Show #3672 - Tuesday, July 18, 2000

Tad Carithers game 3.


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Jonathan Earle, a college teacher from Lawrence, Kansas

Diana Hechler, a tour operator from Larchmont, New York

Tad Carithers, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the sitcom.)
(Alex: Each correct response will not contain five letters; these are clues about letters, like mail.)
    $100 6
After taking over the government of Iraq in 1968, he made himself a general, though he'd never been in the army
    $100 1
"Wally's Girl Trouble"
    $100 16
Her daughter Irene also received a Nobel Prize in Chemistry
    $100 7
Born in 1912, the man nicknamed "Slammin' Sam" played this sport
    $100 21
While flying near Douaumont during this war, Victor Chapman became the first U.S. aviator ever to be shot down
    $100 13
An assumed identity, or the type of letter that accompanies a resume
    $200 8
This American businessman known as the "Pickle King" could have had 56 other varieties instead of nicknames
    $200 2
"Kitty Karry-All Is Missing"
    $200 17
In 1705 he published "A Synopsis of the Astronomy of Comets"
    $200 9
On the large beads on these you say the Lord's Prayer; on the smaller beads, the Hail Mary
    $200 22
The first U.S. automobile accident fatality, Henry Bliss was run over in 1899 on 74th Street in this city
    $200 14
Emily Post says in this kind of letter, don't call death "a blessing in disguise"
    $300 10
A 1937 riding accident left this "Anything Goes" composer permanently disabled
    $300 3
"Never Trust a Naked Martian"
    $300 18
This Nobel Prize-winning physicist received his doctorate from the University of Pisa in 1922
    $300 26
Of 3, 30, or 300, number of days Jonah spent inside a "great fish"
    $300 23
Pilgrim John Billington was the 1st man executed in America when he was hanged for murder in this city Sept. 30, 1630
    $300 15
Also a fruit, it should always be found in the heading of a letter
    $400 11
From 1902 to 1912, this washing machine magnate served as an Iowa state senator
    $400 4
"Lebeau and the Little Old Lady"
    DD: $400 19
His official website includes a link to the Motor Neurone Disease Association
    $400 27
The 2 continents separated by the Dardanelles
    $400 24
The first serious epidemic of this "diminutive" disease in New England began in 1616 & was very hard on Native Americans
    $400 29
"Very truly yours" is a "complimentary" this, also something done to a door
    $500 12
This comedian ran for president on the Straight Talking American Government, or STAG, party ticket
    $500 5
"Danny and the Mob"
    $500 20
Giuseppe Piazzi named the large asteroid he discovered this, after the Roman goddess of grain
    $500 28
In May 1787 this convention convened in Independence Hall
    $500 25
The first legal proceedings for war crimes in the U.S. occurred in 1865 against the commandant of this prison
    $500 30
The garment worn here, it follows "ZIP" in something the Postal Service wants you to use

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

Tad Diana Jonathan
$1,000 $700 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Diana Jonathan
$1,700 $1,400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to give each country's English name for us.)
    $200 26
Most of the book of Ruth is set in this town, the place Micah said the messiah would come from
    $200 11
George Washington was chancellor of this college from 1788 until his death
    $200 16
In Adolphe Menjou's last film, he got cheered up by Hayley Mills as this optimistic little girl
    $200 1
Rossiyskaya Federatsiya
    $200 25
Known as a humorist, this 16th president was also known for his bouts of depression
    $200 6
In the thesaurus, this one of the traditional 5 senses is found with "tangency" & "palpation"
    $400 27
Also called Horeb, experts aren't sure which mount it actually is: Serbal & Jebel Musa are guesses
    $400 12
The campus for this university's law center is located at the foot of Capitol Hill
    $400 17
He's the film & TV favorite seen here
    $400 2
Ceska Republika
    $400 24
His demotion from the admiralty to a minor cabinet post in 1915 caused what he called "the black dog" of depression
    $400 7
This part of the face can mean "impudence" or "sass"
    $600 23
Before "sightseeing" in this city, Samson was stripped of his sight
    $600 13
Endowed by Joseph Pulitzer, its journalism school opened in 1912
    $600 18
Barry Fitzgerald was nominated for Best Actor & Best Supporting Actor Oscars as Father Fitzgibbon in this film
    $600 3
    $600 28
The same night he cut off his ear he had threatened Gauguin with a razor
    $600 8
Jazz piano great Erroll Garner is heard here playing this tune he composed
    $800 21
If he had lived there back in 1000 B.C., Robin Hood might have been "Prince of" this chief city of upper Egypt
    $800 14
You'll find the Lacrosse Hall of Fame Museum at this university in Baltimore
    $800 19
Seen here, this woman from an acting family livened up many '90s movies
    $800 4
Magyar Koztarsasag
    $800 9
Politically correct ventriloquists prefer "figure" to this better-known word
    DD: $1,500 22
This town is home to the Joseph who gave his tomb for Jesus' burial
    DD: $1,000 15
Longfellow read his poem "Morituri Salutamus" at the 50th reunion of this Maine school's Class of 1825
    $1000 20
In 1972 this bug-eyed Brit seen in "Young Frankenstein" had his own TV "Comedy Machine"
    $1000 5
    $1000 10
If you're 38 years old, you're said to be on this "side" of 40

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tad Diana Jonathan
$8,500 $6,300 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A 1965 novel by this author introduced his alter ego, sci-fi writer Kilgore Trout

Final scores:

Tad Diana Jonathan
$12,700 $12,300 $1,899
3-day champion: $38,300 2nd place: a gift certificate 3rd place: a pair of Samsung TV/VCR combos

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tad Diana Jonathan
$8,500 $5,800 $3,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 2000-04-13
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