Show #4465 - Friday, January 23, 2004

Contestants

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Dave Meehan, a database administrator from Spring City, Pennsylvania

Joy Forrester, a mother of two from Toledo, Ohio

Margaret Meehan, a medical records supervisor from Brick, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

METALS
UNSUNG HEROES
U.S. CITIES
WEIGHTS & MEASURES
FITS HUGH
TO A "TEE"
(Alex: Each response will end in those 3 letters, "T-E-E".)
    $200 6
Around 3000 B.C. it had 2/5 the value of gold, but in 2002 it had about 1/75 gold's value
    $200 1
In 1912 Tom Crean made a solo 35-mile trek on this continent to save 2 of his mates
    $200 8
Farmers in this state's San Joaquin Valley ship their stock through Stockton
    $200 13
Term for a single exposure on a reel of motion picture film
    $200 24
Plans are for Hugh Grant to return as Daniel Cleaver in the sequel to this 2001 Renee Zellweger film
    $200 16
Type of ballot to file when you're not there to vote on election day
    $400 7
Ancient Roman pewter was 30% this metal, which for safety's sake is no longer used
    $400 2
We breathe a bit easier because Rep. Kenneth Roberts sponsored the original version of this act in 1963
    $400 9
This Kentucky city was founded in 1775 & named for a battle site in Massachusetts
    $400 14
In the 14th century Edward II declared it was equal to 3 barley corns laid end-to-end
    $400 25
Hugh tried to woo Emma in this 1995 film based on a Jane Austen novel
    $400 17
Ring in, miss the clue -- tough. We don't offer a "money back" one
    $600 23
This alloy metal popular for bathroom rails gets softer as it includes more copper & less zinc
    DD: $600 3
Tennessee militia general William Carroll sailed down the Mississippi to help out at this 1815 battle
    $600 10
In November 2001 this city's Journal & Constitution newspapers fully merged
    $600 15
This equivalent to 1 cup is slang for a short person
    $600 26
In this 1995 film directed by Chris Columbus, Hugh finds out his girlfriend is pregnant
    $600 18
It's been said that "A camel is a horse designed by" this
    $800 29
Atomic number 13, you touch it when you unwrap a stick of Wrigley's chewing gum
    $800 4
Fred Hollows crusaded primarily to save Third World folks from this blinding condition, using synthetic lenses
    $800 11
Rochester, New York grew because of its location on this
    $800 21
If a gigawatt you see, this is the number of watts you get
    $800 27
The 2003 ABC series "I'm With Her", about a star falling for an ordinary guy, sounds like this film of Hugh's
    $800 19
Conversation marked by quick, witty banter
    $1000 30
Coffinite, discovered in Colorado in 1955, is an ore that's 60% this valuable radioactive metal
    $1000 5
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the Johnson Space Center in Houston) This NASA flight director of the 1960s & '70s wrote the book "Failure Is Not an Option"
    $1000 12
This Idaho city, founded in 1861, was named for the co-leader of an expedition that camped there in 1805
    $1000 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew) It's the standard unit of size for nails; this baby, used in framing a house, is a 16
    $1000 28
In this 1999 comedy Hugh tried to learn how to say "fuggeddaboutit"
    $1000 20
The order Sirena includes the dugong, the extinct Steller's sea cow & this

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

Margaret Joy Dave
$2,200 $200 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Joy Dave
$5,600 $800 $8,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

ART & ARTISTS
ENTERTAINING BIRDS
BODIES OF WATER
GET THE MESSAGE
BURIED AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
ABBREVIATIONS
    $400 1
He was nearly blind when he painted his series of "Water Lilies"
    $400 26
This canary with a wide-eyed stare is constantly on alert for Sylvester the Cat
    $400 12
Nunivak Island & the Pribilof Islands are in this sea
    $400 11
The last message from her in 1937 pertained to her location & an alternate radio frequency for communication
    $400 6
Seen here, his is one of the most visited graves at Arlington
    $400 18
Biologically speaking:
RNA
    $800 2
Seen here, he's the most famous occupant at California's Huntington Library
    $800 27
Winken, Blinken & Nod were 3 orphaned pet birds raised by young Opie Taylor on a 1963 episode of this sitcom
    $800 13
(Alex: Here's Jeff Probst in South America [Amazon]) The decomposition of organic matter & a low silt content give the Rio Negro this color water, hence its name
    $800 14
In 1968 this pop group delivered "I've Got to Get a Message to You"
    $800 7
A soldier during WWII, this civil rights leader, murdered in Mississippi in 1963, is buried at Arlington
    $800 19
Sydney is its capital:
NSW
    $1200 3
Marcel Duchamp's most famous painting is "Nude Descending" this
    $1200 28
Catchphrases of this large windbag of a rooster include "Pay Attention, Boy!" & "Go Away Boy, You Bother Me"
    $1200 23
The Cinque Terre, 5 fishing villages on the Italian Riviera, overlook the Ligurian Sea, an arm of this sea
    $1200 15
In April 1913 Woodrow Wilson became the first president since John Adams to deliver this message in person
    $1200 8
This rear admiral rests beneath a granite globe, with a bronze star marking the North Pole
    $1200 20
On a radio:
FM
    $1600 4
His "Vampire" painting from 1893 just might make you "Scream"
    $1600 29
In commercials, a persistent white duck voiced by Gilbert Gottfried is the spokes-bird for this insurance company
    $1600 24
The French call this body of water the Pas de Calais; we call it this
    $1600 16
4 words that ended the historic message: "Houston, Tranquility Base here..."
    $1600 9
Roger Chaffee & this astronaut, killed in a 1967 fire aboard their Apollo spacecraft, are buried next to each other
    DD: $1,600 21
Successor to the AEC:
NRC
    DD: $1,800 5
Four of her works, including the one seen here, were recently featured on U.S. stamps
    $2000 30
The mascot of the U.S. Forest Service, this owl wore a Robin Hood-style hat & told us to "Give a Hoot! Don't Pollute!"
    $2000 25
The chief cities on this river in Oregon include Portland, Salem & Eugene
    $2000 17
The messages left by this lost colony were "Cro" on a tree & "Croatoan" on a post
    $2000 10
Seen here, this Purple Heart recipient & veteran ABC newsman was laid to rest in 1983
    $2000 22
A measure of distance equal to 93 million miles:
AU

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Joy Dave
$17,000 $4,000 $15,600

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

LITERARY FEMALES
She's the only female character in all the A.A. Milne "Winnie The Pooh" stories

Final scores:

Margaret Joy Dave
$31,200 $5,000 $15,500
2-day champion: $52,000 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Margaret Joy Dave
$18,800 $4,000 $15,600
22 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
6 R,
2 W
23 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,400

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