Show #4549 - Thursday, May 20, 2004


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Robert Furtney, a high school math teacher from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Paul Nethercut, a financial consultant from Sacramento, California

Kristina Alexander, a writer and editor from Brooklyn, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
In 1932 this U.S. architect wrote, "No house should ever be on any hill... it should be of the hill"
    $200 10
This mogul is the star of the reality show "The Apprentice"
    $200 16
In medieval times witches were believed to fly on this holiday & bonfires were set to ward them off
    $200 5
To escape, a chicken might "fly" it
    $200 18
Rhode Island,
    $200 26
Created by Ruth Wakefield in the 1930s, the original toll house cookie is this favorite
    $400 2
A pendentive is a curved support shaped like an inverted triangle that holds up this type of roof
    $400 11
In 1974 People magazine's first African-American cover subject was this actress who played Miss Jane Pittman
    $400 17
Mount Olive, North Carolina has set aside a special week to honor these items Peter Piper picked
    $400 6
In the comic strip "The Wizard of Id", it's what the Lone Haranguer calls the king of Id
    $400 19
New Hampshire,
    $400 27
This veggie can be used to make cookies, similar to the spicy, moist cake
    $600 3
From the Latin for "middle", it's the lowest balcony in a theater
    $600 12
This "American Idol" judge lost about 100 pounds with the help of gastric-bypass surgery
    DD: $1,000 23
This Christian observance celebrates Jesus' entry into Jerusalem before his crucifixion
    $600 7
An Oklahoma fort, or a traditional place to cool a pie
    $600 20
New Jersey
    $600 28
Macaroons are often made from almond paste or this, shredded or flaked
    $800 4
In 1675 Jules Hardouin-Mansart became architect to this king & began redesigning the Palace of Versailles
    $800 13
He worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation before joining "60 Minutes" in 1970
    $800 24
A cow-calling contest was among the events in 1928 at this state's first Upper Peninsula State Fair in Escanaba
    $800 8
Buss is a synonym for this
    $800 21
    $800 29
You can frost cookies with this, sugar that's been cooked until it melts & turns golden brown
    $1000 15
In a cross-shaped church, this intercepts the nave to form the arms of the cross
    $1000 14
In 1947 this Oklahoma faith healer began his Healing Waters Ministry
    $1000 25
On August 17, this country honors the death of native son & freedom fighter Jose de San Martin
    $1000 9
4-letter term for a horse with a reddish coat sprinkled with white
    $1000 22
    $1000 30
Classic oatmeal cookies are made with nutmeg & this age-old spice that comes in Cassia & Ceylon varieties

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

Kristina Paul Robert
-$1,000 $3,400 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kristina Paul Robert
$3,600 $6,200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response is a year that ends in a "7". For instance, if we said "Alex Trebek's birth year", you would say, "What is 1967?")
    $400 13
When Victor Hugo began writing this novel, its working title was "Miseres"
    $400 21
Dad Jerry, mom Nellie, sister Josie & he formed the Vaudeville act the Four Cohans
    $400 12
Real, not academic, battles were fought at Bennington & Princeton in this Revolutionary War year
    $400 11
You can forget breakfast, but you will find some exquisite jewelry at this NYC store at Fifth Avenue & 57th St.
    $400 6
This constellation's belt points southeasterly to Sirius, the brightest star in the nighttime sky
    $400 1
It's a Girl Scout 6 to 8 years of age, or perhaps her favorite dessert
    $800 14
This 19th century sci-fi writer foretold the artificial satellite in his story "The Begum's Fortune"
    $800 22
Sport featured in the '20s musical "Good News" that included the number "The Varsity Drag"
    $800 17
The bombing of the Spanish village of Guernica took place in April of this year
    $800 27
If sport fishing is your thing, head to Islamorada in these Florida islands
    $800 7
You might have to "strain" your eyes to see all 160 visible stars in this constellation, the first alphabetically
    $800 2
We often use this French word for the main course of a meal
    $1200 15
This "Second Sex" author taught philosophy for 12 years before writing her first novel
    $1200 24
He became known as "the Sentimental Gentleman of Swing" after leaving his brother Jimmy
    DD: $1,500 18
The newlyweds seen here were photographed in this year
    $1200 28
Visitors like to stop & smell the new roses at the International Rose Test Garden in this Northwest city
    DD: $1,500 8
The Sumerians believed it represented their sky-god, An, pouring waters of immortality upon the Earth
    $1200 3
This Christmas shrub with red, pink or white leaves can grow to a height of 10 feet
    $1600 16
In this 1759 Voltaire novel, the title character moves briefly to an ideal country in South America called El Dorado
    $1600 25
Based on a Cuban poem, this song begins, "Yo soy un hombre sincero"
    $1600 19
What became CBS went on air in this Jazz Age year; an ear symbol would have been more fiti'ing than an eye
    $1600 29
Not far from Burlington you can tour this company's factory that fashions products like the ones seen here
    $1600 9
Its second-brightest star is called Kochab, Arabic for "the north star", because that's what it once was
    $1600 4
Popular with tourists, it's the capital & largest city of the Bahamas
    $2000 23
Known as a master of the short story--he wrote over 300 of them--he did write 6 novels including "Bel-Ami" in 1885
    $2000 26
It was this composer's "I'm Just Wild About Harry" that became a Truman campaign song
    $2000 20
It was the year of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee
    $2000 30
Just 2 1/2 miles from Jefferson's Monticello you can visit this president's Ash Lawn-Highland estate
    $2000 10
In 1572 Tycho Brahe discovered a supernova in this constellation which looks like an irregular "W" or "M"
    $2000 5
The Hindi word for "tea", in the U.S. it refers to a blend of tea, spices & milk; try a cup!

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kristina Paul Robert
$10,900 $12,500 $5,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The last 2 sisters nominated against each other for the Best Actress Oscar; it was for 1966

Final scores:

Kristina Paul Robert
$0 $22,500 $4,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $22,500 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Kristina Paul Robert
$12,000 $12,200 $5,600
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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Game tape date: 2004-02-10
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