Show #3521 - Monday, December 20, 1999

Contestants

[<< previous game]

Bridget Bue, a high school teacher originally from Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Mike Gardner, a stock analyst from Denver, Colorado

Maureen Madison, a Ph.D. candidate from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $5,300)

[next game >>]

Jeopardy! Round

AREAS
BEFORE THEY WON OSCARS
FAMOUS AMERICANS
ANIMALS IN MYTHOLOGY
SIMPLE THINGS
DOUBLE TALK
    $100 21
A frigid state capital:
3,248 square miles
    $100 1
Kevin Spacey played this evangelist in a TV movie (Bernadette Peters co-starred as Tammy Faye)
    $100 2
This president disapproved of slavery but approved of his slave Sally Hemings
    $100 26
Ratatosk, a messenger of Norse myth, was one of these animals & ran up & down Yggdrasil, a giant tree
    $100 7
After meeting the pieman, this nursery rhyme character goes fishing for a whale
    $100 16
You'll find this "big top" casino in Las Vegas
    $200 22
An Austin campus:
over 410 acres
    $200 3
She starred as a rookie cop in the 1977 TV series "Dog and Cat" 20 years before "L.A. Confidential"
    $200 9
On October 16, 1859 this man & his followers seized a U.S. arsenal in what is now West Virginia
    $200 27
If Romulus did a "Got Milk?" ad, he'd talk about this animal who suckled him & Remus
    $200 8
One of these ratios is simple if both its numerator & denominator are whole numbers
    $200 17
It was the nickname of designer Chanel
    $300 23
An independent European country:
109 acres
    DD: $500 4
His "Glory" days were yet to come when he played Dr. Philip Chandler on "St. Elsewhere"
    $300 10
He founded a "City of Little Men" on December 12, 1917 in Omaha, Nebraska
    $300 28
In Incan myth, it was this South American camel relative that warned man about the impending flood
    $300 13
The simple type of this is computed on only the principal of a loan
    $300 18
This city of southeast Washington state was founded in 1856 at the site of an old Army fort
    $400 24
The region seen here:
345,000 square miles
(in northern Europe)
    $400 5
She played a teenage vamp on "As The World Turns" before "My Cousin Vinny" won her an Oscar
    $400 11
"The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune", said this aviator in 1928
    $400 29
The Zuni believe that when the kachina Paiyatemu played the flute, these insects fluttered into existence
    $400 14
This grammatical unit can be simple, compound or complex
    $400 19
It's the third name in Idi Amin's full name
    $500 25
An Asian desert:
500,000 square miles
    $500 6
In 1985 this future "Howards End" star was starring onstage in London in the musical "Me and My Girl"
    $500 12
Later a Clinton cabinet member, he was the mayor of San Antonio, Texas from 1981 to 1989
    $500 30
Island on which Theseus slew the Minotaur
    $500 15
This 1984 homage to film noir was the Coen Brothers' first film
    $500 20
This singer's only No. 1 hit in the U.S. was "To Sir With Love" in 1967

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

Maureen Mike Bridget
$2,000 $400 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$3,100 $1,000 $3,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARIAS
LITERATURE
TV SHOWS BY CHARACTER
(Alex: We'll give you the character, you identify the show.)
I'LL "C" TO IT
THE KNIGHT
B.C.
    $200 26
This Seville strumpet seduces her soldier by singing a seguidilla
    $200 8
This 1897 novel contains the line "At sunrise the Count could appear in his own form"
    $200 1
Laverne De Fazio
    $200 3
"Gay" or not, it's Spanish for gentleman
    $200 21
Organized combat between 2 mounted knights trying to unseat each other with blunted lances
    $200 14
It was built before 2400 B.C. & rose to a height of 481 feet
    $400 27
Mephistopheles celebrates human greed in the "Song of the Golden Calf" from this Gounod opera
    $400 16
This 14th century work is divided into 3 sections: "Inferno", "Purgatorio" & "Paradiso"
    $400 2
Agent 99
    $400 4
It's the droning organism seen here:
(locust relative)
    $400 22
Painted on his shield & surcoat, it was a knight's only recognizable feature when his face was covered
    $400 15
It was the "gift" given to the Trojans by the "retreating" Greeks around 1240 B.C.
    $600 28
He composed the following song sung by Siegmund:
    $600 17
Dickens said this title character was "born at Blunderstone, in Suffolk" as a "posthumous child"
    $600 5
Martin Crane
    $600 11
The ability of blood to clot or become semisolid is known as this
    $600 23
A favorite of medieval knights, it's the armor-breaking weapon seen here:
    DD: $600 18
This religious figure began teaching his new doctrines in the Ganges River Valley around 528 B.C.
    $800 29
The title of this famed aria from "Rigoletto" is translated as "woman is fickle"
    DD: $1,000 9
This 1861 George Eliot novel is subtitled "The Weaver of Raveloe"
    $800 6
Erica Kane
    $800 12
Used as an artificial diamond, it's made from the element symbolized Zr
    $800 24
Serious military training as a knight began when a page became one of these in his teens
    $800 19
In 60 B.C. the Triumvirate was formed by Crassus, Pompey & this man
    $1000 30
An aria in "H.M.S. Pinafore" declares, "I'm called Little" this, "though I could never tell why"
    $1000 10
At the beginning of Orwell's "Animal Farm", Major Snowball & Napoleon are pigs who live on this farm
    $1000 7
Carlton the Doorman
    $1000 13
According to yoga philosophy, they are the "wheels" of spiritual energy in the human body
    $1000 25
From French for "to compose", it's the name of the poet-musicians who sang of the adventures of heroic knights
    $1000 20
This "father" began his influential "history" around 443 B.C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$8,100 $2,600 $3,900
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICIANS
This politician adopted his last name from a southern California beach & surfing community

Final scores:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$7,900 $100 $0
2-day champion: $13,200 2nd place: Intel PC Camera Pro Pack & Compaq Presario Desktop PC 3rd place: Yahoo! Shopping Spree

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Maureen Mike Bridget
$7,900 $2,600 $4,900
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
2 W
19 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $15,400

[game responses] [game scores] [suggest correction]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.