Show #4063 - Wednesday, April 10, 2002

Contestants

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Lynda Del Genis, a technical writer from Baltimore, Maryland

Lori Wright, a benefits consultant from Atlanta, Georgia

Umiko Post, a stay-at-home mom from Peoria, Illinois (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

GEOGRAPHIC "LAND"S
A FASHIONABLE CATEGORY
THE INVENTIVE FRENCH
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
OUT OF THIS WORLD
5-LETTER WORDS
    $200 22
This state is divided into 2 parts by Chesapeake Bay & the Susquehanna river, which flows into it
    $200 2
This popular '60s black hairstyle was called a natural when worn by our head writer
    $200 7
An ancestor of this modern machine is Edouard Beeline's 1925 belinograph; it transmitted photos by wire
    $200 13
In 1992 South Carolina & Arkansas began playing in this geographic conference
    $200 9
The first planet orbiting another sunlike star was found in 1995 in this constellation named for a winged horse
    $200 1
It's a tie score in tennis, or a playing card with 2 spots
    $400 23
Most of this island's people are descended both from the Inuit & the Danes
    $400 3
These short pants may have taken their name from the fictitious author of Irving's "A History of New York"
    $400 8
Take a deep breath & tell us the name of this early 19th century invention of physician Rene Laennec
    $400 14
For 14 straight seasons, 1987-2000, he coached the Florida State Seminoles to a Top 4 position in the final polls
    $400 10
This inner planet comes closest to Earth, about 26 million miles
    $400 18
It means to trim a tree; & not just a plum tree
    $600 26
Both Russia & Norway lie on its Russian border
    $600 4
This hip clothier with the initials T.H. began as a designer of hippie fashions
    $600 25
French Army need prompted Nicholas Appert to find a way to preserve food & Hippolyte Mege-Mouries to invent this spread
    $600 15
Since 1996 this bowl game's corporate sponsor has been Frito-Lay Tostito chips
    $600 11
Betelgeuse, whose name has been translated as "shoulder of the giant", is in this hunter constellation
    $600 19
A size of typeface, or the best, the finest, the most distinguished
    $800 27
The city of St. John's is the center of this Canadian province's only metropolitan area
    $800 5
Feline name for the full-body stocking made popular by Diana Rigg on "The Avengers"
    $800 29
Before he turned to photography, this was the main occupation of Louis Daguerre of daguerreotype fame
    $800 16
In a 2002 bowl game, QB Joey Harrington threw for 350 yards & 4 TDs at this school defeated Colorado, 38-16
    $800 12
These may be named for up to 3 discoverers, as in the case of Kobayashi-Berger-Milon
    $800 20
(Jimmy gives the clue from the Stars & Stripes yacht.) It's the 5-letter name for the hoisting machine I'm grinding
    DD: $1,200 28
In this south African kingdom, the king's mother is in charge of national rituals
    $1000 6
Wallace might know this term for a metal eyelet mainly used in fashion on belts but also seen on hems & cuffs
    $1000 17
This head coach's last game with Notre Dame was a 1996 loss to USC; he now coaches a different USC
    $1000 24
Astronomer believe supernovas cause bursts of these rays, among the most powerful events in the universe
    $1000 21
It's the basic unit that makes up a computer image, if you get my point!

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

Umiko Lori Lynda
$1,200 $3,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Umiko Lori Lynda
$4,600 $4,400 $1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

A
B.C.
"DEF"
GH
(Alex: Underlined, which means it's a category about General Hospital.)
EYE
J.K. ROWLING
    $400 6
In the words phenomena, criteria & genera, the a indicates the words are these
    $400 3
From 73 to 71 B.C. he led the gladiatorial revolt against Rome
    $400 16
In 1970 in London, Soviet ballerina Natalia Makarova became one of these
    $400 26
The Ice Princess storyline of the early '80s concerned the world's largest uncut one of these
    $400 2
The Venetians in the late Renaissance are credited with first using this, rather than metal, for artificial eyes
    $400 1
J.K. Rowling wrote what became her first novel at a cafe in this Scottish capital
    $800 12
Prior to 1968 the Oakland A's were this city's A's
    $800 4
We say to this lawmaker who brought democracy to Athens, "It's been good to know ya"
    $800 17
Postponement, especially of compulsory military service
    $800 27
While playing Dr. Jeff Webber, he may have pulled a "MacGyver" to save a patient
    $800 11
As the etymology suggests, photoreceptors are eye cells specialized to receive this
    $800 5
J.K. got the idea for her books when traveling from Manchester to London via this mode of transport
    $1200 13
Member of the group heard here who wears a giant "A" on his giant shirt
    $1200 7
Even the Bible mentions this Babylonian king's siege of Jerusalem that began in December 598 B.C.
    $1200 18
This type of disease results from a diet lacking in key elements like vitamins or minerals
    DD: $400 21
You focus the eye by flattening or rounding this part, a process called accommodation
    $1200 8
On July 23, 2000 Rowling's 4 books held the top 4 spots on this newspaper's Kids' Bestseller list
    DD: $1,000 14
In USA Today's color coding of its sections, A is this color
    $1600 24
Around 3000 B.C. people moving east from Baluchistan began settling in this south Asian river's valley
    $1600 19
It doesn't mean "to restore worn fabric", but "to pay costs or expenses"
    $1600 22
The lacrimal glands lubricate the eyeball itself; the meibomian glands lubricate these
    $1600 9
Rowling has said that her favorite author of all tie is this author of "Mansfield Park"
    $2000 15
When talking atoms, A stands for this number, the total of protons & neutrons in its nucleus
    $2000 25
Carved out near Aswan around 1250 B.C., the temples at this Egyptian site were moved in the 1960s A.D.
    $2000 20
Diskeeper is software to do this, reorganize your computer's files
    $2000 23
A degenerative eye disease is known as RP, for this "pigmentosa"
    $2000 10
In June 2000 Queen Elizabeth named Rowling an officer of the OBE, which stands for this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Umiko Lori Lynda
$9,000 $11,000 $8,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MOVIE DIRECTORS
Appropriately, the last name of this current director means "characterized by abject fear"

Final scores:

Umiko Lori Lynda
$13,500 $3,999 $17,100
2nd place: trip for 2 to Mexico 3rd place: trip for 2 to the island of Kauai New champion: $17,100

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Umiko Lori Lynda
$11,000 $12,000 $8,800
14 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $31,800

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