Show #3966 - Monday, November 26, 2001

Clue dollar values are doubled.


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Harold Skinner, a teacher and playwright from Columbia, South Carolina

Geoffrey Zimmerman, a lawyer from Toronto, Canada

Kristin Lawhead, a multimedia artist from New Orleans, Louisiana

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Our writers obviously can't spell!)
    $200 22
From 1899 to 1956 Sudan was controlled by Egypt & this colonial power
    $200 1
Characters in this Victor Hugo classic include the Bishop of Digne, Inspector Javert & Cosette
    $200 2
Based in Atlanta, this chain for do-it-yourselfers is the world's largest home improvement retailer
    $200 20
The yellow or silver type of this tree has peeling, papery bark when it's young
    $200 12
Jake, played by Grant Show, made his debut on this series which took place in a different ZIP code
    $200 3
Iron pyrite
    $400 23
In 1995 this former U.S. president oversaw a ceasefire in Sudan to allow relief workers into war-torn areas
    $400 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew is at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.) This man's second novel, 1922's "The Beautiful and Damned", features scenes in the Plaza's Grill Room
    $400 8
This "City" is "Where Service is State-of-the-Art"
    $400 27
Trees of the genus Fraxinus are easily transplanted: these to these, dust to dust
    $400 17
Kristin Davis' "Melrose Place" days had to help prepare her to play Charlotte on this HBO comedy
    $400 13
The first day of the fourth month
    $600 24
The Atbarah River joins this river in northern Sudan as its last tributary
    $600 5
This 1929 antiwar novel begins, "We are at rest five miles behind the front"
    $600 9
This store, a place for cooks, was founded by Chuck Williams in the 1950s
    $600 28
Like Zeus, nymphs called Dryads were particularly associated with this mighty type of tree
    $600 18
As Amanda on "Melrose Place", she was "involved" with Michael, Billy, Jake, Craig, Peter, Bobby, Kyle & Rory
    $600 14
Proverbially, these 2 things "are soon parted"
    $800 25
This Sudanese city of about 1 million was founded as an Egyptian army camp in the 1820s
    $800 6
"Byzantine Honeymoon", "The Towers of Trebizond" & "Midnight Express" all take place in this country
    $800 10
Head over to this "Town", the retail store of an athletic gear company, for its weekly running club
    $800 29
It's the Asian tree-growing art represented here
    $800 19
She dove into the "Melrose" pool in 1997 before she "Charmed" us as Phoebe in 1998
    $800 15
It means designed to function despite human error
    DD: $1,400 26
Handling most of the country's foreign trade, Port Sudan lies on this sea
    $1000 7
In 1890 Oscar Wilde painted this novel portrait of a man trying to stay forever young
    $1000 11
The 59th & Lex Cafe is found in this department store that's found on 59th & Lex
    $1000 21
This uber-producer gave us "Dynasty", "Melrose Place", "Charlie's Angels" (& Tori)
    $1000 16
A song on "Magical Mystery Tour"

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

Kristin Geoffrey Harold
$2,400 $1,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Geoffrey Harold
$6,600 $5,000 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A portmanteau word is a word that's made up of 2 other words; for instance, motel, from "motor hotel"; hope that assists you.)
    $400 3
After his oratorio "Esther" hit big in concert instead of drama form, he wrote others like it, including "Messiah"
    $400 11
Elwood Edwards is the voice behind this 3-word phrase heard online an estimated 27 million times a day
    $400 1
This 1985 hit starring Pee-Wee Herman was the first major feature film directed by Tim Burton
    $400 14
328 B.C.:
This Macedonian leader "Needs to Conquer Drinking -- Kills Friend Cleitus in Rage!"
    $400 16
Lewis Carroll coined the term "portmanteau word", explaining how "slithy" combines these 2 words
    $800 4
After his debut in his hometown of Naples in 1894, it was a fast climb to the top for this tenor
    $800 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew is at the Santa Monica Pier.) He was credited with shooting down 80 Allied planes before being shot down himself in April 1918
    $800 2
In this "Romantic" action smash of 2000, Russell Crowe slays them in the Coliseum, he really slays them
    $800 19
An 1854 headline might have read, "It's a Crime-ea!" this 661-man group "Decimated at Balaklava!"
    $1200 5
Giuseppe Gazzaniga & this composer based their "Don Giovanni" operas on the same libretto
    $1200 13
The OED says the word "word" is from OE, this language
    $1200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at Sea World in San Diego.) I'm not going to make a killer whale mad; I've seen this Richard Harris movie that came out 2 years after "Jaws"
    $1200 15
In the third century A.D. it was "Martyr, She Wrote!" when St. Cecelia defied this civilization's gods
    DD: $2,000 6
This Leoncavallo opera of 1892 has a Commedia Dell'Arte playlet within it
    $1600 22
Grambling State,
    $1600 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the San Diego Zoo.) Commonly called woolfat, this substance obtained from the greasy coating on wool is used in cosmetics
    DD: $3,200 9
1992 Oscar winner with the line "It's a hell of a thing killin' a man. You take away all he's got and all he's ever gonna have"
    $1600 17
The headline seen here reproached this medieval woman then married to Louis VII of France
    $2000 7
This Beethoven piano concerto, Opus 73, sounds fit for more than a king
    $2000 21
    $2000 23
"Night Ride Home", which aired on February 7, 1999, was its 200th "presentation"
    $2000 10
This actor's standout roles in the German films "Hanussen" & "Mephisto" helped earn both films Oscar nominations
    $2000 18
When this 18-year-old became the emperor's second wife in 1810, headlines called her "Napoleon Pastry!"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristin Geoffrey Harold
$3,400 $3,800 $10,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This capital city of 13 million located at 55.5 degrees north latitude is the most populous city in Europe

Final scores:

Kristin Geoffrey Harold
$0 $7,600 $7,700
3rd place: Trip to Quebec 2nd place: Trip to Italy New champion: $7,700

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kristin Geoffrey Harold
$5,400 $3,400 $8,400
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $17,200

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Game tape date: 2001-08-29
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