Show #4012 - Tuesday, January 29, 2002

Contestants

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Jill Futch, an attorney from West Monroe, Louisiana

Walter Grubbs, a human resources executive from Fair Oaks, California

Steve Sanders, a graduate student from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE ANIMAL KINGDOM
NURSERY RHYMES
PRO BASKETBALL
BOOK SEQUELS
(Alex: You name the book it was a sequel to.)
THAT'S MY DEPARTMENT STORE
THE "L" IT IS!
    $200 21
It can grow up to 5 feet taller than an elephant
    $200 16
It's what "Peter Piper picked a peck of"
    $200 1
On September 25, 2001, this co-owner of the Washington Wizards announced his return as an active player
    $200 6
"Son of Rosemary" (1997)
    $200 26
In 1962, the year the first Wal-mart opened, this 5-&-dime retailer launched its Woolco stores
    $200 11
In 2001 Tony Benshoof set a record for the highest speed in this winter sport, also an Olympic event--86.6 mph
    $400 22
Although the plumes of this 8-foot-tall bird are no longer of commercial value, its hide is prized as a leather
    $400 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew at the Mother Goose statue in New York.) In a famous Mother Goose rhyme, this little boy gets his head patched up with vinegar and brown paper
    $400 2
(Here's Charles Barkley with the clue.) This current Laker coach has the highest career winning percentage of any coach in NBA history
    $400 7
"Oliver's Story" (1977)
    $400 27
A cliche on being asked to share a secret was "Does this department store "tell Gimbel's"?
    $400 12
No bull, he became world middleweight boxing champion in 1949
    DD: $1,200 23
The 1-horned Indian species of this animal is now found just in Bhutan, Nepal & India's Assam state
    $600 18
She's the gardening aficionado described as "quite contrary"
    $600 3
Known as "The Stilt", he led the NBA in rebounding a record 11 times during his 14-year career
    $600 8
Joseph Heller's "Closing Time"
    $600 28
FD is the stock symbol of this company that operates several store chains
    $600 13
In 1955's "Guys and Dolls", Marlon Brando belts out this "lucky" song
    $800 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew at the San Diego Zoo.) The cub here
was born under a cloud.
It will grow up to be the
clouded type of this creature.
    $800 19
Tom, Tom, the piper's son, stole this & away he run!
    $800 4
Originally a tri-city team it settled in Milwaukee & St. Louis before reaching Atlanta
    $800 9
Erica Jong's "How to Save Your Own Life"
    $800 29
Just one letter of this name, seen here, can make a shopper's heart beat faster
    $800 14
An old woman's disappearance on a train ride leads to a dizzying web of intrigue in this 1938 Hitchcock thriller
    $1000 25
The cutthroat species of this fish gets its name from a red-orange slash on each side of its lower jaw
    $1000 20
He's the nursery rhyme character who has "gone to sea" with "silver buckles on his knee"
    $1000 5
From 1995 through 2000 this city's Grizzlies won only 78 games, the lowest number of NBA wins in any 5-season stretch
    $1000 10
"War and Remembrance" (1978)
    $1000 30
An upscale store brand was launched in 1826 by Samuel Lord & this partner
    $1000 15
In this Shirley Jackson short story, the "winner" is stoned to death

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

Steve Walter Jill
$5,200 $1,200 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Walter Jill
$5,400 $7,200 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

NATIONS OF THE WORLD
HOLY MOVIE ROLES
(Alex: We'll give the actor, you name the role.)
10-LETTER WORDS
THE FIRST CONGRESS
REFERENCE WORKS
ROSES
    $400 17
Germany's longest international border formed by the Rhine River is with this nation
    $400 1
1956: Charlton Heston
    $400 6
A visual record of earthquake vibrations
    $400 7
With this document just 2 years old, the First Congress promptly came up with 12 amendments to it
    $400 12
It's what an almanac often predicts, or what al-manakh means in Arabic
    $400 22
This Oregon city of 503,000 has held its annual Rose Festival since 1907
    $800 18
This English-speaking island 100 miles south of Cuba gained its independence in 1962
    $800 2
1977: George Burns
    $800 27
Botanical name for the type of interchange seen here
    $800 8
First Congress firsts include the first board to grant these for inventions, now numbering over 6,000,000
    $800 13
Microsoft's Encarta has a feature called this, also the name of Microsoft's Internet browser
    $800 23
Also the name of a Kevin Spacey film this rose is the official flower of Washington, D.C.
    $1200 19
With 1,600,000 lira to the dollar, it'll only take you $.63 to be a millionaire in this country spanning Europe & Asia
    $1200 3
1982: Ben Kingsley
    $1200 28
A decorative item on a ship's prow, or a leader with a title but no power
    $1200 9
Frederick Muhlenberg was elected to this post April 1, 1789
    $1200 14
Marvin Spevack's 1973 work on Shakespeare, listing all 250 uses of "pity", is this kind of book
    $1200 24
Formally presented the day this city fell to the Allies, the Peace Rose was introduced at the end of WWII
    $1600 20
This Arabian peninsula country with a 4-letter name is the legendary home of Sinbad the sailor
    $1600 4
1988: Willem Dafoe
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew on a riverboat.) This title "Man" in a Melville story takes in gullible riverboat passengers on April Fool's Day
    DD: $1,000 10
Congress was in this city when it established the District of Columbia
    $1600 15
The Columbia Encyclopedia has 65,000 of these, like "see Haidar Ali" under "India"
    $1600 25
It's not a rose's pelvis, it's a rose's fruit that's rich in vitamin C
    $2000 21
1 of the 4 independent countries lying completely south of the Tropic of Capricorn
    $2000 5
1999: Jon Voight
    DD: $2,200 30
From the Italian, it means someone who organizes events like ballets & concerts
    $2000 11
After the original 13, 1 of the 2 states the First Congress voted to admit to the Union
    $2000 16
A gazetteer is this type of dictionary
    $2000 26
Chosen the most popular rose at the 2000 World Rose Convention it bears the name of a Swedish 3-time Oscar winner

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Walter Jill
$9,000 $12,000 $6,800

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

FAMOUS AMERICANS
The international airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan is named for this man who moved to the city from Nebraska as a child

Final scores:

Steve Walter Jill
$17,000 $18,001 $6,500
2nd place: unknown New champion: $18,001 3rd place: unknown

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Steve Walter Jill
$9,000 $12,000 $9,400
15 R,
3 W
18 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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