Show #3644 - Thursday, June 8, 2000


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Doug Souleyrette, a pre-medical student from Lexington, Kentucky

Cinnamon Stetler, a research technician from Natick, Massachusetts

Jason Parker, a graduate student from Gainesville, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You tell us which one when we give you the names of the famous people.)
    $100 1
This river's drainage basin, the world's largest, includes parts of Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador & Colombia
    $100 6
    $100 7
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus gave its first performance in 1919, in this famed NYC arena
    $100 12
According to Genesis, he was the world's first murderer
    $100 14
"2 shakes of" this animal's "tail" means instantaneous
    $100 15
If you see this on a party invitation, stop by the liquor store on your way over
    $200 2
Ethiopia's Lake Tana is the source of this river's blue branch
    $200 13
Meryl Streep
    $200 8
The handmade pottery studio at 654 Tenth Avenue isn't called Blood, Sweat & these but Mud, Sweat & these
    $200 29
In 44 B.C. his assassins included Trebonius, Tillius Cimber & Cassius Longinus
    $200 20
This John Grisham book's plot involves a greedy industrialist who has 2 Supreme Court justices killed
    $200 19
Formed on July 26, 1947, it's the organization that sends up F-16's & B-2's
    $300 3
Australia's only large permanent lakes are artificially created & include Lake Gordon in this island state
    $300 30
    $300 9
The Algonquin Hotel has a suite named for this pair who wrote "My Fair Lady" there
    $300 27
In 482 B.C. the ruling Persians set fire to this city, destroying its Hanging Gardens
    $300 21
In 1994 Laetitia Thompson made news when she asked this man the "Boxers or Briefs" question
    DD: $400 18
On a paycheck, it indicates your Social Security payroll tax
    $400 4
The Rhone River enters & exits this Alpine lake on the French-Swiss border
    $400 28
Rita Moreno
    $400 10
The statue of Prometheus is bound to impress you at this location seen here:
    $400 24
The first use of dynamite as a weapon in America was during the 1886 Haymarket Riots in this city
    $400 22
A phrase that means "briefly", or the location of a pistachio
    $400 16
It's often typed in before www
    $500 5
A portion of Thailand's border with Laos is provided by this river
    $500 26
Shirley Jones
    $500 11
You'll feel like a diplomat when you eat in the delegates' dining room in this international organization's HQ
    $500 25
Archaeologists excavating Pompeii have uncovered looters trapped by this volcano's eruption
    $500 23
In 1988 he gave us "A Brief History of Time" (in over 200 pages)
    $500 17
I need you response now! No, I need it yesterday! On the double! Stat! This way!

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

Jason Cinnamon Doug
$1,200 $100 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Cinnamon Doug
$2,800 $100 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Of all his books, he said he liked "David Copperfield" the best
    $200 15
The NFL's Seahawks
    $200 6
These ancient people referred to themselves as Hellenes
    $200 16
VMI is located in this Virginia city named for the Massachusetts town where the Revolutionary War began
    $200 25
This "Friends" star has the name of an old sailor, but his father was the one in the Old Spice commercials
    $200 26
To make this kind of "corn", you coat popcorn with butter, corn syrup & brown sugar
    $400 2
In 1937 this "Brave New World" author left Europe for a new home in the United States
    $400 14
The NBA's Suns
    $400 7
During the third of these military expeditions, the Palestinian ports of Acre & Jaffa were captured, but not Jerusalem
    $400 17
During this war, VMI cadets made up the only American student unit ever to fight in combat
    $400 24
In 1999 he left his role of Det. Reynaldo Curtis on "Law & Order"
    $400 27
Shrimp covered in a flour, baking powder, salt, water & egg mix then deep-fried in peanut oil; it's popular in Japan
    $600 3
While out of work, she wrote much of her first Harry Potter book at a cafe while her daughter napped
    $600 13
MLB's Rockies
    $600 8
In 1840 regular transatlantic steamship service was inaugurated between Great Britain & this Nova Scotia capital
    DD: $700 18
Among VMI's most famous graduates is this 20th century 5-star general & Nobel Peace Prize winner
    $600 21
This star of "The Practice" played Clint Eastwood's Secret Service partner in the film "In the Line of Fire"
    $600 30
It's a dish of veal shank braised with wine & veggies that includes a tasty bit of marrow in the bone
    DD: $1,200 4
Sadly, her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft, died just 10 days after her birth
    $800 9
The NHL's Maple Leafs
    $800 10
In 1954 the French were defeated in the battle of this Vietnamese village; it was the decisive battle in the Indochina War
    $800 22
He's the TV star & VMI alumnus seen here:
(evil boss in "9 to 5")
    $800 20
A co-star of Kiefer Sutherland's in "The Lost Boys", we don't know why he felt the need for "Speed 2"
    $800 29
To make this "royal" roast, you have to bend your 2 racks of lamb into a circle
    $1000 5
In 1912 he eloped with Freida von Richthofen, sister of the famed aviator
    $1000 12
The WNBA's Sparks
    $1000 11
This Holy Roman empress was also the queen of Hungary & Bohemia from 1740 to 1780
    $1000 23
Once a VMI science & artillery professor, this famous Confederate general is buried near the campus
    $1000 19
We could watch this star's films like "In the Name of the Father" & "The Crucible" 24 hours a...
    $1000 28
Add beets to a corned beef hash & it's called this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Cinnamon Doug
$8,800 $500 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

According to the King James Version of the Bible, the number of people on Noah's Ark

Final scores:

Jason Cinnamon Doug
$11,900 $500 $8,801
2-day champion: $22,600 3rd place: Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Regal U.N. Plaza Hotel, New York City

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Cinnamon Doug
$8,400 $500 $7,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
5 R,
3 W
20 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 2000-02-29
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