Show #4493 - Wednesday, March 3, 2004

Contestants

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Chris Parsons, an undergraduate student from Wabasso, Florida

Judy Weisman, a surgeon from Plattsburgh, New York

John Davies, a graduate student from Wilmington, Delaware (whose 1-day cash winnings total $11,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

2003 NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS
LITERARY POP
GHOST
WE LOVE L.A.
A THOUSAND SOMETHING
RHYME TIME
    $200 26
Robert Engle & Clive Granger earned this prize for their new statistical models for financial data
    $200 1
Welsh singer Thomas John Woodward became this after his boss compared him to a Henry Fielding character
    $200 11
Ashcroft, Colorado & Jerome, Arizona are 2 examples of these "spiritual" communities
    $200 4
(Sarah of the Clue Crew) According to legend this star of "Citizen Kane" set a record by eating 18 of Pink's famous hot dogs at one sitting
    $200 17
At 1,864 square miles, it's much bigger than its neighbor Tobago
    $200 12
$1.99 for a box of Uncle Ben's
    $400 27
Of both Boer & English descent, J.M. Coetzee of this country won the Nobel for Literature
    $400 2
This techno musician got his name from a book about a big ocean mammal
    $400 22
The well-known Drury Lane Theatre in this capital city is equally well-known for its ghosts
    $400 5
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew) It's the alliterative name for this stretch of boulevard featuring clubs like the Whiskey-A-Go-Go
    $400 18
His term as U.S. president was just 1,036 days
    $400 13
A chilly swimming basin
    $600 28
Abriskosov, Ginzburg & Leggett fielded this award for their work with quantum superconductivity
    $600 3
The band Veruca Salt took its name from the spoiled rich girl in this Roald Dahl children's book
    $600 23
The ghost of the first Duke of Buckingham has been seen at this royal residence, burial place of Henry VIII
    $600 6
(Sofia of the Clue Crew) Edgar Rice Burroughs bought 550 acres in what's now Tarzana, California, the year after this first "Tarzan" movie came out
    DD: $1,000 19
There are mille six cent soixante-cinq steps to the top of this famous landmark
    $600 14
A large, noisy group of people
    $800 29
John Paul II was the favorite, but Shirin Ebadi, a female Muslim from this country, took home the Peace Prize
    $800 9
This band was born to be wild enough to take its name from a Herman Hesse novel
    $800 24
The first ghost to appear to Scrooge in "A Christmas Carol" is of this dead partner of his
    $800 7
(Sofia) Very busy as it moves through L.A., the 405 freeway is named for this big city to the south
    $800 20
To travel at a speed of 1,037 miles per hour just stand on the Earth anywhere along this
    $800 15
Where to hide your sodium chloride
    $1000 30
For their work leading to the MRI, American Paul Lauterbur & Briton Sir Peter Mansfield scanned this Nobel
    $1000 10
These mega-cool rockers took their band name from an Aldous Huxley book about using mescaline
    $1000 25
In the first book of Samuel, Samuel's ghost appears to this king of Israel & predicts his military defeat
    $1000 8
(Sarah) Mulholland Drive overlooks L.A. from these mountains that share their name with a beachside community
    $1000 21
It's the number inscribed on Plymouth Rock
    $1000 16
Smooched with the composer of "Hungarian Rhapsodies"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

John Judy Chris
$1,600 $1,400 $3,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

John Judy Chris
$4,400 $3,400 $5,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE MAUREEN CORPS
(Alex: Not Marine.)
SEMPER "FI"
A FEW GOOD MEN
YOU CAN'T
HANDEL
(Alex: Guess what's coming?)
THE TRUTH
(Alex: That's our tribute to the Marines today!)
    $400 17
Maureen McCormick played this sitcom girl who had hair of gold like her mother
    $400 22
This classic name for dogs comes from the Latin for "faithful"
    $400 13
Thomas Mallon's book "Henry and Clara" concerns Henry Rathbone, wounded by this man at Ford's Theater
    $400 8
New thermometers containing this may not be sold in Minnesota
    $400 3
Handel composed it in about 3 weeks in 1741; its text was adapted from the Bible & the Book of Common Prayer
    $400 1
This syrup brand comes in a distinctive grandmother-shaped bottle
    $800 18
Born in Ireland in 1911, she played Jane to Tarzan & wife to John Farrow
    $800 23
A book on the making of "Heaven's Gate", or the approved edited version of a motion picture
    $800 14
Starting out in 1865, this man famous for his cowboy hats became the leading hatmaker in the U.S.
    $800 9
Per the Alabama Code, section 13A-12-1, it's when card playing is illegal
    $800 4
Along with Bach, Handel is considered one of the greatest composers of the late era of this musical style
    $800 2
In a game of Monopoly, 2 ways you can get out of jail are by rolling doubles or by paying this amount of money
    $1200 19
Born in Ireland in 1920, she appeared in several John Ford films, starting with "How Green Was My Valley"
    $1200 25
Iowa senator Chuck Grassley is the chairman of this U.S. Senate committee
    $1200 15
One of the first U.S. presidents to have his picture taken, James Polk was photographed by this man in 1849
    $1200 10
In Massachusetts you can get 5 years for hiding one of these, like the one Grandma cut you out of
    $1200 5
2 women dispute the parentage of a child in a scene from Handel's 1749 oratorio about this Biblical figure
    $1200 28
As a senator, Andrew Johnson suggested the abolition of this body in choosing the president
    $1600 20
Maureen Tucker played drums for this '60s band led by Lou Reed
    $1600 26
Predatory insect invader seen here
    $1600 16
The world's largest diamond bears the name of this man who was head of South Africa's Premier Mine in 1905
    $1600 11
Under the Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, you can't send the junk type of these
    $1600 6
In 1710 Handel was appointed kapellmeister to the elector of Hanover, this future king of England
    $1600 29
Flip Wilson endowed a scholarship for African-American journalism majors at this New Jersey state university
    $2000 21
In 1995 she began taking "Liberties" on the New York Times op-ed page
    $2000 27
Countable, with an end or limit
    $2000 24
He was the last of several U.S. presidents who graduated from a military academy
    DD: $1,200 12
In 1835 Britain's parliament banned this so-called amusement that set dogs on a large carnivore
    DD: $2,000 7
On July 17, 1717 this piece made its fitting debut on a barge on the river Thames
    $2000 30
St. Martin is one of these "Lesser" islands in the Caribbean Sea

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

John Judy Chris
$18,800 $7,800 $14,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

RECENT MOVIES
(Alex: Oh-oh, Judy hasn't been to the movies in a while!)
Chita Rivera made a cameo appearance as a prison inmate in this 2002 film

Final scores:

John Judy Chris
$7,999 $10,800 $18,801
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,801

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

John Judy Chris
$18,800 $7,400 $15,600
23 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W
21 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $41,800

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