Show #3744 - Thursday, December 7, 2000


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Steve Edwards, an attorney from Culver City, California

Christine Detz, a legal assistant from West Springfield, Massachusetts

Kurt Fried, a writer originally from Lenexa, Kansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the song.)
    $100 26
Physical feature of Kentucky's northern bulge that gave the state its nickname
    $100 1
Flagg, Farmer
    $100 6
Lennart von Post first counted grains of this from plants to reconstruct past vegetation
    $100 16
"Na na na
    $100 17
Brand some folks have used since they were just one in their father's eye
    $100 11
It's where you've gotten if you've drawn a walk or kissed a girl
    $200 27
Among his 4 Top 40 hits in 1967 was "Kentucky Woman"
    $200 2
Tillis, Torme
    $200 7
The Incan ice maiden seen here was preserved as one of these, more associated with Egypt
    $200 22
"All the lonely people, where do they all belong?"
    $200 18
We can guess what's the most popular toothpaste among students at this Hamilton, N.Y. university
    $200 12
It's the beloved Christmas carol heard here:
    $300 28
This city named for a French king goes back to one founded by George Rogers Clark in 1778
    $300 3
Landon, Learned
    $300 8
Meal sites of the Anasazi people have led to the controversial theory that they engaged in this horrific practice
    DD: $1,000 23
"Dear Sir or Madam, will you read my book"
    $300 19
It's the toothpaste Norma Desmond is ready for
    $300 13
Enrollment in the National Archives & Records Administration's Modern Archives Institute is on this basis -- hurry!
    $400 29
Lexington is home to the International Museum of this animal
    $400 4
Patric, Priestley
    $400 9
In 1998 the world's oldest church was found in Jordan & the oldest of these, 300 years older, near Jericho
    $400 24
"Children at your feet, wonder how you manage to make ends meet"
    $400 20
What you have to do to shoot that tube on the top shelf of the medicine cabinet
    $400 14
Stance seen here:
[in ballet]
    $500 30
Over 350 miles of this national park's underground passages have been mapped
    $500 5
    $500 10
In 1999 this university in Chapel Hill returned excavated human remains to the Cherokee nation
    $500 25
"There beneath the blue suburban skies"
    $500 21
Sounds like just the brand to use in a Los Angeles art museum named for the CEO of Occidental Petroleum
    $500 15
The page seen here is from this 17th century publication:
[picture of William Shakespeare]

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Kurt Christine Steve
$800 $600 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Christine Steve
$1,400 $1,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response is a city & a team name.)
    $200 4
The 1875 novel "Honest John Vane" satirizes the administration of this general-turned-president
    $200 3
This tennis player published 1988's "A Hard Road to Glory", a 3-volume history of African-American athletes
    $200 2
The point around which a body's weight is evenly balanced is called its center of mass or of this
    $200 13
In this film Marlon Brando tells Rod Steiger, "You don't understand. I could've had class. I could've been a contender"
    $200 1
A young reporter on the Tribune or the Sun-Times
    $200 19
This began in 18th C. Britain; the 19th C. U.S. manufacturing boom is sometimes called the second one
    $400 9
"Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp" was her second anti-slavery novel
    $400 25
He's the wonderful singer heard here:
    $400 5
It's defined as a narrow beam of energy, or as a drop of golden sun
    $400 18
She made her English-speaking debut in "Intermezzo", a 1939 film she had made in Swedish 3 years earlier
    $400 14
Someone filling his suitcase to get out of Wisconsin
    $400 20
Union general John Pope proved very fallible at the second battle of this in August 1862
    $600 10
King Louis XI of France is a major character in this Scotsman's 1823 novel "Quentin Durward"
    $600 26
Fred's sister, she was his dancing partner before Ginger Rogers
    DD: $1,500 6
Max Planck gave this name to the smallest amount of energy that can be emitted as electromagnetic radiation
    $600 21
In "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle", he plays Fearless Leader, would-be conqueror of the world
    $600 15
One who goes wild with a credit card at California's Horton Plaza
    $600 22
Vaishali, India was the site of the Second Council of this faith, held after the founder's death
    $800 11
The hero of this "Vanity Fair" author's "History of Henry Esmond" fights in the War of the Spanish Succession
    DD: $1,500 27
Remember this lady, seen here:
(the second "First" one)
    $800 7
Archimedes' Principle is part of hydrostatics, the study of this at rest
    $800 23
(Here comes film critic Roger Ebert) "This film ennobles filmmaking" is what I wrote of this death row drama starring Susan Sarandon
    $800 16
A Georgia native who wants war
    $800 29
In 1852 Napoleon III established France's second (& last) of these
    $1000 12
He wrote "The Fair God", a novel about the Spanish conquest of Mexico, 7 years before "Ben-Hur"
    $1000 28
He's the highest-ranking U.S. intelligence official ever arrested for spying
    $1000 8
Named for its inventor, this hair-raising generator seen here produces millions of volts
    $1000 24
Leonard Maltin calls this 1987 Warren Beatty-Dustin Hoffman farce the "'Heaven's Gate' of movie comedies"
    $1000 17
A tandoori chef imported to the shores of Lake Erie
    $1000 30
The 1790s was the decade to rise & shine for the second of these "Great" religious revivals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kurt Christine Steve
$7,000 $4,600 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1928 this oilman served as chairman of the Republican State Central Committee of Kansas

Final scores:

Kurt Christine Steve
$7,801 $100 $1,600
2-day champion: $19,801 3rd place: Vocopro Karaoke System 2nd place: Trip to Caesar's, Lake Tahoe

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kurt Christine Steve
$7,000 $4,600 $7,900
16 R,
1 W
15 R,
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,500

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Game tape date: 2000-10-04
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