Show #4368 - Wednesday, September 10, 2003

Sam Ott game 4.


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Diane Wing, a product management director from East Lansing, Michigan

Kierre Daniels, an announcer and stay-at-home dad from Schenectady, New York

Sam Ott, a graduate student from Los Angeles, California (whose 3-day cash winnings total $44,002)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the nickname, you name the state in...)
    $200 6
In 2003 he returned with a new legal thriller, "The King of Torts"
    $200 16
This Windsor native's 2002 CD "Up!" offers pop & country versions of the same 19 songs
    $200 1
Grimaldi's under the Brooklyn Bridge is often voted No. 1 for this; try a slice!
    $200 11
Bay Staters
    $200 21
The New England Primer used in colonial America included this, which begins, "Our Father, which art in heaven"
    $200 26
At 8'2", he's over a foot taller than his best friend Snuffleupagus
    $400 7
His 1994 novel "White Shark" didn't have quite the same bite as his "Jaws"
    $400 17
We've got a hankering for this singer from Consort, Alberta
    $400 2
At any of the Marie Callender's, top off your meal with this type of dessert; it's what they're famous for
    $400 12
    $400 22
At the urging of this president, the Department of Education became a cabinet department in 1979
    $400 27
"I think I can -- I think I can -- I think I can" name this classic children's tale by Watty Piper
    $600 8
In the U.S. Ian Fleming took a gamble & published this first novel of his under the title "You Asked For It"
    $600 18
As a kid, this angry alt-rocker from Ottawa starred on Nickelodeon's "You Can't Do That on Television"
    $600 3
This fast food chicken chain offers red beans & rice & mashed potatoes & cajun gravy, but no spinach
    $600 13
    $600 23
The NRTA, formerly the National Retired Teachers Association, is one of this huge organization's divisions
    $600 28
Your kids might enjoy a visit to S. Williamsport, PA. where there's a museum devoted to this sports program
    $800 9
An actress is recruited to infiltrate a terrorist group in this John le Carre bestseller -- pa rum pum pum pum
    $800 19
This jazz vocalist from British Columbia lists Carmen McRae & Nat King Cole as her biggest influences
    $800 4
This chain famous for its "Girls" & chicken wings calls itself "Delightfully Tacky Yet Unrefined"
    $800 14
Granite Boys
    $800 24
Vanderbilt in this state capital was chartered as Central University in 1872; the name was changed the next year
    DD: $1,500 29
British lawyer & horologist Edmund Beckett had a hand in designing this famous attraction
    $1000 10
In the beginning was this Barbara Kingsolver saga of a Southern missionary & his family in the Belgian Congo
    $1000 20
This teen from Ontario sang about a "Sk8er Boi"
    $1000 5
At State & Rush Streets, you can dine at the original one of these steakhouses "of Chicago"
    $1000 15
    $1000 25
The Model Secondary School for the Deaf is a part of this Washington, D.C. college
    $1000 30
(Hi, I'm Brenda Lee) The title of one of my first records gave me this "explosive" nickname

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

Sam Kierre Diane
$600 $4,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Kierre Diane
$1,200 $7,400 $3,100

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
Simferopol, on the Salgir River, is one of Crimea's top producers of this ancient fermented beverage
    $400 8
England won in 1966 when the final game went into this, but not as far as penalty kicks
    $400 1
Amphibians & fish are described as being poikilothermic, more popularly called this
    $400 13
Swinging '60s attire included "huggers" of this body part
    $400 21
He composed "The Well-Tempered Clavier" while employed as a conductor at the court of Anhalt-Cothen
    $400 3
Hitch a ride, or an opposable digit
    $800 27
The Chernaya River Valley was the "Valley of Death" for "The Six Hundred" of this valiant title group
    $800 9
2 of its last 3 World Cup wins were over Italy in the finals
    $800 2
The Gutenberg Discontinuity is the boundary that separates the Earth's mantle from this part
    $800 14
Joan Didion described Jim Morrison as "A 24-year-old...who wore" this color "vinyl pants and no underwear"
    $800 22
Many think that Josephine von Brunswick was the recipient of his "Immortal Beloved" letter
    $800 4
A large wing or tail feather, or one of the spines of a porcupine
    $1200 28
In the 1991 coup, this Soviet pres. was held under house arrest in Foros, not far from the Uchan-Su waterfall
    $1200 10
In 1994, the year this country hosted, 147 nations participated
    $1200 15
The one named for Max Planck is 6.6260755 X 10 (to the negative 34) joule-second, symbolized simply h
    $1200 18
The name of Jack Tar trousers, popular in the 19th century, is a term for someone in this profession
    $1200 23
Part of this composer's "Requiem" is heard here
    DD: $1,600 5
From the Latin word for "time", it's the speed at which a musical piece is played
    $1600 29
This resort straddling the Bystra River was the site of a historic meeting of the Big 3 in February 1945
    $1600 11
In 1938 it became the first host country not to make it to the finals; it didn't make that mistake in 1998 (it won!)
    $1600 16
Simple ones are classified as monosaccharides
    $1600 19
One of Lee Jeans' brand names is Lee these, meaning sturdy denim trousers
    $1600 24
"From the New World" was his 9th symphony, but it's also known as his 5th since they were renumbered later
    $1600 6
It's a length of yarn wound in a coil, or a flock of geese in flight
    DD: $2,000 12
This country that no longer exists made it to the finals 6 times, winning in 1954, 1974 & 1990
    $2000 17
In order to duplicate itself in cell division, one of these splits into 2 identical strands called chromatids
    $2000 20
In the '50s you could wear these pants to go with & rhyme with your white bucks
    $2000 25
A 1901 piano concerto by this Russian-born composer & virtuoso is heard here
    $2000 7
Your eyelashes, or tiny hairlike structures that help certain protozoans move about

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Sam Kierre Diane
$11,600 $19,800 $5,500

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Final Jeopardy! Round

After landing in Paris in 1927 Lindbergh filed an exclusive report to newspapers in 2 cities, New York & this

Final scores:

Sam Kierre Diane
$23,100 $14,800 $5,500
4-day champion: $67,102 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Sam Kierre Diane
$11,200 $19,800 $4,800
18 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
24 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
8 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,800

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Game tape date: 2003-07-22
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