Show #3677 - Tuesday, September 5, 2000

Contestants

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George Schaeffer, a publisher from New York City, New York

Tracy Guarini, a stay-at-home mom from Jacksonville, Florida

Mort Kamins, an investor and writer from Studio City, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,202)

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Jeopardy! Round

17
YEARS
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
TELEVISION
DOUBLE TALK
(Alex: Our tribute to soap operas, the very first episode in what will be the continuing saga of...)
JEOPARDY! PLACE
    $100 1
This bishop who died in 460 A.D. is celebrated on March 17
    $100 12
Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon
    $100 2
"I Think I Can" is a lesson & a quote from this 1945 story
    $100 7
Jack, Chrissy & Janet shared a Santa Monica apartment on this sitcom
    $100 21
Don Messick was the voice of this companion to Yogi Bear
    $100 26
Drake returned to Jeopardy! Place from this capital of Hungary not knowing Emily had had his child
    $200 8
The 17th Amendment fixes the term length of these electees at 6 years
    $200 13
Bill Clinton reelected president
    $200 3
Thing One & Thing Two are characters in this 1957 Seuss classic
    $200 17
On "The Naked Truth", she was Nora Wilde, a photographer, later a reporter, for the National Inquisitor
    $200 22
The press called JFK Jr. by this boyhood nickname
    $200 27
The Post, the paper Emily's boyfriend Jonas works for, is being bought, like the L.A. Times, by this company
    $300 9
This popular Japanese verse form uses only 17 syllables
    $300 14
Jimi Hendrix performs at Woodstock
    $300 4
A young rabbit gets ready for bed in this classic by Margaret Wise Brown
    $300 18
In the '60s this character's ooky maiden name was Frump
    $300 23
This dance originated in Cuba as a variation of the mambo
    $300 28
Jealous, Teri took the baby & framed Emily for Carson's murder; Teri had killed him with a claymore, a big one of these
    $400 10
The nymphs of these insects remain in the Earth for 17 years & then emerge en masse
    $400 15
Richard Nixon moves into the White House
    $400 5
He's the puppy seen here
    $400 19
[Hi, I'm Wendie Malick from "Just Shoot Me"]
I played Brian Benben's ex-wife Judith on this HBO comedy series that featured clips from old movies
    DD: $500 24
It's the pseudonym used by the lecherous middle-aged protagonist of Nabokov's novel "Lolita"
    $400 29
Emily's sister, top model Misou, saw Teri & the baby at the diner eating this cheese, salsa, lettuce, tortilla & poached egg dish
    $500 11
By the Geneva Accords of 1954, the 17th Parallel divided this Asian nation into northern & southern sections
    $500 16
Atlanta hosts the Olympics
    $500 6
In this Natalie Babbitt book, the Tuck family tries to convince Winnie that living forever is a curse
    $500 20
He served as the anchor of CBS' "Public Eye" & as the host of HBO's "Real Sports"
    $500 25
In "The Mikado", the "Three Little Maids From School" are Pitti-Sing, Peep-Bo & this tasty one
    $500 30
Spotting Misou, Teri grabbed the baby & hit the road in her Lincoln LS, this magazine's 2000 Car of the Year

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Mort Tracy George
$1,200 $1,000 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mort Tracy George
$1,500 $1,400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CONGRESSES
GRAMMY 2000
INT. ORG.
(Alex: You have to give us the full name; we'll give you the abbreviation)
WELL-SEASONED NAMES
I WANNA "NO"
HAVE YOU EVER SEEN BAHRAIN?
    $200 7
Number of the Congress that began its term in 1789
    $200 13
Sheryl Crow's winning "Sweet Child O' Mine" was from the soundtrack of this Adam Sandler film
    $200 25
The OAS
    $200 12
She rose to fame in the early '50s with the song "Come On-A My House"
    $200 1
2 words that precede "No Glory" in a popular saying
    $200 2
In production of this, the U.S. has ALCOA & Bahrain has ALBA, one of its largest non-oil companies
    $400 8
In 1935 the 74th Congress became the first to begin in this month under terms of the 20th Amendment
    $400 14
Genre in which the albums "High & Lifted Up" & "Pray" won
    $400 26
The IOC
    $400 21
This actor, often a villain in '30s movies, is best remembered as a British detective in films of the '40s
    $400 3
It's the prohibition indicated here
    $400 18
Politically, Bahrain is this, like the 7 United Arab ones not far away
    $600 9
The 93rd Congress created the Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities to investigate this
    $600 15
The Best Musical Show Album, it featured Bernadette Peters & Tom Wopat
    $600 27
The IMF
    $600 22
The heartthrob seen here sings lead for this group:
[Mark McGrath]
    $600 4
Some of these are awarded by the Swedish Academy of Sciences
    DD: $600 19
These gems, called "fish eyes" in ancient times, are historically a key Bahraini product
    DD: $1,500 10
This former speaker of the Texas state house was Speaker of the House in the 76th & 87th Congresses
    $800 16
Baby, he proved he had "Staying Power" winning Best Male R&B Vocal Performance
    $800 28
SEATO
    $800 23
First name of Sylvester Stallone's son, who played Rocky Jr. in "Rocky V"
    $800 5
On January 3, 1990 he surrendered to U.S. forces outside the Vatican diplomatic mission in Panama
    $800 20
The USA's Fifth one is based in Bahrain to watch the Persian Gulf
    $1000 11
It formed a sizable third-party presence in the 37th Congress during the Civil War
    $1000 17
3 Grammys went to Michael Tilson Thomas' album of this composer's "Rite of Spring", "Firebird" & "Persephone"
    $1000 29
The OAU
    $1000 24
Last name of Nick, who buys a house in West Egg & becomes fascinated by "The Great" Jay Gatsby
    $1000 6
Like those in place in northern & southern Iraq, it's an area forbidden to aircraft

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mort Tracy George
$5,800 $3,400 $6,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE INTERNET
(Alex: Dial yourselves in!)
Among suffixes, .mx is Mexico, .jp is Japan, & in March 2000 .ps was assigned to this

Final scores:

Mort Tracy George
$0 $0 $2,199
2nd place: Trip to Almond Resorts, Barbados 3rd place: Sony Clio Internet Appliance New champion: $2,199

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mort Tracy George
$5,100 $3,400 $8,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
3 W
23 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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