Show #4172 - Tuesday, October 22, 2002


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Gary Sullivan, a training manager from Germantown, Maryland

Gayle Gonzalez, a homemaker from Clarksville, Tennessee

Ben Whitlock, a surveyor and musician from Winchester, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
On August 3, 1492 he & his crew left Palos, Spain, heading southwest & then west
    $200 12
Even in a leap year, it's still the shortest month
    $200 17
In 1995 a rest stop along I-295 in New Jersey was named for this shock jock
    $200 26
Though the smallest of the British ponies, this breed seen here is very powerful for its size
    $200 7
Digging tool to use in the dirt, or the last name of an actor who played Joe Dirt
    $200 2
This short term for naturally occuring liquid hydrocarbons is found before "slick" & "well"
    $400 20
In 1928 she wrote "20 Hrs. 40 Min.", an account of her recent flight from Newfoundland to Wales
    $400 13
The 2 months in which Easter can fall
    $400 18
Called "The Man Who Invented Casual" by Bing Crosby, this cardigan-clad crooner passed away in 2001
    $400 27
In the 1920s a dog of this breed, named Buddy, became the first seeing eye dog in the U.S.
    $400 8
From the Latin trua, it's a bricklayer's tool that's used to smooth things out
    $400 3
It's the short term for the diving hazard decompression sickness
    $600 21
In 1275 Marco Polo, his father & his uncle arrived at the court of this Mongol leader
    $600 14
It's the title "Morn" in an '80s hit by Neil Diamond
    $600 19
Famous for his Polo line of clothes, this fashion designer's real last name is Lifshitz
    $600 28
This breed seen here may be descended from the harrier
    $600 9
Here's the buzz: Stihl's website says it has set the standards for these forest tools for over 70 years
    $600 4
The "Legal Thesaurus" lists charlatanism & false representation under this 5-letter word
    $800 22
In 1497 Vasco da Gama landed at Mossel Bay at the southern tip of Africa & claimed it for this country
    DD: $1,200 15
In the Southern Hemisphere summer begins in this month
    $800 24
Bally Total Fitness has teamed with this pop star for "Get Your Body Started" hip-hop aerobics classes
    $800 29
In the names of breeds, this nationality precedes springer spaniel & mountain pony
    $800 10
A rotary tool used to finish holes, it's also a kitchen tool to get the juice out of an orange
    $800 5
One-syllable short term that's the equivalent of "Vicar of Christ"
    $1000 23
Louis Joliet & this Catholic priest explored the Mississippi River during June & July 1673
    $1000 16
Leo & Virgo are both Zodiac signs for this month
    $1000 25
In 1978 this comic appeared on "The Dating Game" as contestant Baji Kimran; "Tenk You Veddy Much"
    $1000 30
A parson from Devon, England developed this dog breed seen here
    $1000 11
It's an iron spike that attaches to the shoe to stop a climber from slipping
    $1000 6
As the last name of Jack, "tiny ice crystal covering" doesn't sound as good as this short term

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

Ben Gayle Gary
$400 $3,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Gayle Gary
$4,200 $4,000 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to give us the name of the venue where the sports stars we will give you play their home games.)
    $400 26
The large area of this largest Scottish city includes Ballieston & Rutherglen
    $400 6
Sammy Sosa
    $400 11
This scandalous 11th century lady was the wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia
    $400 18
Total number of pool balls used in a game of 8-ball
    $400 1
Jessica Lange went to London in 2000 to play the drug-addicted mom in his play "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
    $400 16
"Art is a jealous" one
    $800 27
A Leicestershire district shares its name with this field where Richard III met his end
    $800 7
Brett Favre
    $800 12
This man's tenure as U.N. Secretary-General may have been subject to KGB manipulation due to a hidden Nazi past
    $800 22
Russians celebrate the October Revolution of 1917 during this month
    $800 2
Written in 405 B.C., this comedy by Aristophanes really is all it's "croaked" up to be
    $800 17
"For Satan finds some" this "still for idle hands to do"
    DD: $3,000 28
Alphabetically, this sport district falls between Wiltshire North & Winchester
    $1200 8
Karl Malone
    $1200 13
Reportedly, every 25 years Venezuela's president opens this man's casket to confirm that his remains are still there
    $1200 23
Total number of vertices on the polygon (star) seen here
    $1200 3
In 1997 in Vienna, he directed the musical "Dance of the Vampires", based on his 1967 film "The Fearless Vampire Killers"
    $1200 19
A 1929 song says, "Ain't" doin' this, "I'm savin' my love for you"
    $1600 29
The Welsh constituency of Caerphilly is best known for having originated a type of this food
    $1600 9
Pedro Martinez
    $1600 14
In La Haye, France on March 31, 1596 this philosopher might have remarked, "I think, therefore I am born"
    $1600 24
According to the Gregorian calendar, it's the full date of the first day of the second millennium
    $1600 4
Mary-Louise Parker was awesome in this play that won David Auburn a Pulitzer Prize in 2001
    DD: $2,000 20
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at Ralph Waldo Emerson's house in Concord, Massachusetts) Emerson wrote his essays here, including the line "To be great is to be" this
    $2000 30
This historic county includes the constituencies of Canterbury, Dover & Tunbridge Wells
    $2000 10
Kurt Warner
    $2000 15
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in San Francisco) When this great French actress stayed here at the Palace Hotel in 1887, she was accompanied by her pet baby tiger
    $2000 25
When doubled, this number between one & ten equals its half plus nine
    $2000 5
This South African playwright starred in his own autobiographical play "The Captain's Tiger" in 1998
    $2000 21
"It is a folly unsurpassed by any other to try to improve the world" is from this Moliere play

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Gayle Gary
$14,200 $6,400 $19,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A line in her first novel reads, "I am to replace my mother, whose seat at the mah jong table has been empty"

Final scores:

Ben Gayle Gary
$28,400 $12,799 $30,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Gayle Gary
$14,200 $6,400 $18,600
16 R,
3 W
13 R,
1 W
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2002-07-23
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