Show #3265 - Friday, November 13, 1998

1998 Boston Week game 5.
From the Wang Center for the Performing Arts in Boston, Massachusetts.

Contestants

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Chip Hicks, a law student from North Augusta, South Carolina

Tracy Ross, an account manager from Boston, Massachusetts

Harry Silverstein, a marketing executive from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

TASTE TREATS
TIMON OF ATHENS
OH, HENRYs!
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
STORMY WEATHER
A CATEGORY ABOUT NOTHING
(Alex: Nothing in particular!)
    $100 6
As the Planters icon knows, everybody loves these; in 1996 Americans ate 2 billion pounds of them
    $100 11
He hammered a career total of 755 major league home runs
    $100 1
A "long" one is 2,240 pounds, a "short" one is 2,000
    $100 18
With a funnel more than a mile wide, one of the largest of these occured March 18, 1925 & killed 695 people
    $100 12
Yogi Berra observed that in this sport, "You don't know nothing"
    $200 7
Whether you like it hot or cold, borscht is a Russian soup made from these root vegetables
    $200 14
This witty screenwriter penned "The Graduate" & "Protocol"
    $200 2
Whether you hide your light under it or not, it's equal to 35.24 liters
    $200 19
It's a snowstorm with winds past 30 knots, below normal temperatures & visibility reduced to 1/8 of a mile
    $200 13
Spanish for "nothing", it's found in the expression meaning "you're welcome"
    $300 8
If you like it kosher, He'Brew is "The Chosen" type of this beverage & "Exile Never Tasted So Good"
    $300 23
This scandalous author married June Mansfield on June 1, 1924
    $300 3
This international standard is equal to approximately 3,281 feet
    $300 20
Body part associated with the center of the image seen here (hurricane)
    $300 15
In a 1975 musical, Diana sings "Nothing" at an audition for this title group
    $400 9
If you like it hot, use this brand of sauce made with red peppers, vinegar & salt mined on Avery Island
    $400 27
Ask Timon how this tomb in Athens differs from America's & he'll tell you the guards don't wear pants
    $400 24
Give me this man who was governor of Virginia from 1776 to 1779 & again from 1784 to 1786
    $400 4
Hold your breath! If you traveled 20,000 leagues under the sea, you'd go 60,000 of these
    $400 21
Produced by thunderstorm clouds, these lumps of ice bigger than 5mm are classified as hydrometeors
    $400 16
U.S. president whose middle initial "S" stood for nothing
    $500 10
Our writers like this cereal grain whether it's in succotash or bourbon
    DD: $300 26
Timon avoids this ancient market because he's afraid of the crowds
    $500 25
With works like "Elements", he flowered as the resident poet on "Laugh-In"
    $500 5
What we Yanks would call a trillion, the Brits would call this
    $500 22
This "great" area on Jupiter is a violent storm first discovered in 1664
    $500 17
"Nothing" is the answer to "Does a dog have Buddha nature?", one of these paradoxes

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

Harry Tracy Chip
$500 $1,700 -$900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Tracy Chip
$600 $2,000 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PAUL REVERE
THE VISDOM OF WITTGENSTEIN
THE CANNELL CHANNEL
"PARKER" HOUSE
WASHINGTON IRVING & FRIENDS
LIKE AN ANIMAL
(Alex: We'll give you an adjective, you name the animal)
    $200 1
Revere dressed up as an Indian to take part in this event of December 16, 1773
    $200 2
In 1994 this 1970s Jim Garner series was revived in a TV movie
    $200 13
Irving was visited in Spain by this young fan & future "Song of Hiawatha" poet
    $200 8
Bovine
    $400 4
Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has an impressive collection of Revere's work in this metal
    $400 26
Ludwig saw words not as labels but as these, like hammers or screwdrivers
    $400 3
NBC's top show of the 1982-83 season, it suited Mr. & Mrs. America to a "T"
    $400 18
In 1956 this versatile actor starred in "Davy Crockett And The River Pirates"
    $400 14
In a slump, Irving went to Scotland where this novelist encouraged him to keep writing
    $400 9
Ursine
    DD: $1,500 21
For a time, Revere practiced this trade, making devices "Of real use in speaking & eating"
    $600 25
Ludwig believed logical propositions function as these, so they're worth 1,000 words
    $600 5
Cannell's title pairs include "Hardcastle And McCormick" & "Tenspeed And" him
    $600 15
She was the "other woman" in Prince Charles & Princess Diana's divorce
    $600 16
In 1811, as a lobbyist in Washington, Irving became a favorite of this first lady
    $600 10
Leonine
    $800 24
On his famous ride, Revere & this man met up with Samuel Prescott before attempting to reach Concord
    DD: $800 6
(Hi, I'm Mitzi Kapture) For 5 years I played Lt. Rita Lee Lance on this Cannell series on USA Network
    $800 19
On FOX TV from '90 - '93, this title character couldn't "lose"
    $800 17
During this duelist's 1807 trial for treason, Irving struck up a friendship with his daughter, Theodosia
    $800 11
Lupine
    $1000 22
Massacre victim seen here in an engraving by Paul Revere
    $1000 7
Richard Grieco graduated from this Cannell series to his own Cannell series -- "Booker"
    $1000 20
He directed vibrant films like "Midnight Express", "Pink Floyd -- The Wall" & "Evita"
    $1000 23
This self-made millionaire fur trader asked Irving to write a book based on his exploits
    $1000 12
Asinine

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harry Tracy Chip
$4,600 $3,600 $900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYS
Written in 1953 & set in the late 17th c., this play takes place about 16 miles northeast of where we are right now

Final scores:

Harry Tracy Chip
$7,201 $4,601 $1,800
2-day champion: $11,601 2nd place: a trip to Waterville Valley Resort, New Hampshire 3rd place: Advent wireless headphones & loudspeakers + a Daewoo 25-inch TV & VCR

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harry Tracy Chip
$4,600 $3,600 $2,700
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
12 R,
1 W
11 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $10,900

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