Show #4069 - Thursday, April 18, 2002

Contestants

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Amy Choyke, an attorney from Pearland, Texas

Kevin Friloux, a stockbroker from Houston, Texas

Ben Bass, an attorney from Chicago, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $54,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

DESERT PLANTS
TV ROOMMATES
PEOPLE EAT THAT?
BAD NEWS
WINNERS
CLICHES IN OTHER WORDS
    $200 26
Mesquite can send these down 60 feet to reach moisture
    $200 16
Andrew Squigman & Leonard Kosnoski were buddies of these title roommates
    $200 21
A recipe calling for this American marsupial might begin, "First, you start your truck"
    $200 11
On the first anniversary of the Northridge Quake, Jan. 17, 1995, a 7.2 quake hit Kobe in this country
    $200 1
The U.S. wasn't even in the finals for this award in 2000, the New Zealand from New Zealand beat Italy's Luna Rossa
    $200 6
When footwear is of the right size, don same
    $400 27
The name of the lechuguilla seen here comes from lechuga, Spanish
for this salad ingredient
    $400 17
(Hello, I'm Michael Weatherly of Dark Angel.) My first role on TV was as Theo Huxtable's roommate on this series
    $400 22
Gravy can be made from these, the liver, heart & gizzard of a fowl; they may include the neck, feet & cock's comb, too
    $400 12
In 1804 it took just one economical shot by Aaron Burr to kill this ex-Treasury Secretary
    $400 2
Denise M. Quinones August from this commonwealth was crowned Miss Universe in 2001
    $400 7
Existing at the topmost portion of a pig
    $600 28
From its odor, this bush is named for a smelly wood preservative that contains creosols
    $600 18
When a sitcom was renamed this, Berg & Pete still lived together, but no longer worked at the pizza place
    $600 23
Sure, they taste like chicken, but grenouille legs are the legs of these
    $600 13
He murdered at least 5 women in London's East End between Aug. 7 & Nov. 10, 1888
    DD: $1,000 3
James Heckman & Daniel McFadden won the 2000 Nobel Prize in this category for a statistical analysis they did
    $600 8
Far from a well-worn path
    $800 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew at the Botanical Garden in Phoenix.) You could call these giant cacti "late bloomers." It may take 70 years for them to develop their first branch
    $800 19
This character split the rent with Janet Wood & Chrissy Snow
    $800 24
This clinging gastropod, mentioned in a Don Knotts film title, can be tasty in a vinaigrette dressing
    $800 14
Nickname of gangster Mr. Nelson, killed by 17 shots in a 1934 FBI confrontation
    $800 4
This coach's only 2 Super Bowl wins were at Super Bowls I & II
    $800 9
Maintain one's digits overlapped
    $1000 20
A Queen & 2 Kims starred in this Fox series that debuted in 1993
    $1000 25
Heaps of shells found at prehistoric sites indicate early man ate these; the petit-gris type is popular today
    $1000 15
This painter said "Ear's to ya" when he attacked roommate Paul Gauguin in late 1888
    $1000 5
In a battle of Brits at the 1980 Olympics, Steve Ovett won the 800-meter gold but this man won the 1,500
    $1000 10
Remove a feline from a sack

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Ben Kevin Amy
-$2,200 $1,600 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Kevin Amy
$400 $5,600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MAINE INGREDIENTS
MYTH & MAGIC
I WANT MY MOVIE MOMMY
WRITERS' RELATIVES
"V" THE PEOPLE
BEASTLY RHYME TIME
    $400 7
Elf-shot is a term for a disease that supposedly results from being hit with one of these shot by elves
    $400 1
This sitcom star played Timothy Hutton's mom in "Ordinary People"
    $400 17
This poet's grandfather, Gen. Peleg Wadsworth, built the first brick home in Portland, Maine
    $400 12
It describes the people of late 19th century England or their somewhat prudish morality
    $400 6
A polecat's large traveling case
    $800 29
Maine is bordered by Quebec & these 2 "New" lands
    $800 22
A word in the category title is often spelled this longer way to distinguish it from mere illusionism
    $800 2
The "Two Women" in an Italian film were Eleonora Brown as Rosetta & this actress as her mamma
    $800 18
He traced his roots back to a slave from West Africa named Kunta Kinte
    $800 13
In a 1989 film spoof Tim Robbins was Erik, one of these Norse warriors
    $800 8
A hare relative's repetitive behavior pattern
    $1200 28
As this state nickname indicates, Maine is a leading manufacturer of wood products
    $1200 23
The Irish fairy Lugh used this weapon that utilizes stones to kill his own grandfather
    $1200 3
In the '40s she was the real-life mother of Maureen Reagan & the screen mother of Johnny Belinda
    $1200 19
Maybe one day "Burr" author Gore Vidal will write a book about this cousin, the 45th vice president
    $1200 14
In 1989 their affairs got a cabinet department
    $1200 9
An absorbent bath cloth for a hooting bird of prey
    $1600 26
Its flagship store in Freeport, Maine is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
    $1600 24
In this Virgil work the hero's wife Creusa appears as a ghost & reveals his destiny
    $1600 4
This Oscar winner seen here played Meg Ryan's mom in "Hanging Up."
    $1600 20
Oh! say can you see F. Scott Fitzgerald was named for this famous relative
    DD: $2,000 15
In the '60s Muhammad Ali said, "On the war...I sing this song, I ain't got no quarrel with" this group
    $1600 10
A stout baboon
    DD: $2,000 27
Maine entered the Union as a free state in a compromise that allowed this one in as a slave state
    $2000 25
From the Latin for "vow", it refers to an object, such as a candle, expressing a vow or, especially, a wish
    $2000 5
In 1991 she played the mother who said, "Not without my daughter"
    $2000 21
This "Ship of Fools" author was a descendant of Daniel Boone's brother & a cousin of O. Henry
    $2000 16
High-tech start-up firms know these financial risk-takers are known as v.c.'s for short
    $2000 11
Cabernet for pigs

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Kevin Amy
$14,000 $19,600 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
Other than FDR, he's the only man to appear as President or VP on a major party ticket in 4 straight elections

Final scores:

Ben Kevin Amy
$7,199 $10,199 $8,400
3rd place: trip to Dallas & stay at Wyndham Anatole Hotel New champion: $10,199 2nd place: trip to Zermatt, Switzerland & stay at the Schweizerhof by Colette Vacations

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben Kevin Amy
$14,000 $19,200 $10,000
16 R,
7 W
19 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $43,200

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