Show #4459 - Thursday, January 15, 2004

Contestants

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Frank Amanat, an attorney from South Orange, New Jersey

Liz Slaby, a high school teacher from North East, Pennsylvania

Steve Hall, a nurse and "Mr. Mom" from Hamden, Connecticut (whose 1-day cash winnings total $24,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN HISTORY
ROLLING STONES SONGS
(Alex: One of my favorite categories...)
STUPID ANSWERS
NUMERICAL PHRASES
CORN
BROTHERS ON BROTHERS
(Alex: Dr. Joyce Brothers, of course!)
    $200 1
On Nov. 11, 1918, Pvt. Henry Gunther became the last American casualty in this war
    $200 7
"You'll come runnin' back, you'll come runnin' back, you'll come runnin' back to me"
    $200 6
On June 4, 2002 the New York Times ran the obituary for Albin Krebs, 73, who wrote these from 1969 to 1989
    $200 14
It's the usual item with which you wouldn't touch someone despicable
    $200 19
About 75% of the corn sold by farmers in the U.S. is used as this on other farms
    $200 20
(Dr. Joyce) Having older brothers may make a girl more likely to be this sporty type, a word that includes a male name
    $400 2
Remarkably, there were more than 60 survivors when this Zeppelin crashed in New Jersey in 1937
    $400 8
"Who could hang a name on you?"
    $400 10
(I'm Jeff Probst in Panama) The Pearl Islands are in this gulf, off the coast of Panama
    $400 15
Though "heck" & "darn" are examples of these, the phrase usually refers to saltier language
    $400 21
The official website for this 2002 Mel Gibson film explains how they made its crop circles in cornfields
    $400 22
A 1977 study found that these children learn language slowly, because adults leave them to amuse each other
    $600 3
Elected the 19th U.S. president in 1876, Rutherford B. Hayes was a member of this political party
    $600 9
"You better stop. Look around. Here it comes, here it comes, here it comes"
    $600 11
In 2003 top model Tyra Banks conducted a search for "America's Next" one of these
    $600 16
This traditional symbol of businessman's indulgence adds up to about 6 ounces of gin
    $600 28
In 1906 a man with this last name began the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company
    $600 23
In the "complex" named for this Biblical man, one brother must de-identify with another to avoid angry competition
    $800 4
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Ronald Reagan Library) This man awarded the Medal of Freedom to Ronald Reagan on January 13, 1993
    $800 26
"I was born in a crossfire hurricane"
    $800 12
David James Elliott of "JAG" might know it's the monogram of our 20th president
    DD: $600 17
Originated by Alcoholics Anonymous, it includes a "fearless moral inventory"
    $800 24
I played Dr. O'Dell in this "Rich Man, Poor Man" sequel that's about coping with the loss of a brother
    $1000 5
This Indian "king" for whom a war against American colonists was named was tracked down & killed in 1676
    $1000 27
"My back is broad, but it's a-hurtin', all I want is for you to make love to me"
    $1000 13
1939 film in which Bette Davis said, "That's our victory -- our victory over the dark"
    $1000 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in Rome) It's the literal translation of the grateful Italian phrase "mille grazie"
    $1000 25
For this famous man's patient "Little Hans", the birth of a sister helped cause a fear of horses -- go figure

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

Steve Liz Frank
-$600 $200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Liz Frank
$2,400 $2,000 $3,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

AMERICAN POETS
CINEMANIA
EUROPE
WHAT THE HECK IS IT?
ALL "DE" PEOPLE
TERM ME LOOSE
    $400 1
In May 1827 he enlisted in the U.S. Army as "Edgar A. Perry"
    $400 26
This 1977 film that was the highest-earning film of the 1970s didn't even take place in our galaxy
    $400 6
In 2002 the commonwealth rejoiced as she celebrated 50 years on the throne
    $400 21
Pocatello
    $400 16
The first president of the Fifth French Republic, he was wounded 3 times while serving in World War I
    $400 11
Term for the 3 lower pipes on a bagpipe, or the male honey bees that live off the work of others
    $800 2
In 1900 his grandfather bought him a chicken farm near Derry, New Hampshire
    $800 30
In the beginning of this film, peaceful apes confront a black monolith & turn deadly & carnivorous
    $800 7
One of the few houses left from the early 18th century in Bonn is the 1770 birthplace of this composer
    $800 22
Clavichord
    $800 17
9 years before arriving at the Mississippi River, he met the Incan ruler Atahualpa in Peru
    $800 12
The place where relief pitchers warm up, or the group of relief pitchers; this term works for both
    DD: $2,000 3
He was a descendant of John & Priscilla Alden, whose love story he told in an 1858 narrative poem
    $1200 29
The Sony Pictures Studios were once home to this co.; Gracie Films is in the building that held Louis B. Mayer's office
    $1200 8
The Piazza del Duomo is the center of religious life in this city, the birthplace of the Renaissance
    $1200 23
Mimic thrush
    $1200 18
In 1993 Nelson Mandela & this fellow South African shared the Nobel Peace Prize for ending apartheid
    $1200 13
This 4-letter word is the Aussie term for the wild, wooded & little-populated part of Australia
    $1600 4
He wrote, "What would you do if you were up a dark alley with Caesar Borgia and he was coming torgia"
    $1600 28
Dude, in 1998 this brotherly team brought us "The Big Lebowski"
    $1600 9
Scotland's first national park includes this, Scotland's largest lake
    $1600 24
Sphalerite
    $1600 19
While assistant vice-consul in Egypt, this French diplomat began planning the construction of the Suez Canal
    DD: $2,000 14
This term for chaos is from the Greek for "all the demons"
    $2000 5
First name of the Pulitzer-winning poet whose son Charles was involved in the 1950s quiz show scandals
    $2000 27
The military clones Ripley to produce a bioweapon in this 1997 film, the fourth in the "Alien" series
    $2000 10
Gloria is a popular restaurant & wine cellar in this capital of Estonia
    $2000 25
A plessor
    $2000 20
This Italian director, an exponent of Neorealism, used that technique in "The Bicycle Thief"
    $2000 15
Term for the Neoclassical style of furniture, decoration & fashion in vogue in Napoleonic France

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Liz Frank
$7,600 $3,600 $18,000
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS
This man's successful 2001 campaign was the most expensive non-presidential campaign in history

Final scores:

Steve Liz Frank
$0 $100 $15,250
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $15,250

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Liz Frank
$7,600 $5,800 $17,200
12 R,
2 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $30,600

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