Show #3918 - Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Mark Dawson game 4.

Contestants

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Becky Molina, an educator and mother from Fort Pierce, Florida

Todd Tarantino, a composer from New York, New York

Mark Dawson, a business manager from Chamblee, Georgia (whose 3-day cash winnings total $40,599)

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Jeopardy! Round

THE 13 COLONIES
BEASTLY MOVIES
TOLSTOY'S R US
USING YOUR NOODLE
LET'S TALK
THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD CLUES "O"
(Alex: All of these clues, by the way, are appearing in the crossword puzzle in The New York Times today, which you have not had access to.)
    $100 19
On April 12, 1776, this future "Tar Heel State" became the first colony to instruct its delegates to vote for independence
    $100 15
1988:
Sigourney Weaver battles primate poachers
    $100 14
Our copy of this 1865-69 Tolstoy work is 1,444 pages long
    $100 1
You might sit for a spell with this dish that has letters made of noodles
    $100 6
In 1958, this telegram company introduced Telex into the US providing a new system to send & receive messages
    $100 7
56 DOWN:
Woodwind
(4)
    $200 20
Its colonial governors included Thomas Lee, Robert Dinwiddie & Nathaniel Bacon
    $200 17
1980:
Robert De Niro battles his way to the top of the middleweight boxing world
    $200 27
In 1852, Tolstoy decided to "be all that he could be" & joined this, where he helped defend Sevastopol
    $200 2
The name of this dish, invented in America, is Chinese for "fry noodles"
    $200 12
The 2 forms of dialing mechanisms are tone & this
    $200 8
58 DOWN:
Spoken
(4)
    $300 22
In 1732, the area between the Altamaha & Savannah Rivers was granted to 21 men who founded this colony
    $300 28
1978:
Robert De Niro battles post-Vietnam stress
    $300 26
This 1875 epic novel begins, "All happy familes are alike, but an unhappy family is unhappy after its own fashion"
    $300 3
It's a long flat, rectangular Italian pasta or a meat, cheese & sauce layered dish made with it
    $300 13
Long distance telephone service that crosses state lines comes under the auspices of this federal agency
    $300 9
45 ACROSS:
___ Navy (store)
(3)
    $400 23
Dominated by Quakers, its legislature was reluctant to get involved in its Western Indian wars
    $400 18
Tolstoy's Christian reform work went too far for some, leading to the church doing this to him in 1901
    $400 4
These Chinese noodles are made from mung-bean flour or seaweed, not clear package wrap
    $400 16
In 1877, this inventor, not Bell, designed a transmitter for the telephone allowing better clarity & sound
    $400 10
10 DOWN:
A must-do
(10)
    $500 24
This colony was granted to Sir George Carteret who had been lt. governor of one of the Channel Islands
    $500 25
1850s Tolstoy novels included "Childhood", "Boyhood" & this, which proverbially "is wasted on the young"
    $500 5
Nissin Foods' 2 big sellers are "Cup Noodles" & "Top" this
    DD: $700 21
The founders of the Bell Telephone Company were Gardiner Hubbard, Thomas Sanders, Bell & this assistant
    $500 11
33 ACROSS:
Electrician's mantra
(3)

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

Mark Todd Becky
$900 $900 $1,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Todd Becky
$2,100 $1,100 $2,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

STATE CAPITALS
LITTLE ROCK
BISMARCK
NASHVILLE
COLUMBIA
BOYS' "E"
    $200 11
This city is home to the Empire State Plaza
    $200 12
A small, flat fragment of rock, perhaps "off the old block"
    $200 21
In 1998, Gerhard Schroder took over this office that Bismarck held for 19 years
    $200 10
The duo The Lynns could sing of being a coal miner's granddaughters, since this singer is their mom
    $200 6
Columbia University is the oldest institution of higher learning in this state
    $200 1
A growing boy needs this high regard from him"self" as well as from others
    $400 14
It's named for the third president of the U.S.
    $400 13
Rock flour, fine rock particles, shouldn't be confused on your table with halite, rock this
    $400 22
Logically, the only international gathering over which Bismarck presided was the 1878 Congress of this capital
    $400 7
This college for women became affiliated with Columbia in 1889
    $400 2
The boys in Brooklyn know this treat is made with milk, seltzer & U-bet chocolate syrup
    $600 15
While Portland is Maine's main city, this is the capital
    $600 18
A flat piece of Blanco River, Texas limestone was used to set a 1994 world record of 38 in this activity
    $600 29
As a university student, Bismarck was a hellion, reportedly engaging in 25 of these with swords
    $600 28
A tribute album to this late singer includes Elton John singing "Stand By Your Man"
    DD: $1,000 8
His will established Columbia's graduate school of journalism
    $600 3
DWEMs, whose domination of curricula was challenged in the '90s, stands for "dead white" these "males"
    $800 16
The first capital of the Confederacy, it's nicknamed "The Cradle of the Confederacy"
    $800 19
Archaeological term for a piece of stone like this one removed from a larger core, the basis of ancient stone toolmaking
    $800 27
Bismarck showed off the Prussian military when he provoked this northern country into war over Schleswig-Holstein
    $800 26
In one of their biggest hits, the Oak Ridge Boys sang that their "heart's on fire" for this girl
    $800 9
Columbia was founded in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of this English king
    $800 4
Boys & girls were excited by a 2000 Newsweek with an "exclusive" one of these from the new Harry Potter novel
    $1000 17
Fall River, Massachusetts is part of the metropolitan area of this state capital
    DD: $1,300 20
Pebbles called gastroliths are found in this part of a bird that goes through a daily grind
    $1000 24
The 1890 cartoon seen here shows Bismarck & this man who dismissed him
    $1000 25
As you might gather from their name, the members of this group heard here hail from Texas

"I don't know why you do what you do /
I'm so in love with you..."
    $1000 23
An early trustee of the college was this man, the first Chief Justice of the U.S.
    $1000 5
The boys at the boxing gym use equipment from this company, founded in 1910 & once a supplier to Jack Dempsey

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Todd Becky
$3,800 $4,900 $5,100

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

EUROPEAN PRINCESSES
On July 20, 1999 she gave birth to her fourth child, Princess Alexandra of Hanover

Final scores:

Mark Todd Becky
$3,800 $2,199 $399
4-day champion: $44,399 2nd place: a trip to Shanghai, China 3rd place: Pinseeker golf clubs

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Todd Becky
$5,100 $4,500 $4,900
16 R,
6 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
14 R
(including 1 DD),
0 W

Combined Coryat: $14,500

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