Show #3686 - Monday, September 18, 2000

Michelle Clum game 4.

Contestants

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Peter Dunne, an attorney from New York City, New York

Tom Sims, a construction estimator from Winter Park, Florida

Michelle Clum, an executive assistant originally from Wichita, Kansas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $30,598)

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Jeopardy! Round

POLITICAL TERMS
HAULIN' "OAT"s
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
FORD
LINCOLN
MERCURY
    $100 1
The abbreviation H.J. Res. refers to a joint one of these moving through the House
    $100 19
A German submarine
    $100 17
It's the set of cards dealt to an individual in a round of a card game
    $100 6
John Ford, then billed as Jack Ford, was a Klansman in this 1915 D.W. Griffith epic
    $100 11
Medium used for the sculpture of "Honest Abe" seen here
    $100 12
Tests show the planet Mercury has a thin one containing helium & sodium
    $200 2
[Former President Jimmy Carter speaking from the Carter Center in Atlanta] From Latin for "I forbid", it's what I did to 31 very bad bills passed by Congress
    $200 23
It contains the pharynx & the larynx
    $200 18
A portion of a journey, it's also the part of a relay race each athlete has to complete
    $200 7
Ford Country is how folks refer to this southeastern Utah "valley" that John Ford often used for exteriors
    $200 27
Lucky Lindy learned to fly in Lincoln in this state
    $200 13
It was during this decade that Mariner 10 flew by & took the first close-up pictures of Mercury
    $300 3
From the circus, a party that allows differing points of view is called a "big" one of these
    $300 24
To move slowly & lightly through the air
    $300 20
It's the term for 1 full trip around the track
    $300 8
Richard Nixon awarded former Marine & Navy man John Ford this rank
    $300 28
1965 hit that included the following
    $300 14
Mercury was named for the Roman god who had this job
    $400 4
The name of this 1987 Supreme Court nominee became a verb meaning to caricature someone's views
    $400 25
To become swollen or inflated
    $400 21
To the ancient Greeks 4 of these made a palm
    $400 9
This 1939 John Ford film starring Henry Fonda fits in another category on this board
    $400 29
In 1925 Lincoln Ellsworth tried to fly over this; didn't happen
    DD: $800 15
An old Olds, or the number of days it takes Mercury to go around the sun
    $500 5
On April 26, 2000 Bush said this type of politics, from a word for "faction", had become excessive, & blamed Gore
    $500 26
AKA an ermine
    $500 22
It's a linear measure in the U.S., or the basic unit of verse
    $500 10
In 1960 John Ford directed an episode of this TV western featuring his friend Ward Bond
    $500 30
Before his move to Chrysler, he developed the Lincoln Mark III for Ford
    $500 16
In 2 revolutions around the sun Mercury does this only 3 times

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

Michelle Tom Peter
$1,300 $1,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Tom Peter
$2,400 $3,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

NAME THE YEAR
AMERICANA
GRAMPA & GRAMMYS
THE SMALLEST IN AREA
NOTABLE NAMES
WORD ORIGINS
    $200 6
Soviet tanks invade Prague,
Tet Offensive launched,
Bobby Kennedy shot
    $200 12
The lyrics of this presidential anthem were adapted from "The Lady of the Lake" by Sir Walter Scott
    $200 22
Grampa just wouldn't be Grampa if he wasn't always humming this 1959 winner by Bobby Darin
    $200 20
Andorra,
Monaco,
Vatican City
    $200 1
Landing at Kauai in 1778, this captain named the area after the first Lord of the Admiralty, the Earl of Sandwich
    $200 10
The name of this South American Indian group was originally the title of their emperor
    $400 7
McKinley assassinated,
First wireless message sent across Atlantic,
Queen Victoria dies
    $400 16
This city's inhabitants are known as Beantowners (Hmm...does that make their kids Beanie Babies?)
    $400 25
Grampa stopped watching the show when this group of "long-haired freaks" won for 1964 Pop Vocal Group
    $400 21
Venezuela,
Colombia,
Ecuador
    $400 2
He's the royal 20th century personage seen here
    $400 13
Although it comes from the Latin for "whitish", this color of hair is actually reddish-brown
    $600 8
Ben Johnson stripped of Olympic gold,
Iran-Iraq war ends,
Hurricane Gilbert hits Mexico
    $600 17
A foot-operated breast enlarger pump is on display at the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices in this Twin City
    DD: $1,500 26
Grampa said that he left a kidney in Sheboygan, sort of like what happened to this (Pop) Vocal Male winner of 1962
    $600 24
Taiwan,
Cuba,
Madagascar
    $600 3
In 60 B.C. this man depicted here joined 2 others in the first Triumverate
    $600 14
The Greek kalyptos, "to cover", gives us the name for this Australian gum tree
    $800 9
Stalin dies,
Shah of Iran returns from exile,
Queen Elizabeth II crowned
    $800 18
You may want to explore a ghost town when you drive the Apache Trail in this state
    $800 27
Grampa just went to the 40th anniversary tour of these winners for 1962 with "If I Had A Hammer"
    $800 28
Ethiopia,
Sudan,
Egypt
    $800 4
He's the Hunkpapa leader seen here who inspired his people before the Little Big Horn
    DD: $1,500 15
Derived from the Latin word for "body", it's used to describe a large or bulky person
    $1000 11
Gary Gilmore executed,
"Roots" airs on U.S. TV,
Elvis dies
    $1000 19
The boyhood home of this creator of "The Waltons" is across the street from the Walton's Mountain Museum in Schuyler, VA.
    $1000 5
A national hero & saint, this Alexander was great when he helped unite Russia in the 13th century
    $1000 23
The name of this most recent geological era is from the Greek for "new animals"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michelle Tom Peter
$5,000 $3,100 $4,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIES
On May 6, 2000 the 2 writers of this 1997 movie joined a rally trying to get the janitors at Harvard a raise

Final scores:

Michelle Tom Peter
$8,601 $5,400 $6,200
4-day champion: $39,199 3rd place: Sony Card $1,000 Shopping Spree 2nd place: Trip to Cayman Islands from Yahoo Travel

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Michelle Tom Peter
$5,000 $3,500 $4,300
15 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,800

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