Show #3703 - Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Contestants

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Paul Smith, an attorney from Sutton, Massachusetts

David Tepper, an attorney from Richmond, Virginia

Nancy Huettner, a mental health worker from Manchester, New Hampshire (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

MISS AMERICA
YOU'RE TOYING WITH ME
LITTLE-HEARD LAST NAMES
MAY
THE FORCE
"B" WITH "U"
    $100 21
Suzette Charles was Miss America 1984 for only 2 months, finishing this woman's term
    $100 8
A duck named Doctor Doodle was one of the first products made by Herman Fisher & this partner
    $100 4
Music's Wynonna
    $100 26
Philatelists mark May 6 as the anniversary of the first use of these
    $100 16
The general theory of relativity basically deals with this force Newton studied
    $100 1
Pro football's Smith or Paris, or any good old Southern boy
    $200 22
This brother & sister hosted their first pageant in 1999
    $200 9
These were named to the Toy Hall of Fame in 2000:
    $200 5
Literature's Dante
    $200 27
This colorful pianist was born May 16, 1919 with the given names Wladziu Valentino
    $200 18
(Here's Bill Nye):
"It's hard to walk across ice because there's not much of this force that keeps your feet from slipping"
    $200 2
Repetitive phrase that describes the situation shown here:
    $300 23
These 3 words precede "Miss America" in the title of the coronation song first used in 1955
    $300 10
The "building" type of these has come to refer to any basic components
    $300 6
Science's Galileo
    $300 28
This institution was formally dedicated May 1, 1847 in Washington, D.C.
    $300 17
Scientists divide forces between molecules into attractive forces & these "hideous" ones
    DD: $500 3
If you're "in" this, you may be wearing a light tan color or nothing at all
    $400 24
Seen here as Miss America 1959, she's now seen in mattress infomercials with husband Gary Collins
    $400 14
3-letter word for a bit of explosive wrapped in paper & used in a toy pistol
    $400 7
Pop star Madonna
    $400 29
These priestly Celts instituted sacrificial May bonfires to ensure successful planting & rich harvests
    $400 19
This force caused by rotation is the adjectival form of the instrument seen here:
    $400 12
Typographical device on the page seen here:
    $500 25
The first Jewish Miss America, she became NYC's Commissioner of Cultural Affairs in 1983
    $500 15
Star of "Forbidden Planet" seen here in toy form:
    $500 11
The 17th century's Rembrandt
    $500 30
In the astrological calendar, May is spanned by these 2 zodiacal signs
    $500 20
The equation f = ma means force equals mass times this
    $500 13
Common British term for someone who sings & passes the hat in public

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

Nancy David Paul
$0 $1,800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy David Paul
$1,400 $3,400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

CLASSICAL MUSIC
THE FUNNIES
IT BORDERS BOTH
(Alex: You have to name the country that does)
FLYING MANEUVERS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIT
HOW TO SAY YES!
    $200 11
In one of his "tales" in an Offenbach opera, this poet is in love with a mechanical doll named Olympia
    $200 6
On Labor Day in 1990 this title character & her friend Tootsie opened a catering business
    $200 1
Belgium & Italy
    $200 24
To do it to a fire, you cover it, to do it to a plane, you lower one wing
    $200 14
A slaveowner's son becomes an abolitionist in "A Different Kind of Christmas" by this "Roots" author
    $200 12
How a Parisian accepts a roller coaster ride, or what he might say on the first drop
    $400 22
He wrote 4 overtures to "Fidelio", the most popular being the "Leonore Overture No. 3"
    $400 7
In June of 2000, she got a new look:
    $400 2
Norway & Russia
    $400 25
Noisy term for flying low over a person or area
    $400 15
Macon Dead III, also known as Milkman, is the protagonist of her novel "Song of Solomon"
    $400 13
In a cliche this man's name often comes up after the phrase "Yes sirree"
    DD: $2,000 23
His "Songs To Remember" include about 40 mazurkas written in a 3/4 dance rhythm
    $600 8
What's up with this title doc? He got some plastic surgery in June 2000
    $600 3
Iran & India
    $600 26
Also a Coney Island ride, it's a 360-degree maneuver that starts by pointing the nose upward
    $600 16
His 1962 novel "Another Country" is noted for its frank depiction of various sexual & interracial relationships
    $600 19
Don't be discouraged if a Hellene says "ne" to a business deal; "ne" means "yes" in this language
    $800 29
This composer's 1868 work "Wiegenlied" is better known to us as "Lullaby"
    $800 9
This Patrick McDonnell strip features Earl & Mooch
    DD: $1,200 4
Egypt & Kenya
    $800 27
In this roll named for a container, the plane revolves once on its longitudinal axis
    $800 17
A mother of five is the heroine of "Mama" by this author who helped Stella get her groove back
    $800 20
Barbie could tell you it's the Hebrew word for "yes"; then again, maybe she couldn't
    $1000 30
Joseph Haydn based this 1798 oratorio on the Bible & Milton's "Paradise Lost"
    $1000 10
Left on Walt Wallet's doorstep in 1921, this strip's Skeezix turned 75 in 1996
    $1000 5
Guatemala & Mexico
    $1000 28
Pitch is when the plane's nose moves up or down, & this 3-letter word refers to a left or right motion
    $1000 18
"Linden Hills" was Gloria Naylor's second novel; her first was "The Women of" this "Place"
    $1000 21
"Sim O Senhor!" is the way to say "Yes Sir!" in this romance language

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nancy David Paul
$2,400 $8,000 $3,100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

2000 PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS
(Alex: Think back now to the primaries!)
This Harvard law grad who worked in Nixon's Consumer Affairs Dept. also served in the Reagan & Bush cabinets

Final scores:

Nancy David Paul
$0 $6,500 $1,300
3rd place: a Clio Internet appliance New champion: $6,500 2nd place: a trip to Marriott's Rancho Las Palmas Resort, Rancho Mirage, California

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nancy David Paul
$5,600 $7,800 $3,100
17 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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