Show #3806 - Monday, March 5, 2001

Contestants

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Michael Souveroff, an aspiring screenwriter from New York City, New York

Lynne Langhammer Conover, a stay-at-home mom from Windsor, Connecticut

Stephen Mitchell, a marketing manager from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

ATOMIC WEIGHTS
FAMILIAR PHRASES
WHEN BENJY WAS PREZ
WE'RE NO. 2!
AMERICA-PODGE
CURT
    $100 27
The atomic weight of helium, or the number of right angles in a rectangle
    $100 6
In the '60s this phrase for something that reduces anxiety was popularized by Linus Van Pelt
    $100 1
Toward the end of Benjamin Harrison's term, this man was elected president of the U.S. for a second time
    $100 7
"Take Me Home, Country Roads", his first Top 40 hit, took him to No. 2
    $100 16
All roads lead to Rome, but no roads lead to this rhyming Alaska city
    $100 21
'60s Cardinal outfielder
    $200 28
The atomic weight of magnesium, or the number of karats in pure gold
    $200 12
Ali Baba spoke these words to get into the cave of the 40 Thieves
    $200 2
On August 24, 1891 he filed a patent for his motion picture camera
    $200 8
This singer hit No. 2 on the pop chart with the song heard here
    $200 17
This famous peak is named for a lieutenant who discovered it in 1806 & tried to climb it, but never got to the top
    $200 23
"Spy Who Loved Me" actor
    $300 29
The atomic weight of copper, or the number of squares on a checkerboard
    $300 13
The melodrama & the sponsors of certain early radio serials earned them this nickname
    $300 3
Founded by John D. Rockefeller, the university of this city opened in 1891 on land donated by Marshall Field
    $300 9
1988 listeners found this singer "Simply Irresistible" at No. 2
    $300 18
"Sooner" or later you'll tell us its state tree is the redbud
    $300 24
Then a Phillie, he struck out 300 in 1997 & 1998
    $400 26
The atomic weight of manganese, or a speed Sammy Hagar just can't drive
    $400 14
On "Star Trek", the Vulcan salute is accompanied by this 4-word phrase
    $400 4
The federal government began construction on one of these in Fort Leavenworth
    $400 10
In 1994 she & Luther Vandross reached No. 2 with their remake of "Endless Love"
    $400 19
[Hi, I'm J.J. Stokes, wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers] I was the all-time leading receiver for this school where Mark Harmon was once an All-American quarterback
    $400 25
Sportscaster with his own Wyoming state park
    $500 30
The atomic weight of potassium, this number was Jack Benny's favorite
    DD: $900 15
The Oracle at Delphi told Polycrates to look under every rock to find hidden treasure, hence this phrase
    $500 5
Paleontologist Eugene Dubois found fossil evidence of Pithecanthus erectus on this island
    $500 11
This hip-hop duo "wrestled" "Whoomp! (There It Is)" to No. 2
    $500 20
American sculptor known for such Wild West bronzes as "The Outlaw" & "The Stampede"
    $500 22
Curt Cannon is a pen name of this "87th Precinct" author

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

Stephen Lynne Michael
$800 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Lynne Michael
$500 $1,900 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

CAPITAL RIVERS
(Alex: You have to name the river on which each capital we give you lies.)
MOVIE ROLES
JUST ADD "ONE"
CLASSIC CRIME NOVELS
MADAME
CURRY
    $200 1
Dame Judi Dench & Cate Blanchett both received Oscar nominations for portraying this woman in different '98 films
    $200 6
Attach the letters "one" to a land run by a wizard & you'll be up in the air with this layer
    $200 11
Last name of Patricia Highsmith's "talented" title Tom who gets away with murder
    $200 16
She created her No. 5 perfume in 1922
    $200 21
A tasty curry sauce for shrimp uses the milk of this fruit
    $400 2
Ian McKellen played Magneto, leader of the bad guys, in this 2000 action movie based on Marvel Comics
    $400 7
Add "one" to a synonym for "to panhandle" & get this order to vacate
    $400 12
W.R. Burnett's 1929 gangster tale that included the line "Mother of God, is this the end of Rico?"
    $400 17
At the Sorbonne she studied philosophy & met Sartre, beginning a lifelong association with both
    $400 22
Curry is native to this country
    DD: $1,000 28
Belgrade
    $600 3
He played a movie executive with a screenwriter problem in 1992's "The Player"
    $600 8
Insert "one" into the surname of actress Myrna & get crazy with this cartoon word
    DD: $600 13
The 1936 book "The Wheel Spins", about a woman who disappears on a nonstop train, became this Hitchcock film
    $600 18
This French actress' films include "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" & "Indochine"
    $600 23
Curry can include cumin, tumeric & this spice, the world's most expensive
    $800 27
Dublin
    $800 4
She was married to Kenneth Branagh when they played sparring lovers in 1993's "Much Ado About Nothing"
    $800 9
Append "one" to a word for each individual in a group & get this word for all members of a group
    $800 14
"The Strange Case of Peter the Lett" was one of his first Maigret books
    $800 19
"La Vie en Rose" was one of the signature songs of this singer nicknamed "The Little Sparrow"
    $800 24
This spicy fruit condiment was created to accompany curry
    $1000 26
Warsaw
    $1000 5
As Bela Lugosi, Martin Landau wrestled a fake octopus in this 1994 film biography
    $1000 10
Put "one" into the name of Homer Simpson's oldest child & get this title of nobility
    $1000 15
1971 Michael Caine film or 2000 Sylvester Stallone film based on "Jack's Return Home" by Ted Lewis
    $1000 20
The first female impressionist, she's the seated figure in the painting of the balcony seen here
    $1000 25
One type of curry powder shares its name with this plaid textile

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Stephen Lynne Michael
$2,700 $6,500 $400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WORLD DRAMA
In its first U.S. performance in English, this play was billed as "The Child Wife" in 1882

Final scores:

Stephen Lynne Michael
$1,700 $7,000 $2
2nd place: Trip to Stockholm courtesy of Priceline.com New champion: $7,000 3rd place: Panasonic Portable DVD Player

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Stephen Lynne Michael
$3,300 $6,100 $1,300
14 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $10,700

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