Show #3264 - Thursday, November 12, 1998

1998 Boston Week game 4.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.

Contestants

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Julie Raines, an administrative assistant from Alexandria, Virginia

Harry Silverstein, a marketing executive from New York City, New York

Dave Troy, a food & beverage director from Vernon, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

TEA PARTY
(Alex: How appropriate!)
CASTLES
1820s AMERICA
SCI FI IDENTIFY
(Alex: We'll give you the clue, you identify the film)
MYTH ME?
CROSSWORD CLUES "K"
    $100 8
It's a silly, out-dated affectation to crook this when picking up a teacup
    $100 10
Do this at Blarney Castle & you'll receive a lovely parting gift -- the gift of gab
    $100 9
Once a part of Massachusetts, it became the 23rd state in 1820 with Portland as its capital
    $100 13
1985:
"You've got a real attitude problem, McFly, you're a slacker"
    $100 1
In Roman myth, it was the symbol of the goddess Fortuna, not of Vanna
    $100 3
Scotsman's skirt
(4)
    $200 11
It's a "comfy" term for a teapot cover
    $200 16
The "castle" built by this publisher sits on La Cuesta Encantada, "The Enchanted Hill"
    $200 17
On July 4, 1826 this former president died at age 83 after asking, "Is it the fourth?"
    $200 24
1977:
"The force is strong with this one"
    $200 2
Go around this bush & notice its purple fruit: it got that color from the blood of Pyramus
    $200 4
Klumsy klod
(5)
    $300 12
From middle English for "curled-up" cake, it's a tea bread that resembles an English muffin
    $300 22
This English castle, badly damaged by fire in November 1992, reopened to the public in December 1997
    $300 18
In December 1821 he established the first American settlement in Texas
    $300 21
Hera punished this gossipy handmaiden by taking away her power to originate speech
    $300 5
Accolades, perhaps for judo
(5)
    $400 14
N.Y. merchant Thomas Sullivan gets the credit for originating these in 1904; his were made of silk
    $400 23
You can see the royal crown of Scotland in a castle in this Scottish city, but you can't try it on
    $400 19
On April 8, 1826 this "Great Compromiser" duelled John Randolph; neither man was injured
    $400 27
1996:
"Welcome to Earth!"
    $400 6
"Kim" creator
(7)
    DD: $1,000 15
Type of tea named for the titled Englishman who became prime minister in 1830
    $500 25
Overlooking the Alfama, the Castelo de Sao Jorge is thought of as the cradle of this European capital
    $500 20
In late 1824 fur trapper & scout Jim Bridger became the first white man to see this lake in the west
    $500 26
1951:
"Klaatu Barada Nikto"
    $500 28
Serge Lifar's ballet "Icare" is based on the myth of this father & son flying team
    $500 7
Pasta or pie preparation place
(7)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Dave Harry Julie
$100 $0 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Harry Julie
$200 $2,000 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

"NEW" ENGLAND
PATRIOTS
THE MEDIA ON TV
ANIMAL ANAGRAMS
LET'S SPEAK AUSTRALIAN, MATE
HENRY JAMES' BOSTONIANS
(Alex; That is a reference to the novel The Bostonians, the 1886 novel by that author)
    $200 9
Of the USA's 4 "New" states, it has the smallest population
    $200 1
Size mattered to this Declaration signer
    $200 21
This radio station featured Dr. Johnny Fever, Venus Flytrap & Les Nessman on the air
    $200 12
When you hear a low hoot, look for this bird
    $200 3
"Prezzies" are nice to receive because "prezzies" are these
    $400 10
Tennis Hall of Fame, anyone? It's located in this seaside city in Rhode Island
    $400 2
He was a patriot for a while
    $400 22
David Spade is the snide assistant to the publisher of Blush magazine on this sitcom
    $400 13
Charo may know this fish shares its name with a kitchen insect pest
    $400 4
You've brought over " A carton of tinnies" for us to enjoy, so we're drinking this, probably Foster's
    $600 11
This Massachusetts city on Buzzards Bay was a major whaling port in the 19th century
    $600 8
This man's words were his patriotic weapon
    DD: $700 25
It's the newspaper that employed the character played by Noel Neill & Teri Hatcher
    $600 14
We hope this antelope would shy away from a gun
    $600 5
We're having a barbie during the "arvo", which is this part of the day
    $600 27
This movement promoted by Susan B. Anthony is central to the novel's plot
    $800 17
A popular cookie shares part of its name with this city that was originally part of Cambridge, Massachusetts
    $800 19
This woman's patriotism is legendary
    $800 24
This title character was the crusty & tough city editor of the Los Angeles Tribune
    $800 15
If I bolster my courage, I can eat a 5-pound one of these
    $800 6
If you're "in the nick", you're this, like "The Thinker"
    $800 26
In the 1984 film version, this British actress known for her political causes starred as Olive
    DD: $1,400 18
Edward Lear could tell you this small Maine town bears the name of an Irish seaport on the Shannon River
    $1000 20
Called "The Hero of Two Worlds", this man came from far away to help the cause of American liberty
    $1000 23
On "Buffalo Bill", he was a talk show host; on "Madman of the People", an outspoken columnist
    $1000 16
We suspect this creature wouldn't eat carob; it prefers frogs & mice
    $1000 7
Something that's genuine or truthful is "fair" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dave Harry Julie
$2,000 $5,400 $7,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS WOMEN
This 1904 Radcliffe graduate was a suffragist, political activist, Vaudeville performer & writer

Final scores:

Dave Harry Julie
$1,003 $4,400 $4,398
3rd place: Rand McNally gift certificate New champion: $4,400 2nd place: a trip to Hotel Melia Castilla, Madrid, Spain

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dave Harry Julie
$3,400 $5,400 $7,000
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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