Show #3630 - Friday, May 19, 2000

2000 Tournament of Champions final game 2.
From the Atlanta Civic Center.

Contestants

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Steve Fried, a technical support specialist from Phoenix, Arizona (subtotal of $4,500)

Jeremy Bate, a writer from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $7,000)

Robin Carroll, a research assistant from Marietta, Georgia (subtotal of $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

INAUGURAL ADDRESSES
NEW GAME SHOWS?
ANATOMY
U.S. STAMPS
VOCABULARY
CRACKERS
    $100 26
Of WWI, he said, "Our own fortunes as a nation are involved whether we would have it so or not"
    $100 21
On this revival Tom Bergeron explains that you have to get 3 stars in a row, across, up & down or diagonally
    $100 15
Like the thyroid, ovaries are this type of gland that secretes chemicals directly into the bloodstream
    $100 9
His "Legends Of Hollywood" stamp is a dandy; in fact, it shows him from "Yankee Doodle Dandy"
    $100 1
It's the 5-letter word for a large fluffy feather, or a column of smoke
    $100 16
In ads Andy Griffith said, "Everything's great when it sits on" one of these buttery crackers
    $200 27
In 1937 FDR saw this fraction "of a nation ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished"
    $200 22
For the "2000" revival of this Nickelodeon show host Jason Harris is in charge of slime
    $200 14
When your ears "pop", it's actually this tube opening, allowing air to escape from or to the middle ear
    $200 10
The stamps honoring the 1970s include a head shot of this TV star, species "Bigus Canarius"
    $200 2
They're the cute little impressions on a golf ball
    $200 17
It gets its name from the bicarb used to make it
    $300 28
In his 1873 second inaugural, he complained he'd hardly rested since Fort Sumter
    $300 23
The Buybidwin website offers websurfers a chance to play this Monty Hall game for prizes
    $300 6
Human lungs have millions of these tiny air sacs, where oxygen & carbon dioxide are exchanged
    $300 11
Unusual shape of the Pacific 97 stagecoach & ship stamps
    $300 3
A gentle way to cook an egg, it also means to pamper a person, especially a child
    $300 18
Name of the Pepperidge Farm product seen here:
    $400 29
His nearly 2-hour speech in the snow included musings on the history of democracy back to Athens
    $400 24
This grocery store-set game was first seen in 1965, came back in 1990 with host David Ruprecht, & is back on PAX
    $400 7
The 2 main types of these white blood cells are B cells & T cells
    DD: $500 12
A hare is the animal on the seventh stamp in a series commemorating this holiday
    $400 4
Congratulations if you know this word derived from Greek means praise or credit (It's also a granola bar)
    $400 19
The name of this Sunshine Biscuit Co. cracker sounds like a slang phrase used when the cops are coming
    $500 30
In 1857 he called the question of slavery in the territories "Of but little practical importance"
    $500 25
In 1999 Game Show Network revived Chuck Barris' "3's A Crowd" with this former "Growing Pains" star as host
    $500 8
2 of the 3 sections of the small intestine
    $500 13
A stamp honoring this man includes a photo of Central Park & 2 landscape plans
    $500 5
It can mean the ability to do something, or the body of teachers at a school or college
    $500 20
2-word term for something crunchy added to chowder, or someone trying to get at a pearl

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

Robin Jeremy Steve
$400 -$200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Jeremy Steve
$800 $300 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

GEORGIA
THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII
GHASTLY OPERATIC DEMISES
EXPLORERS & TRAVELERS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIT
MIND YOUR "P"s & "Q"s
(Alex: Keep in mind that those two letters will come up in each correct response)
    $200 17
From 1936 to 1991 the region was the Georgian SSR, SSR standing for this
    $200 16
Convicted of treason, 1536
    $200 11
"Dialogues Des Carmelites" ends in 1790s Paris, so it's no surprise when much of the cast is killed with this device
    $200 30
It's the passage sought but not found by Cartier, Frobisher & Franklin
    $200 1
"You Can't Keep A Good Woman Down" is a book of stories by this Georgia-born author of "The Color Purple"
    $200 2
To supply someone with the necessary tools
    $400 28
Sukhumi & Batumi are Georgian resort cities on this body of water
    $400 18
The Spaniard
    $400 12
In a modern opera based on an 1870s novel, this woman loses her train of thought & throws herself in front of a train
    $400 29
This Venetian traveler believed he found the kingdom of legendary King Prester John
    $400 3
"Song Of Solomon" was the first of her novels to have a male protagonist
    $400 5
Multiply by 4
    $600 27
It's an ob-skewer fact that Georgians enjoy shashlik, also known by this 2-word name
    DD: $2,000 19
The German (who outlived them all)
    $600 13
Dr. Miracle tricks Antonia into singing herself to death in "The Tales Of" this author
    $600 24
In 1799 Alexander Von Humboldt set out to prove the Orinoco connects to this longer river
    $600 4
This famed orator who was born a slave wrote the 1855 memoir "My Bondage And My Freedom"
    $600 8
Agreeably pungent, like many a spice
    $800 26
Meliton Balanchivadze, a major Georgian composer, was the father of this choreographer
    $800 20
Delivered the male heir
    $800 14
Brutus Jones shoots himself with a silver bullet in the opera based on this Eugene O'Neill play
    $800 23
Vitus Bering was born in Denmark, but explored the Arctic for this European power
    $800 6
This poet called her 1976 memoir "Singin' And Swingin' And Gettin' Merry Like Christmas"
    $800 9
In this craft you cut out pieces of one material & sew or paste them on to another
    $1000 25
Seen here, he was president when Georgia became independent, but was then deposed
    $1000 21
Twice widowed & the last
    DD: $2,000 15
Poisoned pastry made by a witch kills a prince & a goose-girl in "Die Konigskinder" by this German composer
    $1000 22
19th century world traveler Isabella Bird was the first female member of this British society founded in 1830
    $1000 7
Ernest J. Gaines "Autobiography Of" this fictional woman became an Emmy-winning TV movie starring Cicely Tyson
    $1000 10
This herbicide used on marijuana plants was in the news in the '80s

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Jeremy Steve
$4,600 $1,500 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN HISTORY
This peninsula of 85,000 square miles was ruled by a single dynasty from 1392 to 1910

Final scores:

Robin Jeremy Steve
$0 $0 $1,299

Cumulative scores:

Robin Jeremy Steve
$8,000 $7,000 $5,799
Tournament champion: $100,000 1st runner-up: $15,000 minimum 2nd runner-up: $10,000 minimum

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robin Jeremy Steve
$5,500 $1,500 $7,000
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
5 W
24 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,000

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