Show #3764 - Thursday, January 4, 2001


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Adam Taxin, a graduate student originally from Rose Valley, Pennsylvania

Jill Le Brasseur, a college student from Parkersburg, West Virginia

Richard Kolostian, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $35,897)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the show in...)
    $100 17
In 1773 this ex-printer & inventor published "Rules By Which A Great Empire May Be Reduced to A Small One"
    $100 23
Crusoe's companion
    $100 1
"Boy the way Glenn Miller played, songs that made The Hit Parade. Guys like us we had it made..."
    $100 6
In 1977 George Willig was fined $1.10, a penny a story, for climbing one of these NYC towers
    $100 9
Peter Hodgson Sr. saw the appeal of synthetic rubber that bounced & sold it in a plastic egg under this name
    $100 12
It seems odd, but in baseball you usually get a strike when you swing & don't strike the ball with this
    $200 16
Pioneering economist Francois Quesnay saw some spending in this opulent palace city where he lived & died
    $200 24
Morning for an armchair quarterback with 20/20 hindsight
    $200 2
"Here we come, walkin' down the street, we get the funniest looks from everyone we meet"
    $200 7
The Otis Company says it has installed these in 10 of the world's 20 tallest buildings
    $200 10
Interestingly, this Sanrio character seen here has no mouth
    $200 30
It's a small metal disk used illegally in a vending machine
    $300 15
Montesquieu's doctrine of the separation of these influenced our system of separate branches of govt.
    $300 25
"Special" night for an easily obtained & hidden handgun
    $300 3
"One two three four five six seven eight. Schlemeel, schlemazel, hasenfeffer incorporated"
    $300 8
At 1,136 feet, the Amoco Building is the second tallest in this U.S. city
    $300 11
Nintendo's N64 lets you sample 5 PGA courses with a cyber version of this real golfer born in 1975
    $300 29
In gymnastics, it's safe to vault over; its body is upholstered
    $400 14
The ideas of deism are usually represented by God making one of these & then just letting it run
    $400 27
"Bloody" day in a U2 song title
    $400 4
"Lady Godiva was a freedom rider, she didn't care if the whole world looked"
    $400 18
Japan's tallest skyscraper isn't in Tokyo -- it's the Landmark Tower in this nearby port
    $400 20
For many adults, the sweet scent of this soft modeling compound is the smell of childhood
    $400 28
Slang for your feet, or a verb meaning "tracks persistently"
    DD: $500 13
Thomas Paine wrote, "I offer nothing more than simple facts, plain arguments, and" this title
    $500 26
Days Mitch Albom spent "With Morrie"
    $500 5
"Come and knock on our door, we've been waiting for you, where the kisses are hers and hers and his..."
    $500 19
This Vegas tower seen here is the tallest building west of the Mississippi & has a roller coaster 900 feet up
    $500 22
"What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs...everyone loves" this wonderful toy
    $500 21
It's a crude block of iron, or the type of iron cast in one

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Richard Jill Adam
$900 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Jill Adam
$3,400 $500 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not reason.)
(Alex: And finally, if you do well, you'll get a...)
    $200 7
The logo of this raisin brand is seen here
    $200 25
Martin Frobisher twice sailed to the Arctic looking for this, but only found the fool's type
    $200 9
Bambi's boisterous buddy
    $200 1
On Jan. 10, 1956 Elvis recorded his first million-selling record, about this title establishment
    $200 21
In Shakespeare:
Troilus & her
    $200 16
The name of this ribbed material often used for pants was once thought to come from the French for "king's cord"
    $400 8
Raisin is the French word for this
    $400 30
La Salle, exploring Lake Ontario around 1670, heard the roar of this feature but didn't bother to go look
    $400 10
Jimmy Stewart's 6' 3 1/2" invisible companion in 1950
    $400 2
Spain ceded these south Atlantic islands to Great Britain January 22, 1771
    $400 22
In '50s film:
Pat & him
    $400 17
The 3 pigments in these optic cells enable us to distinguish scores of colors
    $600 14
A classic raisin cookie is made with & named for this rolled grain
    $600 29
In 1610 he thought the huge North American bay now named for him was the Pacific Ocean
    $600 11
Glenn Close is the jilted bunny-boiler in this thriller that serves as a warning against one-night stands
    $600 3
After leading a military coup on Jan. 25, 1971, he made himself president of Uganda
    $600 26
In the painting seen here:
Venus & him
    $600 18
Matthew Bourne's version of this fairy tale ballet, set in London during WWII, has an RAF pilot as the prince
    $800 15
This California city is the "Raisin Center of the World"
    DD: $1,500 24
This captain discovered the Great Barrier Reef the hard way, by running the Endeavour onto it
    $800 12
If you were in this 1951 Disney film you'd have had a chance to chase a rabbit along with a little girl
    $800 4
Following his assassination, this mystic's body was recovered from St. Petersburg's Neva River on Jan. 1, 1917
    $800 28
In a musical:
Mack (Sennett) & this actress
    $800 19
This green pigment is necessary for plants to carry out photosynthesis
    $1000 6
Similar to raisins, this dried fruit is named for Corinth, where it was produced in ancient times
    $1000 23
In 1521 Juan Sebastian del Cano took over for this slain captain & made a historic Indian Ocean crossing
    $1000 13
Despite warnings from Tim the Enchanter, a deadly rabbit decimates King Arthur's men in this spoof
    $1000 5
Due to foreign policy differences with the Reagan administration, she resigned as U.N. ambassador Jan. 30, 1985
    $1000 27
In Sir Philip Sidney's sonnets:
Astrophel & her
    DD: $3,000 20
Hamlet says to this character, "Thou incestous, murderous, damned Dane, drink off this potion"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Jill Adam
$4,400 $7,300 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The only election year since 1948 in which there was not a Dole, a Nixon or a Bush on the Republican national ticket

Final scores:

Richard Jill Adam
$8,800 $300 $14,700
2nd place: Snowboards & Trip to Mammoth Mountain, California 3rd place: Ducane Gas Grill New champion: $14,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Jill Adam
$4,400 $5,300 $9,700
14 R,
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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Game tape date: 2000-10-31
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