Show #3739 - Thursday, November 30, 2000


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Seana Rasco, a sign language scheduler from Silver Spring, Maryland

Pat Grady, a computer analyst from Palatine, Illinois

Tim Morton, a military analyst from Stevensville, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
One of Dallas' oldest, this university was founded by the United Methodist Church in 1911
    $100 21
Showy flowers "betray" this tree, named for the man who supposedly hanged himself on one
    $100 7
An "Insider" told us New Zealand cricket greats Jeff & Martin Crowe are cousins of this actor
    $100 12
Tequila & lime juice go into this cocktail that's served in a salt-rimmed glass
    $100 22
Sonja Henie won a 3rd straight gold medal at the 1936 Winter Olympics, held, like the '36 summer games, in this country
    $100 6
This Greek defined a friend as "A single soul dwelling in two bodies"
    $200 2
In February 2000 this great NFL coach was laid to rest at a Dallas cemetery
    $200 27
Change 1 letter in the name of Blondie's husband to get this flowering tree seen here:
    $200 8
She's Warren Beatty's big sister
    $200 13
Equal parts of champagne & this juice make up a mimosa
    $200 23
In 2000 this sprinter who was going for 5 golds finished with a respectable 3, plus 2 bronzes
    $200 15
Both this country & the Rio de la Plata, its major river estuary, were named for silver
    $300 3
This Dallas landmark is infamous as the last place to employ Lee Harvey Oswald
    $300 28
In a classic song, "I'll be with you in" this "blossom time" -- that'd be late spring
    $300 9
Last name of actress Olympia, & her politician cousin Michael, whom she campaigned for in 1988
    $300 14
It's what a martini is called when the olive is replaced by a pearl onion
    $300 24
The "Heptathlon Cat", seen here; she came out of retirement in 2000
    $300 16
Sometimes junk from the attic turns out to be worth a fortune on this show, PBS' top-rated series
    $400 4
This Mexican-American golfer born in Dallas Dec. 1, 1939 won the U.S., British & Canadian Opens in 1971
    $400 29
Trees grown for their blossoms rather than their fruit are usually called this synonym of "decorative"
    DD: $1,000 10
She's Virginia senator Charles Robb's famous mother-in-law
    $400 19
Swing by southeast Asia for this cocktail; cherry-flavored brandy, gin, lemon, powdered sugar & carbonated water
    $400 25
She paired with Sergei Grinkov to win figure skating gold in 1988 & 1994
    $400 17
On March 25, 1972 this group's song "A Horse With No Name" began a 3-week stay at the top of the pop charts
    $500 5
TXN on the New York Stock Exchange, this Dallas electronics firm employs over 38,000 people worldwide
    $500 30
Dumas wrote about a courtesan who always wore this flower, perhaps the Japonica variety
    $500 11
Cuban hero Jose Marti was the grandfather of this actor who played the Joker on TV's "Batman"
    $500 20
This almond-flavored liqueur & creme de cacao are ingredients of a silver cloud cocktail
    $500 26
Last name of unrelated tennis players Gigi & Mary Joe, 1992 doubles gold medalists
    $500 18
After Brezhnev's death in 1982, he became the general secretary of the Communist Party's Central Committee

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Tim Pat Seana
-$300 $900 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Pat Seana
$1,600 $2,800 -$300

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the state each one governs.)
    $200 1
MacKinley Kantor's 1956 novel takes place in this notorious prison
    $200 3
This simian-themed film series was released on DVD in 2000 in a boxed set subtitled "The Evolution"
    $200 11
She was on the cover of the premiere issue of O Magazine (it is her magazine, after all)
    $200 16
In June 2000 this Beach Boy surfed his way into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame
    $200 21
On stage, he says "Abopbopaloomop", right before he says "My kingdom for a horse"
    $400 2
The last line of this novel is "After all, tomorrow is another day."
    $400 5
(Hello, I'm Greg Proops) I provided several voices, including that of a harlequin dragon, for this animated Tim Burton film, a holiday classic
    $400 12
In "The Big Chill" Jeff Goldblum played a reporter for this weekly
    $400 17
On '70s TV he often exclaimed, "The Devil made me do it!"
    $400 22
A former 10,000 Maniacs lead singer, she owes Shylock a pound of flesh
    $600 4
According to the title of an Allan Gurganus novel, Lucy Marsden, the "Oldest Living" one of these, "Tells All"
    $600 6
Graying playboy Richard Gere falls for wispy waif Winona Ryder in this 2000 tearjerker
    $600 13
Her name precedes the word "Weddings" in the name of a quarterly magazine & "Living" in a monthly
    DD: $2,400 18
Dressed in formal university robes, he's the president of Princeton seen here in 1903:
    $600 23
Song standard heard here if performed by Valentine & Proteus, a duo from a town in Italy:
    $800 9
In Thomas Dyja's 1997 novel "Play for A Kingdom", soldiers from both sides take a break to play this sport
    $800 7
Because of a new 2000 documentary, all "eyes" are once again on this woman, seen here:
    $800 14
This Conde Nast "Digest" takes you to the fabulous homes of the rich & famous
    $800 19
This singing drummer is best remembered for playing Sam the piano man in "Casablanca"
    $800 24
A Roman statesman desires the ear of a female martial artist from a blaxploitation film
    $1000 10
This verse narrative of the Civil War won Stephen Vincent Benet a Pulitzer Prize
    $1000 8
Thandie Newton played the mysterious title role in this 1998 film based on a Toni Morrison novel
    DD: $3,200 15
John H. Johnson founded Ebony in 1945, Tan in 1950 & this magazine in 1951
    $1000 20
Many of his plays, including "Joe Turner's Come & Gone", are set in Pittsburgh, where he was born
    $1000 25
Hero of Agincourt who goes solo on a date with 2 other couples

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tim Pat Seana
$1,800 $14,400 $2,700
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This software billionaire, Bill Gates' rival, got his last name from his family's port of entry into the U.S.

Final scores:

Tim Pat Seana
$3,599 $8,800 $700
2nd place: Trip to Wyndham Morgan Bay Resort, St. Lucia, West Indies New champion: $8,800 3rd place: Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tim Pat Seana
$1,800 $11,400 $2,700
10 R,
3 W
30 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 2000-10-03
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