Show #3775 - Friday, January 19, 2001


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Ryan Kelley, a sports radio salesman from Hollis, New Hampshire

Courtney Tullar, a risk manager from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gina Morse, a high school librarian from Elmira, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(AFI: American Film Institute)
    $100 10
He directed 5 of the movies on the list including No. 9, "Schindler's List"
    $100 1
    $100 6
Judith Leiber makes tiny evening bags from the skin of this largest bird
    $100 15
The vernal equinox signals the end of this in the Northern Hemisphere
    $100 26
When taken orally, it's the average body temperature of a healthy human at rest
    $100 19
You can climb to the crown of this NYC landmark but you have to take the stairs, all 354 of them!
    $200 11
1 of only 2 animated films on the list
    $200 2
    $200 7
Hermes named a popular bag after this '50s film star turned princess
    $200 16
Walk like a duck
    $200 27
On the Fahrenheit scale, water freezes at 32 degrees & boils at this temperature
    $200 20
The Hillary Step, a 40-foot spur of snow & ice, is the last obstacle you must climb before reaching its summit
    $300 12
This classic seen here is planted firmly at No. 21
    $300 3
    $300 8
A bag owned by this woman who "handbagged" British political foes was purchased in 2000 for $150,000
    $300 17
They might be giants, but in Don Quixote's case, he was tilting at these
    $300 28
Term for the increase in the Earth's average temperature; by 2100, the Earth may be 3 to 8 degrees hotter
    $300 21
When attempting this African mountain, use the Marangu Route; you'll find it's the easiest & most comfortable
    $400 13
This Oscar-winning western from 1992 rode in at No. 98 on the list
    $400 4
    $400 9
These bags as sold by Karen Millen are more chic than those given away on PBS pledge drives
    $400 23
Ah-one & ah-two, it's the marine snail in the photo looking at you
    $400 29
At 136 degrees F., the hottest place ever recorded on Earth was near Tripoli in this country in 1922
    $400 22
You might follow in astronaut James Irwin's footsteps up this mountain in search of Noah's Ark
    DD: $500 14
This 1972 movie is No. 3 on the list; its sequel is No. 32
    $500 5
    $500 18
Stars like Julianne Moore have advertised leather bags for this company whose name is a type of transport
    $500 24
Don't let dull knives dampen your spirit, use one of these abrasive items to sharpen them
    $500 30
In 1971 Prospect Creek in this state reached a record low temperature in the U.S. of -80 degrees F.
    $500 25
You'll see some Inca ruins during the 1-hour climb to the top of Huayna Picchu in this country

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

Gina Courtney Ryan
$900 $400 $1,300

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gina Courtney Ryan
$2,800 $700 $3,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 12
He was born in Dublin, the son of noted Irish painter John Butler Yeats
    $200 3
At the 1998 Winter Olympics, "Happy" Harada helped this home team win gold in ski jumping
    $200 8
This Greek city didn't allow deformed children to live & boys began military training at age 7
    $200 16
One of these struck Boston in 1755, Missouri in 1811 & Charleston in 1886, so it's not west coast-specific
    $200 1
Gauguin collected art by painters of this movement, like Pissarro & Monet & exhibited with them from 1880 to 1882
    $200 26
From a winning finish in a race, drop this letter to get a closed hand
    $400 13
These brothers known for their 1857 collection of "fairy tales" shared the middle name Karl
    $400 4
Byron & Wayne Black are tennis stars from this country that wasn't kind to blacks when it was Rhodesia
    $400 9
Around 480 B.C. this north African city-state was not so Puny-c;, it controlled most of the western Mediterranean
    $400 17
Of the 3 main classes of rock, this one accounts for about 75% of all the exposed rocks on land
    $400 2
Bernini designed the colonnade around the piazza at this basilica to represent the church's embrace
    $400 27
From a 2-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle, drop this letter to get a 4-wheeled power vehicle
    $600 14
This "Fahrenheit 451" author's ancestors include a woman who was tried for witchcraft in Salem, Mass.
    $600 5
Spanish golfing phenom Sergio Garcia has this "weathered" nickname meaning "The Boy Child"
    $600 10
This first capital of ancient Egypt was at the apex of the Nile delta
    DD: $1,000 20
From the Greek kryos, "ice", it's the shape a mineral grows into when unrestricted
    $600 15
A landscape by this "elder" Flemish painter is seen here
    $600 28
Drop this letter from 30 days to get a lepidopteran
    $800 18
When Elinor Wylie married William Rose Benet, she became the sister-in-law of this poet & novelist
    $800 6
7'2" Dikembe Mutombo led the NBA in this defensive move 3 straight years, 1994-1996
    $800 11
Lycia, like Nicaea, was in what's now this Eurasian country
    $800 21
Term for a plate pulling apart; a great valley in Africa has been formed by & named for it
    $800 23
This Belgian surrealist painted a pipe & the words "Ceci n'est pas une pipe" ("This is not a pipe")
    $800 29
From darkness or depression, drop this letter to get a weaving apparatus
    $1000 19
This author of "The Virginian" was the grandson of famed 19th century British actress Fanny Kemble
    $1000 7
Boxer Roberto Duran became a national hero in this, his native country
    DD: $500 25
Not to inflate its importance, but this top city in Phoenicia was trading with Spain by 800 B.C.
    $1000 22
1 of the 3 minerals on the Mohs scale that can be scratched with a copper penny
    $1000 24
Around 1884 Edgar Degas painted the portrait seen here of this fellow impressionist
    $1000 30
Drop this letter from quick & active to get a Jewish circumcision

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gina Courtney Ryan
$7,800 $2,100 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Russian, Chinese, Arabian & Spanish dances are highlights of this ballet that premiered December 18, 1892

Final scores:

Gina Courtney Ryan
$8,300 $2,200 $8,200
2-day champion: $17,100 3rd place: Gift Certificate 2nd place: Trip to Woodstock Inn & Resort, Vermont

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gina Courtney Ryan
$7,400 $2,100 $10,100
18 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $19,600

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Game tape date: 2000-11-07
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