Show #4840 - Friday, September 30, 2005


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Elizabeth Randisi, an attorney from Webster, New York

Will Hester, a teacher from Houston, Texas

Mark Barrett, an assistant teacher from San Francisco, California (whose 1-day cash winnings total $16,000)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 3
Tolstoy's first full-length novel, it includes a cast of more than 500 characters
    $200 30
No. 7 in pinstripes, this pride of Oklahoma was honored in 1969
    $200 17
To score an eagle in golf is to score this many shots under par on a hole
    $200 1
In 2000 he considered a presidential run on the Reform Party ticket
    $200 8
This term for a certain group of undergraduates is from the Latin for "elder"
    $200 13
"White Christmas" crooner who joined 2 other guys to form a "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" supergroup
    $400 4
Chapter 8 of this 17th century work begins, "They came in sight of thirty, forty windmills"
    $400 28
He was so good--& indecisive--that his team retired his jersey twice, in 1994 & 1999
    $400 18
The symbol of this youth organization is an eagle superimposed on a stylized iris
    $400 2
Do the 'do of the New York politico seen here
    $400 9
With close to 50,000 students, this Columbus-based university is one of the USA's largest
    $400 14
Men's fragrance that wants to be a "Wannabe" group
    DD: $1,000 5
Buried treasure found on an islet in the Tuscan Archipelago makes this character wealthy
    $600 25
Appropriately, his was retired in 1999
    $600 19
In 1969 he commanded the "Eagle" lunar module
    $600 16
His would-be boss joked that this man had better hair than Dick Cheney
    $600 10
Also known as a city college, it's a local junior college without residential facilities
    $600 15
Reggae widow who appears to Scrooge
    $800 6
This Albert Camus novel begins with the discovery of a dead rat outside Dr. Bernard Rieux' door; more dead rats follow
    $800 26
This legend hit the rafters in 1993
    $800 20
The bald eagle became our national emblem in 1782 with the adoption of this "Great" object
    $800 24
This Mississippi congressman has seen his "hair share" of controversy
    $800 11
The first black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, was founded at this university in 1908
    $800 22
Pizza restaurant chain mogul who composed "Stars & Stripes Forever"
    $1000 7
In 1902 Kipling published a volume of these "Stories", including "The Cat that Walked by Himself"
    $1000 27
State this man whose jersey was retired in 1997
    $1000 21
This constellation that features the star Altair is in the shape of an eagle with considerable wingspan
    $1000 29
He's the powerful Texas congressman partially seen here
    $1000 12
Larry McMurtry & Joyce Carol Oates are among the alumni of this Houston university
    $1000 23
5-star general who rocked out the South with "Fire On The Mountain"

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Mark Will Elizabeth
$1,200 $2,000 $1,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$4,800 $4,800 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Next, we want you to name the film in...)
    $400 18
Robert Hooke spent lots of time arguing over who made discoveries first, notably with this man over gravitation
    $400 6
Computer expert Angela Bennett
    $400 26
3 of these leaves appear on Ontario's coat of arms
    $400 16
Statue-torily, there's one of these at the center of Indiana's flag, representing Liberty
    $400 11
To her friends, this exotic "Sarong Girl" of the movies was just plain "Dottie"
    $400 1
Don Evans was the 34th secretary of this cabinet department
    $800 19
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from the top secret Jeopardy! science lab.) Laplace published the equation named for him in his treatise on these mechanics--the mathematics of the heavens
    $800 7
Chicago "L" token seller Lucy, in love with the comatose Peter
    $800 27
In 1953 a dramatic festival devoted to the works of Shakespeare appropriately began in this Ontario town
    $800 17
The Confederacy's second flag (above) was replaced with the third flag (below) because the second could be mistaken for this
    $800 12
"The only thing I didn't like about 'The Barretts of Wimpole Street' was the play", said this Algonquin wit
    $800 2
1-word term for fellowship, or the act of receiving the Eucharistic elements
    DD: $3,200 20
It took a Russian, Lomonosov, to first record the freezing temperature of this metallic element, at about -40
    $1200 8
Newspaper columnist Gwen Cummings, who enters rehab for 4 weeks
    $1200 28
Founded in 1836, an Ontario univ. that's part of the University of Toronto bears the name of this British queen
    $1200 23
The flag of this place "Where America's day ends" features an eagle holding symbols of chiefs' authority
    $1200 13
She appeared with her sister Lillian in the 1912 film "The New York Hat"
    $1200 3
2-word Latin term meaning mentally sound; we usually hear about the reverse that starts with "non"
    $1600 21
Snell measured the Earth by first using this geometric method to measure the distance between towns
    $1600 9
Lenina Huxley, a cop in 2032 who unfreezes John Spartan (Sylvester Stallone)
    $1600 29
Along with the smaller James Bay, this large body of water forms Ontario's northern coastline
    $1600 24
The fleur-de-lis, on the flag & license plates of Quebec, was a symbol of the man in this position
    $1600 14
"Introducing" this African-American actress who appeared briefly with her sister in the Marx Bros.' "A Day at the Races"
    $1600 4
Controversial 1969 Philip Roth novel that was made into a 1972 film
    $2000 22
(Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the top secret Jeopardy! science lab.) This great experimenter also gave lectures to London kids; in 1860, he showed them combustion requires air
    $2000 10
Geeky research scientist Diane Farrow
    $2000 30
The War of 1812 Battle of Moraviantown in Canada was also known as the Battle of this Ontario River
    DD: $2,500 25
When there was just 1 of this country, emperor Kojong chose white as the flag's background color
    $2000 15
Connect the dots; the British author of "Pilgrimage" or a 2-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist softball player
    $2000 5
A Native American tribe belonging to the Shoshonean division of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic stock

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$11,600 $9,200 $12,900

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Final Jeopardy! Round

For the first time in its history, the Nobel Prize for Literature was not awarded in this year

Final scores:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$4,800 $5,200 $6,900
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $6,900

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Mark Will Elizabeth
$12,600 $7,200 $12,400
22 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
13 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $32,200

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Game tape date: 2005-07-26
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