Show #3527 - Tuesday, December 28, 1999


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Judith Martin Straw, a writer and bookseller from Santa Monica, California

Justin Oppmann, a political consultant from Washington, D.C.

Grace Kim, a business school administrator from New York City, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

1999 BOFFO B.O.
(Alex: B.O.--box office.)
    $100 17
1 of 2 African capitals through which the Nile River flows
    $100 6
Yeah, Baby! Mike Myers' Austin Powers has another go-round with Mike Myers' Dr. Evil in this movie sequel
    $100 11
According to the gospel of St. John, in the beginning was this & it was God
    $100 30
Founded in 1907, it's the oldest university in the state of Hawaii
    $100 1
Reading room
    $100 16
Because hippo teeth are made of this, they won't yellow & were once a popular source for false teeth
    $200 18
This Kenyan capital's name is derived from a Masai word meaning "place of cool waters"
    $200 7
Hugh isn't taken for granted in this comedy by the writer of "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
    $200 12
This scientific theory suggests everything goes back to a single primeval event
    $200 29
In 1917 Scottish immigrant Bertie Charles Forbes began publishing a journal & gave it this name
    $200 2
Camel cousin
    $200 22
From the Greek for "thick-skinned", it's a collective name for hippos, elephants & rhinos
    DD: $1,000 19
The main building on the campus of this city's university was once Haile Selassie's palace
    $300 8
Young filmmakers Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sanchez created quite a frenzy with this film
    $300 13
In Eskimo lore, this black bird is a trickster-creator
    $300 26
Voltaire described this European political entity as not holy, nor Roman, nor an empire
    $300 3
    $300 23
This part of a hippo's body is the largest of any land animal's
    $400 20
It's the only African capital named for an American president
    $400 9
The summer's most anticipated movie, it quickly became the third highest-grossing domestic film of all time
    $400 14
The oldest Greek myths feature Gaia, as Mother this
    $400 28
Collective name given the Confederate raiders led by John Hunt Morgan against Union troops in 1862-63
    $400 4
The key man
    $400 24
The hippo has this many toes on each foot, making it an even-toed ungulate
    $500 21
This Senegal capital is the westernmost city on the African mainland
    $500 10
In this 1999 film Keanu Reeves finds himself in a computer-generated world
    $500 15
The creation myth of these people involves Tezcatlipoca & Quetzalcoatl tearing Coatlicue apart
    $500 27
(Hi, I'm Jason Williams of the New Jersey Nets) In 1999 this flashy Sacramento Kings guard was second in voting for NBA Rookie of the Year
    $500 5
"Amazing" structure built by Daedalus
    $500 25
The word hippopotamus comes from 2 Greek words meaning this

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Grace Justin Judith
$1,000 $800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Justin Judith
$1,500 $1,200 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to fill in the missing first half of the pair.)
HIP "O"s
    $200 6
On his way back from failing to take Jerusalem in 1192, this king of England was captured & later ransomed
    $200 21
This show's personnel included Hawkeye Pierce, Radar O'Reilly & Hot Lips Houlihan
    $200 11
This star & those of the Big Dipper are featured on Alaska's state flag
    $200 1
"... and the Pendulum"
    $200 30
Collectible ones of these include the Waterman 52 & the Sheaffer White Dot
    $200 16
This sharpshooter performed with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show & inspired a 1946 musical
    $400 7
The first city Peter the Hermit's army trashed was this one, now capital of Yugoslavia
    $400 22
This family series with Dick Van Patten was based on columnist Tom Braden's autobiography
    $400 12
The Italian flag is not red, white & blue, but red, white & this color
    $400 2
"... and the Fury"
    $400 29
Decade in which the Philco Predicta, seen here, was made:
    $400 17
In fairy tales, it's an evil people-eating monster
    $600 8
This wife of Louis VII of France said if he went off to Jerusalem she'd get a divorce, so he dragged her along by force
    DD: $1,500 23
Billy Crystal first won fame playing Jodie Dallas, a gay character on this offbeat sitcom
    $600 13
A red "C" surrounding a yellow ball (for gold) appears on this state's flag
    $600 3
"... and Sixpence"
    $600 26
This industrialist's museum collection includes Thomas Edison's lab, electric light & gold teeth
    $600 18
This 660-square-mile swamp straddles the Florida-Georgia border
    $800 9
Around 1171 Saladin became sultan of this state that was larger than Syria
    $800 24
It starred Angie Dickinson as Sgt. Pepper Anderson
    DD: $600 14
Columbus' personal flag bore the initials F & Y, which stood for these 2
    $800 4
"... and the Man"
    $800 27
An Oeslau, Germany company began making figurines based on this nun's drawings in the 1930s
    $800 19
The Romans called this wandering Ithacan Ulysses
    $1000 10
This colorful-bearded Holy Roman Emperor drowned in 1190 on his way to retake Jerusalem
    $1000 25
John Houseman reprised his film role as law professor Kingsfield for this drama
    $1000 15
A national flag's V-shaped design represents this partner of the Grenadines
    $1000 5
"... and the Rock"
    $1000 28
To be worth more, a walking Twiki robot from this TV series should be in its original box
    $1000 20
This man's philosophic "razor" states that simple explanations are better than complicated ones

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Grace Justin Judith
$5,200 $3,400 $9,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Looking at kids' art, he said at "Their age I could draw like Raphael, but it took me a lifetime to learn to draw like them"

Final scores:

Grace Justin Judith
$10,399 $6,600 $14,300
2nd place: Fisher Home Theater System & TIC Audio Exterior Products 3rd place: VTech Cordless Phones New champion: $14,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Grace Justin Judith
$4,300 $4,600 $9,300
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 1999-11-02
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