Show #4078 - Wednesday, May 1, 2002

2002 Million Dollar Masters quarterfinal game 1.


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Frank Spangenberg, a lieutenant in the New York Police Department from Douglaston, New York

Rachael Schwartz, a lawyer with an international law firm from Washington, D.C.

Bob Harris, an author, comedian, and radio commentator from Los Angeles, California

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
In 1502, on his fourth voyage, he landed at what is now Trujillo, Honduras
    $200 21
This term for the area where you sit in a kayak is more associated with planes than boats
    $200 22
The Alamo exhibit at this city's Plaza Wax Museum is a bit eerie, because the Alamo itself is a short walk away
    $200 6
On "The West Wing" Jed Bartlet has a relapsing-remitting course of this autoimmune disorder
    $200 16
Truly "heavenly", this sponge cake made without egg yolks or butter is fat-free
    $200 1
Cartoon catchphrase meaning the quality of having a higher I.Q. than an ordinary ursine critter
    $400 11
In 1889 this country became a republic when Pedro II gave up his throne
    $400 27
When the Savannah passed Ireland in 1819, using this type of power, it made people on shore think she was on fire
    $400 23
Mingle with RuPaul & Fergie (their wax figures, that is) at the 42nd Street spin-off of this British museum
    $400 7
Both Graves' disease & Hashimoto's disease attack this gland
    $400 17
Despite its name this state dessert of Massachusetts is really a custard-filled cake
    $400 2
This series involved shoe phones & the activities of 86 & 99
    $600 12
In 1970 he became the first democratically elected Marxist to head a nation in the Western Hemisphere
    $600 28
This liquid is the first O carried by an O/B/O cargo ship
    $600 24
In 1962 this reclusive silent film sweetheart emerged to read the dedication at Movieland Wax Museum's opening
    $600 8
Deficient production of hormones by these endocrine glands causes Addison's disease
    $600 18
(Sarah of the Clue Crew puts in an evening as a dessert chef.) This dessert is a layer of cake & ice cream that's topped with meringue & then browned in the oven
    $600 3
It's what's put up by knowledgeable investors, or it's the investors themselves
    $800 13
General Alfredo Stroessner ruled this South American country with an iron hand for 35 years, 1954-1989
    $800 29
These "fish" boats, seen here, became the most popular sailboats ever produced
    DD: $1,000 25
Appropriately, Potter's Wax Museum in this Florida city bills itself as the oldest in the U.S.
    $800 9
AKA regional enteritis, this disease, a chronic inflammation of the intestines, bears the name of a U.S. doctor
    $800 19
Ricotta can be used to make this type of cake, part of a "factory" restaurant chain's name
    $800 4
One example is the 2,000 pound GBU-24
    $1000 14
In 1519, when Cortes entered the capital then called this, many believed he was a god
    $1000 30
Seen here, it shares its name with a French region, & broke the transatlantic speed record in 1935
    $1000 26
This father of a "Three's Company" star is one of the country legends depicted in wax at the Music Valley Wax Museum
    $1000 15
The name of this autoimmune disorder means "hard skin"
    $1000 20
This 3-layered "feminine" white cake filled with fruit & nuts was created in South Carolina, not Maryland
    $1000 5
From 1914 to 1923 H.L. Mencken co-edited this satiric monthly with George Jean Nathan

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

Bob Rachael Frank
$5,800 $1,000 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Rachael Frank
$7,000 $6,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Players, we...)
(Alex: And if you're successful, we have...)
    $400 26
The Times' article "Architecture's Dust-Up in the Desert" analyzed the school of architecture named for him
    $400 6
The name of this male singing voice is from the Greek for "deep-sounding"
    $400 2
The word Renaissance comes from rinascere, which loosely means this
    $400 16
It's the middle name shared by Miss Americas Meriwether & Mobley
    $400 11
Spread over 4 hills, this African country's capital of Kigali includes a Muslim Quarter, an airport & a technical college
    $400 21
Sealy now has Dr. Dot Richardson up to bat as a spokesperson for a new line of these to keep your money under
    $800 27
The Times' review of this 2001 French film was "Little Miss Sunshine as Urban Sprite"
    $800 7
The word ceramics is derived from keramos, which is Greek for this pottery material
    $800 3
In 1497 this Borgia was accused of murdering his brother Giovanni, Duke of Benevento & Gandia
    $800 17
Sir Winston Churchill's middle names were Leonard & this, a famous surname in his family tree
    $800 12
In 1926 the capital of this republic of Northwest Africa was moved from Zinder to Niamey
    $800 22
The Federal National Mortgage Association, known by this nickname, sells some nice securities
    DD: $1,500 28
The Met's 2002 production of this opera "calls for 346 people onstage along with a horse (Napoleon's)"
    $1200 8
From the Greek meaning "one who eats at another's table", it's an organism that feeds off a host
    $1200 1
Due to the Great Schism of 1378, Pope Urban VI remained in Rome; rival pope Clement VII moved to this city
    DD: $4,000 18
This middle name of Supreme Court Justice William Douglas reminds us of an early aviator
    $1200 13
In its capital, N'Djamena, you might learn that this nation was once part of French Equatorial Africa
    $1200 23
Use your general funds in these 2 "General" companies in the top 5 firms in the Fortune 500
    $1600 29
The Times marked the Centennial of this poet who wrote, "I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother"
    $1600 9
Read about it in this month's issue; this word for "worldly" is from the Greek for "world" & "city"
    $1600 4
In 1415 this Bohemian religious reformer was condemned for heresy & burned at the stake in Germany
    $1600 19
Because this is a million-dollar tournament, you have to spell the middle name of President Warren Harding
    $1600 14
On the northeast tip of Lake Tanganyika, Bujumbura is the capital of this African nation
    $1600 24
On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, this investment opportunity is abbreviated "PB"
    $2000 30
This "famed... company from St. Petersburg is now at the mercy of... ballet masters of the world", the Times lamented
    $2000 10
From Greek for "tribe" or "race", it's the primary subdivision of a taxonomic kingdom
    $2000 5
In the 1400s this pioneering architect designed the Duomo & the Foundling Hospital in Florence
    $2000 20
John C. Calhoun's middle initial stood for this name
    $2000 15
Some go to the artisans' market in this country's capital of Bamako to look for monkey skulls & skins
    $2000 25
For mutual funds go to your broker; to invest this way, French for "betting amongst ourselves", go to the track

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Rachael Frank
$15,800 $10,100 $19,200

Final Jeopardy! Round

He was born in India; his father worked for the British government & he was nicknamed for a Kipling character

Final scores:

Bob Rachael Frank
$20,000 $12,401 $6,799
Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $10,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $10,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Rachael Frank
$15,800 $11,400 $16,400
21 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $43,600

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Game tape date: 2002-03-24
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