Show #3466 - Monday, October 4, 1999

Contestants

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Rob Deichert, a law student from Ellington, Connecticut

Heather Snap, a stay-at-home mom from Owasso, Oklahoma

Leslie Quickley, a sous chef from New York City, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE NICKNAMES
THINGS I LEARNED AT THE MOVIES
BIBLICAL MULTIPLE CHOICE
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
'80s BESTSELLERS
"V"OCABULARY
    $100 15
"Hoosier State"
    $100 6
Any lock can easily be opened with a hairpin or one of these "plastic" cards
    $100 11
Of Amos, Andy, Lum or Abner, the one with his own Old Testament book
    $100 13
In April 1999 Harvard announced plans to formally absorb this women's college
    $100 23
His "Cosmos" was a bestseller in 1980; he made "Contact" again in 1985
    $100 1
It's the sign you hope to see when looking for a hotel room on the spur of the moment
    $200 19
"Mount Rushmore State"
    $200 7
A proper villain doesn't simply try to shoot this British spy; he attacks him with sharks, spiders or lasers
    $200 12
Of Amos, Andy, Lum or Abner, the cousin of King Saul
    $200 14
The Hullabaloo is the school newspaper for this New Orleans university
    $200 24
This worldly author brought us tales of "Texas", "Poland" & the "Caribbean"
    $200 2
Proverbially speaking, it's "the spice of life"
    $300 20
"The Last Frontier"
    $300 8
Honest, hardworking cops usually get gunned down 3 days before they're due for this event
    $300 28
Of Levi, Lee, Calvin or Sassoon, the one who got his genes from Jacob
    $300 16
This university in Ithaca, New York is the youngest school in the Ivy League
    $300 25
In a 1983 bestseller Erma Bombeck called this "The Second Oldest Profession"
    $300 3
Mirror, mirror on the wall, it's a dressing table for putting on makeup & all
    $400 21
"The Old Dominion"
    $400 9
10-year-old kids are the most expert at this activity, illicitly entering computer systems
    $400 29
Of Alvin, Simon, Theodore or David, the person for whom the oldest part of Jerusalem is named
    $400 17
[Hi, I'm Camryn Manheim] This D.C. university is named for the educator who helped develop American Sign Language
    $400 26
In 1981 weight-conscious readers feasted on "The Beverly Hills Diet" & his "Never-Say-Diet Book"
    $400 4
In the Middle Ages it was a person who held land from a feudal lord & owed allegiance to him
    DD: $500 22
"The Star-Spangled Banner State"
    $500 10
As writer John JB Wilson observes, if you're surrounded by 12 bad guys, they must attack this way
    $500 30
Of Michael, Peter, Micky or David, the one whose original name was also that of a singing chipmunk
    $500 18
This bird was the mascot at the University of Delaware before it was the state bird
    $500 27
This comedienne left us with the touching memoir "It's Always Something"
    $500 5
A short literary sketch, or a short, memorable scene in a play or film

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

Leslie Heather Rob
$1,200 $1,700 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Heather Rob
$2,700 $3,000 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE NICKNAMES
OFFICIAL CANADIAN THINGS
(Alex: Including me!)
THEY'RE IN CHARGE
AFTER PYTHON
AFRICAN HISTORY
WORDS WE DON'T USE ENOUGH
(Alex: And there's a reason for that!)
    $200 11
This quarterback passed through his career as "Broadway Joe" or "Joe Willie"
    $200 29
Nova Scotians can point out that the duck tolling retriever is their official this
    $200 21
Middle Eastern prime minister Ehud Barak
    $200 6
In 1999's "The Out-Of-Towners", through no fawlty of his own, he was back behind a hotel desk
    $200 10
The first of these structures was built for King Zoser in Saqqarah in the 27th Century B.C.
    $200 1
Something that resembles or is related to this veggie is spinaceous
    $400 13
This showman was the "Prince of Humbugs"
    $400 28
This province's official flower is the white Madonna lily, not the fleur-de-lis
    $400 20
Latin American president Ernesto Zedillo
    $400 7
He's traveled a bit -- "Pole To Pole", "Around The World In 80 Days"...
    $400 12
The Mau Mau movement recruited from the Kikuyu people of this country
    $400 2
To wheeple is to do this feebly or ineffectually, perhaps trying to imitate Snow White "while you work"
    $600 14
Full first name of the man known as "Scarface" Capone
    $600 25
As crazy as it sounds, Ontario's official bird is the common this
    $600 18
Asian president Joseph Estrada
    DD: $1,000 8
He hasn't sat around doing nothing, he's written books like "The Road to Mars", nudge....nudge....
    DD: $700 15
In 711 the Moors launched their conquest of Spain from what is now this country
    $600 3
Accented on the first syllable, it means divine wisdom; on the second syllable, the divine Ms. Loren
    $800 23
He's been dubbed the "Father of the Flivver"
    $800 26
We were "scared" to tell you that this formerly organic substance is Alberta's official stone
    $800 19
South American president Andres Pastrana
    $800 9
Fans of his "Brazil" can buy it on DVD in a longer, expanded version
    $800 16
On April 6, 1994 Rwandan president Habyarimana died in a plane crash with president Ntaryamira of this country
    $800 4
He invented the word frumious (a blend of "fuming" & "furious"); you'll find it in his nonsense poem "Jabberwocky"
    $1000 24
Famous nickname of Nixon family friend Charles Rebozo
    $1000 27
It's great, it's gray & it's the type of bird that Manitobans selected as their official bird
    $1000 22
Eastern European president Leonid Kuchma
    $1000 30
The voice of the parrot in Douglas Adams' "Starship Titanic"; he also novelized the game
    $1000 17
As Bishop of Hippo, a Roman city in north Africa, this saint judged civil court cases
    $1000 5
Xenomania is defined as an inordinate attachment to or fascination with all things this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Heather Rob
$8,600 $5,000 $3,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
John Cleveland defined it as "Nature's Confectioner"

Final scores:

Leslie Heather Rob
$10,001 $1,399 $5,500
New champion: $10,001 3rd place: a 1-800-GIFT-CERTIFICATE gift certificate 2nd place: a trip to the Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, for the millennium

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leslie Heather Rob
$8,500 $4,600 $3,200
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,300

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