Show #3931 - Monday, October 8, 2001

(Cheryl: I'm Cheryl of the Clue Crew. See what we serve up today on Jeopardy!)

Contestants

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Brandon Ferris, a director of communications from Concord, New Hampshire

Kathy Widmayer, a systems project manager from Moorestown, New Jersey

Rod Sanders, a master control operator from Corpus Christi, Texas (whose 3-day cash winnings total $21,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE HISTORY OF INDIA
INTERNET LINGO
(Alex: We're all up on that, I'm sure!)
JENNIFER
U.S. STATES
TENNIS
CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
    $100 16
1 of the 3 Indian cities where the British founded universities in 1857
    $100 23
The advice DQYDJ means don't quit your this
    $100 1
In 2001 she made history: her album "J. Lo" & her movie "The Wedding Planner" were both No. 1 in the same week
    $100 10
Its state dog is the Boston Terrier
    $100 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the tennis court.) Once meaning "to hinder", it's the call on a serve when the ball hits the net & drops over
    $100 20
Unit of sand, or of sense
(5)
    $200 17
In the 200s B.C., after the bloody Kalinga campaign, King Ashoka embraced this religion & nonviolence
    $200 27
This animated TV mom is symbolized here:
@@@@ :-)
    $200 2
She got an Oscar nomination for her role as a gun moll in "Bullets over Broadway"
    $200 12
2/3 of this state's population lives in New Castle, one of its 3 counties
    $200 6
In tennis it's an exchange of strokes; in auto racing it's a long-distance competition
    $200 21
Relative with his own clock
(11)
    $300 18
After a 1998 nuclear test, this country's prime minister said, "We have evened the score with India"
    $300 28
Nixon could have used "IANAC" -- "I am not" this
    $300 3
This sitcom star was the voice of Hogarth's mom in "The Iron Giant"
    $300 13
This state's name comes from the Sioux for "sky-tinted waters", which probably refers to its 10,000 lakes
    $300 7
(Sofia serves up an infraction.) 2-word term for the infraction being committed here
    $300 22
It precedes Dane & Depression
(5)
    $400 19
The bodacious Tata family launched this industry in India in 1901, the year the "U.S." corporation was founded
    $400 29
The abbreviation "BBFBBM" means "Body by Fisher, brains by" this toymaker
    $400 4
Joe Cocker sang "Up Where We Belong", the love theme from "An Officer and a Gentleman", with this woman
    $400 14
Nestled between Ohio & Illinois, it's the smallest mainland state in area west of the Appalachians
    $400 8
This American phenom with a 140-MPH serve is known as the "A-Rod of Tennis"
    DD: $1,100 24
"Just a" male escort
(6)
    $500 26
A 1967 law kept English as a national language of education until all states would accept this one
    $500 30
Look sideways at the smiley seen here & you'll have sighted this king:
5:-)
    $500 9
She gave notice as Jeanie Bueller, Ferris' cranky sister in a 1986 film
    $500 15
This state was home to the world's first drive-in movie theater & the first boardwalk
    $500 11
(Sofia serves up a shot.) The shot being gracefully executed here is this one with an 8-letter name
    $500 25
Whippet relative
(9)

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

Rod Kathy Brandon
$1,600 $600 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rod Kathy Brandon
$3,600 $1,600 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

OLD & MIDDLE ENGLISH LIT
DEAD SCIENTISTS SOCIETY
IN THE DICTIONARY
CAPITAL CITY BIRTHPLACES
MARSHALL MATTERS
THE REAL SLIM PICKENS
    $200 5
After slaying Grendel, the title character of this epic poem becomes king of the Geats & rules for 50 years
    $200 1
It was Gabriel Fahrenheit who substituted this for alcohol in the thermometer
    $200 2
This prefix appears with thyroid, normal & legal
    $200 9
Director Roberto Rossellini
    $200 17
Appointed by President Johnson, he was the first African-American U.S. Supreme Court justice
    $200 19
Slim Pickens was the B-52 captain who saddled up a hydrogen bomb in this 1964 Kubrick classic
    $400 25
The general prologue of this masterpiece is heard here
    $400 8
Oxygen discoverer Joseph Priestley dubbed the material he used as an eraser this
    $400 3
The schwa used in a dictionary's pronounciation key looks like this lower case letter turned upside down
    $400 10
Marcel Proust
    $400 18
At 34 years, he was the longest-serving U.S. Supreme Court chief justice
    $400 24
We got a laugh when Slim appeared on this comedy variety show hosted from 1969 to 1992 by Roy Clark
    $600 26
The titular hero of this allegory is a simple plowman
    $600 14
Frederick Russell is best known for his study on the life history of this whale food found on the ocean surface
    $600 4
A simple song, or the bag used by military personnel to carry small items
    $600 11
Ricardo Montalban
    $600 20
This '70s "Hollywood Squares" host was born Pierre LaCock
    $600 29
Slim made a statement in a bean-eating scene in this 1974 Mel Brooks Western spoof
    $800 27
This Arthurian hero stars in an alliterative Middle English poem in which he battles the Green Knight
    DD: $900 15
To get a suitable celluloid film for his new inventions, Edison called on this man
    $800 6
It's the act of shaving one's head, or the part of a monk's head that has been shaved
    $800 12
Melina Mercouri
    DD: $1,600 21
Seen here, he gave us plenty of "Happy Days"
    $800 30
Educating as well as entertaining, Slim appeared in the 1973 film "Pat Garrett &" this outlaw
    $1000 28
This venerable monk quoted Caedmon's Hymn in his "Ecclesiastical History of the English People"
    $1000 16
Like Mobius & his strip, this German mathematician is famous for a one-sided object -- a bottle
    $1000 7
A synonym for delectable, it may be an alteration of sumptuous
    $1000 13
Martina Navratilova
    $1000 22
He was the man with a 1947 "Plan" that helped rebuild Europe
    $1000 23
In 1979 Slim played Sgt. Wiley on this TV series with trucker Greg Evigan & a simian sidekick

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rod Kathy Brandon
$9,400 $3,800 $3,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RELIGION
Among the 854 people the Russian Orthodox Church canonized in 2000 was this czar who was buried in St. Petersburg in 1998

Final scores:

Rod Kathy Brandon
$9,500 $7,500 $6,300
4-day champion: $31,400 2nd place: Trip to Ireland 3rd place: Trip to Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rod Kathy Brandon
$7,900 $3,800 $3,200
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
15 R,
7 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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