Show #4159 - Thursday, October 3, 2002

Mark Brown game 1.

Contestants

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Mark Brown, an administrative assistant and father from Peoria, Arizona

Nancy Jasinski, an administrative assistant from Posen, Illinois

Christine Schmidt, a high school teacher from Miami, Florida (whose 2-day cash winnings total $33,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
EDITORS' CHOICES
PORTS
THE FABULOUS (18)50s
PRO FOOTBALL
BACKWORDS
(Alex: Each correct response will be a backward version of one of the words in the clue itself.)
    $200 1
"Kidnapped" is the tale of young David Balfour & "His Journey in" this "Wild" part of Scotland
    $200 11
Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2001 was this "Tower of Strength"
    $200 17
Much of Australia's foreign trade is handled by this city's Port Jackson or neighboring Botany Bay
    $200 16
Accounting for half of all U.S. exports in 1855, this crop was "King"
    $200 2
In 1941 the Pittsburgh Pirates changed their name to this
    $200 25
I feel stressed when I don't eat these meal-ending treats
    $400 3
This title character was an "M.D., D.C.L., LL.D...."
    $400 12
The editors of People Magazine found no one worthy of this title for 1994; Brad Pitt got it in 1995
    $400 18
This state has 5 of the top 15 U.S. ports, including Plaquemines & Lake Charles
    $400 21
This 1850 story of Hester Prynne was a best-seller right from the start; it sold 4,000 copies in the first 10 days
    $400 5
In 1972 this NFL team moved its home games to Arrowhead Stadium, upping its seating capacity by over 30,000
    $400 26
Dennis went to confession after he did this
    $600 4
(Hi Ho, Kermit the Frog here) As Captain Smollet, I followed the map to this Robert Louis Stevenson island
    $600 13
The editors of the 2002 World Almanac chose this man as "The Most Obscure U.S. President"
    $600 19
Until Haiti became independent, this "Port" served as the capital of the colony of Saint-Domingue from 1770 to 1804
    $600 22
On Jan. 28, 1852 abolitionist Wendell Phillips uttered the words "Eternal vigilance is the price of" this
    $600 6
This Cleveland running back led the NFL in rushing 8 of the 9 years he was in the league, starting in 1957
    $600 27
Your reward is in this bureau compartment
    $800 9
"The Silverado Squatters" was an 1883 tale about Stevenson's experiences in one of these camps in California
    $800 14
Motor Trend's choice for 2002 Truck of the Year fell on this Chevy
    DD: $1,400 20
It's the only one of South Africa's 3 capitals that is also a seaport
    $800 23
On August 16, 1858 the first cable message across the Atlantic was sent from Queen Victoria to this U.S. president
    $800 7
In January 2001 this team's middle linebacker Ray Lewis was named MVP of Super Bowl XXXV
    $800 28
A messenger is reviled when he fails to do this
    $1000 10
It was to his nurse "Cummy" that Stevenson dedicated "A Child's Garden of" these
    $1000 15
Former Miss USA & star of "Mulholland Dr." who is one of Esquire's "Women We Love"
    $1000 24
This Egyptian port on the Mediterranean was founded in 1859 when the building of the Suez Canal began
    $1000 30
In 1857 this infamous Supreme Court decision declared that African-Americans were not U.S. citizens
    $1000 8
The last Heisman Trophy winner to be selected No. 1 in the NFL Draft was this Miami Hurricanes quarterback in 1987
    $1000 29
I take spools of fishing line on these single-masted sailing ships

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

Christine Nancy Mark
$800 $3,800 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Nancy Mark
$2,400 $5,000 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE U.N.
BIG SCREEN BIOS
(Alex: Name the subject.)
WHAT'S THAT THING CALLED?
THE GECKO
EL GRECO
FROM THE GET "GO"
    $400 4
The charter states the U.N. is determined "to save succeeding generations from the scourge of" this
    $400 9
1993's "Dragon"
    $400 17
They're fingered to control the pitch of a trumpet
    $400 5
Never grab your pet leopard gecko by this body part; it can come off when the gecko is stressed
    $400 1
When El Greco was born on this isle in 1541, it was under Venetian rule, not Greek
    $400 8
An employee who runs errands; it's a Grandy job to have
    $800 6
Alphabetically first among the U.N.'s 6 official languages, it was a late addition to the list
    $800 11
"Man on the Moon"
    $800 23
(Alex: Let's find out from Sarah.) Like the part of the nose it rests on, the connecting part of a pair of glasses is called this
    $800 27
As the gecko can climb almost any surface, make sure your terrarium has one of these to deter escapes
    $800 2
Of Domenikos Theotokopoulos, El Greco, or with a cross, it's how he signed his paintings
    $800 10
Belinda, Jane, Charlotte, Kathy & Gina
    $1200 7
The first female U.S. ambassador to the U.N., she published the book "Political Woman" in 1974
    $1200 12
"The Desert Fox"
    $1200 24
It's a knob on the top of a saddle, or an ornamental knob on the hilt of a sword
    $1200 28
The Global Gecko Association is in this state whose postal abbreviation is backwards in the word gecko
    DD: $1,500 3
The 1982 El Greco exhibition at the National Gallery of Art was inspired by the spirit of these 2 sister cities
    $1200 18
Storm this desert & you're bound to find a Mongol or two
    $1600 14
Organizations that have this "status" include the OAU & the Holy See
    $1600 13
"Coal Miner's Daughter"
    $1600 25
As a noun, it's a strip of material on a sail; as a verb, it means to secure an opening like a hatch
    $1600 29
In a Q & A with Reptile Magazine, this crocodile hunter said his favorite gecko is the rough knob-tailed
    $1600 21
In 1963 he was El Greco on film & Audrey Hepburn's husband in real life
    $1600 19
In 1678 the Coventry Fair instituted a festival in this lady's honor
    DD: $3,800 15
In 1999 UNTAET began helping this country, the ET in its name, achieve independence
    $2000 16
"To Hell and Back"
    $2000 26
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Heritage Village in Cincinnati) Like in colonial days, I'm making yarn using the drop type of this
    $2000 30
This insurance company features a gecko in its ads
    $2000 22
During a private visit to Greece in 1999, this queen opened an El Greco exhibition in Athens
    $2000 20
He gave us the classic tale of Cossack life "Taras Bulba"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Christine Nancy Mark
$11,300 $6,800 $10,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

CATCHPHRASES
Maiden name of author Edith Wharton, whose social-climbing family may have inspired a catchphrase

Final scores:

Christine Nancy Mark
$300 $13,599 $19,999
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $19,999

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Christine Nancy Mark
$12,200 $10,600 $10,000
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,800

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