Show #3430 - Friday, July 2, 1999

Armed Forces Week game 5.

Contestants

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Michael Arnold, an Air Force weapons systems officer originally from Tampa, Florida, now stationed at RAF Lakenheath, England

Stacie Jacobson, an Air Force computer operator originally from Emporia, Pennsylvania, now stationed at Araxos, Greece

Myles Caggins, an Army assistant to the Fifth Corps Commanding General originally from Heidelberg, Germany, now stationed at Heidelberg, Germany

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
ACCESSORIES
MILITARY TELEVISION
MEDAL OF HONOR WINNERS
10-HUT!
SIR! YES SIR!
(Alex: I'm going to give you that expression in various languages; you have to identify the language that I am speaking.)
    $100 11
Because of the potato famine, more than a million emigrated from this country to the U.S. in the mid-1800s
    $100 16
Clips, first used on these accessories for women averse to piercing, are now available for nose rings too
    $100 6
Army psychiatrist Dr. Sidney Freedman had his hands full analyzing the 4077th on this classic series
    $100 26
Francis Flaherty saved shipmates & lost his own life aboard the Oklahoma during this infamous 1941 attack
    $100 21
This group of 10 begins, "Congress shall make no law..." & ends with the words "or to the people"
    $100 1
Mon Commandant! Oui Mon Commandant!
    $200 12
This 1803 land acquisition included area in what is now 13 of the 50 states
    $200 17
NYC jeweler Fulco di Verdura originated the use of seashells on these sleeve closers
    $200 7
As the irascible Sergeant Carter, Frank Sutton was often less than neighborly to Jim Nabors on this sitcom
    $200 27
During WWI Eddie Rickenbacker shot down 22 planes & 4 of these used for observation
    $200 22
During a dialogue with God he received the Decalogue, a famous group of 10 obligations
    $200 2
Senor! Si Senor!
    $300 13
After winning the disputed 1876 election, he was inaugurated to cries of "Rutherfraud"
    $300 18
A tight-fitting necklace, or an athlete who fails in a crucial situation
    $300 8
This Tom Selleck title character was a Vietnam veteran who had served in Navy intelligence
    $300 28
Back in 1932 Donald Truesdale earned his medal during the Marines' campaign against Sandinistas in this country
    $300 23
Of the 10 events in the decathlon, it's the one that puts the athlete the highest off the ground
    $300 3
Herr Oberst! Jawohl Herr Oberst!
    DD: $600 14
In 1730 he assumed full ownership of the Pennsylvania Gazette
    $400 19
In the 1950s you had it "made in the shades" with this brand advertised here
    $400 9
Dan Quayle appeared on this Gerald McRaney sitcom in a 1990 episode honoring the Marine Corps' 215th anniversary
    $400 29
Veteran James Stockdale was the running mate of this wealthy third-party presidential candidate in 1992
    $400 24
Our current tenth month held this position on the old Roman calendar
    $400 4
Signore! Si Signore!
    $500 15
Famous for his debates with Lincoln, he served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 1847 to 1861
    $500 20
Drugstore term for the round hat Jackie Kennedy often wore
    $500 10
It's what "JAG" stands for in the TV series of the same name
    $500 30
Jacob Parrott, the first winner, was among the men who stole this "high-ranking" Confederate locomotive
    $500 25
Vamana, a dwarf, & Kurma, a tortoise, are 2 of the 10 avatars of this Hindu god
    $500 5
Kirie! Malista Kirie!

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

Myles Stacie Michael
$100 $2,700 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Myles Stacie Michael
$1,000 $4,800 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
IT'S NOT WHAT IT SEEMS
CLASSIC BOOKS
THE ARMY-NAVY GAME
JULY
"FOURTH"
    $200 8
Each year over 50,000 pilgrims climb to the summit of this Japanese volcano
    $200 13
The titmouse is not a kind of mouse, but a small gray one of these
    $200 26
Title rank of Dumas' man "of Monte Cristo"
    $200 1
In the first game in 1890, Navy's Red Emrich scored 4 of these, but they were only worth 4 points each
    $200 21
Appropriately, it's what Canadians call the July 1 national holiday
    $200 3
It begins "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers & effects..."
    $400 9
This continent's Guiana Highlands, which consist of open grasslands & tropical forests, are thinly populated
    $400 14
Fireflies are not flies at all, but members of this insect order -- just ask Ringo
    $400 2
Roger, we copy: this future Dallas Cowboys QB was the star as Navy upset Army in 1962
    $400 22
This territory became a U.S. commonwealth July 25, 1952
    $400 4
The journalistic press taken collectively, according to Edmund Burke
    $600 10
The Al Lisan Peninsula separates this saltiest body of water on Earth into northern & southern basins
    $600 15
The horned toad is not an amphibian, but one of these reptiles
    $600 29
This 1851 book told a big white "tail" of the men of the Pequod
    $600 18
At the 1906 game Navy introduced this song that's symbolized Midshipman football ever since
    $600 23
Traditionally, July's flower is this Monet favorite
    DD: $2,000 5
In 1198 this campaign was proclaimed by Pope Innocent III
    $800 11
On 3/21/99 Bertrand Piccard & Brian Jones landed in this country as the first hot-air balloonists to circle the Earth
    $800 16
The koala bear is not a bear, but one of these nonplacental mammals
    $800 28
This Jules Verne title trip begins with the adventurers entering a volcano in Iceland
    DD: $2,200 19
Army probably should have had the edge at the 1926 game, played at this newly dedicated Chicago field
    $800 24
On July 30, 1619 the first representative assembly in America convened in this Virginia city
    $800 6
In relativity theory, it's time regarded as a coordinate to specify completely the location of any event
    $1000 12
This river is navigable from Basel, Switzerland to its mouth at the North Sea
    $1000 17
A sea wasp is not an insect, but one of these stinging ocean "fish"
    $1000 27
It's the first name of both the title character of an 1857 Flaubert novel & an 1816 Austen novel
    $1000 20
The 1945 Army win was led by running backs Doc Blanchard, "Mr. Inside", & Glenn Davis, nicknamed this
    $1000 25
On July 10, 1553 this unfortunate lady was proclaimed queen of England, succeeding Edward VI
    $1000 7
It was founded in 2613 B.C. by Snefru, Egypt's first true pyramid builder

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Myles Stacie Michael
$6,600 $7,800 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
William Wirt was attorney general for over 11 years, a record; this attorney general is second, with 6 years

Final scores:

Myles Stacie Michael
$13,111 $14,800 $8,999
2nd place: Intel Create & Share Camera Pack & Micron Millennium Max Computer Winner: $14,800; week's big winner has total doubled 3rd place: Panasonic 13" Color TV & VCR combo & LCD Palmcorder

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Myles Stacie Michael
$5,200 $6,200 $5,700
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,100

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