Show #4082 - Tuesday, May 7, 2002

2002 Million Dollar Masters quarterfinal game 5.

Contestants

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Babu Srinivasan, a history professor at Prairie View A&M University from Houston, Texas

India Cooper, an actor and copy editor from New York City, New York

Robin Carroll, an instructional designer from Marietta, Georgia

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Jeopardy! Round

PLAY BALL!
FRENCH LIT
WELCOME BACK, CARTER
COMPOSERS
THE NATURAL WORLD
THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD CLUES
(Alex: These are clues from today's New York Times crossword.)
    $200 15
MLB's all-time stolen base leader, in 2001 he also set a record for most career walks
    $200 1
Jean Chapelain's ponderous epic & Voltaire's mock epic, both called "La pucelle", were about this French heroine
    $200 8
He was Georgia's governor from 1971 to 1975
    $200 9
In 1863 he became music director of the court balls in Vienna
    $200 2
These animals are divided into 4 groups: lizards & snakes; turtles; crocodilians; & the tuatara
    $200 3
55 down:
Flying mammals
(4)
    $400 16
Last name of brothers Pedro & Ramon, who faced each other on the mound in a 1996 game
    $400 4
This book about an adulterous wife named Emma, which some called morally offensive, became a bestseller
    $400 27
She played Lucy in the Merchant Ivory film "A Room with a View"
    $400 12
By his death at age 31 in 1828, he'd composed more than 600 lieder including "Ave Maria"
    $400 20
Indians prized the Eulachon, also called this kind of "fish", because it was so oily it could be burned like one
    $400 10
47 down:
Indian prince
(5)
    DD: $1,000 17
This legend was born in Narrows, Georgia December 18, 1886
    $600 5
Serialized in Le Siecle from March to July 1844, it was sold "all for one" price later in the year
    $600 28
He was the first to achieve bowling's grand slam
    $600 23
This composer of the ballet "Rodeo" scored an Oscar for his score from "The Heiress"
    $600 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew groups with the troop.) Referring to its hair color, the dominant male in a group of gorillas is called this
    $600 11
64 across:
Gardener's need
(4)
    $800 18
Just a week after Roy Campanella's death, the Dodgers lost this Hall of Famer & broadcaster
    $800 6
The first volume in this author's 3,000-page novel was 1913's "Du Cote de Chez Swann"
    $800 29
This archaeologist made a great find in the Valley of the Kings in 1922
    $800 24
In 1927 the Baldwin Piano Co. sponsored this Hungarian composer's first visit to the U.S.
    $800 22
18th C. naturalist Georg Steller described the sea eagle, the sea lion & this slow-moving "sea" beast
    $800 13
43 down:
Big citrus fruit
(6)
    $1000 19
In 1993 this one-handed pitcher, then with the Yankees, pitched a no-hitter against the Indians
    $1000 7
This onetime military pilot wrote "Le Petit Prince"
    $1000 30
Jazz vocalist heard here

"Don't know why /
There's no sun up in the sky /
Stormy weather..."
    $1000 25
He's the French composer of the following
    $1000 26
The "least" one of these creatures is the smallest member of the order of carnivores
    $1000 14
52 across:
What the queasy rodeo rider didn't feel like
(1,7,5)

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

Robin India Babu
$3,000 $2,400 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Robin India Babu
$2,600 $4,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

PLAYBILL
THE 1940s
GREECE
WOMEN IN LABOR
15-LETTER WORDS
THE HEADACHES OF MILLIONAIRES
(Alex: Something you're all aspiring to.)
    $400 7
Playbill exposed the way this show's final scene is tastefully lit during those last few seconds when 6 guys bare all
    $400 5
In 1949 he began his reign over a principality & has served in that capacity ever since
    $400 17
Around 1930 Angelos Sikelianos tried to revive the famous festival of this town, "Navel of the World"--didn't work
    $400 1
Flora Tristan, a women's rights & labor activist, was the grand-mere of this artist who painted Tahitians
    $400 2
Madeleine Albright or Martina Navratilova, by birth
    $400 22
Take language classes now to fit in during visits to this region stretching from Hyeres, France to La Spezia, Italy
    $800 14
What a record! Emanuel Azenberg has produced all of this writer's plays since 1972's "The Sunshine Boys"
    $800 6
The action in this bestselling novel published in 1949 takes place 35 years later
    $800 18
Baron de Coubertin's heart is buried in this city, home to the ancient version of the modern games he founded
    $800 3
Founded in the early '70s, COYOTE (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) is for women in this "oldest profession"
    $800 4
A film's director of photography often goes by this title
    $800 23
On your next tax form, be prepared for the IRS to take a close look at this, your A.G.I.
    $1200 16
Ellen Burstyn told Playbill she just wanted to wear "sequins like Betty Grable" till this method guru changed her life
    $1200 9
One of Alec Guinness's many masterly character portrayals was as this man in 1948's "Oliver Twist"
    $1200 19
After docking at this island, Apollo's birthplace, head up the sacred way to the sanctuary of Apollo
    $1200 8
As a lawyer in 1944, Ruth Weyand argued before the Supreme Court; she did it for the NLRB, this group
    $1200 11
In 1964 James Garner & Julie Andrews starred in "The" this "of Emily"
    $1200 24
Get used to sitting in 1st class & hearing this ex-Enron CEO's wife Linda complain about her finances
    DD: $5,000 30
This musical's "American Dream" ended on B'way after 4,097 performances--& a lot of helicopter flights
    $1600 13
In 1942, he painted his best-known work, "Nighthawks"
    $1600 20
If you love the nightlife & want to boogie, head to Pierros, a bar on this party island of the Cyclades
    $1600 10
From 1933 to 1945 she had her work cut out for her as the U.S. Secretary of Labor
    $1600 27
From Greek & Latin for "life light", it's the production of light by certain living organisms, like fireflies
    DD: $5,000 25
Visit Monte Carlo & you'll be expected to bet big playing this game from which chemin de fer is derived
    $2000 29
This playwright said that he's "testing the limits of tolerance" with his new play about 4 people & a goat
    $2000 15
In 1940 this Republican lost to FDR in the presidential election
    $2000 21
The Long Walls Pericles built connected Athens with this port city, 4 miles away
    $2000 12
Formed in 1896, the Daughters of St. Crispin was a union for women in this trade
    $2000 28
It's the biblical event depicted in the painting seen here
    $2000 26
Because of your enormous wealth, get used to people saying you're "as rich as" this ancient king of Lydia

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Robin India Babu
$8,800 $18,200 $6,000
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OSCARS
The 2 Best Picture nominees for 1983 that featured astronaut characters

Final scores:

Robin India Babu
$5,600 $18,100 $12,000
3rd place: $10,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $10,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Robin India Babu
$5,400 $14,800 $5,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $25,800

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