Show #4349 - Thursday, June 26, 2003

Seth Alcorn game 2.


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Elaine Brofford, an usability consultant from Denver, Colorado

Nancy Jankowiak, a program manager from Woburn, Massachusetts

Seth Alcorn, a bookseller from Placentia, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $42,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
In the hardest times, this figure stood at over 25%, representing almost 15 million Americans
    $200 6
It's the common graphic the USDA used as a visual guide for healthy eating
    $200 1
This character wed Tracy Draco in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service"
    $200 11
He played Victor Sifuentes on "L.A. Law" before hitting the street as Det. Bobby Simone on "NYPD Blue"
    $200 21
Tom & Ray of "Car Talk" use the slogan "Drive Now, Talk Later" to alert us to the danger of these
    $200 16
To turn maze into corn add this letter
    $400 27
Half a loaf was better than none for the people seen in one of these
    $400 7
Oooh, a "love" one of these involves 2 people who each love the same third person
    $400 2
While Rip Van Winkle slept, this war took place around him
    $400 12
"Boats, Beaches, Bars & Ballads" is a 1992 box set retrospective by this singer
    $400 22
These exist even at unmarked intersections, so watch for that old lady with the baby carriage
    $400 17
It turns real into a word meaning royal
    $600 28
This "holiday" declared March 6, 1933 came with a $10,000 fine or 10 years in jail for violators
    $600 8
You'll need at least 54 feet of moulding for a 12 foot x 15 foot room, one in this shape
    $600 3
In "The Years with Laura Diaz", Laura spends part of her long life as a companion to this Mexican female artist
    $600 13
From 1974 through 1978, he was ranked the No. 1 tennis player in the world
    $600 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew) To earn the Auto Mechanic Scouting badge, you must know how to change these 2 filters
    $600 18
Turn pizza into a public square by adding this letter
    $800 29
Things named for him during the Depression include a big dam & a type of miserable shantytown
    $800 9
Apple introduced this style for the Powermac in 2000 & discontinued it in 2001 due to poor sales
    $800 4
With a tambourine & a goat, this gypsy girl dances before Notre Dame
    $800 14
He was the lead guitarist for Led Zeppelin
    $800 24
ANCO says smearing & chattering are 2 problems that should make car owners consider replacing these
    $800 19
It's what you add to flue to get an amusement park log ride
    $1000 30
Some say the 1930 tariff named for these 2 politicians made the Depression worse & helped spread it overseas
    $1000 10
Danish composer Rued Langgaard is known for his "Sfaerernes Musik", "Music of" these
    DD: $1,400 5
Adopted by an Irish regiment, Kipling's Kimball O'Hara was from this country
    $1000 15
And now an update...this "Saturday Night Live" regular also appeared in HBO's "Band of Brothers"
    $1000 25
Don't drive without passengers in a H.O.V. lane, short for this
    $1000 20
Add this one letter to -ology to get the zoology branch that studies birds' eggs

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

Seth Nancy Elaine
$1,600 $2,000 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Nancy Elaine
$5,000 $6,800 -$200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's a combination!)
(Alex: A reference to the television series.)
    $400 2
An otoscope has a small funnel-shaped attachment that is used to peer into this organ
    $400 1
It's a malt liquor, a gun or a former Houston Major League Baseball team
    $400 18
After he forgot a can opener for his beverages at a picnic, Ermal Fraze invented this
    $400 23
The combined surface area of the 5 bodies of water in this group is 94,230 square miles
    $400 9
Today you'll find Archie & Edith Bunker's easy chairs here
    $400 8
Bearded codger carrying a scythe & an hourglass
    $800 3
In 1844 dentist Horace Wells used this anesthetic on himself to pull a tooth; he then began using it on patients
    $800 4
This lawyer went to high school with Dustin Hoffman, repped Michael Jackson &, from time to time, indulges in rhyme
    $800 19
This office supply invented by Johann Vaaler is a real gem today
    $800 24
(Sofia of the Clue Crew in New York City) I'm at this part of Manhattan named for the paper of record
    $800 10
He may have been a meathead, but he's now a successful director & producer
    $800 11
Your native language
    $1200 28
E. Donnall Thomas shared the Nobel Prize for the first transplant of this bone substance between 2 people who weren't twins
    $1200 5
This movie cop said, "This is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world and would blow your head clean off"
    $1200 20
Joseph-Marie Jacquard made his moolah inventing a new one of these
    $1200 25
In the late 20th century, much of the Rust Belt lost population, but this warm southwestern belt gained it
    $1200 15
Premiering in 1972, it was the first spinoff of "All in the Family"
    $1200 12
Dostoyevsky's last novel
    $1600 29
An EKG is an electrocardiogram; an EEG, this
    $1600 6
This lawyer & author seen here clerked for Supreme Court justice Arthur Goldberg in 1963
    DD: $3,000 21
An early name for this fastener device invented by Whitcomb Judson was the clasp locker
    $1600 26
"Artistic" name for a colorful area of sandstone formations in northeastern Arizona
    DD: $3,700 16
He's the big band leader mentioned in the first line of the show's theme song
    $1600 13
The inner iridescent layers of the shells of many bivalve mollusks
    $2000 30
One of the goals of this "Project" is to identify the sequence of the chemical base pairs that make up our DNA
    $2000 7
Taking a bullet for the chief exec isn't enough; this Treasury Dept. division also goes after counterfeiters
    $2000 22
U.S. Patent 4,173,796 was issued in 1979 to this doctor from the Univ. of Utah for an artificial heart
    $2000 27
These rugged, uninhabitable areas are in northwest Nebraska & the western Dakotas
    $2000 17
This member of the Rat Pack made a memorable guest appearance on the show in 1971
    $2000 14
This Chekhov play concerns Olga, Masha & Irina Prozorov

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Nancy Elaine
$14,200 $19,400 $11,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This word that begins with the Greek word for "all" was coined by John Milton & means "tumultuous disorder"

Final scores:

Seth Nancy Elaine
$28,300 $10,399 $1
2-day champion: $70,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Nancy Elaine
$14,200 $19,400 $9,800
21 R,
4 W
23 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $43,400

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Game tape date: 2003-02-25
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