Show #4353 - Wednesday, July 2, 2003


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Dennis McGraw, a teacher from Kapaa, Hawaii

Valerie Schultz, a writer and director of religious education from Tehachapi, California

Tom Guymon, a business manager from Anaheim, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $10,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
While there's no Mama in this state, there is a Papa & a Papaaloa
    $200 13
The specific job of this type of ship is to trawl the waters searching for explosive devices
    $200 24
Plague No. 4, they were everywhere, including in my soup! Waiter!
    $200 19
Its most famous voyage was from September 16, 1620 to November 21, 1620
    $200 7
(Yankees manager Joe Torre reads the clue.) In 1971 I led the league in average & RBIs, so I was just the home run title short of winning this
    $200 1
The "King of Beers"
    $400 12
It's the state where you'll find Tumtum, Nooksack & Walla Walla
    $400 14
The Massachusetts, this type of ship that sailed in WWII, was actually built in Quincy
    $400 25
In plague No. 2 these went a-pharaoh courtin', uh-huh
    $400 20
One who grinds grain into flour
    $400 8
A sculpture of this heavyweight's fist was donated to the city of Detroit by Sports Illustrated
    $400 2
"It's Australian for beer"
    DD: $1,000 16
This town, 10 miles south of Boston, sounds like it grows cerebrums & cerebellums on its branches
    $600 15
The name of this ship that provides service & support to other ships is also the "T" in TLC
    $600 26
This plague, No. 8, occurs every 17 years in some places
    $600 21
It's the body of water dreamily lamented in this song standard
    $600 9
(I'm Ed McCaffrey.) It was the name of my team at Stanford, & also one of the team colors
    $600 3
"La cerveza mas fina"
    $800 17
An Alaskan town bears the name of this type of bread, a staple of miners during the Gold Rush
    $800 28
Your regular old garden variety destroyer's main mission is to sound out & destroy these
    $800 27
In 1991 Gloria Estefan was "Coming Out of" this, also plague No. 9
    $800 22
In a Biblical parable, Jesus compared the kingdom of heaven to a grain of this seed
    $800 10
(Pro golfer Peter Jacobsen.) To land the ball on the green with this, also called juice, hit the ball below its equator with a lofted club
    $800 4
"The beer that made Milwaukee famous"
    $1000 18
In the 1950s this Texas town considered changing its name, so as not to be associated with the Nabokov novel
    $1000 30
This adjective from the animal world is used to describe ship-to-shore transport craft
    $1000 29
Pharaoh could have used a pediculicidal shampoo to get rid of these in plague No. 3
    $1000 23
One of the first films of this '20s superstar cowboy was "Custer's Last Stand" in 1909
    $1000 11
(I'm NFL quarterback Jeff Garcia.) In 2000 I became the fourth 49er to throw for 30 TDs in a season, after John Brodie & these 2 other fairly decent passers
    $1000 6
"From master brewers a master brew"

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

Tom Valerie Dennis
$4,400 $800 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Valerie Dennis
$6,200 $3,400 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 9
In 1803 he invited William Clark along on an enterprise fraught with fatigues, dangers & honors
    $400 7
"With the right song and dance, you can get away with murder"
    $400 1
This Shaw character is a professor of phonetics
    $400 23
At her 1953 coronation, she wore special gold bracelets representing sincerity & wisdom
    $400 2
Al Capone's rival George Moran was better known as this, from his odd behavior
    $400 17
The Oxford English Dictionary traces this term describing a mystery tale back to 1930
    $800 18
The last work of the creator of Rip Van Winkle was a 5-volume bio of this man, the author's namesake
    $800 8
"The War of the Ring has begun"
    $800 3
During a typhoon off the Philippines, Lt. Stephen Maryk relieves this captain of his command
    $800 30
Miss Manners says it is almost always proper to wear a strand of these, but never with your bathing suit
    $800 13
The paternal grandfather of this current Mexican leader was an Irish-American from Ohio
    $800 29
From 1937, it's an aimless or casual scribble, not necessarily done by a Yankee
    DD: $2,000 19
Some of his unaccepted spelling changes were hed for head, rong for wrong & iz for is
    $1200 10
"His whole life was a million-to-one shot"
    $1200 4
In "A Doll's House", she forges a check to help her sick husband Torvald but he scolds her for doing it
    $1200 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in Paris) This term for a narrow loaf of French bread also describes the cut of diamond I'd like
    $1200 14
"Whooping" it up at Christmas, 1899 helped finish off this tubercular American writer
    $1200 28
You get more than a pat on the back for identifying this 4-letter word for "belch" that came out in the 1930s
    $1600 20
Hamilton used the 1786 Shays Rebellion & this 1794 rebellion as proof of a need for a strong central gov't
    $1600 11
"Get ready for the ultimate spin!"
    DD: $2,000 5
In a Eugene O'Neill play, this former Pullman porter & ex-convict imposes himself as an emperor on a West Indian island
    $1600 24
Blue, a line of jewelry from this British pottery co., is inspired by the Jasper Ware it has produced since the 1700s
    $1600 15
The 2001 concept car The Bengal was named by Buick in honor of this man
    $1600 27
This name for vitamin B2 appeared in the scientific literature in the 1930s
    $2000 21
In May 1792 Robert Gray sailed up this "River of the West", naming it for his ship
    $2000 12
"Man the guns -- join the fight"
    $2000 6
Salesman Willy Loman's 2 sons
    $2000 25
This variety of chrysoberyl is named for a 19th century czar, not moi
    $2000 16
He's the 1960s Birmingham police chief seen here
    $2000 26
In 1938 Milton Sirotta coined this word for a 1 followed by 100 zeroes

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Tom Valerie Dennis
$16,600 $7,400 $2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At about 63%, there are more atoms of this element than any other in your body

Final scores:

Tom Valerie Dennis
$17,600 $6,100 $100
2-day champion: $28,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Tom Valerie Dennis
$16,200 $7,000 $4,200
24 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $27,400

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Game tape date: 2003-03-04
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