Show #3581 - Monday, March 13, 2000

Robin Carroll game 1.


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Robin Carroll, a researcher from Marietta, Georgia

Ted Kissell, a journalist from Miami, Florida

Charles Hubert, a developer from Tucker, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
This Philistine had a "helmet of brass" & a coat of mail weighing 5,000 shekels
    $100 8
"Kinfolk said, Jed, move away from there"
    $100 26
Martin Luther King assassinated, Viet Cong launches Tet Offensive, Green Bay wins second Super Bowl
    $100 13
South America's Cotopaxi, among the world's highest of these, has an almost perfectly symmetrical cone
    $100 18
Slang name for a revolver
    $100 6
In a 1903 song, it's what "Ida" was "sweet as"
    $200 2
The Roman centurion Cornelius, possibly the first Gentile Christian, was converted by this fisherman
    $200 9
"Tossed salads and scrambled eggs"
    $200 27
Pope John Paul II born, Prohibition takes effect, Harding wins the presidency
    $200 14
Oscar Niemeyer, who designed much of Brasilia, also did the Copan Building in this largest Brazilian city
    $200 19
Lee Majors slo-moed into TV history as this expensive construction
    $200 7
One legend says it was a holy man in Yemen who brewed up the first cup of this many centuries ago
    $300 3
Moses designated him to defend Israel against Amalek; he later brought down the walls of Jericho
    $300 10
"Darling I love you, but give me Park Avenue"
    $300 28
U.N. holds first session, Nuremberg trials held, Hirohito claims he is not divine
    $300 15
The Venezuelan Andes feature a mirror lake called this, from which a "creature" might emerge
    $300 20
Where you are if you're dead & buried
    $300 23
Judy Carne might have said, "It's a Japanese fermented rice drink to you, but it's" this "to me"
    $400 4
Benaiah was commander of this wise king's army
    $400 11
"Movin' on up, to the Eastside"
    $400 29
Johnny Carson retires, L.A. riots break out following Rodney King verdict, Hurricane Andrew hits Florida
    $400 16
Usual term for the agricultural level seen here, used by the Incas
    $400 21
It begins the phrase that ends "Half a dozen of the other"
    $400 24
Tequila, vodka, gin, rum, triple sec & cola for color go into this New York drink
    $500 5
This Hittite soldier was sent to the front lines of battle so that David could take his wife Bathsheba
    $500 12
"Jane, his wife. Daughter Judy"
    DD: $1,300 30
George V dies, Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals, Spanish Civil War erupts
    $500 17
The name of this tree, seen here, comes from the language of Brazil's Tupi indians
    $500 22
Kevin Bacon was not in this 1993 film, but Will Smith & Donald Sutherland were
    $500 25
Middle name of Alex Lapostolle, who came up with a "grand" orange-flavored liqueur

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Charles Ted Robin
$1,300 $900 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charles Ted Robin
$2,300 $1,900 $5,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you the former name, you give me the current name.)
    $200 6
Jill, the tomboyish heroine of her story "Jack And Jill", has been compared to her famous character Jo March
    $200 11
Italian for "quick", it often precedes "change-o" in a magician's vocabulary
    $200 16
He played a fashion show bartender in the Michael J. Fox film "Bright Lights, Big City" (Would Niles Crane approve?)
    $200 1
    $200 21
He was tied to the mast so he wouldn't respond to the sirens' call
    $200 26
Phil & Dottie Winslow are the comic strip couple who own this Great Dane
    $400 7
His emotionally unstable wife Zelda inspired the character of Nicole Diver in his book "Tender Is The Night"
    $400 12
Meaning "double point", the German doppelpunkt refers to this mark of punctuation
    $400 17
We were "Mad About" his performance as a bad guy named Burke in "Aliens"
    $400 2
    $400 22
It can be a lookout point on land as well as on top of a ship's mast
    $400 27
Lake Cove That's My Boy has skirted the competition to be the top showdog of this breed for 1997 & 1998
    $600 8
Carol Kennicott needs an "avenue" of escape from Gopher Prairie in this Sinclair Lewis novel
    DD: $2,000 13
Meaning "10,000 years", this Japanese cry of triumph was often used in battle
    $600 18
Christopher Plummer has won wide acclaim for his performance in this role seen here:

"Delivery device for nicotine. Put it in your mouth, light it up, and you're gonna get your face..."
    $600 3
    $600 23
According to his book, it's how long Richard Henry Dana spent "before the mast"
    $600 28
The Alpine hospice named for this saint is famous for breeding dogs to track lost travelers
    $800 9
Don Quixote dubs Aldanza with this more romantic name
    $800 14
This other name for the Lord's Prayer comes from the Latin for "Our Father"
    DD: $5,000 19
The mysterious title character Ralph Fiennes played in this 1996 film was actually Hungarian
    $800 4
    $800 24
You don't know this, if you don't know it's a brace on a topgallant mast
    $800 30
Derby Lane in St. Petersburg, Fla. claims it's the oldest continuously operating one of these tracks
    $1000 10
The story of Irish-American slum child Francie Nolan is told in this "arboreal" Betty Smith novel
    $1000 15
This rhyming Chinese word for acting in a servile manner literally mean's "knock one's head"
    $1000 20
He played the CIA chief in "No Way Out"; now he represents Tennessee in the U.S. Senate
    $1000 5
    $1000 25
One of its national anthems is "King Christian Stood By The Lofty Mast", not "The Lofty Pastry"
    $1000 29
In "Julius Caesar" all ears on him when he says, "Cry 'Havoc', and let slip the dogs of war"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charles Ted Robin
$900 $6,300 $14,500
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Born in 1980, this world champion figure skater was named for a Beatles hit

Final scores:

Charles Ted Robin
$0 $2,600 $15,000
3rd place: Sony Vaio Desktop Computer 2nd place: Trip to Lake Louise, Canada New champion: $15,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Charles Ted Robin
$5,900 $6,300 $12,300
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
0 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,500

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Game tape date: 1999-12-15
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