concluded that in 1981 this star lost her life less than 200 yards from shore

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Heather Linda Chuck
$600 $1,700 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Linda Chuck
$1,300 $4,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Like her brother Eric, Beth Heiden is an Olympic medalist in this sport
    $200 1
Before he was famous he drove around with a license plate that read "Garp"
    $200 2
In 1997 this troupe's John Cleese & Michael Palin revived their dead parrot sketch on "SNL"
    $200 17
This "colossal" Greek island is the largest of the Dodecanese Islands
    $200 12
Gordon serves this color wine with all meat, though it's been called "an absurd generalization"
    $200 7
If the third base coach is a bit pretentious & yells "Glissade!" to a runner, he means this
    $400 23
She & husband Bart Conner run a gymnastics academy in Norman, Oklahoma that rates a perfect 10
    $400 13
During WWII this Tarzan creator worked as a correspondent for the L.A. Times
    $400 3
In 1992 she won a Grammy for best traditional pop performance for "Unforgettable"
    $400 18
New Zealand's Bounty Islands were discovered by this tough British captain in 1788
    $400 27
It's what Gordon calls the cupboard where he stores wine, though it's not underground
    $400 8
A terricolous creature lives on or in this
    $600 24
In Sept. 1996 she ran off with the South African cross-country title; we don't know if she was barefoot
    $600 14
He wrote "A Time To Kill" while serving in the Mississippi House of Representatives
    $600 4
A professional tap dancer from age 5, he got his own CBS sitcom in 1997
    $600 19
In 1888 Chile took possession of this "holiday" island 2,200 miles to the west & leased it to sheep raisers
    $600 28
When Gordon uses this word for flavor given by a wine barrel, he can't resist following it with "dokey"
    $600 9
Things that are quinary come in bunches of this many
    $800 25
In 1965 she became the first woman to earn a professional license from the National Hot Rod Association
    $800 15
This author of "Terminal" & "Toxin" is a graduate of Columbia University's medical school
    DD: $2,000 5
This silent comic's downfall began with a wild party held on Labor Day, 1921
    $800 20
This island about 25 miles south of Elba is now a nature reserve; you can "count" on it
    $800 30
Gordon calls the bartender at the local tavern this, the French term for a wine steward
    $800 10
To nictate is to do this, nudge, nudge, nictate, nictate, know what I mean?
    DD: $2,000 26
(Hi, I'm Summer Sanders.) At the 1990 Goodwill Games, I ended this swimmer's 4-year undefeated string in the 400 m. individual medley
    $1000 16
This "Kiss The Girls" author also wrote the jingle "I don't want to grow up, I'm a Toys 'R' Us kid"
    $1000 6
This singing satirist & pianist seen on PBS learned his craft in the early '60s from Tom Lehrer & Mort Sahl
    $1000 21
In 1991 more than 300 people were killed when Mount Pinatubo erupted on this Philippine island
    $1000 29
Easily impressed, Gordon buys any bottle with this synonym for "hold back" on the label
    $1000 11
A dupion is a double one of these created by 2 silkworms working together

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heather Linda Chuck
$4,100 $11,400 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1944 Smokey Bear replaced this Disney character as the symbol of the U.S. Forest Service

Final scores:

Heather Linda Chuck
$7,700 $12,000 $3,600
2nd place: Trip To Walt Disney World/Village, Orlando, Florida New champion: $12,000 3rd place: Trip to Ingleside Inn, Palm Springs, California

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Heather Linda Chuck
$4,100 $12,200 $3,600
13 R,
3 W
29 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,900

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Game tape date: 1998-08-11
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