Show #4835 - Friday, September 23, 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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Heather Pharo, a writer from Manahawkin, New Jersey

Andrew Segal, a student originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Deborah Slattery, a homemaker from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $12,300)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
An undersized undergrad fights to make the Notre Dame football team
    $200 7
Aeschylus wrote of this "bound" Titan who was a hero to humankind
    $200 17
Heiress Marie-Chantal Miller wed Prince Pavlos of this country in a 6-figure-priced gown in 1995
    $200 10
After this 1968 Communist onslaught, Walter Cronkite told Americans Vietnam didn't look winnable
    $200 22
Hurricane season in the U.S. runs from the first of June to the end of this month
    $200 5
60-footer of the North Atlantic
    $400 2
A self-destructive middleweight boxing champ battles in & out of the ring
    $400 27
Mnemosyne, the Titan goddess of memory, was also the mother of these inspirational goddesses
    $400 18
Born Oct. 5, 1983, she was named for her great-uncle, once married to Elizabeth Taylor
    $400 11
(Hi, I'm Keith Olbermann.) For my coverage of the 9/11 events, I won one of the awards named for this famous newscaster who died in 1965
    $400 23
One of only 3 category 5 hurricanes to hit the U.S. since 1899, it struck Florida with a vengeance in 1992
    $400 8
Bring up a pop-up menu by doing it with your mouse
    $600 3
An overaged baseball player comes out of nowhere to become a legendary player
    $600 28
Goddess of the Earth, was was the mother of the Titans
    DD: $1,000 19
Beauregard & Rhett are 2 of this billionaire's grown kids
    $600 12
Russell Jones won a 1957 Pulitzer for reporting on "ruthless Soviet repression of" this rebellious people
    $600 24
You could call Max Mayfield the Cyclone Ranger as he's the director of this, the NHC
    $600 9
Hillary Clinton once said a "vast" this had existed "against my husband since the day he announced for president"
    $800 4
A washed-up golf pro tries to qualify for the U.S. Open to impress a woman
    $800 29
The youngest of the Titans, he found time to father the Olympians
    $800 20
Little Caleigh was at the center of a custody fight between Patricia Duff & this man the tabloids call "Revlon Ron"
    $800 13
John Howard Griffin darkened his skin to research this 1961 expose of racism
    $800 25
The deadliest hurricane in U.S. history killed more than 8,000 people when it hit this Texas city in September 1900
    $800 14
The text of the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment deals with this
    $1000 6
Professional baseball players deliberately lose the 1919 World Series
    $1000 30
A South American birdie told me this Titan was Zeus' mother & mother-in-law
    $1000 21
In 1972 Edward C. Johnson 3d faithfully took over from his dad, the 2d, as head of this big mutual fund company
    $1000 16
From Germany, reporter Sigrid Schultz had the story of this deadly night in the Nov. 10, 1938 Chicago Tribune
    $1000 26
Sacre Bleu! Hurricane Lenny flooded out the 1999 tourist season on this Dutch-French Caribbean island
    $1000 15
It's the correct 2-word prefix to the titles of earls & barons

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 16):

Deborah Andrew Heather
$1,400 $3,600 $3,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Andrew Heather
$3,000 $5,400 $5,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 18
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew stands in front of a modest home.) I'm at Richard Nixon's birthplace in this Orange County, California city
    $400 1
Patrick the starfish often visits this TV title friend at 123 Conch Street, Bikini Bottom, USA
    $400 11
Since Judith Krantz was this puppeteer's sister-in-law, guess that made her Lamb Chop's aunt
    $400 2
If she sells seashells in the Seychelles, she knows that the coco de mer found there is a huge one of these
    $400 21
Scored a 10 with "Bolero" for a ballet commission in 1928, clock struck 12 in Paris on Dec. 28, 1937
    $400 16
The greatest distance it's possible to see with the naked eye, it's often part of the weather forecast
    $800 19
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reads from a busy terminal.) I'm at this site, once called Idlewild, which, in a ceremony December 24, 1963, was officially renamed this
    $800 4
Apartment No. 1901, Elliot Bay Towers, Seattle was home to this befuddled radio headshrinker
    $800 12
Catharine Beecher, a promoter of higher education for women, was the sister of this famous author
    $800 3
In sushi bars, tairagai is the razor-shell type of this
    $800 24
Gave us "Symphony No. 1 in E Minor" in 1899, gave out on Sept. 20, 1957 in Jarvenpaa, Finland
    $800 17
A driveway area where cars reverse direction, or the time needed to complete a task
    $1200 20
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from the seaside.) I'm at this site built to defend against foreign enemies; it was attacked by Louisiana's General Beauregard in 1861
    $1200 8
On this show the family that lived at either 933 or 953 Hillcrest Drive helped make a ZIP code famous
    $1200 14
His father Emmet, a country doctor, gave him much of the background for Dr. Kennicott in his novel "Main Street"
    $1200 5
On French menus, potage froid au concombre is a cold soup made from this gourd
    $1200 27
Checked in with "Cello Concerto in B Minor" in 1895, Czech-ed out in Prague on May 1, 1904
    DD: $2,000 22
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a vantage overlooking a certain skyline.) I'm in this city, whose air used to look different until a movement called the Renaissance after World War II
    $1600 9
After waking up each day at 119 N. Weatherly Avenue in Minneapolis, she turned the world on with her smile
    DD: $2,600 15
Graham Greene was born 10 years after this distant writer relative of his died in the South Seas
    $1600 6
These spices named for their resemblence to little nails were used by the ancients in love potions
    $1600 26
Made an overture to "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in 1826, went gentle into that good night on Nov. 4, 1847 in Leipzig
    $2000 23
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew carries the Bunny Rabbit puppet from Captain Kangaroo through some archives.) I'm with a few of the 3 million objects in this museum of the Smithsonian, once the Museum of History and Technology
    $2000 10
The crawdads were always cooking at this family's home, 518 Crestview Drive, Beverly Hills
    $2000 13
Kentucky's first governor, Isaac Shelby, was a direct ancestor of this "Civil War: A Narrative" author
    $2000 7
Popular in Scandinavia, these berries with a "heavenly" name are related to the raspberry
    $2000 25
Doctored up the 1-act operetta "Le docteur miracle" in 1857, went past doctor's help on June 3, 1875 in Bougival, France
    $2000 28
It's the art historical term for sculpture painted in many colors, like the Donatello seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Deborah Andrew Heather
$11,600 $9,800 $12,600

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Final Jeopardy! Round

At a military funeral, the American flag is folded this many times to resemble a Revolutionary War soldier's hat

Final scores:

Deborah Andrew Heather
$16,000 $8,600 $2,799
2-day champion: $28,300 2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Deborah Andrew Heather
$10,600 $11,800 $13,600
13 R
(including 1 DD),
4 W
17 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
18 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $36,000

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Game tape date: 2005-07-21
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