Show #3977 - Tuesday, December 11, 2001


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Mike Rohan, an attorney from Orland Park, Illinois

M J Selle, a freelance writer and editor from Katy, Texas

Bill O'Donnell, a national park ranger from Eminence, Missouri (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I don't know about this one for you, Bill!)
(Alex: Sounds like a bartender line, doesn't it?)
    $200 2
The 2001 World Almanac lists this "agricultural" rival at No. 3 among bestselling almanacs
    $200 1
In 47 B.C. she gave birth to Caesarion whom she claimed was the son of Julius Caesar
    $200 17
Follow the bouncing ball: Madonna dated Rodman, who wed Electra, who once got cozy with this "purple" rocker
    $200 12
This mag that could be called "Hunt & Fish" has an essay contest on "How Hunting/Fishing has Influenced my Life"
    $200 7
Pokey's buddy
    $200 26
(Sofia is at the Plaza Hotel.) This cocktail popular with a certain fictional spy can be shaken or stirred
    $400 13
David McCullough planned a joint bio of Thomas Jefferson & this man, but dropped Jefferson along the way
    $400 3
The name of this king, who reigned from age 9 to his death at 18, means "gracious of life is Amon"
    $400 22
Paparazzi learned to duck when trying to snap a picture of this actor/then-husband of Madonna's
    $400 18
Yeah, I'll take a quart of milk, 2 packs of gum, a Lotto ticket &, uh, this magazine that has a "Pet of the Month"
    $400 8
Thickened stew of fish or poultry
    $400 27
(Sofia is still at the hotel.) Don't operate heavy machinery after having one of these
    $600 14
John Gray's books include this planetary pair "Starting Over" & "in the Bedroom"
    $600 4
Little is known of his life because the Great Pyramid was looted in ancient times
    $600 23
Schwing! Mike Myers made out with Madonna when he played this master of air guitar
    $600 19
In 2001 you could take aim at the special 500th issue of "Guns &" this
    $600 9
Brother to Harpo & Chico
    $600 28
(Sofia helps herself again.) A sign of good brewing is the body part seen here
    DD: $1,000 15
His "Report" to the House of Representatives was flying off the shelves in 1998
    $800 5
In his work "Mathematike Syntaxis", this astronomer wrongly claimed that the Earth was stationary
    $800 24
Madonna sang "Sooner or later, I always get my man" in this film & she did: Warren Beatty
    $800 20
The devil is in this magazine where racy columnist Anka Radakovich gained fame
    $800 10
The courage to act
    $800 29
(Sofia serves herself another glass.) The addition of a condiment seen here gives this bourbon drink its distinctive name
    $1000 16
It's the type of type referred to in Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo's "Eat Right 4 Your Type"
    $1000 6
This queen & wife of Akhenaton was the subject of numerous sculptures during her life, many of which survive
    $1000 25
This Madonna pal came out with "I'm Your Woman" in '85 but she's better known for "Without You I'm Nothing"
    $1000 21
Launched in 1997, it calls itself "The Best Thing to Happen to Men Since Women"
    $1000 11
A private detective, sweetheart
    $1000 30
(Sofia wraps up her time at the bar.) This "sanguine" cocktail shares its name with a 16th century English queen's nickname

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Bill M J Mike
$3,800 $3,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bill M J Mike
$6,200 $6,000 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A relative will fit each clue in...)
    $400 17
As this character, Peter Sellers gave unique inflections to words like "room", "phone" & "monkey"
    $400 2
Tragically in 1999 this favorite son, his wife & her sister perished in a plane off Martha's Vineyard
    $400 11
Early TV star "Miltie"
    $400 1
This Arlington, Virginia building covers 29 acres, employs 23,000 workers & houses its own shopping center
    $400 24
In "Gone with the Wind" she wrote of "the usual masculine disillusionment in discovering that a woman has a brain"
    $400 7
In Rome a castello might be encircled by a fosso, one of these
    $800 18
Perhaps not one of Sellers' best, "The Bobo" co-starred this Swedish-born actress to whom he was married
    $800 13
His daughter Anna accompanied him when he went to Yalta in 1945
    $800 19
Patrick Dennis' "Mame"
    $800 3
If Superman needs leaping practice, he could try this city's Wacker Drive, with several buildings 500 feet or higher
    $800 27
Drama whose original alternate title was "The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up"
    $800 8
At the Barcelona Olympics Mark McCoy won the 110-meter vallas, these
    $1200 23
Besides blankly watching TV, it's the original occupation of Chance, Sellers' character in "Being There"
    $1200 14
These twins born November 25, 1981 were named for their grandmothers
    $1200 20
Australian nurse Elizabeth Kenny
    $1200 4
Until 1976 the stairwell of this building housed the Liberty Bell
    $1200 28
Right after "Oliver Twist", Dickens wrote a novel about this hero with a sense of "N"-titlement
    $1200 9
It's also called Wanli Changcheng, meaning it's 10,000 li long
    $1600 25
Woody Allen wrote this '60s film featuring Sellers as a lecherous psychoanalyst
    DD: $2,000 15
Both of his sons graduated from Stanford University during the 1920s & both became engineers
    $1600 21
Labor leader Mary Jones
    DD: $1,000 5
This NYC museum features a large glass skylight above a 6-floor spiral
    $1600 10
Eiserner vorhang is German for this metaphorical barrier that used to divide Germany & Europe
    $2000 26
John Lennon was among the fans of this influential radio show starring Peter Sellers & Spike Milligan
    $2000 16
The eldest son of a president, this Ohio senator of the 1940s was known as "Mr. Republican"
    $2000 22
American Revolutionary statesman Jonathan Trumbull
    $2000 6
Built in Boston in the 1740s by the merchant for whom it's named, it's still used as a market & meeting place
    $2000 12
In French un obstacle is this 10-letter word; the "speech" type is un defaut d'elocution

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bill M J Mike
$17,400 $8,800 $8,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Interviewed on "60 Minutes" in 2001, he said, "It's been one of my lifelong jobs... to make the world laugh at Adolf Hitler"

Final scores:

Bill M J Mike
$17,199 $17,600 $16,700
2nd place: a trip to Aruba Grand Resort New champion: $17,600 3rd place: Shopping Spree

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Bill M J Mike
$17,400 $8,200 $9,200
19 R,
0 W
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,800

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Game tape date: 2001-09-06
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