Show #3580 - Friday, March 10, 2000

Contestants

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Maggie Harris, a program coordinator from Sautee, Georgia

John Mollenkamp, an attorney from Jefferson City, Missouri

Charles Hubert, a developer from Tucker, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE
THE CINEMA
NON-RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS
ISLANDS
NAME THE DECADE
DIRTY 4-LETTER WORDS
    $100 6
In biology it's a finger; in math, a figure like 1
    $100 14
Minnie Driver provided the voice of Jane in this 1999 Disney blockbuster
    $100 11
Joan Crawford died on May 10, the date of this holiday in many countries other than the U.S.
    $100 1
An island named for the animal seen here belongs to this country
[kangaroo]
    $100 26
Elizabeth II became Queen of England
    $100 21
It's the filmy covering soap may leave
    $200 7
A free-falling body accelerates at a rate of about 1 g, g coming from this word
    $200 15
This Eddie Murphy remake of a Jerry Lewis film was the biggest-grossing comedy of the summer in 1996
    $200 12
Islamic Republic Day in Iran is celebrated on this date, no foolin'
    $200 2
This "Valley Island" is found between the islands of Molokai & Hawaii
    $200 27
The American Revolution began
    $200 22
On iron, it's mainly hydrated ferric oxide
    $300 8
Pre-Y1K scientists figured this organ gave out light; they were, of course, wrong
    $300 16
She co-starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger in "Eraser" & sang its theme, "Where Do We Go From Here"
    DD: $400 13
It was first celebrated in the U.S. in February 1866 as a memorial service
    $300 3
The healthful climate of this south Atlantic island didn't help Napoleon; he died there
    $300 28
The Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock
    $300 23
An adjective for a vile smell, or a noun that pairs with file
    $400 9
These in the skies of Albuquerque on October 3, 1999 were a fine example of Charles' Law in action
    $400 17
In this 1999 film, Clint Eastwood plays a reporter out to prove the guilt or innocence of a condemned murderer
    $400 19
Discovery Day in the Bahamas is observed on this date
    $400 4
It's the largest island in the Malay Archipelago & the second largest in the world
    $400 29
Picasso painted "Guernica"
    $400 24
This term for a sticky, greasy substance came from the brand name of a cleaning solvent
    $500 10
The 5-kingdom system is made up of animals, bacteria, plants, protists & these
    $500 18
This dancer introduced "Something's Gotta Give" in his 1955 film "Daddy Long Legs"
    $500 20
On this British holiday, service people like postmen & trash collectors get gifts
    $500 5
Sounds hypothetical, but it's the real-life island prison in "The Count of Monte Cristo"
    $500 30
Santa Anna led his assault on the Alamo
    $500 25
An anagram of whey's partner is this term for a crusty deposit

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Charles John Maggie
-$800 -$400 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charles John Maggie
$2,000 $500 -$400

Double Jeopardy! Round

LIONS
MASONS
THE ROTARY CLUB
ODD FELLOWS
OPTIMISTS
THE "Y"
    $200 1
The Barbary lion, now essentially extinct, is best known for eating early members of this group in the Coliseum
    $200 2
This 1858 invention was John Mason's contribution to the art of canning
    $200 3
After testing, this technology began to replace the rotary dial in November 1963
    $200 7
He comes upon some odd fellows playing ninepins, gets ripped on their liquor & falls asleep for 20 years
    $200 13
On Oct. 25 of this year, the New York Journal headlined, "Experts Predict Rising Market"--oops
    $200 27
You're in balance if you know it's the complement of "yang"
    $400 4
As well as these on their paws, lions have a patch of rough skin on their tails called the same thing
    $400 18
This comedian was born with the name Yacov Moshe Maza
    $400 22
On an airplane they're "fixed"; on a helicopter they're actually "rotary"
    $400 8
Jed Shaner set a Guinness record in 1991 by covering himself with some 343,000 of these insects
    DD: $500 14
Optimistic 4-word phrase spoken by the title object seen here:
    $400 28
This single-celled fungus can ferment sugars & carbohydrates
    $600 5
(I'm Chris Claiborne of the Detroit Lions.) In the wild, lions' favorite prey are antelopes & this member of the horse family
    $600 19
He led the cast of the 1959 film "Journey to the Center of the Earth", seen here:
    $600 23
The rotary or rotator cuff is part of this joint
    $600 10
This legendary lumberjack was so huge that when he was a baby it took 5 storks to deliver him
    $600 15
On May 25, 1961 JFK called for the U.S. to achieve this goal by decade's end
    $600 29
In 1485 the Tudor family of rulers replaced this Plantaganet house
    $800 6
The highly developed carnassial teeth shear these cords that connect muscle to bone
    $800 20
This actress received 3 of her 4 Academy Award nominations for films written by Neil Simon
    $800 25
The Philadelphia Public Ledger in the 1840s was the first to use this invention by Richard Hoe
    $800 11
Commodus, emperor of this, enjoyed dressing up like Hercules (he thought he was Hercules reincarnated)
    $800 16
Norman Vincent Peale's best-known work is "The Power of" this
    $800 30
Expanded from the tetragrammaton, it's a Hebrew name for God
    DD: $600 9
The lion's genus & species is sometimes given by this 3-letter word repeated
    $1000 21
In 1987 this guitarist recorded a new version of "Classical Gas" with Mannheim Steamroller
    $1000 24
This German made his name with his 1956 epitrochoidal or rotary engine
    $1000 12
Ike Snopes falls in love with a cow in this novelist's Snopes Trilogy
    $1000 17
In 1989 scientists raised energy hopes when they claimed this nuclear reaction at room temperature
    $1000 26
This bright-winged type of woodpecker is the state bird of Alabama

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charles John Maggie
$10,000 $3,300 $4,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FICTIONAL CHARACTERS
In a 1963 book this character found out his family motto in Latin would be "Orbis Non Sufficit"

Final scores:

Charles John Maggie
$8,601 $1,300 $300
2-day champion: $15,000 2nd place: a JVC home theater system + a DirecTV satellite system 3rd place: an Epson Photo PC750Z camera

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Charles John Maggie
$10,400 $3,300 $4,800
23 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,500

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