Show #3634 - Thursday, May 25, 2000


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Carly Sporer, a high school English teacher from San Diego, California

Larry Bigman, a psychiatrist from Orinda, California

Mike Andrews, a writer originally from Detroit, Michigan (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,901)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And you have to identify the Simon who is quoted in each of these clues.)
    $100 7
Johnny Cash once recorded a live album at Folsom Prison, just east of this state capital
    $100 15
In 1961 Mickey Mantle & this teammate hit a total of 115 home runs--the most by 2 teammates in baseball history
    $100 12
While fighting in Hungary & Transylvania, Smith was promoted to this rank
    $100 6
Fore shank,
short loin,
    $100 23
The beads, body valve stem & tread are parts of a pneumatic one of these
    $100 1
Oscar's line:
"I'd be immensely grateful to you, Felix, if you didn't clean up just now"
    $200 8
On its north, this state borders Tennessee; on its east, the Atlantic Ocean
    $200 17
In 1987 this Broncos quarterback became the first quarterback to receive a pass in the Super Bowl
    $200 13
In 1608 Smith was elected president of this colony that earlier in the year wanted to hang him
    $200 14
sugar snap,
    $200 24
A bean counter in ancient or modern China might use this beaded device for his calculations
    $200 2
In a '70s song:
"...She kissed me and I realized she probably was right, there must be 50 ways to leave your lover"
    $300 9
With Hartford, this "New" city was joint capital of Connecticut from 1701 to 1875
    $300 20
(Hi, I'm Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.) 3 NBA players have officially blocked over 3,000 shots in their career: myself, Mark Eaton & this Houston Rockets star
    $300 16
    $300 3
In 1987 at Carbondale, Illinois:
"I seek the presidency with a firm sense of who I am"
    $400 10
In 1860 this small Atlantic coast state had the highest percentage of slaves in the U.S.
    $400 21
On July 25, 1999 Lance Armstrong became the first American since Greg LeMond to win this 2,300-mile race
    $400 18
    $400 26
Venice, especially the island of Murano, is famous for its beads made out of this
    $400 4
In an 1852 book:
"Didn't I pay twelve hundred dollars cash, for all there is inside yer old cussed black shell?"
    $500 11
This "colorful" suburb of New York City on the Bronx River was settled by Puritans in 1683
    $500 22
In 1999 this former Penguins star became the first retired player to own a major sports team he had played for
    $500 19
    DD: $700 25
In Europe, around lunchtime August 11, 1999, Baily's Beads became visible around this
    $500 5
In an 1815 letter:
"The bonds that united us to Spain have been severed"

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

Mike Larry Carly
$200 $200 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Larry Carly
$2,400 $800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
A 1974 referendum eliminated this post, giving the country a parliamentary government
    $200 13
The 1973 movie musical "Tom Sawyer" featured young Jodie Foster in this role
    $200 19
The Dome is the yearbook of this university near South Bend, Indiana
    $200 8
In November 1959 he arrived in Holcomb, Kansas to begin 6 years of research for "In Cold Blood"
    $200 3
"Stumpies" are the tailed offspring of this tailless cat
    $200 20
It's that wacky Cameron Diaz comedy about the widow of our 16th president
    $400 12
(Hi, I'm Francesco Quinn of The Young And The Restless.) I played Rhah the drug king in this Oliver Stone film that won the 1986 Best Picture Oscar
    $400 25
This Poughkeepsie, New York school was the first of the Seven Sisters to be coeducational
    $400 10
The 1676 revised edition of his "Compleat Angler" included a new section on trout fishing
    $400 4
They're what's "folded" in a Scottish fold
    $400 21
Southern California beach town that once interned in the White House
    $600 9
Swoosie Kurtz appeared as Uma Thurman's mother in this 1988 film about hazardous trysts
    $600 17
Both Benjamin Harrison & his running mate Whitelaw Reid graduated from Miami of this Midwestern state
    $600 11
To research "Hotel", he spent 6 weeks as a paying guest in an old New Orleans hotel
    $600 5
Notice the eyes on this most popular breed of cat seen here:
    $600 22
Beatles song about a "Talented Mr. Ripley" co-star
    $800 2
Despite his role as tobacco co. whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand in "The Insider", this actor still smokes
    $800 16
"Windy" nickname of Iowa State's athletic teams
    DD: $1,000 14
In 1902 Arthur Conan Doyle was knighted not for Sherlock Holmes but for defending British actions in this war
    DD: $2,400 6
The blue-eyed Balinese was developed as a separate breed after it appeared as a mutation of this other breed
    $800 23
Imperial New York state nickname for a time of declared crisis
    $1000 27
It was on this now Greek isle that the famous statue of Nike, now in the Louvre, was found in 1863
    $1000 1
She played Moses' wife in the 1956 film "The Ten Commandments" (& Herman Munster's wife on TV)
    $1000 18
Founded in 1842, Willamette University in this state capital is the oldest college on the West Coast
    $1000 15
This "Doctor Zhivago" author's father, Leonid, was a painter & illustrator of Tolstoy's works
    $1000 7
Riddle me this:
Despite its name, you'd be hard pressed to find one of these "hairless" cats in Egypt
    $1000 24
Turgenev family novel about the country music act that sang "Tumbling Tumbleweeds"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Larry Carly
$11,800 $3,000 $2,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's estimated that of 6,000 in the world today, half will vanish in the next 100 years, including Jingulu & Chamicuro

Final scores:

Mike Larry Carly
$13,600 $1,799 $4,105
3-day champion: $29,501 3rd place: The American Historic Society Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Grand Lido Braco Resort, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Larry Carly
$9,800 $3,000 $2,100
23 R
(including 3 DDs),
6 W
12 R,
3 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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