Show #3261 - Monday, November 9, 1998

1998 Boston Week game 1.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.


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Amy Roeder, an actress from Merrimack, New Hampshire

Roger Green, a business librarian from Albany, New York

Tom Schellhammer, a lawyer from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, we're in Boston!)
    $100 16
The Wasatch & Oquirrh Mountains surround this Utah capital
    $100 1
According to Paul Simon, 2 of them are "Slip out the back, Jack" & "Make a new plan, Stan"
    $100 17
She was offered 1,100 pieces of silver from each Philistine lord for help in defeating Samson
    $100 4
The Brady Bill requires a 5-day waiting period on the purchase of these
    $100 22
They can be Arabica, robusta or Liberian
    $100 8
A close shave means you made it out "by the skin of " these
    $200 20
He was only a candidate for president when North America's tallest mountain was named for him
    $200 2
This 1995-96 hit by Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men holds the record for the most weeks at No. 1 with 16
    $200 18
When David first saw her, she was "washing herself, and" she "was very beautiful to look upon"
    $200 5
Unlike his horse, his sidekick Pat Brady isn't mounted for display at his museum
    $200 27
It's the enumerative slang for an accountant or other financial exec
    $200 9
When you "jump down" another person's, you may see some words that got stuck there
    $300 21
The view from the top of this Colorado peak inspired the words to "America The Beautiful"
    $300 3
Tony Orlando & Dawn sang, do this "on the ceiling if you want me, twice on the pipe if the answer is no"
    $300 19
The Lord told Ahab, "The dogs shall eat" her "by the wall of Jezreel"
    $300 13
From 1988 to 1993 Nicholas Brady was Secretary of this, so he was always on the money
    $300 28
Born Dallas Burroughs in 1928, he's the actor seen here
    $300 10
It's what a guy is "twisted around" by a girl who can get him to do anything
    $400 25
In 1829 Johann Jacob von Parrot climbed this mountain but didn't find Noah's Ark
    $400 6
In this 1955 hit Tennessee Ernie Ford owed his "soul to the company store"
    $400 23
She looked back at Sodom & Gomorrah & "became a pillar of salt"
    $400 14
Sources list him as the official photographer of the Civil War
    $400 29
These crisp edible shoots of germinated beans like mung are popular in Chinese cooking
    $400 11
A nit-picker might "split" them & a monster might make them "stand on end"
    DD: $900 26
Tacoma's name was derived from Tahoma, an Indian name for this mountain
    $500 7
In September 1996 "The Drew Carey Show" began using a dance routine to this Vogues hit as its opening theme
    $500 24
When told she was going to have a child by Abraham, she "laughed within herself"
    $500 15
The Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins came about through an endowment by this flashy 19th c. financier
    $500 30
These beans resemble the human internal organs with which they share their name
    $500 12
An old proverb says "Many" these "make light work"

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

Tom Roger Amy
$800 $1,100 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Roger Amy
$2,100 $2,000 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to put the elements of the clue in chronological order.)
    $200 21
The Brahmins are at the top of this hierarchical "system" most associated with India
    $200 4
Eliot Ness was born in this city, where he would later rise to crimefighting fame
    $200 1
Part of this sitcom's 100th episode, aired Nov. 11, 1997, was shot on location in Seattle
    $200 23
Crimean War,
Boer War,
War of 1812
    $200 16
We bet you never called this second wife "Dingbat"; pucker up for....
    $200 9
Porthos & his pals
    $400 22
Brahmins who worship Vishnu practice this dietary habit, like George Bernard Shaw
    $400 5
The Untouchables were formed to harass this mobster kingpin
    DD: $1,200 2
(Hi, I'm Jason Alexander.) This actor co-starred with me on a sitcom called "E/R" before starring on the medical series "ER"
    $400 25
Paul VI,
John Paul I,
Pius XII
    $400 17
How about a game of "Black Jack" with this man you put in charge of U.S. forces in Europe? Yes, it's....
    $400 10
Flirtatious floozy Flanders
    $600 24
"Brahmin" originally meant "prayer" in this ancient Hindu language
    $600 7
"Wallpaper" Wolff, the last surviving Untouchable, helped this actor prepare to play Eliot Ness in the 1987 film
    $600 3
In May 1998 the final episode of this sitcom featured Julia Roberts falling for Frank Fontana
    DD: $1,000 26
Oklahoma statehood,
California statehood,
Nebraska statehood
    $600 18
This foreign general ticked you off when he raided Columbus, New Mexico in 1916; Bienvenido a.....
    $600 11
We've seen "The Last of" them
    $800 28
This Brahmin who became India's first prime minister was called Pandit, or "teacher"
    $800 14
Eliot Ness was hired by the Prohibition bureau in 1929, the same year as this holiday bloodletting
    $800 6
Sam Neill played this whiz of a wizard in a 1998 miniseries
    $800 27
    $800 19
No hard feelings, though this Socialist was only released from prison by your successor; welcome....
    $800 12
Transformation, for Kafka
    $1000 30
Traditionally, Brahmins are devoted to the study of these books, like the Atharva- & the Rig-
    $1000 15
The Untouchables cooperated with this government agency by providing confiscated mob account books
    $1000 8
This star of "Webster" was 16 years old when the series ended its 4-year run in 1987
    $1000 29
The Jackson administration,
the Fillmore administration,
the Buchanan administration
    $1000 20
Who could forget this VP's line about the country needing a good 5-cent cigar? Say hi to....
    $1000 13
Rebecca resided there

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Roger Amy
$5,100 $9,600 $8,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This city was once known as Dong Kinh & to Europeans as Tonquin

Final scores:

Tom Roger Amy
$6,100 $17,600 $5,400
2nd place: a trip to the Hilton at Short Hills, New Jersey New champion: $17,600 3rd place: $2,500 Versatel/Bank of America check card

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tom Roger Amy
$6,000 $8,400 $8,400
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
21 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,800

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Game tape date: 1998-09-18
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