Show #4363 - Wednesday, July 16, 2003

(Sarah: And they're off! Jeopardy!'s at Churchill Downs, next.)


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Jim Cairl, a stay-at-home dad from New York, New York

Sara Austin, a paralegal & stay-at-home mom from Middletown, New Jersey

Leonard Stoehr, a truck driver from Norcross, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $37,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: As you just heard.)
(Alex: Notice the spelling.)
    $200 1
In the early '90s poet Kofi Awoonor was Ghana's ambassador to this
    $200 26
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at a bar in Louisville) In 2 days around the Derby, 80,000 of these are served, requiring 60 tons of crushed ice
    $200 5
In 1867 Charles Weller created the phrase "Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party" to test this
    $200 7
A fast-food chain:
    $200 13
Pass the poi! It's Hawaiian for "feast"
    $200 18
Franz Gruber wrote the music & Joseph Mohr the lyrics to this Christmas carol
    $400 2
(Hi, I'm Jeff Probst) Found mainly in Africa, this fastest land mammal is not prospering
    $400 27
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville) On May 10, 1919, Sir Barton won the Kentucky Derby; a month & a day later, he became the first winner of this
    $400 6
On March 1, 1867 it was admitted to the Union as the 37th state with Omaha as its capital
    $400 9
Remember them on April 15:
    $400 14
This drink is used in the traditional Japanese ceremony of Chanoyu
    $400 19
A nonexecutive provider of business funds
    $600 3
Millions of active ones of these hidden in the landscape of Angola make it a dangerous place to stroll
    $600 28
The winner is presented with a garland of these
    $600 23
On October 18 ownership of this territory was transferred from Russia to the United States
    $600 10
A footwear company:
    $600 15
In 1904 the U.S. government banned this Plains Indian ceremony, also the name of a Utah film festival
    DD: $1,000 20
Influential 1962 work containing the line "The chemical barrage has been hurled against the fabric of life"
    $800 4
The famous remains known as "Lucy" are in a museum in this capital of Ethiopia
    $800 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew at Churchill Downs in Louisville) The Derby uses American Teletimer to sort out this, like Cavonnier & Grindstone in 1996
    $800 24
In 1867 the first of this author's more than 100 rags-to-riches tales, "Ragged Dick", was published
    $800 11
A healthcare provider:
    $800 16
In the 1920s rabbi Mordecai Kaplan brought this ceremony for 12-year-old girls into the synagogue
    $800 21
In a Nov. 3, 1969 speech, Richard Nixon referred to this large group that usually withholds its opinions
    $1000 8
The metro area of this city in South Africa includes over 400 suburbs, including Soweto
    $1000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew at the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville) I'm at the Kentucky Derby Museum, with the saddle of this 3-time Derby-winning rider with a "heavenly" first name
    $1000 25
Minnesota farmer Oliver Kelley established this organization of American farmers as a social & educational group
    $1000 12
Maker of Kleenex:
    $1000 17
This ceremony at which school or college degrees are conferred is from the Latin for "beginning"
    $1000 22
Quiet alliterative nickname of the U.S. Navy's submarine fleet

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

Leonard Sara Jim
$4,200 $1,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Leonard Sara Jim
$7,400 $600 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with a silent "P".)
(Alex: We want you to name the language from which English directly borrowed a particular word.)
    $400 1
Poet laureate Robert Southey wrote that "Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to" do this
    $400 16
In 2003 Tim McGraw covered this man's "Tiny Dancer" & performed it with him on the American Music Awards
    $400 21
This was Indira Gandhi's maiden name (her father was India's first P.M.)
    $400 26
In 1909 in a 25-HP plane, Louis Bleriot flew over 23 miles to cross this in 37 minutes
    $400 6
Rather than a single disease, it's a general term for lung diseases involving inflammation
    $400 11
    $800 2
In "Eugene Onegin", Pushkin wrote, "Now southward swept the caravan of the wild" these, "a noisy clan"
    $800 17
This group is heard here covering a song written by Stevie Nicks
    $800 22
Last name of the sisters whose 1846 book of poetry, published under male pseudonyms, sold 2 copies
    $800 27
In 2001 NASA's Helios, a plane powered by this, flew to a record altitude of 96,500 feet
    $800 7
This extinct flying reptile's name is from the Greek for "finger wing"
    $800 12
    $1200 3
Pistol calls his wife "my duck" as he kisses her & goes off to war in France in this Shakespeare history play
    $1200 18
For "Common Thread", a tribute album to this group, Clint Black contributed "Desperado"
    $1200 23
After the death of his younger brother George, he supplied lyrics to Kurt Weill & Jerome Kern
    $1200 28
In 1943 Jacqueline Cochran took charge of the Air Force program known by this insect acronym
    $1200 8
It's any type of severe mental illness characterized by hallucinations & delusions
    $1200 13
    $1600 4
"We will eat our mullets, soused in wines" & "sup pheasants' eggs", this Elizabethan dramatist wrote in "The Alchemist"
    $1600 19
If you need a friend, Buck Owens was sailing right behind in his hit cover of this Simon & Garfunkel song
    $1600 24
On March 17, 1905 Theodore Roosevelt walked this niece, who was marrying her cousin, down the aisle
    $1600 29
The Kremer Prize was awarded to Paul MacCready in 1977 for the first plane successfully powered by this
    DD: $1,600 9
In the 2nd century B.C., this Egyptian astronomer thought that stars were fixed points of light in a rotating sphere
    DD: $1,200 14
    $2000 5
Last name of William Carlos, who wrote, "So much depends upon a red wheel barrow beside the white chickens"
    $2000 20
(Hi, I'm Ricky Skaggs) On my 1995 "Solid Ground" album, I covered this famous story song by Harry Chapin
    $2000 25
In 1551 this explorer's son Sebastian founded the Merchant Adventurers of London
    $2000 30
Company name on the record-setting XP-59 & the JetRanger III helicopter
    $2000 10
This subatomic particle, which has no electric charge, consists of a quark & an antiquark
    $2000 15

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Leonard Sara Jim
$12,600 $1,000 $16,400

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The opening credits of this 2003 action movie are depicted in Braille

Final scores:

Leonard Sara Jim
$8,800 $1 $23,400
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,400

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Leonard Sara Jim
$12,600 $1,000 $18,600
18 R,
2 W
6 R,
2 W
28 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2003-04-14
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