Show #3181 - Monday, June 1, 1998

Lara Robillard game 5.


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Lorin Burte, a regional financial officer from Homewood, Illinois

Mel Banashek, a freelance writer from New York City, New York

Lara Robillard, a director of health policy from Arlington, Virginia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $49,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
This New York capital was once known as Beverwyck
    $100 1
It's the 1997 sequel to 1981's "An American Werewolf in London"
    $100 16
On April 14, 1927 this company's first car came off its Gothenburg, Sweden assembly line
    $100 21
The monkey-eating species of this bird lives in the Philippines; the bald species lives in the U.S.
    $100 6
It's a group of convicts linked together for outdoor labor
    $100 22
The title of a 1958 Connie Francis song calls this love god "stupid"
    $200 12
In 1982 Alaskans rejected a proposal that would have made Willow the capital instead of this city
    $200 2
His 1997 film "Jackie Brown" was the first full feature film he's directed since "Pulp Fiction"
    $200 17
This brand of water comes from a natural spring in Vergeze
    $200 27
These birds range in size from the 1-foot blue to the 4-foot emperor
    $200 7
Used for flogging, it's a whip with 9 knotted cords fastened to a handle
    $200 23
If you didn't show up for a blind date, you have these kind of "feet"
    $300 13
In hopes that Germany would help finance its railroad, North Dakota named its capital this
    $300 3
2 of the 3 James Bond movies with "Gold" in the title
    $300 18
In 1900, this Japanese company began production of its upright pianos; in 1954, its motorcycles
    $300 28
Group of mammals seen here:
    $300 8
The group who sang the 1980 hit heard here:

["Whip It"]
    $300 24
From an old word for "cape", it's an older person who, for propriety's sake, accompanies young unmarrieds
    $400 14
Built in 1610, the Spanish Palace of Governors in this Southwest capital is now a museum
    DD: $250 4
(Hi, I'm Jane Curtin.) For this 1993 film I reprised my role as parental unit Prymaat
    $400 19
For 177 years, until 1936, Guinness brewed all of its stout in this city
    $400 29
It has webbed, padded toes & can drink over 20 gallons of water in a single drink
    $400 9
House leadership position held by Republican congressman Tom DeLay at the start of 1997
    $400 25
The youngest daughter of King Lear; the only one who really loved him
    $500 15
It's "The Birthplace of Dixie"
    $500 5
He played the absent-minded professor who invented Flubber in the original 1961 film
    $500 20
Guiliana & Luciano's United Colors Company
    $500 30
This land animal can weigh more than 8,000 pounds & can open its immense jaws 150 degrees
    $500 10
Flexible armor composed of small, overlapping metal rings
    $500 26
Italian for "with love", it's the musical direction to play or sing lovingly

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

Lara Mel Lorin
$1,350 -$700 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lara Mel Lorin
$2,050 $800 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
It's the theoretical cosmic explosion that marked the origin of the universe
    $200 11
A brand name, it's become a synonym for a photocopy
    $200 16
A swimsuit wasn't required during a call-in vote to this pageant in 1996 when viewers were the "8th Judge"
    $200 1
It "Catches the worm"
    $200 21
Act 2 of this farce finds Algernon Moncrieff earnestly pretending to be Ernest Worthing
    $200 26
Make way! Modern science has revealed that this planet travels around the Sun at about 68,000 mph
    $400 7
It was a party when Lenin & his followers formed this "majority" party in 1903
    $400 12
Second name of St. Francis, known as the "Apostle of the Indies"
    $400 17
Paul Newman played this folk hero who was the only law "West of the Pecos"
    $400 2
There's not only one "to every rule", it also "proves the rule"
    $400 22
Act 1 of this play introduces Juror No. 8, the man who convinces the other 11 to re-examine the evidence
    $400 27
In 1962 Rachel Carson revealed the dangers of toxic pollution to a mass audience in this book
    $600 8
He went "Big Time" & was replaced by Phil Collins as lead singer of Genesis
    $600 13
It's the 4-letter spelling of the shortened form of Christmas; many Christians frown on it
    $600 18
She was the first Olympic gymnast to receive a perfect 10 from the judges
    $600 4
A variation of this pony proverb says "You may force a man to shut his eyes, but you can't make him sleep"
    $600 23
In Act 1 of this play, Happy complains to Biff about their father's driving
    $600 28
Using one of these test strips will reveal the acidity & alkalinity of a solution on a scale from 1 to 14
    $800 9
The daughter of Eleanor & Ananias, she was the first English child born in the New World
    DD: $2,000 14
Back Off! I've got this irrational fear of strangers
    $800 19
The 15 judges of this court are the main judicial body of the U.N.
    DD: $1,000 5
George Bernard Shaw was the first to observe that "He who can does; he who cannot" does this
    $800 24
In act 3 of this Ionesco work, Berenger's ladylove Daisy runs off to join a pack of horned pachyderms
    $800 29
This German's excavations of Troy in the 1870s revealed the Homeric legends were not completely a myth
    $1000 10
His 12-volume "A Study Of History" probed the genesis, growth & decline of the world's great civilizations
    $1000 15
It's the alphabetical name for the troubling 1790s incident involving French agents
    $1000 20
Judges give out the Golden Lion Award at this European film festival; hope it can swim
    $1000 6
The saying "There is nothing new under the sun" is a variation of a proverb in this Old Testament book
    $1000 25
Finally in act 2, Dr. Dysart solves the riddle of the blinded horses in this Peter Shaffer masterpiece
    $1000 30
Greek for "heat writing", this technique reveals abnormal tissue growth by studying temperature

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lara Mel Lorin
$10,450 $4,000 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was refloated, towed to Matauri Bay & sunk there Dec. 12, 1987, with full Maori ceremony

Final scores:

Lara Mel Lorin
$10,400 $3,999 $8,100
5-day champion: $59,500 3rd place: Trip on Amtrak's Coast Starlight between Los Angeles & Seattle 2nd place: Trip to Hotel Melia Victoria, Palma de Majorca, Spain

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lara Mel Lorin
$9,200 $4,000 $10,400
23 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
2 W
24 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $23,600

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