Show #4155 - Friday, September 27, 2002

Contestants

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Tim Mhyre, a neuroscientist from Webster, New York

Ted Barry, an assistant district attorney from Gladwyne, Pennsylvania

Brandon Sawyer, a writer from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $4,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

VOLCANOES
2-LETTER SCRABBLE WORDS
(Alex: Sounds easy!)
ORGANIZED CRIME
BRAND NAMES
WAR & PEACE SONGS
TAKE MY WIFE, PLEASE
(Alex: We will name the wife & give you the years of marriage; you have to identify the husband.)
    $200 21
The names of 2 types of lava flow, pahoehoe & aa, come from this language
    $200 26
It's used to express dismay or pain, especially in Yiddish
    $200 7
In 1929 Eliot Ness took charge of a team that was created to bring down this mobster
    $200 2
It's a "Nighttime, Sniffling, Sneezing, Coughing, Aching, Stuffy Head" medicine
    $200 1
With the E Street Band, he had a 1986 hit covering the song "War"
    $200 16
Anne Hathaway
(1582-1616)
    $400 22
This Indonesian volcano just west of Java erupted in 1883 causing sea waves almost 130 feet high
    $400 27
Sacred syllable uttered as a mantra during meditation
    $400 8
In 1999 Richard Dreyfuss played this '30s Jewish founder of Murder, Inc.
    $400 12
The logo seen here represents this brand named for an Italian-born baron
    $400 3
In 1973 this group had a "Peaceful Easy Feeling"
    $400 17
Robin Givens
(1988-1989)
    $600 23
A 1963 underwater eruption began the formation of the island of Surtsey off this north Atlantic country
    $600 28
A part of the psyche
    $600 9
Wreaths at this mobster's June 15, 2002 funeral bore such emblems as a cigar, a martini, a royal flush & the Yankees logo
    $600 13
For many years Nancy Green portrayed this fictional Southern pancake cook
    $600 4
John Lennon's 1st Top 40 hit without the Beatles was this 1969 song
    $600 18
Winnie Nomzamo
(1958-1996)
    $800 24
In Roman mythology, this god of fire's blacksmith shops were located under Mount Etna
    $800 29
Someone's sweetheart (or the first name of the tomboyish heroine of "Little Women")
    $800 10
Arthur Flegenheimer said this short alias of his was swell for headlines
    $800 14
Whole wheat is a major ingredient in this brand whose symbol is seen here
    $800 5
10,000 Maniacs covered this 1971 hit by Cat Stevens
    $800 19
Heather Mills
(as of 2002)
    $1000 25
Paricutin Volcano in this country began in a farmer's field in 1943; within 6 days, it had a cinder cone 500 feet high
    $1000 30
Even without playing it on a special square, this Greek letter will get you 9 points
    $1000 11
Asked by a WWII draft board his occupation, this Kennedy-era Chicago mob boss said, "Me? I steal"
    $1000 15
In Spain & Portugal this bald advertising icon is known as Don Limpio
    $1000 6
In a 1979 song, he wondered, "What's So Funny 'Bout Peace, Love and Understanding?"
    DD: $1,000 20
Marie Sklodowska
(1895-1906)

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

Brandon Ted Tim
$2,200 $2,200 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Ted Tim
$3,400 $2,200 $7,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

A DICKENS OF A STORY
(Alex: Yes, of course!)
INTERNATIONAL ROAD VEHICLE STICKERS
(Alex: You have to identify the country.)
AT THE MOVIES
HERE'S TO WATER
"E.B."
THE END OF THE LINE
    $400 21
This 1850 Dickens novel is considered his "veiled autobiography"
    $400 26
About 300,000 passenger cars:
CR
    $400 11
It's the animated movie in which the following words "magically" appear: humble, radiant, terrific & some pig
    $400 6
Water contracts as it gets colder, but below this temperature, 7 degrees above freezing, it begins to expand
    $400 16
A 1965 satellite, or the person who gets the breakfast special
    $400 1
Mike Ditka & Kellen Winslow played this position on football's offensive line
    $800 22
In this novel, Mr. Bumble ends up as an inmate in the workhouse that he once oversaw
    $800 27
About 2,500,000 passenger cars:
GR
    $800 12
(Leonard Maltin reads the clue.) This 1973 film won 7 Oscars & helped spark a national revival of Scott Joplin's ragtime music
    $800 7
This city's water treatment plant, the world's largest, lies on a 61-acre peninsula that extends into Lake Michigan
    $800 17
When we put down EB as a source, we mean this reference work that dates back to 1768
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from San Francisco) At the end of a cable car line, each cable is turned by a grip, which is basically this simple machine
    $1200 23
In "A Tale of Two Cities", she knits in code to condemn aristocrats to the guillotine
    $1200 28
About 8 million passenger cars:
ROK
    $1200 13
In this 1982 film Captain Bryant calls androids "skinjobs"
    $1200 8
The mineral waters in the hot springs of this Black Forest resort can be over 150 degrees Fahrenheit
    $1200 18
Mr. Cub, he hit a record 5 grand-slam home runs in a season
    $1200 3
From the Latin for "to look at", it's often the final step on an assembly line
    DD: $3,500 24
The title of this novel refers to a residence in Hertfordshire
    $1600 29
About 300,000 passenger cars:
ZW
    $1600 14
In this foreign film classic, the knight's name is Antonius Block
    $1600 9
The name of this type of well that taps water under natural pressure comes from a French province
    DD: $3,400 19
Its choice as a national capital in 1949 wasn't recognized by some countries
    $1600 4
At Gettysburg, this hill & its "little" neighbor were at the left end of the Union lines
    $2000 25
This Dickens Christmas story is divided into "Chirp the First", "Chirp the Second" & "Chirp the Third"
    $2000 30
About 6 million passenger cars:
NL
    $2000 15
A tombstone bearing the name "Archie Leach" is seen in a classic 1944 film comedy starring this actor
    $2000 10
Archimedes invented this device used to irrigate the Nile valley in ancient Egypt; it's still used today
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Atlanta) Andrew Young said this church "was the shelter; when there was an important meeting, we went to Daddy King's study there"
    $2000 5
The direct line of this French dynasty ended in 1328 with the death of Charles the Fair

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Ted Tim
$6,200 $7,500 $12,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE EAST COAST
It's the only U.S. island allowed to use a possessive apostrophe by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names

Final scores:

Brandon Ted Tim
$3,400 $2 $8,999
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $8,999

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Brandon Ted Tim
$6,200 $11,000 $10,200
9 R,
2 W
15 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
7 W

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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