Show #3749 - Thursday, December 14, 2000


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Bret Jensen, a software specialist from Olympia, Washington

Leslie Sweeney, a homemaker from Greensburg, Pennsylvania

John Draz, a culinary school instructor from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: This is a first for us... we will give you a clue & that clue will either be food, a plant or the Devil.)
    $100 2
He began selling watches by mail order in 1886 & later hired a repairman named A.C. Roebuck to work for him
    $100 13
Sexy "City" dweller seen here:
    $100 20
The 2 island nations that are members of the European Union are the U.K. & this neighbor
    $100 8
In 1912 this Asian country gave the U.S. a bunch of cherry trees
    $100 25
He graced the stage of the Westport County Playhouse in "Ancestral Voices" with his wife, Joanne Woodward
    $100 1
    $200 3
In 1937 FDR's opponents accused him of trying to "pack" this
    $200 14
Her New Yorker book reviews were written as "Constant Reader"
    $200 21
With land reclaimed using dikes on the North Sea, this nation now occupies about 16,000 square miles
    $200 9
They wrote, "A couple Deadheads in Maine sent us a postcard with a name for a new flavor" -- Cherry Garcia
    $200 26
In January 2000 Larry Gatlin began touring the U.S. in Frank Wildhorn's musical about this war
    $200 5
    $300 4
In 1972 the "T" in the newsmaking SALT stood for this, not "treaty"
    $300 15
He managed Elvis
    $300 22
This nation's city of Rostov-on-Don grew up around a fortress built there in 1761
    $300 10
For a basketball player, it's scoring an easy hoop after a long pass downcourt
    $300 27
Seen here, John Glover played this storyteller in a new musical based on the Danny Kaye film
    $300 6
Old Horny
    $400 11
This paper that had sent Stanley to find Livingstone merged with the New York Tribune in 1924
    $400 16
In 1984 he hit No. 1 with "Ghostbusters"
    $400 23
Franz Ferdinand was heir to the throne of this dual empire when he was assassinated in 1914
    $400 17
Stepdaughter of jazz musician Don, she stood high on the charts in 1989 with "Buffalo Stance"
    $400 28
Making her Broadway debut, Cheryl Ladd replaced Bernadette Peters in this sharp-shootin' musical
    $400 7
    DD: $500 12
Geronimo was buried in this state in 1909, 2 years after statehood
    $500 18
The middle initial of this detective writer, Spenser's creator, stands for Brown
    $500 24
Barcelona is the capital of this autonomous region of northeast Spain
    $500 19
This play debuted in 1904 at the Moscow Art Theater
    $500 29
This '30s sexpot, the diva of the double entendre, is the subject of Claudia Shear's 2000 hit "Dirty Blonde"
    $500 30

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

John Leslie Bret
$300 $600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Leslie Bret
$2,500 $2,000 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the meaning, you have to identify the city for us.)
(Alex: That's the answer...)
    $200 25
One of the few portraits of colonial craftsmen is Copley's painting of this silversmith
    $200 6
Her mother Cissy sang back-up on her 1985 hit "How Will I Know"
    $200 10
The leading fashion influence of 1961, she picked Oleg Cassini to do her official wardrobe
    $200 20
End of the Lake, Wisconsin
    $200 1
3 sequels followed this delightful Disney comedy about a magical Volkswagen
    $200 15
In "Snow White", it follows the line, "Magic Mirror on the wall..."
    $400 26
After traveling west on this famous trail that led to the Willamette Valley, Albert Bierstadt painted it in 1869
    $400 7
The title cut from Aretha Franklin's "A Rose Is Still A Rose" album was written & produced by this Fugees phenom
    $400 11
1963 Elizabeth Taylor film that inspired the fashionable, at the time, eye makeup seen here
    $400 21
Wooded Place, Idaho
    $400 2
Captain Merrill Stubing was the main man onboard this title TV cruiser
    $400 16
It's the question asked of Scooby Doo in the title & theme of his first TV series
    $600 27
The book "Iowans of Impact" calls him "Anamosa's Famous Artist"
    $600 8
(Hi, I'm Brian McKnight) In 1993 I duetted with this beautiful lady on the hit song "Love Is"
    $600 12
Introduced by Scott as a publicity stunt, in 1966 they sold for about $1.25 each
    DD: $1,200 22
Clear Water, Wisconsin
    $600 3
Robert Shaw & Lotte Lenya joined Sean Connery in this 1963 James Bond adventure
    $600 17
Rod Stewart asked this title question in a 1978 No. 1 hit song, so "come on sugar, let me know"
    $800 28
4 of the murals lining this building's rotunda are by John Trumbull
    $800 9
The first female artist to sign with LaFace Records, in 2000 she released her third CD, "The Heat"
    $800 13
This late 1960s "Look" was basically men's clothing tailored for women, not vice-versa
    $800 23
Beautiful Mountain, Texas
    $800 4
This author's horror & fantasy novels like "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" only became popular after his death
    DD: $1,000 18
It's the title of Edward Albee's first full-length play
    $1000 29
Asked if there was any "social content" in his work, this "Nighthawks" artist replied, "None whatsoever"
    $1000 14
Later known for his rather "Rudi" topless designs, he won a 1960 Coty Award for his swimsuits
    $1000 24
High Land, Indiana
    $1000 5
In the opening prologue to the play, Romeo and Juliet are called "A pair of" these
    $1000 19
"Now" is the time to ask this question, the title of Connie Francis' first Top 40 hit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Leslie Bret
$7,300 $4,600 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Carl Sandburg co-wrote a 1932 biography of this woman, "Wife and Widow"

Final scores:

John Leslie Bret
$9,200 $1,800 $4,800
2-day champion: $17,801 3rd place: Wall Street Creations Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to the Hilton at Short Hills, New Jersey

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Leslie Bret
$7,600 $5,800 $2,400
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 2000-10-24
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