Show #4321 - Monday, May 19, 2003


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Jonathan Auyoung, a receiving clerk from Benicia, California

Mary Boehm, a speech and language pathologist from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Kay Reimann, an attorney from Pebble Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the president.)
(Alex: This is based on Forbes' top earning dead celebrities in the year 2002.)
    $200 1
John Ashcroft
    $200 19
The Mercury News bills itself as "The Newspaper of" this California tech area
    $200 14
"This is a story of how a Baggins had an adventure" is a line from Chapter 1 of this novel
    $200 24
A person who can get out of tight situations is one of these, the name of a '20s escape artist
    $200 7
With $37 million in 1 year, the "King" of the world's top-earning late celebrities is this man
    $200 2
To make the film "The Sound of Music" shorter, a theater manager in Seoul, South Korea cut all of these out of it
    $400 8
Janet Reno
    $400 20
In the early '60s this man known as Q became a vice president at Mercury Records
    $400 15
Completes the concluding line from "Gone with the Wind": "After all..."
    $400 25
2 feuding families can be the Montagues & the Capulets or the Hatfields & these
    $400 10
Of the 2 Beatles who qualify for the Forbes list, this man made more with a total of $20 million
    $400 3
Reportedly, when Henry Ford built his first automobile, he forgot to put in one of these gears
    $600 9
Robert Kennedy
(2 presidents, please)
    $600 21
The Mercury is the WNBA team in this city in which the mercury has hit 122
    DD: $4,200 16
1954 novel that contains the lines "This is our island. It's a good island. Until the grown-ups come to fetch us we'll have fun"
    $600 26
You may be "read" this; England passed the original one back in 1715 to deal with noisy protests
    $600 11
The highest-earning late female celebrity is this sex symbol who pulled in $7 million
    $600 4
It's the only precious gem composed of only one element
    $800 29
Edwin Meese III
    $800 22
This Mercury astronaut didn't make it into orbit when launched May 5, 1961
    $800 17
"1984" begins, "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking" this odd hour
    $800 27
The double whammy goes back to Evil-Eye Fleegle, a character in this Al Capp strip
    $800 12
With $28 million, the number 2-earning late celebrity in the world is this cartoonist
    $800 5
This insect, the Musca domestica, can become a great-grandmother in only 60 days
    $1000 30
Elliot Richardson
    $1000 23
The most famous broadcast of "The Mercury Theater on the Air" was this tale about Mars, broadcast October 30, 1938
    $1000 18
This 1934 novel begins "Monsieur Van Gogh! It's time to wake up!"
    $1000 28
Being in the middle of things puts you at this, the point on the surface above the focus of an earthquake
    $1000 13
At $10 million made in a year, this man is certainly the highest-earning late Jamaican on the list
    $1000 6
His name may be erased from your head, but he directed odd movies like "Eraserhead" & "Mulholland Drive"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Kay Mary Jonathan
$2,400 $8,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Mary Jonathan
$5,800 $9,600 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the cities.)
    $400 7
If a recipe told you to bring carbon to this point, you'd need to raise its temperature to 8,720 degrees
    $400 6
Once NYC's chief engineer, Marc Brunel later spent 19 years digging the first tunnel under this British river
    $400 13
Tish, one of these won by a British couple at a fair in 1956, swam happily in its bowl for a record 43 years
    $400 23
    $400 16
This actor who owns his own ski resort did much of his own skiing in the 1969 film "Downhill Racer"
    $400 1
The African species of this mammal are either hook-lipped or square-lipped
    $800 8
A 1992 experiment using surface tension on polished silicon got water to defy physics by doing this
    $800 9
In the 1820s American publishers ignored his bird drawings, so he took them to England
    $800 14
Though its name is only 3 letters long, it's the biggest retail fashion chain
    $800 24
    $800 17
Peter Sellers "Clouseaus" in on jewel thief David Niven at a ski resort in this 1964 film
    $800 2
This island 12 miles off the coast of Turkey was the site of one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
    DD: $5,000 10
This field is measured in nanoteslas -- it's about 60,000 nanoteslas at the poles & 30,000 at the equator
    DD: $7,400 15
In this 1996 film Madonna went through a record 85 costume changes
    $1200 25
    $1200 18
An Oscar-winning documentary profiled Yuichiro Miura, "The Man Who Skied Down" this mountain
    $1200 3
From the Greek for "orator", it's the art of using language effectively & persuasively
    $1600 11
In 1925 Wolfgang Pauli stated his exclusion principle -- no 2 of these particles in an atom can be in the same state
    $1600 21
Guinness lists this product line as the most successful portable music system
    $1600 26
    $1600 19
In a 1969 film, Dean Martin's daughter Claudia & this star of "Adam-12" got "Ski Fever"
    $1600 4
In 1910 this future South Korean president became the first Korean to earn a Ph.D. from an American university
    $2000 12
Its formula is H2S & it smells like rotten eggs
    $2000 28
This last name of British lord Jeffrey, who captured Montreal, is on a Massachusetts college
    $2000 22
Alan Whitworth figures when he's done in 2007, his sketch of this fortification in England will be 73 miles long
    $2000 27
    $2000 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew at a ski resort in Colorado) I've wanted to go skiing ever since I saw Audrey Hepburn meet Cary Grant at a ski resort in this classic 1963 caper
    $2000 5
Irises have this horizontal, underground stem which produces shoots & roots of a new plant

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Kay Mary Jonathan
$20,400 $13,600 $15,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The organization that sponsored the Stage Door Canteens during WWII is now known for these annual awards

Final scores:

Kay Mary Jonathan
$31,201 $1 $29,200
2-day champion: $56,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Kay Mary Jonathan
$14,200 $10,000 $11,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2003-02-04
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