Show #4821 - Monday, July 18, 2005

David Madden game 10.


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Laurie Parker, a writer and editor from Franklin, Tennessee

Brian Pearson, a naval officer from Virginia Beach, Virginia

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey (whose 9-day cash winnings total $217,100)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 9
This 1968 candidate reportedly urged South Vietnam's President Thieu to scuttle possible peace talks
    $200 30
A peanut butter & chocolate flavored cereal was named for this character from a Steven Spielberg movie
    $200 13
As Starbucks' home base, there's always something brewing in this city, the "Coffee Capital of the World"
    $200 18
France's first rail line was built to transport this fuel that was essential to the Industrial Revolution
    $200 29
An insect called the water boatman uses these appendages as oars to navigate its watery habitat
    $200 4
To interweave 3 or more strands
    $400 10
William Henry Harrison really had lived in one of these, his symbol in the 1840 campaign, but he added 12 rooms
    $400 14
Jim Carrey, Val Kilmer & Tommy Lee Jones appeared on 1995 Corn Pops boxes to promote this "eternal" sequel
    $400 7
It's both the "Entertainment Capital of the World" & the "Wedding Capital of the World"
    $400 21
During the Civil War he had headquarters in Cairo, Illinois & people from the area gave him a horse named Egypt
    $400 28
Of fly, mate or eat, the activity butterflies can't do if their body temperature is below 86 degrees
    $400 5
A constant runner-up is said to be "always" one of these women
    $600 11
In early October 1992 he was spending $2 million a day, most of it his own money
    $600 15
You only need to add an "s" to the name of this 1977 film android to get his popular cereal
    $600 6
This New Mexico city is the self-proclaimed "UFO Capital of the World"
    $600 22
This nickname for the Model T Ford came from a woman's name used as slang for a reliable servant
    $600 25
During the day this nocturnal bloodsucker hides under mattress buttons or in cracks in floors; sleep tight!
    $600 3
Australian port city at the mouth of the Torrens River
    DD: $1,000 8
Some historians call the election in which this man beat John Breckinridge the most important in U.S. history
    $800 16
Add "os" to the last name of Jaleel White's role on "Family Matters" & you'll have this cereal he hawked
    $800 1
Holy guacamole! Fallbrook, California is known as this "Capital of the World"
    $800 23
As a Shakespeare play begins, this title character has "Argosies with portly sail" carrying his goods
    $800 26
The larvae of the Ichneumon wasp develop inside the body of these arachnids
    $800 19
Purchased ahead of time, like some legal services
    $1000 12
In the Gore Vidal novel set in this election year, the hero pins his hopes on Tilden
    $1000 17
In Britain this titular TV time lord from Gallifrey adorned boxes of Sugar Smacks in the 1970s
    $1000 2
A leading market for racehorses, this Kentucky city is the "Horse Capital of the World"
    $1000 24
This ancient galley was named for its 3 tiers of rowers--170 in all
    $1000 27
This bug derives its name from the fact that adults mate continuously for up to 3 days
    $1000 20
To have attacked from ambush in order to seize, rob, or slay

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

David Brian Laurie
$3,400 $1,200 $800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Brian Laurie
$6,000 $2,600 $4,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

"T"s ME
    $400 10
A Jan. 2005 scan of this pharaoh's mummy showed he wasn't killed by a blow to the head; it did reveal a leg fracture, however
    $400 14
Sun Devil Stadium is found in this city
    $400 15
Though the 79 A.D. eruption gets more press, in 1631 this volcano claimed at least 3,000 lives
    $400 16
Al Hischfeld depicted this noir classic in the drawing seen here
    $400 29
Sickly Dickens character who's devoted to Susan Sarandon
    $800 24
Hieratic is this script in cursive form
    $800 2
On Oct. 27, 1996 this American designer unveiled a new line she simply called D
    $800 23
After suffering genocidal attacks by the Hutus in 1994, this ethnic group took over the Rwandan government
    $800 21
Check out Michelangelo's "Holy Family" at the Uffizi in this Tuscan city, the "Athens of the West"
    $800 17
This film's subject matter was controversial in its day
    $800 28
"Youthful" 1930s gangster who became a world leader in 1994
    $1200 11
The Egyptians called themselves Remetch, simply meaning this, like "Inuit"
    $1200 3
In 2001, at the New York Public Library, Oprah & Jessye Norman helped pay tribute to this author on her 70th birthday
    $1200 1
Sir Walter Raleigh was living in this prison when he wrote his "History of the World"
    $1200 7
At age 28 his third opera, "Nabucco", made him one of Italy's foremost composers
    $1200 18
The cast of this kooky 1991 film is seen here
    $1200 27
1980s sportswear designer who began use as an immigration center near the Statue of Liberty in 1892
    DD: $3,000 5
Paradise in the Egyptian afterlife was in this god's
"field of reeds"
    $1600 4
Pitcher Dennis Martinez attended a 1991 White House dinner for this country's Pres. Violeta Barrios de Chamorro
    $1600 12
The opening in an early cannon or gun where the flame was applied
    DD: $1,400 9
The first poems definitely attributed to this epic poet are the Eclogues, composed between 42 & 37 B.C.
    $1600 19
Hirschfeld purr-fectly captured a sensual scene from this film
    $1600 26
"Friends" actor who traveled in time to become an Erle Stanley Gardner character in 1933
    $2000 6
(Sarah of the Clue Crew stands in the foreground of the Sphinx and Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt.) In a dream this falcon-headed son of Isis told Thutmose IV to clear the sand that buried the sphinx & he'd be king
    $2000 8
At a 1984 dinner, this "doubting" woman became the 1st woman to win the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award
    $2000 13
By 1300 these Slav-conquering knights were the most powerful force in Central & Eastern Europe
    $2000 22
What a political comeback! In '94 he quit as P.M. amid charges of corruption but was re-elected in 2001
    $2000 20
This 1936 silent classic proves that Luddite disaffection can be played for laughs
    $2000 25
Civil war nurse who became a Coen brothers title character in 1991

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Brian Laurie
$24,000 $6,200 $6,800
(lock game)

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

He called himself "the man who introduced the glass box and then, 50 years later, broke it"

Final scores:

David Brian Laurie
$22,000 $1,700 $100
10-day champion: $239,100 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

David Brian Laurie
$22,600 $6,200 $6,800
24 R
(including 3 DDs),
3 W
15 R,
4 W
13 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $35,600

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Game tape date: 2005-03-09
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