Show #4811 - Monday, July 4, 2005


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Jennifer Weiner, an underwriting manager from Chanhassen, Minnesota

Teresa Grasso, a customer relations specialist from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California

Mark Eckenwiler, an attorney originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma (whose 1-day cash winnings total $20,401)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to identify the literary work. We'll provide the quote for you.)
    $200 1
"Fifteen men on the dead man's chest--yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum"
    $200 16
Often called "football in the water", this sport is played by teams of 7
    $200 6
From the Latin for "the back", it's to sign the back of a check to transfer rights
    $200 11
The "Quaker State"
    $200 21
This charge card giant owns both Travel & Leisure and Food & Wine magazines
    $200 22
He's the only one of Disney's dwarfs in "Snow White" whose name is not an adjective
    $400 2
"Then the fish came alive, with his death in him, and rose high out of the water..."
    $400 17
(Hi, I'm Matt Hasselbeck of the NFL.) Playing QB for Boston College, I threw a school record 14 straight completions against this team's Fighting Irish
    $400 7
An EFT stands for an "electronic" one of these
    $400 12
The "Hawkeye State"
    $400 27
Sylvester Stallone said he favored "History's Mysteries" in "What I'm Watching", a column in this weekly magazine
    $400 23
This adjective means relating to a 200th anniversary
    $600 3
"In a flash she remembered the man who had been run down by the train the day she first met Vronsky"
    $600 18
This baseball team was honored with ticker-tape parades in 1962, 1969 & 1986
    $600 8
You don't get this type of CD from a music store, you get it from a bank
    $600 13
The "Goober State"
    $600 28
(Hello, I'm Peggy Noonan.) I write a weekly column for, which is the editorial website of this business-oriented newspaper
    $600 24
"Game of Death" fans know the adjective "chopsocky" refers to this kind of action film
    $800 4
"Turn, Beatrice!
...O turn thy saintly sight on this thy faithful one"
    $800 19
Lynette Woodard played from 1985 to 1987 with this otherwise all-male basketball team
    $800 9
In the U.S., the discount rate is the rate of interest on loans these banks make to commercial banks
    $800 14
The "Land of 10,000 Lakes"
    $800 29
Magazine names that apply to a charismatic person include Glamour & this one, "The Beauty Expert"
    $800 25
This adjective can be used to describe river rapids, a lion or the 1920s
    DD: $800 5
"Cursed (although I curse myself) be the hands that formed you!"
    $1000 20
The stars shine bright in this city for Major League Soccer's Galaxy
    $1000 10
Part of the 1968 Consumer Credit Protection Act, this law says banks must clearly state credit terms
    $1000 15
The "Old Line State"
    $1000 30
This Minneapolis-based magazine reprints articles from alternative media sources to offer "a different read on life"
    $1000 26
It's the 10-letter adjective for a creature that eats both animals & plants

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

Mark Teresa Jennifer
$4,000 -$800 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Teresa Jennifer
$3,600 -$200 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Those three letters will come up in each correct response in that order, and there will be consonants and other things around them.)
    $400 16
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew recites "poetry.")
A dream cracked
And I awoke
Frozen tears rising
Like this calcium carbonate deposit
On a cave floor
    $400 11
The Beach Boys' Brian Wilson provided backing vocals on this duo's 1963 No. 1 hit "Surf City"
    $400 1
    $400 6
After his circumnavigation of the world he was made mayor of Plymouth, England
    $400 18
Easy-Off Oven & Grill Cleaner comes in this type of can
    $400 26
It brought its last shipment of mail into Sacramento November 20, 1861
    $800 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew recites "poetry.")
And still we wield our rage
Brother against brother
When all around us is the sweet flesh
Of the Jonathan type of this fruit
    DD: $1,800 12
What's it all about? Well... Cher had the original release of this movie theme, but Dionne Warwick had the bigger hit
    $800 2
    $800 7
Dutchman Jakob Roggeveen was the first European to report on the giant stone statues of this South Pacific isle
    $800 22
This synonym for horrible is often used to describe the creature also known as the Yeti
    $800 27
At Christmastime a small town near Fairbanks, Alaska mails out letters from Santa postmarked this
    $1200 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew recites "poetry.")
No chemist,
No furrowed doctor of law
Can say why
Love sounds like
The koto
A 13-string zither of this country
    $1200 13
This 1967 movie theme by Lulu remained at No. 1 for 5 weeks
    $1200 3
    $1200 8
In 1823 James Weddell sailed into Antarctic waters in search of this mammal; one species is now named for him
    $1200 23
This friendly bacterium produces fermented milk (but doesn't change the taste)
    $1200 28
It's the cost per ounce after the first one to send a letter, or the rate to mail a postcard
    $1600 20
(Sarah of the Clue Crew recites "poetry.")
Some day, true,
There will be no more second base
No streams, no hymnals
No this service that runs Yosemite
    $1600 14
The 1965 film "Ferry Cross" this starring Gerry & the Pacemakers featured 9 songs written by Gerry
    $1600 4
    $1600 9
In 1776 Francisco Garces became the first European since this Spanish conquistador's men to reach the Grand Canyon
    $1600 24
It's the scientific study of bees
    $1600 29
In 1926 he was hired as chief pilot to carry airmail between Chicago & St. Louis
    $2000 21
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew recites "poetry.")
Around me, anguish and pain
Pain and despair
This area, equal to 10,000
Square meters of anguish, and pain and despair
    $2000 15
After this group's first album, both Denny Laine & Clint Warwick left; Justin Hayward & John Lodge filled the void
    $2000 5
    $2000 10
On July 16, 1789 this Scot reached the Arctic Ocean & the mouth of the 2,635-mile-long river now named for him
    $2000 25
These microscopic air sacs in the lungs are the site of gas exchange
    DD: $5,000 30
In 1958 Harry Winston mailed this priceless treasure to the Smithsonian in a brown paper parcel

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Teresa Jennifer
$23,800 $12,800 $6,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Sky & Telescope magazine's contest to replace this term for a single event got 13,000 entries, but chose none

Final scores:

Mark Teresa Jennifer
$21,999 $24,800 $6,000
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $24,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Mark Teresa Jennifer
$23,000 $9,800 $6,000
29 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
1 W
14 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $38,800

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Game tape date: 2004-12-10
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