Responses for show #3920 - Friday, September 21, 2001

Alex shaves his mustache.

(Alex Trebek: Cherie, I'm going to have to work real fast today, because we're running late.)
(Cherie Whitaker-Rossi: No-no-no-no--no--be careful.)
(Alex: It's okay--it's okay.)
(Cherie: Be care--)

Contestants

Iris Woon, an attorney from Montebello, California

Rohan Virginkar, a recent college graduate from Diamond Bar, California

Jeremy Davis, a laboratory supervisor from Costa Mesa, California

Jeopardy! Round responses

(Alex: Our last tribute to The New York Times' 150th birthday...)
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWS
BEACH BOYS
MY KINDA TOWN
OUR FUNNY ACCENTS
19th CENTURY BUSINESS LEADERS
THE "LOW" DOWN
    $100 16
Anne Rice

Rohan
    $100 11
Miami Vice

Iris
    $100 1
(Iris: What is England?)

Scotland

RohanIris
    $100 17
Texas

Rohan
    $100 26
Henry Ford

Jeremy
    $100 6
follow

Iris
    $200 22
Toni Morrison

Rohan
    $200 12
Frankie Avalon

Iris
    $200 2
South Bend

Rohan
    $200 18
Boston

Jeremy
    $200 27
John D. Rockefeller

Jeremy
    $200 7
fellow

Jeremy
    $1,000 23
(Rohan: Don't know.)

Hannibal Lecter

Rohan
    $300 13
Magnum, P.I.

Rohan
    $300 3
(Iris: What is Babel?)

Babylon

Iris
Triple Stumper
    $300 19
Brooklyn

Iris
    $300 28
(Iris: Who is Kodak?)

George Eastman

JeremyIris
    $300 8
fallow

Jeremy
    $400 24
Scott Turow

Iris
    $400 14
Burt Lancaster

Rohan
    $400 4
Cicero, Illinois

Jeremy
    $400 20
(Alex: For sure.)

Minnesota

Iris
    $400 29
(Adolph) Coors

Rohan
    $400 9
tallow

Jeremy
    $500 25
Seamus Heaney

Rohan
    $500 15
On the Beach

Jeremy
    $500 5
Alberta

Rohan
    $500 21
(Jeremy: What is the Valley, [*]?)

the San Fernando Valley

Jeremy
    $500 30
(Joseph) Campbell

Iris
    $500 10
"Mellow Yellow"

Jeremy

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

Jeremy Rohan Iris
$2,300 $1,500 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Rohan Iris
$3,600 $1,800 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

BLACK FIRSTS
MUSICAL FLYERS
SCIENCE & NATURE
AMERICA-PODGE
FAMOUS ANCIENT GREEKS
3-LETTER WORDS
    $200 21
chess

Jeremy
    $200 11
The Eagles

Jeremy
    $200 6
(Alex: Yeah, physically touched it by crash-landing on it.)

Venus

Jeremy
    $200 16
October

Jeremy
    $200 26
Aesop

Jeremy
    $200 1
Joe

Rohan
    $400 22
YMCA

Rohan
    $400 12
(Iris: What is Jefferson Starship?)

Jefferson Airplane

JeremyIris
    $400 7
negative

Jeremy
    $400 17
corn

Jeremy
    $400 27
Hippocrates

Triple Stumper
    $400 2
The Who

Rohan
    $600 23
Joycelyn Elders

Rohan
    $600 13
The Byrds

Rohan
    $600 8
(Iris: What is a cow?)

a buffalo

JeremyIris
    $600 18
the Smithsonian

Jeremy
    $600 28
Aristophanes

Iris
    $600 3
a fan

Jeremy
    $800 24
(Iris: Who was Butterfly McQueen?)
...
(Alex: Same movie, but it was [*] who won the Oscar.)

Hattie McDaniel

Iris
Triple Stumper
    $800 14
the Counting Crows

Iris
    $800 9
cryogenics

Jeremy
    $800 19
San Francisco

Jeremy
    $400 29
(Iris: I don't know. Who is Aristotle?)
[End-of-round signal sounds]

Archimedes

Iris
    $800 4
rod

Jeremy
    $1000 25
Barbara Jordan

Triple Stumper
    $1000 15
The Flamingos

Triple Stumper
    $1000 10
spinnerets

Triple Stumper
    $1000 20
(Jeremy: What is Pennsylvania?)

Michigan

Jeremy
Triple Stumper
    $1,500 5
(Jeremy: What is ova?)
(Alex: No. Well, shoo, boy. No? No. Ova is plural. It's ovum or ova. We were looking for [*].)

egg

Jeremy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeremy Rohan Iris
$7,500 $4,000 $500

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

THE ACADEMY AWARDS
(Alex: Directed two very popular films: Erin Brockovich and Traffic.)
IrisWho is Steven Soderberg?
$400
RohanWho is Soderbergh
$4,000
JeremyWho was Steven Spielberg?
$501
Steven Soderbergh

Final scores:

Jeremy Rohan Iris
$6,999 $8,000 $900
2nd place: a houseboat trip in Nevada New champion: $8,000 3rd place: a Samsung camera package

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Jeremy Rohan Iris
$9,000 $5,000 $900
25 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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