Show #4275 - Friday, March 14, 2003

Contestants

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Layla Anson, an administrative coordinator from Redmond, Washington

Amanda Potocky, a senior clinical data coordinator from Cary, North Carolina

Amir Marouni, a pre-med student from Austin, Texas (whose 1-day cash winnings total $6,199)

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Jeopardy! Round

"SA"
A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
(Alex: We'll tell you what the river runs through; you identify the river for us.)
CUSTOMS & TRADITIONS
QUIPS
PORGY-POURRI
MISSED IT BY THAT MUCH...
    $200 6
This "castle"-making material is loosely defined as rock or mineral particles between 1/400 & 1/12 inch
    $200 11
Vienna & Bratislava
    $200 21
Until 1840 brides just wore their best dresses; then this young queen got married all in white
    $200 16
After being named host of the 2001 Oscar broadcast, this "Roxanne" star cracked, "If you can't win 'em, join 'em"
    $200 26
Sadly, "Porgy and Bess" was the only full-length opera this composer wrote; he passed away in 1937, at age 38
    $200 1
Luke Floorwalker was the hero of my script "Store Wars", a better tale than this director's "Star Wars" movie
    $400 7
A synonym for shatterproof glass, or what shatterproof glass gives you
    $400 12
Troy & Albany
    $400 22
(Sofia of the Clue Crew) The custom of mounting a horse from the left may have arisen when men wore one of these along their left legs
    $400 17
This oft-married Hungarian opined, "You never really know a man until you have divorced him"
    $400 27
Now a famous poet, she played Ruby in the acclaimed European tour of "Porgy and Bess" in the mid-'50s
    $400 2
My small tool trading game Minipulley didn't do as well as this property trading game by Charles Darrow
    $600 8
It describes a sickly, yellowish complexion
    $600 13
Bingen & Bonn
    $600 23
Pro tennis abandoned the custom of the winner of a match doing this -- maybe someone got hurt
    $600 18
This N.Y. film director said he wasn't afraid of dying but "I don't want to be here when it happens"
    $600 28
In 1936 this city's National Theatre was briefly desegregated so African-Americans could see "Porgy and Bess" there
    $600 3
I invented the Fig Leibniz; James Henry Mitchell came up with this better seller
    $800 9
Sadly for this small, dark marten, it's prized for its fur
    $800 14
Killaloe & Limerick
    $800 24
These dogs are firehouse mascots because they had been bred to work with horses, which pulled firewagons
    $800 19
"A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle", said this Ms. founder who married David Bale in 2000
    $800 29
Bobby McFerrin's father dubbed the singing voice of Porgy when this leading man played him on film in 1959
    $800 4
My 1947 TV show "Read the Proust" bombed against this NBC show that's still running
    $1000 10
Suggestive or downright indecent, like some writings & pictures
    $1000 15
Villeneuve-Saint-Georges & Rouen
    DD: $1,000 25
To preserve succession in case of disaster, one cabinet secretary does not attend this televised January event
    $1000 20
Truman Capote reviewed this man's book "On the Road" by saying, "That's not writing. It's just typing"
    $1000 30
The opera is based on a novel inspired by a real crime of passion committed in this Southern city
    $1000 5
My camera could only take shots of bald people, so I called it Kojak, but it didn't do as well as his Kodak

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

Amir Amanda Layla
$1,600 $600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Amir Amanda Layla
$3,800 $5,400 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

ESSAY
MUSICAL NICKNAMES
ARTISTS IN FRANCE
INTERIOR DESIGN
THE 13th CENTURY
(Alex: Wasn't that a great one?)
"F" TROOP
(Alex: Wasn't that a great one also?)
    $400 11
He was 16 & hadn't yet moved to Philadelphia when he wrote essays called "The Dogood Papers" in 1722
    $400 6
William Basie
    $400 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in Paris) This great Spanish artist was one of the most famous regulars at Les Deux Magots; some say he created Cubism here
    $400 16
From the French, it's the hanging-from-the-ceiling version of a candelabra
    $400 23
Pope Innocent III issued a bull to annul this document agreed to by King John in 1215 -- didn't work
    $400 1
He wears No. 4 for the Green Bay Packers
    DD: $1,500 12
In 2002 subjects of his Newsweek essays included baseball statistics & judicial elections
    $800 7
Edward Kennedy Ellington
    $800 22
In 1909 one of his nude statues of Victor Hugo was installed at the Gallery of the Palais-Royal
    $800 17
Name shared by a serving table from the 18th century & an elevator that brings meals up from the basement kitchen
    $800 24
In 1252 this city, in a show of its independence, began to issue gold florins
    $800 2
2-word term for a mass descent of sharks on prey, or of news reporters on a story
    $1200 13
In a 1756 essay this sarcastic Frenchman denounced religion, but still showed his own belief in God
    $1200 8
Hoagland Howard Carmichael
    DD: $1,000 28
Visitors walk through an underground passage to get to this artist's beloved water garden at Giverny
    $1200 18
A butterfly table is also known as a drop- this table
    $1200 25
Before 1250 this country's Bela IV replaced Pest, a city destroyed by the Mongols in 1241, with the new city of Buda
    $1200 3
George Clinton is known for this pop music style characterized by syncopated rhythm & a heavy bass line
    $1600 14
The 2 main types of essays are personal & this stuffier type developed by Sir Francis Bacon
    $1600 9
Julian Edwin Adderley
    $1600 29
He was living in Auvers-sur-Oise when, despairing & lonely, he shot himself in 1890
    $1600 19
Queen whose style lent itself to cabriole legs with club feet; she ruled between William & Mary & George I
    $1600 26
After traveling for 17 years Marco Polo returned home to this city in 1295
    $1600 4
Viti Levu is the largest of the many islands that make up this nation 3,100 miles southwest of Hawaii
    $2000 15
In 1919's "Tradition and the Individual Talent", this American-British poet said poets must learn the work of the past
    $2000 10
Charlie Parker
    $2000 20
From the French for "to pout", it's a nicely decorated room where women went to "be alone"
    $2000 27
Trading towns involved in this Baltic league included Cologne & Danzig
    $2000 5
According to Emerson, this kind of consistency "is the hobgoblin of little minds"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Amir Amanda Layla
$14,700 $14,600 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIES
The DVD of this 1961 film includes "picture-in-picture commentary on how to make the trick shots"

Final scores:

Amir Amanda Layla
$11,300 $18,001 $9,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Amir Amanda Layla
$14,200 $14,600 $9,000
16 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
20 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
13 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $37,800

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