Show #3999 - Thursday, January 10, 2002


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Jeremy Cohen, a television producer from Washington, D.C.

Valerie O'Brien, a Spanish instructor from Arlington, Virginia

David Bell, an advertising executive from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
The story began as a tale told to Alice Liddell & her sisters during a rowing trip on this river
    $200 1
Can't handle life on board? Don't have your sea legs? The others may call you a land-this
    $200 19
Congratulate this writer on the 1585 birth of twins; a girl, Judith, & a boy named Hamnet
    $200 2
The South Sandwich Islands like South London, use this currency
    $200 25
His rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" was a highlight of Woodstock
    $200 4
To close one eye briefly like the host of "Tic Tac Dough"
    $400 14
Alice's trip to Wonderland starts when she follows this character down a hole that's under a hedge
    $400 5
A triangular sail set on the stays of the foremast; you may admire the cut of someone's
    $400 20
Good to hear from you...What? You became the 1st woman to get the British Order of Merit? Good night, nurse?
    $400 3
To buy chili in Colombia or a Columbia VHS tape in Chile, you'll spend currency called this
    $400 26
This "noble" bandleader's compositions include "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing"
    $400 7
Walk in shallow water like baseball's Boggs
    $600 15
When Alice plays this game, the flamingo she's using as a mallet gets away & tries to fly up into a tree
    $600 6
Mudhook is a slang term for this piece of equipment
    $600 21
It's so funny you'd be calling; I mean, you got the very first call ever on March 10, 1876
    $600 16
Jump bail in Transylvania in this country & you'll be skipping to the leu its currency
    $600 27
These brothers collaborated on "Lady Be Good!" & "Of Thee I Sing"
    $600 8
To surgically cut, like a Tour de France winner
    $800 22
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew at the Alice statue in Central Park.) It was this worm-like creature who told Alice
that eating a mushroom would make her taller or shorter
    DD: $1,500 11
Common term for the windows called scuttles; you scuttle the ship if the water line goes above them when open
    $800 23
When this man who gave West Point to Henry Clinton in 1780 calls, explain the irony of his reversing charges
    $800 17
If Dan Marino went to San Marino, he'd find this currency of its neighbor being used until euros came into play
    $800 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Waldorf Astoria.) I'm playing a song by this composer on his piano at the Waldorf. "I get no kick from champagne"
    $800 9
To identify something with a spot, like a lover of Cleopatra
    $1000 12
When a sailor "splices the main brace", he may be adding an extra rope, or doing this ashore
    $1000 24
It's appropriate this president would be calling; in the 1870s he was the first to use a telephone in the the White House
    $1000 18
You'll have to pay your builders in guilders in this former Dutch colony in South America
    $1000 10
To bestow, like a "gothic" American painter from Iowa

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

David Valerie Jeremy
$4,100 $600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Valerie Jeremy
$5,100 $2,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 12
Read all about it. His magazine cover "Little Spooners," or "Sunset,"
seen here, appeared in 1926
    $400 1
If your affairs are in shambles, they've gone to "rack &" this
    $400 7
It became Alabama's capital in 1847
    $400 17
This Irish flautist can now flaunt his knighthood
    $400 6
Sylvester Stallone was inspired to write this film after seeing underdog Chuck Wepner take on Muhammad Ali
    $400 22
In 1932 she flew from Newfoundland to a pasture near Londonderry in 14 hours, 54 minutes
    $800 18
Between 1971 & 1985 he depicted his neighbor Helga in over 240 of his works
    $800 2
One possible origin for this state of uncertainty is the Latin quando, "when"
    $800 8
An industrial center, this city was named for an industrial city in England
    $800 27
"Thunderbirds are go!" to see this man, their creator, pick up an MBE
    $800 10
In "Knute Rockne: All American", this actor delivered the famous deathbed line "Win one for the Gipper"
    $800 23
Of monoplane, biplane or triplane, the first to achieve manned, powered, heavier-than-air flight
    DD: $3,000 19
The feminist artist born Judy Cohen in 1939 goes by this last name, the city of her birth
    $1200 3
The band Big Star sang, "I've been built up and trusted, broke down and" this
    $1200 9
It's Alabama's only seaport
    $1200 28
This director of "The English Patient" gets to put CBE between his name & "Oscar-winner"
    $1200 11
This 1981 film about 2 participants in the 1924 Olympics ran off with 4 Oscars including Best Picture
    $1200 24
On December 31, 1968 this country's Tupolev Tu-144 became the first supersonic transport plane to be test flown
    $1600 20
He modeled the male diners in his "Nighthawks" after himself & the female diner after his wife Jo
    $1600 4
A difficult situation to be "in"; or a way to repair it
    $1600 15
The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is at Tranquility Base in this city
    $1600 29
"Shirley" you know 2001 honoree Pauline Collins got a 1989 Oscar nomination for playing this woman
    $1600 13
Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins struck up a romance after meeting on the set of this baseball flick
    $1600 25
This term for the flight of an airplane on a combat mission is from the French for "to go out"
    $2000 21
America's most collected
living artist, he's the painter of light whose work is seen here
    $2000 5
As a verb it's an old synonym for "pledge"; as a noun, a difficult condition
    DD: $2,000 16
A group of black aviators or "airmen" trained near this city during WWII
    $2000 14
This 1977 film featured Paul Newman as aging hockey coach Reggie Dunlop
    $2000 26
In 1962 Robert White, the first pilot to qualify as an astronaut, flew this experimental plane to over 50 mi. up

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Valerie Jeremy
$12,700 $5,400 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Each fall the Archdiocese of New York sponsors a major fund-raising dinner named for him

Final scores:

David Valerie Jeremy
$3,700 $1,400 $5,500
2nd place: trip to Grand Cayman Islands by Yahoo! Travel 3rd place: trip to San Francisco & stay at the Argent Hotel New champion: $5,500

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Valerie Jeremy
$12,000 $8,400 $7,800
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
14 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $28,200

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Game tape date: 2001-10-29
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