Show #3149 - Thursday, April 16, 1998


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Myron West, a firefighter from Cheyenne, Wyoming

Jackie Bruno, a loan officer from Washington, D.C.

Don Wright, a Ph.D. candidate from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
The Kingsmen were lucky to stay out of jail for performing this this song, their biggest hit
    $100 30
Since Smee often confuses left & right, he also confuses port & this
    $100 12
In this Czech capital, you can visit a home where Mozart composed part of "Don Giovanni"
    $100 1
    $100 7
Proverbially speaking, it "killed the cat"
    $100 16
In "In & Out", he plays a teacher outed by former student Matt Dillon
    $200 20
What a "card!" This Taj Mahal casino developer luckily avoided insolvency in the early 1990s
    $200 29
Smee has to swab these, the equivalent of floors, including the poop & orlop
    $200 13
While in Rome, it's possible to stand with one foot in each of these countries
    $200 2
    $200 8
Latin for "with praise," this phrase may follow magna or summa
    $200 17
In 1997's "Bean", Rowan Atkinson sneezes on & messes up the famous painting of this artist's mother
    $300 21
Need to find a library book? Lucky thing he came along with his "decimal system"
    $300 19
Smee "dropped" the fluke of this heavy item on his foot, not overboard, where the skipper wanted it
    $300 11
To see his "Night Watch", head to the top floor of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
    $300 3
    $300 6
Like Picasso & Braque, painter Juan Gris was an exponent of this art movement
    $300 18
Adapted from Heinlein, young soldiers battle to save humans from extinction in this 1997 film seen here:
    $400 27
This "Kingfish" was lucky enough to be governor & senator, but not president
    $400 24
Smee cleans up the crew's "mess" here, the ship's kitchen
    DD: $500 14
Landmark from which you can see the following views: [1] [2] [3] [4]
    $400 4
    $400 9
It slices! It chops! It blends! & in 1998 it's celebrating its 25th anniversary
    $400 23
Dustin Hoffman played Tom Cruise's autistic older brother in this 1988 film
    $500 28
I'm a lucky guy because there's room for her on my "Bicycle Built For Two"
    $500 26
Smee heads "aft" to this part of the boat, like the angry look the skipper just gave him
    $500 15
While Mom's at Christiansborg Palace in this city, Dad may head down the street to the Erotic Museum
    $500 5
    $500 10
It's French for a dead-end street
    $500 25
Sylvester Stallone put on about 40 pounds to play Sheriff Heflin in this 1997 film

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

Don Jackie Myron
$3,100 -$200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Don Jackie Myron
$4,600 $100 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

1960s MUSIC
    $200 16
The Crab Nebula, first observed in 1054 A.D., can be found in this constellation, & that's no bull
    $200 1
Elizabeth II has seen 10 different prime ministers com & go, from this man to Tony Blair
    $200 21
In 1970 peace activists blew up the Army Mathematics Research Center at this Madison institution
    $200 12
This 1966 hit begins, "Hello darkness my old friend"
    $200 11
Approaching another car near Paso Robles, Ca. in 1955, his last words were "That guy's gotta see us"
    $400 17
The Milky Way is classified as this type of galaxy, due to its coiled arms, not a staircase
    $400 2
Sir Muda Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzadin Waddaulah is the sultan of this country
    $400 22
On August 9, 1966 the Milwaukee HQ of this venerable civil rights organization was bombed
    $400 13
In 1963 Jimmy Gilmer hit No. 1 with "Sugar Shack"; in 1969 this group hit No. 1 with "Sugar Sugar"
    $400 7
He asked "Who is it?" just before Pat Garrett shot him
    $600 18
Until 1974, the 200-inch Hale Telescope on this California mountain was the world's largest reflector
    $600 3
Helmut Kohl has passed this man's record as the longest-serving chancellor of post-WWII Germany
    $600 6
This group's 1965 hit "Do You Believe In Magic" was used in 1990s TV commercials by McDonald's
    $600 26
He played Hornblower on film in 1951; 5 years later he was back afloat as Captain Ahab
    $600 8
Just before the end, this Welsh poet boasted "I've had 18 straight whiskies; I think that's the record"
    $800 19
This Italian spent his last 8 years under house arrest for teaching... shh! the Earth goes around the sun!
    DD: $2,000 4
(Hi, I'm Tracy Bingham.) When Mike Wallace interviewed this Iranian president in March 1997, the topic of "Baywatch" came up
    $800 24
In a 1912 assassination attempt, Teddy Roosevelt was saved when the bullet hit this case in his pocket
    DD: $1,000 14
Famed disc jockey Alan Freed gave this singer, heard here, his stage name:
    $800 25
Hornblower oversees the funeral procession of this actual sea-going Horatio
    $800 9
Speaking of his mistress, this English king's last request was "Let not poor Nelly starve"
    $1000 20
By the time this flow of gasses from the sun reaches Earth, its speed may be 1-2 million mph; what a blowhard!
    $1000 5
This Peruvian president used to be a TV talk show host
    $1000 23
A bomb at campaign HQ in Madison didn't stop the 1994 reelection of Tommy Thompson to this office
    $1000 15
This 1963 hit by Kyu Sakamoto was released in Japan as "Ue O Muite Aruko", or "I Look Up When I Walk"
    $1000 27
Hornblower's ship the Sutherland is a 74, meaning it has 74 of these
    $1000 10
Just before "death kindly stopped for" her, this poet sighed, "I must go in; the fog is rising"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Don Jackie Myron
$8,400 $1,500 $6,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Frustrated by department stores, Donald Fisher founded this chain in 1969 as a record & jeans store

Final scores:

Don Jackie Myron
$12,900 $3,000 $8,400
2-day champion: $25,300 3rd place: Panasonic's 13" color TV with built-in VCR 2nd place: a trip to Portland, Oregon

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Don Jackie Myron
$8,300 $2,500 $8,300
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,100

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