Show #3542 - Tuesday, January 18, 2000


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Jeff Melcher, a logistics manager from Grand Prairie, Texas

Debbie Mamber, a financial consultant from Bayside, New York

Kara McDermott, an Internet content editor from Newton, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category about audiobooks.)
    $100 11
In 1902 she & her husband isolated pure radium chloride
    $100 1
The musical version of this Ibsen play might be titled "Hedda Get Your Gun!"
    $100 12
Rammstein, Kraftwerk & Einsturzende Neubauten are all bands from this country
    $100 21
A hearty "gut" chuckle
    $100 2
Cormac McCarthy's "All the Pretty Horses" is read by this hunky "Legends of the Fall" star
    $100 26
It's the "A" being controlled by Pepcid AC
    $200 13
He didn't fiddle around after the Great Fire of Rome in 64 A.D.; he built himself a palace called The Golden House
    $200 3
Forget "Cats"; the musical of this Orwell book would feature jackbooted dancing pigs
    $200 15
In 1988, with Eric Clapton on guitar, Dire Straits played this S. African's 70th birthday celebration at Wembley Stadium
    $200 22
Quasimodo, when in work mode
    $200 6
In "Still Me" he tells of his Memorial Day 1995 riding accident & the struggles since
    $200 30
In your body, the process of digestion takes place primarily in this canal
    $300 14
Eureka! This Greek mathematician discovered the formulae for the volume & surface of a sphere
    $300 4
His play about Mrs. Warren could become "Best Little Whorehouse in Europe"
    $300 18
Of King Ad-Rock, Thugmuffin C, MCA or Mike D, the one who's not a member of the USA's Beastie Boys
    $300 23
He skips over & carries your bags at a hotel
    $300 7
Edward Herrmann, known for playing this president on TV, reads "No Ordinary Time", a book about him
    $300 29
This substance in your food slows down the digestive process & is what bile works on
    $400 16
This Italian banker for whom the New World was named organized the supplies for Columbus' voyages
    $400 5
A musical of this Hardy novel might include the song "Jude, Glorious Jude"
    DD: $500 19
James Henrik Sundquist emerged from Sweden in 1994 claiming to be the son of this rock star
    $400 24
Robert Jordan is an American explosives expert in Civil War Spain in this Hemingway tale
    $400 9
Hollywood is all ears for "The Kid Stays in the Picture" by this producer & ex-husband of Ali MacGraw
    $400 27
After the crop, a bird has this organ, a part of the digestive system, to grind up those tough seeds
    $500 17
Mourners at Monet's 1926 funeral included fellow artists & this WWI French premier known as "The Tiger"
    $500 8
Songs from this TV show would highlight the adaptation "Shirley and the Amazing Technicolor School Bus"
    $500 20
Let's all rock down to "Electric Avenue" in the 1983 hit by this Guyanese pop star
    $500 25
Aggressively hostile or eager to fight
    $500 10
"Second Wind" has this mystery author jockeying for position in front of the microphone
    $500 28
The ptyalin in this watery fluid breaks down starches into maltose, a sugar

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

Kara Debbie Jeff
$1,600 $1,100 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Debbie Jeff
$2,300 $1,800 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
He's got a national memorial in D.C., one in Indiana & is on Mount Rushmore, to boot
    $200 9
In 1899, along with his 2 sons, he founded St. Marys's Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota
    $200 24
As its name indicates, the Crypteia was this type of police force that prevented rebellion
    $200 19
Bruce Willis saves a planeload of people in this 1990 sequel
    $200 6
Called the language of the unconscious, they're open to "interpretation"
    $200 1
Saul's stringed instruments
    $400 11
This tragic flood of 1889 is commemorated with a memorial in Pennsylvania
    $400 15
In 1798 he published "An Inquiry into...a Disease by the Name of Cow Pox"
    $400 25
To isolate themselves economically, the Spartans used iron rods instead of these items used in Athens
    $400 20
Bruce Willis saves a young boy who sees dead people in this 1999 film
    $400 7
A concept created by Freud, it's the source of the aggressive drive, as well as the sexual drive
    $400 2
Anais' flippers
    $600 12
A memorial in Arizona to this Spaniard commemorates the 1st European exploration of the Southwest
    $600 16
This 18th century German physician is known for using a trancelike state now named for him as a curative agent
    $600 21
Bruce Willis tries to save the world when he's sent back in time to stop a plague in this 1995 film
    $600 8
Unlike conscious suppression, unacceptable impulses are unconsciously banished in this defense mechanism
    $600 3
Bronte's streetwalkers
    DD: $800 13
This first seat of the U.S. Congress is a memorial in New York City
    $800 17
A president of Baylor's School of Medicine, he pioneered the development of the artificial heart
    $800 22
Bruce Willis saves a future world with Milla Jovovich's help in this 1997 film
    $800 26
This 2-word term was first used to denote a concussion syndrome observed among pugilists
    $800 4
The Berliners visiting Mr. Melville
    $1000 14
A huge Doric column at Put-in-Bay on South Bass Island, Ohio commemorates his naval victory
    $1000 18
This German bacteriologist discovered that Salvorsan was the "magic bullet" to treat syphilis
    $1000 23
Bruce Willis appears uncredited in this 1980 film in which Sinatra saves NYC from a serial killer
    $1000 5
The frameworks over Ambler's oil wells

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kara Debbie Jeff
$2,900 $2,200 $1,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The U.N. designated October 12, 1999 as the date the Earth's population reached this figure

Final scores:

Kara Debbie Jeff
$4,401 $4,000 $3,799
2-day champion: $8,400 2nd place: Zenith 36" Stereo TV & Cambridge Soundworks Home Theatre System 3rd place: Siemens Gigaset 2420 Phone

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kara Debbie Jeff
$3,400 $3,000 $1,900
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $8,300

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Game tape date: 1999-11-10
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