Show #4090 - Friday, May 17, 2002

Ben Tritle game 2.


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Trey Morris, a medical student from Lubbock, Texas

Melanie Evans, a librarian from Boston, Massachusetts

Ben Tritle, an apartment manager from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Hartford & Bridgeport are important cities in this state
    $200 26
To do list... oh yeah, pick up my clothes from this establishment that uses perchloroethylene
    $200 6
"Hauoli makahiki hou" means "happy new year" in this language of the Pacific
    $200 11
One who has memorized the complete text of this Muslim holy book is known as a hafiz
    $200 21
In 1975's "Thrilla in Manila" Muhammad Ali defeated him
    $200 14
Fruit skin
    $400 2
In 1670 Dorothy Jones received the first license to sell coffee in this current state capital
    $400 27
The calculator shows that with interest rates down, I ought to do this to lower my monthly mortgage payments
    $400 7
(Sarah of the Clue Crew demonstrates with her ring finger and middle finger bent down to her palm.) It's the three-word phrase expressed here in American Sign Language
    $400 12
Traditional marriages in this religion occur under a huppa, a canopy that symbolizes union of bride & groom
    $400 22
Seen here, he first hit the trenches in 1964
    $400 15
Bread end
    $600 3
The official name of this state includes the phrase "and Providence Plantations"
    $600 28
Let's check the date book--got a 10:30 game of this, developed around 1950 as a cross between squash & handball
    $600 8
Languages from this country include Assamese, Gujurati & Punjabi
    $600 13
From 1512 to 1546, this leader of the Reformation taught theology at Wittenberg University
    $600 23
Legendary Joe Paterno has coached this school's football team for 36 years
    $600 17
Boat bottom
    $800 4
Nicknamed "The Pine Tree State", it became the 23rd state in 1820 after separating from Massachusetts
    $800 29
I'll use my 3-hour stopover to email my travel agent not to route me through this busiest NYC airport
    $800 9
"Obrigado" means thank you in this Iberian language spoken by about 190 million people worldwide
    $800 16
According to Buddhist belief, people who attain this, literally "extinction", have perfect peace & blessedness
    $800 24
He teamed with William Hanna to produce "The Flintsones"
    $800 18
Fishing line holder
    $1000 5
These "colorful" mountains in New Hampshire are named for their snow-capped peaks
    $1000 30
The world clock reads noon in L.A., so I can catch Geoff at 8 a.m. tomorrow in this New Zealand capital
    DD: $1,000 10
It's the only Central American country with English as an official language
    $1000 19
We know this Chinese philosopher by his Latinized name, which means "great master Kong"
    $1000 25
In a 1979 film Meryl Streep seduces fallen politician Alan Alda in "The Seduction of" this man
    $1000 20
Iron alloy

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

Ben Melanie Trey
$3,400 $800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melanie Trey
$4,400 $6,200 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
In 1947 George Raft starred in "Intrigue" & Thor Heyerdahl intrigued the world with this raft
    $400 1
This show that featured a dingbat debuted in 1971
    $400 23
Hideki Tojo
    $400 7
During a Carnac sketch, he was usually on Carnac's right
    $400 5
Seen here, Dieric Bouts' version of this event was painted about 30 years before Leonardo's
    $400 15
In 2001 this university celebrated its 300th anniversary
    $800 22
At the start of the 20th century Indonesia was under this country's rule
    $800 2
It's the TV show that gave the world the classic catchphrase "Da plane! Da plane!"
    $800 24
Albert Gore, Jr.
    $800 8
In the zodiac look to the right of the weapon-wielding Sagittarius to find this creature
    $800 10
In the 1400s this cloth surface became popular with painters in Venice, where the dampness peeled paint off walls
    $800 16
It contains 2 types of bacteria: Streptococcus thermophilus & Lactobacillus bulgaricus; & we actually eat it!
    $1200 25
Nickname given the quintet of senators associated with the 1980s saving & loan scandal
    $1200 3
Heather Locklear played police captain's daughter Stacy Sheridan on this series
    $1200 28
Juan Gris
    $1200 9
At the start of a chess game, it's your piece just to the right of the white king
    $1200 11
A main cause of the early 20th c. Dadaist movement was artists being bummed out about this 4-year-long event
    $1200 17
In China it's also known as the Chang Jiang or "long river"
    $1600 26
Sacco & Vanzetti got the chair when found guilty of robbing & killing 2 workmen at one of these factories
    $1600 4
A sleestack could tell you that 2 kids & a forest ranger went back to pre-historic times on this TV show
    DD: $600 29
Trygve Lie
    $1600 14
On a QWERTY typewriter keyboard, it's the key just to the right of the "Y"
    DD: $2,000 12
An 1898 exhibition in Amsterdam devoted to this old master has been called the first blockbuster art show
    $1600 18
This peninsula separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean Sea
    $2000 27
After FDR dumped him as Vice President, he was made Secretary of Commerce
    $2000 6
Ken Howard played inner city high school basketball coach Ken Reeves on this late '70s TV series
    $2000 30
Raoul Wallenberg
    $2000 20
On the periodic table, this gas is just to the right of nitrogen
    $2000 13
The artist whose work you can make out here was known in Italy as Gherardo della Notte, Gerrit of this
    $2000 19
Hebrew for "act of sitting", it's a school or college for the study of the Talmud

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Melanie Trey
$15,000 $13,000 $7,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a popular '90s bestseller, this hero replaces Roger Durling as President of the United States

Final scores:

Ben Melanie Trey
$26,001 $25,500 $7,201
2-day champion: $32,601 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Melanie Trey
$15,600 $13,000 $7,800
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,400

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Game tape date: 2002-01-29
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