Show #4169 - Thursday, October 17, 2002

(Sofia: Today the Clue Crew is taking a field trip -- a Field Museum trip!)

Contestants

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Rob Kobman, a bartender and recent college graduate from Spotsylvania, Virginia

Heather Townsend, a foreign service officer from Washington, D.C.

Tom McDermott, a municipal court magistrate from Bowling Green, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ARABIAN NIGHTS
POLITICIANS
LANGUAGES
WHATCHAMACALLIT
MISHEARD LYRICS
(Alex: We want you to give us the correct words.)
PRIME NUMBER, PLEASE
    $200 16
He picked up the transparent fruit of different colors on the way back from getting the wonderful lamp
    $200 21
She was mayor of San Francisco from 1978 to 1988
    $200 7
This country's official language, Tajik, is an Iranian language
    $200 1
Term for the Revolutionary War militia members who were ready to fight at a moment's notice
    $200 2
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles:
"I suck on that emotion"
    $200 26
In 1943 a young JFK was given command of the PT this
    $400 17
After a horrible first voyage he had planned to stay in Baghdad, but wound up making 6 more
    $400 22
Both Nixon & Ford employed his services as Secretary of State
    $400 8
This language's main dialect, Castilian, developed from the area of Burgos
    $400 12
As it's Russian for "big", that makes it just a big ballet company
    $400 3
The Four Tops:
"Ain't no woman like a one-eyed goat"
    $400 27
This Marla Gibbs sitcom ran from 1985 to 1990
    $600 18
The mounted men Ali Baba saw & figured were thieves, numbered this many
    $600 23
He's the U.S. representative from Massachusetts seen here
    $600 9
Words in the English language taken directly from this language include flak, hinterland & kindergarten
    $600 13
A rowel is the spiked wheel at the back of this cowboy accessory
    $600 4
Pat Benatar:
"Hit me with your pet shark"
    DD: $4,800 28
Of V, X, L, D or C, the prime number
    $800 19
"The Arabian Nights Entertainments" is also known by this numerical name
    $800 24
In 2000 Donald Trump challenged Pat Buchanan for this party's presidential nomination
    $800 10
Important literary works in the Eastern variety of this language of India are written in Awadhi
    $800 14
The Paraclete is this part of the Trinity
    $800 5
Aerosmith:
"Loving an alligator"
    $800 29
Clorox' all-purpose cleaner is Formula this
    $1000 20
The genie that the fisherman released had been bottled up by this king, the son of David
    $1000 25
In 1989 David Dinkins defeated this man in NYC's Democratic mayoral primary
    $1000 11
Although Wolof is Senegal's most widely spoken language, this is its official language
    $1000 15
It's the tallest type of tree named for a Cherokee
    $1000 6
Bachman-Turner Overdrive:
"Tape it to a biscuit"
    $1000 30
If you start with 99 bottles of beer on the wall, it's the first prime number you'll be left with after some fall

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

Tom Heather Rob
$800 $1,400 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Heather Rob
$1,800 $4,800 $11,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

TOUGH GEOGRAPHY
INVASIONS
UNDERGROUND
THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
AUTO LOGOS
"D" CATEGORY
    $400 16
This desert makes up half of the area of Israel
    $400 21
Within hours of an August 1990 invasion, this country had complete control of one of its neighbors
    $400 26
In New York City the top of a coffin only has to be this far underground, half the proverbial depth
    $400 1
"The Lodger",
"Strangers on a Train",
"The Birds"
    $400 6
[video clue]
    $400 11
The ancient Olympic games were believed to have included the throwing of a bronze one
    $800 17
Seoul's chief seaport is this nearby city where MacArthur's troops landed in September 1950
    $800 22
The United States launched a multiple invasion of this country to start the War of 1812
    $800 27
Among Burchell's army ants, the queen can see but these underground laborers are blind
    $800 2
"The Elephant Man",
"Eraserhead",
"Mulholland Dr."
    $800 7
The three-pointed star on this company's logo represents land, sea & air
    $800 12
Playful plant eater pictured here
    $1200 18
Only the narrow Isthmus of Chignecto joins Nova Scotia to this mainland province
    DD: $7,000 23
Ski boots were needed in quantity when Russia invaded this neighbor in 1939
    $1200 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Field Museum in Chicago) Earthworms, like birds, have this portion of the digestive system; they use it to grind up the earth they swallow
    $1200 3
"The Hard Case",
"Snatch",
"Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels"
    $1200 8
[video clue]
    $1200 13
Its border with Haiti is about 195 miles long
    $1600 19
The Paraguana Peninsula is not in Paraguay but in this other South American country which borders the Caribbean
    $1600 24
After the 1940 Nazi invasion of this country, Vidkun Quisling took power there
    $1600 29
The USA's first mine for this opened in Virginia around 1750
    $1600 4
"The Wedding Banquet",
"Sense and Sensibility",
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon"
    $1600 9
Its prancing horse logo was originally the emblem of WWI flying ace Francesco Barraca
    DD: $5,000 14
Aye, matey, it's naval navigation by geographic means, not astronomical observation
    $2000 20
The north part of this Pacific sea off Australia's Queensland state is known as the Solomon Sea
    $2000 25
One of the last European conquests on the African continent began with Italy's 1935 invasion of this country
    $2000 30
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Field Museum in Chicago) From the Latin for "little knot", these are formed on roots to help in nitrogen fixation
    $2000 5
"Medicine Man",
"Die Hard",
"The Last Action Hero"
    $2000 10
In the 1960s this 200 MPH muscle car designed by Carroll Shelby was "poison" to its racing competition
    $2000 15
It's a megalithic stone slab marking a prehistoric tomb

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Heather Rob
$21,000 $18,000 $15,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MODERN-DAY KNIGHTS
At the Knights of the Garter's Chapel, the heraldic crest representing this man depicts a kiwi with an axe

Final scores:

Tom Heather Rob
$5,999 $1 $12,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Heather Rob
$11,800 $18,000 $11,600
12 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
23 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $41,400

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