Show #3209 - Thursday, July 9, 1998

Dan Girard game 5.

Contestants

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Jeremy Anderson, a Ph.D. candidate from Costa Mesa, California

Lore Guilmartin, a residence hall director from College Station, Texas

Dan Girard, a landscape artist from Altadena, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $28,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY PRESIDENTS
STUDYING ABROAD
SHOP TALK
THE TITANIC
POP MUSIC
ENDS IN, LIKE, "LIKE"
(Alex: We are dealing here with words that can be found in your standard dictionary; don't come up with some exotic word for me as your response.)
    $100 1
His 1976 campaign plane was called Peanut One
    $100 9
State universities in this country include ones in Bari & Bologna
    $100 15
Under-wearers & self-wrappers are 2 types of these retail criminals
    $100 5
The radio operators used Morse code to send out the CQD distress call, as well as this newer one
    $100 22
It's the "Fab" group heard here:
    $100 14
It's the type of innocence demonstrated by a 6-year-old
    $200 2
The Profile in Courage Award is presented on or near the anniv. of his birth; he would have been 80 May 29, 1997
    $200 10
College towns in this country include Goteborg, Lund &, of course, Uppsala
    $200 16
A new bride might seek out this colorful event that features discounted sheets & pillowcases
    $200 6
Unlike the Titanic, when sister ship the Britannic sank in 1916, it had enough of these for all aboard
    $200 25
No whats or whys about it; it's the band heard here:
    $200 23
Devoted to combat, like the ancient Spartans
    $300 3
His administration created a tempest in a teapot--whoops! Make that Teapot Dome
    $300 11
Learn all about Islam at Al-Azhar University in this Egyptian city
    $300 17
In 1997 U2 announced their Popmart tour at an outlet of this "mart" in Manhattan
    $300 7
Frederick Fleet was here when he was first to spot the iceberg; he had a bird's eye view
    $300 26
A Tennessee native, this singer heard here was born Anna Mae Bullock:
    $300 24
It's the word for bad conduct on the football field, like hiding the ball in your jersey
    $400 4
Long before he was president, he taught debate & public speaking at Sam Houston High School from 1930 to 1931
    $400 12
Soak up the Bohemian culture in Prague when you study at Charles University in this country
    $400 18
Term for any food that decays fast; it's placed at the back of the store to pull shoppers there
    $400 20
The Titanic had 4 of these; 3 were functional, the fourth was mostly there for aesthetics
    $400 27
Daughter of an opera singer heard here with a 1992 No. 1 hit:
    $400 29
Grandma knows when wearing a skirt, keeping one's knees together is more this
    DD: $900 8
He wrote an article "About Man-Eating Lions" for the November 1913 issue of Boy's Life
    $500 13
LSE doesn't mean "Let's See Europe"; it's this city's school of economics & political science
    $500 19
P.O.S. stands for this type of display cleverly placed near a store's counters
    $500 21
This American financier who owned the Titanic cancelled his trip on it before it sailed
    $500 28
Group that flew up the charts with the song heard here:
    $500 30
It's a high level of proficiency or precision, like that of a Swiss watchmaker

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

Dan Lore Jeremy
$2,300 $500 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Lore Jeremy
$3,700 $1,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
HOT TOPICS
ALEXANDER HAMILTON
DUMB TV
TOUGH HODGEPODGE
LITERARY TERMS
    $200 30
This 19th century Norwegian is considered the father of modern realistic drama
    $200 13
Literally a "hot" topic, it's partly caused by greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide
    $200 2
As the first holder of this office, Hamilton created the First Bank of the United States
    $200 1
NBC may ask you to pardon their French -- French Stewart, that is -- as the not too wise Solomon on this sitcom
    $200 29
You can visit the boyhood home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in this city, Maine's largest
    $200 7
"So long as men can breathe or eyes can see" is written in heroic verse, which is this meter
    $400 28
"Tender Offer" is a one-act play by this author of "The Heidi Chronicles"
    DD: $1,500 14
On Jan. 22, 1998 demonstrators on both sides marked the 25th anniversary of this Supreme Court ruling
    $400 3
In the 11th of these "papers", Hamilton says the U.S. Navy should use southern wood & northern sailors
    $400 18
On this series Peg & Kelly once entered a talent contest as a singing duo -- the Juggs
    $400 24
This Italian outlived Mozart by 34 years, but the rumor that he poisoned him probably isn't true
    $400 8
Pathos evokes sympathy; this rhyming word is an unsuccessful attempt at pathos
    $600 27
This "Glengarry Glen Ross" playwright co-wrote the screenplay for "Wag the Dog"
    $600 15
Wisconsin studies have found higher crime near these fun palaces on tribal lands
    $600 4
As a NYC lawyer in the 1780s, Hamilton lived on this street associated with the stock market
    $600 10
He was the first mate & only crewman of the S.S. Minnow
    $600 23
The South American bug seen here is of a longhorn species of this insect & grows 4 inches long:
    $600 9
In "Reality Bites" Ethan Hawke says it's when the actual meaning is different from the literal meaning
    $800 26
Famous Terrence who wrote the Tony-winning plays "Master Class" & "Love! Valour! Compassion!"
    $800 16
In 1998 Richard Seed planted doubts when he announced he would open a clinic for this procedure
    $800 5
Hamilton led an attack in this 1781 siege that ended the Revolutionary War
    $800 19
On "Saved by the Bell", Dustin Diamond played Samuel Powers, who had this nickname
    $800 22
TV newsman Peter Arnett was once the editor of Vientiane World, a newspaper in this country
    DD: $2,900 11
From Greek for "beyond opinion", this kind of statement's truth lies in its contradiction
    $1000 25
Born in Zlin, Czechoslovakia in 1937, his original surname was Straussler, not Rosencrantz or Guildenstern
    $1000 17
This word comes from Greek for good or easy death
    $1000 6
In colonial times, this Ivy League school was called King's College when Hamilton went there
    $1000 20
He played Luther Van Dam, assistant to the coach on "Coach"
    $1000 21
In Sweden, young girls wear crowns of candles on December 13, this saint's day
    $1000 12
The pathetic fallacy is a type of this, attributing human traits to inanimate objects

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Lore Jeremy
$9,200 $4,600 $4,500
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE EARTH
On the line of latitude known as this, the sun doesn't rise on the winter solstice or set on the summer

Final scores:

Dan Lore Jeremy
$9,200 $9,200 $9,000
5-day co-champion: $37,800 New co-champion: $9,200 2nd place: Monorail Desktop PC & Broyhill Home Theater

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dan Lore Jeremy
$11,700 $4,600 $3,400
30 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,700

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