Show #3695 - Friday, September 29, 2000


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Jim Berrier, an English teacher from Fountain Valley, California

Jeremy Levin, a law clerk from West Hollywood, California

Bill Shields, a Lutheran pastor from Pontiac, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 1
Since 1937 this military post has been the site of the United States' gold bullion depository
    $100 24
On September 27, 1998 Philip Ozersky caught a ball hit by this man & later sold it for $2.7 million
    $100 5
When Benny Goodman was doing his swinging, it was usually with this woodwind in his mouth
    $100 14
"A Tale As Old As Time" is the subject of this musical
    $100 10
Americans eat about 11 billion slices of pizza a year, with this as the favorite topping
    $100 13
Al's household jobs
    $200 2
Total number of stars on the U.S. flag in 1777
    $200 25
To play carom billiards you have to buy this many balls
    $200 6
This bent steel rod struck by a small metal rod is used in the final movement of Beethoven's Ninth
    $200 15
This long-running musical won 8 Tony Awards in 1987
    $200 11
It's the all-time top-grossing film
    $200 20
Dan's laments
    $300 3
He's the leader of the Union forces, seen here
    $300 26
Halex' Elite 3-Star balls for this sport are made of the highest quality celluloid
    $300 7
The barrel in this air-powered instrument is rotated & can have several tunes in its repertory
    $300 17
Andrew Lloyd Webber wrote the "haunting" music for this show
    $300 16
Undergrad tuition at this Cambridge "institute" is over $26,000; room, board & books add another $10,000
    $300 21
George's posteriors
    $400 4
After a plea from his son, Abe Lincoln was the first to give a presidential pardon to one of these birds
    DD: $500 27
A few of these balls smuggled aboard Apollo 14 were left on the moon, far away from the landing site
    $400 8
Total number of musicians you need to play all of "The Music Man"'s trombones & coronets in the big parade
    $400 18
"Wouldn't It Be Loverly" to name this musical
    $400 29
The 3 largest U.S. national parks, totaling about 20 million acres, are in this state
    $400 22
Aaron's insults
    $500 12
On July 22, 1987 this Soviet leader agreed to a U.S. proposal to ban medium- & short-range nuclear weapons
    $500 28
The man on the trophy first given by the Downtown Athletic Club in 1936 is holding one of these balls
    $500 9
About 8 feet long if stretched out, this oboe family member can sound comedic or sad
    $500 19
This 2000 musical wasn't written in the stars, but by Linda Wolverton, Elton John & Tim Rice
    $500 30
The life expectancy in the U.S. is 76 years; this country between Spain & France is tops with over 83 years
    $500 23
Gerald's leaping noblemen

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Bill Jeremy Jim
$600 $200 $1,700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Jeremy Jim
$2,500 $1,200 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Quotes from the London Times obituaries)
    $200 26
He's first in line to the British throne
    $200 1
    $200 14
"Not since Albert Schweitzer has any one person had such an inspirational effect"
    $200 11
Steven Hill of "Law & Order" played the leader of the IMF on this classic series before Peter Graves
    $200 6
He took "Song Sung Blue" to No. 1 in 1972
    $200 21
The gorilla is the largest member of this mammalian order
    $400 27
She married hotel heir Nicky Hilton at age 18
    $400 2
Rock Springs,
    $400 15
This movie star was "The masculine counterpart of the girl of easy virtue who has a heart of gold"
    $400 12
Michaela is the full first name of this title character made famous by Jane Seymour
    $400 7
In this 1971 actioner Sean Connery returned as Agent 007
    $400 22
This big screen bio recounted the trials & tribulations of gorilla advocate Dian Fossey
    $600 28
The hemophiliac Alexis was this czar's only male heir
    $600 3
    DD: $4,000 18
"He was a philosopher, using methods of science to achieve therapeutic ends"
    DD: $500 13
In the original script for the pilot of this series, the leading male character was a bandleader named Larry Lopez
    $600 8
Stolen in 1792, this unlucky gem now in the Smithsonian was once a part of the French crown jewels
    $600 23
The name of this famous gorilla used in sign language studies sounds like a drink made with chocolate
    $800 29
This country reverts to French control if the Grimaldi family fails to produce a male heir
    $800 4
St. Albans,
    $800 19
"The first Soviet swallow in the cosmos"
    $800 16
Before "Stark Raving Mad", Tony Shalhoub played Antonio, a Nantucket cab driver, on this hit sitcom
    $800 9
He's played the King of Siam on Broadway & Ritchie Valens on the big screen
    $800 24
Discovered in 1966, Snowflake was the first known specimen of this type of gorilla
    $1000 30
Later an emperor himself, Octavian was adpoted by this leader as his heir
    $1000 5
Boulder City,
    $1000 20
"The pay phones he installed for guests at Sutton Place were legendary"
    $1000 17
[Hi, I'm Sharon Case] The creators of this daytime soap, which I joined in 1994, first considered calling it "The Innocent Years"
    $1000 10
This Major League Baseball team plays its home games in Phoenix
    $1000 25
Kigali is the capital city of this African country famous for its mountain gorillas

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill Jeremy Jim
$2,300 $8,700 $4,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His 2 acting Oscars have been awarded for playing a tough cop in 1971 & a brutal sheriff in 1992

Final scores:

Bill Jeremy Jim
$4,401 $8,500 $0
2nd place: Trip to Oahu, Hawaii courtesy of Yahoo! Travel New champion: $8,500 3rd place: Soloflex Exercise Equipment

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill Jeremy Jim
$6,300 $8,700 $4,400
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 2000-08-23
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