Show #4235 - Friday, January 17, 2003


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Phil Chapman, a law student and former Navy SEAL from Williamsburg, Virginia

Maggie Linzer, a postal clerk from Milford, New Jersey

Sarah Mauldin, a librarian from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A theme is a-building!)
    $200 1
One of Texas' first railroads, the BBB&C, became the GH&SA, for Galveston, Harrisburg & this
    $200 7
It's the most northwestern state in the contiguous U.S.
    $200 3
2 of these are mirin & sake
    $200 5
In 2002 the Pope added 5 meditations to this prayer aid that has a crucifix
    $200 18
Someone who does church work abroad
    $200 23
The Delta fraternity gets in deep trouble on the campus of Faber College in this 1978 classic
    $400 2
A museum of the history of looking for this stuff is a tourist attraction in Kilgore, Texas
    $400 8
This capital lies at the mouth of the Liwung River, on the northwest coast of Java
    $400 4
If the bran & germ are still attached, you've got this type of rice (sometimes of a different color than its name)
    $400 6
In the Bible, Luke writes that this many others were crucified with Jesus
    $400 19
It's bordered by Tennessee, Arkansas & Oklahoma
    $400 24
As Thornton Melon, this comedian goes "Back to School" in a 1986 film to earn respect for himself & his son
    $600 28
Founded by Ross Perot in 1962, Electronic Data Systems got its first computer in 1965, this company's 1401
    DD: $1,000 9
Attempts to find the ill-fated 1840s expedition of Sir John Franklin proved the existence of this sea route
    $600 12
This Italian dish is made by constantly stirring stock into rice until all the liquid is absorbed
    $600 15
Shaped like a skull, this hill where Jesus was crucified takes its name from an ancient word for "skull"
    $600 20
Theoretical transitional evolutionary stage between apes & humans
    $600 25
Windsor College students drop like flies in this 1997 scary sequel co-starring Courteney Cox
    $800 29
Staley McBrayer of Fort Worth moved newspaper printing from the "hot" to the "cold" variety of this
    $800 10
You'll find this bay at the northwestern-most point of the Pyrenees
    $800 13
This saffron-flavored rice dish originated in the Valencia region of Spain
    $800 16
According to tradition, this apostle was crucified on an X-shaped cross, hence the X on the Scottish flag
    $800 21
This musical takes place in part during the last days of the Vietnam War
    $800 26
This Laker (then with Orlando) played a recruit in the 1994 college basketball film "Blue Chips"
    $1000 30
Texas is a leading state in mining this element, atomic number 16 & in manufacturing its acid
    $1000 11
Tenerife is the chief island in this Spanish island group off the northwest coast of Africa
    $1000 14
The name of this fragrant rice of India means "queen of fragrance"
    $1000 17
In an 1896 speech while running for president, William Jennings Bryan said, "You shall not crucify mankind upon" this
    $1000 22
City that's home to the University of Montana
    $1000 27
Anthony Edwards is one of the geeky freshmen who fight back against the jocks in this 1984 comedy

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

Sarah Maggie Phil
$2,200 $1,600 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Maggie Phil
$5,400 $2,000 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
Willem Janszoon made the first European sighting of this continent, but thought it was part of New Guinea
    $400 1
An infant
    $400 13
A professional killer plots to assassinate Charles de Gaulle in this thriller by Frederick Forsyth
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.) These cars were hung as stage props during this group's "Zoo TV" tour in 1992 & 1993
    $400 3
If the Sea Dragon theme park ride moves in a semicircle, it describes an arc of this many degrees
    $400 8
So many people are using this type of trendy term that they sound like bees
    $800 22
Philips Wouwerman painted about 1,000 pictures & most included a white one of these animals
    $800 2
12 o'clock
    $800 14
This '88 bestseller begins, "Behavioral science, the FBI section that deals with serial murder, Quantico"
    $800 27
On my honor, you can see a Cub Scout uniform worn by this singer long before he was the "Lizard King"
    $800 4
The line along which a bishop in chess moves, it cuts a square into 2 triangles
    $800 9
Also called bubbly, it's an example of a toponym, a word derived from a place name
    $1200 23
Leeuwenhoek made the first drawings of these microorganisms, which he scraped off teeth
    $1200 18
A branch of the U.S. Armed Forces
    $1200 15
One critic wrote that this memoir by Maya Angelou is "A Biblical study of life in the midst of death"
    $1200 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.) These puppies here were worn by this "Master of Funk" on his 1983 "Atomic Dog" tour
    $1200 5
This term meaning "having 2 equal sides" usually refers to triangles but can also be used of trapezoids
    $1200 10
A polite term for a bad word, it comes from the Greek for "good speech"
    DD: $4,000 24
Hugo Grotius helped found international law with "De Jure Belli ac Pacis", "On the Law of" these 2 things
    $1600 19
The element symbolized Co
    $1600 16
Clarissa Pinkola Estes wrote this nonfiction work subtitled "Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype"
    DD: $2,000 29
In 2002 the ashes of this legendary DJ were enshrined at the Hall of Fame
    $1600 6
Some of the dimensions of the Parthenon resemble the "golden" type of this quadrangle
    $1600 11
Rich Hall has published several books of these words that don't appear in the dictionary but should
    $2000 25
After buying Manhattan for the Dutch, he bought what's now Wilmington, Delaware for the Swedes
    $2000 20
A male bird of the family Phasianidae
    $2000 17
It's Scott O'Dell's Newbery Medal-winning tale of a 12-year-old Native American girl named Karana
    $2000 30
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Cleveland.) The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum was designed by this renowned architect who admitted he knew nothing about rock & roll
    $2000 7
A spheroid might say, you can call me prolate or this, like the Earth -- just don't call me late for dinner
    $2000 12
These 2 words meaning "a line of objects" & "an argument", are homographs, spelled alike but said differently

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sarah Maggie Phil
$13,000 $0 $24,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1999 this Broadway musical was advertised with the line: "Before the Century Ends, See How It All Began"

Final scores:

Sarah Maggie Phil
$25,000 $0 $21,999
2-day champion: $36,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sarah Maggie Phil
$13,000 $0 $23,200
17 R,
1 W
8 R,
4 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,200

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Game tape date: 2002-10-22
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