Show #4511 - Monday, March 29, 2004

Contestants

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Avi Schwartz, a student from Atlanta, Georgia

Suzan Hyssen, a stay-at-home mom from Livonia, Michigan

Valerie Takacs, an accounting assistant from Hudson, Ohio (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

ANCIENT HISTORY
GAMES
PLAYWRONGS
(Alex: Not playwrights.)
IT'S UNREAL
THE FIFTH DIMENSION
NEW MERRIAM-WEBSTER'S LISTINGS
    $200 21
Around 965 B.C., cedar trees from Lebanon were used to build this city's temple to house the Ark of the Covenant
    $200 6
Each year millions of people participate in this indoor game using special shoes & Brunswick equipment
    $200 1
Sophocles:
"Octopus Wrecks"
    $200 11
In 1966 Clark & Gollan performed experiments that led to artificial this, probably exciting news to artificial vampires
    $200 30
"From Russia with Love" was the fifth novel to feature this hero
    $200 16
2-word term for the illegal use of someone's personal information to obtain money or credit
    $400 22
Lysander tried & failed to make this militaristic ancient Greek city-state an elective monarchy
    $400 7
The Cup of the Americas is up for grabs in matches between the U.S. & Argentina in this mounted game
    $400 2
Oliver Goldsmith:
"She Stops to Conquer"
    $400 12
On April 8, 1966 the L.A. Dodgers played on this surface for the first time (it was during an away game)
    $400 29
His Fifth Symphony was the first major symphonic work to use the trombone
    $400 17
An MTV series bears the name of this newly listed definition for a musical instrument not amplified
    $600 23
In this Yucatan culture, caves were the portal between our world & Xibalba, the world of the gods
    $600 8
5,6 jackstraws, no, 5,6 spillikins, no, 5,6 this; yeah, that's it, same game
    $600 3
Sam Shepard:
"Tool for Glove"
    $600 13
Lee makes them in active length in such colors as Joyful & Fascinating
    $600 26
On his fifth voyage, his ship is destroyed by giant angry mythical birds called rocs
    $600 18
"Monstrous" name for genetically engineered vittles
    $800 24
In 621 B.C. this Greek lawmaker introduced a code of law so harsh it was said to be written in blood
    $800 9
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Bronx, New York) A broomstick & a Spaldeen were all you needed for this street game; Willie Mays was famous for joining in
    $800 4
Harold Pinter:
"The Birthday Pastry"
    $800 14
Pam Anderson is a supporter of pleather, which is short for this
    DD: $1,000 27
It's the fifth book of the Bible's New Testament
    $800 19
An arrangement of hair on a bald man in which hair from the side is used to cover the bald spot
    $1000 25
Alexander the Great routed this Persian king at the Battle of Issus & captured his wife, mother & daughters
    $1000 10
Around Japan you'll find parlors filled with these games that are a cross between pinball & slot machines
    $1000 5
Aeschylus:
"Steven Again Thebes"
    $1000 15
This company is putting the kibosh on sellers of those Jelly Kelly knock-offs of its Kelly bags
    $1000 28
This African-American was elected to his fifth term as Los Angeles mayor in 1989
    $1000 20
A restaurant or bar decorated in a simulated Polynesian theme

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

Valerie Suzan Avi
$5,000 $1,400 -$1,600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Valerie Suzan Avi
$4,400 $1,200 -$1,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

SCIENTISTS
NAME THAT BIOPIC
BRAND NAMES
THERE ARE PLACES
"I" REMEMBER
ALL MY LIFE
    $400 1
Born June 23, 1894 were Edward VIII, who gave up a throne for love, & this biologist who gave his career to sex
    $400 20
With Mel Gibson as Scottish hero William Wallace
    $400 30
Hungry? Grab this candy bar that's "Packed with Peanuts"
    $400 14
Abbreviated Est., this former Soviet republic was est. (established) as an independent country in 1991
    $400 6
This tax shelter for later in your life was created in 1974 to assist those without company pension plans
    $400 11
Unpacked 1913 in NYC, led the Packers to 5 championships, packed it in, 1970
    $800 2
Richard Schultes, the father of ethnobotany, studied & sampled this cactus sacred to some Native Americans
    $800 21
With Salma Hayek as the artist-wife of Diego Rivera
    $800 26
A classic model from this company is seen here
    DD: $2,000 15
Universities founded in the 12th & 19th centuries are in cities named this in England & Mississippi
    $800 7
Name of Admiral Richard Byrd's pet fox terrier or the Arctic house he could keep him in
    $800 12
Born 1485 in Spain, thought a god in Mexico, died in Spain in 1547
    $1200 3
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovered superconductivity & was the first to liquefy this light gas, in 1908
    $1200 22
With Ray Liotta as mobster turned FBI informant Henry Hill
    $1200 27
In TV ads in the '60s, Josephine the Plumber used this "out of this world" cleanser
    $1200 16
If you want to be a lady tonight in Lucknow, head to this country
    $1200 8
This metal that's cast & wrought is even found in the sun
    DD: $1,000 13
Born in Connecticut in 1800, helped capture an arsenal in 1859, died a martyr that same year
    $1600 4
Before marrying Marie, Pierre Curie made discoveries in crystallography with this frere of his
    $1600 23
With Leonardo DiCaprio as con man Frank Abagnale, Jr.
    $1600 28
John Lloyd Wright, Frank's son, invented this classic toy, notched lengths of wood
    $1600 17
A Montagnais is a Native American in Quebec; a Monegasque is a resident of this country
    $1600 9
Io, a priestess at Argos in Greek myth, is identified with this Egyptian goddess
    $1600 19
Born 1925 in Chicago, made 'em laugh, talked to a mule, shuffled off in 2003
    $2000 5
This electricity investigator is a hero in the Balkans & a museum in Belgrade was named for him
    $2000 24
With Greg Kinnear as actor Bob Crane
    $2000 29
The name of this brand comes from the Greek for "all" & the Latin for "sound"
    $2000 18
These 2 countries have coasts on the Gulf of Bothnia
    $2000 10
In 1541 he was elected general of the Jesuits, a new order he had founded
    $2000 25
Born in 1820, found the manifesto of his dreams in 1848, put up das kapital for a Marx work, died 1895

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Valerie Suzan Avi
$6,800 $9,400 $12,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

U.S. GOVERNMENT
In 1924 he succeeded William J. Burns who had resigned; he remained in his position for the next 48 years

Final scores:

Valerie Suzan Avi
$13,000 $5,400 $5,199
2-day champion: $31,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Valerie Suzan Avi
$6,800 $9,200 $13,000
16 R,
3 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $29,000

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