Show #4460 - Friday, January 16, 2004

Contestants

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Carolyn Zsoldos, a clinical support specialist from Wilmington, Delaware

Clay Wilson, a newspaper reporter from Hampton, Georgia

Frank Amanat, an attorney from South Orange, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $15,250)

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Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
OUR NATIONAL PASTIME
BESTSELLERS BY DECADE
WHAT DID I DO WITH MY KEYS?
INVENTIVE MINDS
(Alex: And finally, logically enough...)
THE "END"
    $200 1
Before he was president, George W. Bush occupied the governor's mansion in this city
    $200 7
Other teams have worn them but it's this "Northern" team one usually refers to when speaking of "pinstripes"
    $200 2
"Looking for Mr. Goodbar" &
"All the President's Men"
    $200 18
They were in the pocket of those Red Tabs jeans from this company -- you know, the ones we just took to Goodwill
    $200 12
In 1891 this man of Menlo Park got a patent for a "means of transmitting signals electrically"
    $200 23
It means to make a change to something, especially to the Constitution
    $400 3
It's home to the NHL's Avalanche & also to a U.S. Mint
    $400 8
He had 46 home runs in 2002, 27 fewer than the previous season
    $400 13
"From Here to Eternity" &
"Peyton Place"
    $400 19
They fell into this pot that's also a term for one who makes his money growing cotton
    $400 14
A team headed by Seymour Cray introduced the first "super" one of these in 1963
    $400 24
It's to grasp mentally; understand?
    DD: $1,000 4
2 of the 4 state capitals with the word "City" in their names
    $600 9
Dodger manager Walter Alston was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1983; this man, his successor, was inducted in 1997
    $600 28
"Airport" &
"Valley of the Dolls"
    $600 20
They turned up in the bottom of the neighbors' jetted bath -- as Emile Zola might say, this brand
    $600 15
In 1931 Harold Edgerton synched a strobe light's flash to this device
    $600 25
This Indiana city is home to the College Football Hall of Fame
    $800 5
Anthony Trollope called this capital "on the River Kentucky" "As quietly dull a little town as I ever entered"
    $800 10
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from the Louisville Slugger Museum.) Forests in Pennsylvania & New York provide the white type of this wood, used in most of today's Major League bats
    $800 29
"A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" &
"For Whom the Bell Tolls"
    $800 21
One of these crow relatives famous for their love of shiny objects flew off with them
    $800 16
Dr. Thomas Starzl transplanted this organ in 1963 & went on to write "Experience in Hepatic Transplantation"
    $800 26
It's a bonus paid by a company to its stockholders, often on a quarterly basis
    $1000 6
This capital is also the seat of Kennebec County
    $1000 11
Tony Gwynn's 1994 batting average of .394 was the highest since this man's .406 in 1941
    $1000 30
"Elmer Gantry" &
"All Quiet on the Western Front"
    $1000 22
You left them in this (from the Latin for "fire"), you fool (from the Latin for "fool")
    $1000 17
Dr. Louis Fieser is special as he synthesized this vitamin in 1939
    $1000 27
Take a suspect into custody

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

Frank Clay Carolyn
$7,800 $0 -$400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Clay Carolyn
$11,800 $400 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

MYTHOLOGICAL PAINTINGS
MUSICIANS
WAXES
PEOPLE
FROM A TO Y
(Alex: Each correct response will begin with the letter "A" & end with the letter "Y'.)
THE END
(Alex: But no quotation marks this time.)
    $400 1
A painting by Paul Cezanne shows "Leda and" this bird
    $400 7
This conga drum player married Lucille Ball after starring opposite her in the movie "Too Many Girls"
    $400 24
One use for this insect-created wax is the manufacture of artificial fruit & flowers
    $400 17
This Asian-American woman once co-anchored the "CBS Evening News"
    $400 4
It's an allowance paid to a former spouse for maintenance
    $400 12
There was no escaping death for this magician; he died on Halloween night in 1926
    $800 2
Heads up! She's the subject in the Caravaggio painting seen here
    $800 21
He's the trumpeter featured here on an oldie but goodie
    $800 25
Montan wax is a mineral wax extracted from this; when rubbed or heated, it emits a bituminous odor
    $800 18
He's the cookie maker seen here
    $800 8
It's the only state capital on the Hudson River
    $800 13
He was having his portrait done in 1945 when he declared, "I have a terrific headache"; within hours he was dead
    $1200 3
A painting by Friedrich-Heinrich Fuger shows this Greek god seated nude with his trident
    $1200 22
His love of his native Greece inspired such New Age pieces as "Santorini" & "Acroyali"
    $1200 26
An ingredient in many products including sealing wax & hair spray, it's derived from the secretions of the lac insect
    $1200 19
Aah, the life of a billionaire: this Microsoft co-founder owns the Seattle Seahawks & the Portland Trail Blazers
    $1200 9
To waste away, like a muscle from disuse
    $1200 14
In 1584 it was checkmate for this cruel czar who died while playing chess
    $1600 5
It's the title event depicted in the famous 15th century painting seen here
    $1600 29
For some "Entertainment Tonight", turn on one of his CDs like "Live at Red Rocks" or "Winter Song"
    $1600 27
The name of this wax is from the Latin for "wool oil"
    $1600 20
The team of Mark Badgley & him has dressed stars like Halle Berry for the Oscars
    $1600 10
From the Latin for "handy", it's another word for skill or talent
    DD: $5,000 15
All the money in the world couldn't save him from dying on a plane en route to a Houston hospital in 1976
    $2000 6
In a painting by Agnolo Bronzino, Cosimo I de Medici is portrayed as this poet & lyre player
    DD: $1,400 30
Friends of this Israeli-born violin virtuoso call him Pinky
    $2000 28
It's thought that this wax obtained from the head of a certain whale helps the whale focus sounds to locate prey
    $2000 23
As a Democrat he won 94% of the vote in Texas' 6th Congressional District in 1982; 55% as a Republican in 1983
    $2000 11
Independence or self-government
    $2000 16
This poet of "The Bridge" jumped ship in 1932

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Clay Carolyn
$23,200 $0 $14,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE MOVIES
They're the 2 2-letter abbreviations in the titles of movies directed by Steven Spielberg

Final scores:

Frank Clay Carolyn
$28,850 $0 $28,800
2-day champion: $44,100 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Frank Clay Carolyn
$24,200 $0 $11,000
34 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
5 R,
5 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $35,200

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