Show #3297 - Tuesday, December 29, 1998

Contestants

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Daniel Banando, a teacher from Los Angeles, California

Colleen McSwiggin, a microbiologist from Cincinnati, Ohio

Will Thompson, a French professor from Memphis, Tennessee (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE CAROLINAS
TV ACTORS & ROLES
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
LET'S DEMONSTRATE
BELLS
JINGLES ALL THE WAY
    $100 2
North Carolina supplied 1/4 of the casualties to the losing side in this war
    $100 1
In the 1998 TV movie "Dallas: War of the Ewings", another attempt was made on this Larry Hagman character's life
    $100 11
Mount Vesuvius looms over this city
    $100 21
Percussion instrument seen here
    $100 16
"Double your pleasure, double your fun" with this gum
    $200 3
A 1971 Supreme Court case brought this mobile method of racial integration to Charlotte, N,C.
    $200 4
As a child in the early '70s, Jodie Foster played Eddie's pal Joey on this Bill Bixby series
    $200 12
The raft in the picture is called a bublik, a Russian word for this Jewish bakery item
    $200 22
1857 song that includes the line "Bells on bob-tail ring"
    $200 17
This "Bologna has a first name"
    $300 5
In 1995 the first woman was admitted to this Charleston, S.C. military academy
    DD: $500 8
(Hi, I'm Alan Rachins.) When I played legal eagle Douglas Brackman on this hit TV series, I got to date Vanna White
    $300 13
In June '97, National Geographic ran a 16-page article on the restoration of this thick-hulled frigate
    $300 23
Ding, dong! You can now shop online with this company that began "calling" in 1886
    $300 18
You don't need a lot because with this product "A little dab'll do ya"
    $400 6
In 1902 "In The Good Old Summertime" was a hit & this current senator was born in Edgefield, S.C.
    $400 9
Lara Flynn Boyle of "The Practice" used to play Laura Palmer's friend Donna on this series
    $400 14
The prairie dogs seen here are having a picnic at this national monument (in Wyoming)
    $400 24
This Sousa march was used as the theme to "Monty Python's Flying Circus"
    $400 19
They're "The dogs kids love to bite"
    $500 7
During WWII the Army trained its first 2 airborne divisions at this N.C. fort
    $500 10
Swoosie Kurtz of "Suddenly Susan" starred as Alex Reed Halsey Barker on this NBC sibling series
    $500 15
Dr. Livingstone named these falls on the Zambezi River
    $500 26
In March 1988 students at this U.S. university demonstrated in favor of hiring a deaf president
    $500 25
Traditionally you hit the bell & yell this 5-letter word to get a bellhop hopping
    $500 20
This motorcycle company likes to "Let the good times roll"

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

Will Colleen Daniel
$1,400 $900 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Will Colleen Daniel
$2,300 $1,900 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

ISLANDS
CELEBRATE CANADA
THE WORLD OF ISLAM
SONNETS
BOOKS BY CELEBRITIES
OXYMORONS
(Alex: We know what they are)
    $200 1
3,414-foot-high Carrantuohill west of Killarney is the highest peak on this island
    $200 6
This autumn beer-bust, an annual highlight, reflects the German heritage of Kitchener & Waterloo, Ont.
    $200 10
Call me this, the eldest son of Abraham through which Muslim Arabs trace their descent
    $200 25
In his 18th, Shakespeare asks, "Shall I compare thee to" this
    $200 12
Shock jock Howard Stern let it all hang out in this 1993 autobiography
    $200 20
An invitation might stipulate that attire should be this kind of "dressy"
    $400 2
The Tasman Glacier is a popular ski area on this country's South Island
    $400 7
On July 13, 1953 this city's drama festival began with a production of "Richard III"
    $400 11
The sacred Muslim site seen here can be found in this city (the Kaaba)
    $400 26
Completes Elizabeth Barrett Browning's title "Sonnets from..."
    $400 13
In collaboration with Weight Watchers, she shares some low cal fare in "Dining with the Duchess"
    $400 22
In 1969 Jerry Garcia's band released an album called "Live" this
    $600 3
This "American" territory in the South Pacific is administered by the Department of the Interior
    $600 8
Some have called it the "Biggest, wildest, woolliest western fling on Earth"
    $600 14
Granada, Spain is home to this fortress-palace, the most beautiful example of western Islamic architecture
    $600 27
He was a Romantic poet, a Lake Poet, a Poet Laureate & the poet who penned the "Ecclesiastical Sonnets"
    $600 17
This star treks through the future in his bestselling "Tekwar" novels
    $600 23
Green Keepers is a brand of "spikeless cleats" for this sport
    $800 4
If you want to rent a car on this British colony in the Atlantic, you'll come up "short"; it's not allowed
    DD: $1,000 9
These Nova Scotia games include Celtic workshops & tossing the caber, a 20-foot log
    $800 15
This ancient city is the third holiest in Islam
    $800 28
Named for a lovesick poet-scholar, this type of sonnet is also known as an Italian sonnet
    $800 18
Not surprisingly, the hero of this TV personality's "Murder Under Blue Skies" is a former weatherman
    DD: $1,000 24
It's the Shakespearean play that features the speech heard here:

"Why then, O brawling love, O loving hate, /
... cold fire, sick health, /
Still-waking sleep, that is not what it is! /
This love feel I, that feel no love in this."
    $1000 5
Its name suggests that this island in the Indian Ocean might be perfect for a family get-together
    $1000 21
"Somewhere in the World..." is a pageant presented each July & August in Charlottetown in this province
    $1000 16
The Shi'ite branch of Islam honors this son-in-law of Muhammad who was also the fourth caliph
    $1000 29
One of her most evocative sonnets begins, "Euclid alone has looked on beauty bare"
    $1000 19
With "Great Expectations", this "Gattaca" star published his first novel "The Hottest State" in 1996
    $1000 30
The painting seen here has this oxymoronic title (solid black square on top of solid red rectangle)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Will Colleen Daniel
$6,900 $5,300 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS
It's believed this saint began the custom of the nativity scene in 1223, using real people & animals

Final scores:

Will Colleen Daniel
$3,200 $10,595 $5,700
3rd place: Rand McNally Gift Certificate New champion: $10,595 2nd place: Panasonic 32-inch Super Flat Color TV & Broyhill Home Theater Cabinet

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Will Colleen Daniel
$6,500 $5,300 $3,900
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
15 R,
1 W
17 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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