Show #3761 - Monday, January 1, 2001

First show of the 21st century.

Contestants

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Sherry Huiner, a stay-at-home mom from Marietta, Georgia

Mike Currie, an Air Force officer from Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts

Richard Kolostian, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

NEW YEAR'S DAY
(Alex: How appropriate!)
GEOGRAPH"IA"
(Alex: Each correct response will end in the letters "I-A".)
EPITAPHS
(Alex: A whole category about...)
1802
BROADWAY DEBUTS
RHYME TIME
    $100 11
The Tournament of Roses Parade & the Rose Bowl are held in this city on New Year's Day
    $100 1
Victoria is the capital of this Canadian province
    $100 6
"Quoth the raven nevermore"
    $100 16
In 1802, after he'd been in office for a year, the first article on his involvement with Sally Hemings was published
    $100 21
In 1999 she was dishing with Regis in the daytime & "Putting It Together" on Broadway at night
    $100 26
A noisy cumulonimbus
    $200 12
Also called the Feast of Trumpets, this holiday, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated on the first 2 days of Tishri
    $200 2
In 1976 Nadia Comaneci scored perfect 10s & Olympic gold for this country
    $200 7
"Everybody loves somebody sometime"
    $200 17
Incorporated as a town in 1802; made capital of the Michigan Territory in 1805; burned down the same year
    $200 22
Robert Goulet debuted as Lancelot in this 1960 show; in 1993 he brought it back to B'way & played King Arthur
    $200 27
A grizzly that isn't hip
    $300 13
It's the palindromic name for the Vietnamese New Year
    DD: $500 3
George Washington helped lay out the streets of this Virginia city
    $300 8
"Faithful to the cause of Prohibition -- she hath done what she could"
    $300 18
In his "Heiligenstadt Tastament", Beethoven lamented over his loss of this
    $300 23
The sexy 1969 musical "Canterbury Tales" marked the Broadway debut of this perky star seen here
    $300 28
An adorable wind instrument
    $400 14
In the Middle Ages New Year's Day was observed on March 25, this feast day that celebrates Mary's visit from Gabriel
    $400 4
Lake Titicaca is on the border of Peru & this country
    $400 9
"That's all folks"
    $400 19
French mining engineer Albert Matieu-Favier suggested building a tunnel under this
    $400 24
Keith Carradine was a teenager when he was cast in this "American Tribal Love-Rock" musical in 1968
    $400 29
A hilarious little rabbit
    $500 15
The Mummers New Year's Day Parade in this city started officially in 1901
    $500 5
This country is moving its capital to Dodoma from Dar es Salaam
    $500 10
Died 1789:
"His spirit is in Vermont now"
    $500 20
Napoleon established this "Legion" as an Order of Merit in 1802
    $500 25
My cousin Vinny saw her in the 1998 revival of "Wait Until Dark", with Quentin Tarantino as her stalker
    $500 30
A fake foot covering

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

Richard Mike Sherry
$2,000 $900 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Mike Sherry
$2,500 $1,700 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

LITERATURE
CHEMISTRY
ECONOMICS
PHYSICS
"PEACE"
MADISON & PHYSIOLOGY
    $200 1
This Nobel Prize winner dedicated "The Waste Land" to fellow poet Ezra Pound
    $200 25
He said about his romance with Soon-Yi, "The heart wants what it wants"
    $200 4
In the U.S., the total of this type of debt has "charged" ahead to around $585 billion
    $200 17
Transonic speed is about 741 MPH at sea level; supersonic is faster & this is the term for slower
    $200 11
Black's Law Dictionary defines it as a violation of the public tranquility & order
    $200 16
Both men who held this post under James Madison, George Clinton & Elbridge Gerry, died in office
    $400 2
His "Dr. Zhivago" aroused so much opposition in the Soviet Union that he said "Nyet" to the Nobel Prize in 1958
    $400 26
Joe Lieberman's beloved, or the Women's Zionist Organization of America
    $400 5
The CPI is the Consumer Price Index & the PPI is this
    $400 18
With wavelengths between those of visible light & microwaves, they come from the sun & heat the Earth
    $400 12
George Clooney & Nicole Kidman team up against terrorists in this 1997 movie
    $400 20
Neurons don't weigh much; why, there are billions of them in this roughly 3-pound organ
    $600 3
In 1953 this British politician won the Nobel Prize for his biographical & historical works & for his oratory
    $600 27
She had high school chemistry with Peter Jacobson, whom she married in 1978 & later helped create "The Nanny"
    $600 6
Rude term for the unfair trade practice of selling goods below cost in a foreign market
    $600 19
5-letter word that precedes "isotope" in a term for isotopes like strontium-90 & cobalt-60
    $600 13
Leviticus 7 discusses these "unto the Lord", saying they may include unleavened cakes
    $600 21
Madison pooh-poohed that he was "The Father of" this; he said it was "The work of many heads and many hands"
    DD: $1,000 7
He was no "Stranger" to the Nobel Prize for Literature, winning in 1957
    $800 28
Hearts were broken when Sarah Michelle Gellar took up with this "She's All That" star
    $800 9
Seen here, it's what's moving the chess piece, & also the name of an economics term
    DD: $2,000 23
It's the tendency of an object to float, or the upward pressure of fluid in an object
    $800 14
In Handel's "Messiah", his name shall be called "The Mighty God, the Everlasting Father", this
    $800 22
After leaving the presidency Madison returned to his estate named this
    $1000 8
A poem by this 1923 Nobel Prize winner is heard here:
("I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made")
    $1000 29
In 2000 she married David Bale, father of actor Christian, but we assume she's still "Ms.", not Mrs.
    $1000 10
5-letter word for temporary paper money issued in economic emergencies
    $1000 24
Found after "de" in a term meaning to demagnetize, it's the last name of German mathematician Karl
    $1000 15
In 1963 it was Khrushchev's professed policy of tolerance in his dealings with the West

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Mike Sherry
$8,700 $5,700 $2,500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

CELEBRITY WOMEN
She said, "The reason I'm not a nun is...you can't take your own name...I have the most holy name a woman can have"

Final scores:

Richard Mike Sherry
$5,999 $5,700 $0
2-day champion: $17,198 2nd place: Trip to Walt Disney World, Florida 3rd place: Samsung Cameras

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Richard Mike Sherry
$8,700 $6,000 $2,500
20 R,
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
11 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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