Show #4132 - Tuesday, July 16, 2002


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Beth Milnes, a legal secretary from Venice, California

Neal Thompson, a software engineer from San Diego, California

Molly McGowan, an information specialist from Pottsville, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Its territory includes the island of Elba
    $200 8
The first "Monty Python" movie was 1971's "And Now For Something Completely" this
    $200 13
In many legends this chaste knight & son of Lancelot finds the Holy Grail
    $200 26
Being deciduous, the larch is one of the few members of this tree family that isn't an evergreen
    $200 21
Bicycle repairman learned the hard way, don't use a sharp screwdriver to take this off the rim
    $200 1
Spain's highest peaks in these mountains are in the Maladeta range
    $400 4
To list individual deductions on a tax return
    $400 9
After "Monty Python", he wrote & starred in the TV cult classic "Fawlty Towers"
    $400 14
This piece of furniture had a seat called the Siege Perilous reserved for the knight who led the Grail quest
    $400 27
The European larch is valued as a source of durable wood & this pungent liquid used as a paint solvent
    $400 22
B.R.'s uniform features a jersey of this color, like the leader in the Tour de France
    $400 2
A former capital, this city of central Spain is home to the El Greco Museum
    $600 5
Frank Capra won his first directing Oscar for this 1934 romantic comedy
    $600 10
During his college days, this Python served as President of the Footlights Revue at Cambridge University
    $600 15
In his epic poem "The Waste Land", this writer drew upon the Grail legend of the Fisher King
    $600 28
Reaching 200', one of the tallest species of larch is Larix occidentalis, also known by this "directional" name
    $600 23
B.R. knows that most pedals, because they are threaded differently, are marked with 1 of these 2 letters
    $600 18
Until captured in 1492, this southern Spanish city was the last stronghold of the Moors
    $800 6
Adjective meaning traveling from place to place, especially to find work
    $800 11
Michael Palin was one of the Knights who say" this word in "Monty Python & the Holy Grail"
    $800 16
In one legend, the Holy Grail is entrusted to this man "of Arimathea" who brings it to England
    $800 29
Widely planted around the world, the Japanese larch grows wild on the mountains of this largest Japanese island
    $800 24
B.R. figures these brakes, using back pressure on the pedals, might also stop drinks from sliding off the bar
    $800 19
The Alagorn & the Jarama are tributaries of this river that flows across Spain & Portugal
    $1000 7
In 1832 this Minnesota lake was established as the main source of the Mississippi River
    $1000 12
Now a film director, this American created the wacky & surreal animations used on the TV show
    $1000 17
The 1882 opera "Parsifal" by this composer was based on a medieval poem about the Grail legend
    $1000 30
The larch is a sacred tree to these people of northern Scandinavia who are also known as the Saami
    $1000 25
B.R.'s been repairing bikes since he had to fix a banana seat on one of this company's Sting-Rays as a kid
    DD: $3,000 20
The name of this second-largest Caribbean island means "the Spanish island"

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

Molly Neal Beth
$2,200 $1,000 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Neal Beth
$2,600 $2,400 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The correct responses will be people who are known primarily by their initials, rather than their full names.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter A, and will end with the letter E.)
    $400 16
It was during the war that this character became a symbol of the good old U.S.A.
    $400 2
Troy State & the University of Southern California
    $400 26
In 1964 James Bond was wheeling around in the DB5 model of this British sports car
    $400 11
Larry Hagman played this "man you love to hate" from 1978 to 1991
    $400 21
The term rheumatism is often used for this, particularly the rheumatoid type
    $400 1
Hateful, or a certain snowman
    $800 17
This American naval ship destroyed the Cuerriere & the Java, among others
    $800 3
Mississippi State & Georgia
    $800 27
The first wheeled vehicle used here was Russia's Lunokhod 1
    $800 12
Ah, yes, this curmudgeonly comic played Mr. Micawber in the 1935 screen version of "David Copperfield"
    $800 22
Iritis & scleritis are inflammations of parts of this
    $800 4
In the Bible, John, James or Judas
    $1200 18
(Sofia presents the clue.) The musket I'm holding, like the ones in the War of 1812, uses a firing mechanism known as this
    $1200 6
U. Conn. & Washington
    $1200 28
In 1834 this "attractive" Englishman patented a covered cab slung between 2 large wheels
    $1200 13
A dance hall fight over a woman named Lucille inspired him to name each of his guitars after her
    $1200 23
(Here's Cheryl.) You're seeing this type of image of me, useful in medical and security fields, as it can detect heat and movement
    $1200 5
In the name of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Allen Drury it precedes "and Consent"
    DD: $3,000 19
In August 1814 this President rode out to review the ragtag bunch who were the remaining American troops
    $1600 9
Wyoming & Oklahoma State
    $1600 29
This author wrote about the auto industry in "Wheels" & the airline industry in "Airport"
    $1600 14
"Flowers in the Attic" & "Petals on the Wind" are chilling novels by this author
    $1600 24
In the Type I or "juvenile" form of this disease, the insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas are destroyed
    $1600 7
The sap from one type of this desert plant is used to make mascal; another yields the fiber called sisal
    $2000 20
In 1812 the U.S. lost Fort Detroit after losing this fort where Chicago is now
    $2000 10
Tennessee State & Auburn
    $2000 30
(And now the last clue. Sarah?) It's the last name of stock-car racing brothers Bobby and Terry; you might call them "L" on wheels
    $2000 15
This leader of Pan-Africanism received the Spingarn Medal in 1920
    DD: $3,000 25
From the Greek for "to puff up", this lung disease involves the alveoli puffing up & ruptuing
    $2000 8
This hard variety of coal is the main mineral resource in both Korea & Vietnam

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Molly Neal Beth
$3,800 $9,600 $12,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A short feature called "Salzburg Sight & Sound" is included with the DVD 35th Anniversary Edition of this film

Final scores:

Molly Neal Beth
$7,600 $12,600 $19,400
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,400

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Molly Neal Beth
$9,800 $9,600 $10,400
17 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2002-03-06
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