Show #3218 - Wednesday, September 9, 1998

David Bagley game 4.

Contestants

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John Allen Bankson, a minister from Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Val Leith, an elementary school teacher from Middleburgh, New York

David Bagley, an attorney from San Diego, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD
CLASSIC CINEMA
MYTHING PERSONS
(Alex: That's not a misspelled word.)
POPES & HORSERACING
PRESIDENTIAL MIDDLE NAMES
"Y"s GUYS
    $100 25
The Kremlin Cup is this country's most important tennis event
    $100 10
In 1935 this little girl starred in "Our Little Girl", "The Little Colonel" & "The Littlest Rebel"
    $100 5
As a child, she was abducted by Theseus & his friend; later she was carried off by Paris
    $100 1
Affirmed won the Triple Crown the same year this man became pope
    $100 20
Milhous
    $100 15
He was mayor of Moscow from 1985-1987; now he's president of his country
    $200 26
The 2 South American countries whose names end with the letters "guay"
    $200 11
The windbreaker & t-shirt look he popularized in "Rebel Without A Cause" is still fashionable 43 years later
    $200 6
Good heavens! This mighty hunter was slain by Artemis in a fit of jealousy
    $200 2
The occupation of Pope Pius X's father, or the last name of a 4-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey
    $200 21
Howard
    $200 16
Entertainer seen here in animated form on his Saturday morning kids' show
    $300 27
The name of Java, an island in this country, is also spelled Djawa
    $300 12
He starred as Professor Boyd in "Bedtime for Bonzo" but didn't do the sequel, "Bonzo Goes to College"
    $300 7
His uncle Pelias promised him the throne of Thessaly if he could retrieve the Golden Fleece
    $300 3
When the pope visited the U.S. in 1995, one of his first stops was this Queens, New York racetrack
    $300 22
Alan
    $300 17
Famous for his one-liners like "Take my wife -- please", this beloved comic passed away in 1998 at 91
    $400 28
Huge Asian country whose national anthem is "Jana-Gana-Mana"
    DD: $400 13
This actress seen here emerged as a comic star in 1934's "Twentieth Century"
    $400 8
Triton, a gigantic sea god, was the son of this supreme sea god of Greek myth
    $400 4
Not far from Hot Springs, Pope County in this state is home to several thoroughbred horse farms
    $400 23
Clark
    $400 18
Think fast -- in 1997 Edwards Air Force Base in California named a street in honor of this retired general
    $500 29
You'll find this African country's national museum in its capital, Kampala
    $500 14
This husband of Jessica Tandy made his screen debut in 1943 in Hitchcock's classic "Shadow Of A Doubt"
    $500 9
After murdering his father Odysseus, Telegonus married this woman, his stepmother
    $500 30
A horseracing "chase", or the highest part of a church where the pope might worship
    $500 24
Rudolph
    $500 19
This poet & playwright served as a senator of the Irish Free State from 1922 to 1928

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

David Val John Allen
$500 $400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Val John Allen
$2,900 $1,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

FUN WITH THE ANCIENT LYDIANS
FEMALE COUNTRY
NOTORIOUS NICKNAMES
NATURAL WONDERS
TALK LIKE A SAILOR
WISE GUYS
    $200 6
One of these astronomical events brought an end to King Alyattes' war with the Medes
    $200 27
In 1972, the same year her "Delta Dawn" charted, she had a cameo role in the film "Jeremiah Johnson"
    $200 10
George Kelly's wife Kathryn bought him this weapon that became his nickname
    $200 21
The highest sand dunes in the world are in this, the world's largest desert
    $200 1
When the captain calls for "all" these body parts "on deck", he means everybody up top
    $200 16
Leibniz was a noted philosopher of optimism; Schopenhauer, of this opposite view
    $400 7
This father of history reports that the ancient Etruscans were originally Lydians
    $400 11
Arnold "The Brain" Rothstein was known as the mastermind of this fixed 1919 sporting event
    $400 22
Samaria isn't a gorge of the jungle, it's on this Greek isle that was home to the Minoans
    $400 2
It's not flotsam, admiral; it's goods deliberately thrown overboard to lighten the ship
    $400 17
Logician Willard Van Orman Quine is from Akron in this state--we wanted an excuse to say Willard Van Orman Quine
    DD: $2,000 8
This Lydian king was tortured in Hades with food & water kept out of his reach
    $600 26
Before she became a star, this daughter of Mel Tillis sang commercial jingles for Equal
    $600 12
Best-known nickname of accused Milwaukee murderer Lawrencia Bembenek
    $600 23
First measured in 1852 & called Peak XV, it's 1.65 miles taller than the tallest mountain in North America
    $600 3
Methinks it's a high sail on a ship, or a tall building on land
    $600 18
This author of "Beyond Good and Evil" is often wrongly represented as sympathetic to Nazi ideas
    $800 9
This Lydian girl got into a web of trouble when she challenged Athena to a weaving contest
    DD: $4,600 29
(Hey, everybody, I'm Naomi Judd.) My 1993 autobiography was titled this, after a 1991 Judds Grammy Award-winning hit
    $800 14
Albert DeSalvo, known as this, died in a Walpole, Mass. state prison where he was ironically, making women's chokers
    $800 24
The ancient fortress of Masada sits on a rock on the shore of this "lake"
    $800 4
The sun's over this, lads, which means it's time for a drink
    $800 19
This ancient Greek's "Metaphysics" begins, "All men by nature desire to know"
    $1000 13
This last king of Lydia never had to sing "If I Were A Rich Man", 'cause boy was he ever
    $1000 28
Billboard Magazine's top female country artist of all time, she's had No. 1 hits in the '70s, '80s & '90s
    $1000 15
This Chicago mobster linked to CIA plots against Castro was affectionately known as "Momo"
    $1000 25
Hundreds of thousands of tourists boat up to the national monument seen here in this state
    $1000 5
Mateys, if we sever our anchor line & leave quickly, we've done this
    $1000 20
Kant said the work of this 18th c. Scottish skeptic awoke him from his dogmatic slumbers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Val John Allen
$13,300 $4,200 $0
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOOD
(Alex: When food is involved, we waste no time!)
In 1929 William Dreyer & Joseph Edy created this ice cream flavor, named in part to reflect the times ahead

Final scores:

David Val John Allen
$16,000 $8,399 $0
4-day champion: $56,900 2nd place: Trip to Bahamas Princess Resort & Casino 3rd place: Trip on Amtrak's Coast Starlight, Los Angeles-Seattle

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Val John Allen
$11,900 $4,600 $4,600
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,100

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