Show #4330 - Friday, May 30, 2003

Contestants

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Warren Usui, a computer programmer from Pacific Palisades, California

Mat Wahlstrom, a public relations specialist from San Diego, California

Katie Hamill, a lawyer from Arlington, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

SCIENCE OF THE TIMES
MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MAKERS
TV GAME SHOWS
HISTORIC HOMES
FEELING "ILL"
MISSOURI LOVES COMPANY
    $200 6
Early 1800s:
Catastrophism says big events, like this one in Genesis 7, shaped the Earth & its life
    $200 11
Gottfried Silbermann pulled out all the stops building this for Dresden's Katholische Hofkirche
    $200 16
On September 17, 1962 the parents of this first moonwalker appeared on an episode of "I've Got A Secret"
    $200 26
Name of the famous home that's depicted on the back of our current 5-cent coin
    $200 1
It's the "Prairie State"
    $200 18
This seat of Jackson County, Missouri was the home of Harry Truman
    $400 7
1751:
Axel Cronstedt discovers this -- the element, in a mineral, not the coin in his pants pocket
    $400 12
Antonio de Torres of 19th century Granada is responsible for the modern version of this instrument
    $400 17
Game show on which you heard Richard Dawson say, "Our survey said..."
    $400 27
His "Body lies a-mouldering in the grave" near his farmhouse in Lake Placid, New York
    $400 2
The rate of this in Gambia is about 60 percent
    $400 19
Before moving to Missouri, this pro football team was known as the Dallas Texans
    $600 8
2001:
Researchers produce pulses of this that last 650 billionths of a billionth of a second
    $600 13
The instrument (violin) that's seen here, just before it was auctioned off for $1.3 million, was made by him
    $600 23
In 1978 Billy Crystal cleared all 6 categories in a record 26 sec. on the $20,000 version of this Dick Clark show
    $600 28
Beauvoir, his last home in Biloxi, is now operated by the United Sons of Confederate Veterans
    $600 3
Spock knows it means something that makes no rational sense
    $600 20
The only national monument in Missouri is the birthplace of this botanist, seen here
    $800 9
4th century B.C.:
Aristotle writes, "It is agreed that there are...only two solids, the pyramid and" this geometric one
    $800 14
Theobald Boehm, a player of this instrument, enlarged its finger holes & made it metal instead of wood
    $800 24
Once contestants reached $8,000 on this '50s show, they answered questions from the Revlon isolation booth
    DD: $3,000 29
After Frederick Pabst's death, his 37-room mansion became home to the archbishops of this city
    $800 4
Almost impossible to read
    $800 21
You're barking up the right tree if you know this is Missouri's state tree
    $1000 10
1855:
Matthew Maury publishes the first textbook of this science, "Physical Geography of the Sea"
    $1000 15
In 1950 music stand maker Katsumi Yanagisawa started making these instruments under the Pearl brand name
    $1000 25
Future playwright Neil Simon was a stunt writer & James Dean a stunt tester for this Bud Collyer game show
    $1000 30
A window of The Old Manse in Concord, Mass. still bears the diamond-engraved signatures of this author & his wife
    $1000 5
Another name for a magician
    $1000 22
The Missouri Compromise allowed Missouri to enter the Union with this status

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

Katie Mat Warren
$1,400 $2,200 $1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Mat Warren
$4,400 $3,000 $6,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

POETS & POETRY
THE LANGUAGE OF CINEMA
TREE POTPOURRI
17th CENTURY AMERICA
LET'S PARTY!
(Alex: You have to identify the party of each candidate we will name.)
DISTURBING THE "P"s
    $400 6
Almost all of the poetry of this "New England Mystic" was first published after her death in 1886
    $400 12
(Sarah of the Clue Crew) The equipment (film splicer) here was once used in this job that's had its own Academy Award since 1934
    $400 21
In the theme song for "George of the Jungle", George is warned to do this
    $400 11
The Swedes founded Fort Christina in 1638 & this group founded Schenectady in 1661
    $400 26
2000:
Ralph Nader
    $400 1
Planter's, fish house & champagne are 3 types of this festive drink
    $800 7
Poem that contains the line "All in the valley of death rode the six hundred"
    $800 13
The genre of "Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor", or what the director says once camera & sound are running
    $800 22
This fictional character lives in a tree that has the name "Sanders" above the door in gold letters
    $800 15
These ended in 1692 with a total of 30 convictions & 20 executions
    $800 27
1844:
Henry Clay
    $800 2
This board can decide whether to release you from prison before your full sentence has been served
    $1200 8
"Mending Wall" is one of the best-known poems in his collection "North of Boston"
    $1200 14
(Sofia of the Clue Crew skiing, but not giving the clue) From the French, it's a sequence consisting of a succession of shots used to present an idea
    $1200 23
This 1987 U2 album contained 2 No. 1 hits: "With or Without You" & "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For"
    DD: $3,000 16
Debuting in 1690, Boston's Publick Occurrences, the first one of these in America, was quickly suppressed
    $1200 28
1904:
Eugene V. Debs
    $1200 3
Lemurs & humans both belong to this animal order
    $1600 9
A famous line in a James Weldon Johnson poem says, "Young man -- young man -- your arm's too short to" do this
    $1600 18
A type of adhesive tape is named for this job, the chief electrician on the set
    $1600 24
In Greek mythology, she was transformed into a laurel tree by her father to protect her from Apollo's advances
    $1600 17
In 1692 this father of Cotton received Harvard's first doctor of sacred theology degree
    DD: $2,200 29
1996:
Ross Perot
    $1600 4
It's the city where you'll find the main campus of the University of South Africa
    $2000 10
T.S. Eliot dedicated "The Waste Land" to this poet & critic who helped revise it
    $2000 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew) As opposed to backlight or fill light, the main spotlight in a scene is usually called this light
    $2000 25
This 1943 Betty Smith novel told the story of Francie Nolan, a child living in NYC's slums
    $2000 20
In 1619 this representative body in Virginia met for the very first time
    $2000 30
1948:
Henry Wallace
    $2000 5
Clowns attempt rape, cheat on each other & eventually commit murder in this Leoncavallo opera

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Katie Mat Warren
$12,400 $10,600 $9,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. CITIES
It's the largest U.S. city in population that's named for an American individual

Final scores:

Katie Mat Warren
$3,599 $8,200 $14,600
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,600

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Katie Mat Warren
$12,400 $15,800 $7,400
19 R,
2 W
15 R,
4 W
(including 2 DDs)
18 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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