Show #4526 - Monday, April 19, 2004

Contestants

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David Abolafia, a writer from Fishkill, New York

Wilson Lee, a computer programmer from San Diego, California

Geoff Strain, an electronics broker from Imperial Beach, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $21,155)

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Jeopardy! Round

MEN & WOMEN OF LETTERS
MOVIE PHONE
As
20th CENTURY PRESIDENTS
EVERYONE'S TAKING SIDES
WORD ORIGINS
    $200 2
Thomas Stearns...
    $200 7
Keanu Reeves had a Nokia phone, but it took a land line to slip in & out of this, the title of a 1999 sci-fi flick
    $200 17
The baseball team that started in Philadelphia in 1901 is now the As of this city
    $200 1
To give the nominating speech for Al Smith in 1924, he rose from his wheelchair & made his way to the mike
    $200 23
In Mexican cuisine, these are refried & served as a side dish
    $200 16
The name of this colorless Russian spirit is a diminutive of the Russian word for "water", itself a colorless liquid
    $400 3
Herbert George...
    $400 8
She played squeaky clean Jan, who shared a party line with playboy Rock Hudson in "Pillow Talk"
    $400 18
As a prefix A- means "without"; in Thomas A Kempis, the middle "A" means this
    $400 12
When President Kennedy was shot, Vice President Johnson was in this city
    $400 27
Croutons or bread crumbs can be used to make this traditional Thanksgiving side dish
    $400 22
It was derived from 3 German words that meant "secret state police", & that certainly describes it
    $600 4
Phyllis Dorothy...
    $600 9
Colin Farrell is trapped by sniper (& caller) Kiefer Sutherland in this thriller
    $600 19
Usual number of volts in an AA battery
    $600 13
He is the eldest of 4 children; he had 2 sisters, Gloria & Ruth, & one brother, Billy
    $600 28
Simmer ground hominy in milk or water to make this Southern side dish
    $600 24
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in Alaska) From the Old French for "crack", this V-shaped crack in a glacier may be up to 150 feet deep
    $800 5
Henry Louis...
    $800 10
Liz Taylor got an Oscar for playing Gloria Wandrous, model by day, call girl by night, reached at this title number
    $800 20
On March 4, 1902 it was formed in Chicago by 9 motor clubs
    $800 14
In 1962 he published a book on his career highlights to date -- "Six Crises"
    $800 29
We're at liberty to tell you that during WWI this German side dish was known in the U.S. as Liberty cabbage
    $800 25
First launched on October 4, 1957, its name is Russian for "fellow traveler"
    $1000 6
Wystan Hugh...
    $1000 11
Whenever people watch a mysterious video in this 2002 film, a phone call informs them they will die in 7 days
    $1000 21
Put a little circle above an A & it stands for this unit of length used to express electromagnetic wavelengths
    $1000 15
He climbed the Matterhorn, explored Brazil & practiced judo
    $1000 30
Tzatziki is a Greek side dish made with cucumbers & this fermented milk product
    DD: $2,000 26
People who cultivated this fruit often used to make wine were said to live to a ripe old age; hence its name

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

Geoff Wilson David
$1,600 $4,000 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Wilson David
$3,000 $5,800 $10,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENTISTS
THEIR LAST TOP 10 HIT
U.S.A.
RELIGION
JOE, ANNES & JOANNES
"ONE", "TWO", "THREE"
    $400 21
In 1929 President Hoover presented her with a $50,000 check to purchase a gram of radium for a lab in Warsaw
    $400 1
"Sexual Healing"
(1982)
    $400 2
In 2003 Burbank, Calif. posthumously thanked him for the memories by renaming its airport for him
    $400 28
Archaeological digs in 1996 indicate that Buddha was born in this country, about 145 miles SW of Katmandu
    $400 12
His marriage to Marilyn Monroe lasted only 9 months in 1954
    $400 7
Popular with comedians, they're short, witty remarks
    $800 22
In 1885 this French chemist first used his rabies vaccine, on a boy named Joseph Meister
    $800 3
"I Can See for Miles"
(1967)
    $800 17
This state's Nihau Island has been privately owned since the 1860s
    $800 24
In the Roman Catholic Church, several parishes in an area form this territorial district headed by a bishop
    $800 13
He retired from boxing in 1949, but returned only to be KOed by Rocky Marciano in 1951
    $800 8
In reference to animals, what biped means
    DD: $4,000 23
Edmond Halley paid all the expenses to publish this man's 1687 masterpiece "Principia Mathematica"
    $1200 4
"Got My Mind Set on You"
(1987)
    $1200 18
Popularly known as "The Oldest House", the Gonzalez-Alvarez House in this Florida city dates from around 1723
    $1200 25
This -ism named for Protestant reformer John is associated with the values of thrift & labor
    $1200 14
She played opposite her husband in the movies "The Drowning Pool" & "Mr. & Mrs. Bridge"
    $1200 9
Crank up Mark Chesnutt's "Bubba Shot the Jukebox" & grab your partner; it's time for this dance
    $1600 26
7 years after publishing a paper on the Periodic Table, this Russian investigated the Pennsylvania oil fields
    $1600 5
"Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car"
(1988)
    $1600 19
Its state song, "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away", was written by Paul Dresser, Theodore Dreiser's brother
    $1600 29
To avoid persecution by a tribe called the Quraysh, Muhammad fled from Mecca to this city
    DD: $5,200 15
In 1533 she gave birth to future Queen Elizabeth I
    $1600 10
It premiered at a Berlin theater in 1928 under the title "Die Dreigroschenoper"
    $2000 27
In 1794 this British chemist made a study of red-green color blindness, a visual deficiency now named for him
    $2000 6
"I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song"
(1974)
    $2000 20
In 1934 a record wind speed of 231 MPH was recorded on the summit of Mt. Washington in this state
    $2000 30
This Jewish festival is also called the Feast of Tabernacles or the Feast of Booths
    $2000 16
Her "Breathing Lessons" really paid off; in 1989 she won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
    $2000 11
This 1961 Jimmy Cagney comedy used a fake Brandenburg Gate when the real gate closed mid-shoot

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Geoff Wilson David
$11,400 $8,600 $26,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
From 1894 to 1896 this committee was headed by Dimitrios Vikelas

Final scores:

Geoff Wilson David
$2,845 $11,401 $27,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $27,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Geoff Wilson David
$8,600 $8,600 $30,200
12 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
11 R,
0 W
34 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $47,400

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