Show #4058 - Wednesday, April 3, 2002

Contestants

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Bill Alston, an accountant from Durham, North Carolina

Wanda Berthelot, a high school teacher from Lafayette, Louisiana

Brendan Roche, an account manager from Troy, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $0)

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Jeopardy! Round

THIS IS SPAIN
"KING" ME
NBA MVPs
EQUATIONS
NOT IN YOUR OLD DICTIONARY
YOU JUST SAVED MY _____
    $200 16
As you'd expect, it was this city's surrender on March 28, 1939 that ended the Spanish Civil War
    $200 6
After his 1999 accident, this author purchased & destroyed the van that nearly destroyed him
    $200 1
1977:
A Lakers center
    $200 26
Lagrange's equations in mechanics can be derived from this great British scientist's laws of motion
    $200 21
A blend of "brain" & "maniac", this term for a smart person probably came from a DC Comics villain
    $200 11
Similar to but smaller than a mesa, it's also a city in Montana
    $400 17
The Duero River flows across much of Spain, then turns to form the border with this country
    $400 7
In addition to her talk show, Ricki Lake has a recurring role on this New York-sitcom
    $400 2
1981:
A Philadelphia "doctor"
    $400 27
(Sofia is at the board.) In the Drake equation for the communicating civilizations in our galaxy, Fp refers to the fraction of stars that have these
    $400 22
"Infantile" nickname for the regional phone companies created when AY&T broke up in 1984
    $400 12
It's a foot covering for skiers, or a trunk on a British car
    $600 18
Cape Creus in the extreme northeast juts into this body of water
    $600 8
With husband Gerry Goffin, she wrote such classics as "The Loco-Motion" & "Up on the Roof"
    $600 3
1956: Bob Pettit,
1957: This Bob of Boston
    $600 28
In Egypt or elsewhere, the volume of this solid equals 1/3 of the area of the base times the height
    $600 23
A spork is a combination of these 2 utensils (some think it should be called a foon)
    $600 13
From an old word meaning "exchange", it's a pirate's ill-gained loot
    $800 19
This wine-producing region takes its name from the Oja River
    $800 9
In 1996 she coached the U.S. Women's Tennis Team at the Olympic Games in Atlanta
    $800 4
1994:
A "Dream"y Rocket
    $800 29
(Now Sarah is rockin' the chalk.) This word, meaning "relating to a square," describes equations of the form seen here
    $800 24
The name of this computer accessory sounds like a rodent residence
    $800 14
It's the group of football players whose positions are behind the line of scrimmage; they may go into "motion"
    $1000 20
This group of islands, a province of Spain, includes Majorca, Minorca & the smaller Cabrera
    $1000 10
Christopher Plummer played Rudyard Kipling in this 1975 adventure film based on a Kipling story
    $1000 5
1970:
A gimpy Knick
    $1000 30
The Van del Waals equation describes this state of matter--the real, not the ideal type
    DD: $400 25
In Washington, if you know who POTUS is, you should surmise that FLOTUS is this person
    $1000 15
When your movie's been shot, it's in this container

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

Brendan Wanda Bill
$4,600 $400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Wanda Bill
$4,800 $800 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUSTRALIAN HISTORY
KANGAROOS IN LITERATURE
SHRIMP
ON THE BARBIE
MEL GIBSON MOVIES
G'DAY, "MATE"
    $400 15
Edward Hargraves found some of this in 1851 in New South Wales; what a "rush"!
    $400 1
"Elmer & the Kangaroo" tells of Elmer the Elephant's efforts to convince a kangaroo it can do this
    $400 4
Only brine shrimp & a few other tiny forms of life can live in this large lake in northwest Utah
    $400 20
The Barbie seen here, part of the Great Fashions of the 20th Century series, represents this decade
    $400 5
It's the name of Mel's character in "The Road Warrior"
    $400 10
It wins a chess game
    $800 16
As a staunch ally of the U.S., Australia first sent troops to this Asian country in 1962
    $800 2
He created the literary mother & son marsupials Kanga & Roo
    $800 23
All shrimp have these; most have one pair as long as their bodies
    $800 21
In 1992 Army Barbie took the world by "Storm", fresh from her stint as a medic sergeant in this war
    $800 6
Don't teach your kids history from this 2000 movie in which Mel fights the American Revolution
    $800 11
Your partner on an election ticket
    $1200 17
By sailing around it in 1798, George Bass proved this Australian state was an island
    $1200 3
Looking at photos of this in a book, a kangaroo thinks she's upside-down in Crockett Johnson's "Who's Upside Down?"
    $1200 24
This "Courtship" fellow who came over on the Mayflower was once derisively called "Captain Shrimp"
    $1200 22
Here's Barbie posing as this movie character in her drapery dress
    $1200 7
In 1990 Franco Zeffirelli directed Mel in this role
    $1200 12
A ward for expectant mothers
    DD: $800 18
Completed in 1973, this Sydney landmark was designed by Danish architect John Utzon
    $1600 27
A young kangaroo who has this name, like other young kangaroos, runs away from home in a 1985 Jack Kent work
    DD: $4,000 25
The site of a Neil Simon play, this southern city was once thought of as the "Shrimp Capital of the Nation"
    $1600 29
The first celebrity Barbie doll was this fashion model in 1967
    $1600 8
Annoying the FBI, Mel has his own ideas about his kidnapped son in this film
    $1600 13
From the Latin for "bounteous mother", it's where you went to college
    $2000 19
In 1915 Australian forces were part of a disastrous offensive on this Turkish peninsula
    $2000 28
In "I Love You, Blue Kangaroo", the title roo fears he'll be replaced when a girl is given new ones of these
    $2000 26
Among this 18th century satirical painter's works were "The Shrimp Girl" & "A Rake's Progress"
    $2000 30
In 2001 Barbie made her video debut playing Clara in an adaptation of this Christmas ballet
    $2000 9
If you're looking for a thriller about a tough ex-con out for revenge, "it's" this film "time"
    $2000 14
Nearly exact in value

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brendan Wanda Bill
$14,800 $2,800 $19,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
One of only 2 U.S. presidents to be outlived by their fathers

Final scores:

Brendan Wanda Bill
$5,600 $4,800 $30,000
2nd place: trip for 2 to Mexico 3rd place: trip for 2 to the Pinegrove Dude Ranch New champion: $30,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brendan Wanda Bill
$14,800 $6,800 $20,200
20 R,
1 W
10 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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