Show #3274 - Thursday, November 26, 1998


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Kemp Chester, an Army captain from Columbia, South Carolina

Deborah Danzis, a college professor from High Point, North Carolina

Adriana Bate, an office manager from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 3-day cash winnings total $22,810)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How appropriate for today!)
(Alex: A lot of that on television also)
    $100 8
Be happy, the turkey's breastbone is also known by this more hopeful name
    $100 9
The warring was done & it was time for fun in this year (end of WWII)
    $100 3
In the 1984 season UCLA's John Lee set a Division 1-A record by kicking 29 of these 3-pointers
    $100 17
Although its population is only about 50,000, it's Wyoming's largest city
    $100 24
In 1998 the story of this young Chinese lady became Disney's latest animated legend
    $100 1
When you praise someone highly, you "take" this "off to him"
    $200 13
Farmboys know a female turkey is a hen, a baby is a poult & a male is called this
    $200 10
It all began crashing down in this year (the Berlin Wall)
    $200 4
Nickname of Alabama coach Paul Bryant, who won 15 bowl games
    $200 18
This Delaware capital was laid out as a site for a jail & courthouse on the order of William Penn
    $200 25
The rules of this kids' game, like keeping one knuckle down while shooting, are passed down orally
    $200 2
When you have a secret agenda, you have "something up" this, like a crafty conjurer
    $300 14
Of wiggin, snood or hackle, the one that's the fleshy growth hanging down over a male turkey's beak
    $300 11
Yitzhak Rabin shook Yasir Arafat's hand at the White House in September of this year
    $300 5
Even after Penn State joined it in 1990, this conference retained its numerical name
    DD: $500 19
A U.S. Mint was established in this capital to handle the Comstock Lode's silver output
    $300 26
This liquid appears in many folktales & in the title of a Searchers hit
    $300 21
Do this "up" & you're putting on your finery; do it "down" & you're scolding someone
    $400 15
Pass him a drumstick; this president made Thanksgiving a national holiday in the 1860s
    $400 12
This year's most famous headline, even if it was wrong ("Dewey Defeats Truman")
    $400 6
In 1937 future Supreme Court justice Byron "Whizzer" White was runner-up for this best player award
    $400 27
A small spirit that torments pilots, or a small car once made by American Motors
    $400 22
To be discharged or dismissed is to "get" this piece of footwear
    $500 16
Despite their name, turkeys originated on this continent
    $500 20
Seen here is a tragedy from this year that few will forget (Challenger explosion)
    $500 7
The last major bowl without a corporate sponsor, it struck an agreement with AT&T in 1998
    $500 28
Lesser known than Paul Bunyan, but equally heroic, Gib Morgan was a mighty driller for this
    $500 23
"Shirt feature" term for a professional whose job generally doesn't involve manual labor

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Adriana Deborah Kemp
$800 $300 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Deborah Kemp
$1,700 $1,500 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How appropriate!)
    $200 17
Emily Post says these must be acknowledged within 3 months -- & guests don't have a year to give them, either
    $200 22
According to Genesis 13:12, "Lot pitched his tent toward" this city....uh-oh
    $200 13
She's the first U.S. Secretary of State to be inducted
    $200 7
Emerson called this book "The most extra-ordinary piece of wit and wisdom" America has yet contributed
    $200 1
He played physician & poet Yuri Zhivago in a 1965 film
    $200 6
For many birds, it means flying south for the winter
    $400 18
A letter expressing thanks for hospitality is named for these 2 foods
    $400 23
His son Ham discovered him drunk & naked in his tent
    $400 14
This member of the New York City Opera from 1955 to 1980 was inducted in 1998
    $400 8
This poem says, "Do I contradict myself? Very well then...I contradict myself; I am large...I contain multitudes"
    $400 2
This TV character went from medical school to the FBI -- she moved to the big screen in 1998
    $400 9
This region of islands in the Pacific includes Guam, Kiribati & Nauru
    $600 19
He exuberantly thanked his wife, God & Tom Cruise in accepting the 1996 Oscar as Best Supporting Actor
    $600 24
This apostle from Tarsus was a tentmaker by trade
    $600 15
To duplicate this late journalist's life, travel around the world, then get inducted into the hall
    $600 27
It's the title of the movie that featured the following:

"A poem by Walt Whitman about Mr. Abraham Lincoln; now in this class you can either call me 'Mr. Keating', or if you're slightly more daring, 'O Captain! My Captain!'"
    $600 3
Plastic surgeon Michael J. Fox is sidetracked in a small town on his way to L.A. in this 1991 film comedy
    $600 10
A sticky situation, or an area of wet, soggy ground
    $800 20
If you're genuinely thankful to a Frenchman, "The quality" of this word "is not strained"
    $800 25
When asked "Where is Sarah thy wife?", he replied, "In the tent"
    $800 16
This "hymn her" battled her way in in 1998
    DD: $500 4
It's the name of the fictional psychiatrist seen here:

"A census taker once tried to test me... I ate his liver with some fava beans & a nice Chianti."
    $800 11
It's a ship equipped to detect & destroy enemy explosives
    $1000 21
The name of this sacrament instituted at the Last Supper is from Greek for "Thanksgiving"
    $1000 26
Numbers 19:14 says if a man dieth in his tent, everything in it & all who enter are unclean for this length of time
    DD: $500 28
This founder of the Special Olympics found herself in the hall in 1998
    $1000 5
Meg Ryan played a heart surgeon touched by the other-worldly Nicolas Cage in this 1998 love story
    $1000 12
This "box" with slotted sides enables a carpenter to make perfect crosscuts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adriana Deborah Kemp
$4,500 $6,100 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This children's story begins with a young farm girl saying to her mother, "Where's Papa going with that ax?"

Final scores:

Adriana Deborah Kemp
$3,500 $9,201 $9,199
3rd place: Olympus DLX Sports Camera New champion: $9,201 2nd place: Trip & Cruise to Turkey & Greece

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adriana Deborah Kemp
$5,000 $6,100 $5,400
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1998-10-06
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