Show #3713 - Wednesday, October 25, 2000


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Rebecca Fisher, a librarian from Ardencroft, Delaware

Ken Boulton, a high school teacher from Imperial Beach, California

Kirsten Edwards, a college student from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $7,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: No, not that one! These are secrets of Queen Victoria.)
    $100 1
They strike croquet & polo balls
    $100 11
It's an oven or a furnace in which pottery is fired
    $100 16
In 1998 the Cincinnati Enquirer apologized for stealing voice mails from this giant U.S. banana company
    $100 21
We enjoy our cups of this more when servant John Brown adds whisky to them
    $100 26
For pioneering work in finance theory, Merton Miller won this prize in Economic Science for 1990
    $100 6
For lunch, how 'bout a Hawaiian pizza, topped with ham or Canadian bacon & this fruit
    $200 2
It's the creature seen here
[type of duck]
    $200 12
Majolica, a type of Italian pottery, is named for this Spanish island
    $200 17
In this country the Chapare region east of La Paz is fertile banana terrain
    $200 22
When this London residence is freezing, we'd like to return it to the dukes for whom it's named
    $200 27
18th c. English comedian Josias Miller won lasting comic fame as first gravedigger in this play by Shakespeare
    $200 7
If you're in the mood for Mexican fast food, try a gordita or chalupa from this chain
    $300 3
Candice Bergen was married to this French director of "Pretty Baby" & "Atlantic City"
    $300 13
The name of this type of earthenware means "baked earth" in Italian
    $300 18
Bananas are a culinary mainstay in Bahia, an Atlantic coast state in this South American country
    $300 23
We can't forgive our son Edward for his follies that helped kill this man, our husband
    $300 28
Born in Cromarty in this U.K. country in 1802, Hugh Miller did much to arouse public interest in geology
    $300 8
Treat yourself & stop by one of the stores named for the woman seen here
[cookie mogul]
    $400 4
From the Latin for "hammer", it means flexible or pliable
    $400 14
Named for founder Josiah, it's the pottery seen here
    DD: $1,000 19
Don't confuse this banana-producing nation whose name means "Sunday" with the country on Hispaniola
    $400 24
This country that we fought in the Crimean War deserves a good beating & if we were a man we'd go give it to them
    $400 29
One of the most popular musical comedy actresses of the 1920s, Marilyn Miller appeared in these "follies" in 1918
    $400 9
Stay as long as you want & check out this salad made with apples, celery, walnuts & mayo
    $500 5
This late mountaineer's most famous quote is "Because it is there"
    $500 15
Named for founder Josiah, it's the potttery seen here
    $500 20
This country bordering Kenya, Tanzania, Congo & Sudan is one of Africa's leading banana producers
    $500 25
When this prime minister kisses our hand, we don't care about his Jewish origins
    $500 30
In 1919 American lawyer David Hunter Miller helped compose the charter of this international organization
    $500 10
It may be Greek to you, but it's minced lamb meat, served in a pita & topped with a cucumber-yogurt sauce

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

Kirsten Ken Rebecca
$2,000 $1,100 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kirsten Ken Rebecca
$2,300 $1,300 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
This city that's home to the Naval Academy was capital of the U.S. in 1783 & 1784
    $200 1
To Supreme Court watchers, strict construction isn't a building code but a narrow interpretation of this document
    $200 11
In 1999 Tom Rouen led the NFL with a 46.5-yard average on these
    $200 23
In this 1850 novel the Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale reveals himself to be the father of Hester Prynne's child, then dies
    $200 6
In 1903 the Museum of Islamic Art was created from museum displays in this Egyptian city
    $400 19
Located at the southern tip of San Francisco Bay, it was named by Spanish colonists for St. Joseph
    $400 2
Subjects in the Milgram obedience experiment obediently agreed to administer these to others, who simulated pain
    $400 12
(Hi, I'm Jayson Williams of the NBA.) In '97-'98 I was second in the NBA overall in this category, but first in the offensive type
    $400 22
"In token of my appreciation for his genius," Melville wrote, this book "is inscribed to Nathaniel Hawthorne"
    $400 7
The National Postal Museum of the Smithsonian has exhibits on U.S. stamp history & this service that ran in 1860 & '61
    $400 27
Jupiter's aromatic spices
    DD: $1,500 17
It's the state capital where you can cruise Garth Brooks Blvd., or stroll through Will Rogers Park
    $600 3
The 1992 book "Reinventing" this inspired Al Gore to try to do just that
    $600 13
Robin Roberts has the dubious distinction of allowing more of these, 505, than any other Major League pitcher
    DD: $1,500 16
This novel begins, "Half-way down a by-street of one of our New England towns, stands a rusty wooden house..."
    $600 8
This country's Transvaal Museum is noted for such fossilized remains as Australopithecus Africanus
    $600 26
Sound repeater's small tropical lizards
    $800 20
"Health, History, Horses" is the motto of this city in upstate New York
    $800 4
Linguists call the hypothetical ancestor of the Germanic & Romance languages P.I.E., Proto-this
    $800 14
In 1938 Sam Snead was the PGA's money leader with $20,000; in 1998 it was this alliterative golfer with $2.6 million
    $800 9
The Grande Galerie is the main picture gallery of this museum which is housed is one of the world's largest palaces
    $800 25
Rainbow goddess' disease-spreading particles
    $1000 21
(Hi, I'm Kristoff St. John of "The Young and the Restless") For many years, this Connecticut city where I grew up was the winter headquarters for the Barnum & Bailey Circus
    $1000 5
17-letter word for one whose studies may cover the Scottish bagpipes & the Indian tabla
    $1000 15
In 1999 Pete Sampras tied this Aussie's record of 12 Grand Slam singles titles
    $1000 28
The central metaphor of this 1860 novel is a sculpture of a deity (not a young deer)
    $1000 10
The International Museum of the Horse is raising funds for a life-size statue of this 1973 Triple Crown winner
    $1000 24
Pollux' twin's hunger strikers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kirsten Ken Rebecca
$2,700 $5,700 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This movie was dedicated to the 10,000 Gloucester fishermen who have lost their lives since 1623

Final scores:

Kirsten Ken Rebecca
$5,400 $11,400 $7,100
3rd place: Gift Certificate New champion: $11,400 2nd place: Trip to Switzerland courtesy of

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kirsten Ken Rebecca
$2,700 $3,900 $7,400
13 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 2000-09-26
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