Show #3293 - Wednesday, December 23, 1998

Contestants

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John Hurst, a musician from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Gail Fouts Bernstein, an advertising account executive from Salem, Massachusetts

Debra Keil, a school counselor from Inola, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE BIRDS
A CHRISTMAS SONGBOOK
GUINNESS RECORDS
BRITISH FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
THE PERFECT GIFT
"JOY" TO THE WORLD
    $100 26
Arizona's state bird is a wren named for this type of plant
    $100 11
This "jolly happy soul" had a "corncob pipe and a button nose and two eyes made out of coal"
    $100 16
In 1970 the Pringles plant in Tennessee produced one of these measuring 23" X 14 1/2" -- Yum! Yum!
    $100 1
Disraeli created Vivian Grey; he created Dorian Gray
    $100 21
This greeting card company operates "Gold Crown" stores full of gift ideas
    $100 6
It's slang for a control lever on an airplane or on a video game
    $200 27
There'll be blue hens over the capital, Dover, in this state where they're the state bird
    $200 12
"On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, ten lords" a-doin' this
    $200 17
Charles Osborne did this every 1 1/2 seconds from 1922 to 1990; what he needed was a good scare!
    $200 2
He created Mrs. Flanders, also known as Moll
    $200 22
In the past, a gold watch from an employer followed an employee's decision to take this action
    $200 7
A pleasurable trip in an automobile, especially when driving recklessly
    $300 28
City name of the state bird seen here
    $300 13
Elvis sang, "You'll be doin' all right with your Christmas of white, but I'll have" this
    $300 18
Located near Seattle, the world's largest building in volume is this company's main assembly plant
    $300 3
Griffin is the name of this H.G. Wells title character
    DD: $500 23
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE):
"(Hi, I'm Bob Eubanks) Traditionally, presents for newlyweds' first anniversary are made from this material"
    $300 8
A "wrapped up" baby is described as one of these happy packages
    $400 29
Wyoming honors this blackbird relative whose name also belongs to a legendary Harlem Globetrotter
    $400 14
"I saw Mommy" doing this, "underneath the mistletoe last night"
    $400 19
There are more statues honoring this religious leader than any other person in the world
    $400 4
Richard Llewellyn novel with coal miner Gwilym Morgan & minister Mr. Gruffydd
    $400 24
When prom dates exchange flowers, the girl gets a corsage & the boy gets one of these
    $400 9
A classic practical joke, this device vibrates irritatingly when pressed into the hand of another
    $500 30
The willow ptype of this ptundra dweller is Alaska's state bird
    $500 15
In the 1964 TV special "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer", this singer introduced "A Holly Jolly Christmas"
    $500 20
A 1987 Sunday edition of this U.S. newspaper holds the record for most massive issue, 12 pounds & 1,612 pages
    $500 5
Self-described "singleton" whose bestselling "diary" was concocted by Helen Fielding
    $500 25
This large gift France gave to the U.S. was dedicated in 1886
    $500 10
It's the rousing musical composition heard here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Debra Gail John
$800 $0 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Debra Gail John
$2,000 $500 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
THIS MEANS WAR!
TV PARENTS
GO WITH THE FLOW
(Alex: It's all about rivers & you have to tell us into which body of water these rivers empty)
AT HOME IN EUROPE
CROSSWORD CLUES "F"
    $200 20
In May 1927 this American aviator became the first man to fly the Atlantic solo
    $200 2
It's German for "struggle", as in my or "mein" struggle
    $200 1
Can we talk? This comedienne guest-starred as Kathy Griffin's wacky mom on "Suddenly Susan"
    $200 12
The Nile of Africa
    $200 7
Dining utensil "in the road"
(4)
    $400 21
He abdicated the Russian throne in 1917, a year before he & his family were executed
    $400 3
Churchill's famous statement about the R.A.F. begins "Never in the field of human" this
    $400 16
She went from being "That Girl" to appearing as Rachel Green's mom on "Friends"
    $400 13
The Rio Grande of the U.S.
    $400 27
While living in Davos, Switzerland, far from an ocean, he wrapped up "Treasure Island"
    $400 8
Morris the Cat's adjective
(7)
    $600 22
Leopold I became king of this country in 1831 after refusing the throne of Greece
    $600 4
Vic Morrow was Sergeant Chip Saunders in this 1960s TV series
    $600 17
Jerry Stiller & Estelle Harris were the ever-screeching parents of this "Seinfeld" character
    DD: $1,600 14
The Jordan of Israel
    $600 26
In 1895 these newlyweds moved into a home on Rue de la Glaciere in Paris, & radiated happiness
    $600 9
Mr. Christian's Christian name
(8)
    $800 23
After his mother died in 1827, this Zulu chief became openly psychotic & was murdered the next year
    $800 6
As it's French for "war", it makes the title "The Return of Martin War"
    $800 18
George Segal plays Jack Gallo, publisher of Blush magazine & Laura San Giacomo's dad on this sitcom
    $800 15
The Danube of Europe
    $800 25
La Rabida, a Franciscan monastery in Spain, was home to this explorer in 1485 & later, to Hernando Cortes
    $800 10
Just, or just blond
(4)
    $1000 24
This Austrian archduchess' 1736 marriage established the house of Hapsburg-Lorraine
    $1000 5
A Muslim may fulfill one of these fights against evil by heart, tongue, hand or sword
    DD: $2,000 19
(VIDEO DAILY DOUBLE):
"(Hi, I'm Carol Burnett) On the 100th episode of "Mad About You", I played Jamie's mom & this actor played her dad"
    $1000 28
In the 1890s while studying law, he lived with an Anglo-Indian family at 20 Baron's Court Road, London
    $1000 11
Pits that lack atheists
(8)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Debra Gail John
$3,000 $300 $9,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FOOD & DRINK
(Alex: Things we like!)
This coffee brand was so named because its creator served it only once a year at a yuletide dinner party

Final scores:

Debra Gail John
$600 $1 $8,200
2nd place: Monorail Desktop PC & Broyhill Home Office Armoire 3rd place: Intel Create & Share Camera Pack Software/Hardware New champion: $8,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Debra Gail John
$2,800 $2,300 $11,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
5 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
29 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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