Show #3539 - Thursday, January 13, 2000

Contestants

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Terry Coombs, an automotive bookkeeper from Lynn, Massachusetts

Lewis Targownik, a resident physician from Winnipeg, Manitoba

Frank Butterworth, a business development manager from Hingham, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

ZACHARY TAYLOR
CURRENCY NAME'S THE SAME
(Alex: You have to give the basic unit of currency that is common to the information we will provide you within the clue.)
RODENTS
BIBLICAL NUMBERS
COLLEGE FOOTBALL COACHES
QUOTABLE POTENT POTABLES
    $100 21
Taylor was the seventh president born in this state
    $100 13
Australia,
Guyana,
Taiwan
    $100 6
Some of the quills of the Eurasian species can be 12 inches, equal to about half of its body length
    $100 10
The number of days it took God to create the universe & everything in it (not resting)
    $100 26
Nickname of Glenn Warner, who coached such All-Americans as Jim Thorpe & Ernie Nevers
    $100 1
Voltaire compared the British to this beverage of theirs: "Froth on top, dregs at the bottom, the middle excellent"
    $200 22
After this now defunct party nominated Taylor, it sent him a letter postage due, which he refused
    $200 12
Tajikistan,
Belarus,
Russia
    $200 7
Their lodges can be of different kinds, depending on whether they're built on islands, ponds or lakes
    $200 17
The number of days Jesus fasted in the desert
    $200 27
On August 28, 1999 he began his 34th season as Penn State head coach by defeating Arizona, 41-7
    $200 2
The line "A woman drove me to drink and I never even had the courtesy to thank her" is attributed to this comic
    $300 23
Because he held this post, some say David Atchison was president for the day before Taylor was inaugurated
    $300 14
Benin,
Belgium,
Monaco
    $300 8
Native to the Andes, this rodent is raised on farms for its extremely dense fur
    $300 18
The number of times the words "apple" & "snake" appear in the King James Version of Genesis
    $300 28
This Nebraska coach averaged more than 10 victories a season for 25 years
    DD: $500 3
A Mae West movie included the line "You ought to get out of those wet clothes and into a dry" one of these
    $400 24
Taylor was the 12th president; this 12th vice president succeeded him
    $400 15
Cyprus,
Egypt,
Syria
    $400 9
All rodents have 4 of these front teeth used for gnawing, 2 on the top & 2 on the bottom
    $400 19
The number of seals on the scroll mentioned in the book of Revelation
    $400 29
The Football Writers Assoc. never named this FSU legend Coach of the Year though son Terry was named in '93
    $400 4
According to a Latin proverb, in this "there is truth"
    $500 25
In 1849 Taylor pushed for the statehoods of New Mexico & this, which did become a state the next year
    $500 16
Nepal,
Mauritius,
Pakistan
    $500 11
Contrary to popular belief, mass drownings by the Norway species of this rodent are not suicidal in nature
    $500 20
The number of Hebrew Old Testament books named for specific women
    $500 30
(Hi, I'm Derrick Alexander of the Kansas City Chiefs; I played college football at Michigan) In 1969, his first of 21 seasons at Michigan, he was named Coach of the Year by his fellow coaches
    $500 5
This poet thought, "Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker"

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

Frank Lewis Terry
$2,500 $1,700 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Lewis Terry
$2,900 $3,900 -$1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

WRITERS BY MIDDLE NAME
NYMPH-O-RAMA
OPERA
LEADING LADIES
THIS SPACE
FOR "RENT"
    $200 21
The Jazz Age's Scott
    $200 16
He was kept from home by "that powerful goddess, the nymph Calypso, who longed for him to marry her"
    $200 25
Its 1871 premiere in Cairo was delayed due to the Franco-Prussian War
    $200 1
In 1968's "Funny Girl", "Hello, Gorgeous" is her first line
    $200 5
The Wilderness Road ran through this famous gap in Kentucky
    $200 11
The Queen Mother is one to Prince Charles
    $400 22
"Lyrical" English poet Taylor
    $400 17
Oreads are nymphs of these picturesque caverns, whether blue or another color
    $400 26
This city on the Adriatic is the setting for "La Gioconda"
    $400 2
Al Hirschfeld portrayed this screen legend, seen here, in a "feline" role:
    $400 7
Alfred Eisenstaedt is famous for a photo of a sailor kissing a girl titled "VJ Day" here
    $400 12
Prince Charles is this to the throne of England, meaning when Mom dies he gets it
    $600 23
American poet Carlos
    DD: $500 18
The nymph Aetna arbitrated when Hephaestus & Demeter quarreled over this island
    $600 27
1850 Wagner opera in which you'd hear "Farewell, farewell, my beloved swan"
    $600 3
Soon after appearing in "Gone with the Wind", she appeared on the cover of Time magazine, also as Scarlett
    $600 8
Autonomy for this Mideast area of about 140 square miles on the Mediterranean was promised in a 1979 treaty
    $600 13
When Prince Charles connects his razor to the mains, he's receiving this, abbreviated A.C., at 240 volts
    $800 24
British novelist & satirist Makepeace
    $800 19
Nymph seen here turning into a tree to escape Apollo, in a Bernini sculpture:
    $800 28
In a Puccini opera, this prima donna is pursued by the evil Scarpia, chief of the Roman police
    DD: $1,500 4
"As Time Goes By" is a biography of this leading lady
    $800 9
North Korea made headlines in April 1996 when it sent armed troops into this buffer area
    $800 14
You have to figure that at some time in his life Prince Charles has made it to the city of Stoke-on-this
    $1000 20
We're not sure if distance swimmer Diana was one of these freshwater nymphs
    $1000 29
The name of this short Pietro Mascagni opera translates to "rustic chivalry"
    $1000 6
She won an Oscar for playing housewife-turned-waitress Mildred Pierce
    $1000 10
It's the Magna Carta meadow
    $1000 15
It's a whole lotta rain

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Lewis Terry
$6,800 $6,800 -$100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

WORD & PHRASE ORIGINS
This phrase originally referred to the period between July & August, when Sirius rises with the sun

Final scores:

Frank Lewis Terry
$13,600 $13,600 -$100
2-day co-champion: $19,000 New co-champion: $13,600 2nd place: Trip to Harvest Inn, Napa Valley, California

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Lewis Terry
$5,900 $7,300 -$100
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
19 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $13,100

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