Show #4258 - Wednesday, February 19, 2003

Travis Troyer game 2.


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David Vermillion, an economics student from Fairfield, Connecticut

Laura Chan, a web development intern from Cape Coral, Florida

Travis Troyer, a software engineer from Hereford, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the sport in which each sporting object is used.)
    $200 1
(Sofia of the Clue Crew in Albuquerque) Andre Garnerin made the first parachute jump from a balloon in 1797 when he jumped over this capital city
    $200 21
The name of this puffed-out hairstyle is from the French for "swell"
    $200 26
A fine cheese selection is laid out for this Agatha Christie mystery play that debuted in 1952
    $200 16
Next to your incisors, they're called this because of their resemblance to a dog's fangs
    $200 6
A dimpled ball, 1.68 inches in diameter & weighing 1.62 ounces
    $200 11
You ran the light & are liable for causing the accident, so you're said to be this
    $400 2
Hmm -- the National Pawn Shop in this city was built on the site of the palace where Montezuma was killed
    $400 22
The punk style seen here was adapted from that of a Native American tribe
    $400 27
A beloved high school musical, it's also what the buffet home fries are dripping with
    $400 17
The long fangs of these cats, many of which have been retrieved from the La Brea Tar Pits, give them this name
    $400 7
A white, hollow celluloid ball, 1 1/2 inches in diameter & weighing around .09 ounces
    $400 12
You're no longer at attention, & are now permitted to scratch yourself
    $600 3
Someone had the bright idea to build a Disneysea theme park in this Asian city; it opened in 2001
    $600 23
Princess Leia's "Star Wars" hairstyle (chic in the 1920s) is called this, like the winter wear it resembles
    $600 28
An almond cake accompanies this drama about an accused woman refusing an insanity defense
    $600 18
Jack London wrote this 1906 novel as a follow-up to "The Call of the Wild"
    $600 8
A ball made of stitched horse or cowhide, 9 to 9 1/4 inches in circumference
    $600 13
You're out of patience, or in the position of a lassoed steer
    $800 4
Hey, mon, Bob Marley's home in this Caribbean capital was turned into a Bob Marley museum
    DD: $3,000 24
This short style is so named because it was originally worn by oarsmen to keep the hair out of their eyes
    $800 29
A baked-bean casserole highlights the dinner that accompanies this Scopes trial play
    $800 19
The fangs seen here from a 1994 film belong to this centuries-old character
    $800 9
A yellow fabric-covered hollow rubber ball, weighing 2 to 2 1/16 ounces
    $800 14
You're being sold below cost, or you're perplexed
    $1000 5
In 1898, 10 years after inheriting the throne, 18-year-old Queen Wilhelmina was finally crowned in this city
    $1000 25
In 1979 Bo Derek was a perfect "10" with this braided hairstyle
    $1000 20
This dreaded African viper, Bitis gabonica, has the longest fangs of any snake -- up to 2 inches in length
    $1000 10
An object that weighs 1/5 ounce containing 14 to 16 feathers that extend 2 3/4 inches from a cork
    $1000 15
You're helpless before someone; in his power

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

Travis Laura David
$4,400 -$200 $1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Laura David
$7,200 -$200 $5,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
On April 4, 1997 tensions ran high as this former national partner recalled its ambassador
    $400 22
In this 1994 film Sally Field tells Tom Hanks, "Stupid is as stupid does"
    $400 21
The composer of "The Stars and Stripes Forever"
    $400 1
The man born Angelo Roncalli said, "Anybody can" be this exalted person; "The proof is that I have become one"
    $400 7
Beer can be divided into lager, the world's favorite, & this style, England's most popular
    $400 12
In a play, this character reveals, "As Caesar loved me, I weep for him...but, as he was ambitious, I slew him"
    $800 3
In 1998 the republic won Olympic gold in this sport thanks to Dominik "The Dominator" Hasek
    $800 23
A tagline for this Jackie Chan-Chris Tucker sequel exclaimed, "Get ready for a second rush"
    $800 27
Simon Legree creator
    DD: $1,200 17
The 2 men seen here; in 1931 one reportedly said of the other, "I had a better year than he did"
    $800 8
Proverbially, if you're minding your "P"s & "Q"s in a pub, you're watching your intake of these 2 units
    $800 13
It's ruled by a sultan on the island of Borneo
    $1200 4
In the first year of the republic, 1993, Vaclav Klaus was prime minister & this other Vaclav was president
    $1200 24
(Hi, I'm Leonard Maltin) Despite its title, this film takes place mostly in Minneapolis & Brainerd, Minnesota (you betcha)
    $1200 28
The losing commander at Little Bighorn
    $1200 18
Gertrude Stein's famous phrase about Oakland; it contains 5 words, 3 of them the same
    $1200 9
The name of this strong beer made from roasted barley is also an adjective meaning thickset or heavy
    $1200 14
His groovin' combo is heard here
    $1600 5
In 1999 the city of Usti Nad Labem tried to wall off these residents AKA the Romany, but had to take the wall down
    $1600 25
In "Spy Kids", this "Nash Bridges" co-star helped the kids rescue their kidnapped parents
    $1600 19
"So little done -- so much to do" were the 1902 last words of this British Empire bulider in Africa
    $1600 10
This phrase meaning a reliable method comes from the brewing practice of dipping in a digit to check temperature
    $1600 15
The name of this armored warrior maiden of German opera is from the Old German for "armored warrior maiden"
    $2000 6
1997 floods on this river caused 50 billion korunas in damage -- & the smell!
    $2000 26
This 1997 Nicolas Cage film featured the hit song "How Do I Live"
    $2000 20
Before his 1915 execution, this radical labor leader wrote, "Don't waste time in mourning -- organize"
    DD: $1,000 11
In 1655 the British Royal Navy began to replace its sailors' beer rations with this alcoholic beverage
    $2000 16
The name of this Belgian city famous for its bridges means "city of bridges"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Laura David
$15,800 $4,200 $6,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This company was named for the sound made by its top product -- a slingshot hitting its target

Final scores:

Travis Laura David
$13,800 $8,400 $12,800
2-day champion: $24,800 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Travis Laura David
$16,800 $5,400 $4,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
4 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $26,400

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Game tape date: 2002-10-30
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