Show #3502 - Tuesday, November 23, 1999

Contestants

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Laura Sternberg, a software engineer from Parkland, Florida

Dave Adler, an astronomer from Columbia, Maryland

Dan McNamee, a microbiologist from Temecula, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

GENERAL SCIENCE
SINGER-SONGWRITERS
(Alex: You have to identify them.)
DOG STARS
U.S. STATES
POETS & POETRY
STUFF
(Alex: Just plain stuff!)
    $100 4
In weather forecasting, the UV index refers to the intensity of this type of radiation
    $100 9
"Beat It"
    $100 16
Astro is this 21st century family's dog
    $100 1
It consists of 8 major & 124 minor islands
    $100 17
Published in 1866, "Battle-Pieces" was Herman Melville's unappreciated book of poetry about this event
    $100 20
The lawyer who made famous the line "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit"
    $200 5
Whether alternating or direct, it's a flow of electricity
    $200 10
"Put Your Head On My Shoulder"
    $200 27
It's the comic strip in which you'll find the Bumsteads' dog Daisy
    $200 2
This state has more ethnic Norwegians than any other state, most of them in the Twin Cities area
    $200 18
Poet who wrote the immortal, "when the world is mud-luscious the little lame balloonman whistles far and wee"
    $200 21
This airport is located at 5757 Wayne Newton Blvd.
    $300 6
The Babylonians kept abreast of the times using a form of this instrument seen here:
    $300 11
"That Don't Impress Me Much"
    $300 28
Eddie is the Jack Russell Terrier who often steals the show on this sitcom
    $300 3
Reflecting its Catholic heritage, this state has 64 parishes & no counties
    $300 19
With 6 children, this poet was well-equipped to write "The Children's Hour"
    $300 22
Owners of Giants Stadium were stunned in 1997 when the grass field began to "die", especially as it was this
    DD: $900 7
Since limestone undergoes changes to become marble, marble is classified as this type of rock
    $400 12
"I Walk the Line"
    $400 29
A miniature bulldog named Bandit belongs to this adventurous TV cartoon boy
    $400 14
Its license plates bear a flag depicting the Big Dipper & the North Star
    $400 25
William O'Connor's pamphlet in defense of this poet was titled "The Good Gray Poet", hence his nickname
    $400 23
In 1969 Dalsey, Hillblom & Lynn founded this type of company
    $500 8
"For every action there's an equal & opposite reaction" is Newton's third law of this
    $500 13
"Short People"
    $500 30
One of Hercules' labors was to fetch this monstrous watchdog
    $500 15
Its highest point is 5,344-foot Mount Marcy in the Adirondacks
    $500 26
He wrote "To His Coy Mistress", "Had we but world enough, and time, this coyness, lady, were no crime"
    $500 24
In a Grimm tale, a bunch of naked elves make these

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Dan Dave Laura
$900 $900 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Dave Laura
$2,400 $1,600 $300

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN HISTORY
QUOTABLE CINEMA
HOMERIC CHARACTERS
THE 1939 WORLD'S FAIR
BETTER KNOWN AS...
WORDS WITHIN WORDS
    $200 8
In 1689 William III & this queen ascended the British throne & accepted Parliament's Bill of Rights
    $200 7
1974:
"See, Mr. Gittes, most people never have to face the fact that...they're capable of anything"
    $200 10
The son of Peleus who was the leading warrior for the Greeks
    $200 6
The fair was held in this NYC borough, in a former ash dump called Flushing Meadow
    $200 1
Pop star Francis Thomas Avallone
    $200 24
Even a functional illiterate knows it's equal to 1.057 quarts
    $400 9
In 1415 Czech religious reformer John Hus was condemned & burned at the stake for this crime
    $400 15
1975:
"We are the knights who say Ni!"
    $400 11
Originally, she was Menelaus' wife
    $400 12
The theme was "World of" this, & there was also a "Road of" it & a "Town of" it
    $400 2
Terpsichorean Georgi Balanchivadze
    $600 13
In 1862 this Prussian said that "The great questions of the day" would be decided "by iron and blood"
    $600 16
1986:
"That's not a knife. That's a knife"
    DD: $300 20
He was the judge of a divine beauty contest
    $600 21
The TV set seen here was brought to the fair by this company with "Radio" in its full name:
    $600 3
"Silent" comedian Adolph Marx
    DD: $800 14
In 1946 Vojvodina & this province were made autonomous within Serbia in Yugoslavia
    $800 17
A 1968 George Romero film:
"Kill the brain and you kill the ghoul"
    $800 22
Pavilions included French, Japanese & one for this international organization that first met in 1920
    $800 4
Choreographer William Berkeley Enos
    $800 25
To defame the players on the NHL's New York Islanders
    $1000 19
In 338 B.C. this Macedonian king ended Greece's independence with victory in the Battle of Chaeronea
    $1000 18
A 1987 Glenn Close film:
"I'm not going to be ignored, Dan"
    $1000 23
Name for the over-600-foot-high three-sided structure seen here next to the Perisphere:
    $1000 5
Singer Shahnour Aznavourian
    $1000 26
It's the fear & unease a gangster might have about his criminal ways

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dan Dave Laura
$5,100 $3,000 $2,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MONUMENTS
Over 90% of the sculpting on Mount Rushmore was done with this

Final scores:

Dan Dave Laura
$4,100 $5,500 $1,200
2nd place: Trip to Club Med, Mexico New champion: $5,500 3rd place: Polaroid Photomax Digital Camera Creative Kit

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Dan Dave Laura
$5,400 $3,900 $2,700
21 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $12,000

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