Show #3615 - Friday, April 28, 2000

Contestants

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Thad Davis, a playwright and teacher from Los Angeles, California

Michael Caro, a director of communications from Los Angeles, California

Alan Taber, a mechanical engineer from Lancaster, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

FOUR
SEASONS
SUM-MERS
"FALL"
WINTERS
SPRING
    $100 1
Naismith sport played by the men on the "Road to the Final Four"
    $100 6
A bourbon drink garnished with fresh leaves of this is popular in Kentucky
    $100 13
You have to have the right triangle to use the theorem named for this ancient Greek number cruncher
    $100 8
A meteor, according to Perry Como
    $100 18
The aptly named Jonathan Winters narrated the cartoon special this snowman "Returns"
    $100 22
In spring, 1848, ice in Lake Erie blocked the river feeding these famous falls, shutting them off for a day
    $200 2
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse appear in the book of Revelation, written by this "divine" saint
    $200 7
This herb helped cure the treat seen here, so the herb's in its name
    $200 14
When William Thomson, later Lord this, was born in Belfast in 1824 he knew absolute zero about math
    $200 9
In 1961 the Civil Defense Department required that signs showing the locations of these be posted
    $200 19
In a 1985 TV version of this classic tale, Jonathan played Humpty Dumpty
    $200 23
In April 1931 the 20 millionth car rolled off this company's assembly line
    $300 3
His third wife was a member of the Gang of Four
    $300 28
This herb also called estragon is essential to a Bernaise sauce
    $300 15
"Algorithm" came from Al-Khwarizmi, the name of the Arab mathematician who named this branch of high school math
    $300 10
Lee Majors' role from 1981 to 1986
    DD: $400 20
This comic who claims Winters as his mentor had Jonathan play his son on TV in 1981
    $300 24
In 1994 this NBA star was in spring training with the Class AA Birmingham Barons baseball team
    $400 4
Suffering is the substance of all of the Four Noble Truths of this religion
    $400 29
If Anthony Kiedis' group was ground & dried, this powder would result
    $400 16
He worked 8 years with Alfred North Whitehead to produce the monumental work "Principia Mathematica"
    $400 11
This Poe tale appropriately begins in the fall, on a "dull, dark and soundless day"
    $400 21
In 1999 the Kennedy Center awarded Jonathan Winters the prize named after this humorist
    $400 25
In the spring of 1964 this city sprang its World's Fair on the world
    $500 5
In a 1939 article for National Geographic, Lincoln Ellsworth described his 4 expeditions to this continent
    $500 30
Cilantro is the leaves of this plant whose name is from the Greek koris, "bug"
    $500 17
In 1676, the year after discovering calculus, he began a 40-year-long job as court librarian in Hanover
    $500 12
Lizzie Borden was tried in this Massachusetts town
    $500 27
Last name of Winters' character known as Maude or Maudie
    $500 26
On April 3, 1860 the Pony Express began with riders leaving these 2 cities

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

Alan Michael Thad
$2,000 $100 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Michael Thad
$2,300 $900 $1,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

MOUNTAINS
THE BLAIR NICHE PROJECT
LITERARY CHARACTERS
TV MOVIES
ANAGRAMMED U.S. CITIES
THIS PLACE IS A ZOO!
    $200 2
Annapurna in Nepal was the highest mountain climbed until the peak of this one was reached in 1953
    $200 23
She turned heads as the head-turning Regan in 1973's "The Exorcist"
    $200 11
Abe Lincoln is a character in "Norwood", the only novel by her brother Henry Ward Beecher
    $200 1
Helen Mirren portrayed "The Passion" of this "Fountainhead" author in a 1999 film
    $200 18
A former state capital:
HEEL WING, West Virginia
    $200 8
Zoo Atlanta has won its stripes by exhibiting 2 of the endangered Sumatran species of this animal
    $400 3
This Philippine volcano's 1991 eruption released 18 million metric tons of sulfur dioxide
    $400 28
He took over from John Major in 1997
    $400 12
Scratchy Wilson is a drunken cowpoke in "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky" by this "Red Badge of Courage" author
    $400 7
(Hi, I'm Noah Wyle.) In "The Pirates of Silicon Valley", I played Steve Jobs & Anthony Michael Hall played this rival computer geek
    $400 19
A great place to ski:
PANES, Colorado
    $400 9
This city's Zoologischer Garten had under 100 animals after WWII; it grew to lead the world in number of species
    $600 4
This Hawaiian mountain's height stretches 33,476 feet from its base on the Pacific Ocean floor to its peak
    $600 29
With 5 Olympic gold medals, she's the most successful U.S. women's speed skater in history
    $600 13
Fyodor (the father) throws parties that are veritable drunken orgies in this Russian sibling saga
    $600 26
"Dash and Lily" paired Sam Shepard & Judy Davis as these 2 writers who were longtime lovers
    $600 20
A music festival site:
WREN POT, Rhode Island
    $600 10
The St. Louis Zoo uses this autumnal German celebration to honor its otters
    $800 5
Named for a famed English sea captain, this New Zealand peak is called Aorangi by the Maoris
    $800 27
A temporary White House from 1948 to 1952, it now lodges presidential guests
    DD: $1,000 14
Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy & Miss Elizabeth Bennet represent these title attributes in an 1813 novel
    $800 24
This 1971 TV tearjerker told the story of a Chicago Bears running back & his battle with cancer
    $800 21
A fun town for sports fans:
CHORTLE AT, North Carolina
    $800 16
This Columbus Zoo Director Emeritus is known to TV audiences across the U.S.
    $1000 6
Mount Elbrus is the highest peak in this mountain range bordering Russia & Georgia
    $1000 15
Fancy Day is the heroine of "Under the Greenwood Tree" by this "Jude the Obscure" author
    $1000 25
Sally Field played a woman who had developed 16 distinct personalities in this Emmy-winning TV movie
    $1000 22
A swank resort city:
NOT A COBRA, Florida
    DD: $1,000 17
The Singapore Zoo advertises this monkey, seen in its conservation centre, as "The Big Nose Beauty"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan Michael Thad
$8,900 $3,100 $4,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS CHAMPIONS
Winning in 1965 & 1966, he was the first man to win the Masters golf tournament in 2 consecutive years

Final scores:

Alan Michael Thad
$9,098 $4,213 $2,301
3-day champion: $36,100 2nd place: a trip to El Cid Mega Resort, Mazatlan, Mexico 3rd place: a trip on the Goodyear blimp Eagle over Southern California

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alan Michael Thad
$9,700 $3,100 $4,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $17,000

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