Show #3754 - Thursday, December 21, 2000


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Joe Maravillas, a software engineer from Richmond, California

Greg Sondern, an investment portfolio manager from San Francisco, California

Robin Jones, a technical editor and writer from Urbana, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And finally, an all-video category...)
    $100 4
Reportedly, this now booming Nevada city was once known to the railroad as Waterhole No. 25
    $100 1
A frothy French dessert, or Bullwinkle, for instance
    $100 13
The third "Star Wars" movie released (sixth in the lore)
    $100 18
What's called a break of this joint, common in the elderly, is actually a break in the top of the femur
    $100 25
Dear Gary, California's a lot of fun. Today we visited this "Happiest Place on Earth"--wish you were here!
    $100 5
This fruit is high in carbohydrates & rich in vitamin C
    $200 8
Flashing lights of this color are the universal sign of legal prostitution in Nevada's rural areas
    $200 2
An artist's set of colors, or the roof of the mouth
    $200 14
The second "Mad Max" movie was sometimes titled "Mad Max 2" & sometimes this
    $200 19
The PSA test, given yearly to men starting at around age 50, detects this type of cancer
    $200 26
Dear Harry, finally made it to this city. Saw the Van Gogh Museum & the Anne Frank House--wish you were here!
    $200 9
The ancient Greeks believed that the soul left the body after death in the form of this insect
    $300 22
On Dec. 5, 1916 in Jarbidge Canyon, the last Nevada robbery of one of these conveyances took place
    $300 3
Closing an envelope, or the overhead part of a room
    $300 15
The champ hit rock bottom yet again in this last of the "Rocky" sequels so far
    $300 20
Tapping your chest to listen to your lungs is called this, also a section of an orchestra
    $300 27
Dear Teri, what a monumental day. Saw this tomb of Shah Jahan & his wife--wish you were here!
    $300 10
This bulb is related to the lily
    $400 23
This decade wasn't all depressing -- gambling became legal in Nevada
    DD: $500 6
A poem of praise, or was indebted to
    $400 16
Robert Hays & Julie Hagerty returned for this 1982 comedy sequel
    $400 21
"White coat syndrome" usually refers to the elevation of this measurement by anxiety in the doctor's presence
    $400 28
Dear Shari, did some shopping in this famous Tokyo district. Reminds me of Fifth Avenue--wish you were here!
    $400 11
About 4 million of these live in Canada, most are pets
    $500 24
In 1870 a Liberty silver dollar was the first coin struck with the mint mark "C.C." in this city
    $500 7
A portion, or a state of harmony
    $500 17
"A Nightmare on Elm Street 3" was appropriately about these title "Warriors"
    $500 12
Kermit the Frog made a "Connection" with this phenomenon

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

Robin Greg Joe
$2,000 $900 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Greg Joe
$2,500 $2,500 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the king for us.)
    $200 21
c. 1028
Falaise, Normandy
    $200 16
This futuristic hero "In the Caverns of Mongo" was a 1937 novel based on the comic strip
    $200 6
In 2000 he published "The Brethren" about 3 imprisoned ex-judges
    $200 1
Amy Brenneman's real-life relationship with her mom inspired this TV legal drama
    $200 8
This port of southeastern Tennessee was a key city during the Civil War
    $400 22
November 14, 1935
Amman, Jordan
    $400 17
It's the lowest temperature at which the vapor of a combustible liquid will ignite in the air
    $400 7
He published his first Perry Mason book in 1933, 22 years after he was admitted to the bar
    $400 2
It gave us the catchphrase "The tribe has spoken"
    $400 26
He received an Oscar nomination for his role as a ballet superstar in "The Turning Point", his film debut
    $400 9
Slang for an incessant talker, it sounds like a container for gossip
    DD: $2,000 23
September 5, 1638
    $600 18
This term refers to sheet metal that's used to reinforce the joints & angles of a roof
    DD: $600 13
(Former Jeopardy! College Champion Tom Cubbage delivers the clue.) This Harvard law professor wrote the novel "The Advocate's Devil"
    $600 3
In 2000 Mary Tyler Moore & this actress reunited for the TV movie "Mary and Rhoda"
    $600 27
Born Margaret Hookham, she was named Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1956
    $600 10
Following one's natural instincts to passionate love is the main thrust of this controversial D.H. Lawrence novel
    $800 24
June 4, 1738
    $800 19
Raymond Larkin, the Fernwood Flasher, was the grandfather of this TV title character
    $800 14
For his first mystery, "The Trials of Nikki Hill", this O.J. prosecutor collaborated with Dick Lochte
    $800 4
(Hi, I'm Katie Wagner.) One of the highlights of hosting this "Live" music show for TBS was that I got to flirt with Tom Jones
    $800 28
In 1936 he staged the "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue" sequence for the Rodgers & Hart musical "On Your Toes"
    $800 11
It forms about half the border between Alabama & Georgia
    $1000 25
February 11, 1920
    $1000 20
This lead singer & his Continental Kids appeared as the prom band in "American Graffiti"
    $1000 15
This attorney wrote about the prosecution of Charles Manson in "Helter Skelter"
    $1000 5
Fran Drescher was "The Nanny" & she was the nanny of "Nanny and the Professor"
    $1000 12
It's a legal term for moveable property

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Greg Joe
$5,500 $2,500 $2,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Named for a U.S. statesman, it was known in Central America as the "Flower of the Holy Night"

Final scores:

Robin Greg Joe
$5,000 $2 $1
2-day champion: $15,401 2nd place: Trip to Palm Island Resort, the Grenadines 3rd place: CompUSA Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robin Greg Joe
$5,400 $4,500 $2,300
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,200

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Game tape date: 2000-10-25
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