Show #3106 - Monday, February 16, 1998

(Alex: Your chance to become a millionaire with Jeopardy! and Sears, so get ready to Play & Win!)

Contestants

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Ashley Mason, a pre-med student originally from Gadsden, Alabama

Bill Harris, a baker from Cape Porpoise, Maine

Corey Burke, a stage carpenter originally from Goshen, Connecticut (whose 2-day cash winnings total $18,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE NICKNAMES
SPORTS
ICEBERGS
GOLDBERGS
GERTRUDE STEIN SAYS...
"OY"!
    $100 5
"The Everglade State"
    $100 4
This former Dodger manager threw out the first pitch in the Dodgers' 1997 opening game
    $100 9
In 1912 the iceberg that sank this ship was photographed with a slash of paint at its waterline
    $100 25
In 1996 she hosted the Oscars as well as a birthday bash for President Clinton
    $100 1
A this "is a" this
"is a" this
"is a" this
    $100 18
Disturb or harass
    $200 13
"The Quaker State"
    $200 6
In 1997 this team won its first Stanley Cup in 42 years by completing a 4-game sweep of the Flyers
    $200 14
A common metaphor, this part of the iceberg that's above water might be only 1/9 of the whole
    $200 2
She declared "America is my country", this European city "is my hometown"
    $200 19
Perhaps from the French for "cord fit for the king", it was originally woven from silk, not cotton
    $300 15
"The Cornhusker State"
    $300 7
Only Fran Tarkenton & this Miami Dolphins quarterback have thrown over 300 career touchdown passes
    $300 23
This U.S. service operates the Int'l Ice Patrol, which warns of icebergs & has tried melting & bombing them
    $300 28
Cartoonist who created the character Boob McNutt & a series of wildly complex machines
    $300 3
To this macho novelist, she remarked "Remarks are not literature"
    $300 20
Comedian Jerry Lewis made his directorial debut with a 1960 film in which he played this title role
    $400 16
"The Land Of The Midnight Sun"
    $400 8
On July 16, 1995 this American received her certificate of induction into the Int'l Tennis Hall Of Fame
    $400 24
This 5-miilion-square-mile ice cap produces huge bergs, including one measured at 200 X 60 miles
    DD: $400 27
Familiar title of the piece of music heard here:
    $400 11
She popularized this term for writers living in Europe & generally, those who fought in WWI
    $400 21
In 1974 George Bush was sent to China in this diplomatic capacity
    $500 17
"The Empire State Of The South"
    $500 10
With 18, this sport's Larissa Latynina has more Olympic medals than any other person
    $500 26
In 1965 Arthur Goldberg left this body to be U.N. Ambassador partly in hopes of stopping the Vietnam War
    $500 12
She said of this city, "There is no there there"
    $500 22
Meaning "Hear! Attend!", it's a cry uttered by a court officer to command silence & attention

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

Corey Bill Ashley
$200 $200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Corey Bill Ashley
$1,500 $1,100 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

HISTORY
AMERICAN HODGEPODGE
ACTORS & THEIR FILMS
BALLET IN THE '90s
COMMUNISTS
7-LETTER WORDS
    $200 7
Between 1850 & 1864, the Taiping Rebellion claimed an estimated 20,000,000 lives in this country
    $200 18
This city's famous French Quarter is also called the Vieux Carre, which means "old square"
    $200 1
She earned an Oscar nomination for "Agnes Of God"; sis Jennifer Tilly earned one for "Bullets Over Broadway"
    $200 8
Exiled from the USSR in 1929, he lived in Turkey, France & Norway before finding asylum in Mexico
    $200 6
Really big, like a Burger King burger
    $400 14
The 1929 Lateran Treaty recognized the inherent sovereignty of this holy state
    $400 22
When it's coffee harvest time on this island, it's time for the Miss Kona Coffee Contest
    $400 2
Barbra Streisand starred as Fanny Brice in these 2 movies, filmed 7 years apart
    $400 9
Despite his name, this "Native Son" author was on the left as a Communist Party member from 1932 to 1944
    $400 10
In geometry, it's a plane figure with 6 sides & 6 angles
    $600 15
Pocahontas was married to this man for just 3 years before her death in 1617
    $600 19
A 45-ton statue of a bull named Albert decorates the Iowa town named for this 19th century bird artist
    DD: $1,000 3
Seen here, working at mission control, he's also played an astronaut:
    $600 11
Movie director Edward Dmytryk, one of this numerical group, later named other Communists before Congress
    $600 23
Book bag for baseball pitcher Paige
    $800 16
We must confess, in 1161 this English king was made a saint
    $800 20
From 1854 to 1900 these 2 cities served as co-capitals of Rhode Island
    $800 4
Sophia Loren did her own singing when she played Aldonza in this movie musical
    $800 26
In Twyla Tharp's ballet "Jump Start", dancers jump around to music by this member of the Marsalis family
    $800 12
This 1970s prime minister who made parts of Cambodia killing fields made more grim headlines in 1997
    $1000 17
In 1917 the U.S. acquired the U.S. Virgin Islands for $25 million from this country
    $1000 21
This president & his wife are buried on the grounds of their 18th century Virginia estate, Montpelier
    $1000 5
Robert Mitchum & Gregory Peck, the original stars of this '62 thriller, had cameo roles in the '91 remake
    DD: $700 25
In Matthew Bourne's update of this classic 1877 ballet, the leading female role is played by a man:
    $1000 13
Joe Slovo led South Africa's Communist Party & this anti-apartheid party's military wing
    $1000 24
From the French for chest of drawers, it's all the clothes, bedding & accessories that a newborn needs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Corey Bill Ashley
$6,900 $1,700 $1,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POPULAR FICTION
In 1996 Raymond Benson took over a book series from John Gardner, who had taken over from this 1st author

Final scores:

Corey Bill Ashley
$6,000 $3,000 $0
3-day champion: $24,400 2nd place: Sears Gift Certificates 3rd place: Sears Gift Certificates

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Corey Bill Ashley
$6,900 $2,700 $1,800
18 R,
3 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $11,400

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