Show #3186 - Monday, June 8, 1998

Contestants

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Christi Gowen Roberts, a middle school English teacher originally from Saco, Maine

Roger Brown, a sales representative originally from Piscataway, New Jersey

Joe Mecca, a state trooper from Allegheny, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE OCEAN
SONG STANDARDS
'90s FICTION
THE BALD TRUTH
THE WHITE HOUSE
TOO "HOT" TO HANDLE
    $100 6
Ho, ho, ho! The North Pole sits near the center of this ocean
    $100 1
"I'd love to get you on a slow boat to" this country, "all to myself alone"
    $100 8
In 1997 Ira Levin delivered "Son of Rosemary", the sequel to this novel
    $100 11
She appeared almost totally hairless in her video "Nothing Compares 2 U"
    $100 26
The White House wasn't yet finished in 1800 when this second president moved in
    $100 18
It's another name for a frankfurter
    $200 7
There are 3 major types of these structures in the tropics: fringing, barrier & atolls
    $200 2
It begins, "When you walk through a storm hold your head up high and don't be afraid of the dark"
    $200 9
"This kind of certainty comes only once", Robert tells Francesca in this bestselling love story
    $200 14
1985's NBA Rookie of the Year, he played college ball at North Carolina
    $200 27
The Emancipation Proclamation was signed in this famous room; maybe you've slept there
    $200 19
A controversial problem, or a flaming tuber
    $300 15
The 2 bodies whose gravitational pull on the Earth has the greatest effect on ocean tides
    DD: $500 3
In 1942 Glenn Miller received the very first gold record for this song, heard here:
    $300 10
In "The Fourth K", Mario Puzo put a new member of this political family in the White House
    $300 17
This "platinum-dome" character saves the day in "Annie" by adopting her
    $300 28
The desk President Clinton uses in the Oval Office was given to Rutherford B. Hayes by this queen
    $300 20
This category's doing so well, it's "selling like" these pan-fried foods
    $400 16
The Cyanea, a northern type of this, may have 100-foot-long tentacles & not one bone
    $400 4
"When whippoorwills call and ev'ning is nigh, I hurry to my" this
    $400 12
This 1993 James Redfield book has been described as "an adventure in pursuit of a spiritual mystery"
    $400 23
So it shall be written, he starred in "Anastasia" & "Solomon and Sheba"
    $400 29
This president hung a large moose head in the State Dining Room; a bull moose, we presume
    $400 21
Be nice, or I'll light the match that's stuck in your shoe in this classic practical joke
    $500 25
You cross it going from Mogadishu to the Maldives
    $500 5
This 1944 Bing Crosby hit was subtitled "Mister In-Between"
    $500 13
This "Beloved" author set her latest novel "Paradise" in the fictional all-black town of Ruby, Oklahoma
    $500 24
The man born Tenzin Gyatso is the 14th holder of this title
    $500 30
Churchill liked to stay in this "regal" room, where he often startled the staff with his nudity
    $500 22
Not Don Juan's mattress, but an environment conducive to the growth of something undesirable

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Joe Roger Christi
$1,900 $400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Roger Christi
$3,500 $2,800 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

BALLET
U.S. CITIES
FILM STARS
POETS' RHYME TIME
ICE CREAM
SCOOPS
    $200 30
This heroine's stepsisters try to squeeze their big feet into her glass slipper, but they don't fit
    $200 2
In 1963 NASA opened its $8 million Mission Control Center in this Texas city
    $200 17
This star of "Cobb" & "Men In Black" is a champion-caliber polo player
    $200 1
Edgar Allan's enemies
    $200 7
In 1988 a 4 1/2-mile one of these fruity desserts was created in Pennsylvania
    $200 16
In 1936 Edgar Snow reached Shaanxi province & got an interview with this future chairman
    $400 29
This late ballet star of Tartar ancestry was Margot Fonteyn's best-known partner
    $400 8
Neil Simon's Eugene Jerome had the "blues" in this Mississippi city
    $400 18
After divorcing Robert Walker, Jennifer Jones married this "Gone with the Wind" producer in 1949
    $400 3
Ogden's shindigs
    $400 12
Minty Python & Choc Ness Monster were suggestions for this company's new British flavor
    $400 19
In 1945 reporter William Laurence got to fly over this city for the second A-bomb drop
    $600 28
This famous Isaac of high fashion designed the costumes for the 1995 ballet "Jump Start"
    $600 9
Longfellow dubbed this Ohio city the "Queen City of the West"
    $600 23
In "Mars Attacks!", this Oscar winner played 2 roles: President James Dale & casino owner Art Land
    $600 4
Elizabeth Barrett's coronations
    $600 13
Mid-20th c. electric refigerators meant no more waiting for frozen treats until he cometh
    DD: $1,500 20
(Hi, I'm Andrea Mitchell of NBC News.) As a campaign reporter I got the scoop that George Bush had made this controversial choice August 16, 1988
    DD: $1,500 27
Aaron Copland's score for this ballet, heard here, was inspired by American folk tunes:
    $800 10
This queen city is home to the Carolina Panthers
    $800 24
An Oscar winner for "Goodfellas", he once played guitar for Joey Dee & the Starliters
    $800 5
Rupert's volumes
    $800 14
This chain once boasted over 1,000 restaurants serving 28 flavors with 16% butterfat
    $800 21
The Register of this county near L.A. won a 1996 Pulitzer for reporting on fertility clinic fraud
    $1000 26
The erotic ending of this great dancer's 1912 ballet "L'Apres-Midi D'Un Faune" created a scandal
    $1000 11
This site of the 1992 America's Cup races was originally called San Miguel
    $1000 25
Now a talk show host for CNBC, he was considered for the Richard Dreyfuss role in "Jaws"
    $1000 6
A.A.'s ovens
    $1000 15
In the 1980s restauranteur David Mintz began marketing soy ice cream under this brand name
    $1000 22
Among scoops by this "Washington Merry-Go-Round" columnist were facts leading to the censure of Sen. Thomas Dodd

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Joe Roger Christi
$11,000 $6,700 $1,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OLYMPIC TEAMS
(Alex: That's appropriate since we had Olympic stars on Friday.)
Formed in 1988 & subject of a 1993 film, this team had its first sponsor, Red Stripe Lager, for the Nagano games

Final scores:

Joe Roger Christi
$13,500 $13,399 $2,200
2-day champion: $25,500 2nd place: Trip to Harvey's Resort & Casino, Lake Tahoe 3rd place: Pair of Jaguar Friendship Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Joe Roger Christi
$10,100 $8,200 $1,700
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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