Show #3628 - Wednesday, May 17, 2000

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


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Carolyn Cracraft, a college senior from Chicago, Illinois

Steve Fried, a technical support specialist from Phoenix, Arizona

Michael Rooney, a college instructor from Pasadena, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
All but one of the domesticated breeds of this animal are derived from the mallard
    $100 30
On March 7, 1979 Ray Charles appeared before a joint session of the Georgia legislature to perform this song
    $100 13
To tie temporarily, like a horse to a post
    $100 20
Neither player wins with this kind of "mate"
    $100 9
This champion boasted, "They all will fall in the round I call" & "It ain't braggin' if you can do it"
    $100 28
Backyard BBQ season starts on the weekend of this holiday, the last Monday in May
    $200 4
The screech type of this creature may make its nest in a Saguaro cactus
    $200 29
A few days before his death in 1967 he recorded the lines, "I left my home in Georgia headed for the 'Frisco bay"
    $200 14
An opening in the deck of a ship for senator Orrin to pass through
    $200 19
The only chess move in which a player may move 2 of his own pieces at the same time
    $200 8
In his 1964 State of the Union he said, responding to Khrushchev's boast, "We do not intend to be buried"
    $200 27
A survey by the Barbecue Industry Association showed most U.S. backyard grills use these 2 fuel types
    $300 5
The Weddell species of this animal can stay underwater for over an hour
    $300 24
This No. 1 hit by Vicki Lawrence was written by her then-husband Bobby Russell
    $300 15
Condiment seen here before being ground for use:
    $300 18
In chess notation, QR stands for this
    $300 10
In 1990 he boasted that if attacked, he would turn the Saudi oil fields into "A sea of fire"
    $300 23
In 1620 perhaps the first good meal the Pilgrims had was a barbecued meleagris gallopovo, one of these birds
    $400 6
Similar to a wattle, it's the throat flap of Zebu cattle or the mole anole lizard
    $400 25
A boy named Johnny wins an important fiddlin' contest in this 1979 story song
    $400 3
The "H" of the 4-H Club that fits the category
    $400 17
A special way a pawn may capture, it's French for "in passing"
    $400 11
In a fairy tale, The Brave Little Tailor boasted he killed 7 with one blow! The town thought he meant men; he meant these
    $400 22
No. 10 of his "Top Ten Signs You're At A Bad Barbecue" list is "Everything on the grill has a long thin tail"
    $500 7
Dingoes go after these burrowing marsupials that come in a common & a hairy-nosed type
    $500 26
This Gladys Knight hit begins, "L.A. proved too much for the man, so he's leavin' the life he's come to know"
    $500 16
Buffy's TV town of Sunnydale sits atop it
    $500 1
Bobby Fischer beat this man in Iceland in 1972 to take the world chess title
    DD: $900 12
A turn of the century boast went "Nothing on Earth can hold" this performer "a prisoner"
    $500 21
A cheeseburger wouldn't be complete without the processed "American" cheese he introduced in 1915

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Michael Steve Carolyn
-$1,100 $900 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Steve Carolyn
$1,500 $2,100 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 23
This play's setting is "A two-story corner building on a street in New Orleans which is named Elysian Fields"
    $200 7
Liza's dad, he directed 1950's "Father Of The Bride"
    $200 15
My oh Maya! It's the most populous country in Central America
    $200 30
You can "ride the movies" at this film company's Hollywood theme park
    $200 25
He composed an "Irish Symphony" a few years before he teamed up with W.S. Gilbert
    $200 21
The second power of a number; or an old-fashioned, unhip person
    $400 22
The title of this novel about Mississippi's Compson family comes from a line in Act V of "Macbeth"
    $400 6
In 1992 this diminutive funny man went behind the camera for the not-so-funny "Hoffa"
    $400 14
It was once known as Southern Rhodesia, then just as Rhodesia
    $400 29
You may see Shamu the killer whale at one of these parks in San Diego, Orlando, Cleveland or San Antonio
    $400 24
This "Bolero" composer based his "Mother Goose" suite on fairy tales by Charles Perrault
    $400 17
An angle that is less than a right angle; or sharp & severe
    DD: $4,300 20
This novel begins, "When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow"
    $600 5
His big screen version of "Annie" came more than 40 years after "The Maltese Falcon"
    $600 12
It was formerly Northern Rhodesia
    $600 28
At one of these restaurants, you can get a Die Hard Daiquiri, a Cliffhanger or a Mr. Freeze's Margarita
    DD: $2,000 10
In the late 1950s he became the first U.S.-born conductor to head the New York Philharmonic
    $600 16
The sum of x numbers divided by x; or typical, common or ordinary
    $800 19
This author of "The Civil War: A Narrative" appears in Ken Burns' TV documentary on the subject
    $800 3
He directed Goldie Hawn in "Swing Shift" before shifting to films like "The Silence Of The Lambs"
    $800 11
The George Cross, awarded for bravery in World War II, appears on this island country's flag, seen here:
    $800 27
For the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta this chain of music clubs ran a temporary venue in a Baptist tabernacle
    $800 9
This German composed the "Sailors' Chorus" heard here:
    $800 2
Point (0,0) on a graph; or the beginning
    $1000 18
She's written about the South in such books as "Delta Wedding" & "The Optimist's Daughter"
    $1000 4
One of Francis Ford Coppola's early films was this musical about a leprechaun & a stolen pot of gold
    $1000 13
You're on a roll if you know that Bialystock is one of this country's largest provinces
    $1000 26
Diana Ross & Boyz II Men are among the celebrity investors in this restaurant chain
    $1000 8
This musical direction, Italian for "lively", is also the title of a Rodgers & Hammerstein musical
    $1000 1
The instantaneous rate of change of a function; or not original, adapted from others

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Steve Carolyn
$9,000 $8,900 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In Homer, Athena takes the form of this old friend of Odysseus to advise Odysseus' young son

Final scores:

Michael Steve Carolyn
$199 $8,199 $4,800
3rd place: $5,000 Finalist 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michael Steve Carolyn
$5,300 $7,500 $4,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 2000-03-19
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