Show #3894 - Thursday, July 5, 2001

Contestants

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Pat Phillips, an administrative assistant from Brea, California

Neil Moura, a college professor from Carlsbad, California

Ellen Carson, an attorney and physician from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN GEOGRAPHY
1987 FILMS
WILDLIFE
LAS VEGAS MUSEUMS?!
FRENCH EPONYMS
STOP THE "PRES"!
    $100 11
Lough Leane is the largest of this country's picturesque lakes of Killarney in County Kerry
    $100 13
(Hi, I'm Seth Green.) I played the young alter-ego of this man in 1987's "Radio Days"
    $100 21
The glass snake is really a lizard without these
    $100 26
The Elvis-A-Rama Museum boasts an autographed pair of this footwear that Elvis sang about in 1956
    $100 1
In the 1800s he also developed a musical notation system for sightless musicians
    $100 4
An exhibition or demonstration
    $200 12
Nordkapp on this country's Mageroya Island is Europe's most northerly point
    $200 14
This 1987 romantic comedy was an update of "Cyrano de Bergerac"
    $200 22
Most adult butterflies feed on this which provides plenty of quick energy but little protein
    $200 27
The Luxor boasts an "exact replica" of this famous pharaoh's tomb--we hope there's not a curse on it
    $200 2
In the last years of his life, this physician tried to detach his name from an execution device named for him
    $200 5
A written order for medicine
    $300 16
This largest river of the Iberian Peninsula is also called the Tajo
    $300 15
Robin Wright played Buttercup, the title character of this "royal" Rob Reiner comedy
    $300 23
The Australian water-holding frog comes out during rain to eat & do this, a word associated with Australia
    $300 28
The Guinness World of Records displays over 2,000 of these "bags" collected by the Vermeulen family on plane trips
    $300 3
This French diplomat lent his name to the thick fillet steak sometimes stuffed with seasonings prior to grilling
    $300 6
The "carton" in a sports arena where reporters sit
    $400 17
The capital of the Isle of Man, it's so-named because it's located at the mouth of the Dhoo & Glass Rivers
    $400 20
Before "Leaving Las Vegas" in 1995, she had "Adventures in Babysitting" in 1987
    $400 24
As well as in cod, an oil extracted from this organ in sharks is a source of vitamin A
    $400 9
A French soldier known for his devotion to Napoleon gave us this word for one who believes his gender is superior
    $400 7
The maintenance of something in an unchanged condition
    $500 18
Walachia is this country's most populous region, chiefly because the capital is located there
    $500 19
He directed 1987's "Tin Men"
    DD: $600 25
The colors of this bird are those of the coat of arms of George Calvert, for whom it was named
    $500 10
'50s men's hairstyle named for the French woman seen here
    $500 8
The honor or awe inspired by a successful person

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

Ellen Neil Pat
$300 $400 $2,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Neil Pat
$800 $1,200 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE'S FILMS
MY PHYSICS PROFESSOR
IBN SEARCHING SO LONG
BLACK AMERICANS
PLASTICS
WORD"ZZ"
(Alex: Each correct response will end with those letters.)
    $200 5
On screen, he's been portrayed by Leslie Howard & Leonardo DiCaprio
    $200 25
At this U.S. university, I got extra credit for helping Professor Compton set up the first nuclear chain reaction
    $200 20
In the 13th century Ibn Al-Nafis was the first to describe how this moved through the heart
    $200 6
In October 1989, at age 52, he became the youngest man ever to serve as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
    $200 14
Plastics are either thermoplastic or thermosetting, depending on how they behave when this happens
    $200 9
A peach has it on its skin
    $400 4
Peter Greenaway's 1991 film "Prospero's Books" drew its inspiration from this play
    $400 26
I won a beer bet at Caltech because I knew the J. in this name atomic physics prof's name stood for Julius
    $400 21
Music genre in which Abdullash Ibn Buhaina, also known as Art Blakey, made his name
    $400 7
His first Oscar nomination was for playing escaped convict Noah Cullen in "The Defiant Ones"
    $400 15
Commonly used word for the plastic seen here [record on turntable]
    $400 10
Flamboyance, flair, excitement
    $600 1
The 1999 film "10 Things I Hate About You" was an update of this Shakespeare comedy
    $600 27
I don't think this UC Berkeley professor got it when I said I liked his work with Penn
    DD: $500 22
In 1946 Abdullah Ibn Hussein proclaimed himself king of this country
    $600 8
Madame C.J. Walker became the USA's first black female millionaire with a method of doing this to hair
    $600 18
This resin whose name means it contains an oxygen atom can set to form a strong adhesive
    $600 11
Heckle or tease
    $800 2
Kenneth Branagh gives a rousing speech leading his men into battle at Agincourt as the title character in this 1989 film
    $800 28
Seen here, he gave me an "F" at the University of Pavia for my paper "Electricity: A Frivolous Waste of Time"
    $800 23
Sayyid said Ibn Sultan was a 19th century Sultan of Oman & this Far East African island, now part of Tanzania
    $800 16
This poet was born Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928
    $800 19
In 1937 Du Pont introducted Lucite, & Rohm & Haas introduced this trademarked transparent material
    $800 12
Emily Dickinson wrote, "I heard a fly" do this, "when I died"
    $1000 3
A 2000 musical version of this romantic comedy "found" Nathan Lane playing Costard, the court jester
    $1000 24
In 1932 he united the kingdoms of Hejaz & Najd into one country
    $1000 17
In May 1851 she gave her most famous speech, "Ain't I a Woman?", to a women's rights convention in Akron
    $1000 13
A few years after marrying Malcolm X, Betty Sanders took this last name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Neil Pat
$3,500 $3,000 $6,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CELEBRITIES
On August 28, 2000 a statue of this late actor was unveiled at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York

Final scores:

Ellen Neil Pat
$0 $5,900 $7,001
3rd place: Casablanca Avio desktop video editor 2nd place: trip to Allegro Resort Pineapple Beach in Antigua New champion: $7,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ellen Neil Pat
$4,000 $3,600 $6,500
12 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,100

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