Show #3374 - Thursday, April 15, 1999

Helen Petroff game 2.


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Ed Clarke, a special education teacher from Mansfield, Massachusetts

Beth Looney, a fundraiser from Cornelius, North Carolina

Helen Petroff, a research assistant from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
(Alex: You name the state.)
    $100 9
In 1959 its "dark side" was seen for the first time
    $100 24
In 1969 the feast day of this patron saint of lovers was dropped from the liturgical calendar
    $100 10
In a 1997 film, Matt Damon played this "Good" genius & earned an Oscar nomination for his efforts
    $100 4
Fort Wayne
    $100 1
The pellet-filled "Sacco" of 1968 was a high-class type of this chair that molds to the body
    $100 19
Frank Sinatra's FBI file revealed that an ear ailment, & not a bribe, gave him this draft board rating
    $200 15
After the 1957 season, these 2 pro baseball teams packed up & moved to California
    $200 25
She was canonized in 1933, 89 years after her birth in Lourdes
    $200 11
This author can be seen as a beer-guzzling spectator in "Knightriders" & a truck driver in "Creepshow 2"
    $200 5
    $200 2
Futura & Helvetica are 20th century styles of this
    $200 20
Preparing an exhibit for a county fair is a typical project for a member of this youth organization
    $300 16
The U.S. & Argentina were among the 12 countries who signed a treaty to preserve this continent
    DD: $300 26
St. Ambrose said, "If you are at" this city "live in (its) style:...elsewhere live as they live elsewhere"
    $300 12
He played Secret Service agent Brass Bancroft in 4 films years before he himself needed Secret Service protection
    $300 6
    $300 3
From the Latin for "measure", it's the adjective for furniture that can be grouped in different units
    $300 21
Many computers won't recognize 00 as the year 2000 because of this problem, also known as "The Millennium Bug"
    $400 17
After his death in March 1953, this world leader was embalmed & put on display
    $400 27
This country's capital was originally Santiago de Leon de Caracas, after Santiago, or Saint James
    $400 13
He played the role of gangster Duke Mantee in "The Petrified Forest" on stage, in the movies & on TV
    $400 7
    $400 29
Designed by Dutch company Philips, the container seen here has this "precious" name
    $400 22
In 1988 this band had a No. 1 hit with a reggae version of "Red Red Wine"
    $500 18
In 1950 the Diners Club card was introduced & this man's "Dianetics" was published
    $500 28
It's how Matthias was chosen to fill the spot among the 12 apostles vacated by Judas Iscariot
    $500 14
Former "Jeopardy!" host Art Fleming played W. Averell Harriman in a 1977 film with Gregory Peck as this general
    $500 8
North Platte
    $500 30
Corradino D"Ascanio designed this motor scooter whose name is Italian for "wasp"
    $500 23
Mikhail Kalashnikov created this infamous rifle in the late 1940s

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

Helen Beth Ed
$400 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Beth Ed
$2,600 $500 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
The daphnia, a water flea, is related to this million times larger member of the surf & turf combo
    $200 10
This superstar's hits include "Busted", "In the Jailhouse Now" & "Ring of Fire"
    $200 13
On Dec. 1, 1776 this commander in chief found himself leading an army of only about 3,000 men
    $200 1
It's a European cliffside plant of the mustard family, as well as someone not dancing at a party
    $200 18
He also created Bridget, a wife for his Poor Richard Saunders
    $200 21
Your face, or your coffee cup
    $400 6
A satellite in a retrograde orbit around the Earth heads in this direction
    $400 11
In 1954 he was the host of the quiz show "Earn Your Vacation"
    $400 14
In 1721 Zabdiel Boylston began inoculating Bostonians against an outbreak of this disease
    $400 3
The subject of a Gilbert & Sullivan song, "The Flowers That Bloom" at this time include iris & peony
    $400 19
In "Cat's Cradle" his Felix Hoenikker creates Ice-Nine, a substance that can freeze the world solid
    $400 22
Some in Salem didn't "Cotton" to him
    DD: $1,500 7
It's the 3-dimensional figure that is a set of points all equidistant from the center point
    $600 12
1948's "Tarzan and the Mermaids" was his last film as the jungle man of the title
    $600 15
Dashing major Robert Rogers led Rogers' Rangers in this North American part of the Seven Years' War
    $600 4
One-time scapegoat for hay fever seen here
    $600 20
He based Nora Charles of "The Thin Man" on his friend Lillian Hellman
    $600 23
Mosquito-like fly, or Barbie's freckled friend
    $800 8
In this process of cell division, unlike mitosis, a cell divides & halves the number of chromosomes
    $800 26
Born John Lydon, he punked his way onto the music scene with the Sex Pistols in 1975
    DD: $1,500 16
His gift to a struggling Connecticut collegiate school included a portrait of George I
    $800 5
The lily of this is famous for its fragrance & its bell-shaped flowers
    $800 24
Nickname of British fictional hero Hugh Drummond
    $800 25
Veil worn in Valencia
    $1000 9
When your "glands" are sore, they're busy producing these infection-fighting white blood cells
    $1000 28
In 1980 he became the first driver to win 2 Indy 500s starting from the pole position
    $1000 17
Like his father Peter, Thomas Jefferson was a member of this Virginia legislative "House"
    $1000 29
This agave whose name echoes its cylindrical shape
is not a rose
is not a rose
is not a rose
    $1000 30
Old Bailey legal eagle who's been the subject of many a John Mortimer tale
    $1000 27
"Peachy" opera singer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Beth Ed
$8,500 $1,500 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1997 Agnes Grossmann took over as the 1st woman artistic director of this group in its 500-year history

Final scores:

Helen Beth Ed
$10,500 $0 $3,200
2-day champion: $17,100 3rd place: Bushnell/Bausch & Lomb Telescope 2nd place: Trip to Windjammer Landing Beach Resort, Saint Lucia

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Helen Beth Ed
$7,600 $1,500 $5,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
3 W
18 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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