Show #4344 - Thursday, June 19, 2003

John Beck game 5.
John becomes the last retired 5-time champion.


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Spencer Willis, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California

Arline West, a career counselor from Makakilo, Hawaii

John Beck, a copywriter from Torrance, California (whose 4-day cash winnings total $87,099)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The 20,000 strong United Daughters of the Confederacy is headquartered in this state capital
    $200 7
A 1910 newspaper story is the first known written reference to this legendary lumberman
    $200 26
A popular slogan on this protective garment is "Kiss the cook"
    $200 1
The separation of the membrane from the choroids at the back of the eye is known as a detached one of these
    $200 8
The great college coach Amos Stagg is credited with inventing this, also known as a backward pass
    $200 13
When a beer drinker raises his glass, it's often this type of mug
    $400 22
The National Speleological Society has dug itself into this aptly-named Huntsville avenue
    $400 18
This New Jersey-born singer-songwriter has had 13 solo Top 40 hits
    $400 27
Your 2 basic styles for sweaters are pullover & this style with buttons
    $400 2
A lack of phosphate, vitamin D or calcium can cause this bone disease in children
    $400 9
In the 2003 Fiesta Bowl, this team defeated Miami in double overtime, 31-24, to win the college championship
    $400 14
After a redefinition of terms in 1998, the Surgeon General now reports that about 60% of all Americans are this
    $600 23 is the web address of this collegiate group founded in 1776
    $600 19
John Paul I succeeded him in 1978
    $600 28
Getting knighted, Sean Connery wore his dress one of these, so kneeling may have been rough on the knee
    $600 3
It's what the R in the MMR vaccine stands for
    $600 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the UPMC Sports Performance Complex in Pittsburgh, PA.) Barring a penalty, in college football, kickoffs are made from the 35-yard line; in the pros, from this yard line
    $600 15
It's the cloth or covering a woman "takes" when she becomes a nun
    $800 24
The burglary of this organization's office June 17, 1972 made headlines
    $800 20
This noted artist left Tahiti for the Marquesas Islands in 1901
    $800 29
TV once had a special "room" for this 1-piece child's outfit with short, loose trousers gathered at the knees
    $800 4
Parents are advised not to give children aspirin because of its link to this potentially fatal syndrome
    $800 11
M.M. Roberts Stadium at Southern this State used to be Faulkner Field
    $800 16
One of the most memorable songs from "The Sound of Music" is this ode to a flower
    $1000 25
These Protestants of 16th century France are still around & may belong to a Bloomington, Minn. society for them
    $1000 21
This German bacteriologist developed a "magic bullet" called Salvarsan as a treatment for syphilis
    DD: $2,000 30
These 2 wrap-around garments of India & Oceana both begin with "sar"
    $1000 5
These viruses responsible for many respiratory infections share part of their name with a pachyderm
    $1000 12
(Hi, I'm Jason Sehorn of the New York Giants.) I played for this West Coast school under head coaches Larry Smith & John Robinson
    $1000 17
It takes about 3 years for the male of this duck to attain its full "down coat"

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

John Arline Spencer
$2,800 $200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Arline Spencer
$9,600 $1,200 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 23
After taking the Presidential oath in 1901 he shuffled out of Buffalo
    $400 1
In this 1994 film things got pretty hairy for Jack Nicholson, especially around the full moon
    $400 11
He had never held elected public office before he became the current governor
    $400 17
A lawyer when he won in 1946, he went on to be the first African-American on the Supreme Court
    $400 6
Joel Harris' middle name, it's the last name of detective writer Raymond
    $400 12
You'll find it's fine & not dandy when your library book is this
    $800 24
In a 1901 book this French sci-fi author exposed the slaughter of elephants for their ivory
    $800 2
Lesley Ann Warren played Miss Scarlet & Christopher Lloyd was Prof. Plum in this 1985 spoof
    DD: $6,100 19
This classic TV sitcom took place in part at a Florida NASA installation
    $800 18
Ernest E. Just won in 1915 for his work, including how these smallest units of life function in eggs
    $800 7
Western novelist Francis Harte's middle name
    $800 13
To make these, put the filling in the dough, fold over, seal the edges & bake until golden brown
    $1200 25
Robert Scott set off to explore this continent, where he named a peninsula for King Edward VII
    $1200 3
Gwyneth Paltrow played the title matchmaker in this movie based on a Jane Austen novel
    $1200 20
It's the interstate highway that runs from Maine to Florida
    $1200 28
At its charter conference in 1945, Mary McLeod Bethune was a consultant for interracial affairs
    DD: $3,500 8
Mark Twain's real middle name
    $1200 14
The following is a famous example of one
    $1600 27
Andrew Carnegie & this man merged their companies in 1901 to form U.S. Steel
    $1600 4
Be afraid. Be very, very afraid of Mark Wahlberg as Reese Witherspoon's boyfriend from hell in this film
    $1600 21
It's Florida's largest lake
    $1600 29
1976's award went to dancer Ailey; 1977's went to this rhyming author
    $1600 9
Edgar Masters' middle name
    $1600 15
The simplest knot, it's just a loop through which the rope end has been passed
    $2000 26
In 1901, the year before his death, this author revisited "Erewhon"
    $2000 5
Robin Cook cooked up the story for this '78 thriller; Michael Crichton directed it
    $2000 22
Harry Truman chose this Florida island locale for his "Little White House" in 1946
    $2000 30
This 1939 winner's debut at the Met in 1955 was the first for an African-American soloist
    $2000 10
O. Henry's real middle name
    $2000 16
In 1857 John Butterfield helped found this mail company

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Arline Spencer
$20,000 $3,600 $2,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

From Greek for "finger", the Arabs claim it has as many culinary & pharmaceutical uses as days in a year

Final scores:

John Arline Spencer
$30,000 $100 $2,500
5-day champion: $117,099 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

John Arline Spencer
$19,000 $3,600 $12,000
28 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
4 R,
1 W
17 R,
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2003-02-24
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