Show #3984 - Thursday, December 20, 2001

Champion's winnings matched to the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund ($10,000 minimum).
Performances by the L.A. Spirit Chorale.


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Bara Blender, a publications consultant originally from Milltown, New Jersey

Loyd Gattis, a graduate student originally from Norman, Oklahoma

Karim Moore, a civil engineer from Laurel, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,799)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I'll give you some cities, you have to identify the teams with the same name.)
    $200 17
This decoration's origins may go back to Medieval Europe, where it was the main prop in a play about Adam & Eve
    $200 6
This "Star Trek" spin-off that took off in 1995 docked in 2001
    $200 1
San Francisco & New York
    $200 16
The children on his hit TV show were Sondra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa & Rudy
    $200 11
A small lozenge to treat hoarseness
    $400 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) The Christmas tune I'm about to sing is based on this song that may have been written by Henry VIII:

"What child is this, who laid to rest on Mary's lap is sleeping?"
    $400 7
The Nobel prize went to 3 men for their studies on the depletion of this layer of the atmosphere
    $400 2
Texas & New York
    $400 18
Hotels in this Asian capital city include the Children's Castle & Okubo House
    $400 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) This is the spicy treat that fits the category
    $600 20
This kind of calendar used to count the days until Christmas often has a treat behind each window
    $600 8
In a fairy tale wedding, this country's Princess Stephanie married her bodyguard
    $600 3
Sacramento & Los Angeles
    $600 26
This river & its branches drain the entire state except for a portion in the northeast
    $600 23
It's the avian term for the stage in a family's cycle when the children have grown up & left home
    DD: $1,200 13
Rodney Ansell, Australia's barefoot bushman, inspired this movie character
    $800 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) It's the familiar Latin title of the following song:

"O come all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant / O come ye, O come ye, to Bethlehem"
    $800 9
Over 200 people from around the world made speeches for this organization's 50th anniversary
    $800 4
Edmonton & a former Houston team
    $800 27
In 1973 this village was seized by 200 armed Indians to protest federal Indian policies
    $800 24
He's the former heavyweight champ who named all his sons after himself
    $800 14
The leader of the free world traditionally spends some free time at this Maryland retreat
    $1000 22
This "Our Town" playwright wrote the libretto for the opera "The Long Christmas Dinner", based on his own play
    $1000 10
This Wisconsin city's 2 major papers, the Journal & the Sentinel, brewed up a merger
    $1000 5
Ottawa & a former Washington, D.C. team
    $1000 25
In the Bible, his sons gave their names to the tribes of Israel
    $1000 15
In the 1920s & '30s the legendary Stanley Walker ran this department of the Herald Tribune

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

Karim Loyd Bara
$5,000 $1,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Karim Loyd Bara
$6,000 $4,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
In 1976 he was the first incumbent president to take part in a campaign debate with a rival candidate
    $400 21
Shakespeare's synonyms for this body part include sconce, noll, poll, pash & pate
    $400 27
Worms in this country has a famous cathedral; so does Ulm (but we'd never start a sentence with Ulm)
    $400 3
    $400 1
This "Politically Incorrect" host once described his show as "The McLaughlin Group on acid"
    $400 8
Crazy as it sounds, technically an acorn is one of these, a one-seeded fruit with hard walls
    $800 17
In 1921 Harding appointed this man Secretary of Commerce; 8 years later he was the president
    $800 22
Looking for a title for your mystery novel? Lift this play's "murder most foul" or "not a mouse stirring"
    $800 28
Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence was begun in this architectural style, like Chartres
    $800 4
Louisville Slugger
    $800 2
He was a writer & supervising producer for "The Simpsons" before hosting his own late-night talk show
    $800 9
Among the duties of these hard-working insects is dispersing the seeds of plants like bloodroot
    DD: $1,500 18
(Sofia of the Clue Crew delivers the clue from the Waldorf Astoria.) A circle of five stars marks the doorway of the suite that this U.S. president once lived in
    DD: $1,000 23
In a 1936 production Orson Welles moved the setting of this play from the heath to Haiti
    $1200 26
This cathedral is the seat of the archbishop of New York City
    $1200 13
    $1200 5
She's the co-host of "The View" seen here
    $1200 10
The rare production of a seed without this process taking place is called apomixis
    $1600 19
At his second inauguration, Coolidge took the oath of office from this former president, a first
    $1600 24
Her Uncle Pandarus encourages her affair with Troilus
    $1600 29
Construction of this D.C. cathedral began in 1907 & was still going on in the 1990s
    $1600 14
An angel,
an airplane,
many large museums
    $1600 6
This singer who hosted a variety series in the '50s had her own talk show from 1974 to 1980
    $1600 11
From the liquid they produce, the sesame & sunflower are known as this type of "seed"
    $2000 20
Before becoming president, he was a professor at Harvard
    $2000 25
"As You Like It" is partially set in the forest of this
    $2000 30
He's the blessed saint honored by that big cathedral in Moscow
    $2000 15
the tide,
a bowling ball
    $2000 7
In 1967 his Philadelphia-based show became the first syndicated talk show to win an Emmy
    $2000 12
Unlike seeds of gymnosperms like conifers, the seeds of the flowering plants, also called these, are enclosed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Karim Loyd Bara
$10,400 $9,200 $11,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 2000 film was the first drama to have an authorized Led Zeppelin tune on its soundtrack

Final scores:

Karim Loyd Bara
$1,800 $5,200 $1,799
2nd place: a ski trip for 2 to Aspen Snowmass, CO provided by New champion: $5,200 3rd place: a trip for 2 to San Diego, CA and the Zoo

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Karim Loyd Bara
$9,800 $10,200 $11,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2001-10-22
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