Show #4165 - Friday, October 11, 2002


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Meredith Allen, a recent college graduate from Peterborough, New Hampshire

Rafi Kam, a web programmer from Danbury, Connecticut

Tanya Tyler, a writer and editor from Lexington, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 13
Corynorhinus townsendii ingens is the Ozark big-eared one of these cave dwellers
    $200 12
Game 5 of the 1920 Series featured a triple play & the first World Series one of these bases-loaded clouts
    $200 16
Number of bits in a byte or number of Liz Taylor's marriages
    $200 6
    $200 11
This company made the "Zoomer" before making the "Pilot"
    $200 1
Thelma's movie partner goes to the "Talk Soup" network to speak with actress Paquin
    $400 27
It's not only the chinook; the sockeye species of this fish is endangered also
    $400 14
Seen here, he hit his first of a record 18 Series homers against the Dodgers in 1952
    $400 19
Number of words in this clue when you consider this part of it also
    $400 7
"Elegant Arthur"
    $400 23
This worldwide record store chain began with one store in Sacramento in 1960
    $400 2
The vehicle Noah traveled in together with the tool he used to cut word to make it
    $600 28
Still listed as endangered as of 2002, the ivory-billed species of this bird may be extinct
    $600 15
One "Amazing" moment in this team's 1969 Series win was a homer by Al Weis, who hit 7 in his whole career
    $600 20
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew standing in front of a blackboard) The number of zeroes in the product of a billion & a million
    $600 8
The "Kinderhook Fox"
    $600 24
The nation's second-largest Internet service provider; its logo is seen here
    $600 3
A smaller than regular-sized carbonated soft drink
    $800 29
Over half of the insects listed as endangered in the U.S. are types of these, & many of them are blue
    $800 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew standing in front of Wrigley Field in Chicago) Bobby Thomson hit the "Shot Heard Round the World" in New York; Babe Ruth hit this 1932 World Series home run in Wrigley Field
    $800 21
In a 1976 song, the number of crew members who perished in "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"
    DD: $1,000 9
The 4 often called "The Virginia Dynasty"
    $800 25
Founded in 1934 as Telegraph Delivery Service, it's a competitor of FTD
    $800 4
The astral glow around your body has vanished
    $1000 30
To everything there is a season, including these endangered birds: the least, roseate & California least
    $1000 18
At Yankee Stadium this man hit 3 first-pitch home runs in the final game of the 1977 World Series
    $1000 22
It's the number of years in a French president's term of office; in 2000 it was reduced from 7
    $1000 10
"Ten-Cent Jimmy", as well as "Old Buck"
    $1000 26
Adams makes the Tight Lies series of these
    $1000 5
What the Beastie Boys album gives you "License to" & what it does to your mom when you crank it up

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

Tanya Rafi Meredith
$800 $1,600 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Rafi Meredith
$3,400 $3,800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the role, you identify the performer, please.)
    $400 1
This Middle Eastern country borders Saudi Arabia, Turkey & of course Kuwait
    $400 7
"Mrs. Doubtfire"
    $400 5
In a 1914 book he says, "My mother was an ape...she couldn't tell me much about it. I never knew who my father was"
    $400 15
He's the friendly purple & green dinosaur who has his own TV show on PBS
    $400 20
In 2002 Earth Day fell on this day, what the Italians call Lunedi, after the moon
    $400 25
The first knights in England were just French soldiers trained to fight on these
    $800 2
The chancellor of this nation is a longtime member of the Social Democratic Party
    $800 8
"American Gigolo"
    $800 6
Thomas Mann work that ends, "A shocked and respectful world received the news of his decease"
    $800 16
The scientific name of this playful species of dolphin is Tursiops truncatus
    $800 21
"Hump Day" was named for this Norse god
    $800 26
After a knight was totally covered in armor you could still identify him by this on his shield or surcoat
    $1200 3
King Umberto II, son of Victor Emmanuel III, was this country's last monarch in 1946
    $1200 9
"Mr. Saturday Night"
    DD: $2,000 11
Set in medieval times, this modern novel ends in Latin: "Stat rosa pristina nomine. Nomina nuda tenemus"
    $1200 17
Paul could tell you it's defined as a swelling of the joint between the big toe & the first metatarsal
    $1200 22
Anagram "inverse" to get this day of the week in Spain
    $1200 27
In this jousting event, the object was to unseat the knight coming at you on the other side of the railing
    $1600 4
In February 1952 this "Union" vetoed Italy's attempt to join the United Nations
    $1600 10
"Mr. & Mrs. Bridge"
    $1600 12
In this book, Jesus cries, "'It is accomplished!' and it was as though he had said: 'Everything has begun'"
    $1600 18
If you've got a deficiency of vitamin B1, you've got the disease with this double-talk name
    $1600 23
In French this day should "gras" on you; it's a red planet letter day
    $1600 28
Hey 13th century knight, you've got this flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings
    $2000 30
From 1569 to the late 1700s, Poland & this Baltic nation it borders were united under a single parliament
    $2000 14
"Tom Jones"
    $2000 13
This Laurence Sterne novel's last line says you've been reading a story about "A cock and a bull"
    $2000 19
A former kingdom in the western Czech Republic
    $2000 24
By the sound of it, on this German day, you should kick back, relax & read "The Volcano Lovers"
    DD: $3,000 29
By the 15th century knights just weren't that important anymore due to the introduction of this from China

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tanya Rafi Meredith
$14,600 $5,000 $7,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1785 he wrote that "After fifty years' service in public affairs", he wanted to "make plenty of experiments"

Final scores:

Tanya Rafi Meredith
$15,600 $7,500 $11,900
2-day champion: $35,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Tanya Rafi Meredith
$14,800 $5,000 $6,400
19 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $26,200

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Game tape date: 2002-06-25
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