Show #3611 - Monday, April 24, 2000


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Greg Dwyer, a software developer from Houston, Texas

Ann Kupitz, a CPA and stay-at-home mom from Vernon Hills, Illinois

Kate Lowe, an Internet copywriter from Shoreview, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A celebration of its 200th birthday.)
    $100 2
Until 1897, the Library of Congress was housed in this building, seen here:
    $100 1
Their debut album, "Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.", contained an acoustic version of "The Sound of Silence"
    $100 11
South America's most populous city, it was founded by Jesuit missionaries from Portugal in 1554
    $100 15
The retina is the light-sensitive layer lining the inside rear of this organ
    $100 17
It's what the V stands for in Katzenbach v. McClung
    $100 22
Amid the revivals of these in 1999 & 2000, we're still waiting for "Dr. IQ" & "Earn Your Vacation"
    $200 3
Registered in 1893 by Thomas Edison, "...Record of a Sneeze" is the earliest known copyright for one of these
    $200 7
He co-wrote "Only the Lonely" & offered it to Elvis before recording it himself
    $200 12
This Uruguayan capital's name is Portuguese for "I see a hill"
    $200 18
It's the crime abbreviated B. & E.
    $200 23
Colorful term for foods like beef & lamb, making a comeback due to the low-carb craze
    $300 4
The Library's copy of this 15th century book is one of 3 perfect editions printed on vellum
    $300 8
Stevie Nicks' highest chart hit was "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around", which she recorded with him
    $300 13
In the 1980s this city became the center for Colombia's most powerful cocaine cartel
    $300 19
It's an A.D.A.; Jill Hennessy played one on TV
    $300 24
For 2001, Ford is bringing back this model, with more than a touch of 1955 styling:
    $400 5
The Library building named for this "Father of the Constitution" is the USA's official memorial to him
    $400 9
This Bruce Springsteen album spawned 7 Top 10 hits, including "My Hometown" & "Glory Days"
    $400 14
At an altitude of 12,001 feet, it's the world's highest capital city; co-capital Sucre lies about 3,000 feet lower
    $400 20
Not the P.D. that arrests people, but the P.D. who may act as their counsel
    $400 25
The latest of her several comebacks came in 1999 with the smash hit song "Believe"
    $500 6
Consulting poets to the Library of Congress have included Gwendolyn Brooks & this "Road Not Taken" poet
    $500 10
Don't get "Nervous"; it's the only numerical Rolling Stones Top 10 hit
    DD: $700 16
Pachacamac, an ancient site for Incan & other Indian cultures, lies just outside this capital
    $500 27
Between the trachea & the lungs are these tubes
    $500 21
A young do-gooder may be in the Jaycees; a young ne'er-do-well, in the J.C.
    $500 26
These calf-length pants named for an Italian island had a vogue in the '50s & are back in style today

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

Kate Ann Greg
-$500 -$200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Ann Greg
$700 -$100 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
    $200 11
Carolyn McCarthy, widowed by a commuter train gunman, supports gun control as a congresswoman from this state
    $200 23
In 1999 he won a total of $4,002,598 just by hitting a few tennis balls
    $200 17
He made news April 13, 1986 when he visited Rome's main synagogue
    $200 20
Born Margarita Cansino, Rita shared her middle name with this Bizet opera temptress
    $200 1
The total number of Hebrew patriarchs or the number of times Peter denied knowing the Messiah
    $200 5
In the '90s video game competitors ran rings around this Sega console
    $400 12
To "empower people", in 1998 this Republican Calif. governor abolished affirmative action in state contracts
    $400 24
In the 1999 TV movie of "Annie", she played the role of "Star to Be" (she was too old to be Annie again)
    $400 18
Released July 9, 1986, the Meese Commission's 1,950-page report on this didn't have a centerfold
    $400 19
At age 17 in 1935, Rita was billed under her real name in the film about this Chinese detective "in Egypt"
    $400 2
One of the 2 gospels in which the Beatitudes appear
    DD: $1,000 7
General term for a zaftig female statuette from Paleolithic times
    $600 13
This imaginary structure was Bill Clinton's main metaphor in the 1996 campaign
    $600 25
Conductor Laureate of the London Symphony Orchestra, his relative was music director for Universal Studios
    $600 21
This group, the ATC in PATCO, made labor news in 1981
    $600 26
Rita's mother, Volga Haworth, at one time performed as a showgirl with these famous "Follies"
    $600 3
This prophet is first alphabetically of the Bible's "minor prophets"
    $600 8
Phoenix' team in the WNBA
    DD: $1,300 14
Eleanor Holmes Norton is a Georgetown prof as well as the congresswoman for this place
    $800 22
This country's president Milton Obote was obooted out of office in a 1985 coup
    $800 4
This Biblical prophet parted the River Jordan with his cloak & then followed a "chariot of fire" into heaven
    $800 9
In 1911 he founded the company that makes M&M's
    $1000 15
In 1999 the president & Senate battled over the vital post of ambassador to this grand duchy
    $1000 16
Commercial fishing ceased in this shrunken Russian sea, once the world's fourth-largest lake
    $1000 6
Samson was a member of this group that didn't drink booze, didn't cut their hair & never touched dead bodies
    $1000 10
Lighthouse town just north of Palm Beach, Florida

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kate Ann Greg
$3,600 $2,900 $5,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Playwright who wrote the historical dramas "Erik XIV", "Gustav Adolf" & "Gustav Vasa"

Final scores:

Kate Ann Greg
$0 $2,199 $7,300
3rd place: 1-800-Gift Certificate 2nd place: Online Shopping Spree New champion: $7,300

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kate Ann Greg
$3,100 $2,300 $5,100
13 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $10,500

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