Show #3148 - Wednesday, April 15, 1998

Contestants

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Julie Rovner, a journalist from Bethesda, Maryland

Don Wright, a Ph.D. candidate from New Orleans, Louisiana

Phil Ray, a graduate student from Lexington, Kentucky (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL MONOGRAMS
4 EASY LIT QUESTIONS...
(Alex: In this category, we have [*], and one doozy, one tough one.)
NONPOTENT POTABLES
(Alex: An all-video category called...)
NAME THAT ARTIST
TV SHOWS ON TV SHOWS
CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
    $100 21
USG
    $100 16
In Longfellow's epic, he was raised by his grandmother Nokomis, daughter of the moon
    $100 6
In 1990 Coca-Cola introduced Powerade to compete with this No. 1-selling sports drink
    $100 1
The following is a detail of perhaps his greatest painting:
    $100 11
Like "Meet the Press", Murphy Brown's fictional news show "F.Y.I." tapes in this city
    $100 26
A shiner for lips, not eyes
(5)
    $200 22
CAA
    $200 17
An angler named Santiago is the main character in this Hemingway tale
    $200 7
Under its Mug brand, Pepsico markets root beer & this drink flavored with vanilla
    $200 2
One of his last works is seen here:
    $200 12
This "Simpsons" TV clown has worked with Sideshow Bob, Sideshow Mel & Sideshow Luke Perry
    $200 27
P.E. place
(3)
    $300 23
WHH
    $300 18
This graduate of the University of New Hampshire published "The Hotel New Hampshire" in 1981
    $300 8
In the 1920s Natali Olivieri had the brilliant idea of flavoring his Yoo-Hoo pop with this sweet
    $300 3
Renaissance master who painted the goddess seen here:
    DD: $500 13
(Hi. I'm Debbe Dunning.) It's the name of the home improvement show that's featured on "Home Improvement"
    $300 28
Social blunder
(5)
    $400 24
RBH
    $400 19
This Norman Mailer novel is considered one of the finest by an American about WWII
    $400 9
This Northwest city was a coffee mecca pre-WWII, long before Starbucks began brewing there in 1971
    $400 4
The work seen here is by this Neoclassical painter:
    $400 14
He plays talk show host Larry Sanders on HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show"
    $400 29
German sneezer alleviator
(10)
    $500 25
WGH
    $500 20
The trilogy of "The Hamlet", "The Town" & "The Mansion" was set in this mythical county
    $500 10
This sparkling liquid named for a German town was a forerunner of soda pop
    $500 5
A detail of a triptych by this 15th century Dutchman is seen here:
    $500 15
The TV producer he plays on "The Tom Show" was dumped by Shannon Tweed, not Roseanne
    $500 30
Bird that'll do in a pinch
(5)

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Phil Don Julie
$1,700 $800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Don Julie
$2,700 $2,700 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

WHERE ARE WE?
(Alex: You have to tell me the city.)
HOUSE OF PAIN
"S" & "M"
COMMON BONDS
FUN & GAMES
HOW DULL!
    $200 17
Esplanade Avenue,
Royal Street,
Bourbon Street
    $200 16
Shoe term for the basic training period of military recruits
    $200 26
You might "treasure" this principal mountain system of Mexico
    $200 11
Spy,
hour,
stained
    $200 6
In Chinese checkers, they're the "checkers"
    $200 2
According to the saying, these 2 things make Jack a dull boy
    $400 18
The Red Dog Saloon,
Sealaska Cultural Arts Park,
The Alaska State Museum
    $400 22
A boy raised with a prince & punished for the prince's misdeeds
    $400 27
Avast mateys! We're nearing this Caribbean Sea area through which galleons passed
    $400 12
Bachelor's,
panic,
belly
    $400 7
"Share a Smile" Becky, Barbie's first friend with a disability, comes complete with a pink one of these vehicles
    $400 1
This dull-edged utensil is named for the dairy product it spreads
    $600 19
The Peale Museum,
The Lacrosse Hall of Fame Museum,
The H.L. Mencken House
    $600 23
Medieval torture device in the shape of a person & in which the victim's body was enclosed
    $600 28
Spanish name for St. Augustine's saintly mother, or a beach city west of Los Angeles
    DD: $1,000 13
Eye,
snow,
Grand
    $600 8
Introduced in the 1950s, this "modeling compound" began as a cleaning product for wallpaper
    $600 3
An old proverb says that something can be as dull as this bluish-gray element, symbol Pb
    $800 20
The Carnegie Science Center,
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History,
The Carnegie Museum of Art
    $800 24
He said "There are no gains without pains" in his 1952 acceptance speech at the Democratic convention
    $800 29
First names of the Krofft Brothers who "pulled the strings" on "D.C. Follies" & "Lidsville"
    $800 14
Unstirred martinis,
a leg,
your booty
    DD: $1,000 9
This game, seen here, was the first successful video game
    $800 4
In his 1755 dictionary, he wrote, "To make dictionaries is dull work"
    $1000 21
Beehive House,
The Museum of Church History & Art,
This is the Place State Park
    $1000 25
French author of 1795's "Philosophy in the Bedroom"... ouch!
    $1000 30
He's the Church's patron of paratroopers
    $1000 15
Shoulder,
roller,
sling
    $1000 10
Johnny Carson & Eva Gabor made this party game a hit when they tried it on TV
    $1000 5
His "Our Mutual Friend" says, "He'd be sharper than a serpent's tooth, if he wasn't as dull as ditch water"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phil Don Julie
$3,500 $7,900 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INVENTORS
He was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame in 1997 for inventing the supercomputer

Final scores:

Phil Don Julie
$6,999 $12,400 $11,100
3rd place: PinSeeker's his or hers custom quality-made golf clubs with bag New champion: $12,400 2nd place: a trip to Plaza Las Glorias Mexico on Mexicana airlines

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phil Don Julie
$3,500 $7,500 $7,100
12 R,
1 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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