Show #4180 - Friday, November 1, 2002

(Sarah: Today on Jeopardy! we solve the mysteries of Mayan ruins--well, some of them. Stay tuned!)


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Leslie Elmore, a leasing consultant from Arlington, Texas

George Hicks, a law student from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mark Jurecki, a retired engineer from Carlsbad, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 1960s
    $200 5
In 1962 this country swapped 1,113 prisoners it captured in the Bay of Pigs invasion for $53 million in aid
    $200 10
She's the type of girl Billy Joel was "in love with" in a 1983 hit
    $200 16
Number of months with 28 days
    $200 21
Around 1850 Helmholtz clocked impulses moving along these body parts at about 90 feet per second
    $200 26
Author Patricia Cornwell says without a doubt that this killer was 19th century English painter Walter Sickert
    $200 1
A temptress, or a device that produces a wailing warning sound
    $400 6
This now-popular term for a situation with no solution was also the title of a 1961 novel
    $400 12
It's the classic heard here

"Early in the ev'nin', just about suppertime / Over by the courthouse, they're startin' to unwind..."
    $400 17
The highest single-digit number that reads the same upside down & right side up
    $400 22
University prof Michael Mastlin sold young Johannes Kepler on this Copernican theory
    $400 27
In 1890 William Kemmler, who had killed his mistress, became the first convict to be executed this way
    $400 2
These shadow portraits are named for a French finance minister known for his strict economic policies
    $600 7
In 1963 he started his "Faith Partnerships", asking 700 of his viewers to pledge $10 a month
    $600 13
It begins, "When this old world starts getting me down and people are just too much for me to face"
    $600 18
The number of stars on the U.S. flag divided by the number of U.S. states not in North America
    $600 23
Max Born taught this subject at the University of Gottingen & won a Nobel Prize in it
    $600 28
In the '70s in New York, David Berkowitz went by this infamous nickname
    $600 3
An auxilliary building near the main one, or to attach a territory to an existing state or nation
    $800 8
In 1968 work began on this project that stretched from the North Slope by Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez
    $800 14
(Hi, I'm KC of KC and the Sunshine Band.) My band's first No. 1 hit was this song that's been featured in a Budweiser ad & in Eddie Murphy's "Dr. Dolittle"
    $800 19
Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit equal to -40 degrees Celsius
    $800 24
"Psychopathia Sexualis" author Krafft-Ebing found the link between this disease & the mental decay called paresis
    $800 29
In 1935 she & her favorite son Fred died during a shootout with FBI agents
    $800 4
The word roulette is from Old French for "small" this, though it's a big part of the game
    DD: $2,600 9
Seasonal name given the liberalization program Alexander Dubcek set up in 1968 in Czechoslovakia
    $1000 15
In 1991 Elton John re-recorded this song live with George Michael
    $1000 20
If you were to spell out the numbers, it's how far you'd have to go before using the letter A
    $1000 25
Nicolaier produced this disease in animals by injecting then with soil, & maybe watching their little jaws lock
    $1000 11
As an adverb, it means "thus" or "so"; as a verb, it means to urge a dog to attack

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

Mark George Leslie
$800 $7,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark George Leslie
$5,200 $7,400 $1,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Xunantunich Mayan archaeological site in Belize.) Towering 130 feet, one of the largest pyramids in Belize is called El Castillo, which means this in English
    $400 23
Pickwick & his pals visit Manor Farm at Dingley Dell in this author's "Pickwick Papers"
    $400 21
"A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grand Jatte"
    $400 1
It means to work dough by pressing, folding & stretching it
    $400 16
In 1962 he won a Grammy for "I Can't Stop Loving You"
    $400 11
It can refer to someone who is bad-tempered or something of intermediate value
    $800 7
The Belize Online website suggests these transparent boats "to snorkel without getting wet"
    $800 24
Wellwood is the home of the ill-mannered Bloomfield children in this Bronte sister's novel "Agnes Grey"
    $800 22
"Haystacks at Chailly at Sunrise"
    $800 2
A cylinder of dough filled with chopped Chinese vegetables, or an Eastertime event at the White House
    $800 17
On February 5, 1943 Jake La Motta handed this "sweet" boxer his first career defeat in 130 bouts
    $800 12
From the Middle English for "lean", it's unsatisfactory in substance, quantity or size
    $1200 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Belize City, Belize.) Belize has a holiday every May to recognize this group of about 50 nations to which it belongs
    $1200 25
Sir Hildebrand Osbaldistone is the hard-drinking lord of Osbaldistone Hall in this man's novel "Rob Roy"
    $1200 28
"The Jewish Bride"
    $1200 3
Originating in Naples, it's an Italian turnover made of pizza dough & stuffed with meats, cheese & vegetables
    $1200 18
All 7 of his novels featured detective Philip Marlowe
    $1200 13
She wrote extensively about island teens in her bestseller "Coming of Age in Samoa"
    DD: $2,000 9
The first line of Belize's national anthem mentions this body of water
    $1600 26
Worsted Skeynes is "The Country House" in the title of a 1907 novel by this "Forsyte Saga" author
    DD: $1,600 29
"Pelvis with Moon"
    $1600 4
The dough for this flaky German pastry whose name means "whirlpool" was inspired by baklava, a Turkish pastry
    $1600 19
Also famous for playing a good guy, he played the murderer that Jimmy Stewart spies on in "Rear Window"
    $1600 14
Intervention to settle disputes
    $2000 10
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Xunantunich, Belize.) Rainforests are a key to this term, the variability among living organisms
    $2000 27
Most of this kids' book by Frances Hodgson Burnett takes place at Misselthwaite Manor in Yorkshire
    $2000 30
"Lavender Mist"
    $2000 5
Bourekia, a Greek specialty, consists of meat or vegetables wrapped in this pastry dough
    $2000 20
Seen here is a work by this pioneering American avant-garde artist
    $2000 15
One of these particles consists of a quark & an antiquark

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark George Leslie
$19,200 $11,000 $3,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The U.S. company that now has the greatest revenues is headquartered in this state that's near the bottom in household income

Final scores:

Mark George Leslie
$19,200 $21,998 $3,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $21,998 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark George Leslie
$19,200 $9,400 $5,000
24 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2002-07-30
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