Show #3304 - Thursday, January 7, 1999

Contestants

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Jill Rupert-Bennett, a graduate student from New Orleans, Louisiana

David Becker, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Dennis Thibodeaux, a computer consultant from Nashville, Tennessee (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

BOX OFFICE BOMBS
THE HINDU RELIGION
CRITTERS
WHAT'S THAT ON YOUR HEAD?
TRAVEL & TOURISM
BEFORE & AFTER
    $100 1
There wasn't much repeat business for this 1997 Kevin Costner film; nobody rang twice
    $100 21
The Untouchables social class was renamed "Harijan" or "Children of God" by this great Indian leader
    $100 18
This island off Australia has been home to carnivorous "devils" & wolves
    $100 13
Season that's also a long hairpiece
    $100 11
Watch out for trolls when you ride Maelstrom in the Norway section of this Disney World theme park
    $100 6
Paul Reubens persona who penned "Moby Dick"
    $200 2
Playboy worked it out; this Kevin Costner (yes, him again) soggy cinema tale cost $1.3 million a minute to make
    $200 22
Hindus consider this father of another religion to be the ninth incarnation of Vishnu
    $200 19
Ants detect odors with sensors on these
    $200 14
Profession of the person wearing the gear seen here (soldering)
    $200 12
Steamboat Springs in this state calls itself "Ski Town, U.S.A."
    $200 7
Monticello's master who formed a band with Grace Slick
    $300 3
This 1997 Sandra Bullock sequel sank like a stone
    $300 24
This highest Hindu caste is considered to be always in a state of ritual purity
    $300 20
From their name it sounds like these ray relatives should travel "inline"
    $300 26
Traditional color of a tarboosh or fez
    $300 15
You may be surprised to find casinos in this capital of Nepal; you'll find one at the Hotel Yak & Yeti
    $300 8
Turn of the century suffragette who killed Janet Leigh in the shower
    $400 4
This 1986 Lea Thompson flop didn't have the audience quacking up
    $400 29
Of 100 million, 300 million or 800 million, the one closest to the total number of Hindus worldwide
    $400 23
One of the few land mammals that migrate long distances; they wander from the tundra to the forests
    $400 27
It's a hood for a monk or Batman
    $400 16
If you're in this country in the summer, you can see ancient plays performed at the theater of Epidaurus
    $400 9
"X" filmmaker who saved Chrysler from becoming an ex-company
    $500 5
Melanie Griffith cried Tom Wolfe in this 1990 story of high society
    $500 30
The word "Hindu" comes from an old Sanskrit word meaning this, perhaps a sacred one
    DD: $700 25
It's Asia's only great ape
    $500 28
The man credited with creating the football helmet is this basketball inventor
    $500 17
The Black Church, so-called because its walls were blackened in a 1689 fire, is in Brasov in this country
    $500 10
Miss Marple creator once married to Billy Joel

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Dennis David Jill
$1,800 $1,500 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis David Jill
$3,000 $2,500 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CAR TROUBLE
LYING IN STATE
BY THE BOOKS
COWBOY SONGS
WE'RE IN-SEINE
(Alex: Notice the spelling)
"U" GOT IT!
    $200 3
His stainless steel gull wing-doored cars were sharp, but his business tactics were not
    $200 2
He lay in state in 1972 in tribute to his 48 years as FBI director
    $200 1
Numbers 72, 73 & 74 in her "Files" by Carolyn Keene make up the "Passport to Romance" trilogy
    $200 9
The dying cowboy's companions ignored his request "Bury me not" here
    $200 20
400-year-old Pont Neuf is the oldest of 30 of these structures on the Seine in Paris
    $200 10
Lauren Bacall's first job in the theater wasn't onstage; she worked in the house as one of these
    $400 7
With high hopes, in 1985 Malcolm Bricklin began importing these boxy, cheap cars from central Europe to the U.S.
    $400 4
Last name of the father & son, a U.S. president & a longtime senator, who both lay in state
    $400 13
Her "House of Earth" trilogy includes "A House Divided" & "The Good Earth"
    $400 24
This song good for line dancing contains the line "Fly's in the buttermilk, shoo, fly, shoo"
    $400 22
All that's left of this palace built on the right bank for Catherine de Medicis is its gardens
    $400 14
As far as we know, this 1989 hit is the only Oscar-winning song sung by an animated crab
    $600 8
Production of this Chevrolet ran for 10 years before Ralph Nader helped instigate its demise
    DD: $1,000 5
The last U.S. president to lie in state in the rotunda, he did it Jan. 24-25, 1973
    $600 18
The only extant trilogy we have by this ancient Greek is the "Oresteia"
    $600 25
They're the title sounds that spurs make as one goes "Riding merrily along"
    $600 23
In 1802 this U.S. inventor launched a steam-driven paddle-wheel boat on the Seine
    DD: $1,000 15
On Feb. 16, 1862 Ulysses S. Grant wrote that he would only accept this type of surrender
    $800 11
From 1978 to 1985 Olds came with these engines that produced mad consumers & too much smog for California
    $800 6
In 1909, before reinterment, he lay in state in the city he had planned
    $800 19
"The 42nd Parallel" begins one of his trilogies; "Adventures of A Young Man" begins another
    $800 26
"All day I face the barren waste without the taste of" this
    $800 28
The Seine flows into the English Channel at this seaport whose name means "The Haven"
    $800 16
It was once "The Breadbasket of the Soviet Union"; now it's "The Breadbasket of the C.I.S."
    $1000 12
This luxury car maker's 1982 Cimarron, a 4-cylinder small car, just didn't sell
    $1000 21
This Florida congressman & advocate for the elderly was given the honor when he died aged 88 in 1989
    $1000 27
In a famous song, an old cowboy sees these apparitions chasing a herd of red-eyed cows
    $1000 17
The name of this Indic language comes from a phrase that means "Language of the camp"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dennis David Jill
$7,800 $7,100 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN BUILDINGS
Once an art gallery, since 1961 it's been a shrine to the musical style said to have originated nearby

Final scores:

Dennis David Jill
$800 $14,200 $100
2nd place: Marantz MD-20 Music System & Rhino CD's/Videos New champion: $14,200 3rd place: Vivitar Sport Travel Kit

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dennis David Jill
$7,400 $6,700 $3,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,900

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