Show #3590 - Friday, March 24, 2000

Contestants

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Bryan Marcus, a sales clerk from Montevallo, Alabama

Cecelia Raxter, a software consultant from Tucker, Georgia

Donna Malcomb, an attorney from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
ACTOR-DIRECTORS
AUTHORS
BELLS
GOING POSTAL
MILITARY RHYME TIME
    $100 12
The war over these islands was fought in May & June of 1982
    $100 1
"Hello Princess!" directed by & starring Roberto Benigni, this film was re-released in 1999 & dubbed in English
    $100 6
In 1852 this "Scarlet Letter" author wrote a campaign biography for his friend Franklin Pierce
    $100 11
A bell in Dublin is supposed to have belonged to this man -- maybe he used it to lure snakes to their doom
    $100 17
On the list of the Top 10 most popular commemorative U.S. stamps, he's the only rabbit
    $100 15
Food on a ship that's designed to go underwater
    $200 13
On March 24, 1989 it made headlines after it hit a reef in Prince William Sound
    $200 2
This actor considered running for president after directing himself in 1998's "Bulworth"
    $200 7
In addition to his "Alice" books, he wrote many math works including "Euclid and His Modern Rivals"
    $200 22
(Hi, I'm Catherine Bell) In a popular Christmas song, these bells ring; "Are you listening?"
    $200 21
Of 60 cents, $1.60 or $2.60, the cost to send a half-ounce letter to any country except Canada or Mexico
    $200 16
A moist F-16
    $300 14
In a controversial election, this former U.N. secretary-general became president of Austria in 1986
    $300 3
Replacing Kubrick as the director of 1961's "One-Eyed Jacks" was an offer this actor could not refuse
    $300 8
Articles he wrote for the Atlantic Monthly in 1875 became Chapters IV to XVII in "Life on the Mississippi"
    $300 23
In this traditional ceremony of expulsion, a priest tolled a bell as for the dead
    $300 26
Special services for domestic mail include this type of "receipt" service that confirms who received it
    $300 18
A genuine member of the Navy's elite commando force
    $400 20
Fearing the extinction of a mammal species, Kenya called for a worldwide ban on the trade of this in 1989
    $400 4
This director was back on screen playing a TV reporter in his 1999 film "Summer of Sam"
    DD: $400 9
The Samoans gave him the title "Tusitala", or "Teller of Tales"
    $400 24
Common 2-word term for a campanile, such as the one seen here:
    $400 27
Express mail offers next-day delivery; this U.S. postal "mail" service offers delivery within 2 days
    $400 28
A football kick on fourth down by a lowly infantryman
    $500 19
In April 1980 Samuel K. Doe led a coup in this African country, deposing William R. Tolbert, Jr.
    $500 5
As a divorce attorney, director Danny DeVito narrated this 1989 comedy
    $500 10
His "Screwtape Letters" & other works examining Christianity were first heard on the BBC or serialized in newspapers
    $500 25
At sea the bells ring every half hour, & 8 bells signals the end of one of these shifts
    $500 30
It's the official 2-letter U.S. postal abbreviation for the Pine Tree State
    $500 29
The high-pitched sound an ICBM might make

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Donna Cecelia Bryan
$900 $1,200 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Cecelia Bryan
$2,100 $2,500 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH MONARCHS
UNCOMPLIMENTARY NICKNAMES
THE WESTERNMOST
(Alex: I will give you 3 place names; you have to identify the westernmost.)
TELEVISION
THE MINOR PROPHETS
HEY "LADY"!
    $200 1
On June 22, 1897 London celebrated her diamond jubilee with cannon fire & a ceremony at St. Paul's
    $200 11
Feature that made Jimmy Durante "The Schnozz" & Ken Harrelson "The Hawk"
    $200 23
Cumberland Gap,
Monument Valley,
Pikes Peak
    $200 2
He's the host of the American version of "Whose Line is it Anyway?"
    $200 13
Chapter 1 of the book of Joel concerns the day of this crop-ravaging type of grasshopper
    $200 18
A steamy spaghetti scene heats up the action in this 1955 Disney animated romance
    DD: $1,000 7
This monarch was born in Falaise in the Normandy region of France around 1027
    $400 12
It was just Baby Fats when he was earning his nickname playing piano in New Orleans in the '40s
    $400 27
Rangoon,
Bangkok,
Hanoi
    $400 3
On her spinoff "Time of Your Life", this former "party" girl is partying in the Big Apple
    $400 14
At 21 verses, the book of Obadiah holds this distinction in the Old Testament
    $400 19
In her big screen debut, Diana Ross was nominated for an Oscar for her work in this film
    $600 8
In 1714 the Prince of Hanover, who spoke little English, became king of England under this name
    $600 15
'30s killer Vincent Coll had this 2-word nickname because he reminded some of a rabid animal
    $600 28
The Urals,
the Pyrenees,
the Carpathians
    $600 4
From 1988 to 1991 Conan O'Brien wrote for this long-running NBC series
    $600 24
Hosea warns that his people "Have sown the wind, and they shall reap" this
    $600 20
It's the dessert item seen here:
(type of cookie)
    $800 9
In 1603 he became the first Stuart king of England
    $800 16
"Twisted" nickname of country singer & mystery novelist Richard Friedman
    $800 5
On "The West Wing", this former Brat Packer plays deputy communications director Sam Seaborn
    DD: $600 25
When God called him to prophesy in Nineveh, he fled by ship
    $800 21
First performed in 1892, this comedy of manners by Oscar Wilde is a study in human jealousy
    $1000 10
Because of her admirable character, this daughter of James II was known as the "Good Queen"
    $1000 17
Nickname of "Guys and Dolls" comedian-actor Kaye, who wouldn't tell his real first name
    $1000 6
(Hi, I'm Gil Bellows) In addition to "Ally McBeal", this man has created such great shows as "Chicago Hope" & "PIcket Fences"
    $1000 26
Haggai prophesied during the reign of this great king of Persia
    $1000 22
In Mallory's version, the magic sword Excalibur is given to King Arthur by this legendary character

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Donna Cecelia Bryan
$4,900 $3,300 $3,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FUN WITH FIRST FAMILIES
(Alex: What's in store for us with this?)
If the mother of the 35th president married the father of the 41st, she would have been named this

Final scores:

Donna Cecelia Bryan
$2,999 $3,199 $6,799
3rd place: Ducane 2002S Gas Grill 2nd place: Trip to New Zealand courtesy of Collette Tours New champion: $6,799

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Donna Cecelia Bryan
$5,300 $3,900 $2,800
19 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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