Show #4331 - Monday, June 2, 2003

Contestants

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Jeannette Jargon, from Denver, Colorado

Jonathan Kulick, a graduate student and policy analyst from Los Angeles, California

Warren Usui, a computer programmer from Pacific Palisades, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $14,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

ROCHESTER
NOW CUT THAT OUT!
FOREVER 39
THE JOCK
BENNY
"SHOW"
    $200 16
In Rochester in this state, you might expect to find fans of the Fighting Irish, as it's just south of South Bend
    $200 26
In the 1700s Jacques Daviel performed the first modern surgery on this clouding of the eye's lens
    $200 10
This L.A. Laker shot 39 free throws in a single game in the 2000 NBA Finals
    $200 6
In 1908 Jack Johnson became the first black boxing champ in this weight division when he KO'd Tommy Burns
    $200 21
In 1785 Thomas Jefferson succeeded him as minister to France
    $200 1
Each child brings something to school & informs the other kids about it in this activity
    $400 17
Rochester in Plymouth County in this state is home to Witch Rock where witches were said to rise skyward
    $400 27
This "imperial" surgical procedure can be used to deliver babies in distress at the time of birth
    $400 12
Jack Benny turned 39 for real in this year, the year FDR first took office
    $400 7
At Karachi National Stadium, you can cheer on heroes of this sport, including Hanif Mohammad & Shahid Khan Afridi
    $400 22
While in office, he admitted 6 states, more than any other U.S. president
    $400 2
A judicial proceeding with a predetermined outcome held for propaganda purposes
    $600 18
9 miles east of Pontiac, the city of Rochester in this state is home to Oakland University
    $600 28
In a controversial procedure in 1984, Baby Fae received a heart from one of these monkeys
    $600 13
While working on the Manhattan Project, J. Robert Oppenheimer was 39 & living in this New Mexico town
    $600 8
Mike Eruzione led the U.S. men's ice hockey team to the Olympic gold medal in this year, the last time the U.S. team won
    $600 23
In addition to his "Baby and Child Care" book, he wrote "Caring for Your Disabled Child"
    $600 3
A part of a performance receiving so much prolonged applause it interrupts the program
    $800 19
A port on the New York state barge canal, Rochester, New York is closest to this Great Lake
    $800 29
In the 1950s it became the first internal organ successfully transplanted in humans
    $800 14
This British monarch outlived her husband by 39 years
    $800 9
(I'm NFL wide receiver Ed McCaffrey) In the 1999 Super Bowl, I caught 5 passes from this quarterback who was playing his final game
    DD: $4,600 24
In the 1790s astronomer & mathematician Benjamin Banneker compiled an annual one of these
    $800 4
A producer of a TV show who supervises most of the aspects of production
    $1000 20
Just up the turnpike from Portsmouth is the "Lilac City" of Rochester in this "New" state
    $1000 30
From the Latin for "to look at a joint", this type of surgery removes & repairs torn knee cartilage
    $1000 15
Chapter 39 of this religious text is entitled "Az-Zumar" or "The Troops"
    $1000 11
An old superstition of rodeo riders was never wear this color, until Dan Mortensen did & won big
    $1000 25
In 1954 he turned Henry James' "The Turn of the Screw" into an opera
    $1000 5
Official nickname of the entity that joined the United States on August 10, 1821

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

Warren Jonathan Jeannette
$1,200 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Warren Jonathan Jeannette
$11,600 $2,600 $600

Double Jeopardy! Round

HAIL TO THE NOBLE GASES
CHARACTERS IN MUSICALS
THE 3-DIGIT YEARS
COMMUNICATIONS
STATE NICKNAMES
HAVE YOU HEARD THE WORD?
    $400 3
In a kids' song "The sun is a mass of incandescent gas...where hydrogen is built into" this
    $400 4
I want a vodka cocktail whenever I hear the name of this "South Pacific" character who's Liat's mother
    $400 30
In the 300s Candra Gupta ruled this country as Maharajadhiraja, or king of kings
    $400 13
It's waved to indicate surrender or truce
    $400 17
They're "The Flickertail State" & "The Mount Rushmore State"; together, they're called "The Twin Sisters"
    $400 1
This term for an object carried to give a person a sense of safety was popularized in the comic strip "Peanuts"
    $800 9
John Mayer sings, "She's always buzzing just like" this noble gas
    $800 5
When this musical begins, Irene Molloy plans to marry Horace Vandergelder, but Mrs. Levi may have other ideas
    $800 29
In 527 Theodora, daughter of a bearkeeper, rose to empress of this empire based in Constantinople
    $800 14
This medium was originally called "wireless telegraohy"
    $800 18
It's sometimes called "The Land of the Saints", because lots of Latter-Day Saints live there
    $800 2
Our word for this long, narrow runnerless type of sled comes from Canada's Micmac Indians
    $1200 10
This other 5-letter name for the noble gases refers to their reluctance to form compounds
    DD: $3,000 6
Magaldi is a famous tango singer who gets involved with this title character
    $1200 28
In the early 100s Juvenal was writing in this genre, mocking & ridiculing Roman corruption
    $1200 15
The use of this Indian language as a secret code during WWII is covered in the film "Windtalkers"
    $1200 19
Fir sure! Firs, pines & hemlocks helped give Washington state this nickname
    DD: $6,000 23
Now meaning a confused & turbulent situation, it's a notorious ocean whirlpool off northern Norway
    $1600 11
Recently, the noble gases have been forced into compounds, like this one in HArF, created in 2000
    $1600 7
A lovely lass named Fiona MacLaren is the heroine of this Lerner & Loewe show
    $1600 27
This Frankish ruler didn't come up short with his 754 donation of lands to the pope
    $1600 16
One of these clear cables can carry 65,000 times more info than a regular copper wire
    $1600 20
Though nicknamed "The Constitution State", it was actually the fifth state to ratify the Constitution
    $1600 24
The Spanish gave the indigenous Peruvians this name that came from the native word for "king"
    $2000 12
Building on the Curies' work, Friedrich Dorn found this gas & first called it "emanation"
    $2000 8
Once a teenaged muleteer in a San Diego production, Brian Stokes Mitchell now has the lead in this show on Broadway
    $2000 26
A Thomas Cahill book says this island people "saved civilization" by preserving writings
    $2000 22
It's the "warm" term for the operation that links your Palm & PC for an exchange of data
    $2000 21
So much wild sage grows there that it's the "Sage State" (as well as the "Sagebrush State")
    $2000 25
The name of this cold, treeless region where reindeer thrive comes from a Russian word for "flat-topped hill"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Warren Jonathan Jeannette
$21,400 $9,000 -$2,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

ACTRESSES
She was fined 20,000 francs for "inciting racial hatred" by denouncing a religious practice of killing sheep

Final scores:

Warren Jonathan Jeannette
$23,400 $17,999 -$2,200
2-day champion: $38,000 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Warren Jonathan Jeannette
$15,800 $15,000 -$2,200
24 R
(including 2 DDs),
3 W
22 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $28,600

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