Show #3454 - Thursday, September 16, 1999

Contestants

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John Hill, a farmer from Ashton, Illinois

Robin Black, a legal assistant from Washington, D.C.

Victor Aguilar, an electrical engineer originally from McAllen, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

JAZZ
TAKE A SEAT!
SCENIC ROUTES
THEY USED TO BE IN CHARGE
(Alex: We want the country as the correct response.)
POTPOURRI
"RO" IS ME
    $100 8
Known as the "First Lady of Song", she won 13 Grammy Awards, the most by any jazz artist
    $100 2
Seat seen here, possibly preferred by Spielberg or Welles:
    $100 6
You might see antelope when you travel Happy Jack Road between Laramie & Cheyenne in this state
    $100 16
Benjamin Netanyahu
    $100 22
22 Jermyn Street, The Savoy & The Covent Garden are all hotels in this city
    $100 1
He's the sculptor whose grave near Paris is marked by a copy of "The Thinker"
    $200 10
In the title of the album "Diz 'N' Bird In Concert", Diz is Dizzy Gillespie & Bird is this saxophonist
    $200 5
Proverbially, you don't want to be the one rearranging this kind of chair on the Titanic:
    $200 7
Don't miss walking through the Thurston Lava Tube when you drive around this state's Volcanoes National Park
    $200 17
Helmut Schmidt
    $200 25
Miss Piggy knows this Muppeteer's original last name was Oznowicz
    $200 3
The first British pilot to die in a flying accident was this business partner of Henry Royce
    $300 11
In 1964 this jazz great reached the top of the pop charts with his vocal recording of "Hello, Dolly!"
    $300 15
Famous boy whose royal seat is seen here:
    $300 12
If you like to gaze at glaciers, you'll enjoy driving the Seward Highway in this state
    $300 18
Olof Palme
    $300 26
"Common Sense" guy who wrote, "Let the far and the near all unite, with a cheer, in defense of our liberty tree"
    $300 4
In a word, he helped found a medical school at Manchester but he's better known for his thesaurus
    $400 13
Induction into the Jazz Hall of Fame in Orlando is determined by a poll conducted by this leading jazz publication
    $400 29
Late 19th & early 20th century French master who painted the seat seen here:
    $400 23
The Skyline Drive provides spectacular views of this state's Shenandoah National Park
    $400 19
Bob Hawke
    $400 27
Male sea spiders carry the eggs on a special pair of these until they hatch
    DD: $300 9
On May 26, 1793 he called on the French people to rise in insurrection
    $500 14
On April 7, 1986 she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame -- nearly 27 years after her death
    $500 30
The chairs seen here are examples of this popular 18th century style named for a designer:
    $500 24
The Centennial Trail covers 111 miles in these hills, from Bear Butte State Park to Wind Cave Naional Park
    $500 20
Fidel Ramos
    $500 28
These bivalves are the main ingredient in the French dish moules mariniere
    $500 21
Italian composer who was born on Leap Day, 1792 & died on Friday the 13th, 1868; no wonder he was superstitious

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

Victor Robin John
$300 $800 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Victor Robin John
$1,000 $1,900 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

HOW OFTEN DOES IT HAPPEN?
U.S. FIRSTS
BIG SCREEN COWBOYS
NOTHING NEW HERE
(Alex: Here's a geography category..."New" will not come up in the correct response.)
FLOWER GIRLS
FROM Z TO A
(Alex: Each response will begin with the letter Z and end with the letter A.)
    $200 1
Fortnightly
    $200 11
The first U.S. spacecraft to hit the visible side of the moon landed in this waterless "sea" in 1964
    $200 17
In "A Fistful of Dollars", Clint Eastwood is listed in the credits as "The Man With" this
    $200 18
A city once the capital of Roman Britain, or Richard III's royal house
    $200 5
She gave birth to 3 20th century U.S. senators, one of whom became president
    $200 6
An embarrassed one of these may be black & white & red all over
    $400 2
Biennially
    $400 12
He was the first Pope to pop into the White House for a visit
    $400 19
This cowpuncher was a star of westerns & music & has 5 stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame:
    $400 20
We doubt that this French city, from whom Joan of Arc drove the English in 1429, has a French Quarter
    $400 23
On the "Cosby Show" spinoff "A Different World", she played wealthy dormmate Whitley Gilbert
    $400 7
A common variety of this flower is seen here:
    $600 3
Semidiurnally
    $600 13
The USA's first major fully-enclosed baseball stadium, it opened April 9, 1965
    $600 26
It's the original last name of the Western legend who starred as the Ringo Kid in 1939's "Stagecoach"
    DD: $800 21
The 4 main (English) Channel Islands are Sark, Alderney, Guernsey & this one
    $600 24
Judge Roy Bean claimed that the frontier town where he laid down the law was named for this English actress
    DD: $500 8
It comes between epsilon & eta or, pronounced differently, between Catherine & Jones
    $800 4
Semimillennially
    $800 14
On Aug. 2, 1962 the U.S. submarines Skate & Seadragon made a historic joint surfacing here
    $800 22
The English name for the German area of Braunschweig; it's also a big name in bowling equipment
    $800 9
Its capital is Lusaka
    $1000 16
Sesquicentennially
    $1000 15
In 1964 this legendary couple of the stage became the first husband & wife awarded the Medal of Freedom
    $1000 25
Conakry is the capital of this African country northwest of the gulf that shares its name
    $1000 10
Zoroaster's nom-de-Persian

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Victor Robin John
$1,800 $5,000 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ROCK MUSIC
This term for a rock genre came into popular usage from a line in Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild"

Final scores:

Victor Robin John
$3,300 $100 $10,100
2nd place: Trip to Couples Resorts, Jamaica 3rd place: Meade ETS Telescope New champion: $10,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Victor Robin John
$2,100 $4,900 $5,100
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
16 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,100

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