Show #4548 - Wednesday, May 19, 2004


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Kristina Alexander, a writer and editor from Brooklyn, New York

Tim MacGowan, a pastor from Haymarket, Virginia

Al Davis, a software test engineer from Everett, Washington (whose 3-day cash winnings total $65,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 6
The worst nuclear accident in history happened at this Ukrainian site in 1986
    $200 8
The title of this 1964 film refers to a large gem, not Inspector Clouseau
    $200 16
Like many kids, Salvador Dali detested this green veggie; he said that the only good thing in it was the sand
    $200 13
The Russian blue's eyes, this color, may be the "envy" of other felines
    $200 23
In November 2002 NASA renewed contracts for this program for another decade or so
    $200 1
Get your hands on one of these & you can make a living like Eric Clapton or Jose Feliciano
    $400 7
After conquering the region, this empress introduced serfdom to Ukraine in 1795
    $400 9
"Pink Elephants On Parade" was one of the songs in this film
    $400 17
Baby borscht, a fad in the fifties, was made from baby food--specifically, the strained type of these red veggies
    $400 22
Kittens have 26 of these, adult cats 30
    $400 25
Since 1995 HBO has been telecasting "Confessions" from the people in the back of these
    $400 2
Upper-case letters
    $600 10
Ukraine's capital lends its name to this poultry dish in which breasts are rolled up with butter, breaded & fried
    $600 14
In 1983 he was in the Top 10 with "Pink Houses"
    $600 18
In the VeggieTales version of David & Goliath, David is one of these spears & Goliath is a giant pickle
    $600 24
Britain's first cat show, in 1871, included black, blue & white types of this cat with a Mideastern heritage
    $600 28
A government study on these in the 1950s explained 90% of the sightings; that still leaves 10%... hmmmmm...
    $600 3
It often means hard & breakable like glass, or a peanutty confection
    $800 11
Ukrainians call this body of water "Chorne More"
    $800 15
This 1986 Molly Ringwald film got its name from a song by the Psychedelic Furs
    $800 20
Emeril loves to use onions, bell peppers & this crunchy veggie together, so he calls them his "trinity"
    $800 26
The Tonkinese breed developed in the U.S. around 1930 & is a cross between a Burmese & this breed
    $800 29
Opened in 1825 to connect New York City & the Great Lakes, it's now used mainly for pleasure boating
    $800 4
When shopping, be wary of the old "bait &" this
    $1000 12
This strategic peninsula became part of Ukraine in 1954
    $1000 19
In a 1985 hit, Aretha went riding on this title structure "in my pink Cadillac"
    DD: $2,000 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the science lab.) Surprisingly, the sweet potato belongs to this botanical family of flowers that open in the early part of the day
    $1000 27
In the 1960s officials of the Ankara, Turkey zoo saved this pure breed from extinction
    $1000 30
(Sarah takes a carriage ride through New York City's Central Park with the rest of the clue Crew.) The type of carriage we're riding in is called this, from French for "face-to-face"
    $1000 5
From the name of a hotel magnate, "put on" this & you're livin' in luxury

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Al Tim Kristina
$3,400 $1,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Al Tim Kristina
$4,600 $600 $8,600

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
After World War II, this Welsh poet served as a commentator on poetry for the BBC
    $400 6
Captain Algren (Tom Cruise) opens a humble noodle shop in Kyoto but is forced to return to the way of war
    $400 9
...Alaska & Hawaii were admitted to the Union
    $400 26
From the Latin for "healthy", it's a resort where patients go to recuperate
    $400 14
A common expression refers to "pulling out all" of these knobs, seen here
    $400 21
This snack food has been including toy surprises in its packages since 1912
    $800 2
In this 14th c. work, Harry Bailly, Tabard Inn host, agrees to give a free dinner to the pilgrim who tells the best story
    $800 7
The 1934 Ford actually held lookalikes of the 2 outlaw lovers, who settle down & raise a zany family
    $800 10
...Sandra Day O'Connor became the first female on the U.S. Supreme Court
    $800 27
It's a buzzword for big-city men who groom carefully & go shopping with their girlfriends
    $800 17
One common type of pipe produces sound with a thin, vibrating one of these, like a clarinet does
    $800 22
This wife of George Burns said that she was so surprised by her birth, she "couldn't talk for a year and a half"
    $1200 3
His name is a religious post & in "Essay on Man" he seeks to "vindicate the ways of God to Man"
    $1200 8
Ashton Kutcher, as a friend of the skipper played by George Clooney, sails off to bring in one more catch in his memory
    $1200 11
...Alexander Hamilton died
    $1200 28
To try too hard when making up for a defect
    $1200 18
A pipe's pitch is related to its length; compared to an eight-footer, a four-footer sounds the same note at this interval
    $1200 23
This writer's name became synonymous with surprise endings after works like "The Gift of the Magi"
    $1600 4
He wrote the lines "The lark's on the wing, the snail's on the thorn, God's in his heaven, all's right with the world"
    $1600 15
John Book (now an ex-cop) & Rachel (exiled from the Amish) meet again when he picks her up in a Las Vegas bar
    DD: $1,600 12
...Mark Spitz won 7 gold medals in Munich
    $1600 29
Often used of women, it's a fancy word for beautiful
    $1600 19
Organ music is often written on 3 of these sets of lines, the lowest one for the pedal part
    $1600 24
This man led 16 B-25s in a surprise air raid on Japan on April 18, 1942
    $2000 5
This poet laureate's "In Memoriam" was an elegy to his friend Arthur Henry Hallam
    $2000 16
Sal's Famous Pizzeria re-opens in L.A. as Sal's Health Food Store, only to be threatened by rioting once again
    $2000 13
...John Glenn orbited the Earth for the first time
    DD: $3,000 30
Agatha Christie called a man in this job "the best husband... the older she gets, the more interested he is"
    $2000 20
It's the "hands-on" name for an organ keyboard; the instrument seen here has four, some have six
    $2000 25
Seen here is
"Unpleasant Surprise" by this French primitive

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Al Tim Kristina
$12,800 $8,200 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It occupies the 78 acres of land where Met Stadium, former home of the Vikings & Twins, once stood

Final scores:

Al Tim Kristina
$6,800 $8,000 $18,800
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,800

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Al Tim Kristina
$15,800 $8,200 $8,400
21 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R,
4 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $32,400

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Game tape date: 2004-02-10
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