Show #3701 - Monday, October 9, 2000


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Eric Hillemann, a college archivist from Northfield, Minnesota

Julie deGraffenried, a graduate student from Chilton, Texas

Jeremy Levin, a law clerk from West Hollywood, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Remember, today is Columbus Day.)
    $100 1
In 1585 Dutch mathematician Simon Stevin first converted fractions to this format
    $100 4
The American Egg Board has declared Egg Salad Week for the week after this holiday
    $100 3
In a 14-line poem Wordsworth wrote "Scorn not" this form of poetry
    $100 21
Punchy is the mascot of this "island" beverage
    $100 26
In 1951 he gave the first of over 4,500 performances as the King of Siam
    $100 16
Favre's monetary obligations
    $200 2
In 1582 much of Europe switched to this calendar after dropping 10 days from October
    $200 10
On March 3, Girls' Day in Japan, girls set up elaborate displays of these toys in their homes
    $200 6
3-word title of the poem about "that sailor's friend"; it's where Ralph wanted to send Alice
    $200 22
Voltaire drank over 30 cups of this a day, preferring it mocha, flavored with chocolate
    $200 27
Bald in the third installment, this actress has starred in all the "Alien" movies
    $200 17
The Babe's enclosed restaurant areas
    $300 5
In 1569 this Flemish geographer developed a map of the world in which Greenland looks bigger than Africa
    $300 13
USA Today reported New Yorkers have a tough time getting cabs during this month-long observance
    $300 7
Like Shelley, Wordsworth wrote a poem to this (the bird, not the Buick)
    $300 23
This brand of liqueur is made from bourbon & peach juice
    $300 28
On the silver screen he's been bald as Ike, Othello & Morpheus
    $300 18
A hockey disk that's glued down
    $400 11
This tube connecting the ear and the throat was named for the scientist who illustrated it in 1552
    $400 14
Some churches gave special dispensation for Catholics to eat meat when this fell on a Friday in Lent during 2000
    DD: $1,000 8
An 1820 ode on this king's death included "Dread shadow of a king! Whose realm had dwindled to one stately room"
    $400 24
This brand of root beer "Has Bite", according to its slogan
    $400 29
This Emmy-winning talk show host, seen here, has also been seen in dramatic roles
    $400 19
A small parcel containing a stringed tennis tool
    $500 12
He died on May 24, 1543, just after receiving the first copy of his book "On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies"
    $500 15
The Virginias celebrate this on the second Friday in April; many other states wait until the last Friday
    $500 9
This abbey on the Wye River in Wales was immortalized in a poem by Wordsworth
    $500 25
Peach mango is a highlight of this brand of fruit smoothie from Snapple
    $500 30
This bald man's early rock band The Marked didn't go far, but his Smashing Pumpkins took over the world
    $500 20
A speedy billiards cue

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

Jeremy Julie Eric
$700 $300 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Julie Eric
$2,400 $1,500 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the country.)
    $200 7
Omri & Julie Rotblatt-Amrany sculpted this superstar athlete in bronze for Chicago's United Center
    $200 1
Born Jewish, as a born-again Christian he recorded "Saved" & "Slow Train Coming"
    $200 22
Prince Norodom Sihanouk
    $200 12
Term for the collapsing waves that hit the beach; they may be spilling or plunging
    $200 17
Joan Rivers had her first booking on this show in 1965; in 1983 she became its permanent guest host
    $200 2
If we've got your number, odds are the number we have is either ordinal or this
    $400 8
This "American Gothic" creator was a leading regionalist, his region being Iowa
    $400 30
This wife of Vince Gill has had many Christian rock hits, including "Find A Way"
    $400 23
King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz
    $400 13
The height of a wave is measured from trough to this topmost point
    $400 18
On this soap's September 28, 1999 episode Erica & David went to New York & ran into Joan
    $400 3
Meaning to desire, it turns up in the Ten Commandments
    $600 9
Edgar Leeteg, who painted Tahitian maidens on velvet, is known as "The American" equivalent of this French painter
    $600 29
In a 1973 Top 40 hit, "Jesus is Just Alright" for these musical "brothers"
    $600 24
Queen Beatrix
    $600 14
The 2 oceans whose names don't begin with "A"
    $600 19
In 1986 Joan filled this position on a TV game show board; today it's filled by Whoopi
    $600 4
It's a greenhouse to nurture plants, or a school to nurture your musical ability
    DD: $6,100 10
Robert Motherwell is best known for his "Elegy to" this European "republic" of the 1930s
    $800 28
Mark Farner of this rockin' "railroad" has released numerous solo Christian rock albums
    $800 25
King Carl XVI Gustaf
    $800 15
These marine habitats are called the "rainforests of the oceans"
    $800 20
You can take a peek at this pooch who has his own page on Joan's website
    $800 5
Ah yes...this little bird, parus atricapillus, is of the titmouse family
    $1000 11
Notable artists named Cindy include this woman known for her self-portraits in modern & Renaissance garb
    $1000 27
This gum resin, a gift of the Magi, is also a record label that released "Jesus Saves" & "Strong Medicine"
    $1000 26
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah
    DD: $2,000 16
This surface current is mentioned in the chorus of "This Land is Your Land"
    $1000 21
Come in & tell us this 2-word title of Joan's 1986 autobiography
    $1000 6
That big division in Saturn's ring system? -- named for him

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Julie Eric
$5,000 $4,700 $15,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 states that named their capitals for Christopher Columbus

Final scores:

Jeremy Julie Eric
$9,500 $2,200 $20,700
2nd place: Trip to Grand Lido Braco Resort, Jamaica 3rd place: Brompton Folding Bike New champion: $20,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeremy Julie Eric
$4,000 $4,700 $9,500
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 2000-08-30
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