Show #4198 - Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Contestants

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Katie Hobson, a journalist from New York, New York

Brian Ursrey, a medical secretary originally from Pearson, Georgia

Faith Love, a systems analyst from Boyds, Maryland (whose 2-day cash winnings total $19,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

PHYSICS
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
TOP 40 DEBUTS
THANKSGIVING AT ALEX'S HOUSE
WE INVENTED STUFF
AUTOMOTIVE METAPHORS
    $200 2
It's compressed to run a pneumatic device like a jackhammer
    $200 1
For her birthday, April 15, this columnist suggests that you write down your favorite "hints" & send them to her
    $200 8
1991:
Nirvana with this grunge anthem
    $200 18
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew has dibs on a drumstick.) We should all give thanks to this U.S. president who proclaimed a national day of Thanksgiving in 1789
    $200 9
By 1881 his Menlo Park home had been set up with a complete electric lighting system
    $200 23
When your boss is yelling at you, you often look like "a deer in" these
    $400 3
In the 1800s scientists proposed a luminiferous ether to explain how this can travel in waves
    $400 5
Michael Douglas never forgets the birthday of this woman, his wife; it's September 25, the same as his
    $400 13
1966:
This Brooklynite with "Cherry, Cherry"
    $400 19
(Having been banished from the kitchen, Jimmy joins Alex at the TV.)
Jimmy: While dinner is being fixed, Alex and I are watching this NFL team, that played more turkey day games than any other.
Alex: They really miss Joe Schmidt & Alex Karras.
    $400 10
In 1814 Robert Fulton developed "Fulton the First", the first warship powered by this force
    $400 24
Your boss loads you up with meaningless busywork, so you're doing this to "your wheels"
    DD: $1,000 4
Parents, the answer to this perennial kids' question is "Due to Rayleigh scattering"
    $600 6
If you're invited to Vanna White's birthday party on Feb. 18, she might like one of these violet gems, her birthstone
    $600 14
1982:
Frank Zappa with this homage to Southern California
    $600 20
(Sarah brings in table decorations.) I'm decorating with a cornucopia inspired by the magical horn of Amalthea, who nursed this Greek god when he was a baby
    $600 11
On Feb. 14, 1876 Elisha Gray attempted to file a patent for this invention; however, Bell beat him by hours
    $600 25
When you're totally exhausted but your boss makes you keep working anyway, you're "running" this way
    $800 28
The red shift of galaxies & the change in the pitch of a train whistle are examples of this man's effect
    $800 7
The Girl Scouts celebrate Founders Day on October 31 because it was this woman's birthday
    $800 15
1988:
This former cheerleader with "Straight Up"
    $800 21
(Sofia has some medical advice.) If we eat enough of these cranberries we won't get scurvy because they're chock full of this vitamin
    $800 12
In 1868 Carlos Glidden & Partners patented this 1st machine that wrote faster than one could write by hand
    $800 26
When your boss nominates himself for Businessman of the Year, he's "tooting" this
    $1000 29
Type of mechanics illustrated here
    $1000 17
Charles Grodin shares his April 21 birthday with this woman who directed his film "The Heartbreak Kid"
    $1000 16
1985:
This synth-pop band with "People Are People"
    $1000 30
(Jimmy gives the last clue.) The sedative effects of turkey have been attributed to this amino acid, sold as a sleep aid until 1990
    $1000 22
During WWII, this rocketry pioneer served as director of research for the U.S. Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics
    $1000 27
Despite your boss, you won't quit your job; you need the money to keep "living life in" this freeway area

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

Faith Brian Katie
$3,000 $1,200 $4,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Faith Brian Katie
$6,200 $3,000 $6,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OKLAHOMA!
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
INTO THE WOODS
MAMMA MIA!
"PRIVATE" LIVES
ON BROADWAY
    $400 26
Following Oklahoma City, this city of about 400,000 is the second most populous in the state
    $400 21
The billion-dollar empire of animal feed titans the Liu brothers makes them one of this country's richest families
    $400 1
A toadstool is an inedible kind of this fungus
    $400 5
The mother of princesses Stephanie & Caroline
    $400 11
V.I. Warshawski, for example
    $400 16
Stephen Weber "wing"ed his way onto Broadway in 2002, replacing Matthew Broderick in this musical
    $800 27
You can read many of this humorists writings as well as visit his grave at his memorial in Claremore, Oklahoma
    $800 22
(Hi. I'm Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks.) In 1999 I set a record for the biggest online purchase -- a Gulfstream one of these
    $800 2
Avoid this member of the cashew family by remembering the helpful rhyme "Leaves of three, let it be"
    $800 6
The mother of the gods Hoder & Balder
    $800 12
A PFC in the Marine Corps
    $800 17
Billy Crudup merited the role of John Merrick in the 2002 revival of this drama
    $1200 28
The U.S. acquired the vast majority of Oklahoma's territory as part of this 1803 transaction
    DD: $1,000 23
This political patriarch's successful ventures included shipbuilding, RKO Pictures & Gloria Swanson
    $1200 3
The name of this delicate fern may remind you of a lovely young woman's locks
    $1200 7
In Egyptian mythology, the mother of Horus
    $1200 13
The business of a doctor run as an individual enterprise
    $1200 18
The 2002 revival of "Morning's at Seven" featured this versatile actor who played Jim on "Taxi"
    $1600 29
Inside the National Cowboy & Western Museum in Oklahoma City you can find a hall of fame of this kind of contest
    $1600 24
Henry Clay Frick organized a coke company in 1871 & was part of this giant company's formation 30 years later
    $1600 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue.) From the Latin for "across" & "breathe" this evaporation from rain forest leaves helps to regulate rainfall
    DD: $1,534 8
The Italian mother of 3 French kings, Francis II, Charles IX & Henry III
    $1600 14
The non-government-controlled part of the national economy
    $1600 19
Simone, the daughter of singer Nina Simone, took over the title role in this Elton John & Tim Rice show in 2002
    $2000 30
Over 1,000 miles long, this "colorful" river forms most of Oklahoma's southern boarder
    $2000 25
This Viacom CEO started in business with his family's chain of 12 drive-in theaters
    $2000 10
Woody plants like conifers that reproduce by means of exposed seeds are classified as these
    $2000 9
In the Bible, the mother of John the Baptist
    $2000 15
Not putting down at least 20% of a home's purchase price may force you to pay PMI, this
    $2000 20
I'll wear a bouffant 'do when I see the new musical based on this 1988 John Waters film, & I'm not teasing

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Faith Brian Katie
$16,800 $11,734 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. PRESIDENTS
1 of the 3 U.S. Presidents to run on a third-party ticket after having already served as president

Final scores:

Faith Brian Katie
$16,000 $6,234 $13,999
3-day champion: $35,401 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Faith Brian Katie
$16,600 $11,800 $7,000
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
13 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,400

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