Show #4068 - Wednesday, April 17, 2002


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Becky Powell, a graduate student from Knoxville, Tennessee

Rich Clarey, a film student originally from Petaluma, California

Ben Bass, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $35,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
This nursery rhyme maiden tumbled down a hill
    $200 10
In 2000's "Possessed", Timothy Dalton plays a priest attempting this procedure
    $200 8
If you have a root cellar, you can store this root vegetable in it for several weeks
    $200 21
The name of this tree or car part also refers to your body minus the head & limbs
    $200 1
Who needs an alarm clock when one of these lives in your neighborhood; listen
    $200 6
    $400 27
She "lost her sheep, and can't tell where to find them"
    $400 17
(Hi, I'm Jeffrey Nordling.) It was a giant leap for me when I played this man in the movie "Apollo 11"
    $400 9
You need to shuck some of these for a Hangtown fry
    $400 22
On a man whose shirt size is 16-34, this part of his body is 16 inches around
    $400 2
It's a whaler's weapon of choice
    $400 7
Christmas lords
    $600 28
She "put the kettle on" so we'll have tea
    $600 18
This sitcom bartender played a dad accused of incest in the controversial "Something about Amelia"
    $600 14
(Sarah is cooking up the clue.) Our spicy dinner is this shrimp dish, Spanish for "devil". Whooooo!
    DD: $800 23
If you can move the muscles called auriculares, you can move these
    $600 3
This legendary creature of the Pacific Northwest is said to stand from 7 to 10 feet tall
    $600 11
Fireplace logs,
sundae bananas.
    $800 29
She & her husband "lick'd the platter clean"
    $800 19
The title of a 2001 movie about Roger Maris' home run record chase was the number 61 followed by this
    $800 15
Devonshire clotted cream is a traditional topping for these biscuit-like treats
    $800 24
Medically speaking, the thumb is the pollex & this big digit is the hallux
    $800 4
It can describe moonshine whiskey, or be a deceptive play in football
    $800 12
Newspaper pages,
the Parthenon,
Chinese menus
    $1000 30
Container in which Peter, Peter kept his wife; "he kept her very well"
    $1000 20
In the TV movie "Ruby Ridge", Randy Quaid played this man also named Randy
    $1000 16
With a mottled green & yellow skin & salmon-colored flesh, a crenshaw is a type of this
    $1000 25
This outer layer of skin is anchored to the inner layer by tissue called the basement membrane
    $1000 5
A seasonal storm of the Indian Ocean, it blows from the SW in summer & NE in winter
    $1000 13
decks of cards,
cliche cavemen

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

Ben Rich Becky
$1,800 $200 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Rich Becky
$4,400 $3,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the movie based on the book.)
(Alex: Get up...)
    $400 16
This popular speaker seen here is a spokeswoman for Weight Watchers & Wedgwood china
    $400 1
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
    $400 26
In 1934 the man convicted of the Reichstag fire was executed in Germany with this French device
    $400 21
He has been called the "Father of the Dime Store" (The F. stands for Frank)
    $400 2
From the Greek for "to shake", it's the scientific study of earthquakes
    $400 11
After 28 years, it came down on November 9, 1989
    $800 17
This 1990s Speaker of the House from Georgia will be a speaker at your event for big bucks
    $800 3
"Diary of a Young Girl"
    $800 27
In 1937 the FCC rebuked NBC for a program starring this lusty blonde
    $800 22
He has been forever linked with Joseph Tinker & John Evers
    $800 7
Viniculture or oenology is the science of making this
    $800 12
It can be a plant with fragrant colorful flowers or a shy person unnoticed at a social event
    $1200 18
"Meet" this speaker on current events, seen here
    $1200 4
"My Posse Don't Do Homework"
    $1200 28
There's no trial like this kind of phony trial, held for Grigory Zinovyev in the USSR in 1936
    DD: $1,200 23
This Limerick-born, Pulitzer Prize-winning author has been called "a haunted man"
    $1200 8
Mycology is the branch of botany that studies these, which include mold, mildew & mushrooms
    $1200 13
Based in Budapest, this Swedish diplomat worked to protect Hungarian Jews during World War II
    $1600 19
Former world leaders on the speaking circuit include this man, Mexico's president from 1994 to 2000
    $1600 5
"The 7 Pillars of Wisdom"
    $1600 24
This Massachusetts congressman has been after the press for their "Gotcha" stories
    $1600 9
This branch of zoology studies amphibians & reptiles
    $1600 14
In the 1980s this band was on "Mexican Radio"
    $2000 20
This man who speaks on "A Political Insider's View" learned to play "Hardball" as Tip O'Neill's right-hand man
    $2000 6
"The Death and Life of Dith Pran"
    $2000 25
Since the '70s this gold medal-winning runner has been a driving force in the long-distance running boom
    DD: $1,000 10
These 2 similar words are for the study of insects & the study of words
    $2000 15
He wrote & performed the jazz classic "Ain't Misbehavin'"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Rich Becky
$15,400 $9,800 $3,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This state capital is farthest away from any other state capital

Final scores:

Ben Rich Becky
$19,601 $18,800 $7,199
3-day champion: $54,801 2nd place: trip to Mazatlan, Mexico 3rd place: trip to Desert Springs Villas in Palm Desert, California

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben Rich Becky
$17,400 $9,800 $3,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
12 R,
1 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $30,800

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Game tape date: 2002-01-14
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