Show #4314 - Thursday, May 8, 2003

2003 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 4.

Contestants

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Jackie Harrison, a surgeon from Chicago, Illinois

Mark Brown, an administrative assistant and father from Peoria, Arizona

Jason McCune, an actor originally from Jasper, Indiana

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Jeopardy! Round

POETS & POETRY
ON THE BROADWAY STAGE
(Alex: All theatres are in New York City.)
NEUROSCIENCE
INITIALLY YOURS
YEMEN-Y SNIPPET
FERTILE "I"s
    $200 11
Longfellow urged, "Enjoy thy youth, it will not stay, for oh, it is not always" this month
    $200 1
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is on the set of "Rent" at the Nederland Theatre.) I'm on the Broadway set of "Rent", which premiered in 1996, the 100th anniversary of this Bohemian opera that inspired it
    $200 6
DNA co-discoverer Francis Crick shocked Freudians by saying these are just the brain's nightly housecleaning
    $200 18
Film pioneer David Wark...
    $200 16
Yemen's city of Aden serves as a refueling center for ships traveling through this canal
    $200 24
Composed around 700 B.C., it recounts a war fought over the abduction of a famous beauty
    $400 12
"Notwithstanding many hints to the contrary", he said, "I still maintain" Childe Harold "to be a fictitious personage"
    $400 2
(Sofia of the Clue Crew is on the set of "Oklahoma!" at the Gershwin Theatre.) The "corn is as high as an elephant's eye", on the Broadway set of "Oklahoma!", the first musical by this songwriting pair
    $400 7
Adjective for the left hemisphere of the brain in most righties, because it controls speech & other functions
    $400 19
Humorous writer Patrick Jake...
    $400 17
Though still relying on foreign aid, Yemen has begun tapping into its 4-billion-barrel reserve of this for funds
    $400 25
Tropical treasure traipsing here
    DD: $1,800 13
He wrote, "My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky" in the early 1800s at Grasmere
    $600 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew is on the set of "Hairspray" at the Neil Simon Theatre.) I'm on the set of the musical "Hairspray", based on a film by this director who calls himself "America's Trash-o-Teur"
    $600 8
In 1956 George Miller defined it as holding 5 to 9 chunks of information -- what category did you pick again?
    $600 20
Brigadier General James Ewell Brown...
    $600 23
Under Ottoman rule Yemen was big in the trade of this out of the town of Al Mukha, or Mocha
    $600 26
This adjective comes from the Greek for "Spaniard"
    $800 14
This "I, Claudius" novelist was also a poet who taught poetry at Oxford in the 1960s
    $800 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew is on the set of "The Producers" at the St. James Theatre.) I've just made my big entrance onto the Broadway set of "The Producers", the hit musical created by this comic genius
    $800 9
This structure seen here, which includes the medulla, transmits information from the spinal cord
    $800 21
Statesman Frederik Willem...
    $800 29
In 1995 Eritrea & Yemen fought over ownership of Greater Hanish Island at the southern mouth of this sea
    $800 27
This high flyer's father built the Labyrinth
    $1000 15
The Rossettis published poems in The Germ, a short-lived magazine from this artsy group
    $1000 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew is on the set of "Les Miserables" at the Imperial Theatre.) You can almost hear the revolutionaries on the Broadway set of "Les Miserables", based on a novel by this French author
    $1000 10
P.E.T., the positron emission type of this kind of imaging, can identify the focal points of seizures
    $1000 22
"Possession" author & Booker Prize winner Antonia Susan...
    $1000 30
Once 2 countries, Yemen still finds itself split religiously between the Sunni Muslims & these Muslims
    $1000 28
From the Japanese for "living flowers", it's the Japanese art of flower arranging

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

Jason Mark Jackie
$0 $4,400 $1,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Mark Jackie
$2,000 $7,600 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

AUSTRALIAN CAPITALS
(Alex: That should be fun!)
THE MOVIES
BRITISH HEIR WAYS
ART & ARTISTS
THIS PLACE IS A ZOO!
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 2
Its opera house lies on Bennelong Point in Port Jackson Harbour
    $400 1
A chance at a bounty brings retired killer Clint Eastwood back into service in this 1992 film
    $400 26
He was christened by the Archbishop of Canterbury in the music room at Buckingham Palace on August 4, 1982
    $400 13
In this Belgian surrealist's 1928 work "Threatening Weather", the clouds have the shapes of a tuba, a chair & a torso
    $400 8
When Arabs are first mentioned, in an Assyrian inscription of the 800s B.C., they are associated with these animals
    $400 21
The star of "Contact" who's behind this brand of sunglasses
    $800 4
Named for a British naturalist, it's Australia's northernmost capital
    $800 3
An old satellite brings retired engineer Clint Eastwood back into service in this 2000 film
    $800 27
Secret files released in 2003 revealed that "the woman he loved" was two-timing him with a car salesman
    $800 14
His several "At the Circus" drawings from 1898 include "The Tandem", "Acrobats" & "Rehearsing"
    $800 9
The tarsier, the pygmy marmoset & the baboon all belong to this order of mammals
    $800 22
Autobiographical Arthur Miller play on a Poe mansion's tumble
    $1200 5
This capital of Victoria served as Australia's capital from 1901 to 1927 when the seat of govt. was moved to Canberra
    $1200 16
John Malkovich forces Secret Service agent Clint Eastwood back on presidential detail in this 1993 film
    $1200 28
He was an 11-year-old prince when he was betrothed to his brother's 17-year-old widow in 1503
    $1200 15
In 1879 she became the first & only American woman to exhibit with the Impressionists
    $1200 10
The 2 types of alligator are the American alligator & a rare variety that makes its home in this Asian country
    $1200 23
Senator & 2004 presidential hopeful who's the breed that won Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show in 2003
    $1600 6
This capital of Queensland was founded as a convict colony in 1824 & named for a governor of New South Wales
    $1600 19
The Mafia pushes retired bareknuckle boxer Clint Eastwood back into service in this 1980 sequel
    DD: $2,000 29
It isn't a deep, dark secret that this brave knight captured the French king at Poitiers in 1356
    $1600 17
(Sofia of the Clue Crew stands at the front of Rembrandt's home in Amsterdam.) Sadly, 3 years after Rembrandt moved into this house, this wife & portrait subject passed away
    $1600 11
It's the colorful state bird of Delaware
    $1600 24
"Parade's End" author who drives the first of the Pony Cars
    DD: $3,200 7
This capital of South Australia is the only Australian capital named for a woman
    $2000 20
A foe brings former FBI agent Clint Eastwood back into play in this 2002 film
    $2000 30
As Prince of Wales & Prince Regent, this future king was a close pal of Beau Brummell, & quite a dandy himself
    $2000 18
The statue here shows this priest killed by sea serpents when he gave warnings about the Trojan Horse
    $2000 12
Believed to bring good luck, the korat is a rare, short-haired breed of this animal from Thailand
    $2000 25
Supreme Court's "Separate but Equal" decision who's a Hall of Fame pitcher for the Cubs & Rangers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Mark Jackie
-$2,000 $19,200 $2,600
(lock game)

Final Jeopardy! Round

NATIONAL STATUARY HALL
(Alex: It helps if you have visited National Statuary Hall in Washington.)
Both partly of Cherokee descent, they're the 2 men whose statues represent Oklahoma in the U.S. Capitol

Final scores:

Jason Mark Jackie
-$2,000 $19,205 $0
3rd place: $5,000 if eliminated Automatic semifinalist 2nd place: $5,000 if eliminated

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Mark Jackie
-$200 $17,600 $2,600
11 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
26 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $20,000

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