Show #3865 - Friday, May 25, 2001


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Steve Engel, a psychology professor from Los Angeles, California

Liz Bakulski, an investment advisor originally from Andover, Massachusetts

Carl Brownell, a high school teacher from Evanston, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
About one-millionth as bright as our sun, these small red stars are also known as flare stars
    $100 1
These rockers conquered the world with albums like "High Voltage", "Highway to Hell" & "Back in Black"
    $100 16
Elias Canetti's "Die Blendung" has been published in English under the Biblical title "The Tower of" this
    $100 6
Based on a comic book & a campy '60s TV show, this movie was an immense hit in 1989
    $100 21
Unlawful activity
    $100 11
One story credits 17th century mathematician Blaise Pascal with the invention of this ball-&-wheel game
    $200 23
The mud eel is not really an eel, but a species of this tailed amphibian
    $200 2
At No. 4, this Robert Plant band's highest-charting U.S. hit was 1969's "Whole Lotta Love"
    $200 17
This "Don Quixote" author wrote his first novel, "La Galatea", in 1585
    $200 7
Attracting widespread media coverage, this star of "The Queen of Outer Space" slapped a cop
    $200 24
Sound of a bell
    $200 12
Hazard is a centuries-old game using these, which Einstein thought God doesn't play with
    $300 27
Of the 6 simple machines in physics, this one uses a spiral inclined plane
    $300 3
On the Michael Jackson hit "Beat It" this virtuoso lead guitarist played a solo
    $300 18
"The Plum in the Golden Vase", a novel known for its eroticism, was written at the time of this Chinese dynasty
    $300 8
Playing for the Texas Rangers, this man became the first pitcher to strike out 5,000 batters
    $300 25
Slug & snail residue
    $300 13
Wild Fruit Bars & Jackpot Party are popular types of these machines
    DD: $2,700 28
The name of this Alpine flower is German for "noble white"
    $400 4
In the 1970s the man seen here fronted this "colorful" rock band:
[Ozzy Osbourne]
    $400 19
The 1803 book "Thaddeus of" this Polish city is called one of the first historical novels
    $400 9
Echoing sports cars of the past, Mazda introduced this 2-seat roadster
    $400 26
A Canadian coin
    $400 14
Aussie mogul Kerry Packer reportedly lost $15 million in a weekend at this game that involves a banker
    $500 29
All 6 noble gases were discovered on Earth between 1894 & 1900; this one, symbol Rn, was the last
    $500 5
Known best for "Rock You Like A Hurricane", this metal band cut an album in 2000 with the Berlin Philharmonic
    $500 20
A relative of Chilean president Salvador Allende, she wrote the luminous novel "Eva Luna"
    $500 10
In 1989 this Japanese corporation bought Columbia Pictures for $3.4 billion
    $500 30
First in degree or rank
    $500 15
Caesars Palace historians tell us this game with numbers marked on a ticket helped fund the Great Wall of China

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

Carl Liz Steve
$2,700 -$800 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Liz Steve
$4,600 -$800 $6,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
As a music critic, this playwright signed his essays first as "Corno di Bassetto", then as "G.B.S."
    $200 1
    $200 13
This leader in power from 1917 to 1924 founded Russia's Communist Party & the Soviet state
    $200 6
Nestle's began making this in 1904; they claim to make the very best of it
    $200 26
The originator of the Bakersfield sound, he once referred to himself in song as "Ol' Buck"
    $200 21
"Great wind", a tropical cyclone
    $400 9
In 1622 this French comedic playwright was born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in Paris
    $400 2
    $400 14
Seen here, she's made a name for herself on & off the tennis courts
    $400 7
On Nestle's brand list, 1 of the 2 mineral waters filed under "P"
    $400 27
Country music fans often tune into TNN, which now stands for "The National Network", but used to stand for this
    $400 22
The name of this game played with 144 tiles comes from a Chinese word meaning "sparrows"
    $600 10
This 1961 Tennessee Williams play takes place at the Costa Verde, a small Mexican hotel on a jungle-covered hilltop
    $600 3
    $600 15
Court jeweler to Alexander III & Nicholas II, he was famous for his beautifully crafted eggs
    $600 18
Nestle's first non-milk product was an instant form of this in 1938
    $600 28
In the 1970s this singer from Butcher Holler teamed with Conway Twitty for 5 No. 1 hits
    $600 23
It's the sand-fur dog variety seen here
    DD: $1,500 11
From 1851 to 1857 he served as writer-manager of the Norwegian Theatre in Bergen
    $800 4
    $800 16
A ballet by this composer features the piece heard here:

["The Russian Dance"]
    $800 19
In 1985 Nestle's bloomed when it acquired this American maker of evaporated milk from contented cows
    $800 29
November 28, 1925 marked the debut of this station's "Barn Dance", which later became the "Grand Ole Opry"
    DD: $400 24
"Man herb", an aromatic root used medicinally
    $1000 12
In this Chekhov play, a merchant buys Madame Ranevsky's estate & plans to cut down its trees
    $1000 5
Central America's Belmopan
    $1000 17
This Russian poet & author of the drama "Boris Godunov" died from wounds suffered in a duel in 1837
    $1000 20
Henri Nestle began his company in this country in the 1860s selling a cow's-milk food for babies
    $1000 25
Gold-orange fruit seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carl Liz Steve
$7,500 $1,000 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Since 1978 the city of Paris has funded his Ecole Internationale de Mimodrame de Paris

Final scores:

Carl Liz Steve
$15,000 $1,000 $15,001
2nd place: Trip to Singapore courtesy of 3rd place: Sony Card $1,000 Shopping Spree New champion: $15,001

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carl Liz Steve
$6,800 $1,400 $7,700
25 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
4 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $15,900

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Game tape date: 2001-02-14
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