Show #4223 - Wednesday, January 1, 2003


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Desi Hopkins, a Ph.D. student and graduate instructor from Charlottesville, Virginia

Jeff Lovingood, a middle school teacher from Jacksonville, North Carolina

Brandon Grace, a county government employee from Anderson, South Carolina (whose 1-day cash winnings total $23,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: And the common element...)
    $200 1
From the Greek meaning of its name, Philadelphia is nicknamed "The City of" this
    $200 3
In 2002 shuttle mission specialist Jerry Ross became the first man to be launched into space this lucky number of times
    $200 4
For refusing to pray to King Darius, Daniel was thrown into this, but was unharmed
    $200 15
If your fiance doesn't show up at the church & moves to Tahiti alone, you've been "left" at this location
    $200 14
Tiffany published its first one of these in 1845 (online shopping came a little later)
    $200 26
In 1997 Elton John recorded a new version of this song as a tribute to Princess Diana
    DD: $100 2
This place on 5th & Arch St. makes hundreds of millions of dollars each year
    $400 7
Alexei Leonov said he was given a pill to help him do this in case he couldn't get back in Voskhod after the spacewalk
    $400 12
In Chapter 9, Daniel prays to God for an end to the desolation of this city, "thy holy mountain"
    $400 16
On a 2002 TV series, "The Bachelor" rejected women by not offering them one of these
    $400 19
This tough, thin cord is used to string musical instruments & tennis rackets
    $400 27
Elton, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder were the "friends" who sang this song with Dionne Warwick
    $600 5
It may ring a bell that it was in this building that the Articles of Confederation were ratified in 1781
    $600 8
His job as a test subject for space sickness on a 1985 shuttle flight got him dubbed "Barfin' Jake" in "Doonesbury"
    $600 13
The name Daniel is from the Hebrew for "God is my" this; Deborah was one
    $600 23
In French idioms, femme entretenue is a kept woman & this femme is one who breaks your heart
    $600 20
It's a 2-hulled sailing boat
    $600 28
An Elton John hit says, "While the other kids were rocking 'round the clock, we were hopping and bopping to" this
    $800 6
Mount Pleasant, a colonial mansion in Fairmont Park, once belonged to this traitor
    $800 9
The first non-Russian & non-American in space, Vladimir Remek, was from this country that broke up in 1993
    $800 17
For interpreting his dreams, this king made Daniel "Chief of the Governors over all the Wise Men of Babylon"
    $800 24
These "differences" are grounds for divorce under the laws of several states
    $800 21
The name of this ancient war device is partly from the Greek for "hurl"
    $1000 11
Here's a "Thinker": a Philadelphia museum houses the largest collection of his work outside of Paris
    $1000 10
After his splashdown 250 miles from the pick-up ship May 24, 1962, he never flew in space again
    $1000 18
Much of the first half of the book of Daniel was written in this language spoken by Jesus, the rest in Hebrew
    $1000 25
From the Latin for "blazing", it's used for catching one's partner being unfaithful as well as catching a crook red-handed
    $1000 22
A book giving the basic principles of Christianity in Q-&-A form

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Brandon Jeff Desi
$1,400 $1,100 -$1,400

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Jeff Desi
$5,200 $5,100 -$1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's always a good subject on this show.)
    $400 7
Warren Harding was this political party's victorious presidential candidate in 1920
    $400 1
Elsa Lanchester played Katie Nanna, the nanny who walks out on the Banks family at the beginning of this film
    $400 2
A country:
"This precious stone set in the silver sea"
    $400 21
The sulfur from this mineral, also known as fool's gold, is used to make sulfuric acid
    $400 15
In a 1996 film, the character Karl Childers wields a lawn mower blade as well as this title "blade"
    $400 25
Completes the expression "In for a penny, in for a..."
    $800 8
This man was president when the Warsaw Pact was signed
    $800 5
(Hi, I'm Jeff Probst [reporting from Thailand]) Here in Thailand, this 1956 movie musical was banned & so was the non-musical 1999 film covering the same story
    $800 3
A city:
"What news on the Rialto?"
    $800 22
Its old name, plumbago, came from its use in lead pencils
    $800 17
1964 saw the first time a man threw this 300 feet & the first time a woman threw it 200 feet
    DD: $1,500 9
One of the 2 who were born in the 1920s
    $1200 6
Natalie Wood does a mean striptease in this 1962 classic
    $1200 4
A battlefield:
"I think there be six Richmonds in the field; five have I slain today instead of him"
    $1200 23
Mount Pentelikon in Attica, Greece is known for the pentelic type of this statue material
    $1200 18
General term for a slender surgical instrument used to explore the body, as to look for a bullet
    $1600 11
Upon his death in 1849, his last words were, "I love you Sarah, for all eternity, I love you"
    $1600 13
George Chakiris played Riff in the West End production of this musical, but played Bernardo in the 1961 film
    $1600 10
A city:
"If ever you disturb our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace"
    DD: $2,000 24
Around 1920 plates of this silicon mineral were first used to control radio frequencies
    $1600 19
A narrow, connecting part of some tools, it's also prison slang for a knifelike weapon
    $2000 12
The stepfather of Patsy & Jacky, he was also known as the "Stepfather of His Country"
    $2000 16
We're sure that Vivian Blaine never lamented playing Adelaide in this 1955 hit
    $2000 14
A castle:
"'Fear not, till Birnam Wood do come to'" it
    $2000 26
With the dawn of this "age" the once considered almost worthless pitchblende became ever so sought after
    $2000 20
From an Asian word, this type of "stick" is concealed in high grass to injure enemy soldiers
    $2000 27
From the French, it's the small high-powered magnifying glass used by watchmakers & jewelers

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Brandon Jeff Desi
$7,200 $12,400 -$600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It only has 3 communities with a population over 15,000 & is the least populous state east of the Mississippi

Final scores:

Brandon Jeff Desi
$1,999 $9,800 -$600
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $9,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Brandon Jeff Desi
$7,200 $16,000 -$600
19 R,
5 W
22 R,
6 W
(including 3 DDs)
3 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $22,600

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Game tape date: 2002-09-24
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