Show #3263 - Wednesday, November 11, 1998

1998 Boston Week game 3.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.


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Carla Gonzalez, a judicial law clerk from Wilmington, North Carolina

Dave Troy, a food & beverage director from Vernon, Connecticut

Robin Shepherd, a contract administrator from Phillipsburg, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The month & year this program went on the air)
    $100 3
The 13 people at his final dinner included James, Andrew, John & Judas
    $100 10
Over thousands of years, colonies of these marine polyps can become giant reefs
    $100 1
In a Jeannie C. Riley hit, "My mama socked it to" this junior high's P.T.A.
    $100 6
The Kennedy who has served the longest in the U.S. Senate
    $100 12
2 Dianas were in the news; one gave birth to Prince Harry & the other was one of these that hit the U.S.
    $100 15
A cutting criticism, or a violent closing of a door
    $200 4
The TV cops of New York's 13th precinct included this Greek-American title lieutenant
    $200 11
A colony of these creatures in San Antonio's Bracken Cave contains 20 million individuals
    $200 2
This "Grease" song says, "No graduation day for you... missed your midterms & flunked shampoo"
    $200 7
By George! He's the editor-in-chief of George
    $200 14
Effects like the following kept this June release in the Top 5 films all the way into September
    $200 16
Proverbially, to express contempt, you "thumb" this body part
    $300 5
It's the term for a spellbound assembly of 13 witches
    $300 22
Because of the mysterious disappearance of its residents, Roanoke Island became known as this "colony"
    $300 27
The theme to this 1967 Sidney Poitier film was a real "Lulu" of a hit
    $300 8
She's Mrs. Edwin Arthur Schlossberg
    $300 17
The Sierra Club threw its support behind this man, not Ronald "If you've seen one redwood..." Reagan
    $300 24
As a verb, it's to disparage strongly; as a noun, it's rubbish or garbage
    $400 20
Prepared by Maimonides, the "13 Articles of Faith" is a summary of the basic tenets of this religion
    $400 23
Actually more closely related to cockroaches, these colony residents are known as "white ants"
    $400 26
This Sam Cooke song says, "Don't know much about history, don't know much biology"
    $400 9
Born in 1888, this patriarch was U.S. ambassador to Great Britain from 1938 to 1940
    $400 18
He celebrated his 15th year in power in Libya September 1
    $400 25
From the Latin for "to scatter", these calumnious expressions are "cast" on others
    $500 21
The unluckiness of Friday the 13th may date from the suppression of this order of knights on Fri., Oct. 13, 1307
    $500 29
By 700 B.C. these people had established Mediterranean colonies at Utica & Carthage
    $500 28
This 1963 Beach Boys hit featured cheerleading by the Honeys
    $500 13
Seen here, he's an environmental law professor at Pace University in New York & a lawyer with the conservation group Riverkeeper
    $500 19
China took over this country's seat in Interpol
    DD: $500 30
From old Norse for "grin scornfully", you may do it over your enemy's misfortunes

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

Robin Dave Carla
$0 $600 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Dave Carla
$400 $1,200 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

"CAT"s & "DOG"s
    $200 4
Under the Treaty of Breda, the Dutch gave up New Netherland, which the British renamed this
    $200 1
In 1994 he was named AP Male Athlete of the Year -- 20 years after losing his his heavyweight title to Muhammad Ali
    $200 13
As a teen you may feel their "pressure"; as the accused, they will make up your jury
    $200 8
This "Thinker" sculptor was denied admission to the School of Fine Arts in Paris 3 times
    $200 24
Before munching on Philly cheese steaks, I lived most of the first 17 years of my life in this city
    $200 19
The turned-down corner of a book page, or Fido's auditory organ
    $400 7
In 1676 Nathaniel Bacon led a rebellion in this colony, capturing & burning Jamestown
    $400 2
This tennis star seen here was ranked in the WTA Top 10 for 20 straight years from 1975 to 1994
    $400 14
One of these groups may be "pep" or "firing"
    $400 12
This Spaniard included Velazquez's "Las Meninas" in his "Family of Charles IV" seen here
    $400 25
On June 11, 1776 I was chosen to be a member of the committee that drafted this important document
    $400 20
If you divulge a secret, you're doing this
    $600 9
The last of the 13 colonies, it was founded by James Oglethorpe as a haven for debtors
    $600 3
On Sept. 8, 1998 Mark McGwire broke Roger Maris' home run record in Busch Stadium against this visiting team
    $600 16
From middle English for a pack of animals, it's a disorganized mob that may have a "rouser"
    $600 15
His 1911 oil painting "I And The Village" depicted scenes of life in his native Vitebsk, Russia
    $600 26
One of my last public acts was signing a 1790 petition to Congress urging the abolition of this
    $600 21
Term for a drink of liquor used to relieve a hangover
    DD: $600 10
This colony's western boundary with Maryland was surveyed by Mason & Dixon in 1764
    $800 5
Only Steve Largent & this 49ers receiver have caught 100 or more career touchdown passes
    $800 17
Question that completes the title of the 1897 Gauguin work, "Where Do We Come From? What Are We?...."
    $800 27
At the age of 70 in 1776 I was one of 3 Congressional Commissioners to this nation
    DD: $800 22
This 1974 hit song begins, "My child arrived just the other day, he came to the world in the usual way"
    $1000 11
In 1634 William Blackstone, not Roger Williams, became the first Englishman to settle in this colony
    $1000 6
In 1965 he was named Indy 500 Rookie of the Year; son Michael won the same award in 1984
    $1000 18
The name of this art style is derived from a Paris shop opened in the 1890s by dealer Siegfried Bing
    $1000 28
In my younger days I was a member of this fun-loving "club" of Sir Francis Dashwood's
    $1000 23
This term refers to the hot, sultry period between July & September

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Dave Carla
$7,000 $4,400 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1998 this 106-year-old company became the first in the U.S. to top $300 billion in market value

Final scores:

Robin Dave Carla
$5,100 $8,201 $400
2nd place: a trip to Loew's L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, Washington, D.C. New champion: $8,201 3rd place: a DirecTV satellite system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robin Dave Carla
$7,600 $4,900 $3,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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Game tape date: 1998-09-18
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