Show #3172 - Tuesday, May 19, 1998


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Whitney Babash, a human resource specialist from Reston, Virginia

Jesse Lewis, a copy editor from Fanwood, New Jersey

Trudy Ring, an editor and writer from Burbank, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,402)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
He wrote "The Murders In The Rue Morgue" shortly after becoming editor of Graham's Magazine
    $100 6
After Charles Dickens' cat William did this, Dickens renamed it Williamina
    $100 11
In addition to his own bands, this guitarist has played with The Yardbirds, Cream, & Derek & The Dominos
    $100 21
Theodore Pomeroy had the shortest term as this, one day; Sam Rayburn, the longest, 17 years
    $100 30
Henry F. Phillips invented a popular type of this hand tool
    $100 17
Constitutional right that protects you from self-incrimination
    $200 2
It's thought that this "Gift Of The Magi" author partly took his pen name from a prison guard
    $200 7
To an Englishman, stroking one of these means good luck
    $200 12
B.B. King made a guest appearance on this Irish group's "Rattle And Hum" album
    $200 22
The late Jeanne Calment holds this record but now it's up for grabs again
    $200 29
It can wear down metal, shape plastic or be baked in a cake for a prison inmate
    $200 18
Catherine Howard was this for Henry VIII, but not for long
    $300 3
"The Celestial Railroad" from his "Twice-Told Tales" is a parody of John Bunyan's works
    $300 8
Desmond Morris reports that a 1987 study found cats outnumbering these in the U.S. for the first time
    $300 13
2 years before "Take It Easy" was released, they backed Linda Ronstadt on her "Silk Purse" LP in 1970
    $300 23
How low can Dennis Walston go in this dance? 6 inches in 1991
    DD: $800 28
(Hi, I'm Debbe Dunning.) The head of this type of hammer has one side to drive nails & another to pull them out
    $300 19
    $400 4
Sunnyside, the old Dutch home he remodeled in Tarrytown, N.Y., was made a public shrine in 1947
    $400 9
A homeless orphan in 1990, this cat now lives the high life at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
    $400 14
Jim Seals & this partner toured with The Champs in 1958, but didn't have a hit as a duo until 1972
    $400 24
Nick Vermeulen has a collection of over 2,100 of these from hundreds of airlines, we hope none are used
    $400 27
A brace & bit is a simple type of this hand tool
    $400 20
A group of spies or traitors within your own defensive lines
    $500 5
Of this author of "The Necklace", Flaubert said, "He's my disciple and I love him like a son"
    $500 10
This English scientist didn't need a cat to fall on him to inspire the cat flap, a swinging door
    $500 15
"I Heard It Through The Grapevine" that he was once a session drummer for Smokey Robinson
    $500 25
1 of the 3 men who've been the farthest from Earth; they were all on Apollo 13
    $500 26
The carpenter & torpedo types of this measuring tool use bubbles as indicators
    $500 16
Term for the French government's current incarnation

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

Trudy Jesse Whitney
$1,500 $1,500 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Trudy Jesse Whitney
$2,200 $2,900 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
This star of the film sang the theme song
    $200 6
This author & steamboat pilot's Civil War experience was serving about a month in the Missouri militia
    $200 18
This novelist & medical school graduate (Harvard '69) created the TV show "ER"
    $200 11
Sir Robert Peel organized this city's police force in 1829 & they've been nicknamed for him ever since
    $200 24
In 1935, in one of this red-caped hero's first adventures, he finds the real killer of Jack Kennedy
    $200 1
Founded in 1874, Gamma Phi Beta was the first Greek-letter society for women to be called this
    $400 17
The film was based on a comic from this conglomerate whose aliens include the Silver Surfer
    $400 7
This nickname that General Barnard Bee gave Thomas Jackson may have been an insult
    $400 19
In the 1980s Robert Gallo identified this virus but called it HTLV
    $400 12
This word for a French policeman comes from an older word meaning people-at-arms
    $400 30
A redcap is one of these, usually in a railroad station
    $400 2
This talk show host used to get big laughs with her comedy act for women, "Girls' Night Out"
    $600 23
J's little weapon is named for this "noisy" insect
    $600 8
Pierre G.T. Beauregard was known as "The Little" this from his admiration of the French leader
    $600 20
Dr. Stanley Prusiner's theory of protein bits called prions may explain this degenerative bovine disease
    $600 13
This organization is the only police force serving the Northwest & Yukon Territories
    $600 29
Someone raised by committed Communists may be called this kind of "baby"
    $600 3
Once called water ballet, this women's sport officially joined the Olympics in 1984
    $800 25
An alien on "Star Trek: Voyager", Jennifer Lien is the voice of this human MIB agent in the cartoon series
    $800 9
This tank-commanding general was a III; his grandfather was a Confederate colonel
    DD: $400 21
A type of chorea, a nerve disease, is named for this physician, who died in 1916
    $800 14
This country's Carabinieri evolved from a military group that served the Savoyard states
    $800 27
On "My Aim Is True", Elvis Costello claimed "The angels wanna wear" these
    $800 4
These dancers seen here first gained "exposure" with female audiences in 1978
    $1000 26
Last, but not least, he's the head of MIB
    DD: $2,000 10
He never forgave Lee for having him send his men on that doomed charge at Gettysburg
    $1000 22
This English discoverer of blood circulation studied at Padua with the great anatomist Aquapendente
    $1000 15
The national police forces of 171 countries are members of this cooperative organization
    $1000 28
Red Schoendienst wore red for 3 decades as a player & manager with this National League team
    $1000 5
In mythology these warrior women tolerated men only in a servile capacity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Trudy Jesse Whitney
$8,800 $6,300 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1765 this city was named in honor of the peaceful resolution of a boundary dispute

Final scores:

Trudy Jesse Whitney
$4,799 $12,600 $0
2nd place: Trip to Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque, Tenerife, Canary Islands New champion: $12,600 3rd place: Nordic Track Ellipse Exercise Machine

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Trudy Jesse Whitney
$8,200 $6,300 $7,200
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
18 R,
1 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $21,700

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