Show #4199 - Thursday, November 28, 2002

Contestants

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Karen Wallace-Meigs, a non-profit management consultant from Durham, North Carolina

Frank Stevens, a court officer from Shreveport, New York

Faith Love, a systems analyst from Boyds, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $35,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE CARS
CRY BEOWULF
SO GREAT THEY NEED 2 NICKNAMES
20th CENTURY QUOTES
HOW AM "I" DOING?
SAFARI SO GOOD
    $200 6
Look! Up in the sky! Those clouds! A Chrysler Cirrus & a Dodge one of these
    $200 26
The only surviving manuscript of "Beowulf" is in a research library in this capilal city
    $200 1
Before he was Magic he was June Bug, because he's Earvin Junior
    $200 11
This scientist wrote to FDR that "The element uranium may be turned into an important and new source of energy"
    $200 16
Imaginary "drapery" between western Europe & the old Communist bloc
    $200 21
In "The Spider Sapphire Mystery" this girl detective goes on safari in Africa
    $400 7
Aye, it's the name of a pirate sword as well as an Oldsmobile
    $400 27
To scholars, "Beowulf" is the most important one of these long narative poems written in Old English
    $400 2
George Herman Ruth was not just "Babe" but this Italian version, too
    $400 12
In August 1964, in a televised address, he told Americans, "We still seek no wider war"
    $400 17
In 1981 this company introduced its first home computer, the PC
    $400 22
The biography "Dark Safari" tells the story of this man who sought Livingstone
    $600 8
Maurice Chevalier sang, "Every little" one of these Plymouths "seems to whisper Louise"
    $600 28
During the course of his heroic adventures, Beowulf not only slays this monster, but his mom too
    $600 3
By career's end Wayne Gretzky was "The Great One"; earlier he was this, also a Chaplin film title
    $600 13
Fanny Brice once said "There is no director who can direct you like "this group of people
    $600 18
"Kick the bucket" is an example of this type of expression
    $600 23
Originally from Arabic, safari is this African Language's word for "journey"
    DD: $1,000 9
I can't see the sun; this Mitsubishi is blocking it
    $800 29
After 50 years as king, Beowulf dies slaying one of these mythical creatures; St. George had better luck
    $800 4
The Baseball Encyclopedia lists his nicknames as "The Franchise" & "Tom Terrific"
    $800 14
At the Watergate hearings this N.C. senator said, "That is not executive privilege. It is executive poppycock"
    $800 19
Technically, it's the fear of fish
    $800 24
The starting point for many safaris is this Kenyan capital
    $1000 10
You can buy this Lincoln off the shelf -- the shelf off North America
    $1000 5
This carrot-topped running back built muscle working on an Illinois ice truck, becoming "The Wheaton Iceman"
    $1000 15
In his first address as Prime Minister, Winston Churchill said, "I have nothing to offer but" these 4 things
    $1000 20
(Sofia presents the clue from the blackboard.) By adding a neutron, you can get this different form of a chemical element
    $1000 25
He was the director of the St. Louis Zoo before taking us all on safari as the host of "Wild Kingdom"

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

Faith Frank Karen
$4,400 $1,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Faith Frank Karen
$5,800 $5,600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE CARS
CIVIL WAR PEOPLE
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN, 2001
EUROPE
DEM BONES
15-LETTER WORDS
    $400 6
In his diaries, this pop artist mentions directing the Cars' "Hello Again" music video
    $400 9
William H. Carney, of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, was the first black soldier honored with this medal
    $400 1
The 5-foot, 3-inch pixie seen here, she gained nation exposure on TV's "Your Show of Shows"
    $400 19
The Salentina Peninsula forms the "heel" of this country
    $400 22
The name of this bone to which the ribs attach is from the Greek for "breastbone"
    $400 16
I see, oculist is another name for this type of doctor
    $800 7
One of this legendary pin-up artist's girls graced the cover of the Cars' album "Candy-O"
    $800 10
In early September 1864 this general ordered all the civilians out of Atlanta
    $800 2
His "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" began on BBC radio
    $800 20
Kosovo is now an autonomous province within this Balkan republic
    $800 23
This joint consists of 8 carpal bones arranged in 2 rows of 4
    $800 17
This powerful drug, also known as speed, was first used in medicine as a nasal decongestant
    $1200 8
The video for "Drive" featured this Czech model whom Ric Ocasek drove up the aisle in 1989
    DD: $2,000 11
This Civil War figure was born in 1808 & named after the President of the U.S.
    $1200 3
He made medical history when he transplanted the heart of Denise Darvall into Louis Washkansky in 1967
    DD: $1,000 21
In 1924 it became the first country to host the Summer & Winter Olympics in the same year
    $1200 24
The biceps and triceps muscles surround this bone
    $1200 18
(Sofia is taking a walk through the woods.) A goal of the Boy Scouts is to foster this 15-letter word through activities like fishing, hiking & canoeing
    $1600 14
It's a "no-brainer" to tell us that in 1984 this Cars video won MTV's first Video of the Year award
    $1600 12
Artillery chief William Pendleton was so religious, he gave these names to his 4 big guns
    $1600 4
A former actor, he made millions penning bestsellers like "The Osterman Weekend" & "The Gemini Contenders"
    $1600 27
In 1999 NATO welcomed 3 members of this organization, formed in 1955 to counter NATO
    $1600 25
Its 3 parts are the ilium, ischium & pubis
    $1600 29
Before she was a TV star, Candice Bergen was this, meaning she took poignant pictures that told a story
    $2000 15
"Dance all night with anyone don't let nobody pick your fun just" do this
    $2000 13
Lincoln called this newspaper artist "Our best recruiting sergeant"
    $2000 5
He was half of the research duo who wrote books on sex like "Human Sexual Inadequacy"
    $2000 28
This dual monarchy began with Franz Josef in 1867 & broke up in 1918, 2 years after his death
    $2000 26
The mandible is the lower jaw; this is the upper jaw

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Faith Frank Karen
$6,000 $4,400 $6,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE CALENDAR
Rendered numerically, it was the last complete date where every digit was an odd number

Final scores:

Faith Frank Karen
$5,400 $2,199 $2,100
4-day champion: $40,801 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Faith Frank Karen
$6,800 $6,400 $6,600
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
8 R,
1 W

Combined Coryat: $19,800

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