Show #3464 - Thursday, September 30, 1999

Steve Fried game 4.


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Gerardo Gutierrez, a judicial assistant from Los Angeles, California

Laura Jansen, a graduate student from Montgomery, Alabama

Steve Fried, an airline and cruise scheduler from Phoenix, Arizona (whose 3-day cash winnings total $25,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 8
After he slew Goliath, he cut off the giant's head
    $100 7
    $100 25
Of CNN, TNN & TNT, the 2 founded by Ted Turner
    $100 1
"Takasago" by Zeami Motokiyo is one of this country's most famous No plays
    $100 14
First floor.
Cordless phones, answering machines & this hit
    $100 5
According to the proverb, this "loves company"
    $200 15
The Lord destroyed these 2 cities with fire & brimstone because "their sin is very grievous"
    $200 9
    $200 2
When she played Peter Pan on Broadway in 1954, her daughter Heller Halliday played Liza the maid
    $200 19
Second floor.
Whips, chains & this oft-recorded song
    $200 10
The U.S. Constitution says a president can be impeached for "high crimes and" these
    $300 21
The trumpets sounded, Joshua's people shouted & this city's "wall fell down flat"
    $300 16
    $300 3
David Mamet wrote a play called "Sexual Perversity In" this Midwest city -- coincidentally, his birthplace
    $300 20
Third floor.
Pharmacy & this golden oldie
    $300 11
In 1959 Johnny Mathis sang he was "too" this "and too much in love"
    $400 23
To escape the pursuing Egyptians, the Israelites went into the midst of this sea "upon the dry ground"
    DD: $800 17
    $400 4
Ferenc Molnar's Hungarian drama "Liliom" inspired this "merry-go-round" of a musical that debuted in 1945
    $400 22
Fourth floor.
Women's attire & this Chris de Burgh number
    $400 12
In an 1899 speech, Willard Vandiver said, "I am from" this state; "you have got to show me"
    $500 18
    $500 26
In this official language, the "Z" in Mozambique becomes a "C" with a squiggle under it
    $500 6
In 1999 Lea Salonga returned to the cast of this musical that won her a Tony not salonga go (in 1991)
    $500 24
Top level.
Observation deck & of course, this song
    $500 13
The Duke of Wellington put it best: "There is no" this; "there has been no" this; "and there shall be no" this

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

Steve Laura Gerardo
$1,800 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Laura Gerardo
$2,700 $2,900 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Don't be intimidated by that category!)
    $200 1
He was killed on Sept. 30, 1955 when his Porsche Spyder collided with another car
    $200 8
Petrified Forest National Park lies within this brilliantly colored Arizona "desert"
    $200 21
A National Geographic article called him the George Washington of the Mongols
    $200 2
"Jerry Maguire"
    $200 23
It's considered the basic kinship group of all societies
    $200 13
This Asian therapist will have you on pins & needles (well, needles for sure)
    $400 7
The U.S. Treasury announced a budget surplus of $70 billion on Sept. 30, 1998, the end of this financial period
    $400 9
Elevations in this park range from 282 feet below sea level to the 11,049-foot high Telescope Peak
    $400 22
After Hulagu overran Iran, his successors, the Il-Khans, accepted this faith
    $400 3
    $400 24
Among the main historical schools of this field are mercantilism & Keynesianism
    $400 14
Adjective applied to some plastics because they disintegrate in nature
    $600 16
U.S. marshals escorted James Meredith onto the campus of this school in 1962, breaking the color barrier
    $600 10
Acadia National Park in this state has the highest point on the USA's Atlantic coast
    DD: $3,000 29
Forget Xanadu -- in 1294 he died a grotesquely fat, often drunk, broken old man
    $600 4
"Thelma & Louise"
    $600 25
Now coexisting with the Roman Catholic Church there, it's the chief religion of many of the people in Haiti
    $600 15
Geographically speaking, the phone cable that stretches from Newfoundland to Ireland is this
    $800 17
Opera lovers got plenty o' Gershwin when this work made its world premiere in Boston Sept. 30, 1935
    $800 11
This "dry" park consists of 7 low coral islands about 70 miles west of Key West, Florida
    $800 30
Ogadai built the new capital of Karakorum about 200 miles SW of where this capital of Mongolia is today
    $800 5
"Dolores Claiborne"
    $800 26
In a now outdated term, a developed Communist country is considered a nation of this numerical "world"
    DD: $700 19
Kafka's title "Die Verwandlung" was changed to this
    $1000 18
This author of "The Grass Harp" was born in New Orleans on Sept. 30, 1924
    $1000 12
Until 1980, it was known as Mount McKinley National Park
    $1000 28
In 1240 Batu & his horde pillaged this "mother of Russian cities" now in the Ukraine
    $1000 6
    $1000 27
Once a variety of Provencal used by crusaders, this "lingua" is now any language used by people without a common tongue
    $1000 20
1 of the 2 13-letter words for a plain figure with 4 sides & 4 angles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Laura Gerardo
$12,100 $5,400 $1,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

First elected in 1994, he's become one of the most prominent conservatives in Congress

Final scores:

Steve Laura Gerardo
$10,900 $3,900 $100
4-day champion: $36,300 2nd place: Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion Multimedia Desktop PC & Broyhill Computer Home Office Cabinet 3rd place: 1-800-Gift-Certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Laura Gerardo
$9,700 $5,100 $1,700
29 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 1999-07-21
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