Show #3255 - Friday, October 30, 1998

Juliet Wiley game 5.


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Katie Clark, a choir accompanist from Gastonia, North Carolina

Michael Plank, a law student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Juliet Wiley, a stay-at-home mom from Plano, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $30,749)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The magazine.)
    $100 12
Dating back at least 100 years, "drowning the shamrock", or going drinking, is a tradition on this holiday
    $100 25
In 1998 the magazine told of efforts to liquify this "cleanest of fossil fuels" for use in cars
    $100 1
This film about a flying elephant inspired a ride at Disneyland
    $100 3
"Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears"
    $100 19
Oliver Stone won an Oscar for his story about one of these title units in which he served in Vietnam
    $100 2
It's the casino game in which you'd hear someone say "Hit me"
    $200 13
Secretary of State William H. Seward is honored on the last Monday in March in this state
    $200 26
SA's website's "Ask the Experts" column answers key questions like "Why does bruised fruit turn" this color
    $200 17
Chim-Chim Cheree! This film featuring chimney sweeps swept up 13 Oscar nominations
    $200 4
"Good-night, good-night! Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say good-night till it be morrow"
    $200 22
From the medieval Latin for "army", it's a large fleet like the one Admiral Howard faced in 1588
    $200 8
It's the creature seen here who's particularly hard on her mate
    $300 14
Called the greatest 2 minutes in sports, it takes place on the first Saturday in May
    $300 28
Magazine contributor Steven Chu won a Nobel Prize for slowing atoms with these light beams
    $300 18
This 1961 film was the first to feature a magical substance called Flubber
    $300 5
"Eye of newt and toe of frog, wool of bat and tongue of dog"
    $300 23
3 brigades under 1 headquarters, or a math function
    $300 9
The Green Hornet's car, or Anna Sewell's horse
    $400 15
An ancient symbol of abundance, the cornucopia is often attached to this American holiday
    $400 29
A steamy 1998 issue reports on sexual attraction in the orange sulphur species of this colorful insect
    $400 20
Much of the music for this 1959 film, including the song "Once Upon A Dream" was adapted from an 1890 ballet
    $400 6
"Neither a borrower nor a lender be"
    $400 24
A group of cavalry, whether A, B, or "F"
    $400 10
Early in his career, Burt Reynolds played Quint Asper, one of these on "Gunsmoke"
    $500 16
This city's Mississippi River Art Fair is held in the Mark Twain Historic District
    $500 30
To physicists, SOHO isn't a neighborhood but an observatory orbiting this body
    $500 21
Among the babes in "Babes in Toyland" are Ann Jillian as Bo Peep & this Mouseketeer as Mary Contrary
    DD: $600 7
"The quality of mercy is not strained, it droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath"
    $500 27
Mod or not, it's usually 10 infantrymen headed by a staff sergeant
    $500 11
Yo-ho, yo-ho! His real name was believed to be Edward Teach

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

Juliet Michael Katie
$700 $500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet Michael Katie
$1,700 $2,700 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of Halloween, but this category has to do with the other kind of spooks, the spies.)
    $200 19
Preferring to go where the rain turns to snow, he wintered in Schruns while writing "The Sun Also Rises"
    $200 22
Scholars link Egyptian creation myths to the sun apparently fertilizing this river's slime
    $200 1
This pitcher's "Orel" history continued in '98 with a new team, the Giants
    $200 6
Though derived from the same plant as opium, these seeds are non-narcotic
    $200 13
It's the only letter in "piano" that corresponds to a piano key
    $200 3
This spy came a long way from her origins as the daughter of a Dutch hatter
    $400 27
Capital of Tyrol, it has hosted 2 Winter Olympics
    $400 23
According to the King James Version, God's first words quoted in the book of Genesis
    $400 2
In 1998 she turned 40 & played a 40-year-old in "How Stella Got Her Groove Back"
    $400 7
The scientific name of this herb is Mentha piperita
    $400 14
Of the 2 types of piano keys in a Paul McCartney-Stevie Wonder hit, it's what G-flat is
    $400 4
Teddy Roosevelt's grandson, CIA man Kermit, kept the Shah of this country on his throne in 1953
    DD: $1,000 28
This English king was held prisoner in 1193 in a castle above Durnstein, Austria
    $600 24
In some Native American myths, this animal helps a deity create the world, with no help from the Acme Co.
    DD: $600 5
(Hi, I'm Franklin Diaz-Chang, an astronaut on board the Space Shuttle Discovery.) Oct. 1, 1998 is the 40th birthday of this government agency
    $600 8
This aromatic leaf, used to flavor meat, soups & stews, comes from a laurel tree
    $600 15
A 6-string guitar has 2 strings tuned to this note, each corresponding to a piano key
    $600 16
Cuban refugee Antonio Prohias drew this MAD Magazine comic strip for 29 years
    $800 25
Africa's Fulani people, who are cattle herders, say everything came from a drop of this
    $800 11
A short called "Frankenweenie" helped launch the career of this "Edward Scissorhands" director
    $800 9
During the Middle Ages, merchants who adulterated this expensive yellow spice were burnt at the stake
    $800 20
They're adjacent on the keyboard as well as in an abbreviation for a popular format of recorded music
    $800 17
Spy Richard Sorge warned this Russian leader of Germany's WWII invasion but was ignored
    $1000 26
To the ancient Greeks, it was a void from which Nyx & Erebus emerged; in English it's a disordered mess
    $1000 12
Damon, Marlon & Kim's big brother, he turned 40 on June 8
    $1000 10
Referring to their shape, these fragrant buds take their name from the Latin word for "nail"
    $1000 21
It's the key the French call "Le do du milieu du piano"
    $1000 18
In the early '70s East German spy Gunter Guillaume infiltrated the office of this West German chancellor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Juliet Michael Katie
$7,300 $5,500 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Happy Halloween, I'm Janet Leigh.) In a 1953 film my then husband played this man, who died on Halloween in 1926; I played his wife Bess

Final scores:

Juliet Michael Katie
$3,300 $0 $7,600
2nd place: Trip to "Shipwreck '98" festival on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California 3rd place: Trip to "Knott's Scary Farm" in Buena Park, California New champion: $7,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Juliet Michael Katie
$8,300 $6,100 $4,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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Game tape date: 1998-09-03
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