Show #3733 - Wednesday, November 22, 2000


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James Rocchi, a film critic and writer from Santa Cruz, California

Heather Derby, an ad agency account executive from Boston, Massachusetts

Bob Ryan, a certified public accountant from Gig Harbor, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,301)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify the film.)
    $100 6
Seen here in 1921, 16-year-old Margaret Gorman became the first woman to win this title
    $100 1
"I love the smell of napalm in the morning...smells like...victory"
    $100 26
Until 1900 this college's sports teams were known as the Bug Eaters, Old Gold Knights & Antelopes
    $100 21
Sources say this knife wasn't invented by Alamo hero Jim, but by his brother, Rezin
    $100 11
    $100 16
Number of letters on your standard 8-sided stop sign
    $200 7
A popular tune of the '20s was this song heard here
    $200 2
"There's no crying in baseball!"
    $200 27
In 1992 this senator became the 1st Nebraskan to make a serious run for president since George Norris
    $200 22
Henry, not Yancy, invented this pistol & it was imitators who added an extra "R" to the name
    $200 12
Snake tail tip
    $200 17
In May 2000 Time Inc. ended this magazine's life as a monthly
    $300 8
During the 1927 baseball season, Babe Ruth hit this many home runs, a record that lasted until 1961
    $300 3
"Someday, and that day may never come, I'll call upon you to do a service..."
    $300 28
This 1913 Willa Cather novel tells the story of Alexandra Bergson, a Swedish immigrant to Nebraska
    $300 23
In 1855 he began mass production of the revolver he first designed out of wood while at sea in the 1830s
    $300 13
Disclose a secret
    $300 18
Meaning "The last but two", it's the antepenultimate word here
    $400 9
On August 3, 1923 at 2:47 A.M. he was sworn in as President of the United States by his father
    $400 4
A 1992 Western:
"Hell, I even thought I was dead, 'til I found out it was just that I was in Nebraska"
    $400 29
In 1898 he came to Omaha to supervise the lighting of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition
    DD: $700 24
Gangsters loved to get their hands on this invention of Gen. John Thompson
    $400 14
City between Puget Sound & Lake Washington
    $400 19
A judge at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, this actor thanked the organization for naming the festival after him
    $500 10
In 1925 this former president of Buick & vice president of GM founded his own auto company
    $500 5
"Come here, Norman. Hurry up. The loons! The loons! They're welcoming us back"
    $500 30
Nebraskan Cliff Hillegass began this popular series of educational aids
    $500 25
This shirt maker bought the Volcanic Repeating Arms Co. in 1857 & soon controlled the repeating rifle industry
    $500 15
Childish talk
    $500 20
Pert, famous for its 2-in-1 shampoo & conditioner, introduced these 2 new products in early 2000

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

Bob Heather James
$1,300 $300 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Heather James
$3,600 $1,200 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify the nominee for president.)
    $200 2
Reform Party
    $200 26
For World Cup 1999, the largest crowd ever at a women's sporting event filled this southern California venue
    $200 1
"The Art of the Impossible" is a collection of writings by this Czech playwright & president
    $200 19
Receive a "M*A*S*H" note from him & it may be a"dressed" from his Toledo birthplace
    $200 12
All of the hundreds of species of this tree bear acorns
    $200 9
The sixth Pacific storm system of the year 2000 shared its name with this long-maned Italian male model
    $400 4
American Independent Party
    $400 27
Catharine Beecher, Harriet's sister, pioneered this Olympic sport, calling it "grace without dancing"
    $400 3
Standish O'Grady was known for writing histories of this country, his birthplace
    $400 20
Toledo-born Olympic gold medal-winning skater seen here
    $400 13
The Arizona cypress is a favorite as this holiday decoration
    $400 10
This Russian goldsmith created famous jeweled Easter eggs for European royalty
    DD: $800 8
States' Rights Party
    $600 28
(Hi, I'm WNBA star Jennifer Azzi) In the first women's intercollegiate basketball game, Berkeley met this other N. Calif. school, my alma mater
    DD: $800 5
British author Lawrence Durrell is most famous for his "quartet" of novels set in this Egyptian city
    $600 21
This Toledo-born feminist & former Bunny published the book of essays "Moving Beyond Words" in 1994
    $600 16
In America you'll see the sugar & pitch varieties of these coniferous trees
    $600 11
Patsy & Edina are the well-lubricated but aging pair of sitcom characters on this popular British import
    $800 24
1904, 1908, 1912, 1920:
Socialist Party
    $800 29
Lisa Fernandez led her teammates to the gold medal in this sport in the 2000 Olympics
    $800 6
An actress before she turned to mystery novels, Dame Ngaio Marsh was born in Christchurch in this country
    $800 22
He's known for his "Holidays in Hell" stories in Rolling Stone
    $800 17
Its name is in part from the Greek syko, "fig"; the Near East tree, not the American one, is related to the fig
    $800 14
Something constructed, perhaps an untruth
    $1000 25
Progressive Party
    $1000 30
The weekend Tiger won the British Open, this Australian swept to victory in the U.S. Women's Open
    $1000 7
"Heartbreak Tango" was the second novel by Manuel Puig, one of this country's most famous authors
    $1000 23
Teresas from Toledo include actress Teresa Ganzel & this "Music! Music! Music!" singer
    $1000 18
If you don't want to say California laurel, you can use this 3-letter name instead
    $1000 15
The non-revolutionary British Socialist society of the 1880s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Heather James
$7,400 $3,200 $7,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2 of the people who witnessed his execution were John Wilkes Booth & Stonewall Jackson

Final scores:

Bob Heather James
$13,400 $200 $11,152
3-day champion: $35,701 3rd place: Natural Wonders Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to London courtesy of

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bob Heather James
$7,900 $3,200 $8,200
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
20 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,300

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Game tape date: 2000-09-28
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