Show #3250 - Friday, October 23, 1998


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Nancy Di Marino, a special education teacher from Loudonville, New York

Ben Huston, a pilot from Bolivar, Texas

Jamie Phillippe, a customer service representative from Baton Rouge, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Things that have started wars.)
    $100 1
The sinking of the U.S. battleship Maine
    $100 6
Entreatments that precede "Thank You"
    $100 9
In the winter (!) of 1857 Randolph Marcy led a heroic march across these Colorado mountains
    $100 14
She gained mass exposure on "The Tonight Show" in 1966 but had a falling-out with Johnny Carson 20 years later
    $100 20
"Honest Abe" was the first U.S. chief executive from this political party
    $100 21
This tearful tough guy seen here finally won the big award in 1970
    $200 2
The attack on Fort Sumter
    $200 7
Run the flag up one to take a survey on how many people would salute
    $200 10
In 1755 John Finley tempted this young wagoneer with tales of Kentucky lands he'd seen
    DD: $500 15
(Hi, I'm Dan Cortese.) In 1993 I filled Martin Milner's shoes in a new version of this show about 2 guys & a Corvette"
    $200 22
This country's controversial new prime minister Vajpayee is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party
    $200 23
It's the artistic finished product depicting a woman crying seen here
    $300 3
The abduction of Helen by Paris
    $300 8
Thick as a brick or dings in a fender
    $300 11
Nathaniel Pitt Langford explored & became the first superintendent of this first U.S. national park
    $300 16
1997 ads for ABC used slogans like "Scientists say we use 10% of" this; "that's way too much"
    $300 28
This party took power in England after 18 years on the sidelines when Tony Blair won in 1997
    $300 24
A tear or two "tracked" down this man's face when his golden dream was realized
    $400 4
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
    $400 19
Fall back to plant again
    $400 12
A "hole" in Wyoming is named for this 19th century explorer & mountain man
    $400 17
In 1951 Milton Berle signed a 30-year contract with this network at $200,000 per annun
    $400 29
A Conservative Party member in Canada or a loyalist during the American Revolution
    $400 25
Until exposed as a fake, the Spanish statue seen here reportedly cried tears of this
    $500 5
The 1982 invasion of the Malvinas Islands, as the invaders called them
    $500 27
A speck of dust or the area around a castle
    $500 13
In 1631 Luke Foxe proved Hudson Bay doesn't lead to this much-sought waterway
    $500 18
Elizabeth Taylor voiced the first word spoken by this young Simpson: "Daddy"
    $500 30
Pat Choate was Ross Perot's running mate for this party in 1996
    $500 26
It's the sad country where the photo was taken in 1940

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

Jamie Ben Nancy
$1,100 $2,400 -$600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Ben Nancy
$2,500 $3,300 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Appropriately, this stormy drama opens with a storm & a shipwreck
    $200 17
A Hanes ad says you can't have this NBA star's game, rings or fame, but you can have his underwear
    $200 1
Jean Stapleton played this towering American on the big screen in "Eleanor, First Lady of the World"
    $200 11
The musical about this "Two-Faced" London killer is so popular it has its own website
    $200 12
Look out "B" low country
    $400 7
"Umabatha", a Zulu version of this play, moves the setting from Scotland to Africa
    $400 18
He became the highest-ranking American at the U.N. in 1955 when he was named undersecretary
    $400 2
She's the biblical seductress brought to sizzling life on the big screen here
    $400 22
Emphasize the Au in Australia, home of the Kalgoorlie Super Pit Mine for this
    $400 13
Strait through Istanbul
    DD: $1,500 8
Richmond exults, "The bloody dog is dead" after killing this king at Bosworth Field
    DD: $500 19
In 1961 this soprano made her debut with the Metropolitan in "Il Trovatore"
    $600 3
Scenes from a 1972 film in which Simon Ward played this British prime minister include one in a Boer prison
    $600 23
Wieliezka, Poland is famous for these, also a metaphor for toil & drudgery
    $600 14
French French
volcanic volcanic
island island
    $800 9
In Act V of "Pericles", this Roman goddess of the hunt appears to Pericles in a vision
    $800 20
This famous poet seen here was San Francisco's first female streetcar conductor
    $800 4
He's the 20th century risk taker whose life is dramatized here:

"We must restore out Egyptian pride..."
    $800 26
Though it also produces lead, it's basically this metal "or zwim" for Alaska's Red Dog Mine
    $800 27
Fairy tale characters meet dire fates in this Stephen Sondheim musical; how "Grimm"!
    $800 15
"Common" place city
    $1000 10
In other words, this bawdy battle of the sexes could be called "A Termagant's Domestication"
    $1000 21
Before her election to the Senate, she served 10 years in the Illinois House of Representatives
    $1000 5
Spike Lee's film leads up to this famous "March" on Washington:

"I am your father, you are my son, so let's get on the bus, okay?"
    $1000 24
1/2 mile deep & 2 1/2 wide, the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine in this western state is busy as a "beehive"
    $1000 25
Velma & her fellow murderesses sing the "Cell Block Tango" in this Bob Fosse musical
    $1000 16
Cream center of Germany

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jamie Ben Nancy
$7,500 $4,700 -$200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In July 1998 it became the third nation to launch an interplanetary craft

Final scores:

Jamie Ben Nancy
$12,201 $1 -$200
2-day champion: $16,201 2nd place: Trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 3rd place: Pinseeker Golf Clubs

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jamie Ben Nancy
$7,100 $4,700 $300
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
5 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,100

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Game tape date: 1998-09-01
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