Show #3107 - Tuesday, February 17, 1998

J.J. Todor game 1.

Contestants

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Holly Hughes, an editor from New York City, New York

J.J. Todor, a law student from Pataskala, Ohio

Corey Burke, a stage carpenter originally from Goshen, Connecticut (whose 3-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE CHINESE THEATRE
FEMALE FIRSTS
U.S. CAPITALS OF THE WORLD
TV CAST CHANGES
ALL ABOUT CORN
HOMONYMS
    $100 16
The imprints seen here belong to a star of this 1977 film:
    $100 6
Bill Clinton thought of making Zoe Baird the first female attorney general but in the end it was this woman
    $100 4
It's the "Camellia Capital Of The World", but it's better known as California's capital
    $100 1
In 1983 6' 2" Christopher Hewitt replaced the 3' 10" Herve Villechaize on this series
    $100 2
Derived from corn, it's used to thicken soups, puddings & sauces
    $100 21
Where newlyweds might walk on their wedding day & on the day after
    $200 17
When this star left his handprints on August 8, 1984 he wrote, "You made my day"
    $200 10
Kelly Flinn is better known for the way she left the Air Force than for being the 1st woman to fly this bomber
    $200 11
Fans of these freshwater crustaceans know that Breaux Bridge, Louisiana is their capital
    $200 3
NBC revamped this series in 1997 by replacing Ron Eldard & Justine Bateman
    $300 18
Cartoon character whose footprints are seen here:
    $300 12
In 1932 Hattie Caraway planted the seed for Dianne Feinstein as the first woman elected to this body
    $300 13
Down-Easters know that Farmington in this state was once the "Earmuff Capital Of The World"
    $300 5
George Carlin replaced this ex-Beatle as Mr. Conductor on PBS' "Shining Time Station"
    $400 19
To make her imprint this partner of Fred Astaire wore her mother's size 4 1/2 shoes instead of her own 5 1/2s
    $400 14
Longville, Minn. is the capital for racing these reptiles, the slowest compete for the "Grand Slowpoke" title
    $400 7
Clayton Moore, who was replaced by John Hart as this hero, got his job back after the ratings went down
    DD: $500 20
Silent comedian who left the lasting impression seen here:
    $500 9
The first woman president of a major movie studio, Dawn Steel took over this one in 1987, before Sony did
    $500 15
Many telescopes around this 2nd-largest Ariz. city make it the "Astronomy Capital Of The World"
    $500 8
Dabney Coleman played Ann Marie's neighbor on this series before Bernie Kopell
    $500 22
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Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Corey J.J. Holly
$0 $400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Corey J.J. Holly
-$100 $400 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CHINESE THEATER
NOTABLE NAMES
AFRICAN HISTORY
AT RANDOM
FROM CLASSICAL TUNES
LATIN CLASS
    $200 11
This metal musical instrument is called the lo & when struck its sound often is
    $200 14
Coretta Scott King was among the speakers at the 1997 funeral of Betty Shabazz, this man's widow
    $200 1
In 1899 Sudan came under a condominium, not an apartment but joint rule by this neighbor & Britain
    $200 6
It's a random sample "poll" to determine the public's opinion of hay....or anything else
    $200 19
Hail, hail! The tune of Verdi's "Anvil Chorus" was used by Theodore Morse in 1917 for this tune
    $200 12
A common regular verb is conjugated amo, "I love", amas, "You love" & this, "He loves"
    $400 15
In 1946 the late Mother Cabrini became the first U.S. citizen to be designated this
    $400 2
The main natural cause of famine, it struck the Sahel region from 1968 to 1985
    $400 7
Songs about people who move at random include this singer's "The Wanderer" & "Lovers Who Wander"
    $400 20
1977's "Night On Disco Mountain" was a reworking of this Mussorgsky hit
    $400 13
In carpentry it's "serra seco"; in a Caesar quote it's "Vidi"
    DD: $1,000 16
This French director's early films starred his wife, who also modeled for his father, Pierre
    $600 3
One of the few stimulants allowed in Islam, this soft drink "nut" was a cash cow for Medieval Guinea
    $600 8
On Dec. 1, 1969 the first of these random drawings since 1942 took place
    DD: $1,000 21
1963 novelty song that used the "Dance Of The Hours" from "La Gioconda", heard here:
    $600 25
Descartes thought therefore he knew this first person singular form of the verb "to be"
    $800 28
Bertolt Brecht adapted the Yuan dynasty play "The Chalk Circle" & gave it this longer title
    $800 17
Chairman of the Bank of Sweden in the 1940's, in 1953 he became Secretary-General of the U.N.
    $800 4
In 1994 Rwanda's Hutu people carried out genocidal attacks on this minority
    $800 9
This method of solving problems with a random number generator is named after the casino city of Monaco
    $800 22
Echoes of Mendelssohn's violin concerto haunt this song, Yvonne Elliman's hit from "Jesus Christ Superstar"
    $800 24
Gender of nouns Vir & Rex
    $1000 27
A master of female roles, Mei Lanfang was the most famous actor in this form developed in the capital
    $1000 18
This caustic critic & expert on "The American Language" was associated with The Baltimore Sun for over 40 years
    $1000 5
Leaders in this movement to unite the continent included Kwame Nkrumah & W.E.B. Du Bois
    $1000 10
Colorful name given the random movement of tiny particles suspended in a gas or liquid
    $1000 26
Songs from this musical, including "Stranger In Paradise", come from Borodin pieces
    $1000 23
Degrees of the word for "great" are "magnus", "maior" & this superlative applied to a circus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Corey J.J. Holly
$3,900 $3,000 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NATIVE AMERICANS
Before this great chief died in 1877, he reportedly prophesied, "I will return to you in stone"

Final scores:

Corey J.J. Holly
$10 $2,089 $100
3rd place: Sears Gift Certificates New champion: $2,089 2nd place: Sears Gift Certificates

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Corey J.J. Holly
$4,400 $5,000 $3,700
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
8 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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