Show #4087 - Tuesday, May 14, 2002

2002 Million Dollar Masters final game 2.

Contestants

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Bob Verini, a film journalist and test prep teacher from Los Angeles, California (subtotal of $6,800)

Eric Newhouse, a director of technical assistance from Vermillion, South Dakota (subtotal of $0)

Brad Rutter, a network administrator from Lancaster, Pennsylvania (subtotal of $11,800)

Jeopardy! Round

MOTHER'S DAY
TOP O' THE CHARTS
GULFS
WHAT POSSESSED THEM?
BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
"U"2
(Alex: As a matter of fact, two "U"s will come up in each correct response.)
    $200 26
She's the most recent first lady to have her son run for U.S. President
    $200 1
In 1995 Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men took this "Sweet" hit to the top of the charts for a record 16-week stay
    $200 11
This gulf connects to the Atlantic Ocean via the narrow Straits of Florida
    $200 12
20 people were executed after the supposed 17th C. demonic possession of girls in this U.S. city
    $200 8
In 2001 this sandwich chain surpassed McDonald's in the number of U.S. restaurants
    $200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew unrolls a flag with a flourish.) It's the action I'm performing
    $400 27
Moon was the maiden name of the mother of this moon-walking man named Edwin
    $400 2
In a 1957 No. 1 hit, he sang, "Darling, you send me, honest you do"
    $400 13
The Gulf of Thailand is bordered on its west by Thailand & on its east by Vietnam & this country
    $400 25
Indicating that even animals can be possessed, the Bible features the fate of these bewitched animals in Matthew 8:30-32
    $400 9
This company was founded in 1948 as the baby furniture & toy supermarket; its present name came in 1957
    $400 4
A Hamburg housewife
    $600 28
Her life & the life of her dog were laid "bare" in a nursery rhyme
    $600 19
In 1992 Madonna topped the charts with "This Used To Be My Playground", a track from this Penny Marshall film
    DD: $2,200 14
This gulf, also called the Gulf of Bac Bo, had a 1964 congressional resolution named for it
    $600 20
A Maryland boy's 1949 exorcism was the main source material for this man's 1971 bestseller
    $600 10
This athletic wear company best known for its shoes began in Oregon as Blue Ribbon Sports
    $600 5
Stocks or commodities bought to be delivered at some time to come
    $800 29
Believing true healing came from God's power, she formed the Mother Church in 1892 to promote her "Science"
    $800 21
Stevie Nicks' "Edge Of Seventeen" is sampled on their No. 1 hit "Bootylicious"
    $800 15
The Canadian province of Prince Edward Island lies within this gulf
    $800 18
Often prescribing torture, a famous 15 C. exorcism manual was titled the "Malleus Maleficarum" or "The Witch's" this
    $800 24
A New Bern, North Carolina pharmacist invented this drink in 1898, claiming it cured dyspepsia
    $800 6
In 1975 kabuki actor Mitsugoro Bando died from eating this delicacy
    $1000 30
This "Last of the Red Hot Mamas" was famous for belting out "My Yiddishe Momme"
    $1000 22
"Let Your Love Flow" was a chart topper for these brothers in 1976
    $1000 16
At its mouth, the Gulf of Sidra stretches 280 miles from Misratah to Benghazi in this African country
    $1000 17
Involving a whole convent of nuns, a famous case of possession occurred in this French town in the mid-1630s
    $1000 23
This longest-listed company on the NYSE was first listed in 1824 as the New York Gas Light Company
    $1000 7
Hyphenated, watery term for a small passenger airplane that makes short trips

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Brad Eric Bob
$2,200 $5,400 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Eric Bob
$5,600 $7,200 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

WORLD LITERATURE
CIRCUS & CARNIVAL CINEMA
U.S. CITIES
THEY'VE BEEN BENCHED
HISTORY HODGEPODGE
4-SYLLABLE WORDS
    $400 15
Proletarian writer Ding Ling was once friendly with this leader, but was jailed in his Cultural Revolution
    $400 10
As a circus owner, she caused her daughter to go "Berserk" in that 1967 film; however, no wire hangers were used
    $400 5
Dixieland refers to a style of jazz that originated in this Southern city
    $400 30
Of Nixon's appointees to the Supreme Court, he's the only one still there as of 2002
    $400 26
Over a million members of this ethnic group had to flee their homes in Iraq in the '90s
    $400 28
Madison said, as people "exercise the government in person", this system "will be confined to a small spot"
    $800 14
Muhammad Yamin was one of the great poets of this largely Islamic island republic
    $800 4
In 1936 this detective, then played by Warner Oland, was "at the Circus"
    $800 6
There's a tomb of the unknown soldiers of the Revolutionary War in this N.Y. city that wasn't built in a day
    $800 29
This Kennedy appointee was a former Colorado running back
    $800 25
After a Senate investigation into the scandal, the Mammoth Oil Co. lost its lease on this Wyoming site
    $800 27
11-letter term for a tight situation, like a dilemma, that you'd like to extricate yourself from
    $1200 13
A 1985 movie covered the life of this Japanese writer who dramatically committed suicide in 1970
    $1200 3
Jimmy Stewart plays Buttons the Clown (a surgeon in disguise!) in this 1952 De Mille circus epic
    $1200 7
This New Jersey city was the birthplace of Frank Sinatra, Michael Chang & Pia Zadora
    $1200 19
Appointed by Pres. Eisenhower, he served nearly 34 years, retiring in 1990
    $1200 22
Lenin contributed to this then-underground newspaper founded in 1912
    DD: $10,400 24
This adjective referring to a reversal of common sense comes from the Latin for "before behind"
    $1600 12
The initials of this British author of "Crash" & "Memories of the Space Age" stand for James Graham
    $1600 2
In 1956's "Trapeze" this actor played an aerialist vying with Burt Lancaster for the attentions of Gina Lollobrigida
    $1600 8
Careful now--it's the state where you can visit San Diego, Universal City & Jefferson County's Port Arthur
    DD: $5,200 18
He resigned from the Supreme Court in 1916 to run for president & was reappointed in 1930 as chief justice
    $1600 21
South Arabia became independent November 28, 1967 & became South this
    $1600 23
The word jihad is closely related to this word used of Afghan fighters
    $2000 11
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from San Francisco, CA.) If you really need a book by this poet, come here to City Lights Books, the store he founded in 1953
    $2000 1
This 1932 MGM film was later re-released as "Nature's Mistakes"
    $2000 9
Vincennes on the Wabash River in this state was the territorial capital from 1800 to 1813
    $2000 16
The only appointment Coolidge made, he was so rock solid that FDR made him chief
    $2000 20
The life of author Plutarch began during the reign of this emperor whose life was chronicled by Robert Graves
    $2000 17
Yeats wrote, "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate" this

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brad Eric Bob
$13,600 $12,800 $400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

VICE PRESIDENTS
(Alex: I sure hope our players boned up on American history.)
He was the only vice president to be elected to, & serve, 2 full terms as president

Final scores:

Brad Eric Bob
$13,801 $25,600 $800

Cumulative scores:

Brad Eric Bob
$25,601 $25,600 $7,600
Tournament champion: $1,000,000 1st runner-up: $100,000 2nd runner-up: $50,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brad Eric Bob
$13,600 $11,200 $16,000
18 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
17 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $40,800

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