Show #3243 - Wednesday, October 14, 1998

Melizza Zygmunt game 5.


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David Glickman, a chairman and CEO of an investment firm from Chicago, Illinois

Diane Green, a travel consultant from Seattle, Washington

Melizza Zygmunt, a stay-at-home mom from Valparaiso, Indiana (whose 4-day cash winnings total $23,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
Manuel de Falla wrote a suite called "Nights in the Gardens of" this Iberian country
    $100 17
The wildflower called bloodroot oozes a poisonous sap of this color
    $100 1
This city's Circus Maximus hippodrome could hold 250,000 people, about 1/4 of its population
    $100 14
("Canadian Mountie")
    $100 2
Now semi-retired, this odd cartoonist got his start at the San Francisco Chronicle in 1979
    $100 24
Proverbially speaking, "birds of a feather" do this
    $200 8
This master of Baroque music composed his 6 "French Suites" for clavichord in the 1720s
    $200 20
As director John Waters could tell you, it's a common hue for flamingos
    $200 12
From 434 to 445 Bleda ruled the Huns jointly with this man, his brother
    $200 15
(alliterative Hanna-Barbera pooch)
    $200 3
He appeared with Tom Hanks in "Forrest Gump" & "Apollo 13", & with Nicolas Cage in "Snake Eyes"
    $200 25
In a famous 1962 film, Gregory Peck says it's "a sin to" do this
    $300 9
This composer who took us to Seville in "Carmen" evoked Italy in the suite "Roma"
    $300 21
As far as we know, this heron of the genus Ardea isn't a "people eater"
    $300 13
Early Lydian coins were made from electrum, an alloy of silver & this
    $300 16
("Have no fear...")
    $300 4
This South African won golf's Masters Tournament in 1961
    $300 28
Something very rare is "as scarce as" these poultry features (that don't exist)
    DD: $400 10
This famous 1892 Tchaikovsky suite features the "Miniature Overture"
    $400 22
It's the color of a venemous "recluse spider" also called the fiddleback
    $400 26
This highest civil office of old Venice originated in the 7th century & got its first palace in 814
    $400 18
(Dog who sounds like his name)
    $400 5
This South Dakota native was the golden-toned voice of TV's "Laugh-In"
    $400 29
It's the kind of broad view that reminds us of frozen food guy Clarence
    $500 11
It's no tabloid rumor: this composer of the "Grand Canyon Suite" also wrote a "Tabloid Suite"
    $500 23
Colorful name of the evergreen seen here
    $500 27
Under this Latin name, the island once called Albion went on to "rule the waves"
    $500 19
(Cecil's partner)
    $500 6
A Russian chess grandmaster, this man lost to a computer in 1997

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

Melizza Diane David
$900 -$200 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melizza Diane David
$1,700 $1,100 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Goat Island separates it into Horseshoe Falls & American Falls
    $200 24
"My little horse must think it queer to stop without a farmhouse near"
    $200 11
"Joy of Cooking" says dogfish is a classic part of this British staple dish served with vinegar
    $200 6
"Iron Mike"
    $200 16
In early 1774 Cook came within 300 miles of discovering this continent
    $200 26
Start praying now; it's the day at the end of the world when God settles accounts
    $400 2
At 3,110', Tugela Falls in this country's Kwazulu-Natal province is the world's 2nd highest waterfall
    $400 25
"The best laid schemes o' mice & men gang aft a-gley"
    $400 12
The "lemon" type of this flatfish is called that even before it's cooked in citrus juice
    $400 7
"The Golden Bear"
    $400 17
Because of the affability of the natives, Cook named the islands now known as Tonga this
    $400 27
Known as hump day, this day of the week is named for the Norse god of war
    $600 3
Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Moriarty went over these Swiss falls; only Holmes survived
    $600 19
"In the world of mules there are no rules"
    $600 13
If your pasta overwhelms the taste of this fish, you'd say "The penne is mightier than" it
    $600 8
"The Say Hey Kid"
    $600 18
The strait between this country's 2 main islands was named after someone Cook knew....himself
    $600 28
Al Pacino angrily bursts into a New York bank in this 1975 film about hostage-taking
    DD: $700 4
It lies on Auyan-Tepui Mountain in Venezuela
    $800 20
"Water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink"
    $800 14
If you fried this fish up for the same-named hero of an opera, he might say it was the "Bess" he ever had
    $800 9
"The Refrigerator"
    $800 22
Cook was in this island group when he was killed on Valentine's Day in 1779
    $800 29
It was the beginning of the end for the Nazis on this "designated" day
    $1000 5
The Khone Cataract on this river in Laos discharges the largest volume of water of any falls
    $1000 21
"I met a traveler from an antique land who said: Two vast & trunkless legs of stone stand in the desert"
    DD: $2,000 15
The source of the finest caviar, this fish is also good to fillet & saute
    $1000 10
    $1000 23
In 1768 Cook set off to Tahiti with a group of scientists to observe the transit of this planet
    $1000 30
This 1983 ABC TV movie provoked angry debate with its depiction of nuclear devastation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melizza Diane David
$6,500 $10,200 $3,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I lived through it!)
The name "Beatles" was inspired by the backup group of this singer

Final scores:

Melizza Diane David
$5,500 $13,000 $100
2nd place: Daewoo 19-inch Color TV with built-in VCR & Broyhill Entertainment Armoire New champion: $13,000 3rd place: Store of Knowledge Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melizza Diane David
$6,500 $9,300 $3,700
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 1998-08-12
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