Show #3631 - Monday, May 22, 2000


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Wesley Eddings, a graduate student originally from Berryville, Arkansas

Neil Tesser, a jazz critic and author from Chicago, Illinois

Jeff Horn, an office manager from New York City, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $6,101)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Now that's a very, very old newspaper, believe me!)
    $100 23
This team adopted the colors on the logo seen here the same year they adopted Wayne Gretzky:
    $100 15
In 1951 near Arco, usable electricity was first generated from this type of power
    $100 6
Gary Locke of this "Evergreen State" is the first Chinese-American governor in U.S. history
    $100 16
A Walter Lantz cartoon character is the handsome red-headed variety of this bird
    $100 4
A robbery at gunpoint, or an adhesive air freshener
    $200 12
Entertainment, 1477:
William Caxton prints this Chaucer collection
    $200 24
The team whose Penguin logo is seen here calls this city home:
    $200 18
Idaho's first modern permanent settlement was founded in 1860 by members of this religious group
    $200 7
Biologist Joe Tsien developed the smart mouse named this, after TV's Dr. Howser
    $200 17
The smaller species of this small bird beat their wings 60 to 70 times a second
    $200 5
A snide, slightly stifled laugh
    $300 11
Education, 972:
The new Azhor Mosque in this Egyptian city includes a university
    $300 25
In 1991 this team bit its way into the NHL with the logo seen here:
    $300 19
The name Idaho was nearly given to this other state, whose current name means "colored red"
    $300 8
Dr. William Mow is the man behind this "boy", one of the USA's largest jeans companies
    $300 20
The St. Andreasburg variety of this yellow songbird is bred in the Harz Mountains
    $300 1
A wire arch through which croquet players try to drive the ball
    $400 13
Sports, 911:
Charles III of France cedes a big area to Rollo & these warriors, later an NFL franchise
    $400 26
A song inspired this team's name & its logo seen here:
    $400 27
This resort seen here was developed in the 1930s by the Union Pacific Railroad:
    $400 9
In 1989 he became the first American man in 34 years to win tennis' French Open singles
    DD: $700 21
This bird's name comes from its ability to copy the songs of other birds; it can also mimic pianos & people
    $400 2
It can be a man's detachable shirt front or a child's bib
    $500 14
Politics, 1206:
This leader sets out The Great Yasa, an imperial law code for the Mongols
    $500 28
An earlier version of the logo seen here included a pair of these rattling weapons:
    $500 10
This designer's gowns are "Vera" popular with brides & with celebs like Sharon Stone
    $500 22
Sandhill & crowned are types of these graceful, long-necked birds that perform a dance before mating
    $500 3
On TV's "Laugh-In", this adjective helped describe the "Finger Of Fate Award"

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

Jeff Neil Wesley
$2,200 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Neil Wesley
$2,000 $900 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
Morgan Fairchild, Francine Tacker & Priscilla Presley all appeared as Bobby's old flame Jenna Wade on this series
    $200 11
In September 1999 Billy Crystal paid $239,000 for a glove used in a game by this Yankee great
    $200 1
Before he made a telescope Hans Lippershey made a living grinding lenses for these
    $200 6
If TV's Vanna married 49ers wide receiver Jerry & hyphenated her name, she'd be...
    $400 24
    $400 20
This 1999 film was based on a short story by Isaac Asimov originally written for a--hint!--1976 anthology
    $400 12
The handwritten lyrics to this John Lennon song, possibly inspired by a Lewis Carroll poem, sold in 1999 for $129,000
    $400 2
About 1621 William Oughtred invented this device that stuck out of nerds' shirt pockets well into the 20th century
    $400 7
If Ms. Lee, lovely co-hostess of "High Rollers", married "Mambo No. 5" singer Lou, she'd be this veggie
    $600 23
    $600 16
This company's "Anthology Of English Literature" has had 7 editions since 1962
    $600 13
A 1940s molded plywood one of these designed by Charles Eames & Eero Saarinen recently went for $129,000
    $600 3
In 1628 this British physician circulated his description of how blood circulates
    $600 8
If "Cider House Rules" actress Theron married Karl Marx' cohort Friedrich, she'd have this name, like a '70s TV show
    $800 21
    DD: $1,200 17
Stella could groove on "Breaking Ice", an anthology of fiction by black writers edited by this author
    $800 14
Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn bought this artist's "Island Of The Grande Jatte" for only $35.2 million
    $800 4
In the appendix of his "Discourse On Method" this Frenchman introduced analytic geometry
    $800 9
If funky singer Neneh finds wedded bliss with hunky "Seven" star Brad, she'd of course hyphenate to be...
    $1000 22
Reino Unido
    $1000 25
The '50s sitcom "Pride of the Family" featured this "King Kong" star & Natalie Wood as mother & daughter
    $1000 18
"Cthulhu 2000" is a 1999 anthology of short stories based on this author's works
    $1000 15
The National Maritime Museum in Britain paid $81,100 for some of this ill-fated South Polar explorer's effects
    $1000 5
Wow! In 1660 Otto Von Guericke designed a sulfur globe that when rotated & rubbed produced this
    $1000 10
If Michelle & John Phillips' daughter wed screenwriter Robert, she'd have this name, like his 1974 Oscar-winning screenplay

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Neil Wesley
$6,800 $100 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It resulted from the perpetrator's delusion that he was going to be ambassador to France

Final scores:

Jeff Neil Wesley
$4,800 $1 $0
3-day champion: $10,901 2nd place: Trip to Chateau Lake Louise, Canadian Rockies 3rd place: Nokia 8860 Wireless Phone

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Neil Wesley
$6,800 $2,000 $4,300
16 R,
3 W
16 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
7 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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