Show #5198 - Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Doug Hicton game 4.

Contestants

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Samantha Ross, a student from Hillsdale, New Jersey

Brendan Pimper, an engineer and student from La Habra, California

Doug Hicton, a composer originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (whose 3-day cash winnings total $84,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

JUST ONE OF THE 2...
(Alex: And we want just one, please.)
STATE TREES
ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
SYMBOLIC STOCKS
DIRECTIONAL DIVERSIONS
INITIALLY BEFORE & AFTER
(Alex: Obviously, we'll be dealing with initials.)
    $200 11
wives of Napoleon
    $200 16
The scarlet carnation is the state flower; the buckeye is its tree
    $200 1
He became the first African American to win Best Song when his "Theme From Shaft" won the 1971 Oscar
    $200 26
NKE:
This company sent the competition running with its Air & Shox products
    $200 6
Steinbeck shows sadness in Salinas:
"____ of Eden"
    $200 21
This outbreak prevention agency & broadcaster wows 'em with the "Late Show with David Letterman"
    $400 12
states that joined the Union in 1912
    $400 17
Tree cheers for the Black Hills spruce, this state's choice
    $400 2
At the 1998 Golden Globes, it was "As Good As It Gets" when he won the Best Actor award
    $400 27
JNJ:
You'll have no more tears with this company
    $400 7
1948 Pulitzer winner for Michener:
"Tales of the _____ Pacific"
    $400 22
End-of-the-work-week acronym who won an Oscar as Salieri
    $600 13
cities that the NBA's Hornets called home in the 2005-06 season
    DD: $2,200 18
Pennsylvania's tree is the Eastern this; run, Socrates, run!
    $600 3
(Hi, I'm Bebe Neuwirth.) I won 2 Emmy Awards for playing this wife of Frasier Crane on "Cheers" & later played his then ex-wife on "Frasier" receiving another nomination
    $600 28
ERTS:
The game is on for this company if you're "Madden" got the "Need for Speed"
    $600 8
Percy Bysshe Shelley:
"Ode to the ____ Wind"
    $600 23
This cadet academy in the Shenandoah Valley produced the architect who made the Louvre's glass pyramid
    $800 14
cities destroyed by Mount Vesuvius along with Stabiae
    $800 19
The candlenut tree, or kukui, is this state's pick
    $800 4
Named Best New Artist at the 1988 Grammys, she also won Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Fast Car"
    $800 29
MVL:
This company may be full of comics, but the X-Men are no joke
    $800 9
Shared title of 2 tales, one by John Jakes & one by Elizabeth Gaskell:
"_____ and _____"
    $800 24
Ergot mold '60s hallucinogen that authored "Sons and Lovers" & "The Rainbow"
    $1000 15
movies in which Clark Gable starred that won consecutive Best Picture Oscars in the mid-1930s
    $1000 20
Montana's tree is this type of pine; "Bonanza" men called it home
    $1000 5
This NBC sitcom starring Jason Lee was named Best New TV Comedy at the 2006 People's Choice Awards
    $1000 30
WFMI:
If you want to go organic, go to this supermarket
    $1000 10
Robert Frost's 1914 collection:
"_____ of Boston"
    $1000 25
American Federation of Labor partner & short story writer whose real name is William Sydney Porter

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

Doug Brendan Samantha
$1,800 $2,400 $2,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Brendan Samantha
$6,400 $7,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

NOW NAME THE OTHER...
(Alex: Remember that first category? Now you have to name the other one!)
"C" POTPOURRI
THE WILD & WOOLLY 1800s
2-LETTER RESPONSES
JEFF
(Alex: And speaking of Jeff, we will have clues read by Jeff Probst in...)
FIJI
    $400 21
wife of Napoleon
    $400 1
A document establishing an organization, or a type of specialized flight
    $400 30
In October 1870 French minister Leon Gambetta made a daring escape from besieged Paris in one of these
    $400 6
Your desktop or laptop
    $400 11
You might be a redneck if you know this comic worked at IBM for 5 years; yeah, those are better when he tells 'em
    $400 16
(Jeff Probst reads from a Fiji Islands beach.) A traditional Fijian art is making tapa, a cloth that's produced by pounding this tree part
    $800 22
state that joined the Union in 1912
    $800 2
The company called Jennifer these doesn't sell sports cars but sofa beds
    DD: $5,400 29
France got this territory back in 1800 & turned around & sold it to the U.S. a few years later
    $800 7
It's someone who presides over an event or who acts as host of a performance
    $800 12
This Jeff & his brother played brothers in "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
    $800 17
(Jeff Probst reads again.) In 1774 this British explorer visited Totoya, one of Fiji's southern islands
    $1200 23
city that the NBA's Hornets called home in the 2005-06 season
    $1200 3
A parliamentary motion to test support for the government is a vote of this; if the gov't loses, a vote of "no" this
    $1200 26
Rudolf, heir to this dual throne, died in a suicide pact at Mayerling in 1889
    $1200 8
High school students can earn college credit by taking this type of course & passing the exam
    $1200 13
Jeff Townes was known as this when he & Will Smith had a hit with "Summertime"
    DD: $3,000 18
(Jeff reads yet again.) Fiji's flag includes a depiction of this other national flag; makes sense--Fiji was a Crown colony from 1874 to 1970
    $1600 24
city destroyed by Mount Vesuvius along with Stabiae
    $1600 4
Ian Fleming wrote, "Once is happenstance, twice is" this. "The third time it's enemy action"
    $1600 27
In 1882 Lawyer Samuel Dodd found that to control companies in several states, Standard Oil could form these
    $1600 9
This "timely" abbreviation is from the Latin for "Year of the Lord"
    $1600 14
Political pundit and author of "The People's Choice" seen here
    $1600 19
(Jeff reads yet one more time.) While we've been here in Fiji the government has not survived & has been overthrown in a coup in this capital city
    $2000 25
movie in which Clark Gable starred that won consecutive Best Picture Oscars in the mid-1930s
    $2000 5
A barrow is a pig that's had certain involuntary surgery; a gelding is the equivalent horse, & this is the rooster
    $2000 28
Formed in the 1820s amidst fears of a secretive order, it was the first major third political party in U.S. history
    $2000 10
In 1944 Congress passed the first one of these bills to provide education for war veterans
    $2000 15
In 1817 Francis Jeffrey coined this geographic term that refers to Southey, Coleridge & Wordsworth
    $2000 20
(Jeff reads one last time.) Culturally, Fiji is part of this island group, whose name is partly from the Greek for "black"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Brendan Samantha
$20,600 $20,200 $7,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY FIGURES
Bono, Jim Sheridan & Liam Neeson were featured in a 2004 documentary honoring the 150th anniversary of the birth of this man

Final scores:

Doug Brendan Samantha
$799 $0 $14,000
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $14,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Brendan Samantha
$14,400 $20,200 $5,200
17 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
27 R,
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $39,800

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