Show #4461 - Monday, January 19, 2004

Contestants

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Asad Jaleel, a student and teacher from Naperville, Illinois

Regina Fitzsimmons, a homemaker from Springfield, Virginia

Frank Amanat, an attorney from South Orange, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $44,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR
A DAY AT THE RACES
MR. BUSINESSMAN
NOT A NATIONAL CAPITAL
SOCKS AND THE CITY
"KING" OF THE WORLD!
    $200 1
A headline in Pulitzer's "The World" newspaper asked, was this ship's "Explosion Caused by Bomb or Torpedo?"
    $200 26
Betting on the same horse to win, place & show is betting "across" this
    $200 21
In 1924 Harvey Firestone started these plantations in Liberia
    $200 6
Rio de Janeiro,
Buenos Aires,
Asuncion
    $200 16
In 1907 this city's Braves stopped wearing red socks, so this city's other major league team adopted the name
    $200 11
Perhaps based on a real monarch, this nursery rhyme figure called for his bowl, his pipe & his fiddlers three
    $400 2
Leonard Wood was the original commander of this cavalry regiment made up mainly of cowboys & college athletes
    $400 27
In this type of race, you may bet on the winner & then buy it
    $400 22
Conrad Hilton started with a hotel in 1919; James Christie started with one of these houses in 1766
    $400 7
Calcutta,
Thimphu,
Phnom Penh
    $400 17
Up to 10,000 people from 63 countries attend the International Hosiery Expo in this city, North Carolina's largest
    $400 12
This long poisonous snake is also known as a hamadryad
    DD: $1,000 3
The Platt Amendment, which resulted from the war, gave the U.S. the rights to this naval base in perpetuity
    $600 29
Age of a sophomore horse, it's also the usual age of horses in a derby race
    $600 23
Put them in the order Richard Branson founded them: airline, record store, record label
    $600 8
Nicosia,
Istanbul,
Belgrade
    $600 18
Oban, Scotland is the center of this region that lent its name to a diamond pattern
    $600 13
If & when Prince Charles succeeds Elizabeth II, this will be Great Britain's national anthem
    $800 4
Commodore Dewey blockaded this bay after destroying a fleet of 10 Spanish ships
    $800 28
The quarter pole is 2 furlongs before this
    $800 24
The Electric Suction Sweeper Company was later renamed for this man (who had bought the patent from a janitor)
    $800 9
Katmandu,
Kabul,
Karachi
    $800 19
This brand of men's dress socks, seen here, has headquarters in Burlington, North Carolina
    $800 14
Before being imploded in 2000, it was home to the Seattle Mariners & the Seattle Seahawks
    $1000 5
In May 1898 Lt. Andrew Rowan delivered his famous message from President McKinley to this Cuban military man
    $1000 30
It means to assign weights to equalize the competition
    $1000 25
Giovanni Agnelli made a pronouncement in 1899: he was founding this Italian auto company
    $1000 10
Lusaka,
Casablanca,
Dakar
    $1000 20
In 1996 this Chicago-based underwear maker sold its sock line to Renfro Corp., which became the USA's sock leader
    $1000 15
Found east of Bullhead City, this city of northwest Arizona has a population of only 20,000

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

Frank Regina Asad
$5,000 $2,000 $400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Regina Asad
$8,800 $3,000 $2,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

BALLET
BOOK TO MOVIE
MAYORS
MI CASA ES SU CASA
A WHALE OF A CATEGORY
(Alex: And one of our new favorite categories...)
BEFORE & AFTER
    $400 28
Center practice is done without the support of this wall-lining object
    $400 1
1905's "The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon, Jr. became this silent D.W. Griffith classic
    $400 16
In 2002 this city's Mayor Akiba invited President Bush to come see what nuclear weapons do to a city
    $400 21
7 Calle San Fermin in Pamplona was an address of this American author in 1959
    $400 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew in Cape Cod, Massachusetts) Long used by whalers, this 3-word phrase lets others know a whale has been spotted
    $400 9
"Culture Club" lead singer who was "The Father of His Country"
    $800 2
"Flowers for Algernon" became this Cliff Robertson movie
    $800 17
Ron Gonzales of this Silicon Valley city is the first Latino mayor of a major California city since statehood
    $800 22
From 1939 until his death in 1975 (yes, he's still dead) he lived in the palace of El Pardo just NW of Madrid
    $800 7
Whalers used to pass the time at sea by carving designs on whale bone & teeth in an art form called this
    $800 10
Seal's hit song about smooching with a president's mom
    DD: $3,400 3
1995 film based on "Lost Moon" by Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger
    $1200 18
The city's former budget director, he led New York City during the fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s
    $1200 23
A reconstruction of this author's 1547 birthplace stands at 48 Calle Mayor in Alcala de Henares
    $1200 8
(Sofia of the Clue Crew in Cape Cod) A chance happening, perhaps, but it's also the flattened tail of the whale
    $1200 11
A leading real estate brokerage firm that was a TV series starring Johnny Depp as an undercover cop
    $1600 27
The name of this scissor-legged ballet leap means "thrown"
    $1600 4
Larry McMurtry's "Horseman, Pass By" inspired this 1963 Paul Newman film
    $1600 19
In 2003 Uri Lupoliansky was elected the first modern ultra-Orthodox mayor of this city
    DD: $5,000 24
The convent named for this saint is on the site of her birthplace in Avila
    $1600 14
This whale's scientific name, Monodon monoceros, refers to its unusually long left tooth
    $1600 12
"Bullet in the Head" heavy metal rap band that's a weapon perfected by Richard Gatling in the late 19th century
    $2000 26
Nijinsky is seen here in costume for this ballet, with a score by Stravinsky
    $2000 5
Kubrick filmed "Dream Story" by Arthur Schnitzler under this title
    $2000 20
Once U.S. drug czar, & New York City's police commissioner, he became mayor of Houston in 1998
    $2000 25
In 1838 a derelict monastery on Majorca was this author's choice to nurse Chopin back to health
    $2000 15
(Sarah of the Clue Crew in Cape Cod) Baleen, which certain whales have instead of teeth, is composed of mainly this protein, just like hair & fingernails
    $2000 13
Classic Chaucer work adapted for a 1990s TV sci-fi/horror anthology series

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Frank Regina Asad
$16,800 $4,200 $5,800
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RANKS & TITLES
Queen Victoria & Indira Gandhi each held this title, though only one was official

Final scores:

Frank Regina Asad
$11,800 $200 $3,100
3-day champion: $55,900 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Frank Regina Asad
$16,400 $4,200 $8,600
26 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
7 R,
1 W
15 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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