Show #3512 - Tuesday, December 7, 1999

Contestants

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Suzanne Doran, a middle school teacher from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Logan Beckwith, a payroll accountant from Atlanta, Georgia

Sam Raman, a telecom consultant from Boca Raton, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE FACTS
NEW YEAR'S EVE
(Alex: We'll deal with things you might be thinking about doing on New Year's Eve.)
GRAMMY-WINNING COMEDY ALBUMS
(Alex: We want you to name the comedian.)
SHARK!
FONDUE
"A.M."
    $100 17
Mormons make up about 70% of this state's population
    $100 1
Tickets for her MGM Grand concert range from $500 to $2500 each
    $100 2
"A Wild and Crazy Guy"
    $100 21
Sharks were the first vertebrates with a fully functioning set of these, also the title of a famous novel
    $100 4
"Fondue" comes from the French fondre, meaning this action that's done to the cheese
    $100 5
When Phonemate introduced the first commercially successful one in 1971, it weighed 10 pounds
    $200 18
Until surpassed by California & Texas, it was the most populous state
    $200 3
Plans are to turn this Seattle landmark into a 605-foot Roman candle
    $200 9
"No Respect"
    $200 27
Most of the shark fossils found have been of this body part & they've even been found in the Midwestern U.S.
    $200 6
In the classic Fondue Bourguignonne, cubes of this are dipped in hot oil, then in a savory sauce
    $200 7
At age 9 Ben Stiller made his TV acting debut on "Kate McShane" starring this actress, his mom
    $300 19
(Hi, I"m Joshua Morrow from The Young and the Restless.) "North to the Future" is the official motto of this state, my birthplace
    $300 14
At the Pasadena Civic Auditorium 2000 guests will see Disney's Y2K update of this 1940 animated classic
    $300 11
"To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With"
    $300 28
Shark hide was once used by cabinetmakers as this abrasive
    $300 8
Legend says fondue was invented in this largest Swiss city when winter left only cheese, bread & wine
    $300 10
Hail Schubert who came up with this composition so "full of grace" in 1825
    $400 25
The geographic center of the 48 contiguous states is in Smith County in this state
    $400 20
This pop star's set to do her last show before taking her sabbatical in Montreal
    DD: $500 12
"The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress"
    $400 29
This shark, which produces litters of 30 to 50 at a time, has stripes that fade as it ages
    $400 23
According to "Joy of Cooking", fresh fruit served with this sauce for dipping "never disappoints"
    $400 13
Marilyn Monroe's last movie, "The Misfits", was written by this playwright, her then-husband
    $500 26
The 5-pointed star on this state's seal displays symbols of the Five Civilized Tribes
    $500 22
You can waltz in the year 2000 at the Imperial Ball in this city's Hofburg Palace
    $500 16
"This Is A Recording"
    $500 30
The shark with this 4-letter name, also called the bonito shark, has been clocked at 20 miles per hour
    $500 24
This brandy whose name is from German for "cherry" is a popular fondue ingredient & accompaniment
    $500 15
Once home to the Hittites, today this region is occupied by Turkey

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

Sam Logan Suzanne
-$100 $800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Logan Suzanne
$2,600 $2,000 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN HISTORY
MOVIE TAGLINES
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
THE MENORAH
(Alex: Because it's the week of Hanukkah.)
THAT SINKING FEELING
"P.M."
    $200 11
Thomas Conway was involved in a 1777 plot to replace this American commander-in-chief with Horatio Gates
    $200 1
1993:
"A murdered wife. A one-armed man. An obsessed detective. The chase begins."
    $200 16
Famous tale that contains the line "If he be Mr. Hyde...I shall be Mr. Seek"
    $200 25
Technically, a menorah has 7 branches, the one with this many is a hanukkiyah
    $200 18
The sinking of this British liner in May 1915 indirectly influenced the U.S. to enter WWI
    $200 6
Sir Robert Walpole is usually considered Britain's first one, though the title wasn't official at the time
    $400 12
She was almost 6 feet tall & strong as an ox (she could have smashed saloons without her famous hatchet)
    $400 2
1995:
"A little pig goes a long way"
    $400 17
Martha Grimes is from Pittsburgh, but she sets her mystery novels in this country & names them for pubs
    $400 28
A menorah by sculptor Benno Elkan stands before this Israeli parliament building
    $400 22
One legend mentioned by Plato says that this island was swallowed by the sea as a result of earthquakes
    $400 7
In a familiar old song, it's "sailing over a cardboard sea"
    $600 13
In the 11th century Anawratha became the first ruler to politically unite this country that's also known as Myanmar
    $600 3
1993:
"An adventure 65 million years in the making"
    DD: $1,500 19
In a poem about this city, Bret Harte wrote, "Wrap her, o fog, in gown and hood of her Franciscan brotherhood"
    $600 27
Per Exodus 25, "The tongs and the snuff-dishes" of the temple menorah shall be of this material
    $600 23
A 1976 Gordon Lightfoot song told the true story of the sinking of this ore vessel in Lake Superior
    $600 8
Sinanthropus pekinensis is another name for this Homo erectus whose remains were discovered in the 1920s
    $800 14
As chancellor of this country in the 1930s, Kurt von Schuschnigg favored restoring the Hapsburgs to the throne
    $800 4
1973:
"Where were you in '62?"
    $800 20
Ann Radcliffe's 1794 novel "The Mysteries of Udolpho" is a fine example of this "architectural" genre
    $800 29
According to a prayer, Jews light the menorah "Al Ha-Nissim", meaning "for" these wondrous events
    $800 24
In 1997 "Nova" went under the sea to look at this ship, the Titanic's lost sister:
    $800 9
Blasted, it's the weapon of war seen here:
    $1000 15
The father of this Danish astronomer was the governor of Halsingborg Castle
    $1000 5
1990:
"You will believe"
    $1000 21
This "I, Claudius" novelist's memoir "Good-Bye to All That" is noted for its vivid depiction of WWI
    DD: $500 30
When the second temple was destroyed in 70 A.D., its menorah was carried off to this city
    $1000 26
A 1999 TV movie portrayed the torpedoing & sinking of the federal sloop Housatonic by this Confederate sub
    $1000 10
While at LSU he became college basketball's first point-a-minute scorer

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Logan Suzanne
$7,900 $3,300 $3,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ROCK PERFORMERS
2 of 4 performing duos inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Final scores:

Sam Logan Suzanne
$6,800 $6,400 $0
2-day champion: $8,000 2nd place: Trip to Regal International East Asia Hotel, Shanghai, China 3rd place: High Sierra Sport Company Gift Certificate

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sam Logan Suzanne
$7,500 $3,800 $3,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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