Show #4177 - Tuesday, October 29, 2002

(Sarah: Hey, I think I see gorillas in the mist, coming up next on Jeopardy!)


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Todd Powers, a marketing and design associate from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rebecca Goldman, a theatre teacher from Clearwater, Florida

Phillip Steele, a security officer from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $15,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE "B.G."s
    $200 1
Resembling a small lobster, it's Louisiana's state crustacean
    $200 3
Before penning "Beast" & "The Deep", he was a speechwriter for LBJ
    $200 11
I can't get none, but with this song the Rolling Stones had their first U.S. No. 1 hit
    $200 21
On the Beaufort scale, winds range from 0 for calm to 12 to 17 for these powerful storms
    $200 26
The first American naval victory in the Revolution came under Commodore Esek Hopkins in these islands off Fla.
    $200 16
A small piano about 5 feet long
    $400 2
Thought to resemble lions associated with Buddha, this Chinese dog breed was protected by royal decree
    $400 4
The author of a "monstrous" 1818 classic, she later wrote the autobiographical "Lodore" in 1835
    $400 12
The Stones played a cleaned-up version of "Let's Spend The Night Together" on this U.S. TV variety show in 1967
    $400 22
In the '90s home fires caused by these nearly doubled, with almost half of them starting in the bedroom
    $400 27
"The Commodore" is one of the tales of this C.S. Forester hero
    $400 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew standing in front of a chalkboard) It's a visual method for comparing numbers
    $600 8
Tuna are members of Scombridae, known commonly as this "holy" family of fishes
    $600 5
Bestsellers from this master of horror include "Koko" & "Ghost Story"
    $600 13
It was the number of the Rolling Stones' 1966 "Nervous Breakdown"
    $600 23
A devastating forest fire swept through Peshtigo, Wisconsin on the very same day in 1871 as this city's "Great" fire
    $600 28
Commodore Isaac Hull commanded this ship to victory over Britain's Guerriere in the War of 1812
    $600 18
2-word term for large animals hunted for sport
    $800 9
Extinct before the dinosaurs ever walked, trilobites are key signature creatures of this "old animal" era
    $800 6
This American silversmith & patriot was noted for his courier service
    $800 14
Footage from a deadly 1969 Stones concert at this speedway was released in 1970 as the documentary "Gimme Shelter"
    $800 24
Oh, "Boy"! This warming of the Pacific that causes unusual weather patterns occurs about every 2 to 7 years
    $800 29
Negotiated by Matthew Perry, 1854's Treaty of Kanagawa opened up this country to commercial trade with the U.S.
    $800 19
Swingin' virtuoso heard here
    DD: $400 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew at Zoo Atlanta) There are 3 types of gorilla: mountain & the eastern & western type of these lesser-altitude gorillas
    $1000 7
His world travels helped him write "The Great Railway Bazaar", "The Mosquito Coast" & "Riding the Iron Rooster"
    $1000 15
The Rolling Stones took their name from a song by this legendary blues musician
    $1000 25
Scientists believe the continents were once part of a single land mass called this, from the Greek for "all earth"
    $1000 30
He's the naval hero & commodore famous for his declaration "Our country, right or wrong!"
    $1000 20
A naval force made up of an aircraft carrier & support vessels

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

Phillip Rebecca Todd
$3,000 $200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Phillip Rebecca Todd
$5,800 $800 $2,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the country.)
    $400 1
This Mark Twain character's father "Pap" briefly held him prisoner in a cabin on the Illinois side of the Mississippi
    $400 11
65 out of 100 students did the same as or worse than you if your grade is in the 65th of these
    $400 21
Maine's only publicly elected executive officer; if he dies the state senate president succeeds him
    $400 6
Before playing Xena, she co-hosted the travel show "Air New Zealand Holiday"
    $400 16
Site of a 1977 6.5 earthquake:
    $400 24
Carolyn Keene's fictional teenage detective who stars in a sitcom set in Cleveland
    $800 2
In this Hemingway WWI novel, ambulance driver Frederic Henry falls in love with British nurse Catherine Barkley
    $800 12
IDEA is the Individuals with these Education Act, formerly the Education For All Handicapped Children Act
    $800 22
In the Mississippi House of Representatives, this official calls members to order & signs acts
    $800 7
In 2000 she became the first Asian-American woman to host "Saturday Night Live"
    $800 17
La Paz & Sucre
    $800 25
Otis Redding's No. 1 hit that's performed by a Scottish band on S-a-t-u-r-d-a-y Night
    DD: $1,000 3
In this Steinbeck novel, a few buddies get drunk & make a shambles of the Western Biological Lab in Monterey
    $1200 13
It's the rhyming term for the technique of teaching with only a blackboard to help you
    $1200 23
In this post, Jim Ryan is Illinois' chief law enforcement & consumer protection official
    DD: $1,200 8
Lucy Hobbs Taylor must have aced her orals because in 1866 she became the first woman to receive a degree in this
    $1200 18
In southern Asia:
    $1200 26
Novel in which Rhett Butler tells Toad, Rat & Mole, "My dear, I don't give a damn"
    $1600 4
It's the nickname of William Lonigan, the 15-year-old hero of a 1930s trilogy written by James T. Farrell
    $1600 14
From the Latin for "to heal", it's the type of education that brings deficient students up to standard levels
    $1600 29
The counties of Iowa & Arizona are headed by boards of these
    $1600 9
Lucy Simon, the sister of this pop singer, wrote the music for Broadway's "The Secret Garden"
    $1600 19
How peachy:
    $1600 27
The Beatles' 1967 album that was a 2001 WWII miniseries on HBO
    $2000 5
This captain of the Ghost rescues literary critic Humphrey Van Weyden & poet Maude Brewster from a shipwreck
    $2000 15
These 2 words, denoting socioeconomically challenged, followed "A Nation" in a 1983 report's title
    $2000 30
Many states have these for state lawmakers, but in 1995 the Supreme Court ruled them unconstitutional for Congress
    $2000 10
She was the first wife of a president to be called first lady on a regular basis
    $2000 20
In west Africa:
    $2000 28
Van Gogh's 1889 painting of director George Romero's 1968 zombie film classic

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Phillip Rebecca Todd
$11,400 $5,400 $4,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

His last direct descendant was a granddaughter, Elizabeth Hall, born to John & Susanna Hall in 1608

Final scores:

Phillip Rebecca Todd
$10,800 $800 $100
3-day champion: $26,598 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Phillip Rebecca Todd
$11,400 $7,600 $5,000
19 R,
1 W
13 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $24,000

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Game tape date: 2002-07-30
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