Show #3735 - Friday, November 24, 2000


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Matt Myers, a network engineer originally from Baltimore, Maryland

Mike Goldstein, a writer from Studio City, California

Michelle Bowen-Ziecheck, a film student from Laurel, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
Boer voortrekkers who attempted to cross this desert in the late 19th century called it the "Thirstland"
    $100 18
Ghettoblaster is both a CD & a beer produced by Motor City Brewing Works in this city
    $100 13
The small steps taken by this man seen here will be long remembered
    $100 8
Dry cleaner Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford & their son
    $100 5
This handheld lens is one of Mr. Wizard's 10 most significant inventions of the last millennium
    $100 1
Among kids, it's the favorite hot dog topping
    $200 22
The Gran Chaco is a low, flat plain covering western Paraguay, southern Bolivia & the northern part of this country
    $200 19
Young's Brewery claims London's last remaining cooperage, where these are made & repaired
    $200 14
Psychedelic '60s soothsayer seen here
    $200 9
Police captain Hal Linden
    $200 6
Industrial designer Brooks Stevens added this feature to a clothes dryer's door
    $200 2
Lipstick, mascara, foundation, etc.
    $300 23
Geothermal steam in the volcanic area of this country's North Island is becoming an important source of power
    $300 20
Tourists stumbling along Carlsberg Vej in this city may be coming from a brewery tour
    $300 15
Boxing was one of the sports covered by this man seen here
    $300 10
Alien life form voiced by Paul Fusco
    $300 24
Rubber sink plugs & drainboard mats were innovations by this company with "Rubber" in its name
    $300 3
Hopefully you'll never have to identify a suspect, at the police station, from this group
    $400 29
This island that's second in size only to Greenland has some of the world's largest gold & copper reserves
    $400 27
A Mazatlan brewery makes this brand whose name refers to a nearby body of water
    $400 16
She's the royal sibling & president of the Royal Ballet seen here in the 1950s
    $400 11
Waitress Linda Lavin
    $400 25
Big construction projects often include Francois Hennebique's reinforced type of this building material
    DD: $500 4
It's slang for a western or crime film that features a lot of gunfire
    $500 30
French & Malagasy are this country's 2 official languages
    $500 28
A man named Heinrich established a brewery in Bremen that produces this, Germany's No. 1 export beer
    $500 17
This New Yorker's groundbreaking first took place in 1984
    $500 12
Streetwise detective Robert Blake
    $500 26
Sebastien Vauban changed this military operation by using zigzag trenches to reach the defending fortress
    $500 7
This mat-covered hut was once home for the typical Apache family

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

Michelle Mike Matt
$900 $400 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Mike Matt
$1,800 $400 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: People who are interred there.)
(Alex: The book, yes!)
(Alex: What Gatsby called everybody.)
    $200 20
This man who ground up a lot of peanuts is buried on the grounds of the Tuskegee Institute
    $200 5
Larry Fortensky's third wife
    $200 3
He set up his telegraph code by checking the frequency of each letter in the type of a printer's box
    $200 9
An assault based on race or religion is called this emotional type of "crime"
    $200 14
One of Gatsby's reputed professions is this illicit prohibition specialty
    $200 1
Way before Shaq & Kobe, this league's 1981 title game was aired after late local news
    $400 21
Eddie Kendricks, famed as an original member of this legendary singing group, is in Elmwood Cemetery
    $400 6
Senator John Warner's second wife
    $400 4
"Debt" contains this letter to show its etymology, from the Latin debitum
    $400 10
Also called the complainant, it's the person bringing a civil suit
    $400 15
The 3 big-screen Gatsbys have been Warner Baxter, Robert Redford & this "Shane" star
    $400 2
Before these were assigned numbers, the 5 wood was known as the baffy
    $600 22
Hooterville's Mr. Haney, he's in a Haleyville, Alabama cemetery
    $600 7
Eddie Fisher's second wife
    $600 11
In 2000 Seamus Heaney's English translation of this Anglo-Saxon classic made the bestseller list
    $600 13
Term for jury discussions to reach a verdict; in O.J. Simpson's criminal trial, they took 4 hours
    $600 16
The book is dedicated "Once Again to" this wife of the author
    $600 17
This man, "The Great John L.", won the last bare-knuckle heavyweight title fight, a 75-rounder
    $800 25
This country singing legend's tombstone reads, "Praise the Lord I Saw the Light"
    $800 8
Eddie Fisher's first wife
    $800 12
"The Professor and the Madman" tells how inmate Dr. W.C. Minor sent in thousands of definitions to this dictionary
    $800 27
(Hi, I'm Camryn Manheim from "The Practice") At this criminal proceeding, charges are read & the defendant enters his plea
    $800 23
Gatsby's friend Meyer Wolfsheim was the man behind this 1919 sporting scandal
    $800 18
Walter Johnson led the American League in strikeouts 12 times pitching for this team that no longer exists
    $1000 26
Her marker reads, "Governor, State of Alabama 1967-1968"
    $1000 30
Eddie Fisher's third wife
    $1000 29
This long word from 19th century America for "an extraordinary thing" was adopted by an all-day band fest
    DD: $800 28
The pretrial disclosure of facts to the other party, it's also the name of a TV channel
    $1000 24
It's Gatsby's first name
    DD: $600 19
In 1980 Willie Davenport & Jeff Gadley, the USA's first black Winter Olympic athletes, were half of a team in this event

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Mike Matt
$4,800 $3,200 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And it won't be about Elizabeth Taylor!)
The great creator said these animals couldn't eat the fish of the river, so they fed on the land at night

Final scores:

Michelle Mike Matt
$1,599 $1 $1,900
2nd place: Trip to Amsterdam courtesy of 3rd place: Eagle Creek Travel Gear New champion: $1,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michelle Mike Matt
$4,800 $3,700 $5,200
20 R,
6 W
16 R,
8 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,700

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Game tape date: 2000-09-28
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