Show #3822 - Tuesday, March 27, 2001

Contestants

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Philip Hain, a marketing manager from Glendale, California

Brian McCullough, a writer from Fort Myers, Florida

Diane Woodson, a safety & human resources assistant from Chevy Chase, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,499)

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Jeopardy! Round

"NEW" GEOGRAPHY
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
TREE-VIA
WAY BACK ON AUGUST 1
FOOD FACTS
BODY LANGUAGE
    $100 1
It's the "Big Apple"
    $100 7
"Cool Hand Luke"
(1967)
    $100 22
This part of a tree consists of the outer cork & the inner phloem
    $100 13
The British Empire abolished this practice August 1, 1834, decades before the U.S.
    $100 6
In Chinese cuisine, pancakes kept in a steamer are often called these, like small ornamental mats
    $100 12
An insufficient punishment is "a slap on" this
    $200 2
This country consists of 2 main islands: the North Island & the South Island
    $200 8
"Crocodile Dundee"
(1986)
    $200 23
The 65-foot millennium holiday tree sent by Colorado to Washington, D.C. in 2000 was the blue type of this
    $200 14
August 1, 1779 marked the birth of this lawyer who penned the poem that became our national anthem
    $200 27
At Stout's, this type of mill in Willcox, Arizona, you can also buy apple butter, cake & pie
    $200 18
To show someone your indifference, give them the "cold" one
    $300 3
You'll find many of this city's government buildings along the majestic Raj Path
    $300 9
"Little Caesar"
(1930)
    $300 24
An autumn picnic might be "a day at" this tree, seen here
    $300 15
This innovative performer, seen here, was born August 1, 1942
    DD: $500 28
Wasa crackers originally came from this country
    $300 19
If this is "out of joint", it could be the internasal suture
    $400 4
Jaya Peak, in the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya, is the tallest peak on this island
    $400 10
"Silkwood"
(1983)
    $400 25
Timber giant Weyerhaeuser uses this practice of removing all trees in one area, though admitting it's controversial
    $400 16
For defense against the Austrians, this confederation was formed August 1, 1291 by 3 cantons
    $400 29
Brand name of the tofu Thanksgiving dish from entrepreneur Seth Tibbott
    $400 20
This phrase about living precariously from day to day implies the ready consumption of whatever one can get a hold of
    $500 5
It's the oldest state in Australia, as well as the most populous
    $500 11
"Mr. Mom"
(1983)
    $500 26
On Maui, one of these trees with aerial roots has branches covering more than 2/3 of an acre
    $500 17
On August 1, 1849 this missionary became the first European to reach Africa's Lake Ngami
    $500 30
You can sell ice cream to these people if it's aqutaq, which they make from seal oil & caribou fat
    $500 21
Like funds allocated for a specific purpose

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Diane Brian Philip
$1,000 $1,700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Brian Philip
$1,500 $2,600 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

A MESS O' MESOPOTAMIA
SONG IN COMMON
(Alex: We'll name a couple of artists for you, you name the song (or songs) both have recorded)
HODGEPODGE
THE CABINET
WRITERS BY QUOTE
(Alex: We'll give you the quote)
"B.B."s
    $200 12
In 331 this Macedonian took possession of the palaces & treasuries of the major cities of Mesopotamia
    $200 1
Don McLean & Madonna
    $200 11
An ibex is a goat & an ibis is a species of this
    $200 21
Now protected, this huge animal of the plains graces the seal of the Department of the Interior
    $200 15
"I am a bear of very little brain, and long words bother me"
    $200 2
Fitness guru seen here
    $400 13
The use of this is believed to have originated in Mesopotamia over 3,700 years ago; it was in the form of silver rings
    $400 3
Creedence Clearwater Revival & Ike & Tina Turner
    $400 20
This fruit of a perennial herb that grows to 30 feet tall is split for splits
    $400 22
On September 15, 1789 the Department of Foreign Affairs changed its name to this
    $400 16
"Bred en bawn in a brier-patch, Brer Fox"
    $400 5
Howl the Wolf & Oats the Horse are 2 of these Ty collectibles
    $600 14
The "Rosetta Stone" for this writing system was the "Behistun Inscription" found in Iran
    $600 4
Dolly Parton & Whitney Houston
    $600 26
Milk & blood can both go through this process of forming semisolid deposits through coagulation
    DD: $1,000 23
The National School Lunch Program is one of many assistance programs run by this cabinet department
    $600 17
"I am Tarzan of the apes. I want you. I am yours. You are mine"
    $600 6
He had over 2,700 career hits but is often remembered for missing a grounder in the 1986 World Series
    $800 27
Mesopotamia's versions of pyramids were these stepped structures with temples on top
    $800 9
George Benson & Whitney Houston
    $800 29
It was the home city for the centennial games of the modern Olympics
    $800 24
He was the first of 4 Attorneys General under Richard Nixon
    $800 18
"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free"
    DD: $1,200 7
A 19th century landfill project created this Boston neighborhood
    $1000 28
His son Samsu-Iluna inherited his throne in Babylon
    $1000 10
Dionne Warwick & Aretha Franklin
    $1000 30
This peninsula near Alexandria had a lighthouse on it that was 1 of the 7 wonders of the ancient world
    $1000 25
1 of the 2 cabinet departments headed by Federico Pena in the Clinton administration
    $1000 19
"Peyton Farquhar was dead; his body...swung gently from...the Owl Creek Bridge"
    $1000 8
His choreography for movie musicals involved dozens of dancers forming kaleidoscopic patterns

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Diane Brian Philip
$1,100 $4,000 $5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

BUSINESS HISTORY
By the time it was disbanded in 1858, this company controlled an area the size of Europe & home to 200 million people

Final scores:

Diane Brian Philip
$100 $200 $1,999
3rd place: VocoPro Digital Karaoke System 2nd place: Trip to Forest Inn Suites, Lake Tahoe New champion: $1,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Diane Brian Philip
$2,600 $5,200 $5,000
13 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $12,800

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