Show #3936 - Monday, October 15, 2001

Introduction of Clue Crew member Jimmy.


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Ben Martin, an attorney from Washington, D.C.

Ellen Rourke, a high school social studies teacher from Chicago, Illinois

Tanya Knight, an immigration counselor from Toronto, Canada (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 24
In "Earth Movers", the prototype of this modern machine is described here
    $100 19
A long-running campaign shows fabulous places that "Don't Take" this credit card
    $100 6
Ernie's roommate, he collects paper clips
    $100 11
    $100 13
Though Michigan had a single-sex dorm known as "The Virgin Vault", this "Material Girl" lived in East Quad
    $100 1
In a guessing game you might ask "Is it bigger or smaller than" this kitchen item
    $200 27
On "Power Tools", this comedian muses, "There isn't a guy I know that doesn't say more horsepower would be better"
    $200 20
A Sports Illustrated subscription drive popularized the phrase "The Gift That" does this
    $200 7
Originally a backstage worker on "The Muppet Show", Rizzo is one of these animals
    $200 12
    $200 14
Before intoning "This is CNN", it was U of M for this man who overcame a childhood stutter
    $200 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the L.A. County Museum of Natural History.) I'm standing between two dueling dinosaurs: a triceratops & this carnivore
    $300 28
The episode seen here is devoted to this development
    $300 21
The following clip dramatizes a famous cartoon ad for this man's products
    $300 8
We're not sure what the creature seen here is, but we do know his girlfriend Camilla is one of these birds
    $300 16
    $300 15
The "salesman" he created wouldn't die until 11 years after this author's senior year in 1938
    DD: $500 3
It's the state capital whose flag is seen here
    $400 29
It's the item described here, as improved by blacksmith William Dimmit
    $400 22
This company took us for a ride with "It's Such a Comfort to Take the Bus and Leave the Driving to Us"
    $400 9
Dr. Teeth & Rowlf play this instrument
    $400 25
    $400 17
It'd take more than "60 Minutes" to honor this anchor/alum, also a character in "The Insider"
    $400 4
In Monopoly, if you land on this space that has a diamond ring on it, you'll have to pay $75
    $500 23
Ridley Scott directed the "Share the Fantasy" ads for this tony perfume
    $500 10
One of the two phrases that begin with "Hi" associated with the Muppets seen here
    $500 26
    $500 18
Lawrence Kasdan wrote this Kevin Kline/Glenn Close ensemble film partially based on his years at Michigan
    $500 5
Agate with bands of white & brown, black or red is often referred to by this name

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Tanya Ellen Ben
$500 $500 $1,900

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Ellen Ben
$1,000 $2,800 $1,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 14
Sonnet 30, line 2 by Proust
    $200 19
Richard Dreyfuss can be spotted (if you're attentive) in the 1967 version of this Jacqueline Susann book
    $200 7
Tree-mendous seat of Pitkin County, Colorado
    $200 9
Part of the body on which you would normally wear a kappie
    $200 1
Altdorf, Switzerland boasts a statue of this archer with his son, the "apple" of his eye
    $200 6
Zapata's Plan of Ayala called for redistribution of land to indigenous people in this country
    DD: $1,000 20
"The Tempest", act V, scene 1, line 183 by Huxley
    $400 8
In California, Marysville is the seat of Yuba & Yuba City is the seat of this county named for a mill owner
    $400 10
To an Afrikaaner, a klipspringer, like a reebok, is one of these
    $400 2
The Telecom Tower on Black Mountain in this Aussie capital boasts a revolving restaurant
    $400 15
In December 1946 this country rejected the USA's Baruch Plan for international control of atomic energy
    $600 21
"Macbeth", act V, scene v, line 26 by Faulkner
    DD: $1,000 11
To an Afrikaaner, this city is Kaapstad
    $600 3
Disney has announced plans to build a theme park in this former crown colony on China's southern coast
    $600 16
Favoring moderate terms for reconstruction, he vetoed the Wade-Davis Plan in 1864
    $800 24
"Richard III", Act 1, scene 1, line 1 by Steinbeck
    $800 22
Mel Gibson makes a punked-out cameo in this 1997 Robin Williams-Billy Crystal comedy
    $800 12
This one should be easy to field: this grassland's name is from the Dutch for "field"
    $800 4
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Sea World in San Diego.) This spiny sea creature that I'm holding is on a lot of menus in Martinique, where it's known as oursin
    $800 17
The plan of colonial union named for this city in New York called for a grand council & a president general
    $1000 23
When this future TV angel appeared in 1974's "Evil in the Deep" she was billed as Cheryl Stoppelmoor
    $1000 13
This 11-letter term for a South African pioneer refers back to the Boers who made that long walk
    $1000 5
It's fun to ride the aerial tramway from Manhattan to this East River island; catch it at 2nd Avenue & 59th Street
    $1000 18
The Marshall Plan is more formally known as the ERP or this "program"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Ellen Ben
$800 $2,000 -$100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the reason that airlines altered many of their transpacific flight plans on March 23, 2001

Final scores:

Tanya Ellen Ben
$0 $1,601 -$100
2nd place: Trip to Sonesta Beach Resort, Bermuda New champion: $1,601 3rd place: Trip to La Costa Resort & Spa, San Diego

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tanya Ellen Ben
-$200 $2,000 -$300
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
9 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W

Combined Coryat: $1,500

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Game tape date: 2001-08-22
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