Show #3195 - Friday, June 19, 1998

Dave Abbott game 4.

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John Shannon, a waiter from Riverside, California

Karen Donofrio Staros, a technical writer from Carlsbad, California

Dave Abbott, a musician and contract manager from Cincinnati, Ohio (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

READ AMERICAN!
A RIVER RUNS FROM IT
PEOPLE IN SONG
POTENT POTABLES
AA
“G” WHIZ!
    $100 13
By 1877 he had his idea for a story in which Edward VI & a pauper change places
    $100 26
Its over 4,000-mile route starts from tributaries of Lake Victoria
    $100 2
In his first No. 1 hit, Jim Croce called him "the baddest man in the whole damn town"
    $100 18
Okhotnichya, a type of this clear liquor, is flavored with honey
    $100 7
Some movie reference books use AA as an abbreviation for this honor
    $100 1
Attention, Tiger Woods: Heloise hints that you can store these neatly by placing them in egg cartons
    $200 14
Godey's Lady's Book was the original publisher of his “The Cask of Amontillado”
    $200 30
At the end of its almost 4,000 mile run, it's hard to tell it began in glacier fed lakes in Peru
    $200 9
The Kingston Trio told this “poor boy” to “hang down” his “head and cry”
    $200 19
The finest types of this liquor are certified 100% blue agave
    $200 8
Sound effect between AA & MCO
    $200 3
“Letter perfect” name for a mere strip of a garment worn by strippers
    $300 15
Starting in 1914, he wrote 26 Tarzan books
    $300 28
Its boatmen know of its origin in the Valdai Hills in Russia
    $300 10
Elton John asked him, “Do you still feel the pain of the scars that won't heal”
    $300 20
Bordeaux comes in a straight-sided bottle; these wines, which include beaujolais, in a sloping one
    $300 23
Once this substance has hardened into rock, the Hawaiians call it “aa”
    $300 4
This adjective that means “infested with gnats” is a homophone of one that means “smartly dressed”
    $400 16
The first & last published of his 5 Leatherstocking Tales were written 18 years apart
    $400 27
This “Blue” river runs from the Black Forest to the Black Sea
    $400 11
When Ricky Nelson said "hello" to her, it was "goodbye heart"
    $400 21
A 7&7 mixes 7Up & this
    $400 24
The International Air Transport Association designation for this carrier is AA
    $400 5
A synonym for cautiously, it's the way Astaire might have held Rogers if she was in a bad mood
    $500 17
He tells of the Mexican Americans in Monterey, California in his “Tortilla Flat”
    DD: $500 29
The St. Lawrence runs from this Great Lake
    $500 12
She's the title person in the song heard here:

"I like the way you walk..."
    $500 22
Sir John Falstaff called sherry by this name, also what he'd hit after indulging in it
    $500 25
Voltage of one AA alkaline battery
    $500 6
A professional errand-runner, whether or not he has cheek pouches

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

Dave Karen John
$1,200 $1,200 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Karen John
$2,600 $1,700 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

“HARD” & “EASY” MOVIES
BUDDHISM
LONG LIVE THE KING
THE OLYMPICS
WRONG!
WHO SAID THAT?
    $200 1
I'm awfully Fonda Hopper in this 1969 classic
    $200 6
In ikebana you don't really “arrange” these, but study them & find their true nature
    $200 11
John Hancock signed his name big so “John Bull” including this king, could read it without glasses
    $200 12
Helen Wills & Steffi Graf were consecutive gold medalists in this sport, 64 years apart
    $200 16
Follow a false lead & you're doing this “up the wrong tree”
    $200 26
The 1758 preface to his “Poor Richard's Almanac” says, “He that lives upon hope will die fasting”
    $400 2
1964 film that brought us a day in the life of the Fab Four
    $400 7
The law of karmically determined rebirth, or Greg's wife on TV
    $400 13
While married to Isabella I, he sired at least 2 daughters with other women
    $400 15
On Feb. 22, 1980 Mike Eruzione scored the winning goal as the U.S. beat this country in hockey
    $400 17
A badly mistaken baseball player is way “off” this, be it first or home
    $400 30
The night before his 1968 murder he said, “I'm not worried about anything. I'm not fearing any man”
    $600 3
Bogart's last flim, it was bout what goes down in the world of prizefighting
    $600 8
Number of perfect exertions, famous mountains or noble truths
    $600 14
As harpsichordist for this Prussian king, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach often accompanied him in concert
    DD: $2,000 21
(Hi, I'm Kerri Strug.) In 1992, at age 13, China's Fu Mingxia won the women's platform gold medal in this sport
    $600 18
“A case of” this may involve picking the wrong person out of a police line-up
    $600 29
This psychiatrist said the great question that's never been answered is “What does a woman want?”
    $800 4
New Orleans detective Dennis Quaid crosses swords with & falls for D.A. Ellen Barkin in it
    $800 9
This first emperor of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty in China made Buddhism the state religion
    $800 19
This current monarch is the sixth king of the Belgians
    $800 22
In 1998 Hermann Maier, known by this Arnoldian nickname, got up from a ski crash to win gold at Nagano
    $800 24
Tipo, er...typo is short for this 2-word phrase
    $800 28
“I can resist everything except temptation”, he wrote in “Lady Windermere's Fan”
    $1000 5
Rodney Dangerfield cleans up his life to clean up financially in this 1983 film
    $1000 10
Not a riddle in the real sense, solving one of these paradoxical problems requires leaps of comprehension
    $1000 20
Pedro I, emperor of Brazil, was the son of King John VI of this country
    $1000 23
In 1904 American Thomas Hicks won this race after an emergency dose of brandy & strychnine partway through
    DD: $2,000 25
French for a “false step”, you don't want to commit a social one
    $1000 27
This feminist said, “Some of us are becoming the men we wanted to marry”

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Karen John
$12,800 $900 $4,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. NEWSPAPERS
This paper made news when it was threatened with lawsuits & ad cancellation by Mayor Xavier Suarez

Final scores:

Dave Karen John
$15,800 $900 $3,800
4-day champion: $55,200 3rd place: Festina Megaquartz Watches 2nd place: Trip to Catalina Island, California

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dave Karen John
$10,400 $900 $4,900
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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