Show #3286 - Monday, December 14, 1998


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Kristi Yacich, an artist and designer from New Orleans, Louisiana

Patrick McElroy, a bartender from Spokane, Washington

Linda Bird, a law student from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And we want to wish a lot of our viewers Happy Hanukkah! Hanukkah starts today.)
    $100 26
This type of soup is named for letter-shaped pasta
    $100 21
This sport's French Open is played on courts made of clay
    $100 12
The Wrigleys of chewing gum fame were stuck on this baseball team for over 60 years until selling it in 1981
    $100 3
In 1996 the Magic had a Shaq attack when he signed a 7-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers
    $100 1
To hurry along a Frenchman, ask him to shake a jambe, this
    $100 7
Labionasal sounds are produced by these & the nose
    $200 27
A soup of the Southwest is highlighted by fried strips of this Mexican flat bread
    $200 22
The Beverly Hillbillies had a pond made of this substance that can be made with clay & limestone
    $200 17
In March 1976 a Bay Area jury convicted this kidnapped heiress of bank robbery
    $200 13
The jersey seen here was worn during the 1961 season by this slugger who led the majors with 126 walks
    $200 2
If a Hungarian's haj, this, is too hosszu, long, it may be time for a trim
    $200 8
When you speak with a burr you trill this letter
    $300 28
The Gruyere variety of this food graces the surface of French onion soup
    $300 23
It's the avian name for the target used in skeet shooting
    $300 18
This president's memorial with a 19-foot bronze statue was dedicated in Washington in 1943
    $300 14
Although then a K.C. Chiefs quarterback, he announced his retirement on April 18, 1995 in San Francisco
    $300 4
To work harder a German might apply some ellenbogen grease, this to us
    $300 9
Your tongue touching your hard or soft one of these in your mouth produces different sounds
    $400 24
Daniel interpreted this king's dream about a disturbing idol with feet of clay
    DD: $600 19
On March 8, 1996 this 93-year-old broke the record, becoming the oldest person ever to serve in the U.S. Senate
    $400 15
1 of 2 Canadians to have won the overall men's world figure skating title 2 or more times
    $400 5
If a Russian has a pain in his zheludok, this, he may take some tzums
    $400 10
Meaning "single pitch", it's a speaking voice that lacks inflection
    $500 25
These man & dog stars of "The Wrong Trousers" are made with a mixture of plasticine, wax & clay
    $500 20
Though it never went into space, this first shuttle did make a short flight in 1977 co-piloted by Fred Haise, Jr.
    $500 16
In 1982 she was the top-ranked U.S. woman track star in all distances from 800 meters to 10,000 meters
    $500 6
A Norwegian might dangle an oredobbe from her ore, this
    $500 11
From the Latin meaning "to hiss", it describes the "ss" sound In "fricassee"

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

Linda Patrick Kristi
$800 $100 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Patrick Kristi
$1,800 $1,700 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The bear is the heraldic symbol of this Swiss capital whose name means "bear"
    $200 15
Antonio Banderas knows she played Miss Simi Valley in the 1975 beauty pageant spoof "Smile"
    $200 20
Everything is often called the whole kit & this
    $200 1
Ambroise Thomas' opera about this man differs from Shakespeare's play; in the opera, he becomes king of Denmark
    $200 8
Danielle's dinners
    $400 4
Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale life ended in this capital August 4, 1875
    $400 16
Gwyneth Paltrow played the young Wendy in this 1991 film; too bad her plans with Peter didn't pan out
    $400 21
You don't have everything unless you include this household object
    $400 2
This composer's "Rigoletto" is based on Victor Hugo's play "Le Roi S'Amuse" ("The King Amuses Himself")
    $400 9
Dominick's cinnamon rolls
    $600 5
Batu Cave in this Malaysian capital is noted for its Hindu temple
    $600 17
Laura San Giacomo of "Just Shoot Me" appeared as a hooker pal of Julia Roberts in this 1990 film
    $600 22
For weaponry, everything is lock, stock & barrel; for fishing, everything is this
    DD: $1,000 13
This 1865 opera named for 2 legendary lovers contains the passage heard here
    $600 10
London's bags
    $600 26
For the Phoenicians this began on the autumnal equinox; for us, it begins 3 months later
    $800 6
This judicial capital of Bolivia is named for the country's first president
    $800 18
She can be seen briefly as a child in her mom Diane Ladd's film "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
    $800 23
A complete dictionary, or the River Kwai after the explosion
    $800 14
Concepcion's lovers hide inside clocks in her husband's shop in "L'Heure Espagnole" by this "Bolero" composer
    $800 11
Philip's lepidoptera
    DD: $1,500 7
It's situated on numerous islands including Helgeandsholmen, where the house of Parliament is located
    $1000 19
Joan Rivers took the plunge into dramatic acting in this 1968 Burt Lancaster film seen here
    $1000 24
The term "The whole" this isn't from football but perhaps from the amount of concrete that fills a truck
    $1000 25
Puccini opera that features the prelude heard here
    $1000 12
O'Connor's sardine factories

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Linda Patrick Kristi
$5,600 $2,000 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The "X-Files" episode entitled "Post-Modern Prometheus" was an update of this classic 1818 tale

Final scores:

Linda Patrick Kristi
$2,399 $3,200 $5,700
3rd place: Samsung His & Hers Evoca Cameras 2nd place: Panasonic 32-inch Super Flat Color TV & Broyhill Home Theater Armoire New champion: $5,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Linda Patrick Kristi
$5,400 $3,500 $5,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,300

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Game tape date: 1998-10-14
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