Show #3248 - Wednesday, October 21, 1998


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Ellen Yancey, a registered massage therapist from Dallas, Texas

Eric Mercaldo, an actor originally from Beechwood, New Jersey

Greg Sanders, a computer consultant from Springfield, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
The U.S. stationed its Pacific fleet in this harbor during the war
    $100 16
Ellen Glasgow set a trilogy of novels in this Virginia capital, fictionalizing it as "Queenborough"
    $100 1
His "Men In Black" single topped the U.K. charts but wasn't available as a commercial U.S. release
    $100 11
Talk show host David, or a varsity athlete
    $100 17
In rhyme, Polly put it on & Sukey took it off
    $100 19
The Fairchild Dictionary of Fashion says a sportshirt is any shirt a man wears without one of these
    $200 7
Important battles in this country included those at Anzio, Cassino & Salerno
    $200 21
Author who wrote, "What was it that so unnerved me in the contemplation of the house of Usher?"
    $200 2
This group's Brian Wilson adapted Chuck Berry's "Sweet Little Sixteen" as "Surfin' USA"
    $200 12
    $200 18
When CBS took this show off its schedule for 1998, it angered its viewers & its star Jane Seymour
    $200 20
Usual color of a chador, the almost all-covering robe worn by Muslim women
    $300 8
With 12 kills, Lydia Litvak was this country's top woman ace of WWII
    $300 22
Mr. Pecksniff in his "Martin Chuzzlewit" was such a hypocrite that pecksniffery became a synonym for hypocrisy
    $300 3
11 years after his last Top 20 solo hit, this "Sweet Caroline" singer had the third top-grossing tour of 1993
    $300 13
Famous 1939 movie role for Jack Haley
    $300 28
A tamale is traditionally cooked inside this; peel it off before eating
    $300 25
The oldest apparel trademark in America, Calvin & Ralph wore them
    DD: $1,000 9
The only "beach" in the D-Day invasion code-named for a U.S. city
    $400 23
This "Brave New World" author's "Eyeless In Gaza" features a man named Beavis, but no Butt-Head
    $400 4
In 1990 her "Justify My Love" became the first video by a major star to be banned by MTV
    $400 14
It's the chief reporter for a TV newscast
    $400 29
Used by male "strippers", it's the tool seen here
    $400 26
Style of socks named for a former county in Scotland
    $500 10
In early 1945, 6,800 Marines were killed while seizing Mount Suribachi & the rest of this island
    $500 24
Isadora Wing takes flight & disappears into the wild blue yonder in her novel "Any Woman's Blues"
    $500 5
In 1989 he re-recorded 8 of his classic hits for the film biography "Great Balls Of Fire!"
    $500 15
Agreeable term for one who approves of every suggestion made by a superior
    $500 30
Now in Oregon, it took off only once -- November 2, 1947 with Howard Hughes piloting
    $500 27
The British in India dyed their uniforms with coffee & curry powder & called them these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Greg Eric Ellen
$2,500 $400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Eric Ellen
$5,000 $500 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
We think this organ has over 12 billion neurons & 50 billion glial cells
    $200 1
A red maple leaf on a white background adorns its flag
    $200 8
This Mississippi native's high school activities included Speech Club, History Club & ROTC
    $200 14
This ocean has several trenches deeper than 30,000 feet, including Kuril, Tonga & Kamchatka
    $200 15
She opened as Eliza Doolittle on March 15, 1956
    $200 2
It's the last name of holography inventor Dennis, as well as of Eva & Zsa Zsa
    $400 13
The ancient Greeks believed the arteries transported this, not blood
    $400 29
Known as the Dannebrog, this country's flag has influenced the flag design of several other countries
    $400 9
1940's Harvard yearbook lists this man's intended vocation as law
    $400 20
The Chinese named this sea Huang Hai
    $400 16
Usumcasane in "Tamburlaine the Great" was played by this future starship captain
    $400 3
First name shared by Chilean poet Mistral & Argentinian tennis player Sabatini
    DD: $1,200 24
Depending on what they're doing, these body parts are called agonists or antagonists
    $600 28
The blue on this west African nation's flag represents the harbor at Freetown, the capital
    $600 10
This man's first name is misspelled "Donald" in his 1928 high school yearbook
    $600 21
In 1984 a hydroelectric generator was built in Nova Scotia to harness this bay's high tides
    $600 17
Peggy Cass played Agnes Gooch to this title character played by Rosalind Russell
    $600 4
Feel this material! It's a ridged fabric whose name comes from a coat of the Middle Ages
    $800 25
Sometimes called crystal-induced arthritis, it's caused by an excess of uric acid in the body
    $800 27
The South Korean flag has 4 Kwae symbols & this balance emblem
    $800 11
This leader's 1945 yearbook caption reads, "Distinguished student - will have a brilliant future."
    $800 22
Due to irrigation, this sea in Kazakhstan & Uzbekistan has shrunk by about 40% since the 1960s
    DD: $1,200 18
Susan Strasberg played this title character in 1956, Natalie Portman in 1997
    $800 5
Heard in the song "Pinhead", it's the slogan of punk rock legends The Ramones
    $1000 26
Organ removed in a cholecystectomy
    $1000 30
The design of this country's flag is credited to poet Zachris Topelius
    $1000 12
A 1996 plane crash claimed the life of this cabinet member, seen here in a 1962 college yearbook
    $1000 23
These falls on the Brazil-Argentina border are almost 4 times the width of Niagara Falls
    $1000 19
In 1956 this title Shaw "major" was played by Glynis Johns
    $1000 6
This type of viper has fangs nearly 2 inches long

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Eric Ellen
$4,200 $1,900 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the two Whig Party presidents who did not die in office

Final scores:

Greg Eric Ellen
$700 $100 $5,300
2nd place: Trip to Almond Beach Resort, Barbados 3rd place: Festina Megaquartz Watches New champion: $5,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Eric Ellen
$3,600 $1,900 $8,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
8 R,
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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Game tape date: 1998-09-01
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