Show #4304 - Thursday, April 24, 2003


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Mikalen Howe, a law student from Boston, Massachusetts

Chris Espe, a writer & television extra from Hollywood, California

Matt Caruso, a director of market research from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
The leatherback variety of this reptile is one of the few animals that primarily eat jellyfish
    $200 21
Nevada Day is celebrated on this date; how spooky!
    $200 7
"Cent Street"
    $200 16
She shoved the wicked old witch of the gingerbread house into the oven & bolted the door
    $200 6
The Middle East's first suspension bridge, the Mubarak Peace Bridge, opened in 2001 & crosses this canal
    $200 26
Question that traditionally produces the answer "Only when I laugh"
    $400 2
This "prefrontal" medical procedure involves the destruction of sections of the brain's cortex
    $400 22
By an act of Congress, in 1954 Armistice Day was renamed this
    $400 8
"Rotate, Then Yell"
    $400 17
A character in this tale cut off her big toe so that a golden slipper would fit her foot
    $400 12
In December 2001 this country opened its first bridge over the Mekong
    $400 27
Question posed by Virginia O'Hanlon, age 8, in a letter to a newspaper in 1897
    $600 3
This process of making rubber harder & more elastic by heating it with sulfur bears the name of a Roman god
    $600 23
"Harambee!" & "Habari Gani!" are phrases used by African Americans during this 7-day celebration
    $600 9
"Coupon for Travel"
    $600 18
It's the response to "But Grandmother, what a terrible big mouth you have!"
    $600 13
The Oresund Bridge links Sweden to this country to which it had been unconnected by land for 7,000 yrs.
    $600 28
It's the meteorological question that really tall people get really tired of hearing
    $800 4
His 1543 book "Concerning the Revolutions of the Celestial Spheres" started an astronomical revolution
    $800 24
Think "fast" -- in 2002 this Muslim holy month began on November 6
    $800 10
"One Difficult 24-Hour Period's Evening"
    $800 19
Her parents gave her to a witch as a newborn; the witch shut her up in a tower at the age of 12
    DD: $1,800 14
The Chain & Elizabeth Bridges cross this river to connect Buda & Pest
    $800 29
The last 3 words of the song "Over the Rainbow"
    $1000 5
The process by which neutral atoms become electrically charged is called this
    $1000 25
(Sofia of the Clue Crew in front of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam) The Anne Frank House here in Amsterdam is open daily except for this holiday
    $1000 11
"Mistress Ciccone"
    $1000 20
To marry a princess, Hans had to pluck a feather from the tail of this beast that was part lion, part eagle
    $1000 15
In 1998 the U.K. lost out to this Asian country for the longest suspension bridge in the world record
    $1000 30
When Jesus said, "Every one that is of the truth hearest my voice", Pilate asked him this

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

Matt Chris Mikalen
$3,600 $2,600 -$800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Chris Mikalen
$9,400 $4,200 -$800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 16
The August 1883 volcanic eruption on this island blew away 2/3 of the island; the sound was heard 3,000 miles away
    $400 17
It's the potent potable found in Irish Coffee
    $400 1
It luxuriously set out in 1975 on its first-ever round-the-world cruise including a visit to New York
    $400 6
In France, this ever-popular film is known as "Blanche Neige et les Sept Nains"
    $400 27
After studying dermatology at the Vienna General Hospital, he moved on to Paris' Salpetriere Mental Clinic
    $400 11
In other words, this common pair of adjectives could be "novel as well as ameliorated"
    $800 18
This country occupies & claims the Kuril Islands, but Japan claims the southernmost island in the group
    $800 22
Cafe Mocha is made from espresso & this flavor syrup
    $800 2
He won hearts in 1974 when he took his first Grand Slam title at age 18
    $800 7
A long-awaited snow begins to fall at a ski lodge at the end of this 1954 yuletide classic
    $800 28
This religious group started Friends Hospital as an "asylum for persons deprived of the use of their reason"
    $800 12
Taking this adjective literally, the ads say that BMW is the last driving machine that'll be made
    $1200 19
This road's "fabric" once stretched about 4,000 miles, from Chang'an, China to the Mediterranean Sea
    $1200 23
Sidney Perkowitz' book "Universal Foam" is subtitled "From" this hip coffee "to the Cosmos"
    $1200 3
One of history's largest tank battles ever was fought in 1973 in the Golan Heights between these 2 countries
    $1200 8
Oliver Stone dedicated this 1987 film to his late father, who had been a stockbroker
    DD: $1,500 29
Here's an 18th century look at England's Bethlem Hospital, whose name was corrupted to this
    $1200 13
This column may precede "tingling" in ad copy for haunted houses & mystery novels
    DD: $10,000 20
Now a special administrative region of China, its legal system is based on Portuguese civil law
    $1600 24
A man wearing a sombrero is on the label of this coffee liqueur from Mexico
    $1600 4
Rhyming name of either of 2 1972 Chinese immigrants, one of them is shown here
    $1600 9
This 1995 film seen here won an Oscar for its screenplay, which was really quite "novel"
    $1600 14
6-letter synonym for "robust" that's applied in ads to Chunky Soup
    $2000 21
This valley makes up about 40% of Lebanon's arable land
    $2000 25
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew at a cafe in Rome) Italian for "spotted", to espresso drinkers, it means having a drop of milk on top
    $2000 5
It's the name of the probe that sent back the 1976 images seen here
    $2000 10
This 1962 classic was narrated by Kim Stanley, who provided the grown-up voice of Scout
    $2000 26
Last name of Dr. Karl, founder of a Kansas clinic & the first psychiatrist to get the Medal of Freedom
    $2000 15
It's applied to juicy steaks or, botanically, to cacti & other water-retaining plants

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Matt Chris Mikalen
$31,400 $7,000 $100
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 2-word term was first used to describe advisors who spoke to the press after a 1984 Reagan-Mondale debate

Final scores:

Matt Chris Mikalen
$48,799 $7,000 $200
3-day champion: $79,399 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Matt Chris Mikalen
$23,000 $6,000 $1,600
30 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
8 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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Game tape date: 2003-01-29
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