Show #3669 - Thursday, July 13, 2000

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Irwin Shires, a freight courier from Medina, Ohio

Karen Ronsivalle, a homemaker from Timonium, Maryland

Catherine Young, an editor from Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN: WRITE ON!
WHO'S WHO IN SPORTS
MOVIE L.A.
LET'S TAKE A LITTLE TRIP
HISPANICA
B__D
(Alex: Each response will have that form; it'll be 3 letters: a "B", another letter & a "D")
    $100 1
Her early novel "The Lolly-Madonna War" isn't quite as popular as her alphabet murder mysteries
    $100 18
He managed the Los Angeles Dodgers to World Series wins in 1981 & 1988
    $100 5
The high-rise district of Century City was once the backlot of this studio, still located nearby
    $100 6
In 1995 one of these craft that began passenger service in 1976 flew around the world in less than 32 hours
    $100 24
To shake your maracas in Caracas, head to this country
    $100 11
When followed by "Light", it comes from Anheuser-Busch
    $200 2
It's the first name shared by novelists Michaels, Cartland & Taylor Bradford
    $200 19
With 20, this "Bear" of a golfer is the all-time leader in major tournament wins
    $200 10
This show biz daily known for its breezy headlines is headquartered at 5700 Wilshire
    $200 7
In May 1932 she made a little flight from Newfoundland across the north Atlantic
    $200 27
Control of this 42,000-square-mile island was a central concern of the Spanish-American War
    $200 12
Hef's home in Chicago was famous for its round one
    $300 3
After "Atlas Shrugged", she stopped writing fiction
    $300 20
Born in 1956, this Swedish tennis player won 6 French Opens & 5 straight Wimbledons
    $300 9
This guild whose past presidents include Ronald Reagan is headquartered at 5757 Wilshire
    $300 13
On May 9, 1926 Byrd & Bennett left Norway with a plan to fly over this & they claimed they did
    $300 28
This Puerto Rican Pittsburgh Pirate passed away December 31, 1972
    $300 15
It was the way Jessica Rabbit was "drawn"
    $400 4
Like her "Thorn Birds", "The Ladies Of Missalonghi" is set in her native Australia
    $400 21
Ali's 1974 fight against Foreman was the breakout event for this boxing promoter
    $400 14
In 1913, at Selma & Vine, this director known for epics shot the first feature made in Hollywood, "The Squaw Man"
    $400 8
In 1889 she left New York & went around the world in less than 80 days
    DD: $2,000 29
On the Internet, type in www.(this mans name).com & you get the site for rich Colombian coffee
    $400 16
To win on eBay, you gotta do this
    $500 17
This Chilean author wrote her first novel, "The House of the Spirits", while living in exile
    $500 22
Nicknamed "The Admiral", this center helped lead the San Antonio Spurs to their first NBA title in 1999
    $500 26
Charlie Chaplin's studio later housed this record company founded by Messrs. Alpert & Moss
    $500 25
In 1938 this rich aviator took 4 assistants on a little round-the-world flight
    $500 23
This Fruit of the Loom company goes under everyday

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

Catherine Karen Irwin
$1,100 $1,100 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Karen Irwin
$5,100 $1,800 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

GLOBIN'
FAMOUS FOR 15 MINUTES
SCIENCE CLASS
4-LETTER FILMS
REVOLUTIONARIES
"HOLY" COW!
    $200 11
Columbia Lake, the source of the Columbia River, is found in this Canadian province
    $200 13
Amy Fisher is the "Long Island Lolita", so this mechanic should be the "Massapequa Humbert Humbert"
    $200 18
-459.67 degrees Fahrenheit
    $200 6
In 1998 Woody Allen went buggy as the voice of Z in this animated film
    $200 30
The FLQ was a terrorist group of revolutionaries in the 1960s & 1970s trying to get this province liberated
    $200 1
Let's 'ear it for this man who defeated Mike Tyson by an 11th round technical knockout in 1996
    $400 12
This African country claims the world's largest number of registered ships
    $400 14
A category on "Famous Houseguests" would have to include this dude whose real first name is Brian
    $400 19
Specific term for the scientific study of seashells
    $400 7
This movie featured the theme music heard here (stay in the water?)
    $400 29
Country in which Stephen Biko founded his black consciousness movement
    $400 2
It can be a jihad or a crusade
    $600 21
Of Kawasaki, Osaka or Yamato, the one that's not a suburb of Tokyo
    $600 15
This first million-dollar winner on "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire" shares his name with the director of "Halloween"
    DD: $4,000 20
This 11-letter word refers to DNA to which a gene from another life form has been added
    $600 8
Debbie Allen played dance teacher Lydia Grant in this 1980 film; maybe you remember its name
    DD: $4,000 28
In 1942 Emilio Aguinaldo tried to get the U.S. out of this country, calling for an American surrender
    $600 3
Reigning from 891 to 894, Guy of Spoleto was the seventh man to hold this imperial title
    $800 22
You'll find this strategic body of water directly southeast of Iraq
    $800 16
We'd never really thought about Arkansas having nightclub singers till we first heard of this woman in 1992
    $800 24
This Russian chemist used his periodic law to predict the properties of 3 then unknown elements
    $800 9
Kevin Kline played both the U.S. president & a man who looked just like him in this 1993 comedy
    $800 25
While in Mexico this revolutionary Russian worked on a treatise on revolutionary art with Diego Rivera
    $800 4
One derivation of this much-sought relic's name may be from the Latin "Sang Real" or "Royal Blood"
    $1000 23
Found in southern Africa, it's the largest African country that once was a colony of Portugal
    $1000 17
Millions watched Rick Rockwell pick this bride from a parade of 50 contestants & marry her almost immediately
    $1000 26
In this type of solar eclipse, the sun appears as a ring of light around the moon
    $1000 10
In this 1991 film, Jason Patric & Jennifer Jason Leigh played narcotics officers who become hooked on drugs
    $1000 27
In the 1950s Georgios Theodoros Grivas fought to get this island to unite with Greece
    $1000 5
The Papal Court, officially

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Catherine Karen Irwin
$17,900 $4,400 $8,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MARS PATHFINDER MISSION
(Alex: Oh boy, I hope you're up on that!)
The only landscape feature the mission named for a real person, this rock seemed to have a bowl haircut

Final scores:

Catherine Karen Irwin
$17,400 $399 $16,800
New champion: $17,400 3rd place: a pair of Samsung TV/VCR combos 2nd place: an Art.com gift certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Catherine Karen Irwin
$9,500 $4,400 $8,400
29 R
(including 3 DDs),
6 W
10 R,
1 W
19 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $22,300

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