Show #3819 - Thursday, March 22, 2001


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Ernest Fagan, a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy from Chula Vista, California

Matthew Wiehr, a geology student from Eugene, Oregon

Rob Core, a collections account manager from Akron, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $20,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The same names as the characters in the "Peanuts" comic strip.)
(Alex: We have footnotes for you.)
    $100 11
On a 1923 trip, Warren G. Harding made the 1st presidential visit to the Alaska Territory & to this nation
    $100 26
"And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true"
    $100 3
Proverbial lining for a cloud
    $100 8
In a Coasters hit song this title man asks, "Why's everybody always pickin' on me?"
    $100 1
Alexandra Tydings plays this totally cool Greek love goddess, created by the foam of the sea, on "Xena" & "Hercules"
    $100 18
In 1866 Henry Bergh founded the American Society for the Prevention of this (1)

(1) He also founded a similar society to protect children
    $200 12
A statewide law that went into effect Jan. 1, 1998 banned smoking cigarettes in bars & restaurants in this state
    $200 27
"Look at me I'm as helpless as a kitten up a tree"
    $200 4
Awake's "Nuance Veil" tan-faking makeup
    $200 9
The doctor was in when this important hominid fossil was discovered in 1974
    $200 2
Dating back to the early 18th century, it's a pie topping made of beaten egg whites & sugar that's browned
    $200 19
Judah Benjamin, an adviser to this man, was "The Brains of the Confederacy" (2)

(2) He fled to England & became a successful lawyer
    $300 13
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is located in this city
    $300 28
"They can beg and they can plead but they can't see the light... 'cause the boy with the cold hard cash is always Mr. Right"
    $300 5
A regular on "Growing Pains"
    $300 10
In 1973 this woman from Colorado began her 24-year tenure in the House
    $300 23
Don Ho is associated with "Tiny Bubbles" & this late bandleader with "Champagne Music"
    $300 20
Mathematician Hermann Minkowski combined space & time, laying groundwork for this theory (3)

(3) His brother Oskar found that diabetes originates in the pancreas
    $400 14
This peninsula gives its name to a cocktail made of vodka, cranberry juice & a slice of lime
    $400 29
"Someone left the cake out in the rain, I don't think that I could take it 'cause it took so long to bake it..."
    $400 6
This was often found under the Lone Ranger
    $400 16
His blankets were very holy as Pope in 67 A.D.
    $400 24
The aqueous film-forming foam type of these safety devices form an oxygen-excluding barrier
    $400 21
Etienne Brule was the first European to see this second-largest Great Lake (4)

(4) And was killed by the tribe of the same name
    DD: $1,000 15
It's the seat of Laramie County
    $500 30
"Funny thing, but you can sing it with a cry in your voice"
    $500 7
Historic coast that's now part of Ghana
    $500 17
She took a 6-day shuttle ride in 1983
    $500 25
In this 2000 film Mel Gibson supplied the voice to a character made out of foam latex & clay
    $500 22
A WWII battleship sunk in Uruguay was named for this German graf (5)

(5) Who lost the WWI Battle of the Falklands & drowned

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

Rob Matthew Ernest
$1,000 $300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Matthew Ernest
$1,300 $1,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the sport or activity for us.)
    $200 28
Prepare a 5% solution of acetic acid in water & you've got this salad dressing ingredient
    $200 16
In Italy a jettatore is one who casts this deadly glance
    $200 21
Ads for the Gap told us that James Dean & Humphrey Bogart wore these pants:
    $200 2
Whether it was integral or differential, it was hard to understand the math this guy would spout
    $200 7
Felix Trinidad,
Lennox Lewis,
Oscar De La Hoya
    $200 1
It's the second volume of the "Leather-Stocking Tales"
    $400 26
Once popular with anesthesiologists & hanky-wielding villains, it's also called trichloromethane
    $400 17
You didn't want to be slow at a school that held races in which he would "take the hindmost"
    $400 22
In 1985 the bodysuit was a signature piece by this NY designer seen here:
    $400 3
He was retired from many official positions, including professorships, but kept all his titles
    $400 8
Alexander Khalifman,
Anatoly Karpov,
Garry Kasparov
    $400 4
Peter Bogdanovich directed the 1971 big screen version of this early Larry McMurtry bestseller
    $600 18
Texas' Lake Worth one is less well known than Scotland's Loch Ness one
    $600 23
A man's formal evening coat with 2 long tails in back is named for its resemblance to the tail of this bird:
    DD: $700 13
This Roman always had the full details on new stock offerings
    $600 9
Svetlana Chorkina,
Shannon Miller,
Kim Zmeskal
    $600 5
This Edwin O'Connor novel is based on the political career of James M. Curley
    DD: $3,000 27
This vitamin got its initial from the way the Danes spell "coagulation"
    $800 19
In the "Chanson de" or "Song of" this hero, he's betrayed by the jealous Ganelon
    $800 24
This illustrator's girl seen here on a stamp had a hairstyle that was the look of the early 20th century:
    $800 14
Found around sacred people, he had an identical twin named Halo
    $800 10
Alexei Yagudin,
Todd Eldredge,
Elvis Stojko
    $800 6
This Bulwer-Lytton novel takes place just before & during a catastrophic volcanic eruption
    $1000 20
This Titan, the father of Zeus, did something nasty to Uranus with a sickle
    $1000 25
"Observe" the name of this shoe seen here:
    $1000 15
He would have been surprised to know he's the state flower of Hawaii
    $1000 11
Lasse Kjus,
Hermann Maier,
Alberto Tomba
    $1000 12
Published in 1964, it's Hubert Selby's unflinchingly realistic portrayal of residents of a NYC borough

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Matthew Ernest
$7,600 $6,400 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 4-word slogan was also the name of a refreshing egg & fruit juice drink served at the 1924 GOP convention

Final scores:

Rob Matthew Ernest
$2,300 $3,400 $500
2nd place: a trip to Paris courtesy of New champion: $3,400 3rd place: an shopping spree

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rob Matthew Ernest
$8,500 $4,200 $3,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,700

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Game tape date: 2000-12-06
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