Show #3410 - Friday, June 4, 1999

Contestants

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Kathy Grogman, an attorney originally from Mascoutah, Illinois

Heather Rhodes, an English teacher from Reseda, California

Preston Spickler, an actor originally from Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHRISTIANITY
MEET THE FLINTSTONES
FAMOUS FIRSTS
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
CROSSWORD CLUES "T"
VIEWER MAIL
(Alex: This is not an invitation to our viewers to write us!)
    $100 2
It can refer to the birth of Christ, his second coming or the 4 Sundays before Christmas
    $100 14
"The Flintstones" was modeled on this Jackie Gleason series
    $100 15
Hello out there...in 1969 this president placed the first telephone call to the moon
    $100 8
Professor Bhaer in her book "Little Women" was partly based on Ralph Waldo Emerson
    $100 1
Dorothy's doggie
(4)
    $100 25
Zoologically minded watchers don't like us accepting this more general term as a synonym for antlers
    $200 3
The 7 virtues are temperance, fortitude, justice, prudence & this trio
    $200 21
In the 1993 primetime special "I Yabba-Dabba Do!", these 2 kids got married
    $200 16
In 1930 Ellen Church was flying high as the first woman to serve the airlines in this capacity
    $200 9
During one year, 1802, Wordsworth wrote 3 poems about this beautiful winged insect
    $200 4
Surf's partner,
on a menu
(4)
    $200 26
Some viewers objected when we ascribed this title to Indian leaders Geronimo & Tecumseh
    DD: $500 13
On his visit to this city on January 22, 1999 John Paul II toured around in his "Papabus"
    $300 22
In 1996, after years of exclusion & a national vote, she joined the rest of the gang as a Flintstone vitamin
    $300 17
Tired of carrying 2 pairs of glasses around, Benjamin Franklin invented these
    $300 10
The poems of Scotland's Robert Fergusson, who died insane at age 24, influenced this "Tam O'Shanter" poet
    $300 5
Bow, or bolo
(3)
    $300 27
This relative of John King of the Dust Brothers production duo says we confused them with the Chemical Bros.
    $400 19
You can assume correctly it is this person's assumption that is celebrated each August 15
    $400 23
"The Flintstones" theme is based on the chord changes of this song; "Who Could Ask for Anything More?"
    $400 18
Mickey Mouse found his voice in this 1928 cartoon, the first to feature synchronized sound
    $400 11
She set her 1931 novel "Shadows on the Rock" in Quebec, not in Nebraska
    $400 6
Saltwater sweet
(5)
    $400 28
Penitence was demanded when a Final Jeopardy! called Ash Wednesday this type of religious "day"
    $500 20
Some consider cherubim the second order of angels, just below these
    $500 24
2 Stone Age movie heartthrobs were Stoney Curtis & this suave star, perhaps born Archiboulder Leach
    $500 30
A member of Congress from 1940 to 1973, this Down Easter was the first woman to serve in the House & Senate
    $500 12
Alfred Venison was a pseudonym of this "Cantos" poet (is that 16 ounces of Venison?)
    $500 7
Hitchhiking essential
(5)
    $500 29
This entertainer informs us sources are wrong in saying his sister-in-law Audrey Meadows was born in China

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

Preston Heather Kathy
$900 $1,500 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Preston Heather Kathy
$2,100 $2,700 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

BODIES OF WATER
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
(Alex: The movie.)
BORN ON THE THIRD OF JULY
(Alex: That's a twist!)
FROM A TO B
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "A" & end with the letter "B".)
YE GODS!
THEY MEANT BUSINESS
    $200 6
Windermere is the largest lake in this country's Lake District
    $200 26
As a child, future studio executive Jon Peters appeared as a boy on a donkey crossing this sea
    $200 1
This "Yankee Doodle Dandy" composer was actually born on July 3 in 1878
    $200 16
Assimilate, like a sponge
    $200 21
The Greek god Hephaestus is usually identified with this Roman god
    $200 11
Howard Schultz made this chain ubiquitous in the U.S. after having an epiphany over espresso
    $400 7
Baku in Azerbaijan & Astrakhan in Russia are ports on this sturgeon-filled sea
    $400 27
Actor Henry Wilcoxon said this director of the film cast himself as the voice of God -- who better?
    $400 2
This July 3-born British playwright co-wrote the award-winning script for "Shakespeare in Love"
    $400 17
One of the grammatical parts of speech, this can modify another one of its type
    $400 22
Friday is named for this Norse goddess who was the mother of Balder & the wife of Odin
    $400 12
President Harry Cunningham opened this "K" company's first K Mart in Michigan in 1962
    $600 8
A 1795 land fraud case concerned land near the Yazoo, a tributary of this American river
    $600 28
Carl Switzer, who had a bit role as a slave, is best known as this "Little Rascal"
    $600 3
Born July 3, 1883 in Prague, this author died after a "Trial" with TB in an Austrian sanitarium June 3, 1924
    $600 18
Only 3 letters long, it's a long white robe worn by priests
    $600 23
Rise & shine for this Roman goddess of the dawn
    $600 13
One letter was changed in this tycoon's last name to get the company name Revlon
    $800 9
This bay separating Nova Scotia & New Brunswick has high tides of up to 70 feet
    DD: $500 4
Born July 3, 1951, at age 19 he became his country's "President for Life": why, he was just a "Baby"
    DD: $500 19
Something done with poise & assurance is done with this
    $800 24
The daughter of Geb & Nut, this Egyptian goddess was the sister-wife of Osiris
    $800 14
In the 1880s Marcus Goldman was joined by this son-in-law & an investment banking giant was born
    $1000 10
The Weddell Sea, bordering this continent, was named for James Weddell, who charted it in 1823
    $1000 5
About 200 years before "Jaws", this painter, born July 3, 1738, terrified viewers with the following
("Watson and the Shark")
    $1000 20
Sweetie, darling, it's the nickname of that British series featuring Edina & Patsy
    $1000 25
The Thuggees worshipped this evil wife of the Hindu god Shiva
    $1000 15
Chemical engineer Roberto Goizueta fled Cuba & ended up as CEO of this Atlanta-based company

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Preston Heather Kathy
$3,400 $3,100 $6,800
(lock-tie game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS NAMES OF THE 1950s
(Alex: I remember - do you?)
The lyricist of the song "That's America to Me" adopted the 2 brothers with this last name, orphaned in 1953

Final scores:

Preston Heather Kathy
$0 $1 $6,800
3rd place: Capital Records Ultralounge Series of CDs 2nd place: Trip to Wyndham Rose Hall Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica New champion: $6,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Preston Heather Kathy
$3,900 $2,900 $7,100
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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