Show #3579 - Thursday, March 9, 2000

Contestants

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Charles Hubert, a developer from Tucker, Georgia

Ellen Alers, an archivist from Washington, D.C.

Lynne Bruchet, a behavior specialist from Tallahassee, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

SUDBURY, MY HOMETOWN
COLORS
NOVEL OPENINGS
MODERN SPORTS EQUIPMENT
(Alex: You have to identify the sport for us)
WOODY GUTHRIE
ENDS IN "I"
    $100 26
In 1940 Sudbury became the first Canadian city to install these meters, eh
    $100 16
When talking playing cards, diamonds are this color
    $100 10
1936:
"Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm..."
    $100 7
Seat,
chain,
front & rear derailleurs
    $100 2
Woody was born in Okemah in this state, "Way down yonder in the Indian nation"
    $100 1
Finlandia Hall in this capital city is built in the shape of a piano
    $200 27
A team called the Sudbury Wolves plays in the regional league of this sport
    $200 17
Even in 1638 John Wilkins thought it was an absurdity that the moon was made out of this color cheese
    $200 11
1978:
"Garp's mother, Jenny Fields, was arrested...for wounding a man in a movie theater"
    $200 8
Chocks,
carabiners,
rope
    $200 3
Woody inscribed "This machine kills Fascists" on this instrument
    $200 21
Writings on a wall
    $300 28
Science North, a science center in Sudbury, is one of the biggest tourist attractions in this province
    $300 18
Describing people, this color is a synonym for a verb meaning "to age"
    $300 12
1970:
"What can you say about a twenty-five-year-old girl who died?"
    $300 9
A canopy,
risers,
ripcord pins
    $300 4
A devoted fan, this rock star described himself in the early '60s as a "Woody Guthrie jukebox"
    $300 22
It's the type of strolling band seen here:
    $400 29
Sudbury's Festival Boreal in July celebrates this natural phenomenon
    $400 19
In Chekhov's "The Seagull", it's the color Masha always wears
    DD: $600 13
1876:
"Tom!"
    $400 15
A leash,
a wetsuit,
wax
    $400 5
He's Woody's folk singer son, known for "Alice's Restaurant"
    $400 24
A veranda or roofed patio, perhaps found on the Hawaiian island of the same name
    $500 30
I'll bet 5 cents you can name this metal, the mining of which once dominated Sudbury's economy
    $500 20
An exception to the "I before E" rule is this color, a light yellowish brown
    $500 14
1939:
"To the red country & part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently..."
    $500 23
A triangular sail,
an aluminum frame,
harness
    $500 6
The title of this 1943 Woody autobiography is lifted from a song about a train
    $500 25
It remains the most popular of the classical forms of Japanese theater

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Lynne Ellen Charles
$200 $700 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lynne Ellen Charles
$1,900 $1,900 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE JET PROPULSION LABORATORY
(Alex: Gonna love that one!)
CLASSIC CINEMA
RITUALS
MUSIC
STATES' MEN
(Alex: Give their home state)
LITERARY BEFORE & AFTER
    $200 1
It's the only known planet in our solar system JPL spacecraft haven't visited -- & they're looking into it
    $200 5
30 years before "Blair Witch", this Hopper-Fonda biker film was the little movie that shook up Hollywood
    $200 11
Among these animals that have made ritualistic yearly appearances are Pothole Pete, Chipper & Punxsutawney Phil
    $200 23
Legend says one of Haydn's symphonies is nicknamed "The Queen" because this queen of France liked it
    $200 16
James Whitcomb Riley,
Michael Jackson,
Jim Davis
    $200 21
Lawrence & Lee play about the trial over man evolving from Mr. Toad of Toad Hall
    $400 2
Designed by JPL, the USA's first of these is at the nose of the rocket in the 1958 photo seen here
    $400 6
In the judgment of the Academy, Maximilian Schell was 1961's Best Actor for this film
    $400 12
Every Labor Day weekend people gather in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, build a giant one of these & burn it
    $400 24
The name of this set of 12 Schumann piano pieces is French for butterflies
    $400 17
Francis Scott Key,
Dashiell Hammett,
Cal Ripken, Jr.
    $400 22
Richard Llewellyn could gag me with a spoon with this mining tale, fer sure
    $600 3
The JPL mission to bring back pieces of a comet, or the title of the tune heard here:
    $600 7
Katharine Hepburn appeared in this 1937 theatrical drama & in a later film that added "Canteen" to the title
    $600 13
In celebration of Chanukah, candles are lit for this many nights
    $600 25
It's the ever-popular opera that features the song heard here:
    $600 18
Howard Hughes,
Buddy Holly,
Lee Trevino
    $800 4
A JPL engineer designed this Larami Ltd. product that puts water pistols to shame
    $800 8
This steamy Gregory Peck-Jennifer Jones film was nicknamed "Lust in the Dust"
    $800 14
Robes of this "spicy" orange-yellow color let you know a boy is a Buddhist disciple
    $800 26
This waltz composer's "Blue Danube Waltz" is featured in the ballet "Le Beau Danube"
    $800 19
Montgomery Clift,
Marlon Brando,
Henry Fonda
    DD: $1,000 10
This appropriately named JPL probe was launched Sept. 5, 1977 & has covered over 5 billion miles
    $1000 9
This Fritz Lang film portrayed a futuristic city as a hell of scientific progress & human despair
    $1000 15
Greek corpses were buried with a coin to pay this mythical ferryman
    $1000 27
His "Kinderlieder" (children's songs) are far less famous than his opera about 2 kids in the woods
    DD: $1,000 20
Louis Armstrong,
Truman Capote,
Bryant Gumbel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lynne Ellen Charles
$3,700 $2,900 $6,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD CAPITALS
A large bay bearing its name borders this capital settled by the Spaniards in 1571

Final scores:

Lynne Ellen Charles
$200 $2,400 $6,399
3rd place: VTech Cordless Phones 2nd place: Trip to Club Intrawest, Palm Desert, California New champion: $6,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Lynne Ellen Charles
$3,700 $2,900 $7,500
12 R,
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
9 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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