Show #3742 - Tuesday, December 5, 2000

Contestants

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Mary Jane Harris, from Dunwoody, Georgia

Arch Mott, a systems administrator from Aptos, California

Pat Grady, a computer analyst from Palatine, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $24,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

CLASSIC AMERICAN MUSIC
POT-POURRI
FIRST LADIES
COLORS
THE ED SULLIVAN SHOW
NUMBER, PLEASE
    $100 17
Jack Norworth, who wrote "Shine On Harvest Moon", also wrote the lyrics of this between-innings classic
    $100 8
An unsporting hunter just looking for lunch is said to "take" these at game
    $100 1
She once said that of all her sorrows, the death of her son Tad, at 18, hurt the most
    $100 3
Cowardly
    $100 26
It was rumored that the crime rate dropped dramatically during their February 9, 1964 appearance
    $100 2
Usually, to begin a long distance call from your home phone, it's the first number you must press
    $200 18
He got an Oscar for "White Christmas" & a Medal of Honor for songs like "God Bless America"
    $200 10
To make this beef dish named for its cooking vessel, keep it below a boil so the meat stays tender
    $200 22
A widow when she wed the future president in 1759, she had been married to Daniel Parke Custis
    $200 4
Sad or depressed
    $200 27
Asked not to sing "Girl, we couldn't get much higher" in this song, Jim Morrison sang it anyway
    $200 9
In popular phrases it follows "gimme" & "take"
    $300 19
His first published work, 1872's "Moonlight on the Potomac", contained waltzes, not marches
    $300 11
It's a mediocre book written just to keep food on the table
    $300 23
In 1987 she & the former president published "Everything to Gain: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life"
    $300 5
New, inexperienced or envious
    $300 28
On his 3rd & final appearance -- Jan. 6, 1957 -- he commented that fans had sent him 282 teddy bears for Christmas
    $300 14
Years of bad luck associated with breaking a mirror
    $400 20
He was 23 in 1849 when his "Oh! Susanna" became a hit
    $400 12
The 3 main types of pottery are stoneware, porcelain & this most common "ware", seen here:
    $400 24
2 of the 3 first ladies seen in the photo here:
    $400 6
Fry or saute
    $400 29
This folk-rocker didn't do the show when CBS refused to let him sing "Talking John Birch Society Blues"
    $400 15
Total number of royal flushes that can be dealt out of one deck of cards
    $500 21
He toured with the Texas Medley Quartette before going solo & becoming the king of ragtime
    $500 13
This type of communal lunch or supper is also called a covered-dish meal
    $500 25
This first lady whose maiden name is Pierce is a distant relative of President Franklin Pierce
    DD: $800 7
Abandon on a desert island
    $500 30
This group was "Groovin" on a Sunday evening, not afternoon, when they appeared in 1966
    $500 16
The difference between a million & a billion in the U.S. is just this many zeros

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Pat Arch Mary Jane
$200 $2,800 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Arch Mary Jane
$1,800 $3,500 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

A DECEMBER TO REMEMBER
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?
AUTHORS
THE METRIC EQUIVALENT
WHERE THERE'S A HILL
THERE'S AN "A"
(Alex: Uhhh boy...we get so cutesy!)
    $200 15
Patricia Harris, the first black woman in the cabinet, was named secretary of this "urban" department in December 1976
    $200 8
(Hi, I'm Jason Sehorn of the New York Giants) If a referee calls a personal foul during a football game, the offending player's team is penalized this many yards
    $200 1
Author-filmmaker Sherman Alexie, who is part Spokane Indian, grew up on a reservation in this state
    $200 21
0.621 miles
    $200 6
It's the only national memorial found in South Dakota's Black Hills
    $200 9
In a German-speaking region, it's a motor expressway
    $400 19
On December 15, 1961 an Israeli court sentenced this man to death for World War II atrocities
    $400 11
(Hi, I'm Ed McCaffrey of the Denver Broncos) Before we won the Super Bowl in '98, the last AFC team to win was this team led by Jim Plunkett at QB in 1984
    $400 2
She dedicated "O Pioneers!" to her fellow novelist Sarah Orne Jewett
    $400 24
0.035 ounces
    $400 7
The name of this hill on which Jesus was crucified means "skull"
    $400 10
Taken from the name of Plato's institution, it's a school for special instruction
    $600 20
In December 1967 the first successful heart transplant was performed by this doctor at a Cape Town hospital
    $600 12
(Hi, I'm Darrell Green of the Washington Redskins.) In 1997, I was selected for the 7th time to the NFL Pro Bowl game, played each year in this state capital
    $600 3
Iris Murdoch wrote "The Accidental Man" & she wrote "The Accidental Tourist"
    $600 25
.3937 inches
    $600 28
In Oyster Bay, New York you can visit Sagamore Hill, this president's home
    $600 16
It borders Slovenia, Hungary & Switzerland
    DD: $2,000 22
In early December 1170 this man returned to Canterbury after exile in France: bad move
    $800 13
(Hi, I'm Kurt Warner of the St. Louis Rams) Before coming to the NFL, I played for 3 years with the Iowa Barnstormers of this football league
    $800 4
Selma Lagerlof, the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Lit., was also the first person from this country to win it
    $800 26
33.8 fluid ounces
    $800 29
The first transatlantic wireless message was received in 1901 at Signal Hill near St. John's in this province
    $800 17
The first Jewish high priest
    $1000 23
Ending the War of 1812, this treaty was signed by the U.S. & Great Britain in December 1814
    $1000 14
(Hi, this is Dick Riordan, mayor of Los Angeles) Renovated in 1993, this 88,000-seat facility first opened in May of 1923
    $1000 5
"Goblin Market" is one of the finest poems by this sister of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
    $1000 27
2,204.62 pounds
    DD: $1,000 30
On February 23, 1945 U.S. Marines raised the American flag on this Iwo Jima hill
    $1000 18
Yes, captain, it's the small Madagascan primate seen here:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Pat Arch Mary Jane
$6,400 $6,500 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN DRAMA
The entire action of this Eugene O'Neill play takes place in 1850 at a New England farmhouse flanked by massive trees

Final scores:

Pat Arch Mary Jane
$5,300 $12,900 $300
2nd place: Vacation/cruise to Tahiti New champion: $12,900 3rd place: Pair of ebikes (electric bicycles)

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Pat Arch Mary Jane
$8,400 $7,200 $2,600
22 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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