Show #4205 - Friday, December 6, 2002


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Andrew Woolsey, a production assistant from Los Angeles, California

Ayesha Black, a student from Los Angeles, California

Todd Hellman, an attorney from Lakeland, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
He wrote 1948's "The Naked and the Dead" while studying at the Sorbonne
    $200 1
A killer bee is an investment banker helping thwart a hostile one of these
    $200 9
"Here's looking at you, kid" & at this 1942 classic which tops the list
    $200 14
You can "learn by heart" or as they used to say, "commit to" this
    $200 19
It's the oldest
    $200 21
Until 1939 Thailand was known by this name
    $400 4
His "The Last Tycoon" was published posthumously in 1941
    $400 2
Appropriately, investing in housing can be one of these, letting you pay less to the IRS
    $400 10
"Beauty and the Beast" & this 1955 Disney film about puppy love both made the list
    $400 15
When you're fully prepared for action, you're like a hunter with a heavy charge of ammo who's "loaded for" this
    $400 20
One of its clubs gives out the Hasty Pudding Award
    $400 30
Known as the "Venice of the East", this Thai city was modernized by King Mongkut in the 1800s
    $600 5
To research this 1943 novel, Ayn Rand worked in an architect's office
    DD: $800 8
This alphanumeric clause of the 1978 Tax Reform Act now enrolls over 40 million Americans
    $600 11
He starred in 6 of the films, including "Notorious", "An Affair to Remember" & "To Catch a Thief"
    $600 16
You can "beat" this 1987 Bond title "out of" someone
    $600 22
The current Prince of Wales earned his bachelor's degree there
    $600 29
Thailand is an important source of these blue September birthstones
    $800 6
This novel about a politician's rise & fall earned Robert Penn Warren a Pulitzer Prize in 1947
    $800 25
Term for the interest rate on a bond, as well as a piece of paper that lowers your grocery bill
    $800 12
Warren Beatty made his screen debut opposite Natalie Wood in this film, No. 47
    $800 17
You can do this "through the ranks", "to the bait" or "to the occasion"
    $800 23
Its main library is the Bodleian
    $800 28
About 95% of Thais practice the Theravada form of this religion
    $1000 7
Carson McCullers was only 23 when she published this 1940 novel about a deaf-mute
    $1000 26
This 6-letter word can mean frugality, or a savings & loan association
    $1000 13
Burning up the list at No. 94 is this Kathleen Turner-William Hurt film
    $1000 18
This tactic in basketball is used as an idiom for "an all-out effort to exert pressure"
    $1000 24
Its department of physics is the Cavendish Laboratory
    $1000 27
(Hi, I'm Jeff Probst [in Thailand]) Tarutao means "old, mysterious & primitive" in this language, also the name of a nearby peninsula

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

Todd Ayesha Andrew
-$800 $5,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Ayesha Andrew
$1,400 $6,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In 1543 Copernicus added that while it's the center of the universe, it's not the true center of all space
    $400 6
In 1663 James Gregory figured a reflecting telescope was possible; this Brit made it a reality in 1668
    $400 24
Whether "floor" or "mounted", these drums bear a man's name
    $400 22
In 2000, shoes she wore in a 1939 film were auctioned off for $666,000
    $400 13
To incorporate territory, Karvina did it to Frystat in 1949
    $400 8
D'ja ever notice this "60 Minutes" commentator quit CBS in 1971 when it refused to air his "Essay on War" about Vietnam
    $800 2
In 1397 the Union of Kalmar united Denmark, Sweden & this country
    $800 7
The Very Large Array in New Mexico is a group of 27 of these (not optical) telescopes
    $800 27
Scour the barnyards to find one of these percussion instruments that can be part of a drum set
    $800 18
At a 1990 Sotheby's auction in New York, a bronze version of this Rodin sculpture sold for $1.2 million
    $800 14
From the Latin for "to nothing", it's the mutual destruction of matter & antimatter after the Big Bang
    $800 9
His 1960-68 sitcom was about a small-town sheriff who played by his own rules while raising his oddly-named boy
    $1200 3
England's James I denounced this product in 1604; the pope banned it in Seville churches in 1642
    $1200 25
Varieties of cymbals include ride, splash & this "loud" one
    $1200 19
Gary Busey paid over $240,000 for a guitar once owned by this man he played on film
    $1200 15
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Field Museum in Chicago) This name for the phylum to which earthworms belong comes from the Latin for "little ring"
    $1200 10
His first 3 forays into the Top 10 went to No. 1, including "Shadow Dancing" in 1978
    DD: $1,500 4
In 1764 Catherine II of Russia ordered further exploration of this future U.S. state
    $1600 26
This large drum shares its name with another instrument in a standard rock band
    $1600 20
In 1949 a copy of this speech by Abraham Lincoln sold at auction for $54,000
    $1600 16
No looking in your wallet -- on the reverse of a $1 bill, this precedes "coeptis" on the Great Seal of the U.S.
    DD: $800 11
This actor was born in Havana on April 12, 1956
    $2000 5
In 1827 this Edinburgher came out & said, "That hugely popular 'Waverley' novel, I wrote it"
    $2000 28
Florence's Museo Storia Della Scienza has 2 of his telescopes & the lens of the one that found 4 moons of Jupiter
    $2000 23
This drum used for military marching shares its name with a device to catch animals
    $2000 21
This American-born duchess' jewels were sold at auction in 1987 for $50 million
    $2000 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports) In glassblowing, this word means "to heat the finished vessel", & then allow it to cool uniformly
    $2000 12
Popular in '80s new wave, he's the guitarist seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Ayesha Andrew
$10,500 $17,200 $3,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This work written in 1931 consists of 5 movements including "On the Trail" & "Painted Desert"

Final scores:

Todd Ayesha Andrew
$100 $12,200 $6,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $12,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Todd Ayesha Andrew
$10,600 $17,800 $3,800
11 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
8 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2002-08-27
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