Show #3368 - Wednesday, April 7, 1999

Contestants

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Chris Hartwell, an economist from Santa Monica, California

Nancy Ellis, a teacher from Columbia, South Carolina

Mary Katz, a lawyer from Macon, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

PEOPLE IN HISTORY
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES
(Alex: You have to give us the language.)
WILD CRITTERS
BOXING TERMS
ROYs & ROGERs
QUOTABLE DEFINITIONS
    $100 1
This first U.S. first lady, a fine equestrienne, once rode a horse up the stairs of her uncle's house
    $100 6
Argentina
    $100 9
In the winter this bear, Ursus maritimus, spends much of its time on ice floes & may bear its young on them
    $100 26
New to the sport? Let me show you these; they're strung around the ring
    $100 13
Chicago Sun-Times film critic who wrote the 1985 book "A Kiss is Still a Kiss"
    $100 21
Adlai Stevenson stated that this office was "one heartbeat from the presidency"
    $200 2
India's 5th century playwright Kalidasa wrote his masterpiece, "Shakuntala", in this classical language
    $200 7
Monaco
    $200 10
The ruby-throated species of this bird usually lays 2 tiny eggs about the size of navy beans
    $200 28
A punch delivered "below" it is a foul (and may cause you to lose it)
    $200 14
At the turn of the century he worked out of the Texas courthouse seen here
    $200 22
John Mason Brown's famous definition of this is "chewing gum for the eyes"
    $300 3
He wasn't a "Mad King" yet when he was born in Nymphenburg Palace in 1845
    $300 8
Austria
    $300 15
Gorillas rarely walk upright; instead, they usually support their upper bodies by walking on these hand parts
    $300 27
The most important bout on the card; Barbra Streisand sang about one in 1979
    $300 18
This presidential half-brother is a junior
    $300 23
Historian Bruce Catton called this sport "the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America"
    $400 4
The last King William to rule England had this number after his name
    $400 11
Oman
    $400 16
This armored mammal is one of the few known animal hosts for the bacterium that causes leprosy in humans
    $400 29
For the count, the standing boxer must retire to one of these
    $400 19
Britain captured & imprisoned this Scot in 1722 for participating in the Jacobite Rebellion
    $400 24
Author who defined a classic as "A book which people praise and don't read"
    DD: $400 5
This Parisian who drew up the original plans for Washington, D.C. is buried at Arlington National Cemetery
    $500 12
Angola
    $500 17
The largest type of this tailed amphibian in the U.S. is the hellbender, which may reach a length of 3 feet
    $500 30
In 1982 Nevada made this count mandatory in case of a knockdown
    $500 20
This 13th century English philosopher can "bring home" the credit for an ornithopter, a flying machine
    $500 25
Shakespeare wrote it "is a pipe blown by surmises, jealousies, conjectures"; but that's just what he heard

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

Mary Nancy Chris
$700 $1,700 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Nancy Chris
$1,600 $1,800 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARIES
FILMS OF THE '50s
SINGULAR NAMES
(Alex: None of the correct responses will end with "S".)
"ITZ"
DESCARTES
THE HORSE
    $200 7
2 years before turning traitor, he rallied the Americans to victory at the Second Battle of Saratoga
    $200 26
John Ford, son of immigrants from this country, directed 1952's "The Quiet Man", which was set there
    $200 19
Dropping the "S" from the last name of a TV Superman gives you the last name of this movie Superman
    $200 2
20th century U.S. presidential middle name
    $200 1
Descartes believed "Cogito ergo sum", "I" do this, "therefore I am"
    $200 14
In transportation, the horseless carriage is a car & the iron horse is this
    $400 8
In speaking against the Stamp Act in May 1765, he said, "If this be treason, make the most of it"
    $400 22
Correct name, with no possessive "S", of the creator of a Lynchburg, Tennessee whiskey brand
    $400 3
In 1972, he won his final gold medal swimming the butterfly leg in the 4x100-meter relay
    $400 12
Descartes devised the analytic or coordinate type of this
    $400 15
In 1869 the 10th Hussars introduced to England this game also called "hockey on horseback"
    $600 9
In 1781 he was given command of the Navy's largest ship, America, but the ship was turned over to France
    $600 23
One swallow does not make this "Hot Stuff" disco superstar
    $600 4
From the German word for cutlet, it describes meat dipped in egg, breaded & fried
    $600 13
Like Locke & Voltaire, Descartes was a major figure of the era known as the "Age of " this
    $600 16
This breed's 3 main bloodlines go back to the Darley Arabian, the Godolphin Arabian & the Byerly Turk
    DD: $500 10
John Adams' "Thoughts on Government" claimed this title quality was sadly lacking in Tom Paine's pamphlet
    $800 24
This "Principle"d author wrote a 1969 bestseller on the subject of human incompetence
    $800 5
"Bar" none, it's a commandment of the Jewish law
    $800 20
In 1649 he accepted an invitation from Queen Christina to visit this country; he died there in 1650
    $800 17
In this sport, a second refusal can cost you 6 faults
    $1000 11
Born to a prosperous Boston brewer, he's been called the "Father of the American Revolution"
    $1000 25
James, father of this British thinker, made him study Greek at 3 & Latin at 8 -- those are ages, not times
    $1000 6
It's the ancient Mexican sacred site seen here
    DD: $800 21
Descartes was one of these, not for fighting rivals, but for saying the world had 2 basic substances
    $1000 18
"All the Pretty Horses" is volume 1 of his Border trilogy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Nancy Chris
$4,400 $2,600 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE GREAT LAKES
Now called Lake Michigan, the 17th century French called it the "Lake of" this Indian tribe

Final scores:

Mary Nancy Chris
$3,800 $800 $1,300
2-day champion: $16,100 3rd place: Pair of Jaguar Watches 2nd place: Zenith 32" TV & Bush Home Theater Center

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mary Nancy Chris
$4,400 $2,700 $4,300
12 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $11,400

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