Show #4448 - Wednesday, December 31, 2003

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Brenna McGowan, a financial services consultant from Holliston, Massachusetts

Robert Gonzalez, a teacher from Glendora, California

Micah Morken, a graduate student originally from St. Paul, Minnesota (whose 1-day cash winnings total $28,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
...put some 70,000 words in alphabetical order to make a new American dictionary in 1828
    $200 1
Oakland scored 3 touchdowns in the Super Bowl; Tampa Bay got 3 just on returns of these
    $200 6
In 2000 a man ate 25 of these (buns, too) in 12 minutes to win a contest at Nathan's
    $200 26
"Harry Potter y la Piedra Filosofal"
    $200 16
These mints were introduced in 1912 with the slogan "For that stormy breath"
    $200 21
To avoid a punch, like a webbed wonder
    $400 12
...became a sportscaster for ABC & befriended Muhammad Ali
    $400 2
His girlfriend, Mandy Moore, watched him win tennis' U.S. Open
    $400 7
Dale Lyons set a record in 1990 by running a marathon while carrying one of these on a spoon
    $400 27
"El Padrino"
    $400 17
This soft drink was once billed as "Zero-proof hillbilly moonshine"
    $400 22
To brag about something, like a member of the genus Corvus
    $600 13
...wrote "The Power of Literature and its Connection with Religion" & some little national anthem
    $600 3
Milestone reached by the man seen here on June 13th
    $600 8
You might say Brian Viner is stuck on these; he has 3,750 different types in various colors, shapes & sizes
    $600 28
"La Guerra de los Mundos"
    $600 18
The logo of this brand is seen here
    $600 23
To cower or shrink back in fear, like a small brown bird that gathers in coveys
    $800 14
...figured out the scope of the galaxy, but only made it to Major in WWI
    $800 4
Anaheimers learned to say "Jean-Sebastien Giguere", who was the NHL playoffs' MVP playing this position
    $800 9
The tallest tree on record was a 435-foot one of these in Australia, reported in 1872
    $800 29
"Jorge el Curioso"
    $800 19
Its name means "fine water" in Latin
    $800 24
To shoot from a concealed location, like a shore bird
    $1000 15 lucky when Harrison Ford played the lead in the film version of his novel "Presumed Innocent"
    $1000 5
1967 had the Summer of this; 2003 had the Summer of this golfer who was at the top of the money list in Aug.
    $1000 10
He set a Guinness record by officiating at 35,000 marriages simultaneously on August 25, 1995
    $1000 30
"Los Hombres son de Marte, las Mujeres son de Venus"
    DD: $4,600 20
It's what the NE stands for in NECCO, a confectionery company headquartered in Massachusetts
    $1000 25
To sell your wares on the street, like a diurnal bird of prey

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

Micah Robert Brenna
$3,800 $3,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Micah Robert Brenna
$4,200 $1,800 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 2
This Macedonian General began his war against the Persian Empire by crossing the Hellespont in the spring of 334 B.C.
    $400 16
He's "nipping at your nose" in a Christmas song
    $400 7
(Video of Cheryl in Berlin, Germany.) At one time, you could enter Berlin through 14 different city gates. This is the only one left.
    $400 21
The Hippocratic Oath begins, "I swear by" this son of Zeus "the physician and Aesculapius..."
    $400 1
The Shiba Inu originated in this country centuries ago but was only introduced into the U.S. after World War II
    $400 26
A verb or an adjective or a pronoun or an interjection
    $800 3
The Mayans gave this ancient Mexican city a name meaning "mouth of the wells of the Itza"
    $800 17
In a 1988 movie Bill Murray played Frank Cross, who's this Dickens character updated as a TV executive
    $800 8
You can still hear live music at this city's Club Grosse Freiheit, where the Beatles performed when they were mere larvae
    $800 22
From the Greek for "itch", it's a "heartbreaking" skin disease characterized by reddish patches
    $800 12
The American Kennel Club recognizes 2 breeds of pinscher: the Doberman & this "small" one
    $800 27
Medium-sized game bird related to the pheasant
    $1200 4
This Greek was condemned to death in 399 B.C. for "impiety" & "corrupting the youth"
    $1200 18
In the New York City Ballet's 1954 "Nutcracker", Alberta Grant was Clara & Maria Tallchief, her
    $1200 9
(Video of Sofia at the Reichstag in Berlin, Germany.) Architect Norman Foster says his Reichstag interior lets the public see the process of this type of government at work
    $1200 23
The 1905 Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to Robert Koch for his discoveries in relation to this lung disease
    DD: $2,000 13
This dog was named for its ability to hunt birds called woodcock
    $1200 28
Resistance fighters
    $1600 5
Nebuchadnezzar's many building projects included the repair of this type of stepped tower devoted to the god Marduk
    $1600 19
Character name of Edmund Gwenn & Richard Attenborough in versions of "Miracle on 34th Street"
    $1600 10
At Hohenschwangau Castle, you'll find a body of water that shares its name with this 1877 ballet
    $1600 24
In 1785 Dr. William Withering documented the first medicinal use of this plant from which digitalis is derived
    $1600 14
The name of this small dog sounds like a Belgian relative of "Jeopardy!" creator Merv
    $1600 29
The division of a country into 2 or more separate countries
    $2000 6
This ancient wonder was built around 353 B.C. as a tomb for a provincial ruler of the Persian Empire
    DD: $2,000 20
In a Victor Herbert operetta, children Alan & Jane see a spectacular pageant in this place
    $2000 11
(Video of Sofia in Munich, Germany.) I'm at the place called the most famous beer haus in the world. It dates back to a hall founded in Munich in 1589.
    $2000 25
This Baylor physician who pioneered coronary bypass techniques was the first to repair an aneurysm
    $2000 15
The Dandie Dinmont terrier was named for a farmer in this man's novel "Guy Mannering"
    $2000 30
Reproduction without fertilization

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Micah Robert Brenna
$16,200 $3,000 $2,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2000, 1 of only 3 state capitals that had a population of less than 20,000

Final scores:

Micah Robert Brenna
$10,200 $399 $100
2-day champion: $38,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Micah Robert Brenna
$18,200 $7,600 $2,000
22 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $27,800

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Game tape date: 2003-10-28
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