Show #4260 - Friday, February 21, 2003

Travis Troyer game 4.


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Frank Lynch, a corporate trainer from Carlsbad, California

Michael Vesely, a stay-at-home dad from Oak Park, Illinois

Travis Troyer, a software engineer from Hereford, Maryland (whose 3-day cash winnings total $36,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
An earthquake on April 18, 1906 in this city destroyed the Wells Fargo Bank, but the vaults remained intact
    $200 1
"A horse is a horse, of course, of course, and no one can talk to a horse, of course", unless he is this famous equine
    $200 26
If you're going to have an organic garden, start one of these "heaps" before you start the garden
    $200 21
It's a swinging single guy's apartment
    $200 12
Ronny & the Daytonas wanted to "turn it on, wind it up" & "blow it out"
    $200 11
Barnum & Bailey worked under a "big" one & we're not talkin' a spinning toy
    $400 7
The MGM Grand Hotel in this city claims to be the largest in the world with over 5,000 guest rooms
    $400 2
He was employed at Spacely Space Sprockets; we're not quite sure what he did
    $400 27
As they have chlorophyll, algae produce food using this process
    $400 22
Some automakers recommend having these inspected every year
    $400 17
This Plymouth named for a sharp-toothed fish really had some bite
    $400 13
The part of the tongue that holds the names you just can't think of at the moment
    $600 8
The final draft of the U.S. Constitution was composed in this city in September 1787
    $600 3
This sitcom title pair, then a yoga instructor & an assistant U.S. attorney, were married on their first date
    $600 28
Counting on all of its toes, an ostrich can only count up to this
    $600 23
You can look it up under frog
    $600 18
This Chevy was still going strong into the '90s with a Z-28 model
    $600 14
It's a division of a Cub Scout pack
    $800 9
The pirate Jean Lafitte was pardoned by President Madison for his help during the 1814 battle of this city
    $800 4
On this series, Jerry Van Dyke's character Luther Van Dam wrote a successful book titled "Just Short of the Goal"
    $800 29
The sea anemone's mouth is surrounded by these
    $800 24
Usually smaller than a legal or steno one, you might have an "itch" to jot down notes on it
    $800 19
This Pontiac muscle car moves much faster than the Stravinsky ballet
    DD: $600 15
To "spell" this synonym for jinx, you also use an "x" at the end
    $1000 10
Often placed in the bear family, the first giant panda in the U.S. was appropriately exhibited in this Midwest city
    $1000 5
Writer Darin Morgan won a 1996 Emmy for his "Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose" episode of this Fox sci-fi drama
    $1000 30
Each of these on the dragonfly is made up of 28,000 hexagonal-shaped ommatidia
    $1000 25
Found on some laptops, it's an alternative to a mouse
    $1000 20
Later maker of the Pacer, this automaker's Javelin hit the mark
    $1000 16
Hamlet spotting the Bengay at the drug store would exclaim, "Ay, there's" this

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

Travis Michael Frank
$6,200 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Michael Frank
$9,800 $1,400 $4,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 7
A 15th century revolt by the Duke of Orleans is known as "La Guerre Folle", or this type of "war"
    $400 11
Built in 1876, Abbot Hall in Marblehead, Mass. is in this style of architecture named for a queen
    $400 21
In Rossini's 1817 Cinderella opera "La Cenerentola", they were given names: Tisbe & Clorinda
    $400 10
The familiar piece heard here is the "National Emblem" one of these
    $400 3
She began painting in 1938 at age 78; a year later her landscapes were exhibited at NYC's Museum of Modern Art
    $400 1
In the song "Wind Beneath My Wings", Bette Midler asks, "Did you ever know that you're my" this
    $800 8
Reigning from 1715 to 1774, he was the successor & great-grandson of the "Sun King"
    $800 12
It comes before "house" in the name of a small building where meat is cured for your dining pleasure
    $800 22
The earliest known appearance of a Cinderella story was a 9th c. tale about a girl named Yeh-hsien in this country
    $800 16
Heard here, it's often associated with protest
    $800 23
The overweight Marie de Medici hired this artist to do a cycle of paintings on her
    $800 2
If you don't like licorice, you won't like this anise-flavored aperitif from Greece
    $1200 9
French marshal Bazaine was court-martialed for surrendering 140,000 men to this German nation in 1870
    $1200 13
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) Siding in colonial homes was often this overlapping type, named for a sound
    $1200 25
With a wave of her wand, the fairy godmother transformed this into a solid gold coach
    $1200 17
(Hi, I'm Harry Connick, Jr.) On my 1999 album "Come by Me", I play this beautiful Irish song that uses the melody from "Londonderry Air"
    $1200 24
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew in Amsterdam at Rembrandt's house.) Under a lean-to in this courtyard, Rembrandt painted 1642's "Sortie of a Company of Captain Banning Cocq", also known as this
    $1200 4
Ko-Ko, Yum-Yum & Nanki-Poo are all characters in this operetta
    $1600 15
In 1933 when Cie. Internationale de Navigation merged with Air Orient & others, it took this name
    $1600 14
Gustave Eiffel of tower fame also designed a nice dome for this type of building used by astronomers
    $1600 27
Lesley Collier played Cinderella in a 1981 TV ballet; this Lesley did it in a 1965 Rodgers & Hammerstein CBS special
    $1600 18
Introduced at Madison in 1909, its second line is "Grand old Badger State"
    $1600 26
This Venetian put St. Peter, not Mary & Jesus, at the center of his "Madonna of the Pesaro Family"
    DD: $2,600 5
It was the maiden name of Franklin Roosevelt's mother
    $2000 20
In 2002 many were shocked when this leader of the National Front made the presidential runoff
    $2000 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the Henry Ford Museum in Detroit.) The portable factory-assembled Dymaxion house was developed by this 20th century inventor
    $2000 29
This French writer who wrote the tale from oral traditions was a member of the French Academy
    $2000 19
In 2000 this country revived the melody of its old national anthem, heard here
    DD: $1,000 30
2 of this artist's most famous landscapes, "View of Delft" & "Street in Delft", are scenes from his hometown
    $2000 6
It's another name for the pygmy chimpanzee

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Travis Michael Frank
$15,800 $12,000 $13,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The narrator of this 1951 novel first appeared in the short stories "I'm Crazy" & "Slight Rebellion off Madison"

Final scores:

Travis Michael Frank
$26,300 $7,000 $0
4-day champion: $63,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Travis Michael Frank
$16,000 $11,000 $14,200
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
11 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
17 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,200

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Game tape date: 2002-10-30
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