Show #4342 - Tuesday, June 17, 2003

John Beck game 3.


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Jay Porter, a brand strategist from Seattle, Washington

Leigh Barrett, a freelance writer from East Point, Georgia

John Beck, a copywriter from Torrance, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $48,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letters "E-R".)
    $200 26
Before his death, this cruel Russian czar joined an order of monks & renamed himself Jonah
    $200 11
Who could forget this funny lady as Lisa Loopner & Baba Wawa
    $200 21
Monthly fees to groups of physicians for miners' health care evolved into this program in 1939
    $200 16
1 of the 2 current U.S. possessions acquired as a result of the Spanish-American War
    $200 6
Its atomic number is 79 & the purest types are said to be 24-karat
    $200 1
A short trip somewhere to do something on behalf of somebody else
    $400 27
In the 13th century a Japanese monk named Nichiren founded a branch of this religion based on the Lotus Sutra
    $400 12
Joe Piscopo was Pokey to his Gumby, dammit!
    $400 22
Israel's national emergency medical service, Magen David Adom, is this color shield of David
    $400 17
After World War I, Czechoslovakia was established on territory formerly belonging to this empire
    $400 7
On October 30, 1954 this sport introduced the use of the 24-second clock
    $400 2
This small northern weasel is also known as a stoat
    $600 28
England's first archbishop of this city was a Benedictine monk named Augustine in the 7th century
    $600 13
Sluggo & Mr. Hand were the arch-nemeses of this falsetto-voiced character
    $600 23
From the Old French, it's the heraldic design on the shield seen here
    $600 18
1848's Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending this war added over 500,000 square miles to the U.S.
    $600 8
In an old nursery rhyme four and twenty of these birds are baked into a pie served to a king
    $600 3
From the Latin for "pull up by the roots", it means to completely get rid of something, like a disease
    $800 29
This monk tested over 28,000 pea plants between 1856 & 1863
    DD: $3,000 14
Enid Strict is the rarely used name of this Dana Carvey character
    $800 24
By law, this state's seal "shall be a shield argent charged with a pine tree with a moose at the foot of it"
    $800 19
This empire lost nearly all of its European territories during the Balkan Wars of 1912 & 1913
    $800 9
This political party split during Buchanan's presidency & wasn't elected to the presidency for 24 years
    $800 4
This 3-word Gaelic phrase means "Ireland Forever"
    $1000 30
Cheers to this blind French monk who is credited with pioneering the making of champagne around 1698
    $1000 15
This "Weekend Update" anchor seen here is the first female head writer in the show's over-25-year history
    $1000 25
The shield of these Catholic "knights", founded in 1882, bears a sword & axe
    $1000 20
Following this "long" conflict that ended in 1453, England had lost all its territory on the continent except Calais
    $1000 10
You're within this "circle" if you experience 24 continuous hours of sunlight on June 21
    $1000 5
Asmara is this African nation's capital

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

John Leigh Jay
$8,200 -$200 $2,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Leigh Jay
$12,400 $1,200 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
"Les Demoiselles d'Avignon"
    $400 12
The title of the category is the title of a famous album by this comedian
    $400 17
White fringe tree, named for its fringes of white flowers, is also called "old man's" this facial feature
    $400 22
In the 1940s Raphael Lemkin coined this term for destruction of a group, now a crime under international law
    $400 7
This actress who plays elf queen Galadriel provides the narration for "The Fellowship of the Ring"
    $400 6
A catechumen is a student getting the basics of Christianity in this question-&-answer form
    $800 2
    $800 18
A dust devil is a small whirlwind in the desert or a small, cordless hand-held brand of these
    $800 30
It's the part of the cannonball tree that gives the tree its name
    $800 23
The Vienna Conventions codified this principle that protects ambassadors from local prosecution
    $800 8
We can't get this Aussie singer & soap star out of our heads
    $800 13
Rhyming with clasp, it's a clasp for a door or lid that's fastened with a padlock
    $1200 3
"St. Bartholomew", seen here
    $1200 19
A small place of worship, it was originally the place French kings stored the capella or "cape" of St. Martin
    $1200 29
This follows "shag" in the name of a hickory tree because it breaks up into loosely attached plates as the tree ages
    $1200 24
In case of losses, the 1988 Basel Capital Accord makes banks set aside 8 cents on every dollar they make in these
    $1200 9
This Melbourne native seen here plays an American on "Six Feet Under"
    $1200 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew combs a horse.) Spicy-sounding name for the type of comb I'm using to give Daily Double a good grooming
    $1600 4
"The Blue Boy"
    $1600 20
It's what's "small" on a black bass that differentiates it in name from the "large" one
    DD: $5,000 27
Hamamelis virginiana gets this common name from the use of its branches to find water, my pretty
    $1600 25
In 1793, as France & Britain went to war, George Washington proclaimed this status for the U.S.
    $1600 10
Born in Hawaii to Australian parents, this star of "The Others" moved to Sydney at age 4
    $1600 15
This word starting with "T" means "one who does believe in God" (add an A & you'd get one who doesn't)
    DD: $2,000 5
"Napoleon Crossing the Alps"
    $2000 21
While you're enjoying the mountain scenery you might spot a tarn, a small one of these left by a glacier
    $2000 28
This tree's odd appearance gave it an odd name from Lewis Carroll, "for the snark was one of these, you see"
    $2000 26
The 1919 Treaty of Versailles was this type, from the Latin for "many" & "side"
    $2000 11
He co-wrote & directed the movies "Strictly Ballroom" & "Moulin Rouge!"
    $2000 16
It's a person of great learning in a variety of subjects, though it sounds like only in trig & calculus

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Leigh Jay
$22,400 $9,200 $7,600
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Disney theme park attractions based on this 1960 film flew the flag seen here

Final scores:

John Leigh Jay
$26,399 $15,201 $0
3-day champion: $74,999 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Leigh Jay
$20,200 $9,200 $12,600
27 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
10 R,
2 W
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2003-02-24
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