Show #3295 - Friday, December 25, 1998


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Will Thompson, a French professor from Memphis, Tennessee

Scott Speer, a loan officer from West Columbia, South Carolina

Dave Argentar, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each word will have 10 different letters.)
    $100 1
She was the second first lady
    $100 10
Honest, Abe was the first person run by this party to be elected U.S. president
    $100 15
For 9 days before Christmas, Latin American children try to break open these colorful paper figures containing candy
    $100 20
This grandson of Italian immigrants was elected the 107th mayor of New York City on November 2, 1993
    $100 6
Leo Rosten said of this hard-drinking comic, "Any man who hates small dogs & children can't be all bad"
    $100 25
Unlike other deer, both male & female reindeer grow these
    $200 2
In her memoirs, Julia Grant talked about the black Friday when Fisk & Gould tried to corner the market in this
    $200 11
It's any word that's spelled the same forwards & backwards
    $200 16
In the Low Countries, St. Nicholas arrives to deliver presents on a boat from this Iberian country
    $200 21
Shortly after his death, eerie stories told of this actor's ghost haunting "Falcon Lair", his Hollywood home
    $200 7
Much of the boozing persona of this Matt Helm of the movies may have been just for the cameras
    $200 26
A group of reindeer cows gathered together by a reindeer bull is callled one of these, like a sultan's
    $300 3
His ailing wife Anna sent her daughter-in-law Jane with him to Washington, but he only served a month
    $300 12
In a movie it's the kind of music heard behind a scene
    $300 17
In Great Britain, this woman gives a special Christmas Day message on TV
    $300 22
You'll find this body of water in the eastern part of Kenya's Rift Valley
    $300 8
Not sure if it's from his drinking or not, but he's the Disney chipmunk with a red nose
    $300 27
Reindeer & reindeer products are very useful to these nomadic people of northern Scandinavia
    DD: $500 4
The widow Sarah Polk was linked for a while in the press to this bachelor president
    $400 13
In this field of study, scientists have rocks in their heads, or ore
    $400 18
Rather than stockings, French children put these in front of the fireplace so "Pere Noel" can fill them with gifts
    $400 23
The award-winning Rudolph seen here (holding 2 Olympic medals)
    $400 9
This bearded standup comedian is billed as "The Lovable Lush"
    $500 5
These 2 Roosevelt first ladies were known for their strong personalities
    $500 14
1 less than a cinquefoil
    $500 19
In Sweden the Christmas season begins on December 13, this saint's day
    $500 24
Bravo! This man was the general manager of the Metropolitan Opera from 1950 to 1972

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Dave Scott Will
-$300 -$300 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Scott Will
$300 -$700 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
In 1992 Boutros Boutros-Ghali of this country became the first African secretary-general of the U.N.
    $200 15
In 1992 Vice President Quayle attacked the values displayed by this TV sitcom character
    $200 1
"Never send to know for whom the bell tolls..."
    $200 8
This melted sweet from the cacao is a well-known stage prop for Karen Finley
    $200 17
Largest of the "Cosby Kids" who's currently serving as vice president
    $400 4
Robert Mugabe is president of this country that was formerly known as Rhodesia
    $400 2
"Oh, east is east & west is west, and..."
    $400 9
Kurt Schwitters probably heard "Gesundheit" a lot during his "Niesscherzo" piece consisting of this action
    $400 18
Culture Club singer who penned "1984"
    DD: $700 5
In 1847 it became Africa's first modern independent republic
    $600 14
In 1980 William F. Buckley told off students at this Poughkeepsie school who disinvited him to commencement
    $600 12
"Twas brillig, and the slithy toves..."
    $600 16
Yesss! He's the sports announcer who theorized about relativity
    $800 6
Mount Kilimanjaro, this country's highest point, is also the continent's highest point
    $800 13
In a 1997 essay this "Book of Virtues" author & ex-cabinet officer asked, "What good is government?"
    DD: $1,000 10
"Stone walls do not a prison make..."
    $800 25
"What's" this? It's a term for a performance art event coined by Allan Kaprow in 1959
    $800 21
In the U.S., a standard patent is good for this many years; for a design patent, it's only 14
    $800 19
Longtime "Tonight Show" host whose "Heart Is A Lonely Hunter"
    $1000 7
In 1998 Nelson Mandela married Graca Machel, widow of a former president of this country
    $1000 20
1790's "Reflections on the Revolution in France" is a major work by this British statesman & thinker
    $1000 11
"In Xanadu did Kubla Khan..."
    $1000 23
These creations named by Karel Capek rampage through performances by Survival Research Laboratories
    $1000 24
The name of the agency to which inventors make applications is the "Patent and" this "Office"
    $1000 22
1517's "Theses" author known for developing new varieties of fruits & vegetables

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Scott Will
$1,600 -$900 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Name shared by any Englishman & a composer credited with England's national anthem "God Save The Queen"

Final scores:

Dave Scott Will
$1 -$900 $4,200
2nd place: Trip/Tour to Israel 3rd place: Trip/Tour to Quebec City New champion: $4,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Scott Will
$1,500 $600 $5,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
6 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $7,300

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Game tape date: 1998-11-03
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