Show #4129 - Thursday, July 11, 2002


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Lynn Honda, a bookseller from Honolulu, Hawaii

Richard Mason, a roboticist from Pasadena, California

Emilie Bruchon, an international relations specialist from Arlington, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "I Dead Sea people." That's kind of cute. Sort of.)
    $200 13
Appropriately, there's a constellation named for this instrument, which you can use to observe it
    $200 21
This alliterative phrase means to make an exceptional effort to please someone
    $200 1
Osculations, smooches & busses
    $200 6
The finger usually used to run down a list of articles in a magazine
    $200 26
Archaeologists began carefully excavating Qumran after the discovery of these in 1947
    $200 11
This "thrilling" pop star told Vibe magazine he wishes there was a Children's Day
    $400 14
A cluster of stars called the Hyades formes the face of this constellation, & that's no bull!
    $400 22
You have to be quite a contortionist to bend under the low bar in this dance from Trinidad
    $400 2
The item seen here
    $400 7
It's a furnace used to burn up waste materials
    $400 27
To the south of the sea, you'll find a formation of salt pillars named for this man's wife
    $400 12
He appeared on the February 8, 1961 "I've Got a Secret" with the secret "I've been hit in the face with 14,000 pies"
    $600 15
This familiar figure forms almost the entire constellation of Ursa Minor, the Lesser Bear
    $600 23
This position used by yogis and Buddha is also called the Padmasana
    $600 3
A 3-pronged spear
    $600 8
Alexander Woollcott said everything he likes to do is these 2 things, or fattening
    $600 28
It's the controversial area partially on the Dead Sea claimed by Israel & Jordan
    $600 18
In February 2002 Finnish-born Marutei Tsurunen became the first Caucasian in the country's Diet
    DD: $1,000 16
Alphabetically, it's the last constellation of the Zodiac
    $800 24
It's a position of the legs, not bananas, stretched out at right angles to the trunk
    $800 4
In Baseball, they're home to pitchers
    $800 9
(Cheryl gives the clue.) In terms of simple machines, a ramp is this kind of plane
    $800 29
In addition to salt, the sea is a source of gypsum, bromine & potash, a compound of this element, K
    $800 19
Spending most of his time alone, Richard Withers, by permit of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, is one of these
    $1000 17
Sharing its name with an old Chevy model, this brightest star of Lyra will one day become the North Star
    $1000 25
The Ultimate Back Store says a stretcher doing a shoulder squeeze may try to touch these joint behind his back
    $1000 5
A shoulder-held rocket launcher
    $1000 10
Eugene O'Neill wrote about a "Strange" one
    $1000 30
Tourists who want a good view of the sea should check out the view from this famous mountain fortress
    $1000 20
(All right, let's get the clue from Vanna.) I'm wearing a gown by this single-named designer who was often seen at Studio 54 with his friend Liza Minnelli

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Emilie Richard Lynn
$2,600 $2,400 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Emilie Richard Lynn
$3,200 $6,800 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
His "Idylls of the King" ended with an allegorical epilogue to Queen Victoria to "accept this old imperfect tale"
    $400 25
In March 1985 he became General Secretary of the Russian Communist Party & thus head of the nation
    $400 26
This Debby Boone tune was the No. 1 song of the '70s
    $400 6
Here's a revelation: it consists of 27 books including Revelation
    $400 8
Originally meaning "to spread out", this word can refer to a red light shot off as a cry for help
    $400 16
Features that earned Bucky the Beaver his name
    DD: $3,000 2
The closing lines of his "Tintern Abbey" poem were written to his sister Dorothy, an accomplished writer herself
    $800 24
In 1986 Reagan compared helping this Central American group to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
    $800 27
This instructional 1976 song was Paul Simon's first No. 1 hit as a solo artist
    $800 7
In February 2002 this NFL team's Foxboro stadium was demolished
    $800 12
According to the Coast Guard, a gun or explosive fired at these intervals is a signal for summoning help
    $800 17
(Sarah gives the clue.) At its peak the Pasadena, Texas club opened by this country star had 3 mechanical bulls bucking away
    $1200 3
This Byron masterpiece about a legendary lover was written in the Italian verse form called Ottava Rima
    $1200 23
These heavy metal heroes with hits like "Enter Sandman" were formed in Los Angeles in 1981
    $1200 28
Although she'd make a "good wife", this title waitress & fine girl pines for a sailor away at sea
    $1200 9
In 1989 they proved they had the right stuff with the song heard here
    DD: $5,000 13
To get help in Morse code, you have to key this total number of dots & dashes to spell out SOS
    $1200 18
He played the title role in 1940's "Buck Benny Rides Again"
    $1600 4
In "An Essay on Man", he wrote "Hope springs eternal in the human breast"
    $1600 22
In 1984 at age 37 Laurent Fabius became the youngest prime minister in this country's last 100 years
    $1600 29
In 1975 the Captain & Tennille charted with this song in English & in Spanish ("Por Amor Viviremos")
    $1600 10
It's theme in 1939 was "The World of Tomorrow"
    $1600 14
These are the 3 lifelines on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"
    $1600 19
John Sedges was a male pseudonym used by this "Dragon Seed" author
    $2000 5
This "Age of Anxiety" poet was a stretcher-bearer in the Spanish Civil War
    $2000 21
This famous IRA activist starved to death on the 66th day of his 1981 hunger strike
    $2000 30
This 1976 song says, "We could make a lot of lovin' before the sun goes down"
    $2000 11
Go to the head of the class if you know that this city is home to the main campus of Rutgers
    $2000 15
In the '70s Smokey and the Bandit might have used this to send a 10-34, trouble at station--need help!
    $2000 20
This phrase meaning to shift responsibility is what Harry Truman refused to do

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Emilie Richard Lynn
$10,400 $25,600 $5,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

1 of only 3 movies to be nominated for both Best Picture & Best Foreign Language Film in the same year

Final scores:

Emilie Richard Lynn
$400 $29,600 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Emilie Richard Lynn
$11,400 $19,600 $5,600
15 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
9 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2002-03-05
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