Show #4550 - Friday, May 21, 2004

Contestants

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Juan Carlos Batlle, a medical student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jeremy Schanck, a business development coordinator from Washington, D.C.

Paul Nethercut, a financial consultant from Sacramento, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GEOGRAPHIC NICKNAMES
NYC MUSIC HISTORY
LUNCH COUNTER LINGO
NEWSMAKERS
GUINNESS RECORDS
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE
(Alex: ...in which you have to spell the word in the response.)
    $200 11
During the Civil War, this river was called the "Backbone of the Confederacy"; it was guarded by several forts
    $200 21
The Who performed this work at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center in 1970
    $200 13
Bow wow & Coney Island both refer to this food
    $200 22
This man's been on the job 30 years
    $200 1
Selling more than 25 million copies, this WWII diary of a young girl is the bestselling diary in history
    $200 4
This small racing sled has the distinction of being the National Spelling Bee's shortest winning word
    $400 12
This "calm" lake village in New York State is often called "America's Switzerland"
    $400 23
Dvorak's "New World Symphony" debuted in this venue in 1893: the Beatles played there in 1964
    $400 14
The name of this state is slang for maple syrup
    $400 24
He doffed his military togs for his political aspirations
    $400 2
Working with more than 4.5 million donors, this American org. is the world's largest blood provider
    $400 5
Now that you've got the hang of it, 1932's word was this, like the group that sang "My Sharona"
    $600 16
Maryland is "the Old Line State"; this is "the Old Dominion"
    $600 25
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from a street corner in the Bronx, New York.) The Belmonts, named for the Belmont area of the Bronx, sang in this style, the street version of a cappella
    $600 15
This beverage is Adam's ale
    $600 26
The 2003 war in Iraq strained relations between this man's government and the United States
    $600 3
With 2,685, Bralanda, Sweden was the site of the largest gathering of these holiday personalities
    $600 6
Put the bite on this word from 1975, any one of the front cutting teeth
    DD: $1,600 17
Rapid City's nickname, "Gateway City to the Hills", refers specifically to these hills
    $800 29
She co-wrote "The Loco-Motion" in the Brill Building on Broadway
    $800 19
A houseboat is this ice cream & fruit dessert
    $800 27
This man was elected to his important post in 1997
    $800 7
With an average of 80.5 years, this Asian country leads the world in life expectancy
    $800 8
1970's winning word was this French crescent-shaped roll
    $1000 18
The "Niagara of the South", this waterfall near Corbin, Kentucky shares its name with a famous "gap"
    $1000 30
This East Village venue was run by Bill Graham for only 3 years, from 1968 to 1971
    $1000 20
(Hi, I'm Joe Theismann.) My column for espn.com is called this, slang for a serving of coffee
    $1000 28
This political pundit & independent candidate for California governor is seen here
    $1000 10
With a 212-foot wingspan, this jet from Boeing is the world's largest passenger aircraft in service
    $1000 9
A suicide pilot during WWII, it was 1993's winning word

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Paul Jeremy Juan Carlos
$3,200 $1,000 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jeremy Juan Carlos
$6,200 $3,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SHAKESPEARE
(Alex: We want you to name the performer in...)
OSCAR-WINNING ROLES
NATIVE AMERICANS
THE OLD COLLEGE TRY
PAINTERS
"ANT" INFESTATION
    $400 16
Macduff tells us, "Not in the legions of horrid hell can come a devil more damn'd in evils to top" this man
    $400 1
1952:
Marshal Will Kane
    $400 30
In August 1934 this president was made an honorary member of the Blackfoot tribe & given the name "Lone Chief"
    $400 21
Basketball superstar Magic Johnson played his college ball at this university in East Lansing
    $400 6
His "Potato Eaters" was inspired by the time he spent as a missionary in the coal-mining region of Belgium in his mid-20s
    $400 11
It's the part of the military that traditionally fights on foot
    $800 17
Richard III says, "How sweet a thing it is to wear" one & Henry IV says, "Uneasy lies the head that wears" one
    $800 2
1951:
Boat captain Charlie Allnut
    $800 29
He had 2 adopted sons, One Bull & White Bull
    $800 25
Once known as the Antelopes & the Bugeaters, this university's sports teams are now known as the Cornhuskers
    $800 7
Dr. Tulp was so pleased with this artist's painting of his "Anatomy Lesson" that it hung in his school of surgery
    $800 12
B or D, as opposed to A or O
    $1200 18
Laertes' first line in this play is "Dread my lord, your leave and favour to return to France"
    $1200 3
1945:
Mildred Pierce
    $1200 28
Major subgroups of this tribe of the American Southwest include Kiowa, Chiricahua & Mescalero
    $1200 24
Rhode Island's only Ivy League school is this institution
    $1200 8
She called her New Mexico home, where she spent the last half century of her life, Ghost Ranch
    DD: $3,000 13
Unyielding in your opinion that the singer of "Goody Two Shoes" is the greatest singer ever
    DD: $2,000 19
In different plays, it's the name shared by men linked with Helen of Troy & with Juliet
    $1600 4
1933:
Henry VIII
    $1600 27
This Florida tribe lived in dwellings called chickees that had raised floors & open sides allowing the air to circulate
    $1600 23
College Station is the home of this oldest public university in Texas
    $1600 9
His first major mural was painted at the Univ. of Mexico's Nat'l Preparatory School in the 1920s
    $1600 14
From the Latin for "delight", this is someone who takes delight in dabbling in the arts
    $2000 20
It's the play in which Thaliard says, "So, this is Tyre, and this the court"
    $2000 5
1942:
Kay Miniver
    $2000 26
Gov. Bradford said that this Indian who taught the Pilgrims how to plant corn was an "instrument sent of God"
    $2000 22
New Haven has Albertus Magnus; Grand Rapids, Michigan has a school named for this other 13th c. theologian
    $2000 10
Last name of Flemish brothers Jan & Hubert, who both are credited with painting portions of the "Ghent Altarpiece"
    $2000 15
The Huguenots received religious freedom from the 1598 edict of this city

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Paul Jeremy Juan Carlos
$8,800 $20,400 $10,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

EXPLORATION
He wrote in his diary, "The loss of pony transport in March 1911 obliged me to start later than I had intended"

Final scores:

Paul Jeremy Juan Carlos
$0 $19,100 $10
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,100 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Paul Jeremy Juan Carlos
$11,000 $20,000 $10,800
16 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
18 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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