Show #3084 - Thursday, January 15, 1998


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Helen Bracken, a collection representative from Huntsville, Alabama

Bill Dougherty, an art services provider from Chicago, Illinois

Tom Barrett, a chiropractor from Riva, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That ought to be quite a category!)
    $100 9
Don't giggle, this gas, the first chemical anesthetic, began life as a party fad
    $100 18
Several millennia younger than Jerusalem, this Israeli city was founded in 1909 as a suburb of Jaffa
    $100 12
"Under the Sea" from this Disney animated feature won the 1989 Oscar for Best Song
    $100 6
He recorded 2 Top 20 "Blues" hits with John Belushi: "Soul Man" & "Gimme Some Lovin'"
    $100 21
Moth or butterfly? If it flutters by day, it's most likely this
    $100 1
Sing opera
    $200 13
In 1873 Charles Henry Phillips coined this name for his new liquid laxative
    $200 19
Name of a Houston suburb with a strawberry festival, or an L.A. suburb with a rose parade
    $200 14
He was inspired to compose the melody for "The Christmas Song" by a poem, "Thoughts of Christmas"
    $200 7
As attorney Peter Banning in "Hook", he protests, "I'm not a pirate! It so happens that I am a lawyer"
    $200 22
Toads get 'em, frogs don't, & neither of them can give them to you
    $200 2
Lay it
    DD: $1,500 26
[Hi, I'm Thomas Calabro] The clinic named for these doctors began as part of St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota
    $300 20
Once capital of Denmark, Roskilde is now a suburb of this city & is known for its meat-research center
    $300 15
"Seventy-six trombones led the big parade with" this number of "cornets close at hand"
    $300 8
On "Saturday Night Live", he created the "Mahvelous" Fernando & an accident-prone masochist
    $300 23
The old & new world species of these primates can be distinguished by the structure of their noses
    $300 3
We send
    $400 27
J.L. Petit made the first screw type of this device to control bleeding in 1718; in 1997 a woman used dental floss
    $400 29
The NYC suburb of North Tarrytown has renamed itself this, the subject of a Washington Irving legend
    $400 16
"Blues" band heard here with a 1995 hit song:
    $400 10
His 1994 movie debut, "The Santa Clause", "Hammered" the opposition & became the year's top comedy film
    $400 24
You may think this black bird is a little crow until it opens its beak & talks
    $400 4
    $500 28
From the Greek for "to stir up", the first of these to be isolated was epinephrine
    $500 30
The suburbs Cicero & Skokie are located in this county
    $500 17
This trumpet player introduced "This Guy's in Love With You" in his 1968 TV special
    $500 11
In 1997 this NBC host created a scholarship for McPherson College students enrolled in auto restoration
    $500 25
If the carp you caught is missing barbels, it may actually be a wild descendant of this pet fish
    $500 5
Vine mat

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

Tom Bill Helen
$200 $1,500 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Bill Helen
$3,500 $2,200 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a big jump!)
    $200 1
Thomas Hobbes became an enthusiast in this field upon reading Euclid in disbelief
    $200 4
"Dumb Blonde" was a 1967 hit for this blonde, now the reigning "bigwig" of country music
    $200 9
To make the fat-free version of this, Borden took out the peanuts, but left in the popcorn & the prize
    $200 16
This Mets ballpark is a part of Flushing Meadow Park
    $200 14
During this war, Garfield saw action at both Shiloh & Chickamauga
    $200 21
Canadians native to this province call it "B.C."
    $400 2
John Calvin's teachings led to this branch of Protestantism whose name is from Greek for "elder"
    $400 5
In this sitcom's theme song, "All of them had hair of gold like their mother, the youngest one in curls"
    $400 10
This country is the world's leading producer of peanuts & people
    $400 17
Aztec Stadium in this capital is the world's largest covered stadium
    $400 15
Garfield was one of 7 presidents born in this state nicknamed the "Modern Mother of Presidents"
    $400 22
At the grocery store, you read the front of the box, but the register reads this jumble of lines
    $600 3
Hobbes' major work of political theory, its title can also refer to a whale
    $600 6
This blonde from San Bruno, California mastered the Thighmaster "Step By Step"
    $600 11
This term for a spectator section goes back at least 50 years before Howdy Doody
    $600 18
Iron City Beer is the brew of choice of this Pittsburgh Pirates ballpark
    $600 26
At Garfield's inauguration, this band master got things marching along with his U.S. Marine Band
    $600 23
It makes a stick of dynamite go boom!
    $800 29
Calvin fled this capital city in 1533 & Hobbes went there after fleeing England in 1640
    DD: $1,500 7
Known for her frosty yet sexy image, this blonde, seen here, once sold refrigerators as "Miss Deepfreeze"
    $800 12
In 1933 J.L. Rosefield left Peter Pan & hopped into the market with this brand of peanut butter
    $800 19
A moat protects players from fans at Maracana Municipal Stadium in this Brazilian port
    $800 27
The ambidextrous Garfield could write in Greek & this classic language at the same time
    $800 24
Women enrolled in this institution receive degrees from Columbia University
    $1000 8
This German's skinny-dipping scene is often cut from TV showings of her 1932 film "Blonde Venus"
    $1000 13
An American English dialect known as Gullah is the source of this synonym for peanut
    $1000 20
The NHL's Toronto franchise has been playing hockey in this home arena for 66 seasons
    DD: $1,000 28
For his Secretary of War, Garfield chose this man, the son of another president
    $1000 25
They don't travel as fast as dromedaries; perhaps the second hump slows them down

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Bill Helen
$7,500 $6,200 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Hamlet tells this man that Yorick was "a fellow of infinite jest"

Final scores:

Tom Bill Helen
$7,495 $7,501 $700
2nd place: Trip to Bali, Indonesia New champion: $7,501 3rd place: Service Merchandise Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Bill Helen
$6,300 $6,200 $6,100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,600

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