Show #3737 - Tuesday, November 28, 2000

Contestants

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Scott Rogers, a magazine editor from Alexandria, Virginia

Carolyn Saxon, an actor from Weehawken, New Jersey

Jackie Kaufman, an attorney from Buffalo Grove, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $2,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE MIDDLE-AGED
(Alex: Think of me!)
JAMES K. POLK ME
SPORTS LEGENDS
STATE SEALS
WHAT FOODS THESE MORSELS BE
"CUS" WORDS
(Alex: Don't look at me now!)
    $100 11
The website bbhq.com has trivia, chat, etc. for these people born between '46 & '64
    $100 16
Throughout his career Polk remained an ardent member of the Jacksonian wing of this political party
    $100 6
During his 24-year career, this longtime Cincinnati Red set a record with 14,053 at-bats
    $100 27
Symbols on its seal include icebergs & the Northern Lights
    $100 1
Made in various shapes, spicy cakes called "lebkuchen" are popular at Christmas in this country
    $100 21
Store founder H. Gordon Selfridge insisted this person "is always right"
    $200 12
In 1978 Daniel Levinson developed the idea of this "midlife" upheaval
    $200 17
Running for president as a relative unknown, Polk is considered the first of these swarthy animals
    $200 7
In 1984 this Dolphins QB became the first in NFL history to pass for more than 5,000 yards in a season
    $200 26
Although not known for its wineries, Connecticut has 3 of these plants on its state seal
    $200 2
Cook up some bitochki in Moscow & you'll feast on these rolled ground beef & ground veal favorites
    $200 22
Parents living together have the joint type of this, & may continue to have it after a divorce
    $300 13
Middle-aged men live out big-league baseball dreams at these "camps"
    $300 18
During Polk's administration, the U.S. waged this war of expansion from 1846 to 1848
    $300 8
(Hi, I'm NBA Hall-of-Famer John Havlicek) The Celtics have won 16 NBA titles, including 1968 & 1969 when we were led by this man, the NBA's first black head coach
    $300 28
This structure, a honey of a symbol for hard work & industry, graces Utah's seal
    $300 3
This festive holiday drink can be enjoyed all year:
(topped with nutmeg)
    $300 23
Philip Astley, who added acrobats & dancing dogs to his trick-riding show, is called "The Father of" this
    $400 14
A series of stages that includes middle age, or a trademarked exercise bike used then
    $400 19
After John Quincy Adams' disputed election, Polk called for an end to the electoral system & for this type of vote
    $400 9
In 1976 this track star who won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympics was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $400 29
South Dakota's state seal features a riverboat steaming along this major river
    $400 4
One tasty type of this sausage made from spices & pork livers is called braunschweiger
    $400 24
It's a more pleasant-sounding word for a spittoon
    DD: $500 15
Along with cholesterol, watch your level of this substance partly named for its 3 molecules of fatty acids
    $500 20
Before winning the White House, Polk served in this state's assembly & as its governor
    $500 10
In 1952 he won the heavyweight boxing title by KOing Jersey Joe Walcott; he retired undefeated in 1956
    $500 30
This bird is depicted on Louisiana's state seal in a nest with her 3 young
    $500 5
Also called Chinese parsley, this flat-leafed, long-stemmed herb can be used as a seasoning agent or as a garnish
    $500 25
Notable early bloomers seen here:

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

Jackie Carolyn Scott
$0 $2,100 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Carolyn Scott
$600 $4,000 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MIDDLE AGES
WOOL
LITERARY TRANSLATIONS
(Alex: You have to give us the English title.)
MOVIE VILLAINS
TURKEY LEFTOVERS
ADVERBS
    $200 3
This animal accessory changed agriculture; no wonder it's a symbol of luck
    $200 9
According to Guinness, Deanne Sarre did this to 390 sheep in 8 hours, all by hand
    $200 11
Eternal laugh riot "La Divina Commedia"
    $200 1
Serial killer Vincent D'Onofrio torments Jennifer Lopez & other women in this creepy 2000 film
    $200 21
The 2 traditional symbols of Islam on the Turkish flag
    $200 18
Rhett Butler's most famous adverb, it modified an entire phrase in the film
    $400 4
Astrologer Albumazar thought the world would end when the planets were in this fishy constellation
    $400 10
It's where you shouldn't put a wool product if the symbol seen here is on its label:
    $400 14
Magical realism masterpiece "Cien Anos de Soledad"
    $400 2
This character hoped to make a coat out of "101 Dalmatians"
    $400 25
At 16,945 feet, it's the highest point in Turkey
    $400 19
It's how the original Enterprise crew went "Where no man has gone before"
    $600 6
In Norway's state church only one of these men survived the Black Death; maybe he moved diagonally away
    $600 24
It can be a fabric used as a warm lining for a coat, or the coat of a sheep, removed as one unit
    $600 15
Existential disappearing act "L'Etre et le Neant"
    $600 5
Being invisible brings out the bad side of this actor in "Hollow Man"
    $600 26
In the 1300s these Muslim Turks began to build a vast empire that would last until 1922
    $600 20
In a book by Mark Harris, it was how you had to "Bang the Drum"
    $800 7
In a 1346 battle, France's Philip VI was Crecy to take on the third English king of this name
    $800 29
It'll happen to young-looking customers in a liquor store & to wool fibers before they're spun
    $800 16
Not a Roman holiday for Thomas Mann, "Der Tod in Venedig"
    $800 12
Michael Madsen sliced off a cop's ear while dancing to "Stuck in the Middle With You" in this '92 Quentin Tarantino movie
    $800 27
Beginning a program to modernize the nation, he set up the Republic of Turkey in 1923
    DD: $400 22
In the presidential oath of office, it's how they "swear" or "affirm"
    $1000 8
Prussia was Christianized in the 13th century by knights of this order
    $1000 30
Wool is one of the main industries of these islands fought over in a brief war in 1982
    $1000 17
Gogol's 1842 "mortal"ity play "Myortvye Dushi"
    $1000 13
Bruce Willis squares off against terrorists led by this actor in 1988's "Die Hard"
    DD: $1,200 28
In 330 A.D. he moved the capital of the Roman Empire to Byzantium, today the city of Istanbul
    $1000 23
Living your life through the experiences of others, you're living this way, from the Latin for "stead"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Carolyn Scott
$200 $8,800 $8,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTS
(Alex: Don't get down, get even!)
This woman designed NYC's Museum for African Art, as well as a famous memorial in Washington, D.C.

Final scores:

Jackie Carolyn Scott
$200 $399 $16,700
3rd place: Pair of Phat E Electric Scooters 2nd place: Trip to Palm Island Resort, The Grenadines New champion: $16,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jackie Carolyn Scott
$200 $8,800 $9,300
5 R,
3 W
26 R,
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $18,300

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