Show #3510 - Friday, December 3, 1999

Contestants

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Liz Colker, a middle school teacher from Los Angeles, California

Todd O'Bryan, a graduate student originally from Louisville, Kentucky

Steven Wyatt, a locomotive engineer from Fort Wayne, Indiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

COUNTRIES BY AREA
CARIBBEAN CUISINE
FICTIONAL BIG & LITTLE
MUSIC APPRECIATION
INVENTORS & INVENTIONS
"FF"
    $100 21
Southampton Island,
Prince Charles Island,
Baffin Island
    $100 26
Grenadans love to eat ice cream made from this main guacamole ingredient
    $100 8
In a popular cartoon series, he was Natasha's diminutive partner
    $100 3
Handel wrote a 1743 oratorio about this Biblical guy who got a famous haircut
    $100 1
In 1930 this automaker co-wrote a book on Thomas Edison titled "Edison As I Know Him"
    $100 16
You won't sleep soundly with this in your coffee
    $200 22
Abu Muharrik Dunes,
Al-Ajmah Mountains,
Sinai Peninsula
    $200 27
Puerto Ricans make mofongo by frying & mashing these "cooking bananas"
    $200 9
Boys greased this legendary figure's frying pan by skating across it with hams on the bottom of their feet
    $200 4
A Haydn symphony bears the name of this British university that gave Haydn an honorary degree
    $200 2
In 1816 Johann Nepomuk Maelzel patented this device used by musicians to keep correct tempo
    $200 17
Area bared here:
    $300 23
Carinthia,
Tyrol,
Styria
    $300 28
In the Dominican Republic, la bandera ("the flag") is made with red beans, meat & this white grain
    $300 10
This character's "Da Plane! Da Plane!" quickly became a TV catchphrase
    $300 5
In 1842 Mendelssohn completed his "Scottish Symphony" & dedicated it to this queen
    $300 13
In 1929 this wireless communications pioneer was made an Italian marquis
    $300 18
Variety might report this, abbreviated "B.O.", as boffo
    $400 24
Cheju,
South Kyongsang,
Kangwon
    $400 29
In Haiti, lambi is this big spiral-shelled sea snail (If I eat it, can I hear the ocean?)
    $400 11
Ted Cassidy played this towering butler for 2 seasons in the '60s
    $400 6
This Russian turned some of the music he wrote for the ballet "Petrushka" into a suite
    $400 14
In 1807 he wrote, "The power of propelling boats by steam is now fully proved"
    $400 19
During threshing you separate the wheat from it
    $500 25
Punjab,
Baluchistan,
Sind
    $500 30
In Barbados, you'll go cuckoo for cou-coo, a mix of cornmeal & this essential gumbo veggie
    $500 12
On "Taxi" Danny DeVito played this menacing dispatcher
    $500 7
Charles T. Griffes' tone poem "The Pleasure Dome of" this man is based on a Coleridge poem
    $500 15
The cabin of this inventor of the Cherokee syllabary is a national historic landmark in Oklahoma
    DD: $1,000 20
This Arizona city was named for an object created there in 1876 for a Fourth of July fair

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

Steven Todd Liz
$600 $2,600 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Todd Liz
$1,800 $3,400 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

RIVER CROSSINGS
WHO PLAYED 'EM?
ROYAL LITERATURE
1960
BETTER KNOWN AS...
"F.F."
    $200 21
In December 1776 Washington crossed this river to safety, then recrossed it to attack
    $200 6
Dr. Evil, who's plotting world domination but can't get along with his son Scott Evil
    $200 26
Sophocles' first play about this Theban king marked the summit of formal Greek drama
    $200 11
In July King Phumiphon of Thailand joined this king of swing in a jam session
    $200 16
TV character Theodore Cleaver
    $200 1
Its hosts were Richard Dawson & Ray Combs; now it's -- survey says -- Louie Anderson
    $400 22
Three Island Crossing on the Snake River, was a pivotal point on this pioneer trail
    $400 7
Factory owner Oskar Schindler
    $400 27
This O'Neill play about former Pullman porter Brutus Jones was based on a real event in Haitian history
    $400 12
(Hi, I'm Jeff Greenfield.) In 1960 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. wrote of these 2 candidates, "Does it make any difference?"
    $400 17
Cookie magnate Wally Amos
    $400 2
They were listed in a January 6, 1941 speech by FDR
    $600 23
In 335 B.C., at about 21, he crossed the Danube to get at the Getae
    $600 8
Struggling Notting Hill bookstore owner William Thacker
    $600 28
One of the first African adventure stories, this 1885 novel chronicled the search for legendary diamond mines
    $600 13
Wealthy playboy Tommy Manville made news in January when he did this for the 13th time
    $600 18
TV heartthrob Coy Luther Perry III
    $600 3
Deposits like petroleum or coal that were formed from living matter
    $800 24
Fatally shot near the Rappahannock, this general's last words asked to "cross over the river"
    DD: $1,000 9
Viola De Lesseps, who pretended to be Thomas Kent to play Romeo, but played Juliet instead
    $800 29
A pair of comic adventurers become the godlike leaders of an Afghan tribe in this Kipling story
    $800 14
This hockey team won its fifth Stanley Cup in a row
    $800 19
Big screen Bond girl Maud Solveig Wikstrom
    $800 4
He was a Supreme Court justice from 1939 to 1962
    DD: $2,200 25
Crossing the Sabarmati River was part of this leader's 1930 protest march to the sea
    $1000 10
Game show contestant Charles Van Doren
    $1000 30
Spenser reworked Elizabethan court chivalry along allegorical lines in this epic poem
    $1000 15
In a Moscow trial, he pleaded guilty to having flown an intelligence mission over the Soviet Union
    $1000 20
Baseball's Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy
    $1000 5
He won the 13 1/2-inch Oscar for his "8 1/2"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Todd Liz
$6,000 $7,800 $4,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICS
In 1999 the Bushes became the first brothers to serve as governor at the same time since these 2 brothers in 1971

Final scores:

Steven Todd Liz
$9,300 $12,001 $9,199
2nd place: Gateway 466C Desktop Computer & Broyhill Computer Home Office Cabinet New champion: $12,001 3rd place: Yahoo! Shopping Gift Certificate/Shopping Spree

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steven Todd Liz
$4,800 $7,100 $4,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $16,500

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