Show #3459 - Thursday, September 23, 1999

Contestants

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Spencer Kane, a morning show radio producer from Portland, Oregon

Michele Mohr, a college professor from Berwyn, Illinois

Dylan McKenna, an actor from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

WAY BACK WHEN
TELEVISION
LITERATI
LETTER PERFECT HOMOPHONES
(Alex: The correct response in each case will be a homophone of a letter of the alphabet.)
NOTE-ABLE WOMEN
ON THE DELI TRAY
    $100 1
The earliest of these pictorial symbols used as writing by the Egyptians date back to around 3000 B.C.
    $100 4
Susan Sullivan & Mitchell Ryan once played doctors on "Julie Farr, M.D."; now they're Greg's parents on this sitcom
    $100 9
Richard Armour wrote,
"Robbers seize it,
rich increase it,
gamblers lose it...
I could use it"
    $100 14
One may be Coral or Caspian
    $100 19
In 1999 this singer who once tore up the Pope's picture was ordained the first female priest in the Latin Tridentine Church
    $100 24
Dip your veggies in this buttermilk dressing, a Hidden Valley specialty
    $200 2
The Maccabees' greatest soldier, he was the man originally given the name "Maccabee"
    $200 5
Cordell is the first name of this crimefighter played by Chuck Norris
    $200 10
In "The Aeneid" Virgil wrote, "I fear the Greeks even when they come with" these
    $200 15
An actor's signal or Minnesota Fats' stick
    $200 20
Emily Watson earned an Oscar nomination for playing cellist Jacqueline du Pre in this 1998 film
    $200 25
What's a fruit tray without wedges of cantaloupe & honeydew, varieties of this fruit
    $300 3
In 68 A.D. Vindex' motives were transparent when he led a revolt in this Roman province that covers France
    $300 6
Delta Burke played Dixie Carter's ex-mother-in-law on "Filthy Rich" before playing her sister on this sitcom
    $300 11
Nanki-Poo & Ko-Ko appear in this W.S. Gilbert libretto
    $300 16
It precedes "whiz" & "your hair smells terrific"
    $300 21
She sang on Broadway in "Damn Yankees" & "Bells Are Ringing" before playing TV's screechy-voiced Edith Bunker
    $300 26
A slice of provolone could be mistaken for this cheese that shares its name with a California bay
    $400 28
Pytheas of Marseille was famous as this, also the nickname of Prince Henry of Portugal
    $400 7
John Ritter appeared as the minister who married Ted & Georgette on this classic sitcom
    $400 12
"While man is still a child God keeps him innocent", he wrote in "Les Miserables"
    $400 17
CBS symbol
    $400 22
The violin virtuoso known by the single name Midori was born in this country in 1971
    $400 27
Look for rye bread on the tray near this cured beef cold-cut with a name from the Yiddish
    DD: $700 29
This Greek biographer's own "life" included being granted a priesthood at Delphi for life
    $500 8
(Hi, I'm Kathy Kinney of The Drew Carey Show.) I played the town librarian of Stratford, Vermont on this '80s sitcom set mainly at the Stratford Inn
    $500 13
John Greenleaf Whittier wrote of one of these boys "with cheek of tan"
    $500 18
Wok up & see the snow one
    $500 23
Patti Page played Sister Rachel in this Burt Lancaster film based on a Sinclair Lewis novel

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

Dylan Michele Spencer
$1,100 -$200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Michele Spencer
$1,700 $0 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

NEW DEAL ALPHABET
AWARDS
POPULAR CLASSICAL MUSIC
MILITARY MOVIES
TOMB WITH A VIEW
THE P IS SILENT
    $200 11
TVA
    $200 6
Foreigners who give distinguished service to this country may receive the Order of the Aztec Eagle
    $200 1
In a 1968 film, he played Col. Michael Kirby, the leader of a group of Green Berets
    $200 21
Martha Washington rests in a tomb just south of this house
    $200 16
Meaning "false", it's found before science & intellectual
    $400 12
FHA
    $400 7
This bookseller won in the Commerce section of the 1999 Webby Awards for websites
    $400 2
Willie Nelson composes a patriotic anthem for the war that Dustin Hoffman fabricates in this 1997 satire
    $400 22
Hugh Hefner bought the crypt next to hers; she was on Playboy's first cover
    $400 17
It'll be a relief if you can name this 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet
    $600 13
SEC
    $600 8
In 1998 honorary Cesar Awards, the French Oscars, went to director Jean-Luc Godard & this "Unforgiven" auteur
    $600 28
Popular title of Dvorak's Symphony No. 9, which was strongly influenced by Native American & black music
    $600 3
A Chinese girl joins the Imperial Army to fight the Huns in this 1998 Disney film
    $600 23
A red sandstone gate, a mosque & a vast garden surround this tomb in Agra, India
    $600 18
Sierra Leone's government was changed by one of these in May 1997
    $800 14
NLRB
    $800 9
In 1999 the Associated Press won Pulitzer Prizes for both the Spot News & Feature types of this
    $800 26
A stripper could tell you that Bach's "Air From Suite No. 3" is more popularly known as this
    $800 4
Harold Ramis co-wrote this 1981 service comedy in which he & Bill Murray join the army
    DD: $1,500 24
In the 1920s Amazing Stories magazine used a representation of his tomb in Amiens, France in its logo
    $800 19
Disease caused by the production of new skin cells 10 times faster than normal
    $1000 15
CCC
    $1000 10
The USA's outstanding college basketball player gets an award named for this UCLA coach
    $1000 27
Mozart's Symphony No. 38 popularly bears the name of this central European capital
    DD: $700 5
(Hi, I'm Robin Roberts.) My dad was one of these "Airmen", the first all-black squadron of fighter pilots in WWII & it was also the subject of an HBO movie
    $1000 25
Goddess depicted here in the tomb of Amenhotep II
    $1000 20
You know the drill: it's the type operated by air pressure

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dylan Michele Spencer
$7,800 $1,000 $1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

19th CENTURY AMERICA
This politician died on June 3, 1861, 39 days after giving a speech in Springfield, Illinois supporting the Union

Final scores:

Dylan Michele Spencer
$6,600 $2,000 $1,199
2-day champion: $14,900 2nd place: Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion Multimedia Desktop PC & Broyhill Computer Home Office Cabinet 3rd place: Samsung Maxima Zoom 145 Compact Camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dylan Michele Spencer
$8,800 $1,000 $3,100
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W
12 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,900

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