Show #3377 - Tuesday, April 20, 1999

Helen Petroff game 5.

Contestants

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Eric Hemer, a director of wine education from Lake Worth, Florida

Christina Held-Hulsing, a stay-at-home mom from Buffalo, New York

Helen Petroff, a research assistant from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $38,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

AROUND THE PACIFIC
TECHNOLOGY
3-LETTER WORDS
LITERARY WEATHER
GOING TO...
THE DOGS
    $100 21
2 of Chile's Juan Fernandez Islands are named for Alexander Selkirk & this fictional castaway he inspired
    $100 1
Suggestions on what to call this device ranged from farscope to telebaird
    $100 3
It's one layer of toilet paper or wood
    $100 26
James Whitcomb Riley wrote of the time when this "is on the punkin", & he didn't mean a fellow poet
    $100 11
Continent Columbus thought he was going to when he set sail in August 1492
    $100 16
Bull's-Eye was Bill Sikes' mean dog in this Dickens novel
    $200 22
This river in Washington & Oregon was explored by Robert Gray in a ship of the same name
    $200 2
Hubert Booth, not Herbert Hoover, developed the first practical electric one of these in 1901
    $200 7
A young fish, a way to cook it, or a "small" (unimportant) person
    $200 27
It must be hard to sleep late in Kipling's "Mandalay", where "The dawn comes up like" this
    $200 12
In 1932's legendary "Called Shot" his gesture indicated the ball would be going into the center field bleachers
    $200 17
Lobo sang about "Me and You and a Dog Named" this
    $300 23
In 1697 Jesuits founded Loreto, the 1st permanent European settlement on this "lower" peninsula
    $300 4
In 1982 one of these vehicles deployed a satellite for the first time
    $300 8
An eye irritation, or a pigpen
    $300 28
The Pacific Northwest is the setting for David Guterson's novel "Snow Falling on" these
    $300 13
Jesus went from Bethany to this city where he had his last meal
    $300 18
He's Augie Doggie's father
    $400 24
The island of Mindanao is a Muslim center in this mainly Roman Catholic country
    DD: $400 5
Until a 1967 table top model with a smaller electron tube was introduced, this kitchen device was big & pricey
    $400 9
A large coffee container, or a large vase to stash one's ashes
    $400 29
(Here's Al Roker with the clue) This type of low-pressure area provides the title for chapter 1 of "The Wizard of Oz"
    $400 14
To try to prevent her son from going to this city to fight, Thetis disguised Achilles as a girl & sent him away
    $400 19
When an ancient Greek said, "Love me, love my dog", more often than not the dog was one of these
    $500 25
To call the Rotorua Man, you'll have to ring up this antipodean island nation
    $500 6
On August 12, 1981 the world saw the first IBM personal computer using this Microsoft operating system
    $500 10
It equals 1/1000th of an inch
    $500 15
Type of nightclub Mick Jagger was "going to" in a 1982 Rolling Stones song
    $500 20
This dog wants you to take a bite out of crime

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Helen Christina Eric
$1,600 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Christina Eric
$2,700 $800 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT ANIMALS
DON'T TAKE THEM FOR GRANTED
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIRSTS
GOING TO THE DOGE
I AM CURIOUS "YELLOW"
    $200 2
Before this animal became common, Romans used the ferret for vermin control
    $200 11
This future president was working at his father's leather store when the Civil War started
    $200 18
The Addams got their Saturday morning start when they guest-starred on this sleuth pooch's show
    $200 25
Ladies & Gents...in the 1970s Bernice Collins took center ring as this circus' first black female clown
    $200 16
Nickname of the bridge Antonio Contino built around 1600; it connects the prison & the doge's palace
    $200 1
"You may talk about your Clementine and sing of Rosalee but" she's "the only girl for me"
    $400 3
Herodotus told the tale of Arion's rescue at sea by one of these mammals
    $400 12
In "She Done Him Wrong", Mae West propositioned this actor with "Why don't you come up sometime -- see me?"
    $400 22
He was Uncle Fester on the '60s TV series
    $400 26
This "Beloved" author was the first African-American to win a Nobel Prize for Literature
    $400 17
Doge Enrico Dandolo issued these called grossos, with his picture on therm
    $400 6
Its headquarters are located in Mammoth Hot Springs
    $600 4
A Japanese folktale tells of Urashima Taro who saves one of these sea reptiles that turns into a young woman
    $600 13
This singer published a book of her own "Heart-to-Heart Bible Stories" for children
    $600 23
Carel Struycken, who was the giant on "Twin Peaks", took on this role in the 1991 film
    $600 19
14th century doge Marino Faliero was the subject of a tragedy by this "Don Juan" poet
    $600 7
This North American woodpecker lives on the east coast but flies to Central America for the winter
    $800 5
These animals were involved in the premiere event in the funeral games for Patroclus
    $800 14
This TV producer was married to Mary Tyler Moore until 1981
    DD: $400 24
This character was the obvious choice for a series of commercials for the Yellow Pages
    $800 20
Simone Boccanegra was the first doge of this city, home to Columbus
    $800 8
In 1970 it became the first & only incorporated city in Canada's Northwest Territories
    DD: $500 10
The "Lucanian Cows" Pyrrhus used in his invasion of Italy were these, from Asia
    $1000 15
This 6' 8" basketball forward is the son of a former Dallas Cowboys running back
    $1000 21
This cathedral in Venice was originally a private chapel of the doges
    $1000 9
Drawn by R.F. Outcault, this hero of the first true newspaper comic strip debuted on May 5, 1895

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Helen Christina Eric
$5,700 $1,400 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY PERSONALITIES
In a 1998 interview, she said, "I see it as my apostolic duty to talk about art"

Final scores:

Helen Christina Eric
$4,900 $1 $599
5-day champion: $43,000 3rd place: JBL Harmony Stereo System 2nd place: Zenith 32" TV & Broyhill Entertainment Center

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Helen Christina Eric
$5,700 $1,400 $3,300
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
1 W
13 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $10,400

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