Show #4118 - Wednesday, June 26, 2002

Eric Floyd game 5.


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John Overholt, a librarian from Austin, Texas

Ann Kruger, a college counselor originally from Linden, New Jersey

Eric Floyd, a college student from Calhoun, Georgia (whose 4-day cash winnings total $97,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
    $200 26
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Air & Space Museum.) The Lockheed Vega 5B displayed here carried Amelia Earhart on the first solo flight by a woman that crossed this body of water
    $200 8
Gerald Ford
    $200 17
This "Rio" band included 3 unrelated guys named Taylor
    $200 1
It has its own pilots who take over on ships passing through it from Gatun to Balboa
    $200 6
"Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?" This title man of radio knows
    $200 16
The category title was this character's catch phrase; he was huntin' wabbits, hehhehhehheheh
    $400 27
The National Air and Space Museum was originally called this which is 2 words shorter than its current name
    $400 9
Michael Dukakis
    $400 18
(Hi, I'm Jeff Probst, host of Rock and Roll Jeopardy!) In a Neil Young song, it precedes "Rock and roll is here to stay"
    $400 2
It had almost 100 years of use before being replaced in 1918 by the larger New York State Canal
    $400 7
In song Bob Marley "shot" him but swears "it was in self-defense"
    $400 22
Members of this armed service would "pipe down" when they heard the bos'n blow his whistle
    $600 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Air & Space Museum.) This is the plane in which the Wright Brothers made a famous flight on December 17, 1903 in this U.S. state
    $600 10
Walter Mondale
    $600 19
It's where we're going in the title of the song heard here:

"Well, there's a brand new place I've found /
Where people go from miles around..."
    $600 3
Over 100 years after it was built, it was enlarged by Egypt between 1975 & 1980 to accommodate larger ships
    $600 13
"Weaponry" term for a wedding occasioned or precipitated by pregnancy
    $600 23
A wheelchair-bound Paul Newman was quietly chased by Mel Brooks in this 1976 film
    $800 29
On display are the two space suits that these 2 Apollo 11 astronauts actually wore to walk on the moon
    $800 11
Barry Goldwater
    $800 20
You couldn't call this No. 1 hit heard here saccharine:

"You are my candy girl /
And you got me wanting you...
    $800 4
This city in Texas has a 52-mile-long ship canal connecting it to the bay of the Galveston & the Gulf of Mexico
    $800 14
The lives of tenant farmers called these are documented in the 1941 book "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men"
    $800 24
"It is better to remain silent and be thought of as" this 4-letter word "than to speak and prove the same"
    $1000 30
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Air & Space Museum.) In the Glamorous Glennis, the Bell X-1 plane you see here, he broke the sound barrier on October 14, 1947
    $1000 12
George McClellan
    $1000 21
On a 2001 album Californian Belinda Carlisle sings, "Landing in a perfect happy place... living life in" this "land"
    DD: $1,000 5
The Welland Canal in Ontario runs parallel to this river & has no falls impeding ship traffic
    $1000 15
In the military it's a rating below expert & above marksman in rifle marksmanship
    $1000 25
All radio stations in the world paid tribute with 2 minutes of silence when he died in Rome on July 20, 1937

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

Eric Ann John
$2,800 $0 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Ann John
$6,000 $400 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
Our picture of this period of "rebirth" in Italy was shaped by Jakob Burckhardt's 1860 book on it
    $400 6
L. Frank Baum is best remembered for writing this classic children's book published in 1900
    $400 10
"Tin ___ in Black"
    $400 15
In 1982 the NHL's Colorado Rockies moved east & became this team
    $400 26
Catherine Zeta-Jones grew up in the same Welsh town as this poet, & even named her son after him
    $400 20
To cast a vote against someone; you can use a piece of billiards equipment to do it
    $800 2
His many books include "Citizen Soldiers", "Undaunted Courage" & 2001's "The Wild Blue"
    $800 7
Frank's dad, Benjamin Ward Baum, made his fortune in this, like TV's Clampett family
    $800 11
"Forever ___ Frankenstein"
    $800 16
This late director's autobiographical works include "Memoirs of the Devil" & "Bardot Deneuve Fonda"
    $800 27
Technically, this adventurer wasn't "of Arabia" but of Tremadoc, Wales
    $800 21
You'll reach a middle ground with this dinner table ornamentation
    DD: $3,000 3
Francis Parkman schlepped along this trail starting in Missouri to write his 1849 book about it
    $1200 8
In 1897 Baum wrote "Mother Goose in Prose"; next came this counterpart's verses, the best-selling children's book of 1899
    $1200 12
"The Unbearable Lightness of ___ John Malkovich"
    $1200 17
When Robert the Devil died in 1035, this eldest son became the Duke of Normandy
    $1200 29
Roger Moore's successor, he's the Welsh-born actor who played Bond, James Bond
    $1200 23
Go to a lower gear in your car
    $1600 4
He wrote "The Rise of the City"; his son Arthur Jr. wrote "The Age of Roosevelt"
    $1600 9
After moving to Hollywood, Baum grew award-winning dahlias & these, Japan's national flower
    $1600 13
"The Ugly ___ Beauty"
    $1600 18
Located in northeastern Wyoming, it was the USA's first designated national monument
    $1600 30
This lovely young soprano heard here recorded her first album when she was 12 years old
    $1600 24
"Let Me Call You" this, a hard candy center
    $2000 5
This member of the Adams family wrote a 9-volume U.S. history & a book on his own "education"
    $2000 22
Baum moved to this city in 1891 & enjoyed the world's Columbian Exposition held there 2 years later
    $2000 14
"Sleeping with the ___ Mine"
    $2000 19
This satiric Ambrose Bierce work was first compiled as "The Cynic's Word Book" in 1906
    $2000 28
This "Eye of the Needle" & "The Key to Rebecca" author hails from Cardiff
    DD: $2,000 25
A piece of burning wood that may leave its mark, or a term for an agitator or troublemaker

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Eric Ann John
$15,200 -$2,400 $31,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This country is named for the 5th century Germanic people who invaded it

Final scores:

Eric Ann John
$30,300 -$2,400 $31,200
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $31,200

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Eric Ann John
$15,200 -$2,400 $29,400
21 R,
2 W
7 R,
5 W
29 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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Game tape date: 2002-02-26
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