Show #3670 - Friday, July 14, 2000

Tad Carithers game 1.


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Meredith Finnin, a communications specialist from New York City, New York

Tad Carithers, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia

Catherine Young, an editor from Halifax, Nova Scotia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, the literary work.)
(Alex: We'll give you the songs, you identify the writers.)
    $100 22
When it comes to "War And Peace", he wrote the book
    $100 16
"Can't Buy Me Love" & Love Me Do"
    $100 6
This "Men in Black" star earned his "Prince" nickname in school due to his "charming" manner
    $100 12
Aristotle's prescription for women in this condition was to avoid too much salt & wine
    $100 11
A fur wrap, or what you did if you illegally took one
    $100 1
Attention! This German word for "Attention!" precedes "Baby" in a U2 album title
    $200 23
In Part XI we see "The grand and inevitable event of the abandonment and burning of" this city
    $200 17
"Some Enchanted Evening" & "Edelweiss"
    $200 7
This supermodel has also been a "Sirens" actress & a fashion cafe businesswoman
    $200 13
It was the standard wear for the men & boys exercising in the gymnasium
    $200 14
The Kukui type of this Hawaiian necklace is made of candlenuts strung together
    $200 2
This French word for "goodbye" comes from 2 words literally meaning "to God"
    $300 24
First name of Ms. Pavlovna, at whose party the book opens; the author also used it for Ms. Karenina
    $300 18
"Honky Cat" & "Crocodile Rock"
    $300 8
In his act this magician has walked through the Great Wall of China & made the Statue of Liberty disappear
    $300 15
Originally 6 obols equaled one of these coins
    $300 19
The sarge will hit the woof if you lose these
    $300 3
Fellah, plural fellahin, means a peasant or laborer in this language
    $400 29
Pierre, a prisoner set to be executed facing one of these, watches 5 die before he is reprieved
    $400 25
"Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" & "(They Long To Be) Close To You"
    $400 9
His "Romantic Christmas" CD, made with wife Connie Selleca, sold over 500,000 copies
    $400 28
In ancient Greece this oil was used as a food, fuel, lubricant & in place of soap
    $400 20
Nixon might have found one of these detachable shirt fronts tricky to wear
    $400 4
This Japanese word for "teacher" is a common title for a karate instructor
    $500 30
Nikolay & Andrey Bolkonsky were princes; Ilya Rostov had this title, 2, 3, 4...
    $500 26
"I Don't Know How To Love Him" & "Don't Cry For Me, Argentina"
    $500 10
He modeled his "Saturday Night Live" character Linda "Coffee Talk" Richman on his mother-in-law
    $500 27
In 548 B.C. the Temple of Apollo burned down in this oracular city, sponsor of the Pythian Games
    DD: $300 21
It shares its name with a racetrack seen in "My Fair Lady"
    $500 5
The name of this clear Coors product is Russian for "winter"

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

Catherine Tad Meredith
$1,400 $1,600 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Tad Meredith
$1,900 $3,000 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
In 1938 Chester Carlson didn't copy off the guy sitting next to him when he invented this process
    $200 23
Aspartic & glutamic are 2 of these acids, the building blocks of proteins
    $200 4
Peter Sellers had 3 roles in this film, U.S. President Merkin Muffley, Captain Lionel Mandrake & this title character
    $200 12
In 1893 he built the Black Maria, the first building designed to make commercial motion pictures
    $200 1
In 218 B.C. this things-to-do note seen here:
"Feed elephants, don't forget, shovel!"
    $200 17
Dollar amount found in Money
    $400 10
In 1954 he was appointed chief minister of the Nation of Islam's main temple in Harlem
    $400 5
President Harrison Ford personally battles hijacker Gary Oldman in this 1997 thriller
    $400 19
In 1812 the U.S. Congress denied his petition for the renewal of his patent for the cotton gin
    $400 2
The note seen here is by one of these brothers:
"Meet Clantons & McLowerys @ Corral"
    $400 18
This makes waste in Martha Stewart Living
    $600 11
Founded in 1831, it's the oldest Catholic institution of higher learning in what was the NW Territory
    $600 6
Thanks to the magic of digital technology, this man (a method actor?) played the president in 1997's "Contact"
    $600 20
Bette Nesmith Graham called her correction fluid "Mistake Out" before selling it under this brand name
    $600 3
Scientist who did something about notes from his wife like the one seen here:
"The milk is sour again, mon cheri"
    $600 22
Synonym for "identical" found in Sesame Street Magazine
    $800 13
This "affair" caused a quasi-war between France & America in 1798
    DD: $1,000 7
In a 1995 film he played Andrew Shepherd, "The American President" who romanced Annette Bening
    $800 21
In 1855 Joshua Stoddard patented this musical instrument often associated with circuses & merry-go-rounds
    $800 14
Military man who may have found the note seen here on his desk in April of 1951:
"Truman called - sounds steamed!"
    $1000 16
On Aug. 22, 1963 Joe Walker took this rocket plane to a new record altitude of 66 1/2 miles
    $1000 26
In the alkane family, methane is followed by ethane, propane & this, C4 H10
    $1000 8
As President Beck, this actor tells America that the sky is falling in 1998's "Deep Impact"
    $1000 24
In 1943 the U.S. Supreme Court credited this immigrant, not Marconi, as the inventor of radio
    $1000 15
Essayist & experimenter who wrote the 1626 note seen here:
"Remember to Freeze Chicken!"
    $1000 25
South African monetary unit racing through Car And Driver

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Tad Meredith
$900 $9,800 $3,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1998 the author of this controversial 1970 book was finally invited to play in a Yankees old-timers' game

Final scores:

Catherine Tad Meredith
$1,795 $10,600 $2,100
3rd place: Trip to Hilton Garden Inn, Flagstaff, Arizona New champion: $10,600 2nd place: Forever Resorts Houseboat Vacation

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Catherine Tad Meredith
$900 $9,600 $3,300
13 R,
6 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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Game tape date: 2000-04-12
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