Show #4697 - Tuesday, January 25, 2005


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Leila Dooley, a reference librarian from Vista, California

Bob Shore, an attorney from Los Angeles, California

Ted Stratton, a reporter from Cleveland Heights, Ohio (whose 2-day cash winnings total $30,399)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you a choice.)
    $200 2
United States,
    $200 14
"Crazy" penned by Willie Nelson made the pop top 10 in 1961 for this singer
    $200 1
(Sarah of the Clue Crew dips a measurement device into a beaker of grape juice in Napa Valley, CA.) The refractometer tests the level of this carbohydrate which converts to alcohol during fermentation
    $200 23
A reluctant young Cowardus was sent to train as a gladiator, a word from the Latin for this weapon that terrified him
    $200 15
It's a south-of-the-border wool blanket made with a slit opening for the head
    $200 9
I am using the "Joy of Cooking" recipe for broiled fillets of swordfish with olive oil and this juice
    $400 3
New Zealand,
    $400 18
In 1993, this band was "Cryin'"; in '94 it went from "Amazing" to "Crazy"
    $400 7
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew strolls through a cellar lined with barrels in Napa Valley, CA.) This type of wood is traditionally used for aging primarily because of the flavor it imparts to wine
    $400 24
Cowardus coughed conveniently whenever his teammates cried, "We who are about to" do this, "salute you!"
    $400 17
British "braces" are the equivalent of these American trouser accessories
    $400 10
I am having a sky light made from this, a trademarked name for transparent plastic
    $600 4
    $600 19
In 1976, this Seattle band led by the Wilson sisters went "Crazy On You"
    $600 8
(Sarah of the Clue Crew points out a grape vine in the vineyard in Napa Valley, CA.) Because American root stock & Europe vines resist different pests, growers combine them using this technique
    $600 25
As the Colosseum was not built until 80 A.D., this 1st Roman emperor missed Cowardus' 1st panicked sprint to safety
    DD: $1,400 20
They were once measured in buttons; a one-button was wrist length, a 16-button, formal length
    $600 11
I am learning to play this instrument seen here
    $800 5
    $800 29
In 1980 Queen topped the U.S. pop charts for the first time with this "amorous" tune
    $800 16
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads the clue from a vineyard in Napa Valley, CA.) Modern vineyards entwine the vines in this lattice structure to allow light & air to get to the plants
    $800 26
Cowardus' duel with Timidius was so boring (they played chess) that this emperor started rereading his "Meditations"
    $800 21
The soles of some footwear are made of this edible-sounding type of crinkly rubber
    $800 12
I am an LL.D., which stands for doctor of this
    $1000 6
    $1000 30
"But we're never gonna survive unless" you name this artist who hit the Top 10 in 1991 with "Crazy"
    $1000 28
(Sarah of the Clue Crew tests a beaker of wine in an aging cellar in Napa Valley, CA.) If this level in wine drops below about 3.0, the wine will be probably be a trifle sharp
    $1000 27
Commodus was on the throne when this largest big cat started licking Cowardus, tragically scaring him to death
    $1000 22
The book "Let There Be Clothes" says the corset was replaced in the 1950s by the panty-style one of these
    $1000 13
I am from this republic that borders Russia, Poland & Belarus

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 17):

Ted Bob Leila
$3,200 $800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Bob Leila
$4,600 $2,000 $4,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 30
Polk was a protege of this man whom his wife Sarah "Uncle Andrew"
    $400 21
Using his own financing to bring his "Passion" to the screen, this stud had the largest-grossing indie film ever
    $400 16
This drawbridge was the only movable bridge spanning the Thames when completed in 1894
    $400 11
Aunt Jemima pancake mixes & syrups are owned by this company named for a "friend"ly religion
    $400 6
    $400 1
Albeit clothed, Prince Charles reenacted one of the dance scenes from this popular flick on British TV
    $800 29
James K. Polk's mom was a descendant of this man who founded Scottish Presbyterianism
    $800 25
This "Men in Black" star turned down a scholarship offer at MIT to pursue his rapping career
    $800 17
A possible origin for this imaginary U.S. WWII icon is a shipyard worker who signed his name on inspected craft
    $800 12
Rosalind Russell & Lucille Ball both played this free-spirited movie aunt
    $800 7
    $800 2
Jim Brown & Bronko Nagurski entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame at this position
    $1200 22
A big Texas city bears the name of this man, Polk's vice president
    $1200 26
Not just a pretty face, this crooner is a surfer & got his own series on Showtime
    $1200 18
Led Zeppelin had an album called "Physical" this, from the Latin for "stylus"
    $1200 13
The 2 aunts that Clara Blandick played in 1930s movies based on characters by L. Frank Baum & Mark Twain
    $1200 8
Rock & Roll
    $1200 3
In the 1930s this designer introduced his 3-wheeled Dymaxion car that was eventually intended to fly
    DD: $6,000 23
Polk sent John Slidell to offer this country about 30 million bucks for some territory, but he was rebuffed
    $1600 27
This "Lord of the Rings" actor used his artistic & writing talent to create the book "Recent Forgeries"
    $1600 19
A controversial draw in a '99 bout between Evander Holyfield & this Brit pugilist led to an inquiry by N.Y. Gov. Pataki
    $1600 14
On a fact-finding trip to Kentucky, this "Sister Carrie" author was entranced by singer "Aunt Molly" Jackson
    $1600 9
Thomas Jefferson,
Cordell Hull,
Lawrence Eagleburger
    $1600 4
In diving this maneuver is also known as a reverse or backwards somersault
    $2000 24
Treasury Secy. Robert Walker drew up the first of these to be based on the value of imports, not the quantity
    $2000 28
Tea Leoni could tell you he's made an "X"-ceptional journey from Yale doctoral student to actor, writer & director
    $2000 20
Also known as mechanical drawing, this term denotes the representation of buildings, engineering works & topography
    $2000 15
Around 68 B.C. Julius Caesar eulogized this relative, also found before "and the Scriptwriter" in a novel title
    $2000 10
    DD: $2,000 5
With people, this phrase means having achieved necessary rank or status; with birds, it means they're ready to fly

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ted Bob Leila
$13,000 $14,000 $8,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

18th c. poem that says, "Forever cursed be this detested day, Which snatched my best, my favorite curl away!"

Final scores:

Ted Bob Leila
$5,999 $26,001 $3,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,001 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ted Bob Leila
$19,000 $15,400 $8,000
24 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
17 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
0 W

Combined Coryat: $42,400

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Game tape date: 2004-11-16
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