Show #4105 - Friday, June 7, 2002


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Jennifer Fremlin, an English professor originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Canada

Dileep Rao, an actor from Santa Monica, California

Erik Best, a law student from East Lansing, Michigan (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,700)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 7
He co-wrote the songs "Copacabana" & "Could It Be Magic", but not "I Write the Songs"
    $200 2
He gave up a career as a military engineer to write novels like "The Brothers Karamazov"
    $200 22
For 164 years, 1610 to 1774, France was ruled by just 3 kings, all of this name
    $200 13
An adjunct to a toothbrush, it can be nylon or silk thread, waxed or unwaxed
    $200 12
In 2001 an aircraft carrier named for this former president was christened by his wife Nancy
    $200 1
Cobras can't hear the music from this person's flute; they "dance" following the movements
    $400 8
We've got nothing but this for Otis Redding, who wrote the song, Aretha Franklin's first No. 1 hit
    $400 3
A fascination with brine led this man to found his own chemical company in the 1890s
    $400 23
Franz Joseph got plenty of new clothes when he ruled Austria for 68 years with this loftier title than king
    $400 14
It's the hard outer layer of a tooth
    $400 16
After its return to England, this Pilgrim ship may have been sold for salvage & used as a barn roof
    $400 25
The Asian cobra lives on these rodents, which might make it a good plague controller
    $600 9
Just 5'2", his stature is huge for writing "An Old Fashioned Love Song" & a theme for "The Love Boat"
    $600 4
Bet you a decimal point that you'll know he founded the American Library Association
    $600 24
Fath Ali Shah ruled this country from 1797 to 1834 & led it in disastrous wars against Russia
    $600 15
Bacteria, saliva & food debris make up this rough, sticky coating on teeth which can harden into tartar
    $600 17
This naval hero named his ship the Bonhomme Richard in honor of Benjamin Franklin
    $600 26
The king cobra is the only known snake that builds these
    $800 10
This singer-songwriter of "Doctor My Eyes" had a highly publicized breakup with Daryl Hannah in the early '90s
    $800 5
Yes, sir, in 1586 this British sea dog picked up some disgruntled settlers from the soon-to-be-"lost colony"
    $800 29
Averaging 23 years per reign, the last 5 Russian czars were named either Nicholas or this
    $800 20
These teeth usually erupt between the ages of 17 & 25, hence their popular name
    $800 18
Nearly 1,200 people died after a torpedo sank this British liner in 1915
    DD: $1,000 27
This North African country's cobra was used by its rulers as a symbol of authority
    $1000 11
2002 marks the centennial of this composer whose music is heard here
    $1000 6
As a runaway slave, Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey changed his name to this to avoid capture
    $1000 30
Otto, who ruled Greece from 1832 to 1862, was the son of King Ludwig of this German state
    $1000 21
This branch of dentistry treats the diseases that affect the structures that surround & support the teeth
    $1000 19
A book about this brig calls it "Survey Ship Extraordinary"; we're sure Charles Darwin would agree
    $1000 28
When a cobra feels threatened, ribs spread to create this feature (also an area shared by neighbors)

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

Erik Dileep Jennifer
$1,200 $3,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Dileep Jennifer
$4,400 $4,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
Jo'burg is a nickname for this city founded in the 1880s
    $400 3
In 1881 the owner of the Chicago White Stockings said these "must come down" to keep teams from bankruptcy
    $400 9
She played Rose on "The Golden Girls" for 7 years
    $400 2
In a Shakespeare play, this queen invites one of her eunuchs to play billiards with her at her palace in Alexandria
    $400 19
It's also called dusk & Rod Serling gave it a "zone"
    $400 1
It's the disk that goes into your PC
    $800 21
You'll find this Egyptian city at the southern entrance to the canal of the same name
    $800 5
(Hi, I'm New York Yankees fan Rudy Giuliani.) The 1920 purchase of this Boston ballplayer for about $125,000 forever changed the history of the New York Yankees
    $800 10
It was the colorful WWI nickname of Manfred von Richthofen
    $800 15
Set in a church basement, a new musical about this game premiered in Hermosa Beach, California in 2001
    $800 20
In the 1970s the FCC limited TV stations' network programming during this rhyming period
    $800 4
In hockey, it restarts play by dropping the puck between 2 opposing players
    $1200 28
The capital of the Seychelles has this "queenly" name, like the capital of British Columbia
    $1200 6
Agricultural term for the system, created by Branch Rickey, of minor league teams controlled by a big league team
    $1200 11
This country singer married Lisa Hartman in 1991
    $1200 16
In this comedy, Oscar says, "let's just play cards, and please hold them up; I can't see where I marked them"
    $1200 22
We use this word for a schedule of train arrivals & departures; in England it's also a schedule of classes
    $1200 14
(Sofia of the Clue Crew curls up in a comfy recliner.) This posture is often assumed by people during intense emotional trauma
    DD: $5,000 27
As luck would have it, the 1942 film named for this city opened 3 weeks after the Allies landed there
    $1600 7
Lee Smith is the all-time leader in this pitching category with 478
    $1600 12
Cha-ching! He's the young actor seen here
    $1600 17
As a penalty in the game of forfeits, Mozart's wife shows her legs to some party guests in this famous play
    DD: $2,000 23
In geologic time, eons are divided into these, which are in turn divided into periods
    $1600 25
A numerical set of Vivaldi concertos
    $2000 29
Update your address book--Tanzania's capital is moving from this city to Dodoma
    $2000 8
In 1912 this team held a 1-day strike when teammate Ty Cobb was suspended; their replacements lost, 24-2
    $2000 13
"Sagwa", a PBS animated series about a Chinese Siamese cat, is based on one of her children's books
    $2000 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a craps table.) In this musical, Nathan Detroit runs the oldest-established permanent floating crap game in New York
    $2000 24
The one developed by the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers shows hours, minutes, seconds & frames
    $2000 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a diagram called "Life of a Jeopardy! Clue".) It's the type of sequence diagram seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Erik Dileep Jennifer
$14,400 $17,400 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 2001 film Jon Voight played this man; in a 2002 TV movie, so did John Turturro

Final scores:

Erik Dileep Jennifer
$18,801 $34,400 $14,402
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $34,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Erik Dileep Jennifer
$17,400 $14,000 $9,400
23 R,
2 W
(including 2 DDs)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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Game tape date: 2002-02-05
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