Show #3176 - Monday, May 25, 1998


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Jim Riffle, a waiter from Las Vegas, Nevada

Eileen Quinlan, a graduate student and member of the Order of the Sisters of Notre Dame from Chicago, Illinois

Louis Cohen, a language teacher from Waterford, Connecticut (whose 3-day cash winnings total $48,203)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The apostrophe will equal a missing letter or letters.)
    $100 1
In 1974, as governor of Georgia, he appeared on "What's My Line?" and stumped the panel
    $100 12
The original version of this toy included facial pieces to attach to a real spud
    $100 2
This poet cast himself as the protagonist of the "Divine Comedy"
    $100 11
Spencer was the middle name of this "Little Tramp"
    $100 25
It's what HBO stands for
    $100 13
    $200 3
Issued in 1862, a 10-dollar note depicting him was the first U.S. currency to feature a living president
    $200 18
The fungus phytophthora infestans caused this historic Irish tragedy
    $200 7
This Tennyson work based on legends of King Arthur fills 12 books
    $200 14
As sec'y of this D.C. institution, Spencer Baird began the collection housed in its museums
    $200 26
On August 1, 1981 this channel aired its first video, titled "Video Killed the Radio Star"
    $200 16
    $300 4
Although he served longer than any other U.S. President, he only managed 82 days of his last term
    $300 19
In 1853 chef George Crum invented this snack as a joke when a customer said his fries were too thick
    $300 8
Part of the action of this Old English poem takes place in Hrothgar's great hall Heorot
    $300 15
This actor who played a famous priest at one time aspired to the priesthood
    DD: $500 27
(Hi, I'm Bill Maher.) When my show "Politically Incorrect" premiered in 1993, it was on this cable channel
    $300 22
    $400 5
In 1961 he & his first lady retired to their first permanent home, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    $400 20
In Genesis, God told this man "Every moving thing that liveth shall be meat for you"
    $400 9
The "Argonautica" by Apollo of Rhodes tells the story of the quest for this object
    $400 17
This group's Stevie Winwood sang the following:

" glad you made it. You gotta..."
    $400 28
It's this actor's resonant voice that announces, "This is CNN"
    $400 23
    $500 6
He once was deputy sheriff of Billings county in the Dakotas; tourists still visit him there on Mt. Rushmore
    $500 21
This premium cut of steak includes a t-bone & part of the tenderloin
    $500 10
This ancient Mesopotamian king is the hero of the earliest known epic poem
    $500 30
Born in Lansing, Spencer Abraham represents this state in the U.S. Senate
    $500 29
Often compared to PBS, this cable network's original movies include "Jane Eyre" & "Emma"
    $500 24

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

Louis Eileen Jim
$2,100 $600 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Louis Eileen Jim
$3,200 $600 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
A governor general represents this ruler's interests in Belize
    $200 3
During God's first conversation with Moses, it was on fire but "was not consumed"
    $200 11
This squinting old seadog made his debut January 17, 1929 in the "Thimble Theatre"
    $200 22
The musician who wrote "Mrs. Robinson", or the politician who wrote "The Once and Future Democrats"
    $200 12
The National Archives Exhibition Hall is on this avenue, also the name of a document housed there
    $200 17
In "Sudden Impact", Clint Eastwood told a bad guy, "Go ahead", do this
    $400 2
Central American country that was central in the Iran-Contra Affair
    $400 7
Angels had to drag Lot & his family out of this city before things got too hot
    $400 27
On January 1, 1995 "The Far Side" ended; on December 31, 1995 this Bill Watterson strip did, too
    $400 23
A name on many motel registers, it's also a Jamestown founder & a recent U.K. labour party head
    $400 13
It's the historic highway sung about in the following song:
    $400 18
Rock group heard here:
    $600 4
Country hi-lited on the map seen here:
    $600 8
It was heated 7 times hotter than normal for Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego
    $600 28
Brenda Starr's longtime job
    $600 24
He obviously isn't "shoeless", as he sang the following:
    $600 14
Sights on this Nevada Blvd called "the strip" include a lava-spewing volcano & a Siegfried & Roy statue
    $600 19
Margaret Thatcher said of this Soviet leader, "We can do business together"
    $800 5
Logically, it's the biggest of the Cayman Islands
    $800 9
Elijah ascended into heaven in this "hotrod"
    $800 29
In the strip "Crock", Quench is one of these animals
    $800 25
Appropriately, "The Wedding Group" is by the British novelist with the same name as this actress
    DD: $1,400 15
A street sign is featured in a scene in this movie seen here:
    $800 20
After being shot, Ronald Reagan quoted Jack Dempsey's "I forgot to" do this
    $1000 6
Called the original banana republic, its capital is Tegucigalpa
    $1000 10
On this holy day, tongues of fire appeared to the apostles, who then began to speak in tongues
    $1000 26
Though lovely, this actress who co-starred on "Melrose Place" is not the Miss America of the same name
    $1000 16
This glamorous 1.18-mile long French street ending at the Obelisk of Luxor also boasts a McDonald's
    DD: $800 21
In 1986 he was assaulted by thugs demanding, "Kenneth, what's the frequency?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Louis Eileen Jim
$4,600 $4,200 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This druid priestess is the heroine of a Bellini opera about the Roman occupation of Gaul

Final scores:

Louis Eileen Jim
$799 $8,400 $9,300
3rd place: Meade 395 model telescope 2nd place: Hawaii trip at Hyatt Regency Waikiki on Hawaiian Airlines New champion: $9,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Louis Eileen Jim
$5,100 $4,200 $7,200
20 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
1 W
21 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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