Show #3145 - Friday, April 10, 1998

Contestants

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Michael Tow, a lawyer from Columbia, Maryland

Elisa Phelps, a curator of anthropology from Houston, Texas

Marsha Allen, an astronomer originally from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

EASTER
DRESS UP
TEMPTATIONS
SUPREMES
(Alex: An all-audio category called...)
ROCK BANDS
INDIANAGRAMS
(Alex: Things about Indiana, but they're all anagrams.)
    $100 11
Some early Christians considered Easter as a new part of this Jewish festival
    $100 6
Well I'll be doggone! These classic suede shoes now come in colors like salad green & Miami coral
    $100 1
This potato chip brand changed its slogan from "Betcha Can't Eat Just One" to "Too Good to Eat Just One"
    $100 17
Giving your life fighting for your country is the supreme one; a bunt is a lesser one
    $100 16
["Rock Around the Clock"]
    $100 26
Gray
    $200 12
The Sunday before Easter is commonly called this
    $200 7
"Inventive" name for leather shoes & purses coated with varnish for a hard glossy finish
    $200 2
These Nabisco sandwich cookies are 29% creme & 71% cookie; 7.5 billion are eaten annually
    $200 22
He was supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe, & later of NATO forces
    $200 18
[audio clue]
    $200 27
I sail in a pond
    $300 13
Animals associated with Easter are the egg-hiding rabbit & this one representing Jesus
    $300 8
It's a monk's hood or a draped neckline for women that falls in soft folds
    $300 3
Cherry Garcia & Phish Food are 2 of this ice cream duo's most popular flavors
    $300 23
In French cooking, a "supreme" is a veloute type of this, made with meat stock, butter & flour
    $300 19
("Heart of Glass")
    $300 28
Best hound
    DD: $500 14
Since Easter can fall anywhere from March 22 to April 25, it is called this type of feast
    $400 9
Danskin & Capezio are famous makers of these form-fitting bodysuits for dancers & acrobats
    $400 4
The top-selling Girl Scout cookies are these refreshing & crisp cocoa wafers
    $400 24
Missouri's motto "Salus Populi Suprema Lex Esto" means the people's welfare shall be the supreme this
    $400 20
("Fight for Your Right")
    $400 29
Any few rot
    $500 15
The 40-day period before Easter is Lent; the 40th day after Easter is the feast of this
    $500 10
In Mexico this large black veil is commonly worn over a high comb
    $500 5
"Nobody Doesn't Like" her cheesecake; her bakery is No. 1 in frozen baked goods
    $500 25
From the 1930s to the 1980s it was the 2-chambered legislature of the USSR
    $500 21
[audio clue]
    $500 30
Rue the rate

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

Marsha Elisa Michael
$1,200 $2,600 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Marsha Elisa Michael
$2,200 $3,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE PASSOVER SEDER
FILMS OF THE '70s
PRESIDENTIAL FACIAL HAIR
MUSKRAT LOVE
ITALIAN CITIES
"F" IN SPELLING
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "F", & you're expected to spell the correct response.)
    $200 1
The afikomen, a piece of this bread, is hidden & becomes a bargaining chip for gifts
    $200 4
Warner Bros. had rights to "The Tower", Fox had rights to "The Glass Inferno" & this movie was the result
    $200 14
President Lincoln's beard was fuller than that of this Confederate counterpart
    $200 19
Muskrat families often live in dens called these, like the homes of beavers & certain "Elks"
    $200 9
A regatta held each September in this city features gondola races on the Grand Canal
    $200 25
We wouldn't want to mislead you, but this is how you spell...
    $400 2
It's the first of the 4 questions asked by the youngest person present
    $400 5
14-letter word coined to describe films like "Shaft" & "Superfly"
    $400 15
In 1903 John Singer Sargent painted his presidential mustache seen here
    $400 21
Because it's native to this "Sunshine State", the round-tailed muskrat can breed year-round
    $400 10
Shakespeare's feuding Montagues & Capulets were inspired by actual incidents in this city
    $400 28
We won't beat you unless you correctly spell...
    $600 3
The seder service ends with a chant of "Next Year in" this city
    $600 6
In this film, Martin Scorsese, as one of Robert De Niro's fares, talks about killing his wife
    $600 16
Preceded & succeeded by the mustached Grover Cleveland, he had a full beard & mustache
    $600 22
From Latin for "bed", female muskrats have 2-5 of them a year with 5-7 young in each
    $600 11
The pope has approved the public display of this city's famous shroud in 1998
    $600 30
Consider it money in the bank if you spell...
    $800 20
A drop of wine is spilled as each of these is recited, starting with blood, frogs & vermin
    DD: $1,500 7
(Hi, I'm Lindsay Wagner) I played Professor Kingsfield's daughter in this 1973 film set at Harvard Law School
    $800 17
This Ohioan was the last president to sport a mustache while in office
    $800 23
In muskrats this period, whose name is from Latin for "carrying", lasts less than a month
    DD: $2,000 12
This city's Piazza Dante contains the house believed to be that of Christopher Colunbus
    $800 27
This word is really neat, spell...
    $1000 26
Many seders include a song about this animal that's eaten by a cat that's bitten by a dog
    $1000 8
A 1975 Robert Altman film centers on a music festival & political rally in this title city
    $1000 18
This man with a reddish-brown mustache & beard served only 199 days of his term
    $1000 24
In breeding season, 2 of these organs enlarge to provide the "musk" in the animal's name
    $1000 13
Conductor Arturo Toscanini was born in this city famous for its cheese
    $1000 29
Congratulations! Now spell this synonym...

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Marsha Elisa Michael
$9,400 $6,300 $2,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

IN THE KITCHEN
(Alex: Alright, that's a good place to be!)
Now in over 44 million U.S. kitchens, this type of product was illegal in NYC until 1997

Final scores:

Marsha Elisa Michael
$6,199 $2,300 $3,300
3-day champion: $27,100 3rd place: NordicTrack Ellipse Exercise Machine 2nd place: Trip to Atlantis Paradise Island Resort & Casino, Bahamas

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Marsha Elisa Michael
$9,400 $7,500 $2,100
21 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $19,000

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