Show #3858 - Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Babu Srinivasan game 1.

Contestants

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Babu Srinivasan, a graduate student and history teacher from Houston, Texas

Hope Jasper, an antiques and collectibles dealer from New York City, New York

Travis Brazil, a waiter and actor from North Hollywood, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $14,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

MUSIC APPRECIATION
GOOD EATS
PRESIDENTIAL ALMA MATERS
N.E.W.S.
(Alex: North, east, west, and south.)
JACKIE GLEASON
HOMINA HOMINA HOMONYMS
    $100 6
Of the 3 main voice classifications for male singers, this one is the highest
    $100 11
The main ingredient of this German food, a traditional hot dog topping, is cabbage
    $100 1
U.S. Military Academy,
1843
    $100 12
Of north, east, west & south, the 2 in a famous Kipling "ballad"
    $100 17
In 1960 Jackie won this award named for Antoinette Perry for the musical comedy "Take Me Along"
    $100 21
Sound a dog makes, or the part of a tree that doesn't appreciate a dog's company
    $200 7
Dating from the 1800s, it's the simple piano piece heard here
    $200 2
Whittier,
1934;
Duke Law School,
1937
    $200 13
Of North Park, East Park, West Park or South Park, it's where Kenny is killed...& killed, & killed
    $200 18
Jackie Gleason was born Feb. 26, 1916 in this NYC borough that was also the setting for "The Honeymooners"
    $200 23
People do this for marlin or for compliments, or for compliments on their marlin
    $300 8
French for "study", it's a musical piece intended to help students improve their technique
    $300 29
At Thanksgiving, many families enjoy a side dish of these veggies baked with marshmallows & brown sugar
    $300 3
Georgetown,
1968;
Yale Law School,
1973
    $300 14
Of north, east, west or south, the one that anagrams to a part of a rose
    $300 19
Jackie learned his cues well & was Oscar-nominated for this 1961 pool-playing film
    $300 27
A type of vacation on a ship, or a type of missile
    DD: $500 9
Similar to Claude Monet & the art movement, Claude Debussy was a leader in this musical style
    $400 28
Relax, this body part is not an ingredient of the small sandwich named for it
    $400 4
MIchigan,
1935;
Yale Law School,
1941
    $400 15
Of Northon, Easton, Weston or Southon, the one that's the Pennsylvania hometown of Larry Holmes
    $400 20
In '62 Jackie played a sleazy manager in "Requiem For A Heavyweight", written by this "Twilight Zone" creator
    $400 26
You can get admitted to it to practice law or non-sobriety
    $500 10
This "happy" 1905 operetta by Franz Lehar features a famous waltz of the same name
    $500 25
The greengage, a sweet green type of this fruit, was named for the British botanist who imported it from France
    $500 5
William and Mary,
1762
    $500 16
Of Northanger, Easthanger, Westhanger or Southanger, an Austen abbey
    $500 22
As Sheriff Buford T. Justice, Gleason chased (& chased & chased) Burt Reynolds in this '77 hit
    $500 24
Term for not making it on time or for being recently deceased, which would be a good excuse

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Travis Hope Babu
$1,100 $1,200 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Hope Babu
$2,600 $2,600 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

BLACK HISTORY MONTHS
A SLEEPY CATEGORY
AROUND THE WORLD
DIRECTED & STARRED IN
THE DICKENS, YOU SAY
WORDS FROM THE KING JAMES BIBLE
    $200 1
In November 1934 Arthur Mitchell became the first black person elected to Congress from this party
    $200 6
A band from Athens, Georgia, or the dream stage of sleep
    $200 14
For shopping & entertainment, the Ginza district in this city is world-famous
    $200 11
"The Prince of Tides"
(1991)
    $200 21
Of his works, Dickens called this largely autobiographical book his own "favourite child"
    $200 26
Psalm 37 says "Mark the perfect man and behold" this one, the honest or just one, not the vertical piano
    $400 2
Before Rosa Parks there was Irene Morgan, who wouldn't move on an interstate one of these in July 1944
    $400 7
He wrote, "The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep"
    $400 15
This desert in southern Africa has long been home to the San, or Bushmen
    $400 12
"Throw Momma From the Train"
(1987)
    $400 22
In April 1859 Dickens launched a new weekly with the 1st installation of this "tale" set in the French Revoution
    $400 27
After Jesus went through the Transfiguration, his raiment, or synonym for this, was white as light
    $600 3
Autherine Lucy, this Tuscaloosa school's first black student, was admitted & expelled in February 1956
    $600 8
Raymond Chandler is credited with coining this term for death in the title of a 1939 novel
    $600 16
Every June Puerto Rico holds a music festival honoring this famed cellist
    $600 13
"Mo' Better Blues"
(1990)
    $600 23
"The Haunted Man" was the last of 5 books Dickens wrote about this holiday
    $600 28
To produce a bunch of kids is to be this "and multiply and replenish the Earth"
    DD: $1,000 4
The 19th of this month is celebrated as the date Texas slaves learned of their freedom in 1865
    $800 9
Play that includes the following:
["Is sleep, perchance to dream; aye, there's the rub"]
    $800 17
It's the continent where you'll find Queen Maud Land & the Queen Maud Mountains
    $800 19
"Easy Rider"
(1969)
    DD: $750 24
Editors suggested a club of hunters for a series, but Dickens changed the setting to this club of eccentrics
    $800 29
When this 10-letter word for plague is used, it usually means bubonic
    $1000 5
In January 1955 this great contralto integrated the Metropolitan Opera
    $1000 10
If you are asleep, you are in the arms of this god
    $1000 18
Agana is the capital of this U.S. territory
    $1000 20
"Absolute Power"
(1997)
    $1000 25
In 1833 Dickens began using this 3-letter pseudonym which had been used as a nickname for his youngest brother

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Hope Babu
$5,800 $5,650 $5,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OLD WARNINGS
Archaeologists have discovered a home entrance in ancient Pompeii with the words "cave canem", meaning this

Final scores:

Travis Hope Babu
$100 $9,300 $11,300
3rd place: Pinseeker Golf Clubs 2nd place: Trip to Vienna, courtesy of Priceline.com New champion: $11,300

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Travis Hope Babu
$5,600 $6,300 $5,700
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $17,600

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