Show #3530 - Friday, December 31, 1999

Jack Archey game 3.
Last show of the 1900s.


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Shala Carlson, a news editor from New Orleans, Louisiana

Brian Reidy, a naval aviator originally from Quincy, Massachusetts

Jack Archey, a C.P.A. and comedian from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $22,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We're talking about capital cities here.)
    $100 22
On Valentine's Day 2000, the Near spacecraft is due to begin orbiting this asteroid named for the Greek god of love
    $100 11
This fox from "Melrose Place" has joined Michael J. on "Spin City"
    $100 1
Located on the Thames River, it's been Europe's largest city since around 1700
    $100 16
This lovely letter-turner got her turn at playing Venus in the 1988 TV movie "Goddess of Love"
    $100 17
This actor's dad James Broderick played the dad on TV's "Family"
    $100 3
In this 1987 film, Cher is engaged to marry an older man, Danny Aiello, but falls in love with Nicolas Cage
    $200 23
One of the more impressive meteor showers comes in December from this constellation of the twins
    $200 12
Now in her second year as "Jesse", she was Kelly Bundy for 11 seasons
    $200 2
According to tradition, tossing a coin into this city's Trevi Fountain ensures a return visit
    $200 27
In 1999 she & her sister Serena aced the women's doubles final at the French Open
    $200 18
Former president Bush must be proud -- his sons George W. & Jeb govern these 2 states
    $200 7
This Jackie Gleason series began as a sketch on Dumont's "Cavalcade of Stars" in the '50s
    $300 24
In 1994 fragments of Shoemaker-Levy 9 struck this planet, creating a plume over 1,000 miles high
    $300 13
Albert Brooks cast her as "The Muse"
    $300 4
This Costa Rican capital's international airport is named for 19th century hero Juan Santamaria
    $300 28
In 1986 this female trio put "Venus" on top of the music charts
    $300 19
His disappearance made headlines March 2, 1932
    $300 8
In the card game Hearts, taking all 13 hearts & the queen of spades is known as this
    $400 25
The solar observatory at Kitt Peak in this Southwestern state focuses on spectroscopy
    $400 14
She was the first VJ to appear on both MTV & MTV Latino
    DD: $500 5
In the 1980s Nicolae Ceausescu built this city's Palace of the People
    $400 29
Before residing at the Louvre, this famous Greek statue belonged to Louis XVIII
    $400 20
This famous son gave his name to a Dearborn, Michigan high school & a car flop of the 1950s
    $400 9
In 1971 this Who drummer appeared as a nun in Frank Zappa's film "200 Motels"
    $500 26
According to one of this German's laws of motion, planets travel faster when they are closer to the sun
    $500 15
A TV Guide "You Sexy Thing!" poll pitted Jeri Ryan of "Star Trek: Voyager" against this show's Peta Wilson
    $500 6
Sucre is Bolivia's judicial capital; this is the administrative capital
    $500 30
It's John Gray's 1992 megaseller on relationships & the differences between the sexes
    $500 21
In 2 Samuel David laments for him, "My son, my son...would God I had died for thee"
    $500 10
The French title of this 1865 Jules Verne classic is "De la Terre a la Lune"

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

Jack Brian Shala
$2,600 $400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Brian Shala
$3,700 $2,600 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In the deal of the century, the U.S. made this $15 million purchase & doubled the size of the U.S.
    $200 17
As a rule, rose stems should be cut above a group of 5 of these
    $200 16
They thrived in the scorching heat of the California desert that bears their name
    $200 6
Utah lake seasoning
    $200 11
This 1972 Woody Allen film included clips & music from "Casablanca", sweetheart
    $200 19
This leader rebounded from his Gallipoli disaster in WWI to have his "finest hour" in WWII
    $400 2
In 1891 this sport got off to a bouncing start in Springfield, Massachusetts
    $400 18
A verb meaning to remove withered roses, or a noun meaning a fan of a Jerry Garcia band
    $400 24
Add 1 letter to "Iowa" to get the name of this tribe who lived south of the Iowa
    $400 7
Dear Sir, for example
    $400 12
Suzanne Somers cruised around in a white T-Bird in this 1973 film
    $400 20
He turned the experience of being booed at Madison Square Garden into the hit "Garden Party"
    $600 3
The Ferris wheel made its first rounds in 1893 at the World's Columbian Exposition in this city
    $600 26
On a rose, it's not the side of the pelvis but the berrylike fruit
    $600 25
The French gave an Idaho tribe this name meaning "heart like an awl"
    $600 8
A birdie, in badminton
    $600 13
(Hi, I'm Stephen Collins of "7th Heaven") I began my film career playing Hugh Sloan, Richard Nixon's campaign treasurer, in this 1976 classic
    $600 21
He & his men were driven from the Aztec capital one night in 1520, but returned to capture it a year later
    $800 4
During the 1850s, these 2 inventors were on opposite sides of the "Sewing Machine War"
    $800 27
One rose is named for this Louisiana "port", the headquarters of the American Rose Society
    $800 29
These peaceable mesa dwellers became the westernmost of the Pueblo peoples
    DD: $600 9
It precedes straps, squash or Western
    $800 14
Jane Fonda played playwright Lillian Hellman in this 1977 drama
    $800 22
Out of football & cutting kitchen marble, he returned to glory as the Vikings' quarterback in 1998
    $1000 5
William Rufus King, elected to this post in 1852, died before he could fulfill his duties
    $1000 28
From a word meaning "perfumed", it's a liquid obtained by distilling rose petals
    DD: $600 30
The Stinkards were the common class of these Mississippi Indians of whom hardly a "trace" remains
    $1000 10
Sullen, like a one-horse carriage
    $1000 15
In 1975 John Huston co-starred with Sean Connery in "The Wind and the Lion" & directed him in this film
    $1000 23
He published perhaps his most famous volume, "Tales of a Wayside Inn", 2 years after his wife's death

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jack Brian Shala
$5,500 $3,800 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was named after Japanese beef

Final scores:

Jack Brian Shala
$10,401 $100 $200
3-day champion: $33,301 3rd place: Clio PC Companion 2nd place: a trip to Wyndham Morgan Bay Resort, St. Lucia

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jack Brian Shala
$5,400 $3,800 $5,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,000

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Game tape date: 1999-11-02
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