Show #3155 - Friday, April 24, 1998


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Stephen Cutts, an engineer from Pasadena, California

Trudy Ring, an editor and writer from Burbank, California

Mary Ryan, an author and business owner from Seattle, Washington (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,701)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
It wasn't until 1954, the year after it was first scaled, that a survey set it at 29,028 feet
    $100 6
Siouxie & the Banshees' cover version of this group's "Dear Prudence" hit No. 3 in the U.K.
    $100 8
    $100 21
This swimsuit made its debut shortly after the appearance of a mushroom cloud over this Pacific atoll
    $100 1
It's the annual general physical exam your doctor gives you
    $200 17
Small ships can travel from this river's mouth 2,300 miles upstream to Iquitos, Peru
    DD: $200 7
Dexy's Midnight Runners No. 1 hit heard here in a version by ska band Save Ferris:
    $200 12
    $200 22
Keep your coffee warm in one of these bottles invented by Sir James Dewar in 1892
    $200 27
Juice of 1/2 lime
1/2 oz. triple sec
1 oz. tequila in a salt-rimmed glass
    $200 2
It's the all-too-common lie about payment being on the way
    $300 18
It's 8 stories high, cylindrical in shape & about 14 feet off the perpendicular
    $300 9
In 1996 the Fugees updated her 1973 hit "Killing Me Softly"
    $300 13
    $300 23
Sure hope this guy didn't "blimp" up while celebrating his invention of vulcanized rubber
    $300 26
Fresh mint
1/2 tsp. sugar
    $300 3
Singer heard here with the Fat Boys, updating one of his hits:
("The Twist")
    $400 19
Anything but boring are the Northern Lights, also known by this Latin name
    $400 10
This artist wrote & sang "Kiss", later covered by the Art of Noise & Tom Jones
    $400 14
    $400 24
Cool! He discovered his deep freezing method for food while in Labrador on a fur trading expedition
    $400 29
1 oz. vodka
1 oz. Kahlua
fresh cream
    $400 4
Americans who crossed the Berlin Wall to East Berlin used the guard station on Friedrichstrasse nicknamed this
    $500 20
1,250-mile-long wonder seen here:
    $500 11
Dolly Parton & 10,000 Maniacs have ridden to success with versions of this Cat Stevens song
    $500 15
    $500 25
This blacksmith improved the plow in the late 1830s by building the first one of steel
    $500 28
2 jiggers gin
1 tbsp. sugar
juice of 1/2 lemon
juice of 1/2 lime
club soda
    $500 16
This system of government confers enough power on each of its branches to restrain the others

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Mary Trudy Stephen
$600 $500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Trudy Stephen
$1,900 $2,500 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
He was known as Pops as well as Satchmo
    $200 1
To avenge this monster's death, his mother slays a soldier but is later killed by Beowulf
    $200 13
In "The Wizard of Oz", a cute cairn terrier named Terry played this little dog
    $200 20
Japanese for "harbor wave", one of these giant sea waves may form a wall of water over 100 feet long
    $200 9
With a relaxed dress code, you won't need to wear one at this type of Asian restaurant's bar
    $400 4
With this nickname, Julian Edwin Adderly barrelled down "Them Dirty Blues"
    $400 2
This author planned to have each pilgrim tell 2 tales on the way to Canterbury & 2 on the way back
    $400 14
He starred in the cartoon "Canine Casanova" without his master Mickey Mouse
    $400 21
From the Greek word for "drop" & "dripping", they're the 2 types of formations seen here:
    $400 10
Zebulon Pike got only this glimpse of this, his namesake
    $600 8
Oran Page, trumpeter & accompanist to Bessie Smith, was known as this, the same as a "M*A*S*H" nurse
    $600 5
John Milton's 1671 sequel never gained the reputation of this 1667 epic
    DD: $2,000 15
Title character who sang the following about her dog ("Sandy") in a 1982 film:
    $600 23
Since prehistoric times, this single-celled fungus has been used to make beer & bread
    $600 18
What Hurricane Andrew did or how some people felt when he did it
    $800 11
He's referrred to as the "Hi De Ho" man
    $800 6
"All you need to know", according to this Keats ode is "Beauty is truth, truth beauty"
    $800 27
This singer heard here was born on May 1, 1909:
    $800 16
This pet of Nick & Nora Charles was a schnauzer in the novel "The Thin Man" & a fox terrier in the films
    $800 24
In the 1940s zoologist Karl von Frisch discovered that bees use this as a compass
    $800 19
When a hunter aims at this red deer, this often beats faster
    $1000 12
That he was born as an Armando in 1941 should tell you this "Chick" is a guy
    $1000 7
In this essay Virginia Woolf said women need money & privacy to develop as writers
    $1000 26
The "Great Exhibition" of industry opened at the Crystal Palace in this city May 1, 1851
    $1000 17
When this tobacco heiress died in 1993, she left a $100,000 trust fund to her dog Minni
    DD: $1,000 25
Named for its most prominent feature (its nose), it's the primate seen here:
    $1000 22
He might predict you'll wind up with more money than expenses

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Trudy Stephen
$8,500 $9,300 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Kathy Bates played her in 1997; Debbie Reynolds played her in 1964

Final scores:

Mary Trudy Stephen
$9,150 $17,001 $1
2nd place: Trip to Kauai Coconut Beach Hotel, Hawaii New champion: $17,001 3rd place: Trip on Amtrak's Coast Starlight between Los Angeles & Seattle

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Trudy Stephen
$7,300 $9,300 $3,400
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
2 W
8 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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