Show #3135 - Friday, March 27, 1998

Tying nonwinners both received the announced 2nd-place prize, a trip to Mexico City and Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, rather than the announced 3rd-place prize, assorted CDs from Warner Brothers.


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Rokshana Thanadar, a graduate student from Suffolk, Virginia

Bradley Goodwill, an actor from New York City, New York

Michael Collin, a piano salesman from Barrington, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's our way of paying tribute to the motion picture Grease which is being re-released by Paramount Pictures, I believe, today. However, [*], not necessarily about the film. Could be about the musical.)
    $100 16
When Canarians fly home, they fly here
    $100 14
Elizabeth Montgomery played quirky Cousin Serena as well as Samantha on this sitcom
    $100 24
The wormlike larva of a butterfly or moth
    $100 3
When "Grease" debuted on Broadway in 1972, this future "American Gigolo" was an understudy
    $100 11
You can fill some large shoes if you're this yeti relative that's also called a sasquatch
    $100 1
At this Florida site, the scientists are all out to launch
    $200 17
Baghdadis are citizens of this country; we don't know where the Baghmommis live
    $200 15
As played by Al Lewis, Grandpa on this family sitcom could turn into a bat
    $200 27
When referring to the glass lizard, autotomy is the ability to discard all or part of this
    $200 4
Pop singer heard here performing a number that was only in the film version:

"...mine is not the first heart broken /
My eyes are not the first to cry..."
    $200 12
This polygon off Florida supposedly sucks up planes & ships without a trace; don't forget your shorts!
    $200 2
His name, pre-Muhammad Ali
    $300 18
It isn't insulting to be called a gopher if you live in this "Gopher State"
    $300 21
An assassin's bullet paralyzed this detective played by Raymond Burr
    $300 28
This dark lady, Latrodectus mactans, earns her more common name by killing & eating her mate
    $300 5
He did his "dirty dancing" in "Grease" years before his "Dirty Dancing" on film
    $300 13
Some investigators believe that this coy lassie might be a plesiosaur
    $300 8
Research facilitator that includes the following:
    $400 19
These nomads call themselves the Rom, which means "man" or "husband" in their language, Romany
    $400 22
On television, this German shepherd served as a private in the U.S. cavalry
    $400 29
These noisemakers can be sidewinders or diamondbacks
    DD: $800 6
Seen here, she "took on" "Grease" in London's West End
    $400 25
Similar to Stonehenge 2 miles west, this large ancient wooden ring also had unknown builders
    $400 9
Ernie Banks played all his Major League games with this team
    $500 20
The people of this Northeastern U.S. state are called Nutmegs as well as Nutmeggers
    $500 23
Abe Vigoda played this detective on "Barney Miller" & a spin-off
    $500 30
Found on Indonesian islands, these monitors are the world's largest living lizards
    $500 7
"All in the Family" star Sally Struthers was Miss Lynch & this "Maude" co-star was Betty Rizzo
    $500 26
The last prophecy from the Virgin Mary's appearance in this Portuguese town remains a papal secret
    $500 10
In 1968 this labor leader had a grape, er... gripe

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Michael Bradley Rokshana
$400 $3,300 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Bradley Rokshana
$1,700 $5,600 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Trademark name of a shoe indicating it's meant for those too lazy to lace & tie
    $200 1
It was the main claim to fame of a 26-year-old Russian woman named Valentina Tereshkova
    $200 6
This 1726 novel reported that the emperor's largest horses were "each about four inches and a half high"
    $200 11
This portrayer of Parisian nightlife was descended from the counts of Toulouse
    $200 24
Except for 2 years, Winston Churchill served in this body from 1900 to his 1964 resignation
    $200 21
Now in bookstores, this donkey friend of Pooh has a "Gloomy Little Instruction Book"
    $400 17
In an Aesop fable, these insects laugh at a hungry cicada who goofed off all summer
    $400 2
In this work, one of the big talkers on their way to Becket's tomb is a prioress, Madame Eglentyn
    $400 7
On Nov. 10, 1770 Voltaire penned, "If God did not exist, it would be necessary to" do this
    $400 12
He completed his paintings of "Mornings on the Seine" before beginning his "Water Lillies"
    $400 25
The few in Winston's quote, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"
    $400 22
It's the forest where Winnie-the-Pooh & his friends live
    $600 18
Proverbially, "The devil finds work for" these "to do"
    DD: $2,000 3
Except for a few short trips, she spent all of her 35 years in Massachusetts, almost all of it in Amherst
    $600 8
This British lexicographer called John Dryden "The Father of English Criticism"
    $600 13
Around 1485 this Florentine painted "Mars and Venus" & "The Birth of Venus"
    $600 26
Churchill's mother, born Jennie Jerome, was a native of this country
    $600 23
Ernest H. Shepard contributed to the original Pooh books in this capacity
    $800 19
This notoriously lazy composer had used his overture to "The Barber of Seville" in at least 2 previous operas
    $800 4
Her paper, the N.Y. World, sent her to beat Phileas Fogg's record of "Around the World in 80 Days"
    $800 9
This "classy" Swede wrote, "To live by medicine is to live horribly"
    $800 14
You might "Scream" when you see this Norwegian's "Self-portrait with Skeleton Arm"
    DD: $2,200 27
The 5 words that follow the lines spoken here in a June 18, 1940 speech:

"If the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say..."
    $1000 20
In the 1948 campaign, it was Truman's favorite adjective for the Republican 80th Congress
    $1000 5
In this Faulkner classic, Addie Bundren's family goes through heck & high water to get her to the graveyard
    $1000 10
"What dire offense from amorous causes springs, what mighty contests rise from" these
    $1000 15
This Spaniard was named first court painter to King Charles IV in 1799
    $1000 28
Churchill was descended from John Churchill, the first Duke of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Bradley Rokshana
$3,300 $12,600 $3,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1930 the Chrysler Building surpassed this foreign structure by over 60 feet to become the world's tallest

Final scores:

Michael Bradley Rokshana
$6,600 $15,000 $6,600
2nd place: a trip to Mexico City & Ixtapa Zihuatanejo New champion: $15,000 3rd place: a trip to Mexico City & Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Bradley Rokshana
$3,300 $13,000 $3,300
16 R,
3 W
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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