Show #4126 - Monday, July 8, 2002

(Kermit the Frog: Hi-ho, Kermit the Frog here. Hey, I got a Jeopardy! clue. This game show features Miss Piggy. Give up? What is The Weakest Pork Link? [...She's not here, is she?])

Contestants

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Steve Atkinson, a history teacher originally from Glasgow, Scotland

Jon Nuckles, an aspiring writer from Evanston, Illinois

Shelley Forbess, a 7th-grade science teacher from El Dorado, Arkansas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO PROGRAM
CHEESY COUNTRIES
(Alex: You give us the country; we'll give you the cheese.)
JOCK-ULARITY
CAR TROUBLE
ALONG I-80
"OO", SORRY!
    $200 1
Orbiting the moon on Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8's crew read aloud from this book of the Old Testament
    $200 18
Provolone
    $200 2
About the book "Outrageous", Charles Barkley said, "I was misquoted"; oddly, it was this type of book
    $200 23
A high-pitched noise could be the pad wear indicator, indicating problems with these pads
    $200 9
An accident at the east end of I-80 will cause rubbernecking in Teaneck in this state
    $200 11
Mary Poppins told us that this amount "of sugar helps the medicine go down in a most delightful way"
    $400 4
Apollo 10's command service module was Charlie Brown; the l.m. had this less talkative co-star's name
    $400 19
Tasmania highland chevre log
    $400 3
1-word answer given by Houston Rockets coach Tom Nissalke in 1966 when asked how to pronounce his name
    $400 24
(Sofia of the Clue Crew working on a race car.) I'm checking for this dangerous & messy problem which ended Jeff Gordon's Daytona 500 bid in 2000
    $400 10
If Meredith Willson had taken the I-90 route, the song might have been "South Bend, Indiana" instead of this on I-80
    $400 12
On TV George Lindsey played this cousin of Gomer Pyle
    $600 5
This last Apollo lunar mission has the same number as a movie "Stalag"
    $600 20
Lincolnshire poacher
    $600 6
Saying how well he & an L.A. Laker teammate worked together this "prestidigitator" said, "It's almost like we have ESPN"
    $600 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in a race car.) At the 1998 Brickyard 400 this happened to Dale Jarrett's car, helping Jeff Gordon to win the race
    $600 28
This city on I-80 is home to the University of Osteopathic Medicine & more Iowans than anywhere else
    $600 13
A light, good-hearted satire, or a "National" magazine that does satire
    $800 16
He circled the moon in Apollo 8 & later headed Eastern Airlines
    $800 21
Oaxaca
    $800 7
A coach for this Tallahassee-based college football team directed, "You guys line up alphabetically by height"
    $800 26
A clunking sound may mean trouble with the u (for universal) or cv (for constant velocity) one of these
    $800 29
The Mandalay Resort Group has Circus Circus properties in Vegas & in this city on I-80
    $800 14
As a verb, it means to bend over & down from the waist; as a noun, it's a small porch
    $1000 17
This third man on the moon did an American Express ad in 1975
    $1000 22
Manchego
    $1000 8
Asked if he'd seen this temple on the Acropolis, Shaq said, "I can't...remember the names of the clubs we went to"
    $1000 27
(Sofia of the Clue Crew waving a flag.) It's a synonym for care or another name for the yellow flag in auto racing
    DD: $800 30
Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair when you hit this city, the western end of I-80
    $1000 15
In "Gulliver's Travels", they're the savage servants of a race of noble horses called Houyhnhnms

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

Shelley Jon Steve
$1,600 $2,200 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Shelley Jon Steve
$4,000 $3,600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT TIMES
MOVIE MUSIC
3-NAMED AUTHORS
WHAT A CARD!
(Alex: Each response will be a playing card.)
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
THE HOMOPHONICS GAME
    $400 1
The Ludus Magnus was a training school for these, who were to perform in the Colosseum
    $400 17
"Hakuna Matata" was 1 of 3 tunes nominated for Best Song from this Disney film
    $400 2
When this "Paul Revere's Ride" author was born in what's now Portland, Maine, the city was part of Massachusetts
    $400 7
"The joker ain't the only fool who'll do anything for you" is a line from this Juice Newton hit
    $400 24
The university of this Canadian province has branches in Abitibi-Temiscamingue, Chicoutimi & Trois-Rivieres
    $400 11
An oxen harness made from the center of an egg
    $800 9
Aristotle guessed correctly that this river's annual floods were caused by rains in Ethiopia
    $800 19
(Kermit the Frog sits at a desk.) In 1979 I had a Top 40 hit with this song from "The Muppet Movie"
    $800 3
His preface to the play "Saint Joan" says, "Not one of Joan's comrades...ever claimed that she was pretty"
    $800 8
In Carroll's Wonderland, he presided over the trial of a tart thief
    $800 25
Founded in 1579, the University of Vilnius is this country's oldest university
    $800 12
Ironically amusing dark bread
    $1200 10
Caligula & Hadrian were among the tourists who visited this Sicilian volcano
    $1200 20
(Harry Connick Jr. in front of a Jeopardy! background.) My first multiplatinum album was the soundtrack to this 1989 Billy Crystal film
    $1200 4
(Jeff Probst in the Marquesas.) In 1888 this adventure author & his wife Fanny spent about three weeks on Nuku Hiva
    $1200 23
Nickname of Cecil Rhodes or Harry Winston
    $1200 28
Adirondack Community College is a 2-year school in Queensbury in this U.S. state
    $1200 14
The least good type of sausage
    $1600 13
Titus Tatius was the king of these people who attacked Rome after the abduction of their women
    DD: $5,800 21
He had a 1994 hit with "Streets of Philadelphia", from a Tom Hanks film
    $1600 5
In 1917, after almost 30 years in love with Maud Gonne, this Irish poet proposed to her daughter
    $1600 26
In a romantic dance hit of 1986, Stacey Q cut to this card in the deck
    $1600 29
In 1963 Oral Roberts founded a university in this city & named it for himself
    $1600 15
An egotistical blood vessel
    DD: $5,000 18
In 31 B.C., Mark Antony's army camped on this cape before his battle with Octavian off its gulf
    $2000 22
Berry Gordy directed this 1975 film whose theme song was Diana Ross' "Do You Know Where You're Going To?"
    $2000 6
A rhyme says he, "by a mighty effort of will, overcame his...bonhomie & wrote 'Principles of Political Economy'"
    $2000 27
Tchaikovsky's "Pique Dame" is this card
    $2000 30
They're the adjectives A&M originally stood for in the name of Texas A&M
    $2000 16
A bench-mounted clamp to hold a bad habit

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Shelley Jon Steve
$17,600 $12,400 -$1,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
When Washington took office on April 30, 1789, it was the largest state in area, covering what is now 3 states

Final scores:

Shelley Jon Steve
$24,801 $24,800 -$1,800
2-day champion: $44,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Shelley Jon Steve
$17,800 $13,200 -$1,800
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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