Show #3747 - Tuesday, December 12, 2000

Contestants

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Bruce Pickett, a bond trader from South Boston, Massachusetts

Tanya Wade, an assistant marketing editor from West Palm Beach, Florida

Cason Butterworth, a bartender from Trussville, Alabama (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

MOTHER POLAND
NAME THE TV SHOW
SAINTLY WOMEN
FLOWER POWER
PRESIDENTIAL MIDDLE NAMES
HORSEY WORDS
    $100 6
Located on the Vistula River, this largest Polish city has repeatedly risen from the ashes of war
    $100 1
"One of these days, Alice, one of these days...Pow! Right in the kisser!"
    $100 26
St. Barbara's evil father was struck by this, & she now protects people from it
    $100 7
You can get a low-cal treat by sniffing Cosmos astrosanguineus, with the aroma of this sweet treat
    $100 20
Baines
    $100 9
Ralph Lauren gained fame in the late '60s with this sporty menswear line
    $200 16
In 1939 these 2 nations invaded & partitioned Poland
    $200 2
"Do you poop out at parties? Are you unpopular? The answer to all your problems is in this little bottle"
    $200 27
In one story, St. Margaret was swallowed by Satan in the form of this beast; she should have called St. George
    $200 8
From the Latin for "three threads", it's the flowery structure seen here
    $200 21
Henry
    $200 10
The logo seen here represents this model:
(introduced by Ford in 1964)
    $300 17
Poland is Europe's second-largest producer of this important natural resource, much of it mined in the south
    $300 3
"It's a common word, something you see every day"
    $300 28
St. Ann is the mother of this very famous mother
    $300 11
Among these plants that live longer than 2 years, geraniums are "early" & asters are "late"
    $300 22
Earl
    $300 14
Now part of the AFC's Western Division, this team started out as a charter member of the AFL in 1960
    $400 18
In January 1990 it voted itself out of existence & reformed as the Social Democrats
    DD: $500 4
"That's the signpost up ahead! Your next stop..."
    $400 29
A French saint of this name founded the Sisters of Charity in 1799, but no one makes movies about her
    $400 12
This black-marked "feline" lily grows from a bulb & produces little bulbils
    $400 23
Knox
    $400 15
The stamp, seen here, celebrates '50s teen fashion with these items of apparel
    $500 19
Danzig is the German name for this port city of nearly 500,000 Poles
    $500 5
"There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture"
    $500 30
Her emblem is a lamb because her name sounds like it comes before "Dei"
    $500 13
Term commonly found before "cereus" & "jasmine", plants whose flowers appear after dark
    $500 24
Birchard
    $500 25
Steadfast, or unchanging, like a patient's condition

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

Cason Tanya Bruce
$400 $900 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Cason Tanya Bruce
$1,600 $1,200 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHORT SCIENCE BIOS
CORPORATE HQ STATES
CLASSIC ALBUMS
KIDDY LIT
HURRY UP!
THAT'S ENOUGH STALIN
    $200 3
Born Paris 1859, found piezoelectricity 1880, married Marie 1895, radiated success, died 1906
    $200 21
H.J. Heinz,
Allegheny Technologies
    $200 1
He left Mork behind to make the classic comedy album "A Night at the Met"
    $200 7
Dick Wilkins & Bob Cratchit are characters in this Dickens holiday favorite
    $200 24
First name of an animated Alka-Seltzer spokesman or an animated cartoon mouse
    $200 12
Name shared by the birthplaces of Joseph Stalin & Ty Cobb
    $400 17
Born Chicago 1928, radio Quiz Kid, cracked the DNA helix with Crick, still around on tape day
    $400 2
Madonna released her first, self-titled album in 1983 & "Chaste" it the next year with this one
    $400 8
This "Soul Provider" singer made his debut as a children's book author with 1997's "The Secret of the Lost Kingdom"
    $400 13
Before he died in 1924 he wrote the Communist Party a letter saying, "Stalin is excessively rude"
    $600 18
Born 1736 in Scotland, improved on Thomas Newcomen's engine, ran out of steam 1819
    $600 22
Mattel,
Wells Fargo & Co.
    $600 4
(Hi, I'm Andy Summers) This Police album gave the world "Every Breath You Take" & "Wrapped Around Your Finger"
    DD: $1,400 9
Robin McKinley's "Spindle's End" is a retelling of this fairy tale
    $600 25
Geddy Lee is the lead singer of this trio from Toronto
    $600 14
In 1913 Stalin got a free 4-year trip to this region, courtesy of the Russian government
    $800 19
Powered up in Lombardy 1745, shocked world with battery 1800, lost power 1827
    $800 5
This rock legend's "Time Out of Mind" won a Grammy as 1997's Album of the Year
    $800 10
Edward Tudor learns about the problems of commoners after switching clothes with an urchin in this Twain book
    $800 26
No use in fasting when the Butterball turkey this company introduced in 1954 is set before you
    $800 15
When the Russian Social Democratic Party split into 2 factions in 1903, Stalin stuck with this one
    $1000 20
Born in Copenhagen, remodeled the atom, died in Copenhagen, reborn in the play "Copenhagen"
    $1000 23
Tootsie Roll Industries,
McDonald's
    $1000 6
A hit 1960 album was titled "Time Out Featuring" this "number" heard here:
    $1000 11
"In the light of the moon a little egg lay on a leaf" is the first line of his story "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"
    DD: $2,000 27
It's the perfect British "street" to report on naval maneuvers
    $1000 16
The city of Tsaritsyn, renamed Stalingrad in 1925, was renamed this in 1961

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Cason Tanya Bruce
$4,200 $3,400 $2,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN SPORTS
Called "Little Brother of War", it's the oldest team sport known to have been played in what's now the U.S.

Final scores:

Cason Tanya Bruce
$1,599 $6,800 $5,390
3rd place: American Historic Society Gift Certificate New champion: $6,800 2nd place: Windjammer Caribbean Cruise

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Cason Tanya Bruce
$4,500 $3,400 $2,700
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
4 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $10,600

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