Show #4074 - Thursday, April 25, 2002

Contestants

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Ben Sternberg, an investment banker from San Francisco, California

Ellen Green, a freelance tutor from San Diego, California

Nathan Chan, a software tester from Bellevue, Washington (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

FUN WITH "FUN"
MADE IN TAIWAN
NETWORKING
GOOD EATS
IT'S A BOY!
IT'S A GIRL!
    $200 2
There are trust, hedge & super types of this
    $200 1
On October 25, 1971 Taiwan was expelled from this body & its seat given to Communist China
    $200 30
"Before They Were Rock Stars",
"Rock & Roll Jeopardy!"
    $200 11
It's a small mound-shaped, baked meringue, or a small treat from Hershey's
    $200 16
This "boy king" who reigned from 1333 to 1323 B.C. was in the news again in 1922
    $200 21
Short story shorter: "Grimm" girl, loves power colors & older relatives, has problems with wolf
    $400 3
It was originally used to describe Protestants who believed in a literal interpretation of the Bible
    $400 7
Played in Williamsport, PA., this series was won by a Taiwanese team for the first time in 1969
    $400 26
"Suicide Missions",
"Weapons at War",
"Modern Marvels"
    $400 12
Tomatillos in the recipe turn this Mexican dipping sauce green
    $400 17
Burt Ward played this "Boy Wonder" from 1966 to 1968
    $400 22
In this 1900 book a farm girl encounters some rough weather & ends up, well, not in Kansas anymore
    $600 4
I hope to get this from the IRS when I file my taxes (& it's not an audit)
    $600 8
Following a war with China, this country gained control of Taiwan in 1895
    $600 27
"Toonami",
"Johnny Bravo",
"I Am Weasel"
    $600 13
The chinook, this type of Pacific Coast fish, can weigh up to 110 pounds
    $600 18
"Giving Tree" author Shel Silverstein penned this 1969 Johnny Cash hit
    $600 23
Proving once again that pig's blood & proms just don't mix, this Stephen King title girl puts mind over matter
    $800 5
This type of cloud becomes a tornado or waterspout if it hits the earth's surface
    $800 9
The National Palace Museum in this Taiwanese city was built near caves in case of attack from the mainland
    $800 28
"True Hollywood Story",
"Fashion Emergency"
    $800 14
Italian for "to the tooth", it describes pasta that's cooked until it has minor resistance when chewed
    $800 19
In 1979 girls were first admitted to Boys Town founded by this clergyman in 1917
    $800 24
This 9-year-old novel heroine has superhuman strength & lives in Sweden in her house, Villa Villekulla
    $1000 6
A singer with an exceptionally low bass voice
    $1000 10
Taiwan's 1993 Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film was this gastronomic delight
    $1000 29
"Queer as Folk",
"Resurrection Blvd.",
"The Chris Isaak Show"
    $1000 15
Edmond Dantes knows this sandwich of ham, chicken & Swiss cheese is dipped in beaten egg & fried
    $1000 20
He got $100,000 for a 1990 film & a reported $5,000,000 for its 1992 sequel
    DD: $1,200 25
This 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is set in a small Alabama town & narrated by a young girl

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

Nathan Ellen Ben
$1,200 $2,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Ellen Ben
$1,200 $3,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

POPE-POURRI
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
THE 50 STATES
THEY LIVED PAST 100
OH MY GODS!
OH, MY "LORD"!
    $400 6
After his 1700 election in this city, Giovanni Francesco Albani became Clement XI
    $400 9
In a Simpsons version of this board game, Krusty the Clown plays the part of Colonel Mustard
    $400 1
At 14,494 feet Mount Whitney is this state's highest point
    $400 25
In 2001 Helge Ingstad, who found proof of Viking landings in America, died aged 101 in this Norwegian capital
    $400 16
In Exodus, God first spoke to this man through a burning bush
    $400 21
Found in Matthew & Luke, it's also known as the "Our Father"
    $800 7
When he became pope in his 80s, Celestine V was one of these solitary types, like Crusade leader Peter
    $800 10
It features a plastic spinner, plastic cars, blue & pink plastic pegs, fire insurance & stock certificates
    $800 2
Ironically, this "Silver State" leads the nation in the production of gold
    $800 26
Jackrabbit Johannsen, who pioneered this horizontal type of skiing in North America, lived to be 111
    $800 17
One of this Greek god's ways of expressing his deadly displeasure was to throw a thunderbolt at you
    DD: $2,000 22
It's the title of the would-be ruler of Middle-Earth
    $1200 8
There were 23 popes who went by this name, the last in 1963
    $1200 11
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew sits at a game table with tiles.) I'm setting up to play this popular tile game imported from China
    $1200 3
In the contiguous states, you can't get farther east than this state that touches just one other
    $1200 28
She was born July 22, 1890 in Boston & died Jan. 22, 1995 in Hyannisport
    $1200 18
When the flute-playing god Kokopelli of this continent came to town, corn grew high & women got pregnant
    $1200 23
Joseph Conrad originally intended this work as a short story; he finished it as a novel in 1900
    $1600 14
Name shared by the chimp scientist played by Roddy McDowall in "Planet of the Apes" & the pope in 251 A.D.
    $1600 12
On an American roulette wheel, they're the 2 green numbers
    DD: $2,000 4
Before he became president, Woodrow Wilson was governor of this state
    $1600 29
She's the beloved & long-lived woman seen here
    $1600 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew demonstrates.) This Hindu goddess of death has four arms
    $1600 24
Hanged for treason in 1946, he broadcast anti-British propaganda from Germany during WWII
    $2000 15
Mon dieu! During the 14th century the popes lived in this French city
    $2000 13
This auto race card game with a French name has driven up sales for Parker Brothers since 1962
    $2000 5
D.H. Lawrence said this state "was the greatest experience from the outside world that" he "ever had"
    $2000 20
At a party of 13 in Valhalla, this beloved god was killed when his brother threw mistletoe at him
    $2000 27
Upon his father's death in 1658, Cromwell's son Richard also took this title

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Nathan Ellen Ben
$3,600 $1,800 $16,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
One of the 2 birds honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Final scores:

Nathan Ellen Ben
$3,600 $3,599 $21,200
2nd place: trip to the Grenadines & stay at Palm Island 3rd place: trip to San Francisco by Yahoo! Travel New champion: $21,200

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Nathan Ellen Ben
$3,600 $5,800 $17,400
11 R,
4 W
12 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
24 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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