Show #3124 - Thursday, March 12, 1998


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Billy Mason-Dennis, a data conversion operator from Berryville, Virginia

Andrew Hoenig, an attorney originally from Radnor, Pennsylvania

Bob Ryffel, a computer expert from Fairfield, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1970s
    $100 2
Do this on a Monday, you do it "for danger"; bless you
    $100 8
Buddy mixes equal parts of this & hot water to feed a new colony with no honey to eat
    $100 15
From Calvin Klein & others this piece of denim apparel became "designer", i.e. tight & expensive
    $100 1
Hanna-Barbera's first network show featured this cat with the dog Reddy
    $100 24
Despite Captain Lawrence's final orders, it's what the crew of the Chesapeake did on June 1, 1813
    $100 20
A person who acts rashly & harms himself is said to "cut off" this "to spite his face"
    $200 3
An 1831 book said as you pass under one of these you must spit through it, or spit 3 times afterwards
    $200 9
Buddy doesn't like being asked "Who's the lucky fella?" when he wears this between his hat & collar
    $200 16
Danny Zuko & Sandy Dumbrowski end up together in this musical that opened Valentine's Day, 1972
    $200 6
Close friends get to call him "T.C."
    $200 25
American paratroopers were the first to use this man's name as a battle cry
    $200 21
It's the type of predictable automatic action some liberals are accused of having
    $300 4
These grotesque stone figures acted as drain spouts as well as sentinels to frighten away evil spirits
    $300 10
Buddy makes people mad when he blows this in elevators, but he blows it at bees to calm them down
    $300 17
A toy skycycle named for this daredevil was introduced before his 1974 Snake River Canyon jump
    $300 12
"Yogi Bear Show" lion who might "exit stage left"
    $300 26
This warning appeared on a revolutionary-era flag with an ill-tempered rattlesnake
    $300 22
This word may refer to part of your foot, the end of a loaf of bread, or a despicable cad
    $400 5
If you lose an eyelash, put it on your finger, do this, then blow it away
    $400 11
Buddy might say "None of your business" if asked about harvesting this product used in candles & polishes
    DD: $1,300 18
In 1972 Mujibur Rahman became the first PM of this new Asian nation for which a concert was held in 1971
    $400 13
These were the 2 "Meeces" Mr. Jinks hated to pieces
    $400 27
Title of the song here:
    $400 29
This term for strenuous extra effort sounds like it means "arm joint lubricant"
    $500 7
The Carpenters sang about one of these "for luck and we're on our way"
    $500 23
In spring Buddy gets ready for these masses of bees to fly from their hives & form new colonies
    $500 19
A deadly disease was identified after an outbreak at this group's 1976 convention in Philadelphia
    $500 14
Her back-up group was The Pussycats
    $500 28
It's said this slogan came from a cartoon that appeared in the Washington Post on April 3, 1898
    $500 30
When you inadvertently give someone else the advantage, you "play into" these

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

BobCat Andrew Billy
$2,100 $1,100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

BobCat Andrew Billy
$4,500 $3,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

1980s LIT
1930s TV
    $200 2
"From Bauhaus to Our House" is Tom Wolfe's derisive attack on the modernist movement in this field
    $200 1
Regent's Park,
St. James's Park,
Hyde Park
    $200 6
This Cincinnati-based soap company has been advertising on TV since 1939
    $200 20
An Aesop moral says "familiarity breeds" this
    $200 27
It's the only U.S. state whose recorded temperature has never dropped below 0 degrees Fahrenheit
    $200 16
According to a popular saying, this defense mechanism "ain't just a river in Egypt"
    $400 5
The stories of Raymond Carver typified this style whose name indicates it does the most with the "least"
    $400 3
The Hofborg,
Freud's Apartment,
St. Stephen's Cathedral
    $400 8
In September 1939 NBC had its transmitter on this building; CBS had its on the Chrysler Building later
    $400 21
A Lao-Tzu line is traditionally quoted as "a journey of 1,000 miles must begin with" this
    $400 26
In 1849 Joseph Henry of the Smithsonian received the first weather report via this new invention
    $400 17
Researcher Elizabeth Loftus has found that she can invent these & have subjects take them as their own
    $600 10
He wrote the 1987 novel "Alnilam" over a period of 30 years, publishing "Deliverance" in the meantime
    $600 4
The Mauritshuis,
The International Institute for Social Studies,
The International Court of Justice
    $600 13
TV covered this PM's arrival from Munich September 30, 1938 live; the "Peace For Our Time" speech came later
    DD: $5,000 22
Pindar knew these "have a longer life than deeds"
    $600 28
Talk about dry! In 1971, after 400 years, parts of this Chilean desert finally got some rain
    $600 18
"Getting over it" is a nontechnical equivalent of this late stage of grieving
    $800 11
Type of machine referred to in the title of Tracy Kidder's nonfiction work "The Soul of a New Machine"
    $800 7
Lake Gardens,
The Rubber Research Institute,
The National Museum of Malaysia
    $800 14
This Dodger manager was interviewed by Red Barber before an August 1939 game telecast
    $800 23
A fragment from Euripides has the line "Those whom God wishes to destroy, he" first does this
    $800 29
U.S. bomber pilots in World War II discovered this "river" flowing through the upper troposphere
    $800 19
If your family resists change, keeps secrets & ignores conflict, it may qualify for this adjective
    $1000 12
Stevens works as a butler of Darlington Hall in this 1989 novel by Kazuo Ishiguro
    $1000 9
Place Ville-Marie,
Place Jacques Cartier,
Beaver Lake
    $1000 15
Joseph Goebbels had his hands in the telecast of this August 1936 event
    $1000 24
Heraclitus said "All is flux, nothing stays still" & "nothing endures but" this
    DD: $1,200 30
Meaning of the meteorological symbol seen here:
    $1000 25
"No more" says author Melody Beattie of this state of being affected & trying to control another's acts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

BobCat Andrew Billy
$11,700 $11,000 $1,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The name of this title character of a morality play has become a synonym for the average, ordinary person

Final scores:

BobCat Andrew Billy
$22,001 $22,000 $2,000
2-day champion: $28,601 2nd place: a trip to Kauai Coconut Beach Hotel, Hawaii 3rd place: a Ducane 2004SS gas grill

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

BobCat Andrew Billy
$10,800 $7,800 $1,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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