Show #4466 - Monday, January 26, 2004

Contestants

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Todd Wilson, a marketing executive from Atlanta, Georgia

Neil Silverman, a doctor from Los Angeles, California

Margaret Meehan, a medical records supervisor from Brick, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $52,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

BESTSELLERS
OLYMPIC GAMES WAITING LIST
FROMMER'S TRAVEL USA
FAMILIAR PHRASES
MAY I BE FRANK WITH YOU?
IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD
    $200 4
Her memoir "Living History" sold about 200,000 copies on its first day of release in 2003
    $200 26
"Strike" while the iron is hot, IOC -- this sport might be right up your "alley" as an Olympic sport
    $200 2
When hiking the Grand Canyon, don't try to make it top to bottom & back in 1 day, & these animals have the right of way
    $200 9
"Don't" do this "to spite your face"
    $200 16
U.S. president known as "Handsome Frank"
    $200 1
It's the thin sheet of cartilage & bone separating the nostrils; a deviated one can cause problems breathing
    $400 5
This almost 900-page book sold about 5 million copies on its first day of sale, June 21, 2003
    $400 27
The WBF isn't full of dummies, it wants this card game in the Olympics
    $400 3
Each January this city hosts the North American International Auto Show
    $400 10
Make a big deal over something little & you "make a mountain out of" this
    $400 17
He was the model for Howard Roark, the architect in Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead"
    $400 14
Bicuspids are also known as pre-these & are permanent grinding teeth
    $600 6
Jack Ryan is a novice CIA analyst in this "colorful" 2002 bestseller by Tom Clancy
    $600 28
If this competition doesn't waltz into the games, it can foxtrot or cha cha
    $600 11
At this ranch about 40 minutes out of Dallas you can eat at Miss Ellie's Deli
    $600 23
As it often turns out, "Truth is stranger than" this
    $600 18
A West Point graduate, Apollo 8 took him around the moon
    $600 15
It's the scientific name for the lower jaw
    $800 7
"Gettysburg", cowritten by this former House speaker, imagines a Confederate victory at Gettysburg
    $800 29
The absence of this centuries-old martial art from the Olympics has left medal hopefuls "empty-hand"ed
    $800 12
Called "The Valley Isle", its best beaches include Kaanapali & Wailea
    $800 24
In a bad mood today? I could tell by that "chip on your" this
    $800 19
He was the first man to be a member of both the Pro Football Hall of Fame & the Broadcasters Hall of Fame
    $800 21
The name of this largest part of the brain is Latin for "brain"
    $1000 8
Artistic clues help reveal the secret location of the Holy Grail in this thriller by Dan Brown
    DD: $1,800 30
The first associations for this non-Olympic sport were set up in Scotland in the mid-18th century
    $1000 13
A plethora of hiking & riding trails are in this Virginia valley whose name means "daughter of the stars"
    $1000 25
Give up during a fight & you may be forced to "say" or "cry" this relative
    $1000 20
He was Philly's police commissioner before being elected mayor in 1971
    $1000 22
When your ears "pop", it's just air escaping from this tube that connects the middle ear & the throat

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

Margaret Neil Todd
$1,200 $1,000 $4,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Neil Todd
$3,600 $2,400 $7,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

OPERA TITLE CHARACTERS
HODGEPOURRI
PRESIDENTIAL MIDDLE NAME SPELLING
(Alex: You have to spell the middle name.)
'60s MUSIC SCENE
HI YA, IRIAN JAYA!
ON "Q"
    $400 23
If this heroine had married Prince Yamadori, there might not be that nasty suicide in Act III
    $400 11
This London wax museum advertises itself as the place that "has come alive" with interactive exhibits
    $400 6
Jimmy Carter
    $400 13
Frank Sinatra ad-libbed "Scooby Dooby Doo" in this 1966 No. 1 hit
    $400 21
The Irian Jaya region has been the easternmost province of this nation since the 1960s
    $400 1
Where you keep your arrows
    $800 27
Some merry wives dress up like fairies in Verdi's 1893 opera named for this Shakespearean character
    $800 12
Of locations in the titles of the Hope-Crosby "Road" movies, this African one is last alphabetically
    $800 7
Lyndon Johnson
    $800 17
Shortly after they premiered "Love Child" on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1968, the song shot to No. 1
    $800 22
With its tropical jungles, Irian Jaya is home to nearly 3,000 species of this plant
    $800 2
A trivial objection
    $1200 28
(Sofia of the Clue Crew reports from Germany.) Paintings in the singers' hall at Neuschwanstein depict this knight who sought the Holy Grail & inspired an opera
    $1200 14
This weekday was named to honor the chief god in Norse mythology
    $1200 8
Franklin Roosevelt
    $1200 18
This Broadway tune was Louis Armstrong's only Top 40 hit in the 1960s
    $1200 24
The capital, Jayapura, surrendered to the military forces of this country in 1942
    $1200 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a geometric diagrams on the chalkboard.) Also the name of a device for measuring the angle of a star, it's the arc highlighted in blue
    DD: $1,400 29
The title characters of this opera are a poor boy, King Kaspar, King Melchior & King Balthazar
    $1600 15
Tegucigalpa is this Central American country's capital city
    $1600 9
Richard Nixon
    $1600 19
This drummer-led British quintet starred in the movie "Having a Wild Weekend"
    DD: $2,800 25
In 1828 this nation claimed Irian Jaya as part of its East Indies territories
    $1600 4
A senior barrister in an English high court is one of these counsels
    $2000 30
Marenka, whose parents betroth her to a man she has never met, is the title character of this Smetana opera
    $2000 16
Dentist Alfred Southwick developed this device used in 1890 on a convict named William Kemmler
    $2000 10
Rutherford Hayes
    $2000 20
As the 1960s began, Marty Robbins was riding the top of the pop & country charts with this hit
    $2000 26
Irian Jaya's Arfak Mountains Reserve is an important rainforest enclave for these large butterflies with an avian name
    $2000 5
One of the 7 hills upon which ancient Rome was built

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Margaret Neil Todd
$4,800 $9,600 $13,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY
(Alex: You have one? It'll help if you do!)
Tolkien helped the editors define "hobbit"; Murray Gell-Mann, the term "quark", & this man, "dymaxion"

Final scores:

Margaret Neil Todd
$2,799 $50 $6,799
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $6,799

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Margaret Neil Todd
$4,000 $9,600 $13,200
7 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
3 W
26 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $26,800

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