Show #3401 - Monday, May 24, 1999

Michael Rooney game 4.


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Don Kaufman, a bartender from Harlan, Iowa

Abby Knight, a stay-at-home mom from Rainbow City, Alabama

Michael Rooney, a college instructor from Pasadena, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $33,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 11
When football's Saints go marching in for a home game, it's in this city
    $100 6
Dr. Mary Albright,
Harry Solomon,
Sally Solomon
    $100 1
In this religion, prayer time is announced from a minaret by a muezzin, or crier
    $100 26
The Net spit up the false story that this baby food co. lost a lawsuit & was giving out $500 savings bonds
    $100 21
Let me tell ya 'bout these 2 groups of creatures, they're used to explain "The Facts of Life"
    $100 16
This alumnus of Plato's Academy went on to found his own school, the Lyceum
    $200 12
Oh, the O. Henry house & the Alamo are 2 of the places you can visit in this city
    $200 7
Dorothy Zbornak,
Rose Nylund,
Blanche Devereaux
    $200 2
Founded in Boston in 1879, this church maintains "reading rooms" across the country open to the public
    $200 27
This pig film's Chinese title "The Happy Dumpling-to-be Who Talks & Solves Agricultural Problems" was a Web invention
    $200 22
Though no longer part of the uniform, leatherneck is still slang for this person
    $200 17
In the second Punic War, this Carthaginian general almost defeated Rome
    $300 13
It's the seat of the Florida county formerly known as Dade
    $300 8
Bonnie Clark,
Jon Baker,
Francis "Ponch" Poncherello
    $300 3
It's said that this founder of Methodism traveled 225,000 miles on horseback to preach the gospel
    $300 28
He wrote "Slaughterhouse-Five", but didn't write the MIT commencement speech circulated under his name
    $300 23
A slow & careless motorist is sometimes referred to by this term, after a day of the week
    $300 18
The first Englishman to sail around the world, he later served in the British Parliament
    $400 14
In 1904 people met at the fair in this city to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase
    $400 9
Mayor Randall Winston,
Deputy Mayor Michael Flaherty,
Nikki Faber
    $400 4
Around 1154 the Carmelite religious order was founded on Mount Carmel in what is now this country
    $400 29
Fox News & online gossip-monger whose "report" on the president's love child turned out to be sludge
    DD: $1,200 24
This term for a film comes from the wavering images in early motion pictures
    $400 19
In 1946, hours before he was to be hanged, this 2nd highest-ranking Nazi official took his own life
    $500 15
Highlights of this small Arizona city include Boothill Graveyard & the O.K. Corral
    $500 10
Donald "Twinkie" Twinkacetti,
Larry Appleton,
Balki Bartokomous
    $500 5
Mahayana, the liberal branch of this religion, is practiced mainly in Korea, Taiwan & Japan
    $500 30
Ian Goddard has retracted his online claims that the Navy brought down this airline's Flight 800
    $500 25
Among musicians, a licorice stick is a clarinet & a pretzel is this brass instrument
    $500 20
Stricken by leprosy, this Belgian Roman Catholic missionary died on the island of Molokai in 1889

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

Michael Abby Don
$1,800 $900 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Abby Don
$4,000 $200 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
In 1986 Ethiopia's Faruma Roma became the first African woman to win this long race in the Olympics
    $200 1
Navy lawyer Tom Cruise puts Jack Nicholson on the stand to learn the truth in this 1992 film
    $200 26
Often done twice a year, it's the periodic shedding & replacement of worn out feathers
    $200 16
The "Book of Songs" is part of the "5 Classics" that became the basis of this philosophy
    $200 11
These small "3-lobed" creatures dominated the seas of the Cambrian period
    $200 21
This advertising icon giggles when poked in the tummy & says, "Nothin' says lovin' like something from the oven"
    $400 7
This former first lady of Egypt earned her doctorate in English literature from Cairo University in 1986
    $400 2
Ambulance chaser Denzel Washington represents Tom Hanks against the main line law firm that fired him in this 1993 film
    $400 27
Term for the claws of a bird of prey
    $400 17
"Injustice to Tou O" is one of the most famous Chinese works in this literary form; a Western example is "Three Sisters"
    $400 12
When the Big Bang occurred, these 2 elements were first to form as they are the lightest
    $400 22
It's a leave of absence authorized for an enlisted person or a prisoner
    $600 8
This beautiful singer known by one name was born in Ibadan, Nigeria in 1959
    $600 3
In this 1962 classic, Gregory Peck's children watch him fight racial injustice in an Alabama courtroom
    $600 28
From the Latin for "anoint before", it's the process by which a bird cleans its feathers with its beak
    $600 18
"Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy" was a model work of this "revolution" launched by Mao in 1966
    $600 13
As its name suggests, a pterodactyl's wings were supported by the bones in these
    $600 23
Homer Simpson once sold his soul to the Devil for one of these tasty treats
    $800 9
Lalla Latifa, not Queen Latifah, married King Hassan II soon after he ascended this country's throne in 1961
    $800 4
Spencer Tracy defends Dick York for teaching Darwinism in this 1960 film
    $800 19
The Taoist masterpiece "The Classic of the Way & the Virtue" was probably written by this man
    $800 14
75 tons & 75 feet long, this enormous creature's name means "Arm Lizard"
    $800 24
The chorus of a Pearl Jam song about a "young girl" says, "Don't call me" this, also the song's title
    $1000 10
Efua Sutherland, a dramatist from this country, founded a drama studio & a literary magazine in Accra
    $1000 5
Lawyer John Travolta battles corporate water polluters in this 1998 drama
    $1000 20
Writing in traditional forms, this imaginative 8th century poet wrote about his dreams & his love of wine
    DD: $1,000 15
Coal comes from all the peat that grew in the forests of this "element"ary period 360 to 290 million years ago
    DD: $600 25
Seen here, the most celebrated work of this artist was completed in 1770:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Abby Don
$13,200 $2,000 $100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This man received the first & only New York City ticker-tape parade ever given to a classical musician

Final scores:

Michael Abby Don
$6,200 $300 $50
4-day champion: $40,001 2nd place: Trip to New York City 3rd place: Hobie Pedal-Drive Kayak

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Abby Don
$13,600 $2,000 -$700
34 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
8 R,
2 W
7 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 1999-02-23
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