Show #3376 - Monday, April 19, 1999

Helen Petroff game 4.


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Karen Rosenberg, a portfolio manager from Chicago, Illinois

Tim Buntel, a webmaster from Barrington, Rhode Island

Helen Petroff, a research assistant from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $27,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Easy deal!)
    $100 16
Musically, this capital is known for its "Pops" concerts & summer concerts on the Charles River Esplanade
    $100 21
American intercollegiate football,
    $100 10
This group of warriors called Hippolyta their queen
    $100 5
Title character who says, "Rommel, you magnificent bastard...I read your book!"
    $100 1
This domestic animal's circling movement before lying down goes back to a grass-flattening behavior
    $100 26
Every clod has a liver shining
    $200 17
This small capital lies at the western edge of its state's Bluegrass region
    $200 22
The Red Hot Chili Peppers,
the Sex Pistols,
the Moody Blues
    $200 11
By Jove, she was right by Jupiter, as his wife
    $200 6
Classic 1930 movie in which you'd hear "Mother of mercy! Is this the end of Rico?"
    $200 2
Salmon depend mainly on this sense to find their native rivers
    $200 27
Bleat, stink & be hairy
    DD: $500 18
It was the original western terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad
    $300 23
The Slinky,
Wham-O's Hula Hoop,
the Barbie Doll
    $300 12
All that blooms or the Roman goddess of all that blooms
    $300 7
In "Gilda" this actress declares, "If I'd been a ranch, they would've named me The Bar Nothing"
    $300 3
Some frogs retract their eyes to help them do this after catching a fly
    $300 28
Streak while the organ is wrought
    $400 19
A statue of Ethan Allen graces the Capitol Building portico in this city
    $400 24
J.C. Penney,
K Mart
    $400 13
Plato split her into 2 goddesses: one of pure love & one of common love
    $400 8
Trying to act "Honor"ably in this movie, Jack Nicholson asks, "Do I ice her? Do I marry her?"
    $400 4
The emperor variety of this bird can stay underwater for 18 minutes
    $400 29
If witches were heroes then beavers would hide
    $500 20
This capital's executive mansion was once the home of James G. Blaine
    $500 25
"Pet Sematary",
"The Shining"
    $500 15
Odysseus spent a month (or maybe longer) with this sorceress on the island of Aeaea
    $500 9
Whoopi Goldberg asks, "How am I supposed to write for a guy that doesn't have a head?" in this film about daytime TV
    $500 14
Dominance was first discovered in flocks of chickens, hence this common hierarchical phrase
    $500 30
The whales have oars

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

Helen Tim Karen
$200 $700 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Tim Karen
$1,900 $1,900 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not Charlemagne.)
1990s OBITS
    $200 21
A holiday is named for this building Charles V added to the fortification of Paris
    $200 11
This country is planting a "green wall" to try to stop the encroachment of the Sahara
    $200 16
This late night show lost 2 of its former stars, Phil Hartman & Chris Farley, within months of each other
    $200 1
In this play, Paris is a kinsman to the prince of Verona
    $200 6
Bunyan's barroom fisticuffs
    $400 22
England's Charles I dismissed it in 1629, ruled without it for 11 years, then called a short one
    $400 12
It's the only "A" country whose currency is the peso
    $400 17
Robert Pilatus, half of this lip-synching recording duo, died in April 1998
    $400 2
Gratiano is this "Othello" heroine's uncle
    $400 7
Robin's booty that he stole from the rich
    $600 23
Holy Roman Emperor Charles II was nicknamed this; we guess he wasn't the hair apparent to the throne
    $600 26
It's said that he co-wrote his first hit, "Splish Splash", with D.J. Murray the K's mother in 12 minutes
    DD: $800 13
1 of the 2 countries whose names begin with "A" but don't end in "A"
    $600 18
On film she was Hannah's mother & Tarzan's Jane
    $600 3
Horatio begs this king's ghost to "Stay, and speak!" but it disappears when the cock crows
    $600 8
Norse thunder god's daily duties
    DD: $1,500 24
This woman was instrumental in putting the Dauphin on the throne of France as King Charles VII
    $800 27
Among the film scores written by this "Short People" composer are "Parenthood", "Avalon" & "Maverick"
    $800 14
Birds that call this country home include the galah, the rosella & the fairy penguin
    $800 19
Mae Quesnel, famous as the voice of Betty Boop & this other cartoon woman, died in January 1998
    $800 4
Leontes is the king of Sicilia in this "seasonal" play set in Sicilia & Bohemia
    $800 9
Legendary Carthaginian queen's faithful dogs
    $1000 25
Charles III of Spain made religious news by curbing this institution & expelling the Jesuits
    $1000 28
He was awarded the Medal of Merit for his 1942 all-soldier show "This is the Army"
    $1000 15
Diamonds are a major export of this former Portuguese colony
    $1000 20
They were the first black mayors of Detroit & Los Angeles
    $1000 5
"Imprisoned is he, say you?" is the first line spoken by this title Athenian
    $1000 10
Gentleman's comforting "companions" in the Greek underworld

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Tim Karen
$9,400 $2,100 $2,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This type of machine, in the news in 1987, was developed in the '70s from a noodle-making device

Final scores:

Helen Tim Karen
$11,000 $100 $1,000
4-day champion: $38,100 3rd place: VTech 900 mhz Cordless Phone 2nd place: Trip to Outrigger Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Helen Tim Karen
$10,000 $2,100 $2,800
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
2 W
12 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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