Show #4214 - Thursday, December 19, 2002


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Molly Woods, a copywriter from Arlington, Virginia

Patrick Morris, a caterer at fairs from Alameda, California

Elizabeth Baxter, a college student from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (whose 3-day cash winnings total $39,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 19
The state dog of Massachusetts is the "Boston" this
    $200 16
Robin Williams inspires his prep school students to discover Whitman & Tennyson
    $200 1
Cottage cheese comes in small, medium & large sizes of this dairy substance
    $200 14
Fred Morrison came up with the idea for the Frisbee & sold it to this company in 1955
    $200 2
It's a notice of dismissal from a job
    $200 8
Each engine of a 747 generates over 43,000 pounds of this force
    $400 20
In a Boston-set sitcom, they were paired with "a Girl & a Pizza Place"
    $400 18
Idealistic Glenn Ford tries to reach troubled students like Sidney Poitier
    $400 3
Yogurt is made by curdling milk with purified cultures of these, like Streptococcus thermophilus
    $400 15
The work of Marion Donovan (a mom) & Victor Mills (a grandpa) made these disposable
    $400 4
"Love Story" author Erich Segal helped with the script for this Beatles film
    $400 9
A strong motion accelerograph, a type of this device, records shaking too strong for sensitive ones
    $600 21
Boston's Freedom one begins near the frog pond in Boston Common
    $600 24
Idealistic Sidney Poitier teaches rough East Enders, earns respect & a song from Lulu
    $600 5
This process uses moderately high temperatures for a short time to kill microorganisms in milk
    $600 17
George Ballas invented the powered plant-cutting tool known by this alliterative name
    $600 11
Members of the U.S. Army special forces are also called this, from part of their uniform
    $600 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew at the Science Museum of Minnesota) Movement of the ocean floor can cause these fearsome waves with a Japanese name
    $800 22
In the Boston area, U.S. Interstate 90 is also known as this type of road
    $800 25
Edward James Olmos' students from the East L.A. barrio pass the A.P. calculus exam & are accused of cheating
    $800 6
Ghee is a clarified form of this
    $800 27
Unaffected by magnetic fields, Elmer Sperry's gyroscopic type of this device even worked at the North Pole
    $800 12
To go out & celebrate boisterously, particularly by hitting bars & other nightspots
    $800 29
In a car, the reciprocating, or up-&-down, motion of these is changed to rotary motion in the wheels
    $1000 23
In a kids' book, this young Boston Johnny-on-the-spot becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty
    $1000 26
Marine vet Michelle Pfeiffer uses unorthodox methods to teach inner city kids
    $1000 7
A special lowfat milk has a reduced content of this milk sugar that is hard for some people to digest
    $1000 28
Mr. Alter, who designed a type of catamaran or "cat", goes by this first name
    $1000 13
Originally, it was a tribute paid by English & Scottish farmers to freebooters for protection from harassment
    DD: $1,500 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew paddling a kayak) From the Latin for "to twist", this causes a kayak to rotate in the opposite direction from the side of a stroke

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

Elizabeth Patrick Molly
$1,600 $3,200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Patrick Molly
$6,900 $4,400 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the codes, you identify the city.)
    $400 6
While he wrote a lot of poems, "Doctor Zhivago" was his only novel
    $400 26
Ned Cuthbert is credited with inventing this larcenous move in the 1860s
    $400 11
William King, Pierce's VP, used to be the roommate of this bachelor president
    $400 15
When you say BUD, you're referring to this Hungarian city's airport
    $400 21
Act IV of this opera begins with Desdemona's "Willow Song"
    $400 1
Emotion that's a homophone of a word meaning "Stop!" to a horse
    $800 7
After going "Out of Africa" for good in 1931, Isak Dinesen returned to this country
    $800 27
In 1860s baseball, the pitching distance was this many feet, about three-quarters of what it is now
    $800 12
Henry Wilson, later Grant's VP, left the Whigs & the Know-Nothings because of their soft stands on this issue
    $800 17
Go away mad & you've left from this world capital's airport, code MAD
    $800 22
He was only 24 when he composed "The Pearl Fishers", which was rediscovered after the success of his "Carmen"
    $800 2
These feelings of distress or sorrow are also what you send to decline an invitation
    $1200 8
After writing "J'accuse", he was convicted of libel
    $1200 28
An 1887 rule counting these "free passes" as hits led to 20 guys batting .400
    $1200 13
Elbridge Gerry almost became president when this man got very sick in 1813, but wound up dying in office himself
    $1200 18
The luck of the Irish is with you if you know SNN is this city
    $1200 23
It's the English translation of the title of Bellini's "La Sonnambula"
    $1200 3
The adjective "blithe" is closely related to this word meaning "ecstasy"
    $1600 9
A rat infestation takes its toll on a French town in this Algerian-born author's "The Plague"
    $1600 14
Seen here, he served as vice president for just over 2 years
    $1600 19
In Spanish aca means "here" & if you land at ACA, you'll be here
    $1600 24
The first & second Knights of the Grail are roles in this 1882 Wagner opera
    DD: $3,000 4
This feeling of awe & respect follows "Your" in a form of address for certain clergymen
    $2000 10
The main character in his 1947 novel "Doktor Faustus" is a German composer named Adrian Leverkuhn
    $2000 16
Garret Hobart was such a good VP that this president didn't replace him after he died in 1899
    DD: $3,000 20
Landing at WLG, this city's airport, will set you south of the equator
    $2000 25
This Tchaikovsky opera was based on Pushkin's 1833 "Novel in Verse"
    $2000 5
In a poem, Wordsworth was "surprised by" this emotion & "impatient as the wind"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Elizabeth Patrick Molly
$9,500 $5,200 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Scooby-Doo's name was inspired by a line in this 1966 song standard

Final scores:

Elizabeth Patrick Molly
$2,500 $10,400 $300
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $10,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Elizabeth Patrick Molly
$12,000 $5,200 $10,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
5 W
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $28,000

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Game tape date: 2002-09-18
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