Show #4162 - Tuesday, October 8, 2002

Mark Brown game 4.
(Sofia: Hey Jimmy, William Howard Taft lived here.)
(Jimmy: Let's go inside and check out how big the bathtub is!)

Contestants

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Jason Schneiderman, an editor from Somerville, Massachusetts

Kate Martin, a researcher and editor from New Bedford, Massachusetts

Mark Brown, an administrative assistant and father from Peoria, Arizona (whose 3-day cash winnings total $42,899)

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Jeopardy! Round

CAPITAL TOURISM
TV PUPPETS
LEAP DAY BABIES
A PROVERBIAL MESS
(Alex: We'll give you a proverbial mess; you straighten it out for us & give us the proverb.)
FULL SERVICE
BY HALVES
    $200 1
A huge monolith featuring 121 carved figures adorns Vigeland Sculpture Park in this Norwegian capital
    $200 2
Mallory Tarcher has had a hand in continuing Lamb Chop, created by this woman, her mother
    $200 21
February 29 baby Karl von Baer established that babies develop from these female reproductive cells
    $200 8
What preach you practice
    $200 26
Performed to make you part of the Mormon Church, it needs a body of water large enough for total immersion
    $200 13
After being made with a new metal in 1883, the U.S. coin known as the half dime became known as this
    $400 4
Sir Francis Chantrey's statue of King George IV stands in a corner of this famous London square
    $400 3
Known as the Foster Imposters, a puppet pair of these animals want to be Foster Farms products
    $400 22
Morarji Desai, former prime minister of this country, died in 1995 aged 99 (or just 24)
    $400 9
Iron while is the strike hot
    $400 27
They're the first 2 words in the Book of Common Prayer (1549 ed.) wedding service
    $400 15
Nickname of Melissa Gilbert's character on "Little House on the Prairie"
    $600 14
Devon House, built in 1881 by one of the Caribbean's 1st black millionaires, is a major attraction in this Jamaican capital
    $600 5
In 1989 NBC had this alien help host the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
    $600 23
This Italian celebrated his 6th birthday in 1816, days after his opera "The Barber of Seville" premiered
    $600 10
Lead roads all Rome to
    $600 28
As used during the Last Supper they're the food & drink blessed during the eucharist
    $600 18
According to Tennyson, the Light Brigade moved into the Valley of Death by these increments
    $800 16
Te Papa Tongarewa, Maori for "repository of things precious", is the name of the waterfront museum in this city
    $800 6
Humans on this 2002 Fox puppet series include Sarah Silverman & Seth Green
    $800 24
This actor & jeans model seen here really is in the "junior league"; he's only had 7 birthdays
    $800 11
Better one are heads than two
    $800 29
Kol Nidre, which negates vows made between humans & God, is recited on the eve of this Jewish holiday
    $800 19
A "half" this is a dive that includes a half backward somersault & ends facing the board
    $1000 17
A hill known as El Panecillo -- "The Bread Roll" -- provides fine views of this Ecuadorian city
    $1000 7
On "Unhappily Ever After", he supplied the voice of Mr. Floppy
    DD: $1,400 25
In 1896 Herman Hollerith, born on Leap Day 1860, organized the Tabulating Machine Co., which evolved into this giant
    $1000 12
Pen mightier is than the the sword
    $1000 30
This kind of mass has included a "Dies Irae"; Mozart wrote one late in his life
    $1000 20
For thorium-234 it's about 25 days; for thorium-232, about 14 billion years

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

Mark Kate Jason
$1,000 $3,600 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Kate Jason
$5,800 $3,800 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
GET YOUR FACTS STRAIGHT
WRITERS' PEN NAMES
POP MUSIC DECADES
HAWAII
FILE UNDER "H"
    $400 18
Taft was criticized for not doing more to reduce the power of Joe Cannon, holder of this post in Congress
    $400 7
A steenbok is a grassland antelope; this is the man who wrote "Tortilla Flat"
    $400 4
Richard Bachman
    $400 13
This Motown group's many '60s hits include "Stop! In the Name of Love"
    $400 24
In the Hawaiian language, kane is a man & this is a woman
    $400 1
In 1998 this largest automaker of South Korea acquired a major stake in Kia Motors
    $800 19
With Taft & Teddy Roosevelt splitting the Republican vote, this Democrat easily won the 1912 election
    $800 8
Elder is a species of tree; eider is a species of this
    $800 12
Diedrich Knickerbocker
    $800 14
Giant of the '70s airwaves seen here
    $800 30
In the 1790s, cattle were brought to Hawaii by George Vancouver who served under this discoverer of the islands
    $800 2
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew demonstrates) It's the method I'm using to type a memo...I was never very good
    $1200 20
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Cincinnati) Before ascending to the presidency, the only job Taft was voted into was as one of these in Ohio
    $1200 9
Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne infection; this was the '80s TV show hosted by Deney Terrio
    $1200 15
Elron
    DD: $3,800 21
A bestselling album of 1945 was from this bandleader who'd died the previous year
    $1200 29
Known as the "Napoleon of the Pacific", he united the islands by 1810 & forged them into a kingdom
    $1200 3
It's another name for a filbert
    $1600 25
Taft set up this bureau in the Interior Dept. to reduce underground explosions, that sort of thing
    $1600 10
Baskin-Robbins creates fancy ice cream treats; he created the ballet "Fancy Free"
    $1600 16
O. Henry
    $1600 22
"Shake It" is the last song on his 1983 album "Let's Dance"
    $1600 27
This island's Kalaupapa National Historical Park preserves the Kalaupapa leper settlement
    $1600 5
Despite a clubfoot, Lord Byron played cricket for this London school in its rivalry match against Eton
    DD: $3,800 26
Alliterative term for Taft's foreign policy, which emphasized monetary investment
    $2000 11
Topaz is a yellow stone; this is the U.S. national park with the highest waterfall
    $2000 17
A.A. Fair
    $2000 23
In 1959 she had a hit with the following
[What A Difference A Day Makes]
    $2000 28
Volcanic craters on Oahu include Diamond Head, Koko Head & this "bowl" in the heart of Honolulu
    $2000 6
Largely through the efforts of Clive Cussler, this Confederate sub that sank with its crew in 1864 has been recovered

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Kate Jason
$8,000 $10,000 $7,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

1896
(Alex: Good year!)
This venture was financed by the sale of souvenir stamps & medals & a large donation from businessman Georgios Averoff

Final scores:

Mark Kate Jason
$16,000 $3,999 $1,000
4-day champion: $58,899 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Kate Jason
$5,800 $7,400 $7,200
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,400

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