Show #3127 - Tuesday, March 17, 1998

Contestants

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John Hart, a sales executive from Portland, Oregon

Rebecca Rhyne, a writer's assistant originally from Austin, Texas

Christopher Ruth, a musician and songwriter from New London, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

IRISH AMERICANS
ON ST. PADDY'S DAY
CLASSIC GAME SHOW THEMES
ANIMAL CLICHES
THINGS THAT GO BUMP
IN THE NIGHT
    $100 1
Kim Basinger & this actor named their daughter Ireland
    $100 8
Israel's fourth premier, she was sworn in March 17, 1969
    $100 26
[theme music]
    $100 6
Matthew 7:6 is the source of the famous phrase about not casting "pearls before" these
    $100 18
It's what the poker player "sees" & bumps
    $100 13
This flattened disk in the night sky is the visible portion of our galaxy
    $200 2
This singer earned a 1995 Emmy nomination for appearing on "ER" opposite her nephew George
    $200 9
A March 17, 1906 speech by this president popularized the term, "Muckrake"
    $200 27
[theme music]
    $200 7
Don't look one "in the mouth" or we'll say, "neigh!"
    $200 19
It's bump's partner in a striptease
    $200 14
Distant radio stations on this band are clearer at night because their signals bounce off the ionosphere
    $300 3
The life of this coach has included stints with the Lakers, the Knicks, and the Miami Heat
    $300 10
Good Grief! This comic strip star graced the cover of "Life" magazine on March 17, 1967
    $300 28
[theme music]
    $300 23
Someone who feigns innocence but has evil intentions is "A Wolf in" this odd attire
    $300 20
They're small electric vehicles found in amusement parks
    $300 15
Action taken by coastal cities to prevent U-Boats from targeting the silhouettes of ships
    $400 4
Talk show O'Hosts include Rosie O'Donnell & this woman who's been seen "in person" on "Extra"
    $400 11
No beans about it, the British made news when they evacuated this city March 17, 1776
    $400 29
[theme music]
    $400 24
This familiar phrase for a clumsy person calls to mind a big bovine in a porcelain boutique
    $400 21
In the sport named for it, it's bumped, set, & spiked
    DD: $1,200 16
Van Gogh painted this work, seen here, with candles stuck in his hatband
    $500 5
This Republican senator from Florida is the grandson of a Philadelphia A's manager of the same name
    $500 12
The first of these office machines by A.B. Dick
went on sale
March 17, 1887 March 17, 1887
    $500 30
[theme music]
    $500 25
After "March comes in like a lion" it does this
    $500 22
These ridges that are made to force cars to slow down can give them quite a jolt
    $500 17
Every year on this night, Spaniards eat 12 grapes as the clock strikes midnight

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

Christopher Rebecca John
-$300 $100 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Rebecca John
$2,500 $100 $4,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

IRISH HISTORY
"LOVE" IN THE MOVIES
SHAKESPEAREAN MOONS OF URANUS
COLUMNISTS
THE ARTS
BEGINS & ENDS WITH P
    $200 3
1846 saw the height of this Irish "Blight"
    $200 7
Dan Aykroyd starred in "Love at First Sight" & George Hamilton played Dracula in this film with a similar title
    $200 21
Characters from this play circling Uranus are Ariel & Miranda
    $200 8
This dance from the south of Spain comes in 2 styles; the serious jondo & the lighter chico
    $200 1
Ball Park franks do this when you cook 'em
    $400 14
In March 1981 Bobby Sands began one of these for the IRA; he died in May as a result
    $400 9
When Ryan O'Neal apologizes to Barbra Streisand in "What's Up, Doc?" she quotes this line from "Love Story"
    $400 24
Goneril & Regan's sister orbiting Uranus
    $400 25
This TV Guide columnist, sans Roger Ebert, reviews movies due to air during the upcoming week
    $400 13
Benvenuto Cellini's most famous surviving work is a gold cellar for this seasoning
    $400 2
Little Bo knows this isn't a lamb sound, but a baby bird noise
    $600 15
The number of counties assigned to Northern Ireland after the 1920 split
    $600 10
Woody Allen was "Russian" to romance Diane Keaton in this '75 film inspired in part by "War and Peace"
    $600 20
Othello called her his "Fair Warrior"
    $600 16
The melodic instrument of this country's native people is the didjeridu
    $600 4
The chicken scratches on your prescription show your doctor doesn't have good this
    $800 18
The revolutionary Fenians invaded this British overseas dominion in 1866 & 1870
    $800 11
Michelle Pfeiffer teamed up with Dennis Haysbert in the 1992 film named for an airport
    $800 22
When found by a watchman, she was "Bleeding, warm and newly dead"; now she's found around Uranus
    DD: $2,000 28
No hints. The columnist seen here
    $800 17
In 1634 this artist married the wealthy Saskia Van Uylenburgh & used her as a model
    $800 5
You don't have to be a chess player to hock chess pieces in one of these
    DD: $1,600 19
The first 2 Irishmen to win Nobel Prizes for literature, in 1923 & 1925, they share the middle initial "B"
    $1000 12
Rod Steiger played the amorous Mr. Joyboy in this comedy based on an Evelyn Waugh novel
    $1000 23
Moons III & IV are this royal fairy pair from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    $1000 26
Once a columnist for Esquire, she co-wrote the screenplays "Sleepless in Seattle" & "Mixed Nuts"
    $1000 27
This Bauhaus founder became a U.S. citizen in 1944 & taught architecture at Harvard
    $1000 6
"Circumstance" partner for Elgar

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christopher Rebecca John
$5,700 $4,700 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
It's the only state capital whose name has 3 sets of double letters

Final scores:

Christopher Rebecca John
$9,401 $0 $6,100
2-day champion: $26,600 3rd place: Word Perfect 8 software by Corel 2nd place: 6-day vacation to Ireland, courtesy of the Irish tourist board

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Christopher Rebecca John
$5,700 $3,500 $4,900
17 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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