Show #3635 - Friday, May 26, 2000

Contestants

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Steve Throneberry, a first-year law student from Santa Ana, California

Peggy Nomland, a pharmaceutical representative from San Diego, California

Mike Andrews, a writer originally from Detroit, Michigan (whose 3-day cash winnings total $29,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

MAY 26
(Alex: A whole category devoted to this date)
TALL TALK
NONFICTION
I WRITE THE SONGS
HOLLYWOOD BLVD.
COMPLETES THE PROVERB
(Alex: I hope you know your proverbs!)
    $100 19
On May 26, 1805 this crown-crazy Corsican became king of Italy
    $100 11
Cosmopolitan's "Sexiest Man In The World" for 1993 was this 6' 3" hunk seen on romance novels
    $100 16
David McCullough won a 1993 Pulitzer for his biography of this Missouri-born president
    $100 6
These brothers wrote "Night Fever" & "Stayin' Alive" (they also sang them)
    $100 3
In June 1999 the Metro Rail opened a station named for this world-famous intersection
    $100 1
"Cleanliness is next to..."
    $200 20
You can "talk to me" & tell me it's the birthday of this singer seen here:
    $200 12
It's hard not to look up to this New Jersey Democrat & presidential hopeful; he's 6' 5"
    $200 27
Clarissa Pinkola Estes encourages women to return to their "feral" roots in "Women Who Run With" these
    $200 7
He wrote "Blinded By The Light" & "Fire", which were hits for Manfred Mann & the Pointer Sisters, respectively
    $200 4
In 1994 Schwarzenegger's size 12 boot prints were planted in its "Forecourt of the Stars"
    $200 2
"If you can't stand the heat..."
    $300 21
On May 26, 1967 the Vatican decreed Protestants could receive these, including penance & extreme unction, in some cases
    $300 24
At 7' 4" this wrestler whose last name was Roussimoff brought many an opponent to his knees
    $300 28
An "Inaugural Edition" of this JFK book was a bestseller in 1963, the "Memorial Edition" in 1964
    $300 8
This group's Adam Duritz co-wrote 1993's "Mr. Jones" & 1999's "Hanginaround"
    $300 5
These awards are slated to return to the boulevard at a new theatre in 2001
    $300 13
"Give a man enough rope..."
    $400 22
This future "Treasure State" became the "Treasure Territory" May 26, 1864
    $400 25
"(Hi, I'm Sandy Duncan) I was first partnered with this 6' 6" dancer when I was 12 & he was a teen back in our native Texas"
    $400 29
Her "Aunt Erma's Cope Book" was the bestselling nonfiction book of 1979
    DD: $500 9
He's the answer, my friend to who wrote Peter, Paul & Mary's "Blowin' In The Wind"
    $400 17
June 16, 1999 was "Another Day In Paradise" when this composer got a star on the Walk of Fame
    $400 14
"A place for everything, and...."
    $500 23
In this country's "War of the Two Brothers", Dom Miguel capitulated to Dom Pedro May 26, 1834
    $500 26
This 6' tall forward for the Houston Comets is the first woman to have a Nike basketball shoe named for her
    $500 30
Nonfiction works by this attorney include "Reasonable Doubts" & "Chutzpah"
    $500 10
Queen's lead singer, he wrote the group's hit "Bohemian Rhapsody"
    $500 18
Cybill Shepherd has sung in this hotel's Cinegrill
    $500 15
"You can't make bricks..."

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

Mike Peggy Steve
$1,100 $700 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Peggy Steve
$3,300 $700 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

ROMAN HOLIDAY
BREAKFAST
AT TIFFANY'S
"CHA"RADE
THE NUN'S STORY
AUDREY HEPBURN
    $200 16
Romans honored the god Janus on this day when Americans make &/or break resolutions
    $200 15
You might sweeten up your morning with the breakfast treat seen here:
    $200 3
In 1861 Tiffany was commissioned to design a special presentational pitcher for this president's inauguration
    $200 8
This grape used in making white burgundies lends its name to a popular California white wine
    $200 7
John Pielmeier's play about this woman "of God" is the shocking story of a troubled young nun
    $200 1
In 1954, less than a week after winning an Oscar, Audrey won this award for her stage work in "Ondine"
    $400 17
On August 9, Romans, like beach bunnies, paid homage to this god whose Greek equivalent was Helios
    $400 24
In addition to their original line of these, Lender's also makes ones that are Big 'N Crusty
    $400 20
For well over 150 years, the distinctive Tiffany shade of this color has been seen on Tiffany's boxes & bags
    $400 9
Name of the animal seen here, or of a cloth made to imitate its soft skin:
    $400 13
12th century nun Heloise penned her famous love letters to this man, himself a monk
    $400 2
Like Anne Frank, who was a month younger, Audrey spent much of World War II in this country
    $600 21
It's February 27 & they're off to celebrate Equirria with these events in the Campus Martius
    $600 28
The original store was called Tiffany & Young, & it wasn't on 5th Avenue but on this theatrical street
    $600 10
It's a feeling of irritation, mixed with disappointment & a generous helping of shame
    $600 14
Son of a man named Nun, he was Moses' right hand man
    $600 4
Young Audrey dreamed of becoming one of these, so she attended London's Rambert School
    $800 22
On April 25 Romans appeased Robigus, god of this--the kind that afflicts plants, not old cars
    DD: $1,000 27
Tiffany displays the 128.5 carat Tiffany Diamond, found in 1877 in this present-day country's Kimberley Mines
    $800 11
From Spanish, it's a dense growth of shrubs seen in the southwestern U.S.
    $800 18
Elvis' last feature film was in this movie co-starring Mary Tyler Moore as a dedicated inner-city nun
    $800 5
This actor, Audrey's husband from 1954 to 1968, directed her as Rima the bird girl in "Green Mansions"
    $1000 23
The name of this joyous December 17 festival is now a "planetary" synonym for wild revelry
    $1000 25
Perhaps German for "mixture" or "mush", it's a cereal of oats, raisins, nuts & bran mixed together
    $1000 26
This daughter of Francoise Gilot & Pablo Picasso has been designing jewelry for Tiffany since 1980
    DD: $700 12
City where the university building seen here is located:
    $1000 19
"Dead Man Walking" is this nun's powerful account of being a counselor on death row
    $1000 6
Hubert was the first name of this French designer, Audrey's longtime costumer & couturier

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Peggy Steve
$4,900 $5,600 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BASEBALL HISTORY
Current name of the National League team that started out in the 1870s as the Boston Red Stockings

Final scores:

Mike Peggy Steve
$2,999 $1,399 $5,601
2nd place: a houseboating vacation from Forever Resorts 3rd place: a TicketsNow.com gift certificate New champion: $5,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Peggy Steve
$4,800 $6,100 $3,400
24 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,300

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