Show #4390 - Friday, October 10, 2003

Sean Ryan game 3.


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Melanie Cruanes, a clerk from El Dorado, Arkansas

Steve Altes, a writer from Burbank, California

Sean Ryan, a taxi driver, bartender, and student from State College, Pennsylvania (whose 2-day cash winnings total $17,998)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 4
A new industry in Europe began in 1747 when Andreas Marggraf discovered this in beets
    $200 14
Barbra Streisand sings "Some Day My Prince Will Come" on the 2001 deluxe DVD edition of this Disney classic
    $200 10
Cars come with standard equipment, but you can add on these, from the Latin for "choice"
    $200 24
This Spanish surrealist once broke the window of a 5th Avenue gallery after it had rearranged a display of his art
    $200 1
The scientific name of this Andean animal is Lama glama
    $200 7
Meaning "to quiet down", it derives from the practice of stuffing a stocking into a gramophone to control volume
    $400 13
In 1835 Jan Purkinje noted animal tissues, like plant tissues, are made from these
    $400 15
This superstar who was raised in Hawaii was named for the star of "Now, Voyager" & "All About Eve"
    $400 16
This piece of equipment was first worn by a future admiral playing in the 1893 Army-Navy Game
    $400 27
While living in Parma, Italy, this American impressionist began painting babies, later her trademark
    $400 2
It's the third-largest city in Kansas
    $400 8
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew standing in front of a chalkboard) It's the 2-word term for this "arboreal" representation
    $600 18
In 1834 one of the projects this German had on the back burner was finding an antidote for arsenic poisoning
    $600 21
Injured in a 1990 bus accident, in 1997 she donated $250,000 to the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
    $600 17
Corers, ballers, griddles & mousse rings are equipment used by these professionals
    $600 28
His painting "View of Toledo" is also called "Toledo in a Storm"
    $600 3
This rockabilly trio had a 1983 hit with "Stray Cat Strut"
    $600 9
On April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth must have taken literally this 3-word actors' phrase meaning "good luck"
    $800 19
Elso Barghoorn found the remains of these acids in 3-billion-year-old rocks, exhibiting proof of very early life
    $800 22
In 1995 she & country star George Jones reunited for an album called "One"
    $800 25
Among the equipment in a well-stocked lab is this piece you grow your mold in
    DD: $1,000 29
In July 1954 her coffin was draped with a hammer & sickle flag while lying in state in Mexico's Palace of Fine Arts
    $800 5
Composer Benjamin Britten was born November 22, 1913 at Lowestoft on this island
    $800 11
An enthusiastic hard worker is often described as one of these zealous rodents
    $1000 20
In 1986 Williams & Dubner, with too much time on their hands, found that a number formed by 1,031 ones in a row was this
    $1000 23
She's the songwriter extraordinaire of the hits "How Do I Live" & "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
    $1000 26
Hidden cameras, bugs & PC taps are classified as this type of equipment, from the French for "to watch over"
    $1000 30
A Lord Byron poem inspired this great French Romantic painter's "The Death of Sardanapalus"
    $1000 6
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from up in the Goodyear Blimp.) It's a majestic sight as the water breaks over this barrier located below us
    $1000 12
To "machine gun the zephyr" is a literal way of saying this phrase meaning to chat aimlessly

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

Sean Steve Melanie
$2,000 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Steve Melanie
$5,000 $4,200 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
The West Point Military Reservation includes Constitution Island, which lies in this river
    $400 9
"I suggest a new strategy, R2: let the Wookie win"
    $400 26
Real-Fyre, a brand of these for your faux fireplace, features realistic knotholes & peeled bark
    $400 16
Phileas Fogg's journey in this Jules Verne novel begins & ends at the Reform, a real club still going on Pall Mall
    $400 21
Article 25 of the League covenant called for the establishment of chapters of this relief group by all members
    $400 1
This candy that comes in a yellow wrapper is a milk caramel pop
    $800 7
The dome of the capitol building in this city 100 miles west of Philadelphia is a copy of St. Peter's in Rome
    $800 10
"I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart"
    $800 27
(Hi, I'm Paige Davis, host of TLC's Trading Spaces.) Use a kind of map called a bagua to get your space in balance according to this system
    $800 17
A giant sea monster turns out to be a submarine in this 1870 Verne tale
    $800 22
One of this man's "14 Points" led to the establishment of the League of Nations
    $800 2
You can also call 'em crayfish
    $1200 8
Virginia's longest river, it provides abundant waterpower for the state's industries
    $1200 11
"I may die tonight in this cell or in the arena tomorrow. I am a slave"
    $1200 28
This suite at the Regent Beverly Wilshire boasts 3 sitting rooms, a dining room & sunken marble tubs
    $1200 18
A German professor of geology makes a subterranean expedition in this 1864 classic by Jules Verne
    $1200 23
For attacking Finland in 1939, this country was expelled from the League in December of that year
    $1200 3
A thingamabob or trinket
    $1600 14
This state's highest point is Mount Frissell; its lowest point is at sea level on Long Island Sound
    DD: $2,000 12
"Pardon me, boy. Is this the Transylvania station?"
    $1600 29
"Ornithological" term for the item seen here
    $1600 19
The title place of this 1874 novel is an unchartered locale in the south Pacific
    DD: $5,000 24
This emperor pleaded for help but the League did nothing to stop Italy's 1935 invasion of his country
    $1600 4
"To run away hurriedly", Random House says it's from the Scots for "to scatter"
    $2000 15
A statue of Hiawatha & this wife stands atop the waterfall named for her
    $2000 13
"There's only 1 proper way for a professional soldier to die: the last bullet of the last battle of the last war"
    $2000 30
A knot or lump on a tree, or the wood cut from it, used as veneer in Jaguar interiors
    $2000 20
This 1865 novel is about some U.S. Civil War vets who decide to create a cannon to shoot a "space-bullet" from Florida
    $2000 25
From 1919 to 1939 this Polish port was a free city under the supervision of the League of Nations
    $2000 5
This island off Venezuela is famous for its Pitch Lake

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sean Steve Melanie
$26,800 $12,600 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

The spear that killed him in 1779 sold at auction in 2003 for over $400,000

Final scores:

Sean Steve Melanie
$26,800 $0 $400
3-day champion: $44,798 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sean Steve Melanie
$23,000 $12,400 $1,400
28 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $36,800

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Game tape date: 2003-07-30
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