Show #4694 - Thursday, January 20, 2005


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Jen Noon, an editor from Woburn, Massachusetts

Jonathan Smillie, a software trainer from Jeffersonville, Indiana

Steve Kaplan, a law student from San Diego, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $18,400)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Eugene Dubois died in 1940 still believing his "Java Man" to be this legendary connector between man & ape
    $200 4
2 Bartletts make up this couple
    $200 22
It's what a bullwhacker whacked with
    $200 12
Born in this Austrian city, Maximilian Schell directed a film of "Tale from" its "Woods"
    $200 11
In 1935 & 1942 the U.S. military bombed lava flows that endangered the city of Hilo on this island
    $200 17
John Wayne won his only Oscar for this film
    $400 2
Sadly for science, when he was elected abbot in 1868 he had no more time for puttering around in the garden
    $400 5
Biblical killer's walking sticks
    $400 27
Though the Cattalo occurs in nature, Charles Jones claimed to be the first to cross a cow with this to make one
    $400 13
It was originally built on 7 hills & enclosed by the Servian Wall
    $400 23
If it cools underground, it forms igneous rock; if it erupts, it becomes lava
    $400 18
A "colorful" Madonna album, or a synonym for loyalty
    $600 3
In 1929 this Berkeley physicist bought a cabin in New Mexico; he'd spend lots of time in the state in the early '40s
    $600 6
Consumed an octet
    $600 28
It's the gathering in of the cattle; the "last" one means going to meet your maker
    $600 14
We have no beef with its being the capital of the Hyogo prefecture in Japan
    $600 24
This North Atlantic nation is home to Odadahraun, the largest lava bed on Earth
    $600 19
Arnie dances the tango with Jamie in this 1994 film
    DD: $900 9
In the 19th century Gerhard Hansen found out what causes this disease that goes back to Biblical times
    $800 7
To forcefully grab small oceans
    $800 29
Passel, as in "the ranch owner's wife has a passel of kids", is an alternation of this word
    $800 15
After founding this city in 1535, Francisco Pizarro got his "Bean there, done that" t-shirt
    $800 25
In the 1990s the Magellan spacecraft discovered large lava flows on this planet
    $800 20
It follows "E!" in the title of a cable TV show that reveals "Tinseltown's Steamiest Secrets"
    $1000 10
Gottfried Leibniz likened this number system to God & the void
    $1000 8
The stuff breathed by the designated successor to the king
    $1000 30
Owen Wister dedicated this 1902 novel to Teddy Roosevelt, who, like him, was an Eastener who had gone west
    $1000 16
This suburb of Cairo is the third-largest city in Egypt
    $1000 26
Formed from solidified lava, this type of rock actually floats
    $1000 21
Ironically, this Milli Vanilli album went to No. 1 in 1989

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Steve Jonathan Jen
-$800 $2,000 $5,100

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Jonathan Jen
$1,000 $4,800 $7,500

Double Jeopardy! Round

THE 1980s
    $400 1
In "The Tempest" he's invisible to everyone but Prospero
    $400 19
2 years before he turned down an Oscar, he tried to have his stolen Oscar for "On The Waterfront" replaced
    $400 11
In 1967 these funny singing siblings, one playing a bass, the other a guitar, were awarded a gold record
    $400 6
The L.A. Coliseum hosted the summer Olympics first in 1932 & then again in this year
    $400 16
A parents' organization:
    $800 2
The main plot of this comedy comes from Boccaccio's "Decameron"; its title ensures a happy ending
    $800 20
A Broadway actress for decades, she also played "Weezie" on "The Jeffersons"
    $800 12
(Hi, I'm Tavis Smiley.) I led a successful campaign to have the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to this woman, a civil rights icon
    $800 7
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from Berlin, Germany.) The most visible symbol of the Cold War, the Berlin Wall was torn down by the citizens of Berlin in this year
    $800 17
A military alliance:
    DD: $2,000 3
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" is set in this Mediterranean City that's in the title of another Shakespeare play
    $1200 21
Before he was Captain Kangaroo, he was Clarabell the Clown on "The Howdy Doody Show"
    $1200 13
This country's Governor General's Award has 7 categories each for writing in English & French
    $1200 26
After leaving Spain in 1824, this artist wound up in Bordeaux, where he turned out many of his lithographs
    $1200 8
The first election year in which Al Gore ran for president
    $1200 18
A government mortgage insurance provider:
    $1600 4
Romeo buys poison with which to kill himself from a minor character with this job title
    $1600 22
A 2-time Oscar winner for "Spartacus" and "Topkapi", he also played Hercule Poirot & Charlie Chan on film
    DD: $2,000 14
John Sayles, Susan Sontag & Thomas Pynchon are among the fellows who got this award that is paid over 5 years
    $1600 27
In 1944 Time magazine described this French leader as "hulking" & "unshapely"
    $1600 9
In November of this year, the Columbia became the first space shuttle to be launched
    $1600 25
An eye operation:
    $2000 5
An Italian businessman with this first name is "The Merchant of Venice"
    $2000 23
An Oscar winner for "All The King's Men", she was also a voice of the possessed child in "The Exorcist"
    $2000 15
(I'm Aaron Brown of CNN.) I've won several of these awards for excellence in journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists
    $2000 10
It's the year in which a would-be assassin wounded John Paul II & a would-be assassin wounded Ronald Reagan
    $2000 24
Also called somatotropin, it's found in the body:

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steve Jonathan Jen
$11,000 $6,000 $11,100

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Today, many who visit Santa Maria delle Grazie Church admit doing so because of this 2003 No. 1 bestseller

Final scores:

Steve Jonathan Jen
$12,007 $11,999 $19,103
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,103

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steve Jonathan Jen
$10,200 $8,000 $11,000
16 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
15 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W

Combined Coryat: $29,200

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Game tape date: 2004-11-09
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