Show #3262 - Tuesday, November 10, 1998

1998 Boston Week game 2.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.


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Robin Shepherd, a contract administrator from Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania

Jim Zanotti, a law student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Roger Green, a business librarian from Albany, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the president)
    $100 6
He sketched out a model of his telegraph during an ocean voyage in 1832
    $100 11
In New Zealand, a pakeha is a person who isn't descended from these natives
    $100 12
    $100 26
Instrument you're most likely to hear at the Braemar Gathering & other Highland Games
    $100 1
The father of "ER"'s Julianna Margulies wrote this product's "Plop, Plop, Fizz, Fizz" jingle
    $100 18
A stick used for punishment; don't "spare" it
    $200 7
Eli Whitney saw little profit from this invention as unauthorized copies sprouted up everywhere
    $200 17
Corfiotes are natives of this island that isn't far from Albania
    $200 13
    $200 27
Musical instrument ineptly played by private Hannibal Dobbs on the TV series "F Troop"
    DD: $500 2
(Hi, I'm Carol Burnett.) On TV I first pulled on my left ear as a way of saying hello to this relative who was at home
    $200 19
It's the past participle of "shoe", & we're not horsing around
    $300 8
John Fitch launched a vessel of this type in 1787, 16 years before Robert Fulton
    $300 20
Orcadians don't live on the planet Ork but in the Orkney Islands of this British Isles country
    $300 14
    $300 28
This percussion instrument with small jingling disks is often used to provide a gypsy effect in musical pieces
    $300 3
Her mother originated the column of household hints that she took over at age 26 in 1977
    $300 23
To poke, perhaps with a cattle implement
    $400 9
To demonstrate his safety brake, this inventor jumped in an elevator & cut the cables
    $400 21
The people of this "Magnolia State" are sometimes known as Mud-Cats
    $400 15
    $400 29
The lowest-pitched of the brass instruments, its name is from the Latin for trumpet
    $400 4
This actor & his brother Brett played brothers Larry & Jimmy Flynt in 1996's "The People vs. Larry Flynt"
    $400 24
A style once worn in swingin' London, or Peggy Lipton's "Squad"
    $500 10
He launched the first liquid propellant rocket in 1926 at his Aunt Effie's Massachusetts farm
    $500 22
It's the religion of most of the Uzbeks in Uzbekistan
    $500 16
    $500 30
Medieval instrument heard here
    $500 5
This TV comic's mother Betty is a spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights group
    $500 25
Perhaps from obsolete Dutch for "shred", it's a young cod or haddock

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

Roger Jim Robin
$400 $100 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Jim Robin
$600 $2,700 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: There's a tribute to this part of the country)
    $200 11
One of Hawthorne's last works, "Chiefly About War Matters", was chiefly about this war
    $200 24
In Sanskrit this speedy animal's name was chitraka, meaning "speckled"
    $200 2
20th Century Fox oddly chose the month of June to release this 1947 fable about Kris Kringle
    $200 1
Holly Joan Hart, this magazine's April 1998 centerfold, likes F. Scott Fitzgerald & bubble baths
    $200 16
Minnie Driver, Scott Wolf & LeAnn Rimes are among celebrities who've confessed to doing this in the shower
    $200 13
A replica of the Mayflower is docked on the waterfront of this Massachusetts city
    $400 12
Hawthorne added this letter to his last name when he began writing stories
    $400 25
Discovered & decimated in less than 200 years, its name is from the Portuguese for "foolish"
    $400 3
He directed Judy Garland in "Meet Me In St. Louis" & married her the next year
    $400 5
In 1789 the first of these events took place in April; it was later moved to March, then January
    $400 17
This type of enclosure for showering shares its name with a home for horses
    $400 14
Samoset stunned the Pilgrims when he welcomed them to America in this language
    $600 21
Hawthorne based "The Celestial Railroad" on this John Bunyan work, one of his boyhood favorites
    DD: $1,200 26
These colorful beetles were named in honor of the Virgin Mary
    $600 4
He was the subject of the 1946 biopic seen here:

"You see, tomorrow I leave for Hollywood, according to what they call 'talking pictures', so what's going to happen to me?"
    $600 8
2 American car models, or the 2 signs of the Zodiac that cover parts of April
    $600 18
The name of this thin mortar that seals tiles can also refer to meal or malt
    DD: $1,500 15
No Puritan, this friend of Myles Standish was the last surviving signer of The Mayflower Compact
    $800 22
Mrs. Hawthorne's nickname for this family friend & novelist was "Mr. Omoo"
    $800 27
The story goes Capt. Cook asked what that animal was & a local replied this, meaning "Don't understand"
    $800 6
The title of this Boyer-Bergman film became a verb meaning to make someone doubt his sanity
    $800 9
It's the 1991 film about 4 women who share an Italian villa for a month
    $800 19
In 1993 this Teledyne brand produced its 40 millionth shower massage unit
    $1000 23
Hawthorne died while traveling through New Hampshire with this former president, his close friend
    $1000 28
This name for the spiny anteater is from the Greek for "viper"; it has a venom system
    $1000 7
Don't look for a mail carrier in this 1946 crime flick--he's only a metaphor
    $1000 10
April 5 is the feast day of St. Vincent Ferrer, patron of these workers, like Sir Thomas Crapper
    $1000 20
A squirting shower head may be clogged with this--the calcium compound, not the fruit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Roger Jim Robin
$2,200 $5,500 $9,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Native New Englander seen here, modeling for his company's catalog sometime before WWI

Final scores:

Roger Jim Robin
$4,000 $1,700 $6,700
2nd place: a trip to Almond Beach Resort, Barbados 3rd place: a Panasonic DVD player New champion: $6,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Roger Jim Robin
$2,200 $5,400 $10,700
7 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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Game tape date: 1998-09-18
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