Show #4372 - Tuesday, September 16, 2003

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Becky Peeler, a secretary from Bremerton, Washington

Brian Hindelang, an electronics technician from San Antonio, Texas

Jill Kaiser, a trauma center registration secretary from Edgington, Illinois (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

'80s MUSIC
    $200 26
On April 1, 2003 this "mystery ailment" seen in Hong Kong made the front page of Science Times
    $200 18
Prince's backing band on the "Purple Rain" soundtrack
    $200 1
More than blue jays land at this city's Lester B. Pearson International Airport
    $200 16
When it's fully scrambled, it takes a minimum of 22 twists to solve this puzzling cube
    $200 6
This man became President of the Senate in 2001
    $200 11
Seen here is a representation of this celestial wheel
    $400 27
Worldwide, people dream of these Freudian reptiles more often than of any other animal
    $400 19
"Brass Monkey" & "No Sleep Till Brooklyn" were songs on their hit 1986 debut album
    $400 2
Allow enough time for connections, or you'll be hurryin' at Ben Gurion in this country
    $400 17
Words, guessed from clues, fitted into an interlocking horizontal & vertical pattern
    $400 7
In 1795 John Rutledge became the first nominee to this body rejected by the Senate
    $400 12
The flag of this African nation of about 10 million is seen here
    $600 28
The "spokes" that Percival Lowell insisted he saw on Venus were actually shadows of blood vessels here
    $600 20
This Eagle had solo success in the '80s with hits like "The Heat Is On"
    $600 3
Where is Izmir? It iz in this bi-continental country
    $600 23
Riddle was the middle name of this labor leader whose puzzling 1975 disappearance remains unsolved to this day
    $600 8
In 1789 the Senate convened for the first time, in this city
    $600 13
This stitch is good for synthetic fabrics
    $800 29
New evidence suggests the British didn't sink this supership May 27, 1941; the Germans scuttled it
    $800 21
Bruce Springsteen sang on this 1985 anti-apartheid single, a project of his old pal Steve Van Zandt
    $800 4
Seeb's in Oman; Saab's in this country
    $800 24
These puzzles started as teaching devices for geography & are named for the way they are cut
    $800 9
In 1798 the Senate began its first trial of this type; the defendant was fellow Senator William Blount
    $800 14
It's the first name of this historic American leader & President
    $1000 30
A Dutch mathematician figured out how one could fill in the holes seen here, in a work by this artist
    $1000 22
George Strait sang, "You're in someone else's arms in Dallas, does" this city "ever cross your mind?"
    DD: $1,000 5
2 people dropped off at the same time at the Pisa airport named for this man will hit the ground at the same time
    $1000 25
(Sofia of the Clue Crew presents.) From the Latin for "things", it's the type of symbolic puzzle seen here
    $1000 10
In 1824 the Senate honored this Frenchman & gave him a seat of honor to the right of the presiding officer
    $1000 15
Mesopotamian favorite seen here

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

Jill Brian Becky
-$1,400 $5,600 -$1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Brian Becky
$200 $7,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
In Philadelphia during the 1730s he founded America's first public library & first volunteer fire department
    $400 21
This 1960s TV show starring Sally Field was based on the book "The Fifteenth Pelican" by Tere Rios
    $400 16
Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, wounded on page 963 of this novel, dies on page 1166
    $400 11
From the Latin for "seed plot", it's a school for the training of priests, ministers or rabbis
    $400 6
It's Nintendo's handheld video game playing machine
    $400 1
Back in the '80s Denzel was Dr. Philip Chandler on this TV medical drama
    $800 27
The Graff House on 7th & Market is where he resided while drafting the Declaration of Independence
    $800 22
It's the common term for a marsupial nursery or the sack under a pelican's bill
    $800 17
Ford Madox Ford's "Parade's End" follows Christopher Tietjens, a soldier in this war
    $800 12
You can use a Soyuz simulator at the Cosmonaut training center bearing the name of this man in Russia's Star City
    $800 7
A carefully thought out strategy in sports for one particular match
    $800 2
Derek Luke played a sailor who is counseled by Navy psychiatrist Denzel in this 2002 film, Denzel's directorial debut
    $1200 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew presents from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.) The Philadelphia Museum of Art began in 1876, as an art gallery of this Philadelphia exposition
    $1200 23
"Isle of the Pelicans" is the English translation of the name of this former federal prison
    $1200 18
He's heard here reading from his memoir:

"It is a story of my benefitting from opportunities created by the sacrifice of those who went before me, and maybe my benefitting those who will follow."
    DD: $3,400 13
In 1887 he established the world's first school for librarians at Columbia University
    $1200 8
A rooster of a fighting breed
    $1200 3
In a 1992 Spike Lee film, Denzel Washington played this slain African-American leader
    $1600 29
On New Year's Day comics, fancies, string bands & fancy brigades hit the streets during this famous procession
    $1600 24
This state's official flag depicts a pelican feeding its young
    DD: $4,200 19
A book with this alliterative title tells of Sgt. Michael Mullen, who was killed by a shell from his own side
    $1600 14
The Great Lakes Recruit Training Center on this lake is the U.S. Navy's only recruit training center
    $1600 9
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew presents from a classroom.) This No. 1 hit is from 1965: Shirley Shirley bo birley, banana fana fo firley, fee fie mo mirley, Shirley
    $1600 4
In 1987's "Cry Freedom", Denzel Washington played this slain South African activist
    $2000 25
As it passed the Straits of Magellan, this explorer's ship, The Pelican, was rechristened The Golden Hind
    $2000 20
In Charles Frazier's novel, a wounded soldier hikes across the Blue Ridge Mountains toward this title peak
    $2000 15
On his way to becoming a knight in the Middle Ages, a young man first served as a page & then as one of these
    $2000 10
At this annual observance in Scotland there are dances & events like the caber toss
    $2000 5
This 1995 Denzel Washington film takes place on the U.S. nuclear sub Alabama

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jill Brian Becky
$5,800 $25,400 $4,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

About the islands he discovered, he wrote, "To the first of these I give the name of the Blessed Savior"

Final scores:

Jill Brian Becky
$2,800 $30,800 $7,999
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $30,800 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jill Brian Becky
$5,800 $20,600 $4,000
12 R,
5 W
27 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
8 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $30,400

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Game tape date: 2003-07-23
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