Show #3623 - Wednesday, May 10, 2000

2000 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 3.
From the Atlanta Civic Center.


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Janet Wong, a college senior from Eatontown, New Jersey

Jack Archey, a C.P.A. and comedian from Los Angeles, California

Eddie Timanus, a sportswriter from Arlington, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The contestants have to name the single letter that follows "K" in the abbreviations we will bring to your attention.)
    $100 1
The June 1983 Challenger flight had the first 5-person crew, including this first U.S. woman in space
    $100 3
In this 1971 hit, Don McLean wrote that "Something touched me deep inside the day the music died"
    $100 11
3-letter abbreviation for a type of line that keeps you constantly connected at high speed
    $100 16
These come in a variety of sizes from small to supercolossal & are often stuffed with pimientos
    $100 26
Aye, matey, Anne Bonny & Mary Read lived the high life on the high seas as this type of criminal
    $100 17
In the 2-letter abbreviation of the Bluegrass State
    $200 2
After going to the moon, Pete Conrad & Alan Bean's next trips were to this U.S. space station
    $200 4
In 1978 the Bee Gees spent a total of 13 weeks at No. 1 & this youngest brother took the top spot for 9 weeks
    $200 12
Zone names include com, gov, net & this one found after www.stanford & www.hofstra
    $200 22
This fermented cabbage dish is a popular ingredient in a Reuben sandwich
    $200 27
"The Last Madam" is a recent book about Norma Wallace, who ran a famous brothel in this city's French Quarter
    $200 18
In the abbreviation of the military duty in which you assist the cook
    $300 6
James Lovell went on 2 Apollo missions & 2 of these missions that had 2-man crews
    $300 5
"Roll Over Beethoven and tell" this Russian composer "the news"
    $300 13
PGP, a popular e-mail encryption program, stands for "Pretty Good" this
    $300 23
This tasty veal dish derives its name from the German for "Viennese cutlet"
    $300 28
A 1944 Broadway musical fictionalized the life of this 19th c. feminist known for her scandalous pants
    $300 19
On highway distance signs in Europe
    $400 7
With Deke Slayton grounded with a heart condition, this man got to be the second U.S. man in space
    $400 9
Hoyt Axton wrote 2 of this group's Top 5 hits: "Joy To The World" & "Never Been To Spain"
    $400 14
Area 51 & Heartland are "neighborhoods" in this web page hosting service from Yahoo!
    $400 24
From French for "to strike" or "chill", it's a tall, cool coffee drink blended with sugar & ice
    $400 29
Some say this "maternal" outlaw arranged the murder of her lover, Arthur Dunlop
    DD: $500 20
In the common name of the airline whose mileage program is called "Flying Dutchman"
    $500 8
Astronaut Michael Foale was left in the dark in June 1997 after a supply ship punctured this craft's Spektr module
    $500 10
This Stevie Wonder hit is subtitled "Everything's Alright"
    $500 15
This network that encompasses thousands of news groups was created in 1979 by 2 Duke University grad students
    $500 25
How sweet it is! This onion is Georgia's state vegetable
    $500 30
Born Martha, this Wild West gal, Wild Bill Hickok's pal, sometimes toiled as a lady of the evening
    $500 21
In the symbol of the colorless, odorless gas whose atomic number is 36

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

Eddie Jack Janet
$1,600 $200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eddie Jack Janet
$3,900 $1,500 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"N" '64
(Alex: All of the correct responses will begin with the letter N, and they will all relate to 1964.)
    $200 1
This star had close encounters in "Men In Black" & "Independence Day"
    $200 6
These 2 countries form the Scandinavian Peninsula
    $200 22
This west coast Major League Baseball team is the only one with both its city name & team name in a foreign language
    $200 9
One of these seen in 1769 had a tail estimated to be about 40 million miles long
    $200 21
This Peter Shaffer tragedy focuses on the life of a great composer, as seen by his rival in the Austrian court
    $200 8
As Jean-Paul Sartre rejected this award in 1964, the big cash prize was returned to its fund
    $400 2
Fictional TV series on which Jason Nesmith played Commander Taggart (& Tim Allen played them both)
    $400 7
Jabal Katrinah, Egypt's highest point, rises 8,651 feet in the southern part of this peninsula
    $400 24
This Norse word for a fierce warrior is now associated with "going" nuts
    DD: $2,700 10
An island first seen in 1767 by a sailor with this last name was colonized in 1790 by mutineers
    $400 23
Stephen Flaherty, not Scott Joplin, wrote the music for this show that's based on a novel by E.L. Doctorow
    $400 15
He was "Alabama Joe" back in 1964 but failed to lead 'Bama to an Orange Bowl win
    $600 3
Douglas Rain, who performed this role in "2001: A Space Odyssey", never visited the set
    $600 14
Bertram Thomas was the first European to cross the Rub Al-Khali, the "Empty Quarter" of this peninsula
    $600 28
Selections by this French classical composer include "Tortoises", "Aquarium" & "The Elephant"
    $600 11
In the 1790s the French made Toussaint L'Ouverture general-in-chief of this colony
    DD: $1,500 25
Olga, Masha & Irina Prozorov are the title characters in this play
    $600 16
This city announced in January 1964 that it would build not 1, but 2 tallest buildings in the world
    $800 4
In 1998 this "Party Of Five" member was one of a party of seven "Lost In Space"
    $800 19
This continent's northernmost tip lies on land once called Palmer Peninsula by the U.S. & Graham Land by the British
    $800 29
This publishing company founded in 1939 made Gertrude the Kangaroo its mascot
    $800 12
France's political & social system before the revolution was known as the "Ancien" this
    $800 26
He wrote, "Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ilium?"
    $800 17
This former prime minister was cremated on a sandalwood pyre beside the Jumna River May 28, 1964
    $1000 5
In "The Phantom Menace" she played Padme Naberrie
    $1000 20
This peninsula on Luzon Island in the Philippines fell to the Japanese on April 9, 1942
    $1000 30
Translated as “Land of the Kings”, this state is home to India’s nuclear test sites & the world’s largest camel fair
    $1000 13
In 1757 this man led the East India Company's forces to victory in the Battle of Plassey
    $1000 27
Christopher Isherwood & Sally Bowles are characters in this 1951 play on which a 1966 musical was partly based
    $1000 18
Princess Irene of Orange-Nassau lost her claim to this country's throne because she married a Spanish Catholic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eddie Jack Janet
$7,000 $3,800 $4,800

Final Jeopardy! Round

An edition of this 1934 book had on its cover a crab & "Not to be imported into Great Britain or U.S.A."

Final scores:

Eddie Jack Janet
$4,399 $0 $1,600
Automatic semifinalist 3rd place: $2,500 if eliminated 2nd place: $2,500 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Eddie Jack Janet
$4,700 $2,800 $4,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
12 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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Game tape date: 2000-03-18
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