Show #4004 - Thursday, January 17, 2002

Contestants

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Krista Cain, an optician from Carrollton, Georgia

Steve Mandella, an assistant security manager originally from North Huntington, Pennsylvania

Nanette Wargo, a graduate student from Sauk Village, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $53,030)

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Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL AUTHORS
THE ROLE PLAYED
(Alex: We'll give you the actors; you identify the role they all played.)
THE 1880s
YIDDISH WORDS
PEOPLE
IT'S PARTY TIME!
    $200 1
Many say that Tufu was this country's greatest poet
    $200 19
Theda Bara, Claudette Colbert, Elizabeth Taylor
    $200 2
In 1889, with Dumas & de Maupassant protesting loudly, this 984-foot structure opened near the Seine
    $200 7
This pair of illusionists has played to more people live in Las Vegas than any other performers
    $200 10
Emphasizing drinking & merrymaking, this German festival is an autumn tradition
    $400 8
Steingrimur Thorsteinsson translated "The Arabian Nights" into this language spoken in Rekjavik
    $400 20
Sandra Dee, Deborah Walley, Sally Field
    $400 3
Shortly after Garfield was shot, this notorious young outlaw was shot dead
    $400 15
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew at the Apollo.) Along with Diana Ross,
Gladys Knight had a hand in discovering these singers after they appeared here in the late '60s
    $400 11
Named for an auto part, this party is held in a sports stadium parking lot
    $600 9
The blind 19th c. poet Antonio Feliciano de Castilho was a leading literary figure in this European country
    $600 21
George Montgomery, Fess Parker, John Wayne
    $600 4
Doctors in the news included "Dr. Jekyll" & this rabies curer
    $600 26
Traditionally, a Jew might daven, do this, 3 times a day; a Muslim does it 5 times a day
    $600 18
The Wall Street Journal has called this "Nightline" host the "pre-eminent TV interviewer in America"
    $600 12
New president Clinton attended 11 of these on January 20, 1993
    $800 16
One of Maeve Binchy's first plays, "End of Term", premiered in this world capital, her birthplace
    DD: $1,000 22
Bette Davis, Glenda Jackson, Dame Judi Dench
    $800 5
The 1885 Congress of Berlin passed out slices of this continent like cake
    $800 27
A Yiddish art critic might describe Rubens' women as this, meaning "plump"
    $800 24
A sign on L.A.'s Sunset Blvd. marks the site where in 1975 he opened the first chocolate chip cookie store
    $800 13
(Sofia of the Clue Crew in Central Park.) Alice and the Mad Hatter had this kind of party in chapter 7 of "Alice in Wonderland"
    $1000 17
This man & his sister wrote the novel "A Year at Hartlebury" under pseudonyms in 1834, before he was Britain's P.M.
    $1000 23
Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr., Arnold Vosloo
    $1000 6
On June 20, 1887 Queen Victoria got her shot at meeting this markswoman
    $1000 28
To answer the question asked in song by Linda Ronstadt, it's Yiddish for "So?" or "Well?"
    $1000 25
She's the financial adviser who's showed us "The Road to Wealth" & "The Courage to Be Rich"
    $1000 14
In a No. 6 Hit from 1972, Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band were headed to this title function

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

Nanette Steve Krista
-$1,600 $2,600 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nanette Steve Krista
$2,800 $3,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

AFRICA
TIME FOR A BEVERAGE
TOUGH '70s TV
MYTHELLANY
"PAT"
I'D LIKE TO BUY AN OWL
    $400 19
This former child star served as the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana from 1974 to 1976
    $400 1
For "corrupting the youth of Athens" Socrates was compelled to drink this in 399 B.C.
    $400 2
A 1977 Saturday morning cartoon called "I Am the Greatest" featured "The Adventures of" this champ
    $400 11
Celtic myth tells us the Tuatha De Danann often live underground in this country
    $400 5
The ancient Greeks believed that the owl was sacred to this goddess of wisdom
    $800 20
(Jeff Probst in Africa.) The Yatta Pateau in Tsavo National Park is the world's largest flow of this substance
    $800 6
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at a bar.) This drink could be called
"fermented agave juice
at dawn"
    $800 3
NBC's "Four-in-One" included "Night Gallery", "The Psychiatrist" & this Dennis Weaver series
    $800 12
Mama Quilla, a moon goddess of these people, had a temple dedicated to her at Cuzco
    $800 28
It's the murder of one's own father
    $800 7
The elf owl, the world's smallest owl at 6", nests in holes in this "giant" cactus of the American Southwest
    $1200 14
200,000 gallons of this liquor flowed into the Kentucky River in 2000 during a fire at a Wild Turkey warehouse
    $1200 4
Series title characters included Lucas Tanner a teacher, & Lucan, a boy raised by these animals
    DD: $1,000 13
Partly from Latin meaning "to speak", it was a medium who spoke for a deity or the shrine whence she spoke
    $1200 25
The Bible's Isaac, for example
    $1200 8
This "Elder" Roman wrote that owls foretell evil & are to be dreaded above all other birds
    $1600 26
(Jeff Probst in Africa.) It's one of Kenya's main crops. In 1914, Isak Dinesen grew it in the country
    $1600 15
One bushel of this plant known scientifically as zea mays can sweeten 400 cans of soda pop
    $1600 17
"Temperatures Rising" & "The New Temperatures Rising" featured this "Blazing Saddles" star
    $1600 21
Yikes! If you cut off one of the many heads of this Lake Lerna monster, 2 would grow in its place
    $1600 24
This 260,000-square-mile area is found between the Andes Mountains & the South Atlantic Ocean
    DD: $1,400 9
This species is named for its piercing call that sounds nothing like a hoot
    $2000 27
This third-longest African river flows past ancient Timbuktu on its 2,600-mile trip to the Gulf of Guinea
    $2000 16
(Jimmy & Sarah of the Clue Crew in New Orleans.) "Stormy" name of this legendary New Orleans mixed drink served in
a lantern-shaped glass
    $2000 18
The summer 1975 series "Joey and Dad" featured this singer-dancer & her dad, Ray
    $2000 22
This sly trickster of Norse myth can change his shape at will--sometimes he's a fly, other times, a fish
    $2000 23
Latin for "our father", it's an alternate name for the Lord's Prayer
    $2000 10
The adult male of this owl species is usually pure white, although it may have brown spots

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nanette Steve Krista
$13,000 $8,600 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MILITARY MATTERS
Completed by the British in 1906, its name means "fear nothing" & it made all others of its kind obsolete

Final scores:

Nanette Steve Krista
$11,963 $17,200 $13,000
3rd place: trip to Waikik Beach & stay at Outrigger Hotel New champion: $17,200 2nd place: trip to Aspen, Colorado provided by ski.com

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Nanette Steve Krista
$13,200 $8,400 $11,400
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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