Show #3526 - Monday, December 27, 1999


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Grace Kim, a business school administrator from New York City, New York

Morris Morgentaler, a rental car agent from Poway, California

Hal Barron, a college professor from Altadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This category is all about Marilyn Monroe.)
L.A. 2000
    $100 21
Before she was Marilyn, this was her name
    $100 16
Proper etiquette says we "post" this girl's name, one of the most popular of the '90s
    $100 1
1967's Time magazine Man of the Year
    $100 7
She opened her first chocolate chippery in Palo Alto, California in 1977
    $100 26
This political party brings its national convention to Los Angeles August 14, 2000
    $100 6
Ms. Hawn's collection of early rock hits
    $200 22
Marilyn played Sugar Kane, a singer & ukulele player in Sweet Sue's All-Girl Band, in this comedy
    $200 17
Ms. Parker of "Sex and the City" sports both of these top names for girls
    $200 2
Having Charles Curtis as his running mate in 1932 didn't help; he was not reelected
    $200 8
(Hi, I'm Alyssa Milano.) In 1999 Mary Jo Buttafuoco wrote a letter to the courts to release this girl whom I played in a 1993 TV movie
    $200 30
On March 5, 2000 over 20,000 will wind through the streets of L.A. during this grueling 26.2 mile endurance test
    $200 12
Meryl's 4-wheel-drive Wranglers
    $300 23
Monroe studied acting at his Actors Studio in New York for a year
    $300 18
One letter different from an Eric Clapton Top 40 hit, it's in the Top 20 among girls' names
    $300 3
The last president born in North Carolina, he served until 1869
    $300 9
This 1992 Olympic figure skating gold medalist is a fourth-generation Japanese-American
    $300 29
L.A.'s fabulous Shrine Auditorium will again host these awards on March 26, 2000
    $300 13
Affleck's female chickens
    $400 24
It's the movie with the famous scene of Marilyn standing on a subway grating with her dress billowing up
    $400 19
Brian has morphed into this feminine name, one of the 10 most popular
    DD: $500 4
(Hi, I'm George Clinton) In 1805 New York governor George Clinton became vice president under this man
    $400 10
She wrote the children's book "To Space and Back"
    $400 28
(Hi, this is Dick Riordan, mayor of Los Angeles.) This L.A. landmark that celebrates its 77th anniv. in 2000 was originally built to promote a real estate development
    $400 14
Kilmer's comrades
    $500 25
He played the prince who romanced Marilyn's showgirl in 1957's "The Prince and the Showgirl"
    $500 20
Wat? This 10th president's last name was a top boy's name? I don't believe it
    $500 5
The first of 3 U.S. presidents to graduate from a military academy
    $500 11
This former representative from Colorado co-chaired Gary Hart's presidential campaign
    $500 27
In 2000 Angelenos will be enjoying the new Staples Center that's home to 2 NBA teams & this NHL team
    $500 15
Singer Courtney's pigeons

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Hal Morris Grace
$200 $500 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Hal Morris Grace
-$400 $1,400 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The real one this time, not Marilyn.)
    $200 16
By her last name, this 20th century British prime minister might have been a roofer
    $200 11
In 1861 it succeeded Lecompton, the territorial capital, as Kansas' state capital
    $200 7
This Baptist minister won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize
    $200 1
You'd better tell the captain this has happened:

    $400 26
This president's 1904 "Corollary" to the doctrine allows for U.S. intervention in Latin America
    $400 17
The regions of Pamirs & Tibet share this nickname
    $400 12
One of the state's largest libraries is the Watson Library at the University of Kansas in this city
    $400 8
In 1969 the Supreme Court "tuned in" & overturned the conviction of this drug guru
    $400 2
This means "you get it":

    $600 21
The doctrine might have been issued jointly with Britain but for opposition from John Quincy Adams in this post
    DD: $1,000 18
Roofing material in the title of Tennessee Williams' second Pulitzer Prize-winning play
    $600 13
This county named for a famed 19th century newspaperman has 2 towns: Tribune & Horace
    $600 6
This cartoonist's 1963 bestsellers were "Security is a Thumb and a Blanket" & "Happiness is a Warm Puppy"
    $600 3
A good way to start the spread of a rumor:

    $800 22
This "Earthy" Kentucky politician was among those who wanted European hands off South America
    $800 19
The roof of the Sydney Opera House has towers that were meant to resemble these
    $800 14
Manufacturers like Cessna help this city produce over half of the USA's civilian aircraft
    $800 25
U.S. racetracks have 2 turns: the clubhouse one before the backstretch & the far one before this
    $800 9
The Summer of Love was the summer of this year in which "Sgt. Pepper's" was released
    $800 4
Work yet to be completed:

    DD: $2,000 23
This was the year Monroe proclaimed the doctrine, some could have said, "Two score and seven years ago..."
    $1000 20
Built in 691, this Muslim shrine in Jerusalem got a new golden roof in 1994
    $1000 15
In 1936 this 2-term Kansas governor became the GOP's presidential candidate but lost to FDR
    $1000 24
Trainers give jockeys final instructions in this pre-race saddling area
    $1000 10
In January 1966 this general was inaugurated for his second term as president of France
    $1000 5
A skill that's needed in some delicate jobs:


Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Hal Morris Grace
$1,000 $3,000 $7,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1594 he took a job as a tax collector in Andalusia

Final scores:

Hal Morris Grace
$1,999 $2,500 $9,200
3rd place: Epson Photo PC 750Z camera & Stylus 900 printer 2nd place: a Toshiba big screen TV & Cambridge Sound Works home theater system New champion: $9,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Hal Morris Grace
$3,500 $4,000 $7,700
14 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,200

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Game tape date: 1999-11-02
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