Show #3709 - Thursday, October 19, 2000


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Mark Olivier, a licensed acupuncturist from Berkeley, California

Amy Sobota, a medical student from Madison, Wisconsin

Chris Dawson, a legislative consultant from Sacramento, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The PBS series.)
    $100 10
He's the performer seen here
    $100 1
Cal Ripken broke this man's consecutive-games record
    $100 15
Jamaicans combine salt fish with ackee, a fruit introduced to the island as part of this captain's "bounty"
    $100 4
The cuttlefish hides 2 ways: it can camouflage itself like a chameleon, or hide behind a cloud of this
    $100 21
In the 19th century enterprising Americans first added sleeping & dining cars to these
    $100 26
The relatives come from all over the country to celebrate this ceremony of a Jewish boy becoming a man
    $200 11
River seen here before the building of the Hoover Dam
    $200 2
"Knick Killer" seen here
    $200 16
Derby cheese, which originated in this country, is sometimes flavored with sage
    $200 5
Having 4 large pairs of these makes the fruit fly a favorite subject for geneticists
    $200 22
Coroebus of Elis was the first winner in the first of these games; he won the only event, a sprint, in 776 B.C.
    $200 27
It's the common name for a generational chart of ancestry
    $300 12
Site of the historic attack seen here
    $300 3
Ali's opponent in the "Rumble in the Jungle"
    $300 18
European chefs cook the young foliage of this stinging plant, Urtica dioica, like spinach
    $300 6
A silvery food fish, or to heat ore in order to extract metal
    $300 23
Of 3 minutes, 3 hours or 3 days, it's about how long the first woman in space stayed there
    $300 28
In modern times a woman may keep using hers, or link it with a man's by a hyphen
    $400 13
Richard Byrd is seen here preparing to visit this geographic extreme
    $400 8
Agassi won it in '99 for a career Grand Slam
    $400 19
This German dish whose name means "hare pepper" is often served with sour cream
    $400 7
In rhyme, the bells of St. Clement's speak of these 2 fruits that'll help prevent scurvy
    $400 24
Tea & rice wine were first drunk in this country
    $400 29
It's the term for the payments made after a divorce for the upkeep of the kids
    $500 14
This president is seen here with his camera-shy wife Ida
    $500 9
Bobby's son, he scored 86 goals in a season
    $500 20
Legend says this smoked haddock dish came from the Scottish fishing village of Findhorn
    DD: $1,000 17
Unlike most of its pine family relatives, the larch is classified as this, as it loses its needles each fall
    $500 25
The first group to sell a million records were these "Glow Worm" brothers with "Tiger Rag" in 1930
    $500 30
A domicile in which parents raise kids not their own; Stephen's was an old Kentucky one

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

Chris Amy Mark
$800 $800 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Amy Mark
$1,600 $1,900 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The vice president.)
    $200 13
"Tevye the Dairyman", published beginning in 1894, inspired this Broadway & movie musical
    $200 1
On Nov. 3, 1992, the day Bill Clinton was elected president
    $200 22
Films from 1940 include this Disney puppet tale & the ever-popular "Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse"
    $200 11
Among state capitals, it's first alphabetically
    $200 17
Her famed rendition of "That Old Black Magic" appears in the 1956 film "Bus Stop"
    $200 6
A popular expression observes, "There's no such thing as" this midday meal
    $400 27
His first novel was "Hans of Iceland", 8 years before "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
    $400 2
When Sputnik 1 went up
    $400 23
In 7 years he directed 3 films on the registry: "Mean Streets", "Taxi Driver" & "Raging Bull"
    $400 12
It's the U.S. state that reaches the farthest south
    $400 18
Enrique is the real first name of this Puerto Rican who knows how to "Shake Your Bon-Bon"
    $400 7
Poetry without a fixed metrical pattern
    $600 28
The infamous opening of Bulwer-Lytton's "Paul Clifford" is "It was" this type of "night"
    $600 3
When the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima
    $600 24
Pauline Kael called this 1967 Dunaway-Beatty choice "a landmark movie"
    $600 14
Of the U.S. states with active volcanoes, this state is the largest in area
    $600 19
The success of "The Philadelphia Story" as a play & a film helped her shake the reputation of "box office poison"
    $600 8
It's a disorganized fight with everyone present joining in
    $800 29
This English romantic poet who died at 25 wrote the sonnet "When I Have Fears that I May Cease to Be"
    DD: $600 4
When Moscow hosted the Olympics
    $800 25
The newest film on the registry is this 1989 Spike Lee film set on a hot Brooklyn day
    $800 15
A city named Beach is found in this landlocked U.S. state wedged between Montana & Minnesota
    $800 20
He was the title character in 1991's "Johnny Suede"
    $800 9
"Horsey" term for giving someone complete independence in decision-making
    DD: $2,001 30
Frenchman famous for realistic novels & for an open letter published Jan 13, 1898
    $1000 5
When South Carolina seceded from the Union
    $1000 26
The title of this 1957 film with Burt Lancaster & Tony Curtis lends the registry a pleasant aroma
    $1000 16
This state's 6,680-foot Mount Mitchell is the highest point east of the Mississippi River
    $1000 21
In a 1957 film photographer Fred Astaire loved her "Funny Face"
    $1000 10
Barbells & dumbbells

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chris Amy Mark
$6,800 $3,700 $2,799

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In September 1899 he equipped 2 ships to report the progress of the America's Cup yacht race to a NYC newspaper

Final scores:

Chris Amy Mark
$7,401 $600 $5,299
2-day champion: $23,200 3rd place: Zenith 36" color TV 2nd place: a trip to Club Med, Mexico

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Coryat scores:

Chris Amy Mark
$7,000 $3,200 $4,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
18 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 2000-08-31
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