Show #3175 - Friday, May 22, 1998


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Denise Williamson, a property manager originally from Rowland's Castle, Hampshire, England

Steve Wright, a construction worker from Marietta, Georgia

Louis Cohen, a language teacher from Waterford, Connecticut (whose 2-day cash winnings total $32,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
In 1980 this octogenarian hit the country charts with "I Wish I Was Eighteen Again"
    $100 12
Mode of transport stabilized by training wheels
    $100 14
A lack of food can cause this animal's hump to go limp & even flop over
    $100 19
In any of this chain of theme parks, like the one "Over Texas", you might run into Looney Tunes characters
    $100 2
On April 12, 1982 Great Britain imposed a blockade on this island group
    $100 1
Strangely, Ben Franklin's list of over 200 synonyms for "drunk" omits "as high as" one of these
    $200 27
It's the country that country stars Anne Murray & Shania Twain came from
    $200 13
Training device seen here:
    $200 15
Although most don't have nearly that many, its name means "100-footed"
    $200 23
This video store chain began renting video games in January 1994; "Wow, What A Difference"
    $200 3
Students who met in this square April 18, 1989 to mourn Hu Yaobang's death stayed to demonstrate
    $200 7
This 2-word expression is often followed by "like a Christmas tree"
    $300 28
On the country charts in the '70s, this singer, seen here, came back to country in 1997:

"Think of that summer..."
    $300 20
Period during which recruits learn combat skills
    $300 16
Not only can this lizard change color, its eyes move independently of each other
    $300 24
Now owned by the Gap, this clothing store originally sold safari clothing
    $300 4
The Achille Lauro was in this sea when it was hijacked October 7, 1985
    $300 8
Now meaning "sleepy", this term once described sailors knocked out on watered-down rum
    $400 29
This late "Winds Of War" star had a Top 10 country hit in 1967 with "Little Old Wine Drinker Me"
    $400 21
In days of olde, it was the training level between page & knight
    DD: $500 17
Commercial breeding of this critter, seen here, began in 1923 when 11 were imported to California
    $400 25
In 1996 they averaged about 54,000 quick oil changes a day
    $400 5
Accusing this nation of backing terrorism, the U.S. ordered its embassy in D.C. closed May 6, 1981
    $400 9
This term compares a tipsy person to a recently stuccoed wall
    $500 30
Sheena Easton made it to the country charts when she did the duet "We've Got Tonight" with this man
    $500 22
From the Latin for "new", it's where the trainee nuns are quartered
    $500 18
This bird named for its call is famous for laying its eggs in other birds' nests; that's crazy!
    $500 26
This world capital was the site of the world's first Hard Rock Cafe
    $500 6
This newly independent country's first prime minister, Marxist Robert Mugabe, took office in 1980
    $500 10
"Bombed" came into slang usage for drunk before this other adjective inspired by the Luftwaffe

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

Louis Steve Denise
$1,500 $100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Louis Steve Denise
$5,000 $2,000 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Luxembourg's language, Letzeburgesch, is a dialect of this, with some French thrown in
    $200 6
In 1930 he led a march to the sea to collect salt to protest a monopoly by the government of India
    $200 17
Greek letter you need to know to figure out the area of a circle
    $200 22
This city's famed "Art Theatre" opened in 1898 with a production of "Czar Fyodor Ivanovich"
    $200 11
This poisonous viper is also called a cottonmouth
    $200 16
Richard Attenborough was Kris Kringle in this 1994 remake of a Christmas classic
    $400 2
If you need this in Luxembourg, it's called "benzine" & sold by the liter
    $400 7
In 1979 this vice premier became the first top Communist leader from China to visit the U.S.
    $400 18
This fourth Greek letter is in the title of Helen Reddy's second No. 1 hit
    $400 23
The 2-letter name of this form of Japanese drama means "talent" or "skill"
    $400 12
This series of Monet works was painted near the end of his life when he was almost blind
    $400 19
This actress did her own singing in "Grease 2" & "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
    DD: $1,000 3
It was in the Ardennes region in the north of Luxembourg that the U.S. fought the big WWII "Battle of" this
    DD: $2,000 8
In an 1880 letter, Queen Victoria referred to this successor of Disraeli as a "half-mad fire brand"
    $600 28
It's the final name in watch brands
    $600 24
Several of his plays, including "Long Day's Journey Into Night", had their world premieres in Stockholm
    $600 13
The 23rd Psalm says the Lord "Maketh me to lie down in green pastures; he leadeth me" beside these
    $600 20
Oscar-winning epic seen here:
    $800 4
In 1354 Charles of Luxembourg raised the country to this status; it became "grand" in 1815
    $800 9
The eagle on Iraq's coat of arms is associated with this 12th century Muslim warrior
    $800 29
Explore American Samoa & you'll come across this island that'll suit you to a "T"
    $800 25
This existentialist's play "The Flies", or "Les Mouches", debuted in Nazi-occupied Paris in 1943
    $800 14
In 1970 Simon & Garfunkel sang, "Like" this "I will lay me down"
    $800 21
David Bowie was Pontius Pilate in this controversial 1988 film about Jesus' self-doubts
    $1000 5
Luxembourg is one-third of this economic union that was set up November 1, 1960
    $1000 10
It's been said there are more monuments to this Egyptian pharaoh of the 13th c. B.C. than to any other
    $1000 30
Computer games & programs undergo this test period to work out bugs before their final retail release
    $1000 26
The Abbey Theatre is so-named because it's located on lower Abbey Street in this capital city
    $1000 15
This Irish city founded by Viking raiders in the 800s is best known for its glassware
    $1000 27
Lily Tomlin's soul enters Steve Martin's body in this 1984 comedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Louis Steve Denise
$12,200 $8,000 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was once said of this man who lived to be 101: He "has no place in American music. He is American music"

Final scores:

Louis Steve Denise
$16,001 $1 $11,400
3-day champion: $48,203 3rd place: Ducane 2004SS Gas Grill 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Don Pepe, Costa Del Sol, Spain

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Coryat scores:

Louis Steve Denise
$12,100 $8,000 $3,900
30 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R,
2 W
9 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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