Show #3810 - Friday, March 9, 2001

Rick Knutsen game 4.


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Courtney Phillips, a lawyer from Tempe, Arizona

Bob Moore, a bus driver from Seattle, Washington

Rick Knutsen, a musician from Brooklyn, New York (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 9
Louisa May Alcott based the main characters in this novel on herself & 3 sisters
    $100 1
It's a perfect score in a gymnastics event
    $100 6
Each minute 5 million of these are sent; how many of them are spam, we don't know
    $100 19
You'll find this tropical bird on boxes of Kellogg's Froot Loops
    $100 26
His Simi Valley museum contains a nuclear missile that was deactivated while he was president
    $100 13
Female found amid the household staff
    $200 10
The mysterious Fedallah, a harpooner in this 1851 novel, is a Zoroastrian
    $200 2
If a referee calls "offside" during a football game, the offending team may be penalized this many yards
    $200 7
Men's Health magazine says the average guy can do 33 of these in a minute in his 20s, 21 in his 40s
    $200 22
One good one of these seabirds, including the Arctic variety, deserves another; that's why they're protected by law
    $200 27
The Guinness World of Records & Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium are on this boulevard of dreams
    $200 17
At dusk Merlin waved his wand & Poof! It was this start of the day again
    $300 14
This character dozes at the tea party in "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
    $300 3
After a minor penalty in this sport, an offending player must leave the playing area for 2 minutes
    $300 8
In a June 2000 film Nicolas Cage played a guy who could do this in a minute
    DD: $400 23
This small pigeon noted for its soft cooing is mentioned in "The 12 Days of Christmas"
    $300 28
The Huntington Beach International Museum of this sport covers its history in music & memorabilia
    $300 18
I can't stop eating this company's Grape-Nuts
    $400 15
This Dickens villain who teaches boys to steal may have been based on a real criminal, Isaac Solomons
    $400 4
(Hi, I'm Robert Horry of the NBA.) This "line" is 15 feet in from the basket at both ends of a basketball court
    $400 11
Each minute it pumps about 5 quarts of blood
    $400 24
The male of the cinnamon species of this duck is mainly red in color, not bluish-green
    $400 29
Check out a-one or a-two of the museum exhibits in this late bandleader's resort in Escondido
    $400 20
A Roman mansion? No, an English one
    $500 16
In 1893 this author published "Catriona", a sequel to "Kidnapped"
    $500 5
In this sport the doubles alley is 4 1/2 feet wide
    $500 12
Under the slogan "Real Estate for the Real World", this company claims on average to buy or sell a home every minute
    $500 25
Eeek! It's the tufted woodland bird seen here
    $500 30
In 2 Sacramento museums this company covers its historic express, banking & staging operations
    $500 21
Drat, it's what I did at the slot machines in Vegas

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

Rick Bob Courtney
$1,300 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Bob Courtney
$2,200 $3,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify a country, of course)
    $200 21
North Korea & Nepal
    $200 1
This Mouseketeer hadn't been to a "Beach Party" yet when she played Anita Cabrillo on TV's "Zorro" in the '50s
    $200 26
A signal that means cameras are running, or a traffic signal that cameras may catch you running
    $200 16
This Greek goddess of love & beauty had a girdle that made everyone love her
    $200 11
Raising fears of a meltdown, this Pennsylvania nuclear facility seriously malfunctioned March 28, 1979
    $200 6
Printed letters sloping to the right
    $400 22
Yemen & Oman
    $400 2
He was TV's Opie when he co-starred with Johnny Cash in the 1961 thriller "Door-to-Door Maniac"
    $400 27
From its simple shape, it's the 3-letter name for the type of 19th century camera seen here
    $400 17
The Egyptian falcon god Horus avenged the death of his father, this god of the dead, by killing the evil god Set
    $400 12
On March 21, 1935 Persia was renamed this
    $400 7
2-word rhyming term meaning very small
    DD: $1,000 23
Slovenia & France
    $600 3
Eileen Brennan reprised her movie role as Captain Lewis in this sitcom based on a Goldie Hawn film
    $600 29
This type of camera with a tiny aperture instead of a lens can be made from an oatmeal carton
    $600 18
She's the Hawaiian goddess who lives in the crater of Kilauea
    $600 13
This important U.S. document went into effect March 4, 1789
    $600 8
A restless craving or desire, hopefully not for poison ivy
    $800 24
Mozambique & Namibia
    $800 4
This co-star of "Just Shoot Me" earned a 1966 Oscar nomination for "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
    $800 28
It's the CC in CCTV, a security camera system used by many businesses
    DD: $1,000 19
The priestesses who served this Roman goddess of the hearth took a 30-year vow of chastity
    $800 14
On March 13, 1954 Communist Vietnamese forces began their successful siege of this French-held village
    $800 9
This 1946 film was based in part on the story "The Greatest Gift"
    $1000 25
Ecuador & Chile
    $1000 5
This Brit battled pirates on the '50s TV series "The Buccaneers" long before he battled a movie shark in "Jaws"
    $1000 30
This No. 1 maker of cameras & lenses for the movie & TV industries only rents, doesn't sell its equipment
    $1000 20
He's the Hindu god of good luck, seen here
    $1000 15
On March 30, 1492 this grand inquisitor expelled the Jews from Spain
    $1000 10
A city of south central New York state, or the site of Odysseus' legendary kingdom

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Bob Courtney
$10,000 $4,400 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a category!)
First elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1910, this Minister of War advocated staunch military preparedness

Final scores:

Rick Bob Courtney
$10,000 $4,400 $0
4-day champion: $45,500 2nd place: Trip to Sydney, Australia 3rd place: Skagen Denmark Shopping Spree

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Rick Bob Courtney
$9,800 $4,400 $3,100
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
1 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 2000-11-29
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