Show #4351 - Monday, June 30, 2003

Seth Alcorn game 4.


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Carol Curtis, a human resources manager from Troy, Michigan

Matt McPherson, a recent MBA graduate from San Francisco, California

Seth Alcorn, a bookseller from Placentia, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $106,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 2
On December 2, 1804 this man crowned himself emperor
    $200 7
For peat's sake, 99% of the peat imported by the U.S. comes from this neighbor
    $200 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew) Ranulf Flambard, the first prisoner at the Tower, escaped using this, smuggled to him in a wine casket
    $200 13
She could title her autobiography "I Married a Sweathog" as she is Mrs. John Travolta
    $200 24
From largest in area to smallest:
Australia, United States, Russia
    $200 14
A Bloody Mary, for example
    $400 3
Around 600 B.C. some Phoenicians claimed to have sailed around this continent, 2,000 years before the Portuguese
    $400 8
Washington growers of these complained in 2000 that the Chinese were flooding the U.S. market with their juice
    $400 9
The first polar bear on English soil lived at the Tower of London in the 13th century & fished for its meals in this river
    $400 16
As runner-up in the first edition of this show, Kelly Wiglesworth won $100,000
    $400 25
From farthest away to closest to the Earth:
Uranus, Mars, Pluto
    $400 15
A staged battle between 2 roosters
    $600 4
The Sonderbund was an 1845 confederation of 7 cantons in what's now this country
    $600 17
Mexico & Madagascar are a couple of our sources for this mineral found in pencils & brake linings
    $600 10
The first ghost seen at the Tower, in the 13th century, was that of this archbishop who was murdered in Canterbury
    $600 23
Former "Baywatch" lifeguard Kelly Packard joined Dean Cain on this TBS series
    $600 26
From earliest movie to most recent:
"The Birds", "Birdman of Alcatraz", "The Birdcage"
    $600 18
"Mad Dogs & Englishmen" was a film about this man's 1970 U.S. tour
    $800 5
A tsar from age 16, during his despotic reign Russia got its first printing press in 1563
    DD: $1,000 21
This "black gold" from Iran can sell for $60 to over $100 an ounce
    $800 11
According to legend, there's buried treasure at the Tower, & this famous diarist born in 1633 tried to find it
    $800 27
Hayley Vaughan Cortlandt McIntyre Santos Santos on "All My Children", she now has a talk show gig
    $800 28
From longest river to shortest:
The Volga, The Nile, The Po
    $800 19
A ridiculous story used as an excuse
    $1000 6
In 1993 this Israeli P.M. said, "You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies"
    $1000 22
The U.S. imports not 90, but 100% of this element, Sr
    $1000 12
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew) One of the last prisoners at the Tower of London was this Nazi, imprisoned here after parachuting into Scotland in 1941
    $1000 30
She's best known for her role as Matt Dillon's wife in "Drugstore Cowboy"
    $1000 29
From north to south:
Warsaw, Pretoria, Helsinki
    $1000 20
There are about 17 species of cockatoo but just one of this small Australian parrot

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

Seth Matt Carol
$3,200 $2,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Matt Carol
$6,600 $3,800 $800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 15
The roof of the mouth, it consists of hard & soft parts
    $400 21
Naval engineer Richard James invented this classic toy after watching a spring fall from a table
    $400 10
Cole Porter loved this city "in the springtime" & in every other season as well
    $400 26
Showbiz father & daughter seen here
    $400 3
He's the character who rhapsodizes, "It is my lady; O, it is my love! O, that she knew she were!"
    $400 1
It's a synonym for circus
    $800 16
The mitral & tricuspid valves are parts of this organ
    $800 22
Appropriately, Bacchus is often depicted in art holding this fruit
    DD: $1,600 12
This Canadian prairie province was named for a daughter of Queen Victoria
    $800 27
Peter Fonda named this actress daughter after an old flame
    $800 4
When this title character asks, "Saw you the weird sisters?" Lennox replies, "No, my lord"
    $800 2
He's the funnyman seen here
    $1200 17
Lymph fluid contains these protective blood cells
    $1200 23
Young Dill in "To Kill a Mockingbird" was inspired by this author of "In Cold Blood"
    $1200 13
This eastern European nation is divided into 6 provinces, including Hrodna, Brest & Minsk
    $1200 28
(Hi, I'm Pam Tillis) My album "It's All Relative: Tillis Sings Tillis" is a tribute to this country great, my father
    $1200 5
"Did my father strike my gentleman for chiding of his fool?" is one of Goneril's lines in this play
    $1200 8
A "Dick Tracy" character, or a type of crew cut
    $1600 19
It's the anatomical name for the windpipe
    $1600 24
In 1962 he became the first Australian to win the Grand Slam of tennis; he won it again in 1969
    $1600 14
Cape Blanc in this country is Africa's northernmost mainland point
    $1600 29
His father, John, was in "The Grapes of Wrath" & his daughter is actress Martha Plimpton
    DD: $2,000 6
Near the end of the play named for him, he says, "In this harsh world draw thy breath in pain, to tell my story"
    $1600 9
In 1901 Texas saw its first big oil strike at this oil field near Beaumont
    $2000 20
From the Greek for "all flesh", it acts as both an endocrine gland & a digestive organ
    $2000 25
In 2002 this South American country's Varig Airlines celebrated its 75th anniversary
    $2000 18
The waterfront of this Omani capital is dominated by the palace of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said
    $2000 30
This famous daughter wrote her senior thesis at Stanford on the peace process in Northern Ireland
    $2000 7
In a poem by Shakespeare, Venus calls this handsome hunk "Thrice fairer than myself"
    $2000 11
In 1995 scientists at the Fermi National Accelerator Lab announced the discovery of this subatomic particle

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Seth Matt Carol
$12,600 $12,600 $4,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

Term for an opinion or edict issued by a mufti or 'ulama; a famous one was issued in 1989

Final scores:

Seth Matt Carol
$0 $25,200 $8,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $25,200 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Seth Matt Carol
$12,600 $15,600 $6,000
17 R,
0 W
20 R,
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
9 R,
1 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $34,200

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Game tape date: 2003-03-04
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