Show #3577 - Tuesday, March 7, 2000


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Rocco Sinisi, a police officer from Rockville Centre, New York

Drew Karpyshyn, a graduate student from Edmonton, Alberta

Susan Caylor, an account manager from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $44,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Obviously!)
(Alex: You have to name the U.S. president, of course!)
    $100 19
The first of these was printed in Italy in 1917 with the words "Esperimento Posta Aerea" on it
    $100 11
Warren Christopher
    $100 12
In 1990's "Ghost", this actor haunts Demi Moore, using Whoopi Goldberg as a conduit
    $100 6
In a bird's egg, it's contained within the vitelline membrane
    $100 1
Val-Kill Cottage near Hyde Park was the main residence of this first lady after her husband died in 1945
    $100 24
A sergeant may put the troops through a close order one of these
    $200 20
These date back to 1696 in England; before that award presenters had to ask for "The folded piece of paper, please"
    $200 17
Alexander Haig
    $200 13
The most important lesson of this 1982 film: Don't build your house on an Indian burial ground
    $200 7
From the Greek for "green leaf", it's the green pigment in plants
    $200 2
The title of Alaska's official one is "Alaska's Flag" (& don't say state flag)
    $200 25
The best darn pup in the bunch is this "of the litter"
    $300 21
This city was home to the first U.S. Mint
    $300 18
John Foster Dulles
    $300 14
Title character who helps ghosts Geena Davis & Alec Baldwin exorcise the living from their home
    DD: $800 8
This French chemist presented his germ theory of fermentation in an 1857 paper, "On Lactic Fermentation"
    $300 3
In 1982 architect Helmut Jahn designed a dramatic 23-story addition to this Midwest city's Board of Trade
    $300 26
This 3-letter word for a maxim is a cut above average
    $400 22
TSR, the company that was formed to sell this first role-playing game, turned 25 in 1999
    $400 29
Dean Rusk
    $400 15
(Hi, I'm Brad Garrett of Everybody Loves Raymond.) In 1995 I scared a few kids as Fatso, one of the uncles of this ghost
    $400 9
It's defined as a change in the hereditary material of an organism's cells
    $400 4
Kids love to explore the Exploratorium inside this Northern California city's Palace of Fine Arts
    $400 27
A taipan or mamba? Put that in your drainpipe....
    $500 23
In 1947 R.S. Reynolds of Kentucky began producing 12" wide rolls of this
    $500 30
Cyrus Vance
    $500 16
This movie culminates with a gigantic Stay-Puft marshmallow man menacing the Big Apple
    $500 10
The Drosophilidae family of this insect is used extensively in genetics because of its short, 10-day life cycle
    $500 5
It may sound sappy, but St. Albans in this state is known for its maple festival
    $500 28
Get caught between these secret Chinese societies when they are warring & you may get iced

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

Susan Drew Rocco
$0 $1,900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Drew Rocco
$1,000 $2,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

"I" DO
    $200 6
An excellent example of music for this lively Spanish dance is the 1928 Ravel work of the same name
    $200 22
This man, the inspiration for the toy on the stamp seen here, is featured on a different stamp
    $200 8
On Oct. 19, 1998 the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted 4-1 to restore this ex-champ's license to compete
    $200 1
    $200 11
Completes the title of a book & TV movie about heiress Barbara Hutton, "Poor Little..."
    $200 13
Dante could tell you it's a place of fiery heat or destruction
    $400 7
As its name implies, an Allemande was originally a dance of this national origin
    $400 26
The ice cream cones on the stamp seen here symbolize this city's 1904 World's Fair
    $400 10
Paul Azinger donned a tam-o'-shanter & tucked his pants into argyle socks during a eulogy for this man
    $400 2
The Czech Republic
    $400 12
Bernard Lafferty, this servant to Doris Duke, died not long after inheriting $4.5 million
    $400 16
IBEW is the abbreviation for this U.S. labor union
    $600 9
This 1990 No. 1 hit by Madonna honored & revived a gay dance craze
    $600 27
The Sierra Club was founded by this man on the stamp seen here
    $600 17
This lefty with a unique batting stance was nicknamed "The Man"
    $600 3
    $600 14
In 1973 kidnappers put this part of J. Paul Getty III in the mail to get a ransom out of his grandfather
    $600 20
This mythic male melted his man-wings & smashed into the Aegean Sea
    DD: $1,000 24
It's been said that this Tony-winning dancer, born in 1973, is to tap "what Charlie Parker is to jazz"
    $800 28
The stamp seen here celebrates this 10-minute western film of 1903
    $800 18
This 7-foot Spur was the MVP of the 1999 NBA Finals
    $800 4
    $800 15
In 1991 media tycoon Robert Maxwell fell or was pushed from this type of fancy vehicle
    $800 21
From the middle English for "soak up", it's a synonym for drinking alcoholic beverages
    $1000 25
In one of their last film pairings, Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers played this husband & wife dance team in 1939
    $1000 30
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, on the stamp seen here, exemplifies this style of architecture
    $1000 19
She's added a spark to the WNBA as the center for the L.A. Sparks & as an all-star MVP
    $1000 5
South Africa
    $1000 23
Son of the owner of Harrods, he died in a tragic car accident
    DD: $1,500 29
Born in Skien, Norway in 1828, his innovative works include "The Pretenders" & "Peer Gynt"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Susan Drew Rocco
$6,000 $3,400 $6,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Newly discovered, perhaps the oldest playable instrument is one of these, made from a crane's bone

Final scores:

Susan Drew Rocco
$11,900 $4,000 $12,000
2nd place: Mercedes-Benz Mountain Bike 3rd place: Panasonic 27" TV/DVD/VCR Combo New champion: $12,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Susan Drew Rocco
$7,000 $2,900 $6,000
21 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 1999-12-14
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