Show #3576 - Monday, March 6, 2000


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Megan Green, a kennel manager from Gadsden, Alabama

Francisco Smith, a circulation manager from Brooklyn, New York

Susan Caylor, an account manager from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $33,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the villainous character.)
    $100 12
On Sept. 18, 1975 this fugitive heiress was captured by the FBI in a San Francisco apartment
    $100 6
"A Nightmare on Elm Street"
    $100 30
The emperor & king species of this can dive to a depth of over 780 feet
    $100 29
This machine that produces printed letters on paper can be spelled using just letters on a typewriter's top row
    $100 1
In 1843 his story "The Gold-Bug" won a $100 prize from the "Dollar Newspaper" in Philadelphia
    $100 11
This fictional bull would rather smell the flowers than fight any day
    $200 13
In 1984 this civil rights leader gained the release of 22 Americans & 26 Cubans detained in Cuban prisons
    $200 7
    $200 21
As ptarmigans often walk on this substance, their feet are feathered for insulation & support
    $200 15
William Tyler Page, who wrote "The American's Creed" that the House adopted in 1918, had this job there in 1881
    $200 2
From 1862 to 1864 he wrote for the Territorial Enterprise newspaper in Virginia City, Nevada
    $200 23
Style of jazz heard here:
    $300 14
In 1952 this toy company founded by the Hassenfeld brothers introduced Mr. Potato Head
    $300 8
"Friday the 13th"
parts 2 through 9
    $300 19
An owl's are nearly spherical; those of a hummingbird are long & elliptical
    $300 16
In an April 17, 1965 speech in Johnson City, Texas, this president rejected appeals to halt the bombing in Vietnam
    $300 3
He was born in Salinas, California; his father was treasurer of Monterey County
    $300 26
It's the wide sash worn at the waist & fastened in back that's part of a man's formal suit
    $400 24
On November 19, 1919 the U.S. Senate failed to ratify this treaty which established the League of Nations
    $400 9
    $400 20
The curlew & the willet were both named for this
    $400 17
Millenios, a new cereal for the year 2000, contained 2 types of bits, little zeros & little these
    DD: $500 4
The land on which he built a small cabin in 1845 was owned by Ralph Waldo Emerson
    $400 27
This thick, succulent steak for 2 is traditionally served with Bearnaise sauce
    $500 25
In June 1934 this father of a future president was named chairman of the SEC
    $500 10
"The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"
    $500 22
Like the baleen whale, this pink bird popular on front lawns & Miami cop shows strains the water for its food
    $500 18
Milestones in this director's career include "All Quiet on the Western Front" & "A Walk in the Sun"
    $500 5
In his "Devil's Dictionary", a bore is defined as "A person who talks when you wish him to listen"
    $500 28
On a computer keyboard this symbol is usually on the same key as the 7

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

Susan Francisco Megan
$1,200 $700 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Francisco Megan
$2,700 $800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
The first mention of her in British colonial records was in John Smith's "True Relations"
    $200 1
From the Latin render, "to yield", it's something you have to yield up to your landlord
    $200 14
The Colorado River provides much of the border between this country's Baja California Norte & Sonora
    $200 21
In 1991 this giant corporation ended its 10-year collaboration with Microsoft to pursue the OS/2 operating system
    $200 11
Dating to around 1100, the oldest ones still in existence are in the cathedral at Augsburg, Germany
    $400 7
This leader of his people at the Little Big Horn took no active part in the battle
    $400 2
From middle English for "lazy lout", someone who doesn't sail is a "land" one
    $400 15
The Hooghly, a tributary of this river, passes through Calcutta on its way to the Bay of Bengal
    $400 22
Microsoft jointly operates a cable news channel with this major broadcast network
    $400 12
Because French windows reach the floor, they're also called these
    $600 8
This Shoshone's name meant "bird woman"
    $600 4
From the Latin for "a place of cleansing", it's a place to cleanse your soul before entering heaven
    $600 26
Men's 100 meters
    $600 16
Oman & Iran lie on opposite sides of this strait
    $600 23
Microsoft originally based this CD-ROM encyclopedia on the Funk & Wagnalls
    $600 13
Useful at the drive-thru, they were pioneered by Daimler in 1946
    $800 9
This Chiricahua Apache took part in the inaugural procession of Theodore Roosevelt in 1905
    $800 5
From the Chinook hayo makamak, meaning "plenty to eat", it's an important, overbearing person
    $800 27
Women's speed skating 1,000 meters
    $800 17
This island is home to most of Indonesia's major cities, including Jakarta
    $800 24
Microsoft's success has funded the $17 billion foundation named for these 2 people
    $800 19
A second sash that protects against wind & rain is usually called this type of "window"
    $1000 10
At the Battle of Tippecanoe, William Henry Harrison defeated this warrior's brother, "The Shawnee Prophet"
    DD: $1,000 6
From the Greek dendron, something dendroid is shaped like one of these
    DD: $1,000 28
Women's javelin
    $1000 18
This Honduran capital is one of the few capitals in the world without a railroad
    $1000 25
From the Latin for "to rise", the name of this spreadsheet program implies that it rises above the others
    $1000 20
This type of window named for its 2 sashes first appeared in the late 17th century

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Francisco Megan
$5,700 $1,800 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Popular 1950s vocalist who has written the autobiographies "Girl Singer" & "This for Remembrance"

Final scores:

Susan Francisco Megan
$11,300 $0 $4,200
4-day champion: $44,301 3rd place: Clio Pocket PC Companion 2nd place: Sony VAIO Super-Slim Z505 Pro Notebook Computer & Monitor

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Susan Francisco Megan
$5,600 $2,800 $7,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
9 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 1999-12-14
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