Show #4003 - Wednesday, January 16, 2002


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Anna Pasquale, a web consultant for an advertising agency from Sacramento, California

John Compton, a graduate student from Washington, D.C.

Nanette Wargo, a graduate student from Sauk Village, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $38,430)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Many cars these days come equipped with this sophisticated stopping device
    $200 6
In "Splash" he plays Tom Hanks' brother, who drinks beer while playing racquetball
    $200 16
This nursery rhyme kid likes plums & pies & has a big ego
    $200 26
A suspension bridge built in 1957 over the Straits of Mackinac bridged this state's upper & lower peninsulas
    $200 11
The Consumer Electronics Association defines these as having screens 27 inches or larger
    $200 21
King Edwin of North Umbria's marriage to a Kentish princess led him to convert to this religion in 627
    $400 2
They're y-shaped protein molecules produced by B cells as a primary immune defense
    $400 7
George Carlin & Lily Tomlin were featured in the 1995 special "20 Years of Comedy on" this cable network
    $400 17
This Beat Generation author pushed Zen Buddhism in his book "The Dharma Bums"
    $400 27
The La Perouse Strait separates Russia from this country's Hokkaido
    $400 12
Geographic-sounding term for the type of kitchen counter seen here
    $400 22
She inherited the duchy of Aquitaine in 1137
    $600 3
Pomegranates are rich in these substances that will help keep you young (& rust-free)
    $600 8
He's the often politically incorrect comedian/actor seen here
    $600 18
On April 13, 1999 a Michigan judge gave this doctor 10 to 25 years
    $600 28
The Bass Strait separates the Australian mainland from this state
    $600 13
Bathtubs made of this statuary material, regular or cultured, will cost you, but will last for ages
    $600 23
In the 10th century this Scandinavian country had a scary-sounding king called Erik Bloodax
    $800 4
It was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Syria & home to Monty Python's holy hand grenade
    $800 9
In 1987, at the first American Comedy Awards, this manic guy won Funniest Male Performer & Male Stand-Up
    $800 19
His third title defense, against Georges Carpentier in 1921, became boxing's first million-dollar gate
    $800 29
This "fiery" archipelago is separated from the southern tip of South America by the Strait of Magellan
    $800 14
Rhyming term for a table-&-chairs group designed for a kitchen nook or alcove
    DD: $1,600 24
At Halicarnassus for her husband Queen Artemisia erected the first large tomb known by this name
    $1000 5
From the Latin for "of opposite feelings", it's a natural repugnance or aversion
    $1000 10
Mel Brooks & this man created "Get Smart!"
    $1000 20
Upon this columnist's death Jack Anderson took over his "Washington Merry-Go-Round" column
    $1000 30
The Strait of Malacca separates mainland Malaysia from Sumatra in this country
    $1000 15
Originally trademarked by Simmons, it's the name of the product seen here
    $1000 25
When Menelik II's daughter Zauditu became empress of Ethiopia around 1916, this future emperor was named regent

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

Nanette John Anna
$4,000 $0 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nanette John Anna
$11,400 -$600 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
In an essay titled "Why I Was Bachman", this horror writer explained why he used a pseudonym for some works
    $400 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans.) It's the 3-letter name for the king of carnival at New Orleans' Mardi Gras Day Parade
    $400 1
From the Arabic for "one who surrenders", it's an adherent of Islam
    $400 20
On March 22, 2001 the L.A. Times corrected its statement that Edison invented this natural phenomenon
    $400 12
Several Milwaukee teams, including some in the Major Leagues, have had this sudsy nickname
    $400 7
Mr. Rogers' commie neighbors
    $800 23
This Nero Wolfe creator made a fortune between 1917 & 1927 by devising a school banking system
    $800 3
It's what "Mardi Gras" literally translates to in English
    $800 17
The 1963 Catholic Constitution on the Liturgy retained this language for certain rites
    $800 19
"Jeopardy!" said the headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead" came from the N.Y. Post; it really appeared in this newspaper
    $800 13
A pitch that Steve Carlton mastered, or a player taking the low road to a base
    $800 8
Barker's unruly crowds
    $1200 24
A Pulitzer Prize winner for "A Death in the Family", he wrote the screenplay for "The African Queen"
    $1200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans.) Mardi Gras float riders in New Orleans toss souvenirs to the crowd, including plastic beads & aluminum coins called these
    DD: $3,000 18
This group first met out-of-doors in England in the 1650s waiting to receive God's light & tremble from it
    $1200 21
Patricia Smith apologized for attributing quotes to made-up people in this New England daily
    $1200 14
In his first Major League managing job, his Twins finished first but he was fired after brawling with one of his players
    $1200 9
Ms. Reno's heavenly bodies
    $1600 25
He wrote his first 2 novels, "The New Centurions" & "The Blue Knight", while still with the Los Angeles police department
    $1600 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans.) Green, purple & gold, the colors of this Russian ruling family, were adopted as the official colors of Mardi Gras
    $1600 28
The Kami are the gods of this Japanese religion
    $1600 26
In 1998 this network retracted its report on the U.S. using nerve gas on Vietnam defectors
    $1600 15
This Yankee center fielder, the 1998 A.L. batting champ, plays classical guitar in his spare time
    $1600 10
Iacocca's bloodsucking insects
    $2000 27
In 1971 she published a photo book of her native Mississippi, "One Time, One Place"
    $2000 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from New Orleans.) It's the 5-letter word for a club that wears masks & costumes in parades on Mardi Gras
    $2000 29
Like bishops, abbots get to wear these liturgical headdresses
    DD: $1,000 30
As we'd hope, this publication, the CJR, scrupulously corrects its own errors, like misspelling Dian Fossey
    $2000 16
International slugger who wrote "A Zen Way of Baseball"
    $2000 11
Poet Ezra's squeals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nanette John Anna
$13,800 $5,800 $6,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 2 states whose names each contain 3 sets of double letters; they border each other

Final scores:

Nanette John Anna
$14,600 $1,800 $300
3-day champion: $53,030 2nd place: trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico & stay at Pueblo Bonito Rose 3rd place: trip to Atlantic City & stay at Resorts Hotel

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nanette John Anna
$13,000 $5,800 $10,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
3 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $28,800

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Game tape date: 2001-10-30
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