Show #3909 - Thursday, September 6, 2001


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Christen O'Connor, a mother of three from Acton, Massachusetts

Joe Zito, a medical student from New Orleans, Louisiana

Ramsey Campbell, a writer from Newport Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the actual film whose roles we have reversed in our clue.)
    $100 7
On the suggestion she reacquire & sell her infamous blue dress, she asked, "What sort of girl do you think I am?"
    $100 1
A house falls on a Kansas girl & the evil woman inside must find her way back to a magical land in this '39 film
    $100 2
This denomination is the oldest coin still in circulation, having been first minted in 1793
    $100 24
Meaning "son of", the -ian ending is common among people of this heritage, like ex-California gov. Deukmejian
    $100 17
It's the serpentine name for the roll seen here
    $100 9
Eggs fried briefly on the yolk side
    $200 8
Asked to join a couple in a restaurant, this "Bill & Ted" star declined with a polite "No thanks. I'm thinking"
    $200 3
Talia Shire takes on Apollo Creed for the heavyweight crown as this title pug looks on accordingly
    $200 22
Minted from 1979 to 1981, the coin featuring her was the first depicting a real woman that went into general circulation
    $200 27
We're not sure what one calls residents of this Indiana community where Larry Bird was born
    $200 18
This critter seen here may not be able to change its spots, but we can
    $200 10
Very cloudy, with no sun shining through
    $300 14
An NYU student said of this Clinton foe, "He's obviously a better teacher than he is a special prosecutor"
    $300 4
FBI man Anthony Hopkins pursues Julianne Moore's Clarice the Cannibal, okey-dokey?
    $300 23
Congress honored this slain U.S. senator from New York on a 1997 commemorative silver dollar
    $300 28
A term for this Mexican-American as in the "studies" that form a program at the Univ. of Texas-El Paso
    $300 19
This variety of peas seen here can really hit the spot
    $300 11
It's the fortuitous farm fashion featured here
    $400 15
Asked to name 3 things she liked about Rick Lazio, her opponent for Senate, she said, "He's an attractive young man"
    $400 5
Tough cop Bonnie Bedelia takes on terrorists that take over hubby Bruce Willis' office building
    $400 25
Scheduled for release in 2008, the last of the commemorative state quarters will honor this state
    $400 29
If JFK had been in Vienna on June 26, 1963, his declaration in German would have gone like this
    $400 20
By Jove! A close-up of the surface of this planet is seen here
    $400 12
It's the highest gear in an automatic transmission
    $500 16
After being on "Millionaire", this TV "Batman" said "There's a lot of pressure trying to be smarter than... Valerie Bertinelli"
    $500 6
All Rebecca De Mornay wants to do is get into Princeton but she must deal with prostitute Tom Cruise
    DD: $2,600 26
The 2 Federal Reserve notes now being issued that don't feature a president
    $500 30
Novocastrian is a posh name for residents of this British city on the Tyne
    $500 21
The creature seen here can give you this spotted disease
    $500 13
This "Operation" was the Allied name for the D-Day invasion of Europe during World War II

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Ramsey Joe Christen
$1,900 $800 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ramsey Joe Christen
$6,000 $1,900 $2,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 29
It's Ohio's largest city, as well as the capital
    $200 20
Men's platform diving
    $200 30
An atom consists of 3 basic types of particles called protons, neutrons & these
    $200 15
Howard Cosell covers an assassination & a marital consummation in this "fruity" Woody Allen film
    $200 10
Around the year 1000, the pirate Mogahid roamed this sea from his base in Sardinia
    $200 9
Where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain:
    $400 28
It's the product made by Longaberger, the Ohio-based company whose headquarters is seen here
    $400 21
Women's gymnastics all-around
    $400 1
An honorary "Atoms for Peace" award went to this ex-U.S. president in 1969, the year of his death
    $400 16
In 1944, Gen. McAuliffe made this famed reply to the Germans; in 2001, Gen. Hailston used the word about Okinawans
    $400 11
In "Paradiso" Dante is queried by St. James about hope; by St. John about charity; & by St. Peter about this
    $400 5
It was one singular sensation:
    DD: $3,800 27
Ohio was part of this territory when it became a state in 1803
    $600 22
Men's long jump
    $600 2
Contrary to popular belief, the 28-year length of this for strontium 90 is not shared by a Twinkie
    DD: $4,000 17
In this film, Martin Balsam tells Anthony Perkins, "If it doesn't gel, it isn't aspic"
    $600 12
The Byzantine emperor got to appoint the head of his church, the patriarch of this city
    $600 6
Zero was my hero in this:
    $800 25
Named for Marie Antoinette, this is Ohio's oldest town
    $800 23
Women's 100-meter run
    $800 3
Theoretical temperature at which atoms & molecules of a substance have the least possible energy
    $800 18
This Warner Bros. cartoon series launched in 1930 was soon followed by Merrie Melodies
    $800 13
In 1381, Wat Tyler led the revolt named for these farm laborers
    $800 7
The Sky (Masterson) was the limit:
    $1000 26
This first lady's Canton, Ohio home now houses the National First Ladies Library
    $1000 24
Men's marathon
    $1000 4
In 1913, this Danish physicist made the 1st model that incorporated the field of quantum mechanics
    $1000 19
The XFL's Memphis team isn't changing this nickname despite protests it insults the mentally ill
    $1000 14
"Guide for the Perplexed" is a major work by this Jewish philosopher born Moses ben Maimon
    $1000 8
Sondheim said que Seurat, Seurat:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ramsey Joe Christen
$13,000 $2,500 $3,500
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1978, Congress restored U.S. citizenship to this man seen here

Final scores:

Ramsey Joe Christen
$11,000 $1,000 $1,999
2-day champion: $31,000 3rd place: Vocopro Karaoke System 2nd place: Trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ramsey Joe Christen
$11,300 $2,500 $3,500
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
3 W
15 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $17,300

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Game tape date: 2001-04-23
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