Show #3299 - Thursday, December 31, 1998


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Brian Gillespie, an actor originally from Bayonne, New Jersey

Felicia Vondrak, a part-time licensing assistant from Seattle, Washington

Pete Fistanic, a bond salesman from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
On the 70th anniversary of this brand in 1998, Mr. Whipple gave America permission to squeeze it
    $100 16
After his return from Europe in June of 1927, he received a hero's welcome & a ticker tape parade
    $100 1
In the 1930s this platinum blonde bombshell starred in "Platinum Blonde" & "Bombshell"
    $100 6
On April 15, 1865 Edwin Stanton said this man "belongs to the ages"
    $100 21
From a Dutch term, it's a leather case where you keep your six shooter, pardner
    $100 26
"Pin the nose on the witch" is a Halloween variation of this ever-popular party game
    $200 12
Gordon Jump has played this lonely pitchman since 1989
    $200 17
This term came into vogue for the type of woman seen here
    $200 2
This "bathing beauty" dove into films in 1942, in "Andy Hardy's Double Life"
    $200 7
In August 1997 Steve Jobs told him via cell phone, "Thank You. The world's a better place"
    $200 22
It can be a soldier's flask, or a small cafeteria
    $200 27
Term for the paper hats & noisemakers given to guests, or the tokens fair ladies gave to their knights
    $300 13
Before his big 1998 wedding, this actor signed for up to 7 more years as AAMCO's spokesman
    $300 18
In 1927 Ford introduced this car to replace the Model T
    $300 3
This famous TV dad directed his son Rick in the 1965 romantic comedy "Love And Kisses"
    $300 8
In 1974 he said, "I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your president"
    $300 23
Hopefully this legendary container is full when you get to the end of the rainbow
    $400 14
On television, Paul Reiser touts this long distance provider's "One Rate Plus"
    $400 19
In 1921 this man seen here realized his lifelong dream of becoming U.S. Chief Justice
    $400 4
This British PM's daughter Sarah played Fred Astaire's love interest in the 1951 film "Royal Wedding"
    $400 9
In July 1997 CNN touted it as "the little rover that could"
    $400 24
These underground cemeteries around Rome contain the remains of many early Christians
    $500 15
This former world leader used the royalties from his Pizza Hut commercial to fund his foundation
    $500 20
In the St. Valentine's Day Massacre of 1929, 7 members of this man's gang were shot dead
    $500 5
This 1955 film was based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning play
    $500 10
In 1903 he reportedly said, "Damn the law! I want the canal built"
    DD: $400 25
In Psalm 23 it's more than full

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

Pete Felicia Brian
$1,900 $400 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pete Felicia Brian
$1,400 $400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Feat performed May 17, 1998 by David Wells; it was only the 13th time in the 20th century
    $200 17
A century before the U.S.S. Nautilus, the Confederacy had 2 of these new ships, the Pioneer & the Hunley
    $200 1
This Rudyard Kipling classic begins with the story of "Mowgli's Brothers"
    $200 6
The snipe in guttersnipe is one of these creatures that frequent the mud at the edge of a pond
    $200 11
He finally won an Oscar in 1952 for playing a raffish yet courageous riverboat captain
    $200 23
A little red wine is usually added to make this popular color of champagne
    $400 18
This strikeout king's last season, 1993, was marred by injuries & a fistfight with Robin Ventura
    $400 22
This July 1861 campaign in Virginia began as the Affair at Blackburn's Ford
    $400 2
She's Jane & Michael Banks' magical nanny
    $400 7
Meaning to vacillate between 2 choices, this phrase was originally "shall I, shall I"
    $400 12
In a Herman Wouk novel, crazy Captain Queeg commanded this vessel
    $400 25
A classic champagne cocktail contains a dash of the Angostura type of this ingredient
    $600 19
Intimidating moundsman seen here
    $600 24
This grandson of the ninth president commanded troops in the Army of the Cumberland
    $600 3
A famous book by Crockett Johnson tells of a little boy named Harold & his adventures with this color crayon
    $600 8
From the French for "discomfited", to be "left in" this is to be left in trouble without help
    $600 13
The British captured this courageous captain Sept. 21, 1776 on his return from a spy mission
    $600 26
The songwriter who wrote, "I get no kick from champagne, mere alcohol doesn't thrill me at all"
    DD: $600 20
Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1971, he got his nickname carrying bags at a Mobile, Alabama depot
    $800 4
It's no secret, "The Long Secret" was Louise Fitzhugh's sequel to this book about a little girl snoop
    $800 9
This 3-letter word for "class" or "kind" usually follows the phrase "of that..."
    DD: $800 14
Killed by Communist forces 10 days after WWII, this U.S. Army captain has his own "Society"
    $1000 21
This pitcher named for a U.S. president was played by Ronald Reagan in "The Winning Team"
    $1000 5
The 1986 Newbery Medal went to this book about a mail-order bride who joins a family on the prairie
    $1000 10
This word meaning "to gad about" may be an alteration of gallant
    $1000 15
The courageous captain of this spectral ship is condemned to sail the seas until judgment day

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pete Felicia Brian
$2,000 $3,800 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A New Deal agency & a present-day organization, both using an eagle symbol, share these initials

Final scores:

Pete Felicia Brian
$400 $7,500 $7,700
3rd place: 3-day trip to the Canadian Rockies 2nd place: 7-day Broadway trip to New York City New champion: $7,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pete Felicia Brian
$2,800 $4,000 $4,200
13 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $11,000

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Game tape date: 1998-11-04
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