Show #4510 - Friday, March 26, 2004

Contestants

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Don Wynne, a lawyer from Stamford, Connecticut

Valerie Takacs, an accounting assistant from Hudson, Ohio

Mike Smith, a litigation technology specialist from Washington, D.C. (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

20th CENTURY PEOPLE
A QUESTION ABOUT TELEVISION
TUNE IN TUNISIA
SPOT THE POOCH
FACTS IN THE WORLD ALMANAC
"Z" END
    $200 1
On Easter Monday, April 24, 1916, Padraic Pearse & his men seized this city's general post office
    $200 10
This question is the first line of the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"
    $200 20
Tunisia's official language is Arabic, with this European tongue used widely as a second national language
    $200 17
The margay,
the mastiff,
the moa
    $200 15
Most Americans get most of their cheese from these, makers of which bought $2.5 billion of cheese in 2002
    $200 6
An instructional book is "Juggling for the Complete" one of these, a word from Yiddish meaning "clumsy person"
    $400 2
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Munich, Germany.) His first speech to a mass meeting was in a 1919 German Workers Party rally at the Hofbrauhaus
    $400 11
After this hero left the scene, someone inevitably asked, "Who was that masked man?"
    $400 21
Also found on the flags of Pakistan & Turkey, they're the 2 symbols found on the Tunisian flag
    $400 18
The Savannah,
the serval,
the shar-pei
    $400 27
The Marine Corps emblem is an American eagle, a globe & one of these marine items
    $400 7
This online travel service can ticket you on 455 airlines & put you in 500,000 lodging properties
    $600 3
This lover of Lillian Hellman is credited with creating the hard-boiled type of detective fiction
    $600 12
This 5-word question became a catchphrase for Gary Coleman on "Different Strokes"
    $600 22
Tunisia's Cape Bon is only about 90 miles from the southwest coast of this Italian island
    $600 19
The burmilla,
the balbinus,
the bichon frise
    $600 28
In an almost 5-hour flight in 1962, John Glenn orbited the Earth a total of this many times
    $600 8
Artificial or synthetic
    $800 4
Born in 1895, this movie choreographer would drill through floors to film his arrays of girls
    $800 13
Watching "Twin Peaks", the lynch mob wondered, "Who killed" this teenager
    DD: $2,000 23
The ancient ruins of this city destroyed in 146 B.C. are just outside the capital city of Tunis
    $800 25
The cymric,
the cockapoo,
the caballado
    $800 29
Prior to Sacagawea, she was the last woman on the $1 coin in general circulation
    $800 9
The characters from this comic strip seen here are often found at Bryson Elementary
    $1000 5
This Frenchman turned down the Nobel Literature Prize in 1964 because it might compromise his freedom
    $1000 14
This popular game show featured the question "Will our mystery guest enter and sign in, please?"
    $1000 24
This "Red-Bearded" pirate used Tunisia as a base when fighting off 16th C. Christian attempts to control the area
    $1000 26
The kelpie,
the krait,
the kabaddi
    $1000 16
It's a printed cotton fabric, often used for drapes

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

Mike Valerie Don
$2,400 $2,000 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Valerie Don
$3,400 $3,000 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

ARCHITECTURE & BUILDING
'70s MOVIE THEMES
THE WRITER WRITES A LETTER
FOOD & DRINK BRANDS
NAMES IN NATURE
BEGINS & ENDS WITH "N"
    $400 24
Henry Bacon designed this Washington, D.C. landmark: a white marble Doric temple above a pool
    $400 11
Start spreadin' the news--Liza Minnelli introduced this title track, the theme to a 1977 film
    $400 16
In a letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald, he wrote, "We are going in to Pamplona tomorrow. Been trout fishing"
    $400 1
Its jingle says, "Thank Goodness for" this chef
    $400 21
The canvasback, a large variety of this bird, is named for the male's grayish-white back & sides
    $400 6
A resident of Naples
    $800 27
Augustus boasted that he found Rome a city of these & left it a city of marble
    $800 12
"Evergreen" is the love theme from this 1976 movie
    $800 17
This author of "Les Miserables" wrote to his future wife that "It seems to me that what I feel is not of Earth"
    $800 2
This hot state inspired the name of John Ferolito & Don Vultaggio's beverage company that's known for its iced tea
    $800 22
The devilfish, seen here, is also known by this 2-word non-devilish name
    $800 7
A small measurement of liquid, or a slang term for your head
    $1200 28
Tudor, ogee & horseshoe are different types of these; a state with many of them would be a keystone state
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Philadelphia.) This song, "Rocky"'s theme, was playing as Rocky ran up the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
    $1200 18
His 1879 letter to a confused reader explains, "Old Man Karamazov was killed by the servant Smerdyakov"
    $1200 3
This brand, made from 100% Colombian coffee, bills itself as "The Essence of Coffee"
    $1200 23
Aku is another name for this fast-moving tuna which seems to "skip" over the water
    $1200 8
Nicotinic acid
    $1600 14
Andy Williams had a 1972 hit with "Speak Softly Love", the theme from this epic film
    $1600 19
4 years before writing "Little Dorrit", he wrote his wife that their daughter "Little Dora... is suddenly stricken ill"
    DD: $1,800 4
It's said that Leonardo da Vinci visited this Italian mineral water's spring to treat his ailments
    DD: $2,000 25
It's said the Mormons named this desert plant, seen here, for its resemblance to a Biblical prophet with arms lifted
    $1600 9
A wrestling hold applied to the head, neck & one or both arms
    $2000 15
The instrumental "Tubular Bells" was the theme to this 1973 scarefest
    $2000 20
He responded to an admirer that "Nothing was omitted in 'Marie Roget' but what I omitted myself"
    $2000 5
The name of this brand of hard candies was meant to suggest a friendly Western company
    $2000 26
This common greenhouse pest is named for the white, flourlike substance that covers its body
    $2000 10
From the Greek for "kidney", it's 1 of many filtering units in the kidney that remove waste matter from the blood

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Valerie Don
$5,000 $12,400 $9,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
A circumorbital hematoma is more commonly known as this

Final scores:

Mike Valerie Don
$6,800 $18,400 $18,000
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $18,400 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mike Valerie Don
$7,000 $13,800 $9,000
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $29,800

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