Show #4316 - Monday, May 12, 2003

2003 Tournament of Champions semifinal game 1.


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Max Levaren, a personal success coach from San Diego, California

Mark Brown, an administrative assistant and father from Peoria, Arizona

Brian Weikle, a project manager from Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Jeopardy! Round

[Read by Johnny Gilbert.]
    $200 17
This "King of the Wild Frontier" served as a scout during the 1813-14 war against the Creek Indians in Alabama & Florida
    $200 7
Last name of unrelated baseball greats & teammates Brooks & Frank
    $200 10
2013 is the year of this animal that can coil
    $200 21
In Roald Dahl's story this "to the Slaughter", a woman bludgeons her husband with a frozen leg of it
    $200 5
July 4, 1946:
The U.S. grants full independence to these Asian islands
    $200 1
Here's a sartorial story
There was a young man of the cape, who always wore trousers of crepe, when asked don't they tear, he replied here and there,
but they keep such a beautiful ____
    DD: $2,000 18
This was read to the cabinet on September 22, 1862 but it didn't go into effect until 101 days later
    $400 8
3:59.4 in 1954, it's now 3:43.13
    $400 22
Whippet, whippet good, 2006 is the year of this
    $400 23
This part of the B-52D, a plane introduced in 1965, was called the "Big Belly"
    $400 9
Aug. 14 & 15, 1947:
These 2 nations are granted independence by Great Britain
    $400 2
I think I know the woman in the following
There was a young lady of Crete, who was so exceedingly neat, when she got out of bed, she stood on her head,
to make sure of not soiling ____ ____
    $600 19
Graduating from Geneva College in 1849, she became the first woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S.
    $600 11
It's been widely reported that the silhouette in the NBA's logo is this Lakers guard of the '60s
    $600 24
You'll probably find the other 11 animals all taste like this one for 2005
    $600 28
On the fatal night, it's the number of shots John Wilkes Booth had in his gun
    $600 12
June 30, 1960:
This country's King Baudouin grants independence to its large Congolese colony
    $600 3
Edward Gorey wrote this one
There was a young woman named Plunnery, who rejoiced in the practice of gunnery, til one day unobservant, she blew up a servant,
and was forced to retire to ____ ____
    $800 20
Under the terms of this 1848 treaty, Mexico recognized Texas as a part of the United States
    $800 13
Laura Hillenbrand wrote a recent bestseller about this '30s horse
    $800 25
It's the animal for 2003, 2003, 2003, 2003, 2003 (sorry, it got cloned)
    $800 29
2-word nickname of Florida's electric chair, built by inmates back in 1923
    $800 14
May 1967:
Biafra unilaterally declares its independence from this African country
    $800 4
This one's kind of heavy
K is for plump little Kate, who's handicapped sadly by weight, when we send her away, for a visit we say,
'twill be cheaper to send her by ____
    $1000 27
In 1892 this party met in Omaha; its plank called for the secret ballot & the unlimited coinage of silver at a 16:1 ratio
    $1000 16
Horror film nickname of the coach seen here
[Jon Gruden of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers]
    $1000 26
As 2004 will be the year of this, maybe the Angels will rally & win the Series again
    $1000 30
A bolt-action rifle & a pistol are named after this man from Oberndorf, Germany
    $1000 15
Nov. 11, 1975:
Angola becomes this country's last African colony to gain independence
    $1000 6
This one's by Ogden Nash
There was an old man of Calcutta, who coated his tonsils with butter, thus converting his snore, from a thunderous roar,
to a soft oleaginous ____

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Brian Mark Max
$3,200 $3,400 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Mark Max
$4,400 $6,800 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Edward Craven Walker said about this invention of his, "If you buy my lamp, you won't need drugs"
    $400 20
1983 "Was A Very Good Year" for this entertainer; that's when he was honored
    $400 6
The 2 main tales of the Norse Vinland Sagas are "Greenlanders" & one about this son of Thorvald
    $400 16
In April 2002 this cult leader who masterminded Sharon Tate's murder was denied parole for a 10th time
    $400 1
Gingerbread figures prominently in this 1893 Humperdinck opera
    $400 11
It was the size of a turkey & had a large hooked bill
    $800 27
Types of this hard gemstone seen in Asian carvings include "mutton fat", which is white, & "spinach", which is green
    $800 21
She was a child star, an ambassador & in 1998 a Kennedy Center honoree
    $800 7
The name of this "Lord of the Rings" character is from "The Poetic Edda", a book of myths, & it means magic elf
    $800 17
Ransom money that he used at a filling station led to his arrest for the Lindbergh kidnapping
    $800 2
The score for "The Bread and Roses Opera" by Steve Friedman was lifted from this composer's "Don Giovanni"
    $800 12
This musical covers 50 years in the life of a married couple from their wedding day on
    $1200 28
The Valenciennes type of this delicate pillow fabric typically features fancy floral motifs
    $1200 22
This musician who gave off good "vibes" was one of the honorees in 1992
    $1200 8
In Norse mythology, the evil Loki finds out the secret of this god's vulnerability from the goddess Frigg
    $1200 18
At age 10, this "fortunate" future mobster sold kids "protection" (for a penny) against beatings
    DD: $1,500 3
The knights in this Wagner opera eat bread & drink wine consecrated by the Holy Grail
    $1200 13
Artistic movement that included Man Ray & Duchamp
    $1600 29
This 19th C. Brit known for his wallpaper designs isn't the same guy who founded the theatrical agency
    $1600 23
In 1984 children from the United Nations School Chorus sang the praises of this beloved comedian & actor
    $1600 9
When the Vikings settled in this Canadian province around 1000 A.D., they called the natives there Skraelings
    $1600 19
The exploits of boyhood friends-turned-spies Christopher Boyce & Andrew Daulton Lee inspired this 1985 movie
    $1600 4
In Act II of this Verdi opera, some of the gypsies go off to a nearby town to buy bread & some sing the "Anvil Chorus"
    $1600 14
It's the administrative capital of American Samoa
    $2000 30
Derived from scutum, the Latin for "shield", it's a shield bearing a coat of arms, or a metal plate around a keyhole
    $2000 25
The first group of honorees in 1978 included Arthur Rubinstein & this African-American opera singer
    DD: $2,000 10
Some say the Viking Age ended in 1066 when this king defeated the Norwegians at Stamford Bridge
    $2000 24
After prison this famous member of another outlaw family produced Wild West shows with Frank James
    $2000 5
In this Beethoven opera, Leonore gives the weak, imprisoned Florestan some bread
    $2000 15
(Alex presents from Tanzania.) This crater in Tanzania is the largest unbroken caldera in the world, & it's home to over 20,000 wild animals

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brian Mark Max
$16,800 $16,400 $7,300

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The company that produced most of Marion Davies' films was named for this magazine; the same person owned both

Final scores:

Brian Mark Max
$799 $101 $5
Finalist 2nd place: $10,000 3rd place: $10,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brian Mark Max
$16,800 $14,800 $7,000
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
22 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,600

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Game tape date: 2003-03-19
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