Show #4173 - Wednesday, October 23, 2002

Contestants

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Connie Barila, a business analyst from Fort Lee, New Jersey

Brad Vogelbach, a business consultant from Wilton Manors, Florida

Gary Sullivan, a training manager from Germantown, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

BIRTH OF A PRESIDENT
HERE'S TO YOU, MR. ROBINSON
STUPID ANSWERS
OCEAN LIFE
A WORLD OF PIRATES
"R"RRRRRRRRR
    $200 29
August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas
    $200 21
This Defoe character spends 26 years alone on an island but thanks God it's Friday for the next 2
    $200 16
At the 2004 Olympics, this event's course will run from Marathon to Athens
    $200 11
The species Oceanites oceanicus isn't a fish but a petrel, one of these
    $200 6
Later dictator, this Roman was kidnapped by pirates while on a journey to Rhodes around 75 B.C.
    $200 1
Sometimes it's necessary to do this, meaning to reload your computer's operating system
    $400 30
May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri
    $400 22
During his major league career, this trailblazer stole home 19 times
    $400 17
First name of Leif Eriksson's father
    $400 12
The manatee is distantly related to this land mammal that also uses its snout to push food into its mouth
    $400 7
In 1815 Washington Irving planned to join Stephen Decatur on an expedition against these North African pirates
    $400 2
3 points on one throw in horseshoes
    $600 26
February 12, 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky
    $600 23
Not content merely penning "My Guy" in 1964, he "miraculously" followed it up with "My Girl" in 1965
    $600 18
If you split 12 eggs into 2 equal groups, you'll have a total of this many eggs
    $600 13
A Pacific northern bluefin one of these fish was tracked swimming 6,700 miles from Japan to Baja
    DD: $1,200 8
The costumes for this 1991 Steven Spielberg film included 350 pirate outfits for the extras alone
    $600 3
The stems of these Asian palms are used to make wicker furniture
    $800 27
February 6, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois
    $800 24
Teenage boys wept when this Black Crowe married film star Kate Hudson
    $800 19
The Dornford Yates mystery "She Fell Among Thieves" was the first presentation of this PBS series
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew snorkeling in the Barrier Reef near Belize) A poisonous saw-toothed spine on its tail gives this creature its name
    $800 9
Born around 1645, this pirate captain was sent to England for trial & hanged in 1701
    $800 4
In a memorable 1982 TV movie, Jean Stapleton played this first lady
    $1000 28
December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia
    $1000 25
In "The Ten Commandments" this actor famously snarled, "Where's your messiah now?"
    $1000 20
Frankfurt is the main city on this German river
    $1000 15
Having flat teeth is one way that these animals differ from the related dolphins who have pointy triangular teeth
    $1000 10
Kevin Kline won a Tony Award for his role in this swashbuckling Gilbert & Sullivan operetta
    $1000 5
Ionesco play that ends, "I'm the last man left, and I'm staying that way until the end. I'm not capitulating!"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Gary Brad Connie
$1,800 $3,000 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Brad Connie
$5,200 $5,600 $5,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTH
MUSIC VIDEOS
'70s U.S.
THE LETTER G
COLORFUL BOOKS
WORD ORIGINS
    $400 6
In a letter on the capture of Vicksburg, Lincoln referred to it as the "Father of Waters"
    $400 26
An MTV "Making the Video" episode explored her "Slave 4 U" shoot
    $400 21
Phyllis Schlafly was among those leading the fight for the defeat of this proposed constitutional amendment
    $400 11
This cereal maker uses the letter G as its logo
    $400 16
It begins,
"I am Sam
I am Sam
Sam I am"
    $400 1
This nation's name is an acronym partly standing for Punjab, Afghan, Kashmir, Sind & "Tan" from Baluchistan
    $800 7
Nicknames for this city include "The Metropolis of the New South" & "Derby Town"
    $800 27
Her "Never Too Far" video sure "Glitter"ed
    $800 22
In 1975 this comic strip won a Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning
    $800 12
In slang terms, a G refers to this amount of money
    $800 17
The 2 bestselling 1980s novels by Tom Clancy with "Red" in the title
    $800 2
The hero of a Robert Burns poem lends his name to this woolen cap with a pompom or a tassel
    $1200 8
(Hi, I'm Harry Connick Jr.) At age 5 I played "The Star-Spangled Banner" at my dad's inauguration as D.A. of this "Crescent City", my hometown
    $1200 28
(Hello, I'm "Weird Al" Yankovic.) In this parody of a Coolio hit, I churn butter & rap with Florence Henderson
    $1200 23
In 1970 Massachusetts introduced no-fault auto insurance & this state came up with no-fault divorce
    $1200 13
In movie ratings, G stands for general; the G in PG & PG-13 stands for this
    $1200 18
This Pulitzer-winning novel is told through letters written by a Southern black woman named Celie
    DD: $1,000 3
Perhaps from the Italian for "imperfect pearl", it can be a style of music, art or architecture
    $1600 9
Carter's Grove, a magnificent plantation home, is just 7 1/2 miles from the colonial area of this Virginia town
    $1600 29
In this group's "Emotion" video, one of the members pours bleach over her ex's clothes
    $1600 24
Shortly after this U.S. president declared Iran "an island of stability", the Shah was overthrown
    $1600 14
This group that meets to discuss economic concerns consists of the U.S., Canada, Japan & 5 European nations
    DD: $4,000 19
When we first met Alex in this 1962 novel, he's sitting with his 3 droogs in the Korova Milkbar
    $1600 4
The name of this large island in the Gulf of Alaska is derived from an Inuit word for "island"
    $2000 10
John Berendt's "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" depicts some colorful characters in this Georgia city
    $2000 30
David Arquette's role as a guard in Creed's "What If" spoofs his Deputy Dewey role in this film series
    $2000 25
A national inoculation campaign was held in 1976 to prevent an epidemic of this that never materialized
    $2000 15
In Internet domain name extensions, gg stands for Alderney, Sark & this other Channel Island
    $2000 20
Katie Arnoldi writes about the world of female bodybuilding in her novel "Chemical..." this
    $2000 5
From the Latin for "to raise", it refers to the altitude of a city or mountain above sea level

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Gary Brad Connie
$14,400 $20,200 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AMERICANA
It's made yearly by Tiffany out of 7 pounds of silver; since 2001 one in Baltimore has been touched by some 250,000 fans

Final scores:

Gary Brad Connie
$14,800 $28,801 $1
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $28,801 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Gary Brad Connie
$12,000 $19,800 $12,600
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
17 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $44,400

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