Show #3281 - Monday, December 7, 1998


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Mike Adams, a chemistry professor from New Orleans, Louisiana

Chris Seybolt, an attorney from Columbia, South Carolina

Giselle Foss, a broadcast librarian from Washington, D.C.

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
In a letter to Horace Greeley he wrote, "My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union"
    $100 22
A dermatologist warns beach bunnies that these lose effectiveness in 2-4 hours
    $100 17
In 1859 gold seekers vowed to reach this peak "or bust"
    $100 6
Lou Grant
    $100 16
On a can of this, the "SAE" before the viscosity is from your friends at the Society of Automotive Engineers
    $100 11
It's any foolish or dull-witted person, not just Forrest
    $200 2
In 1890, at age 6, he and his family moved to Independence, MO., his home for most of the rest of his life
    $200 23
Though she's posed in them, Elizabeth Hurley says "I never stand up in" this type of bathing suit
    $200 18
This volcano that buried Pompeii erupted again in March, 1944, during the Allied invasion of Italy
    $200 7
Elaine Benes
    $200 27
It's the "A" in ABS, which is designed to keep you from hitting the skids
    $200 12
This edible item seen here is full of vitamin C
    $300 3
From 1890 to 1902, he served as professor of jurisprudence & political economy at Princeton
    $300 24
This "Working Girl" actress is wearing Revlon "Age Defying Makeup" (Psst! She's 41)
    $300 19
Located in California's High Sierra, it's the highest mountain in the 48 contiguous states
    $300 8
Maude Findlay
    DD: $700 28
(Hi, I'm Jay Leno.) Car buffs like me know in starting some classic cars you pull out the choke to constrict airflow to this part
    $300 13
A deep ravine, or the last name of a witchy neighbor in "The Wizard Of Oz"
    $400 4
At 8,445 words, his inaugural address was the longest -- that's a little more than 263 words per day in office
    $400 25
Peter Fogg designed the "Lace Tuck" found on this part of your Nikes
    $400 20
1,644-foot-high Mirador Nacional, about 50 miles east of Montevideo, is this country's tallest peak
    $400 9
Reverend Jim Ignatowski
    $400 29
Your Porsche 914 should do it at about 900 rpm; your mechanic shouldn't do it at all
    $400 14
Flaubert's first name
    $500 5
In 1861 he was appointed a colonel in the 21st Illinois Volunteers
    $500 26
Vogue's editor was turned off by the reactionary 1998 fall collections in these 2 European cities
    $500 21
This Tanzanian mountain has 3 main peaks: Kibo, Mawenzi & Shira
    $500 10
Kwai Chang Caine
    $500 30
A calculus major could tell you it's the part that uses gears to transfer power to the rear wheels
    $500 15
This country's longest river is the Motagua

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

Giselle Chris Mike
$1,400 $2,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Giselle Chris Mike
$1,900 $3,500 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Tinker to Evers to Chance!)
    $200 18
She was a senior editor at Random House while she was writing the novel "Beloved"
    $200 1
Usually the first unit of elementary school, its name is German for "children's garden"
    $200 2
During the long filming process of this 1952 movie, Orson Welles went through several different Desdemonas
    $200 7
Youse is looking at yews, which are this kind of tree
    $200 13
Some of these "one-armed bandits" pay out more often; casinos put those where you'll notice them
    $400 19
In 1997 this "Fences" playwright debated the state of black theater with critic Robert Brustein
    $400 8
This "Green Mountain" state leads all other states with a high school graduation rate of 89%
    $400 3
1945's patriotic version of "Henry V" was directed by this actor
    $400 26
In 1897 this one-time patient of John Kellogg introduced his dry breakfast cereal Grape-Nuts
    $400 9
"Medical Center" actor Chad, born Raymond Lee Cramton
    DD: $500 14
The name of this game rhymes with Nevada's second-largest city
    DD: $2,000 20
She co-wrote the screen adaptation of her 1996 novel "How Stella Got Her Groove Back"
    $600 23
On Oct. 30, 1979 this president nominated Shirley Hufstedler to be the first Secretary of Education
    $600 4
In a 1995 film starring Ian McKellen, this Shakespearean history is transported to the 1930s
    $600 27
In 1801 in Paris he demonstrated his battery to Napoleon who then made him a count
    $600 10
Brand name of a spirit that's 95% grain alcohol, or the band that sings "Everything To Everyone"
    $600 15
Grambling coach Eddie Robinson participated in this event before the 1998 Super Bowl kickoff
    $800 21
Octavia Butler writes novels like "Clay's Ark" & "Patternmaster" in this genre
    $800 24
On July 5, 1998 this largest teachers union rejected a merger with the American Federation of Teachers
    $800 5
This Italian director has filmed "The Taming of the Shrew", "Hamlet" & "Romeo and Juliet"
    $800 28
In 1909 Leo Baekeland patented the first completely synthetic resin under this trademark
    $800 11
It's the antonym of the most famous word in Poe's "The Raven", & also ends one of the verses
    $800 16
Stendhal could tell you that they're the 2 main colors on a roulette wheel
    $1000 22
It completes the title of Walter Mosley's 1997 short story collection "Always Outnumbered, Always" this
    $1000 25
In 1633 this Dutch company established the first school in New Amsterdam
    $1000 6
This 1985 film was Akira Kurosawa's treatment of "King Lear"
    $1000 29
The 1820s portrait of Eli Whitney, seen here, was painted by this fellow inventor
    $1000 12
In a song from "Camelot", this title precedes "It wouldn't be in summer"
    $1000 17
In 1998 13 Ohio blue-collar workers won the $295.7 million jackpot of this lottery

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Giselle Chris Mike
$7,500 $7,600 $2,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Well, we're close to the end of that year!)
Opened on July 1, the museum devoted to her lies near a classical temple dedicated to her memory

Final scores:

Giselle Chris Mike
$14,700 $99 $400
New champion: $14,700 3rd place: a pair of Festina Chrono watches 2nd place: a Monorail Desktop PC + O'Sullivan office furniture

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Giselle Chris Mike
$6,800 $7,500 $2,500
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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Game tape date: 1998-10-13
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