Show #3247 - Tuesday, October 20, 1998


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Debra Winterton, a graduate student from Seattle, Washington

Greg Sanders, a computer consultant from Springfield, Illinois

Tammy Talpas, an engineering secretary originally from Austin, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 4
In its last chapter, the hero tells his father, "Love means never having to say you're sorry"
    $100 25
Close proverbially counts in this sport, but a ringer counts the most
    $100 18
In '06 these events devastated San Francisco in April & Valparaiso, Chile in August
    $100 9
Number of nursery rhyme blackbirds baked in a pie divided by number of nursery rhyme blind mice
    $100 16
The U.S. uses the Swiss embassy in Iran to conduct business & the Polish embassy in this neighboring country
    $100 1
This form of billiards uses 15 red balls & 6 colored balls
    $200 5
Ralph survives on the island but Piggy is less lucky in this William Golding classic
    $200 26
Justin Huish of the U.S. took a bow when he won a gold in this sport at the 1996 Olympics
    $200 19
Blind in one eye, Frank McGee scored 14 goals in one game to win this trophy for Ottawa in '05
    DD: $500 10
Number of ounces in a standard avoirdupois pound divided by number of cups in a gallon
    $200 17
Say so long to Sarajevo; the U.S. has been warning people about visiting this country since 1992
    $200 2
Oscar-nominated film in which Dustin Hoffman played both Michael Dorsey & Dorothy Michaels
    $300 6
Albert Camus' French work "L' Etranger" has been translated as "The Outsider", but more commonly as this
    $300 27
Now a sport that can include a 10,000 foot free fall to a target, the equipment dates back to 1797
    $300 20
This barbershop favorite was a campaign song for "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald
    $300 11
It's the square root of the square root of 81
    $300 22
In June 1997 the U.S. closed its embassy in Brazzaville in this country & advises you not to visit
    $300 3
In 1967 the Rascals were doing this "Down a crowded avenue, doin' anything we'd like to do"
    $400 14
Norman Mailer was just 25 when this 1948 bestseller, his first novel, was published
    $400 28
Its center should be 5 feet, 8 inches off the tavern floor & you can stand 7 feet, 9 1/4 inches away from it
    $400 21
It began in '01 & the train of the same name began running from NYC to Chicago in '02
    $400 12
Total number of U.S. representatives times total number of U.S. senators
    $400 23
If you decide to go to this country (against U.S. wishes), really avoid the city of Cali
    $400 7
Meaning the lot, pack or crowd, it's often paired with kit
    $500 15
Saul Bellow's title characters include Herzog, Humboldt & this man, "The Rain King"
    $500 29
The target in this Italian sport, also known as lawn bowls, is called the jack
    $500 13
It's the number you get when you raise 10 to the fifth power
    $500 24
With tensions between Ethiopia & this country mounting, the State Dept. warned Americans to get out
    $500 8
From the Tamil language for "curl", it's a cigar with square-cut ends

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

Tammy Greg Debra
$1,600 $200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tammy Greg Debra
$2,800 $200 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you a choice.)
    $200 6
Composer baptized with the given names Joannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus
    $200 16
This man shared a Nobel Prize with his wife Marie
    $200 24
Mizen Head, this country's southernmost mainland point, lies in County Cork & that's no blarney
    $200 8
Born in Norway, he coached the Fighting Irish
    $200 1
Al Pacino, for "Scent of a Woman"; Robert Downey Jr., for "Chaplin"; Denzel Washington, for "Malcolm X"
    $200 14
He pushed for a New Deal in 1932 & appealed to the "forgotten man at the bottom of the economic pyramid"
    $400 7
Shakespeare mentioned this folk tune attributed to Henry VIII in "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
    $400 17
He was one of the early card-carrying members (of the Communist Party) before "getting the axe"
    $400 26
Seixas Point, the easternmost point on the mainland of the Americas, lies in this country
    $400 9
You might be ticked off if you catch this disease caused by the microorganism rickettsia rickettii
    $400 2
Tom Cruise, for "Jerry Maguire"; Geoffrey Rush, for "Shine"; Ralph Fiennes, for "The English Patient"
    $400 15
Jack Dempsey in 1926 & Ronald Reagan in 1981 quipped they "forgot to" do this
    $600 13
The stringed instrument played sitting cross-legged on the floor, sometimes with a tabla, an Indian drum
    $600 18
Born in Scotland, this author spent time in the United States & the South Seas
    DD: $1,000 27
Only 4 nations lie south of 40 degrees south latitude: Australia, New Zealand, Argentina & this one
    $600 10
The Stray Cats revived this kind of rock in 1982
    $600 3
Brad Pitt, for "12 Monkeys"; James Cromwell, for "Babe"; Kevin Spacey, for "The Usual Suspects"
    $600 20
In this Eagles song, "Some dance to remember, some dance to forget"
    $800 25
The 3 clef signs in current use are C, F & this, also known as treble
    $800 19
This woman's silent films include "The Torrent" & "Flesh And The Devil"
    $800 11
The L.A. Thunderbirds could tell you 2 bruising teams on skates lap each other to score in this sport
    $800 4
Jodie Foster, for "Nell"; Jessica Lange, for "Blue Sky"; Winona Ryder, for "Little Women"
    $800 21
In this 1945 Hitchcock classic, Gregory Peck doesn't remember if he committed a murder
    $1000 22
A victim of friendly fire, this man was born in Clarksburg in what is now West Virginia
    $1000 12
"Sow" these at breakfast, but make sure they've been hulled & steamed
    $1000 5
Robert Loggia, for "Jagged Edge"; Eric Roberts, for "Runaway Train"; Don Ameche, for "Cocoon"
    $1000 23
You probably forgot you knew this word was Greek for "forgetfulness"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tammy Greg Debra
$5,400 $7,600 $1,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Oh boy!)
It means "relating to the motion of projectiles", or "very angry"

Final scores:

Tammy Greg Debra
$2,201 $4,399 $100
2nd place: Daewoo TV/VCR Combo & Direct TV Satellite System New champion: $4,399 3rd place: Ducane Par-T-Grill

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tammy Greg Debra
$5,100 $8,600 $1,100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1998-09-01
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