Show #3666 - Monday, July 10, 2000

Doug Lach game 3.


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Steve Wang, a software developer from Redwood City, California

Deborah Van Ness, a stay-at-home mom from New City, New York

Doug Lach, a product development manager from Columbus, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 26
In 1874, a major rail crossing, the Eads Bridge, was completed across this river at St. Louis
    $100 1
Oswald Cobblepot is the real name of this "flightless" villain
    $100 9
Bavarian-Austrian is the form of this language spoken in such cities as Munich & Vienna
    $100 21
She said "I Do" to Gerald McRaney
    $100 6
The Comet of 1680 was the first to be discovered using one of these
    $100 8
He attended the High School of Art & Design & graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 1962
    $200 30
California's highest peak, it was named for the geologist who was chief of the expedition that found it in 1864
    $200 2
A family of circus trapeze artists produced this orphaned son
    $200 10
World Book says that only about 350 Gaulish words have become part of this modern language
    $200 22
It operates the Skymiles program
    $200 7
For Encke's Comet, the period meaning the time it takes to do this is a brief 3.3 years
    $200 14
Title characters seen here (the comic strip)
    $300 15
Col. Thomas Baker founded this city, a produce center & California's country music capital
    $300 3
This bad guy's hideout is sometimes called the Ha-Ha Hacienda
    $300 11
The Chinese in Hong Kong & Macao speak this dialect that's the one most commonly spoken overseas
    $300 23
Since 1890 this company has been carrying passengers on ships like its namesake seen here
    DD: $2,000 27
Edmund Halley thought a comet might have caused this event described in Genesis 7
    $300 16
Calvin Broadus is the real name of this "Top Dogg" rapper
    $400 19
Virginia's Rappahannock River flows into this bay
    $400 4
On TV he was Batgirl's father
    $400 12
Petronius wrote his "Satyricon" in the vulgar form of this language
    $400 24
The website of this MASCO Plumbing Products division really has the info flowing out of it
    $400 28
From the Greek for "near the Earth", this word means a comet's closest approach to us
    $400 17
It's said that when told of a bet to get more than 2 words out of him, he said, "You Lose"
    $500 20
This state capital was founded in 1819 from 2 towns: East Alabama & New Philadelphia
    $500 5
Selina Kyle is the secret identity of this troublesome, yet enticing female
    $500 13
The Christian form of this Semitic language is called Syriac
    $500 25
Founded in 1907, it's the USA's foremost business fraternity
    $500 29
In the 16th century this Dane proved that comets are heavenly, not atmospheric, bodies
    $500 18
In 1961 biochemist Melvin Calvin won a Nobel Prize for identifying the intermediate reactions during this plant process

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

Doug Deborah Steve
$1,800 $300 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Deborah Steve
$4,700 $100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: When the things I mention in the clues happened)
(Alex: Without the hyphen.)
    $200 13
President Nixon resigns
    $200 1
Sounding transparent, these are powerful scissors used on metalwork
    $200 18
Nabokov wrote "The Gift" & "The Defense" in Russian, but "Lolita" in this language
    $200 30
In 1999 Julia Roberts & this pretty man reunited for "Runaway Bride"
    $200 7
This 1982 Billy Joel hit is covered by 610
    $200 28
Calvinists use this word, also a name for a season, to describe Adam & Eve's disobedience
    $400 14
Sir Francis Drake circumnavigates the globe
    $400 2
Samuel Johnson preferred the spelling "S-I-T-H-E", but alas, it was this spelling that prevailed
    DD: $2,500 19
Seen here in 1849 for the crime of conspiracy, he barely escaped the punishment of death
    $400 29
Astronaut Jim Lovell had a bit role in this film in which Tom Hanks played Jim Lovell
    $400 8
With 207, it's all about -- the state abbreviated this way
    $400 27
The name of this British offshoot of Calvinism has become synonymous with repression of pleasure
    $600 15
Hong Kong ceded to Great Britain
    $600 10
The original Swiss Army knife didn't have this device; it was added to the offiziermesser, or officer's knife
    $600 20
After several years living in Vermont, he returned to Russia amid fanfare in 1994
    $600 3
Give a "holler" if you know that this 1996 horror flick won an MTV Award for best movie
    $600 9
The number of Boeing's first Trijet; you'd use it to dial St. Petersburg, Florida on one of its airfones
    $600 26
This other John met John Calvin in Geneva & brought his ideas to Scotland
    $800 16
Atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima
    $800 11
The tools seen here are meant to be used on these
    $800 22
This poet's 1961 work "Babi Yar" helped make him an international celebrity
    $800 4
In a 1999 film John Travolta & Madeleine Stowe tried to solve the murder of this title character
    $800 6
Dial this badge number of Sgt. Friday before you call a number at Disneyland
    $800 25
Despite the name, only God gets to "vote" for these people whose souls are saved
    $1000 17
Jamestown, Virginia founded
    $1000 12
It's the tool that makes a screw hole that will allow the head of the screw to be flush with the surface
    $1000 23
1926's "Red Cavalry" is a famous collection of tales by this "tower"ing writer
    DD: $1,600 5
Writing credits for this film went to Jane Austen & Emma Thompson
    $1000 21
This area code goes "all around" Olympia, Bellingham & Vancouver
    $1000 24
Calvin believed in the "double" type of this 14-letter term for damnation as well as salvation

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Deborah Steve
$12,600 -$100 $3,700
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

"The Line King" is a film about this man whose work has been in the New York Times for the last 70 years

Final scores:

Doug Deborah Steve
$7,500 -$100 $0
3-day champion: $56,000 3rd place: $1,000 Sony Card Shopping Spree 2nd place: Trip to Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Deborah Steve
$8,800 -$100 $5,300
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
9 R,
5 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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Game tape date: 2000-04-12
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