Show #3212 - Tuesday, July 14, 1998

Contestants

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William Toren, a copy editor from Northridge, California

Maya Ginsberg, a musician and teacher from San Diego, California

Mike Kelley, a high school physics teacher from Newburgh, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTS & FIRST LADIES
SUNSET BLVD.
LANGUAGES
5' 10" FEMMES
'90s MOVIES
CROSSWORD CLUES "I"
    $100 1
While First Lady, she discovered her breast cancer; after, her drug & alcohol dependency
    $100 21
The naked truth is that the glamorous part of Sunset between Doheny & Crescent Heights is called this
    $100 28
The Neapolitan dialect of this language is noted for its singsong quality
    $100 7
At 5' 10" she "Mrs." looking straight into the eyes of her husband Tom Cruise
    $100 12
This term for total nudity is the title of a 1997 film about male strippers
    $100 6
Titanic sinker
(7)
    $200 2
He was a tailor in Tennessee in the 1820s when his wife taught him how to write
    $200 22
Sprawling south from Sunset, you'll find this university where something's always "Bruin"
    $200 30
Spanish is closely related to this language spoken widely in Lisbon
    $200 17
At 5' 10" she's straight as an Aerosmith & the daughter of one, too
    $200 13
Matt Damon stars as a genius janitor from South Boston in this 1997 movie
    $200 8
Turn upside down
(6)
    $300 3
This 11th president's last words, "I love you, Sarah", were to his wife
    $300 23
Site of the former Filthy McNasty's, the Viper Room is now co-owned by this "Ed Wood" movie star
    $300 29
It's the official language of the country where we taped our International Tournament in 1997
    $300 18
Well, I'll be Dharma, she's 5' 10"
    $300 14
1997 action movie seen here:
(with Nicolas Cage)
    $300 9
Pianists tickle them
(7)
    DD: $500 4
His wife Florence consulted an astrologer who said that he'd win the presidency but die in office
    $400 24
A nasty bend at Sunset & Carolwood is often identified with this 1964 Jan & Dean hit
    $400 27
During the Middle Ages, this language spoken in Amsterdam was known as Diets
    $400 19
For this 5' 10" daughter of Blythe Danner, life is no longer the Pitts
    $400 15
Actor seen here who co-wrote & co-produced as well as starred in the film:
("Grosse Pointe Blank")
    $400 10
"Aha!", e.g.
(12)
    $500 5
Ida, the wife of this 25th president, had epilepsy
    $500 25
A mall stands on the site of this fabled drugstore & meeting place seen in the movie "Sunset Boulevard"
    $500 26
Messenian & Cretan are considered to be Doric dialects of this language
    $500 20
The 1993 remake of "Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman" featured this 5' 10" femme
    $500 16
Ethan Hawke & Robert De Niro starred in this film based on a Dickens novel
    $500 11
A store's stock
(9)

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

Mike Maya William
$400 $200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Maya William
$1,800 $600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

WE'VE REACHED A PLATEAU
(Alex: Obviously!)
WORKOUT VIDEOS
20th CENTURY ART
"HEAD"S
TALES
YOU LOSE!
    $200 7
Altiplano is Spanish for plateau, specifically one at 12,000' in these South American mountains
    $200 19
This Texas Ranger takes women through his "Lean and Mean" aerobic workout
    $200 21
Illustrator seen here in a famous self-portrait:
    $200 1
2 baseball games between the same teams on the same day
    $200 6
This "legend" about Ichabod Crane is found in Washington Irving's "Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent."
    $400 16
A rolling plateau covers much of this Chinese-controlled nation, the "Roof of the World"
    $400 29
This show's Donna D'Errico & Gena Lee Nolin got help with their tapes from a former Shape magazine editor
    $400 25
Marcel Duchamp's "Chocolate Grinder, No. 1" is a precursor of this movement begun in Zurich in 1916
    $400 2
It's what's highlighted here:
    $400 8
His book "Go Down, Moses" includes the immortal story "The Bear"
    $400 12
Not tricky enough? This New York governor lost the GOP nomination to Richard Nixon in 1968
    $600 17
The Great Karroo is a vast, arid plateau in the western Cape province of this country
    $600 22
Cardio kickboxing is covered by this model wife of Rod Stewart
    DD: $2,000 26
Russian-born artist whose work is seen here:
    $600 3
Musical group that included Tina Weymouth & David Byrne
    $600 9
Among his tales are "The Premature Burial" & "The Mystery of Marie Roget"
    $600 13
The Persian king Darius III led 250,000 troops to defeat against this man's 47,000 in 331 B.C.
    $800 18
This flat, or should we say Vlad, region covers most of central & northwestern Romania
    $800 23
The fitness star seen here, her tapes include "Keep Fat Burning" & a pregnancy workout
    $800 27
He draws sports murals like the one seen here in his own colorful style:
    $800 4
Archie Bunker's famous nickname for his son-in-law
    $800 10
"How the Alphabet Was Made" & "The Elephant's Child" are 2 of these Kipling "stories"
    $800 14
He "lost" his seat to the Big Bopper as Buddy Holly & the others flew off February 3, 1959
    $1000 20
A plateau containing Jordan's major cities bears this name by which the country was once known
    $1000 24
Cable network that brought us "The Grind Fat Burning Grooves Video"
    $1000 28
A landmark in cubism, this painting seen here was influenced by black African sculpture:
    $1000 5
She won 8 Oscars for Costume Design
    DD: $1,800 11
His story "To Build A Fire" is about a man & a dog trying to survive a harsh Yukon winter night
    $1000 15
In 1970 the sultan of this Arabian Peninsula nation was overthrown by his son with the help of the British

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Maya William
$7,600 $3,400 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LEADERS
Valdas Adamkus, a resident of the Chicago area since 1949, became president of this country in 1998

Final scores:

Mike Maya William
$1 $1 $2,400
2nd place: Monorail Desktop PC & CardScan Plus 300 3rd place: Meade ETX Telescope New champion: $2,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Maya William
$7,300 $3,400 $8,600
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
0 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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