Show #3616 - Monday, May 1, 2000

Contestants

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Mary Mogan Edwards, a journalist from Columbus, Ohio

David Orlin, a lawyer from Washington, D.C.

Alan Taber, a mechanical engineer from Lancaster, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
BANDS
COLLECTIBLES
PRESIDENTS SINCE 1970
FARMING
"EZ" DOES IT
    $100 2
This title French schoolgirl created by Ludwig Bemelmans is often found at the end of the line
    $100 1
This influential band recorded the albums "Nevermind", "In Utero" & "Bleach"
    $100 14
An original 1959 Barbie with blonde hair goes for about $8,000; with this color, about $9,000
    $100 3
Born the farthest south
    $100 16
One of these farms may have over a million animals that are literally just there to "lay" around
    $100 17
It's the crime of stealing money that has been entrusted to one's care
    $200 8
In the title of a 14th century work, Sir Gawain is paired with this "knight"
    $200 4
Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis, Jr., Florence LaRue, Lamonte McLemore & Ron Townson made up this group
    $200 15
Collectors of these may specialize in topicals or first day covers
    $200 12
Once a union president
    $200 22
Round, square & big square are types of this machine that puts out tied bundles of hay
    $200 18
In its 1979 peace treaty with Egypt, Israel was guaranteed unrestricted use of this waterway
    $300 9
A rundown Mexican hotel is the setting for "The Night of the Iguana", a play by this writer
    $300 5
This band's hits include "Easy", "Brick House" & "Three Times A Lady"
    $300 28
A fine condition original Nancy Drew book with this can be worth up to 10 times more than one without it
    $300 13
Attended Oxford
    $300 23
It's the common hyphenated term for the activity seen here:
    $300 19
"And a Voice to Sing With" & "Daybreak" are autobiographies by this famous folk singer
    $400 10
This 1942 French novel begins, "Mother died today. Or, maybe, yesterday; I can't be sure."
    $400 6
This band needed "One for tomorrow, one for just today" in the song "Love Me 2 Times"
    $400 29
(Hi, I'm Garrett Wang of Star Trek: Voyager.) This company's 1996 U.S.S. Voyager Christmas ornament is a highly prized collectible
    $400 26
Served in the House of Representatives the longest
    $400 24
There are between 9 & 10 million of these in the U.S. & many spend time attached to a vacuum
    $400 20
He was ruler of the Aztecs at the time Cortes came a-calling
    $500 11
Despite its title, this 1848 Charles Dickens novel is ultimately about a father & his daughter, not his son
    $500 7
Originally from San Diego, they're the legends who sang "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida"
    $500 30
Top cap gun collectibles are those from Roy Rogers, Gene Autry & this William Boyd character
    $500 27
A recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross
    DD: $700 25
A device for breaking up clods of dirt, or a school attended by the young Winston Churchill & Lord Byron
    $500 21
The name of this Indian tribe that lives in Idaho is French for "pierced nose"

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

Alan David Mary
$700 $600 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan David Mary
$2,200 $3,100 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE SMALLEST IN AREA
FAMOUS FEMALES
WORDS WITHIN WORDS
BALLOONS
WALLOONS
LOONEY TUNES
    $200 22
Iceland,
Norway,
Sweden
    $200 10
Shortly before she died in 1802, this First Lady burned the letters her husband had written to her
    $200 14
Phonetically, this number sounds like it starts with a "W"
    $200 3
One of these is "sent up" to test public opinion
    $200 6
Rattachisme is the movement for Walloons to break up this country & join France
    $200 1
He was originally voiced by Joe Dougherty, who had a real stutter
    $400 26
India,
China,
Russia
    $400 11
(I'm Meredith Vieira of The View.) This TV news pioneer, my co-host, was previously partnered with Harry Reasoner & with Hugh Downs
    $400 15
Deadly sin inspired by illustrations in Playboy
    $400 4
In 1999 a faulty gas chamber knocked the Wild Thing balloon out of this parade for the second year in a row
    $400 7
Mining, particularly of this fossil fuel, is a traditional Walloon industry
    $400 2
This marsupial first chewed up the scenery in 1954's "Devil May Hare"
    $600 23
Saudi Arabia,
Iran,
Pakistan
    $600 19
Known as "The Queen of Independent Films", she was named for model Suzy
    $600 16
I must have misheard--it sounded like you wanted me to do this to your sheep
    $600 5
On an episode of "Baywatch" this businessman water-skied while being towed by the Virgin blimp
    $600 27
Wallonia produces a mineral water from this town whose name has become synonymous with a health resort
    $600 8
He was a parody of a character on Fred Allen's show, Senator Claghorn
    $800 24
Argentina,
Brazil,
Peru
    $800 20
Best-known occupation of Oklahoma-born Maria Tallchief, who married Russian-born George Balanchine
    $800 17
If we let this harden, we'll need reinforcements to knock the house down
    $800 9
Color of the balloon in the title of the classic 1956 children's film
    $800 28
The Walloons' homeland was in this 3-part area subdued by Julius Caesar
    $800 12
His business card says "Genius"
    $1000 25
Spain,
Germany,
France
    DD: $1,400 21
In 1999 the thousand-megawati smile of Megawati Sukarnoputri helped make her vice president of this country
    $1000 18
I felt this in my heart when the sarge was detached from our unit
    DD: $900 29
Protestant Walloon emigres to New Netherland were the first settlers of this U.S. state capital
    $1000 13
The genie in 1948's "A Lad in His Lamp" was voiced by this man, pre-Magoo

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan David Mary
$5,000 $7,800 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCULPTURE
This, the largest sculpture in the United States, is not located in South Dakota

Final scores:

Alan David Mary
$10,000 $5,599 $3,900
4-day champion: $46,100 2nd place: a trip to Atlantis Paradise Island Resort, Bahamas 3rd place: VTech cordless phones

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alan David Mary
$5,000 $7,700 $4,500
22 R,
6 W
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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