Show #4341 - Monday, June 16, 2003

John Beck game 2.


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Becky Hudson, an administrative support person originally from Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Tom Lucero, a lawyer from Glendale, California

John Beck, a copywriter from Torrance, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $31,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the movie that gave us each quotation I will give you.)
    $200 21
After a life-changing trip to Mecca in 1965, Malcolm X had a new slogan: these "or Bullets"
    $200 26
These sour wild apples are usually less than 2 inches in diameter
    $200 16
A straight line that touches the outside of a circle at only one point is called this
    $200 1
    $200 11
It's the holiday you associate with the "Wearing of the Green"
    $200 6
A house with floors that differ by about half a story
    $400 22
For hippies, it was Manhattan's equivalent of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district
    $400 27
Appropriately, the Empire apple was introduced in this U.S. state in 1966
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew) With this blue line, I've done this to the angle
    $400 2
    $400 12
Japan's Shichi-Go-San, or "7-5-3", celebrates 5-year-olds wearing trousers & 7-year-olds tying this with an obi
    $400 7
These singing & dancing animals hosted their own Saturday morning "Adventure Hour" from 1968 to 1970
    $600 23
Its first director was a sargent, Sargent Shriver
    $600 28
The name of this world capital precedes "Beauty" in the name of an apple variety that's excellent for baking
    $600 18
The volume of one type of this solid is computed by determining the area of a circle & multiplying it by the height
    $600 3
"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti"
    $600 13
Susan B. Anthony Day is the day after this federal holiday
    $600 8
On May 25, 2000 Sony investors suddenly had twice as many shares thanks to one of these actions
    $800 24
A comedy troupe, or what critics found forming between what was reported & what was happening in Vietnam
    $800 29
The Jonagold is a hybrid of the Golden Delicious & this red apple variety
    $800 19
The foundations of analytic geometry were first laid out in this Frenchman's 1637 book "Geometrie"
    $800 4
"I see dead people"
    $800 14
In 1985 President Reagan signed Public Law 99-54 recognizing "Pause for the Pledge" as a part of this day's activities
    $800 9
It could be slang for a town where divorced people live
    $1000 25
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Johnson Space Center in Houston) This capsule sent into space in 1965 weighs 8000 pounds, only about 2,500 more than a 1965 Lincoln Continental
    DD: $2,400 30
This tart green apple was first cultivated by a certain Australian lady named Maria Ann
    $1000 20
On the road it's a type of "strip"; in a triangle it's a line extending from the midpoint of a side to the opposite angle
    $1000 5
"You think you can catch Keyser Soze?"
    $1000 15
The name of this Christian observance is from the Greek for "fiftieth day"
    $1000 10
In football, you'll find them outside the offensive tackles or when the quarterback has a bad hair day

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

John Tom Becky
$4,800 -$1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Tom Becky
$5,200 -$1,600 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: From the list we will give you.)
    $400 11
    $400 13
This female trio has gone from singing on the streets of Dallas to the country & pop charts
    $400 21
The cartooning gods smiled on Dec. 8, 1894, which produced James Thurber & Elzie Segar, creator of this sailorman
    $400 1
In the original tale, Elizabeth, the bride of this man, is strangled by the monster
    $400 26
The 7 points on the star of Jordan's flag are for the first 7 verses of this book
    $400 6
To look through your attic for a particular item, maybe just before the sale of the same name
    $800 12
Addis Ababa,
    $800 17
Seen here, this late night TV "cat" is also a noted jazz guitarist
    $800 22
May 9, 1936 gave England Glenda Jackson & this actor whose film roles include Daddy Warbucks & Hercule Poirot
    $800 2
S'posin a fella was to meet the lady that birthed Tom Joad; he could jus' call her this
    $800 27
Ordering parts for your Togo flag? You'll need a star, a canton & 5 of these, to go
    $800 7
Effervescence, in liquid
    $1200 14
    $1200 18
If you're humming a movie theme, chances are good it's by this "Jaws" & "Star Wars" composer
    $1200 23
Freud, who explored the mind, shared his May 6, 1856 birth date with this man who explored the Arctic
    $1200 3
Robert Jordan could sing, "I've just met a girl named Maria / she was brutalized by Fascists" in this Hemingway novel
    $1200 28
Narciso Lopez' La Estrella Solitaria, "The Lone Star" banner, is this island country's present flag
    DD: $2,000 8
Africa's closest point to the continent of Europe lies in this country 8 miles away
    $1600 15
    $1600 19
Albums by this piano player born in New Orleans include the fittingly titled "Remedies"
    DD: $2,000 24
Bishop James Pike & this man named James were both born Feb. 14, 1913 & both later disappeared
    $1600 4
Ladies, don't be like this Rostand heroine; make sure your suitor's great letters are really his own
    $1600 29
Its flag, adopted in 1929, has a 3-tiered tiara & a set of keys on it
    $1600 9
To benefit from another's popularity is to use this part of his clothing
    $2000 16
    $2000 20
Holy trivia! He composed the theme heard here
[from the "Batman" TV series]
    $2000 25
U.S. black leader Medgar Evers was born July 2, 1925, like this murdered first prime minister of the Congo
    $2000 5
Albertine, created by a man named Marcel, dallies with a man named Marcel in this work
    $2000 10
This religious service for college graduates is usually held on the Sunday before commencement day

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Tom Becky
$14,400 $400 $5,200
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Founded in 1898 when several cracker companies merged, in 2000 it passed from one tobacco company to another

Final scores:

John Tom Becky
$17,400 $800 $7,200
2-day champion: $48,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Tom Becky
$16,800 $2,400 $7,200
30 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2003-02-24
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