Show #3803 - Wednesday, February 28, 2001


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Stephen Mitchell, a marketing manager from Los Angeles, California

Sheri Young, an assistant functions coordinator from Boston, Massachusetts

Sid Moore Jr., a human rights investigator from Eugene, Oregon (whose 4-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 21
On this spooky day in 1861, Buffy didn't fight demons but joined a skirmish at Morgantown, Kentucky
    $100 16
Only the extinct 10-foot-tall moas of New Zealand were taller than this 8-foot African bird
    $100 4
Aretha's spelled it out: "Find out what it means to me"
    $100 30
A knot used to secure a line to a spar, or a term of sevice in the Navy
    $100 1
Legend says Capt. Hanson Gregory invented this hole when he had his mom remove the soggy center from her fried cake
    $100 11
A shortened form of a word or phrase
    $200 22
At Fort Wagner on July 18, 1863, Buffy joined the soldiers in this type of manual "combat"
    $200 17
The deepest diver among birds is the emperor species of this bird which may reach depths of 900 feet
    $200 7
Aretha played the owner of a soul food cafe in this 1980 movie that starred Dan Aykroyd & John Belushi
    $200 29
Of stem, bow, aft or prow, the one that's not in the front of the ship
    $200 2
Whales & dolphins have them, & so do harmonicas
    $200 12
The formal forgiveness of sins
    $300 23
Like Buffy in Sunnydale, men in a Civil War poem fought "where the bullets fastest the very mouth of" here
    $300 18
This tiny bird drinks nectar at the rate of about 13 licks per second
    $300 8
The title track of a 1986 Whoopi Goldberg flick was Aretha's version of this Stones hit
    $300 26
2-word phrase for the entire ship's personnel; it's cried to get them "on deck"
    $300 3
The Aubrey Holes are a circle of 56 pits found at this monumental site on Salisbury Plain
    $300 13
An often-banned liqueur derived from wormwood, aniseed & herbs
    $400 24
The only angel Civil War Buffy met was this "Angel of the Battlefield" with whom she tended the wounded
    $400 19
The sapsucker, a group of birds in this family, drills holes in trees to stimulate the flow of sap
    $400 9
In 1987 Aretha topped the charts duetting with this man heard here:
    DD: $700 27
An island in the Pacific, or the trail of water churned up behind a ship
    $400 5
In September 2000 it was disclosed that the hole in this had spread to about 11 million square miles
    $400 14
From the Latin for "to go astray", it's a departure from what is normal or desirable
    $500 25
On May 12, 1864 Buffy saw vampires gather for a feast at the battle site known as this "angle"
    $500 20
The name of this black bird of Asia, a superb mimic of human speech, is from the Sanskrit for "passion"
    $500 10
Ironically, Aretha's 1967 hit that says, "You Made Me Feel Like" this was used in TV ads for Clairol hair color
    $500 28
A convoy is a fleet of merchant ships & this is a fleet of warships; Spain had a famous one
    $500 6
Jackson Hole, a valley in this national park, was once a separate national monument
    $500 15
The official end of the practice of slavery

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

Sid Sheri Stephen
$1,500 $1,000 $500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sid Sheri Stephen
$2,600 $2,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the monarch; we'll give you the years & the personality portraying the monarch.)
    $200 26
On April 23, 1616 Shakespeare died in England & this great writer died in Spain
    $200 15
This herb in the parsley family gives its name to a type of pickle
    $200 6
The London grave of this Communist thinker is seen here
    $200 1
1939 & 1955:
Bette Davis
    $200 11
In the 1800s this island off the east coast of Africa was an Omani sultanate
    $200 18
A word meaning "proper" or "kind", or when you knock on a bedroom door, "dressed"
    $400 16
The name of this pizza herb, also known as wild marjoram, is from the Greek for "joy of the mountain"
    $400 7
Some call this Paris-born man one of the leading minds of the last century
    $400 2
Chow Yun-Fat
    $400 12
Its oldest state university was founded in 1955 as the University College of Rhodesia
    $400 19
Dressing room in a store where you tell yourself these jeans will be perfect after you diet
    $600 27
Henry Porter's "Two Angry Women of Abingdon" may have influenced this "merry" Shakespeare play
    $600 23
The bay leaf comes from this type of evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean
    $600 8
1 of the 2 philosophers seen here in a painting by Raphael
    $600 3
Katharine Hepburn
    $600 13
Points of interest in this city include the Reitburg Museum & the Grossmunster Church where Zwingli preached
    $600 20
This synonym for "proper" comes from the Latin for "to take possession of"
    DD: $300 24
Liptauer cheese, which is named after a province in Hungary, gets its red color from this spice
    $800 9
He's the transcendental meditator seen here
    DD: $800 4
Graham Chapman
    $800 14
At Victoria Falls this river is a mile wide & then drops deeply into a narrow chasm
    $800 21
It can mean "flattering", like a dress, or "any process of change"
    $1000 25
This spice that is sold in stick & powder forms comes in 2 varieties: Ceylon & Cassia
    $1000 10
This Italian is well-remembered for his political procedure manual
    $1000 5
Nigel Hawthorne
    $1000 17
This Ohio city was named for the ancestor of a famed western novelist born there in 1875
    $1000 22
Adjective for a modest young lady; with the last E removed, it's what she'll do if immodesty is suggested

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sid Sheri Stephen
$6,100 $6,200 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In June 2000 descendants of these 2 families met in Pikeville, KY & in Matewan, WV for their first-ever joint reunion

Final scores:

Sid Sheri Stephen
$6,200 $10,200 $12,400
3rd place: Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Vienna, Austria courtesy of New champion: $12,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sid Sheri Stephen
$6,600 $5,900 $6,200
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,700

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Game tape date: 2000-11-28
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