Show #3273 - Wednesday, November 25, 1998


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Coral Sullivan, a registrar from Wayland, Massachusetts

Randy Juip, a law student from Detroit, Michigan

Adriana Bate, an office manager from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,810)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
"Gusher" usually refers to a flowing or spouting well of this substance
    $100 19
That's right, guv, the first Holmes story was this "scarlet" one
    $100 1
Genuine Roquefort cheese is made from this animal's milk
    $100 20
Uh, just one more thing; he played Columbo
    $100 11
The atmospheric pressure of this planet nearest to Earth is about 90 times that of the Earth
    $100 14
You shouldn't let the tail do this to the dog
    $200 7
A hilltop well in Kilmersdon, England is the supposed site of this nursery rhyme pair's downfall
    $200 25
Holmes goes to see a man about a dog in this 1902 novel about a deadly legend
    $200 2
This 1860 invention by L.O. Colvin really sucked; it used a vacuum
    $200 21
As hunky private eye Dan Tanna, this actor drove topless around Vegas
    $200 12
Examples of these celestial events include Perseids, Orionids & Leonids
    $200 15
Just 15% of an iceberg left in a restaurant
    $300 8
No one has unearthed the treasure Jim Bowie is said to have hidden in a well at this fort
    $300 26
If you ever needed his services, all the mates knew this was Sherlock's London address
    $300 3
Lady Macbeth said of her husband, "I fear thy nature, it is too full" of this
    $300 22
He laid down the law as Mayberry's bumbling Barney Fife
    $300 13
The name of this light display in the Earth's atmosphere is from the Latin for "northern dawn"
    $300 16
In baseball, it puts you "out"; it's also a game in which you may be "it"
    $400 9
Despite the name, these pieces used to drill wells aren't little; they can be 2 1/2 feet long
    $400 27
Conan Doyle did this to Holmes in "The Final Problem", but the public outcry caused him to change his mind
    $400 4
In "H.M.S. Pinafore" you'll hear, "Things are seldom what they seem." This "masquerades as cream"
    $400 23
This actor rolled over the criminals as Ironside
    DD: $500 28
In January 1999 a spacecraft called "NEAR" is due to go into orbit around Eros, one of these objects
    $400 17
It describes something radioactive or illegally obtained
    $500 10
Jesus chatted with a Samaritan woman at a well named for this Biblical patriarch
    $500 30
If events would come a cropper, this Scotland Yard inspector would seek out Holmes for help
    $500 5
This sugar, which makes up almost all the carbohydrates in milk, is found only in milk
    $500 24
He played Baretta, & that's the name of that tune!
    $500 29
It's nothing to fear, but this inner & larger of Mars' 2 moons orbits the planet every 7.65 hours
    $500 18
Animal seen here (flightless bird)

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

Adriana Randy Coral
$1,900 $0 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Randy Coral
$2,500 $1,300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Cinematographer Gregg Toland helped Orson Welles create the innovative style of this 1941 masterpiece
    $200 1
No one knows why Stonehenge was built, but these Celtic priests usually & incorrectly get credit for it
    $200 26
Paine's first pamphlet in the "Crisis" series began, "These are the times that" do this
    $200 11
The state house in this city is where George Washington resigned his commission in 1783
    $200 13
At a sugaring off party, you may eat tire sur la neige, which is this syrup poured over snow
    $200 18
If you didn't know that this Greek sea god also created the horse, say "Neigh!"
    $400 7
As soon as shooting ended on "The Lady From Shanghai", this star filed for divorce from Welles
    $400 2
Now coach of the Pacers, this legendary Celtic was enshrined in the NBA Hall of Fame October 2, 1998
    $400 27
In this pamphlet, he wrote, "The birthday of a new world is at hand"
    $400 12
At Hancock, the state is less than 3 miles wide between West Virginia on the south & this state on the north
    $400 14
French Canadians "pig out" on tourtiere, a pie traditionally filled with this meat
    $400 19
It's "Nine Points of the Law", or when someone's got a little devil in him
    $600 8
Welles & John Houseman launched this theater in 1937 with a modern-dress "Julius Caesar"
    $600 3
This Celtic horse goddess shares her name with a 1976 Fleetwood Mac hit
    $600 28
Paine wrote that it "Even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one"
    DD: $200 23
This U.S. Army "Proving Ground" for weapons testing occupies over 70,000 acres in Harford County
    $600 15
A tasty pastry named for this beaver appendage is a specialty of Hooker's, an Ottawa eatery
    $600 20
Film in which Heather O'Rourke proclaims: "They're heeere!"
    $800 9
In "A Man for All Seasons", Welles played this cleric & adviser to Henry VIII
    $800 4
From 1959 to 1966, the Celtics won 8 straight NBA titles led by this coach
    $800 29
Paine took on religion in his book "The Age Of" this
    $800 24
Among U.S. racetracks, only Saratoga is older than this Preakness site, opened in 1870
    $800 16
These lingual organs of cod are so popular in Newfoundland that St. John's has a contest for eating them
    $800 21
Named for a Bannock Indian chief, it's home to Idaho State University
    $1000 10
This "magnificent" Welles film was mutilated by the studio before its 1942 release
    $1000 5
Celtic languages are still spoken in parts of Ireland & this "New" Canadian province that includes Cape Breton Sound
    DD: $400 30
This tract was Paine's response to Edmund Burke's attack on the French Revolution
    $1000 25
Legend says this Maryland heroine told off Stonewall Jackson when he threatened the flag
    $1000 17
Aw, shucks -- Malpeque Bay oysters are a taste treat from this small island province
    $1000 22
Post currently held by William J. Henderson

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Randy Coral
$9,300 $100 $2,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Written in exile in Turin & Brussels in the 1850s, his "The Royal House of Savoy", was finally published in France in 1998

Final scores:

Adriana Randy Coral
$9,000 $1 $2,500
3-day champion: $22,810 3rd place: Pair of Festina Titanium Chrono Watches 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Victoria, Palma de Majorca, Spain

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adriana Randy Coral
$9,700 $400 $2,500
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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Game tape date: 1998-10-06
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