Show #3982 - Tuesday, December 18, 2001

Champion's winnings matched to the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund ($10,000 minimum).

Contestants

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Timothy Mahoney, a development officer originally from Detroit, Michigan

Denese Edsall, an equal opportunity manager from Hollywood, Florida

Dana Greenblatt, a graduate student originally from Toledo, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $36,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

FIRST THINGS FIRST
U.S. CITIES
THAT'S WHAT MAKES HORSE RACES
TAKING THE BAR EXAM
"B" ON THE LOOKOUT
CHRISTMAS RAPPINGS
    $200 18
In 1982 Bertha Wilson became this western hemisphere nation's first female supreme court justice
    $200 1
In 1700 its population of 4,500 consisted of a large number of Quakers professing "brotherly love"
    $200 26
A maiden is a horse that has never done this (no not that)
    $200 12
Skyy,
Wolfschmitt,
Smirnoff
    $200 11
It's the stellar grouping seen here
    $200 6
A No. 1 hit in '52/ M.C. Trebek is tellin' you/ I don't remember dissin' him/ But "I saw mommy kissing" him
    $400 19
Elton John's first U.S. No. 1 hit was this "reptilian" song rom 1972
    $400 2
About 1/4 of the 540,000 people of this city work for the state of Texas
    $400 27
This type of short whip used by jockeys has a cameo in the movie "9 1/2 Weeks"
    $400 14
Beaujolais,
Liebfraumilch,
Zinfandel
    $400 13
Edible flower heads of this vegetable may be purple or white as well
    $400 7
I'm the reindeer kids adore/ Burl Ives told my tale in '64/ Got a nose that you can't miss/ Call it out, my name is this
    $600 20
In 1961 Soviet space officials held the first radio talks with a man in space, this cosmonaut
    $600 3
Between 1990 & 1996, the population of this seat of Clark county grew 46% & "odds are" it's still growing
    $600 28
The name of this distance measurement comes from Old English for "furrow"
    $600 15
Bengal,
Fleischmann's,
Gordon's
    $600 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew holds a card.) Get in touch with this writing system seen here
    $600 8
He's green, he's mean/ A Christmas-stealing machine/ & that's not even worst of all/ It's that his heart's "2 sizes too small"
    $800 21
As the site of the world's first hydrogen bomb blasts, scientists treasure this "swimsuit" isle
    $800 4
General Cornwallis called this city a "hornet's nest", hence the name of its NBA team
    $800 16
Mickey's,
Olde English "800",
Colt 45
    $800 24
(Sofia of the Clue Crew climbs a rock-climbing wall.) As a noun, it's a large rock; as a rock-climbing verb, it means to take an easy route close to the ground
    $800 9
Someone had to be his voice/ Jackie Vernon was the choice/ Jackie really nailed the role/ Of this "jolly happy soul"
    $1000 22
(Hey, it's Gary Dell'Abate from The Howard Stern Show.) Before producing Howard's show I attended Adelphi University, which in 1896 became the first co-educational college in this state
    DD: $600 5
It was laid out in 1847 in a grid pattern based on the 4 streets around Temple Square
    $1000 17
Masuizumi,
Narimasa,
Wakatsuru
    $1000 25
Born in Russia, this statesman seen here signed an important Middle East treaty in 1979
    $1000 10
He sang "Fame" but here's the thing/ He "pa rum pum pum pum"ed with (M.C.) Bing

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Dana Denese Timothy
$1,400 $1,400 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Denese Timothy
$4,000 $2,000 $6,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

BIBLICAL PEOPLE
THAT ZANY SCREWBALL COMEDY
FAMOUS HOMES
17th CENTURY AMERICA
"OLD" SCHOOL
FRENCH LITERATURE
    $400 1
She asked Samson, "Tell me, I pray there, wherein thy great strength lieth"
    $400 6
Heiress was a common job for screwball-comedy women like this actress in "It Happened One Night"
    $400 16
The house that inspired this Grant Wood painting still stands in Eldon, Iowa
    $400 21
On May 13, 1607 it was founded by more than 100 colonists on the "River of Powhatan"
    $400 11
Proverbially, these "never die, they just fade away"
    $800 2
This second child of David & Bathsheba was appointed by David as "ruler over Israel and over Judah"
    $800 7
This 1972 O'Neal-Streisand film was an attempt to revive the screwball genre
    $800 17
In 1942 Fiorello LaGuardia became the first New York City mayor to live in this official residence
    $800 22
(Sofia of the Clue Crew holds a plastic jack-o-lantern.) Prithee, tell a maiden this name for the religion of the pilgrims from their wish to cleanse the church
    $800 12
General Patton's sanguine nickname
    DD: $2,000 3
Fittingly, this disciple was born in the town of Bethsaida-Julias, whose name means "house of the fisherman"
    $1200 8
This actor seen here didn't get the girl in several classic comedies
    $1200 18
This baseball player's childhood home on Emory Street in Baltimore serves as the Orioles' official museum
    DD: $200 23
In January 1636 this clergyman fled Massachusetts & settled in the Narragansett Bay area
    $1200 13
Dickens' title "Shop"
    $1600 4
This man from Arimathea wrapped Jesus' body in linen & laid him in his tomb
    $1600 9
"His Girl Friday" was a whirlwind version of this Hecht-MacArthur newspaper play
    $1600 19
Built by her grandparents around 1813, her home was probably the first brick house in Amherst, Mass.
    $1600 24
In 1675 he was admitted to Harvard at the age of 12 while his father Increase was a fellow there
    $1600 14
The original title of "Swanee River"
    $2000 5
Although other women were prophets, she was the only known woman to ever judge Israel
    $2000 10
He directed comedy classics like "Twentieth Century" as well as "Red River", "The Big Sleep", etc.
    $2000 20
In 1942 this residence across the street from the White House became the property of the U.S. government
    $2000 25
After arriving in America, the Pilgrims signed a mutual peace treaty with this chief of the Wampanoag tribe
    $2000 15
Period of ancient Egyptian history when Memphis was the capital

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Dana Denese Timothy
$7,000 $5,200 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

COLONIAL TRADE
The Dutch traded New York to the British for a tiny island producing this, now mainly used at Christmastime

Final scores:

Dana Denese Timothy
$3,500 $0 $15,000
2nd place: trip to Ireland + a subscription to The New York Times 3rd place: trip to Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas + a subscription to The New York Times New champion: $15,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Dana Denese Timothy
$7,800 $4,400 $10,000
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $22,200

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