Show #3380 - Friday, April 23, 1999

Contestants

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Lindsay Peet, a plumbing contractor from Studio City, California

Roberta Berg, a musician from Los Angeles, California

Edgar Smith, Jr., a math instructor from Houston, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $21,608)

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Jeopardy! Round

RUSSIAN HEADS OF STATE
THE BRITISH INVASION
LET'S EAT ITALIAN!
AMERICAN LITERATURE
CANADIAN BORN
MANY "COUNTRY"s
    $100 6
1985-1991
    $100 11
These bad boys began calling themselves the "World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band" in the late '60s
    $100 5
Served before the pasta, it's an appetizer plate of meats, cheese, fish & vegetables
    $100 13
Urged to make his peace with God, this "Walden" author replied, "I did not know we had ever quarreled"
    $100 1
At age 9, this Canadian ABC News anchor hosted a weekly CBC music & news show for children
    $100 19
It's a very long distance, whether or not it's 5,280 feet
    $200 7
1894-1917
    $200 18
This pop-rock band that formed in Manchester in 1963 had their first American hit with "I'm Into Something Good"
    $200 22
Long, very thin pasta called capellini is also known by this "divine" name
    $200 14
Clement C. Moore's poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" is more popularly known by this title
    $200 2
This actress can make temperatures rise even on the coldest day of the year in Ladysmith, British Columbia, her birthplace
    $200 20
Rustic relative who's the son or daughter of your aunt & uncle
    $300 8
1917-1924
    $300 25
"God Save the Queen" is a classic by this punk rock band, the leaders of the second British Invasion
    $300 23
This blue-veined cheese is named for a suburb of Milan, not a snake-haired monster
    $300 15
"Under the spreading chestnut tree the village smithy stands" begins his poem "The Village Blacksmith"
    DD: $500 3
(Hi, I'm David James Elliott of JAG.) I was born in this city founded in the 1700s & whose name comes from the Huron term meaning "meeting place"
    $300 21
Membership can be expensive at one of these suburban properties for social life, golf & other recreation
    $400 9
1958-1964
    $400 26
The 2 Davies brothers were the core of this British group
    $400 24
From the Italian for "knot of wood", these potato dumplings may have cheese or spinach in them
    $400 16
In Fred Gipson's novel, this "colorful" dog with one ear missing adopts a Texas frontier family in the 1860s
    $400 4
3 days after her death in 1991, this ex-wife of George C. Scott won an Emmy for playing Murphy Brown's mom
    $400 29
This American folksinger teamed up with "The Fish" to form a popular psychedelic band of the 1960s
    $500 10
1547-1584
    $500 27
With "Telstar", this band named for a weather phenomenon was the first British group to top the U.S. charts
    $500 28
It's a layered ice cream dessert usually containing chopped fruits & nuts
    $500 17
One of his best known works was "The Man Without a Country", but he himself was a man from Boston
    $500 12
This pioneering pop-media theorist born in Edmonton, Alberta coined the phrase "The medium is the message"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Edgar Roberta Lindsay
-$100 $200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Edgar Roberta Lindsay
$0 $1,400 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

1945
A CINEMATIC TRIP TO VEGAS
ASTRONOMY
WEATHER TERMS
THE FATHERS OF...
(Alex: You have to identify the individual.)
FILE UNDER "M"
    $200 5
On October 24 this organization came into existence with the ratification of its charter by 29 countries
    $200 30
Nicolas Cage drives to the desert to drink himself to death & meets an angelic hooker in this 1995 drama
    $200 3
On February 11, 1999 it again became the farthest planet from the sun & will remain so for 248 years
    $200 11
In "Paint Your Wagon" it's called "Maria"
    $200 12
"The Father of Frozen Foods"
    $200 1
Pounds, pieces of eight & pesos are examples of this
    $400 9
In February 1945, the "Big 3" met in this Crimean resort to work out the fate of the postwar world
    $400 29
Felons skyjack a plane with Nicolas Cage (who else?) on board & crash-land on the Vegas Strip in this 1997 thriller
    $400 8
Alnilam, Alnitak & Mintaka are the 3 stars of this constellation's belt
    $400 18
It's the "culinary" term for the thick weather condition indicated by the following
(sound of a foghorn)
    $400 20
"The Father of Basketball"
    $400 2
The 2 "M" combatants in the Battle of the Ironclads March 9, 1862
    $600 10
A Mannheim, Germany traffic accident claimed the life of this controversial U.S. general in December 1945
    $600 28
Nicolas Cage (of course) skydives into Vegas with a troup of Elvis impersonators in this 1992 comedy
    DD: $1,512 15
Among these objects, Encke's has an orbital period of 3.3 years; Tago-Sato-Kosaka, 420,000 years
    $600 19
Peter Hoeg's Smilla Jaspersen had a "sense of" this
    $600 21
"The Father of Medicine"
    $600 4
It's the Army's equivalent of the Navy's Shore Patrol
    $800 13
In 1945 John Steinbeck published this novel about life on the Monterey waterfront
    $800 27
1996 film in which L.A. hipsters Vince Vaughn & Jon Favreau take a road trip to "Vegas, Baby, Vegas!"
    $800 16
In 1937 in Wheaton, Illinois, Grote Reber built the first one of these telescopes using a parabolic dish
    $800 24
Director Michael Mann took his name off this 1995 DeNiro-Pacino film in protest of NBC's editing of it
    DD: $2,000 22
"The Father of American Political Cartoonists"
    $800 6
Mississippi celebrates a version of this holiday the last Monday in April to honor Confederate dead
    $1000 14
On January 31, 1945 this U.S. Army private was executed for desertion
    $1000 26
Frank Sinatra leads 10 other men in an attempt to rob 5 Vegas casinos in this 1960 classic
    $1000 17
This Alexandrian astronomer discusses eclipses in book VI of his 2nd century work "Almagest"
    $1000 25
Richard Pryor's daughter, she's been seen on Showtime's "Rude Awakening"
    $1000 23
"The Father of the Tommy Gun"
    $1000 7
Called Peru's chief tourist attraction, it was discovered by an American, Hiram Bingham

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Edgar Roberta Lindsay
$7,000 $4,000 $10,612

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE NOBEL PRIZE
This Peace Prize winner financed his medical studies partly through royalties from his Bach biography

Final scores:

Edgar Roberta Lindsay
$3,387 $0 $7,212
2nd place: Intel Camera Pak, Dell Gift Certificate & Broyhill Home Office 3rd place: Daewoo Video System New champion: $7,212

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Edgar Roberta Lindsay
$6,300 $4,000 $9,700
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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