Show #4393 - Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Sean Ryan game 6.
First 6-day champion.


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Chris Fite, an elementary school teacher from San Diego, California

Dana Maher, a pianist from Tulsa, Oklahoma

Sean Ryan, a taxi driver, bartender, and student from State College, Pennsylvania (whose 5-day cash winnings total $105,798)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 26
On February 15, 1898 the U.S. battleship Maine blew up in this Cuban capital's harbor
    $200 1
This duo had hits in the '60s with "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" & "Unchained Melody"
    $200 3
The 2003 TV special "100 Years of Hope and Humor" celebrated this entertainer's first 100 years
    $200 11
To write the book "Newjack", Ted Conover spent a year in this job at Sing Sing
    $200 16
The primary colors are red, yellow & this
    $200 21
A chunky flying mammal
    $400 27
This "King of the Wild Frontier" once claimed to have killed 105 bears during a few months in 1825
    $400 2
Siblings Debra, Joni, Kim & Kathy make up this group that sang the aptly titled "We Are Family"
    $400 7
In Europe, 1 euro is made up of 100 of these; feels like home
    $400 12
People who don't want their day in court can have problems with these people, AKA bail enforcement agents
    $400 17
Traveling 1 astronomical unit from the Sun, you should just reach this planet
    $400 22
A life preserver for a nanny or a billy
    $600 28
The "War on" this, approved by Congress in August of 1964, included VISTA, Volunteers in Service to America
    $600 4
This group made its Top 40 debut with "California Dreamin'"
    $600 8
Of 93 years, 116 years or 131 years, the actual length of the Hundred Years War
    $600 13
A 2002 study found this job, perhaps on the Dogger Bank, is Britain's riskiest profession
    $600 18
It's the international name for the Centigrade scale
    $600 23
Carriage for a cucaracha
    $800 29
What's known as the second of these programs began with FDR's January 4, 1935 message to Congress
    $800 5
In the mid-'60s Frank Zappa's record label made him lengthen the name of his band to this (perhaps out of necessity)
    $800 9
On March 2, 1962 this NBA superstar scored 100 points in one game
    $800 14
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew in front of an oil rig in Oklahoma City) From his coarse appearance, it's a term for a person who works on an oil rig, other than a driller
    $800 19
In 1909 Soren Sorensen came up with this scale to measure acidity
    $800 24
River horses' trademark cigarette lighters
    $1000 30
John Smith was among the early members on the Council of Seven that governed this Virginia colony
    $1000 6
Kid Rock's DJ, he went solo with the song heard here
    $1000 10
This state gave us senators 99 & 100
    $1000 15
2 assistants left Jayde Hanson, this type of circus performer, who admits, "My concentration wavers"
    DD: $1,000 20
This element's name is from the Latin for "charcoal"
    $1000 25
A sudden quick thrust to grab a porous marine invertebrate

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

Sean Dana Chris
$2,800 $1,200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Dana Chris
$9,200 $1,800 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 4
This book by Virginia Woolf inspired Michael Cunningham's novel "The Hours"
    $400 9
In 1975 Jack Nicholson & Gena Rowlands won Golden Globes & amateur boxer Aaron Pryor won these
    $400 18
Feinstein & Boxer
    $400 26
In August in Salt Lake City there's a festival for this Mideastern dance (& you thought Utahans were a staid bunch...)
    $400 16
At an April 2003 auction, a loincloth worn by this screen Tarzan didn't meet its reserve, so it wasn't sold
    $400 1
It's equal to 1.057 quarts
    $800 5
The first line of this Philip Roth novella is "The first time I saw Brenda she asked me to hold her glasses"
    $800 10
Britain's 200-year-old Rumford Medal is given for discoveries about heat or this form of energy
    $800 19
Kyl & McCain
    $800 27
Directional corner of Utah that's home to 1/4 of the Four Corners Monument
    $800 17
MGM rejected this Olympic swimmer for the role in 1931; in 1933 he played it for another film company
    $800 2
(Hi, I'm Hal Sparks) In the Women's National Basketball Association, the Sparks play their home games in this city
    $1200 6
In 2003 Spenser & Hawk returned in a novel called "Back Story" by this author
    $1200 11
The award seen here, named for a man killed on the job, is given for this type of work
    $1200 20
Edwards & Dole
    DD: $5,000 28
This Mormon left his name on the Utah canyon seen here, which he described as "a hell of a place to lose a cow"
    $1200 23
In a 1981 film Miles O'Keeffe was Tarzan to this lady's Jane
    $1200 3
This family of archaeologists has made many important fossil discoveries in Tanzania's Olduvai Gorge
    $1600 7
This 2002 novel by Yann Martel tells the story of 16-year-old Pi Patel, who survives a shipwreck
    $1600 12
In 2003 engineering's prestigious Draper Prize went to the co-inventors of this 24-satellite system
    $1600 21
Cornyn & Hutchinson
    $1600 30
To demonstrate the acoustics in this Salt Lake City building, tour guides will drop a pin
    $1600 24
We guess that starring as Tarzan in 1984's "Greystoke" made him a Highlander ape man
    $1600 14
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville) The Kentucky Derby is run on a track made of this, a mixture of sand, silt & clay
    $2000 8
His "Myth of Sisyphus" outlined his theory of the absurd
    DD: $1,000 13
Thomas Mann won the prize named for this German author in 1949, his bicentennial
    $2000 22
Hagel & Nelson
    $2000 29
In the 1870s silver brought folks in droves to this city; now it's the silver screen that's the draw each January
    $2000 25
This TV "Pretender" was the voice of "Disney's Tarzan" on TV
    $2000 15
Woe is me! This book follows Jeremiah in the Bible

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Dana Chris
$14,600 $4,800 $11,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Verdi's Nabucco, who's also known by a longer form of his name, is the king of this ancient place

Final scores:

Sean Dana Chris
$17,999 $9,600 $12,799
6-day champion: $123,797 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sean Dana Chris
$15,600 $9,800 $11,200
25 R
(including 2 DDs),
6 W
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $36,600

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Game tape date: 2003-08-04
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