Show #4050 - Friday, March 22, 2002

Contestants

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Russ Donnelly, a bartender from Honolulu, Hawaii

Sage Andersen, a student from Oakland, California

Maggie Bruen, a teacher from Hoboken, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

INITIALED AUTHORS
LET'S BUILD SOME MUSCLE
THE NIFTY FIFTIES
BASKETBALL COACHES
ALL BUSINESS
CROSSWORD CLUES "K"
    $200 11
In 2001 she wrote 2 of Harry Potter's school books under 2 different pseudonyms
    $200 16
The biceps flexes the forearm; this 3-headed muscle extends the forearm
    $200 1
The Dodgers were still based in this NYC borough when they won their first World Series in 1955
    $200 21
Chuck Daly got a championship ring in 1990 with the Pistons & this piece of jewelry 2 years later with the "Dream Team"
    $200 26
Since going public in 2000, this Winston-Salem-based doughnut chain has made a lot of dough for investors
    $200 3
Beer barrel (3)
    $400 12
"Women in Love" was the sequel to "The Rainbow" by this British author
    $400 17
You might not know squat about exercise, but you should know that squats build the quads at the front of this
    $400 2
Like a fairy tale come true, she became a princess in 1956 when she married Prince Rainier of Monaco
    $400 22
In 1997 Adolph Rupp's record of 876 wins with Kentucky was broken by this southern school's Dean Smith
    $400 27
We predict you'll know that this computer software company has the stock symbol ORCL
    $400 5
Fire place, for a ceramicist (4)
    $600 13
The struggle between good & evil forces over a magic ring is at the cnter of his epic trilogy
    $600 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is at a gym.) I'm at the gym to put some muscle on my pecs, which I'll do by performing
this exercise
    $600 4
Heard here in a 1957 hit, he was one of rock & roll's first teen idols
    $600 23
Seen here,
he's famous for lighting up when his team's victory was assured
    DD: $1,000 28
In October 2001 this company beat out Boeing for the largest defense contract in history, worth over $200 billion
    $600 6
It's tops in Tanzania (11)
    $800 14
His published work: one novel & about 15 short stories, including "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters"
    $800 19
A lower-calorie diet along with cardio & crunches will help you develop your "6-pack", these muscles
    $800 7
In the summer of 1950, this 70-year-old general became commander of U.N. forces in Korea
    $800 24
Tex Winter devised this geometrical offense used by the champion Bulls & Lakers
    $800 29
It's true! This leader in wireless & local phone services was formed by a merger of GTE & Bell Atlantic
    $800 9
Once Germany's head Helmut (4)
    $1000 15
He wrote the "Chronicles of Narnia" for his goddaughter Lucy, who shares her name with a character in them
    $1000 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is at the gym.) I'm performing lat pulldowns --"lat" being short for this
    $1000 8
This first nuclear-powered submarine was launched at Groton, Connecticut in 1954
    $1000 25
The '76ers whom he took to the 2001 Finals, are his sixth NBA team
    $1000 30
Well shiver me timbers! This is the nation's largest fast food seafood chain
    $1000 10
Cheops' other name (5)

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

Maggie Sage Russ
$2,400 $1,400 $4,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Maggie Sage Russ
$2,600 $5,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE DREADED OPERA CATEGORY
THIS FAMILY MATTERS
BOTANY
THE 3
"STRANGER"
IN A STRANGE LAND
    $400 1
Rodolfo sings the anguished aria "Ah Mimi, Tu Piu" in this Puccini opera
    $400 7
The 11 children of this '60s politician include a former Congressman & the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland
    $400 26
The old man type of this succulent is thornless & is covered in a coat of white hair
    $400 6
The 3 West Coast states between Canada & Mexico
    $400 16
In a Sinatra hit, these romantic folks are "exchanging glaces"
    $400 21
(Sofia of the Clue Crew wears a hat.) My hat is part of the national dress of this United Kingdom country
    $800 2
In a Humperdinck opera, these kids sing happily of a little man in the woods before meeting the witch
    $800 8
Last name of "Hud" Oscar winner Melvyn & his granddaughter, actress Illeana
    $800 27
It's the common name for the herb Mentha piperita
    $800 9
The 3 U.S. manned capsule space flight programs before the Space Shuttle took over
    $800 17
Balki & Larry on the small screen
    $800 22
Man-made Lake Nasser straddles the border between Egypt & this large country to its south
    $1200 3
(Hi, I'm mayor and opera lover Rudy Giuliani.) One of my favorites, it's the Verdi opera that contains the following song
    $1200 13
( Mayor
of New Orleans, Marc Morial gives the clue.
) Members of this famous New Orleans jazz family, including Ellis, played at my 1994 inaugural
    $1200 28
During the course of a summer, one single fern may produce millions of these tiny reproductive bodies
    $1200 10
The 3 people to play Batman in live-action films of the 1990s
    $1200 18
Hitchcock hit from 1951
    $1200 23
Milan Kucan is the president of this former Yugoslav republic wedged between Croatia & Italy
    $1600 4
Inspired by his love for a friend's wife, Wagner composed this opera about a pair of medieval lovers
    $1600 14
One of the few 3-generation Major League Baseball families is this one, with Gus, Buddy & David
    DD: $1,200 11
The 3 Shakespeare plays whose titles are the names of famous couples
    $1600 19
A song from the musical "Kismet" begins, "Take my hand, I'm" one of these
    $1600 24
In ancient times this Mediterranean isle was called Melita
    $2000 5
The Polovtsian dances heard here are from Borodin's opera "Prince" him
    DD: $1,000 15
In 1928 this family made its Madison Square Garden debut without a net--it had gotten lost in shipping
    $2000 12
The 3 countries whose names in English begin with "J"
    $2000 20
Rebecca De Mornay should have listened to the title of this 1995 thriller that co-starred Antonio Banderas
    $2000 25
This landlocked country of Southern Africa is called the "Kingdom in the Sky" by its citizens

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Maggie Sage Russ
$7,400 $11,400 $10,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

FROM THE LATIN
Derived from the Latin for "to walk", this word is often printed backwards to be seen in rear-view mirrors

Final scores:

Maggie Sage Russ
$7,500 $20,801 $20,600
3rd place: trip to Rancho Mirage & stay at Marriott's Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Country Club New champion: $20,801 2nd place: trip to Barbados & stay at Almond Resorts

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Maggie Sage Russ
$7,400 $12,400 $12,600
14 R,
3 W
20 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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