Show #3650 - Friday, June 16, 2000


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John Edkins, a contract administrator from San Diego, California

Gregg Fanselau, a paralegal originally from Denver, Colorado

Meg Smath, a geologic editor from Nicholasville, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
Mary Stewart worked magic in "The Crystal Cave", the first book in her trilogy about this Arthurian wizard
    $100 1
Jay Scott Greenspan began using this stage name as a teen, long before he played George Costanza
    $100 2
    $100 16
"Mah-jongg" comes from a word for "sparrow" in this language
    $100 7
El Espectador is a daily paper in this Colombian city
    $100 17
As a child, this future pilot built a roller coaster made of wood & roller skates in her yard
    $200 23
"A House Divided" completed the trilogy that began with this Pulitzer Prize-winning Pearl Buck novel
    $200 11
(Hi, I'm Liza Huber of the NBC soap opera "Passions") In January 2000 my real-life mom, Susan Lucci, celebrated the 30th anniversary of her debut on this soap opera
    $200 3
    $200 27
Mah-jongg was a U.S. fad in this decade, along with bathtub gin & the Charleston
    $200 8
In January 1533 she secretly married the king of England
    $200 18
Henry & Emily Folger were known for their infatuation with everything concerning this author
    $300 24
Evelyn Waugh set his "Sword of Honour" trilogy during this war in which he'd served as a commando
    $300 12
Ex-fashion model Wendie Malick struts her stuff as ex-fashion model Nina Van Horn on this sitcom
    $300 4
    $300 28
As in bridge, these are the usual designations of the 4 players
    $300 9
The National Center for Atmospheric Research is in this Rocky Mountain city 5,354 feet up
    $300 19
Spy magazine gave out the rub-on decal seen here to make you look like this man:
    $400 25
This creator of Natty Bumppo made Corny Littlepage a hero of his "Littlepage Manuscripts"
    $400 13
Andrea McArdle was still a kid herself when she played this great child star in the 1978 TV movie "Rainbow"
    $400 5
    $400 29
A draw that allows a player to win at once is called a "hand from" this place
    DD: $500 10
Artist heard here with a song used as the theme of a Mexican telenovela starring Victoria Ruffo:
    $400 20
In the '70s a 50-rupee note of the Seychelles included the word "sex" hidden on it next to this queen's portrait
    $500 26
Robertson Davies' "Deptford Trilogy" concerns a small-town tragedy in this most populous Canadian province
    $500 14
In the summer of '66 she said farewell to "Peyton Place" & married Frank Sinatra
    $500 6
    $500 30
To pung is to complete a triplet; completing a set of 4 has this name, like a movie "King"
    $500 15
Federigo is the subject of the ninth story on day 5 of this author's "Decameron"
    $500 21
Come up & see the sofa shaped like this actress' lips at the Salvador Dali Museum in Figueres, Spain

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Meg Gregg John
$0 $2,400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Gregg John
$100 $3,900 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
In October 1989 Erich Honecker quit as leader of this country that ceased to exist a year later
    $200 9
In 2000 it was announced that this, Broadway's longest-running show, would be a "Memory" after over 7,000 shows
    $200 1
Scientists classify the "live" variety of this tree as Quercus virginiana
    $200 14
Marquette University
    $200 21
Number of U.S. presidents removed from office by impeachment
    $200 26
Edible slang for a person's head led to this term for a pitch thrown at the head of a batter
    $400 5
Under PM Hjalmar Hammarskjold, Dag's dad, Sweden maintained this stance during WWI
    $400 10
Running on Broadway in the '50s & '60s for over 2,700 performances, it was "Mi Bella Dama" in Mexico
    $400 2
Fm is the chemical symbol for this element, discovered in the 20th century
    $400 17
DePaul University
    $400 22
The land area of the Marshall Islands in square miles, or the age one becomes a septuagenarian
    $400 27
In 1988 the Consumer Product Safety Commission banned the sale of these outdoor "darts"
    $600 6
Alliterative name for the WWII resistance movement led by General de Gaulle
    $600 11
Pardon my French, since 1987 it has had over 5,000 performances
    $600 3
The luster of this rock formed from shale under pressure is seen in older blackboards
    $600 18
University of Central Florida
    $600 23
Number of volts in the battery seen here:
    $600 28
Frank Capra said this missile "has probably made more people laugh than all the other comic props combined"
    DD: $2,000 15
In 1974 this country's premier Marcello Caetano was deposed & exiled to Madeira -- doesn't sound so bad
    $800 12
Topping "Oklahoma!" in shows performed is this exclamatory 1964 musical based on "The Matchmaker"
    DD: $700 7
From the Greek for "all the Earth", it's the hypothetical land mass that once included all of the continents
    $800 19
University of the Virgin Islands
    $800 24
Total number of associate justices on the Supreme Court
    $800 29
In the stage show "Ricky Jay and his 52 Assistants", Jay pierces a watermelon rind by throwing one of these
    $1000 16
Churchill said an iron curtain had descended over Europe from this northern sea to the Adriatic
    $1000 13
Performed over 2,000 times in the 1920s, its title characters are Abraham Levi & Rose Mary Murphy
    $1000 8
Yellowish algae on its underside give the blue whale this alternate name
    $1000 20
Drexel University
    $1000 25
Prior to 2000, it was the last year whose 4 digits totaled 2
    $1000 30
A shuriken, part of the ninja arsenal, is better known as a "throwing" one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Meg Gregg John
$4,800 $13,300 $4,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This film was based in part on the 1974 autobiography "The 16th Round"

Final scores:

Meg Gregg John
$4,199 $9,601 $200
2nd place: Trip to Paradise Island Resort, Bahamas New champion: $9,601 3rd place: Lobster Gram Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Meg Gregg John
$5,400 $12,100 $4,500
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
30 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $22,000

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Game tape date: 2000-03-01
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