Show #3609 - Thursday, April 20, 2000

Contestants

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Joe Bellas, a high school teacher from Troy, Ohio

Darren Millam, a customer service representative from Kansas City, Missouri

Jason Karpf, a realtor from Thousand Oaks, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $46,499)

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Jeopardy! Round

FOREIGN NATIONAL PARKS
(Alex: You have to identify the country.)
TEXTILES
THANKS FOR THE MEMOIRS
NAMED FOR THE STAR
DIRIGIBLES, BLIMPS & ZEPPELINS
"O" YES!
    $100 4
Cooloola & Goongarrie
    $100 18
Panne, cut & crushed are types of this thick pile fabric
    $100 9
This star of the 1952 movie "Million Dollar Mermaid" called her 1999 memoir "The Million Dollar Mermaid"
    $100 1
In 1925 this Ohio company unveiled its first blimp, the Pilgrim
    $100 11
A synonym for scent, this noun is from the Latin for "smell"
    $200 5
Gran Paradiso
    $200 19
Ancient Egyptian priests wore this textile made from flax; so did mummies
    $200 10
"King of the World" chronicles "The Rise of an American Hero", this legendary boxer & minister of Islam
    $200 2
In 1925 Amundsen, Ellsworth & Nobile made news when they flew over this point in a blimp
    $200 12
Impenetrable to light, like some glass
    $300 6
Cali Headlands
    $300 23
Pashmina is a fashionable type of this luxurious fabric made from the hair of a wild goat native to India & Tibet
    $300 20
No surprise, this lead singer of Jefferson Airplane talks about sex, drugs & rock & roll in "Somebody to Love?"
    $300 27
(Hi, I'm Danny Masterson of "That '70s Show") For 2 seasons I played Christine Baranski's son & Alicia Witt's love interest on this show
    $300 3
The U.S. Navy's ZR1, Shenandoah, was its first filled with this gas
    $300 13
It's a single performance by a band in a single locale, or the title of a Wesley Snipes film
    $400 7
Great Gobi Desert
    $400 24
This textile with a printed design is named for the Indian city where it was created
    $400 21
"Lost in the Funhouse" explores "The Life and Mind" of this comic & world champ of inter-gender wrestling
    $400 26
Led Zeppelin appeared on U.S. TV in 1976 on this impresario's "Rock Concert"
    $400 15
Of the Bucs, Broncos or Bills, the one whose NFL stadium you'll never see the Fujifilm blimp fly over
    $400 14
A temporary suspension of operation; of electrical power, for example
    $500 8
Granma Landing
    $500 28
From the French for "caterpillar", this tufted fabric makes cozy robes & bedspreads
    $500 22
"'Tis" is the sequel to "Angela's Ashes", his memoir of an Irish Catholic childhood
    $500 25
"Eye to Eye With" this newswoman made news for a 1995 interview with Newt Gingrich's mom
    DD: $1,000 16
L.A. & this N.J. city were the only U.S. stops the Graf Zeppelin made during its round-the-world trip in 1929
    $500 17
From the Old Norse for "manager", it's a non-governmental investigator who resolves complaints

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

Jason Darren Joe
$1,300 -$100 -$500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Darren Joe
$3,100 $1,700 -$500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CRAB
THE TWINS
THE ARCHER
THE GOAT
THE BULL
THE "RAM"
(Alex: You thought we had more signs of the Zodiac - we fooled you, cameraperson!)
    $200 16
It's William Tell's famous familial feat of archery
    $200 1
Many blamed France's financial problems just before the revolution on this queen's spending
    $200 6
At 1999's end, this internet bookseller had seen its stock rise 6,000% without showing a profit
    $200 11
An episode of violent, destructive behavior
    DD: $3,300 27
An organization called CRAB does research into this disease by using biostatistics
    $400 21
The Twins' web site says the highlight of their losing 1999 season was this feat on September 11 by pitcher Eric Milton
    $400 18
This "diminutive" companion of Robin Hood was a skillful archer too
    $400 2
In 1999 this U.S. city's police chief quit after riots disrupted the World Trade Organization meetings
    $400 7
In January 2000 Alan Greenspan was nominated to a fourth term as chairman of this agency
    $400 12
If there's no room at this company's inn, try one of its Limiteds or Plaza Hotels
    $600 22
A crab that's sold as "soft-shelled" is one that has just done this, so its shell is soft
    $600 20
This Twins Hall of Famer seen here made a run at a .400 average in 1977:
    $600 19
This Homeric hero shot the suitors of his wife Penelope "till the dead lay in piles"
    $600 3
In May 1988 Ed Meese, facing calls to quit this cabinet post, instead fired his spokesman
    $600 8
It set a trading volume record on December 17, 1999 at 1,349,711,000 shares
    $600 13
"Aimless" name for the type of roses seen here:
    $800 23
This rhesus monkey of southeast Asia likes to "craque" open a crab for lunch
    $800 26
In '65, in their first World Series, the Twins lost game 7 to this Dodger lefty
    $800 17
This rock star says his hero is Michigan bow hunter Claude Pollington
    $800 4
In 1998 Japanese premier Hashimoto quit after leading this party, the LDP, to defeat
    DD: $700 9
In November 1999 this 93-year-old delivery company brought home $5.47 billion in its initial public offering
    $800 14
Harpsichordist Robert Veyron-Lacroix was a longtime musical partner of this celebrated flutist
    $1000 24
Want really long crab legs for dinner? Try this crab's which can span over 10 feet (just check their "web" site)
    $1000 25
From 1901 to 1960, the franchise represented the nation's capital as this team
    $1000 5
Nixon's personal secretary, she took the blame for an 18-minute gap on one of the Watergate tapes
    $1000 10
Founded by Bill Porter in 1982, this online brokerage launched its own web site in 1996
    $1000 15
Heraldic pose of the creature seen here:
(griffin)

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Darren Joe
$3,000 $4,800 $3,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
The first person selected to the Intl. Swimming Hall of Fame, his last starring film role was in 1955's "Devil Goddess"

Final scores:

Jason Darren Joe
$6,000 $7,500 $6,001
3rd place: Vtech Cordless Phones New champion: $7,500 2nd place: Intel Any Point Home Network Software

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Darren Joe
$5,800 $4,900 $3,700
21 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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