Show #3866 - Monday, May 28, 2001

Contestants

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Chris Wieder, a graduate student from Salem, Virginia

Jean Lucasey, a judicial clerk from Hartsdale, New York

Steve Engel, a psychology professor from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

50 YEARS AGO
COMMUNICATION
FORMER CAPITALS
(Alex: You have to identify the state.)
LAW
"AND"
ORDER
(Alex: We're talking chronological order here.)
    $100 5
This "Love"-able sitcom premiered on October 15, 1951
    $100 1
In the early 1900s Congress allowed these with divided backs, half for the address & half for "Wish you were here"
    $100 23
Tucson (1867-1877)
    $100 2
Before Jimmy Smits nailed perps on "NYPD Blue", he defended them as Victor Sifuentes on this show
    $100 13
We think it's a conspiracy that she hasn't won an Emmy every year she's played FBI agent Dana Scully
    $100 14
Presidents: James Polk, James Madison, Abraham Lincoln
    $200 7
On March 14, 1951 U.N. forces recaptured this capital city
    $200 11
It was the R in the FRC, which was created in 1927 & evolved into the FCC
    $200 24
Savannah (1777-1778)
    $200 3
Before becoming a man named Brady, he starred as a lawyer named Preston on "The Defenders"
    $200 18
It's the first symbol in the censored word &*$%!
    $200 15
"Love Me Do", "We Can Work It Out", "Get Back"
    DD: $600 8
With the collapse of the Labour government in 1951, this man again became Prime Minister of Great Britain
    $300 28
2-word theatrical term for the way I'm reading this clue
    $300 25
Wheeling (1863-1870 & 1875-1885)
    $300 4
"And hey...Let's be careful out there" ended roll call on this '80s cop show
    $300 19
He was the Roman slave who removed a thorn from a big cat's paw, & we ain't lion
    $300 16
On-screen: "E.T.", "X-Men", "M"
    $400 9
This country legend's "Cold, Cold Heart" hit No. 1 on the country charts on March 17, 1951
    $400 29
Seen here, it's survived mainly as a written language for 1700 years of its history
    $400 26
Sitka (1867-1900)
    $400 6
We wonder if Paul Michael Glaser & David Soul will hook up again as these TV cops; word is, Huggy Bear wonders too
    $400 20
Name of a princess of myth, a constellation & a new Gene Roddenberry sci-fi show
    $400 17
Joe DiMaggio, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Jose Canseco
    $500 10
After 6 years of U.S. military government, this nation started to gain autonomy again in 1951
    $500 30
The antique hearing aid seen here was known as an ear one of these instruments
    $500 27
Guthrie (1890-1910)
    $500 12
Before "The Naked Gun" shot onto the silver screen, he played Det. Frank Drebin on TV in "Police Squad"
    $500 21
He's the only man to win the Daytona 500, Indy 500 & a Formula One World Championship
    $500 22
Spanish Civil War, U.S. Civil War, English Civil War

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

Steve Jean Chris
$500 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Jean Chris
$3,300 $2,300 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

ASIAN LIT
CLASSICAL MUSICIANS
PRESIDENTIAL SOLDIERS
(Alex: We'll list wars. You have to name the President who served in all of the wars we will list.)
TRAVEL & TOURISM
"OU" ANIMAL!
5-SYLLABLE WORDS
    $200 26
Nguyen Du's "Kim Van Kieu", adapted from a Chinese novel, is one of this country's best-loved poems
    $200 2
This composer, George Sand's lover, was nicknamed "The Ariel of the Piano"
    $200 6
WWI, WWII
    $200 19
Statue of Liberty Nat'l Monument includes Liberty Island & the former immigration station on this island
    $200 12
The brook type of this fish is often considered better eating than the larger rainbow
    $200 1
Part of anthropology, it's the study of the remains of past societies
    $400 27
In the Chinese play "The Palace of Eternal Youth" lovers are reunited on this heavenly body
    $400 3
The 1816 premiere of his "Barbiere di Siviglia", which he conducted, was one of the most famous fiascos of operatic history
    $400 7
The Spanish-American War
    $400 22
St. Mark's Cathedral in this city was once the private palace chapel of the doges
    $400 15
Quick! It's the breed of dog seen here
    $400 4
Term for a zone from which army installations & operations are prohibited
    $600 5
From 1903 on, Igor Stravinsky studied privately with this composer of "Scheherazade"
    $600 8
The Mexican War, The Civil War
    $600 23
In 1997 this library, which has 2 copies of the Magna Carta, moved to the Saint Pancras area of London
    $600 16
America's second-largest wild cat, or a car from Mercury
    $600 11
It's what happens to film that's in the light too long or a celebrity who's in the limelight too long
    $800 20
In 1853 Schumann noted in his diary meeting this composer & called him "a genius"
    DD: $3,000 9
Revolutionary War, Creek War, War of 1812, First Seminole War
    $800 24
The Rio de Janeiro Airport was recently named for this "Girl From Ipanema" composer
    $800 17
Talk about filling the bill, look at the one on this bird seen here
    $800 13
Nat King Cole sang this, "That's what you are...though near or far"
    $1000 21
In 1821, at age 12, this Jewish-born German composer met Goethe, who was impressed with the boy
    $1000 10
War of 1812, Second Seminole War, Black Hawk War, Mexican War
    $1000 25
A skyway connects the world's tallest building, the Petronas Towers in this Malaysian capital
    DD: $1,500 18
It's America's equivalent of the European reindeer
    $1000 14
From Latin for "witness", these ads may use celebrities or regular folks to sing a product's praises

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Jean Chris
$9,700 $7,600 $5,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL HISTORIC SITES
This National Historic Site was reopened as a theater in 1968 after 103 years

Final scores:

Steve Jean Chris
$3,700 $15,199 $9,800
3rd place: Borders gift card New champion: $15,199 2nd place: trip to Costa Rica and cruise on Temptress Adventure Cruises

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Jean Chris
$7,500 $7,100 $4,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $19,400

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