Show #4785 - Friday, May 27, 2005


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Tim Schwab, an ISO coordinator from Cheektowaga, New York

Charlie Kahn, a middle school math teacher from Versailles, Kentucky

Bob Shore, an attorney from Los Angeles, California (whose 2-day cash winnings total $47,602)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Of cowpox, cat scratch fever, or kangarosis, the one you can't get
    $200 3
His first Broadway show was "Never Live Over a Pretzel Factory"; now he lives in the White House (at least on TV)
    $200 17
Asked who wore the trousers, this British prime minister's husband responded, "I do, and I also wash and iron them"
    $200 25
St. Gerasimus, like Androcles, is credited with befriending one of these by pulling a thorn from its paw
    $200 7
A building used for curing meat
    $200 12
Minimum number of mirrors needed to make a kaleidoscope
    $400 2
A few almonds might help a headache; they contain salicylic acid, found in this drug synthesized in 1853
    $400 18
This Goodfella finally hit Broadway in the 2004 play "Match"
    $400 22
Despite 30 years of research, this psychoanalyst famously pondered, "What does a woman want?"
    $400 26
Patrons of France include Denis & this one who became Bishop of Tours around 370
    $400 8
    $400 13
In 1668 Newton placed a mirror in one of these devices to create a much better image
    $600 4
A doctor in her first year out of med school; when you add "ist" you get a specialist
    $600 19
Half a century ago, this "60 Minutes" icon was starring on Broadway in the 1954 comedy "Reclining Figure"
    $600 23
In a 1601 play, he wrote, "Many a good hanging prevents a bad marriage"
    $600 27
Exiled abroad a couple of times, the well-traveled Anselm has this as his emblem
    $600 9
Industrial chimney attached to a factory
    $600 14
Before the advent of this device in the 1911 Indy 500, passengers called riding mechanics watched for cars coming up behind
    $800 5
In an ancient Indian treatise, Susruta noted the relationship between mosquitos & this "bad air" disease
    $800 20
This star of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" had to learn some new lines to play Billy Flynn in "Chicago" in 2004
    $800 24
In the song "A Hymn To Him" from "My Fair Lady", this character asks, "Why can't a woman be more like a man?"
    $800 29
Name shared by saints of Antioch & Laconi & a society founder
    $800 10
Proverbial location where political deals are struck away from the eyes of the public
    $800 15
There is evidence that Precolumbian Mesoamericans used this black volcanic rock with a Roman name to make mirrors
    $1000 6
19th century physiologist Claude Bernard found how this organ converts sugar to glycogen & stores it
    $1000 21
Wonder if this ex-Spice Girl had stage fright when she took over the role of Mimi in "Rent" in 2004
    $1000 30
This TV Charlie's Angel observed, "femininity... used properly... easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met"
    DD: $1,200 28
Monica was the sainted mother of this bishop of Hippo
    $1000 11
A parachuting firefighter
    $1000 16
On June 28, 1919, this was signed in the Hall of Mirrors

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

Bob Charlie Tim
$2,600 $4,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Charlie Tim
$3,000 $2,000 $4,400

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: ...with the Clue Crew.) ... (Alex: I want to our thanks on behalf of all of us here at Jeopardy! to National Geographic Expeditions and Abercrombie & Kent for their invaluable assistance in putting these clues together.)
(Alex: Words that are the same backwards and forwards.)
    $400 11
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Luxor, Egypt.) Around 1500 B.C., after expelling Hyksos invaders, proud Egyptian rulers began the vast tomb area that we now call this
    $400 12
This team's Chuck Noll is the winningest Super Bowl coach with 4 victories
    $400 6
1905, while on holiday at the seashore:
"La Mer"
    $400 19
The label on our leftover caviar says "malossol", which means it was prepared with just a little of this seasoning
    $400 1
If others are unaware of your merits, it might be time to do this to your own horn
    $800 17
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from an exhibit in Cairo.) This mask is from Tut's tomb, which this British archaeologist found in 1922, saying everywhere the glint of gold
    $800 13
This National Football League team's offices are located at 1000 Football Dr. in Lake Forest, Illinois
    DD: $2,400 7
"Second Rhapsody"
    $800 25
This "national"-named pot o' mutton, onions & potatoes has been in the fridge since St. Patrick's Day
    $800 2
In 1836 Congress adopted the first of these "rules" stopping itself from debating slavery
    $1200 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Giza.) This great pharaoh left his mark on Egypt in the form of temples & colossal statues of himself, like this fallen one
    $1200 14
Linebacker Lawrence Taylor spent his entire 13-year career with this team
    $1200 8
What's that you say? I said, whatcha composin'? Oh, the "Kreutzer" sonata
    $1200 22
Have some of this Japanese dish of stir-fried meat & vegetables while we hum the 1963 song of the same name
    $1200 3
It means to barely survive when used before "out a living"
    $1600 20
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from in front of a pyramid at Giza.) The King's Chamber in the tallest of the Great Pyramids still contains the sarcophagus of this ruler
    $1600 15
2 years before becoming the Rams' starting QB in 1999, he was playing in the Arena Football League
    $1600 9
In the 1870s he could have said, "Czech out" the following
    $1600 23
Save room for the aubergines a l'egyptienne--these veggies stuffed with onions & served with tomatoes
    $1600 27
She had extensive hair loss by the age of 31
    $1600 4
This word for a dolt was the first name of Rube Goldberg's comic strip hero McNutt
    $2000 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from in front of the Sphinx.) Created as a royal image, the Sphinx was was associated by the Greeks with a monster who riddles this tragic king
    $2000 16
Daunte Culpepper has thrown more touchdown passes to this man than to any other Minnesota Viking receiver
    $2000 10
The 1850s in France:
A little number called "Ave Maria"
    $2000 24
Yum! Those carciofi alla Romana still look good; they're these thistle-like items, cooked with mint
    $2000 26
He was crowned twice, once in exile, once in London
    $2000 5
After recovering from paralysis around 1660, Mary Margaret Alacoque became a famous one of these

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Bob Charlie Tim
$9,400 $12,800 $13,200

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

The Latin name of this waterway is Fretum Herculeum

Final scores:

Bob Charlie Tim
$5,599 $25,600 $400
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $25,600 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Bob Charlie Tim
$9,400 $11,200 $13,000
16 R,
4 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W

Combined Coryat: $33,600

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Game tape date: 2004-11-16
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