Show #4514 - Thursday, April 1, 2004

Chris Miller game 1.


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Chris Miller, a retail specialist from Louisville, Kentucky

Sandi Hood, an academic outreach librarian from San Antonio, Texas

David Seminer, a neurologist from Sacramento, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,601)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the sidekick.)
(Alex: But language you can use on television.)
    $200 2
"That's No Lady, it's" this 11th c. wife of an earl "Parading Nude Through the Streets of Coventry"
    $200 1
    $200 21
This "equine" herb's roots are grated & preserved in vinegar to prevent loss of its chemical bite
    $200 16
Cloncurry in this country's state of Queensland hit 128 degrees Fahrenheit in 1889
    $200 26
With a No. 1 daily circulation of about 2.2 million, it truly is "The Nation's Newspaper"
    $200 6
Being this, you're the least respectable member of your family & have gone from good to baaaad
    $400 4
"Good Lord!" This Romantic poet "Expelled from Oxford for Writing 'The Necessity of Atheism'"
    $400 3
    $400 22
In Greek mythology, Pluto's wife Persephone turned the nymph Mentha into this herb
    $400 17
122 degrees must have melted the stripes off the barber poles in this Spanish city August 4, 1881
    $400 27
The No. 1 financial paper in the country, it's No. 2 overall with 1.8 million sold daily
    $400 7
Get this & you've got the go-ahead for your project or for your car at an intersection
    $600 5
"Performing in Public in Women's Costumes", this Roman emperor "Fiddles with the Nation's Trust"
    $600 11
    $600 23
There are a number of variations of this Indian spice, & many use dried hot peppers as their base
    DD: $1,600 18
On December 27, 1978 this spot on Earth reached a balmy record high of 7.5 degrees
    $600 28
The Times of these 2 cities clock in at No. 3 & No. 4
    $600 8
This rhyming phrase describes a loyal & staunch friend
    $800 12
This "Shoeless" guy "Leaves Us Clueless As to Why His Team Threw the World Series"
    $800 13
Maynard G. Krebs
    $800 24
This reddish brown, nail-shaped spice from Zanzibar gets its name from the Latin for "nail"
    $800 19
When it hit 120 on Dec. 11, 1905 in Rivadavia in this country the gauchos must have stayed in the sombra
    $800 29
No. 100 is this Pennsylvania capital's Patriot-News
    $800 9
A modest person or a shriveling purple plant
    $1000 15
"'Whiskey Ring' Conspiracy Encircles" this 18th president "With Tax Fraud Scandal"
    $1000 14
Gabrielle, a young peasant girl & wannabe warrior
    $1000 25
Also called estragon, it's used to add a tang to sauces & many dishes
    $1000 20
Greenland Ranch Station was the odd name of the spot in this U.S. area where a thermometer hit 134 on July 10, 1913
    $1000 30
The only newspaper not in the continental U.S. to make the Top 100 is this city's Advertiser at No. 79
    $1000 10
Perfect Colorado city for a valuable "opportunity"

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

David Sandi Chris
$3,400 $1,200 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Sandi Chris
$3,400 $1,200 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 14
When Jason Kidd was drafted by this Texas NBA team he said, "We're gonna turn this team around 360 degrees"
    $400 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) In bel canto technique you contract the upper abs to control this, the main muscle in respiration
    $400 15
Born in Arlington, Oregon, 1927;
"Tonight Show" bandleader 1967-1992
    $400 18
This poem famously begins, "Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary"
    $400 1
American Staffordshire Terrier terror
    $400 6
This device uses an adjustable pendulum to indicate a given musical tempo either visually or aurally
    $800 23
He's the former vice president who wisely said, "If we do not succeed, then we run the risk of failure"
    $800 12
Enunciation is key in singing the words this man wrote, like "I am the very model of a modern major-general"
    $800 27
Born in Portland, 1954;
created "The Simpsons"
    $800 19
This man starred in several films based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe, including "The Tomb of Ligeia"
    $800 2
A small oval gland at the base of the brain
    $800 7
Pendulums in these instruments remain still as the Earth moves, allowing those movements to be charted
    $1200 24
French president from 1958 to 1969, he observed, "China is a big country, inhabited by many Chinese"
    $1200 13
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew sings.)

Swing low, sweet chariot...

Also meaning non-material, this type of song was used for a secret communication among slaves
    $1200 28
Born in Madras, Oregon, 1970;
starred in "Stand by Me" & "Running on Empty"
    $1200 20
These Poe "Murders" are often cited as the world's first detective story
    $1200 3
An inscription on a tombstone commemorating the person buried there
    $1200 8
More famous today for his pendulum, this Frenchman invented the gyroscope in 1852
    $1600 25
This 30th president noted, "When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results"
    $1600 16
Normal range is about 1 of these plus another third; Minnie Riperton could handle about 5
    $1600 29
Born in Lebanon, Oregon, 1940;
starred in "WKRP in Cincinnati" & "Head of the Class"
    $1600 21
The narrator of Poe's story "The Pit and the Pendulum" is a victim of this infamous Iberian institution
    $1600 4
Rain or snow or hail
    DD: $4,000 10
Born in 1564, this Italian often used a pendulum in his studies of motion
    DD: $3,000 26
"They only name things after you when you're dead or really old", quipped this first lady when the CIA HQ was renamed
    $2000 17
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew sings.)

The lowest range a girl can try, its meaning is "against the high"
    $2000 30
Born in Portland, 1947;
"Flopped" at the 1968 Olympics & won a gold medal
    $2000 22
In this "colorful" Poe story, Prince Prospero tries to avoid a deadly plague
    $2000 5
Mutineers first inhabited this South Pacific island in 1790
    $2000 11
The weighted mass suspended at the bottom of a pendulum is called this, also a man's name

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Sandi Chris
$7,600 $4,000 $25,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

It's the only one of golf's 4 major pro events in which amateurs are not permitted to play

Final scores:

David Sandi Chris
$15,200 $3,000 $36,399
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $36,399

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Sandi Chris
$10,600 $5,600 $29,800
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
9 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
33 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $46,000

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Game tape date: 2004-01-21
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