Show #4143 - Wednesday, September 11, 2002


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Lorraine Cruz, a substitute teacher from Temecula, California

Larry Goldberg, a lawyer from Springfield, Massachusetts

George Schroeder, a packaging consultant from Appleton, Wisconsin (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: According to the U.N. Human Development Index.)
(Alex: The movie.)
(Alex: Need a letter as the response.)
    $200 1
This animal, the chief sustenance of the Plains Indians, was nearly extinct by 1880
    $200 6
An underwater line that carried messages overseas, or a single message sent through it
    $200 11
With no death penalty, it's the No. 3 most-livable country (the U.S. sits below it)
    $200 26
"Look Ma, No Cavities"
    $200 16
He says he was lonely, shooting "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in Tunisia, when the concept for the movie first hit him
    $200 21
This letter represents the force that takes you from light to heavy as you loop upward in a roller coaster
    $400 2
In 1918 as many as 2 million Japanese participated in riots spurred by the high price of this
    $400 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Cincinnati.) In the 1850s Hiram Sibley bought up telegraph lines & used railroad rights-of-way to create what became this company
    $400 12
In 2000 this No. 7 most-livable country came out with what may be its first slacker film, "101 Reykjavik"
    $400 27
"I Can't Believe I Ate the Whole Thing"
    $400 17
To lure E.T. into his house, Elliott, played by Henry Thomas, leaves a trail of these candies
    $400 22
Cockneys are known for dropping this letter from the start of words
    $600 3
The Reformation caused shortages of this sweet stuff by closing monasteries that raised bees for votive candle wax
    $600 8
In Morse code a single dot represents this letter
    $600 13
Even with over 70% of this North Sea country's land uninhabitable, it topped the most-livable list
    $600 28
It's "Two--Two--Two Mints in One"
    $600 18
Of her role as little Gertie, she told Ent. Weekly, "I wouldn't be where I am now if it wasn't for 'E.T.'"
    $600 23
Our president, familiarly
    $800 4
In the 1840s a type of fungus wiped out these in Ireland, leading to widespread famine
    $800 9
Since telegrams were associated with WWI casualty news, these debuted in 1933 to show their fun side
    DD: $1,000 14
Of the Top 25 most-livable countries, 1 of the only 2 south of the equator
    $800 29
"They Plump When You Cook 'Em"
    $800 19
Through computer magic, federal agents no longer brandish guns; instead they carry these rhyming devices, 10-4!
    $800 24
Before the euro, this letter was the Parisian equivalent of a dollar sign
    $1000 5
The WWII "K" type of these Army portions, packed by Wrigley's, included meat, sugar &, of course, gum
    $1000 10
The T in the name of this old Soviet news agency stood for telegrafnoye
    $1000 15
A home to the European parliament, it sprouts at No. 5 on the list
    $1000 30
"We'll Leave the Light on for You"
    $1000 20
Nominated for 9 Oscars, the movie won 4 including one for Original Score by this composer
    $1000 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the American Airlines Center in Dallas.) It's the single-letter name for the (basketball) shot seen here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

George Larry Lorraine
$3,600 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

George Larry Lorraine
$3,600 $3,000 $9,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
In 1792 Beethoven went to this city, where he went into Haydn for lessons & stayed for the rest of his life
    $400 11
The cayenne variety of this juicy tropical fruit is grown in Hawaii
    $400 16
It's not certain whether the name of this racing breed came from its color
    $400 26
Photographer Robert Kincaid has a steamy but brief affair with an Iowa farmer's wife in this '90s love story
    $400 1
He's the beloved figure on the poster seen here
("I Want YOU!")
    $400 21
Completes the Springsteen title line, "Cause tramps like us, baby we were..."
    $800 7
Beethoven lifted a theme from his own "Prometheus" for his 3rd Symphony, called this
    $800 12
As its name implies, this green-flavored melon has a sweet taste
    $800 17
3-letter word for a wide type of window, or a hound's long, deep howl
    $800 27
"Bridget Jones's Diary" is a reworking of this Jane Austen classic
    $800 2
After Russia, it's Europe's largest country in area
    $800 22
This classic says, "Something touched me deep inside the day the music died"
    $1200 8
A newly found Beethoven piece, played for the 1st time in 1999, ran this long, 9 sec. shorter than a Chopin waltz
    $1200 13
It's also known as a "cooking banana"
    $1200 18
Bluetick and black & tan are types of this dog that traps its prey in trees
    $1200 28
The title of this Terry McMillan novel refers to Stella's trip to Jamaica, where she has an affair with a younger man
    $1200 3
He's Chingachgook's son in "The Last of the Mohicans"
    $1200 23
In 1963 you could have chowed down on this tasty Japanese import heard here
    $1600 9
Variants of the 4 notes that begin this Beethoven work, Opus 67, drive all 4 of its movements
    $1600 14
This popular English pear was named for the Massachusetts man who introduced it to the U.S.
    DD: $200 19
"War and Peace", Book II, includes an account of a hunt using these dogs
    $1600 29
Besides writing romances like "The Kiss", she wrote "His Bright Light", a memoir of her son Nick Traina, who died at 19
    $1600 4
In Pakistan it's an official language along with English
    $1600 24
This "Super Freak" singer was once in a band called the Mynah Birds with Neil Young
    $2000 10
In a Beethoven opera, Leonore disguises herself as this title boy
    $2000 15
Types of these include sultana, muscadine & catawba
    $2000 20
This "Norwegian" dog hunted bear as well as the big deer it's named for
    $2000 30
A later edition of this William Goldman novel included the first chapter of the long-lost sequel, "Buttercup's Baby"
    DD: $400 5
Differing by only a letter, the 2 words meaning to make waves & any hoofed mammal
    $2000 25
They helped shape the sound of punk rock with songs like "Blitzkrieg Bop" & "Beat on the Brat"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

George Larry Lorraine
$8,400 $9,800 $21,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Uh-oh... how do you think Lorraine's going to bet on this one?)
It's the only team to win World Series titles in 3 different cities for which it played

Final scores:

George Larry Lorraine
$0 $16,801 $20,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $20,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

George Larry Lorraine
$8,200 $9,800 $24,200
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
14 R,
4 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $42,200

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Game tape date: 2002-06-11
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