Show #4092 - Tuesday, May 21, 2002

Ben Tritle game 4.


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David Burgess, a publications coordinator from Kalamazoo, Michigan

Gaby McNicoll, a waitress from Atlanta, Georgia

Ben Tritle, an apartment manager from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $38,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
On January 2, 1959, exactly 120 years after Daguerre took the first photo of it, Russia launched a probe to it
    $200 1
This author's "Storm of the Century" rained over the airwaves in February 1999
    $200 21
John Philip Sousa was born in this city & his first published work was "Moonlight on the Potomac Waltzes"
    $200 25
…take the Orange Line to get from Midway to the downtown loop "L" station in this city
    $200 3
(Sofia of the Clue Crew delivers the clue) You wanna go in for the kill? Go in for this type of street performer
    $200 16
The current seventh month is named in honor of this man
    $400 12
The Treaty of this place, imposing reparations on Germany, took effect January 10, 1920
    $400 2
In 1998 these ran from February 7 to February 22 & TV Guide's preview issue featured Michelle Kwan on the cover
    $400 22
Sousa was instrumental in the design of the Sousaphone, a bass one of these with an upright bell
    $400 26
…like to try one of these Italian potato dumplings
    $400 4
This Derby Day mint drink is best served in a silver cup
    $400 17
The calendar of Romulus began in March & had this as its seventh month (not its ninth)
    $600 13
On Jan. 30, 2000, at age 63, this Ram leader became the oldest coach to win the Super Bowl
    $600 6
In the February 7, 1993 special "I Yabba-Dabba Do!" these 2 characters wed
    DD: $1,000 23
In 1987 the U.S. flagged this Sousa tune as its official march
    $600 27
…want to compete in dressage, so she'll have to take these lessons
    $600 5
Alliterative nickname of the 747
    $600 18
Months in the Islamic calendar have 29 days or, like Rajab, the seventh, this many
    $800 14
On January 17, 1977 he faced a Utah firing squad for his crimes
    $800 7
In stunt casting, on the Feb. 13, 1997 episode of "Diagnosis Murder" Mike Connors played this detective
    $800 24
In September 2001 soprano Renee Sousa appeared at this L.A. landmark in "The Magic of Sousa"
    $800 28
…like to take a spin in this automaker's 8 cilindri 360 Spider
    $800 8
The 3 branches of the U.S. government are executive, legislative & this
    $800 19
If Pop is the first month, Yaxkin is the seventh in the calendar of these ancient Central Americans
    $1000 15
The U.S. slapped down $25 mil to buy this island group from Denmark January 17, 1917
    $1000 10
It was Judy, Judy in February 2001 as Judy Davis played this screen legend
    $1000 30
A Colosseum occupation, it's also the title of the Sousa march heard here
    $1000 29
…buy some sea shells in the Seychelles, an archipelago in this ocean
    $1000 9
First name of the only Confederate lieutenant general who always got up early
    $1000 20
This holiday of freedom begans in the middle of Nisan, the seventh month on the Jewish civil calendar

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

Ben Gaby David
$4,600 $1,600 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Gaby David
$8,000 $600 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: A whole category about the National Association for Women...)
    $400 11
He led the Titans into battle against the gods & had to shoulder the responsibility
    $400 1
Hank Azaria & this actress split up after less than a year of marriage; maybe they weren't so mad about each other
    $400 19
The Virgo cluster is a cluster of these, some of them spiral
    $400 21
In June 1982 NOW conceded defeat in getting this Constitutional amendment ratified
    $400 16
That's the north shore of this island in the opening of "Hawaii Five-O"
    $400 4
Sepia & mahogany are tones of this color
    $800 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) The blue morpho's name comes from "morpho", meaning "shapely", one of the epithets of this Greek goddess of love
    $800 2
He & Angelina Jolie are bound by blood; they've worn amulets with each other's blood around their necks
    $800 20
It's the astrological sign of a New Year's Day baby
    $800 22
NOW's policy on this 1991 scandal says, "Whereas" Navy aviators cornered women & "passed them down a gauntlet…"
    $800 17
Jiddah & Al Qunfudhah are Saudi cities on this sea's shore
    $800 5
A joke says that when you play country music this way, your wife, your dog & your car return
    $1200 13
Pan hung out a lot with this wine god, known to some as Bacchus
    $1200 3
Linda Hamilton was the fourth of 5 women he's directed down the aisle
    $1200 25
NASA says the next best windows for man to visit this planet & keep the trip short occur in 2003, 2018 & 2020
    $1200 23
NOW's first presidential endorsement was of this Democratic nominee; makes sense…
    $1200 18
The shores of Sandusky Bay are in this state
    DD: $2,200 6
From the Italian for "jest", it's a clown or a fool
    $1600 14
Robert Graves says the Greek equivalents of the Vedic male trinity of Mitra, Varuna & Indra are Zeus, Hades & him
    $1600 9
In 1951 Frank Sinatra married this glamorous star, the ex-wife of both Artie Shaw & Mickey Rooney
    $1600 26
King Richard could tell you Regulus is the star that marks the heart of this constellation
    $1600 24
NOW hailed the approval of this "abortion pill", calling it a promising breast cancer treatment, too
    $1600 28
This country has 2,600 miles on the Pacific & Punta Catalina on the Atlantic
    $1600 7
"To jump" this household item means to get married
    $2000 15
Ares had a twin sister named Eris who helped cause the Trojan War with her golden "apple of" this
    $2000 10
For much of the '80s, Cicely Tyson was married to this jazz trumpeter
    $2000 30
This L.A. landmark will be closed for renovation from 2002 to late 2004, leaving stargazers out in the cold
    $2000 27
This "national" figure, who retired in 2001 as NOW's president, says, "The right to safety should be fundamental"
    DD: $3,000 29
Corfu & Ithaca are 2 of this smallish sea's "I"slands
    $2000 8
Last name of Edwin, C. Harold Smith's cousin & partner in the Crayola biz

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Gaby David
$19,200 $3,800 $5,000
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In May 2001 he said, "Vermont has always been known for its independence"

Final scores:

Ben Gaby David
$20,000 $0 $2,399
4-day champion: $58,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Gaby David
$19,200 $3,800 $8,000
23 R,
1 W
13 R,
8 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $31,000

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Game tape date: 2002-01-30
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