Show #3656 - Monday, June 26, 2000

Contestants

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Brad Koplinski, a policy analyst from Silver Spring, Maryland

Rick Robertson, an environmental consultant from Carrollton, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,800)

Michele Harvey, a software engineer from Centreville, Virginia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

JUNE 26
MEASURED IN INCHES
ISLAND COUNTRIES
ACTORS & ACTRESSES
ORGANIZATIONS
"A" PLUS
    $100 26
On June 26, 1945 delegates of 50 countries signed a charter in San Francisco establishing this body
    $100 14
A fitted twin one of these measures 39" x 75"
    $100 11
It takes up an entire continent
    $100 1
James Coburn shot to fame in 1960 as part of this title film septet
    $100 6
It advertises itself as "Helping Consumers and Businesses to Maintain an Ethical Marketplace"
    $100 13
To improvise a speech or performance on the spot
    $200 27
This "Good Earth" author was put on the good earth on June 26, 1892
    $200 15
Computer users today usually use the 3.5" types of these, but probably still remember the old 5.25" type
    $200 12
In 1998 Pope John Paul II concluded his visit to this country with a mass at the Plaza de la Revolucion
    $200 2
TV's Sergeant Bilko, he cavorted on film in "Cover Girl" (but not in the title role)
    $200 7
Devotees of this pungent member of the lily family have their own organization, Lovers of the Stinking Rose
    $200 16
It's the "instrument" being "played" here:
    $300 28
In Germany on June 26, 1963 JFK said, "As a free man, I take pride in" this 4-word phrase
    $300 20
A mercury type of this weather instrument is reliable to within 0.03 inches
    $300 23
Its national anthem, "San-Min-Chu-I", was co-written by Dr. Sun Yat-sen
    $300 3
Ricki Lake appeared as a bridesmaid in this film that starred Melanie Griffith as an ambitious secretary
    $300 8
The Greenport, New York-based National Association for this board game develops its official dictionary
    $300 17
Hound variety seen here:
    $400 29
He became King of England on June 26, 1483; just over 2 years later he was killed at Bosworth Field
    $400 21
Men's sizes of these are based on the diameter of the sweatband if formed in a perfect circle
    $400 24
"Please, Sir, I want" this Polynesian island that dropped "Western" from its name in 1997
    $400 4
A child slave on film in "The Ten Commandments", Kathy Garver also played Buffy & Jody's sister on this sitcom
    $400 9
Once known as the National Society for Crippled Children, it began issuing these fund-raising stamps in 1934
    $400 18
Hey, Bud! He's the head monk
    $500 30
This Spanish conqueror was murdered in Lima on June 26, 1541
    DD: $500 22
Alvan Clark made a 36" one of these for the Lick & a 40" one for the Yerkes
    $500 25
The Mozambique Channel separates this island nation from the African mainland
    $500 5
Ian McKellen was crowned with a Golden Globe Award in 1997 for playing this czar in the HBO film "Rasputin"
    $500 10
In 1923 this service club adopted its emblem, a gear wheel with 24 cogs & 6 spokes
    $500 19
It means designed to reduce air resistance

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

Michele Rick Brad
-$300 $1,500 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michele Rick Brad
$2,000 $3,300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
WOMEN IN SPORTS
COMPLETES THE MAJOR PAPER
BRITANNIA
ALL HANDS ON "DEC"
FUN WITH OSCAR-WINNING FILMS
    $200 2
Above its critical temperature, a liquid becomes this
    $200 1
In her 1999 professional debut, Laila, daughter of this boxing great, KO'd her opponent in 31 seconds
    $200 20
Louisville Courier-____,
Wall Street ____
    $200 26
It was the first name of Denis Thatcher's first wife, as well as his second
    $200 15
It's a 10-sided figure
    $200 4
1 of only 4 animals mentioned in the titles of Best Picture winners
    $400 3
To a chemist, ammonia is an example of one of these, not an acid or salt
    $400 11
She hogged the title of U.S. Soccer's Female Athlete of the Year from 1994 to 1998
    $400 22
Denver Rocky Mountain ____,
New York Daily ____
    $400 27
One of this British poet's most famous poems was about a strange occurrence in the German city of Hamelin
    $400 16
When playing "Jeopardy!" we require this, a synonym for proper dignity & correctness
    $400 5
This 1948 film was the first Best Picture winner based on a play by Shakespeare
    $600 9
For a ball to possess kinetic energy, you have to do this to it
    DD: $1,900 12
(Hi, I'm Martina Navratilova, and the answer is:) In Feb. 1992 I surpassed this player's record to win more singles titles than any player in the history of tennis
    $600 23
Houston ____,
San Francisco ____
    $600 28
This shire was built around the ham, or "dwelling" of the followers of Snot, an early settler
    $600 17
It's the grammatical process of ending words to show gender, number or case
    $600 6
It's the last Best Picture winner with a nationality in its title
    $800 10
Salt water & thin syrup are called homogeneous mixtures, or these, the answers to your questions
    $800 13
At the '88 & '92 Summer Olympics, she swam away with gold medals in the 800-meter freestyle event
    $800 24
St. Louis Post-____,
Columbus ____
    DD: $2,000 29
Nelson's ship, the HMS Victory & the house Charles Dickens was born are tourist sites in this city
    $800 18
The top front of a woman's low-cut garment
    $800 7
One of the few Best Picture winners whose titles begin with a preposition is this 1967 Rod Steiger film
    $1000 21
Of the 6 simple machines, an ax blade is an example of this one
    $1000 14
In 1986 she became the first black American to win a world championship in singles figure skating
    $1000 25
Fort Worth Star-____,
Long Beach Press-____
    $1000 19
While escaping a plague, a group of friends tell each other stories in this Boccaccio work
    $1000 8
This moving 1941 drama is the only Best Picture with a color in its title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michele Rick Brad
$1,400 $9,100 $4,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
Its name means "sheltered harbor"

Final scores:

Michele Rick Brad
$2,400 $9,700 $499
2nd place: Trip to Wyndham Rose Hall Resort in Montego Bay, Jamaica 2-day champion: $18,500 3rd place: Gift certificate from the American Historic Society

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michele Rick Brad
$3,900 $9,100 $3,500
14 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
22 R,
1 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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