Show #3282 - Tuesday, December 8, 1998


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John Zorn, a teacher from Los Angeles, California

Megan Wood, an environmental geologist from Austin, Texas

Giselle Foss, a broadcast librarian from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
The "Overseas Highway" linking these islands with the mainland was completed in 1938
    $100 6
The original Pantry Cafe in downtown L.A. uses 2 1/2 tons of this vegetable a week to make its cole slaw
    $100 11
If you're suddenly frightened, chances are this hormone will quickly be released
    $100 16
This relative is your skin and blister
    $100 21
The Doors recorded for 2 years after the death of this lead singer before calling it quits
    $100 26
Queens native Josephine Lauder sells her cosmetics & skin creams under this name
    $200 2
This youth seeker landed on the Florida coast in 1513 & claimed the region for Spain
    $200 7
"Joy of Cooking" suggests baking this banana relative like a potato & sprinkling it with hot sauce
    $200 12
This pancreatic hormone is produced in specialized cells in the islets of Langerhans
    $200 17
Ding-a-ling! It's your dog and bone
    $200 22
This duo fell apart after Annie Lennox went on sabbatical
    $200 27
Mrs. P.F.E. Albee was the first lady to sell this brand of cosmetics door-to-door
    $300 3
The process of draining this large region began in 1906 at Fort Lauderdale
    $300 8
This type of American cheese is usually shaped like the building block for which it's named
    DD: $500 13
This joint consists of 8 carpal bones
    $300 18
When I run out of bees and honey -- money -- I visit the iron tank -- this place
    $300 23
This "Heart of Glass" group fronted by Debbie Harry shattered in 1982
    $300 28
This "fabulous" drag queen works it in ads for Mac Cosmetics
    $400 4
On July 16, 1969 a Saturn 5 rocket launched this mission into the skies & into history
    $400 9
France's omelette surprise resembles this sponge cake, ice cream & browned meringue dessert that's popular in the U.S.
    $400 14
These organs have a transparent membrane called the conjunctiva covering the front of them
    $400 19
This garment is your uncle Bert -- don't lose it
    $400 24
The death of lead singer Kurt Cobain put an end to this band in 1994
    $400 29
In the 1920s this immigrant from Russia revolutionized the way makeup was used in the movies
    $500 5
Beginning near Tampa Bay in 1539, this man led the first European exploration to see the Mississippi
    $500 10
What the British call icing sugar, we usually call this kind of sugar
    $500 15
Ptyalin is an enzyme in this body fluid that helps break down starches
    $500 20
We hope you never weep into your weeping willow -- this
    $500 25
This "amphibious" Santa Barbara band that sang "All I Want" & "Walk On The Ocean" croaked in 1998
    $500 30
Originally used as a sunburn remedy, this product was renamed to indicate the skin disease it alleviated

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

Giselle Megan John
$300 $600 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Giselle Megan John
$1,500 $2,100 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Chronologically)
    $200 11
"She's Come Undone"
    $200 26
It all ended on May 23, 1934 for these two seen here
    $200 1
This 840,000-square mile area belonging to Denmark lies within 15 miles of Canada
    $200 6
Animators Bill Hanna & Joe Barbera had bit roles in this 1994 John Goodman film
    $200 16
U.S. Constitution,
Universal Declaration of Human Rights,
Magna Carta,
Gettysburg Address
    $200 21
The back of your neck is referred to as the nuque or as this
    $400 12
"Ordinary People"
    $400 27
This daring public enemy's high-profile career lasted only from June of 1933 to July of 1934
    $400 2
The crusade of Father Theobald Mathew reduced this island's whiskey intake by half in the early 1840s
    $400 7
Michael Douglas & Kathleen Turner starred in this film & its sequel, "The Jewel of the Nile"
    $400 17
The Tony,
the Grammy,
the Oscar,
the Emmy
    $400 22
If you do this in your sleep, you're a somniloquist
    $600 13
"Circle of Friends"
    $600 28
This charming & fiery-tempered mob killer was also a casino builder
    DD: $900 3
It's the only U.S. state that fits the category
    $600 8
In this 1969 film Robert Duvall told John Wayne, "I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man"
    $600 18
John, Paul, George & Ringo
    $600 23
This noun that means prolonged applause sounds like it refers to eggs
    $800 14
"Winesburg, Ohio"
    $800 29
Seen here in 1958, he's the immigrant syndicate boss & founder of Murder, Inc.
    $800 4
From 1900 to 1982 Sobhuza II was king of this country surrounded on 3 sides by South Africa
    $800 9
In this 1957 film Elvis played Vince Everett, an ex-con who develops a recording career
    $800 19
"Town Without Pity",
"Uptown Girl",
    $800 24
Numismatists know the adjective "nummular" means shaped like one of these
    $1000 15
"Looking Backward"
    $1000 30
It's the "comely" nickname of this bank-robbing gangster
    $1000 5
Poet John Donne compared his mistress' body to this Canadian province
    DD: $500 10
"(Hi, I'm Cheech Marin) I played Kevin Costner's caddy & "Nash Bridges" star Don Johnson played his rival in this 1996 film (guess what it is?)"
    $1000 20
John Wilkes Booth,
Junius Booth,
Edwin Booth,
Shirley Booth
    $1000 25
Sphragistic means of or relating to seals or to these rings

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Giselle Megan John
$6,000 $6,500 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Now with over a hundred chapters, the March of Dimes was first established by this president

Final scores:

Giselle Megan John
$11,700 $12,001 $13,700
3rd place: Olympus VLX Sports SLR Camera 2nd place: Trip to Marriott's Marco Island Resort, Florida New champion: $13,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Giselle Megan John
$6,900 $6,500 $8,000
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
0 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 1998-10-13
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