Show #4052 - Tuesday, March 26, 2002


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Ella Rich, a freelance translator originally from Springfield, Missouri

Noel Steere, a systems analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Sage Andersen, a student from Oakland, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $27,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Before he played "Arthur", he was a member of the early '60s comedy revue "Beyond the Fringe"
    $200 21
The Continental Congress said this color represents "hardness & valor"
    $200 6
International Children's Book Day is celebrated on the birthday of this Danish author
    $200 16
You'll be well endowed if you receive a grant from the NEA, the National Endowment for these
    $200 11
Moon walker Aldrin's moniker
    $400 2
This "divine" comedian was born in the 19th century & died over 100 years later
    $400 22
At a flag hoisting, those present in uniform salute; those not in uniform put their right hands here
    $400 7
Before stepping down as Soviet president in 1991, he had to turn over the nuclear war codes
    $400 17
FEC is the Federal Commission overseeing these E's
    $400 12
It's the inflatable noisemaker heard here
    $600 26
South Carolina's state bird is the Carolina wren, but this redbird is the state bird of North Carolina
    $600 3
Danny Thomas was a master of this type of gag
    $600 23
Each verse of "The Star-Spangled Banner" ends with the flag waving over this familiar pair of phrases
    $600 8
The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, she won for Physics in 1903 & for Chemistry in 1911
    $600 18
The CAB was concerned with these craft that taxi; it was dissolved back in 1984
    $600 13
Whether he "did it" or not, he's the male head servant
    $800 27
The cactus wren, which builds its nest among cactus spines, it its state bird
    $800 4
(Jimmy, a sledgehammer, and a watermelon present the clue.) Best know for his outlandish comedy, he's the comedian whose trademark bit I'm recreating
    $800 24
The flag of 1795 had 15 stars & 15 stripes; the flag of 1818 went to 20 stars & this many stripes
    DD: $2,000 9
This celebrated art critic, seen here, donates her proceeds to the Carmelite Nuns
    $800 19
Take the I & tell us SDI is this military program
    $800 14
Yes, Bubi, it's a headscarf worn by Russian women or a term for a Russian grandmother
    $1000 5
Born Leonard Alfred Schneider, this controversial comedian overdosed in Los Angeles in 1966
    $1000 25
The first 50-star flag was raised at 12:01 a.m. on this date in Maryland, not Hawaii
    $1000 10
Not to be outdone by Robert Peary, in 1911 this Norwegian was the first to reach the South Pole
    $1000 20
If Senator Capone pulls out a GATT on the floor, it's just this agreement, not a gun
    $1000 15
This country of southeastern Europe is outlined here

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

Sage Noel Ella
$200 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sage Noel Ella
$600 $4,800 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: These are cross-references from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Encyclopedia.)
    $400 6
An April 18 holiday in this country, formerly Rhodesia, marks the 1980 end of white minority role
    $400 1
(Hi. I'm Adrian Young, drummer for No Doubt.) In 1962, shortly after signing a contract with Parlophone, the Beatles fired this drummer & hired Ringo Starr
    $400 12
A bad month for Caesar
    $400 22
If you look up Boulder Dam, you'll find see: this alternate name
    $400 7
The Roman emperor Commodus claimed he was this mythic hero & would perform as a gladiator
    $400 17
Remove an "i" from the last name of a "Die Hard" star & get these documents which name heirs
    $800 27
Keep it under you hat: Fez in this country is the site of the Qarawiyin Mosque, the largest in north Africa
    $800 2
This 1971 Carole King album produced such tracks as "It's Too Late" & "I Feel The Earth Move"
    $800 13
In "Hamlet" it's "most foul"
    $800 23
If you go to poor "Garfunkel, Art", you'll be told to see: this man for info
    $800 8
This emperor who committed suicide in 68 A.D. loved to give public lyre lyre house on fire performances
    $800 18
To create this musical, poke an "I" out of movie star Sir Laurence
    $1200 28
(I'm Jeff Probst.) The flag of this country features the shield & two spears of a Masai warrior
    $1200 3
In 1988 this actor reached the Top 10 with "She's Like The Wind" from "Dirty Dancing"
    $1200 14
Romeo's mercurial pal
    $1200 24
Maze, m-a-z-e has see: labyrinth; maize, with an i, has see: this synonym
    DD: $3,000 9
He made his favorite horse a consul & declared his sister Drusilla a goddess after her death
    $1200 19
If you're able to poke an "i" out of TV Superman actor Dean, you get this, meaning "able to"
    $1600 29
Bordered by Libya to the south & east, this country is the northernmost bulge of Africa
    $1600 4
In 1971 Rod Stewart co-produced "It Ain't Easy", an album by this rocker nicknamed "Long John"
    $1600 15
Shakespeare's shortest tragedy
    $1600 25
For laughing jackass, see: kookaburra; for laughing gas, see: this compound
    $1600 10
Didius Severus Julianus got the throne the easy way; he bought it from this elite guard group
    $1600 20
Large book formed when a "My Cousin Vinny" actress loses an "I"
    $2000 30
Once controlled by Germany, this country of southwest Africa is now an independent nation
    $2000 5
In 1985 Motley Crue had its first Top 20 hit with "Smokin' In The Boy's Room", originally a 1973 hit for this group
    DD: $4,000 16
Prospero's "Tempest"uous daughter
    $2000 26
Looking up fatty tissue will have you flipping back to the As to see: this tissue
    $2000 11
This subject of a 1934 Robert Graves novel wrote a paper on playing dice, a favorite game of his
    $2000 21
Toss a coconut & knock an "I" out of "Gilligan's Island" actress Tina to get this parasitic insect

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sage Noel Ella
$11,400 $13,800 $4,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From a flowering plant, the Aztecs used it as a chocolate enhancer & the Spanish called it this, meaning "pod"

Final scores:

Sage Noel Ella
$1 $4,799 $6,801
3rd place: trip for 2 to the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa 2nd place: trip for 2 to Breezes Montego Bay, Jamaica New champion: $6,801

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Sage Noel Ella
$11,400 $12,000 $4,600
14 R,
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2001-12-12
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