Show #3134 - Thursday, March 26, 1998


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Barbara Byrne, a criminal defense lawyer from Queens, New York

Michael Collin, a piano salesman from Barrington, Illinois

Maryanne Ackershoek, an associate editor and online writer from Wayne, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

20 YEARS AGO: 1978
    $100 1
The Ajaccio, Corsica home in which this French emperor was born is now a museum
    $100 16
On May 26 the USA's first legal casino outside Nevada was opened in this city, by Resorts International
    $100 4
This corporal in the 4077th M*A*S*H dressed in drag -- using some of his uncle's hand-me-downs
    $100 26
Kids make these from 1 sheet of typing paper; they use a lot less fuel than a Cessna
    $100 7
This command tells your dog it's confined to hindquarters
    $100 12
Ground water rises under internal pressure in the Artesian type of this
    $200 2
The story of world currency is told via exhibits at the Currency Museum in this Canadian capital
    $200 17
Once used as a toxic waste dump, this area of Niagara Falls, N.Y. was declared a disaster area by Pres. Carter
    $200 15
Golly! He worked at Wally's Service Station in Mayberry before enlisting in the Marines
    $200 27
The word origami means "paper folding" in this language
    $200 8
A homer, a murder or a visit to a World Wide Web site
    $200 13
Bite into our planet & you'll find a molten outer one wrapped around a hard, central inner one
    $300 3
A museum in this southernmost city in the continental U.S. displays Florida's lighthouse history
    DD: $800 18
Group heard here when Lionel Richie was still a member:

"You're once, twice, three times a lady..."
    $300 23
This "Cheers" mailman gleaned all the trivia he knows from his mother Esther
    $300 28
It's black & white & read all over; it's also the perfect size to make a hat
    $300 9
Look a gift horse in the mouth & you'll see this part of its bridle
    $300 14
A type of shelter built in the '50s, or what your hair might have done if you didn't have one
    $400 5
The Hertzberg Circus Collection in San Antonio includes memorabilia of this 19th C. little "general"
    $400 19
On September 15 he regained the heavyweight boxing crown for a record third time, by beating Leon Spinks
    $400 24
Sitcom character played since 1990 by the man seen here: (Jason Alexander)
    $400 29
Complex snout folds are needed to make this animal, whose next Chinese year is 2007
    $400 10
To move swiftly, like a butterfly, or a brand of insecticide
    $400 21
Blind fish of the genus amblyopsis are also called this, for the dark formations where they live
    $500 6
Named for Bill Monroe, a hall of fame in Bean Blossom, Indiana is devoted to this form of country music
    $500 20
Italian Red Brigade terrorists kidnapped & killed this former premier
    $500 25
Unable to attend his sixth grade graduation, this "Beverly Hillbillies" oaf had a chimp take his place
    $500 30
A square sheet of paper can become a star to put on a Christmas tree, a triangle becomes this Jewish star
    $500 11
A Monty Python sketch honored the "Upper-Class" one "Of The Year"
    $500 22
This synonym for a vein of coal in a mine is also a word used in sewing

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

Maryanne Michael Barbara
$1,100 $1,500 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maryanne Michael Barbara
$3,800 $2,000 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
Its index finger is 8 feet long; its tablet over 23 feet
    $200 23
A 1981 Steve Martin movie took its name from this 1936 song
    $200 28
Named for a Soviet minister, the Finns fixed these "cocktails" for the invading Russians in 1940
    $200 29
About 6 million tourists a year visit this city's Franklin Mills outlet; only 1.5 million visit the Liberty Bell
    $200 27
As America sobbed, Oliver & Jenny sorted out their lives in this Erich Segal bestseller
    $400 15
White Mountain has been making freezers to produce this treat since 1853
    $400 13
In 1997 this performer, seen here, sang "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" before Pope John Paul II
    $400 9
Not one to let sleeping cars lie, he invented the railroad car named for him
    $400 18
At Minnesota's Mall of America, take a break from shopping & ride the log chute named for this lumberjack
    $400 5
The tears flow as Aurora comes to "terms" with the terminal illness of her daughter Emma in this 1975 novel
    $400 22
One may run for eons
    $600 1
L.L. Knickerbocker makes a version of these dolls, which have been around since 1915:
    $600 14
"There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold and she's buying" this
    $600 10
We're not sure if he was one, but John Duns Scotus' name gave us this word, meaning an ignorant person
    $600 19
Bourbon French Parfums in this Louisiana city has sold custom-blended fragrances for over 150 years
    $600 6
This Shaw play burns with the tragic details of the life & death of the maid of Orleans
    $600 24
It's where you hear "You are here"
    $800 2
Now part of the Camberley Hotel Company, this New York hotel was home to the famous Round Table
    DD: $3,000 16
"Dangerous Minds"? No, it's the title of the song heard here:
    $800 11
By leaving his cows unbranded, a Texas cattle rancher gave us this term for an independent loner
    $800 20
Ghirardelli Square in this city was built on the grounds of a 19th century chocolate factory
    $800 7
Dalton Trumbo's 1939 novel about an incapacitated soldier is titled this man "Got His Gun"
    $800 25
The lion never had a lot of this; he was cowardly
    $1000 3
This Great Lake was known to the native Americans as Gitchee Gumee
    $1000 17
According to a Meat Loaf song, "Though it's cold and lonely in the deep dark night, I can see" this
    DD: $2,000 12
A swift fellow, this Austrian's name means the speed of an object as a multiple of the speed of sound
    $1000 21
Get off the Metro in Union Station on Mass. Ave. in this capital & you'll be surrounded by chic shops
    $1000 8
This playwright chronicled the troubled Tyrone family in "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
    $1000 26
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Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maryanne Michael Barbara
$8,400 $9,800 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Abraham Lincoln was the first U.S. president to wear a beard; this man was the second

Final scores:

Maryanne Michael Barbara
$16,800 $19,600 $9,400
2nd place: Trip to Hotel Albatross, Costa do Estoril, Portugal New champion: $19,600 3rd place: NordicTtack Ellipse Exercise Machine

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Coryat scores:

Maryanne Michael Barbara
$9,900 $7,600 $4,700
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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