Show #3927 - Tuesday, October 2, 2001

(Sofia: Hi, this is Sofia of the Clue Crew. Today, you get Jeopardy! and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. That's a lot of entertainment.)

Contestants

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Melinda Wittenburg, an early child-development specialist from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Jeff Rhodes, a publication editor from Marietta, Georgia

Janna Marshall, a direct marketing consultant from Middleton, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

DISABILITY AWARENESS
(Alex: Keep in mind that October is National Disability Awareness Month.)
MUSIC OF THE '70s
ANIMALS
AUTHOR COUNTDOWN
BALD AMBITION
ENDS IN "OY"
    $100 13
Congress first designated Disability Awareness Month in 1945, the year of this U.S. president's death
    $100 7
In 1973 Bette Midler revived this Andrews Sisters hit, reaching the Top 10
    $100 1
The fact that this lizard's name is from the Greek for "ground lion" never changes
    $100 22
"Slaughterhouse Five"
(1969)
    $100 17
This bald "Seinfeld" character hit on a woman by saying he lived with his parents & was unemployed
    $100 2
Yes, matey! Sailors use this word to hail a ship, or to attract attention
    $200 27
She plays deaf pollster Joey Lucas on "The West Wing"
    $200 8
This "Diana" singer wrote Tom Jones' 1971 hit "She's A Lady"
    $200 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the San Diego Zoo.) A giraffe's tail, which is about 3 feet long, is used to swat this bloodsucking fly that causes sleeping sickness
    $200 23
"The Sign of Four"
(1890)
    $200 18
Perhaps the improved aerodynamic design helped him become 1999's No. 1 ranked tennis player
    $200 3
Surname that means the "real" thing
    $300 28
The American Foundation for the Blind is dedicated to fulfilling the vision of this woman, seen here
    $300 14
His "52nd Street" was the No. 1 album of 1979
    $300 10
The suni, a small one of these graceful African mammals, is barely 15 inches high
    $300 24
"Three Sisters"
(1901)
    $300 19
This follically-challenged animated man once sold his soul to the devil for a doughnut
    $300 4
He's the beloved character from children's lit seen here
    DD: $500 29
The 1996 Summer Paralympic Games for the disabled were held in this U.S. city
    $400 15
This James Taylor hit is subtitled "To Be Loved by You"
    $400 11
The common type of this marsupial has coarse, thick fur while that of the hairy-nosed is short & silky
    $400 25
"The Two Towers"
(1954, book 2 of a trilogy)
    $400 20
This Proctor & Gamble icon dresses in white, wears an earring & hates dirt
    $400 5
This ancient city was also known as Ilium
    $500 30
The DAV, Disabled American Veterans, was formed in 1920 as the DAVWW, this
    $500 16
In 1973 he won a Grammy for Best Country Song for "Behind Closed Doors"
    $500 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the L.A. County Natural History Museum.) This sea mammal, whose skull is seen here, has a spiral tusk that keeps growing & growing & growing... & growing & growing
    $500 26
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
(1962)
    $500 21
This super-rich Little Orphan Annie benefactor never joined the Hair Club for Men
    $500 6
Gilbert & Sullivan's "Patience" opened this London theatre in 1881

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

Janna Jeff Melinda
$1,400 $200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$2,000 $1,700 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

HEY, BEAUTIFUL
SO, COME HERE OFTEN?
WHAT'S YOUR SIGN?
HAVEN'T WE "MET" BEFORE?
WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ALL MY LIFE?
WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE MY ETCHINGS?
(Alex: I never used one of those lines!)
    $200 21
She auditioned for the role of Cordelia on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" but won the title role instead
    $200 26
Many bridges in this Italian canal city were once privately owned & tolls were charged for their crossing
    $200 1
Protests against the Confederate flag in Columbia, this state's capital, said, "Your Heritage is my Slavery"
    $200 6
"The squeaky wheel gets the worm" is an example of a mixed one of these
    $200 16
Selling astounding numbers of records, haven't I?
    $200 11
Popular during Christmas, he's the holy man etched here
    $400 22
Apparently, "What Women Want" was to vote his gams the "Sexiest Celebrity Legs" in a 2001 survey by Hanes
    $400 27
This resort area along the Mediterranean coast includes the cities of St. Tropez, France & San Remo, Italy
    $400 2
Signs reading "Hate is not Hip" protested this white rapper's lyrics at the Grammys in 2001
    DD: $1,000 7
When referring to the New York Mets, "Mets" is short for this
    $400 17
Spending time in the White House & graduating from Stanford in 2001
    $400 12
Later president, this American was etched here in 1782
    $600 23
She probably should've had the "Basic Instinct" not to appear in "Police Academy 4"
    $600 28
The main drag in this capital of French Polynesia is Boulevard Pomare, named for a Tahitian queen
    $600 3
Signs at a 1998 protest called nuclear waste transport "Mobile" this Ukrainian place
    $600 8
If you don't like this "American Buffalo" playwright, well, &*$% you, pal!
    DD: $1,000 18
Prosecuting the "Pizza Connection" case before becoming FBI director in 1993
    $600 13
This Renaissance man This Renaissance man etched here was born in 1452
    $800 24
This actor led the Soggy Bottom Boys in "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
    $800 29
The small caves in this tourist site, seen here, contain ancient rock paintings by Aboriginal artists
    $800 4
Signs seen at this "world" group's 1999 meeting in Seattle included one saying it "Kills Butterflies"
    $800 9
It's the border or outer boundary of a 2-dimensional figure
    $800 19
President of Yale, then baseball commissioner ruling on Pete Rose
    $800 14
A 1616 etching of this well-known Native American in English garb is seen here
    $1000 25
David Copperfield's 6-year engagement to this German supermodel disappeared in 1999
    $1000 30
This "saintly" Swiss resort was the site of the Winter Olympic Games in 1928 & 1948
    $1000 5
Protesters against genetically modified foods insisted "Children are not" these animals of the family Caviidae
    $1000 10
She was a goddess of agriculture in Greek mythology
    $1000 20
Writing novels about tense married couples, & being written about in the memoir "U and I"
    $1000 15
One of many self-portraits by this Dutchman is etched here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$8,000 $8,500 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

SPORTS STARS
A July 2001 newspaper ad from the U.S. Postal Service congratulating this man read "Un, Deux, Trois!"

Final scores:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$11,500 $13,000 $12,000
3rd place: Trip to the Palms in Palm Springs, California New champion: $13,000 2nd place: Trip to Almond Resorts, Barbados

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$7,000 $8,400 $6,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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