Show #3533 - Wednesday, January 5, 2000


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Holly Bright, a library assistant from Kansas City, Missouri

Marc Hirsh, a study abroad program coordinator from Indianapolis, Indiana

Tom Bartanen, a quality control manager from Stockton, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
Directional name of the seat of Palm Beach County, Florida
    $100 17
    $100 1
This seasonal classic heard here always rings my chimes:
    $100 2
A terror from the sport of Sampras
    $100 12
For a time King lived in Colorado, where he wrote this novel set at a creepy Colorado hotel
    $100 7
The first entry in her diary was dated June 14, 1942, the last, August 1, 1944
    $200 27
Third boxcar, midnight train, destination this seat of Penobscot County
    $200 18
    $200 22
It's the song about a devoted pet heard here:
    $200 3
A noise from the pitcher's hill
    $200 13
Hell hath no fury like this title character, a 1958 Plymouth Fury
    $200 8
Though totally deaf, in 1824 he insisted on conducting the premiere of his "Ninth Symphony"
    DD: $1,000 28
This seat of Chaves County, New Mexico is known for the 1947 crash of a weather balloon -- or something
    $300 19
    $300 23
It's the French title of the children's round heard here:
    $300 4
A damp webbed ping pong table divider
    $300 14
The tagline for this movie read: "Paul Sheldon used to write for a living. Now he's writing to stay alive"
    $300 9
While a teen in Paris, he devised his raised dot reading system for the blind
    $400 29
How do you pronounce the seat of Franklin County, Kentucky? Not "Lewisville" or "Louieville", but this
    $400 20
    $400 24
This song has lyrics by Robert Burns:
    $400 5
An instruction period on how to throw a football
    $400 15
King's story "The Body" was the basis for this 1986 film
    $400 10
It might ring a bell that this Russian came up with the concept of the conditioned reflex
    $500 30
Winterset, also the title of a 1936 movie, is the seat of this Iowa county featured in a 1995 movie
    $500 21
    $500 25
Also known as "Old Folks at Home", this song was composed in 1851:
    $500 6
A depressed rowing squad
    $500 16
Judging by its title, this 1994 novel kept readers up all night
    $500 11
He was declared venerable in 836 & was made a saint in 1899

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

Tom Marc Holly
$1,300 $2,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Marc Holly
$2,400 $3,900 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you a politician, you give us the political party.)
(Alex: I'll give you an example: "A distant object or an old British coin" - far thing, or farthing, so it could be one word or two.)
    $200 11
After the coup d'etat of 18 Brumaire 1799 he became first consul
    $200 6
Richard Dreyfuss meets aliens in this 1977 classic
    $200 18
Italian dictator Benito Mussolini
    $200 13
"War is Peace" & "Freedom is Slavery" in this 1949 work
    $200 1
In 1976 Dustin Hoffman played Bernstein & this actor played Woodward
    $200 23
Perfect; or my turn to hand out cards
    $400 12
In World War II Hitler invaded France through these 2 small countries on France's northeast border
    $400 7
The saga of Vietnam vet John Rambo began with this 1982 film
    $400 19
British prime minister Margaret Thatcher
    $400 14
Future citizens fight invading bugs in this 1959 Heinlein work
    $400 2
Born in Green Forest, Arkansas in 1922, she became a Cosmo editor in 1965
    $400 24
One side of a ship; or, the cost of meals for a famous actor
    $600 28
This city known for its 24-hour auto race was the birthplace of England's King Henry II in 1133
    $600 8
Tom Cruise comes home from Vietnam in a wheelchair & becomes an anti-war activist in this 1989 film
    $600 20
Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura
    $600 15
Arrakis is the all-important planet of spice in this Frank Herbert series
    $600 3
He published the children's classic "Stuart Little" in 1945
    $600 25
A type of ratio in trigonometry; or, a chap with sun-darkened skin
    $800 29
After the death of Maria Theresa in 1683, this "Sun King" secretly married Madame de Maintenon
    $800 9
Ad exec Jack Lemmon is fired & has a nervous breakdown in this film based on Neil Simon's play
    DD: $2,000 21
U.S. president John Adams
    $800 16
This writer & religion founder's "Mission: Earth" series covered 10 volumes
    $800 4
Known as "Hammerin' Hank", this Hall of Famer hit 58 home runs in 1938
    DD: $2,000 26
Eternal torment; or, a country of many reservoirs
    $1000 30
In 1981 France moved to the left & elected this Socialist president of the country
    $1000 10
Beau Bridges was the king & Lloyd Bridges was Aramis in this late '70s remake of "The Man in the Iron Mask"
    $1000 22
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu
    $1000 17
She won 5 Hugo Awards with works like "The Lathe of Heaven" & "The Dispossessed"
    $1000 5
This unlucky inventor filed his intent to patent the telephone 2 hours after Alexander Graham Bell
    $1000 27
Neckties & boxer shorts; or, males take an oath

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Marc Holly
$10,400 $9,300 $6,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: No, they're going to do well!)
Former Monty Python member John Cleese has joined a campaign to save this bird from extinction

Final scores:

Tom Marc Holly
$400 $800 $0
2nd place: a cruise to French Polynesia New champion: $800 3rd place: a 1-800 gift certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Marc Holly
$7,300 $9,300 $6,100
15 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
26 R,
0 W
13 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $22,700

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Game tape date: 1999-11-03
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