Show #4269 - Thursday, March 6, 2003

Max Levaren game 2.

Contestants

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Laurie Zorn, a computer programmer from Bremerton, Washington

Jason Affourtit, a research scientist from New Haven, Connecticut

Max Levaren, a personal success coach from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

FELINES
ROCK NICKNAMES
THE FABRICS OF YOUR LIVES
BRITISH ROYAL DADS
AROUND THE GLOBE
GETTING POSSESSIVE
    $200 13
Your average housecat can extend & sheathe most of these at will
    $200 6
"Piano Man"
    $200 26
The name of this sheer, fluffy silk is also used for a fluffy lemon pie
    $200 19
He fathered the current Prince of Wales
    $200 1
Useful in navigation because it's unaffected by magnetism, a gyrocompass points toward this location
    $200 2
You sign them as soon as you buy them & sign them again when paying for merchandise abroad
    $400 14
Nepetalactone is the main ingredient in this pleasure-inducing mint plant
    $400 7
"The Cute Beatle"
    $400 27
Chenille, French for "velvety cord", literally refers to this insect that may look like a velvety cord
    $400 20
He fathered 2 queens of England by 2 different women
    $400 12
(Clue with the Clue Crew missing because of a tape problem)
    $400 3
They are painful contractions of hand muscles while utilizing your penmanship
    $600 15
Special muscles control these, also known as vibrissae, to help kitty feel its way around in low light
    $600 8
"Pearl"
    $600 28
Sackcloth was originally made of this animal's hair; mohair still is
    $600 23
He died from typhoid fever at age 42 in 1861, but not before he fathered King Edward VII
    $600 16
By percentage of overall landmass, this 109-acre country is one of the most urbanized nations in the world
    DD: $600 4
You don't hear much about this 19th c. American civil engineer, husband of a famous portrait subject
    $800 21
As this 2000 Ben Stiller movie showed, you can toilet train a cat
    $800 9
"Slowhand"
    $800 29
Kersey is a coarse, woolen cloth; this, one letter away, is an elastic knit cotton
    $800 24
Born in what's now France, he fathered William Rufus & Henry I
    $800 17
These areas were given a 3-mile limit in 1789 because 3 miles was the maximum distance cannons could fire a shot
    $800 5
U.S. real estate in 2000 was this, a situation of high prices & demand exceeding supply
    $1000 22
The mother of this breed is considered to be a cat named Wong Mau, imported to the U.S. from Rangoon
    $1000 10
"The Motor City Madman"
    $1000 30
The name of this smooth, closely woven cotton cloth used in bedsheets is from a Persian word
    $1000 25
He fathered the current monarch
    $1000 18
To avoid storms, planes will often fly in this relatively peaceful atmosphere layer that's just below the mesosphere
    $1000 11
Graham Parker sang, "I get left in the cold 'cause I will search the world for" this deceiving stuff

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

Max Jason Laurie
$200 $4,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Max Jason Laurie
$5,400 $5,800 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE RIVER
LETHAL WEAPON
THE PATRIOT
SIGNS
HAMLET
(the play)
MEL GIBSON
    $400 20
This tributary of the Mississippi is even longer than the Mississippi itself
    $400 2
The weapons in this board game are a rope, a lead pipe, a knife, a wrench, a candlestick & a revolver
    $400 16
In 1758 he resigned his commission in the Virginia militia; in 1759 he married Martha Custis
    $400 7
[video clue]
    $400 12
This character says, "Neither a borrower nor a lender be" & "To thine own self be true"
    $400 1
Although many believe Gibson was born in Australia, he was actually born on January 3, 1956, in Peekskill in this state
    $800 23
It's the longest river entirely within England
    $800 3
(Clue with the Clue Crew missing because of a tape problem)
    $800 17
In 1766 this Philadelphian spoke out against the Stamp Act in England's House of Commons
    $800 8
It's the sign of the Zodiac that's represented by an archer
    $800 13
This girl gets mixed up with Hamlet & ends up drowned
    $800 27
An ABC telecast of this animated film had a scene in which Mel, as John Smith, & Judy Kuhn sang a duet
    $1200 24
The source of this river that flows across Cambodia & Vietnam wasn't discovered until 1994; it's in Tibet
    $1200 4
First put into use by the Russians in 1949, this assault rifle was invented by Mikhail Kalashnikov
    $1200 18
In 1784 Congress chose him as Secretary of Foreign Affairs; 5 years later he became Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $1200 9
[video clue]
    $1200 14
"There are more things in Heaven and Earth", Hamlet tells him, "than are dreamt of in your philosophy"
    $1200 30
In this film Gibson played Lt. Col. Hal Moore, who led his men in the first major U.S. land battle of the Vietnam War
    $1600 25
The Paraguay River originates in the highlands of Mato Grosso in this country
    $1600 5
Used to entangle a cow's legs, gauchos make good use of this weapon of strong cords with weighted ends
    $1600 19
From 1756 to 1764 this former brewer served as tax collector of Boston
    $1600 10
The Pennsylvania Dutch were famous for painting these signs on their barns, possibly to ward off evil
    $1600 15
Hamlet tells this queen of Denmark, "Would it were not so, you are my mother"
    DD: $3,000 29
In this 2000 film Mel's character Nick says, "This is nice. I don't understand why" they complain about waxing
    DD: $2,000 26
It enters the Mediterranean Sea after separating into Rosetta & Damietta branches
    $2000 6
In Washington, Ark. there's a replica of the smithy where these eponymous knives were first made in the 1830s
    $2000 21
Known as the "Financier of the American Revolution", he died penniless in 1806
    $2000 11
In math a plus or minus sign is also called this, like a certain person reached by phone
    $2000 22
The ghost of Hamlet's father appears to Hamlet & accuses this man of murdering him
    $2000 28
Mel made his directorial debut in this 1993 film in which he played a scarred teacher who mentors a 12-year-old boy

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Max Jason Laurie
$16,600 $11,000 $2,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

AGRICULTURE
The Norse were impressed by these in North America, but they weren't grown profitably in North America until around 1850

Final scores:

Max Jason Laurie
$11,100 $2,700 $1
2-day champion: $31,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Max Jason Laurie
$16,600 $11,000 $6,200
20 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R,
3 W
8 R,
3 W
(including 2 DDs)

Combined Coryat: $33,800

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