Show #4144 - Thursday, September 12, 2002

(Sofia: Fast lane racing clues on Jeopardy!... stay tuned!)

Contestants

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Julie Agnew Thomas, a chamber-of-commerce executive from Barlow, Kentucky

Tom Kelso, a credit analyst from Chicago, Illinois

Lorraine Cruz, a substitute teacher from Temecula, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

RELIGIOUS FESTIVALS
(Alex: We'll give you the festival, you name the religion.)
SWEETS
(Alex: You have to name the film because we'll give you the...)
'90s MOVIE LINES
2001
"A" _____
ODYSSEY
(Alex: The epic.)
    $200 17
Purim,
Sukkot
    $200 1
These "chewy cinnamon flavored candies" sound like a spicy Mexican dish
    $200 2
1994:
"Life is like a box of chocolates: you never know what you're gonna get"
    $200 7
In January 2001 rolling blackouts were ordered by officials in this state
    $200 22
"All in the Family" became "_____ Bunker's Place"
    $200 12
Soon after his son Telemachus was born, Odysseus joined the expedition to this city
    $400 18
Assumption,
Ascension
    $400 27
This Middle East confection of ground sesame seeds & honey is sold in bars & slabs
    $400 3
1998:
"I have a new play". "What's it called?" "Romeo and Ethel the Pirate's Daughter"
    $400 8
In August a textile maker popped into the news with a new fabric made with polymers from this food
    $400 23
Drivin' from Mississippi to Georgia you're bound to drive through _____
    $400 13
Guest-starring in Book IV is this little lady from "The Iliad" over whom a war was fought
    $600 19
Eid al-Fitr,
Laylat al-Qadr
    $600 28
If you're looking for a chocolate bar chock full of peanuts, try this one introduced in 1925
    $600 4
1999:
"Goodnight you princes of Maine, you kings of New England"
    $600 9
Flights in & out of Puerto Rico were canceled July 29, due to one of these in Montserrat
    $600 24
Among the juices in Hawaiian Punch is _____; there is also some apricot puree
    $600 14
In order to blind Polyphemus, Odysseus had to put out this many eyes
    $800 20
Diwali,
Holi
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) Made from nut paste, it's the colorful confection seen here
    $800 5
1992:
"If she were a president she'd be Baberaham Lincoln"
    $800 10
On February 6 this Likud Party leader was elected prime minister
    $800 25
On October 3, 1985 the space shuttle _____ took off on its first mission
    $800 15
In Homer's time the tale wasn't read, it was chanted to the accompaniment of this
    $1000 21
Wesak,
Navam
    $1000 30
From the French for "lightning", it's an oblong cream- or custard-filled pastry
    $1000 6
1996:
"Shut up. Just shut up. You had me at 'Hello'"
    $1000 11
In April a U.S. plane & a Chinese fighter jet collided & in February a U.S. sub hit a boat from this country
    $1000 26
_____ is the name of a dog in Joyce's "Ulysses" & of a Musketeer partner of Dumas' Aramis
    DD: $2,000 16
This demigoddess trapped Odysseus on Ogygia for 7 years--7 years of steel drums & "The Banana Boat Song", we guess...

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

Lorraine Tom Julie
$800 $5,400 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Lorraine Tom Julie
$1,800 $10,400 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE IN THE 1800s
MYSTERY!
(Alex: The PBS series, of course.)
WOMEN
19!
(Alex: In honor of our 19th season!)
IT BORDERS BOTH
(Alex: Geography, obviously.)
A VERY "P.C." CATEGORY
    $400 2
The chemistry team of Pelletier & Caventou isolated strychnine & this stuff that makes plants green
    $400 26
Jeremy Brett played this consulting detective in programs like "The Boscombe Valley Mystery"
    $400 1
This woman bears 2 children in Genesis 4
    $400 9
In 1999, after 19 Emmy nominations for playing this character, Susan Lucci won for her first time
    $400 10
Switzerland & Spain
    $400 4
Completed in 1914, it stretches from the Atlantic to the Pacific
    DD: $2,200 3
In 1861 Eduard Suess, proposer of the concept of Gondwanaland, became professor of this at the U. of Vienna
    $800 27
Joan Hickson played this Christie sleuth, previously portrayed by Angela Lansbury & Helen Hayes
    $800 18
This fictional female Amazon's arsenal includes powerful bracelets, a golden lasso & an invisible plane
    $800 22
In 1981 this group had a hit with the song heard here
    $800 11
Iraq & Afghanistan
    $800 5
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.) It's the 2-word term for the support group that's helping me to get back in the race
    $1200 15
Physicist Gaspard de Coriolis lived up to his potential by first defining this type of energy
    $1200 28
Edward Petherbridge had trouble keeping his monocle in place as this Dorothy Sayers lord
    $1200 19
She was nominated for the 1978 Best Actress Oscar for her role in "An Unmarried Woman"
    $1200 23
According to the 19th Amendment, "The rights of citizens of the U.S. to" do this "shall not be denied..."
    $1200 12
Egypt & Algeria
    $1200 6
Also called bonobos, they're the small African creatures seen here
    $1600 16
This German for whom a unit of frequency is named was the first man to send & receive radio waves
    $1600 29
Helen Mirren as Jane Tennison burst onto American TV in 1992 in this 4-part series
    $1600 20
This early feminist, the wife of William Godwin, penned "A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" in 1792
    $1600 24
The 19th letter in the Greek alphabet, it follows sigma
    $1600 13
Bulgaria & Armenia
    $1600 7
It was founded in December 1620
    $2000 17
The 1899 first edition of this medical "manual" recommended smoking to treat asthma
    $2000 30
This somewhat cranky Oxford inspector was featured in a record 64 "Mystery!" episodes
    $2000 21
This NPR legal correspondent is also seen on "Nightline" & has been one of Esquire's "Women We Love"
    $2000 25
Chapter 19 of this Mark Twain tale is "Knight Errantry as a Trade"
    DD: $2,000 14
Malaysia & Papua New Guinea
    $2000 8
This Spaniard born in 1876 was widely regarded as a 20th century master of the cello

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Lorraine Tom Julie
$14,400 $27,600 -$5,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. HISTORY
Dating back to the revolution, it's the oldest continuously occupied military post in the United States

Final scores:

Lorraine Tom Julie
$0 $28,801 -$5,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Lorraine Tom Julie
$13,000 $26,600 -$5,000
18 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
5 R,
9 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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