Show #3289 - Thursday, December 17, 1998

James Arey game 3.


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Helen Harnett, a law student originally from Chicago, Illinois

Joe Weber, an aerospace engineer from Bonita, California

James Arey, a hotel concierge from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,302)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the provinces, you name the country.)
    $100 2
Live from New York, it debuted October 11, 1975 at 11:30 P.M.
    $100 4
Plant vegetable seeds in a line called this, even if it's a tough one "to hoe"
    $100 6
    $100 14
The B-52's headed up the charts when they headed on down to this place
    $100 22
    $100 20
Elton John's "Candle In The Wind" was originally written as a tribute to this actress
    $200 3
Saying he wouldn't be active in the day-to-day running of the Yankees, in 1973 he led the group that bought them
    $200 5
Privet, an evergreen shrub, is commonly grown as one of these to keep your garden privet
    $200 7
Western Cape,
Eastern Cape,
    $200 16
The Dixie Cups sang, "Gee I really love you and we're gonna get married, goin' to" this place
    $200 23
    $200 21
Blowing out his birthday candles, a boy wishes for 24 hours of truth from his dad in this 1997 Jim Carrey film
    $300 10
In 1978 & '79 over 1 million people saw his "Treasures" at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    $300 8
Gardening books recommend dried blood (they don't say whose) as an organic type of this
    $300 11
West Flanders
    $300 17
Carole King co-wrote this song that was a No. 5 hit for The Drifters in 1962
    $300 24
    $300 26
Erle Stanley Gardner had this attorney take on "The Case Of The Crooked Candle"
    $400 12
On August 7, 1974 Philippe Petit traveled via this between the towers of the World Trade Center
    $400 9
The peat type is used to pack young plants; other types can crop up unwelcome on your lawn
    $400 15
Dong Nai,
Dong Thap,
Lam Dong
    DD: $500 18
In "Royal Wedding", Fred Astaire gives a textbook demonstration of this, the title of a 1986 Lionel Richie hit
    $400 25
    $400 27
In the mid-19th century, candles were often made with this wax crystallized from petroleum
    $500 30
The city rolled out this famous ad campaign in 1977
    $500 13
The African variety of this annual, seen here, has an appropriate color in its name
    $500 19
    $500 1
Melissa Etheridge's first Top 40 song, it says, "Crawl inside, wait by the light of the Moon"
    $500 29
    $500 28
This play contains the line "Out, out, brief candle!"

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

James Joe Helen
$1,300 $1,100 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Joe Helen
$3,500 $3,100 -$100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
On June 16, 1775 American forces didn't stop at this hill but went on to defend Breed's Hill
    $200 2
His best-known compositions include "Here Comes The Sun" & "Taxman"
    $200 13
You probably didn't see Robert Shaw in "Gantry", based on this novel; it closed the night it opened
    $200 1
Chicken-sized dinosaurs called compys didn't make it from this 1990 Michael Crichton novel to the 1993 film
    $200 8
Served in Bolivia, chicha is a fermented drink made from the mash of this grain
    $200 21
From the title of a medieval Latin work, it's the term for publications like Paine's "Crisis" series
    $400 27
During the war this silversmith had a booming business casting cannons for the Continental Army
    $400 4
This Kansas City Royal infielder led the American League in batting in '76, '80 & '90
    $400 14
Shelley Winters played the mother of these madcap brothers in "Minnie's Boys", co-written by Groucho's son
    $400 3
Talking gargoyles named Victor & Hugo were in a 1996 adaptation of this (they weren't in the book)
    $400 9
On Sept. 16, 1975 Viking Press announced it had hired this world-famous woman as a consulting editor
    $400 22
To prepare a cheese one of these, you'll need butter, eggs & of course, cheese
    DD: $5,000 28
On September 11, 1777, the Americans retreated from Brandywine Creek allowing the British to occupy this city
    $600 5
A Pulitzer Prize winner in '77, this conservative columnist was the sports editor of his college newspaper
    $600 15
In 1976 he starred in "Home Sweet Homer", a musical based on "The Odyssey"; he should have stayed in Siam
    $600 7
Elia Kazan directed this author's script of "Viva Zapata!", but had someone else adapt his "East of Eden"
    $600 18
Until the 1720s, many diamonds, including the Great Mogul, were found in this Asian country
    $600 23
A drinking glass with a stem & a base, its name is from the Old French for "cup"
    $800 29
This guerrilla known as "The Swamp Fox" led quick raids on the British & then fled back to the marshes
    $800 6
A "manly" 19th century realist, she penned works like "Adam Bede", "Felix Holt" & "Daniel Deronda"
    $800 16
In 1985 he "skywalked" onto Broadway as half of the famous comedy team "Harrigan 'n Hart"
    DD: $1,000 10
For Bogie's screen role, this book's Charlie Allnutt was changed from a Cockney to a Canadian
    $800 19
This Hungarian became president of the new Hungarian Academy of Music in 1875
    $800 24
This charm to ward off evil & injury is often worn around the neck
    $1000 30
During the winter of 1778-79, this Prussian wrote the first American army manual of drill & regulations
    $1000 12
Many musical masterpieces sprang from the head of this 18th century George
    $1000 17
"First Impressions", based on this "Austen"tatious novel, starred Farley Granger as Mr. Darcy
    $1000 11
Jack Burden is this book's central character; the 1949 movie switched it to Willie Stark
    $1000 20
In 1913 this Kiev-born aircraft designer built Le Grand, the world's first 4-engine plane
    $1000 25
We can't see this type of light, but experiments indicate that bees & butterflies can

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Joe Helen
$11,500 $700 $700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1991 he flew the Pacific in the "Virgin Otsuka Pacific Flyer", the world's largest hot-air balloon

Final scores:

James Joe Helen
$8,000 $700 $1
3-day champion: $23,302 2nd place: Monorail PC + O'Sullivan vertical office furniture 3rd place: DirecTV digital satellite television system/service with 18" satellite dish

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

James Joe Helen
$11,500 $5,600 $1,700
23 R,
0 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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Game tape date: 1998-10-14
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