Show #3546 - Monday, January 24, 2000


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Sam Paparo, a Navy fighter pilot from Morton, Pennsylvania

Don Lessem, a dinosaur expert and writer from Newton, Massachusetts

Lynn Walters, a stay-at-home mom from St. Louis, Missouri (whose 3-day cash winnings total $23,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
He originally intended his creation James Bond to be an "uninteresting man to whom things happened"
    $100 2
10-4, good buddy, it's what the CB in CB radio stands for
    $100 12
This U.S. state has the longest common border with Mexico
    $100 11
His film "Life is Beautiful" was widely compared to Jerry Lewis' "The Day the Clown Cried"
    $100 10
She's the tragic Egyptian ruler depicted here, appropriately with cobras:
    $100 13
In Dumas, it follows the line "All for one"
    $200 3
Like Dickens, this "Vanity Fair" contemporary left his last novel, "Denis Duval", unfinished
    $200 7
These groovy home furninshings, seen here, were invented in 1963 & are still popular today:
    $200 17
You'll find the Mayan ruins of Tulum on this large peninsula
    $200 15
Literary classics Pasolini adapted for the screen include this one, as "I Racconti di Canterbury"
    $200 14
Howard Carter could tell you it's the name for the style of script seen here, meaning "sacred inscriptions":
    $200 20
Referring to its operative lever, it's a derogatory term for a Las Vegas slot machine
    $300 4
In a Robert Browning title, "The Book" is paired with this object -- but not the one Robert gave Elizabeth
    $300 8
California advertising man Gary Dahl created this popular geological "pet" in 1975
    $300 30
This cape or "cabo" is at the southern tip of Baja California
    $300 16
"Miss Italia" was an early film by this beauty known as "La Lollo"
    $300 18
The well-known tomb of this man is seen here:
    $300 21
Valerie Bertinelli spent 9 seasons playing Barbara Cooper on this sitcom
    $400 5
Isaac D'Israeli, a critic & friend of Lord Byron's, named his oldest son this
    $400 9
She's the actress who launched the popular hairstyle seen here:
    $400 29
Hopefully you'll "treasure" this extensive mountain range of western Mexico
    DD: $1,000 26
In "La Dolce Vita", Walter Santesso played the photographer who gave his name to this profession
    $400 23
With enormous depictions of himself like the one seen here, this pharaoh showed he was "second" to none:
    $400 22
Proverbially, it's "another man's poison"
    $500 6
Ask, don't tell the name of this 18th century author of "The Beggar's Opera"
    $500 19
It seemed we were all trying to learn this "forbidden" South American dance in the early 1990s
    $500 28
Bordering Guatemala, this troubled state is Mexico's southernmost
    $500 27
It's the "Open City" in the title of Rossellini's film about the German occupation
    $500 24
The obelisk seen here is part of an elaborate temple complex that shares its name with this Las Vegas hotel:
    $500 25
In 1962 Ken Kesey published this nonconformist classic

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

Lynn Don Sam
$500 $500 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Don Sam
$2,500 $800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
In this speech on Jan. 24, 1995, President Clinton outlined his vision of a "new covenant"
    $200 2
In 1999 she "Cruise"d onto Broadway without her husband (& briefly appeared nude) in "The Blue Room"
    $200 8
    $200 16
About half the amount of this gas in the sun's core has been fused into helium
    $200 25
Use of this mineral became common in watches around 1970, greatly increasing accuracy
    $200 1
Profession of Edgar Bergen or Shari Lewis
    $400 22
This enigmatic actress, star of "Cat People" & "Tess", was born on Jan. 24 around 1960
    $400 3
(Hi, I'm Andrea McArdle) 1977 was the year Broadway audiences first heard me sing "Tomorrow" in this musical
    $400 9
William O.,
    $400 17
The Romans called the sun sol & the Greeks called it this, which contains the letters S,O & L
    $400 7
This state's Middlesex County is its largest with a population of over 1.3 million
    $600 23
On Jan. 24, 1999 this committee recommended expulsion of 6 members for taking bribes from Salt Lakers
    $600 4
A little bird told us Matthew Bourne won a 1999 Tony for choreographing this ballet
    $600 13
    $600 18
These dark areas on the 6100-degree-Celsius photosphere have a temperature of about 4100 degrees
    $600 10
A vertical line, it's from the Latin for "to hang a plumb line"
    DD: $1,000 24
On Jan. 24, 1972 WWII soldier Shoichi Yokoi was found in the jungle of this island, a U.S. territory
    $800 5
While Liam Neeson was having a Wilde time playing Oscar Wilde, life was a "Cabaret" for this actress, his wife
    DD: $800 14
    $800 19
It's the only planet whose orbit is tilted 17 degrees off the plane of the sun's equator
    $800 28
The key device in Bulova's original Accutron was one of these musical pitch finders
    $800 11
This medical specialty encompasses the anatomy, function, pathology & treatment of the eye
    $1000 27
Winston Churchill died Jan. 24, 1965, exactly 70 years after this man, his father
    $1000 6
It was a red-letter day in 1997 when Douglas Sills debuted as the hero of this French Revolution musical
    $1000 15
Donald Ogden,
    $1000 20
The Earth's magnetic field interacts with this flow of charged particles from the sun to produce the Aurora
    $1000 26
Using an ammonia molecule, in 1949 the first atomic clock came from what was then called the U.S. Bureau of these
    $1000 12
In professional boxing, it's the class between bantamweight & lightweight

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynn Don Sam
$8,300 $200 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its name is from Gaelic for "water of life"

Final scores:

Lynn Don Sam
$6,999 $0 $401
4-day champion: $30,000 3rd place: Clio PC Companion 2nd place: Trip to Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Bahamas

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lynn Don Sam
$8,100 $1,200 $4,800
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
12 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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Game tape date: 1999-11-16
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