Show #3927 - Tuesday, October 2, 2001

(Sofia: Hi, this is Sofia of the Clue Crew. Today, you get Jeopardy! and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. That's a lot of entertainment.)


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Melinda Wittenburg, an early child-development specialist from Chattanooga, Tennessee

Jeff Rhodes, a publication editor from Marietta, Georgia

Janna Marshall, a direct marketing consultant from Middleton, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Keep in mind that October is National Disability Awareness Month.)
    $100 13
Congress first designated Disability Awareness Month in 1945, the year of this U.S. president's death
    $100 7
In 1973 Bette Midler revived this Andrews Sisters hit, reaching the Top 10
    $100 1
The fact that this lizard's name is from the Greek for "ground lion" never changes
    $100 22
"Slaughterhouse Five"
    $100 17
This bald "Seinfeld" character hit on a woman by saying he lived with his parents & was unemployed
    $100 2
Yes, matey! Sailors use this word to hail a ship, or to attract attention
    $200 27
She plays deaf pollster Joey Lucas on "The West Wing"
    $200 8
This "Diana" singer wrote Tom Jones' 1971 hit "She's A Lady"
    $200 9
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the San Diego Zoo.) A giraffe's tail, which is about 3 feet long, is used to swat this bloodsucking fly that causes sleeping sickness
    $200 23
"The Sign of Four"
    $200 18
Perhaps the improved aerodynamic design helped him become 1999's No. 1 ranked tennis player
    $200 3
Surname that means the "real" thing
    $300 28
The American Foundation for the Blind is dedicated to fulfilling the vision of this woman, seen here
    $300 14
His "52nd Street" was the No. 1 album of 1979
    $300 10
The suni, a small one of these graceful African mammals, is barely 15 inches high
    $300 24
"Three Sisters"
    $300 19
This follically-challenged animated man once sold his soul to the devil for a doughnut
    $300 4
He's the beloved character from children's lit seen here
    DD: $500 29
The 1996 Summer Paralympic Games for the disabled were held in this U.S. city
    $400 15
This James Taylor hit is subtitled "To Be Loved by You"
    $400 11
The common type of this marsupial has coarse, thick fur while that of the hairy-nosed is short & silky
    $400 25
"The Two Towers"
(1954, book 2 of a trilogy)
    $400 20
This Proctor & Gamble icon dresses in white, wears an earring & hates dirt
    $400 5
This ancient city was also known as Ilium
    $500 30
The DAV, Disabled American Veterans, was formed in 1920 as the DAVWW, this
    $500 16
In 1973 he won a Grammy for Best Country Song for "Behind Closed Doors"
    $500 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the L.A. County Natural History Museum.) This sea mammal, whose skull is seen here, has a spiral tusk that keeps growing & growing & growing... & growing & growing
    $500 26
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"
    $500 21
This super-rich Little Orphan Annie benefactor never joined the Hair Club for Men
    $500 6
Gilbert & Sullivan's "Patience" opened this London theatre in 1881

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

Janna Jeff Melinda
$1,400 $200 $900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$2,000 $1,700 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: I never used one of those lines!)
    $200 21
She auditioned for the role of Cordelia on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" but won the title role instead
    $200 26
Many bridges in this Italian canal city were once privately owned & tolls were charged for their crossing
    $200 1
Protests against the Confederate flag in Columbia, this state's capital, said, "Your Heritage is my Slavery"
    $200 6
"The squeaky wheel gets the worm" is an example of a mixed one of these
    $200 16
Selling astounding numbers of records, haven't I?
    $200 11
Popular during Christmas, he's the holy man etched here
    $400 22
Apparently, "What Women Want" was to vote his gams the "Sexiest Celebrity Legs" in a 2001 survey by Hanes
    $400 27
This resort area along the Mediterranean coast includes the cities of St. Tropez, France & San Remo, Italy
    $400 2
Signs reading "Hate is not Hip" protested this white rapper's lyrics at the Grammys in 2001
    DD: $1,000 7
When referring to the New York Mets, "Mets" is short for this
    $400 17
Spending time in the White House & graduating from Stanford in 2001
    $400 12
Later president, this American was etched here in 1782
    $600 23
She probably should've had the "Basic Instinct" not to appear in "Police Academy 4"
    $600 28
The main drag in this capital of French Polynesia is Boulevard Pomare, named for a Tahitian queen
    $600 3
Signs at a 1998 protest called nuclear waste transport "Mobile" this Ukrainian place
    $600 8
If you don't like this "American Buffalo" playwright, well, &*$% you, pal!
    DD: $1,000 18
Prosecuting the "Pizza Connection" case before becoming FBI director in 1993
    $600 13
This Renaissance man This Renaissance man etched here was born in 1452
    $800 24
This actor led the Soggy Bottom Boys in "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
    $800 29
The small caves in this tourist site, seen here, contain ancient rock paintings by Aboriginal artists
    $800 4
Signs seen at this "world" group's 1999 meeting in Seattle included one saying it "Kills Butterflies"
    $800 9
It's the border or outer boundary of a 2-dimensional figure
    $800 19
President of Yale, then baseball commissioner ruling on Pete Rose
    $800 14
A 1616 etching of this well-known Native American in English garb is seen here
    $1000 25
David Copperfield's 6-year engagement to this German supermodel disappeared in 1999
    $1000 30
This "saintly" Swiss resort was the site of the Winter Olympic Games in 1928 & 1948
    $1000 5
Protesters against genetically modified foods insisted "Children are not" these animals of the family Caviidae
    $1000 10
She was a goddess of agriculture in Greek mythology
    $1000 20
Writing novels about tense married couples, & being written about in the memoir "U and I"
    $1000 15
One of many self-portraits by this Dutchman is etched here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$8,000 $8,500 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A July 2001 newspaper ad from the U.S. Postal Service congratulating this man read "Un, Deux, Trois!"

Final scores:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$11,500 $13,000 $12,000
3rd place: Trip to the Palms in Palm Springs, California New champion: $13,000 2nd place: Trip to Almond Resorts, Barbados

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Janna Jeff Melinda
$7,000 $8,400 $6,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 2001-08-14
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