Show #2992 - Tuesday, September 9, 1997

Fred Ramen game 3.

Contestants

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Betsy Schiltz, a graduate student from Durham, North Carolina

Brian Benson, a stagehand from Hyattsville, Maryland

Fred Ramen, an assistant editor from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
GIANTS
"FEE", "FI", "FO", "FUM"
I SMELL
THE BLOOD
OF AN ENGLISHMAN
    $100 4
Audrey Wood & David Shannon's new book about this great big logger introduces his wife & kids
    $100 5
Before David cut off his head, this Philistine giant stood "six cubits and a span"
    $100 13
Physically weak, or weak-"minded"
    $100 21
I'm the medical term for bad breath
    $100 14
In the lungs, this element joins with the iron in hemoglobin
    $100 1
Prince Charles is the Duke of Cornwall & Prince Philip is the Duke of this
    $200 7
Stan & Jan Berenstain have written a series of books about a family of these title animals
    $200 6
With his overactive imagination, Don Quixote thought these objects were giants
    $200 17
"He wears red suspenders" to hold his pants up
    $200 22
I'm the substance that "Apocalypse Now"'s Robert Duvall loves the smell of "in the morning"
    $200 15
Put a test tube of blood in a centrifuge, spin it, & these cells will go to the bottom
    $200 2
From Latin for "servant", it's a gentleman's gentleman
    $300 8
Cavatica is the last name of the title character of this 1952 E.B. White novel
    $300 11
This giant ape threatens tourist trams at Universal Studios
    $300 18
It's the length a lens will go to work
    $300 23
I'm a chemical element that's odorless, but in combination with hydrogen, smells like rotten eggs
    $300 3
Encarta calls it "the cue game most popular in Britain"
    $400 9
This character in a book by Saint-Exupery leaves his tiny planet because of a prideful flower
    $400 12
In 1950 the Minnesota Valley Canning Co. took a new name from this, its symbol
    $400 19
Elway error
    $400 24
We're the 2 fragrant gifts the wise men brought to the baby Jesus
    $400 28
In AIDS this virus destroys the CD4 lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell
    DD: $1,000 26
Last name of the men whose firm is credited with creating the felt hat we call the derby
    $500 10
The cut-paper illustrations of "Golem" earned David Wisniewski this medal in 1997
    $500 16
In mythology, this hundred-eyed giant eventually ended up a peacock
    $500 20
In the song "Charlie Brown", it precedes "I smell smoke in the auditorium"
    $500 25
I am the Faberge aftershave marketed as "The Essence of Man"
    $500 27
"Row" in Mayfair that's home to the finest British tailors

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

Fred Brian Betsy
$300 $1,000 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Brian Betsy
$1,500 $1,400 $100

Double Jeopardy! Round

CARRYING ON
ISLAND PRISONS
HISTORY
MYTHOLOGICAL MISTAKES
IMPOSSIBLE
QUESTIONS
    $200 21
In 1997 Universal made a "Liar Liar" out of him
    $200 6
In 1963 a "Hot Line" emergency link went into effect between Washington, DC & this world city
    $200 1
Uh-Oh: When Achilles' mother dipped him in the river Styx, she held him by this, leaving it vulnerable
    $200 11
If you're part of this group & are caught, the secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions
    $200 13
Robert Kennedy liked to say that some men see things & ask why, but he dreamed things & asked this
    $400 22
If this "North By Northwest" star had not gone another direction, he might have taken the name Cary Lockwood
    $400 26
In the 1950s he did time on Isla de Pinos; since 1959, he's ruled a larger island
    $400 7
Jean Jacques Dessalines, brought to this island country as a slave, declared its independence in 1804
    $400 2
The Trojans wouldn't heed Cassandra's warning to beware of this "steed"
    DD: $1,000 12
Impossible as it may sound, '60s sitcom star heard here:

"To dream, the impossible dream /
To fight the unbeatable foe..."
    $400 14
This query about a pontiff's religion is used in response to a silly question
    $600 23
She wrote her & her mother's speeches for the American Comedy Awards & was on the 1997 Oscar writing staff
    $600 27
This island between Queens & the Bronx has correctional facilities for men, women & teens
    $600 8
After a 50-year active reign, Wilhelmina stepped down as queen of this country in 1948
    $600 3
She foolishly fooled around with Poseidon in Athena's temple, so Athena turned her hair into snakes
    $600 18
"You can put them in a pie-aye/any way you want to eat them/it's impossible to beat them"
    $600 15
In a 1988 film Bob Hoskins must enter Toontown to answer this title question
    $800 24
This sitcom star won a Cableace Award for his "Human Cartoon" special
    $800 28
Cockatoo Island is a former prison in this country settled by prisoners
    DD: $1,000 9
Soldier & statesman Louis Botha helped negotiate the terms that ended this war in 1902
    $800 4
This Titan made the mistake of waging war against Zeus, so he was doomed to hold the sky on his shoulders
    $800 19
In an 1813 letter this leader wrote, "You write to me that it's impossible; the word is not French"
    $800 16
Melancholy Pete Seeger song that asks, "When will they ever learn?"
    $1000 25
He played Josef in "The Bride" & Westley in "The Princess Bride"
    $1000 10
England's Richard III was the last king of this ruling house
    $1000 5
Linus the Music Teacher was too critical of this "labor"er, his pupil, who hit him with a lyre & killed him
    $1000 20
"Whoso loves believes the impossible", wrote this love of poet Robert in her own beguiling way
    $1000 17
The second half of Senator Howard Baker's 1973 question that began, "What did the president know?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Fred Brian Betsy
$10,500 $2,600 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
Its full Spanish name originally meant "The Royal City of the Holy Faith of Saint Francis of Assisi"

Final scores:

Fred Brian Betsy
$9,000 $600 $5,500
3-day champion: $37,500 3rd place: Panasonic Digital Video Disc player 2nd place: Trip to New York City

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Fred Brian Betsy
$10,300 $4,600 $3,900
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,800

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