Show #3643 - Wednesday, June 7, 2000


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Jason Parker, a graduate student from Gainesville, Florida

Janet Aitoro, a homemaker and professional volunteer from Weston, Connecticut

Rahul Ranadive, a lawyer from Miami, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
The city of El Paso in this state is a major gateway between the U.S. & Mexico
    $100 7
On Sept. 13, 1998 this Cubs slugger surpassed Roger Maris' home run record; however, Mark McGwire did it 5 days earlier
    $100 21
A man's can weigh 3.5 ounces more than a woman's, epicardium included
    $100 26
He divorced Debbie Reynolds to marry Liz
    $100 1
The 2 main sects of this form of Buddhism are Rinzai & Soto
    $100 16
It's what you "bide" when awaiting your opportunity
    $200 3
This "stately" river carved the Black Canyon as well as the Grand Canyon
    $200 8
On Feb. 28, 2000 this Yankee received a one-year suspension for violating MLB's drug policy
    $200 22
While this disease of loss of bone tissue mass occurs in men, it's much more common in women
    $200 27
He was born in South Wales in 1925
    $200 12
It's the religious candle-lighting festival that commemorates the Jews' victory over Syrian king Antiochus IV
    $200 17
To lose emotional control is to "flip your" this, also a saucepan cover
    $300 4
If you want to sneak a peek at the landmark seen here, head to this Midwest state:
(Mount Rushmore)
    $300 9
In the 1999 All-Star Game, this Red Sox ace struck out the first 4 batters he faced as the AL beat the NL
    $300 23
A man suffering from MPB is losing this
    $300 28
Liz married him when she was 18
    $300 13
It's the modern & better known name for the pagan festival in autumn known as Samhain
    $300 18
To "trip" this, meaning to dance, comes from a John Milton poem
    $400 5
Sounds morbid, but it's the lowest point in California & in all of the U.S.
    $400 10
This Yankee catcher holds the World Series record for most hits with 71
    $400 24
This iodine-using gland in the neck is actually slightly larger in men than women
    $400 29
He played "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" in 1965
    $400 14
The Maoris use this familiar religious term for prohibitions on certain objects, persons or places
    $400 19
You curry food when you add spices; you curry this when you flatter someone
    $500 6
In Hawaii, Mauna Kea means "white mountain" & this volcano's name means "long mountain"
    $500 11
In 1997 this 6' 10" Seattle Mariners lefty became the first pitcher in his team's history to win 20 games
    DD: $1,200 25
Fed by the hepatic portal veins, it weighs about a pound more in men than in women
    $500 30
For a while he was the world's most famous construction worker
    $500 15
This religion of Haiti derives its name from a word meaning "spirit" in the Fon language of Africa
    $500 20
You "cudgel" them in an effort to remember

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

Rahul Janet Jason
$600 $900 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rahul Janet Jason
$1,100 $1,600 $6,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the director, of course.)
    $200 6
He once remarked, "I didn't need school, I had the horn":
    $200 1
Outside Parliament in this Bahamas capital stands a statue of the young Queen Victoria
    $200 16
    $200 11
When Orson Welles directed & starred in this play in 1951, Peter Finch was his Iago
    $200 26
This large, printed handkerchief usually has white spots on a red or blue background
    $200 21
It's a small explosive bomb either thrown by hand or fired from a launcher
    $400 7
Infamous 19th century actor seen here:
    $400 2
Established in 1998, the assembly for this part of the U.K. is called Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru
    $400 17
"What's Up, Tiger Lily?"
    $400 12
The Bishop of Ely & the Archbishop of this appear in the first scene of "Henry V"
    $400 27
In its native language, this nation's name means "Bengal Nation"
    $400 22
On Nov. 1, 1952 Eniwetok Atoll was the first place on Earth to face the wrath of one of these bombs
    $600 8
"Cold" writer seen here who died in 1963:
    $600 3
Name of the German parliament building consumed by a mysterious fire soon after Hitler took power
    $600 18
    DD: $1,500 13
It's no surprise that she's a character in "King John": she's his mother
    $600 28
In this 1974 Paul McCartney & Wings hit, "The rain exploded with a mighty crash as we fell into the sun"
    $600 23
Used against underwater targets, these "charges" operate by water pressure at the level for which they're set
    $800 9
He wrote, "I come to my solitary woodland walk as the homesick go home":
    $800 4
In 1905 this czar established Russia's parliament, the Duma, which also means "thought"
    $800 19
"Sixteen Candles"
    $800 14
"Good-day, Sir" is the first line of the play about this title Athenian
    $800 29
This wide-spreading east Indian fig tree has branches that send out roots to the ground
    $800 24
From the Latin for "broken piece", this bomb is designed to break into many small pieces when exploded
    $1000 10
This athlete was stripped of his gold in 1913:
    DD: $1,000 5
We wonder if this body, Iceland's parliament, issues its laws "to all people"
    $1000 20
"Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
    $1000 15
This title character is the daughter of Calchas, a Trojan priest
    $1000 30
Examples of this language group include Kikuyu, Tswana & Zulu
    $1000 25
Also called an enhanced radiation bomb, it emits a large portion of its energy as radioactivity

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rahul Janet Jason
$5,300 $100 $10,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Poe wrote "To" her, "Thy hyacinth hair, thy classic face, Thy Naiad airs have brought me home..."

Final scores:

Rahul Janet Jason
$201 $0 $10,700
2nd place: Trip to Wyndham Rose Hall Resort , Montego Bay, Jamaica 3rd place: Polaroid Photomax Digital Camera Creative Kit New champion: $10,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rahul Janet Jason
$6,300 $1,600 $10,200
12 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,100

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Game tape date: 2000-02-29
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