Show #4299 - Thursday, April 17, 2003

(Cheryl: Almost 60 years after she was launched, she's getting a well-deserved rest. Clues from the battleship Missouri coming up on Jeopardy!)


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Mark McCague, a territory manager originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gerry Waggett, a writer from Dorchester, Massachusetts

Connie Campbell, a gardener from Milford, New Hampshire

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 8
This "sea" has heavy mineral deposits which make it saltier than the oceans & almost uninhabitable
    $200 2
The final vote count in this state in 2000 was Gore: 2,912,253,
Bush: 2,912,790
    $200 20
Kitty loves this 1972 Elton John song that says, "Well, I quit those days and my redneck ways"
    $200 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the U.S.S. Missouri in Hawaii.) During the Gulf War in 1991, the U.S.S. Missouri fired its 16-inch guns in anger for the first time since this 1950s conflict
    $200 19
At the A&W restaurants, order your burgers with a frosty mug of this beverage that they're famous for
    $200 14
A Cricetus cricetus with large cheek pouches
    $400 9
This Chinese river, Huang He, carries tons of colorful silt
    $400 3
The top 2 Canadian newspapers in circulation are based in this city
    $400 21
Naturally, "Cat People (Putting Out Fire)" is Kitty's favorite track on his album "Let's Dance"
    $400 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the deck of the U.S.S. Missouri in Hawaii.) On September 2, 1945, World War II ended when representatives of Japan surrendered right here to this commanding American general
    $400 1
In TV commercials 'N Sync sings the praises of this chain's baby back ribs
    $400 15
This tendon is at the back of the thigh
    $600 10
This island was named for its location between the U.S. west coast & Japan
    $600 4
Alexander Global Promotions is the biggest maker of these nodding dolls; it can make over 1 million a month
    $600 22
Kitty just swoons when she hears Tom Jones sing this title movie tune
    $600 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands in front of the U.S.S. Missouri in Hawaii.) It's the appropriate 2-word name for the predominate color of the U.S.S. Missouri
    $600 25
Arnold Schwarzenegger & Bruce Willis were among the founders of this theme restaurant
    $600 16
This man co-wrote several popular musicals including "The King and I"
    $800 11
Captain Cook stayed on this island, later used for nuclear testing, December 25, 1777
    $800 5
He was the last of the 3 men who were king of England during 1066
    $800 23
Your cat's least favorite song? "Misty", because of the line "Look at me, I'm" this
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reads from on the deck of the U.S.S. Missouri in Hawaii.) This admiral, nicknamed "Bull", walked the deck of the Missouri, his flagship, in the latter part of World War II
    $800 26
At this famous NYC restaurant at 234 W. 44th Street, you can dine with the stars, or at least with their caricatures
    $800 17
He wrote hard-boiled detective novels like "The Maltese Falcon" & "The Thin Man"
    DD: $1,000 12
What's now this African country was once the center of trade for elephant merchandise
    $1000 6
At a latitude of 0 degrees 13 minutes south, this capital is at an altitude of 9,222 feet
    $1000 24
Your cat is not superstitious -- he loves crossing paths with her 1990 No. 1 hit "Black Cat"
    $1000 27
At the Olive Garden, you might start off with this dish of chopped tomatoes, basil & olive oil on ciabatta toast
    $1000 18
This county in southern England borders the English Channel

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

Connie Gerry Mark
-$600 $400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Connie Gerry Mark
$4,200 $3,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
The Vikings named an ice-covered island this to lure settlers there
    $400 6
She's mom to Kate Hudson
    $400 7
Koeberlina spinosa is the "crucifixion" one of these, the type of object Jesus wore a crown of
    $400 17
His financial channel could report on his $165,000 salary
    $400 1
In 1979 a play based on his novel "Fahrenheit 451" was produced in Los Angeles
    $400 19
Not whitened, like some flour & linen
    $800 22
Since it's the largest city in Missouri, we wonder why it's not called Missouri City
    $800 8
Once nicknamed "Stecchetto", the Stick, because she was so skinny, she's the beauty who married Carlo Ponti
    $800 9
The bulbs of this plant named for a Greek youth who fell in love with his image can cause digestive upset & trembling
    $800 18
Last name of Chicago's mayor, or how often he earns $465.75
    $800 2
He's won 2 Nat'l Book Awards: for "Goodbye, Columbus" in 1960 & for "Sabbath's Theater" 35 years later
    $800 20
This title of the film seen here is descriptive of one of its leading characters
    $1200 23
You'll find Limestone & Peat on Ireland but not the gems this nickname would imply
    $1200 14
She thanked her father Paul when she won a 1995 Oscar for her role in "Mighty Aphrodite"
    $1200 10
Flowers are considered "perfect" if they contain both of these reproductive organs
    $1200 28
With $103,056 from this city, Wellington Webb doesn't have to pay you Tuesday for one of its omelets today
    DD: $2,400 3
This French author's original surname was Balssa before his father changed it
    $1200 21
    $1600 24
Rock Island is not on an island but a city on the Mississippi River in this state that borders Iowa
    $1600 15
She played Tina Turner on the big screen & Rosa Parks on TV
    DD: $3,000 11
4 true cedar trees exist: they are native to Cyprus, the Atlas Mountains, the Himalayas & this Mideast country
    $1600 4
Her first novel was written in collaboration with another author using the joint pseudonym Jules Sand
    $1600 26
To zoologists, a goat, or a guanaco
    $2000 25
The city of El Centro in this state is actually on its southern border, near Mexicali
    $2000 16
She directed the 1920 silent film "Remodeling Her Husband", starring her sister Dorothy
    $2000 12
The Black-Eyed Susan is the state flower of this Atlantic coast state
    $2000 5
This Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist co-wrote the play "Dinner at Eight" with George S. Kaufman
    $2000 27
Famous (& rather insulting) adjective for England's King Ethelred II

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Connie Gerry Mark
$14,000 $11,800 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Over the end credits of "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" she sings "There's No Business Like Show Business"

Final scores:

Connie Gerry Mark
$4,399 $23,600 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $23,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Connie Gerry Mark
$12,600 $10,600 $7,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2003-01-28
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