Show #3093 - Wednesday, January 28, 1998

Contestants

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Aron Lanza, a pharmacy manager from Albany, New York

Margaret Cook, a travel agent from Atlanta, Georgia

Vinnie Iyer, a journalism student from Ballwin, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
CARTOON FEMALES
CLAP TRAP
WORLD CAPITALS
PARTY FOOD & DRINK
ODD WORDS
    $100 9
This state's motto is "Wisdom, Justice and Moderation" -- no mention of peanuts
    $100 6
Mae Questel was the voice of 2 classic characters: Betty Boop & this girlfriend of Popeye
    $100 18
The Latin for "clapping" gave us the word "plaudits" as well as this one
    $100 2
In English, Peking is also commonly referred to by this name
    $100 16
This drink is always served at a kegger, until it runs out
    $100 20
A vicereine is a woman who functions as one of these officials or is married to one
    $200 11
Appropriately, tar was one of the first products made in this "Tar Heel State"
    $200 7
Boris Badenov was her partner in crime, dahlink
    $200 21
As seen on TV, it's the 4-word slogan of "The Clapper" by Joseph Enterprises
    $200 3
You'll find Red Square at its center
    $200 17
A mixture of beverages, this party drink remains nonpotent until spiked
    $200 23
By definition, a person who is fatigable is easily this
    $300 13
Instead of Oktoberfest, Carlisle in this "Keystone State" has an Octubafest
    $300 8
In 1943 Tex Avery took this fairy tale character & made her "Red Hot" & not so little
    $300 26
A koan in this religion concerns the sound of one hand clapping
    $300 4
The Great Mosque in this Syrian capital supposedly contains the head of John the Baptist
    $300 19
Spanish words for peppers & cheese give this Tex-Mex dip its name
    $300 25
Avifauna is the term for these creatures of a particular region
    $400 14
Many a tall tale has been spun about this bruisin' & brawlin' "King of the Keelboatmen"
    $400 10
Character who said, "I'm not bad. I'm just drawn that way"
    $400 27
A clapperboard is used to synch film & this
    $400 5
This capital has 2 districts: Karkh on the west bank of the Tigris & Rusafah on the east
    $400 22
Porcine term for little hot dogs wrapped in puff pastry
    $400 29
A zill is one of a pair of these metal instruments that belly dancers wear on their fingers
    DD: $800 15
You'll find this author's boyhood home in Sauk Centre, Minnesota, 3 1/2 blocks west of Main Street
    $500 12
Until 1985 this was the only female Smurf
    $500 28
Roman emperor from 54 to 68 A.D., he had a claque of 5,000 professional clappers on his concert tours
    $500 1
It's located about 240 miles west of the Persian Gulf & 480 miles northeast of Mecca
    $500 24
The rare golden sterlet type of this fish roe delicacy was once reserved for czars & shahs
    $500 30
Medically speaking, a febrifuge is something that reduces or allays this

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

Vinnie Margaret Aron
$1,800 $0 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vinnie Margaret Aron
$2,200 $1,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

GERMAN HISTORY
ART COLLECTORS
EXPLORERS
TV ACTORS & ROLES
AUTHORS' ODD JOBS
20th CENTURY SLANG
    $200 9
Holy Roman Emperor Otto I built the "First" of these empires; Otto von Bismarck, the "Second"
    $200 18
This businessman who organized a Pasadena, Calif. museum named for him was married to actress Jennifer Jones
    $200 8
On Jan. 17, 1997 Borge Ousland became the first to cross this continent alone & unsupported
    $200 3
In 1997 his character, Paul Buchman, became a dad
    $200 12
If his "Time Machine" took you back to the 1880s, you'd find him working as an apprentice draper
    $200 1
Once meaning to swindle, in the '60s it became a type of handshake, so "gimme some"
    $400 10
Stasi, this former country's secret police, employed 200,000 informants, including children
    DD: $1,100 19
Noted collector of modern paintings seen here in the L.A. County Museum of Art:
(scene from "L.A. Story")
    $400 16
Thorvald Ericson, this Norse seafarer's brother, was fatally wounded by a native arrow c. 1007
    $400 4
After he hit the jackpot as Dan Tanna on "Vega$", he became "Spenser: For Hire"
    $400 11
Colleen McCullough used to drive a bus in this, her native country
    $400 2
To a '20s flapper or a '90s rapper, this stuff is called "green"
    $600 17
In 1806 Napoleon established the confederation of this river, a group of states including Baden & Wurttemburg
    $600 20
He founded Domino's Pizza & amassed a Frank Lloyd Wright collection topping almost any other
    $600 21
In 1970 Sylvia Earle spent 2 weeks living underwater off the Virgin Islands, exploring this sea
    $600 5
He played the debonair Steele...Remington Steele
    $600 13
He taught economics at Berkeley & USC before he earned big bucks for "The Agony and the Ecstasy"
    $600 22
A shmatte in Yiddish, it meant "to dance" early in the century & "to make fun of" in the '20s & '90s
    $800 28
Prussia defeated Austria in the 7 Weeks' War of 1866, 103 years after fighting this longer war
    $800 24
Last name of NYC collector Solomon & of his niece Peggy, who collected in Venice
    DD: $1,300 23
No one knows the exact area in North America which this explorer claimed for England in 1497
    $800 6
He was Karen Arnold's boyfriend on "The Wonder Years" before playing Ross on "Friends"
    $800 14
Zowie! This author of "Franny and Zooey" was once apprenticed to a pig slaughterer in Poland
    $800 26
Decades earlier, Bill & Ted would have said "Mustard!" instead of this superlative
    $1000 25
Alexine Tinne's 1869 attempt to cross this desert ended when she was killed by her Tuareg guides
    $1000 7
In 1991 Emmys went to Patricia Wettig & Timothy Busfield, who played couple Nancy & Elliot on this show
    $1000 15
He was a bartender, private detective & exterminator before he wrote "Naked Lunch"
    $1000 27
Its change of meaning over the century from "wealthy" to "cool" also came with a change of "F" to "PH"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vinnie Margaret Aron
$8,600 $4,600 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

GREEK MYTHOLOGY
Ariadne got the ball of twine that she gave to Theseus from this man before his flight from Crete

Final scores:

Vinnie Margaret Aron
$7,900 $600 $3,600
3-day champion: $31,900 3rd place: Monorail Desktop PC 2nd place: Trip to Mexico City & Ixtapa

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Vinnie Margaret Aron
$9,200 $4,600 $2,600
30 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
0 W
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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