Show #3294 - Thursday, December 24, 1998

Contestants

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Dave Argentar, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois

Devon Thomas, a librarian from Chelsea, Michigan

John Hurst, a musician from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

CRICKETS
PEOPLE & PLACES
DISNEY MOVIES
STORES WITHOUT WALLS
FISHY ANAGRAMS
LET'S GO TO A MUSEUM
    $100 18
When you hear the snowy tree cricket, count the chirps in 15 seconds & add 40 to get this
    $100 1
This term for a British person or British sailor comes from the citrus juice once drunk to ward off scurvy
    $100 4
Disney World has a miniature golf course named for this film that featured Mickey as the Sorcerer's Apprentice
    $100 9
Online, this mail-order "house" partly owned by Sony offers 12 CDs not for a penny but for free
    $100 23
Sometimes you feel like "a nut", sometimes you feel like this fish
    $100 15
You might find your invitation to her Deerfield, Illinois museum under your pillow, along with a dollar
    $200 20
For a 1-inch-long field cricket, it can be as far as 24 inches
    $200 2
The Walloons live in a region called Wallonia in the southern part of this country
    $200 5
Timothy Mouse, the Stork, & Mrs. Jumbo are all characters in this Disney classic
    $200 10
The site of FTD, these merchants' "Transworld Delivery", heats up around Valentine's Day
    $200 24
Even the most carefree swimmer harks when this predator is around
    $200 16
This Spanish museum's paintings are displayed in 2 buildings: The Villanueva Building & the Cason del Buen Retiro
    $300 21
Field crickets "sing" by rubbing these together, usually the right over the left
    $300 3
The people of this largest U.S. Indian tribe call themselves Dine, which means "the people"
    $300 6
The costumes Julie Andrews wore in this 1964 film were designed by her first husband, Tony Walton
    $300 11
You can buy tents & sleeping bags online at Idaho-based "A Happy" this
    $300 26
Lee prefers this slippery fish to any other
    $300 17
Check into a motel in Plano in this state, then check out the Cockroach Hall of Fame & Museum
    $400 29
Acheta domesticus is this common type of cricket, a name it shares with a fly & a mouse
    $400 12
Hibernians live on this island whose Latin name was Hibernia
    $400 7
According to the book "Disney A to Z", he's the youngest of the 7 Dwarfs
    $400 14
They're what's sold online by Who Needs Two? Inc.
    $400 27
Our list of "fish words" wouldn't be complete without this ocean dweller
    $400 19
The Ulster Museum in this capital city dates back to 1890
    $500 30
Keats' "Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness", it's when most adult crickets die
    DD: $600 13
If you're living high in this highest world capital, you're a Paceno
    $500 8
After Mary Wickes died, Jane Withers helped complete her gargoyle dialogue for this 1996 film
    $500 25
This computer company founded by a man named Michael does $6 million of business online a day
    $500 28
You could call it a seashore equine
    $500 22
MOMA in N.Y. is the Museum of Modern Art & MOCA in L.A. is the museum of this

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

John Devon Dave
$200 $700 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Devon Dave
$1,700 $1,200 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

CRICKET
(Alex: Not pluralized.)
DECEMBER 24
(Alex: How appropriate!)
A CHRISTMAS POTPOURRI
19th CENTURY AMERICA
CAPITAL TOWNS
WORD PLAY
    $200 21
Like baseball's, cricket's scores are kept in these units; each team may have hundreds
    $200 16
Nixon said this man could get out of jail if he quit as Teamster boss; he was released December 24, 1971
    $200 30
The Christmas tree seen here stood tall in this city in 1995 (it's next to a 555-foot tall obelisk)
    $200 6
John Quincy Adams, who had left the White House in 1829, entered this "house" in 1831
    $200 1
Stock up on Breath Assure before heading to Gilroy, Calif., world capital of this pungent bulb
    $200 7
PE rest ACE
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This message may be etched in stone
    $400 22
In 1953 batsman Jack Hobbs became the first pro cricketer to receive this title from the monarch
    $400 17
This German rocket engineer launched the first surface-to-surface missile December 24, 1942
    $400 29
Tradition names this trio as Gaspar, Melchior & Balthazar
    $400 8
A 1998 law authorized the Parks Service to spend $500,000 a year to link sites on this 19th c. escape route
    $400 2
New Castle, Pa. is king of these, producing shows for the 1986 Statue of Liberty fete & every July 4
    $400 10
The word "DREAMS" split in two by a jagged line
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They're desired, but didn't work out
    $600 23
The player in this position initiates the action
    $600 18
This aviator-movie producer-rich guy was born December 24, 1905 in Texas
    $600 28
On Christmas Eve 1968, Borman, Lovell & Anders became the first men to circle this object
    $600 9
In 1860 Erastus Beadle began publishing a series of novels that sold for this price
    $600 3
Elkhart in this state is the world capital of band instruments & RV manufacturing
    $600 11
GNIKLAW
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Plennie L. Wingo is in the Guinness Book of World Records for doing this 8,000 miles
    $800 24
A striker can be declared out if he's LBW, "leg before" this
    DD: $1,000 19
Soviet troops invaded this country December 24, 1979
    $800 26
Dylan Thomas' "Child" had his title Christmas here
    $800 14
In the 1880s N.Y. tried to close sweat shops making these, & Oscar Hammerstein made a machine to roll them
    $800 4
It must be tough to park your car or walk your dog in Albertville, Alabama, the USA's capital of these
    $800 12
KISS +
E
K
A
M
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Something people do after an argument or two things you associate with Gene Simmons
    $1000 25
Term for an international match, or what its players are "put to"
    $1000 20
The Treaty of Ghent was signed by these 2 countries December 24, 1814
    DD: $1,000 27
In "A Christmas Carol", it's the name of Scrooge's late business partner
    $1000 15
In 1892, a national alliance of men in this job formed the Populist Party
    $1000 5
Clinton, in this Treasure State, treasures being the Rocky Mountain Oyster capital with a yearly festival
    $1000 13
ALL world
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Once this song's in your head, it's tough to get out!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Devon Dave
$5,700 $8,400 $8,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC MOVIES & TELEVISION
Bert & Ernie of "Sesame Street" are named after characters in this classic Christmas film

Final scores:

John Devon Dave
$6,400 $599 $16,199
2nd place: Samsung 28-inch Stereo TV & Direct TV Satellite System 3rd place: Yamaha Clavinova Digital Piano New champion: $16,199

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Devon Dave
$6,300 $8,400 $7,900
19 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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