Show #4820 - Friday, July 15, 2005

David Madden game 9.


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Karen Arciero, a sales manager from Mounds View, Minnesota

Mark Murray, a screenwriter from Studio City, California

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey (whose 8-day cash winnings total $198,500)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 5
He stopped at Gomera in the Canaries for nearly a month, then headed for the New World on Sept. 6, 1492
    $200 14
Elijah Blue Allman is her son
    $200 11
& in this corner, standing "six cubits and a span", from Gath & I Samuel 17, "The Philistine Fist" ...him!
    $200 23
Allium cepa, & stop that crying right now!
    $200 13
This Johnny Cash song begins, "Love is a burning thing"
    $200 21
Its classic ads instructed, "Don't leave home without it"
    $400 4
His 1872 book was titled "How I Found Livingstone in Central Africa"
    $400 20
The U.S. Army's blue uniforms were first replaced with khaki & then this color, abbreviated O.D.
    $400 17
Before killing 1,000 Philistines with the jawbone of an ass, he set 300 foxes' tails afire; does PETA know about this?
    $400 24
Solanum tuberosum, we dig 'em!
    $400 15
She helped Johnny kick his drug habit & converted him to fundamentalist Christianity; they married in 1968
    $400 22
"There are some things money can't buy. For everything else there's" this
    $600 3
On May 11, 1848 Johannes Rebmann became the first European to see this snow-clad mountain on the Equator
    $600 7
It's the Illinois university whose sports teams are nicknamed the Blue Demons
    $600 9
This shepherd buys the farm in Genesis 4:8
    $600 25
Lactuca sativa, it's also a slang term for paper money
    $600 10
No flamboyant, rhinestone-studded outfits for Johnny Cash, whose usual stage wear earned him this nickname
    $600 28
"It pays to" use this credit card that has a Cashback Bonus award
    $800 1
In 1919 this British officer lost the manuscript for his "Seven Pillars of Wisdom", so he rewrote it from memory
    $800 6
Virginia's Blue Law of the 1620s said that if you missed church on Sunday the penalty was a pound of this
    $800 18
"Why hast thou set me as a mark against thee, so that I am a burden to myself?" he asks in chapter 7 of his book
    $800 26
Brassica oleracea italica, it was once "banished" from the White House kitchen
    DD: $200 12
In a 1956 song Johnny had the "Blues" for this title place; he recorded a live album there in 1968
    $800 29
This credit card says that "it's everywhere you want to be"
    $1000 2
On April 17, 1524 he became the first European to sight New York Harbor; 440 years later a bridge named for him opened there
    $1000 8
In part because of the popularity of sushi & sashimi, this variety of tuna can sell for $50 a pound
    $1000 19
In I Kings 2, this man sat "upon the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was established greatly"
    $1000 27
Raphanus sativa, its giant white variety is known as a daikon in Japan
    $1000 16
Johnny wowed the MTV crowd with his stark cover of "Hurt", originally by this Trent Reznor band
    $1000 30
A forgotten wallet led to the creation of this charge card, whose logo is seen here

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 14):

David Mark Karen
$5,400 -$200 $0

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Mark Karen
$6,800 $2,200 $2,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 13
This George Costanza portrayer ascended the throne of Macedonia
    $400 1
Leonard Gershe's "Butterflies Are..."
    $400 27
The Pomeranian is a small dog named for a European region now mostly in this country
    $400 12
On June 12, 1987 Ronald Reagan told Mr. Gorbachev to "tear down this wall!"
    DD: $4,000 28
The "Eisenhower Tree" at this "National" site in Georgia is named for the way it frustrated the president
    $800 14
Set on controlling the vichyssoise supply, Greg Kinnear & John Henson are vying for the role of this fascist
    $800 2
John Osborne's "Look Back in..."
    $800 26
This small Mediterranean island lends its name to a cat breed as well as a dog breed
    $800 23
"The time is out of joint, o cursed spite, that ever I was born to set it right!" says this Shakespearean title character
    $800 8
The name of this ample dress is from a word that means "cut off"
    $1200 3
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Eisenhower Center in Abilene, KS.) In 1945 Eisenhower became the only American ever to be awarded this nation's Order of Victory
    $1200 15
This former Wham! frontman continually barges into the apartment of the actor who plays Cosmo Kramer
    $1200 9
Neil Simon's "45 Seconds from..."
    $1200 18
The pit bull terrier also bears the name of this British county
    $1200 20
Accepting Walter Mondale's 1984 invitation, she said, "Vice President--it has such a nice ring to it!"
    $1200 7
"Star Trek" shows always seemed to be worried about messing up the space-time one
    $1600 4
In 1958 Ike ordered the Navy to resupply Quemoy & Matsu, islands that were under bombardment in this strait
    $1600 16
Avuncular Seinfeld relative who managed to get 2,014 MLB wins without giving up too much of his trademark lip
    $1600 10
Bernard Slade's "Same Time..."
    $1600 19
Jim Kjelgaard's heartwarming novel "Big Red" is about a boy's love for one of these dogs
    $1600 21
In a chapter called "The Pool of Tears", this title character exclaims, "Curiouser and curiouser!"
    $1600 6
A coalition of 2 persons holding the same office, as in ancient Rome
    $2000 5
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Eisenhower Center in Abilene, KS.) Ike's worst loss was his 3-year-old son, buried here. He was named this, his mother's maiden name, but called "Icky"
    $2000 17
The Elaine actress was accused of treason against the French in this scandal
    $2000 11
Robert Anderson's "You Know I Can't Hear You..."
    $2000 25
This favorite of the British royalty is seen here
    DD: $2,500 22
He penned the immortal 1902 line "The horror! The horror!"
    $2000 24
The third word in the name of this female Burmese democracy activist takes a double U

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Mark Karen
$18,800 $8,700 $5,200
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This 1952 classic contains the line "No one was with her when she died"

Final scores:

David Mark Karen
$18,600 $10,000 $1,699
9-day champion: $217,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Mark Karen
$16,200 $8,200 $5,200
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
17 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
9 R,
3 W

Combined Coryat: $29,600

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Game tape date: 2004-12-15
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