Show #4366 - Monday, September 8, 2003

Sam Ott game 2.
First game of Season 20.
New title graphics.
Champions return until they lose ("sky's the limit" rule) effective beginning this game.


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Sharon Fenick, a patent attorney from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nick Thurkettle, a writer and teacher from Van Nuys, California

Sam Ott, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

"Q" ME
    $200 1
Documentary photographer Garry Winogrand left behind some 500,000 of these he never printed
    $200 17
On this TV show, Al Bundy's favorite TV show was "Psycho Dad"
    $200 26
These popular jam cookies are said to be named for either a Massachusetts city or an English scientist
    $200 16
It may ring a bell that he had "a huge head sprouting red hair; between the two shoulders an enormous hump"
    $200 11
In a recent interview with Martin Bashir he claimed, "I've had no plastic surgery on my face, just my nose"
    $200 6
In 1901 the American Cereal Company changed its name to this
    $400 2
Working for this Luce magazine in the '50s, Gordon Parks mastered dramatic black & white shots like the one seen here
    $400 22
When this sitcom character went on "Jeopardy!", his categories included CIVIL SERVANTS, BAR TRIVIA & CELIBACY
    $400 27
The name of this Swedish car company means "I roll" in Latin
    $400 18
The title wrongdoing in this novel is the murder of a pawnbroker & her sister by Raskolnikov
    $400 12
On giving up her Miss America title in 1984 she said, "The past just came up and kicked me"
    $400 7
It's a 4-letter term for a clever or sarcastic remark
    $600 3
Dick Avery, Fred Astaire's character in "Funny Face", is based on this real-life photographer
    $600 23
(Hi, I'm Joshua Malina.) Pre-"West Wing", I was Jeremy, the geeky TV associate producer on this series also created by Aaron Sorkin
    $600 28
"The most famous person who never existed", she was invented by admen to represent the average housewife
    $600 19
The year before her death, 29-year-old Emily Bronte published this, her only novel
    $600 13
In 1989 Leona Helmsley infamously said, "Only the little people" do this
    $600 8
Term for a magazine that comes out 4 times a year
    $800 4
Julia Margaret Cameron's photos illustrated this poet's "Idylls of the King", & her photo of him is seen here
    $800 24
"Captain Video" was this character's favorite TV show on "The Honeymooners"
    $800 29
Roy Allen & Frank Wright formed this soft drink company in 1922
    DD: $800 20
"Knitting", "Still Knitting" & "The Knitting Done" are chapters in this 1859 novel
    $800 14
Describing life after the 1996 election, he said, "Elizabeth's back at the Red Cross and I'm walking the dog"
    $800 9
With 160 inches of rain a year in some places, it's Australia's wettest state
    $1000 5
This photographer who died in 2002 launched his career with early pictures of his pal Richard Gere
    $1000 25
On "Saturday Night Live", Beldar, Prymaat & Connie Conehead appeared as contestants on this game show
    $1000 21
Published in 1849, "Redburn: His First Voyage" was based on this author's first voyage as a cabin boy
    $1000 15
Kenneth Lay of this co. admitted, "In hindsight, we made some very bad investments in noncore businesses…"
    $1000 10
Before oil was discovered there, this country's main income came from pearl diving, fishing & camel breeding

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

Sam Nick Sharon
$3,400 $2,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Nick Sharon
$3,800 $1,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Ah, we're gonna test your language skills in...)
    $400 26
In 1661 Louis XIV established a ballet academy in a room of this current art museum
    $400 1
This man was the lead vocalist on the 1970 No. 1 hit "Bridge Over Troubled Water"
    $400 6
Castro overthrows Batista
    $400 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew delivers the clue) Hungarian words put the stress on the first szótag, this
    $400 11
The "walking" type of this fish, the Clarias batrachus, can travel across dry land in search of water
    $400 10
It's the official language shared by Rwanda & Senegal
    DD: $1,000 27
Agnes de Mille's ballet "Fall River Legend" was based on the case of this accused murderess
    $800 2
He's the lead singer heard on the following
    $800 7
U.S. Social Security becomes law
    $800 18
The same word, het, means "week" & also this number
    $800 12
The prey of this snakelike fish is stunned by a shock of up to 600 volts
    $800 22
Rwanda & this neighboring nation were ruled by Belgium until 1962
    $1200 28
During his long association with the NYC Ballet, he choreographed "West Side Story" & other musicals
    $1200 3
When I see you, I can tell you're this distinctive singer
    $1200 8
The man seen here gets a hero's welcome, including several parades
    $1200 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) In Hungarian, it's a chili or bell pepper; in English, it's a ground spice
    $1200 13
Popular fly fisherman quarry seen here
    $1200 23
She established a gorilla research center in Rwanda in 1967
    $1600 4
Ms. Lopez sang, "Don't be fooled by the rocks that I got… I'm still" her
    $1600 9
France's king & queen make a royal visit to the guillotine
    $1600 20
Hungarians call this land associated with vampires "Erdely" & resent losing it to Romania in 1920
    $1600 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew delivers the clue.) Like Santiago, you'd have quite a story to tell if you caught the 1,056-pound black type of this
    $1600 24
Now with a population of about 300,000, this city became the capital upon Rwanda's independence
    $2000 5
In July 2003 thousands of mourners paid tribute to this late "Queen of Salsa"
    DD: $1,800 16
The Gallipoli campaign results in half a million casualties
    $2000 21
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports.) The four Hungarian O's are divided into these two opposite qualities, & which one you use can change a word's meaning
    $2000 15
This filet favorite is the one & only
    $2000 25
This contemporary & rival of Sir Richard Burton became the first European to visit the area of Rwanda in 1858

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Nick Sharon
$7,000 $6,200 $2,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

12-year-old David Mullany gave this toy its name, a euphemism for striking out in baseball

Final scores:

Sam Nick Sharon
$12,401 $7,100 $5,199
2-day champion: $26,001 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Nick Sharon
$8,600 $7,000 $2,600
24 R
(including 1 DD),
8 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $18,200

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Game tape date: 2003-07-22
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