Show #4809 - Thursday, June 30, 2005


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Amy Oberst, a contract attorney from Arlington, Virginia

Chad Morgan, an engineer from Edwards, California

Ben Kesling, a student from Lexington, Kentucky (whose 2-day cash winnings total $24,600)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 11
The highest waterfall in the U.S. is Yosemite Falls, located in this state
    $200 22
In 2003 he & Art Garfunkel broke their "Sounds of Silence", reuniting for the Grammys & a new tour
    $200 17
Inventor Thomas Edison
    $200 12
A daily supply of this is asked for in the Catholic version of the Lord's Prayer
    $200 6
In "Moby Dick", Starbuck chose the tattooed cannibal Queequeg to man this weapon
    $200 1
The name of this reference book has the same roots as "treasure"--& don't give us a synonym for it
    $400 23
Virginia Gildersleeve signed its charter for the U.S. June 26, 1945
    $400 27
Yes, Sir! His 2002 "Back in the U.S." tour was named Tour of the Year by Billboard Magazine
    $400 18
President Ronald Reagan
    $400 13
Kalkin is an avatar-to-come of this Hindu deity
    $400 7
In the largest man-made explosion in history, the USSR detonated a 50-megaton one of these in 1961
    $400 2 says this term for rap music & culture came from DJs jumping between turntables
    $600 24
This city's first casino opened in 1978 & took in more than $2 million its first week
    $600 28
He did a little of "My Way" his way when he appeared on an episode of TV's "Las Vegas"
    $600 19
American catalog merchant & businessman Aaron Ward
    $600 14
A group of 16th century German princes started this Protestant denomination
    $600 8
Unlike the longbow, this medieval weapon could be loaded & held ready; an arbalest was a later type of it
    $600 3
J. Langdon Down (of syndrome fame) coined this 2-word phrase, French for "learned fool"
    $800 25
Arkansas' state tree is this & Alabama's is the southern this
    $800 29
The Raiders, a "Revolutionary" group of the '60s, were led by a man with this Revolutionary name
    $800 20
Romantic poet Percy Shelley
    DD: $1,000 15
From the Greek for an "act of choosing", it's something done or said against traditional doctrines
    $800 9
The U.S.S. Springfield submarine carries these cruise missiles with the name of an Indian weapon
    $800 4
Once spelled H-O-R-T-Y-A-R-D & meaning "a garden yard", it now refers to a garden of fruit trees
    $1000 26
It's the name given the largest of Wyoming's Les Trois Tetons
    $1000 30
In 1972 he "and Mrs. Jones" had a "thing going on"
    $1000 21
"Dynastic" architect I.M. Pei
    $1000 16
2-letter name shared by the Maori creator of the universe & Jupiter's third-largest moon
    $1000 10
U.S. troops in Iraq have been menaced by RPGs, which stands for these weapons
    $1000 5
It's said that the first literary use of "stuffed shirt" for a pompous bore was in her 1913 novel "O Pioneers!"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 11):

Ben Chad Amy
$3,800 -$200 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Chad Amy
$3,400 $2,400 $4,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the country with which each dish is associated.)
    $400 1
In October 2004 he got the final word that he gets to keep his 2004 all-around gymnastics gold medal
    $400 6
In 1927 James Thurber began a lifelong association with this Manhattan magazine
    $400 14
    $400 24
In 1979 she became the first woman prime minister in Europe; 13 years later she became a baroness
    $400 17
In 1903 the founder of this brand invented the "Foot Eazer"
    $400 8
This ballet skirt is sometimes made of a cotton fabric called tarlatan
    $800 2
This U.S. women's team steamrolled to gold in Athens, outscoring opponents 51-1
    $800 7
In a 1940 story Thurber wrote, "Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and" this
    $800 20
    $800 26
In 1927 this Austrian baron married his children's governess, Maria Augusta Kutschera
    $800 18
In 1962 this famed pediatrician joined the anti-nuclear group SANE
    $800 9
The name of this ancient trading post in Mali is now synonymous with any faraway place
    DD: $600 3
It was courtesy of an FBI instructor that Matthew Emmons got into this sport in which he won gold in 2004
    $1200 10
Thurber's "My World--And Welcome To It" contained a story about "The Secret Life of" this henpecked man
    $1200 21
    $1200 27
In June 1960 this future baroness established a camp at the Gombe Stream Game Reserve to study chimps
    $1200 19
This nonprofit international relief organization's humanitarian work won it the 1999 Nobel Peace Prize
    $1200 12
    $1600 4
Maurice Greene was better known, but this G-man took 100-meter gold in Athens in 2004
    $1600 11
Thurber's first book, 1929's "Is Sex Necessary?", was co-written with this collaborator of William Strunk
    $1600 22
    $1600 28
A sports trophy is named for the Canadian baron who donated it, Frederick Arthur, who was Lord this of Preston
    $1600 25
He got a life sentence for treating John Wilkes Booth in 1865 but was pardoned before the decade ended
    $1600 15
This group of African languages that has more than 50 million speakers is said to have originated in Cameroon
    $2000 5
Seen here, he won the 50-meter freestyle swim in Athens at the ripe old age of 29
    $2000 13
Thurber joined the cast as himself for 88 performances of the Broadway play "A Thurber" this
    $2000 23
Adobo & sinigang
    $2000 30
For his role in training Revolutionary War troops, this Prussian was awarded 16,000 acres in New York
    $2000 29
This reputed "Nature of Man" author was born on the Greek island of Cos around 460 B.C.
    DD: $2,000 16
2-word Latin phrase meaning located in the original or existing place or position

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Ben Chad Amy
$3,000 $7,000 $7,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

In a 1964 film, he played 3 characters but received only one nomination for Best Actor

Final scores:

Ben Chad Amy
$5,998 $13,999 $10,800
3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $13,999 2nd place: $2,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Ben Chad Amy
$5,000 $8,600 $7,800
18 R,
9 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
(including 1 DD)
12 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $21,400

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Game tape date: 2004-12-10
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