Show #3981 - Monday, December 17, 2001

Champion's winnings matched to the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund ($10,000 minimum).


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Christine Martin, an elementary school teacher from Atlanta, Georgia

John Nienow, a doctor from Santa Ana, California

Dana Greenblatt, a graduate student originally from Toledo, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Not me personally.)
    $200 22
The terms Inner & Outer Mongolia refer to the areas' positions as viewed from this country
    $200 14
The world's most famous mime, he learned much of his craft from teacher Etienne Decroux
    $200 11
In 1974 this country detonated its first nuclear device in the Thar Desert in Rajasthan state
    $200 6
Hansel's helper
    $200 1
Formerly Frances Smith, she teamed with her husband Roy in film & TV westerns
    $200 13
From the Latin for "Holy eve", you had to "keep" one of these the night before you became a knight
    $400 23
The Mongols were on the verge of capturing this Austrian city in 1241 when their leader Ogodai died
    $400 27
Business people are encouraged to think outside this; a popular mime routine involves it, as seen here
    $400 12
The Libyan Desert is considered the most arid part of this much larger desert
    $400 7
Adjective for Gatsby or Santini
    $400 2
Based in Chicago, this TV talk show host is one of the richest women in the U.S.
    $400 15
From the Latin for "judge", business owners & strikers will sometimes submit to this process to settle disputes
    $600 24
The main object of tradition mongol worship was the "Eternal Blue" this
    $600 28
One horrific lowlight of the modern mime-bashing era was Dustin Hoffman shoving a mime in this film
    $600 19
A little bit of snow actually falls on this largest Asian desert in the winter
    $600 8
Fruits "of Wrath"
    $600 3
(Let's hear from Sarah in New Orleans.) Saint Louis Cathedral contains a statue of this saint, known as "The Maid of Orléans"
    $600 16
From the Latin for "to hear", it's something regarded as a prophetic sign of how someone will fare in the future
    $800 25
This word for the Mongol way of life is from the Greek for "wandering in search of pasture"
    DD: $500 20
I'll "bet" you know that most of this U.S. state is covered by the Great Basin Desert
    $800 9
He lingered in Lilliput
    $800 4
Temperatures rose across this island nation when Vigdis Finnbogadottir became its first female president in 1980
    $800 17
The name of these bright red cherries added to cocktails & baked goods is from the Latin for "bitter"
    $1000 26
A group of Mongols known by this metallic term invaded Russia in the 13th century
    $1000 21
This South American desert is the world's largest natural source for sodium nitrate, which is used in fertilizers
    $1000 10
Sue Grafton said "G is for" this
    $1000 5
Now a Brandeis University professor, this woman's testimony almost prevented a Supreme Court appointment in 1991
    $1000 18
From the Latin for "tide", it's an arm of the sea that extends inland to meet the mouth of a river

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dana John Christine
$1,800 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana John Christine
$2,700 $1,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Leaves me out.)
(Alex: And,)
(Alex: Makes sense.)
    $400 21
Harlene Rosen,
Louise Lasser,
Soon-Yi Previn
    $400 11
A side dish at the first Thanksgiving, today it's sold in buckets at the movies
    $400 4
This adjective for a sullen child can also be used to describe full lips
    $400 1
The nucleus of an atom contains neutrons & these positively charged particles
    $400 16
Eve's name, given to her because she was the mother of all living, is a play on this language's word for "life"
    $800 22
Sasha Czack,
Brigitte Nielsen,
Jennifer Flaven
    $800 12
Of Dutch origin, today the Krispy Kreme ones are hot
    $800 5
This silvery metal is used as an adjective for an album that has sold a million copies
    $800 2
It's made of specific combinations of atoms; 2 hydrogen atoms bond to 1 oxygen atom to form a water one
    $800 17
In Genesis 3:1-5 Eve has a conversation with the creature
    $1200 23
Peggy Harper,
Carrie Fisher,
Edie Brickell
    $1200 13
Whether mince or steak & kidney, these say "I'm British"
    $1200 6
This 6-letter word means "having no equal" or "one of a kind"; therefore, it is redundant to modify it with very or totally
    $1200 3
An ion is an atom that contains a charge as a result of gaining or losing one or more of these
    $1200 18
After the fall, God's punishment of Eve included the pain of this
    $1600 24
Joan Baim,
Marsha Mason,
Diane Lander,
Elaine Joyce
    $1600 14
It's a cured cooked sausage named for a city on the Main in Germany
    DD: $1,000 7
This adjective in the title of a Bronte novel describes the tumultuous atmosphere of the setting
    $1600 9
(Hi, I'm Rudy Marcus, Nobel Prize winner in chemistry. Atoms having the same nuclear charge but different masses are called these
    $1600 19
Adam & Eve's 3 sons mentioned by name
    $2000 26
This man's sixth symphony is known as the Pastoral Symphony
    $2000 25
Anna Kashfi,
Movita Castenada,
Tarita Teripia
    $2000 15
This style of southeast Chinese cuisine features bird's nest & shark's fin soups among its dishes
    $2000 8
These 2 comparative forms of "far" are used interchangeably, but one refers to distance, the other to time
    DD: $1,500 10
This type of mechanics, a field of physics, deals with the forces inside an atom
    $2000 20
Eve, & the Adam, ate fruit from the tree called this, which God specifically said not to do

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana John Christine
$10,800 $10,400 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2001 the Pritzker Prize, architecture's most prestigious, was presented at this historic home in the U.S.

Final scores:

Dana John Christine
$20,801 $400 $18,400
2-day champion: $36,401 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dana John Christine
$12,600 $11,000 $9,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2001-10-22
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