Show #3121 - Monday, March 9, 1998

Contestants

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Donna Landry, a marketing coordinator from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Eric Prosser, an attorney from Oceanside, California

Bill Aquino, an undergraduate student from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
PERFECTION IN SPORTS
BRAND NAMES
NATURE
PUNCHLINES
THEY CAN'T ALL BE GEMS
    $100 1
The promotion of Benjamin Lincoln & 4 others over him really irked this future traitor
    $100 5
In 1988 Italy's Alberto Tomba won both the slalom & giant slalom events in this winter Olympic sport
    $100 2
Name of the product invented by a GE chemist that's packaged in the container seen here: (red plastic egg)
    $100 15
A puffer is a fish & a puff adder is a poisonous type of this
    $100 4
Character who utters the classic punchline, "What you mean we, Kemo Sabe?"
    $100 26
This sharp device associated with babies was used as personal decoration in the heyday of punk
    $200 3
George Taylor signed this August 2, 1776 after replacing a Pennsylvania delegate who refused
    $200 6
On Feb. 2, 1997 Jeremy Sonnenfeld rolled a perfect 900 series in this sport in Lincoln, Nebraska
    $200 13
Lever Brothers rolled out this clear red gel toothpaste in the late 1960s
    $200 18
Very simply, it's any plant, such as crabgrass, that grows where it's not wanted
    $200 16
Word that inevitably follows Henny Youngman's quip, "Take my wife"
    $200 27
The "Roman" type of this mollusk gem is a glass bead filled with wax
    $300 8
In May 1778 British general James Grant tried to stop this Frenchman's troops at Barren Hill
    DD: $500 7
"(Hi, I'm Al Michaels) This center holds over 60 NHL records including career & single season marks for points, assists & goals"
    $300 14
Sheet & towel maker whose name came from its owner, a Chicago department store mogul
    $300 19
The name of these brightly colored salamanders may remind you of a certain House speaker
    $300 17
Different punchlines to this question have been "A newspaper" & "A wounded nun"
    $300 28
From French for "diamond", this term for rhinestone-studded fabric is also a model of Mitsubishi
    $400 11
It may have been James Clinton's brigade that received the surrendered British colors at this town
    $400 9
In 1969 this Jets QB "guaranteed" victory in the Super Bowl & delivered, beating the Colts, 16-7
    $400 20
It advertises its product as "The Pfabulous Pfaucet with the Pfunny Name"
    $400 24
Botanically, a peanut isn't a nut but one of these, like a soybean
    $400 22
"I just flew in from the coast..."
    $400 29
Kenneth Jay Lane gained fame for playful copies of classics by this French jewel & watch company founded in 1847
    $500 12
Benjamin Harrison was a member of the first one of these bodies that met for the first time in 1774
    $500 10
This Giants centerfielder hit more than 50 home runs in a season twice, in 1955 & 1965
    $500 21
This powerboat company was founded by Christopher Columbus Smith
    $500 25
These creatures, seen here, "never prosper", but they do run quickly
    $500 23
When Rodney Dangerfield told his doctor he wanted a second opinion, the doc said this
    $500 30
Named for its inventor, Pinchbeck is a zinc-copper alloy used on metal to imitate this

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

Bill Eric Donna
$700 $2,400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Eric Donna
$1,800 $4,700 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD GEOGRAPHY
"B" GIRLS
COLORS
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
(Alex: Fun guy!)
THE DEVIL YOU SAY
FAMILIAR PHRASES
    $200 2
This Lebanese capital is connected by highway to Baghdad & Damascus
    $200 5
She's Mrs. Dagwood Bumstead
    $200 10
Before 1995 the last new color added to M&M's was this light brown in 1959
    $200 1
It's a bird!
It's a plane!
It's Nietzsche's term for a person who has risen above his passions
    $200 23
In the Charlie Daniels song, the devil went down to this state for a fiddle contest
    $200 17
Children chant that these 2 things "Will break my bones but names will never hurt me"
    $400 11
You can use your head to figure out that Dunnet Head is this U.K. country's northernmost mainland port
    $400 6
She had the ba-ba-ba-Beach Boys "rockin' and a-reelin'" in a 1966 hit
    $400 19
The "Ver" in Vermont comes from a French word for this color
    $400 3
Nietzsche befriended but later broke with this anti-Semitic opera composer
    $400 24
Mr. Applegate agrees to an escape clause in a baseball player's contract in this Broadway musical
    $400 18
When a confrontation gets serious this "comes to shove"
    $600 12
Magellan visited this archipelago in 1520 & gave it a Spanish name meaning "Land of Fire"
    $600 7
Created by Max Fleischer, she was forced to clean up her act by the Hays office censors in the mid-'30s
    $600 20
Color in the title of the movie theme heard here:
    $600 4
This 3-word Nietzschean phrase implies that man must find his own purpose without religion
    $600 25
In a Stephen Vincent Benet story, Jabez Stone retains this lawyer to defend him from Mr. Scratch
    $600 28
"Tiny Tubers" term for things that are terribly trivial
    DD: $1,000 13
A "great" pass & a "little" pass in the Alps are named for this saint
    DD: $1,200 8
Jane Fonda's weightless striptease in the opening credits ensured this film's cult status
    $800 21
It's the "I" in the mnemonic "ROY G. BIV"
    $800 15
"Thus spoke" this man, also called Zoroaster, the hero of one of Nietzsche's greatest books
    $800 26
In an early version of his "Mysterious Stranger", a young Satan goes by the name Philip Traum
    $800 29
French for "fatal woman", it often refers to a sexy seductress in mystery novels
    $1000 14
This Croat capital was formerly Yugoslavia's second largest city
    $1000 9
Scarlett O'Hara's daughter
    $1000 22
From Greek for "pale yellow", this earthy yellow is an iron oxide
    $1000 16
In "Twilight of the Idols" Nietzsche wrote, "What does not kill me" does this
    $1000 27
Mephistopheles got this ambitious doctor to sign on the bottom line
    $1000 30
Some believe this exclamation of surprise or wonder originally referred to General Winfield

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Eric Donna
$9,800 $8,900 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD ORIGINS
(Alex: Careful on this one, players!)
These 2 words, for a political plan of attack & a drink used to celebrate a win, come from the same root

Final scores:

Bill Eric Donna
$1,600 $11,000 $100
2nd place: Trip to Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Bahamas New champion: $11,000 3rd place: Pair of Wittnauer International Watches

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Eric Donna
$9,200 $8,700 $5,600
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $23,500

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