Show #4845 - Friday, October 7, 2005

Jason Richards game 5.


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Ted Barnett, a physician from Elm Grove, Wisconsin

Jason Richards, a pharmacy technician from Old Town, Maine (whose 4-day cash winnings total $99,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $200 1
Her death in 1603 ended her 45-year reign, & a total of 118 years for the Tudors
    $200 4
Featuring Eric Clapton:
"While My Guitar Gently ___"
    $200 20
The Festival of Setsubun in this country features mame-maki, tossing dried beans to drive out devils & bring good luck
    $200 9
His "Dolores Claiborne" & "Gerald's Game" were 2 of the top-selling novels of 1992
    $200 26
Let's "get down to" these, meaning most fundamental considerations
    $200 5
It comes between ready & fire!
    $400 2
Because plague closed this university, Newton went home to Woolsthorpe, where he saw that apple fall
    $400 10
From "Purple Rain":
"I ___ 4 U"
    $400 21
This spring holiday in Mexico celebrates a Mexican army's victory over French troops in 1862
    $400 16
In 1997 this memoir by Frank McCourt burnt up the nonfiction charts
    $400 27
It's the instrument with a "national" name heard here
    $400 6
An old saying or proverb, or a tool you'd find in the garage
    $600 3
The mutineers who left this navigator on James Bay in 1611 were jailed when they got back to England
    $600 11
"___ Your Children"
    $600 22
Frisian, the language most like English, is from a northern province of this Low Country
    $600 17
His "Never-Say-Diet Book" was a bestseller in 1981; his "Never-Say-Diet Cookbook" followed in 1982
    $600 28
In 1975 Turkish prime minister Suleyman Demirel had his nose broken by an attacker wielding this weapon
    $600 7
It's the vestment in the picture seen here
    $800 14
As Charles I couldn't attend this in Paris in May 1625, the Duke of Buckingham was his proxy
    $800 12
Covered in 2004:
"___ A Little Bit"
    $800 23
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew reports from a brewery in Copenhagen, Denmark.) Carlsberg lager, claimed as probably the best in the world, is often this type, named for a Czech city
    DD: $1,500 18
Jon Krakauer ascended to No. 1 with this "personal account of the Mt. Everest disaster"
    $800 29
Grab this merry-go-round term for wealth or success as a goal or prize
    $800 8
Often preceding "about", it means to wander restlessly or idly in search of pleasure
    $1000 15
Charlie Brown could have joined this group of Oliver Cromwell's that beat the Cavaliers in battle in July 2, 1644
    $1000 13
A Supremes classic:
"You ___ Love"
    $1000 24
Rondonia, Matto Grosso & Rio Grande do Sul are regions of this South American country
    $1000 19
The title of this Rosamunde Pilcher bestseller referes to a painting of the heroine as a child on this beach
    $1000 30
Robert Burns: "His locked, letter'd, braw brass-collar, show'd him the gentleman an'" this
    $1000 25
To stitchers, it's a bit of leftover thread; to others, a scrap of food left at a meal

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

Jason Ted Melissa
-$200 $1,000 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Ted Melissa
$2,400 $1,400 $5,900

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll give you the vice president, you have to identify the president he served.)
    $400 7
Dione, who was either a nymph or a Titan, gave birth to this Greek goddess of love & beauty
    $400 12
In 1947's "The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer", Cary Grant was the bachelor, this former child star the bobby-soxer
    $400 1
(I'm John DeStefano, mayor of New Haven.) New Haven is known as "The Smart City", partly because it's home to this institution founded in 1701
    $400 26
It's a fertilized ripened ovule; a stone fruit has only one
    $400 6
John Adams
    $400 18
On "ER" you're in trouble when your pupils are fixed & this, meaning expanded
    $800 8
This Greek god loved a boy named Ampelos, who was turned into a grapevine when he died
    $800 13
In this film a young Natalie Wood exclaims, "You're just a nice old man with whiskers, like my mother said!"
    $800 2
The Presbytere in New Orleans boasts a life-size painting of this tragic Longfellow heroine & her lover, Gabriel
    $800 27
Rah, rah, sis boom bah! It's the term for the globular flowers of a chrysanthemum
    $800 14
Henry Wallace
    $800 19
Expelled from the legal profession, not the pub
    $1200 9
Like the Olympic Games, the ancient Nemean Games were dedicated to this mighty god
    $1200 16
This Best Picture Oscar winner of 1945 was filmed in part in the alcoholic ward of NYC's Bellevue Hospital
    $1200 3
Wow! The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument covers some 1.7 million acres in this state
    $1200 28
To tell these from other succulents, look for the areoles, small cushionlike structures the spines grow from
    $1200 15
Martin Van Buren
    $1200 20
From the Latin for "to squander", it means fallen into disrepair by neglect
    DD: $1,000 10
An English word for mass terror comes from the name of this goaty Greek god
    $1600 17
Judy Garland sang "The Trolley Song" & "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" in this hit musical
    $1600 4
In 1989 Julian Bond dedicated a civil rights memorial designed by Maya Lin in this Southern state capital
    $1600 29
Artificially adjusting this to make a plant flower faster is called forcing
    $1600 24
Alben Barkley
    $1600 21
Low-droning Australian Aborigine musical instrument made from a long wooden tube
    $2000 11
Near the temples of Apollo at Delos is a temple dedicated to this goddess of the hunt, Apollo's sister
    $2000 23
Although this singer wanted to portray himself in a 1946 film biography, he was too old & Larry Parks was cast
    DD: $2,000 5
Wilcox House, where Teddy Roosevelt took his presidential oath of office in 1901, is in this city
    $2000 30
At England's historic Burnby Hall Gardens in York, you can see 80 different varieties of these aquatic flowers
    $2000 25
Nelson Rockefeller
    $2000 22
A cedilla, circumflex or macron are these "marks"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Jason Ted Melissa
$18,000 $7,400 $9,700

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Final Jeopardy! Round

A Gospel & a book of the Old Testament each start with these same 3 words

Final scores:

Jason Ted Melissa
$15,000 $7,400 $19,395
2nd place: $2,000 3rd place: $1,000 New champion: $19,395

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Jason Ted Melissa
$18,000 $7,400 $9,600
19 R,
1 W
10 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
20 R
(including 2 DDs),
5 W

Combined Coryat: $35,000

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Game tape date: 2005-07-27
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