Show #4829 - Thursday, September 15, 2005

David Madden game 18.

(Jimmy: We're in Washington, D.C., poking around in the nation's attic.)
(Cheryl: Artifacts from the vault of the Smithsonian, next on Jeopardy!)


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Martha McKinney, a pediatrician from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Michael Shirts, a research scientist from New York, New York

David Madden, a student originally from Ridgewood, New Jersey (whose 17-day cash winnings total $391,900)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: That's like Jeopardy!)
    $200 2
This get-well card was sent by second graders to David Vetter, known as this boy kept in a plastic isolation unit
    $200 17
This "colorful" 1967 Van Morrison song made the presidential cut
    $200 29
This term can refer to an American born in the 1950s, a certain ex-NFL QB, or a male kangaroo
    $200 14
The top 22 of these fortune-telling cards are known as the major arcana
    $200 8
20th century year in which America celebrated the tercentennial of the Pilgrims' landing at Plymouth
    $200 7
A stoutly made safe in which valuables are deposited
    $400 3
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.) Starting in 1960, people whose hearts beat too slowly could have a Medtronic one of these implanted; the Smithsonian has an early one
    $400 18
Pres. Bush enjoys this John Fogerty song on his iPod that might remind him of his days as a baseball team owner
    $400 30
You can see why kangaroos are classified as macropodents, referring to the size of these
    $400 23
This alphabet is made up of 22 letters including Yud & Bet
    $400 9
It's the year the small step seen here was taken
    $400 10
To use physical force or coercion against someone
    $600 4
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.) This inventor used a device that transmits a signal to a receiver to look for the bullet in President Garfield's body
    $600 19
"Danger Zone" by this singer might be more apt than his "Alive 'n' Kickin'" on Bush's iPod
    $600 16
The marsupial represented by the most species is this New World beast, with the Virginia species the largest
    $600 26
He was just 22 in 1962 when he won golf's U.S. Open
    $600 22
U.S. troops hit the beaches of Normandy in this year
    $600 11
A bridge-playing term, or a particular field in which someone has talent
    $800 5
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.) This is part of the 1848 gold shipment shown to this president; he gave a report to Congress that kicked the Gold Rush into gear
    $800 20
"The House Is Rockin'" by this Texas blues guitarist keeps the Prez rockin' through his jogging & biking
    DD: $1,000 1
Named partly for its temper, it's extinct on the Australian mainland but endures on an island
    $800 27
In 1975 Junko Tabei became the first woman to scale Everest, 22 years after this New Zealander did it
    $800 24
Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia all fell to the Communists in this year
    $800 12
It can be a place of refuge or an area dominated by a group
    $1000 6
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew gives the clue from the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.) This bit of mold played its part in history when this London scientist noticed it destroying a bacterial sample
    $1000 21
Several songs by this country music legend appear on the first iPod, including "He Stopped Loving Her Today"
    $1000 15
Common and hairy-nosed are types of this creature that looks like a Down Under woodchuck
    $1000 28
Begun in 1887 to raise funds for 22 different agencies, the Charity Organization Society is known as this today
    $1000 25
In this year Senator Henry Clay pushed for a compromise in his last big speech before the Senate
    $1000 13
One of the fundamental interactions between elementary particles binding them to a nucleus

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

David Michael Martha
$1,200 $800 $2,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

David Michael Martha
$7,400 $1,600 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We want you to name the novel being discussed.)
    $400 22
A 1972 earthquake destroyed most of the downtown area of this Nicaraguan capital
    $400 19
He's got drive & loves the green
    $400 27
I like it, Chuck; an orphan overcomes the odds, dig the "Bill & Nancy" angle... do it as a musical? Are you nuts?!
    $400 14
A must-have for the preppy look: this short-sleeve collared shirt, particularly one of the brand of the same name
    $400 6
The first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, he was also involved in an early political sex scandal
    $400 3
Superman's cub reporter pal admits to fathering Mary-Kate & Ashley & they become known as the...
    $800 23
This capital is surrounded by, but is not part of, the Flemish region of Brabant
    $800 20
This athlete gets a kick out of Madrid
    $800 28
More orphans?! & this book's start, "My father's family name being Pirrip"... not exactly "Call me Ishmael", Chuck!
    $800 15
This sneaker brand was introduced by the U.S. Rubber Co. in 1916
    $800 7
In 1991 "The Star-Spangled Banner" entered the Billboard Top 40 for the first time, sung by her
    $800 4
A House majority leader goes ga-ga over Dylan's "big brass bed" occupant & earns the nickname...
    $1200 24
Until 1924 this Mongolian capital was called Urga
    $1200 21
This young gun drives the No. 8 car
    $1200 16
This Italian craftsman who died in 1960 titled his autobiography "Shoemaker of Dreams"
    $1200 8
He appointed former President William Howard Taft to the Supreme Court
    $1200 5
Goldie Hawn title character is promoted to Prime Minster under Victoria & becomes...
    DD: $5,400 9
(Christiane Amanpour of CNN delivers the clue.) In 1992 I reported from the shores of this African capital when the U.S. military launched Operation: Restore Hope
    $1600 25
This rapper changed nicknames, but kept the same initials
    DD: $2,400 12
Uncle Ralph's OK... nice alliterative title for this... but Wackford Squeers is now Ford Sears; we get 2 product placements for 1!
    $1600 17
The name of this garment is the French word for "breeches"
    $1600 10
He's the troubled prodigy whose story is told in the 1996 film "Shine"
    $1600 2
Lady tennis legend is grouchy with the press & gets compared to an arthropod with delicious legs as...
    $2000 13
It's the home of Belarusian State University
    $2000 26
Before he joined the NBA in 2003, his mother took out a loan to buy him a Hummer
    $2000 18
Last name of French design team Marithe & Francois, known for their streetwear
    $2000 11
This Japanese-American professor of linguistics was a California senator from 1977 to 1983
    $2000 1
'70s Jim Hutton TV detective goes on '50s Jack Bailey TV weeper & is mortified to be named...

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

David Michael Martha
$19,200 $10,800 $9,400

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Final Jeopardy! Round

This man who became a ruler in April 2005 is the great-nephew of the 1926 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Final scores:

David Michael Martha
$22,000 $19,250 $10,800
18-day champion: $413,900 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

David Michael Martha
$14,400 $10,800 $9,400
17 R
(including 3 DDs),
0 W
15 R,
2 W
17 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $34,600

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Game tape date: 2005-07-20
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