Show #4839 - Thursday, September 29, 2005


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Alison Beightol, a labor and delivery registered nurse from Lake City, Florida

Mark Barrett, an assistant teacher from San Francisco, California

Andy Rosenberg, a sales manager from Morristown, New Jersey (whose 2-day cash winnings total $28,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Next, we want you to name the film in...)
    $200 25
A term for politics at the local level, or items found in your lawn
    $200 8
"Chim Chim Cher-ee"
    $200 14
Sandy Koufax, when on the mound
    $200 3
In one myth the decapitated head of the giant Mimir was an advisor to this Norse god
    $200 1
He's the kilt-clad kinsmen pictured here around 1980
    $200 2
Dr. Alfred Kinsey was born in this New Jersey city in 1894, as was Frank Sinatra 21 years later
    $400 26
A GOP plan to eliminated filibusters on judicial nominees has been called this alarming "option"
    $400 9
"Talk To The Animals"
    $400 15
This popular diet was developed to help cardiac patients lose weight
    $400 4
Associated with nature & plants, Xipe Totec was an important god of these North American people
    $400 20
When this actor was knighted in 1999 he wore a kilt to the ceremony
    $400 13
Caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, this bone-softening disease curved Dr. Kinsey's spine as a child
    $600 27
In 1826, John Cam Hobhouse coined the phrase "His Majesty's" this for the party not in power
    $600 10
"Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"
    DD: $400 16
It's surrounded by the Philippines, Borneo & Taiwan
    $600 5
The Roman goddess of flowers, she had an herb that was said to make you pregnant if you touched it
    $600 21
Sometimes decorated with fur, a sporran is a traditional one of these worn in front of a kilt
    $600 17
Before he took up sex, Dr. Kinsey studied & became a renowned expert on the gall type of this insect
    $800 28
From the Latin for "all", it's the type of $388-billion spending bill Congress passed in December 2004
    $800 11
"Colors Of The Wind"
    $800 30
There is nothing like this musical that opened in New York in 1949
    $800 6
If sometimes you feel like a "nut", check out Nut, a goddess of this ancient civilization
    $800 22
The Royal Stuart is a type of this, a plaid pattern on the fabric of a kilt
    $800 18
In 1947 Dr. Kinsey founded his institute for sex research at this Bloomington university
    $1000 29
A junior member of Parliament, from the location of his or her seat
    $1000 12
"Al Otro Lado Del Rio"
    $1000 24
In 2003 the name of this area was officially changed to South Los Angeles
    $1000 7
The sub bearing the name of this trumpeter sea god & son of Poseidon was the first to travel around the world underwater
    $1000 23
In 1822, when this author organized a royal visit to Edinburgh, he wore a kilt & got George IV to sport one also
    $1000 19
Completes the title of Dr. Kinsey's shocking 1948 work "Sexual Behavior in" this

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

Andy Mark Alison
$3,000 $2,000 $1,200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Mark Alison
$10,000 $2,000 $3,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

'80s TV
    $400 11
Number that's the greatest common factor of 15, 130 & 10,000
    $400 6
1 of the 2 shows that debuted in the fall of 1988 with a Murphy in the title
    $400 13
On Sept. 22, 1776, the morning after his capture by the British & with no trial, he gave the one life he had
    $400 23
(Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge gives the clue.) I introduced the threat advisory system; during my time at the DHS we were never able to go below this color, for "elevated threat"
    $400 18
About 96 percent of Mongols are of this religion
    $400 1
Since 1937, it's been the location of the U.S. gold depository
    $800 12
Slow down when you approach this type of set that contains elements common to 2 other sets
    $800 7
20 years after its debut, this quirky show came out on DVD in 2005 with commentary from Cybill Shepherd & Bruce Willis
    $800 14
Tradition says this Biblical figure kissed himself off on a tree that now bears his name
    $800 24
DHS is charged with protecting "critical" this--from subways to satellites, the systems we rely on every day
    $800 19
In recent years measures taken by the Mongolian government have stabilized the tugrik, which is this
    $800 2
A nickleodeon was an early version of this 7-letter machine
    $1200 28
(Cheryl of the Clue Crew stands at a chalkboard.) Multiplying in scientific notation gets me a product with this exponent
    $1200 8
"Three's a Crowd" picked up where this sitcom left off
    DD: $4,600 15
Emerson said this man, hanged for treason on Dec. 2, 1859, would make the gallows "as glorious as the cross"
    $1200 25
(Tom Ridge reads.) I led the largest reorganization of the government since the 1940s, including bringing the Secret Service, customs, & this whole military service into the DHS
    $1200 20
In the 1990s the Przewalski variety of this was reintroduced to Mongolia
    $1200 3
Seward's, it was said, was Alaska
    DD: $2,300 29
For a line, this is defined as the ratio of vertical to horizontal distance it covers
    $1600 9
Joe Penny played Jake; he played the Fatman
    $1600 16
Washington denied his request to be shot like a gentleman & not hanged like a spy, which he was on Oct. 2, 1780
    $1600 26
Passenger screening is the responsibility of this Homeland Security agency established in November 2001
    $1600 21
Founded around 1368, this Chinese dynasty drove the Mongols out of power in China that same year
    $1600 4
Jenner used this bovine pathogen to make his vaccine
    $2000 10
Doc Severinson performed its theme during the '80s; Ray Charles did it during the '90s
    $2000 17
In 1987 Spandau prison officials reported that this Nazi had hanged himself at age 93
    $2000 27
(Tom Ridge reads one last time.) Our front line of defense against a terrorist attack is local police & firefighters, known as "first" these
    $2000 22
In the 1200s the Mongols established this capital city with the same name as K2's mountain range
    $2000 5
Popular Western United States perennial seen here

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Andy Mark Alison
$12,400 $9,900 $8,000

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

In 2004 a top entry in a 6,000 mile albatross race was sponsored by a descendant of this man who died in 1834

Final scores:

Andy Mark Alison
$7,999 $16,000 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $16,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Andy Mark Alison
$12,600 $8,800 $8,000
22 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
16 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
(including 1 DD)
10 R,
2 W

Combined Coryat: $29,400

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Game tape date: 2005-07-26
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