Show #3766 - Monday, January 8, 2001


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Rich Jacobs, an account manager from Lake Worth, Florida

Valerie Williamson, a public opinion researcher from Washington, D.C.

Adam Taxin, a graduate student originally from Rose Valley, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
The heelless tube type of these is not considered the height of fashion
    $100 5
Boris Pasternak
    $100 10
Bomb, bullet, blitz, spearing & sudden death are all terms used in this pro sport
    $100 21
Encarta calls it the world's most popular & widely cultivated garden flower
    $100 15
He's brought a Shakespearean air to his role as "Star Trek" captain Jean-Luc Picard
    $100 16
A large, important church; great ceiling!
    $200 27
Pants with a tight, low waistline are called "huggers" of this body part
    $200 4
Sadaharu Oh
    $200 9
You can conquer Kamchatka or Siam in this warlike board game
    $200 22
This "African" flower is also called the Saintpaulia for its discoverer, Baron Walter von Saint Paul-Illaire
    $200 14
This man played the title bandleader in the 1954 film "The Glenn Miller Story"
    $200 17
You wouldn't take one of these short sleeps during Father Murphy's sermon
    $300 28
The name of this type of garment seen here suggests it might be popular among rowers
    $300 3
Sir Walter Scott
    $300 8
Small balls filled with colored liquid are fired by carbon dioxide in this battle of wills
    $300 29
The Duc van Tol variety of this bulb flower rarely exceeds 6 inches in height
    $300 13
After drumming for Curved Air & The Police, he's composed soundtracks for TV & film
    $300 18
Spilling the ceremonial wine might qualify as one of these disasters, from the German for "overturned"
    $400 23
Women's shorts cut to resemble a skirt, or the breeches that French revolutionaries were "sans"
    $400 2
Simon Bolivar
    $400 7
Once hit, you're out in this game where 2 teams hit each other with a ball until only 1 team has members remaining
    DD: $300 26
In 797 Japan's Mikado made this flower his personal emblem
    $400 12
This Scottish Formula One racer was Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year in 1973
    $400 19
For serious penance, this nine-strand knotted flogging whip might be required
    $500 25
Found before "Tex" in the name of a waterproof fiber, it's the name of the man who developed it
    $500 1
Jonathan Swift
    $500 6
Vest-mounted sensors pick up beams fired from phasers in this energetic type of tag
    $500 30
A bell-shaped flower in the primrose family, it comes in red, white, blue & "scarlet"
    $500 11
From 1958 to 1981 he served as a Supreme Court justice
    $500 20
A long list of things, like banned books

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

Adam Valerie Rich
$3,300 $400 $100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Valerie Rich
$4,100 $3,000 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Interesting that we have a category with the same title as in the first round.)
    $200 30
Make the day "magical" with this album that includes "Penny Lane" & "The Fool on the Hill"
    $200 20
On July 24, 1701 this city was founded as a French fort by Cadillac
    $200 1
Herds of this species, cousin of the mastodon, were once widespread in the Northern Hemisphere
    $200 8
Usual profession of John Grisham's heroes, including "The Street" one
    $200 11
"Black Jack" Pershing
    $200 29
Fruity nickname for a New Zealander
    $400 25
We brought the kids, so put on the Grammy-winning album "The Adventures of Elmo in" this place
    $400 19
In 401 A.D. under Alaric , these fierce people invaded Italy, eventually besieging & sacking Rome
    $400 2
The U.S. national monument seen here is featured prominently in this 1977 Spielberg film
(Devils Tower)
    $400 7
Once TV's Chrissy Snow, in 1999 she told us how to "Get Skinny on Fabulous Food"
    $400 12
"Babe" Ruth
    $400 28
Not surprisingly, people born under this Zodiac sign have a 2-sided personality
    DD: $1,000 24
(Hi, I'm Marvin Hamlisch, here at the Hollywood Bowl.) In 1974 I won 3 Oscars including one for adapting this composer's ragtime music for "The Sting"
    $600 18
In 1501 this man with a "continental" name began his second trip to the New World
    $600 3
Ya, it's the Scandinavian nation whose flag is seen here
    $600 6
In 1998 women rushed out to buy Dr. Bob Arnot's "Prevention Diet" for this disease
    $600 13
"Tip" O'Neill
    $600 27
The ball in this fast & dangerous game often travels at over 150 MPH
    $800 22
Put on Lee Ann Womack's smash country hit "I Hope You" do this, & we sure will
    $800 17
In 1301 the future Edward II became the first English recipient of this princely title
    $800 9
The mastery of this zither-like instrument of Japan takes years of practice
    $800 5
Politician heard here reading from his 1999 bestseller:
("As my days in captivity lengthened, the man whose example had led me to Vietnam stood at the summit of his long naval career...")
    $800 14
"Refrigerator" Perry
    $800 26
The Persian language as spoken in Iran is also called this
    $1000 23
Put on one of the records sax man Lester Young, known as "Prez", made with this singer, "Lady Day"
    $1000 16
Johannes Kepler became imperial mathematician to the Holy Roman Emperor in 1601 following this Dane's death
    $1000 10
From German words for "handle" & "broadaxe", it's the 15th century weapon seen here
    $1000 4
Novels by this Florida columnist/author include "Skin Tight", "Strip Tease" & "Sick Puppy"
    $1000 15
"Baby Doc" Duvalier
    DD: $300 21
When Jacques Heim introduced this item of apparel in 1946, he called it the atome, for its tiny size

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Valerie Rich
$8,000 $8,000 $1,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It was the first U.S. city to host a cow parade, hundreds of fiberglass cows by artists, placed around the city

Final scores:

Adam Valerie Rich
$16,000 $4,000 $1,600
3-day champion: $44,200 2nd place: Trip to Los Cabos, Mexico 3rd place: Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Adam Valerie Rich
$9,000 $7,600 $1,600
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 2000-11-01
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