Show #4808 - Wednesday, June 29, 2005


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Deanna Easter, a culinary student from Morehead City, North Carolina

Tony Jonick, a publisher and house dad from Oakland, California

Ben Kesling, a student from Lexington, Kentucky (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the country.)
(Alex: You have to tell us which one is...)
(Alex: Each correct response will be a word that begins with a pronoun, but the pronoun is also part of the word itself.)
    $200 6
This peanut guy devised some 118 byproducts for the sweet potato
    $200 1
She was one of the last stars in the studio system

"The tobacco farmer's daughter from North Carolina was awed and intimidated by the luxury of the MGM system."
    $200 15
It's borders are the Atlantic Ocean to the south & west & Spain to the north & east
    $200 2
This international sports competition's motto is "Faster, higher, stronger"
    $200 25
Urban VII,
Julius II,
Irving III
    $200 17
The laying on of hands is a key part of the practice of "faith" this
    $400 7
Around 1930 William Lear invented one of these for the car, marketed under the name Motorola
    $400 8
She's made countless moviegoers exclaim, "Che bella"

"With 36 films to her credit, the 21-year-old actress soon overtook Gina Lollobrigida as Italy's reigning box office princess."
    $400 19
India to the north, east & west & Burma to the southeast
    $400 3
You've got security with "My word is my bond", the motto of this London financial institution
    $400 18
In this job, at a wedding, you'll be called upon to ask, "Friend of the bride or groom?"
    DD: $1,000 9
He's on the 4th floor in the Inventors Hall of Fame for his "improvement in hoisting apparatus"
    $600 10
For the exact years of the Reagan administration, the woman seen here starred on this show

"When I came to Hollywood and they gave me the glamor treatment, I learned how to do it quite well."
    $600 20
Colombia to the north, Peru to the west, Paraguay to the south & the Atlantic Ocean to the east
    $600 4
"All power to the people" was the motto of this African-American political organization of the 1960s
    $600 28
Romanus I,
Julius I,
Caesar III
    $600 22
One who interlaces cloth, or an African bird that interlaces grass to make its elaborate nest
    $800 13
In 1948, Rene Bussoz sold the USA's first Aqua Lung, invented by this Frenchman
    $800 11
She's the enduring actress seen here

"The 30-year-old had gone from a sheltered life with her family straight into a marriage and a fast-paced career."
    $800 21
Syria to the north & east, Israel to the south & the Mediterranean Sea to the west
    $800 5
"Honi soit qui mal y pense" (Evil to him who evil thinks) is the motto of this British Chivalric order
    $800 27
Stephen IX,
John XXIV,
Clement VIII
    $800 23
It can mean transparently thin, or perfectly vertical, like a cliff
    $1000 14
30 years after inventing an instant camera, he invented Polavision, instant movies
    $1000 12
Director seen here discussing his movie "10"

"The most I liked about it was that everybody predicted it would be a major flop."
    $1000 29
Thailand to the west, Laos to the north & Vietnam to the east
    $1000 16
Strangely, "Blood & fire" is the motto of this Christian charitable organization
    $1000 26
Dominicus I,
Honorius I,
Innocent I
    $1000 24
It's a printed-out schedule or outline of one's travel plans

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 13):

Ben Tony Deanna
$1,400 $0 $2,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Tony Deanna
$3,000 $1,800 $3,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 3
"Tai-Pan" was a "Novel of Hong Kong" by James Clavell, & this was his 1975 "Novel of Japan"
    $400 21
2003 & 2004:
The bride who's trying to kill Bill
    $400 26
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Cairo, Egypt.) Ironically, this organ was considered of minor importance, crudely removed through the nose & often not preserved
    $400 11
In 1954 this Wisconsin senator was condemned for insulting other senators & obstructing investigations
    $400 16
This "Post" is one of Israel's largest English-language daily newspapers
    $400 1
It was founded by Baden-Powell in 1907
    $800 4
In Pierre Boulle's "Planet of the Apes", Zira & Cornelius are this species of ape
    $800 22
Monster hunter Dr. Gabriel Van Helsing
    $800 27
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from Cairo, Egypt.) Among the many amulets placed within the linen wrappings of a mummy was this symbol of life
    $800 12
This former House Speaker was reprimanded in 1997 for misuse of tax-exempt funds & submitting false information
    $800 17
Political theorist Nikolai Bukharin edited this "truthful" Soviet newspaper from 1917 to 1929
    $800 2
In this 2002 film, single guy Hugh Grant's life is changed by a 12-year old
    $1200 5
Milan Kundera's "Immortality" read in this, its original language, may be unbearably light reading
    $1200 23
Cady Heron, who loves & hates the "Mean Girls" at her high school
    $1200 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Cairo, Egypt.) These stone coffins, like the ones built for Tutankhamen, were the final resting places of mummies
    $1200 13
In 1811 Senator Thomas Pickering was censured for reading aloud from secret documents about this purchase
    $1200 18
(Hi, I'm Al Sparks.) In 1987 I was named "Funniest Teenager in Chicago" by this newspaper for which Roger Ebert works
    $1200 8
Viiolinist-turned-boxer Joe Bonaparte dies in a car crash at the end of this tragic Odets play
    $1600 6
Goethe called him Faust; Marlowe dubbed him this
    $1600 24
Sirius Black, the prisioner of Azkaban
    $1600 29
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from Cairo, Egypt.) Named for a lesser-known Greek hero, these containers were used to store the removed viscera of the mummified
    DD: $2,100 14
In 1921 Congress censured Rep. Thomas Blanton for inserting "obscene matter" into this publication
    DD: $2,000 19
At the time JFK was shot, Jack Ruby was placing some ads in this "morning" publication
    $1600 9
This law states that at a constant temp., the volume of a gas in inversely proportional to the pressure
    $2000 7
Completes the title of Eldridge Cleaver's 1968 memoir "Soul on..."
    $2000 25
1999 & 2002:
    $2000 15
Senator Benjamin Tappan was censured in 1844 for leaking information about the annexation of this to the Union
    $2000 20
Florida's highest circulation newspaper is this Gulf Coast city's Times, with about 350,000 daily copies sold
    $2000 10
The Marine Corps' "Black Sheep" squadron was commanded this famed major

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Tony Deanna
$17,500 $3,400 $3,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In Act II of this musical, an election victory is announced "on the balcony of the Casa Rosada"

Final scores:

Ben Tony Deanna
$17,000 $5,800 $6,800
2-day champion: $24,600 3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Ben Tony Deanna
$16,600 $5,400 $3,400
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
8 W
10 R,
7 W
(including 1 DD)
7 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $25,400

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Game tape date: 2004-12-10
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