Show #4286 - Monday, March 31, 2003


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Jay Stang, a United States Marine from San Diego, California

Brian Johnston, a prosecuting attorney originally from Dalton, Georgia

Carolyn Goolsby, a writer from Columbia, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $13,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the show, of course.)
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter N and end with the letter N.)
    $200 21
In 1986 Thessaloniki in this country celebrated its 2,300th birthday
    $200 6
"Yabba Dabba Do!"
    $200 1
Louis Henry & Bruce Ancona hold a patent on one of these that'll hold your undies on the line
    $200 11
It's the number one vegetable (or is it a fruit?) planted by backyard gardeners in the U.S.
    $200 16
Referring to her Oscar win for "Norma Rae", she said, "All I could think of was: don't fall down"
    $200 26
This word for a bedtime garment worn by women dates back to the 14th century
    $400 22
This city is central to works by James Joyce; after all, he was born there
    $400 7
"You bet your sweet bippy!"
    $400 2
A dowel pin is used by these health professionals to support crowns
    $400 12
Habaneros are the hottest domesticated types of these
    $400 17
This emperor once observed that "An army marches on its stomach"
    $400 27
From the Middle English for name, it's a part of speech that can be a name, place or thing
    $600 23
While Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, this city is the seat of government
    $600 8
"Oh my God! They killed Kenny!"
    $600 3
Aye, matey, it's what's normally belayed on a belaying pin
    $600 13
Most Idaho baking potatoes are of this variety which may weigh up to 18 ounces
    $600 18
"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it", once quipped this British prime minister & he did!
    $600 28
Last name of "Boy Genius" Jimmy who starred in his own animated feature film in 2001
    $800 24
One of Norway's best-known resorts, it hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics
    $800 9
"Say Kids, what time is it?"
    $800 4
In a gun, it strikes the cartridge, setting off the propelling charge
    $800 14
The French know this purple pear-shaped vegetable as an aubergine
    $800 19
In a bestseller, this Crystal Cathedral minister tells us that "Tough times never last, but tough people do"
    $800 29
In the early 20th century, this kind of theatre charged 5 cents admission
    DD: $600 25
Legend has it that this Iberian seaport city was founded by Hamilcar Barca around 230 B.C.
    $1000 10
"And now for something completely different"
    $1000 5
Ooh! Ooh! Horshack knows it has a split end that's spread after being put through a hole
    $1000 15
Also known as a butter bean, the 2 main varieties of this veggie are baby & fordhook
    $1000 20
This author of "I, Robot" once observed, "Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome"
    $1000 30
This legal process by which one becomes a citizen of his adopted nation grants him the rights of a native-born citizen

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

Carolyn Brian Jay
$4,600 $800 $3,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Brian Jay
$6,800 $2,800 $8,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Things or words that come...)
    $400 1
You shouldn't have as much trouble with your mother as this author's creation Alexander Portnoy
    $400 2
This Elton John song begins, "She packed my bags last night pre-flight zero hour 9 A.M."
    $400 7
"Who Wants to be a Milliner?" would be a game show for makers & sellers of these
    $400 12
Traditionally 2 long poles with footrests, they're now available with straps & springs
    $400 17
Exercise (& sex) make it go up:
    $400 22
Italian for "unknown", it's how you travel when you don't want to be recognized
    $800 27
This author of the hitchhiking novel "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues" once hitchhiked across the U.S.
    $800 3
Don't mess with him, the title of the '80s song heard here
    $800 8
Some stores & malls hide these conveyances, invented by Jesse Reno, so you'll pass more merchandise
    $800 13
Near the city market in Oaxaca there's a special parking lot just for these creatures
    $800 18
Adjective meaning after death:
    $800 23
From Italian for "sweetmeat", the little candies tossed during Carnival, it's what's tossed at New Year's
    $1200 28
A physician & Benedictine monk, this 16th century French author was a man of "Gargantuan" learning
    $1200 4
Sting's musical tribute to noted author & dandy Quentin Crisp is titled this "in New York"
    $1200 9
Oklahoma grocer Sylvan Goldman didn't invent the wheel, but did invent this wheeled "vehicle"
    $1200 14
This type of boat speeds along on ski-like supports with most of the hull out of the water
    $1200 19
A form of birth control:
    $1200 24
These quick appearances by guest stars in films can carve out a little comic "relief"
    $1600 29
A former cop, she "reigns" over true crime with bestsellers like "...And Never Let Her Go"
    $1600 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Buddy Guy's Legends blues club in Chicago.) A 1993 record recorded here at Buddy Guy's Legends featured the blues number about this rhyming man
    $1600 10
Joseph Lieberman's father owned a package store, New Englandese for a store specifically selling this
    DD: $3,000 15
With reinforced hulls, the Polar class of these specialized vessels are the Coast Guard's biggest cutters
    DD: $1,000 20
Under the tongue:
    $1600 25
Ben Jonson's 1598 comedy "Every Man in His Humor" uses this Italian term for a brothel
    $2000 30
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.) "Le Bateau ivre", or "The Drunken Boat", was a famous poem by this "wild man" who arrived in Paris in 1871
    $2000 6
"Every day I wake up, then I start to break up, lonely is" he, sang Engelbert Humperdinck
    $2000 11
A grocery store to Hispanic Americans, in Spain it means a facility for storing sherry
    $2000 16
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Johnson Space Center in Houston.) NASA's manned maneuvering unit is a real version of this 7-letter propulsion device seen in "The Rocketeer"
    $2000 21
A test used to diagnose diabetes:
(please, no eating or drinking after midnight)
    $2000 26
Somewhere along the line this instrument's name lost its big finish of "forte"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Carolyn Brian Jay
$17,200 $10,600 $16,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

When a pharaoh died, his heart was carved out & replaced with a stone rendering of this tiny creature

Final scores:

Carolyn Brian Jay
$23,201 $16,601 $23,600
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $23,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Carolyn Brian Jay
$17,200 $9,200 $17,600
22 R,
1 W
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $44,000

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Game tape date: 2002-12-10
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