Show #3614 - Thursday, April 27, 2000

Contestants

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Jen Tomas, a student and retail sales manager from San Francisco, California

David Smith, a small business analyst from San Diego, California

Alan Taber, a mechanical engineer from Lancaster, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

A DAY AT THE RACES
BLONDE ON BLONDE
THE MIDDLE AGES
MONTHS
LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERS
COLORFUL WORDS & PHRASES
    $100 25
Courtney Love said of this singer, "Every decade has its star...but the '80s are over"
    $100 1
This legendary outlaw is mentioned in the 1377 poem "Piers Plowman"
    $100 20
It starts with St. Bavo's Day & ends with Halloween
    $100 6
A whale of legendary size & ferocity, tormentor of Ahab
    $100 10
From their uniforms, British soldiers during the Revolutionary War were called these
    $200 11
When she turns 5 a filly becomes one of these
    $200 26
Debbie Harry says like many other adopted girls, she believed she was this actress' daughter
    $200 2
The area around the altar of a church; churches offered the "Right of" it to fugitives
    $200 21
On its first day people crown a queen, dance around a pole & march to support workers
    $200 7
Devil-dealing doctor-turned-necromancer
    $200 16
Forks, knives & spoons, collectively
    $300 12
It's not a horse's female parent, it's a horse that runs well on soft, wet ground
    $300 27
Seen here, she says of Hillary, "Everyone who fulfills the role will bring the essence of who they are"
    $300 3
The earliest ones of these, dating from around 1300, corrected presbyopia
    $300 22
Astrologically, the "age" of Aquarius begins in this month each year
    $300 8
12-year-old nymphet Dolores Haze
    $300 17
Correct me if I'm wrong, but it's a common term for typewriter correction fluid
    $400 13
I'll bet my money on a bobtail nag, somebody bet on this horse that's brown with a black mane & tail
    $400 28
In the '80s Joan Rivers summed up this "Moonlighting" star as "Lucky, lucky, lucky, lucky"
    $400 4
People added an "A' to the end of this man's name to make a nickname for his son Vlad the Impaler
    DD: $500 23
In this month in 1777, Congress resolved that the flag "...be 13 stripes alternate red and white"
    $400 9
Poet & soldier who recites his "Nose Tirade" & composes a ballade whilst dueling
    $400 18
Dating from colonial times, they prohibit such activities as dancing or buying liquor on Sundays
    $500 14
Kentucky Derby winner Charismatic twice entered this type of "race" in which horses can be bought for a set price
    $500 29
This actress who's played Rollergirl & Felicity Shagwell on film cites Meryl Streep as an early influence
    $500 5
Back in 1499 this country had a military force so powerful it forced Germany to sign the Treaty of Basel
    $500 24
An 1830 French revolution began in this month, perhaps bringing back fond memories
    $500 15
The ruddy gamekeeper of Sir Clifford's Wragby Estate
    $500 19
It's the NFL team that plays its home games at Lambeau Field

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

Alan David Jen
$2,100 -$700 -$300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alan David Jen
$3,400 $700 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
DEPENDENCIES
(Alex: We want you to name the country that controls the dependencies we will mention in our clues.)
SHORTS
HAIL TO THE CHIEF
CORPORATE AMERICA
"SEX" SELLS
    $200 7
A not very realistic Ceylon is the setting for Bizet's work about "fishers" for these gems
    $200 2
Wake Island
    $200 1
The trio known as this made 190 short films for Columbia; 77 of them were with Shemp
    $200 15
The only 2 presidents who shared both a first name & a last name
    $200 19
In 1994 Viacom acquired Paramount & this corporation where you may be asked, "Be Kind, Please Rewind"
    $200 18
A person in his or her sixties
    $400 8
Verdi's "Un Giorno Di Regno", translated as "King For" this long, got only 1 performance
    $400 3
Greenland
    $400 12
Walter Williams made his first short with this character in 1975 for a cost of ("Ohh nooo!!!") about $20:
    DD: $1,700 16
In May 1846, 14 months after Polk took office, the U.S. declared war on this country
    $400 20
The title to this 1962 runaway bestseller by Helen Gurley Brown was suggested to her by her husband
    $600 9
As Bugs Bunny fans will recall, it's the Rossini opera whose overture is heard here:
    $600 4
Cayman Islands
    $600 13
This female star of "Hope Floats" wrote & directed the short "Making Sandwiches"
    $600 25
The only man with "man" in his last name to be U.S. president
    $600 27
The first McDonald's was in California; the second, in this state, now home to the corporate headquarters
    $600 21
Steven Soderbergh received an Oscar nomination for his first screenplay, for this 1989 film
    $800 10
In 1999 Dawn Upshaw was Daisy Buchanan in John Harbison's operatic version of this novel
    $800 5
Christmas Island
    DD: $800 14
The first Oscar for a Short Subject (Comedy) went to "The Music Box" starring this pair
    $800 26
Nicknamed "Little Magician" for his behind-the-scenes maneuvers, he followed "Old Hickory" into office
    $800 23
The Canadian arm of this Pennsylvania corporation makes Eat-More Candy
    $800 22
This navigational instrument was invented around 1730 by John Hadley in Europe & Thomas Godfrey in America
    $1000 11
Igor Stravinsky's father, Fyodor, sang in the opera "Maid of Orleans" by this "Choleric" composer
    $1000 6
Aruba
    $1000 17
In 1999 the Sundance Channel aired the short "Peel", the first film by this director of "The Piano"
    $1000 28
This Ohioan was the first sitting U.S. senator elected president
    $1000 24
This Auburn Hills, Michigan-based company is the nation's third-largest auto maker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alan David Jen
$8,400 $3,600 -$200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE NAME ORIGINS
3 of the 4 states whose names come from the first names of European kings

Final scores:

Alan David Jen
$7,201 $1 -$200
2-day champion: $27,002 2nd place: Trip/Cruise in Hawaii 3rd place: $1,000 Shopping Spree courtesy of Sony Card

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Alan David Jen
$9,200 $2,300 $300
23 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
5 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $11,800

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