Show #4127 - Tuesday, July 9, 2002


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Carol Stettheimer, a mother and home educator from Arlington, Texas

Sean Scarry, a substitute teacher and graduate student from Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Shelley Forbess, a 7th-grade science teacher from El Dorado, Arkansas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 16
Barnstable, Massachusetts, including the village of Hyannis, is the largest city on this hook-shaped peninsula
    $200 6
Seen here, he body-slammed the political pundits on November 3, 1998
    $200 1
In Chapter II Scarlett's father declares he's proud of his origins in this country
    $200 19
The only Olympic tournament in this sticky wicket sport was at the 1900 Games &, of course, Great Britain won
    $200 24
This wild horse is also called a cayuse or a bronco
    $200 11
2-word term for a flooded region eligible to receive government relief; it applied to my room as a child
    $400 17
Mariners sometimes mistake a cape on Hoste Island 35 miles to the northwest for this cape in Tierra del Fuego
    $400 7
This troubled poet & author seen here died in 1849
    $400 2
Ashley & the rest of this family are "kind of queer about music and books and scenery"
    $400 20
(Sofia is at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York.) This ex-St. Louis first baseman wore this jersey in the 1984 Olympic Games; baseball was just a demonstration sport
    $400 25
    $400 12
In 1923 he moved to L.A. & tried to make it as a film director, but had to go back to producing cartoons
    $600 18
Alaska's Cape Prince of Wales & Russia's Cape Dezhnyov are separated by this body of water
    $600 8
Seen here in 1996, she was the victim of a sensational kidnapping in 1974
    $600 3
This organization of "hoods", prominent in the book, isn't mentioned by name in the movie
    $600 21
A special event at the 1928 & 1948 Winter Games, this bare-bones sled slid back to the Games in 2002
    $600 26
An agreement
    $600 13
It covers 68 square miles along the Potomac River between Maryland & Virginia
    DD: $1,200 29
This North Carolina cape on Smith Island was named for the treacherous waters surrounding it
    $800 9
Pioneering turn-of-the-century scientist seen here
    $800 4
In 2001 the Margaret Mitchell estate tried to stop publication of this parody by Alice Randall
    $800 22
At the 2002 Winter Games, this country edged out the U.S. for the most total medals
    $800 27
English seaport from which the Mayflower set sail in 1620
    $800 14
In horses, this contagious disease is caused by streptococcus equi bacteria & is also called strangles
    $1000 30
Knowing that Captain Cook named this cape on Washington's strait of Juan de Fuca "will get you nowhere"
    $1000 10
This provocative, non-traditional playwright seen here first attracted attention in 1920s Berlin
    $1000 5
Melanie's elderly aunt got this nickname as a child from her restless, scampering feet
    $1000 23
At the 1972 Munich Olympics, he won the 100-meter & 200-meter butterfly events, among others
    $1000 28
An insect of the order Coleoptera
    $1000 15
Nicknamed "Dizzy", this statesman died on April 19, 1881 in London

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

Shelley Sean Carol
$3,800 $1,200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shelley Sean Carol
$6,600 $4,000 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
In 1827 a group of merchants was granted a charter for this railroad, which began rolling in 1830
    $400 1
Angelina Jolie
    $400 6
The largest of these in the U.S. fell on Coffeyville, Kansas; it measured 17 1/2 inches in circumference
    $400 11
Seen here, he's the star attraction at several theme parks
    $400 19
Sealy coined this brand name the same year the FTC restricted the usage of the word "orthopedic"
    $400 14
Dickens' mean-spirited Christmas miser. Humbug!
    $800 27
A Cathedral plaque depicts the ark & dove, which brought the USA's first settlers of this faith across the ocean
    $800 2
Melanie Griffith
    $800 7
On July 10, 1913 it reached 134 degrees Fahrenheit at this California site; still the North American record
    $800 12
Visit the Lost Continent & the attraction seen here at this company's Islands of Adventure in Florida
    $800 20
The Maxxum 7xi camera, which used fuzzy logic to take sharp pictures, was "from the mind of" this company
    $800 15
4-letter slang word for a hand or fist, or something a baseball catcher uses
    $1200 28
(For this clue, we go to Sofia at Fort McHenry.) Fearing Maryland's secession, Lincoln imprisoned its key legislators at Fort McHenry and suspended this writ in 1861
    $1200 3
Parker Posey
    $1200 8
On May 3, 1999 the wind in one of these near Oklahoma City reached 318 mph, the fastest wind ever recorded
    $1200 13
Watch out for falling toy blocks when visiting this theme park in Carlsbad, California
    $1200 21
Not to jar you, but this brand name is Italian for "rich meat sauce"
    $1200 16
One who imports or exports goods without paying lawful duties or customs charges
    $1600 29
One of the "star" attractions of Baltimore's inner harbor is this Civil War ship
    $1600 4
Geena Davis
    $1600 9
On March 15-16, 1952 it rained a record 72 inches in 24 hours on the French island of Reunion in this ocean
    DD: $2,000 24
2001 was a "banner" year for this largest regional theme park company, which celebrated its 40th anniversary
    $1600 22
Warner-Lambert makes Actifed as well as this cold, cough & sinus product whose main ingredient is pseudoephedrine
    DD: $2,000 17
From the French for a bundle of papers labeled on the back, it's a file containing detailed info on someone
    $2000 30
This watery attraction that opened in 1981 is a big part of the revitalized waterfront area
    $2000 5
Elvis Presley
    $2000 10
Arica, Chile in this desert may be the driest place on Earth; it had an annual rainfall of only .03'' during a 59-year period
    $2000 25
I will always love this theme park that features the Smoky Mountain Rampage, Tennessee Twister & Country Fair Falls
    $2000 23
Introduced in 1982, this company's 64 model soon became the bestselling home computer
    $2000 18
This city in eastern Oklahoma named for a tribe of the Creek nation was once the capital of the Indian territory

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shelley Sean Carol
$12,200 $13,200 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Nominees in 2002 for these awards included Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Ann-Margret, George Carlin & Jimmy Carter

Final scores:

Shelley Sean Carol
$24,400 $26,200 $25,200
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $26,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Shelley Sean Carol
$12,200 $12,400 $13,800
19 R,
1 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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Game tape date: 2002-03-05
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