Show #3202 - Tuesday, June 30, 1998

John Skelton game 1.

Contestants

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Jean Dwyer-Dallmann, a bookseller from Poway, California

John Skelton, a lawyer and real estate appraiser from Seattle, Washington

Karim Khan, a digital librarian from Falls Church, Virginia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,805)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL TERMS OF SERVICE
(Alex: We'll give you the term, you identify the president.)
LORD BYRON
CLASSIC "BIG" & "LITTLE" SONGS
INVENTORS
THE POSITION PLAYED
(Alex: Probably sports.)
FAMILIAR PHRASES
    $100 8
March 4, 1885-
March 3, 1889;
March 4, 1893-
March 3, 1897
    $100 23
In Byron's Biblical drama "Cain", she's the first female character to speak
    $100 5
She's the "Terror of Colorado Boulevard"...go, Granny, go
    $100 1
The medallion of the National Inventors Hall of Fame depicts this owner of 1,093 patents
    $100 13
John Elway,
Jim Everett,
Troy Aikman
    $100 18
If someone wants you to hurry, he tells you to "get" this metal out
    $200 9
March 4, 1797-
March 3, 1801
    $200 24
Because of his scandalous life, Byron was refused burial here, among other literary lions
    $200 6
This Christmas perennial by the Harry Simeone Chorale reached the Top 40 5 times, pa-rum-pum-pum-pum
    $200 2
J. Murray Spangler's upright one of these built in 1907 used a pillow case as the dustbag
    $200 14
David Robinson,
Hakeem Olajuwon,
Shaquille O'Neal
    $200 19
When too much attention to detail clouds your judgment, you "can't see the forest for" these
    $300 10
March 4, 1841-
April 4, 1841
    $300 28
Ironically, Byron, who was a legendary rake, left his poem about this Spanish seducer unfinished
    $300 20
In 1968 O.C. Smith crooned, "God didn't make" these "and it don't rain in Indianapolis in the summertime"
    $300 3
This temperature scale debuted in the 1740s with boiling at 0 & freezing at 100; they were later reversed
    $300 15
Randy Johnson,
Roger Clemens,
Greg Maddux
    $300 25
A skeptic takes things this way; the Latin phrase for it was "cum grano salis"
    $400 11
March 4, 1857-
March 3, 1861
    $400 29
In 1801 young Byron began attending this school, Eton's rival
    DD: $500 21
This song heard here was the first No. 1 pop hit for its singer:
    $400 4
In 1926 he launched the world's first liquid fuel rocket
    $400 16
Marshall Faulk,
Barry Sanders,
Emmitt Smith
    $400 26
When you really botch something up, you "make" this meat & potatoes dish "of it"
    $500 12
March 4, 1869-
March 3, 1877
    $500 30
Byron's character Harold bears this title that once referred to a "youth" of noble birth
    $500 22
This No. 1 pop hit by the 4 Seasons also spent 3 weeks at the top of the R&B charts -- "Silly girl"
    $500 7
In 1893 these brothers made a trial run of their gasoline-powered auto in Springfield, Massachusetts
    $500 17
Mike Richter,
Dominik Hasek,
Ron Hextall
    $500 27
Thomas Gray originated the phrase "Far from" this tumultuous group; Thomas Hardy borrowed it

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

Karim John Jean
$700 $1,100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karim John Jean
$1,800 $2,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

A MILLENNIUM AGO
AMERICAN HODGEPODGE
TOUGH BIOLOGY
(Alex: Was it ever easy?)
SORE-SEAT CINEMA
ALL THUMBS
"NATIONAL"ISM
    $200 7
Its leader in 1000 A.D. was Emperor Chen-tsung; today it's president Jiang Zemin
    $200 12
Eek! The Eek River in this state might be named for the Eskimo word for "unknown"
    $200 5
In 1965 this pop artist made "Empire", an 8-hour stationary look at the Empire State Building
    $200 19
If you've got one of these, everything will grow for you
    $200 1
Alphabetically, in the U.S. they run from Acadia to Zion
    $400 8
In 1000 A.D. Grand Prince Vladimir I led the Russians; today this president does
    $400 13
Its state song is "The Old North State"
    $400 6
1977's "Our Hitler" runs over 7 hours, even longer than Abel Gance's 1927 film about this French despot
    DD: $800 2
(Hi, I'm Foreign Affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell) This is the full name of my employer
    $600 9
In 1000 A.D. Japan was led by Emperor Ichijo; today this emperor is on the throne
    $600 14
This "Gem State" has a gem of a motto: "Esto Perpetua (Let It Be Perpetual)"
    $600 18
A cultivated plant of multiple genetic types is called this, after a mythical lion-goat-serpent
    $600 21
Burton, Taylor & Roddy McDowall plan to rule Rome in this 4-hour 1963 bun-deadener
    DD: $800 26
Famous thumbs seen here:
(movie reviewers)
    $600 3
This Conservative magazine has a section called "Outrage du Jour"
    $800 10
Caliph Al-Hakim ruled Egypt in 1000 A.D.; today the country has this president
    $800 15
You'll find this state's highest point, which is just 442 feet, in New Castle County, near Centerville
    $800 20
The idea that an animal's growth mirrors evolution is phrased "ontogeny recapitulates" this
    $800 22
Jack Nicholson played Eugene O'Neill in this 200-minute Warren Beatty epic
    $800 24
It's a brief sketch or outline
    $800 4
This party gained power in Germany in 1933 with the support of about 44% of voters
    $1000 11
In 1998 Elizabeth II is ready & able to rule England; in 1000 A.D. he was "Unready"
    $1000 16
Its state flower is the white pine cone and tassel
    $1000 23
Amino acids make up these chains, which in turn make up proteins
    $1000 25
Despite its title, this Bertolucci film that has 4- & 5-hour versions covers the period of 1901 to 1945
    $1000 27
It's what the dictionary on the right is as opposed to the dictionary on the left:
    $1000 17
You'll meet Dr. Johnson & James Boswell in Room 9 of this 3-word London museum

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karim John Jean
$7,600 $5,000 $4,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ASTRONOMY
It's the century during which Saturn's rings were first observed

Final scores:

Karim John Jean
$5,195 $10,000 $50
2nd place: Trip to Kauai Coconut Beach Hotel, Hawaii New champion: $10,000 3rd place: Panasonic 13" Color TV & VCR Combo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Karim John Jean
$7,500 $5,000 $4,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W
9 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $16,700

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