Show #3967 - Tuesday, November 27, 2001


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Kris MacCubbin, a director of communication from Kensington, Maryland

Rebekah Lacey, an environmental scientist from Boston, Massachusetts

Harold Skinner, a teacher and playwright from Columbia, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We start off with a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of...)
(Alex: We'll give you the stock symbol in [*]; you have to identify the automaker for us.)
(Alex: A whole category that's...)
(Alex: Now there's a better subject!)
    $200 23
Americans thought the war would end by Christmas 1950 -- until this country joined the fray
    $200 6
    $200 11
In folklore, he makes children sleepy
    $200 21
It's the largest country that borders Kazakhstan
    $200 16
In 1952 Finland's Armi Kuuselan was crowned the first Miss Universe in this city, now home to the Queen Mary
    $200 1
It stretches 2 1/2 miles by 1/2 mile in the heart of Manhattan
    $400 24
Of a key march, General Oliver Smith said, "We are not" doing this, but "advancing in a different direction"
    $400 7
    $400 12
It completes the intro to a popular TV soap opera, "Like sands through the hourglass, so are" these
    $400 22
With about 47% of the population practicing it, this religion is Kazakhstan's most widespread
    $400 17
The pageant was first broadcast live in 1973 from the Parthenon in this city
    $400 2
It's bounded on the north by Mexico & on the south by Colombia
    $600 25
The type of installation seen here, also portrayed in a movie & a sitcom
    $600 8
    $600 13
In 1945 the first atomic bomb explosion occurred at this "colorful" New Mexico missile range
    $600 28
In the 13th century, Kazakhstan was incorporated into the empire of this Mongol leader
    $600 18
1980's winner, Shawn Weatherly, was lifeguard Jill Watson on this TV show's first season
    $600 3
It's the proverbially busy transportation hub seen here
    $800 26
Planes from the USS Valley Forge bombed this North Korean capital during the first few weeks of the war
    $800 9
    DD: $1,000 14
This American won 2 Pulitzer Prizes: one for his poetry & one for his 4-volume biography of Lincoln
    $800 29
Over 400 feet below sea level, Kazakhstan's lowest point is just east of this large landlocked salt lake
    $800 19
Crowned in Cyprus in May 2000, Bombay U. grad Lara Dutta represented this country
    $800 4
Established in 1947, this government organization is headquartered in Langley, Virginia
    $1000 27
In 1950 the first all-jet dogfight saw Russell Brown in an F-80 shoot down one of these Soviet planes
    $1000 10
    $1000 15
Related to the sea urchin, this flat, disklike invertebrate lives in shallow coastal waters
    $1000 30
In 1928 this rival of Joseph Stalin was banished to Kazakhstan
    $1000 20
4 women have won representing this U.S. commonwealth, home to the 2001 pageant
    $1000 5
The brain & the spinal cord collectively

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

Harold Rebekah Kris
$1,000 $3,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Harold Rebekah Kris
$5,000 $7,000 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And like better-known Romans, their names end in "us".)
    $400 6
This Twain title character encounters 2 swindlers calling themselves the King & Duke
    $400 11
Sting left his possessive "Every Breath You Take" phase to sing that if you love somebody, do this
    $400 13
Villains he battled include Flattop, the Mole, B.B. Eyes & Pruneface
    $400 1
Greaser Danny Zuko
    $400 21
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is at Sea World in San Diego.) At the California Tide Pool, you can pick up one of these 5-armed animals that live in every ocean around the world
    $400 26
His house was the last stop on a major chariot line
    $800 7
Washington Irving notes that this lanky schoolteacher has an appropriate last name
    $800 12
Teddy Roosevelt said, "In life, as in" this game, "the principle to follow is: hit the line hard"
    $800 14
(Hi, I'm Mike Piazza.) I was the 2nd person from Norristown, PA. to be in the majors; this Dodger manager, my ex-boss, was the first
    $800 2
Satine, a star at the Moulin Rouge
    $800 22
Newly hatched octopi live among this group of microscopic plants & animals that float on the ocean's surface
    $800 27
People always got advance warning of this bad smelling guy
    DD: $1,200 8
(Hi, I'm Jeff Probst.) In "Moby Dick" this character asks, "Why...does any one step forth? Because one did survive the wreck"
    $1200 18
"Semper ubi sub ubi" literally translates from Latin as "Always wear" this, perhaps in case of a car accident
    $1200 15
In 1995 he became the Republican House Majority Leader
    $1200 3
Dalmatian coveter Cruella de Vil
    $1200 23
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is back at Sea World in San Diego.) Seals can be divided into those that have these external organs & those like harbor seals that don't; Hellooo!
    $1200 28
This spear-shaped Roman was usually green, maybe with envy that people thought his white cousin tasted better
    $1600 9
Returned to youth, this Goethe professor has his way with the innocent Gretchen
    $1600 19
The Bible says, "Go to" this insect, "thou sluggard" -- she "provideth her meat in the summer"
    $1600 16
Named to the high court by Nixon, he wrote the majority opinion in the Roe v. Wade decision
    $1600 4
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider
    DD: $2,000 24
The 2 body parts the term cephalopod refers to
    $1600 29
The name of this "super" pal of Contemptuous means "eyebrow", & he kept raising his
    $2000 10
This heroine of "Pride and Prejudice" is suspicious of Mr. Darcy at first, but is won over
    $2000 20
A 19th century ballad advised, "Put your trust in God...and keep" this "dry"
    $2000 17
Butch Cassidy's partner, "The Sundance Kid"
    $2000 5
Princess Fiona, Shrek's beloved (voice only)
    $2000 25
Like the oyster's, the shell of the nautilus is lined with this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Harold Rebekah Kris
$13,400 $15,800 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

To boost morale between 2 merging insurance companies, it was designed & put on a pin in 1963 by Harvey Ball

Final scores:

Harold Rebekah Kris
$0 $20,800 $12,200
3rd place: Trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia New champion: $20,800 2nd place: 6-night Windjammer Caribbean Barefoot Cruise

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Harold Rebekah Kris
$13,400 $18,800 $7,800
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
21 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $40,000

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Game tape date: 2001-08-29
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