Show #3353 - Wednesday, March 17, 1999

Contestants

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Rachel Stohl, a research analyst from Arlington, Virginia

Barry Hren, a writer originally from Wheaton, Illinois

Betsy Mills, a homemaker from Monticello, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

ST. PATRICK'S DAY
(Alex: Of course - that's what it is!)
FILM CHARACTERS
CONSUMER PRODUCTS
HURRICANE NAMES
BIOLOGY
THE LUCK OF THE "IRISH"
    $100 11
The second U.S. satellite in orbit, Vanguard I, blasted off from this Florida site March 17, 1958
    $100 6
Scarlett O'Hara told him that he was "no gentleman" & he replied that Scarlett was "no lady"
    $100 16
Released in 1956 as a "house & garden bug killer", it uses the ad line "Kills Bugs Dead"
    $100 21
1985:
Same as Steinem & Estefan
    $100 19
Measles, mumps & rabies are not transmitted by bacteria, but by these
    $100 1
This bath soap is "Manly yes, but I like it too"
    $200 12
March 17, 1919 will forever remain "Unforgettable" as the day of this singer's birth
    $200 7
Sports agent who's fired for writing the memo "The things we think and do not say: the future of our business"
    DD: $500 17
Originally just an apple, this firm's trademark became one of the first used for textiles in 1871
    $200 22
1991:
Same as Fosse & Barker
    $200 27
Linnaeus only recognized 2 biological kingdoms; everything was either plant or this
    $200 2
Fine examples of this include Tullamore Dew, Old Bushmills & Jameson Distillery Reserve
    $300 13
"Gather around" these "Girls" who were founded on St. Paddy's Day in 1910
    $300 8
This title character's friend Bubba Blue dreams of opening up his own shrimping business
    $300 18
In 1989 this shoemaker introduced The Pump, a hot-selling inflatable sports shoe
    $300 23
1955:
Same as Reno & Jackson
    $300 28
It's composed of the brain & spinal cord in vertebrates; scientists abbreviate it CNS
    $300 3
You'll find the Isle of Man in this body of water
    $400 14
These people began their second war against New Zealand whites on March 17, 1860
    $400 9
Bogart character who tells Mary Astor, "I hope they don't hang you, precious, by that sweet neck"
    $400 20
During WWII this 100% whole wheat breakfast cereal contained "12 Large Biscuits" in every box
    $400 24
1983:
Same as Witt & Silverstone
    $400 29
Muscles may connect directly onto bones or connect to them by these
    $400 4
It's the breed of dog seen here
    $500 15
Born on a train in Russia on March 17, 1938, he danced his way to the West in 1961
    $500 10
"Rocky Horror Picture Show" doctor who's just "A sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania"
    $500 25
This all-purpose "Formula" for cleaning is named after the number of tries it took to get it right
    $500 26
1979:
Same as Remington & Chopin
    $500 30
A termite's intestinal tract can break down this plant substance; yours can't
    $500 5
Sinn Fein is the political wing of this military group

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

Betsy Barry Rachel
$1,900 $700 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Barry Rachel
$3,900 $800 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL MUSIC
COLLEGE SPORTS NICKNAMES
NAME THE PARENTS
CROATIAN POTPOURRI
CINDERELLA STORIES
DOUBLE TALK
    $200 2
Ludwig II of Bavaria adored this composer's work & paid him to complete "The Ring of the Nibelung"
    $200 1
The Bloodhounds sniff out victory for the New York college named for this first Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $200 14
Sean Lennon
    $200 25
Toni Kukoc of Croatia gained fame in the U.S. in this sport
    $200 11
This former partner of Dean Martin played the poor stepson in "Cinderfella"
    $200 18
This word for an inadvisable act is a real double negative
    $400 7
In 1970 he revised his 1962 book "Young People's Concerts for Reading and Listening"
    $400 3
Sports teams at Tufts got their nickname from this P.T. Barnum attraction
    $400 16
Elizabeth Scarlett & Georgia May Ayeesha Jagger
    $400 26
Croatia is located in the northwestern portion of this peninsula
    $400 12
Drew Barrymore drew on the Cinderella story for this 1998 film
    $400 19
Members say it in the House of Commons when a statement pleases their ears
    $600 8
One of the 3 Bs, he wrote "Hungarian Dances" while Liszt wrote "Hungarian Rhapsodies"
    $600 4
This university is home to the team whose logo is seen here
(Terps)
    $600 17
Joseph Patrick Kennedy II
    $600 27
A popular dish in Croatia is a veal cutlet concoction named for this capital city
    $600 13
These Mexican TV soap operas have redone the Cinderella story over & over again
    $600 20
Rebecca Wells' novel about Southern women is called "Divine Secrets of" this "Sisterhood"
    $800 9
This "Carmen" composer's "Symphony in C" wasn't heard until the 1930s, over 50 years after his death
    $800 5
At the California college named for John Greenleaf Whittier, no team nickname could be fittier
    $800 23
The Old Testament's King Solomon
    DD: $300 28
Rijeka, Split & Dubrovnik are Croatian ports on this sea
    $800 15
"La Cenerentola" is a Cinderella opera by this "William Tell" composer
    $800 21
In 1954 Don Clayton founded this more challenging form of miniature golf
    $1000 10
Claude Debussy's unfinished works based on this author's titles include "La Chute de la Maison Usher"
    $1000 6
The mascot seen here supports this North Carolina school's Demon Deacons sports teams
    DD: $900 24
Queen Elizabeth I
    $1000 30
Serbian in heritage but born in Croatia, he invented the first practical A.C. generator
    $1000 29
This Frenchman set down the tale of Cinderella in a 1697 book
    $1000 22
Add 2 letters to chic to get this word meaning chic or overly precious

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Betsy Barry Rachel
$6,100 $5,000 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

IRISH-BORN AUTHORS
(Alex: How appropriate!)
Once a drama critic in his native Dublin, he toured the U.S. as an actor's manager, but never visited Romania

Final scores:

Betsy Barry Rachel
$2,199 $9,201 $1,100
2nd place: Trip to Ireland courtesy of Collette Tours New champion: $9,201 3rd place: Tasco Recreational Optics

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Betsy Barry Rachel
$6,200 $5,000 $4,600
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
3 W
9 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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