November 25, 1997 12:00 AM

Bob House, 36, a high school history teacher from Gay, Ga., became the fourth contestant to win $1 million on ABC’s “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” The episode aired last night, and House has Isaac Newton to thank. (Newton was the one inventor who didn’t have a chemical compound named after him, which House answered properly after he’d consulted with one of his lifelines, fellow teacher Donna Cates.) House sent a pre-arranged signal on-air to his students before landing the big bucks: He sniffed his arm pit.

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