Show #4232 - Tuesday, January 14, 2003


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Penny Frisbie, a systems engineer from Raleigh, North Carolina

Rich Levine, a software process engineer from Chandler, Arizona

Kathleen Ellis, a registered nurse from Red Oak, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $43,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: How exciting!)
(Alex: You have to identify the country associated with each dish we give you.)
    $200 26
For thousands of years, the Chinese have used the cocoons of the Bombyx mori moth to produce this
    $200 16
Isaac Newton said he felt like a boy finding these small stones on the seashore of the Ocean of Truth
    $200 11
Selected by daughter Caroline, "The Best-Loved Poems of" this beloved First Lady was a bestseller in 2001
    $200 6
    $200 1
According to their theme song, they're "The modern Stone-Age family"
    $200 21
Proverbially speaking, things "out of" this are "out of mind"
    $400 27
Because hawk moths flap their wings so rapidly, they are sometimes mistaken for these small birds
    DD: $2,000 17
In French these office supplies are called trombones
    $400 12
This talk show host's candid memoir "Find Me" came out in April 2002
    $400 7
    $400 2
In a 2001 10th anniversary special, these kids were "All Growed Up"
    $400 22
It's a synonym for stingy or slightly inebriated
    $600 28
Female butterflies & moths release pheromones to attract males, who use these organs to "smell" the chemicals
    $600 18
From the French for "little hook", this form of needlework can be used to make decorative clothes & gifts
    $600 13
According to the title of a 1960s bestseller by Charles Schulz, "Happiness is" this
    $600 8
    $600 3
Before moving on to "King of the Hill", Mike Judge created & gave voice to this adolescent pair
    $600 23
On film, Dracula refers to the howling wolves as "the children of" this
    $800 29
This butterfly family is named for the way it flies, not for Alan Hale's character on "Gilligan's Island"
    $800 19
It's the interchangeable writing point of a fountain pen
    $800 14
Mitch Albom's weekly visits with his dying college professor inspired this touching book
    $800 9
Osso Buco
    $800 4
He's the PBS title character seen here, along with someone else you might recognize
    $800 24
In the King James Bible, it's the fourth word spoken by God
    $1000 30
In the names of butterflies, this word immediately follows black, tiger & checkered
    $1000 20
BB can be a small lead pellet, or an abbreviation for this spherical friction-reducing object
    $1000 15
In 1977 his "All Things Wise and Wonderful" was a No. 1 bestseller
    $1000 10
    $1000 5
In a '70s spinoff from the original series, these gals found themselves "in Outer Space"
    $1000 25
Among Whittier's saddest "Words of Tongue or Pen", it's the word that fits the category

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

Kathleen Rich Penny
$3,800 $2,800 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kathleen Rich Penny
$7,800 $5,000 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
This island off Guinea-Bissau bears the old name of Taiwan
    $400 16
The 2 cities that hosted the Summer Olympics in the 1970s, they both begin with the same letter
    $400 19
Most old world monkeys just use it for balance; it's prehensile on many new world monkeys
    $400 24
For playing Chuck Yeager in "The Right Stuff", this dramatist got an Oscar nomination as Best Supporting Actor
    $400 6
Jenna's grandmother, in the '80s she was looked upon as "Everybody's Grandmother"
    $400 11
A type of band or the imitation of a tuba's sound, it can have one "pah" or two
    $800 2
The U.S. took this largest of the Ryukyu Islands during WWII & didn't give it back to Japan until 1972
    $800 17
This competition combines cross-country skiing with rifle shooting at targets along the course
    $800 20
Experts say that among playground equipment, this "simian" piece may be responsible for the most injuries
    $800 26
Many of his plays are set in his native Chicago, including "American Buffalo" & "Glengarry Glen Ross"
    $800 7
Jackie Kennedy especially admired this First Lady for the way she raised Margaret in the White House glare
    $800 12
A light ringing sound, as of glasses in a toast; it also means prison
    $1200 3
"Able was I ere I saw" this largest island of the Tuscan archipelago
    DD: $1,000 18
In 1908 the marathon was extended to end before this city's royal viewing area, establishing today's distance
    $1200 21
Actress seen here with Tyson, a monkey who worked with her on a biopic of Frida Kahlo
    $1200 27
His first major work, "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom", received a 1985 N.Y. Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play
    DD: $13,000 8
Receiving a "rock solid" education at Stanford, Lou Hoover was the first woman to earn a degree in this
    $1200 13
It's a short, high-pitched tone, & can also mean "to summon"
    $1600 4
Gotland? It's an island in this sea between Sweden & Latvia
    $1600 25
Based on a true story, this film was about the formation of a Jamaican bobsled team for the 1988 Winter Olympics
    $1600 22
It's the fruit of the baobab tree
    $1600 28
1953 was his year: he won both the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award & the Pulitzer Prize for "Picnic"
    $1600 9
Her first husband John Todd & their infant son died during a yellow fever epidemic in 1793
    $1600 14
In "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner", the mariner's shipmates keel over "with heavy" this, "a lifeless lump"
    $2000 5
The last name of English captain Robert Bylot's pilot, it was given to Canada's largest island
    $2000 30
Last name of twins Phil & Steve who won gold & silver in the slalom at the 1984 Winter Olympics
    $2000 23
He was the defendant in the 1925 "Monkey Trial"
    $2000 29
Until his World War I drama "What Price Glory" was produced in NYC in 1924, he was a journalist & schoolteacher
    $2000 10
It was the first name of Mrs. Grant & the second Mrs. Tyler
    $2000 15
This sound of vibration can be pronounced like the third person plural past indicative of "to be"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kathleen Rich Penny
$31,000 $10,600 -$3,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This brand's famous logo originally represented Vulcan about to strike his anvil

Final scores:

Kathleen Rich Penny
$35,000 $21,100 -$3,800
3-day champion: $78,501 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kathleen Rich Penny
$17,800 $10,600 -$3,800
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
1 W
19 R,
3 W
1 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $24,600

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Game tape date: 2002-10-22
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