Show #3384 - Thursday, April 29, 1999

Michael Rooney game 2.


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Pamela Friedl, a waitress originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dave Grove, an executive assistant from Los Angeles, California

Michael Rooney, a college instructor from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 6
This line divides the Earth into northern & southern hemispheres
    $100 16
Iberia is an airline based in this country
    $100 11
This 1964 Peter Sellers title character is a mad German scientist
    $100 28
When this "Oliver Twist" author fell for an actress, his wife twisted his arm for a legal separation
    $100 21
"People who live in glass houses..."
    $100 1
She was only in her 30s when she retired from film after the release of "Two-Faced Woman" in 1941
    $200 7
Till is defined as the rock material dragged under one of these as it moves
    $200 17
Landseer's Lions are at the base of Nelson's Column in this square
    $200 12
Christopher Atkins learns about the birds & the bees on a desert island with this actress in "The Blue Lagoon"
    $200 22
He preferred the "bounty"ous beauty of Mauatua to Bligh & breadfruit
    $200 26
"Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man..."
    $200 2
This composer's "Porgy And Bess" is perhaps the most popular opera ever written by an American
    $300 8
A body of water usually smaller than a gulf; Botany is a famous one
    $300 18
In the 1960s Michael Abdul Malik of the U.K. & Malcolm Little of the U.S. both used this as their last name
    $300 13
"Can't Hardly Wait", about a blow-out high school graduation party starred this "Party of Five" actress
    $300 23
It's likely that Etta Place, the companion of this "Kid", was a lady of the evening rather than a schoolmarm
    $300 27
"Speech is silver, but..."
    $300 3
He provided live coverage of the Summer Olympics from Atlanta, while brother Bryant covered events in Nagano
    DD: $1,000 9
Normally, an atoll is made of this or nothing atoll
    $400 19
Traditional member of the Magi whose name is also a measure equal to 16 regular bottles of champagne
    $400 14
Judith Guest's novel about a dysfunctional family became this 1980 movie with Mary Tyler Moore & Timothy Hutton
    $400 24
Actress Nell Gwyn was the lover of Lord Buckhurst before she caught the eye of this "Merry Monarch"
    $400 29
"Ignorance of the law is..."
    $400 4
Her disco hit "I Will Survive" became an anthem for many women & is still popular today
    $500 10
A common place name in the Southwest, from a Spanish term, it's a dry river bed
    $500 20
Last name of Julian, UNESCO's first director-general; he was the brother of writer Aldous
    $500 15
Cary Grant played retired cat burglar John Robie in this Hitchcock film
    $500 25
Louis I's lust for Lola Montez led him to lose the throne of this German kingdom
    $500 30
"The hand that rocks the cradle..."
    $500 5
Norman Mailer wrote about the life & death of this convicted killer in his book "The Executioner's Song"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Michael Dave Pamela
$300 $900 $2,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Dave Pamela
$1,200 $1,100 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
This island in the Indian Ocean received its name on December 25, 1643 -- Happy Holidays!
    $200 1
Orange County, California: A movie "Duke"
    $200 21
North Dakota banished these coin-eaters from their streets in the 1940s; attempts to reinstate them have failed
    $200 11
"Good Golly Miss Molly" singer who resigned the U.S. presidency
    $200 12
"I was a child, and she was a child, in this kingdom by the sea, but we loved with a love that was more than love, I" & she
    $200 26
This lovable rogue, the film's co-star, was, ironically, an officer of the Legion D' Honneur, not a chevalier
    $400 7
In 47 B.C. she gave birth to a son known as Caesarion, or "Little Caesar"
    $400 2
Chicago: A WWII naval air ace
    $400 22
North Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889, the same day as this other state
    $400 17
Mammoth 3 Little Pigs nemesis who's CNN's senior White House correspondent
    $400 13
Last name of Roderick & his sister Madeline, who fell dead just before their house falls into a mountain lake
    $400 27
This beauty from Budapest appeared in the film "Gigi" before she moved to "Green Acres"
    $600 8
This South Carolina university was founded as an agricultural college in 1889
    $600 3
Washington, D.C.: A 1950s secretary of state
    $600 23
She joined the Lewis & Clark expedition in what is now North Dakota
    $600 18
"Happy" Three Dog Night song about baseball's fall classic
    $600 14
This masked apparition joins Prince Prospero & his friends at a costume ball in a secluded castle
    $600 28
He won 2 Oscars for "Gigi": one for his screenplay & one for the title song he wrote with Frederick Loewe
    $800 9
Sir Wilfred Laurier, prime minister of this country from 1896 to 1911, was nicknamed "Silver-Tongued Laurier"
    $800 4
Rome: A Renaissance
    DD: $2,000 24
He said, "I would never have been president if it had not been for my experiences in ND"
    $800 19
Interior of a flower-like vegetable preferred by Kurtz in a Joseph Conrad novel
    $800 15
This scholarly amateur detective solves the baffling case of "The Purloined Letter"
    $800 29
This fetching French actress played Gigi on the London stage before starring in the film
    $1000 10
He wasn't yet France's premier when he gave Emile Zola the idea to title a famous letter "J'Accuse!"
    DD: $1,000 5
New York:
The man seen here:
    $1000 25
The author of "Hondo" & other Westerns, he was born in Jamestown, North Dakota
    $1000 20
100 MPH police car chase held to be self-evident by Thomas Jefferson
    $1000 16
His "Narrative" recounts his adventures on the Grampus as it sails from Nantucket to the South Seas
    $1000 30
A leading literary light of the "City of Light", this "Gigi" novelist was so respected she was given a state funeral in 1954

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Dave Pamela
$9,800 $5,300 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Lawrence Walsh & Donald Smaltz have held this job created by 1978's Ethics in Government Act

Final scores:

Michael Dave Pamela
$11,800 $10,599 $1
2-day champion: $20,600 2nd place: Trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica 3rd place: Festina watches

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Dave Pamela
$8,600 $5,300 $5,300
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,200

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Game tape date: 1999-02-17
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