Show #3792 - Tuesday, February 13, 2001

2001 International Championship semifinal game 2.
From the Las Vegas Hilton.


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Ott Sandrak, a municipal civil servant from Harjumaa, Estonia

Firat Isbecer, a university student from Istanbul, Turkey

Robin Carroll, an instructional designer from Marietta, Georgia (USA)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 22
In an 1870s ballet, Prince Siegfried falls in love with one of these graceful birds
    $100 7
The storming of this prison in 1789 is one of the most famous events of the French Revolution
    $100 1
Hieronymus Bosch's "Garden of Earthly Delights" is one of the delightful paintings at this Spanish museum
    $100 11
Hepatitis & cirrhosis are diseases of this organ
    $100 29
Oxford graduate Hugh Grant played a student at this other British university in the coming-of-age film "Maurice"
    $100 16
Esperanto adverbs generally end in "E"; these words, like bela for "beautiful", in "A"
    $200 23
This singer took "Oh, Pretty Woman" to No. 1 in 1964
    $200 6
This German earned the nickname "The Desert Fox" while commanding the Afrika Korps in WWII
    $200 2
A Tokyo museum dedicated to this Beatle opened Oct. 9, 2000, which would have been his 60th birthday
    $200 12
The tympanic membrane is another name for this body part
    $200 18
Traditionally, the ballet "Suite en Blanc" is performed without scenery, in costumes of this color
    $200 17
A fine restoracio might insist you wear a kravat, which is this
    $300 24
This composer of the opera "Siegfried" also named his son Siegfried
    $300 8
Even though it's been "found", this Peruvian ruin, seen here, is still called "The Lost City of the Incas"
    $300 3
Seen here, Manet's painting of "Nana" hangs in the Kunshalle, a great museum in this seaport of northern Germany
    $300 13
When the intestine bulges into the groin muscles, it's the inguinal type of this
    $300 27
Puerto Ricans eat mofongo, a mashed plantain dish that gets its strong flavor from cloves of this
    $300 19
Dudek is 20; ducent is this many
    $400 25
Before he became the "King of the Cowboys" on film, he formed the Sons of the Pioneers singing group
    $400 9
As queen of the Netherlands during WWI, she helped maintain Dutch neutrality
    $400 4
We wonder what they sell in the gift shop of the Opium House Museum in Sop Ruak, this nation's Golden Triangle
    $400 14
A deficiency of vitamin D is a common cause of this disease that causes bone deformities like bowed legs
    $400 28
It's the official language of Bahrain
    $400 20
Arbaro is this type of place as in Longfellow's "Jen la Arbaro Pratempa"
    $500 26
In a Sir Walter Scott novel, this title character is an outlaw of the MacGregor clan
    $500 10
This "Magnificent" sultan, seen here, was the 10th ruler of the Ottoman Empire
    $500 5
The central gallery of this French museum, once a train station, is seen here
    $500 15
Alexia is word blindness; this is a reading disability in which letters are reversed &/or transposed
    $500 30
This 19th C. Norwegian wrote incidental music for Bjornstjerne Bjornson's play "Sigurd Jorsalfar"
    DD: $700 21
Originally the pseudonym of the language's creator, Esperanto means "one who" does this

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

Robin Firat Ott
$2,500 $500 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Firat Ott
$5,300 $1,100 $1,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This 17-year-old Venetian left Venice in 1271 & met Kublai Khan 4 years later
    $200 21
"Funny Lady": her "final" show", Dec. 31, 1999 at the MGM Grand, was followed by farewell concerts in NYC & L.A.
    $200 27
This strongman performed his 12 labors during his 12 years of servitude to King Eurystheus
    $200 28
A point equidistant from the vertices of a regular polygon or a position in hockey & basketball
    $200 2
While on his way to a prayer meeting in 1948, this "Great Soul" of India was assassinated
    $200 4
Much of Scotland's Caledonian Canal is formed by Loch Lochy & this other "monstrous" loch
    $400 17
Orso Ipato became the first of these Venetian chief magistrates in 726
    $400 22
We've got nothing but "Respect" for this queen of soul who first played Caesars' Circus Maximus showroom in 1969
    $400 13
The "Arabian Nights" tales include the adventures of this sailor & his 7 voyages
    $400 1
A whole number is either composite, with factors other than itself & 1, or this type
    $400 3
In 1995 some sections of this Jewish girl's WWII diary were made public for the first time
    $400 8
In ancient times, this "mother" river of Russia was known as the Rha
    DD: $1,000 18
Born the son of actors in 1725, this legendary Venetian lover originally planned a career in the priesthood
    $600 23
"If I Could Turn Back Time" I "Believe" I would attend her 1991 extravaganza at the Mirage
    $600 14
In an Old English poem, this hero who killed the monster Grendel dies after tangling with a dragon
    $600 9
It's the single-digit number represented here
(the square root of 64)
    $600 5
Leader of this country from 1926 to 1989, this man seen here also had a lifelong interest in marine biology
    $600 10
Although it's Central America's smallest country in area, it's in the top 3 by population
    $800 19
Famous for his paintings of canals, this Venetian artist's real name was Giovanni Canal
    $800 24
In January 1970 she made a farewell live appearance with the Supremes at the Frontier Hotel
    $800 15
In Norse myth, warriors killed in battle ended up in this magnificent "hall" in the sky
    $800 29
If a circle has a radius of 7.3 inches, its circumference in inches is 2 x 7.3 x this
    $800 6
A hero to many, he trained as a doctor in Argentina before becoming a revolutionary & dying in Bolivia
    $800 11
Have a family get-together in the Indian Ocean on this French island which was once known as Bourbon Island
    $1000 20
Son of a violinist at St. Mark's Cathedral, he's the 18th C. Venetian composer whose work is heard here
    DD: $1,100 25
Gigs in Vegas helped this singer, heard here, pay the bills after her divorce
("Time for Letting Go")
    $1000 16
In Hinduism, Skanda, a 6-headed war god, is the son of this "destroyer"
    $1000 7
This Danish religious philosopher was known to his followers as S.K.
    $1000 12
This pass through the Swiss Alps has a 10-mile motor vehicle tunnel, one of the world's largest

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin Firat Ott
$13,400 $3,900 $3,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's something they all know something about!)
A relative of Henri Bergson's wife, he used Bergson's mystical concepts of time in his most famous work

Final scores:

Robin Firat Ott
$15,000 $1 $11
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robin Firat Ott
$12,700 $3,900 $3,900
38 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
0 W
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $20,500

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Game tape date: 2001-01-24
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