Show #3743 - Wednesday, December 6, 2000


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Kurt Fried, a writer originally from Lenexa, Kansas

Manx Foster-Audlin, a crisis intervention counselor from Marbletown, New York

Arch Mott, a systems administrator from Aptos, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We will show you a picture, or a drawing on the screen; for instance, if we showed you a bottle of salad dressing, you would come up with "dressing room" as the correct response; that's the idea; a little tricky until you get into it, then you'll have fun!)
    $100 26
In March 2000 this former Clinton press secretary gave birth to 5-pound, 11-ounce Katherine
    $100 15
Averaging about 74 MPH, Ray Harroun won the first running of this May 30, 1911
    $100 12
"Ask any mermaid you happen to see, 'What's the best tuna?'..."
    $100 11
The Delicious variety of this fruit was first grown in the late 1800s on a farm in Peru, Iowa
    $100 1
(Place to play tennis)
    $100 5
Even Disney uses this word, putting it in a title between "That" & "Cat"
    $200 27
A U.S. Coast Guard cutter was named for Harriet Lane, this bachelor president's hostess
    $200 16
Only 2 men have won The Masters 2 years in a row: Nick Faldo & this man
    $200 13
"Everybody doesn't like something, but nobody doesn't like" this
    $200 20
Georgetown, Ohio was named for Georgetown, Kentucky which was named for this man
    $200 2
(Sport played by the Knicks)
    $200 6
To fire; if you speak without thinking, you do it "from the hip"
    $300 28
After his wife Rachel died, his niece took over her duties; after she died, a daughter-in-law was summoned
    $300 17
Bob Beamon made his record 29' 2 1/2" long jump in the thin air of this city in 1968
    $300 14
It "Has a way with B-O-L-O-G-N-A"
    $300 21
This St. Paul-born author is credited with coining the term "Jazz Age"
    $300 3
(What you catch waves on)
    $300 7
It followed "Hong Kong" in the name of a crime-fighting cartoon dog
    $400 29
In July 2000 Hearst hired this reporter who had covered the White House for UPI for 37 years; Thank You, Mr. President
    $400 24
Heavyweight boxing champ in 1974, he went back in the ring in 1994 & regained the title
    DD: $1,200 18
It's the brand of hot dog that "answers to a higher authority"
    $400 22
Of the 5 Great Lakes, the total number we have to share with Canada
    $400 4
(Macy's, for example)
    $400 8
As well as an alteration of the devil's home, it's also an attachment on a loom
    $500 30
Last name of Evelyn, JFK's personal secretary
    $500 25
Basketball history was changed October 30, 1954 with the introduction of this device
    $500 19
"It's not nice to fool Mother Nature"
    $500 23
This "autonomous" Missouri city was the starting point for the Santa Fe, Oregon & California Trails
    $500 10
    $500 9
This 4-letter word is derived from the phrase "od rot" or "God rot"

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

Arch Manx Kurt
$1,400 $600 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Arch Manx Kurt
$3,000 $300 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
The title of this Dashiell Hammett novel refers to the chap Nick & Nora Charles are looking for
    $200 1
"The Donkey Show" turns this "dream"y Shakespeare play into "The Ultimate '70s Disco Experience"
    $200 25
In 1921 the United States paid this country $25 million for its loss of Panama 18 years earlier
    $200 21
Quarterback Bradshaw or writer Southern
    $200 11
This element's name is derived from the names of 2 other substances: borax & carbon
    $200 16
The saying "Crazy as" this water bird arose from the strange, laughing calls of the common type
    $400 7
"The Evening Star" is Larry McMurtry's 1992 sequel to this 1975 mother-daughter novel
    $400 2
Winning a Tony for "Little Me", he said, "There are so many people I must thank, but the reality is, I did it all myself":
    $400 26
Tikal & Piedras Negras were major cities of this civilization of northern Guatemala
    $400 22
Archaeologist Leonard or actor Monty
    $400 12
2 of the 3 elements named for planets
    $400 17
The silky envelope of an insect that serves as a covering during the pupal stage
    $600 8
The last of his many science fiction novels published during his lifetime was "Chapterhouse: Dune" in 1985
    DD: $1,000 3
This musical that hit Broadway in 1991 is set partly in Bangkok & partly in Ho Chi Minh City
    $600 23
NBA coach Fitzsimmons or Puritan preacher Mather
    $600 13
First observed in the sun's atmosphere, it was named for the sun
    $600 18
It was a gold coin of Spain used during the 1600s
    $800 9
In a 1996 book this humor columnist found himself "In Cyberspace"
    $800 4
(Hi, I'm Marvin Hamlisch, here at the Hollywood Bowl) I composed the music for this Broadway smash that includes the song...
    $800 24
Nickname of boxer Walcott
    DD: $2,200 14
French chemist Lavoisier gave this element its name, which is from the Greek for "water forming"
    $800 19
Gene Kelly & Van Johnson discover a magical Scottish village in this film
    $1000 10
This author of "A Cry in the Night" & "We'll Meet Again" is known as the queen of suspense
    $1000 6
The 2000 London musical based on this Updike novel stars Lucie Arnaz as the woman Cher played on film
    $1000 15
Radium comes from radius, the Latin for "ray"; this element's name comes from radium
    $1000 20
It's the type of "Delight" in the title of a No. 1 song by the Starland Vocal Band

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Arch Manx Kurt
$6,000 $2,700 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1939 this state finally finished paying off a $12.4-million debt to the state from which it had separated

Final scores:

Arch Manx Kurt
$6,000 $99 $12,000
2nd place: Trip to Outrigger Hotel, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii 3rd place: Yahoo! Shopping Spree New champion: $12,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Arch Manx Kurt
$4,800 $2,700 $5,600
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
5 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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Game tape date: 2000-10-04
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