Show #4163 - Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Mark Brown game 5.

(Sarah: We're in New Mexico... this isn't going to take 80 days, is it?)


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Bob Strybel, a real estate attorney from Orland Park, Illinois

Richard Adams, a computer support technician from Dallas, Texas

Mark Brown, an administrative assistant and father from Peoria, Arizona (whose 4-day cash winnings total $58,899)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
Of tulips, lilacs or daffodils, the flower not grown from a bulb
    $200 8
In this 1969 film Peter Fonda & Dennis Hopper hit the road on their motorcycles to find America
    $200 21
William Shirer wrote "Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" & also the collapse of this country's Third Republic
    $200 1
A catchy 1840 campaign slogan paired "Tippecanoe and" this running mate "too"
    $200 16
Little Miss Muffet couldn't tough it out & one of these scared her away
    $200 2
A yew or a juniper, for example
    DD: $1,100 27
It's the tallest of all grasses; one type grows to 120 feet with a stem circumference of 3 feet
    $400 9
This 1981 movie, Henry Fonda's last feature, was the only one in which he appeared with Jane
    $400 22
In the kids' rhyme, it's the third way to serve pease porridge
    $400 3
Gore was a mensch, selecting this Orthodox Jew in 2000
    $400 17
A literary character named Brom Bones may have been the one who scared this schoolmaster out of town
    $400 5
Heartburn is actually the acidic contents of the stomach going back up this tube
    $600 28
From the Latin for "foliage", it's the large, divided leaf of ferns & some palms
    $600 10
In 1955 Henry recreated for the movies his stage role as this restless cargo officer
    $600 23
Women's pregnancy terms are divided into thirds called these
    $600 4
In 2000 this man & running mate Winona LaDuke found it's not that easy bein' Green (Party candidates)
    $600 18
Matthew 14 tells that this disciple also walked on water until he got scared & started to sink like a stone
    $600 13
It's the "national" instrument heard here
    $800 29
This tree disease is caused by a fungus, Ophiostoma ulmi, that is spread by 2 species of bark beetles
    $800 11
Looking for a roommate, Bridget Fonda took out a classified (big mistake!) in this 1992 film
    $800 24
The rear third of this human organ is called the root; the rest is the body part that "wags"
    $800 6
He kept cool with Charles Dawes in 1924
    $800 19
This captain scared the locals in Jamaica in 1504 when he predicted an eclipse & it happened
    $800 14
Title held for 63 years by the man seen here
    $1000 12
Ironically, this Jane Fonda movie opened just weeks before the Three Mile Island incident
    $1000 25
It's how often a third of the members of the U.S. Senate are up for re-election
    $1000 7
Hubert Humphrey chose this Maine man as his running mate
    $1000 20
Jonathan Edwards literally scared the hell out of New England with this "angry" 1741 sermon
    $1000 15
Phone home! The computer Internet domain of this country is .et

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

Mark Richard Bob
$3,200 -$200 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Richard Bob
$5,300 $2,400 $5,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: As a lot of folks are doing this week at the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque.)
(Alex: We're going back to school, obviously.)
    $400 13
Founded as a little pueblo in 1781, it grew up to become the second-largest city in the U.S.
    $400 26
We got the "Fever" once again when we saw him dance with Uma Thurman in "Pulp Fiction"
    $400 18
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque.) In a classic 1939 film, this title character asecends in a balloon
    $400 7
"The New Pilgrim's Progress" is how he described his "Innocents Abroad"
    $400 1
Walter Reed
    $400 2
In a traditional story opening, this prepositional phrase follows "once"
    $800 14
Capt. Vancouver thought this friend's name "sound"ed just right for a region in what's now Washington
    $800 27
Gene Kelly's dance with Jerry the Mouse inspired her song-&-dance with MC Skat Cat in her "Opposites Attract" video
    $800 19
This man, then the U.S. pres., was one of the spectators when the 1st balloon voyage in the U.S. took off from Phila. in 1793
    $800 8
It's "The Saga of an American Family" that shot up the sales charts like a comet in the 1970s
    $800 12
Al Gore, Jr.
    $800 3
In a 19th century poem, it precedes "...and through the wood, to Grandfather's house we go"
    DD: $1,500 15
This port city is named for what James Ryan said upon arriving in 1850 (he may have been quoting Archimedes)
    $1200 28
This "White Men Can't Jump" actress has choreographed stage shows for Diana Ross & Bobby Brown
    $1200 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reporting in a hot air balloon somewhere over New Mexico.) A hot air balloon escapes from Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War in this man's novel "The Mysterious Island"
    $1200 9
"The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death" is the alternate title of this Vonnegut-wrenching novel
    $1200 21
Sen. Joe McCarthy
    $1200 4
This Bob Seger song gained commercial popularity in Chevy truck ads
    $1600 16
It's the largest city in its state; when it was incorporated in 1914 it dropped the "knik" from its name
    $1600 29
This TV Catwoman still looked incredible when she danced in George Michael's "Too Funky" video in 1992
    $1600 22
The cooling vent in a hot air balloon isn't used unless the pilot wants to do this rapidly
    $1600 10
This Oscar Wilde play is "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People"
    $1600 24
Soupy Sales
    $1600 5
This rugged form of racing uses dune buggies & motorbikes
    $2000 17
This city was named for the Puyallup Indian word for Mount Rainier
    $2000 30
If you were in Paris in '79, you could have seen this Univ. of Mich. drop-out dancing in the Patrick Hernandez Revue
    $2000 23
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque.) A rooster, a sheep & a duck are the passengers in a hot air balloon launched by these brothers at Versailles in 1783
    DD: $2,400 11
"The Contemplative Man's Recreation" should hook you if this better-known Walton title doesn't
    $2000 25
Ellison Onizuka
    $2000 6
Accounts of these "experiences" often include being welcomed by a brilliant light

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Richard Bob
$12,600 $8,000 $5,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The 1930 U.S. Census was the first to ask if residents owned one of these & 12 million were counted

Final scores:

Mark Richard Bob
$9,195 $5,199 $5,000
5-day champion: $68,094 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Richard Bob
$13,400 $8,000 $7,800
23 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
1 W
14 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2002-06-25
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