Show #3234 - Thursday, October 1, 1998

Carolyn White game 3.

Contestants

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Tim Appling, a high school teacher from Fort Worth, Texas

Liz Holmlund, a retail distributor originally from San Geronimo, California

Carolyn White, a retired management consultant from Tucson, Arizona (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE VIETNAM WAR
SECOND PLACE
POTPOURRI
AULD LANG SEINFELD
DINOSAUR LORE
"HIT" OR "MISS"
    $100 28
Hats off to JFK -- he authorized the formation of the elite special forces group, known as this
    $100 8
It's the second place award in an Olympic event
    $100 20
Country in which you'd find the Book of Kells
    $100 2
"Seinfeld" catch phrase that means "blah, blah, blah"
    $100 7
The oviraptor's name means "stealer of" these, which might also apply to some fossil hunters
    $100 1
If you write my last name as T-R-E-B-E-C-K, you've just done this
    $200 9
It was the second nation to put a man in space
    $200 21
In 1943 the Supreme Court said that those whose religious beliefs prohibit it don't have to recite this
    $200 3
His crazy schemes have included a bra for men & a coffee-table coffee-table book
    $200 10
In diplodocus, these individual back bones were hollow, keeping the animal's weight to 12 tons
    $200 5
He's hired for homicide
    $300 29
Name given to North Vietnam's main infiltration route into South Vietnam
    DD: $600 12
South America's second largest country in area, it borders the largest
    $300 22
Colorless, flammable hydrocarbon found in gasoline; you should have its number
    $300 4
Actor Larry Thomas played this "restaurateur" as Saddam Hussein with just a dash of Hitler
    $300 15
Its two longer horns each could extend more than three feet
    $300 18
Mary Leona Gage gave up this national title in 1957 when it was revealed she was married & had 2 children
    $400 26
2 deltas that saw a lot of action were the Red & this river, originating in Tibet & emptying in the S. China Sea
    $400 13
He had the second highest vote total in the 1944 U.S. presidential balloting
    $400 27
Manly men know it's the main androgen
    $400 6
Jerry's "Hello" to this Seinfeld-hating postal employee became a catch phrase
    $400 16
Robert Bakker "heated" up paleontology by suggesting dinosaurs were homeothermic, also called this
    $400 19
Even if you're not ordained, you may take a position as a "lay" one of these
    $500 25
The closest the U.S. came to actually declaring it a war was this August 7, 1964 "resolution"
    $500 14
This man wasn't knighted after being the second man to stand on top of Mt. Everest
    $500 24
Deneb is the brightest star in this constellation whose name means swan
    $500 11
Elaine once created an "Urban Sombrero" for this mail-order company's catalog
    $500 17
Term for a meat-eating dinosaur like the Tyrannosaurus, or the title of a 1993 Roger Corman film
    $500 23
Suppiluliumas was one of the greatest kings of these Indo-European people

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

Carolyn Liz Tim
$900 $400 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Liz Tim
$2,100 $500 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

BACK TO LITERARY BRITAIN
AROUND THE EQUATOR
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
JULY
DAVID LYNCH FILMS
"U" BETCHA!
    $200 1
In Wilmcote, near Stratford, you may visit the family home, seen here, of this author's mother
    $200 4
It's the latitude of any point on the Equator
    $200 6
In 1832 the U.S. Treasury set it to the distance between the 27th & 63rd inch marks on an 82 inch brass bar
    $200 2
Carl "The Truth" Williams lasted 93 seconds in the ring with this "Iron" man July 21, 1989
    $200 5
Movie in which John Hurt, as John Merrick, declares, "I am not an animal!"
    $200 15
It's also called a bumbershoot, & some say it's bad luck to open one indoors
    $400 3
Albion House in the town of Marlow is the place where she finished writing "Frankenstein"
    $400 19
This magazine's 1998 swimsuit issue was shot at locations around the world on the Equator
    $400 7
Broadloom usually means these floor coverings are 12 feet wide
    $400 9
Lynch played an FBI man in his 1992 film prequel to this TV series
    $400 16
Eliot Ness & his men were nicknamed this because they couldn't be bought
    $600 8
Fans of this Lake poet flock to Dove Cottage, his home near Grasmere in the Lake District
    $600 24
The Mitad del Mundo, "Middle of the Earth" monument, is near Quito in this country
    $600 20
With AM, the amplitude of the carrier wave is modulated; with FM, it's this that's modulated
    $600 12
The title of this early work comes partly from the hero's exotic pompadour
    $600 17
This word precedes "We Love Thee" in the title of a state song
    $800 10
The monument to this novelist, seen here, is one of the most famous landmarks in Edinburgh
    $800 25
These islands were named from the Spanish for "saddles", for the saddleback tortoises found there
    $800 21
Originally French, an arpent, which is about an acre, is mainly used in these 2 places: a state & a province
    $800 13
Isabella Rossellini is The Blue Lady, a nightclub singer, in this 1986 masterpiece
    $800 18
First name shared by a Hittite & a Heep
    $1000 11
John Donne's monument in this cathedral survived the Great Fire; he posed for it wearing a shroud
    $1000 26
14-letter adjective for a satellite's orbit that keeps it above the same point on the Equator
    $1000 23
People talk of a hank of hair, but a hank is a measurement of this, equal to 7 skeins
    DD: $1,000 14
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE):
"(Hi, I'm Alicia Witt): Pauline Kael said I was "creepy" when I appeared in this film set 9,000 years in the future"
    $1000 22
Looking for the North Star? It's in the tail of this "lesser bear"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Liz Tim
$4,500 $6,300 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INVENTORS
Mainz, Germany celebrates the life of this inventor in an annual festival called Johannisnacht

Final scores:

Carolyn Liz Tim
$9,000 $3,599 $3,800
3-day champion: $31,000 3rd place: Corex CardScan 300 & Palm Pilot II 2nd place: Trip to Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Bahamas

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carolyn Liz Tim
$4,500 $6,300 $3,600
19 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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