Show #3748 - Wednesday, December 13, 2000


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Dan Evans, an editorial researcher from New York City, New York

John Draz, a culinary school instructor from Chicago, Illinois

Tanya Wade, an assistant marketing editor from West Palm Beach, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 20
Edward Gibbon published his first volume on its "Decline and Fall", 5 more would follow
    $100 1
In the 1995 movie "Nixon", this "Frasier" co-star played John Dean
    $100 25
Deaf Smith,
El Paso
    $100 9
According to an old expression, a kid's in trouble when he's caught with his hand in this container
    $100 14
A person or thing about to fail is said to be one of these terminal water birds
    $100 6
This man who died in 1945 is immortalized on the coin
    $200 21
In July 1776 James Cook set out to search for this long-sought passage
    $200 2
In the "Star Wars" movies, he's the voice of Darth Vader
    $200 26
Cape Girardeau,
    $200 10
Container in the title of the following:
("Roll out the...")
    $200 15
This colorful 2-word term is synonymous with morbid comedy often relating to death
    $200 7
The JS on the front stands for John Sinnock, who did this
    $300 22
Fire destroyed the old Ducal Theater in this city in 1776 & La Scala was built to replace it
    $300 3
He starred as a dedicated teacher in "Stand and Deliver"
    $300 27
    DD: $500 11
Gunny comes from the Sanskrit for this container, so it's redundant when followed by it
    $300 16
It's the combustible heap for burning a dead body as part of a funeral rite
    $300 8
The edge has 118 reeds, 1 fewer than this current coin
    $400 23
This gas produced by car engines was first produced in a lab by a French scientist in 1776
    $400 4
He played Starsky on "Starsky and Hutch"
    $400 28
Scotts Bluff,
    $400 12
A small box to hold tea leaves, or a person who carries another container, a golf bag
    $400 17
Using cryogenics, this shorter word is the freezing of recently deceased bodies in hopes of future resuscitation
    $400 19
8.33% of the dime is this metal, the rest is copper
    $500 24
Louis XVI began construction of a fortified breakwater off this city, offering better protection than umbrellas
    $500 5
In 1995 she made her feature film debut in "The Baby-Sitters Club"; in 1999 she proved "She's All That"
    $500 29
Hood River,
    $500 13
The container Arthur Miller would use to heat substances to a high temperature, or his 1953 play
    $500 18
From the Latin for "to fall", it's a dead body, especially one prepared for dissection
    $500 30
The branches on the back are from these 2 trees whose names both begin with "O"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tanya John Dan
$900 -$200 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya John Dan
$1,100 $2,500 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Aristotle said this teacher of his was dear to him, but not as dear as the truth
    $200 11
If you ask your beautiful young Parisian escort "Parlez vous Anglais?", you've asked her this
    $200 24
The triatomic molecule O3 is called ozone; the diatomic O2 is simply this
    $200 17
Kirk & crew feel the wrath of this title character in the second "Star Trek" movie
    $200 1
It burned up the Billboard charts as the Doors' first Top 40 hit
    $200 6
The Karen Blixen Museum is found in the suburbs of this Kenyan city, one of Africa's largest & fastest growing
    $400 22
"The legislator should direct his attention above all to" this; the U.S. established a cabinet dept. for it in 1980
    $400 12
When you order "otra cerveza" in a Madrid bar, expect to receive this
    $400 25
C3H8 is the formula for this flammable gas that powers many mobile home stoves
    $400 18
Join the club! Pod people start replacing everyone around Kevin McCarthy in this scary big screener from Don Siegel
    $400 2
The technical term for this phenomenon is the Aurora Borealis
    $400 7
This city on the South China Sea once served as the colonial capital of French Indochina
    $600 23
Aristotle's work "on" this says that it holds the body together & that plants have one too
    $600 13
Tell your Barcelona babe "Hasta la vista" & this is what you've said
    $600 26
Popular name given to lethal gases, including VX & sarin, classified as organophosphates
    $600 19
Set at the icy North Pole, this 1951 sci fi classic tells the story of a crashed UFO & a creature "From Another World"
    $600 3
It's another name for Hanukkah
    DD: $1,000 8
It's the closest national capital to Mount Everest
    $800 29
"The basis of" this type of state, which began in ancient Greece, "is liberty"
    $800 14
At the Marseille Massage Emporium, ask Mistress Dominique, "Donnez-vous des lecons?" & you've asked her this
    $800 27
Alkane molecules contain carbon-carbon single ones; alkenes contain carbon-carbon double ones
    $800 20
After nuclear mutation, giant ants terrorize Los Angeles in this 1954 classic
    $800 4
It's approximately 300,000 kilometers per second
    $800 9
In 1309 Clement V moved the Papal residence to this French city, at that time a haven for heretics & criminals
    $1000 15
When your Italian auto mechanic tells you "Non si preoccupi", "Don't" do this, that's when you should start
    $1000 28
This molecule seen here puts nitrogen into fertilizer & zing into household cleaners
    $1000 21
This dystopian tale of a robotlike future society is an expanded version of a short film George Lucas made at USC
    DD: $1,000 5
An Alexandrian might know the word minaret comes from an Arabic word meaning this structure
    $1000 10
Known as "The City of Sails", this New Zealand metropolis hosted the America's Cup 2000 yachting competition

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya John Dan
$500 $5,700 $4,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Currently, this show is performed by 3 troupes; the Liffey & Lagan Companies on tour & the Shannon Company on B'way

Final scores:

Tanya John Dan
$1,000 $8,601 $6,800
3rd place: Bolide International Gift Certificate New champion: $8,601 2nd place: Eagle Rider Motorcycle Trip in Western U.S.

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tanya John Dan
$500 $5,300 $4,100
11 R,
5 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $9,900

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Game tape date: 2000-10-24
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