Show #4834 - Thursday, September 22, 2005

(Alex: On today's Jeopardy!, we have a contestant from New Orleans, Deborah Slattery. This episode was taped prior to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, but we have confirmed with Deborah that she and her family are safe and well. And, of course, our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those affected by Katrina.)


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Chris Hartley, an adjunct professor and writer from the Bronx, New York

Deborah Slattery, a homemaker from New Orleans, Louisiana

Mike Leger, an air quality consultant from Bridgewater, New Jersey (whose 1-day cash winnings total $30,801)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 21
Tuvalu used to be the Ellice these
    $200 16
Though originally drafted by the Steelers, Johnny Unitas was a real "horse" for 17 years on this team
    $200 26
Karl Probst designed an army recon vehicle in 2 days in 1940; we know it better as this
    $200 11
Holtville, Ca. has carrot ice cream for its Carrot Festival, & Goleta, Ca. serves yellow cotton candy for this fruit's fest
    $200 1
John Stossel, a co-anchor of this ABC News show, overcame stuttering & has won 19 Emmys
    $200 5
"It is easier for" this animal "to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God"
    DD: $1,500 22
Part of this country was once Kievan Rus
    $400 17
Johnny was considered "the Man with" this valuable type of appendage, like Frank Sinatra in a 1955 movie
    $400 27
France II, at 419 feet the largest merchant sailing ship ever built, also had 2 of these to back up the sails
    $400 12
The world's largest Hard Rock Cafe really rocks on Citywalk at this Florida theme park
    $400 2
Number of stories on each of the 1,483-foot-high Petronas towers, or of keys on a standard piano keyboard
    $400 6
John Donne called it "Nature's great masterpiece... the only harmless great thing; the giant of beasts"
    $600 23
What's now this Southwest Arizona city was Arizona City before being renamed for a native people
    $600 18
Johnny U won the 1958 NFL Championship game against Frank Gifford & this "mammoth" team
    $600 28
"Flight attendants prepare doors for departure and" do this means make sure your door & the one opposite yours are armed
    $600 13
Indulge in a cocoa massage or a chocolate sugar scrub at the Hotel Hershey's spa in this state
    $600 3
For the records, translate these 2 Roman numerals, XLV & LXXVIII
    $600 7
"Honesty dwells like a miser... in a poor house, as your pearl in your foul" this
    $800 24
1890s U.S. maps showed the twin territories, Oklahoma Territory & this
    $800 19
Johnny ended his Hall-of-Fame career with this Calif. team in '73, the rookie year of future Hall of Famer Dan Fouts
    $800 14
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reads while a burlesque puppet dances in the background.) Lucy will be strutting her stuff at a new $40 million theater built especially for "Avenue Q" in this city
    $800 4
Tennyson's "Valley of Death" chargers minus the total number of U.S. senators
    $800 8
Benjamin Disraeli wrote that this "which had never been thought of... rushed past the grandstand in sweeping triumph"
    $1000 25
The area once known as United Provinces is now this Indian state that also has the initials U.P.
    $1000 20
Johnny's 47 straight games with one of these has been compared to DiMaggio's 56-game hit streak
    $1000 15
Windy, a 4-masted schooner, takes tourists on 90-minute cruises from this city's Navy Pier
    $1000 10
In print journalism this number is traditionally used to mark the end of a piece of copy
    $1000 9
In "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell", William Blake wrote, "The pride of" this bird "is the glory of God"

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

Mike Deborah Chris
-$200 $2,200 $3,800

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Deborah Chris
$2,800 $3,700 $3,800

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 26
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands in a room with a podium and plaques along the walls in the Pentagon.) The Pentagon's Hall of Heroes is dedicated to over 3,440 recipients of this, our nation's highest military decoration
    $400 16
Native to South America, these flowers from woody vines are commonly found in Florida & California
    $400 17
Alfred Nobel named this explosive after the Greek word for power
    $400 1
"You know, you're really nobody in L.A. unless you live in a house with a really big door"
    $400 11
He wrote most of his "Waverley" novels while living at No. 39 Castle St. in Edinburgh
    $400 6
Its larvae infest & destroy the seedpods of cotton plants
    DD: $3,600 27
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew wanders through a basement corridor in the Pentagon.) The Pentagon is so vast, in 1989 this Secretary of Defense got lost in the basement for 10 minutes before finding his way out
    $800 22
This flower seen here was named for a Jesuit missionary, not for a 19th century French courtesan
    $800 18
This incendiary substance of gelled gasoline was used extensively in Vietnam
    $800 2
"I can envision the day when the brains of brilliant men can be kept alive in the bodies of dumb people"
    $800 12
In the Bronx, visit the cottage that he shared with his sickly young wife Virginia, who, tragically, died there in 1847
    $800 7
A work such as a movie that enjoys enormous success, or a home video rental chain that has enjoyed enormous success
    $1200 23
This blossom is often used to symbolize events in the last hours of Christ's life, hence its name
    $1200 19
Meaning "moldable", it's a term for moldable explosive such as RDX & PETN
    DD: $1,400 3
"All dames are alike: they reach down your throat & they grab your heart, pull it out & they throw it on the floor"
    $1200 13
Now a hotel, Seaham Hall is the manor where this licentious lord married Annabella Milbanke in 1815
    $1200 8
Two Bs back to back was this fashion designer's trademark
    $1600 24
The Rose of Sharon and the Chinese variety are popular types of this flower used in perfumes
    $1600 20
This dye industry chemical was not used as an explosive until 1904; it later became prized by the military
    $1600 4
"Wherever there is injustice, you will find us"
    $1600 14
Hyde Park's W.H. Hudson Memorial boasts a statue of this bird girl, heroine of Hudson's novel "Green Mansions"
    $1600 9
A ratio of systolic & diastolic values
    $2000 28
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew introduces us to a bust in the Pentagon.) This alcove is dedicated to this man, the first & only career soldier to win a Nobel Peace Prize
    $2000 25
Native to Mexico, this flower was named for a Swedish botanist & student of Linnaeus
    $2000 21
This chemical explosive called blasting oil was discovered in 1846 by Ascanio Sobrero
    $2000 5
"He hates these cans! Stay away from the cans!"
    $2000 15
You'll have to go to Gwent, Wales to see this abbey immortalized in a 1798 Wordsworth poem
    $2000 10
As many as 1 million may have died during the 1971 civil war that produced this country

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mike Deborah Chris
$5,800 $7,700 $9,800

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Final Jeopardy! Round

It was originally painted as the centerpiece for the Spanish Government Pavilion at the 1937 Paris World's Fair

Final scores:

Mike Deborah Chris
$11,599 $12,300 $4,199
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $12,300 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mike Deborah Chris
$5,600 $10,200 $9,800
12 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
(including 1 DD)
16 R,
4 W

Combined Coryat: $25,600

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Game tape date: 2005-07-21
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