Show #4350 - Friday, June 27, 2003

Seth Alcorn game 3.


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Rollin Jewett, a writer originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Bob Demaree, a college professor from Platteville, Wisconsin

Seth Alcorn, a bookseller from Placentia, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $70,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And what you hope your kids will do...)
    $200 1
To hit hard, or a snail cousin
    $200 6
In 1995 the British actor Anthony Hopkins brought this American president to life on the big screen
    $200 12
A ball,
a fish,
a cold
    $200 11
Her 2000 book "Life So Far" includes how she wrote "The Feminine Mystique"
    $200 21
The Bancroft Library in Berkeley has issued a new edition of his "Huckleberry Finn" with all 174 orig. illustrations
    $200 22
From 1789 to 1797 he cast only 2 vetoes, an average of 1 per presidential term
    $400 2
Now used for a bright but socially inept person, this term was popularized by Dr. Seuss in "If I Ran the Zoo"
    $400 7
Part 4 of this movie series recounts "The Beginning" of the Norman Bates saga
    $400 13
    $400 14
His "SNL" "Deep Thoughts" include "It takes a big man to cry, but it takes a bigger man to laugh at that man"
    $400 27
In the 1520s Pope Clement VII commissioned him to build the Laurentian Library in Florence
    $400 23
On April 14, 1865 this Union general turned down a theater date with the Lincolns
    $600 3
An essay by Virginia Woolf is called "A" this "of One's Own"
    $600 8
A scene in the opening credits of this 2000 Cameron Diaz blockbuster took place at a "Jeopardy!" podium
    $600 15
    $600 17
In the 9th century Al-Kindi, the "Philosopher of the Arabs", was influenced by Plato & this student of his
    DD: $400 28
In 1836 the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland began as this army official's library
    $600 24
The National Endowment for the Arts & the Truth in Packaging Act were part of LBJ's plan for a "Great" this
    $800 4
It's a raised platform for a lectern
    $800 9
Rick gives Ilsa up to Victor in this 1942 film masterpiece
    $800 16
Cassie & Quetzal
    $800 19
This former used car salesman was the "E" in EST, a group therapy program of the '70s
    $800 29
This inventor's historical site library includes his Oscar for his work in motion picture technology
    $800 25
In August 1900 in Chicago, this group, the GAR, held its 34th annual encampment
    $1000 5
"Eye" this Greek goddess of the rainbow
    $1000 10
French director Francois Truffaut's first film in English, it was based on a Ray Bradbury sci-fi novel
    $1000 18
Mount Kenya's volcano,
the elephant bird,
    $1000 20
Supporting laissez-faire policies, this American economist & his wife wrote "Free to Choose" in 1980
    $1000 30
This Malaysian capital's Rubber Research Institute Library has a comprehensive collection on rubber growing
    $1000 26
Though the Supreme Court said in the 1830s this tribe was its own "nation" within Georgia, it didn't happen

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Seth Bob Rollin
$4,400 $4,200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Bob Rollin
$6,600 $5,600 $200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
Some of the best woods for making these billiard items are ebony, ash & rosewood
    $400 1
Not only was Friday saved from death by the hero in this novel, so was his father
    $400 14
If you know this legendary boxer's first name is Arabic for "greatly praised", you're the greatest!
    $400 26
Make sure the address shows through this part of the envelope
    $400 21
It precedes "Forks" in a North Dakota city name & "Junction" in a Colorado city name
    $400 9
Jack Horner's depressed pie filling
    $800 5
Prehistoric people made arrowheads & knives out of this rock which was also used to make fires
    $800 2
This Voltaire title character is shipwrecked off Lisbon & swims to shore just in time to experience the 1755 earthquake
    $800 15
This first name of author/illustrator Sendak is Latin for "dark-skinned" or "Moorish"
    $800 27
In 1962 the first practical fiber-tip pen was invented in this country where writing used ink-brush strokes
    $800 22
This district of Switzerland's Fribourg canton is famous for the cheese it originated
    $800 10
2-wheeled vehicle the Knave of Hearts used to move his stolen goods
    $1200 6
This forked stick used to locate water dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians & Romans
    $1200 3
Oliver Goldsmith described the Vicar of this place as "a priest, an husbandman, and the father of a family"
    DD: $3,000 18
This young skating champ was named after Scarlett's plantation in "Gone with the Wind"
    $1200 28
Additional troops, or the supplies seen here
    $1200 23
Nazareth is the main city of the "lower" part of this Israeli region
    $1200 11
After smashing her frightener, Miss Muffet made this drink from the pressings
    $1600 7
Devils Tower in Wyoming consists primarily of this common volcanic rock
    $1600 16
This foundling marries Sophia Western at the end of a 1749 Henry Fielding novel
    $1600 19
Aussie actor Heath Ledger was named for the brooding Heathcliff in this novel
    $1600 29
The card seen here is designed for use with this name brand
    DD: $5,000 24
Part of this Pacific island became "Bloody Ridge" after fierce fighting in September 1942
    $1600 12
Hey diddle diddle, it's the spoon's desire for something to run away with
    $2000 8
This Irish cudgel was originally used as a defense against muggers & thieves
    $2000 17
This French philosopher's 1762 novel "Emile" said that education should emphasize expression, not repression
    $2000 20
This country diva adopted a first name that means "on my way" in Ojibwa
    $2000 30
Now used for letterhead, this type of paper got its name from its original use for government documents
    $2000 25
FDR is among the famous alumni of the prep school in this Massachusetts town
    $2000 13
Bucket Little Bo Peep used to collect her missing lamb parts

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Bob Rollin
$20,600 $15,400 $2,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The inspiration for this 1964 hit posed alone for the Brazil edition of Playboy in 1987 & with her daughter in 2003

Final scores:

Seth Bob Rollin
$36,000 $25,400 $4,800
3-day champion: $106,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Bob Rollin
$20,600 $13,600 $7,800
23 R,
1 W
19 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $42,000

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Game tape date: 2003-02-25
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