Show #4111 - Monday, June 17, 2002

(Leonard Maltin: Hi, I'm Leonard Maltin, and I give this next show four stars.)


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Jim Baer, a project coordinator from Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Shelley Hagan, a planning analyst from Baraboo, Wisconsin

Brian O'Riordan, an audio/visual manager from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
6'4" but going on 7 feet with hat; a Whig earlier in life; a fan of the theater, unfortunately
    $200 6
Though this circus entrepreneur's name is on the Nabisco box, he was never cut in on the profits
    $200 26
A likely excuse, "A is for..."
    $200 12
As this, Abbie Rabine would become Miss America 2002 if Katie Harman throws in the sash
    $200 1
(Leonard Maltin starts things off.) I once wrote that only a real-life Grumpy could fail to love this 1937 animated feature
    $200 13
If you were born between June 21 & July 22, this is your Zodiac sign
    $400 20
Had a hiss-y fit & a "checker-ed" past; was eventually resigned to his fate
    $400 7
In 2002 Nabisco's Animal Crackers celebrated this anniversary in the U.S.
    $400 27
Like a delinquent dad, "D is for..."
    $400 18
The Los Angeles Unified School District has a pool of about 6,500 of these
    $400 2
Steve Martin's first starring feature, Maltin describes it as "The misadventures of a terminally stupid man"
    $400 14
A linstock was the long stick once used to hold the match when firing this weapon
    $600 21
Doubt you'll see him in a "middle name's the same" category; played by Gary Sinese; gave 'em hell
    $600 8
Nabisco added the string to the box to allow it to be used as one of these holiday items
    $600 28
Until proven otherwise, "I is for..."
    $600 19
For the Glen Campbell 45-rpm version of "Wichita Lineman", it was "True Grit"
    $600 3
(Leonard Maltin continues.) I've called this 1941 classic "A stunning film in every way" & Orson Welles was only 25 years old when he made it!
    $600 15
Vancouver's NHL team
    $800 22
Born in Iowa; helped feed the unfortunate; sucked up 444 electoral votes in 1928
    $800 9
The current menagerie in the Nabisco box has 2 of these (perhaps ursa major & ursa minor)
    $800 29
Evil intent, "M is for..."
    $800 24
It's the position of the horse that comes in second
    $800 4
Maltin tells us this 1951 classic was "gorgeously filmed on location in the Belgian Congo"
    $800 16
It's Australia's largest inland city
    $1000 23
First thought on his sudden presidency--"I thought I could swing it"; to him, silence was golden
    $1000 10
In a song sung by a curly-topped kid, this line precedes "Monkees and rabbits loop the loop"
    $1000 30
Some sit in it, "J is for..."
    DD: $2,000 25
For Flirt & Reenie in a 1951 Broadway production of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs", it was Tuesday Weld
    $1000 5
(Leonard Maltin wraps up the category for us.) What Hitchcock did with this 1960 film was brilliant. Imagine, killing off your major star in the first portion of the film
    $1000 17
It's the duck seen here looking pretty as a picture

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

Brian Shelley Jim
$1,000 $2,000 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Shelley Jim
$200 $4,400 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
For a great view of Mars, suggests using a Wratten no. 25 filter in this appropriate color
    $400 2
The Motion Picture Association of America gave "Pokemon 3: The Movie" this rating
    $400 16
This state claims the Mark Twain Expressway, part of I-70, as the first project of the Interstate Highway System
    $400 1
In golf, number of holes played in the Masters Tournament, without a playoff
    $400 26
This poet who helped the Greeks fight the Turks was the 6th baron in his family line
    $400 13
A magician's word to ensure a trick's success
    $800 9
The late comet discoverer Gene Shoemaker had his ashes shot to this heavenly body he'd always wanted to visit
    $800 8
This letter followed "John" in the title of a 2002 Denzel Washington film
    $800 19
Indianapolis' I-465 has that number because it's an urban beltway connecting with this 2-digit interstate
    $800 3
In Major League Baseball, the minimum number of pitches to reach a "full count"
    $800 27
The 1st Baron Verulam, some believe he wrote Shakespeare's plays--but others say that's hogwash
    $800 14
A bottomless pit of hell
    $1200 23
(Hi, my name's Charlie Hobaugh and I'm on the Space Shuttle Atlantis.) This instant orange-flavored drink was popular with kids in the '60s because astronauts used to drink it
    $1200 10
In "Who's Who" entries, name & occupation are usually followed by this single-letter abbreviation
    DD: $3,000 20
It's the state with the most interstate mileage, including Interstates 10, 20 & 45
    $1200 4
Michael Johnson won Olympic Gold in 2000 by covering this many meters in 43.84 seconds
    DD: $2,000 28
John Maynard, 1st Baron Keynes of Tilton, made his biggest mark in this field
    $1200 15
An original inhabitant from earliest times
    $1600 24
Not to be confused with KFC, the KSC is this space-y place
    $1600 11
A "tacky" sailing expression says, the shortest distance between 2 points is this letter
    $1600 21
The only 3000-mile interstate is I-90, which starts in Boston & ends in this west coast metropolis
    $1600 5
The NBA gives an annual award to this "Man" who comes off the bench
    $1600 29
Baron Clive of Plassey began his career as a clerk in this company in Madras
    $1600 17
Capital of the United Arab Emirates
    $2000 25
Stargazers know that the planetarium in Copenhagen is named for this Danish astronomer
    $2000 12
Copyright on writings is indicated by a C in a circle; on sound recordings, by this letter in a circle
    $2000 22
It runs 1,900 miles from Miami to Houlton, Maine
    $2000 6
(Here's Sarah.) As Ty Murray could tell you, a professional bullrider must remain on the animal for this many seconds. Yee haw!
    $2000 30
The German baron born Israel Beer Josaphat founded this news agency in Paris in 1851
    $2000 18
(Here's Cheryl.) It's the ritual act I'm performing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Shelley Jim
$13,800 $9,000 $11,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Besides English & Spanish, 2 of the 4 other languages in which the U.S. census 2000 questionnaires were printed

Final scores:

Brian Shelley Jim
$1,800 $1,000 $9,799
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $9,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Shelley Jim
$15,800 $11,200 $11,800
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2002-02-20
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