Show #4001 - Monday, January 14, 2002


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Jay Giller, a food buyer from East Brunswick, New Jersey

Nanette Wargo, a graduate student from Sauk Village, Illinois

Michael Cabana, a pediatrician from Ann Arbor, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
Used in surgery, this instrument whose name is from the Latin for "small cutting tool" can have a ruby edge
    $200 8
Of The Orlons, The Nylons or The Polyesters, the group that gave us "Kiss Him Goodbye"
    $200 21
The name of this spice can precede beer, bread & snap
    $200 1
One of the brightest of this sixth's planet's over 1,000 rings is only 500 feet thick
    $200 16
You can probably find books, music & more along its 4,000-mile route from glacier-fed lakes in Peru to the Atlantic
    $200 26
"No news is..."
    $400 5
By definition, this medical specialty is concerned with the skin & its development, diseases & treatment
    $400 9
Richard Gere performed his own cornet solos for this film about a Harlem nightspot
    $400 22
This expensive spice used in bouillabaisse comes from the yellow-orange stigmas of the purple crocus
    $400 3
Though it's closest to the sun & has daytime temperatures of 800°, its polar craters seem to contain ice
    $400 17
It flows from Mora county, New Mexico to the Rio Grande in Texas; Judge Roy Bean was the law west of it
    $400 27
"Early to bed, and early to rise, makes a man..."
    $600 13
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the doctor's office.) Your blood pressure is measured during your heart's resting diastolic phase & this active phase
    $600 10
One of the biggest hits ever in the musical fabric store is this rock classic heard here:

"...Make me spend my money / Make me feel real loose like a long-necked goose / Like a girl / Oh, baby, that's a-what I like!..."
    $600 23
This spice is made by grinding aromatic red pepper pods; the Hungarian variety is said to be superior
    $600 4
This planet was named in 1930 by an 11-year-old British girl, Venetia Burney, who won a "Name Planet X" contest
    DD: $1,400 18
This monster of a river flows from Catron County, New Mexico to the Colorado River in Arizona
    $600 28
"You can't get blood..."
    $800 14
It's the body's process of breaking down food by chemical & mechanical means
    $800 11
George Winston wrote the music for an audio CD of this beloved bunny book by Margery Williams
    $800 24
This "wise" member of the mint family is used in poultry stuffing
    $800 6
As seen from Earth, the Moon is the brightest object in the nighttime sky; this planet is second brightest
    $800 19
Known as "blue", it runs from the Black Forest to the Black Sea
    $800 29
"The opera isn't over till..."
    $1000 15
It's the passing of an electric current through a hair root to remove unwanted hair
    $1000 12
"I Have a Boyfriend" was a 1964 hit for this "He's So Fine" group
    $1000 25
This herb's seeds are often used to give candy a licorice flavor
    $1000 7
Planet whose symbol is seen here
    $1000 20
Flowing from Harlan County, Kentucky to the Ohio, careful you don't fall into the gap near it
    $1000 30
"The hand that rocks the cradle..."

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

Michael Nanette Jay
$1,800 $5,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Nanette Jay
$2,200 $10,600 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 11
Oakland, Calif.'s Heinold's First & Last Chance Saloon was a favorite bar of this "White Fang" author
    $400 4
In the Heartland:
    $400 30
To say 9.23 instead of 9.227 is to do this
    $400 1
Tom Hanks & David Morse are guards on death row in this 1999 film
    $400 16
In 1845 Roget designed a portable pocket version of this board game
    $400 21
Mankay, Enoch Sontonga & V.E. Webster did the music for Tanzania's one of these, basing it on a Bantu song
    $800 12
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans.) What's now Preservation Hall was once the home of this "Perry Mason" author
    $800 5
In England:
Cestrian or cat
    $800 29
To do this with your saber means to make a threatening military display
    $800 2
(Hi, I'm Danny Nucci.) I played petty officer first class Danny Rivetti in this 1995 submarine thriller that starred Denzel Washington
    $800 17
Roget was a big contributor to the 7th edition of this Encyclopædia ; the entry on him in the current one is 6 sentences
    $800 22
Like George Bush, William Webster was a director of this spy group
    $1200 13
This author of "Ethan Frome" began her own "Age of Innocence" January 24, 1862 in New York City
    $1200 6
In Canada:
    $1200 28
To give a valid-sounding cause for something you actually did for other reasons
    $1200 3
Molly Ringwald longs to go to the prom with rich kid Andrew McCarthy in this teen angst film
    $1200 18
In 2002 Roget's thesaurus will celebrate this anniversary
    $1200 23
This 19th c. orator once spoke to the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge founded by Peter Mark Roget
    $1600 14
It's the last name of the twin brother authors who penned "Sleuth" & "Amadeus"
    DD: $4,000 9
A U.S. state:
Doubting Thomas
    $1600 27
It's the action being performed here
    $1600 7
Jessica Lange was named best actress for this film that had waited 3 years for release
    DD: $2,000 19
The popularity of these in the 1920s (& the prizes they offered!) made Roget's thesaurus a must-have
    $1600 24
In 1988 he became the first American since Robert Webster in 1964 to repeat as Olympic platform diving champ
    $2000 15
This 19th century female author had a brother named Branwell & sisters named Emily & Charlotte
    $2000 10
In Spain:
    $2000 26
When you literally do this "over" someone, you gallop using horseshoes studded with nails
    $2000 8
In this 1993 noir film, Nicolas Cage is mistaken for a contract killer hired to murder Lara Flynn Boyle
    $2000 20
Roget's description of this eye-brain phenomenon set the theoretical basis for movies
    $2000 25
Webster Thayer was the judge in the 1920s case in which this pair, a shoe worker & fish peddler, were tried for murder

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Michael Nanette Jay
$5,800 $15,800 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This food company sponsors the "Very Best in Youth" award

Final scores:

Michael Nanette Jay
$1,199 $15,430 $4,200
3rd place: trip to Tampa Bay and stay at Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club New champion: $15,430 2nd place: trip to Palm Island in the Grenadines

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Michael Nanette Jay
$9,800 $14,600 $5,200
15 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2001-10-30
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