Show #3597 - Tuesday, April 4, 2000

Contestants

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Saran Fox, a writer and story editor from Los Angeles, California

David Andignac, a director of marketing from Atlanta, Georgia

Alissa Morel, a student originally from Pomona, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $13,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LIT
WIDE WORLD OF TRIVIA
GRIDIRON GREATS
THE PLANETS
WHEN ANIMALS ATTACK
A "DOCTOR" IN THE HOUSE
(Alex: We're going to give you abbreviations of degrees, for example, DVM; you have to identify what that stands for.)
    $100 1
Gulliver's first of 4 voyages was to this land of tiny people
    $100 16
The first victim of this excavated mummy's curse may have been Lord Carnavon, a sponsor of the expedition
    $100 7
This "team" was first selected in 1889 & Yale's Pudge Heffelfinger made it the first 3 years
    $100 6
In July 1998 Japan launched Nozomi; it's set to reach this "Red Planet" in 2003
    $100 19
This bear, the Ursus maritimus, sometimes preys on humans
    $100 23
Ph.D.
    $200 2
A 1719 work by Daniel Defoe told of "The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of" this man, "of York, Mariner"
    $200 17
Also known as the "Bush", it's the Aussie term for the remote, rural areas of Australia
    $200 8
(Hi, I'm Curtis Conway of the Chicago Bears.) I joined the Bears in 1993, so I just missed the pleasure of playing with this legendary coach
    $200 11
They are the 2 planets closest to our sun
    $200 20
When defending its family, the silverback of this primate is potentially the most dangerous
    $200 24
D.D.S.
    $300 3
He had been totally blind for 13 years when he completed "Paradise Lost" in 1665
    $300 18
The lowest surface road in the world is more than 1,290 feet below sea level in this country
    $300 9
Scandinavians Jan Stenerud & Morten Andersen have excelled in the NFL at this position
    $300 12
A 25-year-long telescope search for it ended with its discovery in 1930
    $300 26
Guinness reports that sharks can detect 1 part of this in 100 million parts of water
    $300 25
J.D.
    $400 4
This poet said he wrote, "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure dome decree" in an opium-induced sleep
    $400 21
When top Crayola Crayon maker Emerson Moser retired after 37 years, he revealed he suffered from this affliction
    $400 10
(Hi, I'm tight end Freddie Jones of the San Diego Chargers.) I hope to join this Chargers 1980s tight end in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
    $400 14
Photos published in June 1999 show its largest moon, Titan, may have liquid seas
    $400 27
Birds known to have attacked humans include cassowaries, mute swans & these largest African birds
    $500 5
On this fictional Sir Thomas More island, the interests of the individual are subordinate to those of society
    $500 22
Home to the Temple of Buddha's Tooth, this Sri Lankan city's name sounds like it might cause a cavity in it
    $500 13
Alan Page of this team's Purple People Eaters defense is now a state supreme court justice
    $500 15
Interplanetary distances are measured in AUs, which are these
    DD: $800 28
In 1981 numerous people were killed by these creatures when an overloaded boat capsized while docking in Brazil

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

Alissa David Saran
$1,100 $1,300 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alissa David Saran
$2,000 $1,400 $0

Double Jeopardy! Round

B.C.
M.C.s
THE PC
IN THE W.C.
"A.C."
AROUND D.C.
    $200 13
The name of his "Iliad" comes from Ilion, the Greek name for Troy
    $200 3
From 1983 to 1995 it was hosted by Ed McMahon; Martha Quinn joined him for the last season
    $200 23
It's what RAM stands for
    $200 12
In 1992 Ann Landers swore she was printing her last letter on whether this goes under or over the roll
    $200 1
The U.S. Navy has 12 of these equipped with steam-driven catapults
    $200 2
A tour of this may include visits to its DNA lab, the material analysis unit & a display of over 5,000 weapons
    $400 18
During the Shang dynasty, China developed these horse-drawn vehicles for warriors to ride in during battle
    $400 4
Jack Barry hosted the original version of this game, Maury Povich the 2000 revival
    $400 24
This company that makes the Celeron processor celebrated its 30th anniversary in 1998
    $400 22
Een France eet ees what comez out when you turn zee andle marked "F"
    $400 8
It's the area highlighted here:
    $400 14
Valley girls may pout, but this strip with the Lincoln Memorial at one end is lined with trees, not stores
    $600 19
These people were freer in Sparta than elsewhere in Greece; Aristotle said they owned 40% of the land
    $600 5
His son Peter has followed in his footsteps as host of "Candid Camera"
    $600 26
Apple launched this popular computer line August 15, 1998
    $600 25
King Gillette's invention led to medicine cabinets equipped with slots to dispose of these
    $600 9
The June 1938 issue No. 1 of this periodical included Superman's first appearance
    DD: $1,000 15
The Kennedy Center & the State Dept. are in this area named for smoke that industries there once emitted
    $800 20
From the 300s B.C. Japan was ruled by the Yamato clan, who claimed descent from this celestial object
    $800 6
In 1988 he was a host on "Incredible Sunday" as well as "Hollywood Squares"
    $800 27
It's the outlet that connects a computer to a keyboard or a mouse; types include serial, parallel & USB
    $800 10
His Third Symphony includes his earlier "Fanfare for the Common Man"
    $800 16
7 presidents have lain in state & Nixon gave his farewell speech in this room of the White House
    DD: $600 21
Ancient Hindus learned to recite the Gayatri, one of these sacred series of syllables
    $1000 7
It wasn't an impossible mission for him to become host of A&E's "Biography"
    $1000 11
His attack on Stalinism in 1951's "L'Homme revolte" put a chink in his relationship with Sartre
    $1000 17
This mansion named for a Scottish landmark was home to a 1944 conference that led to the United Nations

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alissa David Saran
$3,800 $2,200 $4,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS MIDDLE NAMES
This middle name of a famous composer means "beloved by God"

Final scores:

Alissa David Saran
$7,200 $4,400 $7,601
2nd place: a trip to the Regal U.N. Plaza Hotel, New York City 3rd place: a Yamaha surround-sound receiver New champion: $7,601

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alissa David Saran
$4,800 $3,000 $4,600
16 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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