Show #3552 - Tuesday, February 1, 2000

Contestants

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Sean Lamont, a computer programmer from Independence, Missouri

Amanda Yuzzi, a federal employee from Atlanta, Georgia

Heidi Meyer, a math consultant from Modesto, California

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Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
U.S. CITIES
TV PIONEERS
(Alex: We'll name a Greek god, you have to give...)
THE ROMAN VERSION
TRUCKIN'
TIME TO "D"ECIDE
    $100 6
This 8-armed sea creature doesn't always show its true colors; in fact, it changes colors when frightened
    $100 14
The names of the 2nd, 3rd & 4th most populous cities in California begin with these 3 letters
    $100 12
Michael Landon was the man of the Ingalls household on this family drama
    $100 1
Zeus
    $100 19
Also called splashguards, they're the items on which you'll usually find the ladies seen here:
    $100 20
It's a joke that doesn't get a laugh, or an explosive that fails to detonate
    $200 7
Whether they've been removed or haven't grown in, a person who's edentulous lacks these
    $200 15
The Walk-In-The-Water, the first steamship on the Great Lakes, ran between Buffalo & this motor city
    $200 13
Fess Parker played the title pioneer & Ed Ames his friend Mingo on this '60s series set in Kentucky
    $200 2
Ares
    $200 25
The Pierce Initial Attack Pumper is a fast-response type of this truck
    $200 21
It's the breed of dog seen here:
    $300 8
This religious leader died in India around 483 B.C., possibly from eating contaminated pork
    $300 16
In 1799, if you wanted to go to the nation's capital, you went to this city
    $300 29
This Dan Haggerty character's companions included a Native American, a bear & Denver Pyle
    $300 3
Eros
    $300 26
Instead of "truck", the British use this other 5-letter word
    $300 22
A regional variety of a language distinguished by pronounciation & vocabulary; Cockney, for example
    $400 9
This substance found in the cell walls of plants & trees is used to make paper & plastics
    $400 17
This Texas city's name refers to a pass or crossing of the Rio Grande
    $400 11
This city was the Rocky Mountain setting of "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman"
    $400 4
Dionysus
    $400 27
This company's F-Series pickup, the USA's bestselling car or truck since 1981, turned 50 in 1998
    $400 23
Averaging just over 152 MPH, Fireball Roberts won this grueling Florida auto race in 1962
    $500 10
The Jordan & the Valencia are popular Spanish varieties of this nut
    DD: $600 18
Its Chamber of Commerce is located at 3720 Howard Hughes Parkway
    $500 30
Ranching came second to ridding New Mexico of lawbreakers on this Chuck Connors series
    $500 5
Hera
    $500 28
This maker of heavy duty trucks was founded by T.A. Peterman, who needed rigs to haul his lumber
    $500 24
Madame Tussaud's could tell you it's a wax or plaster cast of a mold taken from a nonliving face

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

Heidi Amanda Sean
$800 $400 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Amanda Sean
$1,300 $700 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
(Alex: Again.)
HANNIBAL-ISM
NAME THE NARRATOR
(Alex: We'll give the literary work for you.)
FILM ROLES IN COMMON
CONDUCTORS
20th CENTURY WORDS
    $200 21
This 4-star general was President Bush's top military adviser from 1989 to 1993
    $200 11
On the big screen, Clarice of the FBI knows he enjoyed chianti, fava beans &...other things
    $200 16
"The Hound of the Baskervilles"
    $200 1
Actors who've played this role include Moore, Roger Moore & Dalton, Timothy Dalton
    $200 26
Saying "Music, like peas, should not be canned", Sergiu Celibidache was famous for his refusal to make these
    $200 6
Now shortened to 5 letters, this 11-letter word for a club where records play appeared around 1950 in English
    $400 22
This "Old Blood & Guts" general once served as military governor of Bavaria
    $400 12
This novelist based the fictional town of St. Petersburg on Hannibal, where he grew up
    $400 17
"Moby Dick"
    $400 2
Wendy Hiller played her in 1938's "Pygmalion"; Audrey Hepburn had the role in "My Fair Lady"
    $400 27
In 1955 Herbert von Karajan was named conductor for life of this German city's Philharmonic
    $400 7
The OED lists the first use of "robotic" in a 1941 tale by this author in Astounding Science Fiction
    DD: $1,100 23
He became General of the Army in 1944 & in 1947 became U.S. Secretary of State
    $600 13
In the 1980s George Peppard played Hannibal Smith, leader of this TV title team
    $600 18
"To Kill a Mockingbird"
    $600 3
Laurence Olivier reigned as this warrior king in 1945; Kenneth Branagh took the throne in 1989
    $600 28
This Italian-born maestro of the NBC Symphony conducted from memory due to poor eyesight
    $600 8
This name of an airport runway surface comes from a substance in it & inventor McAdam
    $800 24
Before heading forces in Vietnam, he was superintendent of West Point
    $800 14
He was a U.S. representative, a U.S. senator & a governor of Maine before becoming veep
    $800 19
"Heart of Darkness"
    DD: $1,000 4
Role played by Clark Gable in 1935, Marlon Brando in '62 & Mel Gibson in '84
    $800 29
This longtime Philadelphia orchestra leader is perhaps best known for his appearance in "Fantasia"
    $800 9
In a 1991 article Al Gore used this 2-word phrase for a new "driving" force, high-speed fiber-optic networks
    $1000 25
During WWII this American general nicknamed "Vinegar Joe" served as chief of staff to Chiang Kai-shek
    $1000 15
The inept bugler of "F Troop"
    $1000 20
"A Clockwork Orange"
    $1000 5
This Tom Clancy character has been played by Alec Baldwin & Harrison Ford
    $1000 30
By Georg, in Chicago's Lincoln Park, you can see a bust of this late symphony conductor
    $1000 10
This term for a "baby" like 1978's Louise Brown was born decades before her

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Heidi Amanda Sean
$3,000 $2,900 $4,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
To honor his work, this man's daughter took the name Maria Celeste when she became a nun in 1616

Final scores:

Heidi Amanda Sean
$199 $5,800 $3,700
3rd place: a Siemens Gigaset 2420 cordless phone New champion: $5,800 2nd place: a Toshiba big screen TV & Cambridge Sound Works home theater system

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Heidi Amanda Sean
$4,100 $2,900 $6,500
13 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
6 W
23 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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