Show #3913 - Wednesday, September 12, 2001


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Bethany Paye, a graduate student from Scarborough, Maine

Jeff Combe, a high school teacher from Temple City, California

Kevin Laude, a telecommunications consultant from Mission Viejo, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the film in which each song was introduced.)
POT - "POR" - RI
    $100 26
In 1989 Bertram Lee & Peter Bynoe became the first black owners of a major sports franchise, this city's NBA Nuggets
    $100 1
"Springtime for Hitler" (a '60s classic)
    $100 16
The N.Y. Times said his "Ragtime" "reflects all that is most significant and dramatic in America's last hundred years"
    $100 6
This animal, the symbol of a major political party, is a symbol of stubbornness
    $100 21
See Dick. See Dick "Be all he can be" in this branch of the military. Serve, Dick, serve!
    $100 11
Food staple of Goldilocks
    $200 27
(Hi. I'm Martin Luther King III.) In 1955, my father led a bus boycott in Montgomery after this woman was arrested for refusing to give up her seat
    $200 2
"If I Were King Of The Forest" (1939)
    $200 17
Time said "The Pelican Brief" "is as close to its predecessor", this Grisham book, as can be without photocopying it
    $200 7
Autumn can symbolize a waning life & this season can symbolize new beginnings or birth
    $200 22
See Spot. See Spot sub for Eddie, played by Moose the dog, on this "psychological" sitcom. Act, Spot, act!
    $200 12
These rodents are born with soft fur in addition to their quills, which harden within hours
    $300 28
In 1957 it became the USA's first major city with a black majority
    DD: $500 3
"Mean Green Mother From Outer Space" (1986)
    $300 18
It "is remembered as a stomach-turning expose of unsanitary the meat-packing industry"
    $300 8
It symbolizes imprisonment & Maya Angelou knows "why" it "sings"
    $300 23
See Dick. See Dick leap off a bridge using a long elastic cord, doing this sport. You're crazy, Dick! Crazy!
    $300 13
Please, tell us this Spanish way of saying "Please"
    $400 29
In the 1940s CORE pioneered sit-ins & also used these protests whose name in show biz means "substitutes"
    $400 4
"Nobody Does It Better" (1977)
    $400 19
This 1925 classic "captures all the romance and glitter of the Jazz Age"
    $400 9
Symbols of mystery, they're the mysterious doubles of the people who cast them
    $400 24
See Spot. See Spot compete in this premier dog show at Madison Square Garden in February 2001. Preen, Spot, preen!
    $400 14
He wrote, "You're the Nile, you're the Tower of Pisa, you're the smile on the Mona Lisa"
    $500 5
"Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"
    $500 20
A contemporary review said an 1847 novel by this woman should have been called "Withering Heights"
    $500 10
As a sapphire is a symbol of this, Cher could have called her daughter Sapphire instead of the name she chose
    $500 25
See Jane. See Jane with chimps. Identify Jane!
    $500 15
The University of Haiti is located in this capital

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

Kevin Jeff Bethany
$1,600 $700 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Jeff Bethany
$3,500 $1,200 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 22
King Gustav I Vasa of this nation founded Helsinki in 1550
    $200 11
A detail of this famous statue is seen here
    $200 1
N.Y. gun charges against this rap impresario went up in smoke in March 2001
    $200 16
This soup-er company began as a canning & preserves business in Camden, New Jersey in 1869
    $200 21
Al (AL)
    $200 6
"That'll be the day" when this leader of the Crickets wins an Oscar for "The Piano"
    $400 27
For a few markkas an hour, at the Helsinki City Youth Hostel you can rent one of these conveyances
    $400 12
Seen here being removed from Vilnius in 1991 is a statue of this man
    $400 2
Unfortunately, too many "Days of Thunder" split this celeb couple in February 2001
    $400 17
In 1901 he joined with a machinist named Nickerson to make his safety razor
    $400 23
Ne (NE)
    $400 7
VH1 show about the rise, fall & comeback of Prof. Harold Hill, who sang about 76 trombones
    $600 28
In this post-World War II year the Summer Olympic Games were held in Helsinki
    $600 13
The ancient statue seen here is of this weary Greek god
    $600 3
In March 2001, reports had this "Come On Over" singer & her husband Mutt expecting their first pup
    DD: $500 18
In 1952 Glen Bell was selling hot dogs & burgers; he then added these to the drive-in menu & the rest is history
    $600 24
Ar (AR)
    $600 8
R&B group that had a hit with "Celebration" & included Mao's third wife to implement harsh policies
    DD: $500 29
Known as the official airline of Santa Claus, it's the only major airline that flies directly from the U.S. to Helsinki
    $800 14
Little remains today of the statue seen here in this country
    $800 4
In 2001 this "Gladiator" fought off a kidnapping threat that drew the FBI's attention
    $800 19
In 1903 James L. Kraft began a company to handle the wholesale distribution of this food
    $800 25
Mn (MN)
    $800 9
1980 film in which Goldie Hawn joins the army & serves as British Prime Minister from 1874 to 1880
    $1000 30
A Helsinki park named for this composer is left unmanicured to reflect the rugged natural beauty of Finland
    $1000 15
Seen here are fragments of a colossal statue of this 4th-century Roman emperor
    $1000 5
I pity the lymphoma that was stupid enough to take on this "A-Team" star; he beat it, he beat it good
    $1000 20
The name of this fruit & vegetable canner came off a hotel in Monterey
    $1000 26
In (IN)
    $1000 10
With brother Daffy, the NL strikeout leader who served as Truman's Secretary of State

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kevin Jeff Bethany
$4,100 $5,500 $4,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Linda Collins's tetanus antitoxin allergy led her parents to found this emergency information service

Final scores:

Kevin Jeff Bethany
$100 $1,999 $8,000
3rd place: Borders Gift Card 2nd place: Trip to LaCosta Resort/Spa New champion: $8,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kevin Jeff Bethany
$3,900 $6,000 $4,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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Game tape date: 2001-04-24
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