Show #3306 - Monday, January 11, 1999


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Jeremy King, a laundromat night manager from Columbia, South Carolina

Leena Alam, a law student from Washington, D.C.

David Becker, an attorney from Washington, D.C. (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'm good in that category!)
    $100 4
Dickens mentions this Defoe work in many of his tales, including "Bleak House" & "A Christmas Carol"
    $100 29
On St. Patrick's Day it's traditional to wear a wee bit of this plant
    $100 1
He was supposedly inspired by a bird that disrupted creator Walter Lantz's honeymoon
    $100 15
Number of songs on the American top pop list hosted by Casey Kasem
    $100 9
Now hear this! Das ohr is German for this body part
    $100 20
Group that had the 1983 hit "In A Big Country"
    $200 12
Subtitled "The Parish Boy's Progress", it appeared in 24 installments in Bentley's Miscellany
    $200 30
Kiss & tell the name of this plant
    $200 2
They're the pair of fast-talkers seen here
    $200 18
Santa keeps a list of people who fall into these 2 "N" categories
    $200 10
French for "In the fashion", it's a fashionable way to serve pie
    $200 27
Italian leader Benito Mussolini called himself "Il Duce" which means this
    $300 16
Dickens met this U.S. president a few weeks before the impeachment proceedings
    DD: $1,000 22
Had the Israelites wandered in the Mojave Desert, they would have seen this tree named for one of their leaders
    $300 3
Good Grief! This little bird flew into the funnies in 1970
    $300 8
In 1988 Microsoft came in at No. 137 out of the 500 companies on this magazine's famous list
    $300 5
This Yiddish word can mean to lug a load, or to drag oneself
    $300 25
Writer Ruth McKenney's sister Eileen was the inspiration for this play
    $400 17
Dickens' self-styled hero born "A posthumous child"
    $400 26
Anatomist Caspar Wistar gave his name to this popular trellis plant
    $400 6
"Camptown Races" is a favorite song of this boisterous blabbermouth from the South
    $400 13
Supplying info that led to the arrest of everyone on this list in August 1998 could have netted you over $1,500,000
    $400 11
Practitioners of karate & judo refer to their training school by this 4-letter Japanese name
    $400 21
Chimachogori, the garb of some Korean women, includes a skirt, the chima, & a jacket called this
    $500 24
One of the first full-length sound films of a Dickens work was a 1935 version of this tale of Nell & Quilp
    $500 28
The leaves of this tree are used in cold remedies & to feed koalas
    $500 7
He's the cool character seen here
    $500 19
Topping his first worst-dressed list in 1960 was Anna Magnani, who dressed like she was "wearing tramp clothes"
    $500 14
Meaning clandestine, the Spanish phrase "capa y espada" translates to this common English phrase
    $500 23
Street crime was up in Liverpool, England in May 1998 as criminals stole one of these worth $16,000

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

David Leena Jeremy
$2,100 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Leena Jeremy
$2,700 $2,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
His wealth once estimated to be $100 million, this gangster died a broken man in 1947
    $200 22
The groups Heart & Pearl Jam were formed in this city
    $200 16
Mormons make a bee-line for this city, the "Mormon's Mecca"
    $200 17
She got "all dolled up" for the stamp seen here
    $200 8
"(Hi, I'm Chuck Woolery) You can send a card to your sweetheart or anyone in your 4th grade class on this February holiday"
    $200 1
Every first aid kit should have a pair of these to remove splinters
    $400 6
Born in 1394, this Portuguese prince founded a school of navigation
    $400 30
"Aja", "Gaucho" & "Pretzel Logic" are albums by this group
    $400 18
It's the "North Star City" because it's the capital of the North Star State
    $400 26
Different types of these on stamps of the 1990s include lunch, circus & Conestoga
    $400 9
In this religion, Ashura is a simple fast for Sunnis but a day of guilt & mortification for Shiites
    $400 3
His Old Testament book comes between Lamentations & Daniel
    $600 7
Hail him, he's the Roman depicted here
    $600 21
In 1998 this Alanis Morissette album matched Boston's "Boston" as the best-selling debut album ever
    $600 19
It's New England's "City Beautiful" as well as the "Insurance City"
    $600 28
A C-54 cargo plane is on the 1998 stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of this aid mission
    $600 10
This November day on which girls court boys comes from the comic strip "Li'l Abner"
    $600 4
Named for Indians who lived in the region, it was Mississippi's first capital
    $800 13
This man was the first prime minister of his country (Israel)
    $800 23
"You Might Think" this group won MTV's Best Video of 1984: well, you're right, they did
    $800 24
It's the "Queen on the James" -- the James River, that is
    DD: $2,000 20
It's the Sousa march honored on the 1997 stamp seen here
    $800 11
The people of San Juan, Puerto Rico lose their heads celebrating June 24, this saint's feast day
    $800 5
He headed the Soviet Union's Communist party from 1964 until his death in 1982
    $1000 14
In 1863 this explorer published "Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile"
    $1000 29
Last name of brothers Mark & David who were part of the original lineup of Dire Straits
    DD: $1,000 25
Great Scot! This city on the Hudson has been called the "Edinburgh of America"
    $1000 27
The tribute to this artist was released March 25, 1998 in Washington, D.C., not "Mobile"
    $1000 15
September 3 commemorates the founding of all 24 square miles of this republic within Italy
    $1000 12
In 1975 Cambodia seized this American merchant ship on the Gulf of Siam, claiming it was a spy vessel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Leena Jeremy
$5,300 $8,200 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

McDonald's' 2 most successful promotional campaigns both involved these Happy Meal toys

Final scores:

David Leena Jeremy
$7,300 $16,398 $16,600
3rd place: Coleman Camping Equipment 2nd place: Trip to Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa New champion: $16,600

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Leena Jeremy
$5,300 $8,200 $7,700
18 R,
4 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $21,200

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Game tape date: 1998-11-11
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