Show #4239 - Thursday, January 23, 2003

Contestants

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Eric Tengler, a respiratory therapist from Chicago, Illinois

Jen Bradbury, a high school teacher from Burlington, Washington

Todd Simkin, a derivatives trader from Wynnewood, Pennsylvania (whose 1-day cash winnings total $3,201)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN LITERATURE
THE MARTINI, ET AL.
MR. PRESIDENT
STUPID ANSWERS
(Alex: I love that category!)
DUET TO ME ONE MORE TIME
CROSSWORD CLUES "T"
    $200 2
This novel's widowed lawyer Atticus Finch had served in the state legislature
    $200 12
A martini is usually garnished with an olive; a Gibson is garnished with one of these
    $200 9
His grandfather had been VP, but Adlai Stevenson lost 2 presidential elections to this man
    $200 13
Florence Nightingale was born in this Italian city in 1820
    $200 22
I believe this "Baywatch" star sang "I Believe" with Laura Branigan on his "Looking for the Best" album
    $200 1
The study of God
(8)
    $400 5
It's the pale dry sherry in the title of an 1846 Edgar Allan Poe tale
    $400 16
Last name of the partner of vermouth maker Alessandro Martini, or of comedy maker Marty Allen
    $400 27
This former U.S. president led a scientific expedition into the Amazon jungle in 1914
    $400 14
Shortly after birth, the placenta, also called this, is expelled from the uterus
    $400 23
"Till I Loved You", her hit song with Don Johnson, was written for the musical concept album "Goya...A Life in Song"
    $400 3
Trinidad's partner
(6)
    DD: $800 6
This 19th century female character "raised a great scandal in godly master Dimmesdale's church"
    $600 19
Used in the classic martini, it bills itself as "The Only Premium Gin Distilled in London"
    $600 28
In the presidential election of 1800, Alexander Hamilton supported Charles Pinckney over this incumbent
    $600 15
"What can you say about a 25-year-old girl?" is the first line of this love story by Erich Segal
    $600 24
This pop princess recorded "Where You Are" with her real-life beau, Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees
    $600 4
Pumba's pal
(5)
    $800 7
This 1925 Anita Loos book was subtitled "The Illuminating Diary of a Professional Lady"
    $800 20
In this first Bond novel, 007 asks for his martini shaken, not stirred
    $800 29
The economic panic of 1893 hit shortly after he returned as the nation's 24th president
    $800 17
Kodiak Island is the habitat of this type of bear, Ursus arctos middendorffi
    $800 25
It's easy to love "Easy Lover", Philip Bailey's 1984 duet with him
    $800 10
Italian dessert "trifle"
(8)
    $1000 8
This 15-year-old E.L. Doctorow high school dropout joins gangster Dutch Schultz' mob
    $1000 21
Lola's, the bar that gave us the apple martini, came up with the Janis Joplin martini: Pearl vodka & this potent potable
    $1000 30
In 1824 Sarah Childress married this future president
    $1000 18
Extra atoms of this element are pumped into unsaturated oil to make hydrogenated fat
    $1000 26
"All of You" should know that this Madrileno sang "All of You" with Diana Ross
    $1000 11
Sholem Aleichem's dairyman
(5)

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

Todd Jen Eric
$600 $1,400 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Jen Eric
$800 $3,800 $3,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

NAMES IN SCIENCE
THE DIRECTOR'S CHAIR
POP STARS
EDEN'S CRUSH
MAKING THE BAND
"O" TOWN
    $400 12
This man whose name gave us the electrical current unit called an amp got a bad shock when his father was guillotined
    $400 7
"Jackie Brown",
"Reservoir Dogs",
"Pulp Fiction"
    $400 14
Shakira sings of "The Joy of" this cola
    $400 26
Her portrayal of Jeannie inspired a 2001 Barbie doll
    $400 6
It's the alliterative name of Robin Hood's legendary band of outlaws
    $400 1
The Hanshin Expressway, a major road between Kobe & this port city, collapsed in a 1995 earthquake
    $800 13
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Johnson Space Center in Houston) Astronauts trained in neutral buoyancy to prepare for a mission to service this object's 94-inch mirrors
    $800 8
"1941",
"Duel",
"Amistad"
    $800 15
This company's "Natural Soda" line includes such flavors as Kiwi strawberry & cherry vanilla cream
    $800 27
John Steinbeck was taken to Trask for this 1952 novel
    $800 22
10 members of his band, including 2 of his sons, were killed in the battle for Harpers Ferry
    $800 2
The Queen of England probably didn't use the dart in the map trick to make this city a capital in 1857
    $1200 19
This last name of French thinker Blaise is on a theorem, a law & a triangle
    $1200 9
"Kafka",
"Full Frontal",
"Ocean's Eleven"
    $1200 16
With Prohibition coming, IBC began making this in 1919, & it still sells it in the same brown bottles
    $1200 28
Jaap Eden of the Netherlands was a champ in this sport 100 years before Dan Jansen
    $1200 23
In 1877 he led his band of Nez Perce on a valiant march & almost made it to Canada
    DD: $2,000 3
This city is home to the Kon-Tiki Museum & a royal palace
    $1600 20
Among chemical elements, Es is Einsteinium; Bh is this element
    $1600 10
"Repulsion",
"Tess",
"Chinatown"
    $1600 17
You don't need a medical degree to try the Red Fusion flavor it introduced in 2002
    $1600 29
Anthony Eden made his mark as British PM when he attacked this country in 1956
    $1600 24
In 1751 Robert Clive's small band of Brits defeated the French in this country, later part of the empire
    $1600 4
This Ukranian port was the scene of the Potemkin Mutiny in 1905
    DD: $4,000 21
A brain disease is named for Hans Creutzfeldt & this man who also described it around 1920
    $2000 11
"Ragtime",
"Amadeus",
"Man on the Moon"
    $2000 18
The people who make Mountain Dew also have Sierra this
    $2000 30
His book on the evolution of the human brain is called "The Dragons of Eden"
    $2000 25
This 16th C. explorer whose name means "head of a cow" led a small band of men from Florida to Mexico
    $2000 5
Italian town that completes the title of Horace Walpole's classic Gothic novel "The Castle of..."

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Todd Jen Eric
$3,600 $8,200 $8,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

HISTORIC NAMES
In 2002 Christie's auctioned off his own account of his 48-day journey & his coconut cup with the date April 1789 on it

Final scores:

Todd Jen Eric
$3,600 $6,400 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,400 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Todd Jen Eric
$6,800 $8,200 $8,000
12 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
3 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W

Combined Coryat: $23,000

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