Show #3123 - Wednesday, March 11, 1998


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Bob Ryffel, a computer expert from Fairfield, Connecticut

Jennifer Abbots, a salesperson from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Eric Prosser, an attorney from Oceanside, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 5 "W"s
    $100 1
According to the rhyme, it's what Simple Simon wanted to taste of the pieman's
    $100 6
"New York Rock", an opera by this widow of John Lennon, is a love story ending in a murder
    $100 10
If it drops from the compartment above your seat, put your own on before helping others
    $100 16
In area, it's the largest country in both Europe & Asia
    $100 21
On Aug. 28, 1963 he told a crowd gathered in Washington, D.C. "I have a dream"
    $100 26
"Because it is there" was climber George Leigh Mallory's response to this query
    $200 2
It's the unit of power equal to one joule per second
    $200 7
This Whitewater prosecutor was born in North Texas a month before Bill Clinton was born in Arkansas
    $200 12
This dagger gives its name to a high heel that rests on a tiny base
    $200 17
To vacation in this Caribbean paradise, you may fly into Sangster Intl. Airport in Montego Bay
    $200 22
On Jan. 20, 1981 Iran released its hostages & this president was inaugurated
    $200 27
Because it was slow, clumsy, flightless, & friendly to European settlers on Mauritius
    DD: $500 3
It comes between the following pronunciations:

eks ____ ze
    $300 8
Born in New York City in 1927, he spent many of his childhood Day-Os in the Caribbean
    $300 13
Your hook & line won't do much good without one of these to keep them at the right depth
    $300 18
The western region of this mountain range is home to Spain's Basque population
    $300 23
The Wright Bros. made their first powered flight on December 17, 1903, near this village
    $300 28
As he told Delilah, because his head had never been touched by a razor
    $400 4
Dr. Hiroshi Nakajima is the head of the U.N. organization known by this acronym
    $400 9
Once among Charlie's Angels, she celebrated her 50th birthday in 1997 by posing for Playboy
    $400 14
In 1954 Marcello Nizzoli designed the stylish Olivetti Lettera 22 model of this machine
    $400 19
In Portugal the area south of this river that bisects the country is much warmer than the area north of it
    $400 24
As of April 7, 1984 it surpassed Chicago as the nation's second most populous city
    $400 29
Because the part protruding beyond the fingertips is made of dead cells, with no nerves
    $500 5
It's the radio station American Movie Classics wants you to "remember"
    $500 11
In 1961 he founded the Jewish Documentation Center in Vienna to pursue his Nazi quarry
    $500 15
You'll find the ends of the spark plug wires under this "cap"
    $500 20
This U.S. territory in the Pacific is the southernmost of the Mariana Islands
    $500 25
These Americans got the right to vote on August 26, 1920
    $500 30
Because the shorter blue light waves are scattered around the atmosphere, while longer red ones aren't

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

Eric Jennifer BobCat
$1,800 $500 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Jennifer BobCat
$3,700 $1,100 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
Adjective for the major eastern European ethnic group & for their languages, like Russian & Bulgarian
    $200 16
This smallest dog breed is named for the largest Mexican state
    $200 1
In a Grimm tale, grim indeed, she pushed a witch into an oven
    $200 6
Gold needles were once used in this medical treatment that uses meridian points
    $200 21
June 6, 1944
    $200 26
In this 1980 film Goldie winds up cleaning an Army latrine with an electric toothbrush
    $400 12
They came from Jutland to invade Britain around the same time as the Angles & Saxons
    $400 17
Mahon, the main town on the island of Minorca, gave us this name for a sandwich spread
    $400 2
In 1937 Tolkien published "The Hobbit" & this author put out "And To Think That I Saw It On Mulberry Street"
    $400 7
In 1995 people dug around this landmark looking for Jim Bowie's gold
    $400 22
Common 3-letter abbreviation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree
    $400 27
Goldie moans in it: "In Hollywood, women have only 3 ages: babe, district attorney & driving Miss Daisy"
    $600 13
According to legend, Romulus invited these people of Italy to a feast & carried off their women
    $600 18
The French phrase meaning "Songs of the Valley of the Vire" became this word for a type of stage entertainment
    $600 3
Title character among Ludwig Bemelmans' "Twelve Little Girls In Two Straight Lines"
    $600 8
It's the emblem of the Phi Beta Kappa society
    $600 23
Needed for good teeth & bones, sunlight brings out the best of it in you
    $600 28
1 of the 2 films that starred both Goldie & Warren Beatty
    $800 14
After 1 million were killed by Turkey during WWI, these people turned to the USSR for help
    $800 19
An ancient name for Sri Lanka -- no, not Ceylon -- gave us this word for lucky discoveries made by accident
    DD: $2,000 4
The title of this 1992 children's book, seen here, is also the name of its island setting:
    $800 9
These pseudo-scientists of the Middle Ages tried to turn base metals into gold; now you can in a cyclotron
    $800 24
G.W. Bitzer was the cinematographer on most of this director's silent films
    DD: $1,200 29
This 1969 film, seen here, wasn't Goldie's first, but it gave her her first major film role:
    $1000 15
Dutch settlers "tot" the world this name for the Khoikhoi people of present-day Namibia
    $1000 20
Belgian community that made the coarse cloth for which a bag & a coat are named
    $1000 5
This letter completes the title of William Steig's classic 1968 book that was all in letters, "CD...."
    $1000 10
Sir Walter Raleigh was among those who searched for this city of gold, looking in the area of what's now Guyana
    $1000 25
This rapper has sung alone & with "The Boyz"
    $1000 30
This 1992 supernatural comedy featured Goldie, Meryl & Bruce

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Jennifer BobCat
$6,500 $6,500 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1807 he wrote, "The distance from New York to Albany is 150 miles; I ran it up in thirty-two hours"

Final scores:

Eric Jennifer BobCat
$0 $3,300 $6,600
3rd place: Pair of Daniel Mink Elegance Watches 2nd place: Trip to Couples Resort, Jamaica New champion: $6,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eric Jennifer BobCat
$7,500 $5,300 $4,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
16 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $16,800

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