Show #3694 - Thursday, September 28, 2000


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Monica Gruber, an administrative assistant from Plantation, Florida

Chris Losoya, a schoolteacher from Whittier, California

Bill Shields, a Lutheran pastor from Pontiac, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the roles, you have to name the actor.)
    $100 6
Of 0, 12 or 24, the number of hours of sunlight in the Arctic Circle on June 21
    $100 12
As mentioned in "The Beverly Hillbillies" theme song, it's the colorful nickname for petroleum
    $100 11
From the Latin for "sausage", it's a dangerous type of food poisoning
    $100 21
In Indonesia nasi goreng is the fried type of this staple grain
    $100 26
Born in Dijon on December 15, 1832, this engineer "towered" over his contemporaries
    $100 1
Fletcher Christian,
Colonel Kurtz,
Vito Corleone
    $200 7
Of 2.5, 10.5 or 20.5, the width in miles of Korea's DMZ
    $200 17
Splinter is this cartoon character's nephew; Knothead is his niece
    $200 13
"Shapely" early 20th century atristic style seen here
    $200 22
Y'all can bulk up with this pie made from the nut of a type of hickory tree
    $200 27
This powerful 12th century queen was born in Aquitaine in 1122 A.D.
    $200 2
Claudia Draper,
Dolly Levi,
Fanny Brice
    $300 8
Of 100 million, 300 million or 500 million, the population of the Soviet Union in 1990
    $300 18
Ell, nail & bolt are units used primarily to measure lengths of this
    $300 14
A bulge in an artery
    $300 23
Type of pasta seen here, its name means "striped"
    DD: $500 28
Born in Besancon, France in 1802, life wasn't "miserable" for this author, seen here
    $300 3
Donnie Brasco,
Ed Wood,
Ichabod Crane
    $400 9
Of 90, 190 or 590, the number of independent nations recognized by the U.S. State Department
    $400 19
All U.S. paper currency bears the signatures of the holders of these 2 offices
    $400 15
A modern idea or invention wrongly placed in a historical drama
    $400 24
This name for a seasoned, stewed &/or stuffed mass of dough follows "Diddle Diddle" in a nursery rhyme
    $400 29
On May 6, 1758 Arras, France hatched this politician who later hatched the Reign of Terror
    $400 4
Tom Horn,
Thomas Crown,
Junior Bonner
    $500 10
Of 8,000, 28,000 or 128,000, the approximate diameter of the Earth in miles
    $500 20
The roots of this largest producer of soy sauce date back to 17th century Japan
    $500 16
This ancient religion founded in Persia is set forth in the "Zend-Avesta"
    $500 25
The sugar type of this root vegetable is white; the table type is red
    $500 30
After their births in 1740 & 1745 in Annonay, France, things were up, up & away for these brothers
    $500 5
Angie Scacciapensieri,
Dottie Hinson,
Thelma Dickinson

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bill Chris Monica
$3,700 -$800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Chris Monica
$4,500 $0 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you a quotation or something, you have to fill in the blank.)
    $200 16
It was James Watt who determined an average one of these could pull 33,000 foot-pounds of coal
    $200 1
In 1937 she received the title Duchess of Windsor as a wedding present
    $200 20
Colonel George Papadopoulos led the junta that took power in this country in 1967
    $200 6
In Kiss' first Top 40 hit song, it's how long "I Wanna Rock and Roll"
    $200 11
Young Ben Franklin couldn't wait for each new book by this "Robinson Crusoe" author
    $200 15
From Kipling:
"We know that the tail must ( ___ ) the dog"
    $400 17
One of the simple machines of physics, one type is added to buildings for handicap access
    $400 2
This "I Wanna Love You Forever" singer developed her singing skills in a local Baptist church
    $400 21
[Former President Jimmy Carter speaks from the Carter Center in Atlanta] In 1994, with Pres. Clinton's approval, I & Carter Center staffers brokered a cease-fire by this country's Muslims & Serbs
    $400 7
Gene Simmons speaks 4 languages: English, German, Hungarian & this one he learned in his native Haifa
    $400 12
St. Francis of Assisi was already a missionary when this famous grandson of Genghis was born
    $400 24
From Isaac Newton:
"If I have seen further, it is by ( ___ ) on the shoulders of giants"
    $600 18
An example of the conservation of momentum in action is this felt by a person who fires a gun
    $600 3
Jerry Bruckheimer & this man produced such movies as "Flashdance", "Top Gun" & "Days of Thunder"
    $600 26
1990s premiers of this small, isolated Balkan nation included Fatos Nano & Ylli Bufi
    $600 8
Kiss members donated this body fluid to be used in the ink dyes of the Kiss comic books
    $600 13
While Henry the Navigator's crews were finding their way around the Earth, this "Birth of Venus" artist was born on it
    $600 25
From Hamlet:
"O, what a rogue and ( ___ ) slave am I!"
    $800 19
Normally, your mass doesn't change, but your weight does, when this force changes
    $800 4
As a U.S. Senator from Wyoming he authored the Immigration Reform & Control Act
    $800 27
Franjo Tudjman, president of this country that fought Serbia in the early '90s, died in 1999
    $800 9
On stage, Gene's often been known to breathe this dangerous substance
    $800 14
While Bunyan was making progress with his Pilgrim, this Puritan was in charge of defending Providence
    $800 29
From Longfellow:
"By the ( ___ ) big-sea-water"
    DD: $700 22
Mix all the colors of light that "Roy G. Biv" stands for & you get this
    $1000 5
This husband-&-wife team wrote the songs "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "I'm Every Woman" & their own hit, "Solid"
    DD: $500 28
Gavrilo Princip sparked WWI when he killed Archduke Francis Ferdinand in this city in 1914
    $1000 10
Training as an artist helped this Kiss lead guitarist design the Kiss logo
    $1000 23
This Italian anatomist could have helped some of Henry VIII's wives with their reproductive problems

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Chris Monica
$10,300 $4,000 $2,400
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In the April 2000 National Geographic, he wrote an article dispelling myths about the great white shark

Final scores:

Bill Chris Monica
$12,599 $3,199 $4,700
2-day champion: $24,799 3rd place: American Historic Society Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Los Cabos, Mexico courtesy of Yahoo! Travel

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Chris Monica
$11,100 $3,800 $2,400
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 2000-08-23
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