Show #3679 - Thursday, September 7, 2000


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Alex Vulic, an MBA student from Columbus, Ohio

Bridget Grimes, a doctoral student originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Michel Phillips, a lawyer from Smyrna, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
It's the only calendar month that can go without a full moon
    $100 26
This "SNL" alumnus & Oscar host is known for his "mahvelous" impersonations of Sammy Davis Jr. & Grace Jones
    $100 6
In this type of "poll", people are asked how they just voted
    $100 8
It's the Biblical book in which Noah's story is told
    $100 17
John Kennedy Toole wrote about "A Confederacy of" these pointy cap wearers
    $100 16
A Leslie Nielsen comedy
    $200 2
Ventifacts are rocks that are shaped by sand driven by this force of nature
    $200 27
Wearing a bee costume, John Belushi sang "I'm A King Bee" as half of the duo later known as this
    $200 7
To let an image on screen fade out entirely, a director would say, "Go to" this
    $200 9
This weather phenomenon was a sign to Noah from God that he would never flood the Earth again
    $200 19
If you're this, like an angle over 90 degrees, but less than 180 degrees, no show for you!
    $200 18
Unaided vision
    $300 3
Prone to volcanoes & earthquakes, the "Ring of Fire" borders this ocean
    $300 28
This "Meatball" who joined the cast in '77 often performed a superslick lounge singer -- "Now get outta here!"
    $300 13
Radio station formats include AC, adult contemporary, & CL, this
    DD: $1,000 10
2 of the 3 other men on the ark
    $300 20
From the Latin for "thick", it's okay for forests to be it, but not future contestants
    $300 23
In other words, "dollar bill nude"
    $400 4
Hematite is an important ore of this metal
    $400 29
This original cast member later played the WZUP station manager on "Martin"
    $400 14
On TV, it's an announcement of the next show up; on the streets, it's a big display ad
    $400 11
The length of the rainstorm
    $400 21
These numbskulls that were thorns in the side of Gumby just won't cut it
    $400 24
Boisterous beatnik Burroughs' book
    $500 5
Unwelcome in basements, this radioactive element is the heaviest of the noble gases
    $500 30
Original "SNL" actress whose rock & roll alter ego, Candy Slice, loved to sing "Gimme Mick", an anthem to Jagger
    $500 15
To record "Lay Down Sally" you'd have to "lay down" these, & then mix them -- without getting "derailed"
    $500 12
"And the ark rested in the seventh month...upon the mountains of" this
    $500 22
"You Could Learn A Lot From" one of these about seatbelts, but that's not enough to get you through the show
    $500 25
Goya's girl

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

Michel Bridget Alex
$2,600 $1,000 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michel Bridget Alex
$3,800 $2,000 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the island the city is on; I'll give you the city.)
    $200 1
Anthropologists pose as missionaries in "By The Light of My Father's Smile" by this author of "The Color Purple"
    $200 20
In the 1980s this computer-generated character was featured in Coca-Cola ads & his own ABC series
    $200 17
    $200 13
Julia Roberts tries to steal Cameron Diaz' fiance Dermot Mulroney in this 1997 blockbuster
    $200 4
In 1966 he told us, "The Great Society leads us along three roads -- growth and justice and liberation"
    $200 10
In the 11th century she rode naked through Coventry, hopefully not very fast
    $400 2
"Juneteenth", the long-awaited second novel by this black author, was published posthumously in 1999
    $400 21
Using this pen name, Frederick Faust wrote over 500 novels including "Destry Rides Again"
    $400 18
    $400 27
Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Jason Leigh & this actress are squabbling sisters in 1997's "A Thousand Acres"
    $400 5
In "The Fountainhead" she wrote that "Great men can't be ruled"
    $400 11
About her famous calendar, she remarked, "It's not true I had nothing on. I had the radio on."
    $600 3
Claude Brown's best-known work is the 1965 autobiography "Manchild in" this place
    $600 24
1 of 2 men who fit the category who reigned as heavyweight boxing champs in the 1930s
    $600 19
    $600 28
Aliens invade the White House during Jack Nicholson's presidency in this 1996 comedy
    $600 6
On signing the 1979 peace treaty with Israel, this Egyptian said, "Let there be no more suffering or denial of rights"
    $600 14
After 3 years of nipping & chipping, Michelangelo finished this naked creation in 1504
    $800 9
This author of "The Souls of Black Folk" is seen here on a U.S. stamp
    $800 25
This graphic artist known for his "Cosmic '60s" style of bold color combinations designed the first U.S. 10-cent stamp
    DD: $2,000 22
    $800 29
Tim Allen brings his 13-year-old son from the Amazon to New York in this 1997 comedy
    $800 7
In the 1860s she said, "Join the union, girls, and together say 'Equal Work for Equal Pay'"
    $800 15
The name of this building for sports comes from the Greek word for "naked"
    $1000 12
Countee Cullen & Langston Hughes were part of this 1920s NYC movement that echoed an older Italian movement
    $1000 26
In 1900 this theoretical physicist proposed that energy travels in discrete packets called quanta
    $1000 23
    DD: $1,000 8
"Seasonal" phrase that precedes "And the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country"
    $1000 16
In 1863 Manet caused quite a stir with this painting that depicted a naked woman picknicking with a few friends

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michel Bridget Alex
$7,800 $5,800 $1,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: If you were too young to remember Marilyn Monroe, you're too young to remember this!)
A No. 1 hit in 1959, this song was originally written by a teacher as a history lesson for his students on the War of 1812

Final scores:

Michel Bridget Alex
$11,601 $11,400 $3,000
2-day champion: $22,501 2nd place: Boat Trip on the Aggressor II in Kona, Hawaii 3rd place: Kaypro 2100 Personal Desktop Computer Package

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michel Bridget Alex
$7,100 $5,800 $4,700
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
15 R,
3 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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Game tape date: 2000-07-25
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