Show #3514 - Thursday, December 9, 1999


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Clif Bailey, a peace officer and firefighter from Euless, Texas

Catherine Smythe Zajc, a director of prospect development from Cleveland, Ohio

Amanda Folk, a paralegal from Columbia, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 7
The Continental Congress approved this "game" to raise money for the army; it never hit $250 million (dollars)
    $100 12
A mobile home used for camping is often called an RV, short for this
    $100 26
He kills the character who says, "Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum"
    $100 17
It precedes "food cake" & "hair pasta"
    $100 1
He picked up his 3rd rock, er... statue for his acting on "3rd Rock"
    $100 2
    $200 8
After 3 previous acquittals, this reputed crime family boss was finally convicted in New York City on April 2, 1992
    $200 13
"Manufactured Housing Community" is preferred over this 2-word term with seedier connotations
    $200 27
One version has this creature turning back into a prince after sleeping with the girl for 3 nights (no smooching)
    $200 18
Many enjoy these "love apples" sun-dried
    $200 22
The Best Variety, Music or Comedy Special Emmy went to this well "staged" awards show
    $200 3
Bluesman B.B.
    DD: $500 9
Due to expansive pork processing facilities, this city on the Ohio River was once known as "Porkopolis"
    $300 14
Headquartered in Forest City, Iowa, it's "The Most Recognized Name" among builders of mobile homes
    $300 28
"Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator" was a 1972 sequel to this 1964 story
    $300 19
This round cut of meat from the small end of the tenderloin is usually 1 to 2 inches thick
    $300 23
This HBO series with 16 nominations only hit on 4
    $300 4
German ruler, or his bread roll
    $400 10
He shook up society in the 1960s & later published "Revolution for the Hell of It" & "Steal This Book"
    $400 15
HUD revised its wind standards for mobile homes after this disaster devastated Florida in 1992
    $400 29
As a lad, A.A. Milne wore his hair in the style of this Frances Hodgson Burnett character
    $400 20
In 1965 Tyson Farms created a new game hen by crossing the white rock & this breed
    $400 24
He made Emmy history as the first producer to win for both Best Comedy & Drama Series in the same year
    $400 5
"Addams Family" adjective, in song
    $500 11
This Spanish explorer, not Ponce de Leon, claimed Florida for Spain in June of 1539
    $500 16
Distinctive brand of mobile home seen here:
    $500 30
This J.K. Rowling hero has run up against "The Sorcerer's Stone" & "The Chamber of Secrets"
    $500 21
Only well-trained sushi chefs can clean & prepare this poisonous puffer fish
    $500 25
A husband & wife Emmy-winning pair; he for guesting on "Mad About You" & she for the movie "Deep in My Heart"
    $500 6
Designing Donna

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

Amanda Catherine Clif
-$100 $500 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Catherine Clif
$1,400 $1,500 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
This close relative of the lynx lives in North America & is named for its stumpy tail
    $200 4
This French town of 17,000, the home of St. Bernadette, gets about 2 million visitors a year
    $200 20
Dancer Ahmed Best provided the voice & movements for this controversial "Phantom Menace" character
    $200 21
After Darius' men caught Daniel praying, they had him thrown into this place
    $200 15
After Dik Browne retired in 1988, his son Chris took over this Viking strip
    $200 1
A cowgirl in this condition was said to be wearing the bustle wrong
    $400 10
This wily "brush wolf", long a nuisance to ranchers, can be found in more populous areas like suburban L.A.
    $400 5
In 1899 Eddy, New Mexico, located near vast caverns, was renamed this
    $400 27
From 1991 to 1995 & again in 1999 she was responsible for the choreography on the Oscars
    $400 22
At the end of his life, this man prayed for the strength to avenge himself on the Philistines
    $400 16
This comic strip is named for the commandant of a desert post of the French Foreign Legion
    $400 2
Cowboys often intensified this Spanish word for "crazy" with "plumb"
    DD: $585 11
A member of the squirrel family, this rodent gets its name from its bark-like warning call
    $600 6
This lovely Vermont town of 12,000 was named for preacher, doctor & soldier William Brattle
    $600 28
The co-founder of the White Oak Dance Project in 1990, he is the company's most famous dancer
    $600 23
This first Christian martyr's dying words were "Lord, lay not this sin to their charge"
    $600 17
It's where you find sports fans, or the title of Steve Moore's sports-related comic
    DD: $600 3
A stagecoach guard with this double-barreled job title often sat up front with the driver
    $800 12
There's a "hairy" as well as a "spiny" type of this porcupine-like critter that rolls itself into a ball as a defense
    $800 7
These "springs" with a female name, population about 25,000, are the center of Australia's vast "Red Centre"
    $800 29
Agnes De Mille wrote the book on the "Life and Work of" this doyenne of modern dance
    $800 25
At the opening of the first temple, he prayed to God "that thine eyes may be open toward this house"
    $800 18
Don't be misled by the cat; the pair seen here appear in this Patrick McDonnell strip:
    $800 14
A shepherd's bible was one of these; probably not the one from L.L. Bean
    $1000 13
The long-tailed is the common U.S. species of this mammal that kills more chickens than it can eat immediately
    $1000 8
The town of Manhattan, home of this state university, has about 1/40 the population of Manhattan in NYC
    $1000 26
Isaac entreated the Lord on behalf of his wife Rebekah & she became pregnant with these twins
    $1000 19
Urban kids Huey & Riley Freeman suffer in the suburbs in this Aaron McGruder strip
    $1000 24
Missing cowboys looking to start over were often described as "G.T.T.": Gone to this state

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Catherine Clif
$3,600 $3,300 $6,085

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To remain "Free to blast and bollock Blairite Britain" Tony Harrison declined this post in 1999

Final scores:

Amanda Catherine Clif
$3,600 $6,600 $7,585
3rd place: VTech Cordless Phones 2nd place: Trip to Thistle Selfridge Hotel, London, England New champion: $7,585

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Amanda Catherine Clif
$3,600 $3,900 $6,600
13 R,
2 W
8 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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Game tape date: 1999-09-14
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