Show #3197 - Tuesday, June 23, 1998


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Pat Murphy, a foreign service officer from Arlington, Virginia

Gary Vey, a prosecuting attorney from Lawrenceville, Georgia

P.D. Wadler, a psychotherapist from Chicago, Illinois

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $100 28
Barbie accounts for about 40% of this toymaker's revenue
    $100 10
This "X-Files" star has expressed his admiration for the complex modern poetry of John Ashbery
    $100 6
Othello calls her a "lewd minx"
    $100 18
In 1981 Juice Newton revived this 1968 song
    $100 23
In October 1979 he became the first pope to visit a president at the White House
    $100 24
A person with 2 jobs is said to wear 2 of these, even if he has just one head
    $200 29
It's said this soft drink's name is the most recognized commercial symbol in the world
    $200 13
TV's Felix Unger, he founded the National Actors Theatre to educate Americans in the classic plays
    $200 7
He calls Claudius "Treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain!" -- but not to his face
    $200 19
In a J. Geils Band song, it's the reason "My blood runs cold, my memory has just been sold"
    $200 22
East & West Germany & the Bahamas were admitted to this international organization September 18, 1973
    $200 25
Uncomfortable as it sounds, it's where a highly emotional person wears his heart
    $300 14
In 1994 this retailer transferred its ownership in the world's then tallest building to a trust
    $300 16
Yo, Adrian! This actor says that what "separates us from being totally bestial is...a sense of the aesthetic"
    $300 5
Called a wasp by her wooer she says, "If I be waspish, best beware my sting"
    $300 4
This FOX TV show band had a hit with "How Do You Talk to an Angel"
    $300 1
Name given to the U.S.-USSR weapons negotiations; the first ended in 1972, the second in 1979
    $300 17
Here's a footnote: many cowboys were said to die this way, as in the title of an Errol Flynn film
    $400 12
This London news agency was founded in 1851 & named for a German baron
    $400 11
This crooner whose career was renewed on MTV in the '90s is also a painter influenced by the Impressionists
    DD: $500 8
The queen calls him "That bottled spider, that foul bunch-backed toad!"
    $400 20
Singer heard here:
("You must be an angel...")
    $400 2
In 1975 New Zealand's John Walker ran the mile in 3:49.4, beating this man's 1954 mark by 10 seconds
    $400 26
A pompous person is one of these, which sounds like it was made by a tailor moonlighting as a taxidermist
    $500 30
The corporation whose logo is seen here was created in 1971:
(AKA the National Railroad Passenger Corporation)
    $500 15
This actress & sister of actress Jennifer made her debut as a novelist with 1994's "Singing Songs"
    $500 9
Beatrice calls him "A very dull fool", then agrees to marry him
    $500 21
This group's "Angel of Harlem" is a tribute to Billie Holiday
    $500 3
The first baby conceived outside a woman's body was born in this country
    $500 27
Someone with a single obsession "buzzing" in his head figuratively has this, an apiarist's nightmare

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

P.D. Gary Pat
$1,600 $1,000 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

P.D. Gary Pat
$2,100 $2,600 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're into the Bible.)
(Alex: There's a category!)
    $200 3
The book is also called this, from the Greek word for Revelation
    $200 1
Some locusts make noise by rubbing their legs on these to vibrate them
    $200 8
At 14,433 feet, Mt. Elbert in this state is a real Rocky Mountain high; it's the highest peak in the range
    $200 16
Lucky Walter Matthau got to romance Sophia Loren in this 1995 sequel to "Grumpy Old Men"
    $200 27
When Perry holds forth, he is often accused of doing this, from Latin for "A high cleric"
    $200 19
Term for a word with a similiar meaning to another, Roget's lists "Roget's" for "thesaurus"
    $400 4
This author of Revelation mentions his own name 4 times in the book
    $400 2
Natives in Guyana make canoes out of this part of the locust tree
    $400 12
In 1937 the government set aside this Georgia swamp as a national wildlife refuge
    $400 15
In titles of '90s films, this word precedes "As Sin", "As Charged" & "By Suspicion"
    $400 24
Friends call Perry the "Cokie Monster" for his crush on this ABC & NPR journalist
    $400 20
These terms are, you know, the 2 examples of embololalia in this clue that, like, stall for time
    $600 5
It's Revelation's place in order of books in the New Testament
    $600 28
The singer heard here, she was born in Locust Ridge, Tennessee:
    DD: $1,500 13
This large Connecticut city was named after a structure spanning the Pequonnock
    $600 10
Dennis Quaid marries a 13-year-old in the movie bio named for this 1957 song
    $600 11
Perry earned a Ph.D. in this "science", like Woodrow Wilson, who was the subject of Perry's thesis
    $600 21
A speaker's use & choice of words; with the suffix "ary", it's a list of all the words & their meanings
    $800 6
Satan is cast into a lake of these 2 things, & "shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever"
    $800 9
This Great Lake's deepest point, 1330 feet, lies about 50 miles north of Michigan's Upper Peninsula
    $800 25
"Hey There!" It's the 1966 film that made Lynn Redgrave a star
    $800 17
Perry starts the day with decaf & David Broder's column in this "Capital" newspaper
    $800 22
To tell the truth, mendaciloquence, is the art of doing this -- artfully
    $1000 7
This Mesopotamian city is destroyed in Chapter 18
    $1000 14
This 6,684-foot peak in western North Carolina is the highest U.S. point east of the Mississippi River
    $1000 26
Angela Lansbury was in her teens when she made her film debut in this 1944 Charles Boyer-Ingrid Bergman classic
    $1000 18
Perry opens many columns with a deep-sounding quote, like this poet's "April is the cruellest month"
    DD: $2,500 23
From French for a stencil -- something used over again -- it's a too oft-repeated phrase

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

P.D. Gary Pat
$9,200 $4,300 $900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1913 poem that includes the line "A nest of robins in her hair"

Final scores:

P.D. Gary Pat
$9,200 $1,900 $100
New champion: $9,200 2nd place: a trip to Gran Hotel Bahia del Duque, Tenerife, Canary Islands 3rd place: a pair of Festina Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

P.D. Gary Pat
$7,700 $5,700 $900
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,300

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Game tape date: 1998-03-09
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