Show #4695 - Friday, January 21, 2005


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Matt Weedman, a graduate student originally from Johnson City, Tennessee

Ted Stratton, a reporter from Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Jen Noon, an editor from Woburn, Massachusetts (whose 1-day cash winnings total $19,103)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
In 1881 this "bonney" lad was killed daid in Fort Sumner, New Mexico
    $200 1
    $200 22
This "Sesame Street" character bounced onto the pop music charts with the song "Rubber Duckie"
    $200 10
We hope you aren't assigned any homework after visiting the National Hall for these in Emporia, Kansas
    $200 5
Syrians enjoy a drink called Arak, a strong liquor made from anise & this vined fruit
    $200 2
This capital was devastated by the great Kanto earthquake of 1923
    $400 16
This former "Ziegfeld follies" humorist died in 1935 in an Alaskan plane crash
    $400 3
Tad Martin,
Brooke English,
Erica Kane
    $400 27
Although his discovery of rubber vulcanization made millions for others, he died deeply in debt
    $400 11
Old King Cole could tell you there's a hall of fame for these musicians in Weiser, Idaho
    $400 6
Cultural attractions in this city include the Umayyad Mosque & The Tomb of Saladin
    $400 23
It's Thomas Wolfe's first novel
    $600 17
Anarchy reigned when this President was shot while in a receiving line at the 1901 Buffalo Pan-American Expo
    $600 4
    $600 28
Soon after he invented a rubberized waterproof fabric in 1823, this Scotsman began making raincoats
    $600 12
If you're into a little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants, a hall for these is in Milwaukee
    $600 7
In the 1967 6-day war, Israeli troops captured this southwestern corner of Syria
    $600 24
A tube-shaped portable rocket launcher, comic strip not included
    $800 18
This Dickens heavy gets his after dodging a bloodthirsty crowd bent on revenge after Nancy's murder
    $800 19
    $800 29
Noted for its rubber products, this Ohio city of 217,000 was once known as the "Rubber Capital of the World"
    $800 13
Members of this pro sports Hall of Fame include "Tuffy" Leemans, "Blood" McNally & Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch
    $800 8
In June 2000 he succeeded his father as Syria's president
    $800 25
To dupe, or a variety of billiards
    DD: $1,500 21
This former Secy. of State under Wilson died soon after winning a famous 1925 court case
    $1000 20
Mary Beth,
Lt. Samuels
    $1000 30
Named for an English duke, they're the waterproof item seen here
    $1000 14
Lydia Hall is in the Washington, D.C. hall for those in this profession; so is Dorothea Dix
    $1000 9
In 1958 Syria joined this country in forming the United Arab Republic; the union disbanded 3 years later
    $1000 26
This New Jersey port city was incorporated in 1855

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

Jen Ted Matt
$800 $3,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Ted Matt
$5,300 $5,200 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each response will be a word that can be split into two other words.)
    $400 1
A bill granting a bonus to these men, backed by the American Legion, was vetoed by Harding in 1922
    $400 30
"Five foot" this, "eyes of blue, but oh! what those five feet could do!"
    $400 11
In 1831 Victor Hugo published a novel whose title translates to "Our Lady of" this
    $400 16
In the last game of the 1961 season, Roger Maris swatted this number home run
    $400 19
On April 10, 1986 it was 38,785,700 miles from Earth: close enough to be visible through binoculars
    $400 6
If you win the lottery, expect long-lost friends & relatives to "come out of" this
    $800 2
Hayes vetoed a bill restricting immigration from this country, but another version passed under Arthur
    $800 23
Catherine the Great:
"I try and I try and I try and I try...I can't get no" this
    $800 12
Our lady of Czestochowa, called The Black Madonna, is one of this country's most beloved icons
    $800 17
It's the first year in the 21st century that's a prime number
    $800 20
Sadly, Shoemaker-Levy 9 is no more; it broke up in 1992 & the fragments crashed into this planet in 1994
    $800 7
It's the name of the small hole in the sink, often just below the faucet, or what it may prevent
    DD: $1,500 3
In 1985 Reagan vetoed a bill to help out these people, but Willie Nelson started a concert to benefit them
    $1200 24
"I want a girl just like the girl who" did this
    $1200 13
(Sarah of the Clue Crew rings a mission bell.) The bell called "Mater Dolorosa" or "Our Lady of" these was cast from fragments found around Mission San Diego
    $1200 18
NFL tight ends wear jerseys with number in this range
    $1200 21
This meteor shower seen each August is from the rubble of comet Swift-Tuttle
    DD: $2,000 8
One example of a "daffynition" is defining this synonym for a beggar as "a fry cook"
    $1600 4
Peeved at pork & patronage, he vetoed 584 bills in the 1880s & '90s
    $1600 25
Sen. Joseph McCarthy:
"The man of a thousand voices talking perfectly loud" is this title Beatles guy
    $1600 14
Florence Cathedral, simply called The Duomo, is dedicated to Our Lady of this, which the city's name also recalls
    $1600 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds the grips of a shipboard machine gun.) Weapons on the USS Tarawa include these machine guns that fire a bullet of this impressive caliber, or half-inch
    $1600 22
In 1577 this Danish astronomer proved comets were heavenly bodies, not atmospheric phenomena
    $1600 9
The movie "JFK" includes talk about catching someone in a triangulated one
    $2000 5
Nixon vetoed a 1973 bill increasing this, partly because he thought teens should have a lesser one
    $2000 26
"A hundred-&-one pounds of fun, that's my little" this
    $2000 15
Our Lady of Gethsemani in Kentucky is the USA's largest abbey of these silent monks
    $2000 28
Total number of U.S. states that begin and end with the same letter; (hint: they all start with vowels)
    $2000 29
The comet belt this Dutchman predicted to be between Neptune & Pluto in 1951 was detected by the Hubble in 1995
    $2000 10
Like the title "Angel" in a Jimmy Stewart film, it means faded or soiled, as by prolonged store exposure

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jen Ted Matt
$6,900 $10,800 $14,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

This boy introduced in a 1902 book flew away from his mother when he was 7 days old

Final scores:

Jen Ted Matt
$10,903 $13,399 $7,900
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $13,399 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jen Ted Matt
$8,400 $10,800 $13,800
13 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
1 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $33,000

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Game tape date: 2004-11-09
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