Show #3795 - Friday, February 16, 2001

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


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Robin Carroll, an instructional designer from Marietta, Georgia (USA) (subtotal of $14,000)

Fredrik Gildea, a language teacher and scholar from Gothenburg, Sweden (subtotal of $0)

Carsten Wiedemann, a journalist from Hellerup, Denmark (subtotal of $300)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1950s
(Alex: The Greek letter.)
    $100 1
This "War and Peace" author's play "The Power of Darkness" was once banned in his native Russia
    $100 6
He's the pop star who has thrilled fans with such albums as "Bad" & "Thriller"
    $100 24
Also a classic Volkswagen, it's the insect with the greatest number of species
    $100 11
In 1959 this spiritual leader of Tibet fled to exile in India
    $100 16
The name of this Japanese electronics company comes from the Latin word for "sound"
    $100 17
In Greek an arithmos is one of these, whether it's even, odd, rational, etc.
    $200 2
Conor McPherson's haunting play "The Weir" is set in a pub in this country
    $200 7
This action star seen here once held the title of "Best Built Man of Europe"
    $200 25
Due to where mosquitos lay eggs, the "mosquito" species of this creature feeds on their larvae
    $200 12
In 1953 a truce suspending the war in this divided country was signed at Panmunjom
    $200 20
Seen here is the American Sign Language & what could be the international symbol for this restaurant chain
    $200 18
Agape is Greek for the "brotherly" type of this
    $300 3
Israeli playwright Nathan Alterman called his first play "Kineret, Kineret...", Kineret being Hebrew for the Sea of this
    $300 8
Supermodels Heidi Klum & Claudia Schiffer were both born in this country
    $300 26
The American F/A-18 fighter plane, or a paper-making wasp
    $300 13
After a 43-year reign, King Gustavus V of this country died at the age of 92
    $300 21
In 2000 Lukoil, Russia's largest oil company, bid on the gas stations that were part of this man's oil empire
    $300 19
Arvi is this young animal seen here, often served souvlak
    $400 4
The "Chushingura", about a band of avenging Ronin, is one of the most famous plays in this form of Japanese drama
    $400 9
Chryssomallis is the last name of this Greek-born New Age pianist who goes by his first name
    $400 27
Shakira sings of "Moscas en la Casa", these in the house
    $400 14
The Warsaw Pact was created in 1955 to oppose this defense organization formed by the U.S. & European allies
    $400 22
This brokerage house uses the logo seen here
    $400 29
Astro means this, & examples include Procyon & Arcturus
    $500 5
Juliette Binoche starred in the 2000 Broadway revival of this British playwright's 1978 classic "Betrayal"
    $500 10
His film "La Vita e Bella" or "Life is Beautiful" was inspired by his father who was imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen
    $500 28
The cells bees make for workers, males & queens are different in size, but all are this shape
    DD: $1,200 15
In 1952 Eritrea became part of this African country
    $500 23
The Boulevard des Invalides is home to this French pharmaceuticals company, the maker of RU-486
    $500 30
It's Greek for "market"; in English the "phobia" of it is the fear of public places

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

Carsten! Fredrik Robin
-$100 $1,000 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carsten! Fredrik Robin
$100 $2,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The real Caesar, we hope.)
    $200 1
Julius' palace chapel may have included a shrine to this love goddess that his family regarded as an ancestor
    $200 6
In the 1960s & 1970s he won the world's heavyweight boxing title 3 times
    $200 17
Known as Hoba & weighing 60 tons, the largest single known one of these was discovered in Africa in 1920
    $200 7
His Florentine Pieta, intended for his own tomb, is a self-portrait of the sculptor holding the body of Christ
    $200 12
If Arthur Miller had written "Before the Fall", it would be set in this garden
    $200 25
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used to imbibe at the London pub now named for this fictional detective
    $400 2
In the palace swimming pool Julius might have practiced crossing this river & declaring "The die is cast"
    $400 22
This German tennis star was ranked the world's No. 1 woman's player a record 186 straight weeks from 1987 to 1991
    $400 18
Whether absolute or apparent, it's the measure of a star's brightness
    $400 8
In 1928 this cubist & Julio Gonzalez pioneered the welded sculpture
    $400 13
Aztec warriors who died in battle served the Sun for 4 years, then were reborn as this tiny bird
    $400 26
Spain's National Organization for the Blind maintains the touchy-feely Museo Tiflologico in this city
    DD: $1,000 3
In Caesar's map room you might find his plans to fight the Helvetii, a people from a region today known as this
    $600 23
This Australian swimmer nicknamed "The Thorpedo" won the gold in the 400-meter freestyle at Sydney
    $600 19
The star cluster known as the Pleiades or the Seven Sisters is found in this bullish constellation
    DD: $1,000 9
His male nude sculpture "The Age of Bronze" was titled "The Vanquished" when first exhibited in 1877
    $600 14
In this, the top level of Islam's levels of heaven, you'll find the Most High
    $600 27
When in Austria, try to visit the Hofburg Palace Chapel for a performance by this youthful group heard here
    $800 4
1 of the 2 other members of the First Triumvirate who might join Julius in the palace study
    $800 24
In 1980, at age 23, this Spaniard became the first European to win the U.S. Masters golf tournament
    $800 20
To honor the Beatles, 4 of these mini-planets were named McCartney, Lennon, Harrison & Starr
    $800 10
This "hole-y" British sculptor created the "Draped Reclining Figure" for London's Time-Life Building
    $800 15
Xena's son & Hercules' family are dead & residing in this wonderful afterlife area
    $800 28
Jesus Christ lizards & poison arrow frogs inhabit the Serpentarium in this capital of Costa Rica
    $1000 5
In Julius Caesar's private chamber you might find this woman, the last of his 3 Roman wives
    $1000 21
This unit equal to 3.262 light years can be used to measure the distance between stars
    $1000 11
His bronze David from the 1430s was the first nude statue of the Renaissance
    $1000 16
The land of heroes to King Arthur, it was the Island of the Blessed in Celtic myth
    $1000 29
Often made from yams, fufu are yummy dumplings served in Accra, the capital of this African country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carsten! Fredrik Robin
$1,300 $5,200 $10,400
(lock tournament)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Written in 1904, "Himno Istmeno" is the national anthem of this country that won its independence a year earlier

Final scores:

Carsten! Fredrik Robin
$1,200 $5,199 $10,400

Cumulative scores:

Carsten! Fredrik Robin
$1,500 $5,199 $24,400
2nd runner-up: $10,000 1st runner-up: $15,000 Tournament champion: $50,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Carsten! Fredrik Robin
$900 $5,200 $9,300
7 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
3 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $15,400

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Game tape date: 2001-01-24
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