Show #3693 - Wednesday, September 27, 2000


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Walter Hartwig, an anthropologist from Napa, California

Bill Shields, a Lutheran pastor from Pontiac, Illinois

Diane Harvey, a licensed veterinary technician from Falls Church, Virginia

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: As they appear on the stamp series.)
(Alex: Vowelless. We will give you a word without the vowels in it. You have to figure out what the word is.)
    $100 13
"Mendicant" religious orders made their money the hard way, they did this to earn it
    $100 2
He's the slugger seen here
    $100 8
In 1998 Washington state processed 43,500 tons of grapes into white wine, about half of it this variety
    $100 1
A finger stick is done to draw this
    $100 19
In 1964 & 1965 this group had 5 No. 1 hits in a row; included in them was "Baby Love"
    $100 24
Type of pie:
    $200 14
Old traditions of the Jewish holiday Lag Ba-Omer include bonfires & 3-year-old boys getting this cut for the first time
    $200 4
In 1950, 3 years after he entered the major leagues, he played himself in his own movie biography
    $200 9
With 13 offensive linemen totaling almost 2 tons, UW's football team lives up to this nickname
    $200 3
Patch & scratch tests can determine if you have one or more of these
    $200 20
The champ on "Tic Tac Dough" in the 1980s had to get 3 of these in a row
    $200 25
The cruelest month:
    $300 16
The "Oxford Dict. of World Religions" calls it "the reverse side of blessing" (Mom didn't like it either)
    $300 10
This Detroit Tigers outfielder hit .401 in 1922 but lost the AL batting title to George Sisler, who hit .420
    $300 15
The "freighter" type of this huge Boeing jetliner has a maximum takeoff weight of over 430 tons
    $300 5
Not a soldier, the G.I. in an upper G.I. is this tract
    $300 21
2-word term for the ladies who are "all in a row" in Mary Mary's garden
    $300 26
A place for bill collectors:
    $400 17
Sawm, the fourth pillar of Islam, is this & it's done at times for a whole month
    $400 11
On September 30, 1972 this Pittsburgh Pirate got his 3,000th & last career hit
    $400 29
Oddly, in 1997 state aquaculture produced 28 tons of the Pacific type of this fish but 6,326 tons of the Atlantic type
    $400 6
From the Latin for "life appearance", this procedure takes a sample of tissue, fluid or cells for study
    $400 22
In bowling, 3 strikes in a row & you get this bird
    $400 27
Hawkeye & Buckeye states:
"W" & "H"
    DD: $900 18
Rastafarians have roots in 2 places: Ethiopia & this island
    $500 12
Signed by the Indians in 1948, this pitcher became the oldest rookie in major league history at age 42
    $500 30
This structure that created Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake weighs about 24 million tons
    $500 7
CTs & MRIs have largely replaced this procedure, also the name of a Nigel Tufnel group
    $500 23
Modeled after the Italian form of the word, in architecture it's a bunch of columns in a row
    $500 28
A heavenly body:

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

Diane Bill Walter
$900 $700 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Bill Walter
$1,300 $4,300 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I see a theme building.)
    $200 21
Viking artifacts have been found on this large "new" Canadian island
    $200 16
Born in Berlin in 1901, she's the actress seen here
    $200 6
This discovery in 1959 turned Libya from one of the poorest into one of the wealthiest countries in Africa
    $200 11
Mummy told me to empty the bin, known as this 2-word name in the U.S.
    $200 18
This liquid, especially the white type, usually provides the sour in sweet-&-sour sauce
    $200 1
A prominent identifying feature, like the Empire State Building
    $400 27
This West Coast province is third largest in both area & population
    $400 17
Also a star of "Ewiger Walzer", Gert Frobe played the title "metallic" villain in this 1964 James Bond movie
    $400 7
In 1986 this president ordered U.S. warplanes to bomb Libyan military installations
    $400 12
The 2 old age pensioners we've got in our attic would qualify as these "citizens" in the U.S.
    $400 19
Though it has a liquid name, this edible tuber of Chinese sedge adds a solid, crunchy texture to stir-fry
    $400 2
The practice of enhancing property with shaping, trees & plants
    $600 28
Canada's oldest city, it lies on the north bank of the St. Lawrence River
    DD: $400 24
He acted in 9 German films before playing Ugarte in "Casablanca" & Mr. Cairo in "The Maltese Falcon"
    $600 8
In the 7th century B.C., the Phoenicians founded this city as Oea; today it's the capital
    $600 13
Oh goody! After tea we're going to play draughts, known as this in the States
    DD: $400 20
Famous rank of Tso, aka Tao, a 19th c. warrior after whom a chicken dish was named
    $600 3
This New Orleans style of jazz is characterized by its improvisational solos
    $800 29
Middle Island, Canada's southernmost point, is found in this eastern Great Lake
    $800 25
The father of Nastassja, he sank his teeth into the role of "Nosferatu" in 1979
    $800 9
In 1969 he led a military revolt that overthrew the ruling monarchy
    $800 14
Be careful around one of these, known as a power point; you may get a shock
    $800 22
Martin Yan's recipe for the crab version of this egg dish features ginger & cilantro as well as crab & eggs
    $800 4
Term for a country with no ocean access
    $1000 30
Igniting a new rush, in 1989 Charles Fipke discovered diamonds in these barren "territories"
    $1000 26
She starred in many movies before directing "Olympia" & "Triumph of the Will"
    $1000 10
From the 1500s to the 1800s, these pirates used the area as a base for raids on European shipping
    $1000 15
My first aid kit contains an elastoplast, one of these
    $1000 23
The dried buds of this type of lily are called "golden needles"
    $1000 5
One once spanned what is now the Bering Strait

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Bill Walter
$2,900 $6,500 $6,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the 3 current Supreme Court justices appointed from the D.C. Court of Appeals

Final scores:

Diane Bill Walter
$100 $12,200 $700
3rd place: High Sierra AT Gear collection New champion: $12,200 2nd place: a trip to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina courtesy of Yahoo! Travel

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Diane Bill Walter
$2,900 $6,500 $7,100
15 R,
5 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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Game tape date: 2000-08-23
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