Show #3298 - Wednesday, December 30, 1998


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Pete Fistanic, a bond salesman from Los Angeles, California

Ardys Eserhut, a U.S. Postal Service clerk from Olympia, Washington

Colleen McSwiggin, a microbiologist from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,595)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the provinces, you name the country.)
    $100 12
New Brunswick &
    $100 22
In the 1930s he moved the Wright Bros.' home & bicycle workshop to Dearborn, Michigan
    $100 1
This character has been portrayed on film by Walter Matthau & on TV by Jack Klugman
    $100 6
On Jan. 3, 2000 victory will be sweet for the team that wins the national title at this game in New Orleans
    $100 8
Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey is this flavor of ice cream with walnuts & dark chocolate chunks in it
    $100 17
Kellogg's makes "Froot" ones
    $200 13
Wroclaw &
    $200 23
The Mitsubishi flown from Japan for George VI's coronation was named this, Japanese for "divine wind"
    $200 2
He lives in a garbage can, hates anything nice & loves trash
    $200 7
Hawaii has played in this Hawaiian bowl only once; it lost to Michigan State 33-13 in 1989
    $200 27
His 1993 song "Loser" begins, "In the time of chimpanzees I was a monkey"
    $200 18
Cries of a crane, or a cry when you drop something, butterfingers!
    $300 14
Guantanamo &
La Habana
    $300 24
On January 8, 1930 Walter Mittelholzer took off from the Serengeti plain to fly in a plane over this mount
    $300 3
With $38 million, this boxer made Forbes' 1997 list of the highest-paid athletes
    $300 9
The Georgia Dome is the home of the Heritage Bowl, as well as this game
    $300 28
He's the mischievous monkey in books by H.A. Rey & Margret Rey
    $300 19
Soldiers trained to lead an attack are called shock these
    $400 15
Munster &
    $400 25
In 1932 & '33 one of these airships made a total of 18 trips between Germany & Brazil
    $400 4
One biography of this lyricist is called "Getting To Know Him"
    DD: $500 10
It began in Philadelphia in 1959 & since 1965 has been played in Memphis
    $400 29
These aquatic creatures, types of brine shrimp, are "brought to life" by crystals
    $400 20
They keep a barrel's staves together
    $500 16
Tyrol &
    $500 26
In 1931 Boeing, National, Pacific & Varney Airlines joined forces under this new name
    $500 5
He was designing for Elizabeth Arden before operating under his own label
    $500 11
Ole! To Frito-Lay & Tostitos, sponsor of this game since 1996
    $500 30
In "12 Monkeys" this actor travels through time to find the cause of a virus that nearly wiped out humanity
    $500 21
It's what Oliver Goldsmith's woman does "to conquer"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Colleen Ardys Pete
$100 $600 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Colleen Ardys Pete
$1,500 -$400 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
His 34-day reign in 1978 was the shortest for a pope since Leo XI's 27 days in 1605
    $200 18
While the mineral galena contains some sulfur, it's the chief source for getting this metal out
    $200 3
"Mean Streets",
"Cape Fear",
"The Last Temptation of Christ"
    $200 11
Sir Mulberry Hawk is a vicious crony of Ralph Nickleby in this Dickens novel
    $200 1
This company "thought differently" to come up with the 1998 design seen here
    $200 24
From the Latin for "towards the rear", it's your rear end
    $400 8
This "Lady with a Lamp" refused to believe in the germ theory of the spread of disease
    $400 19
Symbolized Ti, this strong, lightweight metal is used for making golf clubs, & that's no myth
    $400 4
"A Clockwork Orange",
"Full Metal Jacket",
    $400 12
"Be kind to animals and birds, and read all you can", Mr. Phillotson tells Jude in this novel
    $400 16
Almost a century later you can still use Hector Guimard's entrances to this city's Metro stations
    $400 25
The Communist slogan "Workers of the world, unite!" comes from the end of this 1848 book
    $600 9
He was a pagan; it was his son Leif who brought Christianity to Greenland
    $600 20
Copper is the best low-cost conductor of electricity but this metal is the best conductor overall
    $600 5
"Hour of the Wolf",
"Fanny and Alexander",
    $600 13
Sir Thomas Mallory completed this work in the ninth year of the reign of King Edward IV
    $600 23
This American's designs for the Imperial Hotel in Japan included the plates & furniture
    $600 26
From the Latin for "knowledge of law", it's the science of law
    DD: $1,000 10
In 1835 this inventive Frenchman reportedly exclaimed, "I have seized the light!"
    $800 21
The name of this metallic element used in electroplating rhymes with sodium
    $800 6
"The Duelists",
"Blade Runner"
    $800 14
In 1827 it was finally revealed that this Edinburgh native had written the "Waverley Novels"
    $800 22
Womb & tulip were famous styles of these designed by Eero Saarinen
    $1000 17
In 1778 this Lee was named to command a special "legion" of dragoons & infantry
    $1000 28
I should see a light bulb above your head when I tell you it has the highest melting point of any metal
    DD: $1,800 7
"The Last Metro",
"Jules and Jim",
"Fahrenheit 451"
    $1000 15
Completes the title of Alan Sillitoe's famous story "The Loneliness of the..."
    $1000 27
After resigning as director of the Bauhaus in 1928, he designed car bodies

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Colleen Ardys Pete
$2,900 $400 $9,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This Texas Democrat's funeral was attended by Truman, Eisenhower, JFK & LBJ

Final scores:

Colleen Ardys Pete
$900 $799 $5,801
2nd place: Monorail Desktop PC & Broyhill Home Office Armoire 3rd place: Yamaha Clavinova Digital Piano New champion: $5,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Colleen Ardys Pete
$3,900 $400 $8,700
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
9 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,000

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Game tape date: 1998-11-04
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