Show #3932 - Tuesday, October 9, 2001

(Sofia: I'm Sofia of the Clue Crew. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to be on Jeopardy!, but you do if you want to work here. Jeopardy!'s next.)

Contestants

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Andrea Yanes, a high school biology teacher from Brookline, Massachusetts

George Evanko, a public relations executive from Washington, D.C.

Rod Sanders, a master control operator from Corpus Christi, Texas (whose 4-day cash winnings total $31,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

JPL
(Alex: Jet Propulsion Laboratory.)
"NEW" GEOGRAPHY
TOP 40 DEBUTS
1946
(Alex: You're all too young to remember it!)
HAVE FUN
SOME CHOICE 4-LETTER WORDS
    $100 26
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is at the JPL in Pasadena.) The inflatable rover, in action here, was designed like the Sojourner rover to crawl over this planet
    $100 17
The first road constructed in this state after the Europeans arrived was along the Rio Grande
    $100 6
1974:
"Piano Man"
    $100 11
Boosting membership to 54, Afghanistan, Iceland & Sweden all joined this organization on November 11, 1946
    $100 12
It's what you're doing when you're "cutting a rug"
    $100 1
Last name of 2 presidents, or a small cluster of shrubs appearing as a single plant
    $200 27
JPL spacecraft have visited every planet in our solar system except this one
    $200 18
This country's North Island is on the Australian Continental Plate; South Island is on the Pacific Plate
    $200 7
1973:
"Space Oddity"
    $200 22
Now docked in Long Beach, CA. this ship docked in New York on February 10, 1946 with 1,666 British war brides aboard
    $200 13
Ecclesiastes says, "A man hath no better thing under the sun than to eat, and to drink and to be" this
    $200 2
The little sister of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or Tony Orlando's backup singers
    $300 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the JPL in Pasadena.) The thermal vacuum chamber can cool to 5 degrees Kelvin, which is 5 above this hypothetical point
    $300 19
Once the capital of New Netherland, New York City was originally named this
    $300 8
1974:
"Mandy"
    $300 23
This former first lady suffered minor injuries when she crashed her car in Yonkers, N.Y. on August 14, 1946
    $300 14
You've let loose when this animal precedes "around" or "play"
    $300 3
"I'm gonna live forever...light up the sky like a flame...baby remember my name" & also this tune
    $400 29
JPL was transferred from Army control in 1958 to this newly created government agency
    $400 20
It was the first American colony to declare its independence from Great Britain in 1776
    $400 9
1970:
"Your Song"
    $400 24
In 1946 this dictator said the world was divided into "two camps" & war was inevitable while capitalism existed
    $400 15
Spelled one way, it's to have casino fun; spelled another, it's delightful skipping
    $400 4
It's a still, deep place in a stream; I lost $5 in our office one for the Super Bowl
    $500 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the JPL in Pasadena.) Scientists at JPL are learning to navigate a vessel close to this type of celestial body, Latin for "long-haired star"
    $500 21
This Connecticut city, one of the first planned communities, was also the first to have antipoverty programs, in 1962
    $500 10
1975:
"Love To Love You Baby"
    DD: $300 25
This 50-year-old ex-colonel was elected president of Argentina on March 28, 1946
    $500 16
Fancy, as in what's tickled when you are amused, is a shortened form of this word
    $500 5
Old English for "to stuff", it's what you might have done late last night before your appearance here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Rod George Andrea
$300 $1,700 $300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rod George Andrea
$2,000 $2,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

McGRAW-HILL
LITTLE BROWN
(Alex: Hey, a publishing feast!)
OXFORD
FACTS ON FILE
POMEGRANATE PRESS
RANDOM HOUSES
    $200 15
While growing up, one of Tim McGraw's heroes was this ballplayer whom he later learned was his father
    $200 7
There are little brown & big brown species of this winged cave dweller
    $200 13
At Oxford, to be "sent" in this direction is to be expelled
    $200 2
The constellation Crux points to this pole
    $200 22
This gem seen here got its name because of its pomegranate-like color
    $200 1
One can hold hunters, caretakers or beavers
    $400 16
While Faith Hill hails from Mississippi, Tim McGraw grew up in Richland Parish in this state
    $400 8
3-letter term for a little brown young member of Ursus arctos
    $400 14
The ceremony called Encaenia awards this type of degree, as in 2000 to Judi Dench
    $400 3
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Santa Monica Pier.) These planes named after their wing configurations were flown by the Wright Bros. but disappeared after World War II
    $400 23
Because she ate his pomegranate seeds, Persephone had to return to his underground home for 4 months every year
    $400 12
Often having a veranda, this single-storied, gable-roofed cozy little house is "of Bengal"
    $600 25
Let it out nice & slow... it's the name of Faith's No. 1 album that includes the hit "The Way You Love Me"
    $600 9
This small "nutty" bird may be red-breasted, white-breasted or brown-headed
    $600 20
This is the usual word that combines the names of Oxford & its main rival
    $600 4
He experimented with prisms & published his theories on light & color in 1704's "Opticks"
    DD: $1,200 24
Pomegranate syrup is sold under this name
    $600 17
A small house by the lake known for its "cheese" or "industry"
    $800 26
Tim & Faith kindled their relationship during this 1995 concert tour; it also means to catch fire without an outside source
    $800 10
This small rodent whose name rhymes with mole is closely related to the lemming
    $800 21
Oxonians do it in a flat-bottomed boat in summer term; across the pond we do it on fourth down
    $800 5
Jan Van Riebeeck led the first European settlement of what would become this South African seaport
    $800 27
"Madonna of the Pomegranate" is one of the many Madonnas in the Uffizi by this "Venus on the Half Shell" artist
    DD: $1,400 18
From the name of a hill in Rome, it's an official residence of a ruler or archbishop
    $1000 11
This small mouselike animal makes up the largest family among the insectivores
    $1000 6
The Mayflower had to return to port twice because of this leaky companion ship, then left it behind
    $1000 19
John Patrick's post-WWII comedy was this "of the August Moon"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rod George Andrea
$6,200 $3,500 $3,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

WOMEN AUTHORS
In 1935 she sent a telegram to a Macmillan editor: "Please send manuscript back I've changed my mind"

Final scores:

Rod George Andrea
$4,500 $7,000 $6,900
3rd place: a trip to Eden Roc Resort, Miami Beach New champion: $7,000 2nd place: a trip to St. James's Club, Antigua

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rod George Andrea
$6,800 $3,500 $4,100
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $14,400

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