Show #4402 - Tuesday, October 28, 2003


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Gary Conley, a controller from Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Sara Uehlein, a law librarian from Alexandria, Virginia

John Lindquist, an attorney from Marietta, Georgia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $17,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
South Africa, Sudan, Somalia
    $200 6
His beach bum anthem "Margaritaville" made its Top 40 debut in 1977
    $200 11
To convert this scale into kelvin, just add 273.15
    $200 24
The largest & strongest of these bones that make up the spine are labeled L1 to L5
    $200 21
Shrimp cooked with garlic, butter & lemon are known by this Italian term
    $200 16
One of the 2 official languages of the Pacific island kingdom of Tonga
    $400 2
Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh
    $400 7
This 1958 hit by The Champs with a liquor as its title has been covered by numerous artists
    $400 12
A champagne bottle holding 20 bottles worth, or a Biblical King of Babylonia
    $400 27
Its name is from the Latin for "upper arm"; what could be funnier?
    $400 22
Ivory-colored shoots of this plant of the Genus Arundinaria are often used as a complement in Asian cooking
    $400 17
The obelisk in St. Peter's Square was brought to Rome by Caligula from Heliopolis in this country
    $600 3
Australia, Brazil, China
    $600 8
"Don't Come Home A Drinkin' (With Lovin' on Your Mind)" is a classic song by this First Lady of Country Music
    $600 13
Unit of resistance symbolized here
    $600 28
You have 2 of these long, slender, curved bones -- one to support each shoulder
    $600 23
"No dinner without bread" goes a Russian saying & usually it is bread made from this grain,
secale cereale
    $600 18
The birthstone for the month of May
    $800 4
Fiji, Iceland, Madagascar
    $800 9
This country legend recorded the hits "Fifteen Beers" & "Take This Job and Shove It"
    DD: $800 14
In ancient Rome a pace was 5 feet long, so if you walked mille passus you went this many feet
    $800 29
Your knee is the joint where these 2 bones meet the patella
    $800 25
The crust of this traditional English "pie" is made with mashed potatoes
    $800 19
Despite an investment of over $250 million, this car model seen here did not sell well in the United States
    $1000 5
Argentina, Ecuador, Peru
    $1000 10
Willie Nelson often begins his live shows with his 1979 hit about this alcoholic "River"
    $1000 15
In typography one of these is equivalent to 12 points
    $1000 30
It's the medical term for the shoulder blade
    $1000 26
Rice & ground meat wrapped in these leaves make up Dolma, a traditional Greek dish
    $1000 20
Her biography is subtitled "From Sharecropper's Daughter to Surgeon General"

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

John Sara Gary
$3,000 -$1,400 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Sara Gary
$3,400 $800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
His father Nicolo & Uncle Maffeo took him on their second trip to China, not their first
    $400 6
This computer brand founded in 1982 used a "Q" in its name so that it could be trademarked
    $400 11
Start with "a clean" one of these & it's still gray
    $400 16
Referring to Wilson's 14 points, Georges Clemenceau said, "The good Lord had only" this many
    $400 26
On "Frasier" Martin once had to pretend he was gay on this romantic holiday
    $400 21
On May 31, 1938 viewers saw what may have been TV's first game show when the BBC broadcast this type of "bee"
    $800 2
Like his father Thorvald, who was banished from Norway, he was banished from Iceland around 980
    $800 7
Looking for something Mattel could make for boys, Elliot Handler came up with this die-cast car line
    $800 12
This fireplace residue gave its name to a fairy tale stepsister & to a shade of gray
    $800 17
19th century author who wrote, "They have their Hamlets, but we have our Karamazovs!"
    $800 27
It's high hijinks on the high seas in this 2003 film as Cuba Gooding , Jr. pretends to be gay
    $800 22
This auto race dates back to May 30, 1911
    $1200 3
In his 1938 book "Alone" he describes the 5 months he spent alone near the South Pole
    DD: $600 8
The name of these tortilla chips is roughly Spanish for "little bits of gold"
    $1200 13
GM is associated with this Michigan city that some find a striking shade of gray
    $1200 18
In "Solitude" Ella Wheeler Wilcox followed this line with "Weep, and you weep alone"
    $1200 23
In May 2002 this paper put up on e-Bay some of its "Dot Heads", the portraits it uses on its front page
    $1600 4
After Britain took his ship The Half Moon, he should have quit; but no, he got The Discovery & sailed off to his death
    $1600 9
Dow's VC plastic wrap was renamed this after a tree in India because it was short & had no negative connotations
    $1600 14
Birds that come up on the Random House word menu's list of grays include the pelican & this "peaceful" one
    $1600 19
Sir James Dewar is quoted, "Minds are like" these safety devices; "they only function when they are open"
    $1600 24
In May 1991 Fidel Castro removed his troops from this country
    $2000 5
In 1884 the U.S. sent Robert Peary to survey a route for a canal through this country, not Panama
    $2000 10
As its sugar cubes resembled certain game pieces, the American Sugar Refining Company named its product this
    $2000 15
From the Latin talpa, "mole," comes this shade of gray
    $2000 20
This poet wrote "One's-Self I Sing", I Hear America Singing" & "I Celebrate Myself, and Sing Myself"
    $2000 25
A female suicide bomber assassinated this candidate for Prime Minister of India May 21, 1991

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Sara Gary
$8,400 -$4,000 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He's been written about by Aneirin in "The Gododdin" around 600 A.D. & by Fay Sampson in the "Daughter of Tintagel" series

Final scores:

John Sara Gary
$16,001 -$4,000 $15,900
2-day champion: $33,201 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Sara Gary
$9,800 -$4,000 $8,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
8 W
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $13,800

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Game tape date: 2003-08-19
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