Show #3800 - Friday, February 23, 2001

Contestants

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Matthew Laflin, a law student originally from Satellite Beach, Florida

Jane Barnes, a housewife from Parker, Texas

Sid Moore Jr., a human rights investigator from Eugene, Oregon (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN LAKES & RIVERS
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?
QUOTATIONS
THAT'LL HOLD WATER
BRANSON, HANSON OR MANSON
RHYME TIME
    $100 17
The Marne joins this river at Charenton-le-Pont, a suburb of Paris
    $100 1
In the NFL, types of these officials include field, back & side, but no Judy
    $100 12
In his 1748 work "Advice to a Young Tradesman" he wrote, "Remember that time is money"
    $100 18
Usually filled with air or helium, as pranksters' weapons they're filled with water
    $100 6
A city in the Ozarks
    $100 7
This cocoa brand will "warm the heart"
    $200 27
Lake Albano in the west-central part of this country is the site of Castel Gandolfo, the Pope's summer residence
    $200 2
(Hi, I'm Jerome Bettis, running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers.) Long before I played at Notre Dame, this man taught chemistry there before he became head coach in 1918
    $200 13
"I'll resk forty dollars that he can outjump any frog in" this "county"
    $200 19
In the Bible Rebekah first appears at one of these outside the city of Nahor
    $200 8
Other songs on their first album include "Weird", "Lucy" & "Speechless"
    $200 23
The pacifistic influence of the 1960s hippie movement
    $300 3
An item cut out of a magazine, or an infraction that sounds like a hairdresser's specialty
    $300 14
Speaking at a year 2000 ceremony, this 96-year-old senator said, "Honey, I was around for Y1K"
    $300 20
"Noisy" name of the cumulonimbuses seen here
    $300 9
The Beach Boys song "Never Learn Not To Love" was co-written by this man
    $300 24
In 1992 Charles Barkley, Karl Malone, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, et al.
    DD: $1,000 28
The Lorelei is a famous steep rock on the right bank of this river
    $400 4
(Hi, I'm Robert Smith, running back for the Minnesota Vikings.) In 1997 I set a team record for number of these in a season: 1,266
    $400 15
Patrick Henry told the House of Burgesses, "Caesar had his Brutus; Charles the First" this person
    $400 21
From the Latin cista, "box", it's a tank that holds water
    $400 10
He started a record store chain in 1971 & an airline in 1984
    $400 25
A holiday song says, "Have" this type of "Christmas, it's the best time of the year"
    $500 29
The castle of Chillon on this lake's eastern shore was made famous in a Lord Byron poem
    $500 5
In 1995 J.J. Stokes became the first 49ers receiver selected in the NFL Draft's first round since this player in 1985
    $500 16
"All true believers shall break their eggs at the convenient end" is a line from this 1726 work
    $500 22
As its name indicates, this is the watery fluid filling a chamber behind the eye's cornea
    $500 11
As president under the Articles of Confederation, he's sometimes called "The First President of the United States"
    $500 26
Rae Dawn Chong starred in this 1984 film about urban kids who breakdance & rap

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

Sid Jane Matthew
$900 $600 $2,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sid Jane Matthew
$1,000 $500 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARIES
(Alex: A way to end our tribute to the New York Times' 150th birthday.)
U.S. COINS
LITERATURE
TONY-WINNING COMPOSERS
WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU?
A RANDOM HOUSE DICTIONARY
    $200 8
In April 1976 the Times said this billionaire died "as mysteriously as he had lived"
    $200 21
A limited edition silver dollar featured this black baseball pioneer & the inscription "Rookie of the Year 1947"
    $200 1
This quintessential New Englander published his first book of poems, "A Boy's Will", while living in England in 1913
    $200 16
An abnormality of this master gland can cause overproduction of the hormone prolactin
    $200 6
Homey type of "eyes" an amorous person has
    $400 10
This college coach's obit said his nickname came from a high school bear-wrestling incident
    $400 22
The mint produced silver coins for the U.S. & Iceland honoring the millennium of his discovery of the New World
    $400 2
Set in part in Philadelphia, "Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker" is a novel about this war
    $400 17
A bone density scan diagnoses osteopenia (loss of bone density) & this disease (decreased bone mass)
    $400 7
A woman who hangs out with her kids watching TV, or who supervises Cub Scouts
    $600 11
When he died at 88, the Times reported that Watergate made him "The Best-Known Judge in America"
    $600 23
Randy'l He-Dow Teton was the model for this coin
    $600 3
Taji & Jarl are deserters from a whaling ship in his 1849 novel "Mardi"
    $600 28
1958:
"The Music Man"
    DD: $700 18
The name of this condition comes from the Greek for "to breathe hard"
    $600 9
In show biz this word for a room containing your clothing refers to the costume department
    $800 12
The report of his death at Miami's Mount Sinai Hospital called him the "Financial Wizard of Organized Crime"
    DD: $700 24
To honor the bicentennial of this, a silver dollar featured an open book & the Jefferson Building
    $800 4
"The Pentameron" is a volume of imaginary conversations between Petrarch & this author of "The Decameron"
    $800 27
1996:
"Rent"
    $800 19
Underactivity of this butterfly-shaped gland slows the metabolism
    $800 14
Shortened name for a "room" to play in; it's a homophone for what rough play may do to it
    $1000 13
This Prague Spring leader who died in 1992 "had been mentioned" as a possible president of Slovakia
    $1000 25
This state's commemorative quarter features the natural rock formation "The Old Man of the Mountain"
    $1000 5
Great Chilean poet known for his "Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair"
    $1000 26
1964:
"Hello, Dolly!"
    $1000 20
It's the term for the curvature seen here
    $1000 15
It can be a pantry, or someone adding fat to lean meat

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sid Jane Matthew
$3,600 $3,900 $600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

OLYMPIC CITIES
1 of 2 current national capitals that have hosted the Winter Olympics

Final scores:

Sid Jane Matthew
$1,300 $599 $0
2-day champion: $2,600 2nd place: Trip to Dublin, Ireland courtesy of Priceline.com 3rd place: Novica.com Shopping Spree

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sid Jane Matthew
$4,200 $4,900 $600
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $9,700

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