Show #3544 - Thursday, January 20, 2000


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Jim Laden, an international educator from Portland, Oregon

Kathryn Wymer, a graduate student from Woodstock, Georgia

Lynn Walters, a stay-at-home mom from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

BASEBALL -- 1999
(Alex: Let's see if you remember last season.)
(Alex: You have to give us the 3-letter abbreviation.)
    $100 6
"The Spirit of St. Louis"
    $100 1
The Banks family nanny, this fictional woman could fly through the air by opening her umbrella
    $100 13
On October 27 this team won its 25th World Series in the 20th century by sweeping the Atlanta Braves
    $100 22
The Summer Olympics will be held in this city
    $100 17
The flag seen here is of this nation that no longer exists:
(hammer & sickle)
    $100 8
Your car's tachometer measures them
    $200 7
"Absolutely Mahvelous"
    $200 2
In 1920 she married Douglas Fairbanks & in the mid-'30s she retired from acting
    $200 27
He not only won the NL home run title with 65, he now ranks tenth on the all-time career home run list
    $200 23
As part of official millennium plans, this 79-year-old religious figure will travel to Jerusalem in March 2000
    $200 18
Seen here, the flag of this nation was featured prominently in 1998's soccer World Cup:
    $200 9
If you're half an hour away at 2:47, your this is 3:17
    $300 14
"Casey at the Bat"
    $300 3
At the 1984 Summer Olympics, this West Virginia native won 5 medals in gymnastics
    $300 28
On Sept. 30 Willie Mays threw out the ceremonial last pitch as this Giants park closed after 40 seasons
    $300 24
The 2000 Republican Convention will be held in this Eastern city
    $300 19
9 million people live in this northern European country whose flag is seen here:
(gold cross on a blue field)
    DD: $900 10
On June 24, 1996 it reintroduced the "Bucket" that's made many families' mouths water
    $400 15
"My Struggle"
    $400 4
This author's works include "Valperga", "The Last Man" & "Frankenstein"
    $400 29
In 1999 this Diamondbacks pitcher had 364 strikeouts -- the fourth-highest total in major league history
    $400 25
Starting June 1, 2000 the largest ever of these global showcases will be held in Hanover, Germany
    $400 20
"Zone" in on this Central American country whose flag is seen here:
    $400 11
This group had a Top 10 hit when it joined Olivia Newton-John for "Xanadu"
    $500 16
"Up from Slavery"
    $500 5
Works by this female impressionist include "The Loge" & "The Bath"
    $500 30
This team's Manny Ramirez led the American League with 165 runs batted in -- the highest league total in 61 years
    $500 26
In 2000 the America's Cup will be held off the coast of this nation that currently holds the trophy
    $500 21
Adopted in 1994 & seen here, the flag of this African nation reflects its racial & ethnic diversity:
    $500 12
Classic radio & TV messages of this type include "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk"

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

Lynn Kathryn Jim
$700 $2,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Kathryn Jim
$900 $3,600 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the river.)
(Alex: And the 2 names that link all these categories...)
    $200 19
In 1976 this candidate's down-home mother "Miss Lillian" became a celebrity in her own right
    $200 1
As well as the Saturday Evening Post, he created covers for Ladies' Home Journal & Look
    $200 6
Memphis &
    $200 26
This impressive condor measurement can be over 10 feet
    $200 16
This scholarly quiz show "Bowl" was originally hosted by Allen Ludden & sponsored by General Electric
    $200 11
On August 18, 1937 Robert Redford was born in this "saintly" California beach city that borders Los Angeles
    $400 20
This man's 1964 running mate, William Miller, was in the first group of American Express "Do You Know Me?" ads
    $400 2
"Bigger and Blacker" was the title of a 1999 TV special by this comedian
    $400 7
Memphis &
    $400 27
The 2 species are the California condor & this one named for South American mountains
    $400 17
He's the host of the Canadian quiz show "Reach for the Top", seen here, in the late '60s:
    $400 12
Early in his career, Robert Redford played Mr. Death in a 1962 episode of this TV anthology series
    DD: $800 21
It's the FDR campaign promise advertised here:
    $600 3
This northern Illinois city of 140,000 is the seat of Winnebago County
    $600 8
Brazzaville &
    $600 28
Directional name for the air currents on which condors can soar for hours
    $600 18
At the $8,000 level on this quiz show, the contestant was placed in an onstage isolation booth
    $600 13
Costume designer Edith Head won her 8th & final Oscar for this Chicago-set film that starred Redford & Newman
    $800 22
He gained fame prosecuting racketeers, but lost 2 presidential elections in the 1940s
    $800 4
Hakeem Olajuwon has led this team to 2 NBA championship titles
    DD: $1,000 9
Limerick &
    $800 24
A panel of 5 children answered questions sent in by home viewers & won savings bonds on this show
    $800 14
In his directorial debut, Robert Redford won an Oscar for this 1980 film
    $1000 23
The 1864 candidate seen here; he lost to his old boss:
    $1000 5
In 1985 Australia's Aborigines regained ownership of this monolith they call Uluru
    $1000 10
Abrantes &
    $1000 25
2 teams of sports stars answered questions about historic moments in athletics on this Dick Enberg-hosted show
    $1000 15
One of Redford's favorites among his films is this 1972 story of a solitary trapper in the wilds of 19th century Utah

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Kathryn Jim
$4,700 $4,600 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1999 Placido Domingo opened the Met for a record 18th time, breaking this man's record of 17

Final scores:

Lynn Kathryn Jim
$9,301 $4,600 $2,399
2-day champion: $13,001 2nd place: a trip to Wyndham Palace Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World, Florida 3rd place: a Clio PC Companion

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lynn Kathryn Jim
$5,500 $4,000 $6,900
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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Game tape date: 1999-11-10
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