Show #3767 - Tuesday, January 9, 2001

Michael Arnone game 1.


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Michael Arnone, a graduate student originally from Pennington, New Jersey

Vivian Moyle, a human anatomy instructor from Elmhurst, Illinois

Adam Taxin, a graduate student originally from Rose Valley, Pennsylvania (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 29
The dinosaur Tenontosaurus kept its balance with this feature that made up roughly half its 24' length
    $100 16
In 1540 a party led by Coronado became the first Europeans to see this Arizona natural wonder
    $100 26
"...and the Chocolate Factory"
    $100 17
Character who finally discovered breaking & entering suspect Goldilocks
    $100 30
It's the military instrument heard here
    $100 25
Yum! It's the grinding part of a turkey's digestive tract
    $200 28
Specially engraved milestones were brought from England to mark this line surveyed in the 1760s
    $200 15
When Captain Cook left England in July 1776, this future Bounty captain was master of his ship the Resolution
    $200 7
"...and Present Danger"
    $200 18
Family name of the 3 billy goats who turned the tables on a troll
    $200 22
Classic versions of this timekeeper heard here come from southern Germany
    $200 24
A promise of quality or of a particular outcome
    $300 27
Hugo Wieslander, runner-up in the 1912 Olympic decathlon, refused the gold medal this man had to return
    $300 3
In 1725 the Russian government employed Vitus Bering to discover whether these 2 continents were connected
    $300 6
"...and Mr. Chicken"
    $300 19
Louise Fitzhugh character who considers spying part of her young life
    $300 21
Also known as a rail, this type of racing car heard here does its thing in under 5 seconds
    $300 23
In mythology, Jason sought it
    $400 13
Selim III, who held this Ottoman title from 1789 to 1807, reportedly shot an arrow 972 yards
    $400 2
In 1517 Francisco Fernandez de Cordoba became the first Spaniard to reach Mexico when he landed at this peninsula
    $400 5
"...and Confused"
    DD: $300 14
18th century writer Madame Villeneuve is credited with writing this classic "tale as old as time"
    $400 20
Many military & commercial boats are now equipped with this device
    $400 11
Practicing typists know that "Now is the time for all" these "to come to the aid of the party"
    $500 12
This "Dr. Faustus" playwright was a flamboyantly gay spy who was stabbed in the head in 1593
    $500 1
In 1500 Bartolomeu Dias died in a storm off this cape, which he called the Cape of Storms
    $500 4
"...and the Lion"
    $500 8
The 1968 Newbery Medal went to "From the Mixed-Up" these "of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler"
    $500 9
It's the native wind instrument heard here, mate
    $500 10
Arthur's purest knight

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

Adam Vivian Michael
$2,000 $400 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Vivian Michael
$3,500 $900 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not AMAZIN' FACTS.)
(Alex: We want you to name the president as we tell you who was...)
    $200 1
Most of the river's 4,000-mile course is in this country
    $200 10
This song says, "Potato, poh-tah-to, tomato, to-mah-to"
    $200 9
Earl Butz,
John Mitchell,
Henry Kissinger
    $200 11
Supreme Court case in which Snoopy's owner sues to desegregate public schools in Kansas
    $400 8
Abraham Ribicoff,
Dean Rusk,
Robert McNamara
    $400 12
"Macho Man" group that takes the publisher of Hustler magazine to court in a 1996 film
    $600 4
The name of the 15-foot, 500-pound pirarucu means "red" this, though it could mean "big" this
    $600 21
This butterfly seen here is toxic to birds due to the milkweed plants eaten when it was a caterpillar:
    $600 23
The B-17 was the Flying this, the B-29 the Super this, & the B-52 the Strato this
    $600 7
Salmon Chase,
Edwin Stanton,
William Seward
    $600 13
Controversial reproductive rights case involving a superstitious former Red Sox third baseman
    $800 3
13-letter term for the clearing of the Amazon basin, a source of environmental concern
    $800 22
Ira Gershwin was baffled by singers who clearly phrased "It's" in this song; the point was to omit "it" & slur the "s"
    $800 20
These chemicals used to attract mates are released from special wing scales
    $800 19
(Former College Championship contestant Margaret Bickers delivers the clue.) It's the 7-letter word for materials carried aboard a plane that generate revenue, like passengers & cargo
    $800 6
Raymond Donovan,
James Watt,
Caspar Weinberger
    $800 14
Film in which Seinfeld's wacky neighbor walks out on Dustin Hoffman & their son & later sues for custody
    $1000 2
Adjective for the bore, or flow of water, that creates 15-foot waves in the river
    $1000 16
Title that precedes "And you can get it -- if you try"
    DD: $1,000 17
From the Greek for "gold", it's the sometimes gold-colored case or cocoon that encases the pupa
    $1000 18
The name of this maker of the $40 million G-V corporate jet sounds more like it sells boats
    DD: $1,400 5
Joseph Califano Jr.,
Griffin Bell,
Cyrus Vance
    $1000 15
Landmark 1803 Supreme Court decision establishing a Manhattan venue for the Knicks

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Adam Vivian Michael
$5,500 -$500 $6,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

On February 15, 1965 this country raised its new national flag for the first time on Parliament Hill

Final scores:

Adam Vivian Michael
$2,000 -$500 $3,300
2nd place: a trip to Cayman Islands courtesy of Yahoo! Travel 3rd place: TiVo recorder and service New champion: $3,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Adam Vivian Michael
$7,000 -$500 $6,800
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $13,300

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Game tape date: 2000-11-01
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