Show #3523 - Wednesday, December 22, 1999


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Mitch Teich, a public radio news reporter from Flagstaff, Arizona

Sarah Bagby, a student from Las Cruces, New Mexico

Yancy Naughton, a golf magazine publisher from Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,831)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Appropriately...)
    $100 22
"Then one foggy Christmas Eve, Santa came to say, 'Rudolph with your nose so bright, won't you'" do this
    $100 27
In 1940 he won the NCAA title in the broad jump; 7 years later, he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers
    $100 8
Geologists believe the basins of the Great Lakes were scooped out by these about 20,000 years ago
    $100 1
Anna, founder of child psychoanalysis, was the youngest daughter of this man, founder of a similar field
    $100 12
In 1998 this master of horror rattled our nerves with "Bag of Bones"
    $100 6
Lots of suckers saw it:
    $200 24
Its second verse begins, "See the blazing yule before us, fa la la la la la la la la"
    $200 26
In 1896 he became director of agriculture at the Tuskegee Institute
    DD: $700 11
The 5 Great Lakes border 8 U.S. states but only this one Canadian province
    $200 2
Mehli Mehta, conductor & founder of the American Youth Symphony, is the father of this famed conductor
    $200 13
It's the one-word title of Arthur Hailey's 1971 bestseller about the auto industry
    $200 15
Let's clap for this one:
    $300 25
In song he says, "Let's run and we'll have some fun now before I melt away"
    $300 21
In 1952 she made her opera debut in "Four Saints in Three Acts", which led to her playing Bess in "Porgy and Bess"
    $300 10
Superior, Wisconsin & this Minnesota port lie at the western terminus of the Great Lakes
    $300 3
This leader of the Argonauts was raised by Chiron, a Centaur
    $300 14
Arthur Golden tells the tale of Sayuri, a Japanese artisan, in his "Memoirs of..." this
    $300 16
Lerner & Loewe's Scotstravaganza:
    $400 29
This song heard here was a big hit for the King in 1964:

"Decorations of red, on a green..."
    $400 20
On March 11, 1959 her "A Raisin in the Sun" became the first play on Broadway written by a black woman
    $400 7
Manitoulin Island in this second-largest Great Lake is the world's largest freshwater island
    $400 4
(Hi, I'm Holly Robinson-Peete.) My dad, Matt Robinson, played Gordon on this PBS series
    $400 17
In 1970 Irwin Shaw gave us this bestselling saga of the Jordache family
    $400 19
A Rodgers & Hammerstein classic:
    $500 23
This is the true title of the song that begins, "Chestnuts roasting on an open fire"
    $500 28
Robert Peary's companion on several Arctic trips, he wrote the 1912 book "A Negro Explorer at the North Pole"
    $500 9
This Frenchman's interpreter actually saw the Great Lakes first, but the boss got the credit
    $500 5
This author's dad was a missionary in China; she was a teacher there in the 1920s
    $500 18
A mammoth bestseller in 1985 was her "The Mammoth Hunters"
    $500 30
Mark my words, Twain would have loved it:

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

Yancy Sarah Mitch
-$200 $1,900 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Yancy Sarah Mitch
$100 $3,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

[NOTE: pronounced "John"]
    $200 5
Washington, D.C.
    $200 23
I wrote you a poem: "Rub-a-dub-dub, you died in a tub"
    $200 6
From Latin for "death", it's an announcement of a person's death
    $200 15
This legendary creature lives in deep water in Scotland's Great Glen Fault
    $200 24
The night of December 24 celebrated with the actress who played Jan Brady
    DD: $900 4
Carmel, California
    $400 22
If you lived in Guam instead of Finland, would you have composed "Guamia" instead of "Finlandia"?
    $400 7
"Standard" term for a large, front-page headline extending the width of the page
    $400 28
He was Major Nelson's girl-crazy fellow astronaut
    $400 16
The San Andreas Fault is on the boundary between the North American & Pacific ones
    $400 25
"Tutti Frutti" singer who led the Third Crusade
    $600 3
Los Angeles, California
    $600 21
I thought the U.S. remake of your 1932 film "Boudu Saved From Drowning" was faithful to your work
    $600 9
It's the "sloping" point of view taken in a news story or feature
    $600 13
It's the title TV high-tech vehicle seen here:
    $600 17
The Taupo Fault Zone on this country's North Island has produced intensive volcanic activity
    $600 26
Tragic Shakespearean play about a Montague & a '70s TV "Nanny"
    $800 2
West Berlin
    DD: $3,499 19
Do you think your career went downhill after winning all the Alpine golds at the Grenoble Olympics?
    $800 8
A publicist is also known as this kind of agent
    $800 12
Steve Austin's "metallic" TV boss in the mid-'70s
    $800 14
An elongated fault zone may be this type of "valley", like the "Great" one of Asia & Africa
    $800 27
Vice presidential spouse who penned "Myra Breckinridge"
    $1000 1
Atlanta, Georgia
    $1000 20
After seeing this painting of yours, I thought, "Hey, he's good":
    $1000 10
This short 1- or 2-word label for a news story sounds like a mollusk without a shell
    $1000 11
As truck driver Billie Joe McKay, this actor teamed on TV with a chimp named The Bear
    $1000 18
This 10,000-mile-long sub-oceanic "ridge" has its faults -- there's one every 20 to 60 miles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Yancy Sarah Mitch
-$399 $5,800 $8,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In August 1999, for the first time in its 75-year history, Wheaties began featuring players of this sport on its boxes

Final scores:

Yancy Sarah Mitch
-$399 $0 $11,610
3rd place: World of Science Shopping Spree 2nd place: Intel PC Camera Pro Pack & Compaq Presario Internet Desktop PC New champion: $11,610

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Yancy Sarah Mitch
$3,100 $5,800 $7,500
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,400

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Game tape date: 1999-10-27
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