Show #4141 - Monday, September 9, 2002


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Mike Vethacke, a financial analyst from Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Lisa Levenson, a reporter from New York, New York

Jake Maeroff, a law student from Plantation, Florida (whose 1-day cash winnings total $41,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

think small
    $200 1
The Hellenic Star is a leading newspaper in this European capital
    $200 2
High school buddies might want to apply to Friends University, based in Wichita in this state
    $200 11
Whoopi hosted, Sidney was honored, Halle won Best Actress & he won Best Actor
    $200 12
Size of Don Ho's "Bubbles"
    $200 26
You may want to move to the back of the boat it you're this lowest rank of Admiral in the Navy
    $200 21
From the Latin for "lying down", it's a small compartment for work or study
    $400 7
With seating for 50,000, the world's largest arena for bullfighting is found in this Western Hemisphere capital
    $400 3
Western Michigan is in Kalamazoo; Northern Michigan is in Marquette; this university is in Ypsilanti
    $400 13
A tribute to New York on film was introduced by this usually absent-from-the-Oscars director
    $400 14
You certainly come up short if you're "knee-high to" this insect or creme de menthe cocktail
    $400 27
It's the official song of the U.S. Navy, my boys
    $400 22
Spreading insecticides by airplane
    $600 8
Depending on the movie, Godzilla crushes either New York or this Asian capital of 8 million
    $600 4
Famous alumni of this Baltimore school include Rachels Carsons & Michaels Bloombergs
    $600 18
Presenting an honorary award to Robert Redford, she reminisced about the way they were
    $600 15
According to the AKC, Yorkshire Terriers, Pomeranians & Pugs belong to this dog group
    $600 28
This Armed Forces branch normally operates under the D.O.T., but in wartime it operates under the Navy
    $600 23
A melodramatic drama serial in which each episode ends in suspense
    $800 9
In Mandarin, this city's name means "northern capital"
    $800 5
(Hi. I'm Mark Cuban, entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks.) I dreamed up when I wanted to watch this Bloomington school's basketball team
    $800 19
Randy Newman broke his almost Lucci-long losing streak with "If I Didn't Have You", a song from this film
    DD: $1,000 16
Among its meanings are a small quantity; to waste time; & a custard & cake soaked in wine dessert
    $800 29
He was once U.S. Secretary of the Navy & was married to Elizabeth Taylor
    $800 24
The metal grille projecting from the front of a locomotive
    $1000 10
A Pacino is an Oscar-winning actor; a paceno is a resident of this South American capital
    $1000 6
Methodists founded this Connecticut University & named it for Methodism's founder
    $1000 20
This Oscar-winning film featured the talents of Mike Myers
    $1000 17
In the dictionary this word for extremely small follows something extremely big -- infinite
    $1000 30
The U.S. Navy's Submarine Officer School is headquartered at this "New" city in Connecticut
    $1000 25
The main alphabet used by the Russians

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

Jake Lisa Mike
$2,000 $2,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Lisa Mike
$4,800 $1,800 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
(Sofia is at Fort McHenry in Baltimore.) In 1948 he issued a proclamation that the flag fly over Fort McHenry 24 hours a day, as a perpetual symbol of our patriotism
    $400 2
A football player's shirt, or the fabric from which it might be made
    $400 21
The narrator of the Poe story asks, "What was it that so unnerved me in the contemplation of" this title "house?"
    $400 1
This 1321 poem of more than 14,000 lines details a journey to hell, purgatory & heaven
    $400 26
The flowers of this yellow lawn weed are sometimes used to make wine
    $400 12
The word for this blue jean material comes from a fabric that was manufactured in Nimes, France
    $800 8
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Cincinnati.) Born in this room, he was big for his age as a baby; he weighed 220 in college & 300-plus in the White House
    $800 3
RG stands for this position (& perhaps for his deodorant, too)
    $800 22
At the beginning of a Bronte novel this heroine is living with her unpleasant relatives at Gateshead Hall
    $800 13
In Latin, his name means "light bearer"; please allow Mick Jagger to introduce him in "Sympathy For The Devil"
    $800 27
There are 2 kinds of true sequoia trees in North America: the giant sequoia & this one
    $800 17
This device that helps you land safely after jumping out of a plane is French for "prepare to fall"
    $1200 9
He was president during the Spanish-American War
    DD: $3,000 5
This NFL team's cheerleaders are officially known as the Gold Rush
    $1200 23 is a website for fans of this author, because Pemberley was the name of Mr. Darcy's estate
    $1200 14
(Hi. I'm Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon.) In 2001 we toured with this band whose name comes from a river in Hades & who sang "Come Sail Away"
    $1200 28
This part of a flower's stamen contains the pollen
    $1200 18
This fabric word come from the phrase "gloves of Sweden", where the leather was buffed
    $1600 10
This president seen here was 65 years old when he took office in 1857
    $1600 6
(Hi. I'm Jerome Bettis, running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers.) In 1997 I became the first Steeler since this man to win the Steelers' MVP award 2 years in a row
    $1600 24
In "Alice in Wonderland", this character's house has chimneys shaped like ears & a roof thatched with fur
    $1600 15
In this 1944 Sartre play, hell is represented by a gaudy Second Empire salon
    DD: $7,200 29
Rembrandts are late-blooming varieties of these perennials
    $1600 19
First developed in France, the name of this sport comes from the word meaning "take this", as in try to hit it
    $2000 11
In 1848 he bacame the last Whig to be elected president
    $2000 7
Jason Miller, who was a lifelong fan of Notre Dame played this great coach of the '60s & '70s in the 1993 film "Rudy"
    $2000 25
In "A Streetcar Named Desire", it's the name of Blanche & Stella's family plantation that, sadly, has been lost
    $2000 16
In "Paradise Lost", this "Prince of Devils" is a chief lord of the land down under, second only to Satan
    $2000 20
This word for sophisticated means "of good air" or "good lineage"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jake Lisa Mike
$12,000 $2,600 $29,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

She has over 30 honorary degrees, wrote a poem for Clinton's first inauguration & now has a line of Hallmark Cards

Final scores:

Jake Lisa Mike
$18,799 $4,199 $29,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $29,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jake Lisa Mike
$12,000 $3,600 $21,600
14 R,
3 W
10 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $37,200

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Game tape date: 2002-06-11
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