Show #3375 - Friday, April 16, 1999

Helen Petroff game 3.

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Robin Travers, a dermatologist from Somerville, Massachusetts

Richard Hill, a law student from Alexandria, Virginia

Helen Petroff, a research assistant from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

"NEWS"WEEK
PC WORLD
COSMOPOLITAN
PEOPLE
LADIES HOME JOURNAL
TV GUIDE
(Alex: Sort of a theme there, I think!)
    $100 7
Canine term for an inquisitive news reporter
    $100 21
Byzantine priests might know the name of the type of screen images seen here
    $100 26
Large glaciers covering this island nation include Langjokull, Hofsjokull & Vatnajokull
    $100 2
Genesis printer:
1450s
    $100 1
It's the detachable part of an advertisement that entitles you to a discount at the supermarket
    $100 16
You might leave a message on the machine of this actor who starred as Jim Rockford
    $200 8
These short films of current events, such as "The March of Time" series, played in movie houses in the '40s
    $200 22
One of these is equal to 1,024 bytes
    $200 27
The southern midsection of this nation is known as the Massif Central
    $200 3
Great epic-writing Ionian:
9th century B.C.
    $200 12
Examples of these include Dr. Atkins, the Macrobiotic & the Scarsdale
    $200 17
Nancy Cartwright is over 30 years older than this animated son of Marge she voices
    $300 9
This Long Island morning paper was founded in 1940
    $300 23
To take fleas off your dog, or to detect, locate & correct errors in a computer program
    $300 28
The equator crosses more land in this South American nation than any other
    $300 4
2 moonwalkers:
July 20, 1969
    $300 13
This mild antiseptic with the formula H2O2 can also be used to bleach hair & fabrics
    $300 18
This animated series based on a Scott Adams comic strip premiered on UPN in 1999
    $400 10
It's the inexpensive paper made from wood pulp of which newspapers are made
    $400 24
"Small" term for a central processing unit on one integrated circuit
    $400 29
This country's northern border touches China, Bhutan & Nepal
    $400 5
Inventive brothers at Kill Devil Hill:
December 17, 1903
    $400 14
From the Latin for "entering", they're the listed things you need to prepare food from a recipe
    $400 19
In the 1998 Christmas episode of this sitcom, David Spade played the Grinch
    $500 11
This Rupert Murdoch company owns the L.A. Dodgers, the New York Post & Fox Studios
    $500 25
It's not a spider, it's the person responsible for maintaining an internet site
    $500 30
With over 50 independent countries, this continent has more than any other
    $500 6
Vienna's first psychoanalyst:
late 1800s
    $500 15
A housewife is also known as a homemaker or one of these "engineers"
    DD: $800 20
(Hi, I'm Renee Jones from "Days of our Lives") I made my acting debut on this TV series about a white basketball coach at a tough inner-city school

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

Helen Richard Robin
$2,200 $0 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Richard Robin
$4,100 $1,600 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHARLEMAGNE
THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
TOUGH SHAKESPEARE
POTPOURRI
BOBs & JEFFs
LETTER AFTER F
    $200 6
Charlemagne's first title was king of these people; he never was king of the beans
    $200 14
"Macbeth",
"The Trial",
"The Magnificent Ambersons"
    $200 11
On an episode of the TV show "Moonlighting", Cybill Shepherd was Kate in an adaptation of this play
    $200 22
The 2 basic types of saddles are English & this type preferred by cowboys
    $200 16
He sang "Thanks for the Memory" in his first feature film, "The Big Broadcast of 1938"
    $200 1
In the alphabet
    $400 7
In subduing the Saxons, Charlemagne executed those who refused this Christian rite
    $400 17
"Once Upon a Time in the West",
"For a Few Dollars More",
"The Good, the Bad & the Ugly"
    $400 12
In this comedy's subplot, Sir Toby Belch & Maria play a trick on Malvolio, Olivia's steward
    $400 23
This chess piece that usually looks like part of a castle is sometimes called a castle
    $400 18
He's the K in DreamWorks SKG
    $400 2
In a radio broadcast band
    $600 8
While serving in this post in 799, Leo III was attacked in Rome & took refuge in Charlemagne's court
    $600 27
"Nights of Cabiria",
"Amarcord",
"La Strada"
    $600 13
Pursued by Demetrius & Helena, Hermia & Lysander elope to a wood near Athens in this comedy
    $600 24
Specifically, this 12-letter word describes a person between 90 & 100 years old
    $600 19
His engaging performance in "The Last Picture Show" earned him a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination
    $600 3
To abbreviate a state
    $800 9
A scholarly king, Charlemagne enjoyed having this saint's "City of God" read to him
    $800 28
"An Angel at my Table",
"Peel',
"The Piano"
    DD: $1,500 15
Completes Sonnet 130's first line, "My mistress' eyes are..."
    $800 25
This Creole concoction of meat & seafood is so good Hank Williams wrote a song about it in 1952
    DD: $1,500 20
1979's "Gotta Serve Somebody" was this Minnesotan's last Top 40 single
    $800 4
To get Angela Bassett's first film
    $1000 10
Charlemagne lost his rear guard, led by this legendary nephew, at the Battle of Roncesvalles
    $1000 29
"Broken Blossoms",
"Intolerance",
"Way Down East"
    $1000 30
In "King Lear" the Earl of Gloucester boasts of this bastard son: "There was good sport at his making"
    $1000 26
Goto is the surname of the young Osaka-born violinist known by this single name
    $1000 21
For his work on behalf of African famine victims, the Queen knighted this lead singer of the Boomtown Rats in 1986
    $1000 5
In the complete initials of the president of South Africa in 1990

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Richard Robin
$8,700 $600 $1,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
In January 1999 this author issued a public statement reminding the world the third millennium really begins Jan. 1, 2001

Final scores:

Helen Richard Robin
$10,000 $1,200 $2,500
3-day champion: $27,100 3rd place: HP Jornada 820 Handheld PC 2nd place: Trip to Chateau Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Helen Richard Robin
$11,400 $600 $1,900
31 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
4 W
7 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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