Show #4263 - Wednesday, February 26, 2003

(Sofia: I'm at the Science Museum of Minnesota, trying to figure out what this is for; find out with me on Jeopardy!.)

Contestants

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Barb Juengling, a director of assessment & accountability from Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Tom Inskeep, an administrative assistant from Coral Gables, Florida

Alex Gershman, a research consultant from Falls Church, Virginia (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

MOUNTAINS
ALBUMS
LIBROS EN ESPANOL
POLITICS
POTPOURRI
POTABLE WORDS
    $200 26
Air Force photos from 1949 show what some believe are the ruins of Noah's Ark on this Turkish mountain
    $200 6
In June 1967 the Beatles released this album about an "act you've known for all these years"
    $200 1
Golding:
"El Senor de las Moscas"
    $200 11
You're on this "wing" if you support traditional values & the conservative party line
    $200 21
First name of director Marshall, Garry's sister
    $200 12
A cotton-cleaning device, or a cry in a card game saying you've completed your hand
    $400 27
Seen here is one of Hokusai's famous wood-block prints of this mountain
    $400 7
His 1989 album "The End of the Innocence" won him a Grammy for Best Rock Vocal
    DD: $1,000 2
Hemingway:
"El Viejo y el Mar"
    $400 13
A fellow traveler sympathizes with this party
    $400 22
Edison proposed using sheets of this metal, used with cadmium in a battery, as a substitute for paper in books
    $400 14
It's the opposite of starboard
    $600 28
The Pindus Mountains of this country separate Thessaly from Epirus
    $600 8
This New Wave group's album "Shake It Up" begins with the lachrymose "Since You're Gone"
    $600 3
Stephen King:
"Corazones en la Atlantida"
    $600 18
Before a U.S. general election, these elections are held to determine the party candidates
    $600 23
Things that are commonplace are a this "a dozen"
    $600 15
The band Looking Glass found her "a fine girl"
    $800 29
One of Frederick Cook's unproven claims was that he was first to reach the summit of this highest U.S. mountain
    $800 9
The soundtrack of this 1988 U2 film included "Angel of Harlem", recorded at Memphis' famed Sun Studios
    $800 4
Vonnegut:
"Matadero Cinco"
    $800 19
Vote a straight one & it's all for one party; vote a split one & you pick from multiple parties
    $800 24
This "master" takes care of clothing & providing sustenance for a body of troops
    $800 16
To strike with a fist or make a hole in a ticket
    $1000 30
(Alex T. in Africa) Coffee beans are still widely grown on the slopes of this mountain, Africa's second-highest
    $1000 10
In 2001 their "Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness" CD was certified 9 times platinum
    $1000 5
Saint-Exupery:
"El Principito"
    $1000 20
A contraction of "procuracy", it's a person you authorize to vote in your place
    $1000 25
Founded in L.A. in 1965, this rent-a-car agency was acquired by Chrysler in 1990
    $1000 17
It's the residue coal leaves after destructive distillation

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

Alex Tom Barb
$4,400 $2,800 $200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Tom Barb
$8,800 $4,200 $400

Double Jeopardy! Round

WRITERS' PLOTS
WELL TRAINED
THE "BIG" PICTURE
19th CENTURY WOMEN
-OLOGIES
QUESTIONABLE ANAGRAMS
    $400 1
He's interred at his former home at 18354 Ventura Blvd. in Encino, not Tarzana, California
    $400 11
The Japanese call this "ballistic" train the Shinkansen
    $400 4
1999:
Adam Sandler takes on fatherhood
    $400 12
Little men & women might enjoy reading her other children's books, including "An Old-Fashioned Girl"
    $400 15
The abnormal branch of this field studies mental disorders, deviance & just plain weirdness
    $400 16
The final ceremony:
Real fun?
    $800 2
Saint Martin's Churchyard in Laugharne, Wales is where this poet wound up after drinking himself to death
    $800 25
The 20th Century Limited took you from New York to this city where you could catch the Super Chief to Los Angeles
    $800 5
1970:
Dustin Hoffman as Jack Crabb, aged 121
    $800 13
At her death in 1901 she had 37 great-grandchildren, including the future George VI & the czar's daughter Olga
    $800 21
Branch of biology defined as the study of organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye
    $800 17
People complain there's too much of it in the movies:
Nice love?
    $1200 3
In Manhattan's Trinity Cemetery, you can visit John J. Audubon as well as this "Visit From St. Nick" poet
    $1200 26
This country's Central Railway takes you up 13,000 feet going from La Oroya to Cuzco
    $1200 8
1987:
Dennis Quaid & Ellen Barkin have a steamy romance in New Orleans
    $1200 14
In 1801 Lady Emma Hamilton bore this naval hero a daughter while both were married to other people
    $1200 22
Sovietology is also sometmes called this, after a structure in Moscow
    $1200 18
Elmer Gantry, for example:
Evil's agent?
    $1600 6
Henrik Ibsen is with his family in the Cemetery of Our Savior in this world capital
    $1600 27
The name of this Paris-to-Istanbul service that began in 1873 is now on a London-to-Venice train service
    $1600 9
2002:
Frankie Muniz' stolen school essay becomes a big Hollywood movie
    DD: $500 29
This woman famous for her pantaloons became president of the Iowa Woman Suffrage Society in 1871
    $1600 23
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Science Museum of Minnesota) This device was once used in this discredited science of determining personality by reading the bumps on the skull
    $1600 19
A Tennessee municipality:
Hen villas?
    $2000 7
He's buried in Oxfordshire under a headstone that says "Here Lies Eric Arthur Blair"
    DD: $2,000 28
The 2,461-mile-long Indian Pacific line connects the east & west coasts of this country
    $2000 10
1998:
Jeff Bridges is an L.A. slacker who bowls
    $2000 24
Cornell's medical website calls this study of the functions of living organisms the oldest basic medical science
    $2000 20
Sister in a famous family of singers:
Am I so modern?

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Alex Tom Barb
$9,500 $9,000 $4,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
(Alex: Narrows it down, doesn't it?)
Of the Central American countries, it has the highest percentage of people of African descent

Final scores:

Alex Tom Barb
$999 $8,400 $5
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $8,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Alex Tom Barb
$11,400 $9,000 $4,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 2 DDs)
16 R,
2 W
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $24,400

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