Show #4367 - Tuesday, September 9, 2003

Sam Ott game 3.


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Matt McWha, a consultant from Arlington, Virginia

Mary Laferriere, an administrative assistant from West Warwick, Rhode Island

Sam Ott, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $26,001)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
Based on the 1990 census, this color is also the fifth most common last name in the U.S.
    $200 26
He "was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights"
    $200 1
Freddy Krueger was introduced in this 1984 scarefest
    $200 21
This man forms Detroit automobile company
    $200 11
The one that doesn't appear in the Boy Scout oath
    $200 16
It's the good book's last book
    $400 7
Around the time of this war, Kimberley was a popular name for British boys
    $400 27
This city was the site of Solomon's temple
    $400 2
Classic 1950 film that includes the line "All right, Mr. De Mille, I'm ready for my close-up"
    $400 22
Defeating English challenger Shamrock, U.S. continues its dominance of this sailing race
    $400 12
The Daleks of "Dr. Who" have a limited vocabulary; basically it's this or "You will be exterminated!"
    $400 17
It's a 3-flavored ice cream usually consisting of chocolate, strawberry & vanilla
    $600 8
It's fair to say that this first name of an 'N Sync member is from the Latin for "fair & righteous"
    $600 28
Exodus 3:8 describes the Promised Land as "flowing with" these 2 items
    $600 3
Michael Douglas won an Oscar for assuring us that "Greed... is good" in this 1987 film
    $600 23
This girl seen here sets fashion trends for women
    $600 13
Those darn Brits add a "U' to it
    $600 18
In an orchestra, it's the section where you'll find the timpani
    $800 9
This presidential first name was originally used as a given name to honor Protestant reformer John
    $800 29
Evil men at Lot's house were smitten with this affliction "so that they wearied themselves to find the door"
    $800 4
Naomi Watts & Laura Elena Harring starred in this 2001 Hollywood noir film directed by David Lynch
    $800 24
Led by this man, "Wild Bunch" gang robs Wyoming train of $30,000
    $800 14
It's repeated 9 times at the start of the following
    $800 19
Presented by a grand jury, it's a formal written accusation charging a party with a crime
    $1000 10
As a child Queen Elizabeth II went by this 3-syllable pet form of her name
    $1000 30
57 of the 150 of these were meant to be accompanied by a stringed instrument
    $1000 5
College professor Jeff Bridges begins to suspect that his neighbor Tim Robbins is a terrorist in this 1999 thriller
    DD: $800 25
General Arthur MacArthur battles rebels in this Asian country
    $1000 15
This type of guard accompanies a casket at a military funeral
    $1000 20
It's the medical branch that deals with antigens & antibodies & the body's ability to fight off disease

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

Sam Mary Matt
$2,600 $200 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Mary Matt
$6,800 $1,000 $1,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
For a piece of the pie... this game full of factoids came out with a 20th anniversary edition in 2002
    $400 18
In 1885 one of these explosions, the brightest to appear for the next century, appeared in the Andromeda galaxy
    $400 26
This largest West Indian country's Isle of Youth was formerly called the Isle of Pines
    $400 6
The font seen here is named for this machine famously used by Mark Twain
    $400 8
By 1903 this American had settled in France where she was joined by Alice B. Toklas
    $400 1
To be indebted
    $800 14
This classic board game was once known as Criss-Cross Words
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.) Nomad became the first robot to find extraterrestrial objects when it snagged these in Antarctica
    $800 27
1 of 2 Caribbean overseas departments of France
    $800 7
The Pantone formula guide shows 1,114 of these with their corresponding ink formulas
    $800 9
This "Waiting for Godot" author moved to France where he worked with fellow Irishman James Joyce
    $800 2
The first word of "The Rainbow Connection"
    $1200 15
"Fiend Folio" & "Monster Manual" are 2 of the books used in conjunction with this game
    $1200 20
AKA Zidovudine, the drug AZT was approved in 1987 to fight this virus
    $1200 28
This capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands is the largest cruise-ship port in the Caribbean
    $1200 23
Named for their large storage tray, these proofs with a nautical name are checked before pages are made up
    DD: $1,200 10
This Pennsylvania-born woman was awarded the French Legion of Honor in 1904 for her art
    $1200 3
The sugar one is also called the Mennonite one (Mennonites like it)
    DD: $2,500 16
Known as Jumpman when introduced in Donkey Kong, this video game character has since appeared in over 70 games
    $1600 21
In 1919 this rocket pioneer published "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes"
    $1600 29
1 of the 2 nations formed when the Grenadines chain split in the 1970s
    $1600 24
The resolution of printers is measured in DPI, dots per inch; on a screen, in PPI, this
    $1600 11
The story of this dancer who became a French citizen in 1937 was made into a telepic starring Lynn Whitfield
    $1600 4
A pigtail once mandatory in the British army
    $2000 17
It's all there in black & white; this strategy game is named for a Shakespeare play
    $2000 22
In 1885, 14 years after a more famous find, this German archaeologist excavated Tiryns in Greece
    $2000 30
This country has been independent since 1804, making it the 2nd-oldest independent nation in the Western Hemisphere
    $2000 25
One paragraph seen here is right ragged, the other is right this, also called aligned & flush
    $2000 12
Look up in the Paris opera & you'll see a ceiling by this Russian-born artist who moved to France in 1923
    $2000 5
"Haw" tells an animal to turn left & this means turn right

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Mary Matt
$14,500 $5,000 $9,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Strange-sounding category, isn't it? But maybe not!)
When this program shows its address to write for audience tickets, its graphic has used one of the stamps seen here

Final scores:

Sam Mary Matt
$18,001 $9,999 $11,500
3-day champion: $44,002 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Mary Matt
$13,600 $5,000 $10,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
11 R,
4 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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Game tape date: 2003-07-22
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