Show #4215 - Friday, December 20, 2002


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Laura Sturaitis, a marketing executive from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Marlon Shows, a technology consultant from Detroit, Michigan

Patrick Morris, a caterer at fairs from Alameda, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Teams at a Tennessee university named for this man are nicknamed the Railsplitters
    $200 12
Steve Martin played hapless dad George Banks in this 1991 matrimonial comedy
    $200 13
Where Souter sits
    $200 22
This teacher died in 1936, ending her 49-year symbiotic relationship with Helen Keller
    $200 7
After the swarm's flight, these insects of the order isoptera lose their wings & eat you out of house & home
    $200 1
A major task of this hormone is to stimulate the uptake of glucose by cells
    $400 14
Emerson's "American Scholar" was an oration to the Phi Beta Kappa society of this school, his alma mater
    $400 16
1981 film that immortalized the line "No wire hangers -- ever!"
    $400 18
Make a tight fist
    $400 23
Maiden name of author Anne, widow of Charles Lindbergh; she died in 2001 at age 94
    $400 8
Phrase for the year of a toddler's life that's full of tantrums, aggression & repetition
    $400 2
Without biotin, part of this complex, your body can't break down fatty acids
    $600 15
In the book "The Sun Also Rises", Robert Cohn is a novelist who had attended this New Jersey university
    $600 17
Sissy Spacek did her own singing in this 1980 film bio
    $600 27
She played "M" in the James Bond movies "Tomorrow Never Dies" & "The World is Not Enough"
    $600 24
She's the distinctive British voice heard here
    $600 9
This folklore figure killed 6 wives who went against his orders & entered a room he kept locked
    $600 3
Key to glandular function, this mineral is (alphabetically) about the last thing your body needs
    $800 19
The Thomas Jefferson Medals for architecture & for law are given annually at this university
    $800 20
Gaby Hoffmann & Macaulay Culkin play niece & nephew to John Candy in this 1989 comedy
    $800 28
Ooh, what's that odor!
    $800 25
The vice president's wife, she has long focused on the importance of history education
    $800 10
Ernie K-Doe sang about her, "Every time I open my mouth she steps in and tries to put me out"
    $800 4
The antioxidant nutrients include vitamins C & E & this substance that occurs naturally in orange veggies
    $1000 29
The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution & Peace is part of this Palo Alto university
    $1000 21
This film from Joel & Ethan Coen was partly based on Homer's "Odyssey"
    $1000 26
This "countess" from Rome began designing when she noticed how dull her husband's ties were
    $1000 11
From words meaning "great madness", these people have delusions of grandeur
    DD: $1,000 5
Though rice & beans are "incomplete" these, together they provide all the essential amino acids

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Patrick Marlon Laura
$1,400 $2,600 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Marlon Laura
$2,000 $3,400 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: 2002 marked Richard Rodgers' centennial.)
(Alex: We want you to name the country to which each island belongs.)
(Alex: And finally, one of our favorite categories...)
    $400 3
Modern Library's pick as one of this century's top English-language novels is this 1969 Philip Roth book
    $400 11
As in horseback riding, it's the bike part a rider sits on
    $400 8
Benjamin West's "Death of General Wolfe", seen here, is in the National Gallery of this country, whose history it depicts
    $400 9
Mary Martin received a Tony Award for playing Maria in this 1959 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical
    $400 1
    $400 26
This star is truly a "Top Gun" when he's flying below radar to deliver a warhead
    $800 4
In 1929 William Faulkner made a lot of "noise" in the literary world with this book
    $800 21
These long, fashionable items were the reason that ladies' bicycles used to be made without the crossbar
    $800 16
An elephant pulls this man's chariot in Charles Le Brun's depiction of his 331 B.C. entry into Babylon
    $800 12
"Younger Than Springtime" was written for "Allegro" but not used; instead, it appeared in this musical
    $800 2
    $1200 5
Over a decade before Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique", this woman wrote "The Second Sex"
    $1200 22
On fixed-gear racing bikes, the pedals turn whenever the bike is moving, making this effortless activity impossible
    $1200 17
Here, Thomas Hovenden dramatically depicts the 1859 last moments of this man
    $1200 13
"Oklahoma!" opens with Curly singing this song about the new day
    $1200 10
    $1600 6
2067 will be the 100th anniversary of his "One Hundred Years of Solitude"
    $1600 23
To reduce wind resistance, racing bikes lack these, so they can't make cool noises with baseball cards
    $1600 19
Delacroix, like Byron, sided with this people's fight to break free of Turkey, leading to his "Massacre at Chios"
    DD: $2,500 14
The musical "Pipe Dream" was set in Cannery Row & based on this author's novel "Sweet Thursday"
    $1600 18
    $2000 7
If we say books published in 1915, you should make "The Rainbow" connection with this author
    $2000 24
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew bikes up a hill.) When climbing & mountain biking, pick a gear that allows you to keep this between 60 & 90
    DD: $1,000 25
Famous document being signed aboard ship in the Tompkins Matteson painting seen here
    $2000 15
Musical numbers in this 1945 film include "All I Owe Ioway" & "It's a Grand Night for Singing"
    $2000 20
Lewis with Harris

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Patrick Marlon Laura
$8,200 $2,200 $7,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Isthmia in Corinth was the site of the sanctuary of this Greek god

Final scores:

Patrick Marlon Laura
$999 $2 $2,700
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $2,700

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Patrick Marlon Laura
$9,200 $2,200 $6,800
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 2002-09-18
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