Show #4271 - Monday, March 10, 2003

Max Levaren game 4.

Alex enters wearing a rare bow tie, called his "Professor Look".


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Jimmy Ogden, a software project manager from Austin, Texas

Sherry Harley, a library assistant from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Max Levaren, a personal success coach from San Diego, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $46,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in Rome) This type of Colosseum combat was abolished in 404 A.D. after a monk died trying to separate two combatants
    $200 21
In classic radio comedy, Dick Orkin turned this under-kids'-pillows cash provider into the Molar Marauder
    $200 11
"'Twelfth Night' Writer's Amorous Adventures"
    $200 26
It opened in Cooperstown, New York in 1939
    $200 1
Ben Ames Williams' novel "House Divided" depicts a Virginia family during this war
    $200 16
To achieve the best flavor, this should steep for 3 to 5 minutes prior to being served
    $400 7
Less valuable than the aureus, the denarius was a coin made of this
    $400 22
Legend has it that each night Alexander the Great put his sword & a book by this epic poet under his pillow
    $400 12
"That Final Manchu Ruler"
    $400 27
As you'd expect, Annie Oakley & Dale Evans are honorees at this national hall of fame in Fort Worth, Texas
    $400 2
William Safire's "Scandalmonger" exposes James Callender, who gossiped about this president & Sally Hemings
    $400 17
It's a slang term for a former spouse
    $600 8
In the Forum in 44 B.C., he gave a rousing speech that may have begun, "Friends, Romans, countrymen..."
    $600 23
Tradition says after a wedding a single girl puts this under her pillow so she'll dream of a future spouse
    $600 13
"One Yank on the Left Bank"
    $600 28
In Indiana, there's a Bill Monroe museum & hall of fame devoted to this "colorful" style of music
    $600 3
"The Conqueror" by Gertrude Atherton fictionalizes the life of this early 19th century dueling victim
    $600 18
It comes before both Greco & Alamein
    $800 9
This highest social class, whose name still refers to aristocracy, once made up the entire Senate
    $800 24
Named for the variety of designs & stitches on it, this type of pillow can bear a homily or a homemade design
    $800 14
"An Elk Tracker"
    DD: $3,000 29
This state's sports hall of fame includes Herschel Walker, Bobby Jones & Ty Cobb
    $800 4
Some consider this 1932 novel, the first in a trilogy, a blight on Captain Bligh's character
    $800 19
On TV she's Sheriff Andy Taylor's aunt
    $1000 10
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in Rome) The water for the Trevi Fountain is supplied by one of these structures, completed in 19 B.C.
    $1000 25
He wrote his son Kermit from the White House in 1903 about his being ambushed in a pillow fight
    $1000 15
"A Residential Rental Unit"
    $1000 30
Instead of just "standing on a corner in" this Arizona city, drop by an Astronaut Hall of Fame
    $1000 5
A real Edinburgh prison nicknamed "The Heart of Midlothian" is featured in his 1818 novel of the same name
    $1000 20
From the Latin for seat, it's the official seat of a bishop

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

Max Sherry Jimmy
$4,000 $1,600 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Max Sherry Jimmy
$11,800 $200 $2,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Where you will provide us with them.)
    $400 16
Basically a garage without side walls, it's associated with 1950s architecture
    $400 6
Visited by Columbus, it shares an island with Haiti
    $400 21
At 1921's "Shuffle Along", you could sing along with Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle's "I'm Just Wild About" this man
    $400 11
In 1963 this company produced its billionth tire
    $400 22
Before his famous transatlantic flight, this man parachuted out of damaged planes 3 times while delivering mail
    $400 1
William Tecumseh's Berliners
    $800 17
Adobe was a common material in the Southwest U.S. style of architecture named for these church outposts
    $800 7
People from this country are known as Kiwis
    $800 27
In a 1921 edition of Ziegfeld's "Follies", she introduced "Second Hand Rose"
    $800 12
You might catch a glimpse of the doomed ship "The Flying Dutchman" off this African cape
    $800 23
Proverbially, "Minds are like parachutes. They only function when they are" this
    $800 2
Cody's cash registers
    $1200 18
Anatomical architectural terms include hip, cell, groin & this, a projecting band along a vault
    DD: $4,400 8
If you're stealing money from people in this Central American country, you're removing their colons
    $1200 28
This composer's "Easter Parade" first turned up in 1933's "As Thousands Cheer"
    $1200 13
This classic novel begins on Wang Lung's wedding day
    $1200 24
A blanketlike membrane of furry skin acts like a parachute when this "flying" rodent glides through the air
    $1200 3
Ancient war city's great happinesses
    $1600 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew in Amsterdam) These houses have examples of the neck type of this roof section
    $1600 9
This west African country's city of Freetown was founded in 1787 as a haven for freed slaves
    DD: $5,600 29
This tune from 1929's "Hot Chocolates" is the title of a more recent Fats Waller musical
    $1600 14
It was the 1930s "policy" for promoting harmony between the U.S. & Latin America
    $1600 25
Though neither was built, around 1500 he sketched not only a flying machine, but a parachute, too
    $1600 4
Agnew's nothings
    $2000 20
A type of bridge, or any horizontal construction that projects out past its vertical support
    $2000 10
Day-to-day stuff in this country has been handled by its king's half-brother, seen here
    $2000 30
"The Little Show" of 1931 featured Herman Hupfeld's "When Yuba Plays the Rumba on" this instrument
    $2000 15
James Hilton wrote this sentimental tale of an English schoolmaster in 4 days
    $2000 26
In Nov. 1971 this man hijacked a plane, then parachuted out of it with $200,000 & was never seen again
    $2000 5
President Arthur's searchers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Max Sherry Jimmy
$21,800 -$600 $11,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

These 2 states both have airplanes from the 20th century's first decade on their quarters

Final scores:

Max Sherry Jimmy
$22,401 -$600 $22,373
4-day champion: $68,801 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Max Sherry Jimmy
$22,000 -$600 $11,200
31 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
5 W
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $32,600

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Game tape date: 2002-11-17
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