Show #3746 - Monday, December 11, 2000


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Cason Butterworth, a bartender from Trussville, Alabama

Heidi Daniels, a flight attendant from Crownsville, Maryland

Gino Scalo, a seventh grade teacher from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 16
Tom glides across the floor to "Old Time Rock & Roll" in an Oxford shirt & tightie-whities in a classic scene in this '83 flick
    $100 22
It's the transparent part of the eyeball contact lenses are designed to come into contact with
    $100 1
You're dancing if you're cutting this item of decor
    $100 6
He's the singer heard here:
("I made it through the rain...")
    $100 27
This knot that shares its name with an older relative is prone to slipping & is basically useless
    $100 11
The prairie has been called a "Sea of" this, like the over 6-foot-tall Big Bluestem
    $200 17
Tom Cruise learns that he has an autistic older brother in this 1988 film
    $200 23
It's not the opposite of youropia, but of hyperopia
    $200 2
"Dancing on air" is an expressive phrase for this form of capital punishment
    $200 7
He played Brad Majors in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
    $200 28
It's the geometric alternate name for a reef knot
    $200 12
A lot fewer of this Kansas state animal "roam" the prairies today than in the 19th century
    $300 18
Tom Cruise starred as professional spy Ethan Hunt in this 1996 film & its sequel
    $300 24
From the Greek for "gray", this condition may cause blindness by increasing pressure on the optic nerve
    $300 3
If this lively dance "is up", it's all over
    $300 8
This Conservative was born in Phoenix in 1909
    $300 19
Clove, rolling & half are types of these, used to tie a rope to a post or other object
    $300 13
This city's nicknames include "City of the Lakes and Prairies" & "Hog Butcher for the World"
    $400 20
In a 1992 film this actor told Tom, "You can't handle the truth!"
    $400 25
Macular degeneration affects these parts that when detached may be reattached with a laser
    $400 4
As a verb, it can mean to move like Gregory Hines, or to improvise to hide your ignorance
    $400 9
With Cynthia Weil, he's written songs like "Make Your Own Kind of Music" & "We Gotta Get Out of This Place"
    $400 29
As 2 words, it's part of a ram's or ewe's leg; as 1 word, it's a knot for shortening rope
    $400 14
They're the family who resided in TV's "Little House on the Prairie"
    DD: $2,000 21
Leonard Maltin said the cliches in this 1990 action drama gave new meaning to the term "Formula One"
    $500 26
Toric contact lenses are designed to correct this condition when it's moderate
    $500 5
This character from "Li'l Abner" gave her name to a dance where the girls invite the boys
    $500 10
"Guilty" & "What Kind of Fool", his duets with Barbra Streisand, were Top 10 hits
    $500 30
The simple knot seen here; it's also a style of throwing a ball
    $500 15
Legendary Pecos Bill was raised by one of these animals that's also known as a prairie wolf

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

Gino Heidi Cason
$2,400 $300 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gino Heidi Cason
$2,600 $800 $5,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the president.)
(Alex: We'll give you the city; you identify the country.)
(Alex: One of our fun categories!)
    $200 2
"Now, for the third time, a new century is upon us, and another time to choose"
    $200 26
This "Dead Cert" writer jockeyed to the forefront of the list, getting a CBE
    $200 16
Of John, Paul, or George, Byron's given name
    $200 5
Maureen McCormick, who played Marcia on this TV series, recorded a country music album in 1995
    $200 19
    $200 1
He scribed "The Green Mile" & "Carrie", but not while aping around the Empire State Building with Fay Wray
    $400 3
"Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed..."
    $400 27
Sam Mendes was directed to pick up this CBE in June 2000, 3 months after winning an Oscar for directing this film
    $400 17
In 1816 Byron summered in Switzerland where he joned this poet & his wife Mary
    $400 6
When she played a stage mother in the TV movie "Model Behavior", her real-life son Cody appeared as her son
    $400 20
    $400 12
"Hit The Road, Jack" hitmaker who hit us in print with "Oliver Twist" & "David Copperfield"
    $600 4
"Eight years from now America will celebrate its two-hundredth anniversary as a nation"
    $600 28
Oh me oh my -- this Scottish singer's OBE was given "To" her "With Love" by the Queen
    DD: $1,000 18
While helping this country fight for its independence, Byron died at Missolonghi in 1824
    $600 7
An understudy in "Biloxi Blues", this "Cheers" co-star was back on Broadway in '99, starring in "The Rainmaker"
    $600 21
    $600 13
1988 Brat-Packer western starring the rock band that charted with "Welcome to the Jungle"
    DD: $3,000 10
"...Let us strive on to finish the work we are do all which may achieve & cherish a just & lasting peace..."
    $800 29
Hazel Ann Esson, the head housemaid at this Scottish castle, got a Royal Victorian Medal
    $800 24
One of Byron's greatest poems was his unfinished epic about this villainous Spanish rake
    $800 8
Few believed this actor's weird journalistic discoveries as "The Night Stalker"
    $800 22
    $800 14
"Talented Mr. Ripley" actor whose colorful stories became "Guys and Dolls"
    $1000 11
"In the field of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the policy of the good neighbor"
    $1000 25
Byron first came to fame with a poem about this young noble's "Pilgrimage"
    $1000 9
John Lithgow appeared as a Broadway director in this autobiographical Bob Fosse film
    $1000 23
    $1000 15
He sang for Motley Crue but only after he'd teamed up with Crosby, Stills & Nash

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gino Heidi Cason
$9,000 $5,000 $5,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

By 1948, all but one of the 9 in this group charged in a 1931 crime had been freed

Final scores:

Gino Heidi Cason
$6,000 $0 $10,900
2nd place: a trip to Grand Lido Braco Resort, Jamaica 3rd place: a Meade ETX90 telescope New champion: $10,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gino Heidi Cason
$6,800 $5,000 $5,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
11 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 2000-10-24
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