Show #3585 - Friday, March 17, 2000

Robin Carroll game 5.

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Jason Avant, a writer from San Diego, California

Alexandra Dixon, an Internet software developer from San Francisco, California

Robin Carroll, a researcher from Marietta, Georgia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $51,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

COLORFUL LITERATURE
SYMBOLIC RODENTS
THEY'RE STONED
CORN-UCOPIA
INSTRUMENT BY PERFORMERS
(Alex: We'll give you the performers, you identify the instrument.)
THE BOD SQUAD
    $100 1
Many are ready to demonstrate their bravery at the start of this 1895 Stephen Crane novel
    $100 16
It's a domesticated cavy, or any person or thing used as the subject of an experiment
    $100 6
You can catch a glimpse of this blonde in Woody Allen's "Stardust Memories", her film debut
    $100 25
The name of this brand of corn chips means "fried" in Spanish
    $100 11
Keith Jarrett,
Barry Manilow,
Billy Joel
    $100 21
It's your kisser,
your yap,
your trap
    $200 2
"The Autobiography of a Horse" is the subtitle to this first major animal novel in literature
    $200 17
An informer
    $200 7
This director first came to fame with his Oscar-winning screenplay for "Midnight Express"
    $200 26
This man who died in 1995 made the first significant genetic improvement in popcorn in more than 5,000 years
    $200 12
Roger Daltrey,
Luciano Pavarotti,
Bobby McFerrin
    $200 22
Your peepers,
your lamps or your blinkers
    $300 3
This 1906 tale tells the story of a wolf-dog gradually domesticated by his kindly new owner
    $300 18
(Hi, I'm NBA All-Star Gary Payton.) As a college student at Oregon State, I was one of these tree-cutting rodents
    $300 8
Stewart is the real last name of this man, the head of an interracial soul "family"
    $300 27
This city is the capital of the Cornhusker State
    $300 13
Karen Carpenter,
Charlie Watts,
Zac Hanson
    $300 23
Your soup strainer,
your handlebars,
your stash
    $400 4
This dystopian Anthony Burgess novel was brought to the big screen by Kubrick in 1971
    DD: $800 19
In December 1958 these speedy singers had the No. 1 single in the U.S.
    $400 9
He was a correspondent for "20/20" before joining "Dateline NBC" in 1992
    $400 28
Meat & vegetables are cooked with a masa dough & wrapped in a corn husk to make this Mexican dish
    $400 14
Stevie Ray Vaughan,
Andy Summers,
Neil Young
    $400 24
Your dukes,
your mitts,
your paws
    $500 5
This exotic "green" novel by W.H. Hudson is set in the jungles of South America
    $500 20
It "Roared" & "Saved the West" in novels about a tiny duchy called Grand Fenwick
    $500 10
His biographical novels include "Those Who Love", "Love Is Eternal" & "Lust for Life"
    $500 29
TV commercials for this brand of corn oil featured a Native American woman saying, "You call it corn, we call it maize"
    $500 15
Tony Banks,
Rick Wakeman,
Thomas Dolby
    $500 30
Your gams,
your pins,
your shanks

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

Robin Alexandra Jason
$3,600 $0 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Alexandra Jason
$4,400 $1,200 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

BORN IN IRELAND
(Alex: Since no one's mentioned St. Patrick's Day yet)
THE 8th CENTURY
CINEMATIC TITLE PAIRS
SCIENTISTS
3-LETTER WORDS
JEOPARDY! BOOBY TRAPS
(Alex: These are clues that include some traditional key words, so watch out for them!)
    $200 2
In 1790 this future Waterloo-winning general was elected to the Irish parliament
    $200 24
In 794 Kyoto began its 1,074 years as capital of this country
    $200 3
1994:
"...& Dumber"
    $200 8
This pair processed 8 tons of pitchblade to produce 1 gram of radium
    $200 13
With this type of ear you "can" not appreciate good music
    $200 1
Perhaps the original "Maori Home", it became Paul Gauguin's new home in 1891
    $400 9
(Hi, I'm Bob Goen of Entertainment Tonight.) He got his star on the Walk of Fame Dec. 3, 1997 to tie in with the release of his film "Tomorrow Never Dies"
    $400 4
1975:
"...and the Holy Grail"
    $400 11
It wasn't until this metal became cheap enough that Zeppelin could make the dirigible of his dreams
    $400 14
A "C" on a faucet in Mexico stands for caliente, which translates as this
    $400 18
This "cubist painter" was born near Paris May 13, 1882
    DD: $1,300 10
Nickname of labor activist Mary Jones, born in Ireland in 1830, died in Maryland in 1930
    $600 5
1996:
"...and the Giant Peach"
    $600 12
Daniel Webster represented this vulcanization inventor in a patent infringement trial
    $600 15
Sing with your lips shut
    $600 19
This "Beatles drummer" was born in India in 1941
    $800 25
Irish-born actor who played Britain's King Arthur in the movie version of "Camelot"
    $800 28
On this date around 735, Pope Gregory II dedicated a chapel in St. Peter's to all saints
    $800 6
1944:
"...and Old Lace"
    $800 22
Not wanting to lose him, this Schenectady, N.Y. company allowed Charles Steinmetz to smoke in the lab
    $800 16
Unnaturally pale... two... three
    $800 20
This "Scottish Poet" & historian was elected a baronet in 1820
    $1000 26
Among his operettas, "Babes in Toyland" & "Naughty Marietta" are more famous than "Hearts of Erin"
    DD: $2,000 27
In 751 this short son of Charles Martel became king of the Franks in a fancy new ceremony
    $1000 7
1974:
"...and the Bean"
    $1000 23
In 1921 this behavioral psychologist known for his anti-Freud stance went into advertising
    $1000 17
Nickname of General Henry Arnold, the first commander of the Army Air Force
    $1000 21
This "capital of France" was the seat of Petain's government

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Alexandra Jason
$13,000 $2,400 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC AMERICAN HOMES
In 1999 famous Shakespearean actors joined an effort to preserve this murderer's childhood home

Final scores:

Robin Alexandra Jason
$13,000 $3,801 $2,600
5-day champion: $64,100 2nd place: a trip to Merv Griffin's St. Cleran Manor House, Galway, Ireland 3rd place: Fisher Home Theater System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Robin Alexandra Jason
$12,000 $2,400 $5,900
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
7 R,
1 W
16 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $20,300

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