Show #3412 - Tuesday, June 8, 1999

Contestants

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Will Austin, an undergraduate student from Boston, Massachusetts

Sherry Rhodes, a full-time mom from Pinckney, Michigan

Kit Salisbury, a furniture salesman from Lake Worth, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

DISNEYANA
PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN
HAUNTED MANSION
IT'S A "SMALL" WORLD
SPACE
MOUNTAIN
(Alex: There is a theme here!)
    $100 6
The exterior of this "Center" is seen here
    $100 11
American forces won this January 1815 battle with the help of pirates led by Jean Lafitte
    $100 1
Every Thursday after "Jeopardy!" we hold one of these "sittings" to receive messages from our late Uncle Wiggin
    $100 12
In 1979 the World Health Organization marked the disappearance of this viral disease from the Earth
    $100 17
Of 24,000, 240,000 or 2,400,000, the one that's closest to the mean distance in miles between the moon & the Earth
    $100 22
About 300 miles southwest of Lhasa:
29,028 feet
    $200 7
This terrible trio hit the big screen for the first time in 1938
    $200 27
A type of Oldsmobile shares its name with this kind of sword no self-respecting pirate would be without
    $200 2
Whenever we have a devilish problem, Father Gary helps us with one of these spirited expelling rites
    $200 13
This federal loan-assistance agency located in Washington, D.C. is known as the SBA for short
    $200 18
It's the colossal booster rocket that lifted the Apollo missions to the moon
    $200 23
On the Italy-Switzerland border:
14,692 feet;
in Anaheim:
147 feet
    $300 8
It's the eastern hemisphere city where this photo was taken
    $300 28
Pirates officially licensed to attack enemy ships during wartime were known by this "secretive" name
    $300 3
None of us got any sleep last night with one of these "noisy" ghosts wandering all about
    $300 14
This narrow, winding body part consists of the duodenum, jejunum & ileum
    DD: $500 19
The Voskhod program & this U.S. program were the first to use multiperson space flights
    $300 24
In Alaska's Denali National Park:
20,320 feet
    $400 9
Several historic American figures have been portrayed by this actor, named a Disney legend in 1991
    $400 29
This "colorful" pirate was paid by the British to attack Spanish ships in the early 1700s
    $400 4
Sometimes our phantoms leave behind this spectral stuff whose name comes from Greek for "outside mold"
    $400 15
Animatronic big-screen warriors seen here
    $400 20
The Ariane launch vehicle is used prominently by this organization, abbreviated the ESA
    $400 25
In Kashmir:
28,250 feet
    $500 10
It's the first name of this Disney family member, vice-chairman of the board & head of the animation department
    $500 30
From the French for "one who cures meat", it was a pirate who preyed on Spanish shipping in the West Indies
    $500 5
Our ghosts are so troubled, they may have taken lessons from this title ghost in an Oscar Wilde work
    $500 16
The National Weather Service issues sailors these "advisories" when winds are between 18 & 33 knots
    $500 21
Your "flare" for astronomy will help you name this solar feature that lasts longer than a solar flare
    $500 26
In the Andes:
22,831 feet

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

Kit Sherry Will
$800 $1,200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kit Sherry Will
$800 $3,700 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE YUKON
THE RIGHT GENES
THE Y2K BUG
SUMMER
THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
(Alex: You identify the director.)
CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
    $200 2
This bird found in a famous "Poe"m is the official bird of the Yukon Territory
    $200 26
He was lucky enough to co-star with Judy Garland in his first feature film, "For Me and My Gal", in 1942
    $200 1
The basic danger of the bug is that in 2000, computers will think it's this year
    $200 7
1935 folk opera that featured the song "Summertime"
    $200 13
"Stand By Me",
"When Harry Met Sally...",
"A Few Good Men"
    $200 19
Zane,or Lady Jane
(4)
    $400 3
On August 17, 1896 gold was discovered on Bonanza Creek, a tributary of this river
    $400 27
In 1999 Warner Bros. eulogized him with an ad that said, "The balcony is closed. Our hearts are broken."
    $400 12
This giant's customers had the "Big Blues" until it announced Y2K transition support in 1995
    $400 8
1 of the 2 months in the U.S. in which an "Indian Summer" may occur
    $400 17
"The Age of Innocence",
"Boxcar Bertha",
"Goodfellas"
    $400 20
"Convention"al Swiss city
(6)
    $600 4
The Yukon territorial coat of arms is topped by a depiction of this breed of dog important to its early history
    $600 29
Cher & this bass player of Kiss dated in the '70s & performed at the Super Bowl in 1999 (but not together)
    $600 23
The bug partly stems from 6-digit dates in this 1960s "business-oriented" computer language
    $600 9
As Summer Quinn, Nicole Eggert saved lives on this internationally syndicated series
    $600 16
"Rhapsody in August",
"Ikiru",
"Yojimbo"
    $600 18
Style of novels, or of architecture
(6)
    $800 5
Each February this capital hosts a winter festival called the Sourdough Rendezvous
    DD: $1,300 24
To show it's safe, Jane Garvey, head of this U.S. administration, plans to be in the air as the year 2000 arrives
    DD: $1,200 10
This country hosted the Summer Olympic Games only once, in 1896
    $800 15
"Ivan the Terrible",
"Alexander Nevsky",
"Battleship Potemkin"
    $800 21
Sondheim striptease show
(5)
    $1000 6
Yukoners have only one representative in the Canadian senate & one in this other house
    $1000 28
He co-wrote & starred in the 1999 A&E movie "Murder in a Small Town"
    $1000 25
A Time/CNN poll found only 9% of respondents believed Y2K was likely to bring this title subject of an R.E.M. song
    $1000 11
The summer one of these is in Pushkin; the winter one is north of it in St. Petersburg
    $1000 14
"Witness",
"The Truman Show",
"Dead Poets Society"
    $1000 22
A "monster" of a Southwestern river
(4)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kit Sherry Will
$4,200 $11,800 $2,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POP MUSIC
It's the opera mentioned in the lyrics of a 1970 No. 1 hit by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

Final scores:

Kit Sherry Will
$3,150 $10,000 $200
2nd place: Trip to Prospect Plantation Villa, Ocho Rios, Jamaica New champion: $10,000 3rd place: Rand McNally Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kit Sherry Will
$4,200 $11,100 $3,800
14 R,
3 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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