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Kathy Cassity

Your first appearance on Jeopardy!
Um, my shows aired during the first week of December 2001, and I totaled $59,000.

What do you expect from today's show?
Yeah, I'm teaching at community college, now, and I'm hoping that this appearance will get some of my students a little bit more interested in learning.

Do you have a Jeopardy! nickname?
Well, one of my e-mail addresses uses the word "fastfingers," and after my last Jeopardy! appearance when I lost game 5, my friends wanted to change it to "notquitefastenoughfingers."

Is there anything that you would like to clear up?
Um, I do know that a kilo is 103. [Laughs] But I can't think in terms of numbers when I'm under stress.

What was your previous experience on Jeopardy!?
Oh, I forgot almost everything I knew when I was on the show before. [Laughs]

Are you nervous about the game?
Um, on one hand, I think I'm more relaxed because I got here on a wildcard, and I've only known for two weeks that I would be here, so I haven't had time to get nervous.

2003 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $5,000.
Season 18 4-time champion: $59,200.

Kathy's contestant experience web page.

According to her contestant interview, Kathy was residing in Reno, Nevada at the time of the Tournament of Champions.

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: Literarymom

Kathy appeared in the following archived game:
#4311, aired 2003-05-05 Brian Weikle vs. Ben Tritle vs. Kathy Cassity 2003 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 1.
Kathy previously appeared on Jeopardy! as Kathy Cassity in the following 5 archived games:
#3975, aired 2001-12-07 Kathy Cassity vs. Jaclyn Whitehorn vs. Bill O'Donnell Kathy Cassity game 5. (Cheryl: I'm Cheryl of the Clue...
#3974, aired 2001-12-06 Kathy Cassity vs. Brian Scheetz vs. Mittie Boyer Kathy Cassity game 4.
#3973, aired 2001-12-05 Kathy Cassity vs. Luke Fontano vs. Christian Carr Kathy Cassity game 3.
#3972, aired 2001-12-04 Kathy Cassity vs. James Martin vs. Sharon Wilson Kathy Cassity game 2. (Cheryl: Hi, this is Cheryl of...
#3971, aired 2001-12-03 Frank Stasio vs. Kathy Cassity vs. Marek Karwowski Kathy Cassity game 1.

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