Show #4039 - Thursday, March 7, 2002

Jason McCune game 3.

(Alex: This is going to be an easy half-hour for me because we have an entire category on former President Clinton, and all of the clues in that category are going to be delivered by this man.)
(Bill Clinton: Hi, I'm Bill Clinton.)

Contestants

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Mitch Murov, a senior programmer and professor from New York, New York

Kristen Olson, a graduate student from Takoma Park, Maryland

Jason McCune, an actor originally from Jasper, Indiana (whose 2-day cash winnings total $40,241)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOMETRY
TRAVEL U.S.A.
NAME THE JAMES
CRIME TIME
____ING ____
(Alex: Each correct response will be two words; the first will end in "I-N-G".)
CLOWNING AROUND
(Alex: And finally, we'll do some [*]; that's an example--two words, first one ending in "-ING.")
    $200 5
This Greek mathematician's 13-volume work "Elements" is the basis for modern-day geometry
    $200 2
Talk about rapid transit! This city's monorail travels from Westlake Center to the Space Needle in 90 seconds
    $200 10
"The Godfather of Soul"
    $200 12
In the 1890's British police in Bengal, India were the first to use these "digital" impressions to identify criminals
    $200 20
Catchphrase for painter or poet suffering malnourishment to create beauty
    $200 1
Weatherman Willard Scott was the first actor to don the clown makeup of this fast food funnyman
    $400 6
The diameter of a circle always passes through this point
    $400 3
The Place D'Armes, a square in New Orleans, was renamed to honor this hero of the Battle of New Orleans
    $400 11
The fourth & fifth U.S. Presidents
    $400 13
Often indecent or unsightly, it's scratching, scribbling, or painting words on walls or vehicles
    $400 21
It's the slightly out-of-date device seen here
    $400 25
In "It", he wrote about a monster disguised as a demonic clown named Pennywise
    $600 7
It's the side of a right triangle that is opposite the right angle
    $600 4
You'll have a whale of a good time in Lahaina, a former whaling port on this Hawaiian island
    $600 17
Discovered the Hawaiian islands
    $600 14
It's the "barrier" term for a person who buys & sells stolen goods from a burglar
    $600 22
Quasi-rheumatic discomfort in the limbs, especially during adolescence
    $600 26
On TV Damon Wayans played this irascible clown who "don't play that"
    $800 8
An obtuse angle is one that is greater than 90 degrees but less than this
    $800 29
The GREAT EscAPE is a simulated tropical forest full of apes at this state capital's zoo; sounds "OK" to me
    $800 18
Led the first bombing raid on Tokyo in World War II
    $800 15
In his career, this defense lawyer has defended Sam Sheppard, Patty Hearst, & the Boston Strangler
    $800 23
Object at right in the photo seen here
    $800 27
(Sofia & Sarah make complete fools of themselves in silent-movie mode as Alex reads the clue.) This term for the type of comedy seen here comes from a rod used by 16th-century clowns to smack others on the behind
    $1000 9
This quadrilateral has 2 parallel sides that are unequal in length
    $1000 30
Visiting the Hayden planetarium in New York City? Don't miss the American museum of this--it's right next door
    $1000 19
Founded Savannah & the Georgia colony
    $1000 16
Printed beneath a wide-open eye, "We never sleep" is the motto of this private detective agency
    DD: $4,400 24
In 1990 Justice Brennan wrote one when he disagreed with the Cruzan v. Missouri decision
    $1000 28
Seen here, this Italian director of the 1971 film "The Clowns" ran away to join the circus as a child

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

Jason Kristen Mitch
$800 $2,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$10,200 $4,800 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CLINTON YEARS
ART
THE MECHANICS SPEAK
(Alex: Don't you love that?)
CRANBERRIES
ENDS IN "EE"
CLONING AROUND
    $400 1
(Bill Clinton kicks things off.) I earned this nickname from the way my campaign was revived in the 1992 New Hampshire primary
    $400 26
Rembrandt turned this engraving method involving acid into an art form
    $400 11
Yeah, Mr. Barrow, Ms. Parker, I see your V-8 from this company needs bodywork, but I don't do bulletproofing
    $400 21
Cranberries grow on these, like grapes
    $400 6
Colonel Sanders wore one on his chin
    $400 16
The cloning of dinosaur DNA propels this 1993 movie blockbuster
    $800 2
(President Clinton delivers our next clue.) In the first Presidential trip to Africa, I met with this President & visited his old jail
    $800 27
(Sofia stands next to a famous statue on a fountain.) This famous statue by Daniel Chester French was dedicated by Ulysses S. Grant in 1875
    $800 12
All righty, Mr. Lindbergh, this plane is all gassed up...should be good for 3,600 miles, give or take
    $800 22
Cranberry growers bring in millions of these insects to pollinate the flowers
    $800 7
(Sofia of the Clue Crew cleans a window with an interesting gadget.) It's the implement I'm using to clean the window
    $800 17
Born in Austria, he starred in "The 6th Day", a 2000 film in which clones attempt to take over the world
    $1200 3
(The 42nd U.S. President delivers our next clue.) In July 1995, following better cooperation on the MIA issue, I normalized U.S. relations with this country
    $1200 28
Roger Fry of the Met coined this term for the work of artists like Cezanne & Gauguin
    $1200 13
Right-o, Colonel Lawrence, your brough superior one of these is ready to go-just a smidge of a wobble in the front
    $1200 23
Rice is grown in a paddy; cranberries in a watery area known by this 3-letter term
    $1200 8
In Gaelic legend the wailings of this old woman spirit outside a house foretell a death within
    $1200 18
A 2'8'' clone played by Verne Troyer appears as pure concentrated evil in this 1999 hit comedy sequel
    $1600 4
(The former President delivers our next clue.) The $20 billion loan that I arranged for this country in 1995 was paid back 3 years early
    $1600 29
This author wrote a pamphlet supporting Manet as well as a letter supporting Dreyfus
    $1600 14
Well, Mr. Hur, it looks like this vehicle needs a new axle; and you might think about adding some spikes
    $1600 24
Most harvested cranberries are sold by this company co-founded by Marcus Urann, the Cranberry King
    $1600 9
The name of this literary slave owner became associated with any cruel taskmaster
    $1600 19
Harrison Ford hunts down & kills clones called Replicants in this 1982 sci-fi classic
    $2000 5
(Former President Clinton wraps things up for us.) This program providing financial aid for education was created with the 1993 signing of the National & Community Service Trust Act
    DD: $1,000 30
Dante Gabriel Rossetti wanted to take art back to "pre"- this renaissance master born in 1483
    $2000 15
General Guderian, we'll need to rustproof the tracks on this tank--charge it to the Fuhrer?
    $2000 25
In "Strawberry Fields Forever", John Lennon intoning the name of this dish, has been misheard as "I buried Paul"
    DD: $4,000 10
Used to express scorn or disbelief, it's one of Scarlett O'Hara's favorite expressions
    $2000 20
Construction worker Michael Keaton clones himself to get more done in this 1996 comedy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$22,400 $9,600 $600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MUSICAL THEATER
"Il Muto" & "Don Juan Triumphant" are shows within this show that premiered on Broadway in 1988

Final scores:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$19,800 $9,600 $0
3-day champion: $60,041 2nd place: a trip to Antigua 3rd place: a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jason Kristen Mitch
$20,000 $9,600 $4,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
1 W
12 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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