Show #4532 - Tuesday, April 27, 2004

Contestants

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Sarah Wagner, an editor from Indianapolis, Indiana

Frank Dempsey, a government attorney from Bagdad, Kentucky

Doug Grenier, a mathematics professor from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $27,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

GOBS OF GODS
(Alex: That sounds weird, doesn't it?)
CELEBRITY MARRIAGES
WINE FOR DUMMIES
BAD BOYS, BAD BOYS
WHATCHA GONNA DO?
"COP"s
    $200 6
She, not Adidas, is the Greek equivalent of the Roman Victoria
    $200 8
For 5 months in 1998 & '99 Carmen Electra was married to this bad boy of basketball
    $200 16
Though its name means "black pinot", Pinot noir is a wine of this color
    $200 18
The sordid life of Queen Victoria's grandson the Duke of Clarence led some to believe he was this 1880s killer
    $200 26
Gonna hang out with my friend Tinky Winky & the rest of this TV title group
    $200 1
He was nominated for an Oscar in Directing for 1972 & won for 1974
    $400 7
Inazuma, the Shinto goddess of lightning, might like to date Ah Peku, the Mayan god of this
    $400 9
Of the 30-year age gap between Frank Sinatra & this wife, Dean Martin quipped, "I've got scotch" that's older than her
    $400 17
Devotees call this wine Zin for short
    $400 20
Known as "Il Duce", as a boy he was expelled from school for stabbing another student
    $400 27
Gonna sit right down & read all 1,408 pages of this 19th century novel featuring Maria Ignatyevna Peronsky
    $400 2
In Warsaw, you can find a prominent statue of this 16th century astronomer
    $600 13
A son of Uranus, this Greek god was the personification of the water that surrounded the world
    DD: $1,000 10
Her father Peter gave her away when she married composer Danny Elfman in 2003
    $600 19
This country's wine regions include the Barossa Valley & the Adelaide Hills
    $600 21
In 1525 this man ordered Cuauhtemoc, the last emperor of the Aztecs, to be hanged
    $600 28
Gonna pop in the video & watch "Piranha II", the first full-length directorial effort by this "Titanic" director
    $600 3
The legal control of a creative artist's original work
    $800 14
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew at Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii) This goddess, the woman who devours the land, is said to reside here in a crater on the Big Island
    $800 11
Eddie Fisher married Elizabeth Taylor shortly after divorcing this woman
    $800 22
In 1973, after a 50-year battle with the French government, this baron got his Mouton graded first growth
    $800 24
He was the queen's confessor before he became Spain's notoriously cruel first grand inquisitor in 1483
    $800 29
Gonna check into this satiric journalism website that bills itself as "America's Finest News Source"
    $800 4
It's also known as the pilot snake
    $1000 15
This chief defender of Asgard had a big cult following in Uppsala
    $1000 12
Her 42-year marriage to Garson Kanin ended with her death in 1985 at age 88
    $1000 23
"Quack" open a bottle of this sweet, sparkling wine meant for people who were raised on soda pop
    $1000 25
The 1977 execution of this murderer by firing squad was the first U.S. use of capital punishment in 10 years
    $1000 30
Gonna practice up on my Italian zampogna, my French cornemuse & my Northumbrian smallpipes, all types of this
    $1000 5
The dried flesh of a coconut from which the oil is obtained

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

Doug Frank Sarah
$1,600 $2,800 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Frank Sarah
$5,600 $4,800 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

PREHISTORIC TIMES
(Alex: That sounds like a good place to start!)
USTA
(Alex: The United States Tennis Association.)
BALLET
HOUSEPLANTS
WRITERS' MIDDLE NAMES
RHYMES WITH A PLANET
    $400 21
Scientists have identified over 4,000 species of these "3-lobed" sea creatures that lived during the Paleozoic era
    $400 3
He's the champion seen here in a memorable moment in September of 2003
    $400 26
Emma Livry, who triumphed as this creature in "Le Papillon", died after her dress caught fire
    $400 11
Unlike many plants, these, which include the barrel & snowball types, prefer to get completely dry
    $400 16
Raymond Chandler's middle name; it was playwright Wilder's first
    $400 1
A plan or diagram used for making a dress
    $800 22
Scientists say that North America had 4 of these: Nebraskan, Kansan, Illinoian & Wisconsin
    $800 4
These USTA rankings cover players from 12 to 18, in singles & doubles
    $800 27
His leaps earned comparisons with Nijinsky when he joined the Kirov Ballet in 1958
    $800 12
Roots sticking through drainage holes in containers are a sign that it's time to do this
    $800 17
"Ship of Fools" author Katherine Porter may have had as many as 5 middle names, but she used only this one
    $800 2
Audis, Buicks & Chryslers, for example
    $1200 23
The Stone Age lasted until this metal replaced stone as the primary tool-making material
    $1200 5
This picture of '20s & '30s champ Helen Wills shows why this married name she later added was appropriate
    $1200 28
This Italian-named brand got a boost in 1910 when Pavlova bought shoes for her whole company
    $1200 13
If other plants are too exciting for you, try lithops, or living "this", seen here
    DD: $2,000 18
His middle names were Ronald Reuel
    $1200 8
A built-in bed, as on a ship or train
    $1600 24
In 1868 Louis Lartet dug up the first skeletons of this prehistoric man in a cave in Les Eyzies in southwest France
    $1600 6
The USTA's 2 pro tournaments for men in 2003 were the U.S. Open & the championships of this earthy surface
    $1600 29
In Scene 1 of this 1942 ballet, several men have to dance around so as to look like they're on horseback
    DD: $2,000 14
Though its name means "lover of trees", it's very popular indoors as a houseplant
    $1600 19
It was the middle name of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet William Williams
    $1600 9
At a certain school "rally", you'd sing this kind of song or melody
    $2000 25
The name of this earliest human species is Latin for "skillful human being"
    $2000 7
In 1977 this Argentinian, seen here, won the last U.S. Open played at Forest Hills
    $2000 30
This company's first season opened in 1948 with 3 Balanchine ballets
    $2000 15
Like Spanish moss & pineapple, Earth Star & air plant are in this family of attractive tropical plants
    $2000 20
It's no big mystery that her middle initial "L." stood for Leigh
    $2000 10
Thin-sliced salted Italian ham

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Doug Frank Sarah
$13,200 $16,000 $12,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
In 2003 a famous marker on the steps of this city's capitol got an altitude adjustment, being lowered by 3 feet

Final scores:

Doug Frank Sarah
$25,200 $29,100 $23,999
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $29,100 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Doug Frank Sarah
$13,200 $15,600 $12,200
20 R,
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
18 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $41,000

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