Show #4131 - Monday, July 15, 2002


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Bill Popper, a writer from Burnsville, North Carolina

Molly McGowan, an information specialist from Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Richard Mason, a roboticist from Pasadena, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $50,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Chuckwagon races are featured each year at this Alberta city's "Stampede"
    $200 2
This trio from Tulsa burst onto the pop scene (& the top of the charts) in 1997
    $200 10
Tourists flock to Betsy Ross' house on this observance, June 14
    $200 3
You can bet the ancestors of this swift dog can be tracked back to Egypt where they were prized by pharaohs
    $200 18
A short one of these equals 2,000 pounds
    $200 1
Something is suspicious if you smell one of these rodents
    $400 27
(Hi, I'm Rudy Giuliani.) Yankee Stadium is located at East 161st Street & River Ave. in this northernmost NYC borough
    $400 6
In 1970 these brothers had 4 No. 1 Hits, including "The Love You Save"
    $400 11
It took a lot of "work" but Grover Cleveland finally signed a bill making this a national holiday in 1894
    $400 4
Because of its bulk & long straight claws, this bear rarely climbs trees as an adult
    $400 19
It's the number of feet (not including the runners') in a 60-yard dash
    $400 14
People who've got these in their bonnets should be avoided, they're mad
    $600 28
Spicy cakes called lebkuchen are a Christmas specialty of this Bavarian city famous for its toys & trials
    $600 7
These brothers didn't have to fantasize about topping the charts with 1958's "All I Have to Do Is Dream"
    $600 23
It's the Jewish Day of Atonement
    $600 5
David Carradine could tell you that the katydid is a long-horned type of this insect
    $600 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents in front of a chalkboard.) In geometry, perpendicular lines form two angles of this many degrees each
    $600 15
You've spoiled someone's plans if you've done this to his goose
    DD: $4,000 29
At the United States Air Force Museum just outside this Ohio city, you can see 9 presidential aircraft
    $800 8
"(Can't Live Without Your) Love & Affection" was a No. 1 Hit for this duo, identical twins Matthew & Gunnar
    $800 24
The name of this American holiday is from the Swahili for "fresh fruits"
    $800 12
The California Department of Fish & Game publishes a yearly timetable for the running of this small fish
    $800 21
The smallest unit of weight commonly used in the U.S., you can take it with one of salt
    $800 16
To accomplish something unexpected is to pull one of these out of your hat
    $1000 30
You'll find Jakarta on the northwestern coast of this island where you can get a good cup of coffee
    $1000 9
Brothers Robert & Ronald Bell were at the heart of the group, heard here with their 1981 No. 1 hit
    $1000 25
On February 15 we remember this ship that was sunk in 1898
    $1000 13
The ruffed species of this pheasant is named for the ruff of black feathers at the sides of the neck
    $1000 22
Like a flash of lightning, it should come to you that this measure of cloth equals 40 years
    $1000 17
The Emperor Nero could tell you that to do this is to be callous in the face of calamity

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

Richard Molly Bill
$1,000 $3,200 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Molly Bill
$1,600 $6,000 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This 1983 work is subtitled "The Story of a Puppet"
    $400 6
Ashley Judd, Catherine Hicks & Mira Sorvino have all played this sex symbol in TV movies or miniseries
    $400 21
On Sept. 1, 1939 Germany invaded this country at dawn, leading to World War II
    $400 11
The O in o'clock is short for this
    $400 26
Common 5-letter adjective used to describe the skin of some gooseberries & all peaches
    $400 16
Seceded states were represented on this the first Confederate flag
    $800 2
He proves "All Things Possible" in his memoir of his 5-year journey from supermarket stockboy to Super Bowl MVP
    $800 7
This beauty played not only herself but her own mother in a 1980 TV movie (hint: Rip Torn played Carlo Ponti)
    $800 22
Over 16 million shares were sold Oct. 29, 1929, causing the collapse of this New York institution
    $800 12
In 1949 this cereal brand sponsored "The Lone Ranger" TV show
    $800 29
Fruit in the traditional accompaniment for latkes, potato pancakes
    $800 17
Not a wound on a bird, it's a noisy, exciting party
    DD: $3,000 3
Ray Bradbury's masterpiece, this 1950 work is a mostly optimistic account of man's colonization of another planet
    $1200 8
Marcia Gay Harden played this sultry second wife in the 1992 miniseries "Sinatra"
    DD: $500 23
The artwork in the Uffizi was jeopardized by a Nov. 4, 1966 flood in this Italian city
    $1200 13
This 1986 disaster was traced to an O-ring
    $1200 30
Duck sauce is also known by this name of a purple fruit
    $1200 18
Boston's Central Artery/ Tunnel Project is better known by this name
    $1600 4
Tracy Chevalier's novel "Girl with a Pearl Earring" was inspired by a portrait by this Dutch master
    $1600 9
(Hi, I'm Virginia Madsen.) In a 1985 TV movie, Robert Mitchum played William Randolph Hearst & I played this actress, Hearst's longtime mistress
    $1600 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents from the Palace Hotel.) This Italian tenor was staying here at the Palace Hotel when the San Francisco earthquake hit in 1906; he fled in a towel, vowing never to return
    $1600 14
The Latin alphabet O combined the Greek omicron & this into one letter
    $1600 28
Before cooking you have to top & tail & maybe destring the runner type of this
    $1600 19
It's a magician's routine of producing objects from a handkerchief, or what he does after hours
    $2000 5
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents from the Witch Dungeon Museum in Salem.) Many think that this preacher fanned the flames of witch hysteria with his 1689 book about demonic possession & witchcraft
    $2000 10
He was best known for his role on "Marcus Welby" before he played Clark Gable in "Gable and Lombard"
    $2000 25
The U.S Embassy in this city was bombed on April 18, 1983 & September 20, 1984
    $2000 15
Directed by Tim Blake Nelson, the recent film "O" was based on this play
    $2000 27
This Asian radish may grow as fat as a football
    $2000 20
A style of basketball featuring lots of fast breaks & shooting

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Molly Bill
$8,800 $20,100 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only state whose state bird has a major city in its name

Final scores:

Richard Molly Bill
$17,600 $26,001 $5,800
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Molly Bill
$8,800 $18,800 $9,800
12 R,
3 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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Game tape date: 2002-03-06
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