Show #3789 - Thursday, February 8, 2001

2001 Celebrity Jeopardy! game 4.
From the Las Vegas Hilton.


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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 2
The King had 18 No. 1 hits, including this one that he's performing in the following
    $100 7
Major varieties of these circus performers include harlequin, tramp & whiteface
    $100 1
This Colorado capital was the first city to use the Community Chest to finance its charitable agencies
    $100 4
On TV, when a bad guy's car goes off the road & down a cliff, this tank usually explodes
    $100 17
A giant moose & some Mounties will greet us at the casino named for this country, my birthplace
    $100 5
It's the 6-letter "V" word for what Lance's bird, seen here, is about to do
    $200 16
A sandwich that was fit for the King included peanut butter & this fruit, mashed
    $200 8
Type of circus sideshow denizen seen here
    $200 3
This state capital is located about 2,500 miles west of Los Angeles
    $200 12
As its name suggests, the explosion of this substance propels bullets
    $200 18
We'll eat Gouda cheese as we tiptoe through the tulip-shaped casino named for this country
    $300 15
This song heard here stayed on the Top 100 chart for 27 weeks
    $300 9
Last name of the circus man P.T. Barnum teamed up with in 1881
    $300 6
You'll find the John F. Kennedy Federal Building in this state capital
    $300 24
This "candle", a type of firework, splits up its charge to produce separate groups of sparks
    $300 19
This U.K. country's casino will have kilt-wearing croupiers & an all-you-can-eat haggis buffet
    $400 14
It's the title of a 1964 movie & the 1964 hit heard here
    $400 21
Midge & Madge, who star in the Acme Miniature Circus, are 2 of these performing insects
    DD: $500 10
This state capital's metropolitan area includes the cities of Glendale, Scottsdale & Sun City
    $400 23
A WWII type of this small hand-thrown weapon was called a "pineapple"
    $500 13
Once he became Elvis' manager (for up to a 50% fee), he never took on another client
    $500 20
This 1952 Cecil B. DeMille production was the "Greatest" of circus movies
    $500 11
This capital is the headquarters for UPS, the Turner Broadcasting System & Delta Air Lines
    $500 22
In a supernova, one of these collapses & explodes, releasing lots of energy

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 10):

Mike Jane Kevin
$1,000 $400 -$100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Jane Kevin
$3,000 $700 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Again, perhaps a different king?)
    $200 4
King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella of Spain sent this explorer on his 1492 voyage
    $200 1
Vegans prefer to let these hatch; they cook with flax seed or lecithin instead
    $200 10
Chapter 83 of this Herman Melville novel is entitled "Jonah Historically Regarded"
    $200 17
Grey Goose is a French brand of this colorless liquor more associated with Russia
    $200 11
Of 3,000, 3,000,000 or 30,000,000, the one closest to the Sahara Desert's total square miles
    $200 13
To degenerate quickly is to go "to Hell in" one of these
    $400 5
The funeral mask of this "Boy King" is seen here
    $400 2
Donald Watson coined the word vegan when he got tired of writing out "total" this
    $400 18
Apricot brandy & gin go into a cocktail named for this tall pink bird
    $400 12
The word Sahara means "desert" in this language of north Africa & the Middle East
    $400 14
"He who pays" this musician "calls the tune"
    DD: $1,500 6
A translation of the Bible is named for this king of England & Scotland
    $600 3
It's not surprising that the first U.S. vegan society was started in this state
    $600 19
One variety of Haagen-Dazs ice cream soaks raisins in this potent potable
    $600 15
One who endures a severe & prolonged hardship has "the patience of" this Old Testament guy
    $800 8
This king divorced the Church of England from the Catholic Church so that he could divorce the first of 6 wives
    $800 7
Once TV's "Bionic Woman", she co-wrote a cookbook for vegans called "The High Road to Health"
    $800 20
Traditionally served at the Kentucky Derby, it's bourbon over crushed ice, garnished with mint
    $800 16
"Abandon" this, "all ye who enter here"
    $1000 9
France's King Louis XVI was married to this woman who supposedly said, "Let them eat cake"
    $1000 22
Vegans shun dairy foods, so the American Dietetic Assoc. wants to make sure they get enough of this element
    $1000 21
A margarita made with brandy & sugar instead of tequila & salt, or a motorcycle attachment
    $1000 23
To eat crow is "to eat" this type of "pie"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Jane Kevin
$5,400 $3,400 $4,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A current U.S. governor, he hosted the game show "Grudge Match" in 1991

Final scores:

Mike Jane Kevin
$9,900 $3,400 $9,399
Winner: $15,000 for Leiters Landing 3rd place: $10,000 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS 2nd place: $10,000 for A World Fit for Kids

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Jane Kevin
$5,300 $4,900 $4,700
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $14,900

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Game tape date: 2001-01-23
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