Show #3177 - Tuesday, May 26, 1998

Lara Robillard game 1.

Contestants

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Brian McMahon, a computer programmer from Clifton, New Jersey

Lara Robillard, a director of health policy from Arlington, Virginia

Jim Riffle, a waiter from Las Vegas, Nevada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY HODGEPODGE
FEELING LUCKY?
(Alex: Hey Jim, sounds like Vegas!)
WHERE THE "H" ARE WE?
FIRE DRILL
DIRECT TO VIDEO
CANINE PROVERBS
    $100 12
This 1939 Steinbeck novel about a family of migrant workers won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction
    $100 7
This appendage may be considered lucky but not for the oryctolagus cuniculus
    $100 1
Parker Ranch,
Kilauea Volcano,
Monument to Captain Cook
    $100 6
In October 1871 fire destroyed most of this city's buildings erected in the previous half century
    $100 22
You can order a copy of this fitness guru's "Sweatin' To The Oldies" from his web site
    $100 17
Completes the timely proverb "Every dog has..."
    $200 13
Wordsworth's poem about her begins, "Hail Virgin Queen! O'er many an envious bar triumphant...."
    $200 8
"Find" one of these & "pick it up, all day long you'll have good luck"
    $200 2
Victoria Peak,
Kai Tak Airport,
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
    $200 27
In 1952 Congress passed Public Law 359 to protect this symbol of the Forest Service from exploitation
    $200 23
This singing group is featured on a video subtitled "One Hour Of Girl Power!"
    $200 18
In other words, "There's no way to educate one ancient canine in up-to-date actions"
    $300 14
Title character who says, "I shall grow old...and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young"
    $300 9
St. Patrick might have told a different story if he'd been "looking over" this lucky plant
    $300 3
Lake Balaton,
Bela Bartok Memorial House,
Buda Concert Hall
    $300 28
This hot Universal Studios attraction based on Ron Howard's film recreates a warehouse fire
    $300 24
This company offers a motivational tape for experienced users of its exercise ski machines
    $300 19
"Dogs that" do this "at a distance seldom bite"
    $400 15
The Ministry of Love, also known as Miniluv, maintains law & order in this Orwell novel
    $400 10
Pitch one of these for points or hang one on the wall with the points up for luck
    $400 4
Senate Square,
Mannerheim Museum,
Sibelius Park
    $400 29
This performer reached the Top 10 for the first time in 1970 with the song heard here: "I've seen fire and I've seen rain...."
    $400 25
This talk show host's video of clips edited from his show is subtitled "Too Hot For TV"
    $400 20
In Latin it's "Qui me amat, amat et canem meam"
    $500 16
He wrote "Song of The Broad-Axe" as well as the much more famous "Song Of Myself"
    DD: $200 11
This man founded a religion, so go ahead & rub his tummy for luck
    $500 5
The Malecon,
Morro Castle,
Revolution Square
    $500 30
This Green Bay Packers coach once said, "If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm"
    $500 26
This animated dinosaur film by Don Bluth spawned 4 video sequels
    $500 21
"Into the mouth of a bad dog often falls a good" one of these

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

Jim Lara Brian
$1,400 $1,100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Lara Brian
$3,300 $3,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CANADIAN STUFF, EH?
SCIENTIFIC NAMES
THE WORST IN SPORTS
CONNECTICUTIES
WHAT'S "UP"?
DOCS
    $200 6
This "stampede" city lies in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, so it's nicknamed the "Foothills City"
    $200 26
Canis lupus, the animal seen here:
    $200 11
This team notched a modern record of 120 losses in 1962, its first season
    $200 12
In 1993 this Fairfield-born actress starred with husband Dennis Quaid in "Flesh And Bone"
    $200 1
In a 1983 hit Billy Joel was a "downtown man" in love with her
    $200 18
He not only developed an oral polio vaccine but vaccines for dengue fever & encephalitis
    $400 7
On some weekdays in July & August, you can have tea with the mayor in this Nova Scotia capital
    $400 30
Equus caballus
    $400 15
Almost matching the number in its name, this NBA team lost a record 73 games in the '72-'73 season
    $400 13
This star of "The Big Chill" & "Dangerous Liaisons" is a 12th-generation New Englander
    $400 2
The highest social class, or maybe their favorite part of a pie
    $400 19
Many Americans can give their heartfelt thanks to this Houston surgeon, the first to repair an aneurysm
    $600 8
It's been called "Britain's Oldest Colony", but it's Canada's "new"est province
    $600 29
Panthera Leo
    $600 23
This northwestern team wasn't "flying" when it set the NFL record of -7 yards against the Rams in 1979
    $600 14
In 1933 Marion Bergeron of West Haven became the first & only Connecticutie crowned this
    DD: $1,700 3
Theatrical term meaning to draw attention to oneself at the expense of another
    $600 20
In 1967 this pediatrician resigned as a college teacher to join the antiwar movement full-time
    $800 9
Lady Slipper Drive, a scenic route in this tiny island province, is named for the province's official flower
    $800 28
Ursus maritimus
    $800 24
In 1944 the NHL's Detroit Red Wings froze out these "Broadway Blueshirts" 15-0, the biggest shutout ever
    $800 16
Born in Hartford, this blonde went west to play Krystle Carrington on "Dynasty"
    $800 5
This city north of Stockholm is home to Sweden's oldest university
    $800 21
In 1778 this smallpox vaccine developer wrote a paper on the murderous habits of the young cuckoo bird
    DD: $1,600 10
Two of these marine mammals, seen here, adorn the coat of arms of Canada's Northwest Territories
    $1000 27
The yellow-eyed bird megadyptes antipodes
    $1000 25
They changed colors in 1997, perhaps to ditch painful memories of 26 losses in a row, an NFL record
    $1000 17
This star of TV's "China Beach" is the heiress to a toilet flush valve fortune
    $1000 4
The granddaughter of Sholem Aleichem, Bel Kaufman wrote this 1964 bestseller set in a NYC high school
    $1000 22
Hans Selye pioneered the study of this & wrote a book about it "without distress"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jim Lara Brian
$10,200 $7,600 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SINGERS
He first recorded in 1939, "retired" in 1971, returned & had a Top 10 album in 1993

Final scores:

Jim Lara Brian
$5,100 $14,600 $0
2nd place: a trip to Costa do Estoril, Portugal New champion: $14,600 3rd place: a Sony Power Cinema package

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jim Lara Brian
$8,500 $7,900 $5,200
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,600

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