Show #4786 - Monday, May 30, 2005


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Matt Whitney, a high school English teacher from Santa Barbara, California

Lisa Voss, a library assistant from Lincoln, Nebraska

Charlie Kahn, a middle school math teacher from Versailles, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $25,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 15
In 1933 he joined the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, N.J.; he became a U.S. citizen in 1940
    $200 20
These big cats gave the Patriots all they could handle in Super Bowl XXXVIII
    $200 6
Alice Walker:
"The Color ___"
    $200 1
In Mississippi there's a town called Coldwater as well as a "Hot" this beverage
    $200 11
A noted germophobe, Trump said, "I think" this form of greeting "is barbaric... you catch the flu"
    $200 26
An ad agency fired this eventual "Happiest Place on Earth" creator, citing a "singular lack of drawing ability"
    $400 16
In 1589 he became a professor of mathematics at the U. of Pisa; in 1592 he moved on the U. of Padua
    $400 21
All "Hale" this 58-year-old who won his fourth Senior PGA championship by a str--a shot
    $400 7
John Steinbeck:
"The ___ Pony"
    $400 2
A piece to cover your pate
    $400 12
Trump owned the N.J. Generals, a team that featured Doug Flutie & Herschel Walker, in this league
    $400 27
Bob Lemon, Gene Michael & Lou Piniella were each fired twice by him; we won't get into the Billy Martin saga
    $600 17
The director of St. Petersburg's Institute of Experimental Medicine until his 1936 death; his name ring a bell?
    $600 23
He was the winning pitcher in the clinching game of all 3 series in the Red Sox' magical run
    $600 8
James Ellroy:
"The ___ Dahlia"
    $600 3
It's the celebration of a special anniversary, perhaps the "diamond" one
    $600 13
This Trump family minister & author of "The Power of Positive Thinking" performed the Donald's marriage to Ivana
    $600 28
Old soldiers never die, they get canned, like this general famously was on April 11, 1951
    $800 18
This French physicist wasn't the pits with his 1851 "pendulum" that demonstrated the Earth's rotation
    $800 24
Women from this country won tennis' Wimbledon & French & U.S. Opens
    $800 9
Scott O'Dell:
"Island of the ___ Dolphins"
    $800 4
Native American Indians inhabited this Georgia swamp as early as 2500 B.C.
    $800 14
Heavily in debt in '91, Trump spotted a beggar & said to this woman, wife No. 2, "He's worth $900 million more than I am"
    DD: $2,200 29
In 1978 Handy Dan Hardware axed Arthur Blank--but he did okay, co-founding this chain in Atlanta
    $1000 19
This British biologist & model maker who partnered with James Watson passed away on July 29, 2004
    $1000 25
This team's Chauncey Billups was MVP of the NBA Finals
    $1000 10
Charlotte Perkins Gilman:
"The ____ Wall-Paper"
    $1000 5
In his 12-volume "A Study of History", he traced the rise & fall of 26 civilizations
    $1000 22
The Donald graduated first in his class from this school of finance at U.Penn. in 1968
    $1000 30
In 1781 Hieronymus Colloredo, Archbishop of Austria, fired this musician with a literal boot in the rump

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

Charlie Lisa Matt
$1,800 $1,800 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Lisa Matt
$4,800 $3,200 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 1
In the 1940s & 1950s Galina Ulanova was the chief ballerina for this company formed almost 200 years earlier
    $400 21
That PBS Civil War documentary guy
    $400 6
Britain's Edmund Burke called for peace with the colonies the day before this man demanded liberty or death
    $400 9
The "spider" in a spider roll is a soft-shell one of these
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds a block of cheese.) I'm in this Midwest state famous for making cheddar, which actually originated in a village in England
    $400 16
Goneril's dad who's a schmancy private plane
    $800 2
Appropriate 1-word title of the Balanchine Ballet in 3 parts: "Emeralds", "Rubies" & "Diamonds"
    $800 22
That Disney stalwart who also played the commander of "F Troop"
    $800 7
After Isabella died, he married teenaged Germaine de Foix in 1505
    $800 10
Tony Shalhoub might enjoy ankimo, the liver of this fish
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew leans over a pool filled with denizens of the not-so-deep.) I'm at the 190,000 gallon manatee exhibit at the zoo of this city, now Ohio's most populous
    $800 17
Crude incendiary grenade with a Russian name that's an explosive social gathering
    $1200 3
This choreographer's first ballet "Fancy Free", combined ballet & jazz dancing
    $1200 23
That guy who broke Muhammad Ali's jaw in a 1973 bout
    $1200 8
This Asian said his "greatest joy" was "to conquer his enemies... and to clasp their wives and daughters"
    $1200 11
On the heels of the California roll came this city roll with salmon & the cream cheese of the same name
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands on a hill overlooking a steaming watercourse.) In 1872 Congress established this area of over 2 million acres after seeing photos taken by William Jackson
    DD: $2,000 18
Daddy Warbucks' charge who photographs celebrities for Vanity Fair & Rolling Stone
    $1600 4
In 1912 this Russian not only choreographed "The Afternoon of a Faun", he danced the part of the faun as well
    $1600 24
That merry prankster author who took us all inside the cuckoo's nest
    $1600 14
Crawford Long, the first doctor to use ether as an anesthetic, was a college roommate of this Confederate VP
    $1600 12
It's the 4-letter term for the thin sheets of dried seaweed in which sushi is wrapped
    $1600 19
The Brooklyn Dodgers'' "Little Colonel" who is "Legally Blonde"
    $2000 5
Literally French for "beating", this movement of the leg may be grand, petit or frappe
    $2000 25
That "Gothic" guy who made films about Liszt, Mahler & Elgar
    DD: $2,000 15
On signing a 1921 treaty with England, this Irish leader said, "I signed my death warrant"--he was right
    $2000 13
Often served along with sushi, gari is pickled this; shoga is the plain root
    $2000 20
Peter Rabbit's mischievous cousin who enters Mr. McGregor's garden & uses it as a beginner's ski run

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Charlie Lisa Matt
$6,800 $9,200 $6,200

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In 1999 Britain replaced Latin legal terms with English ones; "witness summons" replaced this word

Final scores:

Charlie Lisa Matt
$12,800 $14,000 $7,700
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $14,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Charlie Lisa Matt
$8,800 $8,400 $8,400
14 R,
3 W
(including 1 DD)
19 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
16 R,
5 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2004-11-16
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