Show #4171 - Monday, October 21, 2002

(Jimmy: There's something fishy going on, today on Jeopardy!)


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Ben Whitlock, a surveyor and musician from Winchester, Virginia

Matt Moline, a technology consultant from Los Angeles, California

Lisa Caucci, an administrative manager from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Hey, there's a theme building!)
(Alex: The link...)
    $200 26
Be prepared to fly high when you achieve this highest rank in the Boy Scouts
    $200 16
"The South is avenged!"
    $200 21
He may no longer play Captain Kirk but he's kept the name alive in a series of "Star Trek" books
    $200 8
In the 2000 campaign, Al Gore insisted that as president he'd keep Medicare in one of these
    $200 3
Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village is the starting point for this thoroughfare
    $200 1
Little Richard performed the ceremony when Bruce married this woman
    $400 27
This artist whose work is seen here illustrated the Boy Scout calendar from 1926-1976
    $400 17
"L'etat c'est moi!"
("I am the state")
    $400 22
In "Blood and Gold", she fills in details about the life of 2,000-year-old vampire Marius
    $400 9
This X-Man seen here has bones & claws made from unbreakable adamantium
    $400 4
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew) Many ballet moves like the glissade begin from & end in this posture
    $400 2
The title of the third film in this series starring Bruce Willis as cop John McClane added "With A Vengeance"
    $600 28
Like the forestry merit badge, the genealogy merit badge has one of these on it
    $600 18
"Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before"
    $600 23
It took a decade but in 1999 he fed us "Hannibal", a follow-up to "Silence of the Lambs"
    $600 10
DuPont says this fiber product, its trademark, is used for automotive hoses & bullet-resistant apparel
    $600 13
    $600 5
Bruce thanked Al Pacino & The Three Stooges when he picked up an Emmy in 1987 for his work on this TV show
    $800 29
Published since 1911, it's the Boys Scouts' bimonthly magazine
    $800 19
"If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent him"
    $800 24
Some 15 years after the original novel, she published "Hollywood Wives: The New Generation"
    $800 11
Gilbert Vernam, an engineer with this telecom company, came up with an "unbreakable" cipher, using a random code
    $800 14
Political entity proclaimed in France in 1958
    DD: $1,200 6
This Bruce Willis film premiered in 1998 at the Kennedy Space Center
    $1000 30
He's the patron saint of both the Boy Scouts & England
    $1000 20
"Let not poor Nelly starve"
    $1000 25
This Olivia Goldsmith bestseller about 3 vengeful divorcees was initially rejected by 27 publishers
    $1000 12
Hermes gave this mythical hero an unbreakable sword he used to cut Medusa into Gorgon-zola
    $1000 15
This term for a secret, subversive group originated during the Spanish Civil War
    $1000 7
The first feature film Bruce starred in was this dating comedy that also starred Kim Basinger

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

Lisa Matt Ben
-$1,200 $3,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Matt Ben
$1,200 $7,000 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
Of the 3 B's of classical music, the one born last
    $400 9
This province's southernmost tip lies farther south than Boston
    $400 1
Mimi Leder moved from directing George Clooney in this medical drama to directing him in "The Peacemaker"
    $400 2
This synonym for "friendliness" is what a friendly university gives a student to keep him alive
    $400 30
In 1999 this Sega video game hedgehog starred in his own home video
    $400 21
This constellation is known as the "Great Bear"
    $800 17
He paradoxically described his "Bolero" as a piece for orchestra without music
    $800 10
In August 1998 Canada's highest court ruled this province cannot secede simply by majority vote
    $800 7
Peter Bonerz directed several episodes of this sitcom, on which he also played Jerry the dentist
    $800 3
The ridges in this type of heavy carton paper, from the Latin for "wrinkle", are called flutes
    $800 29
Khrushchev said, "If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw" 2 of these prickly beasts under you
    $800 22
Some oxides of this silver-white element have been used to color glass & ceramics
    $1200 18
He composed the waltz heard here
    DD: $6,600 11
Place names in this province include Inverness & Caledonia
    $1200 8
Joe Pytka is known for directing Pepsi commercials & the 1987 PSA of a frying egg with this slogan
    $1200 4
It's a 10-letter word that can be used to describe the fractions 3/9 & 9/27
    $1200 26
The Intl. Hedgehog Society says the 38 accepted ones of these for show hedgehogs include silver & cinnamon
    $1200 23
This American author's first book, "Battle Cry", was drawn from his World War II experiences
    $1600 19
Amid much "Pomp and Circumstance", he was knighted by King Edward VII in 1904
    $1600 12
It's not only the smallest province in area, it's the smallest in population as well
    $1600 14
Future "Patton" helmer Franklin Schaffner won the first directing Emmy for this 1954 jury drama
    $1600 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in Seattle) Used in "Hamlet", it's the common British term for the vendor I'm buying from
    $1600 27
This Fairy queen in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" mentions the hedgehog
    $1600 24
This Hittite was one of King David's soldiers
    DD: $2,000 20
His Opus 44 is also known as "From Fjeld and Fjord"
    $2000 13
It's called the Loyalist province because during the American Revolution many Loyalists fled there
    $2000 15
Directors who went from TV to film include John Frankenheimer & this John who made "Midnight Cowboy"
    $2000 6
As an adjective, it means dependent on an uncertain event; as a noun, it's a group that's part of a larger one
    $2000 28
Though hedgehogs' diet may include mice & snakes, they're still classified as part of this order
    $2000 25
It's the same language as Hindi but written in a modified Arabic script

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lisa Matt Ben
$400 $13,000 $18,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Narrows it down, doesn't it?)
A British airport recently named for him features a logo with the words "Above Us Only Sky"

Final scores:

Lisa Matt Ben
$800 $12,000 $26,001
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,001

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lisa Matt Ben
$400 $12,600 $13,400
7 R,
5 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2002-07-23
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