Show #4245 - Friday, January 31, 2003

Jackie Harrison game 4.

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Nikki Lindsey, a history teacher and graduate student from Urbana, Illinois

Victor Fernandez, a nonprofit professional from Miami, Florida

Jackie Harrison, a surgeon from Chicago, Illinois (whose 3-day cash winnings total $55,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

WORLD MYTHS & LEGENDS
RANCHES
WHICH CABINET DEPARTMENT?
'80s ROCK
MAMA & PAPAYA
THE JAMES GANG
    $200 5
The Japanese pantheon includes Kagutsuchi, god of this, something to get your hibachi going
    $200 20
At about 12,000 sq. mi., Strangeray Springs, a cattle ranch (or station) in this country, is bigger than Vermont
    $200 12
The Foreign Service Institute
    $200 1
In December 1984 Madonna touched No. 1 for the very first time with this song
    $200 11
While these look like caviar & are edible, Mama usually throws them out
    $400 6
If you needed a railway tunnel dug, you could call on this American folk hero -- it was his job
    $400 21
Prairie Chapel is the name of George W. Bush's ranch near this Texas town, population 705
    $400 13
The Office of Disability Employment Policy
    $400 2
In 1984 this group of all-stars tried to make things better with "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
    $400 18
Mama joked that this other name for the papaya makes it sound like little cat feet -- Mama wasn't funny
    $400 17
The deposed father of England's Queen Anne
    $600 7
Jewish legend says his first wife was Lilith, who created the need for a good divorce lawyer
    DD: $800 22
Kendall County, Texas is named for the man who brought Merinos to the area as this type of rancher
    $600 14
The Bureau of Engraving & Printing
    $600 3
Title of a 1985 Bruce Springsteen hit, or a book about him by Dave Marsh
    $600 19
Papaya plants are dioecious, meaning the plants are divided this way, like Mama & Papa
    $800 9
The life of this legendary king of Britain was fodder for a Shakespeare tragedy in 1605
    $800 23
Around 1905 these animals, not native to Arizona, were brought to a ranch in the state, where they now roam
    $800 15
The U.S. Marshals Service
    $800 4
In 1987 this group dreamed up its first Top 10 hit, heard here
    $800 27
When things get tough in the kitchen, Mama gets out the hammer or uses this with papain, an enzyme from papaya, in it
    $800 25
Born in Greenock, Scotland in 1736, this inventor is mostly renowned for his improvements to the steam engine
    $1000 10
When he fell for Helen, Paris was married to Oenone, one of these nature deities
    $1000 24
It's the name of Steve & Gayle Henson's California ranch for which a creamy dressing was named
    $1000 16
The National Park Service
    $1000 8
A No. 1 hit by this group began, "You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar, when I met you"
    $1000 28
When Mama's in the mood for Indian food, she makes papdi &, to top them, this relish with papaya
    $1000 26
In 1986 he was named the first ever artistic director of the Metropolitan Opera

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Jackie Victor Nikki
-$2,000 $3,200 $2,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Victor Nikki
$600 $3,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

"B" IN GEOGRAPHY
(Alex: That's not a bad grade!)
LETTER HISTORIES
MANY MOONS
VAUDEVILLE
THE LINCOLN LOG
FROM THE FRENCH
    $400 1
The NFL Europe's Dragons play their home games in this Spanish city that hosted the 1992 Summer Olympics
    $400 6
Seventh in the Greek alphabet, it came back later as the last, but not least, letter
    $400 26
It's the closest planet to the sun that has a moon
    $400 21
It's an early name for vaudeville, or a type of skit-&-music TV show descended from vaudeville
    $400 14
The month in which Abe Lincoln was born
    $400 11
A diplomat serving temporarily in place of an ambassador is called this "d'affaires"
    $800 2
This southern South American capital city's first European visitor was Pedro de Mendoza in 1536
    $800 7
A 14th century addition, it came from a little extra ornamentation of the "I"
    $800 27
Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter, was discovered by this man in 1610
    $800 22
A vaudevillian transported clothes & gear in one of these, & might have been born in one in Pocatello, Idaho
    $800 15
The state from which Abe was first elected to national office
    $800 12
(Sofia of the Clue Crew) This bike part whose name is from the French helps you shift gears; it's not used to overturn trains
    $1200 3
This bay between Spain & Brittany is named for the Basques who live on the shore there
    $1200 8
A Latin link of 2 letters pronounced as one is why we, in modern English, always follow this letter with U
    DD: $2,700 28
Its moon Charon is about half its size
    $1200 23
When you were playing the best vaudeville houses, you'd "hit" this, also a Peter Gabriel song title
    $1200 16
His wife's maiden name
    $1200 13
The French word for "father", it's an equivalent of "senior", as when it follows Dumas or George Bush
    $1600 4
The British looted this Asian capital in 1860, bringing back a dog breed bearing its old name
    $1600 9
An Anglo-Saxon rune became this letter that's double one of its predecessors
    $1600 29
Because of its decaying orbit, the moon Phobos will crash into this planet -- in about 40 million years
    DD: $2,000 24
This theater fit for royalty, once the premiere vaudeville venue, was revived when Judy Garland played it in 1951
    $1600 19
The photographer whose picture was the basis for the image on the five-dollar bill
    $1600 17
In "Alice in Wonderland", Lewis Carroll adapted this 4-couple French dance for lobsters
    $2000 5
This Slovakian capital was widely known by the German name Pressburg until after World War I
    $2000 10
Latin abandoned this letter, from the Semitic symbol for an open hand, in favor of the "C"
    $2000 25
This sales pitch was the catchphrase of Joe Penner, seen here
    $2000 20
His first vice president
    $2000 18
From the French for "to slaughter", it's another name for a slaughterhouse

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jackie Victor Nikki
$5,500 $10,800 $8,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

AUTHORS
In September 2002 he offered $10,000 to help capture the person who burned down Iowa's Cedar Bridge

Final scores:

Jackie Victor Nikki
$11,000 $4,799 $50
4-day champion: $66,602 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jackie Victor Nikki
$10,200 $10,800 $8,200
16 R,
7 W
(including 2 DDs)
13 R,
2 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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