Show #4045 - Friday, March 15, 2002


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Linda Flammer, a high school English teacher from Valencia, California

Gordon Heady, a sales and marketing manager from Portland, Oregon

Mary Mansfield, a stay-at-home mom from Odell, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $8,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
It's the birthplace of 8 U.S. Presidents, more than any other state
    $200 29
Some critics thought this Ben Affleck film's May 25, 2001 release was "A date which will live in infamy"
    $200 20
Termites are also known by this colorful name
    $200 6
Kid, billy, nanny, herd
    $200 1
Although this person stays sober, he or she has been called "The life of the party"
    $400 9
In the continental U.S., people in this U.S. state see the sun rise before anyone else
    $400 26
Dorothy Parker: "'Hummy' marks the first place in (his) 'House at Pooh Corner' at which tonstant weader fwowed up"
    $400 27
Americans call this communication device "the horn"; the British call it "the blower"
    $400 19
We'd bet our whole paycheck that rabbits know this is one of the fastest dog breeds
    $400 21
Poult, tom, hen, rafter
    $400 2
As in the film "The Anniversary Party" smart hosts invite these people even if feuding with them over a barking dog
    $600 7
This state has the largest Native American population, representing more than 60 different tribes
    $600 11
The book "The 50 Worst Films of All Time" said of this fiim, "Seagulls...subsist on garbage...You are what you eat"
    $600 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew gives the clue from a studio.) When making a movie or TV show this type of extendable converter usually stays out of the frame
    $600 14
This venomous spider, Loxosceles reclusa, has a violin-shaped mark near its head
    $600 22
Kit, reynard, vixen, skulk
    $600 3
Miss Manners says she likes this type of party as a guest but loathes it as the guest of honor
    $800 10
At 4,600 years, bristlecone pines in this state's Inyo National Forest are believed to be the oldest living trees
    $800 12
This author who knew something about peculiar said of Nathaniel Hawthorne "He is peculiar and not original"
    $800 23
Literally "distant feeling", it's psychic mind-to-mind communication from a distance
    $800 15
Zalman King directed many episodes of these steamy "Diaries" on Showtime
    $800 28
Cygnet, cob, pen, whiteness
    $800 4
Morton's in West Hollywood is the home of this magazine's traditional Oscar-night party
    DD: $1,400 24
The world's largest factory of wooden baseball bats is located in this state
    $1000 13
Variety called this 2000 John Travolta pic "The Showgirls of sci-fi shoot-em-ups"
    $1000 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holding yellow & red flags.) From the Greek for sign bearer, it's the communication method I'm using to spell the word "clue."
    $1000 18
Based on its hybrid origin, some trace the apple's origin to a region near this east European sea
    $1000 25
Eyas, tiercel, hen, cast
    $1000 5
This group of the most sought-after guests might fittingly include Jennifer Aniston, Christina Aguilera & Giorgio Armani

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

Mary Gordon Linda
$3,400 $200 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Gordon Linda
$6,200 $3,200 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
Edie Adams, Celeste Holm & Whitney Houston have played the Fairy Godmother in TV versions of this fairy tale
    $400 18
Vanessa Redgrave starred with her brother Corin in a 2000 British revival of this playwright's "The Cherry Orchard"
    $400 5
In 1982 this unification church leader was convicted of tax evasion
    $400 12
The Sept. 1, 1939 invasion of this nation began World War II
    $800 11
This character, the secretary from hell, became Drew Carey's sister-in-law
    $800 17
This "Dynasty" diva flounced onto Broadway in a 1992 revival of "Private Lives"
    $800 4
In 1985 he was the WWF's heavyweight champ
    $1200 23
His 1896 work "Wedding Day at Troldhaugen" was named for his villa outside Bergen, Norway
    $1200 10
This big-bucks quiz show was the No. 1 series for the entire 1955-56 season
    $1200 14
Ted Neeley returned in the title role he'd played on film when this musical was resurrected in 1995
    DD: $3,200 1
In 1983 Konrad Kujau wasn't frank about the veracity of these diaries
    $1200 25
Bobby Fischer became the first American world chess champion defeating this man on Sept. 1, 1972
    $1200 24
It's the name shared by a residence of "Citizen Kane" & a roller disco movie starring Olivia Newton-John
    $1600 22
The Franz Liszt piece heard here is the second in this series of compositions
    DD: $2,000 7
Except for a Bob Hope Christmas special its Feb. 9, 1964 episode was the highest-rated variety telecast of all time
    $1600 16
In 1998 Tony Danza took over Anthony LaPaglia's Tony-winning role in a "A View From The Bridge" by this playwright
    $1600 3
In 1983 this flutist flaunted his anonymity in an American Express ad
    $1600 13
At Auburn, Massachusetts on March 16, 1926 this man launched his first successful liquid-fuel rocket
    $1600 21
It's an intense fear of foreigners or foreign things
    $2000 19
His first mature orchestral work, 1894's "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun", was based on a poem by Stephanie Mallarme
    $2000 6
Miss Kitty was the proprietor of this saloon on "Gunsmoke" for 19 seasons
    $2000 15
The headline "Jean Smart Accompanies Nathan Lane to Dinner" referred to a 2000 revival of this classic
    $2000 2
In 1986 Howard the Duck lost at the box office & this American won the Tour de France
    $2000 8
On April 26, 1946 The Bobby Soxers of America voted this star of "Gilda" their man of the year
    $2000 20
This leader led the Persians against the Greeks at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mary Gordon Linda
$8,600 -$1,600 $3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The phrase "to turn a blind eye" is said to have been inspired by a 19th century naval incident involving this man

Final scores:

Mary Gordon Linda
$7,601 -$1,600 $1
2-day champion: $16,000 3rd place: trip to Orlando, Florida and stay at the Marriott Grand Vista 2nd place: trip to Antigua and stay at the Royal Antiguan

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mary Gordon Linda
$8,600 $3,200 $3,800
16 R,
2 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
10 W
(including 2 DDs)
10 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $15,600

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Game tape date: 2001-12-05
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