Show #3905 - Friday, July 20, 2001

Last game of Season 17.


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Genevieve Slunka, an undergraduate student from Irvine, California

Roland Lange, a sales director from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

Josh Meyer, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

a lower case category
    $100 26
He's the only U.S. president in The Hall of Famous Missourians
    $100 1
Founded by an auto parts maker, this city's Pistons were originally the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons
    $100 13
Kim Carnes sang about her eyes
    $100 4
Everyone hit the beach to enjoy this state's official sports: surfing & outrigger canoe paddling
    $100 8
This blue or bluish-green stone often seen in Southwestern jewelry is a birthstone for December
    $100 16
lower case initials at the foot of a business letter are those of this person
    $200 27
"The Most Trusted Man in America", he made news again in 1999 when he was inducted into the Hall
    $200 2
Cleveland's NFL team took this name from coach Paul, not running back Jim
    $200 14
In 1861 he resigned from the U.S. Senate
    $200 7
This state amphibian of Oklahoma gets a mention in the pop song "Joy To The World"
    $200 9
Tony Bennett charted with this song in 1951, 12 years before Bobby Vinton did
    $200 19
it's the division of a shakespeare play usually indicated by a lower case roman numeral
    $300 28
Born near Diamond Grove, Missouri, this scientist's induction in 1983 was no small peanuts
    $300 3
Pittsburgh's National League team is sometimes known as the Bucs, short for these
    $300 15
He's moved his Raiders all over California
    $300 23
New Mexico's official state question, "Red or green?" refers to this state vegetable
    $300 10
This elegant NYC jewelry store at 727 5th Avenue is known for its signature blue boxes
    $300 20
it's the lower case letter in the standard abbreviation for "doctor of philosophy"
    $400 29
He's "The Man" all right! In 2000, he became the first sports player inducted into the Hall
    $400 5
Nickname of the Columbus Major League Soccer team -- we don't know how "motley" they are
    $400 17
In 1978 this cartoonist introduced his character Garfield to the world
    $400 24
This feline with long, pointed canines is California's state fossil
    $400 11
Blue is the online magazine of this company known for its beautiful blue jasperware
    $400 21
MUSICALLY, IT REFERS TO A SPECIFIC NOTE OR SCENE WHEN IT'S UPPER CASE & to playing loudly when it's lower case
    $500 30
But seriously, folks, this entertainer seen here was inducted posthumously in 1996
    $500 6
The name of this NHL team whose logo is seen here is slang for "Canadians"
    $500 18
This black activist ran for vice president on the 1980 Communist Party ticket
    DD: $500 25
"Roll On, Columbia, Roll On" is this state's official folk song
    $500 12
A play in which Nicole Kidman appeared nude, or a section of the White House in which she probably didn't
    $500 22
in french these, including lundi & jeudi, are spelled all lower case

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

Josh Roland Genevieve
$1,300 $1,500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Roland Genevieve
$2,500 $3,700 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll show you the plates, you have to identify the poet.)
(Alex: The letter N will appear four times in each correct response.)
    $200 1
Tanzania, Uganda & Kenya all border this large African lake
    $200 2
Mel Brooks' 1993 film "Robin Hood" had this subtitle
    $200 22
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. has been under the jurisdiction of this agency since 1958
    $200 7
1806-1861 UK

    $200 12
Oui! Oui! In 2000 this "French Chef" became the first U.S. chef to receive France's Legion of Honor
    $200 17
It's any native or resident of the Keystone State
    $400 27
It's the prominent Tanzanian landmark seen here
    $400 3
Gene Wilder tries to live down the family name & dismisses his granddad's work as "doo-doo" in this 1974 comedy
    $400 23
In 1990 Douglas Wilder became the USA's first elected black governor after winning election in this state
    $400 8
1885-1972 USA

16 OZ
    $400 13
In 1999 these 2 former presidents each received the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    $400 18
It's the point in a baseball game when fans traditionally stand & sing "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"
    $600 28
Native to Tanzania, it's the African plant seen here
    $600 4
Zero Mostel has a hit with the play "Springtime For Hitler" in this 1968 classic
    $600 24
This head of the Marine Corps, who has the rank of general, is appointed by the president for a 4-year term
    $600 9
1265-1321 IT

    $600 14
The celebrities named Man & Woman of the Year by this club each receive a pudding pot
    $600 19
Tolstoy was partly inspired to write this novel after a neighbor threw herself under a train
    $800 29
One of the last places in Africa where large animal migrations still take place, this national park was est. in 1941
    $800 5
Mel's wife, she co-starred with him in "Silent Movie" & "To Be or Not to Be"
    $800 25
Nicknamed "Fritz", this Democrat has represented South Carolina in the U.S. Senate since 1966
    $800 10
1865-1939 IR

    $800 15
The Blues Foundation of Memphis presents annual awards named for this "Father of the Blues"
    DD: $2,000 20
For its work on behalf of prisoners of conscience, this organization won the 1977 Nobel Peace Prize
    $1000 30
In April 1964 this mainland region combined with Zanzibar to form Tanzania
    DD: $1,000 6
At The Institute for the Very, Very Nervous, "Those who are tardy do not get fruit cup" in this parody of Hitchcock films
    $1000 26
In 1989 this Democrat from Washington State succeeded Jim Wright as Speaker of the House
    $1000 11
1895-1985 UK

    $1000 16
"Jumanji" & "Where the Wild Things Are" are among the picture books to win this illustrious medal
    $1000 21
Raymond Massey played the 16th president as a young man in this 1940 film

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Josh Roland Genevieve
$5,900 $10,500 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The special November 2000 TV Guide cover seen here was part of its tribute to this rock group

Final scores:

Josh Roland Genevieve
$9,200 $14,500 $6,000
2nd place: a trip to Club Med, Mexico 2-day champion: $22,500 3rd place: Borders gift card

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Josh Roland Genevieve
$5,200 $10,500 $3,000
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 2001-03-22
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