Show #3973 - Wednesday, December 5, 2001

Kathy Cassity game 3.

Contestants

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Christian Carr, a teaching fellow from Sweet Briar, Virginia

Luke Fontano, a stay-at-home dad from Framingham, Massachusetts

Kathy Cassity, a closed captioner from Honolulu, Hawaii (whose 2-day cash winnings total $34,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

YOGI BERRA: PHILOSOPHER
CENTRAL AMERICA
LEGENDS
WHAAAZUUUP?!
WHAT ARE "YOU" DOING?
SLOW NEWS DAY
(Alex: That, of course, was Sarah of our Clue Crew, who used to be a newscaster.)
    $200 30
Completes Yogi's simple but profound statement "It ain't over 'til..."
    $200 1
Central America's highest point, Tajumulco, is an inactive one of these
    $200 2
After saving John Smith's life, she married John -- John Rolfe
    $200 20
On Dec. 14, 1972 Gene Cernan became the last man to drive a vehicle up here
    $200 11
"So many nights I'd sit by my window" thinking of this Debby Boone song
    $200 15
(Sarah gives our first headline.) Ain't love grand? Mr. & Mrs. Blair celebrated 60 years of marriage, traditionally represented by this gift
    $400 29
Yogi surmised that in baseball "90 percent of the game is half" this
    $400 3
"Do You Know the Way to" this capital city? Head due west from Puerto Limon
    $400 7
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is in Central Park.) In 1925, Balto braved the blizzard to deliver medicine for a diphtheria epidemic in what is now this U.S. state
    $400 21
Launched Oct. 4, 1957, it circled the Earth once every 96 minutes, going 18,000 MPH
    $400 12
This 1940 Thomas Wolfe novel was published posthumously
    $400 16
(Sarah delivers our next headline.) If you see Pete, this breed of dog lost last Sunday, remember, he's got a lot of "fight" in him
    $600 26
Yogi once asked that this food dish be cut in 4 pieces because he wasn't hungry enough to eat 8
    $600 4
Nicaraguan dictator Somoza never rebuilt downtown Managua after this 1972 disaster
    $600 8
Calamity Jane boasted that she rode for this short-lived delivery service
    $600 22
Leonardo da Vinci sketched one of these in 1483; Sikorsky produced the first practical one in 1939
    $600 13
"Did you forget about me, Mr. Duplicity?" sings Alanis Morissette in this hit
    $600 17
(Sarah continues our long day in the news department.) The little girl who fell off a swing got out of the hospital today, saying her new hero is this famed nurse
    $800 27
Yogi warned that "You got to be careful if you don't know where you're going because you might not" do this
    DD: $1,000 5
The easternmost point in Central America is in this country
    $800 9
Container Mary Hays used to bring water to the troops at the Battle of Monmouth
    $800 23
In May 1927 this plane was tested by flying from San Diego to NYC; it took 20 hours, 21 minutes
    $800 14
This 1938 James Stewart film won Best Picture & earned an Oscar for its director, Frank Capra
    $800 18
(Sarah serves up our next story.) At the 17th Street Bake-Off today, the big winner was a pie made from these stalks...mmmm!
    $1000 28
Yogi once reflected that it was this psychological term "all over again"
    $1000 6
On Earth Day 1993 Belize formed an association for this neologism, defined as environmentally sensitive travel
    $1000 10
The "Literature Lover's Book of Lists" says this engineer "blew his train whistle in a special way"
    $1000 25
With room for 700, this traveled 1 mile at a height of 70 feet on its only flight in 1947
    $1000 24
Double your fun & tell us the name of this 1967 James Bond film
    $1000 19
(Sarah does a wrap-up.) Tonight, a hearing on whether these construction tools that include a man's name are harming your hearing

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Kathy Luke Christian
$2,600 $800 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Luke Christian
$2,200 $6,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

FIRST LADIES
MOVIE TRAILERS
OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB
HOW SOON WE FORGET
WHAT AILS "IA"
(Alex: And finally, you have to convert...)
ARABIC TO ROMAN NUMERALS
    $400 7
She's the "entomological" first lady seen here
    $400 11
The "Vegas" edition of this Chevy Chase movie series features a trailer home on an H-bomb test site
    $400 21
In "Tara Road" by Maeve Binchy, a woman from this country swaps houses with a woman in Connecticut
    $400 24
This operating system that drove Microsoft's 1980s growth was bought from programmer Tim Paterson
    $400 1
Before antibiotics, the lung diseases collectively known as this killed about 1/3 of their victims
    $400 4
Play:
"Dial 1000 for Murder"
    $800 8
She's the only first lady to have won a Grammy
    $800 14
These married sitcom actors were saddled with the title object in 1954's "The Long, Long Trailer"
    $800 22
One of Oprah's picks for 2000 was "Daughter of Fortune" by this Chilean author
    $800 29
(Hi, I'm Jeff Probst.) Of Stacey, Sonja or Ramona, the very first person voted off the very first "Survivor"
    $800 2
Chico asks Groucho not to wake Harpo because "he's got" this ailment -- "he's trying to sleep it off"
    $800 9
Fictional detective:
6 Warshawski
    DD: $1,000 10
This first lady earned a bachelor's degree in education from Southern Methodist University
    $1200 15
Portrayed by Mel Gibson, he's Murtaugh's trailer-dwelling partner in "Lethal Weapon"
    $1200 23
"Icy Sparks" tells of a Kentucky girl whose croaks, tics & sudden outbursts are due to this disorder
    $1200 27
(Sofia is at the United Nations.) In an historic address here in 1988, this man vowed to reduce Soviet military troops & to improve human rights in his country
    $1200 3
This eating disorder that leads to binging is sometimes seen in cases of anorexia
    $1200 16
Rapper:
1100 Hammer
    $1600 12
She was our fourth president's first lady
    $1600 17
In this film Kevin Costner plays Roy McAvoy, a golf pro reduced to trailer life
    $1600 25
A bruised & battered wife escapes an abusive marriage in this "colorful" novel by Anna Quindlen
    $1600 28
Mike Jones, whose tackle saved the Super Bowl for this team in 2000, was released in 2001
    $1600 5
This impairment of mental function can be "senile" or can be a symptom of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    $1600 19
Publisher:
600 Comics
    $2000 13
The product sold here was in the nickname of this first lady
    $2000 18
Jodie Foster won an Oscar for playing waitress & trailer resident Sarah Tobias in this film
    $2000 26
Natalie Portman starred in the film version of this book in which a pregnant girl takes up residence in a Wal-Mart
    DD: $800 30
In 1996 Kansas lieutenant governor Sheila Frahm filled this man's Senate seat when he resigned
    $2000 6
From the Greek for "speechless", it's the loss or ability to use or comprehend language
    $2000 20
Honda:
Accord 60

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathy Luke Christian
$13,400 $12,400 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC HEROES
This man born in 1783 is considered the national hero of 5 different countries

Final scores:

Kathy Luke Christian
$2,000 $0 $50
3-day champion: $36,000 3rd place: New York City Broadway Vacation 2nd place: Trip to Galley Bay Resort, Antigua

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kathy Luke Christian
$15,200 $12,400 $6,400
20 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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