Show #4081 - Monday, May 6, 2002

2002 Million Dollar Masters quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

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Bob Verini, a film journalist and test prep teacher from Los Angeles, California

Eddie Timanus, a sports reporter from Arlington, Virginia

Leslie Shannon, a manager of a research lab from Sydney, Australia

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Jeopardy! Round

THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLERS
PEOPLE FROM INDIA
TRACK & FIELD
WHITE
WHEAT
WRY
    $200 3
"The Universe in a Nutshell" is his bestselling follow-up to "A Brief History of Time"
    $200 12
The international airport in New Delhi bears her name
    $200 19
In 1985 Portugal's Carlos Lopes, at age 38, set a record in one of these: 2 hours, 7 minutes, 12 seconds
    $200 5
This predatory creature is classified as Carcharodon carcharias
    $200 18
Kolyibo is a Serbian Thanksgiving food whose basic ingredients are wheat & this insect sweet
    $200 1
Twain said this type of book is one "which people praise and don't read"
    DD: $1,000 8
This sequel by Alexandria Ripley, published 55 years after the original novel, entered the list at No. 1 in 1991
    $400 4
As the first prime minister of independent India, he served from 1947 to 1964
    $400 25
In 1986 Jackie Joyner-Kersee was named the amateur athlete of the year; this sister-in-law won in 1988
    $400 6
The name of this disease comes from Greek words for "white" & "blood"
    $400 20
Dunkelweizen & Kristall Weizen are refreshing wheat types of these
    $400 2
Completes Groucho's saying "I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make..."
    $600 9
If you know that this was Herman Wouk's first No. 1 novel, back in 1951, we salute you!
    $600 13
This musician's album "In Celebration" was co-produced by George Harrison
    $600 26
On May 25, 1935 he tied or set 6 track & field records--the most ever in one day
    $600 7
It's the seven-letter term for the white of an egg
    $600 21
Nabisco makes these crispy crackers; Red Oval Farms makes them "Stoned"
    $600 22
Oscar Wilde wrote, "Experience is the name everyone gives to" these
    $800 10
A best seller in 1980, this Jeffrey Archer novel sounds like the saga of biblical siblings
    $800 14
In the 1950s he directed the landmark "Apu" triology of films
    $800 27
In 1978 5'8" Franklin Jacobs exceeded his height by 23 1/4" in this event--the greatest differential ever
    $800 16
Vases can be made from this gypsum mineral whose name has come to mean "smooth & white"
    $800 29
1-word name of a cooked cereal introduced in 1879 as an alternative to oatmeal
    $800 23
H.L. Mencken said, "No one... has ever lost money by" doing this to "the intelligence of the... plain people"
    $1000 11
This seductive novel landed John Fowles on the best-seller list in 1969
    $1000 15
Born Prince Khurram in 1596, he built the Taj Mahal & ruled under this name
    $1000 28
This son of a Dutch immigrant had the first 15' pole vault--in fact, he had the first 43 15' pole vaults
    $1000 17
Don't fire until you see this, the white of the eye
    $1000 30
Best known as part of tabbouleh, it's also an ingredient in many meatless burgers
    $1000 24
The epitaph she suggested for herself: "Excuse my dust"

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

Leslie Eddie Bob
$2,400 $400 $5,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Eddie Bob
$4,400 $2,400 $8,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN HISTORY
MOVIES BY CHARACTER
POETIC LICENSE
SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY
MUSIC APPRECIATION
YOU'VE GOT A "TUDE", MISTER
    $400 7
In 1536 King Christian III established this Protestant denomination as Denmark's state religion
    $400 6
Michigan detective Axel Foley, California detective Billy Rosewood
    $400 16
Britannica suggests that the out-of-wedlock children fathered by this "Good Gray Poet" were imaginary
    $400 24
It was Otto von Guericke who theorized that these "return" & Halley ursurped, er... jumped on the idea
    $400 12
Italian for "half", this prefix often precedes forte & soprano
    $400 1
Yours right now is approximately 74 degrees west
    $800 8
When this country gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, Greece objected to its name & flag
    $800 9
Jeanne & Paul (who don't know each other's names) & a French apartment
    $800 17
The 2001 biography "Savage Beauty" details the lustful life of this "What Lips My Lips Have Kissed" poet
    $800 25
In 1800, Humphry Davy wrote that this gas "appears capable of destroying... pain" & could be used in operations
    $800 14
The name of this old French dance follows "Ascot" in the title of a song from "My Fair Lady"
    $800 2
In 1994 the A in SAT was changed from this to "assessment"
    $1200 21
In WWI Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria & the Ottoman Empire were known in the West as these "Powers"
    $1200 10
In a 1959 film, Altair, Aldebaran, Antares & Rigel (total legs: 16)
    $1200 18
A rural legend says he wrote a nasty ballad about Sir Thomas Lucy after being caught poaching on Lucy's land
    $1200 26
Linus Pauling rightly predicted that this blood disease producing strangely-shaped hemoglobin was genetic
    $1200 15
He composed "Karelia" as a tribute to the Finnish province of the same name
    $1200 3
The state of being alone or isolated
    $1600 27
In 59 B.C. Julius Caesar established a colony on the Arno River which later became this Italian city
    $1600 11
Defendants Ernst Janning & Friedrich Hofstetter
    DD: $1,800 19
One week after a secret wedding at St. Marylebone Church, she ran off to Italy, escaping Wimpole Street forever
    $1600 29
In 1846 Joseph Leidy discovered that the worm Trichina is found in this animal
    DD: $6,400 22
The name of this small harpsichord may come from the Latin for "rod" or the Latin for "maiden"
    $1600 4
King Lear speaks of "filial" this, which caused him grief
    $2000 28
In 1589 Henry of this kingdom became Henry IV of France & began the Royal Bourbon dynasty
    $2000 13
Lyle, Tector & Pike, who says, "If they move... kill 'em"
    $2000 20
Leigh Hunt was imprisoned in 1823 for literary attacks against the prince regent, who later became this king
    $2000 30
Studying refraction in 1627, this French mathematician made a rainbow connection
    $2000 23
The film "Gosford Park" features several songs by this British actor & composer who's a character in the movie
    $2000 5
From the Latin for "vile", this term often follows "moral"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leslie Eddie Bob
$10,000 $800 $21,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
Founded in 1758, it's named for a British prime minister who was a noted defender of the American Colonists

Final scores:

Leslie Eddie Bob
$20,000 $0 $21,000
2nd place: $10,000 if eliminated 3rd place: $10,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leslie Eddie Bob
$10,000 $7,200 $20,200
19 R,
3 W
8 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $37,400

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