Show #4140 - Friday, September 6, 2002


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Sherri Newhouse, a budget director from Benbrook, Texas

Jake Maeroff, a law student from Plantation, Florida

Myron Meyer, a scheduling coordinator from Owatonna, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $50,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the show in...)
    $200 6
2nd century B.C. historian Ssu-Ma Ch'ien put together the first comprehensive history of this country
    $200 11
He "hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season... Please don't ask why, no one quite knows the reason"
    $200 16
It's the world's tallest animal whose young is known as a calf
    $200 17
Boss Hogg
    $200 22
On Sept. 12, 1953 Boston Archbishop Richard Cushing conducted the marriage between this famous pair
    $200 1
The White House was once officially called this "Mansion"
    $400 7
Christian Lange edited "Diplomatarium Norvegicum", a valuable source on this, his native land
    $400 12
"He was doing jumping jacks yesterday", said George W. Bush, downplaying this man's heart problems
    $400 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Zoo Atlanta.) The two panda species are the 6- to 12-pound red panda & this 200- to 250-pound species
    $400 18
    $400 23
About his mother's remarriage, Hamlet disdainfully remarks, "Frailty thy name is" this
    $400 2
Named shared by a Leon Uris novel, a Bob Marley album & a book of the Bible
    $600 8
William Prescott's 2 big tales of the Conquistadors were about "The Conquest of Peru" & "The Conquest of" this country
    $600 13
Daffy Duck, a fox from Disney in 1973 & Kevin Costner have all played this role from folklore
    $600 28
Not tabbies or flabbies, but these house cats are known as Abys
    $600 19
Doug & Carrie Heffernan,
Arthur Spooner
    $600 24
In the section on marriage in "The Prophet", he wrote, "Let there be spaces in your togetherness"
    $600 3
A third mate unlicensed to pilot this ship through Prince William Sound ran it aground
    DD: $1,800 9
6th century Roman historian Flavius Cassiodorus did a history of this group that split into Visi- & Ostro- halves
    $800 14
In August of 1971 David Scott dropped a feather & a hammer here; they landed at the same time
    $800 29
Unlike a human, a shark's skeleton is made of this elastic tissue, not bone
    $800 20
Carlos Ramirez,
Reverend Mother,
Sister Bertrille
    $800 25
The first 2 acts of this 1938 play are titled "The Daily Life" & "Love and Marriage"
    $800 4
This early 20th century German art movement tried to show subjective emotions
    $1000 10
This venerable saint's eccesiastical history of England goes up to 731; he died in 735
    $1000 15
This chess term for an opening in which pieces are sacrificed has come to mean any ploy or strategem
    $1000 30
Hey, Dean! 8 species make up this group of weasel-like mammals including the fisher & sable
    $1000 21
Joyce Davenport,
Andy Renko,
Frank Furillo
    $1000 26
He must have liked the family; Thomas Seymour married this English king's widow & later tried to marry his daughter
    $1000 5
By tradition, No. 11 Downing Street is the residence of this chancellor

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

Myron Jake Sherri
$7,600 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Myron Jake Sherri
$10,200 $3,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
In the next hour, Sir William Walton's concerto for this instrument, featuring Yo-Yo Ma
    $400 17
It's home to over a dozen golden arches of McDonald's & a 630-foot high single stainless steel arch
    $400 12
If this character is coming, have a nice Chianti & some fava beans, though maybe it's best not to invite Ray Liotta
    $400 1
This meat is also called kid & when curried is a Jamaican specialty
    $400 2
Poet Robert who wrote "The Ruling Passion", or prose writer Tom, who kept his "Common Sense"
    $400 22
In the military: AWOL
    $800 8
Now we'll hear a beloved aria by this Italian composer
    $800 18
Located on the Gulf of Finland, it was capital of Russia for 2 centuries
    $800 13
In "Animal House" this actor who played Bluto calls for a "food fight!"
    $800 27
In the film comedy "Love and Death", Napoleon says the Napoleon pastry must be developed before this British meat dish
    $800 3
Nathalia wrote "The Sunken Garden"; Stephen stayed above ground with "The Red Badge of Courage"
    $800 23
If your car breaks down: AAA
    $1200 9
Time now for the KJPY clue of the day: born in 1770, he called himself Bacchus, pressing out the wine of musical revelation
    $1200 19
This California city was named for the bay, which was named for an Assisi saint
    $1200 14
Julia Roberts finds snails are "slippery little suckers" at dinner with Richard Gere and Ralph Bellamy in this film
    $1200 28
From a Cree word, this Native American food was made from cranberries, dried deer meat & melted fat
    $1200 4
Last name of Edward, who wrote "A Venetian Lover", & of the better-known author of "Firestarter"
    $1200 24
On an invitation: RSVP
    $1600 10
Call & win tickets to this "talky" type of voice & piano performance, of songs by Hugo Wolf
    DD: $14,000 20
Jesse James was terminated in this city, once home to a terminus of the Pony Express
    DD: $6,000 15
(Hi, I'm Leonard Maltin.) At the end of the deli scene, director Rob Reiner's mother has this romantic comedy's funniest line
    $1600 30
From the French for "to crunch", it's meat combined with a thick white sauce & deep-fried
    $1600 5
The 1874 novel "His Natural Life" by this Aussie author named Marcus was still a good read in 2001
    $1600 25
To a swimmer, SCUBA
    $2000 11
Tomorrow KJPY presents a tribute to this "Fiddler on the Roof" who died in 2001
    $2000 21
The stars on its flag seen here stand for hope & liberty, not it & Nevis
    $2000 16
Though Wallace Shawn worked with "The Giant" wrestler elsewhere, this '81 food film was not about the big man
    $2000 29
These "meats", including the kidneys, heart & brain, must be "the spice of life"
    $2000 6
Travel writer Robert; he could have had Childe Harold take a pilgrimage on his "Road to Oxiana"
    $2000 26
NAFTA, the treaty

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Myron Jake Sherri
$20,600 $33,200 $6,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He's the only athlete in history to play in both the Super Bowl & the World Series

Final scores:

Myron Jake Sherri
$1 $41,201 $11,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $41,201 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Myron Jake Sherri
$19,600 $16,400 $6,000
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2002-06-10
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