Show #3521 - Monday, December 20, 1999


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Bridget Bue, a high school teacher originally from Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Mike Gardner, a stock analyst from Denver, Colorado

Maureen Madison, a Ph.D. candidate from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
A frigid state capital:
3,248 square miles
    $100 1
Kevin Spacey played this evangelist in a TV movie (Bernadette Peters co-starred as Tammy Faye)
    $100 2
This president disapproved of slavery but approved of his slave Sally Hemings
    $100 26
Ratatosk, a messenger of Norse myth, was one of these animals & ran up & down Yggdrasil, a giant tree
    $100 7
After meeting the pieman, this nursery rhyme character goes fishing for a whale
    $100 16
You'll find this "big top" casino in Las Vegas
    $200 22
An Austin campus:
over 410 acres
    $200 3
She starred as a rookie cop in the 1977 TV series "Dog and Cat" 20 years before "L.A. Confidential"
    $200 9
On October 16, 1859 this man & his followers seized a U.S. arsenal in what is now West Virginia
    $200 27
If Romulus did a "Got Milk?" ad, he'd talk about this animal who suckled him & Remus
    $200 8
One of these ratios is simple if both its numerator & denominator are whole numbers
    $200 17
It was the nickname of designer Chanel
    $300 23
An independent European country:
109 acres
    DD: $500 4
His "Glory" days were yet to come when he played Dr. Philip Chandler on "St. Elsewhere"
    $300 10
He founded a "City of Little Men" on December 12, 1917 in Omaha, Nebraska
    $300 28
In Incan myth, it was this South American camel relative that warned man about the impending flood
    $300 13
The simple type of this is computed on only the principal of a loan
    $300 18
This city of southeast Washington state was founded in 1856 at the site of an old Army fort
    $400 24
The region seen here:
345,000 square miles
(in northern Europe)
    $400 5
She played a teenage vamp on "As The World Turns" before "My Cousin Vinny" won her an Oscar
    $400 11
"The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune", said this aviator in 1928
    $400 29
The Zuni believe that when the kachina Paiyatemu played the flute, these insects fluttered into existence
    $400 14
This grammatical unit can be simple, compound or complex
    $400 19
It's the third name in Idi Amin's full name
    $500 25
An Asian desert:
500,000 square miles
    $500 6
In 1985 this future "Howards End" star was starring onstage in London in the musical "Me and My Girl"
    $500 12
Later a Clinton cabinet member, he was the mayor of San Antonio, Texas from 1981 to 1989
    $500 30
Island on which Theseus slew the Minotaur
    $500 15
This 1984 homage to film noir was the Coen Brothers' first film
    $500 20
This singer's only No. 1 hit in the U.S. was "To Sir With Love" in 1967

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

Maureen Mike Bridget
$2,000 $400 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$3,100 $1,000 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the character, you identify the show.)
    $200 26
This Seville strumpet seduces her soldier by singing a seguidilla
    $200 8
This 1897 novel contains the line "At sunrise the Count could appear in his own form"
    $200 1
Laverne De Fazio
    $200 3
"Gay" or not, it's Spanish for gentleman
    $200 21
Organized combat between 2 mounted knights trying to unseat each other with blunted lances
    $200 14
It was built before 2400 B.C. & rose to a height of 481 feet
    $400 27
Mephistopheles celebrates human greed in the "Song of the Golden Calf" from this Gounod opera
    $400 16
This 14th century work is divided into 3 sections: "Inferno", "Purgatorio" & "Paradiso"
    $400 2
Agent 99
    $400 4
It's the droning organism seen here:
(locust relative)
    $400 22
Painted on his shield & surcoat, it was a knight's only recognizable feature when his face was covered
    $400 15
It was the "gift" given to the Trojans by the "retreating" Greeks around 1240 B.C.
    $600 28
He composed the following song sung by Siegmund:
    $600 17
Dickens said this title character was "born at Blunderstone, in Suffolk" as a "posthumous child"
    $600 5
Martin Crane
    $600 11
The ability of blood to clot or become semisolid is known as this
    $600 23
A favorite of medieval knights, it's the armor-breaking weapon seen here:
    DD: $600 18
This religious figure began teaching his new doctrines in the Ganges River Valley around 528 B.C.
    $800 29
The title of this famed aria from "Rigoletto" is translated as "woman is fickle"
    DD: $1,000 9
This 1861 George Eliot novel is subtitled "The Weaver of Raveloe"
    $800 6
Erica Kane
    $800 12
Used as an artificial diamond, it's made from the element symbolized Zr
    $800 24
Serious military training as a knight began when a page became one of these in his teens
    $800 19
In 60 B.C. the Triumvirate was formed by Crassus, Pompey & this man
    $1000 30
An aria in "H.M.S. Pinafore" declares, "I'm called Little" this, "though I could never tell why"
    $1000 10
At the beginning of Orwell's "Animal Farm", Major Snowball & Napoleon are pigs who live on this farm
    $1000 7
Carlton the Doorman
    $1000 13
According to yoga philosophy, they are the "wheels" of spiritual energy in the human body
    $1000 25
From French for "to compose", it's the name of the poet-musicians who sang of the adventures of heroic knights
    $1000 20
This "father" began his influential "history" around 443 B.C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$8,100 $2,600 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This politician adopted his last name from a southern California beach & surfing community

Final scores:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$7,900 $100 $0
2-day champion: $13,200 2nd place: Intel PC Camera Pro Pack & Compaq Presario Desktop PC 3rd place: Yahoo! Shopping Spree

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$7,900 $2,600 $4,900
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 1999-10-27
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