Show #4124 - Thursday, July 4, 2002

(Sarah: Next on Jeopardy!: find out everything about Alcatraz, and maybe even... how to get out of here!)


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Ted Hsu, a pharmacist from Augusta, Georgia

Ellen Di Giosia, a minister from Wimberley, Texas

Jeff Goldfarb, a recent law school graduate from New York, New York (whose 2-day cash winnings total $73,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: we celebrate.)
    $200 23
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gets put in her place on Alcatraz.) From the Latin for "alone", it's the type of cell I've been put into, either for punishment or for my own protection
    $200 1
In this sport you carry your projectiles in a quiver
    $200 18
Have you been to this Georgia city?:
    $200 14
You may want chicken described with these 2 words, meaning the bird lived relatively unconfined
    $200 9
"She's a grand old rag", a line from a Civil War vet who was the color-bearer at Pickett's Charge, inspired this Cohan Tune
    $200 2
This newsman was born on July 4, 1943, & not named Jerry Rivers
    $400 24
Films made about Alcatraz include "Birdman of Alcatraz", "Escape from Alcatraz" & this 1996 Sean Connery actioner
    $400 3
At the end of "The Dating Game", Jim Lange invited couples to throw these "projectiles" to the audience
    $400 19
A gold rush town:
    $400 17
This fortified wine you'll cook with is in a separate section from other Spanish wines
    $400 12
It's the self-introducing line of a Cohan song sung by jockey Little Johnny Jones
    $400 7
P.T. Barnum's circus partner, he took his first bow on July 4, 1847
    $600 25
(Sarah of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the tower.) Doing what many inmates had long wanted to do, this illusionist escaped from Alcatraz in a 1987 TV special
    $600 4
Star-shaped projectiles were in the arsenal of these feudal Japanese mercenaries similar to samurai
    $600 21
You auto know it:
    $600 28
Weighty name for a standard ingredient in the sauce
    $600 13
It should hit you like "Wham!" that the M. stands for this
    $600 8
An associate said of this "boss", "There's nothing more limited than a limited partner in the Yankees"
    $800 26
After this man's release from Alcatraz in 1939, he was unable to regain control of the Chicago mob & retired to Florida
    $800 5
The projectiles fly at 150 mph & can kill in this fronton-based game
    $800 20
A desert locale:
    $800 29
For the mushrooms, try this type named for something found on a shirt
    DD: $500 15
Enrico Caruso was among those who recorded this million-seller that Cohan wrote during WWI
    $800 10
Take our advice & name the columnists born in 1918 as Esther Pauline Friedman & Pauline Esther Friedman
    $1000 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports.) The name Alcatraz is derived from the Spanish for "island of" these birds, that come in brown & white varities
    $1000 6
It's the discharge of several projectiles or a return tennis shot made before the ball hits the ground
    $1000 22
On the Pony Express route:
    $1000 30
To catch the eyes of guests, use these peppers that can be spelled with 1 or 2 I's
    $1000 16
In 1942 Cagney played Cohan on film & in 1968 this man played him on Broadway
    $1000 11
Pennsylvania-born in 1826, he penned "Swanee River" only 25 years later

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

Jeff Ellen Ted
$3,200 $1,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Ellen Ted
$3,800 $2,500 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to identify the singer most closely associated with each tune.)
    $400 18
In 1540 Coronado's men spent 3 days trying to figure out a way to get to the bottom of this before giving up
    $400 16
Jung met this noted psychiatrist in 1907 & became a friend, but after a disagreement in 1912 things turned sour
    $400 1
The births of John & Jesus were heralded by this archangel
    $400 2
    $400 11
Nike's simple slogan
    $400 21
Originally a flagpole was just a straight one of these cut, trimmed & treated
    $800 29
In 1580 he brought back to England the silver, gold, jewels & 3 tons of cloves he got during his round-the-world trip
    $800 17
Jung figured that though you're predominantly an extrovert or this, you still have tendencies to both
    $800 7
Acts says Judas bought a plot of land & it only cost him this much
    $800 3
"Mona Lisa"
    $800 12
As Max Bialystock says in "The Producers", "When you've got it..."
    $800 24
50 aluminum flagpoles encircle this D.C. landmark
    $1200 30
In 1888 Fridtjof Nansen crossed this island from Umivik Fjord to the west coast in 42 days & wintered in Godthaab
    DD: $2,500 19
Jung wrote about a "collective" this shared universally by all humans
    $1200 8
(Hi. I'm Alan Dershowitz.) In "The Genesis of Justice" I present as a case this Biblical character's abduction by his jealous brothers
    $1200 4
    $1200 13
One more time, it's the 1975 title order from the Eagles
    $1200 28
As they are so "attractive", you should do this to metal poles that are outside & over 25 feet tall
    $1600 26
In 1866 Francis Garnier sailed up this Vietnamese river to seek a navigable route to China
    $1600 20
Jung's theory of archetypes came from studying the symbols in these of uneducated patients
    $1600 9
Published in 1989, the NRSV is short for this
    $1600 5
"Tennessee Waltz"
    $1600 14
For TV Superman Dean Cain hosts this show on TBS
    $1600 27
This simple machine is found at the top of many flagpoles
    DD: $4,700 25
In the 1820s Rene Caillie traveled to this fabled African city only to find "a mass of ill-looking houses built of earth"
    $2000 22
It was Jung, not Sting, who first applied this 13-letter word to the coincidence of events that seem related
    $2000 10
Exodus tells of its use for lighting; Ezekiel for cooking; & Psalms for anointing
    $2000 6
    $2000 15
After a visit to Russia in 1919, Lincoln Steffens said about communism, "I have seen the future and..."
    $2000 23
In degrees, it's the usual inclination for wall-mounted outrigger poles, though some are set at 30 or 60

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jeff Ellen Ted
$13,000 $6,100 $20,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

According to the London Times she was England's highest-earning British woman in 2001, followed by Queen Elizabeth II

Final scores:

Jeff Ellen Ted
$1 $10,100 $14,399
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,399

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Jeff Ellen Ted
$9,000 $6,400 $20,200
18 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
26 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2002-02-27
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