Responses for show #3981 - Monday, December 17, 2001

Champion's winnings matched to the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund ($10,000 minimum).

Contestants

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Christine Martin, an elementary school teacher from Atlanta, Georgia

John Nienow, a doctor from Santa Ana, California

Dana Greenblatt, a graduate student originally from Toledo, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,600)

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Jeopardy! Round responses

HEY HEY WE'RE THE MONGOLS
MIME TIME
DESERTS
LITERARY CROSSWORD CLUES "G"
FAMOUS WOMEN
I NEED A LATIN LOVER
(Alex: Not me personally.)
    $200 22
China

Christine
    $200 14
Marcel Marceau

Dana
    $200 11
India

Christine
    $200 6
Gretel

John
    $200 1
Dale Evans

Dana
    $200 13
a vigil

Triple Stumper
    $400 23
(Alex: Minute to go now.)

Vienna

Dana
    $400 27
the box

Christine
    $400 12
(John: What is the Gobi Desert?)

the Sahara Desert

DanaJohn
    $400 7
Great

John
    $400 2
Oprah Winfrey

John
    $400 15
arbitration

John
    $600 24
Heaven (or Sky)

Triple Stumper
    $600 28
(John: What was Midnight Cowboy?)
...
[The end-of-round signal sounds.]

Tootsie

John
Triple Stumper
    $600 19
(Alex: Now is the time for [*].)

the Gobi

Dana
    $600 8
Grapes

Christine
    $600 3
Joan of Arc

Christine
    $600 16
(John: What is a prophecy?)
(Dana: What is an oracle?)

an omen

DanaJohn
Triple Stumper
    $800 25
nomadic

Christine
    $500 20
(Alex: Yes! Finally glommed on to the "I'll 'bet' you know.")
(Dana: Yes I did.)

Nevada

Dana
    $800 9
Gulliver

Christine
    $800 4
Iceland

John
    $800 17
maraschino

John
    $1000 26
the Golden Horde

Triple Stumper
    $1000 21
the Atacama

Christine
    $1000 10
Gumshoe

Triple Stumper
    $1000 5
Anita Hill

Dana
    $1000 18
an estuary

Triple Stumper

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Dana John Christine
$1,800 $1,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana John Christine
$2,700 $1,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round responses

CLASSICAL CLASSICS
3 OR MORE WIVES
(Alex: Leaves me out.)
WORLD OF FOOD
ADJECTIVES
ATOM
(Alex: And,)
EVE
(Alex: Makes sense.)
    $400 21
Woody Allen

Dana
    $400 11
popcorn

Dana
    $400 4
pouty

Christine
    $400 1
(Christine: What are ions?)

protons

JohnChristine
    $400 16
Hebrew

Christine
    $800 22
Sylvester Stallone

Dana
    $800 12
doughnuts

Christine
    $800 5
platinum

John
    $800 2
a molecule

Christine
    $800 17
the snake (serpent)

John
    $1200 23
Paul Simon

Dana
    $1200 13
(Alex: [*], meat [*].)

pies

John
    $1200 6
unique

John
    $1200 3
an electron

Dana
    $1200 18
childbirth

Christine
    $1600 24
(Alex: Minute to go, now.)

Neil SImon

John
    $1600 14
(Alex: The city is Frankfurt am Main, hence the correct response is, What is [*]?)

frankfurter

Triple Stumper
    $1,000 7
(Alex: That's it, [*] Heights.)

wuthering

John
    $1600 9
isotopes

Dana
    $1600 19
Cain, Abel & Seth

Christine
    $2000 26
[Beep, beep, beep.]
(Alex: And that ends Double Jeopardy!)

Beethoven

John
    $2000 25
[ERRATUM: Movita Castaneda and Tarita Teriipaia's names were (mis)spelled in the clue as seen here.]

Marlon Brando

Triple Stumper
    $2000 15
Cantonese cooking

Triple Stumper
    $2000 8
further and farther

Dana
    $1,500 10
(Dana: What is nuclear physics?)

quantum

Dana
    $2000 20
the Tree of Knowledge (of Good and Evil)

Dana

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana John Christine
$10,800 $10,400 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round responses

AWARDS
(Alex: [To Christine.] Jefferson's home, that's right.)
ChristineWhat is Monticello?
$9,000
JohnWhat is Falling Leaf
$10,000
DanaWhat is Monticello?
$10,001
Monticello

Final scores:

Dana John Christine
$20,801 $400 $18,400
2-day champion: $36,401 3rd place 2nd place

Game dynamics:

Coryat scores:

Dana John Christine
$12,600 $11,000 $9,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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