Show #3288 - Wednesday, December 16, 1998

James Arey game 2.


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Matt Bozulich, a lab technician from Reedsport, Oregon

Kristan Strietzel-Duga, a teacher from Muskegon, Michigan

James Arey, a hotel concierge from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You ID the president.)
(Alex: We'll give you the characters, you identify the comic strip.)
    $100 1
January 20, 1953 - January 2, 1961
    $100 17
Bob Beamon, Carl Lewis & the mouse family Zapodidae are all famous for this ability
    $100 12
This sport's first trading cards were issued by Canadian cigarette companies in the 1910s
    $100 13
In the Roman Catholic canon this book is the Song of Songs; for Protestants, it's the song of this
    $100 4
Ratbert, Catbert & Dogbert
    $100 3
In King Arthur's court he sat in the siege perilous, a seat reserved for the noblest of knights
    $200 2
March 4, 1797 - March 4, 1801
    $200 18
"Man" comes from the old English for "human being"; "Mouse" comes from "thief" in this ancient language of India
    $200 27
Canadian group portrayed in "Rose Marie", "Sergeant Preston" & "Dudley Do-Right"
    $200 14
The shorter of the 2 names by which Americans know this country where you'll find The Hague
    $200 5
Andrea, Irving & Mr. Pinkley
    $200 8
Goldfinger's personal pilot played by Honor Blackman in "Goldfinger"
    $300 10
August 9, 1974 - January 20, 1977
    $300 19
Humans are of the order primates; mice are of this order
    $300 28
It was the McKenzie Brothers term for a beer-swilling, tuque-wearing, down-home type of guy
    $300 15
A woodchuck is also known as a whistle pig & more commonly as this
    $300 6
It's the strip whose title characters are seen here

[created by Mike Peters]
    $300 9
On TV, Graham Kerr was this type of gourmet
    $400 16
March 4, 1929 - March 4, 1933
    $400 22
Until 1947 this marvelous man was the mighty mouth of Mickey Mouse
    $400 29
She honed her "craft" in Canada before joining "Party Of Five"
    $400 20
From old Italian for "to shield" & "sun", it's another name for a sun umbrella
    $400 7
Helga, Honi & Hamlet
    $400 24
In this New Testament epistle, Paul argued that he was an apostle appointed by God
    $500 26
September 14, 1901 - March 4, 1909
    $500 23
This smallest mouse of the Americas shares part of its name with a small people of Africa
    $500 30
Founded in 1949, this company was publishing romance novels exclusively by 1964
    $500 21
Paradoxical sleep is also a term for this state in which you do your dreaming
    DD: $400 11
Aleta, Prince Arn & Galan
    $500 25
In 1570 British sea captain John Hawkins converted this type of merchant ship into a warship

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

James Kristan Matt
$800 $900 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Kristan Matt
$1,300 $3,900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: All of the correct responses will end in the letters "M-A-N"; example: Superman.)
    $200 8
The 2 German cities burgers & hot dogs can be traced back to
    $200 1
Chevy Chase, Steve Martin & Martin Short played reluctant Western heroes in this 1986 film
    $200 15
In "Bleak House", Chapter 3, Dickens calls this weather condition "A London particular"
    $200 5
Her song "Give Me One Reason" would make her enemies' lips turn rough & crack
    $200 22
It's the only multi-syllable letter in our alphabet
    $200 20
We fought against the Seleucid kingdom, founded by a general under this "great" conqueror
    $400 9
It grew out of 3 villages: Sutanati, Govindapur & Kalikata
    $400 2
Gabby Hayes added comic relief to many of this singing cowboy's films including "My Pal Trigger"
    $400 6
This "Butch Cassidy" screenwriter would have the same powers as King Midas
    $400 21
It was "fantastically embroidered and illuminated upon" Hester Prynne's gown
    $400 23
We rededicated this edifice in December of 164 B.C., but 234 years later it was destroyed
    $600 10
Catherine the Great began the collection of art housed at this city's Hermitage
    $600 3
Jane Fonda played a schoolteacher who turns into an outlaw in this 1965 film
    $600 7
This 1940s Chicago Bears quarterback would have won games with incredible good fortune
    $600 16
Middle initial shared by "Star Trek"'s Captain James Kirk & Phineas Barnum
    $600 24
In battle, our hero Eleazar perished when he killed one of these huge beasts -- unfortunately, from underneath
    DD: $500 14
It takes a little over an hour to travel from Madrid to this city to see the Casa de El Greco
    $800 4
The outlaws seen here join up with this title gang

[Tim Conway & Don Knotts]
    $800 25
He delivers his "It is a far, far better" speech from the scaffold
    $800 11
When she's older, this recent stage Anne Frank could get magic powers from dessert wine
    $800 17
In a 1962 film, Leslie Caron moved into a room of this shape in a London boarding house
    $1000 19
The rebuilt Imperial Palace in this city was home to only 2 emperors; Meiji moved the Imperial Palace to Tokyo
    $1000 13
In this 1948 film, Bob Hope played a dentist who marries "Calamity" Jane Russell
    $1000 27
"David Copperfield" character with lines like "We are very 'umble" & "We live in a numble abode"
    $1000 12
This anti-tobacco California congressman would become a fearsome giant candle
    $1000 18
This one-letter symbol on sheet music instructs a musician to play loudly
    DD: $500 26
Our exploits are told in the group of books that Protestants call this, meaning "hidden"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Kristan Matt
$5,400 $6,500 $5,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Partly from Greek for "song", they began as plays with music, then acquired sensational plots

Final scores:

James Kristan Matt
$10,501 $3,500 $3,599
2-day champion: $15,302 3rd place: Rand McNally Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Radisson SAS Hotel Schwarzer Bock, Wiesbaden, Germany

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Kristan Matt
$5,900 $6,500 $5,700
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 1998-10-14
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