Show #3907 - Tuesday, September 4, 2001


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Bernard Pena, a towboat captain from Marrero, Louisiana

Carrie Pfeiffer, a high school history and government teacher from Columbia, Tennessee

Anne Reynolds, a lawyer from Toronto, Ontario (whose 1-day cash winnings total $400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the state whose geographic center we'll give you with...)
(Alex: Each correct response will end with that letter of the alphabet.)
    $100 26
This 1963 film features Ann-Margret's unforgettable rendition of the following

"I'll miss the way you smile /
As though it's just for me /
And each and every night /
I'll write you faithfully..."
    $100 21
2-word term for the job that takes you to homes to figure out how much people owe the power company
    $100 8
In Park County, 30 miles northwest of Pike's Peak
    $100 1
In "Johnny Strikes Up", a violin performance at the North Pole inspires the whole world to do this 1920s dance
    $100 2
Group name for all letters other than A, E, I, O & U
    $100 16
A female nickname, or a fall guy
    $200 27
On May 29, 1963 Ann-Margret sang at this famous man's 46th, & last, birthday party
    $200 22
This type of plant seen here--controversial in the U.S.--provides about 3/4 of France's power
    $200 9
In Kent County, 11 miles south of Dover
    $200 4
It was truly a red-letter day when an opera based on this Hawthorne novel premiered in Boston in 1896
    $200 3
From the Greek for "sound", these sounds represented by letters might get you "hooked on" them
    $200 17
It's the organ seen here
    $300 28
Ann-Margret got her second Oscar nomination for playing Roger Daltrey's mom in this rock film
    $300 23
California's 2001 energy crisis was attributed to a 1996 state law mandating this for the electricity industry
    $300 10
In Yavapai County, 55 miles east-southeast of Prescott
    $300 5
"The Jesters' Supper" was first performed in this city where you'll find Da Vinci's "Last Supper"
    $300 13
Some reading rates are gauged by wpm, which stands for this
    $300 18
Collective term for domesticated fowl like turkeys & chickens
    $400 29
Ann-Margret is touring in a 2001 revival of this musical about Chicken Ranch--a publicity photo is seen here
    DD: $500 24
Founded in 1933, it's America's largest public power company
    $400 11
In Story County, 5 miles northeast of Ames
    $400 6
In an 1893 opera, the Sandman puts this young title duo to sleep & the Dew Fairy wakes them up
    $400 14
From the Greek for "bad word", this disorder is marked by difficulty in recognizing written language
    $400 19
The last stage of a robbery, as in the McQueen-MacGraw movie
    $500 30
The Riviera was the site of Ann-Margret's marriage to him (not the French Riviera, the one in Las Vegas)
    $500 25
The name of this device that reduces voltage for home use is also the title of the album heard here

"Satellite of love (hoo hoo) /
Satellite of love /
Satellite of love..."
    $500 12
In Wexford County, 5 miles north-northwest of Cadillac
    $500 7
In Nicolai's opera "The Merry Wives of Windsor", this fat, funny rogue gets dumped into the river in a laundry basket
    $500 15
President Carter has been among the many users of this woman's "Reading Dynamics" system
    $500 20
It's defined as government by many officials & administrators

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

Anne Carrie Bernard
$2,300 $600 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Carrie Bernard
$2,700 $2,100 $2,300

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Lines attributed to Twain include "Everybody talks about" this, "but nobody does anything about it"
    $200 3
In July 1965 Bob Dylan was booed at the Newport Festival of this, for abandoning that type of music
    $200 23
He won an Oscar as co-writer of "Good Will Hunting"
    $200 18
After Perry met the enemy in the September 1813 battle of this great lake, they were ours
    $200 13
In addition to protecting all of us from funny money, it protects the president
    $200 8
Rideshare is the program of the wise & benevolent Sony Corporation to help employees get to work this way
    $400 2
"Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is" this "that does the work"
    $400 4
This annual event in Park City, Utah gives out the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award
    $400 24
He's broken many stories in his online "Report"
    $400 19
The Allies won this battle, the last Nazi offensive in the West during WWII
    $400 14
It's the bureau for booze, butts & bazookas
    $400 9
Legend says in 1652 Dutch Admiral Tromp placed this at his masthead after sweeping the English from the sea
    $600 5
In July Deer River, Minnesota remembers its Indian heritage with a festival of the "wild" type of this food
    $600 25
In "Return To Me", David Duchovny has a heart-to-heart with her
    $600 20
In the Battle of Thermopylae, the Greeks felt the heat of these people under Xerxes I
    $600 15
This service quarantines animals & can stop you from bringing sausages into the country
    $600 10
(Well-known film critic Roger Ebert delivers the clue.) As the Movie Answerman I informed readers that "A Bug's Life" purposely created a "reel" of these comical errors
    $800 6
2001 is the 35th season of Lincoln Center's music festival called "Mostly" him
    $800 26
Like Neve & Denise, he was one of the "Wild Things"
    $800 21
This king of England beat the odds to trounce the French in the 1415 Battle of Agincourt
    $800 16
Willie Nelson's album "Who'll Buy My Memories" was subtitled this agency's "Tapes"
    $800 11
A lateral branch on a main stem
    $1000 28
In an essay, Twain said surely no language is "so slip-shod & systemless" as this one he called "awful"
    $1000 7
The festival of this type of boat, seen here, is a major Chinese holiday
    DD: $800 27
Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl in "Der Blaue Engel"
    $1000 22
With 1/3 the troops of his enemy, this American general beat Santa Anna in the 1847 Battle of Buena Vista
    $1000 17
When it invites you up to see its etchings, you'll see stamps & dollar bills
    $1000 12
It's the shy marsupial seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Anne Carrie Bernard
$4,900 $1,700 $2,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

"Land Of Two Rivers" is the anthem of this country whose history goes back thousands of years

Final scores:

Anne Carrie Bernard
$3,900 $2,400 $4,100
2nd place: Trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 3rd place: Borders Gift Card New champion: $4,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Anne Carrie Bernard
$4,900 $2,500 $3,400
13 R,
1 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $10,800

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Game tape date: 2001-04-23
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