Show #3553 - Wednesday, February 2, 2000

Contestants

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Ed Friesema, a graduate student from La Jolla, California

Angela Toussaint, a schoolteacher from West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Amanda Yuzzi, a federal employee from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

IT HAPPENED ON GROUNDHOG DAY
12-LETTER WORDS
SEATTLE
DAN RATHER
WHAT'S THE FREQUENCY?
KENNETHS
    $100 21
In 1959 this state's schools were integrated as black students joined white in Norfolk & Arlington
    $100 1
They grow with the silver bells in Mary Mary's garden
    $100 2
Despite the city's reputation, only about 35 inches a year
    $100 3
Dan Rather was co-editor of this TV show from 1975 to 1981
    $100 11
The Miss Universe pageant
    $100 4
On August 8, 1994 he was sworn in as an independent counsel
    $200 22
Jascha Heifetz, born Feb. 2, 1901, was giving concerts on this instrument by 1907
    $200 7
It's the sometimes high-"Pei-ing" art of designing & erecting buildings
    $200 17
The main Seattle airport is known as Sea-Tac Airport, for this city to the south
    $200 27
Dan was born on October 31, 1931 in this U.S. state
    $200 12
Elections for the U.S. House of Representatives
    $200 5
This country music Kenny was born Kenneth in Houston on August 21, 1938
    $300 24
In 1959 this 22-year-old singer played his last gig, at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa
    $300 8
A penetration of the enemy's wall, or a great scientific advance
    $300 18
In the early '60s this martial arts master waited tables at Seattle's Ruby Chow's Restaurant
    $300 28
In 1981 Dan replaced this legendary longtime anchorman
    $300 13
The U.S. Population Census
    $300 6
Poet Kenneth Rexroth earned the title "Godfather of" this Jack Kerouac literary movement
    $400 25
In 1986 the Pope met in India with this exiled Buddhist leader
    $400 9
A pygmy one of these animals can weigh up to 600 pounds
    DD: $300 19
(Hi, I'm Gary Payton of the Seattle SuperSonics.) As a member of the 1996 "Dream Team", I know all about this mountain range just west of Seattle
    $400 29
Dan was upped to a national post by CBS after covering one of these natural disasters in September 1961
    $400 14
Soccer's World Cup
    $400 16
3 Kenneths ruled this European country in the 9th & 10th centuries
    $500 26
German troops' surrender in 1943 ended the seemingly endless battle for this Russian city
    $500 10
You may hear a jam session at 726 St. Peter St. in this New Orleans hall
    $500 20
The Space Needle was built for a World's Fair with this futuristic name that also belongs to a real estate company
    $500 30
The title of one of Dan's books on broadcast journalism states that "The Camera Never" does this
    $500 15
Mexican presidential elections
    $500 23
Kenneth is the middle name of this economist who wrote "The Affluent Society"

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

Amanda Angela Ed
$800 $400 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Angela Ed
$800 $1,500 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

MICHELANGELO
AT THE MOVIES
ANCIENT MESOAMERICA
POETRY
SENIOR CITIZENS
(Alex: These are citizens who have "Senior" as part of their name.)
HOMOPHONIC PAIRS
    $200 12
Until the Pope demanded Pietrasanta, Michelangelo quarried this material from Carrara
    $200 1
This 1939 film is the highrst-ranking musical on the AFI's list of the 100 greatest American movies
    $200 6
Ah Kin, whose help was vital to farming, was the Mayan god of this heavenly body
    $200 22
"And when, responding to the cheers, he lightly doffed his hat, no stranger in the crowd could doubt 'twas" he
    $200 7
He had his best years with the Cincinnati Reds, but finished up as his son's teammate in Seattle
    $200 16
Author Roald's Barbies
    $400 13
Like Shakespeare, Michelangelo wrote these poems, many in praise of Tommaso de Cavalieri
    $400 2
At times an animatronic double played the title porker in this 1995 Oscar-winning family movie
    $400 27
Popular trade items were these, made of iron or obsidian & highly polished to aid reflection
    $400 23
"Honor the charge they made! Honor" them, "noble six hundred!"
    $400 8
Born Michael, he changed his name -- & his son's -- to honor the German Protestant leader
    $400 17
Alterations experts for president Zachary
    DD: $700 14
This Sistine Chapel work shocked many good people & scared many sinners:
    $600 3
The "Witches of Eastwick" were played by these 3 actresses
    $600 28
The Olmec were associated with this big cat & made statues combining it & man
    DD: $500 24
This Longfellow poem is subtitled "A Tale of Acadie"
    $600 9
The host of "Firing Line" inherited oil millions & conservative beliefs from this man
    $600 18
A conceited wind direction indicator
    $800 15
As well as sculpting this king, Michelangelo painted him as one of the "ancestors of Christ"
    $800 4
This 1948 film inspired by a real murder was Alfred Hitchcock's first movie in color
    $800 29
The largest ball court in Mesoamerica is at this site in the Yucatan:
    $800 25
Carl Sandburg penned that this "sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on"
    $800 10
"Chafed Elbows" is an underground classic by this film director whose son played Chaplin
    $800 19
Marquis' ultimate reference works on identifying owls by their sounds
    $1000 21
The son of a small-town government agent, Michelangelo had this last name
    $1000 5
This 1984 science fiction sequel directed by Peter Hyams contains the line "My God, it's full of stars"
    $1000 26
Poem in which Robert Frost said, "Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in"
    $1000 11
This eminent violin virtuoso was the grandfather of "Remington Steele" actress Stephanie
    $1000 20
A rough route

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Angela Ed
$2,800 $6,000 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FINANCIERS
The Federal Reserve System was founded partly in response to his March 31, 1913 death

Final scores:

Amanda Angela Ed
$0 $11,000 $4,799
3rd place: Polaroid Photomax Digital Camera Creative Kit New champion: $11,000 2nd place: Sony Home Entertainment System featuring WebTV

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amanda Angela Ed
$2,800 $6,500 $5,600
11 R,
2 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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