Show #3132 - Tuesday, March 24, 1998

Contestants

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Rob Carlisle, an engineer originally from Haslemere, England

Bill Johnson, a cattle breeder from Fort Mill, South Carolina

Bridget Boyd, a federal civil servant from Perry, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE LICENSE PLATES
WOMEN IN POWER
THE SCHMIDTS, PIONEER FAMILY
THE MOVIES
"IN & OUT" CLICHES
NICKNAMES
    $100 13
"Famous Potatoes"
    $100 1
The Falkland Islands war tested the mettle of this "Iron Lady"
    $100 6
Mr. Schmidt spins them by the fire; Ma Schmidt spins it out of wool
    $100 11
8 years before "Speed", he co-starred with Drew Barrymore in a musical remake of "Babes in Toyland"
    $100 26
A cooking situation that's gone from bad to worse
    $100 21
Ivan I was Ivan Moneybag, Ivan II was Ivan the Red, & Ivan IV was this
    $200 19
"...on my mind"
    $200 2
This tough-talking Miamian is the nation's No. 1 cop
    $200 7
The Schmidts travel in one of these; their descendants loved the Ward Bond TV show of the same name
    $200 12
This former sitcom queen bedeviled Meryl Streep in "She-Devil"
    $200 27
To be out of favor temporarily, as when "Peter Pan"'s Mr. Darling was exiled to Nana's kennel
    $200 22
Buck Taylor, a star of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, earned this "Royal" nickname before Roy Rogers
    $300 18
An orange
    $300 3
The pineapple of Bob's eye, she returned to Red Cross leadership in 1997
    $300 8
On a stopover, the little Schmidts climb on the walls of this type of fort, also an army prison
    $300 14
The Nabokov novel nymphet played by Sue Lyon in 1962 & Dominique Swain in 1997
    DD: $1,000 28
1986 movie seen here:
    $300 23
George W. Perkins gave so much money to this political party that he was nicknamed "The Dough Moose"
    $400 17
Garden State
    $400 4
She was publisher of The Washington Post during Watergate
    $400 9
Whether broad or pole type, it's Mr. Schmidt's most important tool; he calls his mother-in-law a "battle" one
    $400 15
This world-famous sitarist composed some Indian music for the 1962 film, "Tarzan goes to India"
    $400 29
Visual cliche that's the opposite of "Absence makes the heart grow fonder"
    $400 24
We presume this Virginian felt good about his nickname, "The Era-Of-Good-Feeling President"
    $500 16
A saguaro cactus
    $500 5
This NFL team owner moved her team from California to Missouri
    $500 10
The Schmidts are plump, so it's good they didn't join this "party" that crossed the Sierra Nevada in 1846-87
    $500 20
"The Edge" reunited Anthony Hopkins with Bart the Bear, who was pitted against Brad Pitt in this 1995 film
    $500 30
Lady Macbeth's 3-word lament while sleepwalking, it precedes, "Out, I say!"
    $500 25
Some called this "Messiah" composter "The Thunderbolt" after Mozart said he struck like one

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

Bridget Bill Rob
$1,000 $1,200 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bridget Bill Rob
$3,500 $3,800 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

STRIFE WITH FATHER
BITES
LINGUA MORTALIS
(Alex: ...has to do with dead languages.)
ROCK STARS
SMILE!
NICK NAMES
    $200 3
She whacked her stepmom, saw what she'd done, then "gave her father 41"
    $200 12
Unlike their undead counterparts, these bats prefer biting cattle to humans
    $200 1
Citius, altius, fortius--swifter, higher, stronger--is the motto of this event
    $200 30
He tells the way it is with Aerosmith in his 1997 book "Walk This Way"
    $200 21
When this is happening, "Sure it's like a morn in spring"
    $200 8
Some folks call him Old Nick or Old Scratch when they "speak of" him
    $400 4
Thanks to an angel, Abraham didn't make him the ultimate sacrifice
    $400 13
A persistently biting insect, or a persistently provoking person, is this kind of "fly"
    $400 2
Used as a footnote abbreviation, this word means "in the same place"
    $400 29
Hansen is the last name of this singer-guitarist whose albums include "Mellow Gold" & "Odelay"
    $400 22
The term Gioconda Smile refers to an enigmatic smile like the famous one painted by this man
    $400 17
He was still a student at Ohio State when he won his first U.S. Amateur Golf Championship in 1959
    $600 5
It's pretty "complex" how he managed to kill his father, solve the Sphinx' riddle & marry his mother
    $600 14
Vipers keep these teeth folded in until it's time to bite
    $600 9
Descartes' "Je pense, donc je suis" is better known as this Latin phrase
    $600 26
Son of another famous singer, he's the frontman for The Wallflowers
    $600 23
As Pudd'nhead Wilson, he wrote, "Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been"
    $600 18
This protagonist of Hemingway's famous story, "The Killers", has been called Hemingway's alter-ego
    $800 6
In 1989, Jose & Kitty paid dearly because these 2 allegedly couldn't wait for their Beverly Hills inheritance
    $800 15
Long before the Queen song, Homer used this metaphor for warriors who die in battle
    DD: $900 10
It's the English translation of "Ars Gratia Artis", the motto seen here:
    DD: $800 27
Rock stars turning 50 in 1998 include Alice Cooper, Steve Winwood & this singer, heard here:
    $800 24
In office for only 33 days in 1978, he was there long enough to earn the sobriquet "The Smiling Pope"
    $800 19
He directed his mom, Gena Rowlands, in the 1996 film "Unhook the Stars"
    $1000 7
Executed in Utah in 1977, he told his brother that their father was the first person he ever wanted to murder
    $1000 16
This 1857 mutiny began among Indian troops ordered to bite cartridges greased with animal fat
    $1000 11
In "The Silence of the Lambs" Hannibal Lecter bargains with Clarice using this phrase meaning "What for what"
    $1000 28
He had a cameo in "Young Guns II" & also wrote its theme song "Blaze Of Glory"
    $1000 25
Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" was based on this 1955 Ingmar Bergman film
    $1000 20
Omar Sharif played this gambler in "Funny Girl" & "Funny Lady"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bridget Bill Rob
$8,700 $5,800 $1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY LEADERS
He built the Valley of the Fallen, his final resting place, just north of El Escorial

Final scores:

Bridget Bill Rob
$6,700 $11,510 $2,800
2nd place: 1-week Trip to the Bahamas New champion: $11,510 3rd place: Wittnauer's Montego, the ultimate Swiss watch

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bridget Bill Rob
$8,000 $5,800 $3,500
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
16 R,
2 W
13 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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