Show #4278 - Wednesday, March 19, 2003

(Sarah: This is Jeopardy! Clue Crew member Sarah Whitcomb, callsign "Whitty"; keep a tight formation around your TV set for clues about the Blue Angels. Roger, over and out!)


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David Frazee, an intellectual property attorney originally from Arkansas City, Kansas

Erica Weinberg, a medical student from Oceanside, New York

Amanda Potocky, a senior clinical data coordinator from Cary, North Carolina (whose 3-day cash winnings total $38,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You're going to love this one, this is the first time we've had a category called...)
    $200 12
Scholars agree that the oldest form of this language can be found in the song of Deborah in Judges
    $200 6
TV host seen here on the cover of Mad Magazine
    $200 1
Ben Crenshaw & Phil Mickelson are the only 3-time winners of this college sport's championship tournament
    $200 17
Like Ptolemy, about whom he wrote, Theon placed this body in the center of the cosmos
    $200 11
Type of whisper in the title of a Wham! hit
    $200 26
An illusion, a fantasy, a pipe dream, or a Las Vegas hotel
    $400 13
This language is known by its speakers as Nederlands
    $400 7
What made this Mel Gibson character mad was outlaw bikers killing his wife & kid
    $400 2
(I'm Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett) This man was my coach for my first 11 seasons in the NFL
    $400 18
Theon's home of Smyrna is now called Izmir & is one of the chief seaports of this country of Asia Minor
    $400 20
It's Southwest Airlines' name for the paper-free type of travel it introduced on all routes in January 1995
    $400 27
A legendary weapon that emerged from a lake, or a Las Vegas hotel
    $600 14
Of Inka, Dinka or Doo, an actual language spoken in southern Sudan
    $600 8
Back in the '60s Sue Kaufman wrote the "Diary of a Mad" this
    $600 3
In 1994, at age 45, he became heavyweight boxing champ again & was the AP's Male Athlete of the Year
    $600 19
Theon's greatest work, available on, has mathematics useful for understanding this "Republic" author
    $600 21
Putting it before "Communism", Harry Truman popularized the use of this word meaning "atheistic"
    $600 28
The European playground seen here, or a Las Vegas hotel
    $800 15
More than 375 languages & dialects are spoken in this country's Madhya Pradesh state
    $800 9
Clicking on the Encarta index entry of Mad Anthony will take you to this man
    $800 4
He was director of athletics at NYC's Downtown Athletic Club from 1928 to 1936
    $800 24
Writing on these, Theon covers, among others, the circular, oblong, prime & even ones
    $800 22
(Video clue of a pair of glasses; text unavailable due to sound problems)
    DD: $2,000 29
The bird Phoenicopterus ruber roseus, or a Las Vegas hotel
    $1000 16
Gaspar Karolyi's translation of the Bible in 1590 was influential in the development of this as a national language
    $1000 10
The Cold War nuclear balance was known as "MAD", mutually assured this
    $1000 5
In the 1992-93 season this Pittsburgh Penguin missed 24 games but still won the NHL scoring title
    $1000 25
Theon seems to have lived at the same time that this Roman emperor was building his famous wall
    $1000 23
Jean-Paul Belmondo is the cool criminal Michel in this French New Wave classic

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

Amanda Erica David
$0 $2,800 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Erica David
$1,400 $2,400 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: The Navy's Blue Angels.)
    $400 26
(Sarah of the Clue Crew riding in a Blue Angels jet) On takeoff, for a high-performance climb, pilots can experience six times the force of this
    $400 11
    $400 10
Subject of Daniel Webster's March 7, 1850 & Frederick Douglass' July 5, 1852 speeches
    $400 6
The Black Lung Program benefits those who worked as these, & their widows & their dependents
    $400 1
Iran & Pakistan both border this nation
    $400 21
Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy March have crushes on Rupert Birkin & Gerald Crich in this D.H. Lawrence novel
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew on the tarmac) When the Blue Angels perform the formation known for this precious gem, the jets are only 12 inches apart
    $800 14
"The Who's Tommy"
    $800 12
Nicholas Butler told Columbia grads, "An expert is one who knows more and more about" this and this
    $800 7
State with the highest average monthly food stamp benefit per person; at over $100, that's a lot of poi
    $800 2
When he launched the comic strip "Dilbert" in 1989, this man was an engineer working for Pacific Bell
    $800 22
Daisy Miller & Natty Bumppo could have joined forces in a novel by this author
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew riding in a Blue Angels jet) With a ceiling of over 50,000 feet, the Blue Angels jets, FA-18s, are known by the name of this insect
    $1200 18
"A Little Night Music"
    $1200 15
This onetime governor of Texas delivered the keynote speech at the 1988 Democratic Convention
    DD: $1,000 8
Perkins & Stafford Loans & Pell Grants are for these people
    $1200 3
In February 1999 several of these killed 38 people in the Austrian towns of Galtur & Valzur
    DD: $2,000 23
Clym Yeobright comes back home & is killed by Bigger Thomas in this Thomas Hardy-Richard Wright work
    $1600 29
(Sarah of the Clue Crew on the tarmac) Bearing the name of a Greek letter, this classic Blue Angels formation uses all 6 jets
    $1600 19
"South Pacific"
    $1600 16
On July 19, 1988 he was out proclaiming "Keep hope alive"
    $1600 9
The National School Lunch Program comes from this dept., also concerned with foot-and-mouth disease
    $1600 4
From Greek words meaning "to watch from both sides", it's a large open arena for public entertainments
    $1600 24
American ambulance driver Frederic Henry satirizes romantic ideas about war in this work by Hemingway & Shaw
    $2000 30
(Sarah of the Clue Crew on the tarmac) Using only 5 planes, this formation pays tribute to fallen heroes & comrades
    $2000 20
"Kiss Me, Kate"
    $2000 17
In 1653 he told the Rump Parliament to get off its rump & "In the name of God, go!"
    $2000 13
This cabinet department operates over 160 hospitals & has guaranteed over 16 million loans
    $2000 5
It's the color mentioned in the second line of "America the Beautiful"
    $2000 25
The horror! The horror! Marlow travels up the Congo to find Kurtz & Rubashov in a totalitarian prison state

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amanda Erica David
$12,400 $6,800 $19,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Edison proposed a flying machine based on the flight of this creature, also the subject of a musical work

Final scores:

Amanda Erica David
$14,400 $6,300 $24,800
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $24,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amanda Erica David
$12,600 $8,800 $18,800
19 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
12 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $40,200

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Game tape date: 2002-12-03
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