Show #3245 - Friday, October 16, 1998


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Tim DeLamatre, a multimedia engineer from Mountain View, California

Tammy Talpas, an engineering secretary originally from Austin, Texas

Diane Green, a travel consultant from Seattle, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 18
In 1998 Israel celebrated its 50th anniversary & this Leon Uris book celebrated its 40th
    $100 1
It's a leading tin producer; fish fights are all the rage; it's the country formerly known as Siam
    $100 6
When playing the video form of this game, go for the big win, a royal flush
    $100 13
Babushka means this relative, or the scarf she might tie under her chin
    $100 23
Hole, rough, fairway, green
    $100 11
It's the horrific "monster" seen here
    $200 19
With "Pandora", she recently began a new series of vampire tales
    $200 2
Alpacas are bred for wool there; Singani is a favorite drink; the National Museum of Arts is in La Paz
    $200 9
In craps if you bet "pass" & throw either of these numbers on the come out roll, you win
    $200 14
An apparatchik was a bureaucrat in this organization that once numbered 15 million
    $200 29
Fly, crease, cuff, waistband
    $200 24
Seen here is the not-so-horrific star of this "tasty" horror-comedy show
    $300 20
In 1997 this author returned to his roots with "Wobegon Boy"
    $300 3
It's about the same size as Washington, D.C.; it's a principality; it's next to Switzerland
    $300 10
You can win at blackjack with this method explained by Edward Thorp; don't get caught
    $300 15
It's the drink most commonly tossed back with "na zdorovie", "to your health"
    $300 28
Shuttle, beater, weft, warp, cloth roller
    DD: $900 12
(Hi, I'm Stephen King, Master of Horror.) In this 1979 film, Marlon Brando's character declares "The horror!... The horror!"
    $400 21
In addition to techno-thrillers, he's also written such nonfiction works as "Submarine" & "Fighter Wing"
    $400 4
Sandals are popular there; many of the people speak Dinka; the second largest city is Khartoum
    $400 8
In 1989 Iowa became the first state to legalize modern mobile casinos on these
    $400 16
Soviet shoppers often spent hours in one of these, an "ochered"
    $400 27
Screw base, inert gas, pinch, support, filament
    $400 25
They're the happy horror homemakers seen here
    $500 22
E.L. Doctorow's novel "The Book of Daniel" was based on the espionage trial of this couple
    $500 5
Its official language is Malay; Bandar Seri Begawan is its capital; its head of state is a sultan
    $500 7
Term for the 2-wheeled buggy pulled by a trotter in harness racing
    $500 17
Meaning "union", it's the name of the spacecraft that docked with Apollo in 1975
    $500 30
Crest, weights, chain, pendulum, moon dial
    $500 26
This 1931 film seen here could have been called "The Two Faces of Frederic March"

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

Diane Tammy Tim
$400 $500 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Tammy Tim
$900 $1,800 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will give you the quotation, you have to identify the speaker, the one whom the quotation has been attributed.)
    $200 16
Much of this man's 1796 farewell address was Alexander Hamilton's work
    $200 4
To keep his equipment safe, this Venetian "cabbie" could store it in a pole vault
    $200 1
"How sweet the sound" of this song, the title of a 1972 Aretha Franklin gospel album
    $200 7
The pot-bellied species of these can grow to over 100 pounds, others up to 1,000
    $200 21
"Everybody wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant"
    $400 17
Written in the 1860s, they allow a fallen boxer 10 seconds to get up again
    $400 12
The lad who serves the officers on a ship, or a 1994 film role for Chris Elliott
    $400 27
She had affairs with Roberto Rossellini & harmonica player Larry Adler while married to Peter Lindstrom
    $400 2
A gospel brunch is an attraction at the various branches of this "house" that started in Cambridge, Mass.
    $400 8
The reticulated one of these may live 20 years & grow to 30 feet
    $400 22
"It ain't over till it's over"
    $600 18
Pope John XXIII addressed "Pacem in terris", one of these letters, "To all men of good will"
    $600 13
Slang for a deckhand from his use of a mop, not a Q-Tip
    $600 26
Queen Catherine Howard went from headstrong to headless when she cheated on this king in 1541
    $600 3
A 1987 PBS series about the civil rights movement took its title from the gospel song "Keep Your Eyes On" this
    $600 9
This strutting bird held sacred in India makes a nice watchdog, er....watchbird
    DD: $1,700 23
"You furnish the pictures & I'll furnish the war"
    $800 19
Muhammad promulgated the constitution of this city soon after he fled there from Mecca
    $800 14
He's the agent on a ship who's responsible for the passengers' money & valuables
    $800 5
He made his name in '50s gospel before "twisting the night away" as a pop superstar
    $800 10
The African pigmy type of this is sold as a pet; the "Sonic" one as a video game
    $800 24
"My forefathers didn't come over on the Mayflower, but they met the boat"
    $1000 20
In the 1809 treaty of this fort, the U.S. acquired 2.5 million acres from Indiana's Indians
    $1000 15
The grinder on a yacht doesn't make coffee, but turns the handle on one of these to trim the sails
    $1000 28
This diplomat was pushing 70 when his wife Emma took up with naval hero Horatio Nelson
    DD: $1,000 6
Fittingly, in 1962 this female singer won the first gospel Grammy
    $1000 11
Medieval monks dined on these flat-tailed aquatic rodents, saying as fish, they could be eaten on fast days
    $1000 25
"Between 2 evils, I always pick the one I've never tried before"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Tammy Tim
$400 $4,000 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the longest-running prime time sports show in the history of network television

Final scores:

Diane Tammy Tim
$800 $7,801 $7,000
3rd place: Festina Chrono Titanium Watches New champion: $7,801 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Victoria, Palmas de Majorca, Spain

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Diane Tammy Tim
$3,100 $4,000 $4,800
11 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
4 W
21 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,900

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Game tape date: 1998-08-12
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