Show #3618 - Wednesday, May 3, 2000

Contestants

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Franklin Oliver, a graduate student from Indianapolis, Indiana

Meg Sullivan, an online editor from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Dan Felsenheld, a marketing manager from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

GREAT SCOTS!
MOVIES BY THE NUMBERS
(Alex: There will probably be a number in each correct response.)
"H.H."
U.S. CITIES
STRIKING
A HAPPY MEDIUM
    $100 19
David Brewster invented the stereoscope & this toy, a tube with mirrors & colored glass in it
    $100 1
This 1968 film classic was subtitled "A Space Odyssey"
    $100 7
Time to hit the bar for cheap drinks & free appetizers
    $100 4
City in which the Watergate break-in occurred
    $100 16
Abbreviated the WGA, this entertainment union went on strike in 1981, 1985 & 1988
    $100 22
The first black actress to win an Oscar in 50 years, she won for playing a medium in "Ghost"
    $200 20
Scottish-born John McDouall Stuart's 1861-62 south-to-north crossing of this continent won him a prize
    $200 2
Hugh Grant played perennial best man Charles in this 1994 film
    $200 8
[Hi, I'm Rebecca Herbst from "General Hospital"] In a 1999 TV movie on USA, I played Barbi Benton, one-time girlfriend of this publisher
    $200 9
With a new waterway, this Oklahoma oil center became an inland port in 1971
    $200 17
A major 1970 strike by federal employees in this "service" helped change it to an independent gov't agency
    $200 27
From Middle French for "passing from life to death", it's the sleep-like state a medium goes into to contact spirits
    $300 21
This author was named chancellor of the U. of Edinburgh in 1930, a job he may have thought he'd never-never-land
    $300 3
James Mason played Captain Nemo in this 1954 Disney film
    $300 10
Back in the 17th century, they were for both sexes; Louis XIV wore them to look taller
    $300 13
The city of Cambridge in this state was the birthplace of spaceman John Glenn
    $300 18
International Women's Day on March 8 honors a famous 1857 strike began by textile workers in this city
    $300 28
A woman called the Pythia was the medium at this city's ancient oracle
    $400 23
In 1773 he & his best bud Samuel Johnson took a trip to the Hebrides
    $400 5
This 1987 film starred Steve Guttenberg, Tom Selleck & Ted Danson as a trio of bumbling bachelor fathers
    $400 11
The famous hanging man in the Krazy Glue commercial is hanging by this
    DD: $400 14
Butte is in Montana; a city named for this similar land form is in Arizona
    $400 25
In 1892 a workers' strike at this steel magnate's Homestead, Penn. plant led to several injuries & deaths
    $400 29
In I Samuel 28 this biblical king consults a medium at Endor & later loses his final battle as predicted
    $500 24
The works of Scottish artist Gavin Hamilton influenced this French "Oath of the Horatii" painter
    $500 6
"Sit Down, John" & "The Lees of Old Virginia" are songs from this musical set during the revolution
    $500 12
Some are sentenced to this place to stay between prison & complete freedom
    $500 15
Dating back to 1772, Bayamon is a suburb of this capital of a commonwealth
    $500 26
In May of 1926, unions in this nation banded together & quit work in support of striking coal miners
    $500 30
This "mighty" predictor of future disasters was known as "The Sleeping Prophet"

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

Dan Meg Franklin
$1,300 $1,000 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Meg Franklin
$3,100 $1,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE
SHOW TUNES
(Alex: We want you to name the musical for us.)
BIBLICAL WHO'S WHO
GOULASH
SEA CREATURES
WONDERERS OF THE WORLD
    $200 2
This city is home to Petruchio in "The Taming of the Shrew" & the Montagues & Capulets in "Romeo and Juliet"
    $200 21
"It's the Hard-Knock Life",
"Tomorrow"
    $200 8
In Genesis she's referred to as "The Mother of All Living"
    $200 3
This Dublin brewery founded in 1759 has a 9,000-year lease on its St. James Gate property at 45 pounds a year
    $200 1
Related to the swordfish & sailfish, this game & trophy fish comes in 4 species: white, striped, black & blue
    $200 16
James Russell Lowell asked, "What is so rare as a day in" this month
    $400 4
Assassin to whom Cassius says the fault "Is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings"
    $400 24
"Dulcinea",
"The Quest/The Impossible Dream"
    $400 9
He was Moses' brother as well as his personal spokesman
    $400 5
In 1912 New York Journal photographer James Kane coined this word to refer to sexy photographs
    $400 15
At a length of over 40 feet & a weight of over 15 tons, this type of shark is the largest fish
    $400 17
Sam M. Lewis & Joe Young asked, "How ya gonna" do this "after they've seen Paree?"
    $600 10
In "The Tempest" he's the former Duke of Milan, now magician-ruler of a remote island
    $600 25
"The Money Song",
"Tomorrow Belongs to Me"
    $600 12
Choosing this fisherman as a disciple, Jesus told him, "Henceforth thou shalt catch men"
    $600 6
In 1914 the world's first scheduled airline service began between Tampa & this city across the bay
    $600 18
In her quest for this, her last name, Sojourner asked, "I have plowed and planted...and aren't I a woman?"
    DD: $300 11
Doubting his attractiveness to Doll Tearsheet in "Henry IV', he says, "I am old. I am old"
    $800 26
"Memory",
"Mr. Mistoffelees"
    $800 13
Hadassah was the Hebrew name of this queen
    $800 7
His later years were devoted to his hospital in Gabon, but he still found time to give organ recitals in Europe
    $800 19
Francois Villon's line "Ou sont les neiges d'antan?" translates as "Where are" these "of yesteryear?"
    $1000 22
Although not historically accurate, Shakespeare set Macbeth's demise at this hill near Perth
    $1000 27
"Kids",
"Put on a Happy Face"
    DD: $1,000 14
He's the prophet portrayed here in a Rembrandt painting lamenting the destruction of Jerusalem
    $1000 23
In the 1930s his Weary Willie Hobo character made his circus debut with the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus
    $1000 20
A 1929 book by James Thurber & E.B. White is entitled "Is" this "Necessary?"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Meg Franklin
$8,800 $2,200 $1,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS RELATIVES
Around 1780 this grandfather of Charles Darwin invented a pyrometer to measure high heat in his kilns

Final scores:

Dan Meg Franklin
$7,600 $2,000 $200
2-day champion: $13,201 2nd place: Gear.com Shopping Spree 3rd place: ShopForSchool.com Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Meg Franklin
$10,100 $2,200 $1,600
27 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
4 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,900

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