Show #3937 - Tuesday, October 16, 2001

(Jimmy: Hi, I'm Jimmy of the Clue Crew. Now, I'm not trying to hustle you--but stay tuned for Jeopardy!)


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Sharon Forsher, a character interpreter coach from Williamsburg, Virginia

Kent Hofmann, a recent law school graduate originally from Norfolk, Nebraska

Ellen Rourke, a high school social studies teacher from Chicago, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $1,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country.)
(Alex: Or the "zed".)
    $100 21
New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island
    $100 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew kicks things off.) As the loser of the previous game, I'm doing this to prepare for the break
    $100 1
In Britain, this edible is known as a courgette
    $100 6
Francis won his first Oscar for co-writing this 1970 film biography starring George C. Scott
    $100 11
For him, it was "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" & hello, godfatherhood to John Lennon's son Sean
    $100 26
This object that projects from a rhino's nose is made from a protein called keratin
    $200 22
Krakow & Gdansk
    $200 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew takes her turn.) In this game named for a black sphere, players aim to sink either the stripes or the solids
    $200 2
People considered this type of ship reliable until the 1930s
    $200 7
This star had a heart attack & was even given last rites while making the 1979 Coppola film "Apocalypse Now"
    $200 12
Michael Jackson can leave his son, Prince Michael, "Home Alone" with this godfather
    $200 27
Like many health-conscious humans, rhinos have this type of diet
    $300 23
Parwan & Kabul
    $300 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew takes her turn.) The term for the error I just made has come to refer to any type of mistake
    $300 3
Strummable stringed instrument seen here
    $300 8
Leonard Maltin said the work of this relative of Francis' was "annoying" in "Peggy Sue Got Married"
    $300 13
The godfather of Madonna's son Rocco is this Police man, who left that musical force in 1984
    $300 28
The rhino is closely related to this animal, though we won't hear "My kingdom for a rhino" anytime soon
    DD: $500 24
Punjab & Baluchistan
    $400 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew takes his turn.) John Carr, a British man, developed this spin technique in the 19th century
    $400 4
There are about 20 species of this popular garden favorite seen here
    $400 9
If you don't know the name of this Coppola-directed 1996 Robin Williams film, then you don't know this title
    $400 14
In 2001 Barry Bonds joined his godfather, this "Say Hey Kid" & fellow S.F. Giant, in the 500-HR club
    $400 29
Except for the Sumatran type, rhinos don't have much of this, except at tail tips or the fringe on the ears
    $500 25
Chaco & La Pampa
    $500 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew wraps things up.) It's the term for my supporting hand, or for a stick I could use to support the cue
    $500 5
Married name of the 1932 multi-Olympic medal winner seen here
    $500 10
In 1999 Francis produced "The Virgin Suicides", which marked the directorial debut of this woman, his daughter
    $500 15
Winona Ryder could've learned to "turn on, tune in, drop out" from him
    $500 30
People turn into savage rhinos in this Romanian-born author's 1959 play

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

Ellen Kent Sharon
$1,200 $2,500 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Kent Sharon
$1,000 $4,800 $900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want the English translation here.)
    $200 4
The haunting "La Casa de los Espiritus"
    $200 26
This vertical, pointy-arched style of 12th-15th century Europe was revived in the late 18th century
    $200 3
One of these costly disasters hit Northridge, California on January 17, 1994
    $200 1
He's the fictional character who tutors "My Fair Lady"
    $200 11
County General Hospital provides the setting for this current NBC drama series
    $200 21
The name of this cigarette ingredient comes from the ambassador who sent tobacco to Pairs
    $400 7
Dostoyevsky's murderous "Prestupleniye i Nakazaniye"
    $400 27
The simple 18th century British style named for this queen features red brick, not her lace
    $400 5
Seen here, he shot a man in Texas, November 24, 1963
    $400 2
The father of England's King Edward VI
    $400 12
(Sarah & Sofia of the Clue Crew are at an "assembly line".) We're recreating a classic TV sitcom scene from 1952 featuring these 2 characters
    $400 22
This word for "actor" comes from the father of Greek tragedy
    $600 16
An instrument of Gunter Grass' success, "Die Blechtrommel"
    DD: $1,000 30
A little house in this early 20th century American "school" has a low-pitched roof & long horizontal lines
    $600 6
Pictured here in happier times, this pair was sentenced to death on April 5, 1951
    $600 8
Trying to reconcile free & slave states in the 1800s, he was the architect of the Missouri Compromise
    $600 13
Until his 1979 death, Jack Soo played Det. Nick Yemana, who made coffee for the 12th Precinct on this sitcom
    $600 23
This mat used on a plate beneath sandwiches & cakes comes from a drapery shop owner
    $800 17
Camus' gripping "La Peste"
    $800 29
The Byzantine style, mixing east & west, featured domes & these tall towers attached to mosques
    $800 9
During World War II this country surrendered to Allied forces on September 8, 1943
    DD: $1,000 19
In 1854 this naturalist observed that much of winter is "suggestive of an inexpressable tenderness"
    $800 14
In the fall of 2000, Tim Daly hit the road on an updated version of this series last seen in 1967
    $800 24
An Austrian novelist's name lives on in this tendency in which a person finds pleasure in receiving abuse
    $1000 18
The chilling tale "Froken Smillas Fornemmelse For Sne"
    $1000 28
Colonial was the American version of this style named for 4 British kings
    $1000 10
It was not a merry Christmas for this man on December 25, 1989; his own security forces killed him
    $1000 20
At the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this man was vice president of the U.S.
    $1000 15
Old Ebony, ridden by Chuck Connors in this western, was the grandson of Kentucky Derby winner Flying Ebony
    $1000 25
This synonym for "severe" comes from a harsh Athenian lawmaker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ellen Kent Sharon
$3,600 $7,200 $4,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Now part of a national recreation area, it was once referred to as "Uncle Sam's Devil's Island"

Final scores:

Ellen Kent Sharon
$4,200 $6,200 $8,100
3rd place: Trip to Doubletree Guest Suites Maingate, Orlando 2nd place: Trip to London New champion: $8,100

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ellen Kent Sharon
$3,600 $7,200 $5,400
15 R,
3 W
23 R,
1 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $16,200

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Game tape date: 2001-08-22
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