Show #3241 - Monday, October 12, 1998

Melizza Zygmunt game 3.


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Alex Gershanik, an investment consultant from New Orleans, Louisiana

Margaret Boben, a homemaker & student from Fairhope, Alabama

Melizza Zygmunt, a stay-at-home mom from Valparaiso, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $16,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: A theme?)
    $100 17
It is said that the yellow on Chad's flag represents the sun & this desert
    $100 1
Petroleum as it comes to the surface is called this; that's why it has to be refined
    $100 6
Let it be on your "conchience" that conch shells are often used in place of this musical instrument
    $100 7
In 1976 a separatist party led by Rene Levesque came to power in this Canadian province
    $100 12
The Chiriqui, Mosquito & San Blas Gulfs engulf this country that's bisected by a canal
    $100 22
The previous Getty Museum, just south of this coastal community, will reopen to show antiquities
    $200 18
Adopted in 1929, the flag of this independent state includes the keys to heaven
    $200 2
This Procter & Gamble product has nearly a third of the U.S. facial moisturizer market
    $200 27
This shiny material also called nacre is the inner layer of mollusk shells
    $200 8
In 1976 he appeared in "Car Wash" & "Silver Streak" & won a comedy album Grammy
    $200 13
1 of the 2 gulfs branching from the north end of the Red Sea
    $200 23
At the new Getty Center, admission is free, but you need $5 & a reservation to do this
    $300 19
The stripe pattern on Mexico's flag was inspired by this European country's tricolor
    $300 3
A long waterproof garment for sailors in sou'westers
    $300 28
Shells seen here & found in "Mary, Mary Quite Contrary"'s garden
    $300 9
Bjorn Borg won his first Wimbledon, but this American rival remained ranked No. 1
    $300 14
In bestial southern France, Berre Lagoon leads to the Gulf of Lion, an inlet of this sea
    $300 24
One of the largest paintings at the Getty is Ensor's 1888 "Entry of Christ Into" this Belgian capital
    DD: $500 20
Constellation on Papua New Guinea's flag; the country used to be part of Australia
    $400 4
"Beds Are Burning" was a 1988 hit from this rock band led by Peter Garrett
    $400 29
The family of shells seen here is called by the name of this Mediterranean fruit
    $400 10
As well as Mao Tse-tung, China lost this man, premier from 1949
    $400 15
The Gulf of Martaban on this country's coast receives the waters of the Rangoon River
    $400 25
The Getty calls its 110 acres of galleries & institutions this, like the grounds of a college
    $500 21
The fact this South American country's flag has different designs on each side is an easy Asuncion to make
    $500 5
Familiar phrase meaning to calm a tense situation
    $500 30
These mollusks are famous for the tenacity for which they cling to rocks
    $500 11
Yoni Netanyahu, brother of the future prime minister, led Israel's hostage rescue at this Uganda airport
    $500 16
Gulfport, a city of 41,000 in this state, is named for its location on the Gulf of Mexico
    $500 26
Type of chest seen here in the Getty collection; those of the Getty trust are quite full

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Melizza Margaret Alex
$600 $300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melizza Margaret Alex
$2,300 -$100 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: There were some that are unknown, but our researchers have found them out!)
    $200 21
Named for Columbus, one of these ice masses stretches for 40 miles near Valdez, Alaska
    $200 3
A banjo's body is round; a balalaika's is this shape
    $200 8
"Sleeping Murder", her last Miss Jane Marple novel, was published posthumously in 1976
    $200 26
The name of this language spoken in Tanzania comes from an Arabic word meaning "of the coast"
    $200 1
Santa's Little Helper, the Simpson family dog, is this breed of racing dog
    $200 16
Unbalanced dwarf who shares his name with a Patsy Cline hit
    $400 22
Chris was honored by this NASA program's first vehicle launched into orbit in 1981
    $400 4
If you're a beginning clarinetist, you should use a "soft" one of these
    $400 9
In 1997 he published "Comanche Moon", a prequel to his "Lonesome Dove"
    DD: $700 2
(Hi, I'm Fred Savage.) In an episode of "Working", I pick up Danica McKellar, who played this "Wonder Years" character
    $400 17
The name of this cheap, ungenerous dwarf is found in a famous Greta Garbo line in "Anna Christie"
    $600 23
City where the Ivy League school named for Columbus is located
    $600 5
The crwth is a stringed instrument from this cntry
    $600 10
He dedicated his novel "Myra Breckenridge" to novelist & playwright Christopher Isherwood
    $600 13
Alice left New Jersey to be a singer but ended up as a waitress at his Phoenix diner
    $600 18
An exuberant dwarf, or one of Ken Kesey's "pranksters"
    DD: $1,000 24
It's the capital of the South American country named for Columbus
    $800 6
This bass tuba was suggested by & named for a turn of the century American bandmaster & march king
    $800 11
Novels by this political conservative include "See You Later, Alligator" & "Marco Polo, If You Can"
    $800 14
In the final episode of their original animated series, these 2 title characters "Are Dead"
    $800 19
The name of this dwarf, a cousin of Sleepy, is a British word for diaper
    $1000 25
James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio; Carson McCullers' birthplace is Columbus in this state
    $1000 7
In England it was the chaste name for the square-shaped harpsichord
    $1000 12
In 1997 he put his "Spenser" books on hold to introduce a new protagonist, Jesse Stone in "Night Passage"
    $1000 15
One of vampire-slaying Buffy's friends is this shy girl, played by Alyson Hannigan
    $1000 20
Snow White mistrusts this beaming dwarf who shares his name with John le Carre's title spy, George

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melizza Margaret Alex
$5,500 $1,100 $400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex Trebek: Nothing about Columbus!)
Last name shared by 2 third party U.S. presidential candidates who ran 20 yrs. apart & each got over a million votes

Final scores:

Melizza Margaret Alex
$6,500 $100 $0
3-day champion: $23,200 2nd place: Trip to Lofts Hotel, Columbus, Ohio 3rd place: Jaguar Friendship Watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melizza Margaret Alex
$5,300 $1,000 $1,100
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
8 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $7,400

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Game tape date: 1998-08-12
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