Show #3073 - Wednesday, December 31, 1997

Included "Bonus" category in the Double Jeopardy! Round.

Contestants

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Nancy Moeller, a homemaker from Atlanta, Georgia

Brent Winter, a fashion editor from Atlanta, Georgia

Janine Menhennet, a homemaker from Pasadena, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $23,400)

Jeopardy! Round

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
FAMOUS WOMEN
"V"OCABULARY
BOWL GAME NAMES
(Alex: To celebrate, with some...)
A MAGNUM OF CHAMPAGNE
NOISEMAKERS
    $100 16
In 1998 November 1 is a Sunday; therefore, this date will be election day for Congress
    $100 7
Seen on talk shows with her furry friends, she's goodwill ambassador for the San Diego Zoo
    $100 2
For the record, it's what old phonograph records are made of
    $100 21
The eyes of Texas have been on this Dallas "boll" game since 1937
    $100 1
A man who lived to be 969, or a champagne bottle that holds 8 times as much as the standard size
    $100 12
A common method of torture involves running fingernails across this classroom aid
    $200 17
Some believe 1998 signals the end of the world because 1998 is 3 times this number
    $200 8
In 1997 Sister Nirmala succeeded this Nobel Prize winner as head of the Missionaries of Charity
    $200 3
He speaks for a "dummy"
    $200 22
It wasn't until 1984, after a 33-year wait, that Florida's Miami returned to this home bowl game
    $200 13
Lerner & Loewe wrote "The Night They Invented Champagne" for this movie musical set in Gay Paree
    $200 26
In a proverb, this noisemaker "Gets the grease"
    $300 18
May 14, 1998 marks the 50th anniversary of this nation's independence; Mazel Tov!
    $300 9
In 1984 she reached a "Turning Point" when she became "60 Minutes"' first female correspondent
    $300 4
A peeping Tom
    $300 23
Jacksonville's bowl, we're glad they didn't call it the Croc Pot
    $300 14
The glass shaped like & named for this flower is perfect for serving champagne
    $300 27
This film hero's yell was created by combining the sounds of a dog, a hyena, a camel, a violin string & a soprano
    $400 19
This ex-president turns 74 on October 1, 1998
    $400 10
Among the women to serve in this post are Antonia Novello & Joycelyn Elders
    $400 5
It's the proper term for a person who makes or sells wine
    DD: $1,000 24
In 1942 Oregon State & Duke duked it out in this bowl's temporary WWII home in Durham, N.C.
    $400 15
Of brut, demi-sec or doux, the term that denotes the sweetest champagne
    $400 28
It cuts down car noise by giving exhaust gases a place to expand gradually
    $500 20
1998 marks the centennial of this U.S. war
    $500 11
"I Left My Heart In San Francisco" is something she might sing since leaving city hall for Capitol Hill
    $500 6
It's a room in the church where the clergy put on their robes
    $500 25
LSU clung on in 1968 to win this Atlanta bowl's first championship
    $500 29
On this Scottish instrument, the melody is played on the chanter while the other tubes drone out single notes

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

Janine Brent Nancy
$1,100 $2,500 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janine Brent Nancy
$1,400 $4,700 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
BONUS TV
(Alex: There are 2 correct responses. If you select and respond correctly to one of the clues, you'll earn that amount; you can then elect to try for the 2nd half of it, in which case, you would double your score if you're right, but if you're wrong, you lose it all.)
NEWS STORIES OF 1997
1998 CALENDARS
BOOKS BY THEIR COVERS
COMMON BONDS
    $200 1
Ostrov, as in Ostrov Bering, near Kamchatka, means "island" in this language
    $200 7
He's the character who regularly worked with Sam Malone behind the bar at "Cheers"
    $200 6
Dodger Wilton Guerrero was thrown out of a game June 1, 1997 for having this in his bat
    $200 16
"Colors of the Sea" features underwater photos with text from the society named for this Calypso skipper
    $200 17
On the cover of "Walk On the Wild Side", this NBA star's name is much larger than co-author Michael Silver's
    $200 23
Boo Boo,
A glum investor,
The Big Dipper's constellation
    $400 2
Isabela is the largest island in this Ecuadoran group whose Spanish name honors Columbus
    $400 8
While "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" was still in production, this sitcom was spun off from it
    $400 9
The Post Office wouldn't confirm reports that it's printing stamps with this letter, indicating a rate increase
    $400 18
A calendar of these insults includes "Your mother is so dumb, she sold the car for gas money"
    $400 20
Jerry Lewis appears in & out of clown makeup on this biography with the same name as his 1983 film
    $400 24
A place setting,
A baseball diamond,
The Earth's crust
    $600 3
These people, the inhabitants of Greece's largest island, are known for their pride & independence
    $600 11
In 1982 Heather Locklear was a regular on this series
    $600 10
The body of this accused murderer whose case inspired "The Fugitive" was exhumed for testing
    $600 19
For 1998 Landmark singled out this latest "Singled Out" star for her own calendar
    $600 21
Next to Ed McBain's name on "Nocturne" is the phrase "A Novel Of" this "Precinct"
    DD: $1,500 4
California's Santa Catalina Island, like the U.K.'s Guernsey, belongs to a group called this
    $800 12
This person sang "The Love Boat" theme
    $800 14
Rose Will Monroe, the model for this WWII poster girl, passed away in 1997
    $800 22
This preacher dresses casually or formally on different dustcovers for his 1997 book "Just As I Am"
    $1000 5
The Windward Passage separates Haiti from this large Caribbean island to the northeast
    $2000 13
Daytime serial history includes the NBC California-set soap with the initials "S.B."
    $1000 15
This au pair's crime was reduced to manslaughter Nov. 10, 1997 & she was released on time served

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janine Brent Nancy
$4,200 $5,600 $400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
In Spanish this agency is known as "La Migra"

Final scores:

Janine Brent Nancy
$8,300 $8,500 $400
2nd place: Trip to Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel, New York City New champion: $8,500 3rd place: Pair of Wittnauer Thin Wrist Watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Janine Brent Nancy
$5,200 $7,100 $400
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
3 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,700

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