Show #4041 - Monday, March 11, 2002

Jason McCune game 5.


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Ramon Flores, a human resources manager from Sunrise, Florida

Juliet Cesarini, a graphic artist originally from Homer, Alaska

Jason McCune, an actor originally from Jasper, Indiana (whose 4-day cash winnings total $90,041)

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Jeopardy! Round

2000 NEWS
    $200 2
After capturing less than 1% of the vote in 1996, he was again the Green Party's nominee for president
    $200 11
Ella's voice (on tape) shattered glass in a TV ad that asked, "Is it live or is it" this brand
    $200 15
Also called a yellow daisy, this "black-eyed" flower bears a woman's name
    $200 18
In 2001 the scroll on which Jack Kerouac feverishly typed this book was sold for over $2 million
    $200 25
Many diners at Hopewell, Va.'s Quick Lunch order their chili dogs topped with this cabbage & mayonnaise salad
    $200 1
Clothing worn in a play
    $400 6
On August 9, 2000 this company recalled 6.5 million of its tires
    $400 12
Ella forgot the words during a live version of this song from "The Threepenny Opera" but still made it a hit in '60
    $400 16
Ikebana is a traditional art of arranging flowers in this country
    $400 19
An airplane quality assurance officer is the heroine of "Airframe" by this author of "Jurassic Park"
    $400 27
Also known as knotroot, the Chinese variety of this tuber tastes similar to the Jerusalem type
    $400 3
It's another name for a beautician
    $600 8
This Fijian beat Tiger Woods by 6 strokes to win the 2000 Masters
    $600 13
Ella co-wrote this song heard here, her first hit

"A brown and yellow basket / I send a letter to my mommy / On the way I dropped it..."
    $600 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew sits in a yoga position at a gym.) The yoga position I'm in shares its name with this water lily that was sacred to the ancient Egyptians
    $600 20
Don't let anyone spoil it by giving you the ending of her book "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd"
    $600 28
It's best to soften these traditional wrappers in hot water before you stuff your tamales in them
    $600 4
It's what a Russian calls a space traveler
    $800 9
A coach ride past cheering throngs was part of her 100th birthday celebration August 4, 2000
    $800 14
One critic likened Ella's voice to Cabernet Sauvignon; that of this trumpeter & duet partner, to Wild Turkey
    DD: $2,500 23
Each year, Holland, Michigan holds a festival honoring this flower
    $800 21
This 1979 "Guide" by the late Douglas Adams was a novelization of a radio series
    $800 29
Whether baked, poached or eaten raw, the bosc type of this fruit is delicious
    $800 5
San Jose is its capital city
    $1000 10
In June the leaders of North & South Korea met for talks in this capital of North Korea
    $1000 26
Ella's mastery of this improvisational technique was widely imitated but never matched
    $1000 24
Sharing its name with an eye part, this flower's name is from the Greek for "rainbow"
    $1000 22
In 1994 the world learned the real identity of "Pauline Reage", author of this racy 1954 "story"
    $1000 30
(Jimmy and Sarah of the Clue Crew enjoy a taste of New Orleans.) The name of these deep-fried fritters that the Café du Monde is famous for comes from the Middle French word for "bump"
    $1000 7
This actor directed a 1990 movie that won 7 Oscars

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

Jason Juliet Ramon
$2,800 $800 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Juliet Ramon
$6,000 $7,500 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the country in this one...)
    $400 16
4-letter term for the type of work seen here--whether successful or not
    $400 26
Go to a B&B, bed & breakfast, for a little R&R, which stands for this
    $400 6
"I was a better man with you as a woman than I ever was with a woman as a man"
    $400 1
The Great Sphinx
    $400 21
It's the capital city where "Carmen" composer Georges Bizet was born in 1838
    $400 11
Ryan Airlines of San Diego built this man's plane "The Spirit of St. Louis"
    $800 17
Surprisingly, the name of this type of painting isn't from minimus, "small", but from minium, a red lead pigment
    $800 27
Abbreviated FT in Basketball, it's done about 15 ft., feet, from the basket
    $800 7
"I'm walking here! I'm walking here!"
    $800 2
The Great Victoria Desert
    $800 22
This Spanish member of the "Three Tenors" played the soldier Don Jose in a 1984 film version of "Carmen"
    $800 12
It's the correct pronunciation of the area of San Diego spelled L-A J-O-L-L-A
    DD: $5,000 18
The item held by Oscar winners is usually referred to as this diminutive word
    $1200 30
It's an IFO, as opposed to a UFO
    $1200 8
"You want me to produce your war?"
    $1200 3
Great Slave Lake
    $1200 23
Inspired by "Carmen", this Oscar Hammerstein musical features black characters & ends outside a boxing arena
    $1200 13
One of the world's largest, it occupies 100 acres in San Diego's Balboa Park
    $1600 19
The Bayeux Tapestry is an example of this, a general term for needlework that decorates fabric with thread
    $1600 29
That is right, it's the abbreviation from the Latin for "that is"
    $1600 9
"I'd like to know what law is it that says a woman is a better parent simply by virtue of her sex?"
    $1600 4
The Blue Grotto
    $1600 24
In Act II the handsome Escamillo enters to the "song" named for these bullfighters
    $1600 14
Most of the fresh water used by San Diego is supplied by this "stately" river
    $2000 20
The late Matisse work seen here shows the technique he called "drawing with" these tools
    $2000 28
Type of product on which you'll find an ISBN
    DD: $2,800 10
"I have a horse... and four wives"
    $2000 5
The Blue Mosque
    $2000 25
In 1947 at age 17, this "bubbly" star made her opera debut in "Carmen" as the Spanish gypsy Frasquita
    $2000 15
This missionary dedicated the first of 9 California missions in San Diego in 1769

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Juliet Ramon
$6,400 $16,100 $8,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The tiered steeple of St. Bride's Church in London inspired the traditional form of this festive item

Final scores:

Jason Juliet Ramon
$12,800 $16,199 $6,500
2nd place: trip to Miami to attend Miami Film Festival New champion: $16,199 3rd place: trip to Palm Desert, California & stay at Marriott Vacation Club

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Juliet Ramon
$6,400 $10,600 $10,800
18 R,
3 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2001-12-05
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