Show #4085 - Friday, May 10, 2002

2002 Million Dollar Masters semifinal game 3.

Contestants

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Claudia Perry, a sports copy editor from Jersey City, New Jersey

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

Chuck Forrest, a lawyer and CEO from London, United Kingdom

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Jeopardy! Round

THOSE DARN ETRUSCANS
PEOPLE
SO YOU WANT TO BE A 19th CENTURY HEROINE
CENTRAL PARK
THIS CATEGORY STINKS!
ABBREVIATED STATES
(Alex: But we want you to give the state's full name, not the abbreviation!)
    $200 2
The Tebenna, an Etruscan mantle, evolved into this garment perhaps worn most strikingly by John Belushi
    $200 6
This wrestler nicknamed his daughter born in August 2001 Pebbles
    $200 7
If you have this adjective before your name, like Nell or Eva, don't bother planning for your old age
    $200 3
What's now officially called the Central Park Wildlife Center is probably better-known by this name
    $200 5
Proverbially, this pungent bulb "makes a man wink, drink & stink"
    $200 1
This state that acts as a conjunction between Nevada & Washington has an abbreviation that is a conjunction
    $400 11
Oscar Mayer could tell you that this is the city the Etruscans called Felsina
    $400 15
Fatally, American groupie Nancy Spungen was this British punk rocker's girlfriend
    $400 23
Your job options include teacher & this related job of the heroines in "Jane Eyre" & "Vanity Fair"
    $400 4
Central Park has a statue of King Wladyslaw II Jagiello of this country, who was also Grand Duke of Lithuania
    $400 12
It's the Belgian province bordering the Netherlands that's famous for originating a smelly cheese
    $400 8
The abbreviation of this state is also an abbreviation for the largest city in California
    $600 14
Along with the Borgia apartments, the Etruscan Museum is one of the top attractions in this 109-acre country
    $600 16
She owns the St. Louis Rams
    $600 24
Even if you're 27 & still single, like Anne in this author's "Persuasion", your life may not be over
    $600 19
(Sofia of the Clue Crew jogs through Central Park.) I'm running around the reservoir now named for this first lady, who lived nearby and used to go jogging here
    $600 20
This cartoon character's big screen credits include "For Scent-imental Reasons" & "Heaven Scent"
    $600 9
Show me that the abbreviation for this state means the habits of a predictable criminal
    $800 29
The wolf in the Capitoline Wolf statue may be Etruscan; these 2 babies she's suckling were added around 1509
    $800 17
This actor gave a speech for Harvard roommate Al Gore at the 2000 Democratic Convention
    $800 25
Like Gertrude in this author's "The Europeans", go ahead & marry a relative (it might get you out of your house, too)
    $800 27
In the 1953 film "The Band Wagon" Fred Astaire & this leggy partner were "Dancing In The Dark" through Central Park
    DD: $2,000 21
The strong odor of this semi-aquatic rodent gives it its name
    $800 10
When abbreviated before the number 47, this state becomes an assault weapon
    $1000 30
A 1927 visit to Etruscan sites inspired this author of "The Plumed Serpent" to write "Etruscan Places"
    $1000 18
M.C. Hammer earned his nickname from his resemblance to this "Hammerin'" home run king
    $1000 26
Unlike Dorothea in this George Eliot book, marry for love, not intellectual compatibility
    $1000 28
Cleopatra's Needle is a short walk from this Egyptian Temple in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    $1000 22
The only film ever released in "Odorama", it shares its name with a synthetic fabric popular in the 1970s
    $1000 13
State whose abbreviation is also a cabinet department that was formed in 1989

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Chuck Bob Claudia
$2,800 -$1,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Bob Claudia
$3,800 $2,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

COLONIAL ARTS
INTERNATIONAL CUISINE
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS
RELIGION
PROBLEMS, PROBLEMS
"EN" THE BEGINNING
    $400 26
This South Carolina city that gave us a popular dance in the 1930s was the site of the first opera in America in 1735
    $400 4
When making this classic Chinese soup, be sure to remove the twigs, feathers & insects first
    $400 1
On New Year's Day 2002, this school's Seminoles beat Virginia Tech 30-17 to win the Gator Bowl
    $400 14
The A.M.E. in A.M.E. Church stands for African Methodist this
    $400 3
The four-color problem relates to the minimum number of colors needed for this cartographic item
    $400 5
These peptide hormones in the brain reduce the sensation of pain
    $800 27
In 1750 theater was banned in this then-colonial capital as a form of Mass. entertainment
    $800 20
To enjoy this national Swiss dish, you'd better like cheese, lots of it, melted in wine
    $800 2
In 2001 Brian Cappelletto won this game's World Championship with words like vozhd for 50 points & jerrid for 44
    $800 15
Less than 20% of all Muslims are Shi'ites or of other groups; the rest belong to this branch
    $800 6
Ferdinand von Lindemann proved the problem of "squaring" this with compass & ruler was impossible
    $800 9
2-word term for the consumer, for whom a computer is ultimately designed
    $1200 28
Some of the earliest surviving colonial portraits are of Richard & Increase, members of this family
    $1200 21
The seafood in this Mexican dish is "cooked" not by heat, but by the acid in lime juice
    $1200 7
In 1993 she became the first woman from Ukraine to win the world figure skating championships
    $1200 17
Founded by & named for a Persian prophet, this religion flourished during Persia's Achaemenian empire
    $1200 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew peruses a model train hobbyist's fantasy setup.) If train "A" leaves at 6:00 at 60 mph, & train "B" leaves at 5:00 at 90 mph, this equation, d=rt, tells you when B passes A
    $1200 16
This Baja California port city is known as "Yellowtail Capital of the World"
    $1600 29
Meaning "tobacco peddler", it's the title of a 1708 Ebenezer Cooke poem & a 1960 John Barth novel about Cooke
    $1600 22
This Greek dish typically consists of layers of eggplant & ground lamb or beef topped with a white sauce
    DD: $1,200 12
At Wimbledon 2000, Venus Williams expressed appreciation for this 1957 & '58 champion
    $1600 24
Traditionally, in Judaism a ram's horn called this is blown at the end of Yom Kippur
    $1600 10
To apply relativity to the cosmos, Einstein introduced a term called the "cosmological" this
    $1600 18
The U.S. conducted nuclear tests on this atoll in the Marshall Islands from 1948 to 1958
    $2000 30
James Alexander, whose doggerel contributed to this publisher's arrest, helped defend him as a lawyer
    $2000 23
On an Italian menu this term describes pasta with a sauce of eggs, cream, parmesan & bacon
    $2000 13
The last British athlete to win the Olympic decathlon, he won it back-to-back in 1980 & 1984
    DD: $4,000 25
Joseph Smith translated the Book of Mormon from gold plates revealed to him by an angel named this
    $2000 11
This Frenchman's "last theorem", stated in 1637, was proved by Andrew Wiles in the 1990s
    $2000 19
John Keats wrote a poem about this handsome Greek whose youth was preserved by eternal sleep

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Chuck Bob Claudia
$10,600 $12,400 $9,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

KNOWLEDGE BY THE NUMBERS
Number of males who served as British PM in the 1990s plus Oscars won by Tom Hanks plus protons in a helium nucleus

Final scores:

Chuck Bob Claudia
$21,200 $21,201 $0
2nd place: $25,000 Finalist 3rd place: $25,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Chuck Bob Claudia
$10,600 $12,400 $15,800
19 R,
3 W
17 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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