Show #3473 - Wednesday, October 13, 1999


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Rebecca Grayson, a law student from West Windsor, New Jersey

Evan Jones, a retail manager from Chicago, Illinois

Robin Jacobsen, a teacher of global studies from Farmingdale, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 5
This German capital was once the capital of Prussia
    $100 2
Removing one of these with tweezers rather than a hot match reduces the risk of lyme disease
    $100 10
In his first year as a coach, this former Celtic led the Pacers to their best NBA record ever
    $100 15
Its working title was "Catch-18"
    $100 24
Water is used in this, considered the first sacrament
    $100 1
Twine Show
    $200 6
Once known as the Escholtz Islands, this atoll in the Marshall Islands was the site of U.S. nuclear tests
    $200 3
These insects not only leave behind itchy welts, they may infect you with viral encephalitis
    $200 11
The first U.S. tennis player to win $100,000 in a year, in 1975 he became the first black man to win at Wimbledon
    $200 20
Alex Haley used the working title "Before This Anger" for this bestseller
    $200 25
Whether mortal or venial, you should confess them in penance
    $200 16
Chaos On Tap
    $300 7
Due to summer fog & winter snow, there are few clear days in this north Pacific sea in the Aleutian Basin
    $300 4
The saliva of these worms prevents blood from clotting with an anticoagulant called hirudin
    $300 12
(Hi, I'm Bob Costas.) In 1956 this N.Y. Yankee became the only player ever to win baseball's Triple Crown while hitting more than 50 home runs
    $300 21
He originally wanted to title his 1860s classic "All's Well That Ends Well", but settled for "War And Peace"
    $300 26
Priests don't perform this sacrament that can be annulled, they just witness it
    $300 17
Net Paper
    $400 8
This country consists of a Muslim-Croat federation & a Serb republic
    $400 29
Ringworm isn't caused by a worm, but, like athlete's foot, is caused by one of these
    $400 13
College football's Butkus Award is named for Dick Butkus, a 6-time all-pro for this NFL team
    $400 22
This working title for "The Wizard of Oz" came from the Wizard's adopted hometown
    $400 27
To receive holy orders, a priest lies prone before this structure
    $400 18
Hope Within One
    DD: $800 9
This Mississippi port was the capital of the Louisiana Territory for a brief time in the early 1700s
    $500 30
One species of this arachnid lives harmlessly in hair follicles; another causes scabies
    $500 14
In 1998 this flamboyant Italian skier won the 50th World Cup race of his career
    $500 23
"Twilight" was the original title of his "The Sound and the Fury"
    $500 28
This procedure "of the sick" is also called extreme unction
    $500 19
Old Dank Cud

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Robin Evan Rebecca
$1,000 $700 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Evan Rebecca
$3,200 $600 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1814 & 1815 New England leaders took part in the Hartford Convention to discuss opposition to this war
    $200 30
Darjeeling is classified as a "black" type of this beverage
    $200 6
This "Mad About You" star played the cute girl next door on the '70s drama "The Fitzpatricks"
    $200 24
While Marco Polo was meeting the Khan, he missed the 10th birthday party of this "Divine Comedy" author in Italy
    $200 16
A subway platform under State Street in this city's "Loop" is the world's longest at about 3,500'
    $200 10
After a meal, don't fold this again; a waiter might mistake it for clean
    $400 2
In 1962 the U.S agreed to give Cuba $53 million in aid for the release of 1,113 prisoners taken in this invasion
    $400 11
To make a French "75" cocktail, you need champagne, powdered sugar, gin & this sour juice
    $400 7
From 1987 to '89 Courteney Cox played Alex Keaton's girlfriend Lauren on this sitcom
    $400 25
In 1653 Cyrano de Bergerac wrote "The Ridiculous Pedant" & this man made himself Lord Protector of England
    $400 20
A cheap way to haul cargo, these flat ships may have their own engines or be pushed by a tugboat
    $400 13
This California valley is known for its table wines
    $600 3
In 1804 Justice Samuel Chase was impeached for comments critical of this president's administration
    $600 12
This 'butter" is extracted from beans during the chocolate-making process
    $600 8
Diane Brewster was seen in flashbacks as the murdered Helen Kimble on this '60s series
    DD: $800 26
The 2 of the 3 Bs among classical composers that Ben Franklin could have met
    $600 21
In 1909 the Wright Brothers founded a firm to manufacture airplanes in this city
    $600 17
To snooze, like a Siamese
    $800 4
On August 5, 1864 David Farragut barreled full speed ahead into this Alabama bay, defeating the Confederate navy
    $800 14
Hey, bird brain! The British use this fruit seen here in a dessert known as fool
    DD: $600 9
(Hi, I'm Jane Seymour.) I was nominated for a Golden Globe for playing this famous woman in the TV movie "The Woman He Loved"
    $800 27
While Hannibal was working out how to take Rome, this "Eureka" mathematician was killed by a Roman soldier
    $800 22
In 1954 Nash-Kelvinator & Hudson merged, forming this automaker
    $800 18
Naptown is a nickname of this Indiana city
    $1000 5
In 1621 this Wampanoag chief & about 90 of his people shared Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims
    $1000 15
Daikon, an Asian type of this root vegetable, is often found in salads
    $1000 29
Lee Remick played Kay Summersby in the '70s miniseries about this president's war years
    $1000 28
Around the time Anacreon went to heaven, this philosopher from Lu was traveling around Asia
    $1000 23
In 1830 Peter Cooper built this "tiny" locomotive, the first U.S. coal-burning steam engine, for the B&O Railroad
    $1000 19
This 1886 novel recounts the abduction of David Balfour

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Evan Rebecca
$5,200 $3,600 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of only 2 actors who directed themselves to a Best Acting Oscar

Final scores:

Robin Evan Rebecca
$3,200 $100 $0
2-day champion: $9,500 2nd place: Sony Entertainment System featuring Web TV 3rd place: Bushnell Binoculars

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robin Evan Rebecca
$5,000 $5,000 $2,600
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,600

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Game tape date: 1999-07-28
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