Show #3752 - Tuesday, December 19, 2000

Contestants

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Michael Levin, an actor & writer from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Melinda Croft, a stay-at-home mom from Kings Valley, Oregon

Ben Merritt, a computer consultant from Trophy Club, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN EXPLORERS
CLASSIC TV EPISODES
ART & ARTISTS
CELEBRITY ROOMMATES
THAT'S SOUP-ER
DID I HEAR THAT RIGHT?
    $100 10
From trips there around 1910 to get animals to stuff, Carl Akeley felt this continent's wildlife was doomed
    $100 1
1991:
"A Walsh Family Christmas"
    $100 15
This Spanish surrealist collaborated on 2 films with Luis Bunuel, "Un Chien Andalou" & "L'Age D'Or"
    $100 6
Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman & this "Graduate" all lived together & all later won Oscars -- must've been the water
    $100 25
A nursery rhyme says that this soup made with peas can be enjoyed hot, cold or in the pot 9 days old
    $100 20
"Saturday Night Live" editorialist Emily Litella wasn't sure why all the fuss about these "on television"
    $200 11
Looking for this legendary in-between fossil in Mongolia, Roy Chapman Andrews discovered dinosaur eggs
    $200 2
1983:
"Goodbye, Farewell and Amen"
    $200 16
Toulouse-Lautrec's 1892 painting "At" this music hall features portraits of himself, his cousin & other patrons
    $200 7
Until Henry Fonda got married, he lived with this actor -- what a "Wonderful Life"
    $200 26
It's the geographic name for tomato-based clam chowder
    $200 21
A coming-of-age novel by Bruce Ducker is titled "Lead Us Not Into" this NYC train depot
    $300 12
In 1955 Louise Boyd sent a telegram to the Society of Women Geographers, "Flew over" this "yesterday"
    $300 3
1976:
"Angels in Chains"
    $300 17
This Frenchman considered "Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?" to be his "Best Canvas"
    $300 8
TV's "Mr. Peepers", he was one of tough guy Marlon Brando's roommates
    $300 27
Chicken soup's curative powers earned it the nickname "Jewish" this
    $300 22
(Hi, I'm Tony Danza) On "Friends", Lisa Kudrow was convinced that this man's song "Tiny Dancer" was really "Tony Danza"
    $400 13
In the 1860s William Dall explored Alaska for a U.S. company planning on linking the U.S. & Russia with this
    $400 4
1997:
"Never Kill A Boy on the First Date"
    DD: $800 18
This Russian-born artist designed the stained glass windows for Jerusalem's Hadassah-Hebrew Medical Center
    $400 9
Seen here, this actor got his stage name when college roomie Stanley Tucci said, "You don't look like an Irving"
    $400 28
A clear broth made by cooking veggies, poultry, meat or fish in water, it can be compressed into a concentrated cube
    $400 23
George W. Bush once referred to these 2 trade obstacles as "terriers & bariffs"
    $500 14
After being led there by a local, Hiram Bingham claimed he "discovered" this lost Incan city in Peru
    $500 5
1974:
"Blood of the Dragon"
    $500 19
In this work, Van Gogh captured the misery of a family gathered around a table dining only on a plate of spuds
    $500 30
The Coens wrote "Raising Arizona" for Holly Hunter after this roommate of hers got the lead in "Blood Simple"
    $500 29
This celebrated seafood stew hails from Provence
    $500 24
In a 2000 film, the idiomatically challenged "Trixie" speaks of "drinking yourself into" this South American country

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

Ben Melinda Michael
$500 $800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melinda Michael
$1,100 $4,000 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHEMISTRY
YULETIDE FAVORITES
(Alex: That's appropriate!)
LITERARY HODGEPODGE
THE "ANTI"-CATEGORY
BELIZE TO MEET YOU
HOPE YOU GUESS MY NAME
    $200 14
The heat source of a spectroscope is this type of gas burner named for German chemist Robert
    $200 16
Title reason why "You better watch out, you better not cry, better not pout"
    $200 3
"Miss Ravenel's Conversion From Secession to Loyalty" is John De Forest's 1867 novel about this war
    $200 9
An astringent applied under the arms to curtail sweating
    $200 26
Belize City, the country's largest city, lies on this sea
    $200 1
In 1986 this man married the woman who thus became the Duchess of York
    $400 15
It's the branch of chemistry generally concerned with non-carbon elements & their compounds
    $400 17
Weather condition on Christmas Eve when Santa asked Rudolph, "Won't you guide my sleigh tonight?"
    $400 4
In Willa Cather's "Shadows on the Rock", the "Rock" is this French-Canadian city
    $400 10
A disappointing end after a big buildup
    $400 27
Name of the Indians who lived in Belize before Europeans came & of the mountains where Victoria's Peak is found
    $400 2
This big, "bad" band leader, seen here, was born in Strasburg, North Dakota in 1903
    $600 21
This element makes up about 78% of normal dry air by volume
    $600 18
(Here comes the clue with Tony Bennett.) My Christmas album "Snowfall" includes this song that mentions "warm woolen mittens"
    $600 5
He used his poem "The Road Not Taken" as the opening poem in his collection "Mountain Interval"
    $600 11
Sherman's "Act" of 1890
    $600 28
Belize lies on the southeast coast of this peninsula
    $600 6
In 1633 the Catholic Church found him guilty of teaching heresy; in 1992 they admitted they were wrong
    DD: $1,000 22
For ice, it's 6 degrees Celsius; for tungsten, it's 3,410 degrees Celsius
    $800 19
Based on verses from Psalm 98, it contains the line "Let Earth receive her king"
    $800 13
Her book "Taltos: Lives of the Mayfair Witches" would be perfect to read during "The Witching Hour"
    $800 12
Signed May 26, 1972 , it's abbreviated as the ABM Treaty
    $800 29
Until 1991 this neighboring country didn't recognize Belize's independence, asserting claims from the 1800s
    $800 7
One of the couple seen here who assumed their historic duties November 12, 1990
(in Tokyo)
    $1000 23
It's an atom that has gained or lost one or more electrons, & carries a positive or a negative charge
    $1000 20
In December 1957 Bobby Helms had his biggest pop hit with this song; it must have been "the right time"
    $1000 24
This Lake poet's autobiographical poem "The Prelude, or, Growth of A Poet's Mind" was published in 1850, after his death
    $1000 25
A central character without traditional attributes, like Yossarian in "Catch-22"
    DD: $1,000 30
In 1862 Belize was proclaimed a colony under this name; in 1871, a crown colony
    $1000 8
On January 4, 1995 he became speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melinda Michael
$4,100 $5,400 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICAL HISTORY
Between 1894 & 1901 adherents of this political theory killed the heads of state of France, Spain, Italy & the U.S.

Final scores:

Ben Melinda Michael
$1,298 $2,500 $0
2nd place: Trip to Inns of Mill Falls, New Hampshire New champion: $2,500 3rd place: Replay TV System

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben Melinda Michael
$4,100 $5,000 $3,400
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $12,500

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