Show #3385 - Friday, April 30, 1999

Michael Rooney game 3.


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Cindy Jacques, a school librarian from Franklin, North Carolina

Brien Wholey, a graduate student from Farmington, Connecticut

Michael Rooney, a college instructor from Pasadena, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Groucho Marxisms.)
    $100 1
The policies of a group of Communists, or the phone connection of a group of households
    $100 6
His variety show ran for 20 years, 17 on CBS
    $100 16
In March 1861 it delivered the mail from St. Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento in a record 7 days, 17 hours
    $100 17
In the 1970s Linus Pauling advocated huge doses of this to battle the common cold
    $100 7
This early sci-fi writer tackled polar exploration (from his study) in the 1860s with "Aventures du Capitaine Hatteras"
    $100 21
In "The Cocoanuts" Groucho told Margaret Dumont, hers "shine like the pants of a blue serge suit"
    $200 2
"The Communist Manifesto" declares that the history of all society is the history of these struggles
    $200 9
Born Aaron Chwatt, he won an Oscar for "Sayonara" under this name
    $200 25
In 1990 Arie Luyendyk set a track record at this Memorial Day race with an average speed of 185.984 MPH
    $200 18
Over 100 kinds of viruses cause colds, infections of the upper part of this tract
    $200 8
You might have to be on a desert island before you get around to his 1722 novel "Colonel Jack"
    $200 23
Asked "Are you a man or a mouse?", Groucho replied, "Put a piece of" this "down there and you'll find out"
    $300 3
2-word name for the Communist army that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s
    $300 10
He died October 11, 1991 after collapsing at a rehearsal of his new TV series, "The Royal Family"
    $300 26
This supersonic airliner can shuttle you from Paris to New York City in less than 4 hours
    $300 19
Quigley & this Chicago company have come up with a bubble gum cold treatment for kids
    $300 13
This author of "An American Tragedy" also wrote a little-read treatise called "Tragic America"
    $300 24
"The tusks... were imbedded so firmly we couldn't budge them, of course in Alabama..."
    $400 4
Elected with both Communist & Socialist support, he was Chile's president from 1970-1973
    $400 11
From 1934 to 1938 he was the voice of the Cincinnati Reds
    DD: $500 27
The name of this sled without runners is from a Micmac Indian word for "instrument for dragging"
    $400 20
Of stress, enlarged tonsils or wet feet, the one which experts say would most likely lead to a cold
    $400 14
Many readers don't get through the Slough of Despond in this 1678 John Bunyan work
    $500 5
Shortened from 2 Russian words, it was the supreme policy-making body in the USSR
    $500 12
In 1995 Lenny Wilkins broke this man's record as the NBA's winningest coach
    $500 22
Its "Plus" version for colds comes in sparkling original, orange & cherry flavors
    $500 15
Kant strained brains with this type of analysis "Of Pure Reason" & "Of Judgement"

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

Michael Brien Cindy
$1,300 $1,500 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Brien Cindy
$1,900 $2,600 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Despite its location near the Arctic Circle in the N. Atlantic, it has more hot springs than any other country
    $200 10
Tzipporah, the future bride of Moses, was voiced by Michelle in this 1998 animated film
    $200 16
The theory that led to Reaganomics got this name by opposing the traditional focus on demand
    $200 21
He was the first U.S. president born in Missouri -- Lamar, Missouri, to be exact
    $200 26
2 lions & 2 of these mythical horned beasts represent Great Britain on Newfoundland's coat of arms
    $200 11
When working out, many follow the old saying, "No pain, no" this
    $400 4
Tobacco used in its famous cigars is grown in the Vuelta Abajo region in the northwest
    $400 1
One of Michelle's 2 films with "Dangerous" in the title
    $400 17
Theory that's cariactured in the 19th c. cartoon seen here:
    $400 22
Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron's family estate, was given to his ancestors by this Tudor king
    $400 27
British Columbia's floral emblem is the Pacific type of this -- you could say its "bark" is worse than its "bite"
    $400 12
As Carly Simon could tell you, it's a synonym for narcissistic
    $600 5
This country's Ionian islands are sometimes called the Heptanesos because there are 7 main islands
    $600 2
Michelle livened up the lounge act of piano-playing brothers Beau & Jeff Bridges in this film
    $600 18
In 1905 he came up with a "special" theory; his "general" theory took until 1916
    $600 23
This producing partner of James Ivory was born Ismail Noormohamed Abdul Rehman in Bombay
    DD: $600 28
Mount Logan in this territory is the highest peak in Canada
    $600 13
World Book describes it as a "grayish-pink, jellylike ball with many ridges and grooves"
    $800 6
In 1906 the territory of Papua was established on this island as a protectorate under Australian control
    DD: $2,000 8
Michelle tries to escape from the Mafia after the death of her hit-man husband in this 1988 comedy
    $800 19
Opposed to the Big Bang Theory, Sir Fred Hoyle developed this theory of a consistent universe
    $800 24
His wife Edith served time in Swiss & U.S. jails for helping him with his fake Howard Hughes autobiography
    $800 29
Benedict Arnold visited this island long before FDR made a habit of summering there
    $800 14
A coil of yarn
    $1000 7
War in the Pacific National Historical Park on this U.S. territory honors Americans who fought in the Pacific in WWII
    $1000 9
Book editor Jack Nicholson gets into some "hairy" situations with Michelle in this 1994 thriller
    $1000 20
Thorsten Veblen coined "conspicuous consumption" in "the theory of" this "class"
    $1000 25
This Frenchman was born 7 months after his friend & fellow developer of Cubism, Pablo Picasso
    $1000 30
If you can bear it, the grizzly house in Banff in this province will serve you buffalo fondue
    $1000 15
In early Scotland, it was a person of rank; Macbeth was one of Glamis, then Cawdor

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Brien Cindy
$8,300 $6,600 $5,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This office supply product caught on in the Depression because it made worn & tattered items last longer

Final scores:

Michael Brien Cindy
$13,201 $13,200 $11,600
3-day champion: $33,801 2nd place: TechMedia Desktop Computer 3rd place: Vivitar Sport Travel Kit

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Brien Cindy
$7,100 $6,500 $5,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 1999-02-23
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