Show #4852 - Tuesday, October 18, 2005


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Kim Strassburger, a private tutor from Espanito, California

Dominic Owen-Williams, an office clerk originally from Jamaica, now living in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Melissa Prepster, a teacher from Kyle, Texas (whose 2-day cash winnings total $41,706)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: You have to name the state.)
(Alex: And since October is National Cruise Vacation Month...)
    $200 2
    $200 1
On the Mamas & the Papas' last Top 40 hit, "Dream A Little Dream Of Me", she got top billing
    $200 16
Michigan claims the nation's oldest one, starting in 1849; don't miss the pig races or the midway
    $200 3
She knew it was over; Octavian had rejected her advances. The asp awaited; she'd be buried with her love forevermore
    $200 22
Princess Cruises now offer scuba & volleyball as well as this beloved game that uses cues to push disks
    $200 12
Solfatara, a gas-belching volcanic vent, is partly from the Italian for this element
    $400 27
    $400 5
In 1968 this film star turned pop star with the song heard here

"MacArthur's Park is melting in the dark /
All the sweet, green icing flowing down..."
    $400 17
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew holds up a lantern.) Lanterns are popular in Cairo's bazaar right now, as they're a symbol of this holy month of daylight fasting
    $400 4
Mary had caught this lawyer's eye & wed him on Nov. 4, 1842. But would her growing madness doom them both?
    $400 23
The person who handles passengers' accounts; Gopher on "The Love Boat" was an assistant one
    $400 13
Popular with kids, dactylonomy is the practice of counting this way
    $600 28
    $600 6
According to the title of a 1967 hit, it's what The Young Rascals were doing "On A Sunday Afternoon"
    $600 18
People who gather each New Year's Day for a swim in frigid water are called this animal's club
    $600 9
It was WWI. Her new name meant "eye of the dawn" & she felt reborn. Oh, how she loved German military men!
    $600 24
This Virgin Island with its city of Charlotte Amalie is among the most popular Caribbean ports of call
    $600 14
A canephora is a statue of a woman bearing one of these on her head
    $800 29
    DD: $1,000 7
In a 3-year period in the 1960s, she had 15 Top 40 hits, including the one heard here

"My love is warmer than the warmest sunshine /
Softer than a sigh /
My love is deeper than the deepest ocean..."
    $800 19
In 1960 this "royal" krewe became the first to throw doubloons in New Orleans' Mardi Gras parade
    $800 10
June 20, 1791. She and Louis fled in the night. But a man recognized Louis, whose face was literally on the money
    $800 25
You can sail from Southampton on this Cunard liner that has covered 5.3 mil. nautical miles, a record for any ship
    $800 15
By definition in a style of painting called grisaille, only shades of this color are used
    $1000 8
This Zager & Evans hit about the future is subtitled "Exordium & Terminus"
    $1000 20
English profs rub elbow patches at the 122-year-old annual convention of the MLA, short for this
    $1000 11
Odysseus had been gone 20 years, even after she'd given him a son, Telemachus. Yet she knew someday, Odie would return
    $1000 26
Term for a woman who christens a cruise ship, like Kim Cattral for Norwegian Dawn & Judi Dench for Carnival Legend
    $1000 21
From the French for "to go out", it can mean to sally forth, or a combat mission by a single military plane

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 12):

Melissa Dominic Kim
$3,000 $1,000 $600

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$4,200 $3,400 $1,000

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: We'll name an imitation or substitute. You tell us what it imitates or subs for in...)
    $400 3
The source of the Lena River, one of Russia's longest, lies less than 10 miles from this huge Siberian lake
    $400 4
Jason Bateman is Michael Bluth, the stable family member in this Emmy-winning Fox comedy
    $400 26
This Minnesotan ran for the 1968 Democratic nomination & ran in 1976 as an independent
    $400 12
    $400 19
The great city of Dane is near Madison in this last state carved out of the Northwest Territory
    $400 1
This "Follies" producer who helped create the showgirl tradition used the slogan "Glorifying the American girl"
    $800 10
Legend says an empress in 2640 B.C. discovered how to produce this, & put the Chinese on the "road" of trade
    $800 5
Mike O'Malley & Anthony Clark play brothers-in-law on this CBS sitcom
    $800 27
My name is Inigo de Onaz y Loyola! You know me better under this name! Prepare to pray!
    $800 13
    $800 20
Fly into the Akita Airport to lap up the sights in Akita on the East Sea in this country
    $800 2
This German optician's name is on digital camera lenses, though he died in 1888
    $1200 11
More than 16 million Vietnamese live in this river's delta
    $1200 6
Based on a BBC show, this sitcom takes place at the Dunder Mifflin Paper Supply Company in Scranton, Penn.
    $1200 28
In 1792 this British captain finally managed to bring breadfruit to the Americas
    $1200 16
Rock group Achtung Babies
    $1200 21
The Casa of the "Royal Dog of the Americas" would be in this city twice occupied by American troops in the 1840s
    $1200 9
This "Germinal" novelist defended the Impressionists in newspaper articles
    DD: $2,000 14
It consists of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ajman, Ra's Al Khaymah, Ash Shariqah, Umm Al Qaywayn & Al Fujayrah
    $1600 7
This title character was dad to Mearth, played by Jonathan Winters
    DD: $1,400 29
In his effort to unite his nation, he won battles at Calatafimi & Milazzo in 1860
    $1600 17
Peltex products
    $1600 22
We hope you retrieve the name of this breed, also a city in the Philippines & a region of Northeast Canada
    $1600 24
This agrarian reformer who sided with Pancho Villa is considered a Mexican national hero
    $2000 15
This ancient Sumerian city's ruins were first excavated in the 1850s, when the Ziggurat of Nanna was discovered
    $2000 8
This actress played the perenially perky Corky Sherwood on "Murphy Brown"
    $2000 18
The mineral red spinel
    $2000 23
When Lassie wants to visit Collie, she takes a boat on the Indian Ocean to Bunbury on the west coast of this country
    $2000 25
This N.Y. free-jazz saxophonist heard here wrote tribute songs to Ennio Morricone, Sonny Clark & Ornette Coleman

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$10,600 $12,800 $7,000

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Final Jeopardy! Round

He was nominated for Best Actor 5 times in the 1950s, the most for any man in one decade

Final scores:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$5 $2,800 $0
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $2,800 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Melissa Dominic Kim
$10,400 $12,600 $7,000
17 R
(including 1 DD),
3 W
14 R
(including 2 DDs),
2 W
14 R,
5 W

Combined Coryat: $30,000

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Game tape date: 2005-08-02
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