Show #3997 - Tuesday, January 8, 2002

Contestants

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Rebecca Mathews, an institutional researcher from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Christopher Glenn, an analyst for the federal government from Bridgeport, West Virginia

David Bell, an advertising executive from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,999)

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Jeopardy! Round

CITY SEALS
HONORARY DEGREES
NUMBER, PLEASE
WINE IF YOU MUST
SCRIPTURE SAYETH
BONDS' 73
    $200 21
This new doctor can put his honorary Ph.D. next to his Oscar for "Leaving Las Vegas"
    $200 16
The number of days the prophet Elijah spent on Mount Horeb, or Jesus spent in the wilderness
    $200 10
Hock is a British term for the Rhine wines from this country
    $200 6
The lesser-known 24th of these begins, "The Earth is the Lord's, and the fullness thereof"
    $200 1
This man who shattered Roger Maris' 37-year-old record had his record broken by Barry Bonds in only 3 years
    $400 29
Mountain range depicted on the seal of Calgary, Alberta
    $400 22
It was a beautiful day in his neighborhood when he got a Ph.D. from Middlebury
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew at the eye doctor's office.) I'm standing this many feet from the eye chart, the numerator
in a common fraction
used to evaluate vision.
    $400 11
When uncorked, a wine is said to begin to do this, something Faith Hill sang about
    $400 7
The prophet Nahum says, "The Lord is slow to" this state--but when he gets there, look out!
    $400 2
According to USA Today, it's 5.6 miles or 29,468 feet
    $600 28
Though it's though the Phoenix on its seal refers to the 1906 fire, it predates the fire by almost 50 years
    $600 23
Maybe Springsteen was unavailable, so N.J.s Monmouth University gave a Ph.D. to this "Livin' on a Prayer" rocker instead
    DD: $2,000 18
In Roman numerals this number's i.d. is ID
    $600 12
Term for the juice of freshly crushed grapes (Hint: remember the category)
    $600 8
Completes Jesus' words to the woman taken in adultery, "Go, and..."
    $600 3
37 of the 73 home runs were hit in this stadium
    $800 27
This man-made wonder 30 miles east of Las Vegas is featured prominently on Vegas' seal
    $800 24
South Carolina's Lander University gave a humane letters degree to this "Groundhog Day" actress, but only once
    $800 19
It's the atomic number of neptunium, the first transuranium element
    $800 13
In the Bordeaux region this term refers to a vineyard rather than a castle
    $800 9
This sensuous "Song" sayeth, "Thy name is like a round goblet...thing eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon"
    $800 4
Regulation inning in which Barry hit the fewest of the 73 homers, only 3; makes sense if you think about it
    $1000 26
Its seal features a woman pointing to a fir forest with Mount Hood in the background
    $1000 25
"Them good old boys were drinking whiskey and rye" when this singer doctored up an honorary degree from Iona
    $1000 20
In "Old Friends", Paul Simon wrote "How terribly strange to be" this age that he'll be in 2011
    $1000 14
The Asti region of Italy is known for this "foamy" or "sparkling" wine
    $1000 15
Proverbs asketh, "Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above" these gems
    $1000 5
It was this team's Dennis Springer that Bonds hit No. 73 off of

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

David Christopher Rebecca
$4,600 $1,800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Christopher Rebecca
$4,400 $3,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BARBARY WARS
TRANSPORTATION
PRESIDENTIAL MIDDLE NAMES
BAD LITERARY TRIPS
[Johnny Gilbert reads all the clues.]
QUASI-RELATED PAIRS
'73 BONDS
    $400 3
The Flexible Flyer isn't an airplane but a classic brand of this winter vehicle
    $400 1
Milhous
    $400 13
Take in the lush Caribbean scenery as a guest of this fiendish doctor from Ian Fleming Tours
    $400 20
Dickens' orphaned Oliver & S.C. Johnson's stain remover brand
    $400 11
A major wedding of the year was $6 Million Man Lee Major's to this angel
    $800 29
In a 3-hour battle on August 1, 1801 this ship under Lt. Andrew Sterrett, not Lt. Uhura, beat the Tripoli
    $800 7
This brand of stagecoach, the finest in the West, got its name from the New Hampshire capital where it was made
    $800 2
David
    $800 15
Taste the tranquility of small-town Maine with a week at Jerusalem's Lot, called this for short
    $800 21
It's the quasi-related pair seen here
    $800 12
In 1973 Brian Mulroney married Mila Pivnicki; in 1984 he became this country's prime minister
    $1200 26
In 1802 Congress authorized this president to use force to protect U.S. ships from the Tripoli pirates
    $1200 8
In the name of a British car, Aston was a hill where it was tested & this man was a company founder
    $1200 4
Alan
    $1200 17
We'll fly you to a rainy fjord to experience stifling middle-class morality in this playwright's "Ghosts"
    $1200 22
Companies like United Van Lines & Bekins, & the "trembling" sect that's an offshoot of the Quakers
    $1200 14
He married Shakira Baksh in 1973; she appeared with him in "The Man Who Would be King" in 1975
    $1600 27
To visit the site of the embattled shores of Tripoli you have to go to this country, but the State Dept. warns against it
    DD: $2,000 9
Urban legend has this Chevy model flopping in Spanish-speaking lands (its name translates as "Doesn't go")
    $1600 5
Abram
    $1600 18
With stops in the Urals & Siberia, you'll see more of Russia than you've ever imagined in this Pasternak novel
    $1600 23
West Virginia Senator Robert's family & actresses Arthur & Benaderet
    $1600 16
The royal wedding of the year was that of Capt. Mark Phillips & this princess
    DD: $6,800 28
He lost his ship the Philadelphia & his brother James, but was still a hero right or wrong
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew on a New Orleans steamboat.) I'm aboard New Orleans' only steamboat, which shares this name with a Mississippi city and an Indian group.
    $2000 6
Clark
    $2000 19
You'll sail to Bremerhaven with several bitter, deluded bigots in this Katherine Anne Porter novel
    $2000 24
"Mr. Roboto" rock group & authors I.F. & Irving
    $2000 25
This author of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" married for his fifth & last time in 1973

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Christopher Rebecca
$13,600 $14,200 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PLAYWRIGHTS
King Louis XIV was the godfather of this playwright's first child, born in 1664

Final scores:

David Christopher Rebecca
$22,200 $0 $10,800
2-day champion: $34,199 3rd place: trip to Oahu through Yahoo! Travel 2nd place: Caribbean cruise on Windjammer Barefoot

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Christopher Rebecca
$10,800 $13,800 $14,800
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,400

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