Show #3600 - Friday, April 7, 2000

Mike Blumenfeld game 1.


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Elizabeth Borja, a history and biology major from Derwood, Maryland

Mike Blumenfeld, a network administrator from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Bill Frisch, a marketing coordinator from Baltimore, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,008)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are imaginary games our writers would like to see.)
    $100 26
The eastern diamondback species of this snake is the heaviest of all poisonous snakes
    $100 11
In 1999 he became Bond, knighted Bond
    $100 16
    $100 1
This tillage tool has leaf & garden types, both suitable for stepping on & bashing yourself in the nose
    $100 6
In January 1962 they topped the first-ever "Mersey Beat" group popularity poll
    $100 21
This bowl game features a tiny man steering a boat in a toilet tank
    $200 27
The rhinoceros iguana of Haiti is so named because it has 3 of these on its face
    $200 12
Between 1675 & 1710 he designed over 50 London churches, including St. Paul's Cathedral
    $200 17
    $200 2
Fungicide may be needed when the "powdery" type of this appears in late summer
    $200 7
The Sun Records label for his "Great Balls of Fire" listed his name "and His Pumping Piano"
    $200 22
This bowl game was played in a drought-ridden section of the Great Plains in the 1930s
    $300 28
Crocodilians are oviparous, meaning they do this
    $300 13
In 1982 he produced & directed "Gandhi" & in 1993 he acted in "Jurassic Park"
    $300 18
    $300 3
If your lawn has these protrusions, don't make mountains out of them:
    $300 8
In 1982 she was off & running with the song heard here:
("Shadows of the Night")
    $300 23
Lots of fruity beverages are served during this bowl game, played on an extinct Hawaiian volcano
    $400 29
The anaconda belongs to this family of snakes that kill their prey by constricting them
    $400 14
In 1669 this physicist became Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge
    $400 19
    $400 4
Hunter Industries claims its PGP Rotor, this type of product, revolutionized the lawn irrigation industry
    $400 9
In 1999 this group sang, "Maria, you've gotta see her, go insane and out of your mind"
    $400 24
Your whole life is up for public scrutiny when you partake in this bowl game, home to a domesticated carp
    $500 30
Because of virulent bacteria in the mouth of this 10-foot-long Indonesian lizard, its bite can be fatal
    DD: $400 15
He reached the South Pole by tractor January 4, 1958, 4 1/2 years after reaching the "height" of his career
    $500 20
    $500 5
The grass with the name of this sunny island group is well suited to the Southern U.S.
    $500 10
This 1962 Roy Orbison hit is subtitled "How Long Must I Dream"
    $500 25
It's okay to rinse your pinkies at the table during this bowl game

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

Bill Mike Elizabeth
$300 $700 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Mike Elizabeth
$2,300 $1,200 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Not the kakapo, a flightless parrot, but this bird is the national symbol
    $200 21
It was the first car off a moving assembly line
    $200 16
Hank Aaron with his 715th home run
    $200 11
Because he repented at the last minute, Belacqua is stuck in this middle book of "The Divine Comedy"
    $200 6
General Motors founder William Durant coined this name when he bought the Guardian Refrigerator Co.
    $200 1
Seen here, she could "Tudor" own horn, saying, "I have the heart of a king":
    $400 27
New Zealand devoted 1995 to encouraging the study of this language
    $400 22
This butter substitute was first made of beef suet, cow's udder & skim milk
    $400 17
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with his 31,420th point
    $400 12
On Earth it may "get you nowhere"; in the "Inferno" it gets Alessio immersed in filth
    $400 7
This man designed railroads & bridges as well as the item seen here:
(amusement park ride)
    DD: $900 2
Henry VIII's big brother, who never got to rule, had this name of a legendary British king
    $600 28
A member of the RNZAF belongs to this
    $600 23
Patented in 1855, the Bessemer process drastically lowered the cost of making this
    DD: $1,500 18
Laffit Pincay Jr. with his 8,834th victory
    $600 13
Dante has to be told to quit staring at this beloved woman whom he hasn't seen for 10 years
    $600 8
Many writers start a screenplay with this 2-word phrase. Then they have a drink. Enough work for one day.
    $600 3
In 1547 this country lost the Battle of Pinkie to the forces of Edward VI
    $800 29
This 1994 New Zealand-made film about 2 teen murderers starred Kate Winslet & Melanie Lynskey
    $800 24
After the 1930s this replaced coal tar as the major source for aromatic compounds
    $800 19
Wayne Gretzky with his 802nd career goal
    $800 14
Virgil introduces Dante to Manto, a long-haired woman for whom this Italian city is named
    $800 9
Major League coach Jimmie Reese was the master of hitting these fly balls to fielders
    $800 4
Owen Tudor went once more unto the breach & married the widow of this English king
    $1000 30
Being on the Cook Strait makes this second-largest city in population a bit windy
    $1000 25
Today jets of air or water zoom the weft through the shed on these machines
    $1000 20
Mike Powell with his long jump of 29' 4 1/2"
    $1000 15
Anyone reluctant to get into the boat headed for eternal darkness gets whacked with this ferryman's oar
    $1000 10
This militant 19th century Irish group took its name from the army of saga hero Finn Maccumhail
    $1000 5
Henry VIII lived & died in this London palace whose name became a synonym for Britain's government

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Mike Elizabeth
$4,700 $6,600 $500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

One of Iowa's top tourist attractions is a set from this 1989 movie

Final scores:

Bill Mike Elizabeth
$5,508 $10,000 $999
2nd place: Trip to Sonesta Beach Resort & Villas, Anguilla New champion: $10,000 3rd place: Fisher Home Theater System

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bill Mike Elizabeth
$4,700 $7,000 $500
14 R,
1 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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Game tape date: 2000-02-01
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