Show #3653 - Wednesday, June 21, 2000

Contestants

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Michele Harvey, a software engineer from Centreville, Virginia

David Mersault, an actor originally from Bismarck, North Dakota

Glen Stevens, an assistant principal from Cottage Grove, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
'90s MOVIES
THE NORTHERNMOST CAPITAL CITY
(Alex: From the list we will give you.)
STUPID ANSWERS
DUKES & EARLS
ENDS IN "WIG"
    $100 6
When John Quincy passed the bar in 1790, his father had this job
    $100 1
John Malkovich was Cyrus "The Virus" Grissom, the leader of a group of criminals who hijack a plane in this 1997 thriller
    $100 14
Lagos,
Algiers,
Mogadishu
    $100 7
It's the collective 2-word name for the extinct bears who lived in caves 1,000,000 years ago
    $100 12
Charles Duke, Jr. got to go into space only once, but he did get to go here!
    $100 22
It's a quantity of drink taken at one time
    $200 27
At age 63 John left the White House & began to serve in this house, where he was called "Old Man Eloquent"
    $200 2
This film seen here rounded up big crowds in the summer of '91:
    $200 15
Montevideo,
Buenos Aires,
Bogota
    $200 8
This Englishman born August 19, 1939 was the drummer in "Ginger Baker's Air Force"
    $200 13
As Earl of this, James Brudenell had a sweater named for him
    $200 23
An important person, like a politician or an executive producer
    $300 28
John refused to attend the presidential inauguration of this man, his successor
    $300 3
Rob Lowe played the leader of a conservative religious group in this 1997 sci-fi film starring Jodie Foster
    $300 19
Cairo,
Damascus,
Amman
    $300 9
It's the name given the nearly 1-week-long military conflict between Israel & several Arab neighbors in 1967
    $300 16
"As I walk through this world, nothing can stop this" 1962 Gene Chandler No. 1 hit
    $300 24
A small piece of a tree; as a verb it means "to understand"
    $400 29
Little John & his mom were witnesses to this June 17, 1775 battle
    $400 4
Clint Eastwood's dialogue in this 1995 romance meant it was "time to harvest the corn", according to People magazine
    $400 20
Managua,
San Salvador,
Guatemala City
    $400 10
3-letter word that begins the titles of all 3 Best Picture winners of 1930, 1949 & 1950
    $400 17
It's a bergamot-flavored brew
    $400 25
First name of von Drake, Donald Duck's uncle from the European side of the family
    $500 30
In 1811 Madison appointed him to this body; the Senate approved it, but John turned it down
    $500 5
Whitney Houston played the spouse of a New York pastor in this 1996 film
    DD: $500 21
Oslo,
Helsinki,
Stockholm
    $500 11
This great Hindu hero's story is told in the "Ramayana"
    $500 18
In the 1940s this man whose first name was Earl invented the type of container seen here:
    $500 26
Eek! Kill it! Kill it!...it's the insect seen here:

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

Glen David Michele
-$200 $600 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Glen David Michele
$1,300 $2,800 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 20th CENTURY
THAT WAS ENTERTAINMENT!
MUSEUMS
BASEBALL LIT
CABINET MINISTERS
RHYME TIME
    $200 6
On April 18, 1960 this Democratic presidential candidate said, "I don't think that my religion is anyone's business"
    $200 7
Clown Dan Rice, who sported the beard of this national symbol, was so popular he ran for president in 1868
    $200 12
In 2000 Jackson, Tennessee's Railroad Museum celebrates the centennial of this engineer's heroic deed
    $200 1
David Halberstam looks back on a great World Series in the book titled this month, "1964"
    $200 15
In 1986 this country saw its first cabinet minister dismissed in 33 years, education head Masayuki Fujio
    $200 13
A faux filet mignon
    $400 23
The 1901 oil discovery at Spindletop near Beaumont launched the oil industry in this state
    $400 8
Silent film star portrayed in the 1951 film seen here:
    $400 30
From the Greek for "through" & "view", it's the type of museum display seen here:
    $400 2
"The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings" is set in the segregated leagues called these
    $400 16
This island nation's minister of culture & education, Bjorn Bjarnason, is the son of a former prime minister
    $400 14
An amphibian avenue
    $600 24
On May 11, 1950 President Truman traveled to Washington state to dedicate this dam northwest of Spokane
    $600 9
In 1922 this trumpeter joined the Creole Jazz Band led by King Oliver, who became his mentor
    $600 29
Prince Edward Island's museum of these displays Canada's own Shepody variety as well as the russet Burbank
    DD: $1,600 3
Douglass Wallop's "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant" was the basis for this musical
    $600 18
From 1956 to 1966 she was Israel's minister of foreign affairs
    $600 17
A small bird from New Zealand
    $800 25
This WWII portable military shelter was first built at the Rhode Island naval air station for which it was named
    $800 10
For 5 years Tony Charmoli's dancers brought their charm to her televised "Chevy Show"
    $800 27
This famed American architect designed Bilbao, Spain's new Guggenheim, seen here:
    $800 4
Roger Angell's classic baseball articles include a profile of this Hall of Fame Cardinals pitcher of the '60s
    $800 21
This former minister of agriculture & rural development became president of France in 1995
    $800 19
An oarsman who's not as quick as the rest
    $1000 26
In 1989 this space probe flew by Neptune, discovering geyser-like eruptions on its moon Triton
    $1000 11
Long before Chuck Barris, radio's Major Bowes gonged out performers on this "hour"
    $1000 28
Assembled from European religious structures, it's the medieval art branch of the Museum of Modern Art
    $1000 5
In 1999 Stephen King published "The Girl Who Loved" this Red Sox relief pitcher
    DD: $1,200 22
In 1967 this minister of justice began his campaign to become prime minister of Canada
    $1000 20
A less vibrant hue

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Glen David Michele
-$100 $10,800 $10,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE WORD ORIGINS
(Alex: Was this a scary category or what?)
Coined by the chemist J.B. van Helmont, the word gas comes from this Greek word meaning "unformed mass"

Final scores:

Glen David Michele
-$100 $10,698 $10,800
3rd place: Samsung Hi-Fi Stereo Multiregional VCR 2nd place: Trip to New York City to see "Cabaret" New champion: $10,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Glen David Michele
-$100 $9,600 $10,900
8 R,
6 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
27 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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