Show #3296 - Monday, December 28, 1998

Contestants

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Linda St. Clair-James, a registered nurse from Lake Charles, Louisiana

Ron Mahla, a casino supervisor from Las Vegas, Nevada

Will Thompson, a French professor from Memphis, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

BEVERLY HILLS
(Alex: In honor of the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year)
WHICH CAME FIRST?
HITS OF THE '40s
BLASTS FROM THE PAST
ETYMOLOGY
KWANZAA
    $100 20
Gucci, Louis Vuitton & Giorgio Armani are always in fashion on this chic shopping street
    $100 10
Paul Newman,
Paul Anka,
Paul Gauguin,
Paul McCartney
    $100 5
Glenn Miller could have opened a jewelry store in 1942 with his "String of" these
    $100 15
Praise the gods! It's the city where you'll find the majestic ruins seen here (The Parthenon)
    $100 1
This veggie's name is from the Italian for sprout, "brocco"
    $100 26
The 1965 riots in this Los Angeles neighborhood inspired Prof. Maulana Karenga to create Kwanzaa in 1966
    $200 21
This famous ZIP code reportedly has the largest number of bathrooms per household in the U.S.
    $200 11
The Rolling Stones,
The Ink Spots,
The Who,
The The
    $200 6
Completes the title "Beat Me Daddy..."
    $200 16
A product of about 20,000 B.C., you'll find the art seen here in this country (cave drawings)
    $200 2
Roman numerals at first represented human fingers, hence this word for numbers 1-9
    $200 27
Kwanzaa's kinara holds 7 of these; a menorah holds 8
    $300 23
When it comes to fine dining, this chef has 2 Beverly Hills restaurants to choose from
    DD: $600 12
The Vulgate,
The Koran,
The Upanishads,
The Book of Mormon
    $300 7
The Beatles' "Anthology" includes a version of this '40s tune whose title is Spanish for "Kiss me much"
    $300 17
Many treasures have been excavated from this royal valley (in Egypt)
    $300 3
A Chinese farmer named Bing developed his own species of these in Oregon in 1875
    $300 28
Kwanzaa derives its name from a phrase meaning "first fruits" in this African language
    $400 24
Nicknamed the "Pink Palace", it's home to the world famous Polo Lounge -- check in & check it out
    $400 13
Seattle Seahawks,
Miami Dolphins,
Chicago Bears,
Baltimore Ravens
    $400 8
"You're nobody 'til somebody loves you" so do this
    $400 18
They're the ancient South American people who built the lost city seen here (Machu Picchu)
    $400 4
Jeremy Bentham coined the terms maximize & minimize as well as this 13-letter word meaning "of many countries"
    $400 29
The Kwanzaa feast table is decorated with one ear of corn for each of these in the household
    $500 25
All kidding aside, this humorist was Beverly Hills' first honorary mayor in the 1920s
    $500 14
Castro,
Stalin,
Lenin,
Tito
    $500 9
Duke Ellington took "The A-Train" in 1941 & Frankie Laine rode out the decade on this train in 1949
    $500 19
Remants of this historic British fortification are seen here:
    $500 22
H.L. Mencken went to the Greek for "molting" to come up with this term for a stripteaser
    $500 30
Gifts are given on the last day of Kwanzaa, which falls on this public holiday

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

Will Ron Linda
$700 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Will Ron Linda
$2,100 $3,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

NORTH BY NORTHWEST
REBECCA
(Alex: Hey, there's a theme building!)
NOTORIOUS
THE BIRDS
SPELLBOUND
(Alex: And you have to spell the response!)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK
    $200 11
Arthur St. Clair, known for his evacuation of Ticonderoga, was the first gov. of this area established in 1787
    $200 13
The Biblical Rebecca bore twin sons: Jacob & this pottage-crazy hunter
    $200 23
This mystic whose name means "debauched one" tried to keep Russia out of World War I
    $200 2
It's the bird seen here stretching its legs:
    $200 6
It's what the "B" in FBI stands for
    $200 14
In Hitchcock's third movie, "The Lodger", a landlady suspects that her tenant is this London killer
    $400 12
Janin is the northernmost major settlement in this formerly Jordanian area Israel occupied in 1967
    $400 18
This fictional rural girl charms a businessman into buying 300 cakes of soap
    $400 24
In 44 B.C. he was made a praetor of Rome & joined Cassius in a little plot
    $400 3
The screech type of this bird is the only common small species with ear tufts
    $400 7
An executive of this brewery came up with the idea for the "Book of World Records"
    DD: $1,400 19
Hitch's movie that contains the line "No one ever comes here unless they've gotten off the main highway"
    $600 15
This "grand" island popular with tourists is found in the extreme north of the West Indies
    $600 25
The U.S. supplied the weapons that killed this country's dictator Raphael Trujillo in 1961
    $600 1
Monkeys contributed to the demise of these "silly" birds by eating their eggs
    $600 8
It's the fifth book of the Old Testament
    $600 20
This Swede who starred in 3 of Hitchcock's films called him "A gentleman farmer who raised goose flesh"
    $800 16
Mafikeng, formerly Mafeking, is the capital of this country's province of North-West
    $800 26
Divers recently found cannons off North Carolina that they believe are from his ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge
    $800 4
Named by the natives, moas were ostrichlike birds that once inhabited this country
    $800 9
In a 1991 movie, a group of working-class Dubliners form a band that plays '60s soul music & take this name
    $800 21
Hitchcock's daughter was in this 1951 film in which Robert Walker wanted to swap murders with Farley Granger
    $1000 17
Eighty Mile Beach, on the Indian Ocean, is part of this continent's northwest coast
    DD: $3,000 27
When he fled from Nicaragua to Miami in 1979, he didn't go empty handed, he took about $100 million
    $1000 5
It's the traveling bird seen here:
    $1000 10
It's the adjective for a 150th anniversary celebration
    $1000 22
Hitchcock's name for a plot device; he said it "is actually nothing at all"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Will Ron Linda
$7,900 $7,000 $200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY SETTINGS
Zhongdian & Deqin, China both claim to be the inspiration for this imaginary place

Final scores:

Will Ron Linda
$14,100 $500 $200
2-day champion: $18,300 2nd place: Trip to Stonefield Estate, St. Lucia 3rd place: Trip to St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Will Ron Linda
$7,900 $5,700 $3,200
18 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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