Show #3947 - Tuesday, October 30, 2001

2001 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 2.

(Sarah: This is Sarah of the Clue Crew with a friend in from the Arctic. Bear with us! Jeopardy!'s next!)

Contestants

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Lan Djang, a business analyst from Toronto, Canada

Pam Mueller, a college student from Wilmette, Illinois

Rick Knutsen, a musician from Brooklyn, New York

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE & NATURE
FROM BOOK TO TV
VICE PRESIDENTS
(Alex: We'll give you the origin, you give us the cliche in...)
CLICHE ORIGINS
BREAD
CIRCUSES
    $100 11
This one of the simple machines can be made by using a wheel & a rope
    $100 6
He played fictional hero Perry Mason off & on from 1957 until his death in 1993
    $100 15
He lost the presidency by a 71-68 electoral vote count, so he settled for the VP slot in 1796
    $100 1
In hunting, dogs might chase their quarry up a tree, sometimes the dogs didn't choose the right tree
    $100 22
It's the term for a type of French bread baked into a long, cylindrical loaf with a crisp crust & a chewy inside
    $100 21
The tattered, unshaven hobo type of this performer caught on in American circuses
    $200 20
Manufacturers of fireworks use barium to give off a green color & sodium to produce this color
    $200 7
Christopher Plummer narrated a 1993 Family Channel series about this Paris schoolgirl
    $200 19
Speaking at Columbia Law School's 2000 commencement, he joked that he invented Lexis-Nexis
    $200 2
Sometimes a flintlock musket's fuse, called a pan, would flare up without firing the gun
    $200 23
Sourdough bread uses a special yeast one of these as the leavener
    $200 27
In the 1880s, circus owner Adam Forepaugh tried to compete with P.T. Barnum, who had this elephant as an attraction
    $300 12
Inhaling & exhaling result from the contraction of this muscle at the floor of the chest cavity
    $300 8
Pamela Sue Martin, who played this sleuth, left her show when it was merged with the Hardy Boys'
    $300 16
He found the press quite taxing, calling them "Nattering nabobs of negativism"
    $300 3
On early warships, sailors & their wives slept between the cannons; the wives gave birth there as well
    $300 24
Pumpernickel often gets its flavor from this brownish-black liquid made when sugar is refined
    $300 28
The Cristiani Brothers Circus specialized in this equestrian style that didn't saddle them with extra props
    $400 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is at Sea World in San Diego.) In the wild, the polar bear feeds mainly on these, especially the ringed species
    $400 9
In 1979 this James Jones novel was a miniseries with Steve Railsback in Montgomery Clift's movie role
    $400 17
He only served 6 months as VP before he took the presidential oath of office in Buffalo
    $400 4
Deciphering hidden writing within a paragraph that couldn't be seen unless the paper was treated
    $400 25
It's the German word for rusk, bread that is baked twice to make it crisp
    $400 29
Franco Knie, manager & elephant trainer of Circus Knie, has been romancing this Monaco princess
    $500 14
The elements erbium, terbium, ytterbium & yttrium are named for the town of Ytterby in this country
    $500 10
This 1994 miniseries based on a Stephen King book depicts the aftermath of a devastating plague
    DD: $1,300 18
This ex-VP took the presidential oath of office from Judge Sarah Hughes, the first woman to administer it
    $500 5
A boxing technique where you move away so you won't feel the full force when a punch lands
    $500 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew dines on bread.) I'm braiding this bread that's blessed & served at certain Friday night dinners
    $500 30
A circus formed in the 1930s combined the names of the Cole Brothers & this famous circus figure seen here

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

Rick Pam Lan
$1,000 $400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Pam Lan
$1,700 $600 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW TESTAMENT
MEASURE FOR MEASURE
MUSICIANS
EUROPEAN CAPITALS
WHAT'S IN AN ARTIST'S NAME?
BEFORE, DURING & AFTER
(Alex: It's a lot like BEFORE & AFTER, but there is an added element.)
    $200 26
Jesus said to him, "Betrayest thou the Son of Man with a kiss?"
    $200 29
1 magnum of champagne equals this many standard bottles
    $200 1
Madonna's "greedy" nickname, or her 1985 hit
    $200 2
This wonderful, wonderful city is home to the world-famous Tivoli Gardens
    $200 7
Because Bernardo Strozzi had been a Capuchin friar, he was nicknamed this, which sounds like an Italian coffee drink
    $200 12
'40s bandleader playing "In the Mood" who drinks a less filling beer before charging "In the valley of death"
    $400 24
This angel announced the coming births of both Jesus & John the Baptist
    $400 30
At the Olympics, a 437.6 yard run equals this many meters
    $400 3
She's the glamorous lead singer seen here
    $400 8
It lies at the mouth of the River Liffey
    $400 21
Luca Giordano was nicknamed "Luca Fa Presto" because he worked this way
    $400 13
A black female 1920s entertainer living near Sherlock Holmes would have this type of urban shrewdness
    DD: $100 23
In Mark 4:39 Jesus calmed this body of water by saying, "Peace. Be still"
    $600 28
Traveling approximately 1,500 miles per hour equals Mach this
    $600 4
They're the mama & daughter heard here:

"Well it's girls' night out..."
    $600 9
This Dutch seat of government doubles as the capital of South Holland province
    $600 14
Donato di Niccolo found fame as a Renaissance sculptor using this name (later taken by a Ninja Turtle)
    $600 15
The "holy" first pope is in this '60s folk trio also including this actress who was "America's Sweetheart"
    $800 22
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for" them
    $800 27
1 square furlong equals this many acres
    DD: $1,100 5
Her first two (less famous) husbands were musician Toshi Ichiyanagi & filmmaker Tony Cox
    $800 10
It lies on the Danube River, about 135 miles southeast of Vienna
    $800 17
First & last name of the "Garden of Earthly Delights" painter; he took the name from the town of 'S Hertogenbosch
    $800 16
A child's tiny green plastic military figure who fights for money inside a Chinese dessert item
    $1000 20
In the book of Revelation it is written, "Behold a pale horse and his name that sat on him was" this
    $1000 25
In weight, 1 British stone equals this many pounds
    $1000 6
In 2001 Time magazine named this Olympia, Washington female trio America's best rock band
    $1000 11
It's alphabetically last among Europe's capital cities
    $1000 18
The surname of this "Primavera" painter came from his brother's nickname, which meant "little barrel"
    $1000 19
If a marriage held at the point of a firearm advertised added electronic frills, they'd be these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Rick Pam Lan
$10,300 $2,800 $3,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COLLECTIBLES
When he moved into the White House, George W. Bush brought some of his over 150 autographed ones of these

Final scores:

Rick Pam Lan
$10,300 $713 $7,140
Finalist 3rd place: $5,000 2nd place: $5,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Rick Pam Lan
$11,800 $2,800 $3,600
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
14 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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