Show #3798 - Wednesday, February 21, 2001


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John Drymiller, a high school teacher from New Haven, Connecticut

Scott Pritchett, a radio sales manager from Hollywood, Florida

Mary Beth Jones, an attorney from Bowie, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Name each actor.)
    $100 11
Beethoven wrote a battle symphony celebrating this duke's victory over Napoleon
    $100 1
"Ace Ventura: Pet Detective"
    $100 16
A county in Mississippi is named for this Confederate president
    $100 6
This narrative device depicts earlier events in the chronology of a film, as seen in "Citizen Kane"
    $100 21
If you're dealt blackjack, this is its value in points
    $100 26
During WWI John Pershing commanded the AEF, short for this
    $200 12
(Hi, I'm Michael Feinstein, here at the Hollywood Bowl.) I'm passionately involved in maintaining the legacy of this great cmposer of whose many great songs, one goes like this
    $200 2
"The Fugitive"
    $200 17
A third of Miami-Dade County is located in this national park
    $200 7
It's the creature seen here
    $200 22
Gambling guru Edwin Silberstang calls it "The most powerful of all cards at blackjack"
    $200 27
In 1919 Pershing was made General of the Armies, a rank that had been created for this man
    $300 13
He dedicated his "Brandenburg Concerto" to the Margrave of Brandenburg
    $300 3
"The Fabulous Baker Boys"
    $300 18
"G" is for this New Hampshire county near the Vermont border, or mystery writer Sue
    $300 8
In baseball, it's a barrier behind home plate, or slang for a catcher
    $300 23
Scraping your cards on the table tells the dealer this without having to say it
    $300 28
Like Custer, Pershing graduated from West Point & joined one of these units
    $400 14
He wrote the score for the 1954 film "On the Waterfront" 3 years before his Broadway smash "West Side Story"
    $400 4
"The Natural"
    $400 19
It's no longer top-secret: this smallest county in New Mexico was created in 1949
    DD: $400 9
Paul McCartney wrote this 1968 song as a parody of the Beach Boys' style
    $400 24
Under Vegas Strip rules, a dealer must stand with this minimum, soft or hard
    $400 29
For the last 7 years of his life Pershing lived at this D.C. hospital
    $500 15
As composed by Richard Strauss, the role of this "complex" Sophocles heroine is one of opera's most demanding
    $500 5
"Billy Madison"
    $500 20
Named by Spanish missionaries, this California county near Riverside is the largest in area in the U.S.
    $500 10
It's an outdoor area of a movie studio, used to shoot exterior scenes
    $500 25
This Wink Martindale-hosted game show that debuted in 1972 was based on the game of blackjack
    $500 30
In 1925 Pershing was sent to try to help resolve the hot border dispute between Peru & this country

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

Mary Beth Scott John
$2,100 $500 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Beth Scott John
$3,300 $1,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You identify the country.)
(Alex: Each correct response will end with the letter "U".)
    $200 6
Sounds like a lot of talk, but this shaggy beast is so valuable to Tibet that officials set up a special sperm bank
    $200 1
In August 2000 she gave Lourdes a baby brother, Rocco Ritchie
    $200 11
Not surprisingly, in 2000 his newest Jack Ryan techno-thriller, "The Bear and the Dragon", debuted at No. 1
    $200 26
A 1998 strike centered at Ulsan in this country saved about 1,300 Hyundai jobs
    $200 21
"La Marseillaise"
    $200 16
For 2000 this automaker's Forester is Consumer Reports' top pick for small SUV
    $400 7
It's the unusual mammal seen here
    $400 2
This Greek-born musician seen here has a psychology degree from the University of Minnesota
    $400 12
"Millie's Book", as dictated to this first lady, was a nonfiction bestseller in 1990
    $400 27
Service Employees International targets office building owners in a program called "Justice for" these workers
    $400 22
"Hymne Monegasque"
    $400 17
In a Coleridge poem, it's home to a "stately pleasure-dome"
    $600 8
Depending on who sired it, the offspring of a lion & tiger is called a tiglon, tigon or this
    $600 3
This soccer great was Brazil's minister of sports from 1995 to 1998
    $600 13
1 of 2 No. 1 bestsellers by Jacqueline Susann after "Valley of the Dolls"
    $600 28
Sometimes battling Boeing, the IAMAW is the International Association of these & Aerospace Workers
    $600 23
"Qi Lai"
    $600 18
The only male & female deer to both have antlers are the reindeer & this North American relative
    $800 9
While the Arabian or dromedary camel has 1 hump, this species has 2
    $800 4
This entertainer seen here studied classical guitar under Andres Segovia
    $800 14
His "Complete Scarsdale Medical Diet" was still high on the list when he was shot & killed in 1980
    $800 29
The BLE, Brotherhood of these, is fighting against having its job combined with conductor & brakeman
    $800 24
"Kong Kristian"
    DD: $3,000 19
The largest state capital in area, this city is bustin' out all over
    $1000 10
The pygmy variety of this small South American monkey is barely 6 inches long
    $1000 5
Billing himself as "The World's Foremost Mentalist", he's quite "Amazing"
    DD: $900 15
This Katherine Anne Porter novel "sailed" up the list in 1962
    $1000 30
In 1995 this Bronx-born labor leader became president of the AFL-CIO
    $1000 25
"Mazurek Dabrowskiego"
    $1000 20
This type of word is a blend of 2 others, like smog from smoke & fog

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Beth Scott John
$6,800 $5,100 $8,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In honor of his 50th birthday, Nov. 14, 1998, 50 of his watercolors were displayed at Hampton Court

Final scores:

Mary Beth Scott John
$13,599 $1 $13,700
2nd place: a trip to London courtesy of 3rd place: Natural Wonders gift certificate New champion: $13,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Beth Scott John
$6,900 $5,100 $6,500
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
14 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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Game tape date: 2000-11-15
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