Show #4086 - Monday, May 13, 2002

2002 Million Dollar Masters final game 1.


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Bob Verini, a film journalist and test prep teacher from Los Angeles, California

Eric Newhouse, a director of technical assistance from Vermillion, South Dakota

Brad Rutter, a network administrator from Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to give us their countries of birth in the category called...)
    $200 16
Born in Corfu in 1921, he's a great-grandson of the Danish king Christian IX
    $200 9
He played wise wizard Gandalf in 2001's "Lord of the Rings"
    $200 1
Wow! This man bought Manhattan with trinkets worth about 60 guilders, usually quoted as $24
    $200 4
"The Remains of the Day" novelist Kazuo Ishiguro
    $200 25
2-word French term for a competitive international road race
    $200 26
On January 1, 1892 this receiving station for immigrants in Upper N.Y. Bay opened its doors for the first time
    $400 17
Some thought this Tudor would marry Lord Dudley when his wife was found dead after a suspicious accident in 1560
    $400 10
He played wise wizard Dumbledore in 2001's "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
    $400 2
The jird is a common (& rather cute) type of this hamster relative
    $400 5
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, chronicler of a death foretold
    $400 24
This midwestern city of 190,000 was built on the site of an Ottawa Indian village
    $400 27
He took a failing UHF TV station in the 1970s & turned it into a "Superstation"
    $600 18
On Oct. 31, 1955 Princess Margaret announced that she was not going to marry the man she loved, this man
    $600 11
"Leave no man behind" was the tagline of this 2001 film that co-starred Josh Hartnett
    $600 3
This bejeweled N.Y. financier was so famous for overeating that one restaurateur called him "my 25 best customers"
    $600 6
Celebrator of imperialism Rudyard Kipling
    $600 21
Traditional term for a comprehensive survey of the continent for a young upper-class Englishman
    $600 28
In Catholic churches, there are 14 of these depicting the Passion of Christ
    $800 22
This son of the Black Prince became king in 1377 & got his own Shakespeare play somewhat later
    $800 14
Meg Ryan & Hugh Jackman found love across time in this romance
    $800 12
If you've read "The Flame Trees of Thika" (or if you saw the miniseries) you know that Thika is in this country
    DD: $1,400 7
Godot waiter Samuel Beckett
    $800 20
Found off Newfoundland, it's a major source of food fish
    $800 29
This present-day San Francisco "Hill" was named for the semaphore station established there in the 1800s
    $1000 23
England's beloved Queen Mother grew up in this castle that's featured in "Macbeth"
    $1000 15
Jennifer Connelly won an Oscar for playing the wife of this man
    $1000 13
She was the first African-American author to win a Pulitzer Prize; she won in 1950 for her poetry
    $1000 8
Deptford trilogist Robertson Davies
    $1000 19
Named for a Paris theater, it's drama that emphasizes the horrific or macabre
    $1000 30
It's the Greek letter designation for the International Space Station

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

Brad Eric Bob
$4,600 $400 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Eric Bob
$6,400 $2,800 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 21
In 1931 2 Americans modified the Mercalli scale to measure the intensity of these in California
    $400 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix.) In 2001 the Diamondbacks were going for their first world championship; this team was going for its 27th
    $400 2
A sexually confused stable boy is the focus of this ballet based on Peter Shaffer's play of the same name
    $400 1
This Asian-born architect designed Boston's John Hancock Tower
    $400 30
To be or knot to be, it was the capital of Phrygia
    $400 16
Strunk & White's 5th rule of usage says, do not join independent clauses with this; use a semicolon, as we just did
    $800 25
There were only 63 known elements when this Russian devised the periodic table
    $800 6
At Wimbledon 1969, aged 41, this Mexican-American saved 7 match points to beat Charlie Pasarell
    $800 5
The 1938 premiere of this ballet featured Lew Christensen in the role of Pat Garrett
    $800 4
From his mother's surname, the "Glass Skyscraper" architect added van der Rohe to this name
    $800 29
With the kingdom split, in 920 B.C. you had Rehoboam ruling Judah & Jeroboam ruling this
    $800 17
This 5-letter word means break down a sentence into subject, object & predicate, or describe a word's grammatical role
    $1200 24
The Earth's crust consists of about 46% oxygen; this element is second most abundant at about 28%
    $1200 11
His last-minute field goal won Super Bowl XXXVI for the Patriots
    $1200 7
Von Rotbart is the evil, bird-like sorcerer in this classic 1877 ballet
    $1200 10
Frank Lloyd Wright was a pupil of this noted Chicago architect, whom Wright called his "Lieber Meister"
    DD: $1,000 28
Dagon was the top god of these people whose name has come to mean "uncouth" & "unsophisticated"
    DD: $600 18
Besides fancy-sounding, "in lieu of salary" is this type of grammatical phrase
    $1600 23
Mayonnaise is an example of this colloidal dispersion of liquid particles in another liquid
    $1600 14
In 1986, with the Springfield Fame, she became the first woman to play in a men's pro basketball league
    $1600 8
In 1911 this great dancer leapt into immortality with his magnificent exit leap in "Le spectre de la rose"
    $1600 12
This American architect who turned 95 in 2001 is known for his "Glass House" of 1949
    $1600 27
Scholars label Old Persian royal inscriptions X for Xerxes, C for Cyrus & D for him
    $1600 19
A helping group, like the ladies' one of the VFW, or a helping verb like will or may
    $2000 22
In 1896 this French scientist accidentally discovered radioactivity while researching fluorescence
    $2000 15
NHL goalie nicknames include Nikolai Khabibulin's "Bulin Wall" & this Maple Leaf player's "Cujo"
    $2000 9
This choreographer played one of the sailors when his ballet "Fancy Free" premiered in 1944
    $2000 13
Surveyor General of royal buildings, he designed & constructed London's Covent Garden in the early 1630s
    $2000 26
We know Carians were in Egypt from graffiti they carved into a big Ramses statue at this temple site
    $2000 20
The Spanish levantarse, "to get up", is this type of verb whose subject & object are identical

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Eric Bob
$15,800 $7,600 $10,400

Final Jeopardy! Round

In old philosophy this 12-letter word referred to a fifth substance, superior to earth, air, fire or water

Final scores:

Brad Eric Bob
$11,800 $0 $6,800

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Eric Bob
$15,800 $7,600 $10,600
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
4 W
12 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $34,000

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Game tape date: 2002-03-26
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