Show #3978 - Wednesday, December 12, 2001


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Tracy Bond Bird, a television and commercial announcer from Louisville, Kentucky

Christopher Seivard, a cinematographer from Hershey, Pennsylvania

M J Selle, a freelance writer and editor from Katy, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Earth joined Wind & Fire & he joined Lake & Palmer
    $200 7
As it has this many toes on each foot, a raccoon's footprints have a human look
    $200 12
The romances of this legendary king tell of Dagonet, a fool he knighted
    $200 17
Ty Cobb, baseball's "Georgia Peach", made millions on early investment in this Georgia beverage company
    $200 26
Gather your grain, or the kind of moon that's asked to "shine on" in a song
    $200 1
Encarta calls him "the most renowned Hun leader"
    $400 3
In titles it preceded Eddie Money's "Nights" & Richard Marx's "Summer Nights"
    $400 8's "How to" section includes how to make these popular with the Davy Crockett wannabees
    $400 13
The Earl of Suffolk's fool Dickie Pierce was buried with an epitaph by this "Gulliver" author
    $400 18
In 1982 Peter Lynch bought this troubled U.S. car company at about 2 bucks a share; in 1986 he sold for around 40
    $400 27
People do it to stamps or coins & when they pass Go in Monopoly
    $400 22
Ammianus Marcellinus wrote that the Hun could eat, live, sleep & conduct his business from the back of this
    $600 4
This botanical tune grew up to No. 1 in 1988
    $600 9
Newborn raccoons lack the familiar tail rings & this famous facial feature
    DD: $400 14
It's the only part of Hamlet's father's jester seen in Shakespeare's play
    $600 19
Pfizer was a good buy in May 2001, when the government said 3 times more people need drugs to lower this
    $600 28
Completes the Biblical quote "Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also..."
    $600 23
The town on the site of this capital of Bulgaria was plundered & burned by the Huns around 447
    $800 5
Though this Art Alexakis band was formed in Portland, its first hit was about Santa Monica
    $800 10
After being "A Tramp Abroad", this author yearned for home-style foods like possum & 'coon
    $800 15
Term for a jester's scepter, a stick with a head on it; today you lump it with a bangle & bead
    $800 20
This office equipment maker was first listed on the NYSE in 1961 & split 5 for 1 in 1963
    $800 29
(Sofia reports from the United Nations.) People from Uruguay to Ukraine have held the presidency of this body that meets here
    $800 24
The Huns tried to extend west into the area then called this & "Frank"ly were beaten there in 451
    $1000 6
The Eurythmics were on the bill in 2000 at the grand opening celebration of this Seattle rock museum
    $1000 11
Keep it under your hat -- in the 1840s this U.S. political party used the raccoon as its emblem
    $1000 16
Even his jester Muckle John couldn't cheer up this king when he was beheaded in 1649
    $1000 21
Stock in this "systems" company that's "Empowering the Internet Generation" doubled in value in 1998 & in 1999
    $1000 25
The Huns only sacked Milan; this group destroyed it less than 100 years later, in 539

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

M J Christopher Tracy
$1,400 $2,400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

M J Christopher Tracy
$2,400 $2,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 17
Of 3,000, 30,000, or 300,000, the approximate number of beetle species in the world
    $400 22
Founded in 1962, this country's Kabul Times was its first English-language newspaper
    $400 16
Andrea Solari dished up the painting of this saint seen here
    $400 11
"Lion"ized studio
    $400 2
"Sea and Sardinia" is a travel book by this "Sons and Lovers" author
    $400 1
"Downtown" singer who works as a reporter for the Daily Planet
    $800 18
It's the company that produced the popular "insect" seen here
    $800 23
Dating from 1624, this country's San Francisco Xavier University in Sucre is one of the oldest in the Americas
    $800 25
Andrea D'Agnolo di Francesco is better-known by this name found in the title of Robert Browning's poem about him
    $800 12
"Falcon" nationality
    $800 3
Famous for a set of bawdy stories, he was the first to be buried in Westminster Abbey's Poets' Corner
    $800 4
Controversial '60s comic who sang "Born in the U.S.A."
    $1200 19
Because of the potential damage, potato growers are very wary of this "Rocky Mountain State" beetle
    $1200 24
The capital of this grand duchy is the seat of the Court of Justice of the European Communities
    $1200 26
Seen here is Antonio Canova's statue of this French emperor's scandalous sister Pauline
    $1200 13
Title time for a New York "Cowboy"
    DD: $1,000 8
He returned to India at age 17 in 1882 & worked as a journalist; he published his first poems in 1886
    $1200 5
Butch Cassidy's sidekick's extreme tact & delicacy
    $1600 20
It's the beetle variety that rolls balls of manure into its burrows to feed its larvae
    DD: $400 29
At the present its co-princes are Jacques Chirac & Bishop Joan Marti Alanis
    $1600 27
Sebastiano's enormous painting of the "Raising of" this Biblical man is in the National Gallery in London
    $1600 14
Field & MacLaine were "Steel" ones
    $1600 9
This Walter Scott character is chieftain of the MacGregor clan
    $1600 6
Lakers guard who anchored the "Today" show for 15 years
    $2000 21
The resemblance of the jaws of the beetle seen here to a male deer's antlers gives it this name
    $2000 28
Lorenzo Ghiberti is best-known for the magnificent bronze doors he created for the baptistery in this city
    $2000 15
Matinee idol Marcello
    $2000 10
Published in 1985, "The Tenth Man" was a long-lost novella written by this "Third Man" author back in 1944
    $2000 7
"Ozymandias" poet who played Lolita's mom on film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

M J Christopher Tracy
$4,000 $11,800 $11,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of the 2 hourlong dramas spun off from popular half-hour sitcoms in the 1970s

Final scores:

M J Christopher Tracy
$8,000 $20,800 $23,200
3rd place: Trip to Outrigger Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii 2nd place: Trip to France New champion: $23,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

M J Christopher Tracy
$4,000 $12,200 $12,000
15 R,
6 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2001-09-06
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