Show #4130 - Friday, July 12, 2002

(Cheryl: Pro basketball--not as tough as it looks. Check it out on Jeopardy! next.)

Contestants

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Peter Sze, a former teacher originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Gail Polzin, a public relations director from Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Richard Mason, a roboticist from Pasadena, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $29,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
BASKETBALL
(Alex: We'll be at the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks, for some of those clues.)
PEOPLE & PLACES
STAMPS OF APPROVAL
THE FORTUNE 500
NEWER WORDS & PHRASES
    $200 1
On his third voyage, Columbus discovered what we now know as this continent
    $200 2
(Cheryl shoots some hoops with Shawn Bradley.) There's a regular as well as a sky type of this shot
    $200 3
The folks in this "Cornhusker State" have been called bug-eaters, from a type of bird found there
    $200 7
One of the stamps that celebrated the 1960s commemorated this concert event
    $200 14
1 of the 2 manufacturing companies classified under "Toys" in the 500
    $200 23
Yeah, yeah, I'm sure you know they're the two words that complete the phrase "Been there..."
    $400 16
Christopher's son Diego was a page in the house of Juan, the only son of this royal pair
    $400 4
In 1997 the NBA briefly shelved this contest whose winners included Isaiah Rider with the East Bay Funk
    $400 6
The Kamba are a Bantu people of this country that also starts with the letter "K"
    $400 8
The Legendary Playing Fields of Baseball set includes this Boston ballpark
    $400 15
It's a shoe-in as the top apparel company on the list
    $400 24
To be politically correct, don't call someone short, say he's vertically this
    $600 17
In 1862 this Italian city erected its big monument to the man
    $600 5
(Sofia goes head-to-head with Bradley.) It's a musical artist who broadens his appeal or the type of dribble Shawn Bradley is using to beat me
    $600 11
The Niases reside on the island of Nias, which is west of Sumatra in this country
    $600 28
This Looney Tunes character graced a 1999 stamp with his trademark "That's Despicable" look
    $600 20
Once No. 7 on the list, this energy company's stock was downgraded to junk bond status in late 2001
    $600 25
It's the 3-character acronym computer users and non-users alike used for the year 2000
    $800 18
This Catskills author had a theory on where Columbus first landed: Cat Island
    $800 9
The underhand free throw technique is associated with this Golden State Warriors hall of famer
    $800 12
A Wichitan maybe from Wichita, Kansas or from Wichita Falls in this state
    DD: $3,000 29
These depicted on stamps include ones at Sandy Hook, New Jersey & Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
    $800 21
AMR & UAL are the top 2 companies in this industry
    $800 26
It actually sounds like a rodent but it's actually slang for a teen who hangs out at shopping centers
    $1000 19
In the lawsuits that followed, a Columbus descendant got the title Duke of this, also Zorro's family
    $1000 10
(Cheryl is attempting a rebound from Bradley.) Shawn's doing this to me; it sounds like fighting, but he's actually in position for the rebound
    $1000 13
On a cruise to this one of the U.S. Virgin Islands, you'll learn that the people there are called Cruzans
    $1000 30
A 1999 international rate stamp featured this landmark, also an electric power producer
    $1000 22
The top food services company, it has twice the revenues of No. 2, Tricon Global Restaurants
    $1000 27
A combination of 2 other words, it describes a place or product for kids that's both informative & fun

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

Richard Gail Peter
$1,800 $400 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Gail Peter
$9,800 $1,600 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

CHRIS COLUMBUS
(Alex: Didn't we just do that?)
HIT THE ROAD
19th CENTURY QUOTES
"E"-MALE
MEDICAL PREFIXES
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 26
What's Chris been up to lately? Directing the first 2 films based on this book series
    $400 8
It's the road where Big Bird lives
    $400 16
Henry Clay told the U.S. Senate that he'd "rather be" this "than be President"
    $400 1
In 2000 this film critic gave thumbs up to new balcony-mate Richard Roeper of The Chicago-Sun Times
    $400 6
Hypo- means "deficient"; add one letter to make it this, meaning "sleep"
    $400 21
Clint Howard's nice TV bear who makes Cherry Garcia ice cream
    $800 27
Chris wrote this 1984 film directed by Joe Dante, but not the 1990 "New Batch" sequel
    $800 10
Freddy Krueger induced fitful sleep on this thoroughfare
    $800 17
In 1807 this inventor went from New York City to Albany "wholly by the power of the steam engine"
    $800 2
This rapper's "The Marshall Mathers LP" became the fastest-selling rap CD in history
    $800 7
Pedo- can mean "child"; pedi- can be used for this body part
    $800 22
"Hee Haw" regular whose straw hat had a $1.98 price tag still attached is a 2001 WWII flick with Ben Affleck
    $1200 28
1 of the 2 films Chris directed in which Robin Williams played the title character
    $1200 11
In literature, it leads to The Emerald City
    DD: $3,000 18
This President said that the second bank of the U.S. is "trying to kill me, but I will kill it"
    $1200 3
Partial proceeds from the sale of his Boomer's BBQ sauce goes to cystic fibrosis research
    $1200 9
Ovi- is a 3-letter prefix for "egg"; oto- is this 3-letter body part
    DD: $4,000 23
Russian Empress who is a "pip" of a Dickens novel
    $1600 29
Chris adpated this 1995 comedy with Hugh Grant from the French film "Neuf Mois"
    $1600 12
Built over 2,000 years ago & still in use, it was the main "way" to get from Rome to Greece
    $1600 19
In 1886 this Chiricahua Apache told government troops, "Once I moved about like the wind, now I surrender to you"
    $1600 4
"Play Misty for Me" was the first film directed by this actor
    $1600 14
Melano- means "black"; leuko-, "white"; & erythro-, this
    $1600 24
In a Shakespeare play, it's the drink Viola, Orsino, & Malvolio drink when they can't get a bottle of Thunderbird
    $2000 30
Sean Astin was one of the treasure-hunting kids in this 1985 Steven Spielberg film with a script by Chris
    $2000 13
Tucked behind Regent Street, you'll find this street was the fashion center of swinging 1960s London
    $2000 20
In McCulloch v. Maryland in 1819, this Chief Justice wrote, "The power to tax involves the power to destroy"
    $2000 5
This screenwriter reportedly received $3 million for "Basic Instinct" & $4 million for "One Night Stand"
    $2000 15
We know you know blepharo- is this body part (Nudge, nudge, wink, wink, know what I mean?)
    $2000 25
Dee Snider band who sang "We're Not Gonna Take It" to Caroline Meeber in a Dreiser novel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Richard Gail Peter
$30,000 $10,400 $9,600
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ENGLISH LITERATURE
Literary history was shaped in 1905 when this female author moved from 22 Hyde Park to 46 Gordon Square

Final scores:

Richard Gail Peter
$21,000 $400 $8,799
2-day champion: $50,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Richard Gail Peter
$23,200 $10,400 $9,600
27 R
(including 3 DDs),
2 W
11 R,
0 W
18 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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