Show #3555 - Friday, February 4, 2000

Jeremy Bate game 1.


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Jeremy Bate, a writer from Los Angeles, California

Brian Siegel, a director of Internet development from Northridge, California

Kathy Holden, an attorney from Chula Vista, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, The Three Stooges.)
    $100 1
In 1969 she graduated from Wellesley College where she was president of the student government
    $100 16
In bridge, if east is the dummy that means the declarer is this position
    $100 21
Washington Square Park is the hub of this area of New York City
    $100 6
No one made malice funnier than this second-oldest Stooge:
    $100 5
"Eight Cousins" is a later work by this author who wrote about four "Little Women"
    $200 2
In the late 1930s, she taught typing & shorthand at Whittier High School in California
    $200 17
It's the lowest total that makes you go bust in blackjack
    $200 22
A famous hard cheese is named for this Somerset, England village in which it was first developed
    $200 7
Many appreciate the subtle hilarity of this Philly-born Stooge seen here:
    $200 12
As this novel begins, Jonathan Harker writes of visiting the British Museum in search of books on Transylvania
    $200 26
It means to sound a bell
    $300 3
She's buried in Abilene, Kansas beside her husband
    $300 18
In the "Black Lady" version of this game, the queen of spades is to be dreaded also
    DD: $400 23
The name of this California village near Monterey goes back to a group of monks, not a candy
    $300 8
Born Samuel Horowitz, this Stooge's gruff & mindless persona earned him his own core of fans:
    $300 13
She's the title character of an 1822 novel by Thomas Love Peacock (Robin Hood's in it, too)
    $300 27
This slang term for a jail shares its name with Gumby's buddy
    $400 4
In November 1800 she wrote to her daughter that "The principal stairs are not up" in the White House
    $400 19
In the poker variation Spit in the Ocean, each player is initially dealt this many cards
    $400 24
Jacques Cartier gave this name to the hill behind the village of Hochelaga
    $400 9
This Stooge seen here was often "A victim of soicumstance":
    $400 14
Helen Hunt Jackson's novel "Mercy Philbrick's Choice" may be a fictional portrait of this reclusive poet, her friend
    $400 28
From the Latin for "boxer", it's a synonym for boxing
    $500 11
In 1992 she became the 1st first lady to deliver a major address at a national political convention
    $500 20
Back in the 1850s this card was added to the deck to be the highest trump in the game of Euchre
    $500 25
At the start of the play, Macbeth is the thane of this Scottish village & lives in its castle
    $500 10
This final new Stooge had made his own series of comedy shorts for Columbia in the 1940s:
    $500 15
This Kafka novel was published posthumously under the German title "Das Schloss"

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

Kathy Brian Jeremy
$400 $800 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Brian Jeremy
$1,800 $700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not "world".)
    $200 1
Denis Papin's 1679 steam digester developed into this quick "cooker" that prepares custards & vegetables
    $200 6
After this British quintet's October 1964 appearance, Ed Sullivan announced they'd never be back on his show
    $200 21
In 1953 the CIA helped expel Mohammad Mossadegh & restore this Iranian leader
    $200 9
As a lord, you'll exercise jus primae noctis & spend this night with the brides of your serfs
    $200 26
On the Nevada-Arizona border:
233 square miles
    $200 16
William Safire writes that this suffix for a female poet or priest "has come to be thought of as an insult"
    $400 2
Joseph Bramah invented one of these in 1784 that no one was able to pick until 1851
    $400 7
(I'm James McDaniel) Before "NYPD Blue", I appeared in this Steven Bochco series in which policemen burst into song
    $400 22
In 1976 soccer's Diego Maradona joined this country's national team when he was only 16 years old
    $400 10
Like a king, you'll get to put your own picture on these wax impressions
    $400 27
On the Israel-Jordan border:
394 square miles
    $400 17
It's the usual suffix that forms the present participle of verbs
    $600 3
John Fleming invented this in 1904 & fought in court with Lee de Forest, who invented the triode in 1906
    $600 8
Bryan Adams & the Wallflowers have recently gone acoustic for this MTV concert series
    $600 23
In June Bulgaria holds an annual harvest festival of these blossoms, the month's traditional flower
    $600 13
You'll hear a lecture at Germany's oldest of these institutions, founded in 1386 in Heidelberg
    $600 28
Southern Florida:
663 square miles
    $600 18
This suffix denoting direction, found after back- & up-, could end with or without an "S"
    $800 4
Charles Wheatstone invented the stereoscope & this accordion-like musical instrument
    $800 11
One of the 7 Vondas of the world is this singer featured on "Ally McBeal"
    $800 24
Many Indian foods are accompanied by these popular relishes of spices & fruits often made from mangoes
    $800 14
You'll hand out gold to mendicant friars, mendicant referring to this activity
    DD: $600 29
Southern Egypt:
1,550 square miles
    DD: $1,000 19
You add this suffix to denote multiplying by the stem word, like two-, ten- or mani-
    $1000 5
In 1851 Frederick Scott Archer developed a wet-plate process, the first practical way to produce copies of these
    $1000 12
In a '70s series, PBS was "In Performance At" this Virginia site
    $1000 25
The "Mabinogion" is a collection of Celtic lore from this United Kingdom division
    $1000 15
It's the spiced ale you'll raise at an English Christmas feast, or the toast that accompanies it
    $1000 30
Southern Siberia:
about 12,200 square miles
    $1000 20
This 5-letter suffix follows "Roman" or "Arab" to indicate style or resemblance

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Brian Jeremy
$5,200 $2,900 $6,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The one-word title of this 1985 film refers to Samuel Lapp, a Penn. farm boy who makes his first visit to a city

Final scores:

Kathy Brian Jeremy
$6,401 $3,900 $10,500
2nd place: Trip to Merv Griffin's Resort Hotel & Givenchy Spa, Palm Springs, California 3rd place: Edge Corporation Catalog Gift Certificate New champion: $10,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kathy Brian Jeremy
$5,100 $2,900 $6,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R,
2 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,800

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Game tape date: 1999-11-17
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