Show #4237 - Tuesday, January 21, 2003


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Charles Rosenthal, a manager for an executive search firm from Coral Springs, Florida

Kerry Halpern, a law student from Arlington, Virginia

Mark Epstein, an attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In 1871 the federal government arrested this Mormon leader for polygamy
    $200 1
Jung or Sandburg
    $200 16
Before the use of insulin as a treatment, the Type 1 form of this disease was usually fatal
    $200 6
(With the clue here's Yankee manager Joe Torre) The White Construction Company put up Yankee Stadium, but it's called "The House That" this man "Built"
    $200 21
A kite-eating tree is often the nemesis of this comic strip boy
    $200 7
The soda fountain used to be a common feature in this type of commercial establishment
    $400 27
In 1870, a year after he wrote "The Innocents Abroad", he married Olivia Langdon
    $400 2
Faulk or McLuhan
    $400 17
Hypertension is the medical term for this common 3-word phrase
    $400 8
In 1973 he said he wouldn't interfere with the Yankees' management & he'd stick to building ships -- uh-huh
    $400 22
The song "Let's Go Fly a Kite" is featured in this movie about a flying nanny
    $400 10
If you don't think Laurel & Hardy co-star James Finlayson was a master of this reaction, look again
    $600 28
The focus of the 1876 Centennial Exposition in this city was Machinery Hall, which displayed American inventions
    $600 3
Glitter or Hart
    $600 18
Characterized by chills & swollen lymph glands, this illness earned Ted Nugent his only Top 40 hit
    $600 9
(Joe Torre) As seen in a well-known clip, July 4, 1939 was appreciation day for this ailing man at Yankee Stadium
    $600 23
Brothers in this family invented a man-lifting kite & also founded the Boy Scouts
    $600 13
This current slang term for something excellent can also mean illegal substances or a stupid person
    $800 29
On March 15, 1875 archbishop John McCloskey became America's first cardinal; he was invested at this NYC church
    $800 4
Boulle or Salinger
    $800 19
More accurate than a tine test, the Mantoux skin test is used for screening & diagnosing this infectious disease
    $800 11
When robbed by Al Gionfriddo's famous catch in 1947, this Yankee went crazy -- he actually kicked the dirt
    $800 24
The box kite, invented by Lawrence Hargrave in the 1890s, is so stable that it doesn't need this usual kite feature
    $800 14
This word meaning "to make insane" sounds like where a warped cowboy might be "home on"
    DD: $3,200 30
In October 1879 he discovered that a thread of carbonized cotton will burn for 13 hours in a vacuum
    $1000 5
McGillicuddy or Vanderbilt
    $1000 20
The FDA advises pregnant women not to eat shark & swordfish; they contain high levels of this element
    $1000 12
(Joe Torre) In my first World Series in 1996, I managed the Yankees to victory against this team I once played for
    $1000 25
He used a kite to raise an antenna when he sent his first transatlantic wireless message in 1901
    $1000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in Amsterdam) In the early 1600s, one tulip bulb could pay for a house or be given by a bride's family as this

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

Mark Kerry Charles
$1,400 $1,000 $4,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Kerry Charles
$2,800 $2,400 $12,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
An odd subject for an opera, but composer John Adams wrote one about this president's 1972 trip to China
    $400 6
Of Bangla, Glad, or Ladesh, the official language of Bangladesh
    $400 21
This 1980s submarine classic starred Jurgen Prochnow as the captain
    $400 12
The term "atom" comes from the Greek "atomos", meaning this, the word that follows "One Nation, Under God"
    $400 27
Ancient Romans founded this English city as Aquae Sulis, named for its mineral hot springs
    $400 11
A savage named John has educated himself by reading Shakespeare in this futuristic novel by Aldous Huxley
    $800 2
On the soundtrack to "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", he plays the cello solos
    $800 7
Official language in common to the Central African Republic & Canada
    $800 22
Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven" is partly dedicated to this man who directed Clint in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
    $800 13
From the Greek peda, "leader", it's the helmsman on a ship or the operator of a plane
    $800 29
This song says, "Send her victorious, happy and glorious, long to reign over us"
    $800 17
This thriller by Michael Crichton is a follow-up to "Jurassic Park"
    $1200 3
Franz Schubert was probably the best-known composer of these German songs
    $1200 8
Khmer is this country's official language
    $1200 23
A Foreign Language Oscar went to Menshov's 1979 film called this city "Does Not Believe in Tears"
    DD: $4,000 14
This powerful pain reliever & sedative derives its name from the Greek god of dreams
    $1200 26
Cambridge University dates back to this century; so does the Magna Carta
    DD: $4,000 18
Published serially in Le Temps in 1872, this globetrotting work made a novel debut in 1873
    $1600 4
Many a wedding procession has featured the following canon by this composer
    $1600 9
It's the official language of Antigua, as well as Barbuda
    $1600 24
Truffaut's musician's tale "Tirez sur le pianiste" is known as this in English
    $1600 15
Originally a shopkeeper, this older term for a pharmacist is from the Greek for "to put away"
    $1600 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew in London) After St. Paul's was destroyed by fire in 1666, this man was commissioned to design a new building
    $1600 19
John Irving established his reputation with this 1978 book about the life of a novelist
    $2000 5
This instrument is Latin America's equivalent of the xylophone
    $2000 10
Turkish is an official language of this island whose highest peak is called Mount Olympus
    $2000 25
Ingmar Bergman announced his retirement from moviemaking after the early '80s film about these 2 title characters
    $2000 16
From the Greek for "a point in time", Eocene & Paleocene were 2 of these periods of geologic time
    $2000 30
Running from Charing Cross to Parliament, this street has lent its name to the British civil service
    $2000 20
Sixth grader Karen Newman deals with her parents' divorce in this novel by Judy Blume

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Kerry Charles
$8,800 $10,000 $24,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Starting in the 1860s, this cartoonist gave us the modern image of Santa Claus

Final scores:

Mark Kerry Charles
$17,599 $1 $28,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $28,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Kerry Charles
$8,800 $7,200 $19,400
10 R,
2 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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Game tape date: 2002-10-23
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