Show #3648 - Wednesday, June 14, 2000


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Allen Tatman, a public historian from Jefferson City, Missouri

Mary Friedman, a teacher & vice principal from Clovis, California

Steven Silver, a technical writer from Northbrook, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: In honor of Flag Day...)
OH "K"
    $100 1
The words of the anthem were written late in this war
    $100 17
In 1960 Abebe Bikila won this Olympic event barefoot; 4 years later he won it again, this time wearing shoes
    $100 12
A bypass operation may bypass the carotid or coronary one of these
    $100 6
One of the ska anthems of the '80s was the Specials' plea to "free" this South African
    $100 7
It's a shoe-free dance held in the school gymnasium
    $100 13
It's played like baseball, only you bat with your feet
    $200 2
3 of the 4 full sentences in the first verse end in this punctuation mark
    $200 19
He was the first U.S. president to serve just 4 years
    $200 23
An instrument called a reamer is used in the replacement of this joint at the top of the femur
    $200 27
Years before hooking up with Dawn, he recorded the demo for the Shirelles' "Will You Love Me Tomorrow?"
    $200 8
It's the useful meteorological instrument seen here:
    $200 14
A basic unit of mass, it's equal to 2.2046 pounds
    $300 3
In 1912 Eben Appleton of New York donated the banner in the song to this, on the condition it always stay there
    $300 20
His book "Daisy-Head Maysie" was published in 1995, 4 years after his death
    $300 24
The technical term for the common operation to remove the uterus
    $300 28
In January 1969 the Beatles recorded "Get Back" on the roof of this record company's Savile Row Studio in London
    $300 9
(Alex speaking in "Scottish" accent) Look, man! It's the classic sock pattern seen here:
    $300 15
It's the Native American ceremonial item seen here:
    $400 4
This word means a fortification on an embankment with a parapet on top
    DD: $500 21
In Julius Caesar's time this month had 30 days once every 4 years
    $400 25
If someone's reconnecting your bile ducts, you've just had this transplant first performed by Dr. Thomas Starzl
    $400 29
He wrote several earlier hits for others, but didn't have his own Top 10 hit until "Like A Rolling Stone" in 1965
    $400 10
At one time you could get a guided tour from Socks the Cat on this building's official website
    $400 16
He directed "The Hidden Fortress", "Rashomon" & "Throne of Blood"
    $500 5
The first Olympics at which the song could be played as our official national anthem were held in 1932 in this country
    $500 22
Every 4 years the Boy Scouts hold international rallies known as these
    $500 26
The acronymic word "laser" is represented in this acronym for a popular sight-improvement surgery
    $500 30
His group, The Union Gap. took its name from the town of Union Gap, Washington
    $500 11
These socks with a "digital" name seen here can be very cozy:
    $500 18
It's the first name used by the Lebanese-American poet who wrote "The Prophet" & "Sand and Foam"

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

Steven Mary Allen
$1,400 $900 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Mary Allen
$1,800 $2,800 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This is not a misspelling - things in Oregon that are gone!)
    $200 1
Until Yale gave the USA's first of these in 1861, the M.A. degree was the peak of scholarly achievement
    $200 22
"...and the Temple of Doom"
    $200 8
The town of Fossil once held annual "Days" of these departed reptiles, but the event is now extinct
    $200 17
Wallace Stevens' "Farewell to" this state says, "Key West sank downward under massive clouds"
    $200 6
Perseverance wasn't the middle name of this man who climbed Everest in 1953, it was Percival
    $200 7
The phrase "Animal, vegetable or mineral" is associated with this game of yes-or-no responses
    $400 2
Royall Tyler created the flirtatious fop Billy Dimple in "The Contrast", the USA's first play of this type
    $400 23
"...and Broomsticks"
    $400 9
A grand hotel on what's now this city's Pioneer Courthouse Square became a parking lot in the '50s
    $400 18
Sara Teasdale wrote about these plants' "wet, sleepy fragrance"; Monet would understand
    $400 13
As prime minister of this country, Percival J. Patterson makes his home in Kingston
    $400 27
An expression meaning "Open All Hours", or the score of the Jan. 2, 2000 Jaguars-Bengals game
    $600 3
(Hi, I'm Peter Krause) The 1st live game on this network that's like mine on "Sports Night" was the Bourbons vs. the Schlitzes in softball
    $600 24
"...and His Dog"
    $600 10
In 1948 the town of Vanport was so devastated by one of these disasters, it had to be sold for salvage
    $600 19
In Tennyson's poem about "The Lady of" this place, he rhymes it with "Camelot" & "Lancelot"
    $600 14
Sir Percival joined this knight's quest for the holy grail
    $800 4
Henry Flipper, the first black graduate of this academy, was assigned to mosquito control
    $800 25
"...& Out"
    $800 11
In 1995 Bob Packwood resigned & this other veteran Oregon senator announced his retirement
    $800 20
This Edwin Arlington Robinson poem about a wealthy suicide was set to music by Simon & Garfunkel
    $800 15
In 1894 he founded his observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona
    DD: $500 5
Appropriately, this Hartford company was the first insurer of automobiles
    $1000 26
"...and Treacle"
    DD: $1,000 12
In this city named for a fur-trading mogul, a park sits on the site of the 1811 fort
    $1000 21
In the following, Johnny Gilbert portrays Marlowe's "Passionate" one of these men "to His Love":

Come live with me and be my love, / And we will all the pleasures prove, / That Valleys, groves, hills, and fields, / Woods, or steepy mountain yields."
    $1000 16
Percival Christopher Wren wrote this classic 1924 tale of the French Foreign Legion

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Mary Allen
$4,900 $3,800 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 3-letter code for this airport came from what was on the site before it -- Orchard Place

Final scores:

Steven Mary Allen
$7,601 $0 $3,799
2-day champion: $15,001 3rd place: Meade ETX90 Telescope 2nd place: Trip to Outrigger Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steven Mary Allen
$5,300 $3,800 $6,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 2000-03-01
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