Show #4220 - Friday, December 27, 2002


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John Fennell, an import and export manager from McLean, Virginia

Chris Shar, a Ph.D. student and professor from York, Pennsylvania

Steve Frost, a technology salesman from Mountain View, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 18
When asked how he became a hero, this president remarked, "It was involuntary. They sank my boat"
    $200 13
This breakfast treat with deep pockets was introduced to Americans at the 1964 World's Fair
    $200 9
Observations by astronomer James Elliot in 1977 discovered 5 of these around Uranus
    $200 23
One of the first printed books with illustrations was a collection of this ancient man's fables in 1476
    $200 6
In 1968 the MPAA rated a film adult by giving it this many Xs
    $200 1
If you're on the road again in Texas, stop at Luck, this singer's world headquarters
    $400 19
At the time of her 1937 disappearance she was married to publisher George Palmer Putnam
    $400 14
Thomas' is a brand of these, famed for their nooks & crannies
    $400 12
Of 84, 184 or 284, the length in years of one orbit by Uranus around the sun
    $400 24
In 1964 this first lady made the first call to inaugurate the new commercial picturephone service
    $400 7
In a 2002 film, number of Xs on Vin Diesel's neck tattoo
    $400 2
In June 2002 this "Men in Black" agent & Texas rancher was reported to be shopping for a horse farm
    $600 20
In 1881 Louis Tiffany & others decorated the first floor of this author's mansion in Hartford, Conn.
    $600 15
This cured meat is in the classic McDonald's Egg McMuffin
    $600 28
Uranus' 2 largest moons share their names with characters created by this author
    $600 25
In 1907 the Wall Street Journal declared Percival Lowell's photo of its "canals" proof of intelligent life
    $600 8
Claudia Silva starred in an L.A.-area theater production of "Cuatro Equis", this many
    $600 3
This world-famous cyclist named his home in Austin "Casa Linda" after his mother
    $800 21
In 1973 he resigned as governor of New York to found the Commission on Critical Choices for Americans
    $800 16
Actually an American recipe, this condiment may have been given its name because caviar was once an ingredient
    $800 29
In 1846 astronomers found this planet from the effects it had on Uranus' orbit
    $800 26
Nose art, referring to pictures on the noses of these, really took off during WWII
    $800 10
Without getting a tic-tac-toe on "Hollywood Squares" you could still win a game with this many Xs
    $800 4
Man from Sugarland, Texas known as "The Hammer" in the U.S. House of Representatives
    $1000 22
This attorney was the only representative of New York to sign the U.S. Constitution
    DD: $1,200 17
Its other names include Poor Knights of Windsor & Pain Perdu (lost bread)
    $1000 30
He discovered Uranus as well as 2 of its moons
    $1000 27
The rights to 5 of Tom Kelley's red velvet photos of this actress taken in 1949 were put on eBay in 2001, but weren't sold
    $1000 11
Maximum number of Xs that can appear on one bowler's score sheet in one game
    $1000 5
This billionaire Texan was asked to testify on his Plano company's involvement in California's energy crisis

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

Steve Chris John
$4,200 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Chris John
$3,200 $600 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 22
Jean Duvet created a series of engravings depicting the hunting of this 1-horned mythical beast
    $400 8
The Wright Bros.' experiments in this type of chamber in their bicycle shop led to designs of their flyer's wings
    $400 6
His novels include "The Prairie", "The Pioneers", & "The Pathfinder"
    $400 13
Golden Cloud had great pull with Roy Rogers under this stage name
    $400 18
In the year prior to his death, Nero participated in these games in Greece
    $400 1
Soft woolen shoes for a baby
    $800 26
Francois Lemoyne painted the Hercules ceiling at this French palace & voila! became premier peintre du roi
    $800 9
Created in 1971 as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, it's better known by this name
    $800 7
She wrote "Jo's Boys" in 1886, a second sequel to her 1860s novel
    $800 14
Buck, ridden by James Arness on "Gunsmoke", was later used by Lorne Greene on this series
    $800 23
Nero's indulgences included poetry, acting & racing these vehicles
    $800 2
An illegally made product, especially a musical recording
    $1200 10
(Sofia of the Clue Crew paddling a canoe) Some of the earliest canoes were this type of boat, made from a hollowed-out tree trunk
    $1200 19
This "Ship of Fools" author won a Pulitzer & the National Book Award for her 1965 "Collected Stories"
    $1200 15
The Pie was little Liz Taylor's horse in this classic
    $1200 24
Contrary to myth, no evidence exists that Nero played a fiddle, or anything else, while this happened
    $1200 3
A hidden explosive device, it sounds like a snare for a tropical seabird
    $1600 28
In 1834 Delacroix painted the lush "Women of" this Algerian city "in Their Apartment"
    $1600 11
Lighter than a Conestoga wagon, it was named for its white canvas covering which resembled the sails of ships
    $1600 20
The movie "Yentl" was based on a story by him
    $1600 16
Guy Williams rode Tornado as this hero
    DD: $400 25
At age 16, Nero was proclaimed emperor by this military unit & immediately confirmed by the Senate
    $1600 4
A government project of little value funded to gain political favor
    $2000 27
Talent ran in the family: this first woman to join the Impressionists was a granddaughter of the Rococo painter Fragonard
    $2000 12
This Newfoundland capital is the easternmost terminus of the Trans-Canada Highway
    $2000 21
In 2001 this novelist & short story writer's "We Were the Mulvaneys" was chosen for Oprah's Book Club
    DD: $1,200 17
Shakespeare has this king saying, "Saddle White Surrey for the field to-morrow"
    $2000 5
According to Lewis Carroll, the snark was one of these, you see

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Chris John
$12,400 $3,000 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 5-letter word can refer to one type of work by a composer, or to several works of different types

Final scores:

Steve Chris John
$9,800 $1,500 $1,999
2-day champion: $26,400 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Chris John
$15,600 $3,000 $4,000
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W
16 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 2002-09-23
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