Show #3257 - Tuesday, November 3, 1998


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Allen Upchurch, a mathematics teacher from Camden, South Carolina

Jessica Ginsburg, an executive assistant from Stamford, Connecticut

Sinan Turnacioglu, a medical student from East Brunswick, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
16 degrees Celsius is roughly 61 degrees on this scale
    $100 12
Joseph & Edward Tetley opened a shop to sell this product in 1837
    $100 1
It was the last decade in which Cher didn't have a Top 40 hit
    $100 11
The Mosquito Gulf & the Gulf of Venezuela are among the gulfs lying along this sea
    $100 17
To go next to your piece of the Berlin Wall, you can buy a lump of coal from this ship that sank in 1912
    $100 4
    $200 23
The name of this storm with winds over 74 mph comes from the West Indies Taino word for "evil spirit"
    $200 16
Antonin Careme created Charlotte Russe & this sour-creamed meat dish for Czar Alexander I
    $200 2
Of a steamroller, airplane or 2 U.S. cities, it was what the group Buffalo Springfield was named after
    $200 13
This sea was named for an ancient Roman port near Venice
    $200 18
In World War I, the women who had this job were known as "Hello Girls"
    $200 5
"Rig Vote"
    $300 24
It's the 7-letter term for the common cloud type seen here
    $300 19
This Boston company introduced its canned deviled ham in 1867
    DD: $300 3
(Hi, I'm Melissa Joan Hart.) My mother took my name Melissa from a song by this band featuring Duane & Gregg
    $300 14
The island of Taiwan separates this sea into east & south divisions
    $300 26
Before taking the Russian throne in 1762, she changed her name, her language & her religion
    $300 6
"Shy Cop"
    $400 25
A boundary between 2 dissimilar air masses, it may be cold, warm or stationary
    $400 20
Antoine Alciatore opened his restaurant on St. Louis Street in this city in 1840
    $400 9
"The Truth" is part of his 4-CD "Crystal Ball" set
    $400 15
Bab El Mandeb, Arabic for "Gate of Tears", connects the Gulf of Aden with this colorful sea
    $400 27
Alessandro Alessandroni was the performer who added this to the music in "A Fistful of Dollars"
    $400 7
"Bed Shirt"
    $500 28
Weather records are preserved in these, such as Mendenhall; a drill can pull out 160,000 years of data
    $500 21
Pair who sold the first roasted coffee in cans in 1878
    $500 10
In 1982 it was "Business As Usual" for this "Who Can It Be Now?" group from down under
    $500 29
Though he wrote about 40 plays in all, only 11, including "Clouds" & "Frogs", survive intact
    $500 8
"Laid From Red Rum"

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

Sinan Jessica Allen
$1,100 $700 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sinan Jessica Allen
$2,200 $1,900 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I will give you the dynasty, you have to identify the country.)
    $200 12
This crafter of murder mysteries seen here caused a mystery herself by vanishing for 10 days in 1926
    $200 18
Like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson married a fetching widow with this first name
    $200 2
    $200 26
Michigan football legend Glenn E. Schembechler is better known by this nickname
    $200 3
Gum-chewers might know this is the weapon seen here
    $200 1
This unselfish guy's story is told in Luke 10
    $400 13
"A Mind for Murder" & "A Taste for Death" are works by this author whose first names are Phyllis Dorothy
    $400 19
Little did Thomas' daughter Patsy know she'd be played by Gwyneth Paltrow in "Jefferson in" this city
    $400 4
    $400 27
SI called Pat Summitt, coach of this school's women's basketball team, "The Wizard of Knoxville"
    $400 14
Used by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater, it's the make of pistol seen here
    $400 8
This groovy song was a Top 10 hit for the Beach Boys in 1966
    $600 20
In this "little" Lillian Hellman play, Regina withholds Horace's medicine & coldly watches him die
    $600 22
Thomas' first grandchild, Anne, was born, married & buried at this hilltop home
    $600 5
    $600 28
Former Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer moved south in 1994 to take over this pro football team
    $600 15
Seen here, this weapon "heats up" the action in caves & pillboxes
    $600 9
One of her popular books about chimps is titled "In The Shadow of Man"
    $800 21
This female P.I. investigates murder & mayhem in books by Sara Paretsky
    $800 23
The 1804 death of daughter Polly led Thomas to reconciliation with this family, Abigail first
    $800 6
    $800 29
With the Chicago Bulls, he was the guiding force behind the best single-season record in NBA history
    $800 16
The firing mechanism of this classic gun seen here gives it its name
    $800 10
It's the famous geographic feature indicated here
    DD: $1,000 25
This author seen here is famous for creating a "monstrous" killer
    $1000 24
Some biographers believe Thomas fathered several children by this slave 30 years his junior
    DD: $500 7
    $1000 30
Glowering Romanian Ion Tiriac helped this German man win Wimbledon at age 17 in 1985
    $1000 17
The name of this 105mm artillery piece seen here comes from the Czech word for catapult
    $1000 11
In Shakespeare, he's also known as Puck

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sinan Jessica Allen
$6,800 $6,000 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At this woman's April 1998 funeral, Gloria Steinem called her "The woman we want to be after the revolution"

Final scores:

Sinan Jessica Allen
$1,400 $0 $100
2-day champion: $9,800 3rd place: Festina Mega-Quartz Watches 2nd place: Trip to Double Tree Resort, Walt Disney World Village, Florida

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sinan Jessica Allen
$6,800 $6,500 $4,900
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1998-09-03
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