Show #3675 - Friday, July 21, 2000

Last game of Season 16.

Contestants

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Mort Kamins, an investor and writer from Studio City, California

Kevin Smith, a television news reporter and producer from South Pasadena, California

Greg Fry, a computer programmer from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

BEEN THERE
(Alex: Now this is our last show of the season, so our writers are a little worn out!)
DONE THAT
JADED
OLD HAT
WHATEVER
"BOR"-ING
    $100 9
ZIP codes beginning 007 won't get mail to James Bond but to this Caribbean commonwealth
    $100 4
This Model T maker bought out his stockholders, calling them parasites
    $100 1
The sought-after imperial jade is usually this color
    $100 30
Martha Brenner wrote a kids' book on an incident involving this future president's tall black hat
    $100 21
The teaspoon named for this fruit has a serrated tip
    $100 16
This masculine first name of Slavic origin means "fight" or "battle"
    $200 10
This South Dakota city settled in 1876 got its name from the fast-running creek it's on
    $200 5
In 2000 he was elected Russia's president, defeating his Communist rival 52 percent to 29 percent
    $200 2
Prized Chinese artifacts include jade bottles for this tobacco product that induced sneezing
    $200 29
Clark Gable proposed to Carole Lombard in booth 54 of this old Hollywood landmark
    $200 22
Name shared by famous cemeteries in Idaho City & Dodge City
    $200 17
If you're "living on" this, your lender is death
    $300 11
St. Louis, Missouri is on the Mississippi; Saint-Louis, Senegal is a port on this ocean
    $300 6
Joshua Humphreys designed the U.S.S. Constellation as well as this famous ship now found in Massachusetts
    $300 3
When a big shot in this Central American civilization died in Tikal, he was buried with a piece of jade
    $300 28
In the mid-'50s you were a cool kid if you had one of these hats like the "King of the Wild Frontier"
    $300 23
Brewer's Dictionary says "An old woman is plucking her goose" means this is happening outdoors
    $300 18
Unlike most nonmetals, this element with the atomic number 5 is an electrical conductor
    $400 12
You can survey Rio from Pao de Acucar, "Sugarloaf", & Quito from Panecillo, meaning this kind of roll
    DD: $800 7
Under Gaiseric, this appropriately named group sacked Rome in 455 & stripped the city of its treasures
    $400 14
The gemstone jade comes from 2 minerals, jadeite & this one whose name is from the Greek for "kidney"
    $400 27
Hat of choice for Groucho's Captain Spaulding
    $400 24
With a regular deck of cards, you can play 52 Pick-Up; with a pinochle deck, only this many pick-up
    $400 19
Last name of the ruthless Italian seen here
    $500 13
In the 1700s Vientiane, now capital of this Asian country, was capital of its own kingdom
    $500 8
He wrote the bestsellers "Diana, Her True Story" & "Monica's Story"
    $500 15
The formula NaAlSi2O6 tells you these 4 chemical elements make up jadeite
    $500 26
A cowboy hat & a sombrero are worn by this Hanna-Barbera pair who turned 40 in 1999
    $500 25
Point one arm at the horizon & the other at the North Star & the angle between them will tell you this
    $500 20
Last name of the ruthless German seen here

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

Greg Kevin Mort
$900 $800 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Kevin Mort
$2,500 $800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

LOTS OF CHARACTER
(Alex: That's good!)
WACKY TV NEIGHBORS
(Alex: We'll give you the neighbors, you have to identify the television show.)
HAIL TO THE CHIEF
SPELL MY FIRST NAME
(Alex: And you have to do that, you have to spell the first name.)
A HORATIO ALGAE NOVEL
QUOTATIONS
    $200 6
In an 1839 tale, he's Kate Nickleby's brother
    $200 16
Rhoda Morgenstern
    $200 1
His presidential election opponents were Hoover, Landon, Wilkie & Dewey
    $200 26
Alley of "Cheers"
    $200 30
In the novel's unexpurgated version, Mr. & Mrs. Brown Algae practice this type of reproduction together
    $200 27
In this Shaw play, Eliza Doolittle says of her aunt, "Gin was mother's milk to her"
    $400 7
In March 2000 the only way to get "Riding The Bullet", Stephen King's tale of Alan Parker, was by doing this
    $400 15
Ned Flanders
    $400 2
He lost the popular vote to JFK in 1960 by .2%, but won the presidency 8 years later in another squeaker by .7%
    $400 25
Dunst of "Interview With The Vampire"
    $400 29
The story of a seaweed called Nori takes place in this country, where it's eaten in paperlike sheets
    $400 21
Revelation 1:8 says, "I am" this "And Omega, the beginning, and the ending, saith the Lord"
    DD: $1,500 8
Last name of the Angela of "Angela's Ashes"
    $600 14
Steve & Marcy Rhoades
    $600 3
In 1974 he bought Rancho del Cielo, a 688-acre ranch east of Santa Barbara in the Santa Ynez Mountains
    $600 24
Original "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" Swanson
    $600 28
Seafaring algae gave their name to this "sea" in the Atlantic that Columbus encountered
    DD: $2,100 11
John Adams said that a "Useless man is called a disgrace, that 2 are called a law firm, & 3 or more become" this body
    $800 9
Another captain he created was Captain Guy of the Julia in "Omoo"
    $800 12
Harry Bentley & Helen & Tom Willis
    $800 4
Yuki, a mongrel found at a Texas gas station by daughter Luci, was his favorite pooch
    $800 23
Johnston of "3rd Rock"
    $800 18
These algae, which share their name with a type of eagle, are at the riches end of the rags to riches story
    $800 19
This English scientist wrote, "If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants"
    $1000 10
He's the "Childe" Browning sent on a quest
    $1000 13
Millie & Jerry Helper
    $1000 5
This president was born at the home of his paternal grandfather, who also served as president
    $1000 22
Scott Thomas of "The English Patient"
    $1000 17
Some think a "Seinfeld" episode was based on Ulva lactuca, the sea type of this seen here in its salad days
    $1000 20
This utilitarian philosopher called natural rights "Nonsense upon stilts"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Kevin Mort
$7,000 $2,400 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC CANADIAN GEOGRAPHY
(Alex: That's the way to wrap up the year!)
It includes 3 present Atlantic provinces, & in the 18th C. 4,000 inhabitants of it took a long trip southwest

Final scores:

Greg Kevin Mort
$0 $2,300 $14,001
3rd place: a flight over Southern California on the Goodyear airship Eagle 2nd place: an Egghead.com online gift certificate New champion: $14,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Greg Kevin Mort
$5,500 $2,400 $6,400
20 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
7 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $14,300

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