Show #3316 - Monday, January 25, 1999

Contestants

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Happy Aston, a program assistant from La Jolla, California

Zach Biggs, a market researcher from Eugene, Oregon

Mark Whittinghill, a computer technician and musician from Fayetteville, Arkansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,398)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE FACTS
TOM HANKS FILMS
THE FINE PRINT
GEOGRAPHIC PHRASES
SO THAT'S THE STORY
IN A NUTSHELL
    $100 8
"Got" this drink? It's Pennsylvania's state beverage
    $100 6
Tom went through boot camp-style training for his role as Captain Miller in this WWII epic
    $100 9
Offers for these money substitutes must include a disclosure statement & quote the APR
    $100 1
Its board is a 6-pointed star, on which each player starts with 10 marbles
    $100 18
Rich Harvard kid falls for Radcliffe boho; they get hitched; she dies; he cries
    $100 26
They make a tasty poultry stuffing & in a Christmas song, they're "roasting on an open fire"
    $200 14
In 1893 the world's first alligator farm was established in St. Augustine in this state
    $200 7
Tom fell head over tail for a mermaid played by Daryl Hannah in this film
    $200 10
Filing under Chapter 7 of this code, you'll lose most of your nonexempt assets
    $200 2
This breed is a popular hunting & show dog
    $200 22
Fish chows down on visitors at Long Island resort; gets harpooned; eats pursuer
    $200 27
These large nuts from the Amazon River Valley can be used in cooking much the same way as coconut
    $300 15
Although this state is only 48 miles long & 37 miles wide, it has 384 miles of shoreline
    $300 19
Just the facts...it's the film in which Tom played Dan Aykroyd's police partner Pep Streebek
    $300 11
When signed the day before a wedding, this agreement may be invalidated as signed under duress
    $300 3
Beatles song that includes the line "And when I awoke I was alone, this bird had flown"
    $300 23
Photographer stops to ask directions of an Iowa farm wife; gets 4 days of passionate lovemaking; leaves
    $300 28
To make a traditional pesto sauce, you need these nuts
    $400 16
Most of North Dakota's border with this state is provided by the Red River of the North
    $400 20
1954 Oscar winner seen here with Tom in 1986's "Nothing In Common": "You have no idea what it was like since you moved away, David"
    $400 12
It's the part of your homeowner's insurance that covers accidental damage to another's property
    DD: $500 4
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE):
"(Hi, I'm Janet Leigh) I romanced Frank Sinatra in this 1962 film about brainwashing, Communism & assassination"
    $400 24
Family spends winter in isolated Colorado hotel; bushes move; Dad goes nuts
    $400 29
The Mauna Loa Corporation is the world's leading grower, processor & marketer of these nuts
    $500 17
This state lies at about the same latitude as Hong Kong
    $500 21
Tom inherited a slobbering dog, his only witness in a murder case, in this 1989 film
    $500 13
Not putting down at least 20% of a home's purchase price may force you to pay PMI, this
    $500 5
In Chrysler ads, Ricardo Montalban extolled this rich upholstery material
    $500 25
Fresh out of law school, Mitch gets great job in Memphis; turns out not so great
    $500 30
These bright green nuts are said to have been a favorite of the Queen of Sheba

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Mark Zach Happy
$700 $200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Zach Happy
$1,700 $1,600 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
RODS
POTPOURRI
A MANILA FOLDER
NAME THE MUSICAL
ENDS IN "TH"
    $200 2
His 1947 doctrine offered aid to Greece, which was threatened by a Communist insurrection
    $200 21
These thin metal rods are the reason for the existence of the United States Twirling Association
    $200 12
The portrait on the U.S. $5 bill is from a photograph taken at this man's studio
    $200 7
This corncob pipe-smoking resident of the Manila Hotel left the Philippines in 1942; he returned in 1944
    $200 26
"America",
"Tonight"
    $200 1
"Too many cooks spoil" this
    DD: $1,200 3
In 1938 he developed a way to electronically measure the size of a radio show's audience
    $400 22
In the Bible, his rod swallowed up the rods of Pharaoh's magicians
    $400 13
A device named for this woman drove around Mars
    $400 8
Manila has been called this gem "Of The Orient", & the gem appears on the city's seal
    $400 27
"You Are Love",
"Ol' Man River"
    $400 14
In the 1930s & '40s, Johnny Weissmuller donned this skimpy garment to play Tarzan in 12 films
    $600 4
Nickname of New York City saloonkeeper & restauranteur Bernard Shor
    $600 23
In a gas engine the connecting rods transfer the motion of these to the crankshaft
    $600 15
In this sport a long basket called a cesta is worn on one hand
    $600 9
If this Polanski thriller had been set in Manila, we'd have heard "Forget it, Jake -- it's Binondo"
    $600 28
"Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, MO",
"What Ever Lola Wants (Lola Gets)"
    $600 18
It can be a built-in bed or bunk on a ship, or the space for a ship to dock
    $800 5
W. Atlee sowed the seeds of this family's business with lettuce, & son David developed a new nasturtium
    $800 24
Rods & cones are light-sensitive cells in this part of the eye
    $800 16
December 1997 saw the 2 millionth one of these in California: "THINICE"
    $800 10
Manila's International Airport is named for this man called "Ninoy", Cory's husband
    $800 29
"I Enjoy Being A Girl",
"A Hundred Million Miracles"
    $800 19
This ornamental bulb flower is grown in Holland for export
    $1000 6
The first woman to break the sound barrier, she also had her own cosmetics firm
    $1000 25
He was the first player to win the Grand Slam of tennis twice
    $1000 17
Washington thought of this general, in him "The spark of daring might flame into rashness"
    $1000 11
A severe offense against moral law, or the title & last name of Jaime, Archbishop of Manila
    DD: $800 30
"I've Come To Wive It Wealthily In Padua",
"I Hate Men"
    $1000 20
The book of Job says this large animal's "bones are like bars of iron"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Zach Happy
$5,700 $4,600 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CRIME WRITERS
1 of the 2 female crime writers who were in the British House of Lords in 1998

Final scores:

Mark Zach Happy
$100 $9,190 $1
2nd place: Trip to Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa New champion: $9,190 3rd place: Hobie Pedal-Driven Kayaks

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Zach Happy
$4,900 $4,800 $2,800
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,500

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