Show #3793 - Wednesday, February 14, 2001

2001 International Championship semifinal game 3.
From the Las Vegas Hilton.


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Laszlo Mero, an associate professor from Budapest, Hungary

Fredrik Gildea, a language teacher and scholar from Gothenburg, Sweden

Gosia Czepek, a senior tax consultant from Warsaw, Poland

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
Explorer "of Arabia" who wrote "Seven Pillars of Wisdom"
    $100 11
An advanced kit for making this at home includes bittering & aromatic hops & specialized dry yeast
    $100 19
Chaim Weizmann was elected this country's first president Feb. 14, 1949
    $100 1
Mick Jagger & this group have had a satisfying career with hits like "Satisfaction" & "Jumpin' Jack Flash"
    $100 2
This country on the Mediterranean coast of France is about 3 times the size of the Mall in Washington, D.C.
    $200 15
Moses Isegawa's 2000 novel "Abyssinian Chronicles" is set partly in Kampala in this, his native country
    $200 12
This often-collected item can mean the body of a handwritten letter, as well as a celebrity signature
    $200 20
On Feb. 14, 1962 the OAS formally excluded this Communist nation from participating in any of its activities
    $200 5
This Latin singing sensation sang "Cup of Life" at President George W. Bush's inauguration
    $200 3
This country landlocked by Switzerland & Austria covers only 62 square miles
    $200 24
This reptile's jaws can crack cattle bones
    $300 16
Argentina's Manuel Puig gave us the "Kiss of" this "Woman"; I read about it on the "web"
    $300 13
Many amateur artists use the medium seen here named for its non-oil based pigments
    $300 21
On Valentine's Day 1951 this "sweet" boxer defeated Jake LaMotta for the world middleweight title
    $300 6
In 2000 these gals released "Forever", their first album since "gingery" Geri Halliwell left the group
    $300 4
Smaller than Connecticut, this 4,400-sq.-mi. nation on the Arabian Peninsula gave women the right to vote in 1999
    $300 25
No longer used, the first verse of Germany's national anthem follows "Deutschland" with this phrase meaning "over all"
    $400 17
This author of "Shogun" called himself a "half-Irish Englishman...born in Australia"
    $400 28
This type of music for 2-10 instruments is played in a small hall or, as its name indicates, a room
    $400 22
Feb. 14 is also the feast day of this Catholic saint who developed for the Slavs an alphabet that bears his name
    $400 7
This group with Agnetha & Bjorn came to fame in the '70s after "Waterloo" won the Eurovision song contest
    $400 9
Nestled in the Pyrenees, this tiny principality boasts a literacy rate of 100%
    $400 26
"The Pilgrim's Progress" is an example of this symbolic literary form
    DD: $1,800 18
Former first lady Jehan Sadat called her moving memoir "A Woman of" this country
    $500 23
Valentine's Day events in this U.S. city include a 1929 massacre & the 1920 founding of the League of Women Voters
    $500 8
It was "smooth" sailing for this guitar great who released his award-winning "Supernatural" album in 1999
    $500 10
The Sammarinese are the people of this serene republic that covers a whopping 23 square miles
    $500 27
This adjective means formed by sand, silt or mud left by flowing water, like a plain or a deposit

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Gosia Fredrik Laszlo
$1,500 $1,100 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gosia Fredrik Laszlo
$3,300 $4,300 $700

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The city now known as Volgograd was once named for him
    $200 6
Take me out to the futbol game at Estadio Azteca in this capital city
    $200 16
In Paris, France I'll spring for a trip to this department store whose name is French for "spring"
    $200 17
In describing the effect of global warming, the Earth is often compared to this structure seen here
    $200 15
This type of ring means you & your beloved are hitched, you've tied the knot
    $400 2
From 1951 to 1960 this African dictator was the heavyweight champion of his country
    $400 7
Take me out with the crowd at this "religious" London cricket ground, HQ of the Marylebone Cricket Club
    $400 11
You can see a Vegas-style show (with showgirls!) at this Parisian nightspot whose name means "red windmill"
    $400 21
Chemist Svante Arrhenius of this country was concerned about global warming 100 years ago
    $600 3
He's the European dictator seen here in 1936
    $600 8
Buy me some sushi & miso soup at the all-Japan demonstration of this form of fencing
    $600 12
Mais Oui! The original version of this monument is in France, but the one seen here belongs to Paris Las Vegas
    $600 20
The U.S. & E.U. were represented at a December 1997 global warming summit in this Asian city
    $800 4
Cuba's leader 1952-1959, his former presidential palace now houses Havana's Museum of the Revolution
    DD: $2,000 9
I don't care if I never get back from Bulgarska Armia Stadium in this city -- actually, I would prefer to get back
    $800 24
His 1974 bestseller "Jaws" led to a new interest in & a new respect for sharks as well
    $800 13
To be more like France, Las Vegas needs a tour of les egouts, which are these (& don't forget your nose clips!)
    $800 19
It's not so "funny" that this gas, N2O, traps 270 times more heat than carbon dioxide
    $800 23
This type of agency will market your product through radio & TV spots, billboards, etc...
    $1000 5
He was the leader of France's Committee of Public Safety in 1793 & 1794
    $1000 10
Take me out to the Royal Calcutta Turf Club, with 2 racing seasons: winter & this storm-named one
    $1000 25
3-word title of the 1959 Bobby Darin hit that starts "Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear"
    DD: $9,500 14
Parts of the Paris Las Vegas facade resembles this Parisian theatre, the lair of the "Phantom"
    $1000 18
CFCs, or chlorofluorocarbons, menace the ozone layer; HFCs, which stand for these, contribute to global warming
    $1000 22
Novelist Maxim Gorky apporopriately co-authored a book on "The Art and Craft" of this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gosia Fredrik Laszlo
$6,300 $18,200 $2,300
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the town where Francisco Marto, Jacinta Marto & their cousin became famous in 1917

Final scores:

Gosia Fredrik Laszlo
$1 $18,000 $0
2nd place: $5,000 Finalist 3rd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gosia Fredrik Laszlo
$6,300 $7,200 $2,300
16 R,
0 W
19 R
(including 3 DDs),
5 W
11 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $15,800

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Game tape date: 2001-01-24
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