Show #3781 - Monday, January 29, 2001


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Matt Waddell, an attorney from Flushing, New York

Naomi Barell Urbaitel, a photographer and desktop publisher from Burlington, Vermont

Aaron Kilmer, a graduate student from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the spelling.)
(Alex: You have to name the Biblical book we are quoting.)
    $100 1
Through 1870 U.S. Marshals were in charge of taking this once every 10 years
    $100 5
This author's almanacs are still popular
    $100 23
His first wife
    $100 21
In 1865 acting Idaho governor C. DeWitt Smith died after a strenuous match at this board game
    $100 13
"In the beginning God created the heaven and the Earth"
    $100 3
Technically, it's any vessel that carries blood to the heart
    $200 2
The U.S. Marshals Service was created in this year when our constitution first took effect
    $200 10
Nobel Prize-winning Mississippian seen here
    $200 27
His youngest sister
    $200 22
In December 1941 Joseph Poindexter, governor of this territory, declared martial law
    $200 14
"There was a man in the land of Uz..."
    $200 4
Seen here, he ran for president three times, but only won the first time in 1836
    $300 9
Nicolas Cage might be able to tell you the service's plane transport system for prisoners has been dubbed this
    $300 11
This Irishman's many prose innovations included the use of stream of consciousness
    $300 28
His biggest-selling solo album
    DD: $500 24
He was Indiana governor for 12 years, 144 times longer than he was U.S. president
    $300 15
"Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came unto Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob"
    $300 6
A colorless liquor made from any starchy material such as grain
    $400 19
On a special operation in 1996 to protect these people in Atlanta, the service used the logo seen here
    $400 12
He's the former Coast Guard journalist seen here who helped popularize genealogy
    $400 29
The "lunar" title of his 1988 autobiography
    $400 25
Missouri's governor from 1813 to 1820, he named one of his sons after Meriwether Lewis
    $400 16
"Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly"
    $400 7
This man seen here helped America reach new heights in the 1960s
    $500 20
Marshals & their deputies are responsible to the deputy this in the Department of Justice
    $500 18
Author & involuntary recluse seen here
    $500 30
His second wife & mother of his 2 children
    $500 26
Before the city of Lincoln was chosen, Thomas Cuming helped his friends by making this city Nebraska's capital
    $500 17
"In the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim king of Judah came Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon..."
    $500 8
A submicroscopic entity that only lives in a cell of another living organism

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

Aaron Naomi Matt
$1,000 -$100 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Naomi Matt
$1,400 $200 $1,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Notice the 2 "L"s in this one.)
(Alex: We'll name some cities & you identify the river.)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a letter or a number of letters of the alphabet as opposed to a word.)
    $200 3
He argued Brown v. Board of Education before the Supreme Court, a body he later joined
    $200 9
In 1999's "Man on the Moon", this comic was great as the late Andy Kaufman
    $200 16
El Paso
    $200 23
In 1974 Britannica was split into 2 main parts, Micropedia (ready reference) & this (knowledge in depth)
    $200 1
Don't blink or you'll miss this little guy, a planet that's smaller than Earth's moon
    $200 14
This TV drama is set at Chicago's Cook County General Hospital
    $400 4
Around 1900, this Chicago businessman had expanded into Europe & Japan
    $400 10
She played author Isak Dinesen in "Out of Africa"
    $400 17
Citta Di Castello,
    $400 24
This encyclopedia extended its "global" reach with a 1961 Braille edition & a 1980 audio edition
    $400 2
Note the lava channels on Mars' Olympus Mons, one of these that's higher than Everest & as big as Arizona
    $400 15
Paul Muller won a 1948 Nobel Prize for developing this now widely banned insecticide
    $600 5
In the 1964 film "Ensign Pulver", this future game show host played Carney
    $600 11
This cop who blew the whistle on police corruption in NYC was played by Al Pacino in a 1973 film
    $600 18
    $600 6
Looks like we've got a green light, folks -- oops, it's just the clouds of methane around this third-largest planet
    $600 26
A cable network, or an explosive
    $800 21
This future 5-star general officially became Army Chief of Staff the day WWII began
    DD: $2,000 12
(Hi, I'm Yolanda King. My father was Martin Luther King, Jr.) In the 1996 movie "Ghosts of Mississippi", I played Reena, the daughter of this civil rights leader killed in 1963
    DD: $2,000 19
    $800 7
On this huge planet, passengers get half a day for sightseeing -- but that's less than 5 Earth hours
    $800 27
It's the highest officer of a company, like Michael Eisner for Disney
    $1000 22
In 1968 this Canadian's message "War and Peace in the Global Village" was in the book medium
    $1000 13
This boxing champ of the '40s was portrayed by Paul Newman in "Somebody Up There Likes Me"
    $1000 20
    $1000 8
Guess how big this biggest moon of Saturn is -- scientists don't know because of haze around it
    $1000 25
This flavor enhancer used in Asian cooking was first obtained from seaweed

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Aaron Naomi Matt
$5,200 $1,400 $8,300

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This phrase for the sport of Sugar Ray Robinson is attributed to 19th century writer Pierce Egan

Final scores:

Aaron Naomi Matt
$2,900 $1 $10,500
2nd place: a trip to Vienna, Austria courtesy of 3rd place: Samsung cameras New champion: $10,500

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Aaron Naomi Matt
$4,500 $1,400 $7,100
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
4 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $13,000

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Game tape date: 2000-11-14
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