Show #3284 - Thursday, December 10, 1998


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Budd Bailey, a sports reporter from Buffalo, New York

Linda Bird, a law student from Ann Arbor, Michigan

Gary Tish, an appliance technician from Decatur, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
Legend says enemies who met under a branch of this would drop their weapons & embrace; now we kiss under it
    $100 2
Around 196 B.C. this general became chief magistrate of Carthage
    $100 13
New York Yankees No. 3
    $100 15
She rocked the spice world when she left the Spice Girls in May 1998
    $100 19
If you got a trapezoid for Christmas, you got a figure with this many sides & a crummy gift
    $100 1
Unfortunately, this "travels fast"
    $200 9
It rivals the turkey as the preferred bird at English Christmas feasts
    $200 3
President of North Vietnam for 24 years, his mausoleum in Hanoi is a national shrine
    $200 14
San Francisco 49ers No. 16
    $200 30
"Spanish Flea", the theme song of "The Dating Game", was a hit for this bandleader
    $200 20
The non-right internal angles of a right triangle add up to this total number of degrees
    $200 7
It's the best time to "make hay"
    $300 10
Christmas is now quite popular in this Asian country where the Christmas greeting is "Meri Kurisumasu!"
    $300 4
Until 1876 his father Alois, who was illegitimate, used his grandmother's name, Schicklgruber
    $300 16
Chicago Bears No. 34
    $300 27
Spice Girl Mel B. gets this nickname from her pierced tongue, wild hair & wilder lifestyle
    $300 24
The diameter of one of these 3-dimensional figures is twice the radius
    $300 21
It's a good thing "you can't make" this "out of a sow's ear", who'd want to?
    $400 11
This other name for a nativity scene comes from Old French for "manger" or "crib"
    $400 5
In March 1921 he became the first Japanese prince to tour Europe
    $400 17
Detroit Red Wings No. 9
    $400 28
It's the appropriate Spice name of Emma Bunton, youngest of the Spice Girls
    $400 25
From the Latin "to agree", it describes 2 figures that coincide when superimposed
    DD: $1,000 22
"Men make houses" but "Women make" these
    $500 12
A treasured history tradition in New York City is ice-skating beneath the giant Christmas tree in this plaza
    $500 6
This Saxon may have sworn to support William's claim to the throne but took the throne himself in 1066
    $500 18
Anaheim Angels No. 30,
Texas Rangers No. 34,
Houston Astros No. 34
    $500 29
This photographer directed music videos for Madonna & Michael Jackson
    $500 26
It's any system of geometry not based on the system in "Elements", a book from around 300 B.C.
    $500 23
It's been called "The greatest thief, for it steals half one's life"

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

Gary Linda Budd
$1,300 $1,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Linda Budd
$3,500 $3,200 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This was inspired by a book of the same title by one of our favorite celebrity participants, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.)
(Alex: We want the last name only.)
    $200 2
This character writes, "Tom and me found the money that the robbers hid....we got six thousand dollars apiece"
    $200 7
The 1990 TV movie "On Thin Ice" was the story of this partner of Randy Gardner
    $200 1
Williamsburg was the capital of this colony from 1699 to 1776
    $200 18
In 1839 Joseph Cinque led a mutiny aboard this Spanish slave ship
    $200 16
These 4-sided rotating devices, essential in nighttime in the '60s, are largely obsolete today
    $200 23
    $400 3
Ernest Hemingway's only Pulitzer Prize came in 1953 for this short novel about a Cuban named Santiago
    $400 8
Sequels to this 1992 Emilio Estevez on ice film are "D2" & "D3"
    $400 12
During the revolution, the state capital moved from Williamsburg to this city in 1780
    DD: $2,000 19
(Hi, I'm Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, author of Black Profiles In Courage.) The first known black man in the Americas, Pedro Alonzo Nino, was this man's navigator in 1492
    $400 17
An up-&-down type of this light-regulating device in a camera is called the guillotine
    $400 24
    $600 4
In this allegory, Christian uses a key called Promise to escape from the Doubting Castle
    $600 9
Olympic star Carol Heiss played Snow White when she met this movie trio on ice
    $600 13
Williamsburg was made defensible & had fewer mosquitos than this early English settlement a few miles to the SW
    $600 20
This orator spoke publicly of his days as a slave to an 1841 anti-slavery meeting in Nantucket
    $600 28
From the Greek for "all seeing", it's the type of camera that took the photo seen here
    $600 25
    $800 5
In a Dickens novel, this title character's mother Clara unfortunately marries Mr. Murdstone
    $800 10
Gold medalist of the 1928, 1932 & 1936 Olympics, she made her Hollywood debut in "One In A Million"
    $800 14
This Williamsburg college was founded in 1693
    $800 21
During the revolution, James Armistead spied on this general, revealing his camp at Yorktown
    $800 26
    $1000 6
The character Jesse B. Semple figures prominently in many of this "Harlem" poet's short stories
    $1000 11
This 1979 film shows what blind ambition will get you: "I forgot about the flowers"
    $1000 15
Patrick Henry's famous 1765 speech in Williamsburg denounced this "act"
    $1000 22
Deputy U.S. marshal Bass Reeves brought outlaws back to trial in this Arkansas "fort"
    DD: $500 27

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Linda Budd
$5,700 $9,900 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A species of mammal is named for this appropriate site of Russia's first American settlement

Final scores:

Gary Linda Budd
$0 $11,900 $1,900
3rd place: Pair of Jaguar Friendship Watches New champion: $11,900 2nd place: Trip to Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort, Bahamas

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gary Linda Budd
$5,700 $8,200 $5,200
15 R,
1 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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Game tape date: 1998-10-13
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