Show #3917 - Tuesday, September 18, 2001

Mark Dawson game 3.


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Suzanne Fatta, a graduate student from Somerville, Massachusetts

Sam Keen, a college student from College Station, Texas

Mark Dawson, a business manager from Chamblee, Georgia (whose 2-day cash winnings total $25,198)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll name the sidekick, you name the partner.)
    $100 11
This general term for any small fish also refers to the largest fish family, including carp, & to Gilligan's boat
    $100 6
As well as a "road" type, there's a "roid" type of this, aggression fueled by steroids
    $100 21
Couched in the 13th edition was Britannica's first article on psychoanalysis & it was written by this expert
    $100 25
Mini-Me, a 2'8" clone
    $100 16
The collection of laws abbreviated U.S.C. is the United States this
    $100 1
A little lie of this color is not intended to cause any harm
    $200 12
The rock & largemouth black types of this are both in the sunfish family
    $200 7
(Dr. Joyce Brothers delivers the clue.) Just because your man flirts with an attractive blonde at a party, don't give in to this emotion--he's probably just circulating
    $200 22
As he found the time to write an article in 1926, Britannica found space for it under "space-time"
    $200 26
Timon, a movie & TV meerkat
    $200 17
To lawmen "perp" is short for this person
    $200 2
To deceive someone is to "pull" this material "over the eyes"
    $300 13
It's the nondeadly member of the nightshade family seen here
    $300 8
From the Greek for "healthy", it's a feeling of great happiness or well-being
    $300 23
In a 1929 bio on his brother Wilbur, he wrote that in 1890 Wilbur joined him in publishing a newspaper
    $300 27
Sherman, a time traveling cartoon boy
    $300 18
This old British court of Common Law was abbreviated Q.B. or K.B., depending
    $300 3
To bluff, not just at cards, wear this "face"
    $400 14
The tallest flying birds are members of this family
    $400 9
Something lowly may be "beneath" this synonym for "disdain"
    $400 24
T.E. Lawrence's article on this type of warfare notes its name is the Spanish diminutive of "war"
    $400 30
Cecil, a seasick sea serpent
    DD: $1,000 19
This official is the head of the United States D.O.J.
    $400 4
The title of Spike Lee's 2000 joint, it means cheated by trickery
    $500 15
This member of the cat family is now available in regular, snowy & clouded varieties
    $500 10
The fourth of FDR's "Four Freedoms" is freedom from this
    $500 28
In the 13th edition, the article on socialism signed G.B.S. was written by him
    $500 29
Lennie, a lover of mice & rabbits
    $500 20
It's the H.L.R. first published in 1887
    $500 5
An offstage area where prompters whispered lines to actors gave us this phrase for impromptu performing

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

Mark Sam Suzanne
$1,800 -$200 $1,500

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Sam Suzanne
$5,200 -$200 $2,700

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: 150 years ago today The New York Times began publishing its newspaper, and so we want to wish them a happy birthday: a whole category devoted to them.)
    $200 16
This was the price of Volume I, No. 1 on Sept. 18, 1851; subscribers probably wanted a discount anyway
    $200 1
One of the 2 films for which Barbra Streisand has won an Oscar
    $200 21
The EPA tells yard owners that using a push instead of a power type of this can save 80 pounds of emissions a year
    $200 26
This island has less than 1 person per square mile; Godthaab, its largest city, has fewer than 15,000 people
    $200 10
In a European capital, it stands 984 feet high
    $200 5
Elvis Presley, phone home to this mansion, your last residence; someone stepped on your blue suede shoes!
    $400 17
In 1904, the paper moved to this area now named for it & later cleaned up by Disney & Rudy
    $400 2
This 2000 love story that won 4 Oscars is the highest-grossing foreign language film in North America
    $400 28
In the 1870s Mary Potts filled a "pressing" need by putting a handle on this object
    $400 27
Surrounded by 2 populous countries, Russia & China, it only has 4 people per square mile
    $400 11
A paperless reservation for air travel
    $400 6
Biblical prophet Joseph, phone home! This man, your father, needs your investment advice
    $600 18
2-word name for the section with headlines about "Clues to the Cosmos" & "Plants as Pollution Sponges"
    $600 3
In 1973, "The Godfather" won Best Picture, while this musical won 8 Oscars
    $600 22
Common term for a hanging grid that kills bugs by electrocution
    $600 30
Althings considered, this North Atlantic country has 7 people per square mile
    $600 12
In 1945 this Hungarian-born physicist helped construct the first atomic bomb
    $600 7
Major John Andre, phone home! This American traitor just called trying to warn you!
    $800 19
The Times' 1946 coverage of its first session added an "O" to the initials familar today
    DD: $600 4
Followed by several sequels, this 1970 film was the first modern disaster movie nominated for Best Picture
    $800 29
Images on the PC are at your "finger"tips with these, like Sony's Mavica & Nikon's Coolpix
    $800 24
The people are spread pretty thin in this country that was formerly Dutch Guiana
    $800 13
It's a small projection on the beak of a baby bird to help it break out of its shell
    $800 8
Hideki Tojo, phone home! This man, your emperor, is trying to reach you
    $1000 20
This New York Times editor married to Margaret Truman had a biblical last name
    $1000 15
This 3-time Oscar winner won his third Academy Award for playing Judge Roy Bean in "The Westerner"
    $1000 25
A crumb-collecting box with a hinged lid is called the "silent" type of this servant
    $1000 23
The Tswana make up about half the sparse population of this African country
    DD: $2,000 14
A disputed part of Indonesia, its capital is Dili
    $1000 9
Hey, you in the picture! Phone home to this plantation where you lived the last 8 years of your life

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Sam Suzanne
$9,400 $1,800 $7,700

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

With over 20,000 stores worldwide, it began trading on the NYSE in July 2000 under the symbol SE

Final scores:

Mark Sam Suzanne
$15,401 $2 $3,601
3-day champion: $40,599 3rd place: a Vocopro digital karaoke machine 2nd place: a trip to Las Vegas

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Sam Suzanne
$9,000 $1,800 $6,700
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
2 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $17,500

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Game tape date: 2001-04-25
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