Show #3291 - Monday, December 21, 1998

James Arey game 5.


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Martha Thomas, a communications center director from Columbia, South Carolina

Erik Andersen, a law student originally from Anaheim, California

James Arey, a hotel concierge from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 4-day cash winnings total $33,303)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
It's what Lassie was asked to do in the title of the classic 1938 Eric Knight short story
    $100 13
This beverage is the primary source of vitamin C for most Americans
    $100 11
For years "Arnie's Army" has followed this golfing hero around
    $100 1
Woody Allen won 2 Oscars for this 1977 film
    $100 18
Frank Morgan played this 1939 movie title character who is revealed as a humbug
    $200 7
"Jerry Of The Islands" is the tale of an Irish Terrier pup by this "White Fang" author
    $200 14
This type of coffee is made by freeze-drying or less expensively, by spray-drying
    $200 12
Colorful characters like "Andre the Giant" & "Gorgeous George" were faithfully cheered in this sport
    $200 2
I'll trade you $200 for the name of this "Let's Make A Deal" host
    $200 20
In the '50s the Platters sang about "The Great" one
    $300 26
Pioneer trails through South Pass included the California, Mormon & this one to the Northwest
    $300 8
Dodie Smith's 1956 tale about Missis, a dalmatian whose litter of 15 puppies is stolen
    $300 19
Made with grenadine, ginger ale & a cherry, it was named for an underage movie star
    $300 15
Brokenhearted fans of this man gather in Memphis each August 16th
    $300 3
Known as "The Storyteller", this country music legend wrote the mega-selling hit "Harper Valley P.T.A."
    $300 21
French architectural term illustrated here that in the abstract means "an illusion"
    DD: $500 27
This large prairie animal is featured in white silhouette on the state flag
    $400 9
"Hound Dunnit" is a collection of dog mysteries for kids by this "I, Robot" author
    $400 24
Hey this man! He started softening water in the '20s & founded his company in 1936
    $400 16
A lifelong diehard fan of this college's football team is seen here
    $400 4
U.S. Marines sing that they will fight from this location "To the shores of Tripoli"
    $400 22
Legal term for deliberate deception; by mail, it's a federal offense
    $500 28
This chief tributary of the Columbia River rises near the Continental Divide in Yellowstone
    $500 10
"The Plague Dogs" is a book from this "Watership Down" author
    $500 25
The lapsang souchong type of this beverage is treasured for its smokey flavor & aroma
    $500 17
As the Horta could tell you, fans known as Trekkies prefer to be called this similar name instead
    $500 5
This secretary denied ever smuggling Iran-Contra documents in her underwear
    $500 23
This word for one who feigns principles he does not possess is from Greek meaning "a stage actor"

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

James Erik Martha
$1,500 $1,400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

James Erik Martha
$2,800 $3,200 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Be careful with that one!)
    $200 2
First performed on Helsinki Radio in 1958, Merikanto's "Juha" is one of this country's finest operas
    $200 4
Alice Glass reportedly broke off her affair with this president because she opposed the Vietnam War
    $200 18
He starred solo & directed before being paired with Oliver Hardy
    $200 6
In a poem by Eugene Field, Wynken, Blynken & this partner "sailed off in a wooden shoe"
    $200 24
His "Murders In The Rue Morgue" is often cited as the first detective story
    $200 1
Noel Coward began his stage career as a child actor & even played one of the Lost Boys in this classic
    $400 3
In the sex-change opera "The Breasts of Tiresias", the husband bears 40,000 of these in a single day
    $400 5
It's out of the closet that he was in the closet with Nan Britton, a young flapper
    $400 19
John Barrymore played this role twice, silently in "The Sea Beast" & talking in "Moby Dick"
    $400 10
This firm whose members use their first names stands for ordinary people in the street
    $400 25
How symbolic, this magazine's first issue in 1936 featured a photo of a doctor slapping a newborn baby's behind
    $400 12
As a teenager, Noel appeared in this "Birth of a Nation" director's silent film "Hearts of the World" in 1918
    $600 7
Ari liked the arias of this Greek diva who was nicknamed "La Divina"
    DD: $500 23
1884 reports that he committed his lover to an insane asylum nearly cost him the election
    $600 20
It's reported Francis X. Bushman refused the use of a stunt double in this 1926 classic's chariot race
    $600 11
They're Ready's 2 partners in the firm that represents qualified buyers of real estate
    $600 26
Take note, in 1957 this company with a once hyphenated name began marketing the 1st electric portable typewriters
    $600 13
Noel wrote the songs for the musical "The Girl Who Came to Supper"; it starred this "Brady Bunch" actress
    $800 8
Carlisle Floyd's opera based on this Steinbeck work has rodentia & homo sapiens in its title
    $800 21
Famous for his series of films with Vilma Banky, he starred as "Beau Geste"
    $800 16
This firm with the names of 2 Kansas cities & 1 New Mexico city tells its clients, "All Aboard!"
    $800 27
Say what? In the first recording for his phonograph, Thomas Edison recited this nursery rhyme
    $800 14
Noel, Alfred Lunt & this actress formed a menage a trois in Noel's controversial comedy "Design for Living"
    $1000 9
His tragicomedy "Six Characters In Search Of An Author" inspired a modern opera by Hugo Weisgall
    $1000 22
In 1914 this gem of an actress starred in the serial "The Perils of Pauline"
    $1000 17
Completes the name of the law firm of NPR's "Car Talk", Dewey, Cheatem & ...
    DD: $900 15
15 years after co-starring with Noel in the film "Boom!", this famous couple starred in his play "Private Lives"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

James Erik Martha
$9,800 $3,200 $2,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, we were talking about it earlier!)
While making a torsion meter, an engineer got the idea for this classic toy

Final scores:

James Erik Martha
$9,499 $5,900 $1
5-day champion: $42,802 2nd place: Tour to Australia & New Zealand 3rd place: Pair of Jaguar Friendship Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

James Erik Martha
$9,900 $3,200 $2,900
27 R
(including 3 DDs),
4 W
11 R,
1 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,000

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Game tape date: 1998-11-03
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