Show #3244 - Thursday, October 15, 1998

Contestants

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Elizabeth Bellas, a digital librarian from Seattle, Washington

Walter Hanig, a technical writer from San Diego, California

Diane Green, a travel consultant from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

TROPICAL FOREST CREATURES
A HAIRY CATEGORY
TV DEMISES
MIDDLE-EARTH
HUNGARY?
WHAT'S FOR DINNER?
    $100 1
You should know from the get-go that a gecko can regenerate this body part
    $100 15
The man seen here helped add this hairy term to the English language (General Ambrose Burnside)
    $100 21
This series' Det. Chin Ho Kelly was killed off in 1978, vainly waiting to hear "Book 'em, Chin Ho!"
    $100 16
This type of creature supplies the title of a 1937 Tolkien work; Frodo Baggins is one
    $100 3
Hungary's main mineral resource is bauxite, the ore that yields this easily "foil"ed metal
    $100 7
I'm taking this, the usual basis of green salads, braising it & serving it au gratin
    $200 2
There are over 100 species of the poison arrow type of these amphibians
    $200 17
An animal lends its name to this slick "tail" style popular in the 1950s
    $200 22
In a 1980 revamping, the sands ran through the hourglass for 3 characters on this soap
    $200 27
Frodo has to destroy one of these to stop Sauron from becoming "Lord Of" them
    $200 5
It's red on top, white in the middle & green on the bottom -- no, it's not goulash
    $200 8
Beef pounded thin, dipped in batter & cooked in a skillet; it includes the name of another meat
    $300 4
It's found foraging on the forest floor
    $300 18
Louis XV might have been attracted to you if you wore this style
    $300 23
Sitcom character whose fiancee Susan died from licking toxic envelope glue
    $300 28
Smaug, a dreaded creature of this type, breathed not mere smog, but fire
    $300 6
The 1956 Olympics featured a bloody water polo match between Hungary & this invader
    $300 12
Yes, we have no bananas, so we'll saute these starchier "cooking bananas"
    $400 9
The coat of the clouded species of this cat provides it with excellent camouflage in India's forests
    $400 19
It's the "court"ly cut seen here
    DD: $900 24
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE):
"(Hi, I'm Dan Cortese) As Jess Hanson on this series, I fell to my death in a scuffle with my brother, Grant Show"
    $400 29
Like Camelot's Excalibur, Middle-Earth's Sting is one of these
    $400 11
Be sure to hear music by this ethnic group called Czigany, real strolling musicians
    $400 13
This is how I'll cook the cod; I hope it's not the way it was caught
    $500 10
The "black" variety of this snake is the largest venomous snake in Africa
    $500 20
Your "honey" might enjoy this style
    $500 25
This McLean Stevenson character perished in the last "M*A*S*H" of the 1974-75 season
    $500 26
Meaning "famous ruler", it's the first name of cinematographer Kovacs & painter Moholy-Nagy
    $500 14
I hope you're starving because I bought enough cornmeal to make a vat of this Italian porridge

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

Diane Walter Elizabeth
-$100 $1,300 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Walter Elizabeth
$700 $2,900 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC WOMEN
JENNIFER & DAVID
CHEMISTRY
ROCK GOES POSTAL
MARTIN SCORSESE, ACTOR
"ERE"Y WORDS
    $200 1
Feroze, the man whom this future prime minister married in 1942, was not related to the Mahatma
    $200 11
On "Friends" Jennifer Aniston's Rachel was involved with Ross, played by this actor
    $200 16
5-letter term for a compound of the NO2 group; with "glycerine", it's an explosive
    $200 17
A vote was held to pick which version of this singer, younger or older, would be on the stamp
    $200 23
Scorsese was one of this actor's fares in the movie "Taxi Driver"
    $200 3
King Arthur's wife, she was known as Guanhumara in "Historia Regum Britanniae"
    $400 2
Berenice IV, this woman's sister, ruled Egypt from 58-55 B.C., until her father executed her
    $400 12
In a 1994 film David Gow was round table wit Donald Ogden Stewart; she was Dorothy Parker
    $400 21
K is a symbol; a designation like K2CO3 is one of these
    $400 18
He was sittin' on a 29-cent stamp as well as on "The Dock Of The Bay"
    $400 27
Scorsese played a sponsor of "Twenty-One" in this 1994 movie about a TV scandal
    $400 4
In 1808 & 1809 this silversmith made copper plates for Robert Fulton's steamship boilers
    $600 8
As her nation's last monarch, she championed the Oni Pa'a or "Stand Firm" movement
    $600 13
In "Labyrinth" the goblin king who kidnaps Jennifer Connelly's brother is played by this singer
    $600 24
The table of elements is "punctuated" by these horizontal rows
    $600 19
This stamp star was born Richard Valenzuela in Pacoima, California
    $600 28
In "Guilty By Suspicion" Scorsese played a director blacklisted for refusing to help this committee
    $600 5
Its surface area can be determined by using 4 pi r2
    DD: $1,000 9
In 1997 Texas family physician Nancy Dickey became the first woman elected to head this organization
    $800 14
David Geffen's record company released this "Dreamgirl"'s 1983 record "Feel My Soul"
    $800 25
Good news! Ilya Prigogine showed that the 2nd law of this doesn't doom the universe to a slow "heat death"
    $800 20
Asked if he was alone on his stamp, this '50s "R-O-C-K" star would have "no comet"
    $800 29
Scorsese played Van Gogh in a segment of this Japanese director's "Dreams"
    $800 6
Cape Columbia on this large island is Canada's northernmost point
    $1000 10
In 1923 this woman known for novels of high society became the first to get an honorary degree from Yale
    $1000 15
"Boxing Helena" was directed by this avant-garde director's daughter Jennifer
    $1000 26
If you split this word for a solution with a pH over 7, you get a great Detroit Tigers outfielder
    $1000 22
There was nothin' finer than this "queen" of the blues who partnered with Brook Benton
    $1000 30
Scorsese joined Ethan Hawke & this "Easy Rider" star in the cast of 1995's "Search And Destroy"
    DD: $1,500 7
French physicist who first showed that current in 2 parallel wires causes magnetic forces between the wires

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Walter Elizabeth
$5,700 $9,200 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BRITISH AUTHORS
Among the poems this British novelist wrote in the 1920s were "Men in New Mexico" & "Autumn at Taos"

Final scores:

Diane Walter Elizabeth
$11,400 $6,999 $4,700
2-day champion: $24,400 2nd place: Trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 3rd place: Fisher 100-Watt Audio Component System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Diane Walter Elizabeth
$5,500 $8,700 $5,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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