Show #4157 - Tuesday, October 1, 2002

Contestants

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Christine Schmidt, a high school teacher from Miami, Florida

Scott Hermes, an actor from Des Plaines, Illinois

Melissa Mayo, a geographic information systems specialist from Tyler, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER
PREDATOR
TWINS
LAST ACTION HERO
THE RISE OF THE MACHINES
PUMPING "IRON"
    $200 19
Schwarzenegger, whose name means "black plowman" in German, was born in Graz in this country in 1947
    $200 9
This largest predatory fish can grow to over 21 feet in length
    $200 6
This singer born Jan. 8, 1935 had a stillborn twin brother, Jesse
    $200 14
The first major work of English literature is about this brave hero who took on Grendel & his mom
    $200 26
Milestone machines using this type of energy include Clarence Kemp's 1891 water heater
    $200 1
An airtight metaliic cylinder enclosing a patient up to the neck
    $400 20
Jackie Onassis was on hand when Arnold married this TV journalist in 1986
    $400 10
The main predators of these flightless birds are leopard seals & killer whales
    $400 7
They're the 2 members of the Bee Gees who are twins
    $400 15
The hero of "The Big Kill" & "My Gun is Quick" is this Mickey Spillane tough guy
    $400 27
The 880-ton Hulett ore unloaders were built for ports like Cleveland & Ashtabula along this lake
    $400 2
A Dumas novel & a DiCaprio role
    $600 21
In "The Guinness Book of Film", this catchphrase ranks as the fourth best movie quote ever
    $600 11
The tiniest land predators in North America are members of this family that includes minks & ferrets
    $600 8
Famous for their boxing & horsemanship skills, these mythological twins were AKA "Dioscuri"
    $600 16
This son of Gargamelle was a medieval hero well before Rabelais wrote about him
    $600 28
Barthelemy Thimmonier, an early maker of these machines, saw them smashed by a mob of angry tailors
    $600 3
One of Germany's highest military decorations, it was instituted in Prussia in 1813
    $800 22
Arnold's film career took off after he played this sword-wielding comic book hero in 1982
    $800 12
The name of this doglike predator is from the Persian word "shagal"
    $800 17
Brigitte Helm played both the virginal Maria & her sexy robot twin in this 1927 Fritz Lang film
    $800 24
The subject of an epic poem of Spain dating from the mid-12th century, this hero died in 1099
    DD: $2,000 29
This refrigerator introduced in 1918 was named for a scientist who created a temperature scale
    $800 4
Mettle-tested nickname of Margaret Thatcher
    $1000 23
In a 1980 TV movie, Arnold played Mickey Hargitay, the bodybuilding husband of this late actress
    $1000 13
Seen here, its inflated size makes it hard for predators to swallow
    $1000 18
Famous twins hatched out in Genesis 25
    $1000 25
After years in a French prison, this character escapes to seek revenge in "The Count of Monte Cristo"
    $1000 30
In computers, the ILLIAC IV pioneered the simultaneous processing of many operations, known by this geometric term
    $1000 5
Rust

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

Melissa Scott Christine
$600 $4,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Scott Christine
$200 $6,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ALL ABOUT THE BENJAMINS
MUSICAL NUMBERS
PLANET OF THE CAPES
LET THE GAMES BEGIN
CHRISTIANITY
ADD A LETTER
    $400 26
In 1996 this MIT graduate became prime minister of Israel
    $400 13
Tony Orlando & Dawn hit No. 1 with this song heard here
    $400 6
It's what Cape Canaveral was called from 1963 to 1973
    $400 19
During a match of this ancient game, you might move one of your pieces to queen's bishop three
    $400 1
Members of the Church of the Brethren are known as dunkers because of their ceremony for this
    $400 8
...to a self-luminous celestial body to get this word that lets you peek at the body fixedly
    $800 27
Benjamin L. Hooks, a lawyer & civil rights leader, was executive director of this organization from 1977 to 1993
    $800 14
Appropriately, this 1967 song is a duet by Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston
    $800 7
In 1616 Dutch sailor Willem Schouten named this South American cape for his native town
    $800 20
The game of craps developed in the 19th century in this "Crescent City"
    $800 2
Most Romanians belong to the Romanian Church within this branch of Christianity
    $800 9
...to a lingering sign of bodily injury & get this "terrifying" word
    $1200 28
In 1876 this man seen here was created Earl of Beaconsfield
    $1200 15
Santana's hit "Smooth" featured this group's Rob Thomas
    $1200 18
This "fishy" peninsula is 1-20 miles wide & has Nantucket Sound directly south
    $1200 21
In a standard set of this popular game, the tiles range from double blank to double six
    $1200 3
Formed when bishops Mueller & Wicke joined hands in 1968, the UMC is this "United" group
    $1200 10
...to an archer's weapon & get this flat, rectangular cart with handles at each end
    $1600 29
Benjamin Cardozo, the second Jewish Supreme Court justice, was a cousin of this "New Colossus" poet
    DD: $2,000 16
Title that completes the line "I'd like to help you in your struggle to be free, there must be..."
    $1600 24
I'm afraid you might not know this cape, formed by the confluence of the Deep & Haw Rivers in North Carolina
    $1600 22
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew demonstrates) It was the name once of the game itself as well as the object you strike
    DD: $3,000 4
In the name of the main Dutch Protestant church, this word comes between "Dutch" & "Church"
    $1600 11
...to a word meaning "cover in gold" & get this association of persons of the same trade
    $2000 17
This song by the Vogues begins, "Up every mornin' just to keep a job, I gotta fight my way through the hustling mob"
    $2000 25
Praia is the capital of this African republic that consists of a group of volcanic islands
    $2000 23
Of 7 points, 50 points or 100 points, the one that can be a winning total in a jai alai game
    $2000 5
Attorney General John Ashcroft is a prominent member of the Assemblies of God, part of this revivalist movement
    $2000 12
...to a candy bar or a low-growing shrub to get this word, the floor of a fireplace

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Scott Christine
$2,200 $11,200 $16,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

COMIC STRIPS
(Alex: Have you been following them in your local newspaper?)
He's Willi Wakker in Germany, Angelo Capello in Italy & Andre Chapeau in France

Final scores:

Melissa Scott Christine
$4,399 $17,800 $22,401
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $22,401

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melissa Scott Christine
$2,200 $13,200 $13,800
9 R,
4 W
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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