Show #4794 - Thursday, June 9, 2005


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Corinth Matéra, a high school English teacher from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Doug Meyer, an editor originally from Cambridge, Massachusetts

Daniel Granof, an associate producer originally from Bethesda, Maryland (whose 1-day cash winnings total $9,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the state that's home to each racetrack.)
    $200 23
"It" was No. 1 for him in '86
    $200 14
Daytona International Speedway
    $200 16
Lucille Ball once quipped, "The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly and lie about" this
    $200 11
The name of this coffee-growing Indonesian island is also slang for coffee
    $200 6
In 1867 the city known as Lancaster was renamed this to honor a fallen leader
    $200 1
In poker, it's aces & 8s
    $400 24
Though written by Joe Klein, 1996's "Primary Colors" was originally credited to this 1-named author
    $400 15
Infineon Raceway in Sonoma
    $400 17
Funny lady Roseanne used to joke that she wouldn't do this chore "'til Sears makes one you can ride on"
    $400 12
The Swiss water process is a way to remove this from coffee
    $400 7
Born in Omaha on May 19, 1925, his Muslim name was El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz
    $400 2
Alliterative 2-word term for a father who doesn't pay child support
    $600 25
Hope it was worth it; in 1989 his "Satanic Verses" made the Top 10
    $600 28
Nazareth Speedway,
Pocono Raceway
    $600 18
This country singer said, "I was the first woman to burn my bra--it took the fire department 4 days to put it out"
    $600 13
The beans of the coffee plant are found inside the part seen here which has this fruity name
    $600 8
Officially "The Tree Planters' State" in 1895, in 1945 it became this "State" to honor the U. of Nebraska athletic teams
    $600 3
The most famous of these may have formed the library of a Jewish community that lived from about 150 B.C. to 70 A.D.
    $800 26
In a busy 1997, this queen of romantic novels hit the list with "The Ghost", "The Ranch", & "Special Delivery"
    $800 29
Talladega Superspeedway
    $800 19
Erma Bombeck advised, "Before you try to keep up with" them, "be sure they're not trying to keep up with you"
    $800 21
Carlos Sanchez, a Columbian coffee farmer, has portrayed this advertising icon since 1969
    $800 9
Nebraska is the only state in the nation with this type of legislature meaning "one-chamber"
    $800 4
A 1988 Treat Williams film, or a race in which 2 competitors finish in a tie (regardless of the temperature)
    $1000 27
In 1970 he told a "Love Story", then came back 7 years later to tell "Oliver's Story"
    $1000 30
Watkins Glen International
    DD: $1,100 20
1893-born wit who reportedly said, "The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue"
    $1000 22
One type of this salad plant is roasted & used as a coffee substitute, particularly in Louisiana
    $1000 10
Serving the state as a U.S. Congressman in the early 1890s, he "Scoped" out 3 runs at the presidency
    $1000 5
Anatomical term for an expert marksman, or something used to tighten shrouds & stays

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

Daniel Doug Corinth
$3,000 $2,600 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Doug Corinth
$8,700 $2,400 $2,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 19
On Aug. 10, 1966 NASA launched a probe to take high-resolution photos of landing sites here
    $400 9
Apollo Creed & Ivan Drago duke it out in Vegas early in the fourth film in this series
    $400 1
Many of his works are also known by their Tahitian names, such as "Ia Orana Maria" & "Ta Matete"
    $400 2
One of the greatest tenors ever, he made his last appearance at the Met December 24, 1920
    $400 14
Derived from Yiddish, it means to snack, or the snack itself
    $400 26
Upon this man's 1485 death, Henry Tudor became king as Henry VII
    $800 20
The Orlan, worn by cosmonauts, is an extravehicular mobility unit, more often called by this alliterative 2-word term
    $800 10
Sarah Michelle Gellar plays a nurse with a curse in this 2004 film based on a Japanese one
    $800 5
This 17th-century Flemish artist brought women to vivid life in paintings like the one seen here
    $800 3
In Schubert's "Great" symphony, the 3 players blowing these must be careful not to bonk the musician in front
    $800 15
This long sought-after route was finally traversed between 1903 & 1906 by Roald Amundsen
    $800 27
News of this Revolutionary writer's June 8, 1809 death could've filled more than just a pamphlet
    $1200 21
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from the Johnson Space Center in Houston.) The manned maneuvering unit was used to repair the Solar Max satellite on a 1984 flight of this
    $1200 11
In a 2002 film Josh Hartnett vows to stay celibate for this title length of time
    $1200 6
This painter's riffs on the comics include "Look, Mickey!", in which Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck are fishing
    $1200 4
In 1798, back from his time in London, this Austrian-born composer wrote the "Lord Nelson Mass"
    $1200 16
It's the French word we use for a slight or delicate difference in color or meaning
    $1200 28
On Nov. 9, 1970 this world leader passed away after a heart attack, one year after resigning his presidency
    $1600 24
The last 2 Salyut stations had a port on each end for this spacecraft-linking activity
    DD: $1,700 12
The name of this 1973 Martin Scorsese movie set in Little Italy can refer to any tough Urban area
    $1600 7
His 1814 work "Tres de Mayo", or "The Third of May", depicts a French firing squad shooting Spanish citizens in Madrid
    $1600 22
The "Napoleon Sonata" by this 19th century violin virtuoso was written to be played on one string
    $1600 17
One of these fuzzy regions in space might say "pardon my dust"; it's nothing more than dust & gases
    $2000 25
It's the 4-letter term for the viewing assembly seen here of the Mars rover; a ship might have more than one
    $2000 13
One of the creepiest performances in a Hitchcock film is his as Bruno in "Strangers on a Train"
    DD: $1,000 8
In a 1909 still life he included a section of his earlier painting "La Danse"
    $2000 23
John Philip Sousa played in this French "Can-Can" composer's orchestra during a U.S. tour
    $2000 18
In the novel "1984", it's the official language of Oceania

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Daniel Doug Corinth
$14,200 $9,000 $2,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Got a bunch of them in your garage, I bet. Go check 'em out.)
One of its official license plates bears the motto "Taxation without Representation"

Final scores:

Daniel Doug Corinth
$18,100 $14,000 $0
2-day champion: $27,400 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Daniel Doug Corinth
$15,800 $10,000 $2,600
28 R
(including 1 DD),
6 W
(including 1 DD)
14 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
6 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $28,400

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Game tape date: 2004-11-30
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