Show #3649 - Thursday, June 15, 2000

Contestants

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Meg Smath, a geologic editor from Nicholasville, Kentucky

Scott Myre, a marketing director from Thousand Oaks, California

Steven Silver, a technical writer from Northbrook, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC AMERICANS
COMFORT FOOD
U.S. "CITY"s
SONGS FROM DISNEY FILMS
BIBLICAL PAINTINGS
BEFORE & AFTER
    $100 6
In February 1865 he became chief of all Confederate armies
    $100 16
Ketchup is baked right into this main dish that shares its name with a pop music star
    $100 11
In 1990 Donald Trump took a gamble & opened his Taj Mahal Casino in this city
    $100 1
"Part of Your World" & "Under the Sea"
    $100 19
Old Testament leader depicted here by Philippe de Champaigne:
(holding Ten Commandments)
    $100 26
"Paradise Lost" poet considered by some to be TV's 1st male comedy star
    $200 7
Before joining the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, he led the NCAA in overall yards gained as a football player at UCLA
    $200 17
With the Kraft product of this pasta & cheese, kids can now bite into the Rugrats & swallow Bugs Bunny
    $200 12
At Christmas, a dazzling light display lights up Temple Square in this city
    $200 2
"Belle" & "Be Our Guest"
    $200 20
Object placed on Christ's head in the Bosch work seen here:
    $200 27
San Antonio Spurs "Admiral" marooned by Daniel Defoe
    $300 8
In 1836 this artist unsuccessfully ran for mayor of New York City: a year later he invented the telegraph
    $300 18
It's hot breakfast cereal made from & named for the most nutritious of the cereal grains
    $300 13
In the 1870s Wyatt Earp was a lawman in this "Wickedest Little City in America"
    $300 3
"I'm Late" & "March of the Cards"
    $300 21
Object of worship in the Poussin painting seen here:
(an idol)
    $300 28
14th U.S. president who changed careers & became a big-screen James Bond
    $400 9
For 4 years during the American Revolution, this future Treasury Secretary served as Washington's private secretary
    $400 24
Cheese & blueberries are popular fillings for these Jewish crepes
    $400 14
It's been publishing Nevada's oldest newspaper, The Nevada Appeal, since 1865
    DD: $500 4
"The Second Star to the Right" & "A Pirate's Life"
    $400 22
"Vain" glorious structure shown here in a Peter Bruegel work:
    $400 29
Orbiting Buckeye senator with a "Fatal Attraction" for Michael Douglas
    $500 10
The first First Lady who was a college graduate, she banned all alcoholic beverages from state functions
    $500 25
South America's Tupi Indians named this cassava starch that we use in pudding
    $500 15
A monument in this Iowa city honors Sgt. Charles Floyd, who died during the Lewis & Clark expedition
    $500 5
"Bella Notte" & "The Siamese Cat Song"
    $500 23
He's returning in Rembrandt's illustration of a parable:
    $500 30
"Pulp Fiction" star who might have his royale drip all over a canvas as an artist in the late 1940s

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

Steven Scott Meg
$1,700 $100 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Scott Meg
$3,200 $500 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LIT
MOVIE QUOTES
THAT 1870s SHOW
(Alex: Yes, you have to use your imagination on that one!)
HIGH SCHOOL NAMES
THE MAP OF SOUTH AMERICA
HAPPY TALK
    $200 11
Chapter 3 of this Mark Twain novel introduces us to the "Knights of the Table Round"
    $200 6
1988:
"My dad lets me drive slow on the driveway. I'm an excellent driver"
    $200 1
In a wacky episode, Clovis spills acid, prompting this inventor to make his call to Watson on March 10, 1876
    $200 21
L.A.'s Alain Leroy Locke High is named for the first black student to get this scholarship to Oxford
    $200 14
Sailing down the Orinoco, you'll wind up in this ocean
    $200 26
If you're really happy, you may be "pleased as" this highly emotional puppet
    $400 12
A minor character from "Breakfast of Champions" became the hero of his 1987 novel "Bluebeard"
    $400 7
1986:
"I feel the need -- the need for speed"
    $400 2
Bo pays his sister to do a book report on this 1872 Jules Verne novel & gets almost 3 months in detention
    $400 22
Many schools are named for Lincoln; one in Orland Park, Illinois is named for this poet & Lincoln biographer
    $400 17
Captain Cook "rounded" it with little difficulty in early 1769
    $400 27
Title adjective for mistresses Ford & Page, Shakespeare's "Wives of Windsor"
    $600 13
In 1912 Zane Grey published this "colorful" classic of the American West
    $600 8
1981:
"...Wanna dance, or would you rather just suck face?"
    $600 3
In a special episode, Marcy finds out her boyfriend Jerry was killed in this June 25, 1876 battle
    $600 23
In 1999 a school was named for Governor Lawton Chiles in this state capital
    $600 18
Georgetown is capital of this country, once a British colony
    $600 28
An unaccented unit of musical time that may begin a piece
    $800 15
In a 1989 novel by E.L. Doctorow, gangster Dutch Schultz takes this title teen under his wing
    $800 9
1988:
"The dingo's got my baby!"
    $800 4
The gang holds a buggy wash to raise a million dollars' bail for this Tammany "Boss" when he's arrested in 1871
    $800 24
A Washington-area high school bears the name of this Senators pitcher, "The Big Train"
    DD: $1,000 19
Country named for the person who became president of Gran Colombia in 1819
    DD: $1,000 29
This English word comes from Latin for "under the influence of Jupiter"
    $1000 16
Old Ben, not Gentle Ben, is the title character in this William Faulkner novelette
    $1000 10
1976:
"Follow the money"
    $1000 5
Larry tries to get a job with this New York Tribune founder, who tells him to get out of his office & go west:
    $1000 25
(Hi, I'm Kevin Garnett) My high school was named after this man for whom the rank of full admiral was created in 1866
    $1000 20
They're the 2 South American countries that don't border Brazil

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Scott Meg
$4,400 $6,700 $5,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE SUPREME COURT
These 2 justices who graduated at the top of their classes were both first offered jobs as typists by the top law firms

Final scores:

Steven Scott Meg
$4,410 $2,999 $5,200
2nd place: Konka 30" HDTV & DirecTV Satellite System 3rd place: Samsung Hi-Fi Stereo VCR New champion: $5,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steven Scott Meg
$4,400 $6,300 $5,100
17 R,
6 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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