Show #4125 - Friday, July 5, 2002

(Sarah: Hi, I'm Sarah of the Clue Crew. We're coming to you today from the set of Men in Black II. You know, for some reason, we like Agent Jay best.)


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John Kupec, a networking consultant from San Diego, California

Shelley Forbess, a 7th-grade science teacher from El Dorado, Arkansas

Ted Hsu, a pharmacist from Augusta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Yes, the motion picture.)
    $200 1
(Sarah is behind the scenes of Men in Black II.) The tagline of "Men in Black" was "Protecting the earth from" this
    $200 19
More than 90% of the population in the Middle East follows this religion
    $200 9
Rita Wilson worked with him filming "Volunteers" in 1985 & volunteered to marry him 3 years later
    $200 7
It has its own "call" & you "ring it down" to end the play
    $200 6
It was enacted in the U.S. to save energy in World War I but farmers forced its repeal a year later in 1919
    $200 22
Rolling Stone has an encyclopedia covering it
    $400 2
Women in the "Men in Black" films include Lara Flynn Boyle & this "Last Seduction" star
    $400 20
This Palestinian leader's first name is Arabic for "easy-going"
    $400 11
Hal Holbrook had designs on this "Designing Woman" in 1984; hope they'll never need "Family Law" to break it up
    $400 15
If your parents were in the theater, as well as you, it's said that you were born in one of these
    $400 8
A famous one of these was torpedo-shaped & buried at a depth of 50 feet at Flushing Meadows, N.Y. in 1938
    $400 23
Last name of Puff the Magic Dragon's friend Jackie
    $600 3
(Jimmy is behind the scenes of Men in Black II.) I'm in the De-Neuralyzer chair from MiB II. In the first movie, the neuralyzers did this to witnesses of aliens
    $600 21
This country's president Hafez Al-Assad died on June 10, 2000 & his son Bashar was picked to succeed
    $600 12
This producer got "Up Close and Personal" with Michelle Pfeiffer in 1993
    DD: $1,600 16
It's the term for a song in a musical that gets big applause, causing a pause in the performance
    $600 10
Freezing was a big problem for this type of ancient clock also called the clepsydra
    $600 28
It was a weapon in "Dial M for Murder"
    $800 4
Featured in "Men in Black" parts 1 & 2, Frank is this type of dog, also slang for a prizefighter
    $800 24
This Hashemite kingdom's only port is Al-Aqaba on the Gulf of Aqaba
    $800 13
Before Nicole Kidman, Tom Cruise was married to this actress
    $800 17
When acting in the theater, it's said that you tread these
    $800 26
If it's 5:00 p.m., Friday, on the west side of the International Date Line, it's this day & time on the east side
    $800 29
It's what you're "hanging" when passing bad checks
    $1000 5
(Sarah is behind the scenes of Men in Black II.) This director of the "Men in Black" movies also directed Will Smith in "Wild Wild West"
    $1000 25
In 1968 this political party sent its opponents to the shower & has been ruling Iraq since then
    $1000 14
The actress born Mary Beth Supinger married this Oscar-winning actor
    $1000 18
Term for the forestage, the part closest to the audience
    $1000 27
This calendar devised around 45 B.C. was used by western nations for over 1,500 years
    $1000 30
The Dungeness is a large species of this type of crab

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

Ted Shelley John
$1,600 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Shelley John
-$200 $3,400 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
In 905 the Kokinshu, an anthology of poetry in the waka form, was compiled in this country
    $400 1
Where heart patients are treated: CCU
    $400 14
The phenomenon seen here is a combination of these 2 words
    $400 16
A series of rabies shots followed his biting the head off a bat during a concert in 1981
    $400 23
The "Big 3" dailies in France are Liberation, Le Figaro & this, meaning "The World"
    $400 7
His first name was actually Gaius & he was one-third of the First Triumvirate
    $800 9
This "Road Not Taken" poet was named by his parents for Robert E. Lee
    $800 2
What Jerry's Kids are hoping to find a cure for: MD
    $800 15
An extended type of spot seen on late-night TV, as for Tae-Bo, combines these 2 words
    $800 18
On this group's second album, 2000's "Mad Season", the 20 in its name was spelled out
    $800 24
The first paper published in a Native American language was one in this language in Georgia in 1828
    $800 8
Octavius, later known as Augustus, was the first Caesar to be an imperator, or as we know it, this
    $1200 11
His "To a Mouse" was inspired when he turned up a mouse's nest with his plow in November 1785
    $1200 3
Typists & computer users are prone to it: CTS
    $1200 17
"Chortle", a distinctive laugh, comes from these 2 words
    $1200 28
Her 1993 album "Yes I Am" answered a personal question
    $1200 25
We can state that Tom Hallman, Jr. of this Portland paper won a 2001 Pulitzer for Feature Writing
    $1200 10
After Tiberius left Rome under the power of the prefect of this Guard, he realized he'd made a big mistake
    $1600 12
About this vessel, Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote, "Nail to the mast her holy flag, set every threadbare sail"
    $1600 4
It provides a wealth of info for doctors: PDR
    DD: $1,800 19
From 2 beasts it resembled, this African animal was once known as the cameleopard
    $1600 29
"Almost Famous" director Cameron is wed to Heart's Nancy & star Kate Hudson is wed to this '90s group's Chris Robinson
    $1600 26
In 1990 newspaper owner Violeta Chamorro became the president of this country
    DD: $1,600 21
Encarta says he was a clement ruler for the first 6 months, then became a tyrant & may have been insane
    $2000 13
This Harlem Renaissance poet was discovered by Vachel Lindsay, who helped publish his "Weary Blues"
    $2000 5
A diagnostic procedure: BX
    $2000 20
"Glitz" is believed to come from these 2 words, one a Paris hotel
    $2000 30
The title of a 2001 Busta Rhymes album, or the British group that made the 1971 album "Nursery Cryme"
    $2000 27
While it's the largest newspaper in Canada, it still uses less than 1/2 the amount of newsprint of the New York Times
    $2000 22
Off hiding in the palace when made ruler, this meek guy let his wife Messalina run things--for a while

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Shelley John
$10,000 $15,000 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was the first U.S. president who never had a vice president

Final scores:

Ted Shelley John
$15,000 $20,000 $7,200
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Shelley John
$11,400 $15,000 $3,600
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
1 W
10 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2002-02-27
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