Show #3818 - Wednesday, March 21, 2001

Contestants

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Gregg Luchs, an attorney from Thousand Oaks, California

Abigail Strubel, a freelance writer from New York City, New York

Rob Core, a collections account manager from Akron, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & NATURE
ACTRESS-DIRECTORS
COUNTRIES BY REGION
LIBRARIES
HUNDREDS
"S.C."
    $100 21
75 miles long & 64 miles wide, the Mauna Loa volcano in this state is the world's largest active volcano
    $100 2
"Beautiful" starring Minnie Driver marked the big screen directorial debut of this "Norma Rae" star
    $100 8
Oaxaca,
Durango,
Nayarit
    $100 1
This city's Harold Washington Library Center is the USA's largest municipal library building
    $100 13
Scrape together 100 pence & trade it into the Bank of England for 1 of these
    $100 7
This body was created September 24, 1789 by the Federal Judiciary Act
    $200 22
It can be a voracious reader, or a beetle larva that feeds on paper
    $200 3
She directed, co-produced & starred in "The Mirror Has Two Faces"
    $200 16
Thessaly,
Epirus,
Peloponnesus
    $200 27
The Chapin Library of Rare Books at Williams College in this state's Berkshire Hills has a 1787 copy of the Constitution
    $200 14
Richard Dawson hosted this show that featured surveys of 100 people
    $200 9
This Arizona retirement community opened in 1960
    $300 23
When a tropical storm's winds increase past 74 MPH, it's classified as one of these
    $300 4
Films like "Big" & "The Preacher's Wife" have put her in a league of her own
    $300 17
Hebei,
Hubei,
Shandong
    DD: $800 28
Under Ptolemy I, Zenodotus of Ephesus became its first librarian
    $300 15
In 2000 a roll or "coil" of 100 first-class stamps set you back this much at the post office
    $300 10
In a 1962 movie he bonded with Ursula Andress
    $400 24
12 to 30 miles up, this atmospheric "layer" largely in the stratosphere protects us from the full force of ultraviolet rays
    $400 5
In 1999 she directed & starred in "Agnes Browne", about a mother of 7, who tries to make ends meet in 1960s Dublin
    $400 18
Nograd,
Pest,
Somogy
    $400 29
2 marble lions named Patience & Fortitude guard the entrance to its central research building
    $400 20
In a record 9.84 seconds, Donovan Bailey won the Olympic gold in this in 1996
    $400 11
In this 2000 Clint Eastwood film, a group of prunish astronauts goes into space
    $500 25
The ants seen here of the genus Atta are known by this "occupational" name
    $500 6
A no-nonsense officer in "Hill Street Blues", she's since directed "Private Parts" & "Doctor Dolittle"
    $500 19
Oppland,
Nordland,
Telemark
    $500 30
The library at Cambridge's Magdalene College is named for this diarist who bequeathed it his books & diary
    $500 26
One of Gabriel Garcia Marquez' best-known works is "One Hundred Years Of" this
    $500 12
This phrase, from a Hindu belief, is applied to something that's above criticism

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

Rob Abigail Gregg
$1,400 $800 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Abigail Gregg
$2,200 $1,600 $1,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 19-AUGHTS
SPORTS ON TV
KITTY LIT
PRESIDENTIAL LAST NAMES
QUESTIONS
USC
    $200 2
In 1903 they made history with their craft, The Flyer, powered by a 12-horsepower motor
    $200 1
Sportvision Inc. created the yellow line that shows how far a football team has to go for this
    $200 4
Kitty purrs that this title girl thinks of her cat Dinah as she falls down the rabbit hole
    $200 9
On film he played Stephen Biko & Malcolm X
    $200 16
The National Eating Disorder Information Centre helps men respond to this question women ask while dressing
    $200 26
USC's center for this country's music, open since 1985, features the works of Andrzej Koszewski, among others
    $400 3
To fight TB, the first Christmas ones were sold in the Wilmington, Delaware post office on Dec. 7, 1907
    $400 5
The Mac Cam, which watches the lines in tennis at 1,000 frames per second, is named for him
    $400 21
Your cat respects C.S. Lewis for making the great lion Aslan the creator of this fictional land
    $400 11
She sang "(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher and Higher"
    $400 17
Question most associated with former NYC mayor Ed Koch
    $600 6
This show, two of whose stars are seen here, was a Broadway smash in 1903
    $600 10
At the 1999 World Series, Jim Gray apologized for his probing interview with this record-setter
    $600 23
Your cat gives "2 paws up" to this poet's "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats"
    $600 12
Member of Parliament seen here
    $600 18
Jesus asked, "What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose" this
    $600 29
When up & running, USC has a webcam focused on a bronze statue of this guy, its symbol
    $800 7
This event of 1905 weakened Nicholas II; the same-named event of 1917 brought him down
    $800 14
On this ESPN show Kenny Mayne began the catch phrase "Bring me the finest meats & cheeses in all the land!"
    $800 24
Kitty is relieved that a madman's murder of his wife & their cat Pluto is avenged by "The Black Cat" in a story by this man
    $800 13
On TV he played Sanford's son
    $800 19
"Macbeth" begins with a witch asking this question
    $800 28
If you have 2 very different majors, you may be eligible to be one of these "scholars", like Leonardo Da Vinci
    $1000 8
Radio pioneer Lee De Forest is seen here with his Audion, this type of tube which he patented in 1907
    $1000 22
Cameraman Lou Gerard captured this man's gestures at his game-6-winning home run in 1975
    DD: $2,000 25
Your cat dreams of being this, the title of a 1960 Joy Adamson book about Elsa the lioness
    $1000 15
This archaeologist discovered the tombs of Hatshepsut, Thutmose IV & Tutankhamen
    $1000 20
Common translation of the Latin "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?"
    DD: $1,000 27
The Mudd Hall of Philosophy bell tower at USC was used in this 1923 Lon Chaney film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rob Abigail Gregg
$8,000 -$1,400 $3,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC TERMS
This 2-word term for ambitious men had its origins in the group that replaced Ottoman sultan Abdul Hamid in 1909

Final scores:

Rob Abigail Gregg
$9,000 -$1,400 $300
2-day champion: $20,601 3rd place: TIVO Entertainment System 2nd place: Trip to Rome courtesy of Priceline.com

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rob Abigail Gregg
$10,000 -$900 $3,300
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $12,400

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