Show #3271 - Monday, November 23, 1998


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Chris Sedlack, a graduate student from Ithaca, New York

Adriana Bate, an office manager from New Orleans, Louisiana

Harry Silverstein, a marketing executive from New York City, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $11,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Guess which state that is?)
    $100 2
In 1836 at Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas declared its independence from this country
    $100 1
"I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse"
    $100 14
This Judd, whose real name is Christina, took her stage name from a line in the song "Route 66"
    $100 15
Sensible consumers clip these to get cents off
    $100 24
A large knife whose name comes from an earlier Spanish word for "mallet"; it's handy for cutting jungle paths
    $100 6
A small bit of snow, soap or cereal
    $200 3
Texas has 2 national parks: Guadalupe Mountain & this 'big" one on the Rio Grande
    $200 7
"Houston, we have a problem"
    $200 17
In her teens this "Queen Of Soul" toured with the New Bethel Choir as a featured singer
    $200 16
It's the boating term used when the government comes to the aid of a "sinking" business, like Chrysler in 1979
    $200 30
The length of this South American water boa may exceed 30 feet
    $200 12
Eliza Doolittle, or a precious little petal scatterer
    DD: $500 4
He was managing general partner of the Texas Rangers until 1994
    $300 8
"I never drink... wine"
    $300 19
She & husband Bobby Brown have "Something In Common": that was the duet they sang on his 1992 album
    $300 18
A firm that buys & sells other firms, or part of the name of Janis Joplin's '60s band
    $300 29
About 2/3 of this river's 2.3 million square mile tropical rain forest lies in Brazil
    $300 13
It's the "digital" technique seen here
    $400 5
The Cactus Jack Festival, held annually in Uvalde, honors this vice president of FDR
    $400 9
"Aaah! You cursed brat! Look what you've done! I'm melting, melting!"
    $400 20
The Talk of the Town Theatre in Branson, MO is named for these 2 singers whose initials form the word "town"
    $400 22
Term for the amount a retailer adds to the cost price of a product; it may not be all profit
    $400 26
6-letter term for the thick covering formed by the tops of trees & vines where many animals live
    $400 25
Broken, like some bones or cartoon "fairy tales"
    $500 11
From 1817 to 1821 Jean Lafitte used this Texas island as his headquarters
    $500 10
"You've got to ask yourself one question, 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya, punk?"
    $500 21
Her father, Jose Fajardo, was once a bodyguard to Cuban president Fulgencio Batista
    $500 23
A factory's manual labor is blue-collar & these are "steel-collar"
    $500 28
In 1863 French archaeologists began uncovering this temple of Vishnu in the jungles of Cambodia
    $500 27
It comes on "little cat feet"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Harry Adriana Chris
$300 $1,900 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Adriana Chris
$2,600 $3,600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
Clara Barton, who had lunch on this ship a few days earlier, was in her Red Cross office when it exploded
    $200 11
In 1998 this film director made his Broadway acting debut in "Wait Until Dark" & that's no "Pulp Fiction"
    $200 17
Longfellow used Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's books on North American Indian tribes as a source for this poem
    $200 3
    $200 1
The word "adobe" comes from an ancient word for these straw-filled objects mentioned in Exodus
    $200 12
Joe Gillis, played by this actor, gets involved with Norma Desmond in 1950's "Sunset Boulevard"
    $400 23
William Randolph Hearst sent this western artist to Cuba where he drew the Rough Riders charging up the hill
    $400 18
TV's "Odd Couple", they played an even odder couple in a recent Broadway revival of "The Sunshine Boys"
    $400 27
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn" was modeled in part on this Chaucer work
    $400 4
It's the "loving" nickname of the city seen here
    $400 2
Type of adobe communal structure seen here at Taos, New Mexico
    $400 13
On early TV, Jim Gillis was a friend & neighbor in the "LIfe Of" this William Bendix character
    $600 24
He said in his inaugural address "War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed"
    $600 19
In 1998 this "M*A*S*H" star made a s*m*a*s*hing return to Broadway in the hit play "Art"
    $600 30
A statue of this Longfellow character in St. Martinsville, Louisiana honors exiled Acadians
    $600 6
The Beatles asked, "Would you believe in" this type of love, & others have wondered too
    $600 5
This term for workers in adobe is also applied to stoneworkers & to members of certain lodges
    $600 14
Lester Gillis was the original name of this youthful-looking gangster, but he found it sissy
    DD: $3,000 25
This future admiral's fleet was in Hong Kong when he got word to move it to the Philippines
    $800 20
You could say Kirstie Alley was an alley cat when she played Maggie The Cat in a 1984 revival of this play
    $800 29
Longfellow's glowing review of this author's "Twice-Told Tales" led to a close friendship
    $800 9
Change 1 syllable in the name of Hole's lead singer to get this chivalric code of behavior
    $800 7
Mali's city of Jenne is famed for an adobe one of these religious structures
    $800 15
Brad Gillis was a founding member of this rock band known for its 1984 hit "Sister Christian"
    $1000 26
The U.S. declared war on April 25, but made it retroactive to April 21, the day before this was ordered on Cuba
    DD: $3,000 21
(Hi, I'm Jerry Orbach.) I introduced the song "Try To Remember" in this musical that opened in 1960 & is still running
    $1000 28
Longfellow was 15 when he began attending this college in Brunswick, Maine
    $1000 10
The phrase "The love that dare not" do this was coined by Oscar Wilde's friend Alfred Douglas
    $1000 8
These Mideastern nomads whose name means "desert dwellers" often build adobe homes when they settle down
    $1000 16
Don Gillis' "Symphony No. 5 1/2" was performed in 1947 by this conductor & the NBC Symphony

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Adriana Chris
$3,600 $8,400 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 15-minute-long ceremony, his New York townhouse was designated a "Cultural Landmark" in 1998

Final scores:

Harry Adriana Chris
$1,999 $7,400 $3,601
3rd place: Pair of Croton Watches New champion: $7,400 2nd place: Daewoo Color TV & VCR; Prologue Speaker System & Broyhill Entertainment Armoire

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Harry Adriana Chris
$3,600 $9,200 $2,600
17 R,
4 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1998-10-06
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