Show #3125 - Friday, March 13, 1998

Contestants

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Paul Showalter, a customer service representative originally from Irongate, Virginia

Merle Milder, a housewife from Edison, New Jersey

Bob Ryffel, a computer expert from Fairfield, Connecticut (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHY
ON- & OFF-SCREEN ROMANCES
THE PREZ SEZ
LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX
HORSING AROUND
NOW YOU'RE COOKIN'!
    $100 8
Part of this 3,000-mile long mountain system covers the middle third of Colorado
    $100 26
This "Pretty Woman" fell for Dylan McDermott when she played his wife in "Steel Magnolias"
    $100 13
On Jan. 14, 1963 he said, "The mere absence of war is not peace"
    $100 1
Ann Landers said women's complaints about sex fall into 2 categories: not enough & this
    $100 21
Lord Nelson had one of these nailed to the mast of his flagship for good luck
    $100 2
Salisbury steak contains these items that Hansel dropped in the forest
    $200 9
Texas County in this state's panhandle borders the state of Texas
    $200 27
Laura Dern & this "Tall Guy" were linked romantically when they co-starred in "Jurassic Park"
    $200 14
He told America, "To leave office before my term is completed is abhorrent to every instinct in my body"
    $200 4
In 1972 this French star called herself "the most important sex symbol of all time"
    $200 22
This TV series whose theme is heard here once featured the title character horsing around with Mae West:

"A horse is a horse, of course, of course..."
    $200 3
It means to separate & remove solids to make "clear"; it's often done to butter
    $300 10
This Washington volcano erupted on November 22, 1842; it blew its top again in 1980
    $300 28
Dennis Quaid found inner peace when he married this co-star of "Innerspace" in 1991
    $300 15
He once said, "I'm just a politician from Missouri and proud of it"
    $300 5
According to Cole Porter they're the type of "fleas" that "do it"
    $300 23
Some cowboys wear these seatless leather trousers to protect their legs when they ride horses
    $300 18
To make angel parfaits, you need egg whites, salt, sugar, vanilla & the heavy type of this
    $400 11
This Midwestern state's "Northwest Angle" is the northernmost point in the continental U.S.
    $400 29
Brad Pitt's break-up with this "Se7en" co-star made the June 30, 1997 cover of People
    $400 16
He asked us to join him "And march along the road... that leads to the Great Society"
    $400 6
"Sex is the biggest nothing of all time", said this pop artist, perhaps preferring soup
    $400 24
Many thoroughbreds trace their ancestry back to the Byerley Turk, a stallion of this breed
    $400 19
Recipes for cocktail sauce often call for the "prepared" type of this pungent root
    $500 12
The Calendar Islands of this "Pine Tree State" are so named because there are 365 of them
    $500 30
Yves Montand & this blond sex symbol took the title of their 1960 film "Let's Make Love" literally
    DD: $1,800 17
President heard here:

"Three days from now, after half a century in the service of our country, I shall lay down the responsibilities of office..."
    $500 7
"Golden Boy" playwright who defined sex as "the poor man's polo"
    $500 25
Some prehistoric horses had this many toes on each foot, like rhinos, which are distant relatives of the horse
    $500 20
Chilies, garlic & chocolate go into this Mexican sauce served on chicken or turkey

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

BobCat Merle Paul
$1,400 $300 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

BobCat Merle Paul
$4,900 $1,200 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S BOOKS & AUTHORS
ENDANGERED SPECIES
FIRST-NAME BASIS
HIT PARADE
EUROPEAN HISTORY
"CAT" GOT YOUR TONGUE?
    $200 1
Her 1933 book "Farmer Boy" describes the childhood of her husband, Almanzo Wilder
    $200 27
It's no laughing matter: farmers in Africa have killed thousands of the brown species of this scavenger
    $200 21
A little birdy told us this first name shared by actress Oberon & singer Haggard means "blackbird"
    $200 16
In 1987 the Grateful Dead's "Touch Of" this peaked at No. 9 becoming the group's only Top 40 hit
    $200 7
In 1995 7-time PM Giulio Andreotti was tried for association with this criminal organization
    $200 2
It describes a tune you can't stop humming
    $400 8
"Our Exploits at West Poley" is a children's book by this "Tess of the D' Urbervilles" author
    $400 26
These "whoopers" breed in marshy areas of Wood Buffalo National Park in Canada
    $400 22
Cecil B.'s niece could tell you that Inez is the Spanish form of this feminine name
    $400 17
This rocker's last Top Ten hit was "Burning Love", which hit No. 2 in 1972
    $400 12
This American gathered his forces to liberate Europe in WWII; his "plan" then supplied it with $13 billion
    $400 3
A trancelike state in which a person doesn't talk or move
    $600 9
This author of the Uncle Remus stories also wrote "Wally Wanderoon and His Story-Telling Machine"
    $600 28
The Peregrine species of this bird is sometimes called the duck hawk in the U.S.
    $600 23
From the Latin for "fifth", this name was traditionally given to a fifth son
    $600 18
Then husband & wife, they recorded the 1974 duet "Mockingbird"
    $600 13
16th & 17th c. changes in the Catholic church are often called the counter-this
    $600 4
To deny something this way is to allow for no exceptions or conditions
    $800 10
"The Twits" is the tale of a perfectly dreadful couple by this author of "James and the Giant Peach"
    DD: $1,500 29
Florida may have the largest surviving population of this animal seen here:
    $800 24
A good detective can deduce this masculine name means "fair-haired" in old English
    $800 19
In 1991 this French-Canadian's first U.S. hit asked "Where Does My Heart Beat Now"
    $800 14
A political or social system; an "ancien" one governed France until 1789
    $800 5
The instruction of a pupil by means of questions & answers, the reverse of what we're doing now
    $1000 11
He called his fifth Narnia novel "The Horse and His Boy"
    $1000 30
A Sumatran species of this ape is endangered due to habitat destruction & overcollection for zoos
    $1000 25
We don't "doubt" you know that this Biblical name is Aramaic for "twin"
    DD: $1,500 20
In the rock era this jazz singer heard here had 3 Top 10 pop hits:
    $1000 15
Reigning from 1243 to 1254, the 4th Pope of this name was "guilty" of authorizing torture for heretics
    $1000 6
An Indian tribe of the Carolinas, their language, or a grape first grown in the region

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

BobCat Merle Paul
$7,500 $5,400 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HOLY DAYS
On this day you can hear "Remember that you are dust and unto dust you shall return" ritually repeated

Final scores:

BobCat Merle Paul
$4,199 $10,600 $1
2nd place: Gateway 2000 Family Desktop PC & O'Sullivan Computer Workstation New champion: $10,600 3rd place: Coleman/DuPont Camping Equipment

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

BobCat Merle Paul
$6,200 $6,200 $5,100
22 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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