Show #3773 - Wednesday, January 17, 2001

Contestants

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Peter Brown, a musician & actor from Brooklyn, New York

Heather Young, a biostatistician from Arlington, Virginia

Vaughan Williams, a lieutenant in the United States Navy from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

"A" IN GEOGRAPHY
COMICS' BOOKS
IT'S IMAGINARY
20th CENTURY STUFF
(Alex: We'll list the elements of a game, you name the game in...)
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
IF THEY MARRIED...
(Alex: What would we have?)
    $100 1
It's the capital of Jordan
    $100 22
Books bearing his name include his "Police Blotter: Real-Life Crime Headlines from the Tonight Show"
    $100 21
It's a figure of menace, especially to children, not a guy who loves to dance
    $100 11
When Marconi transmitted the letter "S" across the Atlantic in 1901, it was in this form
    $100 6
Water Works,
Luxury Tax,
Short Line
    $100 16
If jazz singer Fitzgerald married the evil empire's Darth, she'd be...
    $200 2
This country controls the eastern half of Tierra del Fuego, largest island in an archipelago of the same name
    $200 26
Harvard shrink Dr. Alvin Poussaint wrote the afterword to this TV dad's "Fatherhood"
    $200 23
1962 would have followed 1914 & 1939 in the sequence if this had resulted from the Cuban Missile Crisis
    $200 12
From 1951 to 1953 he was the Swedish delegate to the U.N.
    $200 7
Right foot yellow, left hand blue (oops...excuse me)
    $200 17
French designer Chanel's marriage to punker Iggy would make her...
    $300 3
Morocco, Mali & Tunisia border this country
    $300 28
This Wayans brother, once Homey the Clown, offers his comic take in "Bootleg"
    $300 24
Imaginary thought in the title of the following show tune
    DD: $600 13
This 1939 Ford model resulted from Edsel Ford's wanting a luxury car like they had in Europe
    $300 8
The wrench,
the kitchen,
Colonel Mustard
    $300 18
If actress Weld wed former Indiana basketball coach Bobby, she'd be...
    $400 4
In the summer residents of this capital city suffer through the "nefos", a type of smog
    $400 29
Counterculture comic who favored us with his "Brain Droppings"
    $400 25
Seen here under a Seattle bridge is a depiction of one of these creatures
    $400 14
Lady Amalia, the wife of this discoverer of penicillin, was a member of Greece's parliament
    $400 9
Letter tiles,
triple word score,
double letter score
    $400 19
If supermodel Klum catwalks down the aisle with "Tiny Bubbles" singer Don, she'd be...
    $500 5
In the 1970s this Scottish fishing port became the center of the North Sea oil industry
    $500 30
The comic & actor seen here, he wrote a conspiracy book called "UFOs, JFK and Elvis"
    $500 27
A type of musical pitch or baseball game you hear about, or a type of crime you wouldn't
    $500 15
In 1904 Col. William Gorgas took charge of anti-disease efforts in the building of this
    $500 10
Tweezers,
funny bone,
wish bone,
Adam's apple
    $500 20
Game show panelist Carlisle gets cozy with comedian Jonathan, voice of a cartoon shrink, & becomes...

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Vaughan Heather Peter
$1,800 $200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughan Heather Peter
$3,200 $400 $2,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

PHILOSOPHY
THE WINE CELLAR
PLAY TIME
ALL "FOUR" YOU
WALTER MATTHAU
(Alex: A whole category devoted to the late, great actor.)
GRUMPY OLD MEN
(Alex: Tribute to him also, perhaps!)
    $200 17
Ethicists criticize the common maxim "The end justifies" these
    $200 5
Shiraz, produced in the Coonawarra region, is one of this country's most popular wines
    $200 1
Approrpriately, Nathan Lane played Nathan Detroit in a 1992 revival of this musical
    $200 10
An alliterative '60s nickname for the Beatles
    $200 25
Walter Matthau coached a ragtag Little League team with a girl pitcher in this 1976 film
    $200 15
This comedian who also hated bankers & policemen died in 1946 on Christmas, a holiday he despised
    DD: $700 18
Schlegel was a romantic philosopher; this rhyming contemporary theorized about the dialectic
    $400 6
Wine associated with the packaging seen here
    $400 2
Toni Braxton & Andrea McArdle have each played Belle in this musical
    $400 11
Slang for a home run in baseball
    $400 26
Neil Simon wrote this "Odd Couple" role to accommodate Matthau's personality
    $400 16
This director denied that he said, "Actors are cattle"; "What I said was actors should be treated like cattle"
    $600 19
John Rawls' influential "A Theory of" this equates it simply with fairness
    $600 7
4-letter adjective for the flavor produced by aging in the most commonly used wood
    $600 3
After years on the road, a man realizes he's a failure as a vendor, father & husband in this drama
    $600 12
A bed with a tall pole at each corner
    $600 28
Matthau was grumpy next-door neighbor Mr. Wilson in this 1993 film
    DD: $400 22
In 1995 this cantankerous N.C. conservative became chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
    $800 20
The moral type of this "ism" insists that each society be judged by its own standards
    $800 8
This is "the word" for a major French champagne house founded in 1827
    $800 4
George S. Kaufman co-wrote "You Can't Take It With You" & "The Man Who Came to Dinner" with this man
    $800 13
They first show up in Revelation chapter 6
    $800 23
In a 1774 letter to Abigail he wrote, "The business of the Congress is tedious beyond expression"
    $1000 21
This philosophy asserts free will; the political party "is committed to America's heritage of freedom"
    $1000 9
Released each November, the "Nouveau" type of this wine is to be drunk when it's very young
    $1000 27
Kathleen Chalfant has won acclaim for her role as a professor dying of cancer in this Pulitzer-prize winning drama
    $1000 14
Buddha taught these moral "truths"
    $1000 24
In "No Exit" he wrote, "Hell is other people"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Vaughan Heather Peter
$7,400 -$600 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RELIGIOUS NAMES
In commemoration of his predecessors, he was the first pope to choose a double name

Final scores:

Vaughan Heather Peter
$14,400 -$600 $200
2-day champion: $20,900 3rd place: Natural Wonders Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Smuggler's Notch, Vermont

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Vaughan Heather Peter
$7,400 -$600 $6,700
18 R,
1 W
4 R,
2 W
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $13,500

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